Mitsuoka Is Back With the Miata-Based Corvette Sting Ray You Didn't Realize You Needed

Mitsuoka, one of the last bastions of actual raw joy left in the automotive world and the leading transformer of boring Nissan econoboxes into hilariously cartoon-like vintage Jaguars, has announced a new triumph: they’ve used their powerful Mitsuoka Magic to transform a new Miata into a dead ringer for a 1963-1967 C2…

Important Reminder: Bufori Is a Company That Exists, and If You're Rich You Need Get One Instead of Some Boring-Ass Benz or Whatever

If you’re like many of our readers, you’re fabulously wealthy and line your underpants with $50 bills, just because it feels so good. You’re also always about to buy some new premium automobile of some kind, but you’re probably bored as hell with all the Mercedeses and BMWs and Range Rovers and Audis and Bentleys and…

This Strangely Cartoonish Little Car You Never Heard Of Had The Mini's Innovations 13 Years Earlier

The original BMC Mini is widely considered to be one of the most technically influential cars of all time. Its transverse front-wheel drive layout is the basic design of nearly all mass-market small cars to this day. Yet a surprising number of the Mini’s revolutionary design decisions were present in another tiny car…

The Man Behind The Nissan Z Once Made An Amazing But Failed Microcar 

The period immediately after WWII was, I think, one of the most interesting for cars, at least in the countries that didn’t come out of the war in such great shape. The lack of almost everything—money, materials, fuel, everything—forced some genuinely creative solutions to the very tricky problem of how to make cars…

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…

Of All The Cars Named After U.S. States This Is The One You Never Heard Of

Once you start thinking about it, there’s a surprising number of cars named after American states. There’s one, though, that I’m pretty sure you’ve never heard of. I mean, with our audience, I’m sure someone has, but it’s still wildly obscure. That’s reason enough to get me excited and want to share this useless bit…