Bitcoin Motor launches with DeLorean listing

Published June 24, 2013 Next Slide Previous Slide The car is real, but don’t expect to buy it with cold hard cash. A 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is currently on sale by a startup company called Bitcoin Motor, a Craigslist-type marketplace where your credit cards and PayPal accounts are no good, either. The asking […]

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Amphibious off-roader launches in California

By Gary Gastelu Published June 25, 2013 WaterCar WaterCar Next Slide Previous Slide Who says cats can’t swim? California-based WaterCar is now taking orders for an amphibious vehicle called the Panther. Developed by Fountain Valley Bodyworks, the Jeep CJ-inspired dune buggy-boat has been in the works for 14 years, says company owner Dave March. Built on a chrome-moly […]

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Test Drive: 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Paceman All4

By Gary Gastelu Published June 21, 2013 The Cadillac of MINIs? The SUV of MINIs Not all MINIs live up to their name anymore. The trend started a couple of years ago, with the introduction of the Countryman compact crossover, the company’s first five-door, all-wheel-drive vehicle, and a veritable monster truck by the standards of the brand. […]


Five famous TV dad cars

By Rob Sass Published June 16, 2013 Hagerty Next Slide Previous Slide TV dads have, for the most part, had pretty conservative taste in cars. While it would have been fun to imagine Ward Cleaver in a fuel-injected ’57 Corvette, it just didn’t project the image of a stable, practical family-friendly 1950s dad. Here are some of our […]

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Top secret ‘Jumping Jeep’ uncovered

Published June 18, 2013 It was designed to leap over small buildings in a single bound, but it never got off the ground. Military contractor BAE Systems has unveiled a once-top secret “Jumping Jeep” that was under development in the 1960’s. Designed by the British Aerospace Corporation, one of BAE’s predecessors, the off and […]


Cars from art deco period exhibited in Nashville

Published June 17, 2013 Associated Press Tandy Culpepper views a 1938 Hispano-Suiza H6 Dubonnet “Xenia” Coupe on Friday, June 14, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn., as part of the “Sensuous Steel” exhibit at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. The exhibit is made up of cars and motorcycles from the 1930s and 1940s that exemplify […]


Zero Motorcycles testing ‘stealth’ bike for U. S. Special Forces

Published June 10, 2013 Next Slide Previous Slide As if the government wasn’t sneaky enough already! Zero Motorcycles has created a stealth motorcycle for use by U.S. Special Operations Forces: The MMX. The all-electric off-roader features a nearly silent powertrain, full blackout capability, wiring for infrared lighting systems and a keyless ignition for quick starts. […]