There are an immeasurable amount of books on motorsports. These few are a some of my favorites because they capture the dream of motorsport. Guys like Donohue, Hunt, Hill, Caracciola and Rosemeyer, Buffum, and Perry McCarthy. Guys that weren’t born into a motorsport family. Guys that found racing on their own and did…
Attention, everybody, attention! This is important. I’m using my rarely-exercised Automotive Journailibloggerist power of issuing a Big-Ass Mandatory Edict, the car writer’s equivalent of a Papal Bull or a fatwa or whatever. In this edict, I will be forbidding certain cars from ever appearing on “worst car” lists ever…
Scion is dead, and while we’re all clearly thinking about that a lot today, it’s not like we’re in mourning. If anything, the only thing worth mourning is the concept of what Scion could have been, but never quite was. So let’s go through and rank all of the cars that never quite were.
Clarence “Kelly” Johnson is the Babe Ruth of aerospace design. Aircraft programs under Johnson were so cutting edge and historically influential, and his cult of personality and management strategy so effective, that he and Lockheed’s Skunk Works (which he also founded) are forever enshrined in mankind’s technological…
13. Ladies’ Home ‘Busa Swap Journal
10. Oldsmobile PowerOak
You're not a kid anymore, really. A car is no longer some novelty that you can barely believe you're allowed to use — it's a tool, it's a passion, it's your freedom — it's a big part of your life. That's why you should get rid of these five things, if, somehow, you still have them in your car.
40. Calling a Jaguar a "kitty"
25. Lord Ebenezer Fimblegort
19.) Porsche 928
If there's one thing that we're thankful for, it's definitely the race car. Some represent the pinnacle of technology, some are simply fun to drive, and others are so insane that we're simply glad they exist. Here are ten of the race cars we're thankful for in 2014.
If you think about it, shoes are a lot like steering wheels. They are what connects us to our cars and how we get the necessary feedback to be a good driver. By that logic, we as enthusiasts should be spending out extra dough on nicer steering wheels and top tier footwear.
1. BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe
What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we have ranked them. Rigorously scientific (not), ardently researched (nope), and scrupulously fair (not even a little bit): this is the Great American Menu!
Nobody's perfect. We all have ticks and habits that slowly whittle down our ability to live our lives in relative sanity and cleanliness. You can identify a good friend by their willingness to simply make you aware of your awful, asinine shortcomings – especially when it comes to your car. Well friendo, I've got a…
There are some parents in this world who feel that they need to present their offspring with a brand-new car. If there's one thing most parents do know, it's that the car shouldn't be too powerful, because insurance costs will be high (and also the possibility of writing off a car goes way up). But there are still…
I realize you're going to spend Independence Day happily drinking whatever cold beer you're served, because you're polite and you're an alcoholic. And I trust you'll have a fine old time no matter what you drink. But that doesn't mean America's shitbrews are all the same. The list below breaks down 36 of them, from…