In one of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last sermons before he was assassinated in 1968, he provided some very distinct advice on how much you should spend on a car. It was part of a
These days, every suburban tiger mom is driving around with advanced all-wheel drive, traction control and stability control to get through winter. In the old days, battling REAL winter required specialized heavy equipment that looked like it came off the set of The Road Warrior. Let’s take a look at a few of these beasts: […]
No matter the brand, whenever a manufacturer introduces a vehicle in the compact crossover class, the press release inevitably targets it toward “youthful consumers with an active lifestyle.” If you want a compact crossover, but your idea of an “active lifestyle” is your daily hike from the car to the Starbucks counter for a Frappucino, […]
We get it. A plow truck is expensive, a snowblower takes up a lot of space. Why not use what you’ve got laying around the house and rig your own snow plow to clear the white mess in your driveway. (Just kidding. DO NOT DO THESE THINGS. Or, if you do, forget you saw them […]
If you’ve watched Law and Order long enough, you’ve seen former mayor’s aides turn into murderers and then recycle into prosecutors. When something works you stick with it. It’s the same with cars in a lot of productions. Something is cheap, close, convenient or sentimental, and it makes its way into several movies and TV shows.
Flash back to 1974. I was six years old, and Santa Claus arrived at my house with a sack full of socks, long underpants and pajamas. But in the far back corner was a rectangular box that rattled when you shook it, indicating goodness inside. It was a Spinwelder, and I was the luckiest kid […]
They say it’s the thought that counts, but if you put this kind of thought into a gift for your car friends, maybe you should just stick to a $10 gift card from Dunkie’s.
Tesla makes electric vehicles, but so does everybody else. Aside from impressing your geek neighbors, though, there hasn’t been a good enough reason to blow 90 large on one. Until now. In its most recent software update, it’s included something called “Toilet Humor” mode, and it’s the greatest thing to come along in the automotive […]
It’s Christmas week here at BestRide.com HQ, so we’re fishing through our Netflix queue and YouTube to watch all the great Christmas movies we can find. There are a ton that have great cars and great car scenes. Here are five we love, with video clips.