From the get-go the enormous scope of what this project would ultimately become was insane, but Jim Stabe likely had no idea of what he was setting himself up for when his 1966 MGB custom car project began.
SPEED: Science in Motion is a special, limited engagement exhibition. The San Diego Air & Space Museum describes it as featuring “the fastest vehicles mankind has ever produced, including space ships, rockets, planes, trains, race cars, motorcycles, jet boats, and more!”
The decision to purchase an electric vehicle was made mostly by early adopters, but EVs are becoming more popular.
Wavecrest is a gathering of people with a common passion – woodies. It is a social event that members look forward to all year. It reminds me of the annual Porsche Parade for Porsche owners (I used to own a 911).
In addition to three days of racing, spectators enjoyed the large vendor area on East Vacation Island, Kids’ Zone, beer garden and great BBQ.
Recently auto manufacturers brought vehicles to Calamigos Ranch, nestled in Southern California’s Santa Monica mountains above Malibu, for a Motor Press Guild day of spirited driving through the canyons.
As much as we may wish that we could, most of us will never get to experience brutal, flat-out acceleration and g-force in a Lamborghini Aventador, Bugatti Chiron, Ford GT, Ferrari 812 Superfast or Tesla Model S P100D.
Compared to video games, there is something uniquely satisfying about pressing the flipper buttons at just the right time, to knock the pinball back up the slope, to rack up points on its way down.
For the past 20 years, car enthusiasts have been gathering every third Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., May through September, for Encinitas Cruise Nights, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts.
When you think of paradise, what comes to mind? For many it is an idyllic South Seas island where gentle breezes, swaying palm trees, hula dancers, Tikis, music and white sand beaches combine to create a restful, welcoming environment that is all but impossible to resist.
Science can be good exercise! The Fleet Science Center, in conjunction with Museum Hack, has developed a rather unique outdoor experience. You’ll be taken on a fascinating 90-minute, approximately 1-1/2-mile walking tour of Balboa Park.
The largest, most awe-inspiring experiences at San Diego Comic-Con take place in “activations” off-site – not within the relatively tight confines of the San Diego Convention Center.
Our invitation read: “Test-drive the first-ever 2018 LS 500, 2018 LC 500 and several Lexus hybrids and SUVs at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Back before the big economic recession hit, auto manufacturers often used to host dedicated, standalone ‘Ride & Drive’ events.
There is so much to see and do here in Southern California. It is no wonder why this is such a popular travel destination – year-round.
The 44th annual event included six professional auto racing series, picture-perfect weather, unsurpassed access to the teams and drivers, exhibits, food, entertainment and close proximity to everything else that Southern California has to offer.
These days are bittersweet at the 2018 San Diego County Fair. On the one hand it is nearly the end of June, which means that the Fourth of July – the final day of the Fair – is fast approaching. On the other hand, motorsports traditionally help to wrap up the festivities. That’s always lots of...
In all my years I have never seen anything that compares with the Wild West Turkey Stampede at the San Diego County Fair. Located in Family Funville, it is a marvelous show.
“Cirque Electrique” is San Diego SeaWorld’s breathtaking, nighttime entertainment spectacular. It returns as one of SeaWorld’s eight “Electric Ocean” entertainment experiences.
For the past 30 years, the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions have exemplified co-operation between the auto industry, academia and government to provide real-world, hands-on skills specifically applicable to the auto industry.
The SYFY channel describes its fan-favorite, cutting edge science fiction series,” now in its third season, this way: “Hundreds of years in the future, humans have colonized the solar system. The U.N. controls Earth. Mars is an independent military power.
This latest STAR WARS film blends a swashbuckling pirates vibe with that of a gun-fighting western in a galaxy far, far away, and then for good measure throws in an exciting car chase scene (okay – they’re actually speeders)!
Looking into the rearview mirror it all seems so inevitable but in 1993, when the dinosaurs first fought their way onto movie screens around the world, the filmmakers could only hope that audiences would be captivated by “Jurassic Park” – the epic novel by Michael Crichton.
“Con orgullo” means “with pride” in Spanish. That is appropriate, given that the owners of the cars in the car show take great pride in their vehicles.
The 18th Goodguys Del Mar Nationals was arguably the best yet. Where to begin?
ToughTested sent two innovative and especially convenient tech products for review this week. Then check out the review of “Avengers: Infinity War,” sure to be a hot and possibly controversial new movie at the box office.