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2015 Ford Mustang Being Recalled

On: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 3:36PM | By: Teddy Field

2015 Ford Mustang Being Recalled test 1-1

Ford dealers just started taking orders on September 9th, but Ford’s new pony car is already being recalled. Fortunately, just 53 copies of the 2015 Ford Mustang were affected by the recall. But faulty seat belt sensors could actually be very dangerous.

VW Jetta and VW Beetle Being Recalled to Prevent Rear Suspension Collapse

On: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:57PM | By: Teddy Field

VW Jetta and VW Beetle Being Recalled to Prevent Rear Suspension Collapse test 1-1

When the sixth-gen Volkswagen Jetta was released in 2010, purists railed against the new car’s bargain bin interior, and the lack of a standard multi-link rear suspension. A torsion beam suspension made the car cheaper to build, and the newly lowered price helped VW’s little compact to compete in the crowded C Segment. Naturally sales soared, and the Jetta faithful were appeased with the independently sprung Jetta GLI. But that cheap rear suspension seems to have bitten Volkswagen in the... ehm, rear, as they’re forced to recall 1.1 million Jettas and Beetles fitted with the torsion beam suspension.

2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat price announced, and it's a bargain

On: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:45AM | By: Teddy Field

2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat price announced, and it's a bargain test 1-1

The 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat is one of the nuttiest 4-doors that you can buy. It’s powered by a 707hp volcano, it can achieve a top speed of 204 mph, and it even has enough room for the wife and kids. There’s a handful of supersedans that can do the same thing, but they cost as much as a house (a nice house). The Dodge Hellraiser on the other hand... costs less than a 2015 Chevy Suburban. God bless America!

Throwback City: The Hudson Motor Car Company

On: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 12:57PM | By: Gary P Garry

1934 Hudson Terraplane test 2

Time can wash away memories. Sometimes, this is a very good thing, but at other times, history can be lost. Classic car collectors preserve history, and this is certainly a worthy endeavor. One classic that should be remembered is the Hudson, a brand that was around for over four decades.


Rocker Hagar Living Large With Ferrari LaFerrari

On: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 5:45PM | By: Gary P Garry

Ferrari LaFerrari test 2

There are a handful of status symbols that speak for themselves without really saying anything. One of them is the automotive masterpiece called the Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari was born in Modena, Italy back in 1898, so he was an early pioneer of the automotive industry in Europe. When he was just 10 years old, he attended the Circuit di Bologna auto race, and he was hooked for life.

An Open Letter To Acura

On: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 9:56AM | By: Lou Ruggieri

Acura NSX Concept test 2

For those of you old enough to remember, Acura, the luxury brand of Honda, decided to take a plunge into the world of performance cars.  They toiled for years over what to build, how to execute it, and if it would be a success. Well, in 1991 the NSX debuted and although you didn't hear it here first, the NSX was a raging success. The result of all that hard work? An all-aluminum-bodied, mid-engined sports car boasting a Honda-built V6 making nearly 300 horsepower (in 1991 that was a lot) with a max engine speed of nearly 8,000 rpm. Honda employed arguably the best designer in the business, and maybe even the best ever. Want proof? The next time a Pininfarina-styled NSX passes you on the highway and you nearly snap your neck trying to place it in the archives of your brain's automaker catalogue, ask yourself if that car looks like it's from 1991. 

The Pioneer Spirit of Ford Motor Company

On: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:22PM | By: Teddy Field

The Pioneer Spirit of Ford Motor Company test 1-1

For over 100 years, Ford's iconic blue oval has adorned many of this country's best-selling cars. From the Ford Model T to the Ford F-150, Henry Ford has left an indelible mark on our transportation history. A legacy that lives on in the wildly popular Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, and the Ford F150. Ford dealers across the country are teeming with business, so let's see how it all began.

World's Fastest Production Sedan: The 691hp Tesla Model S P85D

On: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 3:59PM | By: Teddy Field

World's Fastest Production Sedan: The 691hp Tesla Model S P85D test 1-1

The all-electric Tesla Model S has actually made the idea of driving an American car cool again. This long-range luxury touring sedan has revolutionized the way we look at EVs. And now they’re going to change the way we look at performance. Say hello to the crazy-fast Tesla Model S P85D.

VIDEO: Epic Ferrari Fail

On: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 3:32PM | By: Teddy Field

VIDEO: Epic Ferrari Fail test 1-1

In the right hands, a Ferrari can do amazing things. It reacts to your input much faster than a normal car, and that allows you to cover large tracts of land very quickly. They can also make you look like a complete idiot, if you allow your ego to take the wheel. Our tool of the day discovered this fact the hard way. And it is funny.

166,000 Mitsubishis Recalled For Stall Risk

On: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 2:58PM | By: Teddy Field

166,000 Mitsubishis Recalled For Stall Risk test 1-1

Until now, Mitsubishi has managed to avoid the whole mass-recall epidemic that’s been sweeping the auto industry. But that impressive reliability streak has come to an end, as they’ve just recalled 166,000 Lancers and Outlanders. Nobody has died from this defect, but these recalled models can stall unexpectedly, leading to all sorts of potential safety hazards.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a...Car?

On: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 5:08PM | By: Gary P Garry

AeroMobil test 2

Throughout the history of the transportation industry, people have always had futuristic ideas. Some of them seem outdated today, but, at one time, they were innovations. Back before the turn of the twentieth century, bicycle builders envisioned the motorization of the bicycle. Step-by-step, this vision became a reality. Before long, one seat wasn't enough, so coach builders were brought into the fold, and they provided bodies, and some of them took to engine building.