What is it about Cars?

October 21, 2016 - Features

by Chris Balmes Do the words, “it’s just a car,” make you want to slap the stupid out of that person?  Does the act of someone slamming your car door too hard make you see red? Are you more likely to spend hours detailing your…

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Five Best Scenic Drives Near L.A.

September 22, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel What would hell look like for a car guy?  If you’ve ever driven a car in or near Los Angeles, you’d probably answer “the 405.”  Yes, the traffic in L.A. is insanely heavy even at non-rush-hour times, but if you know where…

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Are You Driver Enough?

September 12, 2016 - Features

Sons of Speed learns that it’s not just the type of tire, but the brand as well. by Paul Herrold There are few things more confusing and frustrating to car owners than purchasing a new set of tires.  From treadwear and speed ratings, to tire…

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Cadillac Announces V-Performance Academy

September 9, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel Two Day Driver Program Eclipses Chevy’s Corvette School. Ask any seasoned track-day enthusiast what the most important “mod” for a car is and you’ll probably hear this: “driving school!”  Newbies who think that cars themselves make good lap times might shrug off…

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Welcome to the Future

June 14, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel Cadillac gives techie car guys the stuff they’ve been waiting for. Anyone who has been the victim of theft, vandalism or even a careless door ding against their prized ride has wished for a 360 degree camera recording system to catch and…

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Michelin and XBOX Host 24 Hour Forza Motorsports Challenge

June 14, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel   Winner receives a free trip to the 2017 24 Hour of Le Mans Today at the Petersen Automotive museum, Michelin and Xbox announced they will host a global 24 Hours Challenge online with the Forza Motorsport 6 game. The competition will…

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2016 Chicago Auto Show Roundup

February 17, 2016 - Features

by Brendan R. Appel After a somewhat disappointing Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, our hopes were high that we might see a few more special announcements at the Chicago Auto Show.  While there weren’t many surprises, we did have a chance to talk to…

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2016 North American International Auto Show Roundup

January 15, 2016 - Features

by Brendan R. Appel Do you remember last year’s Detroit Auto Show, which featured such dream cars as the reincarnated Ford GT and Acura NSX, the incredible Shelby Mustang GT350 and Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, and even the brutish yet thoroughly awesome 2017 Ford Raptor? …

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The Ferrari 458 Italia

January 10, 2016 - Features

by Camden Murphy, Sons of Speed Racing Consultant Within the world of NASCAR and stock cars, everything is made to be simple.  This is not due to a lack of technology or the charge that the sport does not embrace modernization but, rather, is because…

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Ford Dealers to Focus RS Buyers: Bring Your Wallets!

December 22, 2015 - Features

My less than satisfying quest to become a Ford owner by Paul Herrold Occasionally, a new car comes to market that is destined for glory before a single body panel is ever stamped.  A car that everybody wants to have and the media can’t get…

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