How can anyone with a healthy sense of humor and hint of joy in their heart fail to appreciate the Fiat 500 Abarth? In the noble tradition of cheap peoples’ cars transformed by aggressive factory tuning, this is probably the cheapest and the most rabidly tuned of any still on the market.
Everything but the grille and hood is re-engineered on this off-road terror
You have already read about Winslow Bent’s conversions of 1945-68 Dodge Power Wagons. Bent remakes those classic trucks in all their original glory but with improvements ranging from fully boxed frames to modern GM LSA V8s. In between are remade classic gauges, modern seats and paint so thick it looks — and for all we know tastes — like cherry frosting.
In retrospect, maybe I shouldn’t have taken my five-months-pregnant wife to the winding Tail of the Dragon road on our way to Daytona Beach in the 2016 Chevrolet SS sedan. In my defense, she hadn’t had morning sickness in months. But after her third bout of vomiting, I had to admit that the 300-turn rising and running mountain road may have not been the smartest idea. Regardless, the baby-friendly 415-hp SS sedan is something that looks to Continue reading 2016 Chevy SS first drive: Baby’s first sports sedan
The revived Indian marque makes an even more affordable motorcycle
Indian continues its loud and powerful return from the dead with a new and even more affordable midsized cruiser, the Scout Sixty. We say welcome back, again.
You could trace the Indian nameplate all the way back to 1901, the date embossed on the side of the new Sixty. Indian made some iconic bikes for the first half of the 20th century before going in and out of business under various owners from the mid-'50s until Continue reading A couple hundred miles on an Indian Scout Sixty