Feeling the noise at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

At some point in the mid-90s, my parents replaced an Electrolux washing machine that was as old as me with a posh new Hoover one. When it was first plugged in and powered on, I couldn’t get over how awesome it sounded. It had a gas turbine whistly whoosh to it, and I was mesmerized. […]

Ozarks Overlanding! An adventure in the woods in a big old Land Cruiser

The email read “Do you want to drive a turbodiesel swapped Land Cruiser and go camping for a few days?” It’s a simple ask but one I’m almost immediately inclined to say yes to. So I replied in the affirmative, booked the travel, and marked the day on my calendar. This is an Overland event […]

2023 Mazda CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus l Review

2022 Mazda CX-50 S

The average automaker’s lineup is an alphanumeric soup of, well, letters and numbers. I know those of us in the industry have deciphered most of it, hopefully the consumer has had some success as well. Mazda added another number to the CX-5 for the 2023 model year to make the new CX-50. Mazda is positioning […]

Is this the only way I’ll be able to afford a vintage Ford Mustang?

1966 ford mustang for sale

The idea of swapping the Jaguar out for something cool and older is playing on a constant loop in my head. And one of the vehicles that pop up most frequently is an old Ford Mustang. I’ve always been a Ford fan. The Mustang is an icon. And for quite a long time, older Mustangs […]

Land Rover upsizes the Defender to add in a 3rd row

Land Rover Defender 130

They’re calling it the 2023 Land Rover Defender 130. If you need to cram more stuff into a Defender, now you can. Land Rover has added 13.38 inches and can now seat up to eight people inside. Seeing as it still says Defender on the outside, the actual off-road specs are still quite usable. Land […]

Toyota delivers 40th Anniversary 4Runner with great heritage graphics

2023 4Runner 40th Anniversary Special Edition

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the Toyota 4Runner. To celebrate, Toyota is launching an appealing package called the 40th Anniversary Special Edition. This 2023 4Runner gets some nice wheels, some interior fine-tuning, and a seriously sweet tape job on the outside. There are three colors to choose from here; White, Barcelona Red, and […]

Volkswagen is going to resurrect the Scout as an EV brand!

1979 International Harvester Scout II

Here’s some news I didn’t expect to read this morning or… you, know, ever! Volkswagen is set to approve a plan that will bring the Scout name back to life in the US market. Per the Wall Street Journal via Jalopnik, the Scout brand will be a new subsidiary brand under the VW Group umbrella […]

Ride along with Sam Smith in a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL at Laguna Seca

1975 BMW 3.0 CSL at Laguna Seca

You all know Sam Smith, right? He’s the wonderful word slinger who also knows how to wheel a vehicle. A few years back, Sam got the chance to pilot a 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL around Laguna Seca. He had a helmet cam rolling to capture the ridiculous wheel workout as well as the glorious audio. […]