Car Culture

Bitcoins: Risks, Rewards and Luxury Car Purchases

  Bitcoins: Risks, Rewards and Luxury Car Purchases In December, it was reported that Orange County Lamborghini dealership had sold its first ever Tesla Model S Performance using bitcoins. The press was full of celebratory headlines about the ascent of this digital currency and Lamborghini had a field day with the free PR. Soon, many companies scrambled onto the bandwagon and at ...
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The Great Lego Hot Rod Project

Legos are used to build just about everything on the planet: police stations, French restaurants, Cinderella dream carriages, Star Wars Death Stars, Lego models of Wrigley Field, and even Hobbit wonderlands filled with Lego wizards and Lego orcs. Hopefully a Lego Legolas and his Lego elves will get there in time to rescue Gandalf the Gray Lego. It’s a big, wild world of Lego and it’s just ...
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Worst Celebrity Car Accidents

Hollywood stars may be talented at singing, dancing and acting, but that doesn’t mean that they know how to drive cars very well! Some celebrity car accidents are infamous, such as James Dean's tragic and fatal car crash. Others are more on the humorous side such as Eddie Griffin wrecking his celebrity friend's expensive Ferrari. We hope you enjoy this celebrity car accidents list. Let us ...
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20 Greatest Rock Songs about Cars & Driving

It’s no coincidence that there have been hundreds upon hundreds of songs written about cars and driving. Rock ‘n Roll and hot rods were almost invented at exactly the same point in history -- both were the culmination of a long march toward progress powered by electricity and V8 engine power. The great youth movements of the 20th century in the post-war era were fueled by hot rods and Rock ...
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List of the Top 125 Car-Related Baby Names

  Name your child after a car brand, car model, car part or common automotive terms! If you’re a car guy with a baby on the way in your family then the thought may have crossed your mind to blend your passion for cars with your soon to be bundle of joy. Just because some baby names are based on cars brands, models, parts or general auto terms doesn’t necessarily mean that they will ...
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Ron Howard’s Rush: Movie Review

  Hunt vs. Lauda in Formula 1 Battle Royale Rivals. Peers. Equals. Competitors. Enemies: “A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool learns from his friends.” So says the defining line in Academy-Award-Winning director Ron Howard’s latest film Rush, which depicts the real-life rivalry of 1970s Formula 1 racing legends James Hunt and Niki Lauda.  Howard (A Beautiful Mind, ...
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Route 66: The Mother Road

“Go West!” was the old pioneer clarion call of Manifest Destiny, and Route 66 took 20th century Americans farther and faster than ever before. Not just a highway or a road, Route 66 connected 2,448 miles of the United States. It wasn’t only a luxury -- it was a necessity of transportation to accommodate the country’s new vehicle of choice, the automobile. Starting in Chicago, it winded across ...
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James Dean: Rebel on Wheels

On 30 September 1955, en route to Paso Robles, on his way to compete in the Salinas Road Race in California, James Byron Dean was killed when his custom 1955 Silver Porsche 550 Spyder collided head-on with a 1950 Ford Tudor coupe. He was 24 years old. Even though he made only three films in his short career (two would be released posthumously), James Dean had already cemented his reputation ...
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The Price is Right Offers a Ferrari 458 Spider Prize

The Price is Right addicts love to watch this renowned daytime game show especially for moments when contestants have a chance to win a brand new car.  With the exception of the Tesla Roadster a few years back, the typical new car offered to win on the program is nothing exciting.   Viewers expect to see a base model Toyota Corolla or perhaps a stripped down Ford Escape, but surely not a ...
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All James Bond 007 Cars

The James Bond film series boasts some of the most exciting car chases in film history.  Beyond this James Bond’s cars are always very cool on their own right, let alone their hidden high-tech gadgetry. Well not the Ford LTD, but the others…yes definitely.  The cars of Agent 007 are nearly as legendary as the heroic, multi-talented secret agent himself.  Of the dozens of Bond cars, the most ...
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