Car Culture

Ford's Robot Booty Helps Make Your Car Seat Comfy For a Decade

Car manufacturers go to great lengths to ensure that your new car stands the test of time. Their research and development facilities simulate years of use for components and mechanisms,… Read More »

Walmart's Famous Cars Ad is the Coolest Commercial Ever

There’s a lot of really cool cars in film and TV. From the Flintstones’ foot-powered piece of ancient “history” to the flying DeLorean of the future, our four-wheeled friends can… Read More »

Ferrari Museum Opens Special Michael Schumacher Exhibition

January 3 is the day that Michael Schumacher turns 50. To mark the record-holding Ferrari world champion driver’s birthday, Ferrari has opened a new special exhibition dedicated to his life… Read More »

Start Your New Year off Right and Get Behind the Wheel of a Race Car

If we have one suggestion for a New Year’s resolution, it’s to buy a race car. Why? Because race car of course! If you share the same sentiment as us,… Read More »

GTPlanet's 2018 Automotive Year in Review

It seems like just yesterday we were looking at the 2017 Automotive Year in Review. Now in a blink of an eye, we’re closing in on the ending of 2018.… Read More »

Now's Your Chance to Own the Gran Turismo Award-Winning Art Morrison 3G Corvette

Car Culture 9 Dec 26, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

If you want to own a piece of Gran Turismo history, now’s your chance. At the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Art Morrison Enterprises (AME) 3G Corvette will… Read More »

The Drive of Your Life: A Day with Three Classic Cars in Monte Carlo

Car Culture 8 Dec 25, 2018 by Andrew Evans

GTPlanet’s editorial team recently spent a week in Monaco and, although most of our time was taken up by the FIA-Certified GT Sport World Finals, there was a little downtime… Read More »

You Can Now Play "Pole Position" With Your Tesla

Car Culture 14 Dec 22, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

When it comes to sim racing wheels, you’re presented with a ton of options. Now there’s a new wheel out but there’s a bit of a caveat… It only works… Read More »

FIAT's Got Christmas Wrapped With the FIAT 500 Little Helper

Car Culture 6 Dec 20, 2018 by Andrew Evans

If you’re as bad at planning gifts as us, you’ll face the same story every year. Even if you’ve picked up the presents you wanted, you won’t have wrapped them… Read More »

Steve McQueen's Pontiac Trans Am From The Hunter Emerges From a Barn

Car Culture 0 Dec 20, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Earlier this year Ford showed off the original 1968 Mustang GT-390 from Bullitt it found on a farm in California. Now, another classic Steve McQueen film car has resurfaced. Unlike… Read More »

The MG Metro 6R4: A Little-Known Group B Era Monster

Car Culture 28 Dec 19, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

This week’s Wednesday Want once again zeros in on one of our favorite automotive genres, Group B rally cars. In the past, we’ve showcased the Porsche 959, Peugeot 205 T16,… Read More »

Lotus is Drifting Home for Christmas With the Evora 410

Car Culture 4 Dec 19, 2018 by Andrew Evans

If there’s a better way to get into the festive spirit than to attach a Christmas tree to a $140,000 sports car and take it drifting, we don’t know what… Read More »

This Guy Built a Formula 1 Car Out of Cardboard

Car Culture 15 Dec 18, 2018 by Andrew Evans

If you think you’re bored of F1, spare a thought for the chap in this video. He’s not only bored, he’s card-bored… Yes, it takes a special kind of mind… Read More »

Here's Your Chance to Join a 24 Hours of Lemons Team with Other GTPlanet Members

As you may have read previously on the site, back in May GTPlanet member Brad McClaren (McClarenDesign) made the trip from Oklahoma, USA to Auckland, NZ (a trip of over… Read More »

Ken Block's Farewell Tour Lets Him Hoon the Globe in Gymkhana 10

Car Culture 13 Dec 17, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Pull out the flat brim hat and crack open a Monster, it’s time for the latest edition of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos. This year’s installment marks the 10th anniversary of… Read More »

The 1,000mph Car Might Be Back On With Bloodhound SSC's Rescue From The Brink

Car Culture 69 Dec 17, 2018 by Andrew Evans

It’s been looking bad for the Bloodhound team recently. A project to send a car to 1,000mph was never going to be easy, but with some big-name sponsors on board,… Read More »

Amazon Renews The Grand Tour For a Fourth Season (But Not the Tent)

Car Culture 846 Dec 15, 2018 by Andrew Evans

The Grand Tour’s third season is almost upon us but good news! Amazon has decided to renew the light entertainment motoring show for a fourth season. A tweet from the… Read More »

The World Cup of Movie Cars - And The Winner Is...

Car Culture 96 Dec 13, 2018 by Andrew Evans

You might recall a little while back that we covered a survey on the greatest movie cars ever. The cars on the list were… unusual to say the least, and… Read More »

Porsche Shows Off Its Top Five Fastest Ever Road Cars

Car Culture 38 Dec 11, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Porsche has recently revived its “Top 5” series of videos, looking at some of the extraordinary cars it has made over its 70-year history. This time it’s the turn of… Read More »

Stick Shifts Make Up Less Than 4% of New Car Purchases, Can You #SaveTheManual?

Car Culture 86 Dec 6, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

For auto enthusiasts in the US, you’re probably aware of the steady decline of the manual transmission. Just how much of a downturn is a bit of an eye-opener though,… Read More »