Your Ridiculously Awesome RUF CTR Yellowbird Wallpaper Is Here 

Very appropriate since I'm sitting here in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this late 1980s Ruf Automobile modified RUF CTR Porsche 911 Yellowbird is hanging out in front of some long cacti. Most likely desert kept, I would love to wind this through the gulches and atop the mesas of the New Mexican landscape. » 3/28/15 6:31pm Saturday 6:31pm

Will The Stig's Last Top Gear Lap Be This Yellow Hennessey Raptor?

We're all used to The Stig putting his (its?) hands on some of he most amazing supercars in existence, but the sixth episode of Top Gear features a Hennessey Velociraptor. How awkwardly fitting if this is the last Top Gear lap ever. » 3/14/15 3:00pm 3/14/15 3:00pm

Insane Crowd Funded Nissan Car Holds BBQ, Karaoke Machine, And Drone

Japanese automakers have been shoving all sorts of devices into vehicles, especially kei cars, for years now. We've seen many a wacky concept come out of design studios, and a surprising number of them have actually made it into production. Well, Nissan may have just taken it to a whole 'nother level with their new… » 2/28/15 12:05pm 2/28/15 12:05pm

Nissan's 'Father Of The Z' And Rogue Exec Katayama Yutaka Dies At 105

Katayama Yutaka (editor's note: family name first), former executive of Nissan USA and responsible for building the Datsun/Nissan Z (known as the Fairlady in Japan) into a well known brand in the 70s, has died at the age of 105. » 2/21/15 2:13pm 2/21/15 2:13pm

What Would It Look Like If Doc Brown Drove An Insane Mclaren F1?

I enjoy fan fiction. It allows the viewer to craft their own version of a story that has long since concluded. Here we have a look at a re-imagining of what could have been if Doc Brown sold some of his plutonium at higher market prices and bought himself something a bit faster than the original Delorean. Yes, please. » 2/21/15 12:11pm 2/21/15 12:11pm

'Defaced' Pro-Gay Billboard Censored By Philippines Ad Standards Council

A recent uproar from LGBT groups in the Philippines over a 'defaced' advertisement where a gay male couple's hands were blacked out has led to the revelation that the ad was self-censored, after the Philippines Ad Standards Council expressed concern about the photo. » 2/21/15 11:39am 2/21/15 11:39am

Texas Just Had Its First Legal Gay Wedding, State Still Throwing Tantrum

A legal shot across the bow or a crack in the dam, no matter how you want to describe it in metaphor, the legal marriage of two women in Austin, Texas continues to show that state same-sex marriage bans are just as likely to be ended in "death by a thousand cuts" as they are by one major Supreme Court ruling. » 2/19/15 7:32pm 2/19/15 7:32pm

Honda N-One 'Natural' Concept Is A Funky Kei Ecobox With Wooden Interior

Continuing the tradition of Honda making shit that Torchy can't have (but I might actually be able to drive), there is a new concept for one of the N family of Honda kei cars: the N-One 'Natural' Concept. And it's spectacular. » 2/15/15 7:00pm 2/15/15 7:00pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Bathurst 12 Hour Wallpaper Is Here 

The ridiculously long supercar race down under may be over, but you can still feel the excitement of the Bathurst 12 Hour by pretending that you've got some Mercedes, Bentley, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and McLaren (amongst others) coming towards you at epic speeds! » 2/14/15 8:20pm 2/14/15 8:20pm

This Tesla Model S Spec Is How You Do Automotive 'Fan Videos'

Okay, so, I don't now much about Specs. In fact, I had to ask Torchy exactly what the heck a Spec was, but I have made some pretty awesome anime music videos in my time, so I understand the labors of love that are fan videos. And the folks at Digital Giant apparently really, really love the Tesla Model S. » 2/14/15 1:00pm 2/14/15 1:00pm

Your Supreme Bestie Justice Ginsburg Says America Ready For Gay Marriage

Although she declined to speak about the specifics of any cases coming up on the Supreme Court's docket, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (or Notorious RBG, as she is known in these parts) made it clear she believes America is ready to accept a ruling from SCOTUS asserting same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. » 2/12/15 10:00pm 2/12/15 10:00pm