Autos: Enthusiasts

Was Jim Clark the Best F1 Driver of All Time?

Thursday  20:36,   19 april 2018

For many Formula One fans, the date April 7, 1968, is the Day the Music Died. Jim Clark, farmer and two-time F1 world motor racing champion, was killed while driving in a meaningless Formula Two race in Germany. Fifty years later, people still[...]

Here's What Happened When A Guy Used Wooden Pistons In His Engine

Thursday  20:32,   19 april 2018

A Russian YouTuber machined four pistons for his VAZ-2106's 1.6-liter inline-four engine, installed them, and tried to run the engine. It goes about as well as you might expect. We’ve probably all heard a variation of the tale of the man who[...]

I Have A Really Simple Idea To Fix NASCAR

Thursday  17:06,   19 april 2018

NASCAR has a lot of problems these days. It can’t get its diversity program right. It can’t detach from Trump. It has to remind drivers to take a breath between thanking sponsors because they keep passing out in post-race interviews. I’m not here to [...]

This Cute Little East German Truck Has A Higher Payload Rating Than A Ford F-250

Wednesday  17:55,   18 april 2018

Ever since spotting a strange, single-passenger pickup with the engine on right side of its cab in Prague, I have been having dreams. Weird ones involving an America filled with the cute trucks it deserves, like the Multicar M22, which amazingly has [...]

The Early Designs For The C4 Corvette Look Unforgivably Incredible

Wednesday  17:42,   18 april 2018

When the third-generation Corvette came out in the late ‘60s, it was a huge departure for the kind of car that it was, a major design departure. When it came time to replace that car all the way in the early ‘80s, there was a huge question about how [...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro

Wednesday  17:21,   18 april 2018
Motor Trend

Does this midcycle face-lift keep the Camaro fresh?It's been less than three years since the sixth-generation Camaro first went on sale, but Chevrolet decided to update the Camaro's styling for 2019. Designers didn't mess with the cabin, powertrain, [...]

Inside The Audacious Plan To Save DeLorean In 1982

Tuesday  21:16,   17 april 2018

The rise and fall of the DeLorean Motor Company has been well-documented over the years. Almost everyone of a certain age knows it to varying degrees of truth, and will tell you of the stainless steel gull-winged Back to the Future car that made a[...]

Family Finds Remains Of Old Daimler Car Buried In Their Yard

Tuesday  21:16,   17 april 2018

When you’re doing a bunch of yardwork, there’s certain things you expect to find: roots, bits of rock, the remains of your neighbor’s Pomeranian you forgot to feed for a week and told them ran away, maybe some old bottles. What you don’t expect to[...]

These Are The Eight Official Pieces Of Luggage Used To Decide How Big Your Car's Trunk Is

Friday  18:04,   13 april 2018

If you’re like most people, you spend most of your nights awake, pacing your home, a quivering, sobbing, obscenity-shrieking wreck because you can’t stop wondering just how the cargo capacity of automobile trunks are measured. If you’re[...]

Find of the Week: 1986 Hyundai Pony

Friday  17:08,   13 april 2018

� Every generation has cars that for some reason just never quite hit classic status. While popular when new, they stayed on the sidelines as flashier and more stylish cars become the poster cars. Studebakers, four-door '55 Chevrolets, four-door [...]

The Fuji Super Sports Day Is The Wildest And Most Diverse Event You've Never Heard Of

Thursday  18:02,   12 april 2018

When I got an invitation from Yasu-san, a member of the Supercar Club of Japan, to check out “an afternoon of about 100 supercars on Fuji Speedway,” I thought about it. For about one second. How could I refuse an offer like that? © Provided by[...]

It's Amazing How Tiny Design Changes Can Have Huge Effects

Thursday  17:51,   12 april 2018

Car design can be a surprisingly subtle undertaking. Little details can have effects far larger than you’d expect, and I think that’s what’s happening here. Early prototypes of the Giugiaro-designed Volkswagen Golf had headlights set in a slightly[...]

Volvo P1800 review: driving the best looking Volvo ever

Thursday  17:11,   12 april 2018
Motoring Research

We try an Italian-inspired, British-built Swedish car that proves old Volvos can be sexy The post Volvo P1800 review: driving the best looking Volvo ever appeared first on Motoring Research. [...]

Five Things We Learned From the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro's Designer

Thursday  17:10,   12 april 2018
Motor Trend

A brief interview with John[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Nissan Altima

Wednesday  20:41,   11 april 2018
Motor Trend

Next-gen sedan looks dramatically differentThe Nissan Altima faces the same dilemma it did when it entered the U.S. in 1992. It is constantly battling the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, although it has managed to threaten their sales dominance at[...]