Car Culture

We Celebrate 70 Years of Porsche With Seven of Its Iconic Cars

Seventy years ago the first Porsche road car became a reality. Since then the German automaker has given the world several legendary models. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the… Read More »

Own a Bugatti Chiron for Only $350 With Newest LEGO Set

Good news for would-be hypercar owners: there’s now a much more affordable version of Bugatti’s 1500hp Chiron. It features a more down-to-earth power output of precisely zero ponies, and you’ll… Read More »

This Alfa Romeo 155 TI DTM Invokes the 'Revenge of Nannini'

During the late ’80s and well into the ’90s, the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft (DTM) was one of the premier touring car series. Several iconic cars dominated the series, and many… Read More »

Is Porsche About to Demolish Its Own All-Time 'Ring Lap Record?

During the recent Nürburgring 24 Hours weekend, Porsche treated race fans to a bit of a spectacle. The Porsche 919 Evo is on a victory tour of the world’s circuits… Read More »

GM Executive Bins the Pace Car on the Opening Lap of the Detroit Grand Prix

Driving a pace car is a stressful job. You’re driving a car rather quickly while thousands of horsepower fills your rearview mirror. There’s an element of danger and undoubtedly a… Read More »

California is Trying Out Digital License Plates, For Some Reason

Today on “solutions to problems no-one ever thought existed”, digital license plates. The US state of California is trialing digital license plates on cars, in place of the regular pressed… Read More »

Matt LeBlanc To Drive Away From Top Gear

After four successful seasons on Top Gear, Matt LeBlanc has announced that the show’s next run will be his last. Citing the time pressures and absence from family, LeBlanc said… Read More »

On Days Like These You Need This 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S

The latest update for GT Sport is finally here, bringing with it three awesome Group C cars. However, another gem in the new car list is the Lamborghini Miura P400.… Read More »

That Hellcat-Powered Prius Is Alive, and Running Nines Down the Strip

In July of last year, we told you about the madman who was building a Toyota Prius for drag racing. Well, now it’s mostly finished and it’s blowing the doors… Read More »

Netflix's "Fastest Car" is the Worst of Car Culture (and Sometimes Its Best)

Automotive culture rarely gets a look-in on television. Although hundreds of millions of people worldwide drive cars, precious few actually take an interest in them. Shows like Top Gear are… Read More »

Honda Gives the Pick-Up Treatment to the Civic Type R

Combining the utility of a pick-up with the sportiness of a performance car, the Ute is a brilliant piece of Australian ingenuity. However, outside the Land Down Under, these vehicles… Read More »

Two Guys Turn a Bad Idea Into a World Record by Visiting 23 States in 24 Hours

Many of us have grand ambitions. Whether it’s trying to set a world speed record or simply drifting for hours on end. But for a pair of University of Michigan… Read More »

This 5,000 Mile Unmodified 1994 Supra Is a Twin-Turbo JDM Unicorn

Our favorite cars often embrace the ethos of Gran Turismo. That’s why in previous Wants we’ve showcased vehicles like the R34 Skyline and Honda NSX. However, we recognized one important… Read More »

Incredibly Oblivious Driver Invades Marathon Route, Because She's Late

Summer can be an annoying time for drivers. When the weather turns nice, people want to use the roads a lot more. Not just cars either — local authorities around… Read More »

Aston Martin's Vulcan to Make Its Long-Awaited Race Debut at Le Mans

From the moment Aston Martin unveiled the Vulcan, fans have wanted to see it race. However, Aston Martin didn’t build it for racing, but for its wealthy owners to drive… Read More »

You Can Buy Yourself This Ford GT This Weekend (But You Shouldn't Be Able To)

If you’re heading down to Indianapolis this weekend, you’ll have the very rare opportunity to pick up one of the most sought-after cars in the world right now. Mecum Auctions… Read More »