How To Avoid Crashing A Car That’s Spinning Out Of Control

Anyone who’s ever browsed the internet has probably come across a video in which someone (a Ford Mustang driver) spins out somewhere (outside a Cars and Coffee) and crashes into something (a crowd of teenage YouTubers). Sure, the drivers of these Mustangs are being idiots, but I also [...]


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Why This V8 Mercedes AMG Is More Fun To Drive Around Town Than My V10 BMW M5

While most people are salivating over newly introduced cars—like the Lexus LC500 or the Honda Civic Type-R—I find myself drooling over used cars at some of the shadiest dealers in town. I’ll drive by Stan’s Stolen Supercars, catch a glimpse of a $35,000 Maserati GranTurismo and wonder [...]


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Driving A Stripped-Down Turbo Miata Kit Car: Doors Are Overrated

This might not look like a 1999 Miata but it is. It’s a stripped down version of one, only consisting of the bare essentials. This is the Exocet from a company called Exomotive. Starting around $7,000, you can build one yourself by getting a hold of a donor [...]


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Here Is Why You Should Buy A Cheap Used Electric Car

We all know used Nissan Leafs are so cheap and so abundant now that Nissan should consider stopping production of new ones. Recently I did a search on Autotrader and found that there were more than a thousand Leafs (Leaves?) for sale nationwide listed for under $10,000. With [...]


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Why A Used BMW 135i Is The Best Bimmer You Can Get Under $30,000

I never cared much for the old BMW 1 Series. It has almost a depressed look to it, like it’s upset because it knows it looks like BMW haphazardly shrunk a 3 Series in Photoshop, and that it was destined to be overlooked on dealer lots by [...]


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I Visited The Cutthroat World Of A Used Car Dealer Auction

You know how every Star Wars movie has a janky flea market full of aliens and rusty junk? That’s pretty much how wholesale car auctions feel, and it’s probably where your used car came from.


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Driving A Camaro Z/28 And A Cadillac ATS-V Back To Back Proves How Great American Cars Are Now

I have always been a big fan of American cars, terrible handling and all. None of my friends who owned Audis, AMGs, Bimmers understood this affection. I didn’t care. It was a cheap way for me to enjoy gobs of torque, and the occasional fishtailing. (Plus, [...]


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I Let A 2017 Mercedes E300 Kind Of Drive Me Around

I have no shame. I’ll knock down people’s doors until they give me the keys to what I want. Mostly it makes me look desperate and pathetic, but sometimes it works. This time around, the folks over at Mercedes-Benz of Austin gave in to my desperation [...]


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You Can Now Buy A 460 Horsepower C7 Corvette For Under $40,000

I distinctly remember when someone I know bought a brand new 2014 Corvette Stingray C7 a little over two years ago for almost $80,000. I drooled over it, rode in it and thought: “Man, I hope he lets me drive it.” It’s almost like he could read my [...]


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Here’s How Much Power My V10 BMW M5 Really Makes At The Dyno

While most people are busy trying to make a difference and change the world in a positive way, I find myself deep in thought wondering: “How much power does my car really make?”


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