Category Archives: Auto

I Sold My Landlord A Deathtrap And I Feel Horrible

When I traded my beautifully-driving $1 Oldsmobile Alero to my landlord for his totaled 2003 Kia Rio, I thought I was giving him the deal of the century. But last night, he came knocking on my door to deliver some scary news: his brakes went out.

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Which Cars Would Make An Actually Good Lego Kit?

Lego just officially unveiled its officially licensed kit of the James Bond Aston Martin DB5, complete with ejector seat, radio tracker and the works. When I first saw the kit leaked a couple of weeks ago, even I, a massive Bond fan, was disappointed. But it left me with one question.

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Comment of the Day: Washing Machine Edition

You should take care in all things, but especially when transporting heavy machinery on the roof of your SUV.

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Check Out How the Ford Ranger Raptor Is Built

In 2010, we got the first Ford Raptor off-road performance truck. Soon after, the Ford Ranger left America. I know people have been hoping that some way, some how, the two would be combined and now you can literally watch that happen. We still have to pray that the Ford Ranger Raptor will some day be sold in America,…

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The 2019 Mazda Miata’s Big Horsepower Bump Won’t Hurt Fuel Economy 

The 2019 Mazda Miata is Mazda’s answer to the prayers of the people—the prayers that start with “more power” and end with “amen, also please don’t forget the power.” The best part is, new fuel-economy ratings say the bump from 155 to 181 horsepower won’t cost more at the pump.

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The 10 Best Deals of July 18, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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Genesis Needs to Build a Balanced Lineup if It Wants to Make It

Genesis, Hyundai’s new luxury brand, recently launched the third member of its lineup, the 2019 Genesis G70 luxury sports sedan. It’s a wonderful car, but its presence orients Genesis’ current trajectory eerily in the direction of Cadillac’s: heavy on sedans and too light on the SUVs and crossovers that everyone is…

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Court Suspends EPA Loophole for ‘Super Polluting’ Glider Trucks

A federal court issued a stay on Wednesday on the EPA’s new policy of tacitly allowing unchecked numbers of heavy-duty trucks that skirt emissions rules by using older powertrains in new bodies.

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Elon Musk Should Tweet More

On Sunday, Elon Musk’s long-simmering internet meltdown reached a full boil when he called a man who was mean to his submarine a pedophile. This gave the Tesla founder’s harshest critics and fiercest fanboys something they could finally agree on: the guy needed to give it a rest and log off. A Twitter sabbatical,…

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The Three Best Backpacking Tents, According To You

After exploring all the options you submitted, these three tents set up camp at the summit of the vote count. Check out the finalist below, and submit your vote for your absolute favorite backpacking tent.

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