Diehard offroad enthusiasts will tell you straightup: solid axles and big tires are the ticket to offroading prowess. But with the Swincar Spider, the French have taken a bit of a different approach: lightweight construction, electric power, and an insane independent suspension setup.
Hi. I like race cars. I hate spiders. I have been known to unload entire cans of spider killer in my 944 after seeing one anemic little web in there. Here is a huge spider that came down in Nadja Pollard's Miata during a race. NOPE. NOPE. NOPE. NOPE. NOPE.
Do you ever look at your car and think "I wish you were more 'visible', like if you were in a movie or something?" Well, good news! This lovely little 1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio now for sale on eBay has the solution to your problem. It's recent appearance in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street has made…
McLaren, the proverbial new kid on the block in terms of supercars, has made a pretty amazing splash over the last couple of years.
Here in Monterey for AWESUM CAR WEEK 2012!!!!!11111!11 (aka Pebble Beach), McLaren popped eyeballs with a raging-PMY-painted 12C Spider. The unveiling happened at a private party for the Gooding Moneybags Car Auction at the Pebble Beach Center For Horses That Cost More Than We'd Make If We Lived To Be 800 Years Old.
Welcome to Found Around Town, where we feature cars we find in a city largely devoid of interesting ones because everyone drives Priuses or rides bicycles: Austin, Texas. This feature may sound familiar to you.
McLaren spares no expenses on its new car launch videos. The Sharper Image supercar 12C Spider gets top-dollar treatment here at the Ascari test track, on closed mountain roads, and with cinema-quality RED cameras.
Undoubtedly one of the weirdest BMWs the world has ever seen, this one of one 1969 BMW "Spicup" Convertible Coupé sold last week for €460,000 ($615,986) as part of Bonham's auction at the BMW Museum.
Pete Vack of Veloce Today wrote this compelling summary of one of the coolest books written about Alfa Romeos. We love Alfas, so we couldn't resist. Hell, even if you don't love Alfas, you should probably buy it. —Ed.
With their compound eyes, multiple legs and silk-weaving antics, arachnids are pretty complex creatures. Now Nice Price or Crack Pipe wonders if an equally complicated Mitsubishi Spyder can lure you into its web.
It's just not racing without Italian cars, and we're fortunate that mere mortals are so terrified of Fiats and Alfas that the prices are quite reasonable for not-so-perfect examples. Sadly, one of the promised X1/9s didn't show, but the red-white-and-green was still amply represented at the Arse Freeze.
Since most mere mortals can only imagine what it's like to sit at the carbon fiber helm of the Ferrari F430 Spider Scuderia 16M, this flash visualization provides the next best thing.
This strange looking Maser may appear to be a coupe, but sources say this is actually the upcoming Maserati GranTurismo Spyder, or as some are calling it, the GT-C. Whatever they end up calling it, expect a power-folding drop-top when the convertible hits showrooms around March. Of course, all that fancy auto roof…
Italian cars have been mighty rare in this series, so I was pleased to run across this '85 Alfa Romeo Graduate parked in the island's East End. I see this car moving under its own power on a regular basis, so it's a genuine driver (not just someone's hopeless Hell Project).
Let's say you have a 1983 Pininfarina Spider Azzurra, which is a Fiat 124 built after Fiat handed production over to Pininfarina for a couple years (go here for the story), and you know it's something special. How do you show the world? Why, you convince the world it's actually a Ferrari, by dressing up the Fiat Twin…