Author: Joe Donaldson

GT Omega Racing Apex Wheel Stand Review: A Stable Step Up

If you read my last review with the Thrustmaster T150, you know I’m new to playing sim racing games without a controller. I’m so new in fact that I had… Read More »

Bus Simulator 18 Review: Who Knew Public Transit Could be Fun?

When it comes to sim games, to say I enjoy more lowkey titles is a bit of an understatement. Titles like American and Euro Truck Simulators, Mudrunner, and even Pure… Read More »

Here's What Over 40 Years of Le Mans and Gaming Looks Like

Gaming 16 May 19, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

Last year, we took a look at the history of Le Mans in racing games. Now the official 24 Hours of Le Mans Twitter account is doing the same thing.… Read More »

The Bolt Nano Is an Electric Car From the World's Fastest Man Usain Bolt

There’s a new EV on the horizon from the world’s fastest man, Jamaican former sprinter Usain Bolt. It’s not a sports car like you might expect, but rather sits at… Read More »

Bentley Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary With a $250,000, Diamond-Encrusted Book

Bentley is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone, the brand is rolling out a complete history of its company with a new book. However, don’t expect… Read More »

The Citroën 2CV Sahara Is the Quirky French Off-Roader That Took on Africa

Car Culture 11 May 15, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

France knows a thing or two about unusual and quirky cars. However, for this week’s Want, we might have found the oddest French car around. Called the Citroën 2CV Sahara,… Read More »

Mudrunner 2 Will Feature Bigger Maps, Snowy Terrain, and More Licensed Vehicles

Gaming 796 May 10, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

At its “What’s Next” presentation last month, Focus Home Interactive (FHI) showed off Mudrunner 2. Now, the company is finally giving us some official details about its upcoming game. For… Read More »

Own A Piece of GT Academy History With This Nissan GT-R GT3

Car Culture 5 May 8, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

Welcome to the 100th edition of the Wednesday Want! To celebrate in style we are once again bringing you a piece of Gran Turismo history. However, unlike the Art Morrison… Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 May Update Introduces Indy 500 Cars New and Old

The latest update for Forza Motorsport 7 is here and this month’s theme is all IndyCar. Featuring cars from the past and present, plus a rather sporty pace car, it… Read More »

Lamborghini Uncovers The Italian Job's Missing Miura, Lost for 50 Years

Finding an original film car is something special. More often than not, the cars are crushed or traded away only to end up on a ranch in New Mexico. So… Read More »

Jeep's Trackhawk is the World's Fastest SUV... on Ice

At this year’s Baikal Ice Motor Sports Festival, Jeep proved that its Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the fastest SUV in the world. Well, on ice at least. If you’re not… Read More »

This Ford F-100 Restomod Is Vintage Americana With the Heart of a Mercedes-Benz

Car Culture 8 May 1, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class is not a bad truck. However, if you’re a fan of vintage trucks it’s not really something you’d give a second glance to. This week’s Want fixes… Read More »

The Thrustmaster T150 Review: New Dad, New Take on Sim Racing

Last autumn I started the journey of fatherhood. If you have kids yourself, you know what this means. If you don’t though, the best way I describe it is your… Read More »

Mopar Addresses the Hellephant in the Room by Pricing Its 1,000hp Crate Engine

Last year at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mopar wowed the crowd with its Hellephant crate engine. However, one thing FCA left off the spec sheet was the… Read More »

The FIA European Truck Racing Championship Gets an Official Game This July

Gaming 97 Apr 25, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

Another racing series is joining the WRC, Formula 1, and Blancpain GT by getting its own, official sim racer. However, it’s probably not the series you might expect. Thanks to… Read More »

Own a Piece of Gran Turismo History With the 2016 GT Award-Winning '51 Ford Coupe

Car Culture 10 Apr 24, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

If you want to own piece of Gran Turismo history, then you’re in luck. The winner of the coveted 2016 Gran Turismo Award, Bruce Leven’s 1951 Ford Coupe, is up… Read More »

Does Gran Turismo Have an Exclusive Toyota Deal?

With the April update for Gran Turismo Sport, players can add another Toyota road car to their garage. This brings the total up to 18 Toyota models in Sport. No… Read More »

Spintires: Mudrunner Adding Vintage Trucks With Free Old-Timers DLC

Gaming 796 Apr 19, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

There’s a new DLC on the way for Spintires: Mudrunnner that will excite vintage truck fans. Called the Old-Timers DLC, it’s bringing with it some old school metal and a… Read More »

Kia Stinger Gets AWD and Drift Mode With Limited Edition GTS

The already sporty Kia Stinger is getting an even hotter version. Debuting at the New York Auto show Kia is adding the limited edition Stinger GTS to its lineup. Unlike… Read More »

Celebrate 70 Years of Abarth With the Giant-Killing 1000TC Berlinetta

Car Culture 6 Apr 17, 2019 by Joe Donaldson

It’s time for another anniversary in the automotive world. This time around it’s Abarth, which is celebrating its 70th birthday this year. To celebrate this milestone, we are dedicating this… Read More »