Thomas Bey

Thomas Bey is a freelance automotive journalist whose articles have been featured on Ask, Woman and various gender-neutral sites as well.


2012 BMW 3-Series Long-Wheelbase Destined For China

2012 BMW 3-Series Long-Wheelbase Destined For China

Since last summer’s report of a long-wheelbase 2012 BMW 3-Series undergoing tests in Germany, we’re anticipating the China-only model will debut in April at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. From what we can see in the spy shots, the result is well-proportioned. Also, opposite the deck...

January 16, 2012
First Mercedes-Benz, the 35 hp

First Mercedes-Benz Test Drive Immortalizes Customer's Daughter

We've all taken test drives that leave lasting impressions. When transpiring events are made memorable for the dealer, it ranges from a polite request to exit the premises to... read more November 24, 2011

2012 Audi A6 live photos. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Audi A6? In China, It's Privilege, Status And A Hint Of Corruption

A local Chinese restaurant's name has always been puzzling: A8 China. It doesn't roll right off the tongue or follow the convention of having "garden," "kitchen" or "panda"... read more November 15, 2011

Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street are the new voice of TomTom

Sesame Street's Bert And Ernie Available On TomTom GPS

If they can't tell you how to get to Sesame Street, no one can. For years we've heard the show's theme, now Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie can be downloaded on TomTom GPS... read more November 14, 2011

1968 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT500-KR - Photo copyright Thomas Bey

Shelby Cobra Mustang Barn Find Nets $230K, Was Leno The Buyer?

It generated buzz, controversy and even threats on a Shelby forum. By early Saturday afternoon, it generated $230,000 at auction. We're referring to the 1968 Shelby Cobra... read more November 6, 2011

Unrestored 1968 Shelby GT500KR with just 9,000 miles on the clock

Controversial 1968 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT500-KR Barn Find At Auction

A highlight of this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas was the original Shelby Cobra prototype on display. Unrestored and unpretentious, its presentation was in stark contrast to... read more November 4, 2011

Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean

Rowan Atkinson Turns Into Mr. Bean While Watching Formula 1

We can't be sure of Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton's cooking skills, but he apparently knows how to steam a Bean. While attending the inaugural Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix... read more October 31, 2011


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