Top Gear tonight reminded me of the Car and Driver F50 saga

It took the magazine 13 months to find a car to test, because they had to find an owner that had won Ferrari an IMSA constructor's championship, and was therefore immune to the normal threats from Maranello. In '96 you could only get your hands on a leased flagship prancing horse with a $240,000 down payment, the… » 2/23/15 2:56am Monday 2:56am

Houston Coffee & Cars: December 2014

In Clutch City, car culture rivals those on the West and East coast. We play our game a little differently, however. We like our horsepower. Lots of it. We are the leading standard for it! Then, once every month, we round up as much horsepower as we can into one spot. That gathering is known as Coffee & Cars. » 2/13/15 11:44am 2/13/15 11:44am

Edit: What supercars have the best fuel economy?

Hey Oppo! I was looking at the Kat's weekend wallpaper post and the spec sheet for the 650S featured. I was pleasantly surprised by the fuel economy it has, 16/18/22, it isn't great but this is a supercar so it isn't about the fuel economy. That got me thinking though, what supercars have or had the best fuel economy… » 2/07/15 7:09pm 2/07/15 7:09pm

McLaren Should Return to the Kiwi Logo

I made this nice image from the McLaren logos adorning the new MSO P1 destined for New Zealand, but actually the Woking racing outfit used this "Speedy Kiwi" from 1967 until it was phased out in 1981. And I think you'll agree with me in saying McLaren should replace their cigarette-inbred-logo something with a bit… » 1/20/15 5:31pm 1/20/15 5:31pm