Well that certainly grabbed your attention didn’t it? Here’s the thing though, I’m not just trying to get you with click bait, ladies and gentleman, I’m about to tell you the best story between a man and his car. Forget everything you thought you knew about the Biturbo, because I’m here to set the record straight for…
After sufficiently abusing my Miata turbo, I wanted to purchase a different analog sports car now that I could afford a bit more. I had previously had a C5 Z06 and loved the tractability and durability of the car, but wanted something a bit more unique and special this time.
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from October 18 through October 20.
Last month I attended the 6 Hours of COTA in Austin. This was my first circuit race experience, so I figured I ought to make it memorable. I decided to shoot photos on my trusty Canon AE-1 SLR. I brought a few different rolls of film and both lenses I own for this camera: a 50mm and a 28mm. Not exactly the ideal…
On Wednesday, news broke that Russian hackers of unknown origin have been targeting specific users of automotive websites, including Autoblog, Jalopnik, The Truth About Cars, and Hooniverse, among others over the span of decades.
A dissolvable fuel stabilizer and cleaning treatment has been increasingly pushed on unsuspecting car owners as a solution to a wide variety of problems.
In an unexpected press conference Monday afternoon, General Motors CEO Mary Barra somberly took responsibility for four recent, powerful Atlantic hurricanes as part of an elaborate marketing ploy.
In this second installment of Sounds of Things I own we listen to all the various noises made by the Mercedes-Benz 240D. Enjoy.
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from October 14 through October 17.
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from October 11 through October 13.
Although a LITTLE bit slower. So I am moving to Los Angeles from NJ and my cross country drive in the Miata is fast approaching. Only hitch in the plan right now is that I wont have a confirmed start date until next week. But the two dates I am being given right now are Oct 30th or Nov 13th. In either case I am going…
In yet another use of his Executive Order privileges, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an order to begin unwinding the availability of affordable extended warranties, often known colloquially as “DeMuroCare.”
There has been much more lost in the Northern California wildfires than cars. Really, machines don’t matter when lives are lost and homes destroyed, so we must keep perspective. Still... machines can mean something to us, so allow me a moment to mourn this one.
In 1962, the Department of Defense issued the tri-service aircraft designation system to standardize the letters and numbers that were used to identify aircraft. For 40 years, the Army and the Navy each used their own system, which can be downright confusing to modern aviation historians and casual plane spotters.
German carmaker Audi GmbH has issued a Cease & Desist letter to GLAAD, the LGBT community’s most prolific national advocacy group, over the addition of “Q” to the “LGBT” acronym. The “Q” has gained popularity in recent years as a more inclusive addition of “queer” or “questioning” to the group’s more traditional…
Well, I’ve been pretty absent.. I haven’t spent a weekend at home in a month and I wont until a month from now. Aux tank is done, less one tweek to get a breather on so it doesn’t leak as I’m pumping fuel in and at the point it gets full that last blip of pressure pushes some fuel out somewhere.
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Last month, I had a few days to kill between a business trip and an out-of-town wedding in Eau Claire, WI, so I figured I’d see what Turo had to offer. Three promising results appeared in the forms of a 2005 Corvette, a 2011 M3, and a 2010 GT-R. Remarkably, the GT-R was the lowest priced of the group, which made my…
The clatter of antiquated engines, some nearing a century old. The bouquet of unburned fuel, many weights of oil, well-aged leather, the occasional hint of cigar, and the distant yet constant aroma of Hershey’s chocolate. Vintage and classic cars as far as the eye can see... these best describe the sights, sounds and…