cars

Cash For Clunkers: Scams

By now it's probably safe to say that you've heard about the Car Allowance Rebate System, or CARS program. No? Well then maybe you're familiar with its slang name: Cash for Clunkers. Yeah, I thought you'd recognize that one. It's funny, but up until just a few days ago, I didn't know the program's official name either. However, even with just that little bit of information in-hand, you may be able to save yourself from getting scammed in the process. Intrigued?

Driving a Bugatti Veyron at Top Speed

I think I'll keep today's post short and straight to the point, how about that? If you recall, last week I asked you about the most embarrassing car you've ever driven, and we received a pretty good response. This week I have another question for you: What's the fastest you've ever driven a car?

Nissan GT-R: Can you spare 7 minutes, 26.7 seconds?

It was less than a week ago when I told you about the challenge to the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1's record-breaking one-lap time of 7 minutes, 26.4 seconds at the Nürburgring racetrack in Germany. If you recall, it was Dan Watkins, new owner of the one and only (so far) $2 million Stile Bertone Mantide (a corvette ZR1-based supercar), who was going for the bragging rights. But they're not the only ones battling it out at the Green Hell.

Corvette ZR1 and Stile Bertone Mantide: Showdown at "The Ring"

Do you remember just a couple of months ago when I posted about the Stile Bertone Mantide? You know, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 that's all dressed-up and now sporting a $2 million price tag? Well, apparently the first Mantide has been sold and its new owner, Dan Watkins, is already throwing down the gauntlet.