2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid:The Oppo Review

A few weeks ago, I had an issue with my driver's side door on my FR-S. Somehow, it slid down the hinges and started rubbing on the body panel. Being that it's still under warranty, I took it into the dealer who fixed it promptly and I was on my way. Fast forward to a few days ago, the problem returned, and I returned… » 8/15/14 10:46am 8/15/14 10:46am

The Hawk: A Ride Through Racing History.

A few weeks ago I was putzing around on Twitter when I saw an exchange between Alex Lloyd from Yahoo, and Sam Smith from Road and Track, talking about how they were going to be at Road America. First off, I had never been to Road America, but everyone I talk to says it is absolutely epic. Secondly, being the new kid… » 8/01/14 8:58am 8/01/14 8:58am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: Mercedes S-Class

When you see a brand new S Class Mercedes, immediately you think of two conversations. The first, "Jeeve's please just run through this crowd of angry ne'er-do-wells, their poorness is upsetting Muffy my darling." And second, "quick we must make it to the bunker right now; I need to call in an airstrike!" So you are… » 7/22/14 3:34pm 7/22/14 3:34pm

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Dodge Challenger

It seems that all of the news lately has been centered around Dodge's newest Challenger, the Hellcat. And you really can't blame those that have been covering the story there, myself included. The fact that Dodge was able to put 707hp, a 10s quarter mile, and package it all up for just a hair under $60k! That is just… » 7/17/14 9:57am 7/17/14 9:57am

Idris Elba: King of Speed is a car show everyone should watch

It's very hard to find quality programming in the automotive world. Very few programs are both entertaining and informative, and many don't last a first season before a network cancels the entire show. Think of the Car Show, or how many times Top Gear USA went from in the works to shelved before they got Rutledge,… » 7/16/14 10:29am 7/16/14 10:29am

I got a new job! I get to write about cars for money now!!!! ​

This all wouldn't have been possible without all of you. Thank you so so much. Here are the first few articles! I'm going to primarily do news, but you can still expect me to do some long form articles for these guys, and I will still be here, TST, and a few other places that I can't announce just yet! OF HAPPENINGS!… » 7/11/14 8:13pm 7/11/14 8:13pm

Does Perception matter with Manufacturer Origins?

A few months ago Doug's column told the tale that Ze Germans are very unreliable even though they are often touted as the savior of all mankind. Doug even made a sliding scale that uses a German car as a baseline for utter shit, and said that a car made out of Chimpanzees would be a better option. However, I will now… » 7/10/14 3:14pm 7/10/14 3:14pm

The FiA needs to stop trying to create a "Spectacle"

Over the course of this season, the FiA has introduced either bans on current technology or have tried to add "flair" to the current generation of cars. The latest has been a ban on the very innovative FRIC suspension geometry that many of the teams run. Essentially the piece connects the front and rear suspension… » 7/09/14 11:49am 7/09/14 11:49am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Jetta GLI

Last week we did a fantastic cheap car, one that was then recommended to me to go drive. I haven't yet, but I will, hopefully soon. With this week's SWW, I figured we can stick with the cheap car theme and talk about a car that used to be a fairly cheap but has been progressively moving up market. This week's SWW is… » 7/03/14 10:56am 7/03/14 10:56am

McLaren going to Endurance racing too?

Over the course of last weekend, a little car show happened in the English countryside. Something called the Goodwood Festival of Speed. You may have heard of it. We saw all the new hypercars, some great racecar legends of old. And we got some interesting pieces of news out of the 4 day event. » 7/01/14 10:00am 7/01/14 10:00am

Why Aston's new concept is just another tease in a long line of Teases

After waiting for what seems like at least two weeks, we finally got a picture of what a future Aston Martin could look like, presented to you adoring non-rich fans by Gran Turismo. The car is gorgeous, just like most Aston Martins, except the Lagonda, that's gross. This new concept is a 2 seat, mid engine British… » 6/30/14 12:45pm 6/30/14 12:45pm

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Chevy SS

Shrimp on the Barbie anyone? In this week's Sittin Waitin Wishin, we're going down unda! So break out your boomerangs, sharpen your big knives, get as many vaccines as you can, and stock up on your anti venoms, here's comes some Aussie muscle! Yes this week we are diving into the newest car in Chevy's stable, the SS. » 6/26/14 11:42am 6/26/14 11:42am

Lauda declares new F1 a “Nanny state”

Former World Champion and non-Executive Director of Petronas AMG, Niki Lauda declared that the current version of Formula 1 has become a nanny state, with too many rules and regulations prohibiting the drivers to really race. Lauda has always been vocal with his discontent when it comes to Formula 1 teams, drivers,… » 6/26/14 8:18am 6/26/14 8:18am