It’s a bitter pill to swallow… General Motors Corporation was formed on September 16, 1908, in Flint, Michigan, as a holding company controlled by William C. Durant, owner of Buick. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were fewer than 8,000 automobiles in America, and Durant had become a leading manufacturer of horse-drawn vehicles… Read More With A Heavy Heart, General Motors Announces They Are Closing Their Doors…
Earlier in the week, a Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters post came up reporting a stolen classic Camaro. Stories like this are usually bleak, with many posts like this staying unsolved for an eternity. In fact, car-jackings are a pandemic in the Chicagoland area as of late. And let’s not get started on wheel thefts,… Read More Chicagoland Petrolheads Help Recover Stolen Chevy Camaro
So you want to wrap your daily, but you live in a northern state where once the white stuff starts to float down from the heavens, the salt trucks are summoned like demons from the underworld to spread their evil salt. Not only does this damage and corrode the body of your car but it… Read More That’s a Wrap
Any day you see a Porsche on the streets is a good day. Its timeless lines make it the most recognizable shape in traffic. It is another thing to see a classic sports car braving the cold in the middle of winter, driving in snow no less! Half of us may yell “Keep it inside,… Read More Rally-Ready Safari Porsche 911 Monkey Business
Love it or hate it, Chicago snowstorms bring Chicago dibs- the old tradition of residents reserving their shoveled street parking spots, each year finding more creative ways to prevent another car from stealing the spot they labored over. Some in the anti-dibs crowd have found their own unique ways to retaliate.
Hyundai gives us an unexpected surprise. It seems unfair that the newest crop of super hatches are getting all of the attention. Headlines include performance figures to rival that of supercars, extreme and polarized styling, and niche names. These hatches are all about the hype before you drive them. And sure, taking one of these… Read More Driven: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport
So you’re in the market for another vehicle or a better vehicle than your current one. There’s no shame in wanting to continuously improve or “trade up”. However, let’s talk about where the line in the sand is drawn. Typically there’s always a limit in mind and usually based on the amount we put in… Read More Consumer talk: How much is too much?
Winters in the Midwest can be very unforgiving. They are a cruel reminder that Car Show season is long over, and most super cars are resting in their heated garages. Imagine our surprise when Cliff Eazy-e Ragland from Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters spotted this last generation Dodge Viper cruising the highway during our most… Read More Cold Blooded Reptile Out In The Snow!
A common misconception in the modern era is that “AWD” means invincible while driving in adverse conditions. Today’s video found from Alex Arce on Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters shows otherwise. Be careful out there folks!
Sebring Raceway is widely known to be a destroyer of cars. Not in the sense of big crashes and body damage, but in the sense that the track surface is true to how it was many decades ago – an air field. The concrete and asphalt layout ravages suspensions and can shake loose things that… Read More IndyCar Testing At Sebring Raceway Has Us Pumped For The 2018 Season