You want something that has good performance, that’s safe so it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to insure, and reliable enough so you’re not late picking up your date for prom. I get asked all the time what are the best first cars for students under $5,000. And I think this article has a little something for everyone, even if you’re not a student! The last car on this list is always the answer, but in this post, I’m going to show you exactly why!Infiniti G35
Very few things are more satisfying than nailing the perfect shift in a classic H-pattern gearbox, especially when you know that if you do it wrong, bad things can happen. Ouch, that’s a serious money shift! That’s why you never let your friends drive your race car. Unfortunately, the art of using all four limbs to drive a car is becoming a thing of the past. Thanks to ever-increasing terrible traffic, the invention of lifeless, gearless, CVT transmissions, flappy paddle gearboxes being arguably faster than traditional stick shifts, the rise of electric cars with only forward and backward settings, and lazy drivers optioning for automatic gearboxes, you’d think the death of the classic manual transmission is all but assured.
High class fit and finish, interiors that would make luxury cars jealous, and a ride you wouldn’t be embarrassed taking to a black tie affair... are not what we think of when we hear the word "truck"! Because they were initially built to get you through sticky situations, haul heavy loads to work during the week, and unload your toys on the weekend. Just a decade ago, the words "luxury" and "truck" didn't belong in the same sentence! But nowadays, there are a few cheap trucks that punch way above their curb weight, and offer all the comfort and perks of a high-end European sedans, with the capability of a rural workhorse!
Looking for the latest and greatest in Tesla technology, but don’t want to spend SpaceX levels of cash? Buying a used Model S might be the ticket! We’re going to tell you all the in's and out's of Elon’s new premium EV, and what it’s really going to cost you to drive one. So, if you’re even thinking about snapping up a Model S, or you just want to know what Elon’s been up to, keep reading. We’re going to tell you everything you need to know about the Tesla Model S!
If you’re anything like me, you probably dream about some of the super cool rides in the Fast & Furious movies. For the most part, the team over at Universal Studios has done a great job choosing and designing cars for these movies. But… there were some cars that were undeniably duds. In this article, I’m going to take you through the worst cars of the Fast & Furious franchise, and tell you exactly why they were so disappointing. These are the worst cars from the Fast and Furious movies…
You might be a ricer. Yeah, you! Wait... what’s a ricer? Well, some say it’s an acronym for "Race-Inspired Cosmetic Enhancement", some say it means you spend more money trying to look fast, than to actually be fast. No matter how you define it, it’s not a name you want to be associated with. So, how can you tell if you’re a ricer? Well, we're going to fill you in. These are the eight signs you might be a ricer.
There’s no worse feeling than buying a new car that fits in your budget, only to find out that the insurance premiums on your new ride are going to leave your wallet with nothing but dust bunnies. Luckily, we’re here to fill you in on the cheapest cars to insure in 2021. This list is based on average yearly costs for an 18-year-old living in Pennsylvania. And, obviously, the prices on this list aren’t going to apply to everyone. There’s about a billion factors that affect what your insurance premium costs you, but by the end of this article, you should have a pretty good idea of what are the best cars for young drivers who don’t want to splurge on insurance. Let’s get into it.
That isn’t just any Ferrari F40 burning to the ground... that’s a piece of Ferrari history! Yeah, it’s the extremely rare F40 prototype that was unveiled at the 1987 Frankfurt Autoshow. And only 8 were ever made! This isn’t the first one to go up in flames either. It seems they’re becoming a true endangered species! And someone buy that guy with the garden hose a drink, he’s now a patron saint of the car community! So, why is this such a sad day for automotive history? And what makes the F40 so special?
Oh, so you’re a big Tesla guy, huh? Think you know everything there is to know about Elon Musk, Cybertruck, the Tesla Semi, and the upcoming Tesla Roadster? Well, maybe you do, but we’re going to put that to the test with these 7 incredible facts about Tesla. And you’ve probably never heard at least 2 before. For all you Tesla-heads out there, we’re about to drop some knowledge on you. So, strap in, listen up, and enjoy the ride. Here are 7 facts about Tesla you didn’t know!
There’s no denying that car features have come a long way in the last few years. Modern cars have multiple TVs in the back seats, they have Bluetooth connectivity that allows you to access any information on your phone hands-free, they even have windshield displays that look like something out of a futuristic movie! However, there are certainly some car features that have gone extinct that have some value all their own. One of the features on our list could end up saving your life if you get stranded in the woods, and another one could save you from having to take a trip to the auto repair shop. Let’s blast back into the past and check out the extinct car features we wish would return!