Normally, I like to go through and pick my favorites from my local Cars and Coffee event, and post them a couple days later. This week, I am doing it … Continue Reading Cars and Coffee Folsom 1/13/2018
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
With the New Year comes new plans, and TheSpeedTrap.net is no different. 2017 was an important year for TheSpeedTrap, as it was the first full year that the site existed … Continue Reading TheSpeedTrap 2018: What to Expect
It is that time of year again; the time of Many Things and Plentiful Obligations, and as such, I have decided to reward myself this year with two whole weeks off. TWO! … Continue Reading Winter Writing Break–See You In Two Weeks!
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
Mercedes Teases New G-Class’s Interior Since 1979, or for the past 39 years, Mercedes has been pawning off it’s military off-road vehicle on unsuspecting civilians of the world, in the … Continue Reading Daily News: Tuesday 12/12/17
Volkswagen Updates Compliance System to Head Off Another Future Dieselgate Over the past two years, Volkswagen has spent an estimated $30B USD dealing with the aftermath of the diesel emissions … Continue Reading Daily News: Monday 12/11/17
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 I was down in Los Angeles for the Los Angeles International Auto Show, I made a point of visiting a couple automotive landmarks; Angeles Crest and the Peterson Automotive … Continue Reading Petersen Automotive Museum Pictures
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
Hello! As I sit here editing my photos from todays press day at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, and writing the articles for the reveals, I realized it may … Continue Reading Los Angeles International Auto Show: All of the Photos
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
Today, I have decided to write an article to remind gearheads that they have a reason to rejoice, for luckily for us, some blessed car makers know that sometimes, you … Continue Reading What Crate Engines Can You Buy from the Manufacturer?