Category: cars

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Lime Rock 2011

We just got back from the vintage car races at Lime Rock. There were an amazing number of MGs there this year. One of the nicest MG’s was this one from the Simeone collection....

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Forza Warthog

So Forza 4 is coming out in October. I haven’t been paying much attention to it but this might just make me pay some attention. This is a video of Jeremy Clarkson introducing another...

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Senna

We saw the movie Senna last night. It’s in rather limited release, but if you get a chance, it’s certainly worth seeing. Roger Ebert didn’t seem to enjoy it, but I think that the...

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DeltaWing Racing Car

One of the most interesting racing car designs in recent years is the DeltaWing. It was designed as an Indy car when the IRL was looking for a standard chassis. Dallara won that contract,...

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Goodbye Greeny

23 years ago, Massachusetts switched from one green license plate to two red ones. There were good reasons for this, but a lot of people have resisted the change. I didn’t go as far...

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New Morgan Trike

I can’t say that many new cars really excite me these days. They’ve all become awfully similar to each other. Lots of silver jelly beans. But at the Geneva auto show, Morgan announced something...

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Skid School

Today Tom and I went to skid school. Most driver’s ed really doesn’t teach you much about how cars work and what you should really do in an emergency. In skid school, you get...

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CARWINGS

I’ve often cracked jokes about Chris trying to set high score on her Prius’ gas mileage display. Apparently Nissan has taken that idea seriously. The new Leaf keeps track of your scores, compares them...

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Scarab

I mentioned Lance Reventflow’s Scarab here last year. I think it’s one of the prettiest cars ever built. Dick Kitzmiller is now making a recreation of it. He stopped by Jay Leno’s garage the...

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Mt. Washington Auto Road

When we went up the Cog Railway this summer, it took something like an hour to go up the 3 mile track. In this video, Travis Pastrana shows how to go up the 8...