My father-in-law Rick used to drive dragsters competitively, and even holds an unbreakable world record (as that racing association - the AHRA - no longer exists). Next weekend he will be inducted into the Arizona Drag Racing Association's Hall of Fame for his contributions to the sport. Well done, old bean.
Tuesday, Mar 12th 2019 (12:00am)
"Dear Smokey Yunick, I installed a four barrel carburetor into my 67 Pontiac Le Mans. While I had the car up on the lift, I screwed on four square wheels. Now the car won't move."
Answer? "The 351 cubic inch engine from GM was never designed for a 4bbl carb."
Monday, Jan 21st 2019 (1:09am)
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Ford Motor Company reached a major milestone on August 8 as the 10 millionth Mustang rolled off the assembly line at their Detroit plant. Here, a look back at the iconic American car through the years.
Mercedes froze a 1979 G Class SUV in time forever. They used 44.4 tons of synthetic resin to show their car is “stronger than time”. This was used to attract the crowd at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit earlier this month.
The 2018 G-Class vehicle was released at the event and the frozen predecessor was used to attract the customers. The latest version of the vehicle has the same style as the predecessor but has an array of modern features and technologies.
Tuesday, Jan 23rd 2018 (12:01am)
Designed and built in Britain, the OX is unlike any other vehicle and has no competitor - whether from a concept, performance or pricing point of view. It is the world's first flat-pack vehicle, with a revolutionary design that offers all-terrain mobility for all.
Thursday, Sep 8th 2016 (4:54am)
As the saying goes, you will never create something revolutionary without trying something different. Some of these ideas may not have turned out so hot but as another saying goes, if you're not trying, you're not making mistakes.
Wednesday, Aug 31st 2016 (12:03am)
An opinion piece from a couple of years ago. Is this an altruistic gesture by Elon Musk? Doubtful, as creating the infrastructure for a differently powered vehicle gives his company a more firm footprint.
Saturday, Aug 6th 2016 (12:03am)
Augmented reality allows you to use your smart phone to blow up the clown driving in front of you. The frustrations of modern life are now alleviated. No need to gesture or swipe, as it's voice activated.
Tuesday, Sep 22nd 2015 (8:15am)
Wayne knew how bad his wife wanted a metallic pink Viper, so through secretive planning and many suspect phone calls, Wayne added the 80th Viper to the former oil trucking company owners' collection on Thursday.
It's never too late to achieve your dreams - no matter how unusual. A 91-year-old man from suburban Chicago man has been granted his lifelong wish to crash through a garage door.
Friday, Jun 5th 2015 (12:01am) | Thanks: rabbs
The UK's premier poo-powered bus, the "Bus Hound," has broken the land speed record for a regular service bus. The bus, which is operated by Reading Buses, hit a confirmed top speed of 76.785mph (123.5kph) around the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.
You may love your new car's heated seats and built-in ice dispenser, but there's always room for improvement. Whether it's alternative fuels, easier control or just general better design, the following new and improved vehicles might hit the market in the near future.
In video and print, both.
Friday, Jan 30th 2015 (5:21am)
The classic lighter company's forays into the automobile world, from a 1947 Chrysler Saratoga to a 2011 Jeep Wrangler, bridge the brand from its start in the 1930s to its emergence as an outdoor lifestyle brand today.
The boys are in California at a deserted desert race track. Jeremy Clarkson is in a Lexus LFA, Richard Hammond the new Dodge Viper and James May in the latest Aston Martin Vanquish. The challenge is to test their cars' handling abilities by dodging an airborne attack from dog fighters in Italian Marchetti planes.
Sunday, Aug 25th 2013 (12:07pm) | Thanks: Jaxon
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