The World Series begins tomorrow night when the Houston Astros face the LA Dodgers. In the 1970s, we didn’t expect our major league baseball pitchers to run the 800 feet from the bullpen to the mound. Those guys were often too blasted to make the trip, so we drove them in baseball-shaped cars.
Today’s new vehicles have impressive arrays of features and technology, and in many ways, the cars we drove as recently as the 1990s seem a world away from them. So if you were taking the wheel for the first time back then, then these details will probably ring some bells.
We’re just a few weeks away from SEMA 2017, and Mike and Jim Ring of Ringbrothers are burning the candle at both ends and in the middle to get three cars done for the show. They took time out of their busy schedule to talk to us on the podcast, though.
According to DealerRater, the car buying public is basically ignoring the opportunity to test drive cars now. “55 percent of car buying consumers only test drive one car before they make the decision to buy. Another 22 percent drive just two — essentially equaling the entire population of consumers that test drive three or more,” […]
In a Facebook discussion the other day, a friend of a friend made the following comment: “I don’t really want an old car……I can’t imagine the upkeep.” Over the last year, I’ve been using my 1978 Chevrolet Blazer as regular transportation. This morning, for the first time, it had a mechanical issue. Here’s how it […]
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a new state safety and emissions inspection vendor. The prospect of increased scrutiny in the system has received national attention. Is it as bad as it sounds?
The 1970s had it all: cheap muscle cars, great music, British cars, German cars, and the coolest Japanese cars ever built. Getting a license in the 1970s meant unbridled freedom. If you got your license during the Nixon/Ford/Carter years, then here are some experiences you probably remember.
You may not have noticed, but Jay Leno digs cars. Because he does, he has a staff of people that take car of those cars for him. One of them ended up developing a line of car care products that now bears the retired late night host’s name.
It appears that Bavarian Motor Works thinks that the car key is a thing of the past. We’re here to give the car key its proper respect, and we hope that it lives on in the future.