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It's Time to Design Your Very Own Van Mural For VW's New Cargo Van It's Time to Design Your Very Own Van Mural For VW's New Cargo Van

We’re all (well, me, and maybe Patrick) pretty excited about VW’s announcement of their new I.D. Buzz Cargo van concept, because it’s the most likely candidate to re-spawn the custom van craze of the 1970s. As you know, custom vans means airbrushed murals, so now’s the time to start planning yours.

This Bodykit Completely Transforms One Of Honda's Coolest Cars This Bodykit Completely Transforms One Of Honda's Coolest Cars

We’ve written about Honda’s S660 Neo Classic before; specifically, we wished it was real. Well, I’m happy to say that, perhaps as a way of making up for what a shitshow of a year this has been, the Honda S660 Neo Classic bodykit is real, and it’s fantastic. I love the way it looks, and the very idea that a major car…

This Is How Porsche Could Make a Modern Slantnose

One of the most coveted Porsche 911 variants is also one of the most distinctive-looking: the 930S, most commonly known as the “slantnose,” because the nose of the car is, well, compared to a normal 911, slanted. The distinctive feature of the old Slantnose was the replacement of the iconic 911 big round headlamps…

Cab Forward Is Coming Back Cab Forward Is Coming Back

The other day I saw a Volvo XC60 driving through traffic while I walked to the subway. It’s a handsome car, or crossover I could say, but even I was surprised. “Why is the hood so big?”

Is The 2019 BMW Z4 Super Sexy Or A Giant Misfire? Is The 2019 BMW Z4 Super Sexy Or A Giant Misfire?

The 2019 BMW Z4 had the unfortunate luck of images leaking at least three times, which means most people had already formed their opinion of its new design direction before the car was even revealed. But now it’s here, so does it look good or did BMW overdo it?

How the Most Interesting Toy Cars in the World Get Made

If you love cars, I’m just about positive you started life loving toy cars. I’ve yet to meet any gearhead that doesn’t have some toy cars rolling around on their desks or shelves or floors, just waiting to be stepped on, painfully. I unashamedly love toy cars, so I was thrilled to be invited to see Candylab Toys’…

New Maseratis Have One of the Best Interior Features Ever New Maseratis Have One of the Best Interior Features Ever

My experience with driving new Maseratis has only been in short bursts. I drove the Quattroporte, Ghibli and Levante for about an hour each back in February and I had a Levante today for about four hours. And because I got to spend slightly more time with it, I discovered that its interior uses dials in the best way…

The Nissan GT-R Still Looks Good The Nissan GT-R Still Looks Good

Not so hot take: The R35 Nissan GT-R, old as it is, tired, plain, beaten down, disrespected, priced up, priced out, aged out, well, it’s still good. This may or may not be what I tell myself when I look into the mirror each morning, but this is about a supercar slayer not my personal hangups.

Chrome Door Edge Trim Is Terrible Chrome Door Edge Trim Is Terrible

I’m a believer that people should be able to do whatever they’d like to their cars. Modify them, redesign them, paint them, stripe them, slam them, raise them, whatever you want. It’s your car. That doesn’t mean I’m going to like everything one may do to their car, and that’s why today I want to call out one fairly…

Volkswagen Is Finally Bringing Back Some Good Colors To America But It's Not Cheap Volkswagen Is Finally Bringing Back Some Good Colors To America But It's Not Cheap

Color! It’s my dream that, before I die, someone will heft the plastic bag that contains the still operating parts of my body, and hold a remaining eye to a window, where I’ll look out to see traffic flowing by, in a Skittles-like array of many, varied colors. We’re still far from that goal, but at least Volkswagen is…

Does This 2011 Concept Car Preview the Mid-Engine Corvette? Does This 2011 Concept Car Preview the Mid-Engine Corvette?

The car industry has few secrets, at least when it comes to car designs. Any dramatic new vehicle you see debut was usually previewed by a concept car a few years before. So if we know a mid-engine Corvette is due, there’s gotta be some concept car from a couple years back that previews it. And this might be the one.

The Chevy Silverado Looks Even Worse When You See All Its Different Faces Together

How did GM make so many different grill options for the new Chevy Silverado and they’re all uniquely terrifying?

Gas Cap Challenge: Ford Mustang Vs. AMC Gremlin Gas Cap Challenge: Ford Mustang Vs. AMC Gremlin

If your car’s gas filler is its hungry mouth, then its gas cap has to be its, um, mouth-cover? Pacifier? No, that’s terrible. This analogy is terrible. The point is, interesting gas caps are rare, so the ones that are interesting deserve attention. And, I think we can all agree, there’s two real standouts in the…

Bugatti Chiron's New 'Sky View' Lets Me See the Spot They're Holding for Me in Heaven Bugatti Chiron's New 'Sky View' Lets Me See the Spot They're Holding for Me in Heaven

Do you ever gaze at the stars and lose yourself in the never-ending potential of the open universe? About how there’s so much out there and anything’s possible? Have you ever done that while sitting in a Bugatti Chiron? Well, ya can now.

I Need to Know How We Feel About the Hyundai Kona's Taillight Setup I Need to Know How We Feel About the Hyundai Kona's Taillight Setup

There’s really no better place in the world to assess the visceral, gut-level impact of modern taillight design than right here, the foremost crucible of taillight reactions on the internet. With that in mind, I’d like to pose a question to you: how do you feel about the design and layout of the new Hyundai Kona’s…

Ford Global Design Director Chris Svensson Dies At 53 Ford Global Design Director Chris Svensson Dies At 53

Chris Svensson, Ford’s global design director and a member of the team behind the stunning new Ford GT, lost his battle with cancer this past weekend at the age of 53.

My Weirdest Car Fetish: A Super Narrow Track My Weirdest Car Fetish: A Super Narrow Track

For some reason, I’ve got a thing for cars that feature what many designers would consider a serious faux pas: narrow track widths and wide bodies. No, I can’t explain it, either.

Screw You, Carmakers, You Don't Get To Ruin The Word 'Coupe' Screw You, Carmakers, You Don't Get To Ruin The Word 'Coupe'

I had a disturbing exchange with our fresh-faced young intern, Mack, yesterday. We were discussing the new Porsche Cayenne Coupe, a vehicle that is not, in any way, a coupe. I mentioned this, to which Mack responded “Yeah but at this point shouldn’t we just accept that the traditional definition of that word is gone?” …

Give Me Top-Exit Exhausts Or Give Me Death

It’s lucky for me and my credibility that the 2019 McLaren 600LT is so cool beneath its badass top-exit exhausts because there’s no shame in loving a McLaren. Hell, if a Plymouth Breeze had top-exit exhausts, I’d probably love that, too. I never claimed I was sophisticated.

Modern Steering Wheels Suck Modern Steering Wheels Suck

The best car I have ever owned was a 2003 BMW 325ci, and driving modern cars has made me miss it even more. One of the most unfortunate and glaring differences I notice is the frustrating thickness of modern steering wheels.

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