ATaylor-Jones
alanjtaylor
2/6/15
12:30 PM
15

[For 15 years, Bogota, Colombia has hosted a "no car day", with over 1.5 million cars pulled from the antiquated streets normally chockfull of taxis, buses, trucks, and motorcycles. Photo: AP]

10/18/14
6:06 PM
3

Did they set it up so the front splitter fits under the rear diffuser when following proper Audi following distance?

10/9/14
11:33 AM
17

20 years ago you wouldn't have thought there would be front drive BMWs

9/26/14
12:00 PM
6

Fun fact: The Mercedes A was one of the offspring from Mercedes' project with Swatch. One version of the Swatch concepts became the A-Class, the others became the Smart City Coupe (the smart fortwo). Both cars failed the Elk Test horribly, leading to those adorable pizza cutter tyres on the first generation models. Read more

5/24/14
2:09 PM
3

My friend has one and it sounds incredible.

5/24/14
10:54 AM
3

This was just the precursor to the insane era of the RB26DETT, SR20DET, and VH/VK series engines. Everyone seems to forget that Nissan was making 125 HP/liter on chain-driven DOHC parallel turbocharged engines back in the 80s with ease. It took most manufacturers decades to catch up.

5/15/14
3:40 PM
1

as soon as his brother Sam left the shop in the 50s things went wild. I love Barris early work.

4/15/14
4:34 PM
1

The front of the 2nd generation could also have been a japanese hatchback, the 1st generation shouts 'Renault' all over the place.