Ron Swanson himself explains why NASCAR is the All-American motorsport. NASCAR. It’s not just about driving mechanically uncomplicated cars around in circles you know – it’s also about living the American dream, about old-school values and grilled meat. About 700 horse-freaking-power. Let Nick Offerman,... Read more
Alpine Vision Gran Turismo. Another virtual car
Renault’s revived sub-brand releases a virtual supercar to whet our appetite for a new road car. In case you’re unfamiliar with Alpine, it’s a French brand of racing and sports cars that started in the 1950s, was bought by Renault in the ’70s and... Read more
Who wants a Toyota 86 rally car?
An 86 for the forest? Yes please. We’re big fans of the Toyota 86, which has provided a breath of fresh air for those looking for an affordable, rear-wheel drive sports car that’s useable in the real world. But it’s entirely possible to get... Read more
Tesla Roadster vs Metro. Our friends electric
Two electronically powered machines – a driverless train and the Tesla Roadster. But which one is quickest across Dubai? crankandpiston.com finds out *ORIGINAL POST DATE: February 2012 - FULL GALLERY OF SHOTS AVAILABLE HERE – CLICK - The public of the 1950s had a... Read more
VIDEO. Drifting. The cure for everything. Drive
Happiness is a sideways car. Drive host Mike Musto is pretty handy behind the wheel of a car. He’s raced for years. But he’s never drifted, and he’s terrified at the prospect. But as this awesome film shows, there’s no need to be scared... Read more
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