A list of the best automotive easter eggs

Sometimes work can be boring. Just about every working adult can relate to this struggle—even car designers. So, what better way for an automotive design team to spice up the workday than to think of some easter eggs to implement in the car they’re designing? Easter eggs are small details that most car owners won’t... Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Engine Technology

For over 100 years we've used the combination of air, fuel, and spark to power cars, but the way that we bring these things together has evolved over several eras. In the early years, engines were oversized, underpowered, and crude compared to what we’re used to today. For example, Cadillac’s 1930s V16, a 7.4 liter... Continue Reading →

Why the 2000s were the best era for performance cars

Car enthusiasts notoriously slow to warm up to new models, technologies, and trends in the auto industry. They’re quick to claim that water-cooling ruined the 911, and that electronic power steering neutered the 3-series’ famously sharp sports-sedan character. In reality, most of these changes are for the better, and broaden a car’s potential audience, and... Continue Reading →

AWD isn’t enough: why you need winter tires

Whether it’s Audi’s famed Quattro or Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive, many motorists rely on these types of all-wheel drive (AWD) systems to keep them safe when driving in snow and ice. This is largely because car manufacturers tout all-wheel drive as the end-all be-all winter weather defeater—but the truth is that AWD is only... Continue Reading →

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