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12/13 2016

This Mercedes-Benz hearse is fit for the ultimate final ride IF YOU LIVED A LIFE OF LUXURY, YOU MIGHT AS WELL RIDE IN LUXURY TO YOUR GRAVE BY:  WESLEY WREN

PHOTO BY MAX TRENCK Eventually, even the wealthiest of us, will all shuffle off this mortal coil. It’s the one thing that, sadly, brings us all together, and that sort of inelastic demand is part of the reason why luxury automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Lincoln andCadillac have all invested in shipping people to their final resting spots. Keen-eyed reader Max […]

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11/29 2016

Report: Fiat heir Lapo Elkann arrested after allegedly staging own kidnapping

Elkann, 39, is active in the world of fashion and car customization.PHOTO BY GARAGE ITALIA FASHION ENTREPRENEUR REPORTEDLY TRIED TO GET $10,000 TO CONTINUE PARTYING IN NYC BY:  JAY RAMEY Fiat heir Lapo Elkann, grandson of the late Gianni Agnelli and brother of FCAchairman John Elkann, was arrested in New York City over the weekend for filing […]

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11/28 2016

F1 proposes standing restarts for 2017…”and RR-AZ says this will make the rebuilders/parts folks rich, because we all know you watch NASCAR for the finish and F-1 for the Start, and now re-starts.  Get ready to record!”

Formula 1 and its teams have agreed to add standing restarts in 2017, pending World Motor Sport Council approval.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC CARS WOULD RETURN TO GRID FOR STANDING RESTARTS AFTER SAFETY-CAR PERIODS AUTOWEEK Opinions are divided in Abu Dhabi after Bernie Ecclestone and the Formula 1 teams agreed to a novel rule change for […]

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11/28 2016

1983: The Wisconsin-built Renault Alliance is the future of the automobile

1 OF 4It’s all about the futuristic technology. PHOTO BY RENAULT/AMERICAN MOTORS UNISURF! INFRAWAVE! LASER-CALIBRATED LINES OF SIGHT! The Renault Alliance was the product of the American Motors partnership with Renault, which came about after the United States government refused to bail out AMC as it had just done with Chrysler. Hopes were high with the Alliance, which […]

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11/23 2016

“RR-AZ ALUM”…Rusty Wallace Racing Ferrari At Daytona By SPEED SPORT Staff

  November 22, 2016 Rusty Wallace will drive a Ferrari sports car during the Ferrari Finali Mondiali on Dec. 1-4 at Daytona Int’l Speedway. (NASCAR Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace is going to return to the driver’s seat for the upcoming Ferrari Finali Mondiali on Dec. 1-4 at Daytona Int’l Speedway. […]

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11/23 2016

This road-legal Lola racer is the perfect gift for your favorite F1 fan CHRISTMAS, BIRTHDAY, HANUKKAH OR JUST BECAUSE: THEY’LL NEVER FORGET THIS BY:  WESLEY WREN

6 OF 21Engineers at Lola made a bet that they could build a street-legal Formula 1 car in the U.K. — it’s now for sale. PHOTO BY BONHAMS With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about that perfect present for your friend, significant other or co-worker. Sure, a trip to the […]

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11/21 2016

Downhill, fast: We dive into the world of competitive scale racing with a custom Hudson Hornet EL HORNITO LEAVES IT ALL ON THE TRACK, PROVES WE STILL HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO BY:  GRAHAM KOZAK

Scale speed like you wouldn’t believe. It’s underground racing at its most literal: a series of tracks — from a quarter-mile strip to the winding mountain run — all tucked into a basement of a house in St. Peters, Missouri. That the tracks are designed to accommodate 1:64-scale toy cars helps. This is Die Cast Racing, […]

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11/10 2016

New Cadillac presidential limousine to debut at Donald Trump’s inauguration PRESIDENT TRUMP’S LIMO MAY NOT BE ALL THAT DIFFERENT FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S BY:  JAY RAMEY

The 2017 presidential limousine, as seen in our rendering, is expected to borrow design details from the Escalade.PHOTO BY AUTOWEEK More than two years have passed since the United States Secret Serviceposted bid requirements for a new presidential limousine, aka The Beast, and the 2017 Cadillac is just about ready to make its first public appearance. The2017 version will replace […]

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