Celebrity ownership can influence a car’s value, especially when the celebrity is a venerable legend, like say, John Voight. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW is claimed to have been owned by Steve Jobs’ family, but will that heritage make its price the apple of your eye?
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Steve Jobs is dead, which means that we can say whatever we want about him in speculative articles that smash together everyone's favorite highly searched subjects like they were mixin's at Marble Slab and wrap them up in a waffle cone made of bullshit fancy.
Many have speculated on why the late Steve Jobs never put a license plate on his cars. Was it because he preferred to pay whatever fines he incurred just so he could "Think Different"? Nope. He got away with it — legally — thanks to a California loophole.
Before Steve Jobs turned Apple into the dominant computer company on Earth, he spent a few decades scraping by as an outsider. That was still true back when he was rewarding Apple salespeople with brand-new Porsche 944s.
Newly released development plans of Apple’s proposed corporate campus, which will look like a galactic portal and will be bigger than the Pentagon, hint at the company’s peculiar indifference to cars.
Two years before even the original Macintosh was introduced, Apple’s then-and-current CEO was pictured for a National Geographic Magazine feature on Silicon Valley, riding a 1966 BMW motorcycle.
Even the best factory infotainment system is a heavy piece of techno-vanilla designed to inflate a car's sticker price and already bloated waistline. I look forward to the day we'll replace it with something better. Sadly, the iPad isn't it.
On Thursday Silicon Valley Insider reported Apple COO Tim Cook is executive search firm Spencer Stuart's top choice for the open CEO spot at General Motors. Yeah, that'll never happen.
An agreement on the shape of a rescue plan for the not-so-Big Three automakers appears close. Included in oversight will be a federal "car czar" to oversee the rescue package. Here's a look at five possibilities for the position.
The Apple fan-boys have been all over recent spottings of Steve Jobs' parked Mercedes AMG SL 55 with no license plate. While we're more interested in how he's able to park in handicap parking spots, the fan-boy focus has been on the barcode in the empty spot where the license plate should be, and rumors that it's a…
We feel a bit stalkerish posting this, but what the hell. As Street View fever sweeps the nation, even the rich can no longer keep their privacy private. We're looking forward to the day we can watch ourselves live blogging on Google Earth.
"It's got to be different, different from everything else." Steve Jobs wanted the first Macintosh to revolutionize personal computing, an idea that had to be backed up by its looks. But could he have used his Porsche 928 for inspiration? According to an account on Folklore.org, a site devoted to telling the story of…
According to Germany's Focus magazine, the house that Jobs rebuilt wants to become as ubiquitous in cars as it is in shirt pockets. Though unconfirmed, the story is Mercedes will be the first manufacturer to offer Apple's system, which will reportedly combine entertainment, communication and navigation in a single…
Our gadget-obsessed brother blog is all over Apple's announcement, live-blogging Steve Jobs every facial expression today, so head on over if you're looking for some of that action. We're just happy Jobs started off talking about the most important place you use your iPod — your car. Jobs made an interesting…