There’s a lot of this project left to do, but being as simple as it is, how hard could that be? I mean, working on this isn’t going to be much of a challenge to most half-way competent backyard mechanics. The question however, is how much would you pay to take on the necessary work? … [Read more...] about At $7,450, Would You Rock-On In This SBC-Powered 1968 Toyota FJ40?
1983 4x4 toyota truck
“We’re going to use as many parts from existing passenger cars and other models as possible in fuel cell trucks,” said Ikuo Ota, manager of new business planning for fuel cell projects at Toyota. “Otherwise, we won’t see the benefits of mass production.” … [Read more...] about The Trade War Is Now Real
PJ: All our Jeeps go through a 19-inch target across the whole vehicle. That forces you to look at how you seal up the underbody, how the air induction system functions, where you have sealed connectors, how you vent something, how plugs are sealed. All Jeeps have the same threshold that we designate as a water plane and we test to that. We look at everything below that line and say, "Ok, it's gotta handle water." … [Read more...] about Will The 2015 Jeep Renegade Be Any Good Off-Road?
The story of this '79 Fleetwood limo is a little different. It's been anchored at the same spot for nearly a year now, and (since it's across the street from a mall and not in front of anyone's house) nobody seems to care. Could it have a trunk full of decomposing mob victims? Bales of banknotes? No doubt the reality is less romantic, but at least it's interesting to see a huge abandoned vehicle find a tow-truck-proof spot on Red Tag Island. … [Read more...] about Some Cars Take A Beating Down On The Alameda Street
I know that's a bold statement to make in that headline there, but I mean it. I should clarify though— "interesting" does not mean "best" in any sense of the word. It's not the fastest, most advanced, most comfortable, or really any superlative (other than maybe "cheapest"). But some of the cars that are currently being built in India— the indigenous designed ones, not the license-built ones— are genuinely interesting automotive solutions to very unique Indian problems. … [Read more...] about Why India Is Making The World’s Most Interesting Cars