Steve Lehto

'Fake News' About Tucker's 'Car of Tomorrow' Went Viral Before the Internet Existed

A 1940s urban legend said that the Tucker 48 couldn't drive in reverse. That was far from true.

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What You Need to Know About the 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…
What Happens If Your Used Car Is a Lemon?

A used car isn't covered under the Lemon Law. Here's what to do if you buy a used one.

Can You Return a Car To the Seller After You Buy It?

If you buy a car, you better know what you're getting.

The Man Behind the Failed "Car of Tomorrow" Wanted to Revolutionize More than the Car Industry

A look at the patents and inventions of Preston Tucker reveal that he could have made an impact on far more than just cars.

The Ultimate Car Repo Horror Story

Missed a loan payment? You car could be repossessed. Just hope it doesn't go like this.

Five Things Shady Car Dealers Try to Sneak on Used Car Buyers

Here's what to look out for so you don't get screwed.

Meet the Tiniest, Most Adorable Car You've Never Heard Of

The Baldi Frog even has an amazing name to go with its tiny stature.

How to Avoid This Common Craigslist Car Buying Scam

Don't get Curbstoned.

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Every Car Tucker Built Has a Flawed Part Lincoln Rejected

Tucker was supposed to replace the Lincoln parts when the company had its own design. That never happened.

Up Close With the Ferrari GT Car You Probably Forgot

The Ferrari 365 GTC/4 shares underpinnings with the legendary Daytona, but hasn't taken on the same mythical status.

Who Gets Speeding Tickets and Why?

While we can't guarantee you won't get a ticket, here's what you can do to try to avoid getting pulled over.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.