The Volkswagen GTI was the original Hot Hatch, and still stands as a benchmark today. It comes up on our Podcast almost every single episode, and any time we drive one we’re stuck by how well sorted it is and capable of being one car for every kind of need and driver. But if you […]

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We encourage our audience to buy used cars, especially if it means owning something worth aspiring to, but out of reach when new. Paul has owned multiple Porsches by following this logic. And now, I (Todd) have succumbed to Porsche ownership. I didn’t set out to buy a Cayenne. I’d driven many variations of them […]

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(uh-wawr-ning) - noun - Not an Award and Not a Warning. These are driving offenses we wish would go away. If you're guilty of any of them, Congratulations, you lose. And you might want to rethink them. We are.

Here’s another entry in a series of driving failures that annoy us and probably frustrate you as well. In the first part I wrote about Roundabouts, and now I want to tackle the other common source of confusion: Freeway On-Ramps. I’m not sure when an on-ramp became a source of confusion, but I see evidence […]

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Since the start of this show, we’ve been focused on helping people discover fun-to-drive cars they can actually afford. The good news is there are fewer truly terrible cars on the market than ever before. But the bad news is there are plenty of cars we can only describe as “fine” – these are well-designed […]

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When I left home for college I took down a framed picture of the Lamborghini Countach. It was the first car image I remember putting on my wall, and the only one still hanging when I left home. About two decades later I watched a total stranger climb out of a gorgeous red 5000s Countach […]

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