The Absurd Beauty of the Bugatti Type 51 Dubos Coupé

If you've ever wanted to know more about coachbuilding in the Classic period of the automobile you have to check out this profile of the Bugatti Type 51 Dubos Coupé from Heacock Classic. The 51 is a great example of how much variation coachbuilders could express using the exact same car. » 2/20/15 10:39am 2/20/15 10:39am

Toyota Beat Porsche, Ferrari, and McLaren to the Modern Hypercar Format

With loads of carbon fiber, scissor doors, a hybrid drivetrain, and its mid-engine layout the 2004 Toyota Alessandro Volta Concept was years ahead of its time. It's like Toyota drew a map to hypercar perfection, and let everyone else run with it. » 2/18/15 9:45am 2/18/15 9:45am

Subaru should have an offshoot STI brand. The WRX STI is something completely different than the rest of their brand. Their brand is about safety and durability. The STI brand should be about hardcore performance and driver confidence. I'd love to see the same level of awesome they apply to the WRX STI to other… » 2/13/15 12:09pm 2/13/15 12:09pm

Carbureted Engines Are Prettier

Today's EFI engines are more powerful, more efficient, more environmentally friendly, and last longer with less maintenance. But they just don't have the same character as their forebearers. On the rare occasion you do get a glimpse behind their plastic shame covers you're often met by a boring block of metal utterly… » 2/12/15 4:33pm 2/12/15 4:33pm