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San Antonio Nissan Fans Hoping For Rain On August 8

San Antonio Nissan Fans Hoping For Rain On August 8

World Nissan in San Antonio, Texas is making customers an interesting offer: buy Nissan Altima between July 15 and August 1, and if it rains in San Antonio on August 8, the dealership will refund the car's purchase price. The promotion comes by way of the dealership's car sales manager, "Big Al"... read more

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Photo by Andrew Bush

Daily Object Lust: Drive, by Andrew Bush

People do funny things when they're driving--things they probably wouldn't do in other public settings, like talking to themselves, picking their noses, and belting along... read more July 15, 2009 by 


 
2010 Porsche Panamera V6

Lunch Break Video: Top Gear Races Mail Service In Porsche Panamera

It's easy to bash the postal service. In this age of email, SMS, and Twitter, snail mail seems slower than ever. So it's only natural that the friendly folks at Top Gear... read more July 15, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Passat Sedan 4-door DSG Komfort FWD Air Vents

AdWatch: VW Passat Keeps You Living In Denial

Are you the sort of person who coasts through life with blinders on? Who avoids unpleasantness at all costs? Who shoves all those bills in a big ol' envelope and takes a... read more July 14, 2009 by 


 
Jay Leno and his NextEngine 3D scanner

Jay Leno Uses Digital Tech For Analog Ends

The thought of finding parts for an older vehicle -- much less one that's rare -- is enough to put many people off the idea of restoration altogether. But as Jay Leno... read more July 13, 2009 by  1


 
1970 AMC AMX/3 [via Flickr user 'clicks_1000']

Flickr Group For Dream Cars And Prototypes

Since today's news headlines have gone seriously retro, it's probably the perfect time to introduce you to our favorite group at photo-sharing site Flickr.com: "Longer... read more July 13, 2009 by 


 
Audi TT sculpture, marking the company's 100th anniversary

Audi Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Ten-Ton Audi TT

Remember that giant Hot Wheels sculpture that Audi commissioned to commemorate its 100 years in business? Well, today the company added another oversized artwork to its... read more July 13, 2009 by 


 
BP Killer Mechanic costume

Spoiled Teen Is REALLY Unhappy With His First Truck

The teen years aren't easy ones. Most of us are crippled by peer pressure, the desire to fit in, and endless waves of surging hormones. As a result, teenagers can be jerks... read more July 8, 2009 by  8


 
switzer performance p800 porsche 997tt 002

Dealer's Employees Taking Your Quarters, Watching Your Porn

Nothing is quite as insulting as when a customer's complaint isn't taken seriously. "Excuse me, sir, but your employee spat in my coffee!" Nothing. "M'am, he refuses to give... read more July 8, 2009 by 


 
'Unsolicited Proposals to Detroit' from 'Lunchbreath'

Unsolicited Proposals: Cartoonist Pitches Marketing Ploys To Detroit

Every armchair CEO on the planet has suggestions for Detroit these days. Most of their ideas are big-picture, obvious things--like, "Make stuff people want to buy" or "Make... read more July 7, 2009 by 


 
'Cars That Fly' from Mechanix Illustrated, October 1958

Ad Flashback: Cars That Fly (1958)

For those who find all that talk of hybrids and electric vehicles and charging infrastructure taking over the world just a little too pie-in-the-sky, here's some fodder to... read more July 7, 2009 by 


 
1850 'Boothill Express' custom show rod

Daily Lust: Amazing Hot Rods Up For Bid

Mark your calendars, folks: September 26, 2009 is the date of the "Icons of Speed & Style" auction, hosted by RM Auctions in Los Angeles. Among the beauties on the block... read more July 6, 2009 by 


 
Rally in the 100 Acre Wood 2010, photos by Vance Green

A Kinder, Gentler, More Awesome Transformer

Pop quiz: what would you get if you crossed (a) one gifted undergrad working on his B.A. in computer animation, (b) an abiding love for the Norton Commando motorcycle, and... read more July 3, 2009 by 


 
BP Killer Mechanic costume

Video: How To Drive A Model T

It's one thing to love old cars. It's quite another to maintain them. Case in point: this clip, in which Ed Hebb--a volunteer at the Henry Ford Estate--gives an overview of... read more July 2, 2009 by 


 
BP Killer Mechanic costume

Video Break: A Timeless Tale Of DeLorean Lust

Because (a) everyone we know is in standby mode, waiting for holiday festivities to begin, and because (b) we forgot to post this a couple of weeks ago when the episode first... read more July 2, 2009 by 


 
2005 Ford F-150 Supercab 133" STX Angular Rear Exterior View

Turbo-Powered Ford F-150 Is REALLY Turbo Powered

Remember that episode of Family Guy where Peter thought it'd be fun to fill up his truck with jet fuel and fly around town? Well, he's been one-upped: Michigan's Chris Lentz... read more July 1, 2009 by  1


 
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