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Style and Hollywood

Only fashion fades, style remains the same – Coco Chanel
Recently I was looking at one of those celebrity car sites, and was struck by the fact that none of the people listed were famous.

The Best Car in the World

Ever since I was young, I have always wanted to own a Rolls-Royce. There was always something about the grill and mascot that made me nuts, and one day soon, I plan to make good on my promise and finally become a Rolls-Royce owner.

Alfa Male

“However…I have argued many times that owning an Alfa is a portal through with all petrol heads must pass if they genuinely want to know what it is that differentiates a car from a toaster or a washing machine.”

The President on Wheels – Part II

This is the continuation of the post “Presidents on Wheels” that I thought would be perfect for the July 4th holiday. This final section will start with John F. Kennedy and the beginning of the “modern age” of presidential limousines, and go right up through Barack Obama.

Sunset Boulevard

“I am big, it’s the pictures that got small.” – Norma Desmond, Sunset Boulevard

Classic Wood

The Woodie is the favorite car of California Surfers, the Beach Boys, and the Griswold’s. This beautiful car has become an icon for southern California and is featured here.

Death of a Legend

In the world of Ferrari, only one man can be called the creator of its most iconic cars. That man was not Enzo Ferrari, but the designer and coachbuilder Sergio Scaglietti.

The Supercar Defined

Supercars are that, in whatever way, are exaggerated and surpass by far the requirements necessary for a car to be useful in its respective category.

The Saga of my XJS

Like all relationships, my love affair with my 1994 Jaguar XJS started out beautiful, but is now turning into something like the “War of the Roses.”

Ten Forgotten Supercars

Famous supercars include the Lamborghini Miura, and Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona. Among the infamous and forgotten supercars, are these 10 cars:

A Rare Gem, The Dual-Ghia

Can you name the one, rare, meticulously crafted concept car that traded hands during a high stakes poker game between the sitting U.S. president Lyndon Johnson and future president Ronald Reagan? This same car was so seductive that Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford of the

Hypercars and Beyond

Supercars are designed to mess with G-forces. Hypercars are designed to mess with G-strings.

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  • Junkyard Find: 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS, Phoenix Open Edition April 24, 2017
    The Oldsmobile Division had just six years to live when the Intrigue appeared in the 1998 model year, and this car was Oldsmobile’s final version of the long-lived GM W platform. I see thousands of W-bodies every year, during my junkyard travels, but it takes a special one to make me reach for my camera. […]
    Murilee Martin
  • Dodge’s Plan to Stop Dealerships From Gouging Potential Demon Buyers April 23, 2017
    When we announced that the Dodge Demon would have a MSRP below six-figures, the comments section was immediately populated with discussions on how that might not be the case once the strip-focused Challenger arrives in showrooms. The limited supply of early Hellcats came at a significant premium and, for a time, even gently used models were […]
    Matt Posky
  • Enthusiast Groups Unsure How to Best Handle Crash Avoidance Technology on Track Day April 23, 2017
    For the most part, crash avoidance and driver assistance technology is a welcome addition addition to the automotive landscape. While they can be a little invasive sometimes, they’re usually doing what they’re supposed to and helping to save the lives of drivers who may have had a momentary lapse in judgment or focus. However, there […]
    Matt Posky
  • Study: Overall Trust of Autonomous Vehicles Declines, and No One Cares What Generation X Thinks April 22, 2017
    Poor Generation X. Isolated, ignored and cynical, they brought us great music in the early-to-mid 1990s, but their opinion on self-driving cars and autonomous safety features just isn’t important. At least, that’s the feeling you get while reading the results of J.D. Power’s U.S. Tech Choice Study. The company polled 8,500 Americans who bought a […]
    Steph Willems
  • Canadian Volkswagen Diesel Owners Finally Get a Settlement; Dealers Begin Selling 2015 TDIs April 22, 2017
    April has brought good news to diesel lovers and haters on both sides of the border. After spending the winter (and the better part of last fall) jealously eyeing their southern neighbor’s buyback and compensation program, Canadian owners can now apply for that longed-for envelope of Volkswagen cash, as well as a one-way-ticket to hell […]
    Steph Willems