Parades were pretty dull until Shriner cars came along. Yeah, you might see the homecoming queen perched on the back deck of a cool convertible, but everybody — young and old alike — loves to see a bunch of grown men in fezzes driving tiny cars.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous:
It’s been generating headlines around the world, but Australia’s “poo-powered car” is a crock of sh…INOLA.
A lot of us are vintage car people here at BestRide, content to tooling around in old Blazers, Celebrity wagons and Roadmaster Estates instead of owning the most recent technologically advanced sedan. But there’s one area in which we envy new car owners: car audio. You ride around with your podcasts and your Pandora playing […]
One of the eight original Land Rover Defenders built for the James Bond film Spectre is set to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s in London on September 6th. Cars from movies and TV that end up on the auction block are often record-setters. Here’s a look at the TV and movie cars that sold for huge […]
To this point, electric cars — and the concepts that are used as rolling test-beds for future technologies — have all had the all the forward looking design excitement of a Rubbermaid container. At best, they’re not offensive. At worst, they look like they were designed by a sub-committee of the Ed Begley, Jr. Fan […]
It’s hard to believe, but the Mazda Miata is coming up on its 30th birthday. It debuted at the Chicago Auto Show in February of 1989, and went on sale that fall as a 1990 model year. As its anniversary arrives, Mazda will begin offering customers in Japan fully restored NA-generation Miatas from the factory.
When the New England Motor Press Association held its annual technology conference at MIT this May, Research Scientist Bryan Reimer showed the six levels of autonomy: Currently, we have a lot of features and technology that help brake and steer the car under certain circumstances. That puts us at Level 1. There isn’t a […]
We asked Robert Bollinger just how a grass-fed cattle rancher from the Catskills found himself in the automotive industry. “I ask myself that all the time, now that it’s gone way too far to stop.”