Do We Really Need Highway Speed Limits?
What’s up with speed limits? In some states (and DC) they are absurdly low, seeming like just another way to give traffic citations and generate revenue for small towns. In other areas, they seem dangerously speedy for the condition of the highway and the volume of traffic. And then there is the real interesting question: why do we even have highway speed limits? Follow along as we try to ...Read More
The Amazing Vert-A-Pac Autorack Car Transporter!
Every kid who loves cars, enjoys playing with an autorack. Not a real autorack -- the miniature ones made of plastic that can often times store your prized Matchbox or Hotwheels cars. Besides kids getting all psyched over the look of hundreds of cars stacked in ways that shouldn’t be scientifically possible, what’s the deal? And what are those vertical "Vert-A-Pac" cars actually “doing”? ...Read More
Three Sports Cars That Should Never Have Been Made
European manufacturers are responsible for a wide collection of awesome motors and incredible projects, particularly sports cars. Some of the most recognized manufacturers include Aston Martin and Ferrari - who are world renowned for inspiring the automotive industry to further and advance their motors. On the contrary, there is certainly a range in automobiles that have either failed ...Read More
Cool Car Door Designs
Car designers like to push the envelope with design and innovate. Through this process have emerged several cool car door designs beyond the conventional car door design which is hinged at the front edge and allows the door to swing outward away from the body of the car. Most cars use this conventional car door architecture including many supercars such as Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari 488, ...Read More
2012 and 2013 New Car Prices
The following is a complete list of new 2012 and 2013 car prices. This list is limited to car models currently available in the United States, however it does include every single make and model variation for the years of 2012 and 2013. The new car costs lists is organized alphabetically by make and model for your convenience. Note that Maybach, Saab and Suzuki were omitted since they are ...Read More
Awesome Car Collection at AE Performance Garage
The boys over at thesmokingtire.com uploaded a relatively brief, but altogether pretty cool tour of the AE Performance Storage Garage Facility in California. This garage features an amazing assortment of highlight desirable, and in most cases highly expensive, classic cars, exotic cars, luxury cars and more. Although the video does not explain who owns the garage, the guy in the video does ...Read More
New Ford Focus RS Review
If you like small and unassuming cars with powerful engines, then the Ford Focus RS is a car that may be for you. There are a number of compact hatchbacks on the market that pack a punch such as the VW GTI, Fiat 500 Abarth or the upcoming Audi S3. Even though the redesigned 2013 Ford Focus RS has yet to hit dealer showrooms; we believe that the Focus RS will edge out the other sport ...Read More
Interesting U.S. Auto Theft Stats
If you're thinking about buying a new or used car in the near future then you may want to take a gander at the informational graphic below. Car Buzz has put together this interesting auto theft stats sheet including some of the least and most stolen vehicles in the United States as well as hot spots for car theft. According to the FBI, a vehicle is stolen in the United States every 43 ...Read More
Bloodhound SSC Aims to Beat MPH Speed Records
Bloodhound: Zero to Sixty in… One Second? So now that it is commonplace for road-worthy cars to reach speeds of zero to sixty miles per hour in less than three seconds, the question has to be asked - where does this stop? In the constant quest by performance car manufacturers to make a vehicle that gets to sixty miles per hour a nanosecond faster than their competitors, there is only ...Read More
The Real Lightning McQueen Car?
A couple months ago I arrived at my friends house in my red Corvette. As I went inside to sit down for dinner I noticed that Sam, my friends enthusiastic two year old, was proudly sporting Lightning McQueen jammies and clutching his prized Lightning McQueen blankie. I commented on Sam's cool shirt and blanket as he subsequently smiled with pride. Evidently at this point Sam and his older ...Read More