Automotive author Jason Fogelson has spent years traveling America experiencing some of its greatest roads, auto shows, factory tours, off-road trails, tracks, driving lessons and more. He shares the best in 100 Things for Every Gearhead to Do Before They Die.
A couple of tiny cars perform a stunt in which they balance on a fulcrum like a giant teeter-totter. We’re just impressed that the driver on the left didn’t back off the end of the ramp.
Mazda’s latest concept sports coupe appears to be the next in the RX-7, RX-8 lineage, with a fuel-efficient and powerful rotary engine and a rear-wheel drivetrain, wrapped up in a wide, low-slung form that embodies the company’s “soul of motion” design language.
A grand tourer variant of the Ferrari 250, the Europa used a different V12 than the one used in most other 250s. Only 22 Europa units were built, and of those only four had a body built by Vignale. If James Bond had a two-car garage, this would have occupied the 2nd space.
The Beast electric bicycle’s off road variant has twice the power and top speed – up to 31mph – of the base model, thanks to a second 500W motor. The solar panel built into the battery pack provides supplemental charging when parked in the sun.