Which car has the loudest turbo whistle?

I was on a run today and saw a Fiat 500 Abarth go by and both the exhaust and turbo were making some great noises. I feel like my Saab 93 turbo noise is fairly loud, which I do kind of enjoy. In comparison, my girlfriend's '02 Passat barely makes any noise at all. My Dad's '04 MX-5 Mazdaspeed makes a bit of a whistle… » 6/26/14 5:00pm 6/26/14 5:00pm

So weve all seen the recall for the airbgs from Takata - i wonder though

i wonder, if the GM scandal was not around - if it was a normal day in autos and there was no global recall scourge - would Takata have discovered this airbag flaw or is it only apparent because everything auto related(mostly) is now under massive scrutiny and Takata did a once over and found this issue? » 6/23/14 10:17am 6/23/14 10:17am

What's the most important thing to look for when buying used?

For me, it's mileage above all else. If your ad doesn't list mileage, I'm skipping it. Mileage is the chief determinant factor of value in my opinion. One of the top reasons I bought my Jetta was because it had only 23k miles on it. But some people don't worry about mileage, which blows my mind. So what do you think… » 5/06/14 11:05am 5/06/14 11:05am

What Manufacturer Has the Worst Motorsports Heritage?

The prestige of many brands can be tied directly to the racing experience of their products. Companies like BMW, Porsche, and Ferrari all have storied histories of going racing, and that heritage is touted and celebrated by the brand and their fans. Even "beige" companies like Toyota and Honda have motorsport history.… » 4/24/14 2:43pm 4/24/14 2:43pm