What’s in a name? Whether it’s family ties, celebrities we adore or inspirational messages like Hope and Faith, what we choose to name individuals who are important to us, like our children and pets, always have some underlying reason behind them. The names we give our vehicles are no different.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 15, 2013
by Nigel Dobbie on March 19, 2013
With two hours to go, ex-Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta in the Risi Ferrari 458 led by just over a minute from the recovering #4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin at the wheel. Tommy Milner took over for the final stints with still more than 30 seconds to find in the last hour…
by Michael Harding on March 15, 2013
With musclecars, if you drive them hard things tend to break, and then you are forced to not drive it until things are fixed. I had the opposite situation when something broke and I was forced to drive my musclecar every day.
by Paul Huizenga on March 7, 2013
Publishing titan Robert E. Petersen founded the museum with the intention of creating a very different sort of experience for car lovers, and no matter what the current theme might be, a visit to the Petersen is worth taking time for as a part of any visit to SoCal.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on February 6, 2013
Does the new Gen V small-block Chevy mean the end of the line for the LS movement? Or will the LS platform remain the max-performance engine of choice as the aftermarket and tuners struggle to crack the more complex ECU of the LT1?
by Rick Tavel on January 10, 2013
The Barrett-Jackson auctions are a must-attend for any true car nut, even if you’re just window shopping and never bid. But how does a first-timer survive the sensory overload with sanity intact? Read on and find out…
by Lindsey Fisher on January 1, 2013
As a lover of everything automotive since a young age, I’ve come across many vehicles that I wouldn’t mind having, but some aren’t a matter of if I’ll purchase them,it’s a matter of when and how. These are my top five somewhat unexpected ultimate muscle cars.
The late-model GTO never made much of an impact on the sales floor. But on the streets, dragstrips, road courses, and in the hearts of many Americans, it has become a cult favorite, leaving it’s tire marks all over the pavement from coast to coast. Rick gives us his take on the modern Goat in his latest editorial.
by Rick Seitz on December 5, 2012
Our resident Turbo Buick fanatic, Staff Writer Rick Seitz, takes a sneak peek at the premier of Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary, and provides us with his thoughts on the film. If you haven’t heard about Black Air, then you need to read his review on the film here!
by Michael Harding on November 28, 2012
I, by no means, claim that I’m an expert as I know I will always have more to learn – and I welcome that notion. But sometimes when you do know what you’re talking about it’s difficult to banter back and forth with someone who has their facts skewed. Let me explain it to you better..
by Bobby Kimbrough on November 15, 2012
Have you ever gotten the feeling that Federal Government help simply hurts too much to accept. Our Tech Editor talks about that issue and explains what you can do to prevent it.
by Michael Harding on October 25, 2012
Before the computer, people had to think things through. They had to go through the motions and find the answer the hard way. Then they invented the digital clock and everything changed. When all else fails, I blame the digital clock.
Evolution can be a funny thing. It’s a natural part of life and although it’s usually a good thing, it makes one reminiscent of days gone by. Even though I’ve had a deep-rooted obsession with cars all my life, I can remember when I became fully-involved with this hobby twelve years ago.
by Michael Harding on September 27, 2012
Being a kid, sometimes we are just curious how things work so we take them apart to find out. Things didn’t change much for me, I still take things apart to see how they work. Hopefully, they still work when I put them back together.
Visit Michigan’s Pure Stock Musclecar Drag Race and you’ll see the likes of L88 Corvettes and Hemi’Cudas mingling with supercharged Studebaker Larks and 429 Thunder Jet-powered 1970 Ford XL.Nowhere else will you see such pristine diversity – it’s practically a car show where a drag race breaks out!
The Olympics are a great chance for us all to cheer for team USA every four years but how much better would it be if motorsports were included. Contributor Chris McWilliams debates the idea of including Motorsports in the Olympics.
by Michael Harding on August 8, 2012
As a kid, hearing someone say they had over 300 horsepower elicited oohs and aahs from us. If someone had over 500 horsepower, we immediately thought he was a drag racer. What did we know back in the ’70′s?
Many of us in the car hobby often focus on adding horsepower and reducing weight in our race cars. Which is great, but all too often do we neglect our own bodies as a result.
by Bobby Kimbrough on July 16, 2012
What happens when you mix a metal fabricator, a big job and a compressed timeframe? Complacency of course, and our Tech Editor presents a new scientific law with justification for your pleasure. Read more here.
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