Compact Car Sex!

*Warning: XXX Barbie action ahead! Compact car sex is great! However, there are a few problems with it, including being too narrow in the cockpit, navigating around an unwelcome shifter, and having only enough head room for a decapitated torso (unless you own a convertible). What’s an anxious couple supposed to do? Well, you could lean the seats […]

Cool Concept Cars We Want

We’re making out our Christmas list a bit early this year. So far we’ve got the Maserati Gran Turismo S Superior, BMW M1, Toyota FT-HS, Volvo SC90, Honda FC Sport, Jaguar F-Type (2014), Lexus LF-LC, BMW Vision, Peugeot RCZ, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, and the Jaguar B99. Okay Santa, so maybe these concept cars don’t […]

How to Build a Performance Car

Zero to sixty can be an elevator ride when you’re working with a prehistoric 4.6-liter Mustang with the same power to weight ratio as a fat kid licking sprinkles off the counter of an ice-cream shop. While it is possible to make any vehicle faster, you won’t have to work as hard when it’s already […]

838 horsepower, Abby Cubey, and a First Look at the 2012 Mosler RaptorGTR

Mosler has finally released information on their crushing new hyper-exotic supercar, dubbed the RaptorGTR. If you’re a diehard car nut, you have probably noticed that there seems to be a reoccurring theme with most successful supercars, and the formula is: Carbon Fiber Shell + Big Block V-8 = Massive Acceleration (about 2.3 seconds (0-60) for […]

10 Greatest Car Crashes/Crushes on MythBusters

While many people enjoy the television show, MythBusters for its science, wonderment, and gambling opportunities (“$50 on Adam Savage singeing his eyebrow off”), the final outcome of proving or disproving a myth is never as valuable as the carnage of crashing things up to get there! 10. Chain Link Car Crash Said the chain link […]

2012 Ford Focus ST: The Hot Hatch is Back!

It’s been a couple years since we’ve had a true “hot hatch” from the Blue Oval. The 2002 SVT Ford Focus was a nice intro, offering 170 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque. Even though most automotive reviewers claimed the average driver would never notice the performance oriented drivetrain and 40 horsepower increase in power, […]

7 Reasons Why Riding the Bus Sucks!

Recently, a passenger caught footage of a bus driver reading his Kindle and using his elbow to steer, while rolling through rush hour traffic in downtown Portland, Oregon. The TriMet bus driver has since been put on probation, pending further investigation, but the event starting me wondering what other fiasco’s go on behind these double […]

Flaming Burnouts

Burning methanol… nitrous explosions… and flame thrower kits. It’s a regular redneck cookout, but one thing’s for sure…. These guys won’t be up for any Green Peace Awards! (Photo via Freestylemagazine.com)

Video: Ken Block Goes Ice Skating in his Fiesta Monster Rally

Ken block is out taking his 2.0-liter, 6-speed, AWD, 850 horsepower (tuned down to 650 horsepower for traction) 2011 Ford Fiesta “Gymkhana” for a little ice skating lesson.