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33 Absolutely Beautiful Motorcycles

“To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open. It means deciding to …

The Bolt Safe

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• Safety<br>• Tools<p>Keeping a hidden stash of money handy in case of emergency is something most of us do in our …

Harley-Davidson 883 Iron by TJ Moto

<i>Written by Tim Holdup.</i><p>In the world of custom motorcycles fresh new shops and builders are forever surfacing globally. Standing out is somewhat …

History in plain sight: Motorola

It had to start somewhere.<p>The humble car stereo has evolved more over the past 15 years than it has during the previous seven decades combined. GPS navigation, internetconnectivity, satellite radio, and even social media integration are all commonplace today, but in 1930, simply having a radio in …

A Two-Wheeled Pickup Truck For City Folk

Anand Mahindra, the Harvard-educated chairman of India’s $17 billion Mahindra Group, scolds me for calling his company’s newest commuter vehicle “a scooter.”<p>“Scooter has the wrong connotation in America,” he says. “It’s a device used by the elderly.” (Tell that to Vespa.)<p>Instead, he calls the GenZe …

VW Backslides in US; Ambitious Sales Goal Still Far Away

Volkswagen has been counting on rising sales in the U.S., China and a few other markets to propel the German automaker to the top of the global industry by 2018. Its sales are growing in most of its target markets, but Volkswagen’s efforts in the U.S. aren’t keeping pace, even though VW has …

Tips for cold, cold car care

Cars, like people, don’t function as well in cold weather. Your car doesn’t like it anymore than you. Because most employers frown on hibernating, we’ve compiled a list of precautions to increase the odds of your car functioning in extreme or unseasonable cold.<p><b>Preventative:</b><p>If you don’t have time to …

A pro trucker's guide to winter driving

Inertia is everything.<p><i><br>In eight years as a truck driver, Alan Wrobel has driven 810,000 miles (accident-free) in 45 states and Ontario. He now covers Ohio, Michigan, Ontario,<br>and Wisconsin for a beverage distributor. Here's his advice on how to handle yourself when the snow starts falling:</i><p>When you …

Detroit Three autoworkers could get huge bonuses

For a long time, being a line worker for one of the Detroit Three has meant living with an uncertain future. With the health of American automakers on the rise, though, things are also starting to look up for the men and women building the cars. The latest sign that things aren't bad? Big …

1967 Mercedes Benz 230S Heckflosse

This 1967 Mercedes Benz 230S is a solid driver and the perfect platform for a Euro-style or rally makeover. We love the gray/red combo and no bumper …

Dropping Cylinders: Displacement Is Decreasing, But Performance Isn't – Feature

So maybe there is a replacement for displacement. Since the 2008 trifecta of more-stringent fuel-economy regulations, a global financial crisis, and $4-per-gallon gas, engines have shrunk. Yet horsepower has increased, more than offsetting the average car’s weight gain. The enablers? Direct …

Two for One: AMG Hammer 6.0 and Porsche 928 S4 Package Deal

<b>1/7/2013 Update:</b> We have just heard from a reader that the red Hammer has been sold for $55k to a buyer in the Southeast.<p><b>From 1/6/2013:</b><p>The 1987 …

10 Pieces of Awesome Automotive Furniture

You may drive so much that it feels like you live in your car, but ultimately, you have to park it and go in the house. Here's a list of 10 items that can help bring the experience inside with you.<p>Something for every room in the house, including the backyard.

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Winter Park Concours: The In The Lot Edition

As all of we Hoons know, at car shows, sometimes, the coolest cars are seen in the parking lot. And there certainly were some cool cars in the …

2015 Harley-Davidson Street 500/750: Futureproof Hogs?

Harley-Davidson has a tempestuous relationship with youth. Sure, they own nearly half of the heavy motorcyle market for those under 35 and are the best selling brand in America for 18 to 34 year-olds*. But when it comes to lighter bikes for younger folks, the Motor Company also has miles to go, …

These Haynes Workshop Manual T-shirts are rad

Car repair you can wear.<p>Whether you're just doing a quick oil change or belly-up on the cold concrete dropping an entire transmission, there's an essential set of supplies you'll need to get the job done. By our count, a stocked toolbox and some tenacity are the bare essentials, but a good repair …

Oktoberfest reveler finds lost VW after five weeks

Oktoberfest, the annual festival held every autumn in Germany, is a mecca of beer, food, beer, German culture, beer, music, rides and more beer. Considering all the stuff (beer) at the 16-day festival, it shouldn't be a shock that people routinely misplace things, whether they be wallets, cell …