To actually steal a car from the New York International Auto Show would take some Mission Impossible-style planning. Even if you could snag the keys to one of the rides, maneuver your way out of the Jacob Javits Center, and get the car on the streets past the hot dog vendors and roasted nuts guys, you'd still have to deal with outrunning the cops in Manhattan traffic. Basically, it's not happening. Still, there were a bunch of vehicles on display that made us contemplate it for at least a split second. Here are 10 of them.
1. 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder
Boasting a price tag that starts close to a million dollars, the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder is a great investment if you're never planning on putting children through college or owning a home. If the hybrid's sticker price doesn't scare you ... continue reading
There's something about seeing an aggressive front-end in your rear-view mirror that just gets your pulse going. We walked the floor at this year's New York International Auto Show to snap some of the grills that caught our attention.
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If you're looking to unplug on your next vacation, you could stay at a quaint bed and breakfast filled with doilies and wicker, or you could trek out to Scotland to stay in The Beermoth. The converted 1956 Fire Service truck is now a small living space complete with oak parquet flooring, a hearth and kitchen for cooking ... continue reading
With the term "smart" being tossed in from of so many products these days - smartphones, smartwatches, etc - this would probably be best described as a smart radar detector. Besides handling your standard radar detecting functions, the device works with an app on your smartphone to deliver live updates on cop sightings, ... continue reading
Owing a replica of the Batman Tumbler that sits in your driveway and never moves would be cool enough, but this ride, inspired by Bruce Wayne's latest daily driver, is completely street legal. It's loaded with an eight-cyclinder LS1 engine, 44" super swamper tires, and the head-turning ability that even a Bruce Wayne ... continue reading
Instead of fretting over whether your sedan can handle the next snow storm, perhaps you should sell a large quantity of your possessions and buy this Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Concept Truck. Hey, you can always win the lottery later. The one-off vehicle was designed to traverse the wintry landscape of Antarctica, ... continue reading
If everyone drove the Renault Kwid, Chris Christie's political career might still be perfectly intact. The concept car actually launches a tiny drone to fly ahead and assess the traffic problems in front of you. No more confusion on what's going on and no more lagging traffic delays from your radio or GPS. Control ... continue reading
Few movies get car enthusiasts going like Bullitt. And while Steve McQueen was the one earning the paycheck, someone should have tossed a little cash over to the true star of the film, his '68 Mustang. This recreation of the classic muscle car was built for Steve's son and is a visually accurate creation with a handful ... continue reading
Well, Toyota has officially blown everyone’s minds at the 2014 North American Auto Show. Hailed as the future of Toyota, the FT-1 Concept simply left us in awe. Jaw on the floor awe. Now we won’t call it a Supra, but we sure as hell hope it is. I mean, the Camry is cool and all but it will never be the star of ... continue reading
The 2014 CES is firmly underway in Las Vegas and it is all about the buzz. Generating more than its fair share is the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle or FVC for short. Yep, that’s its name - we will just assume that Toyota will give it a more creative name as it becomes closer to reality. But they did not waste any creativity ... continue reading
We're not exactly sure how much a Chevy pickup went for back in the mid 1900's, but we're guessing they didn't come close to the price tag on this Ultimate Thriftmaster inspired by them. This reimagined Chevrolet 3100 series pickup features parts milled from billet aluminum and original 3100 body panels that were cleaned, ... continue reading
We trust you’re saving your pennies for the super cool BMW i8 cause not only is this hybrid sweet to look at but it comes with a key fob that is more than likely smarter than you. Take a look at your car key and it probably has buttons to unlock doors and maybe a panic button, yawn. BMW’s i8 key has a high resolution ... continue reading
Reason 1 & 2 to work hard next year and make bank. The (released earlier than expected) 2015 BMW M3 & M4. Originally slated for official debut in Detroit next month, we have details for you today. And BMW does not disappoint. In an interesting move, BMW decided to keep the M3 in sedan form and spin-off the ... continue reading
Life is often a balance between needs and wants. For example, does your grocery getter AMG E63 wagon need 850 tire shredding horses? Probably not. But would it make you the coolest mofo in the Whole Foods parking lot? In our opinion that's just a stupid question, of course it would. Good thing the psychos (engineers) ... continue reading
Sure it’s changed a lot over the last 49 years. But the Ford Mustang will always be a favorite in America whether its a retiree caught up in the nostalgia of the good ole days or a youngster eye-balling one lustily on the showroom floor. Making its “official” debut today - the 2015 Ford Mustang. While moving ... continue reading