Want a Classic Car from Cuba? You’d Be Better Off with Ray’s Colt Vista

12.19.2014

Want a classic car from Cuba? The miles may not have been kind to some of these classics! 

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Prepare Yourselves. Winter Is Coming.

12.09.2014

"The Beetle was legendary in its ability to freeze its occupants to death after the first 11 miles." Guest blogger Craig Fitzgerald digs up some vintage ads, amazing in their ability to make terrible winter cars look good. 

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What Were They Thinking?

11.26.2014

Our pal Motorhead Mama checked out the L.A. Auto Show and came back with one question: What were they thinking? 

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Lydia's Eulogy

11.10.2014

Lydia Magliozzi Icke remembers her dad, the way he would want her to: In an epic limerick. 

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Remembrance by Alex Magliozzi

11.09.2014

A note to Car Talk fans from Tom's son Alex. 

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Kidnapped

09.04.2013

Daniel Pinkwater is back! You may never look at a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud the same way again...

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It's Good to Be a Cheap Bastard

07.11.2013

"Spending $34,000 on a car you’re just going to drive to work is like ordering a $52 twin lobster dinner and eating at your desk." Craig Fitzgerald on why it's just plain silly to spend serious money on cars.

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It's a Doozy!

06.14.2013

How Daniel Pinkwater's dad came to America, gave up crime, was given an amazing car - and cracked it up on the Lower East Side. 

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Horsepower

04.04.2013

Some cars are less drool worthy and more suited to pragmatic matters, like getting you from Point A to Point B. Goodbye, Citroen DS...hello, Renault 16.

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Citroen Part Two: Lawrence of the Bronx

03.12.2013

Daniel Pinkwater learns for himself how Citroen's goddess earned her moniker.

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The Goddess

03.05.2013

The outlandish, ornery, and opinionated Mr. Daniel Pinkwater is back...and he has car stories to tell.

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The biggest threat from plug in vehicles

01.21.2011

There’s something special about getting up at 4:15 a.m. I’m lucky enough to be a work-at-home green car blogger with no set schedule, so I never see that time of day unless I set my clock wrong. But this year’s Detroit Auto Show was a busy, busy affair. So busy, in fact, that during the first ...

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