2020 Is The Year of Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin

What Howard Rudzki says: Denny Hamlin will be a NASCAR Hall of Famer. This is simply the nature of the Hall, a relatively young institution that inducted five people a year for most of its history before scaling back to three, and of NASCAR, an organization whose top series historically introduces no more than threeContinue reading “2020 Is The Year of Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin”

A $3 Million Ferrari Tests a World Without the Pebble Beach Auctions

In an automotive universe completely reconfigured after the Covid-19 pandemic shutdowns stalled production lines and hit new-car sales with declines of 20% and more, here’s one area the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t hurt: the values of, and market demand for, classic and collectable sales. “It’s been a wild ride, but it’s been good—it’s been really good,” DavidContinue reading “A $3 Million Ferrari Tests a World Without the Pebble Beach Auctions”

Europe Is Building the Next Tesla. Who Knew?

Will Hydrogen fuel sales take over? When Nikola Corp. started trading on Nasdaq in June, the Phoenix-based clean transportation company raced quickly to a valuation of almost $30 billion. Nikola Corporation is an American zero emissions vehicle production company based in Phoenix, Arizona, where it has its research and development operations and corporate offices. TheContinue reading “Europe Is Building the Next Tesla. Who Knew?”

Porsche Announces New Transmission Options for 2021 718 Cayman GT4, Spyder Get New PDK Dual-Clutch A

Porsche waited until the last possible minute to exclusively offer manual transmissions in some of their highest performing sports cars. It was a valiant effort while it lasted, but they have finally bent the knee to consumers begging for an automatic option. Now, the silent majority of customers in Porsche dealerships nationwide won’t have toContinue reading “Porsche Announces New Transmission Options for 2021 718 Cayman GT4, Spyder Get New PDK Dual-Clutch A”

The Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake Is the Coolest Aston Martin

A couple of years back, Aston Martin built a limited run of Zagato-bodied Vanquishes in three different body styles: Coupe, convertible, and shooting brake, the latter being by far the coolest. The company built 99 of each, so most were tucked into collections, never to see the light of day. This one has defied theContinue reading “The Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake Is the Coolest Aston Martin”