Tag Archives: Offbeat

Offbeat: Distressed by the Saab story? NJ dealer has you covered if you’re still looking to buy one

Saab has had a very troubled past over the past several decades, with many arguing that GM killed the brand, all they way through to when it was liquidated as part of GM’s restructuring. Ever since that happened, Saab’s been struggling ever since to pay off their preexisting debts while trying to obtain financial security […]

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Video: Watch MotorWeek take a nostalgia trip to when they reviewed their favorite BMWs of 1986

MotorWeek decided to dust off some of their archived videos by posting them on YouTube. The latest nostalgia run involves early staffers posting a video review of the E30 BMW 325e and the E24 635CSi from 1986, which in their words, were the most tempting offerings from the famous Bavarian Motor Works, at the time. […]

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Video: A Texas-based plumber gets the shock when his pickup ends up in Syria

Get this–a Texas-based plumber decided to trade his truck in for a new model. But little did he know that strangely, the car ended up overseas and in the hands of Syrian terrorists, who mounted a large machine gun to the bed to conduct some dirty work. And yes, he obviously has no connection with […]

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Video: Watch the world’s first touchscreen in a car in action in a 1987 Buick Riviera

WorldCarFans stumbled upon a video of an owner demonstrating the touchscreen capabilities and digital computers of his/her 1987 Buick Riviera, which also happens to be the first car to ever have a touchscreen interface. These days, a touchscreen could be practically found in countless new¬†cars, for functions like the radio, the air conditioning, and more. […]

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Video: Watch this tuned Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 decimate some other performance icons

There’s nothing like the classic feeling of being unbeatable on the road, particularly in the performance department. But every now and then, you’ll come across another vehicle which is just as capable, if not more capable than your own and sometimes, you find out the hard way. This is sort of what happens when an […]

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Offbeat: Would you buy this near-museum quality E34 BMW M5 for this insane price?

Every so often, like many of you, I’ll go skimming through eBay or AutoTrader listings, just to plot out my future wishlist of cars to own in the near future. And they’re not always the latest and greatest supercars, but rather some stupendous classics from years past. Honing in on my absolute love for old […]

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Video: Another biker gang gets caught up with a motorist, then the unexpected happens

Biker gangs tend to have a rough reputation for being a little bit on the reckless side of things, especially after there was a major outrage involving one and an innocent Range Rover driver in New York City. And it seems another biker gang was up to no good with another motorist in a car, […]

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Offbeat: A LaFerrari meets a Volkswagen Golf…but not in a good way

It seems the inevitable has just occurred as a first customer-owned super rare and super exotic LaFerrari recently collided with a Volkswagen Golf in Monaco. The airbags in both cars appear to have deployed, meaning this was no fender bender…though it wasn’t entirely a life-threatening collision either. No injuries were reported, but both cars, especially […]

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Video: Watch a Jaguar XJ220 light its rear tires for a flaming burnout

The problem with supercars is that majority of the time, they’re just weekend toys that happen to be driven by the extremely frivolous lot. As a result, they end up being a bunch of garage queens that barely get to be driven the way they’re supposed to. But¬†TaxTheRich decided to break this mold again by […]

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Lego reveals an expert level Mini Cooper, due in August

Automotive enthusiasm and Legos tend to go hand-in-hand and this latest example is proof: the company recently announced to be launching a new kit that results in a scaled model of the classic Mini Cooper. It will go on-sale later in August, not only to spike interest of Mini lovers around the world, but lovers […]

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