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After eight films and nearly two decades, I have finally figured out how to watch the movies in the Fast and Furious franchise.read more
Call me jaded, but these days I’m starting to get to a point where I’ve seen a ton of really rare and valuable cars. This is a pretty good problem in life to have. Ferrari 250 GTO and 250 Testarossa? Sure, been there done that. Bugatti Chiron? Old news, saw it a while ago. I know there’s a ton out there I have yet to see, but sometimes you need a good reminder of just how true that statement is. If you’re like me and want to check out something besides your average muscle car and hot rod show, head down to Nashville sometime and prepare to be amazed.read more
Let’s give the most accurate answer right up front: We don’t know. But if the Chrysler display at the New York International Auto Show is any indication, Chrysler is teetering on its last legs.read more
The New York International Auto Show, hosted at the Jacob Javits Center, is at the end of the international auto show tours. Still, the New York Auto Show is one of the big ones, one of the most important industry events, and one of the auto shows that helps predict, determine or play out the future of the car industry.read more
Today, in 2009, Fast & Furious, the fourth film in the successful action franchise, debuted in America, before going on to take the record of the highest grossing opening weekend for any car movie in history.read more
It happened. I was going about, living my life, minding my own business, when – completely out of the blue – I wanted a Porsche.
Me? A Porsche.
The skies are falling.read more
The Atlantic City Car Show should be a smash hit. It has been in the past. But the last few years have seen a decline in one of the most anticipated New Jersey car shows of the year, and that’s a shame.
It’s also a lesson. As we delve deeper in the reason behind the show’s less than success, we might also find the answer to the ever important question – what makes for a good car show?read more
We got a new car. When I say new, I’m not referring to the age of the eight-seater station wagon adding to the general aesthetic of an overcrowded driveway, but the fact that we now own a car we did not own before.read more
Check out wonderful journeys into foreign car cultures, America’s lust for the open road, and the role of the automobile throughout our lives, in three great new automotive books – perfect for the holidays!read more
The Accord’s long history of awards in the family sedan segment, its reliability record and our experience owning two of them predisposed us to consider this model seriously. We bought a Hybrid Touring Edition.read more
- By 1957, troops had pulled back, but Egypt hardly remained a safe or peaceful place for British ex-patriots like Raymond and Neville Flower, who had been working to develop a racing scene halfway across the world from home.
- On March 17, 1834, Gottlieb Daimler was born in Germany. Had he been born 100 years later, he would have seen an automotive industry the likes of which early automakers could hardly dare dream, and yet, had he been born 100 years later, that very auto industry might never have come to pass.
- At the 1949 Geneva Auto Show a revised Porsche 356, with a rear-mounted engine, made its public debut on March 17, 68 years ago this week. It is this car that is widely recognized as the first series-production Porsche, and it is the car that put Porsche on the map of the world automakers.
- I could tell you that her driving suit and helmet are at The Smithsonian Institute, or that she became one of the first athletes in The Women’s Hall of Fame. I could list a hundred races, speeches and boundaries forever changed by her influence. But I won’t do that. I won’t tally her accomplishments like a grocery list, honoring her checkpoint by checkpoint as a celebration of her many years. That’s not what this is about.
- Despite the need for an obvious distance between cars and cups, one of the most important, influential and long-standing elements of the car industry is deeply indebted to the prohibition era and the rum runners who provided America’s degenerates with drink for so long. This month, on February 21, 1948, NASCAR was founded.
- Hertz, the 102-year-old and iconic car rental company, filed for bankruptcy protection on May 22, the repercussions of which have affected, and continue to affect, the auto industry and the markets for new and used cars.
- Construction of the temporary indoor speedway had just been completed. The next morning, the same crew that built it began dismantling it.
- CarShowSafari.com’s Motorsports Editor Bob Marlow has been nominated for this year’s Junie Dunlavey Memorial Spirit of the Sport Award by the Eastern Motorsports Press Association (EMPA).
- In December 2018, the FBI raided the California offices of DC Solar and the home of company owners Jeff and Paulette Carpoff, and aside from the usual seizure of computers, files, and corporate books, the agents found $1.7 million in cash! The FBI suspected the Carpoffs of running DC Solar in the fashion of a Ponzi scheme.
- In this latest installment of So You Want to Have a Car Show, we discuss some of the most important vendor options to consider and the best ways to entice attendees and encourage them to stick around.