What Is The 'Mystery Car' Coming To Canada's Cobble Beach Concours?

Here's some of what we know about the second annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance coming to Owen Sound, Ontario this September: the 100-car field will be all-new and, from the sounds of it, even better than last year; they're offering Porsche 911 test drives all day, like the Pebble Beach and Amelia Island guys… » 8/22/14 3:54pm Friday 3:54pm

You Could Buy A New Canadian-Built Cobra From Your Ford Dealer In The…

The Bricklin SV-1: with its bright "safety colours" and gullwing doors, it used to be your go-to answer when someone asked you for the coolest obscure vintage Canadian-built sports car you could name. I say "used to" because your new answer is this, the Aurora GRX. » 8/18/14 2:38pm 8/18/14 2:38pm

Lamborghini Doors Actually Debuted On An Alfa Romeo

Prior to 1968, there were essentially four types of car doors: conventional and/or 'suicide'-hinged doors; sliding doors a la the Kaiser-Darrin roadster; 'gullwing' doors, as worn by the Mercedes-Benz 300SL; and the my-face-is-a-door (see the Isetta, or the Zundapp Janus, whose butt was also a door). » 8/07/14 10:53am 8/07/14 10:53am

Just A Reminder: '60s Car-Rocketeers Turbonique Were Batshit Insane

Roughly two years ago, as part of his effort to completely break down the history of everything Volkswagen Beetle, Torch drafted a post referencing a rocket-turbine-powered Bug with north of 750 horsepower.

We just wanted to remind you that that's Hellcat-shaming batshit insane. And that Turbonique, the folks behind… » 7/21/14 10:24pm 7/21/14 10:24pm

This Massive Microcar Rally Is Absolutely Adorable

When the engines burst to life in a parking lot a stone's throw from the Tacoma Dome, it doesn't sound like the firing of angry pistons. Instead, it's a popping, spluttering, clattering noise, as if three dozen Jiffy-Pops have started lighting off at the same time. » 7/16/14 12:18pm 7/16/14 12:18pm

What You Learn Driving Every Generation Of M3 Back-to-Back

Sometimes asking nicely yields huge returns. Like when Autofocus' Matt Bubbers asked BMW very nicely if he could drive their museum-piece M3 collection while on a press trip in Portugal. And they said yes. » 6/29/14 9:26pm 6/29/14 9:26pm