Tag Archives: Offbeat

Report: Which city has the worst traffic in the world? First hint, it’s not in the US

So it’s the morning, or the evening, and you’re trying to battle it out during rush hour on the local interstate and low and behold, you’re stuck in a gridlock with thousands of other people trying to do the same thing as you. Well, no matter where you are in the states, or the world, […]

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Offbeat: Drive rich like Warren Buffett by buying his….2006 Cadillac DTS…?

Anyone who has an idea of who Warrant Buffett knows an abundance of money is a very well-known association by his reputation of being the most successful investor of the 20th century. So when news hit the reel that he was selling his car, this brought some attention to a rare opportunity to own a car, […]

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Video: Watch a man recreate the most realistic photos of a mid-20th century small-town

Photography is one of the many arts associated with cars, especially those who like taking pictures of cars. But Michael Paul Smith does a different kind of automotive photography–he replicates scenes from what would otherwise be the stereotypical, picture-perfect mid-20th century, only using 1/24th scaled models and his own ingenuity. The amazing part about is […]

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Report: Someone finds a Chevy Sonic standing on its nose

Get this. A local New Hampshire news agency reports of an odd accident in Exeter where a Chevy Sonic was found standing on its nose, straight up, like something out of a cartoon. The Sonic apparently crashed into a snow bank and the car tumbled onto its nose from inertia, early Wednesday. Miraculously, nobody was […]

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Video: The next Fast & Furious addition was teased during Super Bowl

The Super Bowl seems like the only time TV commercial ads are regarded as acceptable rather than a nuisance. That said, in addition to the many other commercials aired, by either automakers or other brands, Fast & Furious decided to air their new trailer for the next installment in the movie franchise. Check it out after […]

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Report: World’s most original and mint 911 RSR apparently goes down in fire

Lovers of fans of Zuffenhausen’s prancing horse should either prepare to cringe or click away immediately… Enthusiast site FlatSixes.com reports via local news in Sacramento that a big Porsche show burned to a crisp in a recent fire, taking along with it, a slew of priceless classics. One of those classics is supposedly the world’s most […]

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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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