There have been two pace car incidents at major races that have special places in the annals of ignominy. The first a lot of people remember: Car dealer Eldon Palmer crashed a Dodge Challenger into the press box at the Indy 500 in 1971, with astronaut John Glenn in the back seat. The second? Not […]
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 that time of year when everybody is feeling generous, and people like your mailman are leaving holiday cards in your mailbox to remind you that they’d really appreciate a few bucks for the service they’ve provided over the course of a year. The people you often don’t think about, though, are the people who […]
Back before Nintendo Switch, Frozen 2 merch and the Consumer Protection Agency, the toys we got under the tree had the real risk of injury and/or house fire. Some were good, some not so good. We’ve cataloged some of the biggest winners and losers from the Sears Wish Book, circa 1977.
Well, it’s been a long time since it last snowed in the northeast and if any of the crazy maneuvers we’ve witnessed in the last day are an indication, you’ve forgotten how to drive in it. NEVER FEAR, dear Reader, we have prepared a visual guide to surviving the first major snowstorm of 2019:
It’s been snowing pretty much non-stop for the last two days and we’ve witnessed people in technologically advanced SUVs with all-wheel drive almost send their rigs out into the woods, regardless. In the old days, battling winter required specialized heavy equipment that looked like it came off the set of The Road Warrior. Let’s take […]
The Bugatti Veyron is a supercar the likes of which most people never see, much less own. With a starting price north of $1 million, it’s not exactly mass produced and is reserved for those who can afford to spend more on a car than most people spend on a home. Manny Khoshbin has not […]
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.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we asked our friends at Car Talk to come up with their worst food transportation horror stories. There were way to many great responses to include all of them here, but you can see the whole thread at Car Talk’s Facebook page. These were our favorites: