Archives for July 12th, 2013

Hagerty predicts this year’s future classics

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Hagerty Insurance, which specializes in covering cars already deemed classics, is out with its annual Hot List predicting this year's ten cars that will be future collectibles. Even though it stays under $100,000, it spans almost $74,000 in MSRPs starting with the $23,700 Ford Focus ST on the affordable end and peaking with the $97,395 SRT Viper. Other notables include the Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427, what with 2013 being both the 60th anniversary of the brand ...

Video of the Day: SQUID and NightHawk Spike Strips Stop Degenerates in Their Tracks

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Watch any crazy cop show on television today and you’re bound to see a high-speed car chase that ends with spike strips being deployed. The vehicle attempting to get away is quickly brought to a halt when its tires are shredded and soon it’s surrounded by police. For those of you who have never seen spike strips, it’s exactly what it sounds ...

Feature Flick: Tanner Foust Attacks Nurburgring in a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

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The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is one of the most impressive trucks on the market, purpose-built for climbing rocks and attacking sand dunes. Race driver and Top Gear personality Tanner Foust, however, had another idea in mind: take the performance-tuned pickup for a lap around Germany’s famed Nürburgring race track. The Raptor isn’t available in Germany, and not surprisingly lots of heads turned once Foust arrived at the ‘Ring with the big, blue, SuperCrew truck. ...

Report: Ford Accidentally Shows 2015 Edge

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We had a suspicion that an all-new version of the Ford Edge crossover was coming soon. The current Edge is based off of the same platform as the 2012 Fusion sedan, which has been replaced this year with the fashion-forward 2013 model. Now, we have a glimpse at the more stylish 2015 Edge, thanks to Ford itself. There’s a fair bit to chew over in this presentation, which was apparently given to analysts at Deutsche ...