A Morass of Mid-Atlantic Merkurs

Alluring (asinine) alliteration aside, allow me to set the scene for a rare sighting. You are a Boy Scout in a suburb of the nation’s capital. As a Troop, on this fine Saturday morning, you are out delivering mulch, the lifeblood of a fundraising operation. On your fourth trailer load of the day, your back is… » 3/17/13 6:57pm 3/17/13 6:57pm

What Car Is Hidden Under This Custom Vegas Cruiser?

A reader sent us these shots, without context, of what appears to be American metal shaped into a custom Vegas-style cruiser. The question is: what's hidden underneath the custom metal? » 6/22/09 2:40pm 6/22/09 2:40pm

CH Design Scorpio: A Car Albert Brooks Would Be Proud Of

The Chinese are continuing to impress us with their stylistic variations on contemporary supercar styling. Unlike the obvious knockoffs, these cars expand on themes established by European designers. One example is the Geely GT, which draws inspiration from the Maybach Exelero while still maintaing its own design.… » 4/25/08 6:20pm 4/25/08 6:20pm

Mahindra to Build Diesel Pickups For U.S. Sale

We'd heard in the past India's Mahindra & Mahindra is looking to expand beyond Jeep knock-offs and start leveraging their know-how as one of the world's largest suppliers of tractors in order to get themselves into the US pickup market. According to Automotive News, Pawan Goenka, president of Mahindra's automotive… » 1/28/08 9:15am 1/28/08 9:15am