Fisker Karma Gets A Starting Price Of $87,900, We Get First Front Shot…

Following yesterday's hind end reveal of the Fisker Karma Tesla-killer, today we get a low-resolution peek at its nose ahead of an official reveal at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Again we see the production-intent car mimics the concept car almost identically, though the grille is revised nicely for a much sleeker… » 12/03/08 2:20pm 12/03/08 2:20pm

Fisker Karma Previewed Ahead Of Detroit Reveal

If we take out our crystal ball and look forward two months, the big three will have their precious loans in hand, Barack Obama will have solved global warming and given everyone a puppy that craps rainbows, and the 2009 Fisker Karma will be fighting the 2010 Toyota Prius and the 2010 Honda Insight for bragging rights… » 12/02/08 4:00pm 12/02/08 4:00pm

DUI Day Afternoon: Now It's Tony La Russa's Turn!

We're just overwhelmed by the drunk-driving stories today, folks. Now it's time for multi-World-Series-winning baseball manager Tony La Russa to pose for grainy mugshots and mutter not-quite-apologies at the inevitable press conference. This one bums me out a bit, being an A's fan and all; La Russa always seemed to… » 3/22/07 6:57pm 3/22/07 6:57pm

SEMA Show: Damn Those Yankees And Their OC Chopper

Well, I know that choppers are totally not my bag, but when I saw this little OC Chopper-created cycle for purposes of auctioning off to charity at the General's Silverado silliness last night, I knew I had to show it off — if only because my beloved Detroit Tigers gave them an impressive smack-down during the… » 10/31/06 2:34pm 10/31/06 2:34pm

Excuse Me Coach, Your Balls Are Showing: Detroit Lions Asst Coach Joe…


The cowardly Detroit Lions are the only NFL team we know of with more law enforcement problems from the coaches than the players this season. And it's all because defensive line coach Joe Cullen, hired away from the Illini by first-year head coach Rod Marinelli, has been cited twice in the last two weeks by Dearborn… » 9/06/06 8:16pm 9/06/06 8:16pm

Ad Watch: Chevrolet Is As American As Fantasy Leagues, Steroids and…

Chevy, continuing with the whole gameplan of making people wish their dad would have played ball with them more rather than beating them with a baseball bat — has a new, yet old, ad out touting Chevrolet's connection to baseball. Deutsch/LA spliced footage from the old Campbell-Ewald ad "Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple… » 7/05/06 4:18pm 7/05/06 4:18pm

Yaris-Yaris-Yaris! Toyota's Gone World Cup Crazy In England


We remember when the World Cup came to the motor city back in 1994 — we saw the first-ever indoor World Cup game at the soon-to-be demolished Pontiac Silverdome. It was an epic struggle between two powerhouses — the US and Switzerland — and by powerhouses we mean both teams bumbled to a tie. The best part was how… » 6/14/06 9:31am 6/14/06 9:31am

16 World Cup Players Stop Playing With Their Balls For A Moment; Show…


It seems soccer players are like most guys, they're either playing with balls or they're off playing with their cars. Sometimes they do both at once. Here's a little photo montage of 16 World Cup soccer (futbol) players and the cars they love to drive. We figure if you're watching soccer, you might as well have… » 6/08/06 6:05pm 6/08/06 6:05pm