The Bugatti Veyron has been the object of fantasy since it first arrived on the scene in 2005. Very, very few of us (read: none) have been able to afford one. An example that famously ended up in a lake was for sale for $300,000. But if you’re really interested in one, and don’t really […]
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.
A Facebook image is circulating suggesting that headrests were designed to be removable so that the metal adjustment rods can be used as a glass-breaking tool. Truth or fiction?
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,” […]
Ask anyone what their favorite movie cars and the usual suspects rise to the top: The ’55 Chevy from Two Lane Blacktop, Frank Bullitt’s Mustang Fastback, the Bandit’s black Trans Am. While most car movies featured cool cars that were just as appealing as the stars that drove them, many car movies — some of […]
In the pantheon of music videos of the 1980s, the video for Sammy Hagar’s breakout solo single “I Can’t Drive 55,” has got to be near the top of the heap. Here are nine facts you probably didn’t know about the song and the video:
The Brockton Enterprise reports that a fuel supplier inadvertently filled an underground gas tank with diesel fuel, rendering dozens of cars in town inoperable. We talked to AAA Car Doctor John Paul and Car Talk about the issue to learn what you can do if it happens.
Here in the US, we have a love/hate relationship with car/truck hybrids. We’ve produced two — the Chevrolet El Camino (and its twin, the GMC Sprint) and the Ford Ranchero — and they have both rabid fans. In Australia, though, car/truck hybrids know as “utes” are popular alternatives to the compact pickups from Toyota, Nissan, […]
It’s a question we never stop getting: “My mechanic tells me my car needs $3,400 worth of repairs. Should I do it, or think about buying a new car?” This might help make your decision easier.