How Do You Spot Another Gearhead In Real Life?

The Internet makes it easy to identify yourself by your preferences. You can "like" Fords on Facebook, retweet Audi's official account incessantly, and post pics of your Oldmobile V8-powered Chevy truck in #oppo. But how do you do the same in real life? How do you spot another gearhead? » 1/22/13 11:30am 1/22/13 11:30am

What If Car Company Slogans Were Honest?

It's not just poorly translated Chinese company slogans that make no sense; all car companies these days are guilty of bullshitting you with nonsense. We think you can do better. » 1/17/13 11:30am 1/17/13 11:30am

What's Your Biggest Automotive Nightmare?

I'd say at least 50 percent of the readers on this website are humans. And as humans, we all have fears, some of which are rational and some of which aren't. » 1/16/13 11:30am 1/16/13 11:30am

What's The Worst Advice You've Ever Heard On A Car Forum?

Car forums can be a great source of the specific details on your car you'd be hard pressed to find anywhere else, like "which sex toy works best as a replacement for the pinion ring on my Baja Bug?" Whether as a troll or as well-meaning attempt at aid, you'll also hear some of the worst possible ideas for your car… » 1/10/13 11:30am 1/10/13 11:30am

What's The Most Ridiculous Car Myth?

Car owners, like pseudo Mayan archeologists, sometimes tend to exaggerate fact. This leads to confusing, hysteria, and eventually insanely untrue myths about their vehicles that some confuse with the truth. What's the most ridiculous of these car myths? » 1/09/13 11:30am 1/09/13 11:30am

What’s The Toughest Race In The World?

The other day I was about to call the Dakar Rally the toughest race in the world, but then I realized I didn't really have any proof for the claim. There must be a harder test of car and driver, no? » 1/08/13 11:30am 1/08/13 11:30am

What's The Biggest Bullshit You've Heard Someone Talk About Their Car?

I came across this video on Reddit of some kid boasting about his V6 Mustang. Obviously, the V6 Mustang is a great first "new" car for an aspiring gearhead… although we'd say you should go used for your first car. This young man, however, is completely talking out of his ass. It'll be super-turbo-charged, running 18… » 1/07/13 11:30am 1/07/13 11:30am

Tell Us Something We Don't Know

Cars. Car history. Car people. Car culture. Huge topics that are ultimately unmasterable. Whenever I start to think I know every car in existence something like this pops up in #Oppo and I have to add another layer onto my understanding of the automotive universe. » 1/04/13 11:30am 1/04/13 11:30am

Which Actor Is Your Automotive Doppelgänger?

Most actors don't get to chose which cars they drive in movies. That's usually up to the writer, director, or car caster. Yet somehow there are those actors who always end up in cars that manage to reflect a certain sensibility. Automotive typecasting if you will. Which actor ends up in the cars that most represent… » 1/03/13 11:30am 1/03/13 11:30am

Where Is The Worst Place In The World To Be A Woman Motorist?

A good way to do check if something is an inherent right or just a privilege is to see if women are being denied it. Suffrage? Inherent right. Free speech? Inherent right. Driving? Inherent right. It's what our "Drive free or Die" motto is all about. The freedom of movement largely means the freedom to drive, and… » 1/02/13 11:30am 1/02/13 11:30am

What's Your Automotive New Year's Resolution?

We'll probably ask this question every December 31st because it's a good one. You don't have to plan everything out to enjoy a year of car ownership, but it doesn't hurt to have some sort of plan so you don't end up with six Jensen shells, a Torquefilte transmission and... nothing else. » 12/31/12 11:30am 12/31/12 11:30am

Which Car Company Lost Its Way In 2012?

This will be the last of these end-of-the-year lists because we're almost out of end-of-the-year, so let's make it a good one. Companies rise and fall for various reasons, though a leading cause in any automaker's descent is their own terrible decision making. » 12/28/12 11:30am 12/28/12 11:30am

What's The World's Worst Custom Car Paint Job?

Custom paint jobs can be better than the original factory look if thoughtfully executed. I'm thinking something like Jon Olsson's urban camo Gallardo. Most are messes, though, like the Dragon Vette. What's the worst custom paint job of all time? » 12/27/12 11:30am 12/27/12 11:30am

What Will Be The Most Important New Car Of 2013?

Lots of vehicles will be released in 2013, including the 2014 Corvette, that we'll put in in lists like this. Let's get a start on the new year and pick out the unrevealed cars we think we'll talk the most about in 2013. » 12/26/12 11:30am 12/26/12 11:30am