What Could Be Better Than One New Lotus?

A line of nearly complete cars at the Lotus factory in 2008 is quite a sight. We are willing to bet memories of track days and driving fun have replaced the new car smell by now. (Photo Credit: Exfordy) » 1/08/11 10:00am 1/08/11 10:00am

"New Car Smell" Blamed For Causing Hit-And-Run

"You see, your honor, my client didn't mean to hit that guy on the bike with his new Mercedes and then run away. He fell asleep because of the 'new car smell.' Yeah... that's it." (H/T to CraigSu!) [Vail Daily] » 12/16/10 12:30pm 12/16/10 12:30pm

Study: Toxic Chemicals Found in New Car Interiors

Breathe deep, new-car-smell lovers. Actually, maybe you shouldn't. An Ann Arbor—based environmental group found automobile interiors are tricked out with levels of toxic chemicals 10 times higher those in homes and offices. Windshield film and dust samples from randomly selected cars came back with toxic remnants… » 1/30/06 11:41am 1/30/06 11:41am