The Best of the 1%: Vintage Sports Car Racing at CoTA

Most rich people suck at being rich. As a broke-ass liberal arts major living well beyond my means a few streets away from the 7th richest block in America, my daily interactions with wealth consist of being cut off by Teslas and dodging the construction zones of the hideous Branch Davidian-sized compounds being built… » 5/14/15 12:38pm 5/14/15 12:38pm

This Classic Ford Bronco Was Pulled Out Of A Junkyard To Race Baja Again

The motorstorm of retro off-road awesomeness that is the NORRA Mexican 1000 takes over Baja next week. Among this year’s competitors is this badass Bronco; it won the race almost forty years ago, ended up a derelict in a desert junkyard, and is returning with a legendary driver and a fresh restoration. » 4/24/15 6:25pm 4/24/15 6:25pm

Why Robby Gordon In The 'Casual' Baja Race Makes Me Nervous

The NORRA Mexican 1000's been called "a conga line down the Baja peninsula." It's also one of the only events you see vintage, historic, and other wacky off-road vehicles really racing. Now Robby Gordon's bringing in a Pro Unlimited class, and I fear organizers made a deal with the devil in exchange for TV time. » 4/03/15 7:40pm 4/03/15 7:40pm

This Indie Shop Is Producing A Line Of 'Brand New' 1956 Ford Trucks

The 1956 Ford F-100 is one devastatingly pretty pickup. Hot rod builder Bodie Stroud agrees, and has decided to start selling his own iteration of this classic as the X-100 with "modern suspension, a brand new Ford Racing motor and transmission, and the interior and gauges from a late-model F-150." » 3/25/15 1:43pm 3/25/15 1:43pm

How Bob Marley's Long Lost Land Rover Was Rescued From Certain Death

Reggae legend Bob Marley's 1977 Series III Land Rover pickup was almost as cool as the man himself. Yet it spent some thirty years waiting in vain for somebody to stir it up and satisfy its soul. See what I did there? You should also see this beautiful restoration video and how happy the truck made Marley's kids. » 2/09/15 2:16pm 2/09/15 2:16pm

This 1957 Off-Road Trip Up Pike's Peak Is Old-School American Awesome

Ah, the 50's. Men were men, videos all sounded like they were narrated through a carnival megaphone, and Chevy was starting to sell more trucks with four-wheel-drive. GM was so fired up to prove their off-road prowess that they took a couple pickups bushwhacking all the way up Pike's Peak.… » 2/05/15 8:15pm 2/05/15 8:15pm

This Striking 200-MPH Retro Sports Car Is Brazil's Alpine A108 Reborn

About fifty years ago, the same Willys that brought us the Jeep built a short run of sports cars in Brazil as the "Willys Interlagos" based on the Renault Alpine A108. Classic car specialists Maggiora and Carrozzeria Viotti have now revived the name and modernized the design; as the 2015 Willys AW 380 Berlinetta. » 12/05/14 4:00pm 12/05/14 4:00pm

How This Guy Flipped Cars From A $500 Toyota Up To His Dream Ride

Here's the story of one ambitious car flipper bought-and-sold his way from a chewed-out $500 Land Cruiser to the truck he's always wanted... another, much nicer Land Cruiser. He definitely took the long way 'round, but he got some great automotive adventures in on the way. » 11/29/14 11:58am 11/29/14 11:58am