Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire and The Drive took a Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode canyon carving in his latest One Shot review, and then he decided to let the car’s Autopilot driver assistance software give it a go. So how did it manage?
If you want to get a perfect drift shot like the one above, it’s easy! You just need a few things.
The Ford Model T was once the most popular car on the planet, so you’d think that it would be easy for a novice to operate. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Depression from a recent loss is no laughing matter. Do you feel like nothing even matters anymore because you’re a washed-up, has-been failure? Did your Mustang lose to someone’s garbage boosted Civic? Matt Farah is here to help. Try the revolutionary Mitsubishi Eclipse and turn that frown upside-down.
Matt Farah went for a drive in the first Lotus Evora 400 delivered to America, only to get so surprised by it that he might need to buy one now. And he should.
The Nissan Axxess may have only been brought to the United States for one year, but its relative rarity hasn’t discouraged its owners from making the most ingenious mod ever to the back hatch. That’s right: there’s a toilet.
The Japanese auto industry isn't what it was 20 years ago. The ridiculous performance cars of the 1990s have, with a few exceptions, yielded to staid and respectable sedans and crossovers. Even Mazda, makers of the Miata and some of the most fun normal cars around, doesn't come close to their Bubble Era madness.
You know, my co-worker Travis said something recently that really stuck with me. (Not when he said "Stop selling cigarettes to minors," because he's just jealous my side business is so successful.) It was in his 2015 BMW M3 review, where he basically said you can either have the M3 or the M3 fighter.
Matt Farah is unabashedly in love with the new Range Rover. Hard to blame him, they're a treat to ride in regardless of how hard they are to own. This video has some great dust-throwing against a beautiful desert backdrop, plus a bonus at the end that's a little... different.
The BMW E46 M3. Ultimate Driving Machine. Perfection on Wheels. DudeBro! It's like, the best car ever. That's what they say. But if I'm honest, the last one I drove was a convertible, on rims, equipped with SMG, and it sucked really hard. Everyone says these things are incredible, was I missing something? So, when JF…
The word on the street is that the 2014 Corvette Stingray is an amazingly good car. Like the second coming. But has it lost all its crudity and burnout capability? No. No it has not, as Matt Farah demonstrates.
Auto journalists, like The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah, are tasked with evaluating cars both new and old, putting them through their paces, and seeing if they live up to manufacturers' hype. If you have an armored Mercedes-Benz, and if you're brave enough, that means getting shot at while you sit inside.
While Volvo has disappointed Jalopnik readers everywhere with their abandonment of modern wagons in the U.S., they did decide to give us a little gift in the form of the C30 Polestar, a hopped-up version of their attractive-but-pedestrian hatchback.
We already know Turner Motorsport enjoys a bit of the ol' hot drifting blond, but what's its like to drive the Turner 2011 Continental Tire Series Championship-winning E92 M3 Race Car, sans blond? Let's see.
The Nissan GT-R is a stunningly capable car right from the factory. Add a few hundred extra horsepower and it's a jarheaded MMA enthusiast deep in the throes of 'roid rage. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
The car world is lousy with fly-by-night tuning shops. RENNtech isn't one of them. Founded in the 1980s by 15-year AMG veteran Hartmut Feyhl, the Florida shop has put the screws to hundreds of Mercedes-Benz (as well as Porsche and BMW) products over the decades.
The twin-turbo Lamborghini has been a fixture of tuner-fan lore since the 1750s, when an ancestor of Ferruccio Lamborghini was struck with an idea to run horse farts through two nautilus shells, spinning a pair of sea urchins, and forcing compressed air straight into the equine's chest cavity. Ten dead horses later,…
We may have already driven DMC's electric Delorean, but Matt Farah does it on video. So here it is, and now let's see if we can get out of this post without any Back to the Future references. Instead, let's pretend the Delorean starred in another 1985 film, Brewster's Millions, with Richard Pryor and John Candy.
In stock form the Cadillac CTS-V is already quite the tarmac spanker. And yet, those who can't leave well enough alone will be pleased to find out the car takes to tuning like a duck to l'orange sauce.