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Category Archive: Top 11

The Top 11 Best Muscle Car TV Commercials

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest commercial day of the year. Undoubtedly some car company will be running ads during the game and trying to make a splash with whatever creative ideas they have...

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The Top 11 Items We Never Thought We’d See On Display At Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson is a HUGE event, but it is far from just about cars. In fact it’s about anything that sells for money. Anything. We’re talking mattresses, jewelry, planes, patio...

Top 11: The Strangest Special Editions We Could Find – The Lengths That Manufacturers Will Go To Sell Cars Are Pretty Long

Special editions are, in my eyes anyways, just a way to peddle more iron out of the door by giving off the illusion that you are holding on to something truly special once you have the keys in hand....

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Top 11: Best Craigslist Road Course Trackday Cars You Can Get For The Money!

(Lead photo courtesy of Car and Driver. Seriously…road racing a Suburban? AWESOME!) If you haven’t driven at a track day, especially on a purpose-built road course like Pacific Raceways...

Top 11: Lessons Learned From Running The Show At SCSN’s Anarchy At The Arch III In St. Louis!

When I was told that I would be running the show for the live feed from the 2016 Street Car Super Nationals’ “Anarchy at the Arch III” event at Gateway Motorsports Park, I...

Top 11: The Best “Decal GT” From The 1970s – When Looks Mattered More Than Performance!

It’s a new phrase in my lexicon: “Decal GT”, coined by Jim Wangers, the guy better known for Pontiac performance, but is responsible for some of the most well-known examples of...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy’s Top 11: Reasons To Drag Your Hide Into Work In The Morning!

You know the feeling: the alarm clock has gone off just as soon as you were deep in slumber, the bed is comfortable, warm and soft, and you’ve found the perfect sleeping position. You are even...

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Top 11: Colors That Need To Make A Return To Brighten Up The Seas Of Gray Cars!

Remember when the paint options for cars had color in them? Not just muted tones of white, gray, silver, and inoffensive shades of red and blue? How about the last time a car’s color grabbed...

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Top 11: We Rifle Through The Consignment List For Mecum’s Houston Auction For Some Gems!

When I paw through Mecum auctions each month, I always try to stay away from the obvious answers to “Which one would you have?” and go for what could be really interesting, really...

Unhinged Top 11: What Happened When I Let The Internet “#roastmycar”

Why on Earth would I subject three of my cars to an online open-mic comedy roast? What good could possibly come out of it? Humility, that’s what. We get so tied up in how great our cars are,...

Top 11: Cars That Deserve A Top-Budget Build! History Wasn’t Kind To These Cars, But Should They Get A Second Chance?

It is amazing to see just how quickly some car models disappear from the landscape, isn’t it? How strange it was that you used to see Ford Mavericks everywhere and then POOF! they are all gone...

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Top 11: Our Christmas Wish List From The Mecum Kissimmee 2016 Auction

Dear Santa, It has been a long year filled with hard work. We have travelled across the land, putting in the hours, staying up late to finish our chores. We even managed to exercise restraint when we...

Top 11: The “Money Is No Object” List – Answering The Favorite Question Of Non-Gearheads Everywhere!

If there is one question I could avoid hearing for the rest of my life, it is “What’s your favorite car?” Without going into the long, drawn-out version of the explanation,...

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The Top 11 Most Ill-Fated Drag Cars Of All Time – A Spooky List For Halloween

Today is Halloween so we decided to go on the spooky and macabre side of things for this Top 11 list. Throughout the history of drag racing there have been great innovations, great innovators, and...

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