Win a Private 4-Person Tour of Jay Leno’s “Big Dog Garage”

Win the Perfect Holiday Gift – a private tour of Jay Leno’s world renowned ‘Big Dog Garage’. Imagine you and three friends walking through one of the most incredible collections of 150 eclectic and road-ready automobiles ever assembled. This priceless, opportunity includes two (2) round-trip Southwest Airline tickets to either the Burbank or Los Angeles,…

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Roborace debuts DevBot, the driverless racecar

Soon, Formula E will races will be joined by a new type of racing series that features autonomous electric vehicles. The driverless racing series is being developed by Roborace and will feature futuristic cars designed by Daniel Simon. The company just released a video of their prototype tester, simply dubbed DevBot, piloting itself around Silverstone…

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August 26th: Let The Good Times Roll Gala

Preserving Newport’s History One Car At A Time August 26th The Audrain Automobile Museum is pleased to host its inaugural summer Gala, Let the Good Times Roll – Preserving Newport’s History One Car at a Time, at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. The Gala will showcase the Vanderbilt’s family1941 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine, which…

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How The ’95 Porsche 962 Spyder Won 1st Place At 24 Hours of Daytona

Porsche fans had reason to worry coming into the 1995 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Just 10 days before the winter race, IMSA placed additional engine and weight restrictions on turbocharged cars. Porsche felt this made them uncompetitive, and promptly yanked their purpose-built Tom Walkinshaw Racing WSC roadsters from the race. Porsche could afford to…

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What Do You Do With Your Extra Car Parts?

This past weekend, David discovered what a very bad and broken manual transmission looks like on the inside. He now has a bunch of useless gears he should recycle, but he’s probably just going to keep them in a box somewhere for a really long time. Does anybody else do this? I myself kept a…

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Cadillac Escala Concept

Cadillac’s brand-new concept car, the Escala in case you didn’t study Español en escuela, “escala” translates to “scale”  balances classic and cutting edge, sporty and luxurious, sinister and sophisticated. The would-be-flagship luxury performance sedan bowed Thursday night at the annual automotive charity event, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. The Escala is bigger, lower…

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Danny Thompson honors father at Bonneville

Danny Thompson, son of racing legend Micky Thompson, crushed the national land speed record for a naturally aspirated fuel streamliner during Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah earlier this month. But he did so much more than just drive an AA/FS vehicle faster than anyone before him. For Thompson, this record connects…

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Government Surplus Auctions Can Yield Amazing Treasures

Indeed, car shoppers looking for a bargain can potentially find fleet gold at surplus auctions, where municipal, county, state, and federal agencies dispose of (usually) lightly used domestic cars and trucks. Knowing how those agencies use their vehicles can make or break the value of your find; buying an ex-Border Patrol Raptor in Texas may…

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