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The Time Ford and Tucker Partnered on a Failed IndyCar

Tucker, Miller, and Ford all worked together on a car for the 1935 Indy 500. It didn't go well.

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The Dodge Charger Daytona That Set the Flying Mile Record Was Once a $25,000 Pile of Parts

The world's most famous Daytona was just thought of as a tax write off at one time.

Up Close With an Authentic Plymouth Superbird that Raced at Daytona

Driven by Ramo Stott, this is a rare piece of racing history.

Those Signs on the Back of Rock Trucks Are Essentially Legally Meaningless

But that doesn't mean you shouldn't heed their advice.

What You Need to Know About the Proposed Settlement for Ford Powershift Owners
The class action settlement should be rather good for owners and previous owners of Fords equipped with the troublesome Powershift gear…
How Chrysler Taught Lazy Turbine Car Drivers a Lesson

The Chrysler Turbine Car inconvenienced its lazier operators for a reason.

12 of the Rarest and Fastest American Muscle Cars Ever Made

Built in limited numbers, these muscle cars were made for one reason: To be as fast as physics would allow.

Why the 1967 Corvette Is So Desirable

1967 is a meaningful year in Corvette history. Here's why.

Five Holes in eBay's Vehicle Purchase Protection Program

Buying a car on eBay? Make sure you do your research first.

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This Experimental '69 Chevelle Is Powered by Steam

One of GM's first attempts at a low-emissions vehicle was this steam-powered Chevelle, which could do 60 MPH and got 15 MPG.

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What to Do If You Lose Your Car's Title

So you lost your title. Here's how to get a fresh one, even if it isn't in your name.

This Car May Be the Greatest Barn Find Ever

An as-new Isotta Fraschini that was possibly never driven? That's crazy.

That Time the President of Mexico Rode in a Turbine Chrysler Fueled by Tequila

The Chrysler Turbine cars could run on anything flammable. That includes tequila.

The Tucker 48 Nearly Had an Engine Larger than the Dodge Viper

The secret story of Tucker's failed six-cylinder monster.

The Plymouth Superbird Was Slower than the Dodge Charger Daytona
Plymouth designers made minor changes to make the Superbird more aesthetically pleasing. But those changes hampered the car's performan…
This $1.1 Million Tucker 48 Was Built from Two Crashed Cars and a Test Chassis

The "extra" Tucker may be a combination of parts from three chassis, but it's stunning. And a bargain compared to "factory" Tuckers.

The Worst Lemon Ever Built

The Renault Alliance even made the Gremlin look like a star.

The Missing V12-Powered Tank Tucker Built to Dominate World War II
Called the Tucker Tiger, it was quicker and lighter than comparable tanks of the day. But when the military didn't commission it, it di…
Don't Assume the Person Changing Your Oil Is Actually a Mechanic

An oil change shop employee isn't necessarily a mechanic, so be skeptical of the advice they give.

A $3 Million Tucker 48 Prototype Was Discovered Stuck in Mud Behind a Barn

The Tin Goose, as this prototype is known, was the first "Car of Tomorrow" that Preston Tucker built.

The Top Ten Things Used Car Buyers Need To Know

Buying a used car? Don't get screwed.

It's Unbelievably Hard to Get the Government to Pay to Fix Your Car After it Hits a Pothole

So you hit a pothole, damaged your car, and want the government to pay for it? Good luck.

The Secret Story of Richard Petty's Long Lost Plymouth Superbird

In the early days of NASCAR, some significant cars went missing. This Superbird that belong to The King was one of them.

You Can Get a Speeding Ticket Below the Speed Limit

Basic speed law, explained.

Is It Illegal to Leave Your Car Running Unattended?

It can be. But it isn't always.