When Talan Skeels-Piggins was told he’d never walk again after his accident, he wanted to be taken off life support. A fellow paraplegic told him he could still drive a car, have a girlfriend, and ski and suddenly, “there was hope.” Piggins bought a motorcycle and practiced riding it at a local airstrip, eventually he … Continue reading The Little Person Inside
When the LX 570 showed up at my door my wife had but one thing to say, “this thing is ridiculous.” Indeed. Body-on-frame beasts like the 2014 Lexus LX 570 are a dying breed. The full-size traditional SUV will soon be extinct, but before that happens Lexus has accomplished something pretty great with the LX … Continue reading 2014 Lexus LX 570 — Review
Apparently, this was first shown before the 2013 Brazil GP. It shows the evolution of F1 via a kids slot car track. Pretty cool visualization of the evolution of the sport.
Tom Magliozzi, co-host of national public radio’s Car Talk, has passed away. Tom Magliozzi along with his brother Ray Magliozzi hosted the call-in automotive advice show for 35 years. He was 77. Tom and Ray, also known as Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, were a cornerstone of my Saturday afternoon entertainment. Tom’s laughter, corny jokes, … Continue reading Tom Magliozzi, Co-Host Of NPR’s Car Talk, Has Died
Jann Mardenborough won the GT Academy competition in 2011, winning out against 90,000 contestants to become became the best Gran Turismo player in the world. That accomplishment awarded him a seat for Nissan at the Dubai 24 Hour and three years later he is still racing for Nissan Motorsports. Seems like it couldn’t have happened … Continue reading How A Gamer Ended Up Racing At Le Mans
Any vintage Shelby Cobra is apt to draw plenty of attention, hell even a half built kit will turn heads. This 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy something altogether different though. Polished aluminum bodywork makes it pop, and the fact that the car was originally built for Carroll Shelby himself makes it awesome. It’s a Continuation … Continue reading 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy Continuation
Honda’s Uni-Cub finally finds a use.