Mazda MX-5 Miata Reaches New Milestone With 900,000 Units Produced

2011 Mazda Miata Mx5

MX-5 Miata reaffirms its position as the most popular sports car ever made-

IRVINE, Calif. (February 3, 2011) – The world’s best-selling two-seat roadster, the iconic Mazda MX-5 Miata, continues to set the bar even higher for the competition today, reaching a new milestone of 900,000 units produced.  Nearly 45 percent – more than 388,000 units – of those were sold in the United States since the car launched in 1989. Continue reading

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Production Begins at Oshawa Assembly Plant

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Assembly Plant

Oshawa, Ontario– Rick Hendrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. today visited Oshawa Assembly Plant to mark the start of regular production for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, which will arrive at U.S. dealerships beginning in February. Continue reading

Jeep Gladiator 4-Door Pickup “Truck” Coming in 2013

Yellow Jeep Gladiator Pickup Concept

Last September in Orlando, Jeep CEO Michael Manley,  set Jeep forums and internet chat rooms ablaze by hinting that a Jeep pickup truck was in the future. No one knew what the tuck was or where it came from… Until now.

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Everything You Need to Register and Title Your Hobby Car in All 50 States

Sema Tag & Title Tool Box

Looking to register your muscle car or kit car? Looking to restore, replace or rebody a collector car? Do you need a vehicle inspection or smog test to get obtain a title? Should you get an antique or collector car tag? …Are there mileage restrictions if you do?

Register a kit car can either be a nightmare, or as easy a driving down to your local DMV or tag office. Some states allow drivers to use vintage license plates from the 1960’s and 1970’s. It all depends on where you live. That is why  Motor City and SEMA have put together a step by step guide to registered your project vehicle in all fifty states. Continue reading

Real Housewives Of NHRA: 2011 Full Throttle Drag Racing Calender. Racing Wives Show Off Some Skin to Fund Cancer Research

NHRA Real House Wives Calendar Cover

If you haven’t picked up a calendar yet, the Real Houswives of the NHRA is great find and the proceeds go straight to cancer research.

Driven by the recent loss of a childhood friend to skin cancer, Andrea Pedregon (wife of two time NHRA Funny Car World Champion Tony Pedregon) found a creative way to raise funds for research. Andrea and twelve other “Real Housewives”  Of NHRA (National Hot rod Association) posed in front of the camera for the calendar shoot. Continue reading

Jeep celebrates 70 years as America’s most iconic 4×4

1943 Willys MB Jeep
In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army’s motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle, including the following:

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Chevy Turns to Ham Radio Geek for Camaro Antenna Solution

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Debut At 2010 LA Auto Show

DETROIT – When spy shots surfaced of the pre-production version of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, an outcry went up among Camaro enthusiasts over the AM/FM whip antenna positioned on the rear deck lid.

Quite simply, they hated it. Continue reading