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10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

10 Most Incredible Monster Trucks on Earth

The crazy world of monster trucks – those strange vehicles featuring large wheels and suspensions placed underneath traditional pick-up bodies - is sometimes referred to as a mechanized version of professional wrestling. Certainly the two forms of all-American entertainment inspire larger-than-life...

The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

Driving a car should be confidence inspiring: surrounded by walls of steel, you’re in your own personal fortress, right? Except when those walls of steel are more like sheets of tinfoil, and the slightest impact gets you nice and intimate with the back end of your engine. I'm looking at some of...

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

The 4 Most Reliable Cars of All Time

Over the years, there are certain cars that have stood the test of time for reliability with owners. They are driven well beyond the usual 100,000 mile marker and have a strong resale value with buyers. These vehicles are some of the best on the market, keeping their strong reputation as the years...

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Do I Really Need to Use Premium Unleaded in My Car?

The short answer to a very long and complicated question is, "yes, but only if you owner's manual specifies unleaded premium fuel required". If your owner's manual states that "unleaded premium is recommended", it's your choice; using it is a good idea, but not using it isn't likely to cause engine...

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How Much Does It Cost to Buy and Maintain a Bugatti Veyron?

Let's say you've hit the mega-million lottery, and you're ready to buy your all time dream car, the Bugatti Veyron. Before you write that check for $1.5 to $2 million dollars, there are some ownership costs you need to know about: - A routine annual service costs roughly $20,000.00, more if they...

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Five Reasons Why Cars Beat Motorcycles

If you like bikes but love cars, or if you love cars and think bikes are deathtraps ridden by potential organ donors, you probably didn't agree with our piece on why bikes are cooler than cars. Here's the counterpoint, listing five reasons why cars are better than bikes: 1) Bikes aren't much fun...

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What Is a Scoot Coupe?

The scoot coupe is a two person vehicle that closely resembles a bumper car. The three-wheeler can go from 70 to 80 miles on one gallon of gas, but with a 1.5-gallon tank that's not very far, especially when the vehicle's top speed is only 45 mph. Its manufacturer, Panther Motors, said the...

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Eight U.s. States File Charges Against Automotive Extended Warranty Companies

Eight states and the District of Columbia are suing automotive extended warranty companies, including U.S. Fidelis, Credexx Corporation and Auto One. At issue is the difference between a warranty and a service contract. Though marketed and promoted as extended warranties, products from the...

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

7 Sexy Muscle Cars That Make "Green" Seem Lame

Everyone is in love with green cars, but what about the muscle out there?

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

Distractions come in all shapes and sizes. They can be your best friend, your cellphone or even an mp3 player. No matter what it is, distracted driving comes when you least expect it -- maybe even right before a wreck. Here are a few things you should avoid if you don’t want to end up in an accident....