ICON TRUCK

The Making of an ICON

You might be able to find a number of skilled manufactures with the expertise to completely refurbish an old beat up CJ or a rusted through Bronco from the late 60s, but nobody quite does it like ICON. Don't let my words misguide you, they're not a repair shop. They sure as hell aren't just a restoration shop either.. the guys at ICON are just Read More

2011 Ferrari Heritage Festival

A Ferrari Kind-a Party

2011 Italian Heritage Festival On what turned out to be a gorgeous Sunday in San Francisco, I was lucky enough to attend the Italian Heritage Festival. While Italy is known for its deep historical significance and authentic delicacies, us car people drool over a different part of Italian history: the Ferrari. This Sunday did not just mark the Read More

Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series on Track

Mercedes Making Matte More Mainstream

2013 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series The marriage of super car and matte paint has left millions of car enthusiasts drooling over exclusive leaked photos and the lavish dream of owning one of these cars. 2013, or so it seems, is already ringing the bell to invite a whole new breed of matte luxury to the marketplace. With the paring of one of 2011's Read More

1985 Ferrari 308 QV

The Last (US) 308 Ever Built

A Look At Ferrari History As we all know, all cars are not made equal. There are daily drivers and road warriors, there's luxury and there's racing... but a Ferrari is a Ferrari. I had the chance to spend some time with the last US Ferrari 308 GTS QV ever built in 1985, and its owner, Tim. These photos were taken in San Francisco during the Read More

How to Ruin Your New Mercedes

How To Ruin Your New Mercedes

Want to ruin your new $50,000 Mercedes? This guy can show you how... It's obvious that this guy does not know what he's doing. Part of me is wondering if his navigation is going to work after dousing it with pressurized water, but part of me just doesn't care. In fact, I feel more for the car than for this guy. Car's have feelings too, Read More

White Fiskar Karma EVer

White Is The New Silver

America's New Favorite Paint Color In a perfect world we'd all have our own uniquely colored car and driving down the street would be like indulging in a bag of skittles. Unfortunately, we American's love to be monotonous. Face it, in 10 years we will probably all be driving a version of the Civic or Prius if they haven't merged by then, and you Read More

Ferrari Car Care Products

60 Hours, 1 Detail, and a Ferrari Full of Passion

Ferrari's F40 is one of those cars that defined the outermost capabilities of the automotive industry. Its radical features, defined trim, inlets, outlets, and that iconic spoiler - it all adds up to what is commonly referred to as one of the greatest super cars ever. Granted the year was 1987 and sat-nav was a ways down the line, the Ferrari F40 Read More

Car Dust Art

How To Turn Your Filthy Car Into A Work Of Art

Well we've got our own ways, but check this guy out. Also known as the "Da Vinci of Dust," the Dirty Car Artist takes the meaning of a dirty car to a whole new level. His art can be found all over the internet, ranging from back-window Stooges to imaginative landscapes. Scott Wade breathes new life into dirty cars everywhere, but for the rest of Read More

Ferrari Stick Shift

What Driving a Stick Says About You

Recently, Mini (a company that boasts the highest % of manual drivers on the road) teamed up with Hunch.com to see if driving a car with a manual transmission says anything about you as a person. Needless to say, their results are astounding. Some of which I would have assumed, but some categories that you'd never have dreamed are covered in their Read More

Tape on Car for Detailing

A Simple Step to a Better Detail

The Right Way to Tape Off Your Car Before buffing your car, it's a good idea to know how to tape off areas that are vulnerable during a polishing procedure with detailing tape or painter's tape. Polish can lead to discolored trim and is easily trapped in crevices around emblems and windows. For a better detail and less of a clean up, read on and Read More