However, buying a Vulcan isn’t like buying a car — it’s more like signing up to be a test pilot. You can’t just take the Vulcan out on the road (it’s track-only), and new owners are offered a free program of “intensive track driver training.” Essentially this means going back to driving school, but with a car this powerful, it’s a must for all but the most experienced drivers. Plus, in this case, instruction is being given by Aston Martin Racing drivers such as Le Mans-winning Darren Turner, and the training cars are vehicles like the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S, Vantage GT4, and One-77.
Autonomous vehicles are essentially already available, they can make fast decisions that will likely help reduce traffic fatalities, and the country’s leaders are sitting up and taking note of this trend. Just recently, there have been several groundbreaking announcements in regards to autonomous cars from companies like Ford and Tesla. Read more
The popularity of a vehicle says a lot about the time and place of its peak. The Mustang spoke to the youthful attitude of optimism and rebellion that everyone felt in the United States in the 960s. In 1974, the year after the oil crisis, America’s best-selling cars were the Plymouth Valiant and the subcompact Ford Pinto, designed to compete with smaller, fuel efficient Japanese imports threatening the dominance of American manufacturers. Read more
There are more than 253 million cars and trucks on the road in the USA alone. Today, many of us drive to work or use an automobile to drop the kids off at school and run errands. Whatever you use your car for and however far you travel, it’s important to drive safely. If you were asked questions about your driving skills and your behavior behind the wheel, what kinds of answers would you give? Are you a good, dependable driver or could you be posing a risk to yourself and others on the roads? Read more