What are the worst features installed on new vehicles?

Having grown up on a gravel road in the country, where old-fashion bias-ply tires went flat almost weekly, I think the installation of modern...
whippy dip

Big events are great, but enthusiasm lives at smaller, local shows

Over-reaction alert! Likely hypocrisy as well. And this note: I am not a fan of so-called bucket lists, nor of the word “should,” as...
Ford Explorer making its way to the top of the world's tallest free-standing climbing tower | Ford photos

Ford Explorer reaches new heights on top of world’s tallest climbing tower

Not for the faint of heart – Ford, to really hit home its adventurous “explorers are never done” concept, placed an Explorer Plug-In Hybrid...
Hagerty Driving Experience

Shift work: Hagerty needs help training 500 drivers in 50 days

A few years ago, I was invited to be one of the instructors at a Hagerty Driving Experience, a program the insurance company staged...

This golf tournament includes an unexpected car show

My latest such experience took place this past weekend. Knowing I’d be back in Michigan for a few days, Nick called me a couple of weeks ago and asked if I wanted to go to the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament with him.
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 | Volkswagen photo

5 beautiful road trips to take this summer

In celebration of launching its new electric-powered SUV, the ID.4, Volkswagen created a list of 5 scenic drives to take this summer that are EV-friendly but, of course, you can use the same routes for nice drives in your gasoline-fueled classics.
Two Arrows

Join me on my ’75 Days of Summer’ road trip

I’m writing this from a motel room in McPherson, Kansas. It is June 19, the eve of the 75 Days of Summer, a special...
1965 Aston Martin DB5

Aston Martin DB5 stored since 1980 wedding emerges for Monaco auction

Imagine it’s 1980 and you’ve just used your 1965 Aston Martin DB5 for the drive away from your wedding ceremony. What do you do...

Car swapping: How I made a trade that benefited everyone involved

Cars trades are something that hobbyists and collectors dream about. It’s a mental game we all play, calculating what it would take to swap that pride and joy for some other fine vehicle.
1992 Geo Metro convertible

What’s the world come to when a Geo Metro is on collector car docket?

You cannot image quite how shocked I was this past weekend to be fingering my way through Facebook and to come upon a posting...