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This Is What A Hot Wheels Of The First Car Ever Built Would Be Like

Image: Jason Torchinsky/Hot Wheels/Wikimedia CommonsI’ll admit, this whole idea came about because a friend loaned me a 3D printer and I wanted to think of something fun to try to make on it. I wanted to make something that I was interested in but I didn’t think existed, because what’s the fun in just duplicating something? I thought about making a...

This Off-Road Chevrolet G30 Ambulance RV Conversion Has A Delightful Surprise

Photo: Facebook Marketplace (Other)This 1993 Chevrolet G30 ambulance lo0ks old and worn out, but it’s hiding a great secret. It might be one of the best stealth camper builds you’ll see in years. Ambulances work a hard life quickly transporting the injured to hospitals and getting crashed into lakes. When these vehicles get retired they often end up...

The New USPS Mail Truck Expected To Go Into Production In 2023

Photo: USPSOshkosh Defense, which makes machines of war, won the bidding process for the next USPS mail truck in February, beating out the startup Workhorse, which has since filed a legal challenge. Oshkosh is still barreling ahead.It announced Tuesday that it would build the new mail trucks in Spartanburg, South Carolina, near where BMW has a giant...

Here Are The Car Events You're Going To This Year

Image: Los Angeles International Auto ShowWith any luck, I’ll be back at the Los Angeles International Auto Show this year. There was no show for 2020 because of COVID-19, of course, but the show looks to be back on this year for November. Like many of you, I can’t wait to get back to some car events and be among enthusiasts. We asked readers what car...

The Cavalier Turbo Is The Latest Chevy Coming to North America From Shanghai

Photo: General MotorsThe coolest Chevy of the late ’90s and early aughts is very likely the Chevy Astro van. Yes, the sleek profile of the GMT400 pickup is classic, but the Astro van can slide. Another ubiquitous Chevy from that time period is the Cavalier, which was the kind of car that just wouldn’t die.That is, until it was put to pasture in 2005,...

Tyler, The Creator Continues To Prove Old Rally Cars Make Every Song Better

Screenshot: Tyler, The Creator via YouTube“In California you spend most of your life in cars,” Tyler, The Creator contemplates at the start of his latest song/video, WUSYANAME. It’s the third video he’s posted in the run up to his new album, Call Me If You Get Lost, set to debut Friday. And wouldn’t you know, it contains a Lancia Delta HF Integrale.Now,...

Watch A Wooden Plank Yeet Itself Off A Truck, Through A Windshield And Somehow Not Kill Anyone

Gif: WJW Fox 8Two women are fortunate to be alive after a plank of wood flew off the top of a truck’s bed cap and into the windshield of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport they were riding in, while traveling on the Ohio Turnpike on Thursday.Although the plank pierced the windshield, it miraculously didn’t strike either driver Kim Awada nor the front passenger,...

Tesla's Germany Plant Seems Cursed

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images)Tesla is on an adventure in Germany, Aston Martin is on an adventure in Switzerland, and Volkswagen. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 22, 2021.1st Gear: Tesla’s Germany Plant Isn’t Going GreatTesla is basically given free rein in the U.S., outside of the regulations that every other automaker has to comply...

Blip: Is This The Kylo Ren Car?

Photo: OldsmobileThe 1980s Oldsmobile Toronado was kind of a tepid re-imagining of Toronoados past. It came in an era when FWD was no longer a novelty for an American car, and the styling lacked the mad exuberance of earlier Toronados. But! In hindsight, it kinda feels like an automotive version of Kylo Ren, the Star Wars villain played by the dude...

Here's An Early Sketch Of The McLaren F1 I'd Never Seen Before

Photo: Raphael Orlove, taken of Car Styling magazineOf all the cars, none are more venerated than the McLaren F1. Sure people love Porsches in general. BMWs. Ferraris. Subarus! But I can’t think of one, one and one alone, that gets the attention of the McLaren F1. Even we have a whole article about its dedicated laptop. There is nothing more to say...

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