Have you ever wondered why bus and train seats are always upholstered in hideous fabric? According to BBC Autos, there are three very logical reasons for it. (Though none make us feel any better about having to order 20 yards of "confetti" cloth.) … [Read more...] about Why is Bus and Train Upholstery So Ugly?
Neither the country Czechoslovakia nor the automaker Velorex still exist. But when they did, both were famous for one of the most bizarre cars in automotive history. … [Read more...] about Photo: The Velorex 16/175 Soft Body
I’m no expert in car audio, but I’d like to think I know a thing or two about custom door panels. While this one is certainly original, the execution seems a bit off — don’t you think? … [Read more...] about Photo: DIY Door Panel Gone Horribly Wrong
You've never seen a 1979 Chevrolet El Camino that looks like this... but you did see a Porsche 924. … [Read more...] about Photo: Tuft-Out El Camino Dashboard
We’ve seen some terrible DIY convertible tops, but the folks over at Top Gear win first prize for the worst of all time. Back in 2009, they chopped the top off a Renault Espace minivan to create their own retractable soft top. The result was comical (to says the least), but the real fun didn’t start until they were challenged to put it through its paces. … [Read more...] about Top Gear’s Renault Espace Challenge