I really shouldn't have to even be answering this question. This week in Salon David Sirota wrote an article asking "Is it ethical to drive stick?" It's great to see a mainstream, intelligent publication like Salon talking about manual transmissions, except for one thing: the article is inane, and the fundamental…
Enthusiasts love diesel engines for their massive torque and non-hybrid-laden efficiency. Enthusiasts generally don't like the Porsche Cayenne because it's not a 911. Heads will surely explode, then, with the announcement that the 2013 Porsche Cayenne will finally be offered in the U.S. with the company's 3.0-liter…
It turns out that many of the driving guidelines that we were taught in drivers' ed class have changed, including the old standby of keeping our hands on the steering wheel at the 10 and 2 positions on a clock.
The tiny Volkswagen Up! concepts that VW flooded Frankfurt with this year won't see American shores — but if they perform as well as VW seems to think they will, Europeans should soak up all the extraneous exclamation points VW can build.
My navy suit wrinkled in transit to LA, so I did what any guest of the Ritz Carlton would do and sent it out to be pressed. It came back without pants. I look like a younger, poorer Richard Branson.
Toyota will revive the electric car they once killed with a Tesla-powered electric RAV4-EV at November's LA Auto Show, about the time that pesky Chevrolet Volt hits the market. Lay bets now on which will be recalled first. [Toyota]
An email announcing the Lotus Evora S, Evora Auto and a "mystery car" will debut at the Paris Motor Show leaked and all the automedia wants to talk about is the CCing error. Who cares? We're getting an Evora S!
GM's built a concept surf wagon version of their diminutive Chevy Spark for the Paris Motor Show complete with a surfboard rack and wood-paneled vinyl wrap. Huh, we thought Pierre don't surf.
This is 30-year-old Gurcharn Sahota. He runs a car washing business out of his parents' garage. Now, before you start laughing and calling him a failure, consider this: He regularly charges up to $11,000 to clean a single car. Here's how.
This is the Delta Wing, a concept angling to be the new IndyCar race. It's lighter, less expensive to run, and only has 300HP. It also looks like the Batmobile merged with a land-speed racer and a rocket ship. Updated.
For the 2011 model year Ford's bringing back the 5.0-liter V8 in the Mustang GT, at 412 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque, it's a nice piece of kit and here's a look at some of the details.
You are looking at purified awesome: This is Ford's latest Super Duty diesel, a turbocharged, reverse-flow, 6.7-liter V8 designed without the help of an outside contractor. It's nicknamed "Scorpion." Notice anything weird about those cam buckets?
Today's our first time in-person with the 2011 Ford Mustang GT. What's it look like? A 'Stang with a 5.0-liter V8 crammed under the hood, just as God intended.
Honda says Acura hybrid coming soon. Bucktoothed and slow? We can't wait...