What's The Scariest Car Ever Built?

Fear is not necessarily a bad thing. Fear is what kept us from being eaten by lions and teams of badgers and things for millennia. And sometimes it makes sense to have a healthy fear of a car. Some cars just seem like they'd be happier killing you instead of taking you to get more Snapple. So what's the scariest car… » 3/19/15 11:49am 3/19/15 11:49am

What's The Best Quick Roadside Repair Job You've Ever Seen?

If you're reading this, chances are pretty good that at some point in your life, you owned a car that was less than reliable. And chances are pretty good that car broke down on you at least once. The chances are still pretty good that, at some point, you scrambled out some kind of improvised, roadside repair. I want… » 3/18/15 11:46am 3/18/15 11:46am

What Car Would You Drive If You Were The Only Person Left On Earth?

On the most recent episode of the show Last Man On Earth, there's a scene where a love for VW Beetles is mentioned, and then a lovely 1971 (or maybe '72 — I need to see the back) Super Beetle is found, presumably to be used as that character's car. Which makes me wonder — what car would you pick if you were the only… » 3/17/15 11:30am 3/17/15 11:30am

What Automotive Myth Do You Wish Were True?

Cars sit in that wonderful sweet spot of being both extremely common and also complex enough that they generate a nice ecosystem of mythology around them. And there's plenty of great car myths around — Chevy Vegas had washing machine motors, VTEC is something that can kick in, yo, and overdrive is like a turbo boost.… » 3/03/15 11:45am 3/03/15 11:45am