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Jerry Seinfeld just launched this web show called “Comedians in Cars getting Coffee.” It’s about, well … You go check it out. Ricky Gervais laughs nervously for 8 minutes and Larry David has tea instead of coffee. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
Seinfeld is always funny. I almost watched “B-Movie” but then I realized that the live action coming attraction wasn’t going to...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1956 Continental Mark II convertible owned by Glynette and Barry Wolk WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING American luxury cars were riding high in the 1950s, but not high enough for Ford, which decided to target Rolls-Royce by offering the sumptuous Mark II sport coupe for $10,000, about double the price of a Cadillac. “It was actually built by a separate division of Ford Motor Company...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1962 Triumph TR3B owned by John Scarola WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING The TR3, built from 1955 to 1962, has captured the hearts and minds of British car enthusiasts for decades. This popular model was to be replaced in 1961 by a new version, the TR4. But, as the story goes, the manufacturer was so worried about the new roadster’s U.S. sales that it updated the old model and...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1952 MG TD replica owned by Ken Kraft WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING MGs from the ‘40s and ‘50s have been so popular that a host of replica companies cropped up to make copies with more modern chassis and engines, as well as fiberglass bodies. Kraft’s British racing green roadster, known as a Fiberfab Migi II, “uses the chassis, engine and other components of the 1970 Volkswagen...Read more »
That goes for me too.
I was just looking through the Newsday paper and saw an obit for a William F. Milliken Jr.
Read the full Washington Post obit
He built an airplane as a teenager, did high-alttitude tests in a B-17 bomber and helped develop the B-29.
He wrote “Race Car Vehicle Dynamics,” a formula-one “bible.” I haven’t read it, but then again I’ve always hated...Read more »
Nah, this is the coolest car on eBay right now. It’s a recreation of Mark Donohue’s 1971 American Motors Javelin raced in the Trans Am Challenge.
It’s not the original car but in most ways, it’s better. According to the ad, it was designed to be driven on the street or track. You can take it to Stewart’s to get eggnog. That’s right, you can get eggnog at a Stewart’s in the summer, or even...Read more »
Star of “Return Of the Killer Tomatoes,” George Clooney is putting his ’08 Tesla Roadster (number 0008 built) up for auction at the fancy firm Gooding & Company. Who cares, right?
Well, it’s an electric sports car, which means when you do burnouts in the parking lot it makes sounds like your laptop after watching 3 hours of dogs farting on the internets. This makes it a game-changer.
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Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS Driving style: Average Mileage breakdown: 60 percent city and 40 percent highway. 20,000 miles on tires.
Two years ago, I had just finished my third year of college. And my first set of tires. Fifty thousand miles is not an extraordinary life span for a set of rubber, but they were not extraordinary tires. And, as we know, the car was not extraordinary either,...Read more »
We've seen a good number of micro-pickups in our day, but this version from Subaru, off the Sambar Kei van platform, seems to stretch the limits to the breaking point.
The Kei pickup will hold four small or medium-sized passengers and is motivated by a water-cooled 660-cc gas engine mated either to a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual.
This version of the Kei van is the newest...Read more »
A new Kia Forte sedan will be unveiled later this year in South Korea, Kia says. Expect it to show up in the United States not long after.
The model adopts many of the styling cues seen on the Optima and Sportage, although on the Forte is showing a more rounded and simplified look. The teardrop-shaped headlights are a styling cue first seen on the carmaker's upcoming Quoris luxury performance...Read more »