This post is merely going to be my snaps from the 2017 Sacramento Auto Show. While they are unlabeled, I have information on everything pictured, so feel free to ask … Continue Reading 2017 Sacramento Auto Show Pictures
Usually, the weight of your vehicle is only a bragging point if you are light, or lighter than normal. After all, removing weight is one of the easiest ways to … Continue Reading History Hits: Heaviest Production Passenger Vehicles
For a website called TheSpeedTrap, it took me a shamefully long time to think of today’s article idea: How did law enforcement officers enforce speed limits before the advent of … Continue Reading History Hits: Pre-Radar Speed Enforcement
The automotive world’s history is filled with companies’ who had great aspirations only to fall to the wayside and be forgotten to all but the history buffs: companies like Hispano-Suiza, … Continue Reading History Hits: Marmon Motor Company V16
Hello everybody! This is just a quick post to let readers of the site know that I will be taking a one-week break. Don’t worry! I am using the time … Continue Reading See You Next Week!
Depreciation of the vehicles we drive is a lot like going to the dentist; we all have to deal with it, it sucks, so why talk about it. Well, talking … Continue Reading America’s Most Painfully Depreciating New Car
Recently, I turned 24, and the feeling of growing older as I am leaving my early 20’s and entering my mid-20’s was slammed home when I was ordering the replacement … Continue Reading History Hits: Forgotten Technology—Moto-Meter
Hello everybody, this is Stephen, operator of this website. While everything up to this point has been written by myself, this is the first submitted article. Written by Eric White … Continue Reading UK Pickups – Not for Pick-Up Artists
Lots of people like their cars, and assure themselves that their car will be a future classic, desirable and worthwhile. In reality, most cars are simply future used cars, depreciated … Continue Reading Opinion: What will the Fiesta ST Become (What Makes a Classic)?
Most of us dread the process of getting a rental car; having to wait at the desk, fill out all the paperwork, and undergo the barrage of ‘additions’ the agent … Continue Reading Exotic Car Rental: What to Expect
The very first racing game I played that I really got into was—like so many of a certain age—Need for Speed: Underground. Now, while the cars may have vaguely reminded … Continue Reading How Going on Track in Real-Life Made me a Better Virtual Driver
Earlier in the week, I wrote about what to expect at your first track day experience, and some basic tips on how to conduct yourself. Let’s assume you’ve done it; … Continue Reading Second Track Day: Don’t Get Cocky, Kid
If the title of this article sounds patronizing, don’t worry, it isn’t. Rather, it is more autobiographical in nature. I recently took my car out to both its and mine … Continue Reading First Track Experience: Don’t be Scared, Bro
Just a quick little update regarding the state of myself and TheSpeedTrap.net, which are essentially one and the same. For the past two-ish weeks, I have been the sickest I … Continue Reading I’m Not Dead!