Nearly four decades ago, 18-year-old William Leland Jr., a distant relative of Henry Leland, the founder of Lincoln and Cadillac, bought a highly well-equipped 1979 Pontiac Trans Am for $10,095. The Trans Am wasn’t to be driven or even washed, Leland ordered. When Leland died at the age of 42, his father took over…
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That crisp, autumnal breeze that welcomes you into mid-October is here to convince you that you should go for a hike. If you’re lacking on the hiking gear front, this one-day Merrell shoe sale from Amazon can at least help you out with the footwear. Choose from a few hiking boots, or more casual sneakers that will be…
The 45th Tokyo Motor Show is about a week away, and Toyota is bringing this: the Fine-Comfort hydrogen fuel-cell concept. The company calls it “a new form of the premium saloon,” which I guess means “weird futuristic minivan” in Toyota-speak.
We’ve seen a few new cars dabble in semi-autonomous driving technology, but by and large they’ve been expensive luxury cars like the Tesla Model S and X, Volvo S90 and XC90, Cadillac CT6 and various Mercedes-Benzes. Nissan’s taking a different tack by putting its new ProPilot Assist system on a pretty affordable…
When you have the answer to a question no one asked: it’s Del Sol time!
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Pontiac may presently call the Motor City home, but its roots are really from down under. Let’s see if its price could have you getting down to brass tacks.
Bosch’s drills and drivers are some of the most popular you can buy, and two different options are both down to their best prices ever, today only on Amazon.
The Porsche 718, in both Cayman and convertible Boxster variants, is a genuinely good and fast car, but some say they just don’t have the classic character of the old 6-cylinder models. Porsche is hoping to change that perspective with the new 718 GTS.
Remember where you are today, because today is historic. It’s one of those days when imagination made the leap to reality. Like when humankind learned to fly at Kitty Hawk, or when Yuri Gagarin broke free of the bonds of Earth, or when the madpeople at Chewels accomplished the impossible and gave us a gum with a…
I maintain the philosophy that any car is better when it’s made to go off-roading, whether that’s rallying or something more... extreme. This 4x4-converted 1972 Dodge Challenger for sale on Craigslist is definitely the latter, and it clearly validates my argument.
Copycat cars produced in China have been a problem for years now, with Chinese manufacturers scrambling to produce cheaper lookalike versions of cars that buyers will pay a lot of money for. Now, Land Rover’s design chief says the company might hold back showing its concept cars early to at least delay a (likely)…
Three black former Tesla employees claim they suffered racial discrimination and racially-motivated abuse by company supervisors and fellow employees, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
As America in 2017 struggles with how much to publicly memorialize the ugliest parts of its past, Detroit has found another way to honor painful history and show that teachable moments have the potential to lift up an entire neighborhood.
Earlier today we talked about how Harley-Davidson is in trouble because the only people who like and still buy their motorcycles seem to be old white men, which is a diminishing audience, according to actuarial tables at least. One commenter had a different theory.
A reminder! Car vs. America, the TV show that we worked so very hard to make good for you, premieres tomorrow night!