If you have been following developments in the electric car world, you may think that there are only two cars that matter. The Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt (that is a hybrid, but I won't start that…Continue
Started Aug 4, 2011
okay people, we've all been bitching about how bad Top Gear USA is, and that is mostly because Adam Carolla isn't a cast member. For god sakes, the man has CAR in his name! Well, complain no more!…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Jul 14, 2011.
Unique MustangsAs I write this, it is a typical Sunday afternoon in sunny coastal Southern California. The sun is shining and the is a nice breeze blowing in from the ocean, making this slightly run…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Aug 12, 2011.
I know that all of the readers here in soCal have been up in arms over the closure of the 405, otherwise known as "Carmageddon" The "carpocalypse" and other end-times-centric lingo, but it appears that either all of the preparation and warning by Cal-trans and the state, and especially one Mr. Erik Estrada have paid off. Not a single segment of society slid into anarchy during the closure of this 10 mile road closure through one of the busiest transportation arteries in the country. Chaos…Continue
Posted on July 17, 2011 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments
Not satisfied with the relative safety of Australian Rules Football, Rugby and swimming in croc infested rivers, Australian mad inventor and engineer Chris Malloy has invented the closest thing to a Star Wars-like hover bike that we are likely to see in this lifetimeContinue
Posted on June 9, 2011 at 2:26pm
Hey you Stig-wanabes!! I know that you are probably getting sick of watching Jeremy Clarkson and company in seemingly eternal reruns of Top Gear, but there isn't much any of us Petrol Head Colonials can do about it but wait. In the meantime though, our friends over at Final Gear have taken a proactive approach to this problem and provided a countdown timer to next…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2011 at 2:40pm — 2 Comments
Recently I found myself living with a rental car for a day or so. Nothing interesting there, except for the fact that this car was flex/fuel capable. If you spend anytime at all considering the price of gas and find yourself wondering if there is anything you can do about it besides just bending over and taking it, I have some good news for you, sort of. Ethanol is back!What does that mean? It means that the engine is capable of running on wither regular,…Continue
Posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments