Lately, I have been getting more into photography, and into trying to improve my photos and shooting style. In the coming months, I am already planning to attend several automotive … Continue Reading My Favorite Photos So Far
It took me around a month for me to buy my first modification for my 2016 Fiesta ST. Not so with my 2018 Mustang EcoBoost; I was already browsing parts … Continue Reading Mustang “Base to Beast” Update 1: So it Begins
North Korea has been in the news a lot lately. Missiles, seemingly Hollywood-inspired car chases, and even puppies have all led to an interesting news cycle for the Hermit Kingdom, … Continue Reading Cars North Korea Should Never Have
Having been gone for a while, lots of things have changed, including my car. The Fiesta ST is gone, only for another Ford to take its place: a 2018 Mustang … Continue Reading 2018 Mustang EcoBoost Zero-Option Base Model: What Are the Plans?
Wow. If you didn’t know any better, this site would lead you to believe I had DIED or something. Well, worry-not, for thespeedtrap.net is back. With my return, the website … Continue Reading Where The Heck Have I Been? TheSpeedTrap Returns
Recently, I started thinking about automaker’s lineups, and more specifically, which automaker did the most—in terms of sales—with the least variance in their models. At first, I thought about American … Continue Reading Range Rover/Land Rover: The Most with the Least
This week, instead of doing my normal ‘History Hits’ article, I have decided to do something a little bit different, and update everyone on current topics I am researching for … Continue Reading History Hits in Progress: What Is TheSpeedTrap Working On?
Lately, California has been a very dry state, with less rain and snow than we are used to. As my wife and I like to ski, this was a Bad … Continue Reading Opinion: Please, Just Wash Your Car in the Winter
As I write this, there is no denying that 2017 is well and truly behind us. While it has been an interesting year in the world of politics and intrigue, … Continue Reading 2017: A Year of Fiesta ST Modifications in Review
Last week, I gave my impression on the first episode of the second season of The Grand Tour, as well as my hopes for the remaining 10 episodes. Now, a … Continue Reading The Grand Tour Season 2 Episode 2 Impressions
Reno; The Biggest Little City. For the longest time, despite it being less than three-hours away, my experience with Reno was limited to Reno 911! on Comedy Central. The show was … Continue Reading National Automobile Museum, Reno, NV
The Grand Tour—Clarkson, Hammond, and May’s Amazon replacement for Top Gear—has debuted its second season, and after the rocky start that was the first season, the first episode was even … Continue Reading The Grand Tour Season 2 First Impressions
While the focus of the Los Angeles Auto show has been on cars and SUV’s there were a quite a few awesome trucks–both OEM and custom–tucked away here and there. … Continue Reading The Trucks of the Los Angeles International Auto Show
Besides SEMA, large automotive trade shows tend to be dominated by OEM products and announcements. While 2017’s Los Angeles International Auto Show was a big event for OEM’s, the car … Continue Reading Los Angeles International Auto Show: My Favorite Builds
First and foremost, I would like to wish anyone reading this a very, very happy Thanksgiving, as well as safe travels this holiday season. To enjoy my own family and … Continue Reading Thanksgiving and Los Angeles Auto Show Posting Schedule
As Thanksgiving rolls around, family seems to come out of the woodwork and obligations start piling up. To keep my sanity–remember this is a one-man operation–I have decided to suspend … Continue Reading Thanksgiving Schedule