South Korean buyers hoping to stomp on the throttle to hear the thundering V8 of the Chevrolet C7 Corvette have reason to be a little depressed, it seems. The South Korean government has no interest in hearing the 'Vettes angry growl. Show More Summary
Volvo Trucks thinks that its latest FH semi truck has a little sports car DNA mixed in with the ability to haul heavy loads thanks to its novel dual-clutch gearbox. And the company's marketing department certainly has an intriguing strategy to get the word out about the big rig's sporty traits. Show More Summary
A year ago, Mad Media shot pretty much the craziest ATV stunt movie ever. Last week, they took it to the next level with a sequel. Now the driver, producers, and directors of "XP1K2" are here in the comments to answer your questions! Read more...
Add one more reason for Greg to have missed that stop sign: He was likely addicted to texting while driving, per a study commissioned by AT&T. Edmunds reports the study, conducted by Dr. David Greenfield of the University of Connecticut...Show More Summary
I'm sure there are some steps or sidewalks in your city you've walked thinking; "it would be so cool to tear that up on a dirt bike." Here's what it's like to live out that fantasy, in an "off-road race" that looks like a James Bond chase scene. Read more...
Photos courtesy Hollywood Wheels. It was untested, prone to engine failure, and largely unpredictable in turns, but at least its body held together better than its acid-dipped sister car. The #76 1970 Dodge Challenger also finished two of its four Trans-Am races in the points, helping Dodge nudge past rival Plymouth for fourth place in […]
Thor Drake owns Portland’s finest custom motorcycle store. He is also improbably tall, and his name is pronounced ‘Tor’ with no ‘h’. You could say he’s the living embodiment of the city’s unofficial slogan: “Keep Portland Weird.” If the name sounds familiar, that’s probably because… Read more » The post Shop Visit: See See Motor Coffee Co. appeared first on Bike EXIF.
The Sao Paulo Auto Salon has just wrapped up, and auto makers had the chance to show off their wares for Brazil, and the broader South American market. While the economy may have slowed in Brazil, OEMs have Audi and Volkswagen Audi is...Show More Summary
In this German-language video, we see a batch of Audi engineers wiring up an A3 Cabriolet with a network of small cameras. The goal? To help identify where and how stone martens - small, ferret-like animals - attack cars. The idea is...Show More Summary
After the ’79 Chevy LUV Junkyard Find we saw yesterday, it seems appropriate to follow up with another Malaise Era Japanese small pickup with Detroit badging. I found this Ford-badged Mazda B1800 just a couple of rows away from the LUV. Show More Summary
The budget-focused Datsun Go and Maruti Suzuki Swift models sold in India have been lambasted after scoring zero stars in the most recent round of Global New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash testing. Both market-specific vehicles were put through a crash test scenario under the newly formed Indian arm of NCAP, the Bharat New Car Assessment Program. [...]
Of the all-new 2015 BMW M4, available as both a coupe and convertible, Cars.com reviewer Bill Jackson says "it is a powerful and quick car, and it uses technology to transform itself into something that's docile and can cruise through...
Does anyone know some sort of trick to get Austrians to give you expensive stuff? Specifically, I'd like the Austrians who run We-Inspire to set up one of these multi-projector based digital drawing walls in my house. Should I just drug some Almdudler and wait? Read more...
How does one make it in America? Grow your product portfolio by 50%. Grow your North American dealership network by 29%. Make all-wheel-drive a part of your business’s best practices. Spend $11 million airing a commercial during the Super Bowl while only bothering to display your product at the tail end of the ad. Show More Summary
The Chevrolet Volt came into this world through a combination of engineering, design, and a twee song/interpretive dance number. The second-generation PHEV, due out of Detroit late next year, plans to aim a bit higher than its quirky beginnings. Show More Summary
"The Subaru Outback has been redesigned and updated for the 2015 model year; it's got new exterior styling, some interior refinement, a new drivetrain and improved fuel economy," said Cars.com reviewer Bill Jackson. "But has Subaru done enough to appease...
It’s another underwater lease question! Never learned to swim! But I think this one will be even easier to answer. my wife has a 2013 toyota prius persona with the nice 17 inch wheels. she has a 3 year lease. we are 16 months in and she already has over 23,000 miles out of the […] The post Ask Jack: Prius Inter Pares appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Workers preparing the surface on the five-mile high-speed circle at Goodyear’s San Angelo, Texas, proving ground. Photos courtesy of Goodyear. Recognizing 70 years of successful tire testing in the Southwest, Goodyear this past weekend celebrated with employees, retirees and families at their San Angelo, Texas, proving ground. Show More Summary
I have a fond spot in my heart for the Pontiac G8. I was once the proud owner of a White Hot G8 GT. I bought it new in March of 2009 and somewhat regrettably traded it in June of 2012, putting nearly eighty thousand loving miles on it along the way—you can see a […] The post Bark’s Bites: Please Stop Ruining Your G8 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
As self-driving cars inch their way closer and closer to reality, drivers are forced to step back and contemplate how they would actually affect our lives on the road. Industry consultancy firm IHS carried out a study in January that predicts self-driving cars will hit the consumer market by 2025. Will they solve all the […]