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You know, the cars we all love to laugh at. There’s always so much discussion about speed. Which supercars are the fastest? Which one(s) set a new Nurburgring record or a new world speed record? But what about cars at the complete opposite end of the spectrum. You know, the ones that are as slow as snails. Well, we figured it was about time they deserved at least some attention. Remember, just because a vehicle…

Your typical car buyer understands that Japanese cars have developed quite the reputation for building quality cars with low maintenance, good fuel economy, and high resale values. However, some buyers may not realize that several Japanese automakers have built some of the coolest cars ever. To help get everyone acquainted with the awesome Japanese cars over the years, we tossed together this list of our 10 favorite Japanese cars. Toyota 2000GT The Toyota 2000GT wasn’t…

Americans commonly believe that Henry Ford invented the automobile as we know it, but that misconception stems from the fact that he ran the first manufacturing company to heavily use the assembly line method of production. German inventor Karl Benz actually invented the first car, the Benz Patent Motorcar in 1885. The role of American consumers and manufacturers in automotive history cannot be denied, however. From wide open highway stretches to massive cities and sprawling…

Vehicle design has evolved over the generations, going from more conservative and squarer lines to sleeker and often more risqué styling. While a manufacturer’s primary focus is on the exterior body, given it’s what first entices customers, the interior is quickly becoming a more important piece of the pie. Given the high-end technology, luxury, and comfort demands of the marketplace, manufacturers are constantly looking to one-up another to stand out. Taking into consideration the advent…

In all of your years looking at cars and seeing them drive day after day, you may have chanced to see some pretty strange sights but I’m going to guess that most of them are not quite as strange as what I’m going to show you today. I mean…these are some of the weirdest cars. And it’s not so much that they were originally weird cars. Most of these cars started out as normal and…

Have you ever stumbled across one of those obscure cars and had no choice but to scratch your head and say “holy cow is that thing ugly?” Well, with the number of different models produced over more than 200 years (if you count the steam-powered car built by Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot in 1769 or the first hydrogen-powered vehicle designed by Francois Isaac de Rivaz back in 1808) there is a wild number of downright ugly cars…

Let’s just face it – some motorcycle designs are just plain strange. Everyone has their own individual style as far as their own mode of personal transportation goes, so it’s fair to say that a motorcycle rider’s design tastes can vary wildly. This is especially true since motorcycles have been around for way more than a hundred years now in one form or another. I’m certain people living back that far thought that some of…

Real muscle cars don’t power the front wheels: they lift them! And, that holds true for all classic muscle cars. Their demand is rising again, and so are their prices. Unfortunately, not everyone is fortunate enough to afford a fully restored classic muscle car. However, there is a piece of good news awaiting classic muscle car enthusiasts. There are a few collectibles that are still available on the market that won’t cost you an arm…

William Shakespeare famously wrote that “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” True in the case of a rose, not so true when it comes to naming cars. The names of vehicles—despite the make, model or brand–can be truly perplexing. So strange, in fact, that the news magazine television show 60 Minutes once devoted an entire segment to examining the weird names that car companies give to their vehicles. And over the…

Is there anything quite as rewarding as a Summer road trip? Whether you’re headed to a baseball game with your buddies, to the beach with all your friends, or dragging the kids and dog out into the majesty of nature for a camping trip, the Road Trip is a time-honored tradition. But in order to make the most of your next lengthy highway cruise, you need to have the right wheels. Ranging from sporty to…