Would You Ever Track Down And Buy Back An Old Car You Once Owned?

Nostalgia is a big deal for me, as it is with any other car enthusiast. It’s about acting on something that was seared into memory as an incorrigible child. With cars, it can manifest itself in truly weird ways, like engaging your Google skills and finding your Eleanor, and buying her back with interest. Having said… »Today 9:00am11/27/15 9:00am


Here Are Five Performance Mods That Are Utterly Useless 

If you’re anything like the countless youths and youths-at-heart learning about how to make their cars accelerate faster, stop quicker, and corner harder, you may have come across some mods that don’t quite live up to the hype—because they don’t actually do anything. Here are five of the worst offenders. »Wednesday 2:24pm11/25/15 2:24pm

The Man Behind Dinan Says ECU Tuning Alone Hasn't Done Anything For An N/A Engine Since The '90s

Is your engine making 30 horsepower more since you installed that aftermarket management software on it? In this episode of /Drive’s /Engineered, Steve Dinan, the man behind some very fast and furious BMWs, will tell you why he thinks that’s bollocks. »Wednesday 9:15am11/25/15 9:15am

What's The Most Frustrating Car You've Ever Worked On? 

Turning a wrench on a car you own can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ve ever had, but in some instances it can be downright torturous. Whether it’s stripped head studs, brittle vacuum lines, or horrible placement of components, what’s the most frustrating car you’ve ever worked on? »Tuesday 5:02pm11/24/15 5:02pm

How To Build A $1500 Salvage Title S55 AMG To Speed Across The Country

Automotive dumpster diving is a lost art. It means looking through local classifieds, eBay auctions and knowing on every derelict door to see if you can negotiate a deal on something cool. However, when you’re Ed Bolian, current record holder for fastest cross-country drive and you’re looking for a cheapo beater to… »Monday 2:27pm11/23/15 2:27pm

The Maserati GranTurismo Is The Sexiest Car You Can Afford (Yes, Even You!)

Some may see an exotic car driving down the road and say “In another life perhaps” as a single tear rolls down your cheek. Well, fret no more, as I’m here to save you from your boring-ass car decisions. The Maserati GranTurismo is stupid cheap, and you can afford it, if you follow my advice. »11/21/15 1:39pm11/21/15 1:39pm

eBay Challenge: Best Supercharged Cars For Less Than $20,000

The old saying “there’s no replacement for displacement” is bullshit. It’s trotted out by old coots that don’t understand that volumetric efficiency means more than the number stamped on your air cleaner. That’s why today, it’s your job to find the best supercharged cars for less than a $20,000 budget. I don’t want to… »11/20/15 7:22pm11/20/15 7:22pm

The Perfect Gifts For Someone Who Wants To Work On Their Own Car

Wrenching is America’s greatest pastime, but without the right tools, it can suck real hard. So here are 14 gifts you can buy a gearhead this holiday season to keep them from cursing their brains out in the garage. »11/19/15 4:50pm11/19/15 4:50pm

If You Stop Drinking Coffee For A Year You Can Afford This Toyota Supra Turbo

Project cars are always fun - and as much as I like the dust-off-and-drive-it barn find, I enjoy the clearly neglected basket cases more. Cars like this unloved Toyota Supra Turbo make the art of fixing up a car a joy, if only for the fact that even a turd can shine like diamond with enough elbow grease. »11/18/15 7:48pm11/18/15 7:48pm

Ten Cars That You Need To Drive Before You Die, For Less Than $15,000

As car enthusiasts, we’re always looking for a bucket list drive that is experienced by a few but strikes a chord with everyone. That’s why last week, I asked you die-hard car nuts to give me a list of cars that everyone needs to drive before they die, for under a $15,000 budget. »11/16/15 3:02pm11/16/15 3:02pm

How UPS Screwed A Popular YouTube Car Guy Out Of $10,000

Rob Dahm is a man of many varied and particular talents. He’s a successful entrepreneur, runs a YouTube channel with nearly 200,000 subscribers, owns the unluckiest Lamborghini Diablo in the universe, and he’s an avid Mazda RX-7 enthusiast. But when he tried to ship a very peculiar engine to America for one RX-7, the… »11/13/15 2:40pm11/13/15 2:40pm

eBay Challenge: Cars You Need To Drive Before You Die For Less Than $15,000

I’ve said for a while that maybe the best cars to drive have already been made, so the logic follows that the used car market should be chock full of amazing driving deals, right? This week, it’s your challenge to find the best bucket list bargains for under a $15,000 budget. Don’t let me down! »11/12/15 7:10pm11/12/15 7:10pm

Here Are Four Good Reasons Why You Need To Buy A Porsche 997 Turbo Right Now

I have a confession to make. Until recently I was never much of a Porsche guy and the 911 never appealed to me. As a concept, it’s astonishing that it even works, but for years, it failed to tickle my gearhead pickle—until I drove a 997 Turbo S. Then I realized that God does, in fact, exist. Here are the reasons why… »11/12/15 2:24pm11/12/15 2:24pm

Hyundai’s Virtual Owners' Manual Lets You See Inside Your Engine Bay With A Tablet

For years, big plastic engine covers and the owners’ manual have teamed up and conspired against us, the enthusiasts, to prevent owners from actually taking a peek under their own hoods. But now Hyundai has blasted through that evil notion with the first mainstream augmented reality virtual owners manual. »11/11/15 4:47pm11/11/15 4:47pm