The Nissan Skyline Is Probably About To Die

The current Nissan GT-R is not a Skyline. Know what is? The Infiniti G-Series. As usual a premium brand for Japanese luxury cars hasn't been necessary in their homeland, but these days it seems to be different. Lexus are now in Japan, and Nissan are about to start selling Infiniti models in the JDM market as well.… » 10/15/13 4:00am 10/15/13 4:00am

Take A Tour Of The Best Vintage Japanese Cars In The United States

One of the great things about living on the West Coast is how established the Japanese classic car community is. In many parts of the US, there's still people who laugh at the idea of a Japanese classic car show, but out in Long Beach this past weekend it was clear that Japanese 'nostalgic' cars are serious business… » 10/01/13 9:00am 10/01/13 9:00am

Attention Automakers: I’ll Pay More For a Manual

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the moment has arrived: it’s time for yet another column about the death of the manual transmission. That’s great, right?! You’re excited! You’re pumped! You’re thinking: I wonder what’s on Autoblog today! » 9/09/13 7:46pm 9/09/13 7:46pm

Power for Pennies: How To Score a 500HP LS Engine for FREE

So you want to go fast and you want to swap a V8 into your ride but your budget is short. You can get that 500HP V8 and keep the wife happy. All it takes is some ingenuity and a little manual labor but the end is result is nothing short of awesome. » 8/14/13 11:26am 8/14/13 11:26am

Fake Ferrari Syndicate Busted By Spanish Cops

Police in Valencia, Spain arrested eight people and seized 19 fake Ferraris and Aston Martins this week when they busted a gang that was producing imitation exotics. I think the Toyota engines were what gave them away. » 8/02/13 1:53pm 8/02/13 1:53pm

Why the Audi S4 Avant and BMW 535 Touring are Future Classics

As you may have noticed there are a number of readers who are, shall we say, a bit fanatical about the wagon body style. I can’t think of anyone in particular at the moment, but trust me, they are among us. It is also no secret that in the U.S. lovers of long-roofs and ample cargo space are often forgotten by… » 7/29/13 1:01pm 7/29/13 1:01pm

How Engineers Plan To Make The BMW i3 Electric Car Fun

The engineers promise the BMW i3 quasi-electric car will be just as fun to drive as any other vehicle they make. It's a bold claim, but they've got some technology to back it up. Here is how it works. » 7/10/13 1:49pm 7/10/13 1:49pm