The folks at Mojo Motors came up with another interesting infographic which deals with car model names. Specifically, they grouped many car model names in groups of: Location, Adventure, Nature, Cultural, Transportation, Power, Futuristic, Versatility, Speed, Musical, Human Names, and Technology. [keep reading]
There’s a 14 year old girl in Michigan rebuilding a Pontiac Fiero. She’s like the prodigal child of automakers. Watch her story below.
Welcome back to the five day work week. In case you missed it, here’s what happened over the weekend…it wasn’t pretty.
Porsches are good for steering around twists and turns. They are also good for towing boats like this 911 spotted by a contributor on Jalopnik.
Apologies to all who had to work yesterday. For everyone else, welcome back to the real world and the new year. It’s time for the Monday Tuesday Grind.
The weekend that was November 18-20 gave us time to prepare for a short three-day week and, of course, the latest Nascar Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart. Read more by following the links below.
As November closes in towards Thanksgiving, a couple of things have to happen. First, lots of delicious turkeys have to be brutally killed for next Thursdays festivities. Second, the finale of the Nascar Sprint Cup season will culminate in a battle between Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards this Sunday. Until these two things happen, check out the links below this picture of an Alfa Romeo American roads will never see.
The days following a Halloween weekend are usually best for nursing stomachaches after eating too much candy and salted pumpkin seeds. This year, it is also a time to get nostalgic about the past 100 years of Chevrolet. The brand celebrates their centennial-anniversary this Thursday and the media hoopla around Chevy has begun. Here are those stories and more.
Same day, different links…except now it’s Rocktober. This is the Monday Grind, keeping you up-to-date on car news and links from over the weekend.
-A search party has formed to find the 1977 Star Wars Toyota Celica. [link]
-Black Air is the title of a documentary about the Buick Grand National. [link]
-Hooniverse asks, “What were they thinking?” about cars that should have never been built. [link]
-Jay Leno and Irish comedian Jimmy Carr use a Ford Focus to Skype each other. [link]
Photo credits: autoblog
Ending each week on the Mojo Motors Blog is “Putting it into park,” a compilation of newsworthy links from the past five days.
-A parade of 51 hearses in Hell, Michigan breaks the Guinness World Record. [link]
-Taking a page out of the Tesla Motors book of delays, Alfa Romeo pushes back the release of their 4C roadster. [link]
-The 1969 Camaro was named the greatest Chevrolet ever, but did the voters get it right? [link]
-Jalopnik’s ten best car commercials ever. [link]
-Completely customize the new Ford Mustang down to the hood pins. [link]
-A new reality show on the Discovery Channel, “Carfellas,” is about three guys who run a used auto lot. [link]
-Auto blog Hooniverse is “staking a claim in the automotive fringe.” They also have a cool name. [link]
Photo credits: Livingston Daily