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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Cadillac’s de Nysschen Blasts Back At Critics In A Scathing Letter: “Don’t Mess With Me.”

Johan de Nysschen isn’t the least bit amused with the vitriol coming out lately regarding the two largest decisions he’s made recently as the two-month-old CEO of Cadillac: the naming of...

Tax The Rich Has Returned With A Rolls-Royce Wraith

The lunatics at Tax The Rich have returned, and for this video they have an absolutely beautiful day, they found a lovely garden area that appears to be perfectly kept up and one huge field to play...

Event Gallery: More Pictures From The Somerset Cruise-In

The cars kept pouring into downtown Somerset from every entrance. With music playing and the smell of the food hanging with the race fuel in the air, the crowds milled around, taking a good look at...

Texas A&M Test New Truck-Resistant Barrier. Make No Mistake, It Works.

“The ability of a driver to survive such a crash is not a primary concern.” That’s a pretty dark statement when referencing a crash test, but the goal behind Texas A&M’s...

Another Tuner Mustang Appears: 2015 Roush Mustang Is Ready To Fight

While Saleen has been throwing out the specs on the S302, we actually haven’t seen a real one yet, only renderings. Which isn’t good for Mustang faithful who are salivating a second Lake...

Local Motors Showcases Second New Car This Year: The SF-01 Street Fighter

The last time I was at Local Motors’ Chandler factory, the only car they were producing was the so-insane-it’s-awesome Rally Fighter. Except for one little tube-frame design that was...

Historical Footage: Warren Johnson and Scott Geoffrion’s Burndown At Houston

Since I’m still stuck on a RWD V8 Dodge Daytona kick, I decided to dive into one of the few things I remember from watching Pro Stock racing as a kid: the burndown between Warren Johnson and...

This 1990 Dodge Daytona Will Shut Down A The K-Daytona Cracks With A Late-Model Hemi, Six Speed, RWD Soundtrack.

Regardless of whether or not they saved Chrysler Corporation’s ass in the Eighties, regardless of whether or not they made decent transportation, there is a cultural aversion to anything rooted...

Event Gallery: Somernights Cruise, September 2014: If It’s Fall, They Don’t Know It Yet

Only the calendar believed that it really was Fall in Kentucky, and only a tree or two  had changed color as the town of Somerset geared up for the September Cruise-In. The scenery couldn’t...

Another One Bites The Dust-Porsche 918 Goes Up In Flames In Toronto

In the continuing trend of supercar baptism by fire, Porsche has become the latest vetted supercar. This particular 918, the vaunted hybrid-supercar that produces 887 horsepower by using two plug-in...

Crash And Burn: Rob Collard Goes Rolling At Silverstone During British Touring Car Championship Race

During the second British Touring Car Championship race at Silverstone, Rob Collard’s WSR-prepped BMW 125i M Sport was clipped by Jack Clarke’s Ford Focus, sending the BMW into a series...

Dodge Challenger Hellcat VIN#0001 Nets $825,000 At Barrett-Jackson For Charity

In a move that now seems to be par for the course, Dodge auctioned Challenger Hellcat serial number 0001 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada through Barrett-Jackson for charity....

Unhinged: The Random Encounters You Never Expect

Early yesterday morning, just as the sun was starting to appear, I drug my half-asleep carcass from bed, dressed, made myself appear slightly human, made sure my camera was ready, and took off toward...

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Question of the Day: What FWD Car Would You Nominate For A RWD Conversion?

Between the first gas crisis of the 1970’s and…well, now…we have been inundated with front-wheel-drive cars. While front-wheel-drive has been around since the early days of the...