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Go Ahead and Laugh at Me Geeking Out at this Air-Cooled Volkswagen Gathering in Monterey

Our very overworked video team has finally gotten around to editing all the video taken this summer when I went on the big Airhead Treffen, a shared excuse for air-cooled Volkswagen owners all over to drive around and get together in one place and geek the fuck out over air-cooled VWs. That’s why you’ve been …

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Ten Automotive-Themed Street Drugs You Should Be Aware of That I Probably Made Up

It’s a crazy world out there, and, as gearheads, we find ourselves on the streets more than most, since that’s the natural habitat of cars. The street is also where street drugs come from, so it only makes sense that a whole sub-category of street drugs would arise with the innocent and vulnerable car-lover in …

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Go Ahead, Guess What This Thing Is

Is there anything better than a really mysterious, baffling car? No, there isn’t. Every time you think there’s nothing left to learn about the rich tapestry of automobilia, something like this sleek lovely little whatever drives up, honks, and lets you know how wrong you are. So what is this thing? I’ll give you a …

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The Delightfully Weird Suzuki X90 Had an Equally Weird Soviet Ancestor

Remember the Suzuki X90? It was a deeply strange idea for a car: take a funny, stunted two-door sedan and plop it onto a 4×4 chassis. The proportions were strange, the intended use was strange, the whole concept was strange, which may be why I liked them so much. Surely this was just another fever …