Category Archives: Auto

Best of Oppositelock: August 1, 2013

Best of Oppositelock: August 1, 2013

Gathered here are the Oppositelock posts that people have put a good deal of effort into writing from the last 24 hours. Today it includes driving a Honda HR-V in the Gobi desert, buying an e28 and finding a couple of forgotten concept cars and more.

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The Making Of The Most Insane Corvette Ever

The Making Of The Most Insane Corvette Ever

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we’ve got reports from Speedhunters, The Truth About Cars, and Hemmings.

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The Cadillac ATS Makes You ‘Pretend The Cimarron Never Happened’

Originally, I was going to post a MotorWeek video about the 2006 Lincoln Zephyr. But I couldn’t figure out anything to say about that car, even in a snarky tone, so how about we do an American luxury sedan that people actually like?

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What Old Car Maintenance Did You Hate The Most?

What Old Car Maintenance Did You Hate The Most?

Old cars are wonderful. I own one, and I highly recommend buying one yourself. That said, they’re far from perfect.

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This Is What Happens When F1 Comes To Town

This Is What Happens When F1 Comes To Town

A 104-degree track, a booze-cooled audience, screaming V8s with Mercedes-AMG at its best and the GP2 paddock, where everybody wants to upgrade their ride. Here’s what it’s like backstage at the Hungaroring.

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You Can Own The First Pontiac Aztek If That’s What You Want

You Can Own The First Pontiac Aztek If That's What You Want

Do you regularly wake up in the morning and turn to the significant other, dog, or random stranger in bed next to you and say, "Today will be the day I own the first production Pontiac Aztek!"? If so, then today is the day you’ve been waiting for.

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Jaaaaaaaaaaaaag!

Jaaaaaaaaaaaaag!

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Can Car Enthusiasts Survive An Electric Car Apocalypse?

What if the apocalypse happened and every internal combustion engine on earth disappeared overnight? Would you still love cars? Could you learn to welcome your new electric-motor overlords? It’s the big scary EV question for car enthusiasts. That’s today on AFTER/DRIVE.

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Watch A Massive Petroleum Coke Cloud Blanket The Detroit Skyline

Poor Detroit. In addition to facing bankruptcy, the possible sale of the art in their museums, and the ire of pundits all over the world, they also dealt with a giant cloud of petroleum coke this week.

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Finnish Police pull Sébastian Ogier over for doing 50 mph on a 35mph zone

Finnish Police pull Sébastian Ogier over for doing 50 mph on a 35mph zone

I was cruising along at 60 (km/h), 80, 60, 80 and I missed one 60 sign and kept doing 80 so I drove a bit too fast.

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