New Turtle Wax Headlight Restoration Kit

New Turtle Wax Headlight Restoration Kit

Last year I ran an article about how to restore headlights when they get cloudy or yellow. I used a Turtle Wax product, appropriately called “Headlight Lens Restorer,” which did a great job at restoring them to a clearer look. One thing I did notice, however, was that it didn’t take long for the headlights to cloud back up – a few weeks and I could tell they...

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Fiat Bravo Xtreme concept officially unveiled

Fiat Bravo Xtreme concept officially unveiled

Fiat decided to unveil a new concept based on the current Bravo model at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. We talk about the Bravo Xtreme Concept, a prototype powered by a 1.4-liter T-Jet engine capable to deliver 253 horsepower and 332Nm of torque. Fiat Bravo Xtreme Concept Besides the more powerful engine, the Italian model comes with quite a lot aesthetic...

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Eco People Hate Me

Eco People Hate Me

Eco people hate me. I don’t know why because I recycle, I bring my own bag to the supermarket and I rarely ever turn on the heat or anything electrical. All I know is that whenever I am at a stoplight next to someone in one of those green eco cars I get the same gesture every time. I can tell you every person in my city that has a hybrid, and whether they have...

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Second owner, first car, zero regrets: J-code Mach 1 comes out of retirement

Second owner, first car, zero regrets: J-code Mach 1 comes out of retirement

Jess Brin, aka WhipMeister, of Dallas, Texas, recently shared the remarkable story of how he found his first car—a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 with the J-code 375hp 429 Super Cobra Jet—his adventures with it, and his recent decision to resurrect it after a years-long slumber. For more of the story, visit Jess’s page on My Hemmings, and for more photos of the...

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Maxximus G-Force—World’s Fastest Car—for Sale: $3 Million

Maxximus G-Force—World’s Fastest Car—for Sale: $3 Million

The story goes that David B. McMahan, a wealthy philanthropist from Indianapolis with an interesting past, was being chauffeured by a car freak named Marlon Kirby and they got to talking. “Building a record-breaking performance car is something I always dreamed of as a kid,” says David. Marlon: “Hey, I’m your guy. I’ve got a car tuning shop, and I used to...

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ABC News Goes After BMW, Gets Response

ABC News Goes After BMW, Gets Response

2010 BMW Z4 sDrive35i Oh, how automakers must fear the wrath of network news. First the Audi 5000 was targeted by CBS’s 60 Minutes in 1986, which used doctored footage to prove a case of unintended acceleration. The story had devastating effects on Audi sales for years, even though the problem was ultimately found to be caused by driver error. Then in...

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I Want To Believe

I Want To Believe

Three years ago, around this time, I begged the nice people at Ford to build a proper Lincoln. This was shortly after I begged Cadillac to put a V-8 in the ATS. If you put the two articles together, you might get the sense that I have the completely antediluvian mindset that an American luxury car needs a V-8 and rear-wheel drive and main-battle-tank...

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