Archive | car shows

I Helped Out With A New Car-Focused TV Show That Won’t Be As Terrible As Most Of Them Are

I know we’ve discussed how the state of most car shows you see on mainstream television are generally somewhere between a pizza made from urine-soaked carpet samples and an unexpected, forceful kick in the groin when it comes to quality and enjoyability. We’ve lamented this before, and once even tried our hand at it,…Read more… […]

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Los Angeles Mocks Us All With A Stunning Assortment Of Cars At A Random Morning Meetup

I lived in Los Angeles for close to 20 years, and while I’m certainly not blind to LA’s many troubles, sweet mother of noodles, does that city have some fantastic cars. You can’t help but notice that while you’re just driving around, but just in case you’ve somehow been in an interesting-car-blocking fog, all you […]

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Local Morning Show Reporter Fired After Shooting Segment Where He Jumps On Cars And Acts Like A Moron

The Sacramento International Auto Show is one of those second-tier shows you don’t normally hear much about unless you’re in the area, or unless a local TV reporter goes to the show to shoot a segment and instead acts the fool to such a degree that he gets fired. The latter reason is why you’re […]

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The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime

It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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If You Wanted To Know What Heaven Looks Like, It’s Luftgekühlt 6

I will clarify at the start of this that I am, and always have been, a Porsche nerd. I love these cars, the community of enthusiasts they engender, and the history on display at the show colloquially known as “Luft”. Racing driver Patrick Long and master of artistic visuals Jeff Zwart, along with hundreds more […]

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Bar Fights, Lawsuits and the Flu Pandemic: The War Between Henry Ford and the Dodge Brothers

Henry Ford is practically revered as the patron saint of American cars, and the Model T is his holy text. But it wouldn’t have happened if not for the life, and possibly the death, of two of his biggest rivals: the Dodge brothers. And if it weren’t for a small complication, such as the most […]

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I Went to a Japanese Car Meet and Came Back With Many Pictures and Opinions

Yesterday’s colossal Japanese car meet was cool enough to remind me that I am definitely still all about tuner cars. If you couldn’t make it to LA’s Petersen Museum to see it for yourself, don’t worry, I have lots of pictures and opinions for you right here.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Come See A Huge Gathering Of Cool Japanese Cars In Los Angeles Tomorrow

If any of you car fans can get to the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles tomorrow, Sunday, July 22, I highly recommend you do so. An all-Japanese car cruise-in is going to take over the parking structure, and there’s also an excellent Japanese exhibit going on in the upper halls.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here Are Some Of The Incredible Cars Of The Bear Mountain Car Cruise

Jalopnik got bored earlier this week and decided to hit up the Bear Mountain Car Cruise, an enthusiast event that meets every Wednesday in the summer about an hour out of Manhattan. What we saw changed us forever, including an Alpine A110, Slantnose Porsche, Saab Sonnett, and a Toyota Sera that our hearts won’t let […]

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I’ll See You In 2038 To Celebrate The Cars Of The 2000s And 2010s At Litwood

Following the recent success of other period-themed automotive exhibitions, notably the 1980s and ’90s car show Radwood, I’ve decided to launch Litwood, a car show celebrating the car culture of the 2000s and 2010s. I am calling dibs on this now. Please prepare accordingly.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Your Regular Old Used Car Performs In Concours-Style Judging

My 2002 Lexus IS300 Sportcross isn’t anything crazy, as used cars go. It’s nice, sure, but it’s got scratches. It’s got dents. The driver’s side seat bolstering is a little wrinkled. The dash is scratched. There’s dirt on it. The windshield has a chip. The rear ashtray is missing a piece. The check engine light […]

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