Founded in 1977 in Bottrop, Germany, Brabus is just one more in a long line of companies created because the founder couldn’t find what he wanted in the marketplace. Bodo Buschmann wanted to customize his cars, but he couldn’t find anyone who could either understand his vision or meet his requirements. At the time Germany […]
This is a guest article from our resident car geek, Brett Hatfield. You can find more car content (in both written and audio form) on his site, The Driven. In 1963, Ford had great success in the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Super Stock class. They had been running a Ford Galaxie equipped with the […]
Over fifty-five years after it debuted in the 1964 film Goldfinger, the Aston Martin DB5 is back, though if you didn’t already buy it, you’re out of luck. Only 25 of these Continuation Edition were made, at a retail price of $3.4M each. There was an application process to even be eligible to buy one, […]
It should have been obvious to anyone around him in 1953 that when New-Zealand born Bruce McLaren, at the ripe old age of 15, retrofitted an Austin Oldster to racing specs, that cars and racing were in his future. What those same people could probably not have expected was that his name would create a brand […]
When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Cybertruck, things didn’t go according to plan. A demonstration to highlight the “armored glass” went wrong, he got trolled by Lego, and even a few of his own stockholders sold, as Tesla shares dipped 6%. Yet, as usual, Elon had the last laugh, as over 250,000 people […]
Everyone knows that Tesla led the charge into premium electric vehicles, convincing the market and automakers that electric vehicles could have extended range and not look ugly in the process. Other automakers have taken notice, and several years after our last profile of Elon Musk, two premium competitors are already on the market, with two […]
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