When you put BMW Manufacturing and Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), the nation’s only automotive engineering graduate department, on the same project, crossovers are configured into awesome transforming pickups. Introducing Deep Orange 4, a BMW X3 turned X4 look-alike with the functionality of a pickup. The Build Deep Orange 4 is a functioning prototype, […]
Drifting is a style of motorsport that was founded primarily in Japan around the winding mountain roads of Mount Fuji. The original concept was to implement controlled oversteering or power sliding of the car’s rear end to get around corners faster and beat the competition to the end of a track. Essentially it was and is often a form of illegal street racing.
eBay Listing: 1957 Ford Thunderbird with correct colors and original drivetrain 1953 was an important year for one American manufacturer. People often ask which is better Chevrolet or Ford, Who struck first? Who wins when the chips are down, and all your money is on the line? Well in the 1950’s American sports car world […]
The Lexus SC 400 was ahead of time when it entered the stage back in 1991. It was flawless and offered owners interior prestige and comforting opulence alike. The sports coupe’s futuristic styling comingled Japanese craftsmanship into a package Lexus owners would continuously come to expect. However, if there had been an SC F variant then wagers would have increased tenfold since the combination of attraction, luxury and performance in today’s auto market is what separates the norm from the pursuit of pure perfection.
When the all-new Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk first came out, people were immediately attracted or quickly repelled thanks to its exterior styling. Jeep defended the look by pointing out, it is what’s inside that matters. After driving it around for a week, we can’t help but agree.
Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in a tight battle at LSPR with Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Travis Pastrana for a majority of the treacherously wet and muddy Houghton, Michigan based rally.
Earlier this year, Ford unveiled the 2015 Mustang, with retro sheet metal and styling cues that were inspired from the first generation fastback model. Ford maintains that despite the similar looks, major revisions to everything under the curvy body mean that the new Mustang can be considered an all-new car. Inside, the retro-inspired look continues […]