Popular Mechanics Puts Its Own Numbers To The Corvette ZR1

We knew the 2009 Corvette ZR1 » 10/14/08 4:15pm 10/14/08 4:15pm was fast, but until now, we didn’t know how fast it could be in the hands of anyone other than GM’s official test drivers. It appears has strapped its own timing gear to the ZR1 and hit the go pedal. We’re kind of relieved they pulled times slightly slower than those officially quoted by …

Top Five Reasons Your Tires Fail

Mike Allen over at Popular Mechanics » 9/23/08 5:00pm 9/23/08 5:00pm put together a handy list of the top five reasons for tire failure. We figure it's important stuff since, you know, your tires are pretty much more important than any other part of your car — they're what the whole rest of the vehicle rides on. Believe it or not, there's more that…

2009 Volkswagen Golf VI, Reviewed

While we’re were busy salivating over the 62 MPG VW Golf BlueMotion » 9/11/08 1:00pm 9/11/08 1:00pm, our friends at were in Iceland putting the regular through its paces. “We just improved the old car," VW’s board member for product development told them. And that’s exactly what found, reporting that it’s basically a Mark V with revised looks, a…

Popular Mechanics Drives The Nissan EV-02 Electric Cube

We've told you about Nissan's new electric concepts. Now the trendy technicians over at Popular Mechanics have actually flown to Japan to drive the electrified Nissan Cube, the EV-02, and lived to tell the story. The lithium-ion battery-powered box on wheels is said to be just the start of Nissan's big li'l electric… » 8/07/08 2:20pm 8/07/08 2:20pm