This Steering Wheel Found on Many American Cars Had an Unusual Horn Interface and a Dirty-Sounding Name

While smacking your hand into the center of a steering wheel is the generally-accepted default way to sound a car’s horn, there’s been a number of other methods over the years: rings, buttons, stalks, levers—honk-producing actions have been wildly varied. Perhaps one of the greatest yet mostly forgotten ways was an…

The Spare Tire Windshield Washer System in Old Volkswagens Is Both Ridiculous and Clever

As a painful-to-be-around hardcore old air-cooled Volkswagen geek, I sometimes forget that the arcane details and quirks of these old cars are not necessarily common knowledge to everyone. That’s why I was actually surprised to find that some of my colleagues—equally hardcore gearheads though they are—didn’t know the…

Boy, am I glad to see you again. It’s a new week, and that means we get to start a whole new oil-soaked journey down the rich, twisty highway of automotive everything together, again! Hot damn, right? Metaphorically cram into the back seat of that Fronte with me, as Smokey McTurtleneck and Flora Print there hop in the…

Lynk & Co Makes a Surprising Entry Into Motorsports With Cyan Racing Partnership and a 500 HP Concept Car

Cyan Racing, once called Polestar before Volvo bought the name and performance division, is an independent racing team that campaigned Volvos to Touring Car racing victories, most recently winning the 2017 World Touring Car Cup. Now Cyan has partnered with Volvo’s weird new little brother, Lynk & Co to run a Lynk & Co…

Watch an Astoundingly Filthy Eagle Talon Get Dragged Out of the Woods for Its First Wash in a Decade

I’m not sure what’s going on this week that’s bringing us all this disgusting stuff, but here we are. At least this time there’s a journey from revolting to acceptable, a pattern we should all strive for in our lives. The car here is a 1994 Eagle Talon TSI that’s spent a decade in the woods, and has accumulated a…

This Is One of the Most Disgusting Car Interiors You'll Ever See So You've Been Warned

One of our dashing readers emailed us just now with a question I’m not really sure I’m seeking an answer to: “Want to know just how truly disgusting people are?” our reader asks, rhetorically, because he damn well knows the answer. He suggests that those who want to know the answer to that question simply seek out…

Meh Car Monday: You Can Actually Still Buy a Lincoln MKT But You Won't Because Nobody Bothers

Being a writer in this glorious modern age is fascinating. On one hand, it means every little mistake you make is immediately found and people all over the world get to call you a moron in real time. On the other, it means that your readers can get directly involved, which I love. That’s why today’s Meh Car comes from…