I’ve told people about this car for 25 years, and finally — FINALLY — thanks to help from a world-famous “social media expert,” I managed to find photographic evidence: The town of Ogunquit, Maine, once had a Renault Le Car police cruiser.
It’s hard to think of a time when the Volkswagen Beetle didn’t exist, but prior to 1949, nobody had ever seen one here. And if Doyle Dane Bernbach hadn’t gotten involved in 1960, it might have been one of hundreds of odd, European imports following World War II, rather than the runaway sales success it […]
If your “On This Day” function on Facebook is correct, this is the second anniversary of an Oscar Meyer Wienermobile crash in Enola, Pennsylvania. Wienermobile crashes are irresistible, so we’ve collected evidence of the crashes we know about:
Recently, Thompson Speedway has operated as a small circle track, home to stock car and modified events. But in its heyday, Thompson Raceway was as vital to sports car racing as Lime Rock. It’s returning to its roots now, after a significant renovation.
Known officially as “anthropomorphic test devices,” crash test dummies have provided invaluable safety data since “Sierra Sam” — the first crash test dummy — was created in 1949. For generations, though, crash test dummies looked like the perfect human specimen on the Center For Disease Control’s Body Mass Index chart: 5-foot-9, 145 pounds, ripped pecs […]
The Drive For Design contest is back for 2017, and it’s challenging sophomores, juniors and seniors to come up with a design for a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future.
When Boston teams win championships, Tony Cerulle and his team at Boston Duck Tours spring into action, even when the trucks are hibernating for the winter.
It’s that time of year again, when two storied names go head-to-head for all the marbles! This year, it’s a knock-down, drag out battle between the (Ford) Falcons and the (Jeep) Patriots. Check the stats, get the tale of the tape and vote your choice in our poll at the end of the post!
Compact Crossover SUVS — those high-riding, smaller, car-based replacements for the trusty family station wagon — have hit the market in a huge way, and the bewildering array of choices has a lot of New England consumers confused about what’s the best choice. BestRide is here to give you your best choice, depending on which […]