Imports from Japan already had a foothold in the U.S. by the mid-1970s, but it wasn’t until the gas crunch of the late ’70s that they really exploded in popularity. People parked their gas-guzzling V8 land yachts in favor of fuel sipping compacts from Datsun, Toyota, and Honda and didn’t look back. Today, surviving original [...]
Nothing screams American muscle more than a huge Roots-style blower on top of a big-block engine. This Camaro has been given the full quarter-mile treatment, with all the right parts for either show cruising or high-level weekend drag races. If you want to go fast, this is your car.
By the end of August, there will be more than 40,000 new plug-in electric cars on American roads. That’s just the beginning of the market for EVs and plug-in hybrids, which is expected to reach one million vehicles in about five years. Quickly following any new automotive market is a growing number of accessories and [...]
Likes: Excellent value for a large luxury vehicle Plenty of interior room makes for a practical alternative to the minivan or full-size SUV Impressive safety technology, especially the Backup Collision Intervention System Well-appointed interior is easily as nice as most luxury sedans Dislikes: Needs a more powerful engine, especially when fully loaded Handling could also [...]
Amphicars are a great choice if you want to travel up on the surface of a river or lake (unless they’re really rusty, in which case you’re headed for some involuntary swimming). Yesterday’s post got everyone over on eBay Motor’s Facebook page thinking about other ways to travel on both land and sea, and the [...]