Peasant-Killing Potential Of Rocket Cats Shown In 16th Century Manual

Nowadays, when America needs to smack down a belligerent country, or maybe just kill some folks who pissed us off, we use drones or stealth bombers. People didn't have those options in the 1530s, so they planned for an alternative: rocket cats. » 3/06/14 12:14pm 3/06/14 12:14pm

Infiniti Thinks Having 'Direct Response' Is As Good As A Stick-Shift

The G37-supplanting Infiniti Q50 was shown at the Detroit show this week, and for the first time, there's a hybrid version of the brand's BMW 3-series fighter. Like its bigger brother's M35 hybrid (or Q-something hybrid starting next year), it has a big honkin' 3.5-liter V6 tied to an electric motor. » 1/20/13 1:00pm 1/20/13 1:00pm

Ford silent on broken Mustang transmissions

Two weeks ago, we wrote about hundreds of 2011 Ford Mustang owners reporting problems with the six-speed manual transmissions in their vehicles. We're now hearing more complaints — almost daily — but we have yet to hear from Ford. Color us puzzled. UPDATE: Silence broken. » 4/27/11 3:30pm 4/27/11 3:30pm

What's French, Finned, And Flathead V8-Powered?

After seeing the Citroën and Peugeot 403 brochures, Franzouse could contain himself no longer. He scoured the tubes of the Internet in search of Simca Vedette manuals, and he hit paydirt in a big way! A Simca aficionado in New Zealand has made high-quality scans of service and owner's manuals in their entirety. No… » 8/01/08 4:20pm 8/01/08 4:20pm

"Carma Sutra" Helps Do The Uncanny: Sex In A Car (Sans Dragons)

Valentine's Day is coming up, and if you are anything like me, you've found yourself in peculiar situations where getting a room simply isn't an option. Carma Sutra (yuk, yuk) looks to solve that problem, or at least attempt to. We've seen a similar guide with the Haynes Sex Manual, but if you're looking to get truly… » 1/30/08 2:15pm 1/30/08 2:15pm