Articles by Travis Williams

Travis Williams

Travis Williams has over a decade of automotive journalism and photography experience.  He’s covered everything from How to Properly Change Your Oil to Game Changing Cutting Edge Automotive Technologies. Beyond auto writing Travis relishes opportunities to photograph cars.  Local car shows, international auto shows, race tracks or even interesting automobiles cruising the streets are all fair game for his trained lens.  Travis loves pony and muscle cars above all else, despite never owning one…yet.

Dream Cars: Challenger Hellcat, 2017+ Camaro ZL1 & 1971 Buick GSX w/ Stage 1

2012 Car Safety Ratings

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the safest cars for 2012 range from large SUVs to sub-compact cars (see list below).  Some of the cars included or not included on the 2012 safest car list may surprise you.  For example, there are only two BMW's that made the list, no Porsches, no Rolls-Royces or Bentleys and no Range Rovers.  If I was shelling out substantial dollars ...
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Best Car Commercials

What are the best car commercials? Well, honestly we are highly biased, but nonetheless we have selected 4 car commercials that we feel stand apart from the rest each in their own unique way. The BMW car commercial, however, was actually a promo car video that you had to request from BMW to send you a DVD and was never aired on TV. All of these best car commercials have the common denominator ...
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2012 Best Car Resale Values Award

Kelley Blue Book researched 2012 car models and has now produced a list of the best resale values.  Most of the brands listed on the informational graphic below are not surprising to us with the exception of Porsche.  This is simply because generally high-end cars, particularly performance cars, depreciate rapidly with only a few exceptions.  Although we hold Porsche in high-regard, we would ...
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Motorcycle versus Car Safety

Have you ever wondered how motorcycle safety compares to automobile safety?  Well, the following infographic by Sutliff & Stout reveals some of the differences in safety between a car and a motorcycle.  A key takeaway from this is that while obviously you can get serious hurt or even perish from a motorcycle crash or car wreck, but that chance shouldn't stop you from using your preferred ...
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How to Increase Gas Mileage

With the down economy more and more people are wondering how to increase gas mileage. This is especially true if your daily driver happens to be an SUV, pickup or other gas guzzling vehicle. Although some cars fuel economy is not what they may seem. For instance, the C6 Chevrolet Corvette with its powerful 6.2L 430 HP V-8 engine has been documented to achieve up to 32 MPG highway. This is ...
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London Exotic Car Sightings on Google Maps Street View

If you are car guy passionate about expensive rare cars and have some time to kill, then going on an exotic car hunt on Google Maps Street View can be a fun way to spend your time.  Beyond taking a virtual field trip perhaps to destinations that you have, or never will go, embarking on a Google Maps exotic car hunt can be a great place to stumble on something else of interest. Many things ...
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Amazing Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Videos

The newest Lamborghini is causing quite a stir in the car world. With striking design and breathtaking power; the all new Lambo Aventador LP700-4 is nothing short of a masterpiece. Watch these great Aventador videos...                    
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Muscle Car Photo Shoot

This muscle car photo shoot post features some of the most popular muscle cars of the past 40 years.  When many car enthusiasts think of muscle cars, they think back to the 'glory days' of the muscle car in the 60s and 70s.  Although this era is packed with some of the most iconic muscle cars of all time, many amazing muscle cars have made their way to dealer showrooms in the following ...
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