eBay Challenge: The Best Classics For Less Than $10,000

We all know what $10k will get you on the new car market - a big fat nothing. So I propose a challenge, in which you use that money on a vehicle that was made in a simpler time - when cars ran on leaded fuel, seat belts were optional at the dealer and the only traction control available was your right foot. » 10/24/14 7:26pm Yesterday 7:26pm

You Can Buy This Ferrari Enzo Engine For The Price Of A Jaguar F-Type

I see you, Mr. Junior Executive. You didn't just seal the deal, you crushed that shit. And now, after reading all the nice things we said about it, you have your eye on a Jaguar F-Type to get your speed fix once your 18-hour workday is done. I'm here to tell you to forget the F-Type; buy this Ferrari Enzo engine… » 10/24/14 2:41pm Yesterday 2:41pm

Edmunds Caves To Pissed Off Dealers Over Haggling Ad

Edmund's recently released this ad that highlights how ridiculous it would be to shop for your groceries the same way you shop for a car. Many dealerships lost their collective shit and pressured Edmund's to take the ad down... and they did. » 10/24/14 8:51am Yesterday 8:51am

You Can Buy This Awesome Ferrari For The Price Of A Used Ford Taurus

Bright red Ferraris are the flame to the car enthusiast's inner moth. They attract an insane amount of attention and are striking from nearly any angle, but what if I told you that you can buy a screaming Ferrari of your very own, for no more than the price of your average used hum-drum family sedan? » 10/23/14 6:38pm Thursday 6:38pm

Donations Pour In To Buy Car For Pennsylvania Cop-Killer Lookalike

James Tully walks two hours to work everyday along a Pennsylvania roadway, in the vicinity of where suspected cop-killer Eric Frein has been spotted. Tully has a slight resemblance to Frein and has been stopped by police several times. Now donations are coming in so he can have a car to get to work. » 10/23/14 1:46pm Thursday 1:46pm

Why You Should Get A Receipt Every Single Time You Get Gas

You're driving along and you notice your fuel gauge is on E. You stop at a gas station and fill 'er up – and instead of gasoline you get a tank full of water. It happens. But if you paid cash and didn't get a receipt, your day just got uglier. » 10/23/14 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Is Tesla Considering Franchised Dealers?

Michigan has become the latest battle ground in the Tesla direct sales vs. dealership franchise conflict. Awhile back I suggested that Tesla may benefit by changing the system from within. In a recent interview Musk hinted that in order to achieve his sales goals he may have to reconsider his position on direct sales. » 10/23/14 8:23am Thursday 8:23am

The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

Car salespeople have a reputation for trying to squeeze every cent from their customers, and they're often very good at their jobs. They are experienced negotiators and you need to know how to find leverage to make a deal in your favor. » 10/22/14 5:12pm Wednesday 5:12pm

This Talented Guy Did An Amazing Frame-Off Restoration In His Garage

Hobbies are important in life. They keep you grounded, get your mind off the less-than-perfect world, give you valuable skills, as well as one hell of a sense of accomplishment. This is exactly what we see in Ed Willson's inspiring nut-and-bolt budget restoration of his junkyard find '68 Beetle. » 10/22/14 4:49pm Wednesday 4:49pm

Buy The Used BMW, Not The New Honda

You might be thinking this is a click bait title because we've been touting Honda as one of the most reliable automakers and for building high mileage cars you should buy. Here's the thing, some people don't really care about long term reliability because they don't plan on keeping their car until it dies. … » 10/22/14 1:17pm Wednesday 1:17pm

Ten Of The Fastest Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $15,000

Last week I posed a challenge to you frugal speed freaks to find the cars on eBay - under $15,000 - with the highest top speed, and were the results ever surprising. Here are ten cars that are both stupid fast and stupid cheap. » 10/21/14 2:01pm Tuesday 2:01pm

Missing College Student From Craigslist Deal Found Murdered

Last month we reported on a CSUN student who went missing soon after selling his car on Craigslist. On Thursday police arrested a suspect and recovered the body of Abdullah Alkadi; he had been stabbed to death. » 10/21/14 1:32pm Tuesday 1:32pm

Dealers That Are Missing On Autotrader And Cars.com Are Missing Sales

When you are searching for your next car where do you go to find it? Chances are you start with a 3rd party site like Cars.com or Autotrader. Most consumers don't have time to visit every dealership's webpage; therefore, if a dealer doesn't list their inventory on one of these sites they risk losing sales. » 10/21/14 7:53am Tuesday 7:53am

There Is No Wrong Answer In This Vintage BMW Racecar Faceoff

This week's Sunday Drive is a two for one special. We all love some vintage BMWs, and what is better than vintage a BMW? A vintage BMW racecar! But which one to choose? Do you go with the museum quality 1967 2000CS or the turbo-6 swapped 2002? First world problems indeed. » 10/19/14 4:00pm Sunday 4:00pm

You Can Buy A 200-MPH BMW M5 For Less Than The Price Of A Chevy Cruze

There are lots of things in this world that are designed to put a smile on your face every time you use them. This BMW M5, with its 507-HP V10 engine, just happens to be one of those things. And fear not, enthusiasts - this one is a manual. Yours for less than the price of a Chevy Cruze Diesel. » 10/19/14 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

Dealership Pocketed Money For Extended Warranties Owners Had No Coverage

We have discussed several times the pros and cons of extended warranties. Sometimes they are worth it, especially in the case of a European car with a history of reliability issues. But when the dealership takes your money and never process the paperwork, it's going to be a bad time. » 10/18/14 8:13am 10/18/14 8:13am

Best Cars To Buy If You Want To Throw Down A Killer Lap Time

Sometimes you want something practical, sometimes you want something luxurious, and sometimes you want something that will devour apexes and scream down the straights at your local racing circuit . Opponaut LiquidBurns, has found the top 5 cars you can buy right now that will get you that checkered flag. » 10/17/14 8:09pm 10/17/14 8:09pm