Volkswagen's New Commercial For The Jetta Inadvertently Shows Fictional More Exciting Jettas

The danger of a car commercial showing a brand-new car alongside one of the classic models of that same car is that you run the risk of just making everyone who watches the ad remember how much more they liked the old car. Volkswagen’s taken this problem and added a new twist: their new ad makes you want an amalgam of…

One Carmaker You've Never Heard Of Made Both The Most Beautiful And Ugliest Cars Ever

Normally when I want to show you a car I believe you’ve never heard of, I limit myself to one car. Not today. Today I’d like to introduce you to two fascinating cars from the same company, the Australian kit and production car maker Bolwell. I chose these two cars, the Nagari and Ikara, because I’m not sure there’s a…

The Man Who Designed The Look Of Star Trek And Blade Runner Once Tried To Design A Soviet Car

Syd Mead is something of a legend when it comes to designing how the future will look. From the grim, cluttered dystopia of Blade Runner to the well-cushioned and clean office-spaceships of Star Trek to the cybernetic metropolises of Tron, Mead is perhaps the best-known designer of the future. What he’s much less…

I Bet You'd Like To Know What Those Holes In The Sides Of Buicks Are Actually Called 

If someone were to run up to you on the street, seize you by the collar and look at you, wide eyed, shaking, and shriek, “Buicks! Tell me something about Buicks!” chances are good you may say, “They usually have three fake holes in their sides!” before shoving them away and getting the hell out of there. Have you ever…