right now in auto
The high-octane stock car races characteristic of NASCAR have become an American institution. But is it true that this billion-dollar industry traces its roots back to bootlegging?
Getting rear-ended or T-boned in a car crash isn't quite the same as getting shot at, is it? Find out if a stray bullet to the fuel tank will turn your vehicle into the car-b-que you imagine it will.
An invisible hood, you say? What kind of sorcery is this? While Land Rover's latest innovation may sound like pure magic, it's actually a pretty simple trick — and pretty handy if you're navigating some particularly craggy terrain.
Green race cars are considered unlucky on the NASCAR circuit. It's a superstition that began more than 100 years ago — decades before NASCAR was even formed. So why is the color green associated with failure in stock car racing?
Did NASCAR start with bootleggers?
Can you blow up a car's gas tank?
How the Land Rover Invisible Hood Works
Why are green cars unlucky in NASCAR?
- Auto Basics
- Tech and Transport
- Auto Parts & Systems
- Auto Racing
- Buying & Selling
- Car Models
- Driving & Safety
- Fuel Efficiency
- More Topics
- Previous Topics
- Under the Hood
The compact Ferrari 348 had the right look, but disappointing performance. Learn whether the improvements Ferrari made were enough to boost Ferrari 348 sales -- and restore buyers' confidence.
Lincoln's 1961 models had timeless style that gave the marque a template for consistent design. But if Robert McNamara had been more insistent, the stunning 1961 Lincoln Continental never would have been seen. Check out the 1961 Lincoln Continental.