For $10,500, Star In The Datsun Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard was set in the Deep South. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Datsun Sunny is from the Deep-Deep South - as in Australia - and you'll need to decide if the price for this odd homage is southern comforting. » 1/13/14 8:00am 1/13/14 8:00am

RU Faster Than A Redneck? Is A Real Show That Will Air On TV

Just when you thought reality TV couldn't get any dumber, SPEED decided that it would be a good idea to cast a younger, thinner version of Larry the Cable Guy to host a drag racing show. » 12/06/12 12:20pm 12/06/12 12:20pm

Big Bird Skyline Going To The Crusher

Once again, Uncle Sam is showing his hatred of Nissan Skylines, this time in a physical rather than a regulatory way. Two Nissan Skylines — one featured in The Fast and the Furious — have been condemned by a Wisconsin court to be sent to the crusher. » 5/30/12 10:00am 5/30/12 10:00am

See Why There Was Nothing Quite Like The 1981 El Camino

Chevrolet produced this dealer training video to aid salesman in the unenviable task of trying to convince buyers the El Camino was a better small truck purchase than the imported competition. » 4/01/12 4:00pm 4/01/12 4:00pm

How German oil companies stopped the U.S. from getting awesome European…

We all know "euro-spec" BMWs, Volkswagens, Mercedes-Benzes, and Audis from the 70s, 80s, and 90s that came with more power than the imports that came to the States. Why didn't America get any of those awesome cars? It turns out, like always, it's the Germans' fault. » 10/13/11 4:00pm 10/13/11 4:00pm

Exploring the biggest Japanese sports-car festival in Germany

Only old Axis buddies like Germany and Japan could shape this kind of cross-cultural moment; an annual fair for Japanese sports-car fans in Deutschland dubbed "Reisbrennen" — literally, "rice burning." Hot cars transcend any language. » 2/04/11 5:15pm 2/04/11 5:15pm

Fake Na'vi Models + Import Cars = Best Photo Shoot Ever

Every import photo shoot looks roughly the same: slammed cars, asphalt, sunsets and twiggy high-heeled models dressed up like slutty disco Na'vi. Wait, what!?! Photo Credit: William Ho » 4/07/10 12:00pm 4/07/10 12:00pm

Mahindra Appalachian Info Updated, Now with Smack Talk

Mr. Levine over at has been busy today, further hashing out the details we saw this morning on the new reverse outsourced Mahindra Appalachian. It seems the mid-sized pickup will be assembled right in Ohio to avoid the dreaded 25% chicken tax and will be getting an interior designed and built for the… » 2/11/08 1:45pm 2/11/08 1:45pm

Mahindra Appalachian: Full Details On The Curry-Flavored Diesel Hybrid…

Mike Levine over at just snagged himself a whale of a curry-flavored scoop of truck news. He's got all the details on the Mahindra & Mahindra diesel hybrid pickup truck we've been told we'll be seeing here in the United States in the near-term future. Levine cornered John Perez who runs Global Vehicles… » 2/10/08 9:00pm 2/10/08 9:00pm

Mercedes R-Class: FAIL

Finally, Mercedes is beginning to admit that the "not-minivan" that is the R-Class may not be living up to forecasted expectations. Sales are apparently flagging even after the Stuttgart boys added a row and chopped the price down. Deiter thinks it's the overcrowded crossover segment. We think it's something else.[… » 1/16/08 9:30am 1/16/08 9:30am

Polo For US Market? VW Is Mulling the Option

What would you say to the option of the tiny but tossable Volkswagen Polo making it's way to the shores of the United States? If you're like us, you'd be more excited in an R32 model, but still it's interesting. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn admitted that the possibilty is out there with the dry but corporate… » 1/15/08 5:45pm 1/15/08 5:45pm