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August Moon Drive-In

Modern drive-in proposal to provide movies and classic cars

We suppose the idea of going to the drive-in is simply something Americans lost touch with more than a generation ago. That’s a shame, because it’s a seriously cool experience–if you can still find one. At their peak popularity in the 1960s, there were 4,000 drive-ins across the... read more

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Dubai resident Balwinder Sahni paid $9 million for “5” license plate - Image via CNN

Man spends $9 million on license plate

In Dubai, where the police drive Bugatti Veyrons and supercars can be found abandoned by the roadside, it should not surprise you that special license plates sell for... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
U2 Trabant collector seeks more for upcoming celebration of the band

Collector on mission to recover U2 Trabants

Some enthusiasts have very targeted, niche car collections. Perhaps you know a person who's way into the Amphicar. There's a chance someone is grabbing as many examples of... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Photo ticket captured driver Danial Mercer speeding just past a school zone

Driver uses Google Maps to prove his radar ticket isn't just

Getting a ticket is never fun. Well, it's possible the part before you got pulled over was fun, but it wasn't necessarily legal fun. Occasionally, though, cops can make... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Kimi Räikkönen and Minttu Virtanen

Kimi Räikkönen marries model girlfriend Minttu Virtanen

Formula One is currently on its summer break and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] driver Kimi Räikkönen, 36, took advantage of the time off to marry his 29-year-old model... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Norway is designing a floating underwater tunnel

Are you game to drive through an underwater floating tunnel?

If you are a resident of Norway, underwater floating tunnels might be in your future. We already have tunnels that go under water, but they don't float and that means they... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
CHiPs' Erik Estrada is now a police officer in St. Anthony, Idaho

'CHiPs' star Erik Estrada becomes real-life cop

Life, it seems, is now imitating art. Remember that classic late-1970s and early-1980s TV show CHiPs, the one about a pair of California motorcycle cops starring the... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Minnesota road buckles under extreme heat

Warm weather turns highway stretch into rallycross stage

Commuting was temporarily made significantly better in northern Minnesota when warm days buckled pavement in the road and left a Scandinavian "yump" in the left lane. One... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Auction of “1” license plate in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Image via Emirates Auction

Man pays almost $5 million for '1' license plate

A man in the United Arab Emirates state of Sharjah bid Dh18 million (approximately $4.9 million) to secure the “1” license plate at an auction on Saturday. The... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Cardboard 1959 Morris Mini Minor fits in Mini Countryman (Photo by 'Practical Classics')

An original Mini fits inside today's Mini Countryman

New vehicles are getting bigger, and no car brand illustrates this point better than Mini. Current Mini models are still smaller than most other new cars, but they're not... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Man pays speeding ticket with pennies

Man pays for speeding ticket with 22,000 pennies

A suburban Dallas man has paid for a speeding ticket he received with pennies to, in his words, "make a big spectacle of it." Brett Sanders says he was ticketed for driving... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Storm chasers get close to tornado in Wray, Colorado

This is what it looks like at the base of a tornado

Most will be familiar with the idea of a tornado and the devastation one can cause. However, few are likely to have ever seen one in person. Now here’s something... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
Sherp ATV In Action

Sherp ATV is your literal go-anywhere vehicle: Video

ATVs, short for all-terrain vehicles, are awesome machines. However, your average run-of-the-mill ATV can't really conquer all terrain. It can handle dirt, mud, sand, snow... read more March 8, 2016 by


 
Ferrari Enzo abandoned in Dubai

Abandoned Ferrari Enzo... Still Abandoned In Dubai

Way back in 2011, we caught wind of the sad state of one of the world's greatest supercars. A Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Enzo was snapped sitting in a police impound lot in the... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Trailer Assist ad

VW Comes Up With Fun Ad For New Trailer Assist Feature: Video

Volkswagen's Passat sold overseas has an innovative Trailer Assist feature that makes it easy to back up when you're lugging around a trailer thanks to some semi-autonomous... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Gallardo tackles flooded road

Lamborghini Drivers Still Fearless When It Comes To Fording: Video

A few years back we saw a Gumball 3000 participant navigate his way through about a foot of water in a Lamborghini Murciélago. We thought it was brave though also... read more January 6, 2016 by


 
 

 
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