This week, we doubled up on our guests for the BestRide podcast, with Nicole Wakelin from BestRide.com, and Chad Kirchner from…well, everywhere.
Vintage cars are awesome. Everybody knows it. The trouble is that your average Joe or Jane Sixpack has no interest in the storage, upkeep and cost of owning a vintage car. That’s where Hagerty Insurance’s DriveShare comes in. It’s a sort of AirBnB for classic cars.
Everybody’s still waiting for a flying car, but floating cars have been around for a long time. The Amphicar 770 was the first mass-produced amphibious vehicle available. Between 1961 and 1968, the Quandt Group built about 4,000 Amphicars. The International Amphicar Owners Club figures about 2,000 are still left in existence.
It was a year when GM was on the verge of augering into the ground for decades, but it was still riding high in profits. Ronald Reagan got shot. MTV launched. The Chevrolet Corvette churned out just 190hp. It was the zenith of the “Malaise Era,” but it was a time when a lot of […]
While you’re watching the moon pass in front of the sun today, know that the furthest we ever drove from home was the time we drove around on that rock, and the car’s still up there.
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 […]