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Extremely Rare and Cool Special Edition Packages and Limited Run Models – Ford Edition Part II

Continuing the extremely rare and cool special edition packages and limited run models - Ford Edition Part I, we'll list some additional rare vehicles from Blue Oval's assortment. Related read: extremely rare and cool special edition packages and limited run models - Mopar-Chrysler edition, AMC Edition, Ford Edition Part I Fairlane 500 R Code Year: 1966…

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10 Of Our Favorite Front-Wheel Drive Cars

There aren't that many compelling front-wheel drive cars around. Most of them are simply too common or generic for that. And understeer they tend to produce is less challenging to control, and less fun than oversteer common with rear-wheel drive. That's why front-wheel drive is mostly reserved for economy cars and typical run of the mill…

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10 of the Best Mitsubishi Models Ever Made

Mitsubishi isn't a car manufacturer that's atop everyone's lips these days, but they had their fair share of success over the years. They aren't really our first choice when it comes to SUVs, passenger, or sports cars alike, but they've built more than a few good ones in every single one of these segments. Furthermore,…

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15 Used Pickup Trucks You Should Avoid At All Cost

Pickup trucks are becoming more and more refined by the day and they seem to distance themselves from their traditional purposes. In turn, they're also becoming more and more expensive which leaves prospective truck shoppers with limited options. That's probably the main reason why most pickup truck buyers now look at second hand markets in…

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10 Best Cheap Used Sports Cars

Affordable sports cars exist for one reason - to offer all of their splendor to those of us that usually can't afford luxury cars, supercars, or even top tier muscle cars. Japanese roadsters offer superb handling, quick revving and genuinely fun drive, but they aren't the only ones. Domestic cars can be affordable too, and…

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10 Fastest Modern Muscle Cars

Although displacements in modern muscle cars' engines have gone south compared to those from sixties and early seventies, some of them still pack a heavy punch. The problem is to determine which of the modern cars is eligible to qualify for the muscle car moniker. Things were much simpler back in the day when a…

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10 Classics Available for Less than $10,000

Once they were either above average or just about right priced cars, but today they're affordable classics and can each be purchased for under $10,000 USD. This means they still haven't depreciated as one would have thought they would 20, 30 or even 50 years ago when they were introduced to the market. With classic…

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10 of the Coolest Super Bowl Car Commercials From Recent Years

It's Super Bowl Sunday and you all know what that means. Apart from one, hopefully entertaining game and a half time show orchestrated by Lady Gaga (which should be one of the most interesting in recent years), we'll be given the opportunity to enjoy some "out of the ordinary" commercials. And, yes, many of them will…

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Race-Ready 778 hp Tesla Model S P100D Does 0 to 60 in 2 Seconds Flat

The ultimate Tesla Model S P100D is getting even more extreme. New race-spec Tesla has recently been revealed at the 2017 Autosport International Show in Birmingham. It's supposed to compete in all-new Electric GT Championship which already has two classes of its own. While regular class is supposed to be stuffed with Tesla P85+ cars, V2.0 series which…

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2017 Ford GT Specs Finally Revealed – It’ll be the Fastest Ford Ever Created

Only a few days ago, EPA blew the first of many Ford GT-related whistles by releasing all-new supercar's fuel economy ratings. Proud GT owners will have to put aside additional $2,600 in tax money but that shouldn't pose a problem for someone that's able to buy a $450,000 car. And neither should 11 mpg in…

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10 Cars That Saved Their Companies From Bankruptcy

It's never easy when a car company hits the wall, but that tends to happen every once in a while. Whether it's the long-term bad business model or something as unpredictable as global recession, car manufacturers are under threat from bankruptcy more often than they'd like to be. It's these high pressure situations that showcase…

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10 Powerful and Affordable Station Wagons From the 60s

It's evident that crossovers have basically pushed the wagons to the brink of extinction but that doesn't mean people aren't interested in the good old station wagon anymore. It's practicality is beyond question, especially if all-wheel drive, foldable seats and modern gadgets get thrown into the equation. Moreover, wagons still offer uncompromising car-like driving dynamics that…

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10 Crazy Engines You’ve Probably Never Heard of (Video)

Not many currently produced automotive engines can be considered "out of the ordinary". While styles, configurations and builds have changed over the years, today we have mostly standardized powerplants in every sense. That doesn't mean non-automotive engines are also streamlined and conventional. Usually not restricted by the compact size of their hosts which cars certainly are,…

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10 Obscure V12 Engines With Sounds That’ll Rock Your Chair (Video)

There aren't that many engine configurations overall when we come to think of it, but nevertheless, V12 is arguably the most balanced engine of them all. Its 12 cylinders are lined up in two banks of 6 cylinders each, which gives it the perfect primary and secondary balance. Only differences between the engines are the V…

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20 of the Most Awkward and Ugliest Concept Cars of the Past 20 Years

While production cars are often restricted by altogether acknowledged standards of manufacturing, concept cars are usually exactly the opposite. Often not bound for production at all, concept cars represent the perfect opportunity for both the manufacturers and designers to showcase their creative (usually wacky) side. Some of them end up being certain vanguards of styling…

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10 of the Best Rebadged Cars Ever Produced

Rebadging, badge engineering, cloning, joint venturing, captive imports, platform sharing... Call it whatever you like, but car manufacturers have been borrowing from each other for quite some time now. Whether it's just badge swapping or something more substantial, rebadged cars have had a great impact on car markets over the years. Badge engineering likely first…

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All of 73-87 Chevy and GMC Special Edition Pickup Trucks Part II

Continuing the first chapter of 73-87 Chevy and GMC special edition pickup trucks, we're concluding the series in this article. There were numerous special edition pickup trucks back in the day, but no model delivered more on that front than the third generation Chevy/GMC C/K pickups. GMC Street Coupe Years: 1978-1980 Street coupe wasn't limited to…

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10 Cars That Faked Their Horsepower Ratings

A car with wrong horsepower rating isn't any different than a candy with inaccurate calorie information. Well, maybe in theory, but not so much in practice. Mostly because a few additional horsepower often cost way, way more than a few extra (or a few less) calories. Carmakers have often reported lower power output figures than their…

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All of 73-87 Chevy and GMC Special Edition Pickup Trucks Part I

Seventies and eighties have been the breeding ground for all kinds of special edition and limited run vehicles, but no models had more such iterations than '73 to '87 third generation Chevy and GMC C/K trucks. Then again, they lasted for 14 full years without any major redesigns, so it was kind off expected they'll bring…

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Extremely Rare and Cool Special Edition Packages and Limited Run Models – Chevrolet Edition Part II

Precious few Chevrolet vehicles can be called rare or special edition, and we have already covered some of them in our previous installment in the series. As promised, we're continuing with rare and cool limited run models and special edition Chevy's. This Chevrolet Part II will also be the the last installment dedicated to GM's…

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Extremely Rare and Cool Special Edition Packages and Limited Run Models – Chevrolet Edition Part I

We're continuing our extremely rare and cool special edition and limited run models series with GM's volume brand. Needless to say, being as such, Bow Tie brand has produced plenty of vehicles that can be considered rare, cool or even obscure. Given GM's long bench of brands and divisions, one would think, however, that every…

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