Doug Herbert — a four-time Top Fuel World Champion — knows the danger of top-level motorsport. In 1999, Hebert’s Top Fuel dragster blew apart in what’s generally regarded as the most violent explosion in drag racing history.
Every town has its Craigslist Crackpots, but occasionally, a vehicle comes along that requires needs a blow-by-blow analysis.
Our latest podcast is up, and it’s a great talk with George Kennedy, an automotive writer and commentator who hosts “MotorMouth,” his take on “The Moth,” but for car fans.
The images that Chris Cook posted to his Facebook page tell the tale: This 1969 Dodge Charger, cloned to look like the General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard, must’ve had a run-in with Rosco.
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.
Admit it, you’ve always wanted to jump over a drawbridge in a car.
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 […]