HotCars - Car TV | RSS Feed We cover your favorite Car TV shows and personalities. Mon, 21 Mar 2022 22:00:12 GMT en-US hourly 60 These 'Sons Of Anarchy' Cast Members Are Actually Bikers For seven seasons until its dramatic finale in 2014, Sons of Anarchy was the go-to destination for motorcycle enthusiasts who tuned in to FX regularly to check out the exploits of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Redwood Original (or SAMCRO for short). Although fictional, the show challenged producers to ensure as much of the drama, about a bike gang holding court in the town of Charming, California. while covertly running a weapons racket, was as realistic as possible right down to the choppers parading down main street.

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 22:00:12 GMT
The Real Reason Jeremy Clarkson Left Top Gear
The BBC’s hit TV show Top Gear is one of the best car shows… in the world. It is so popular, that there are many adaptations broadcasted across the globe. Some say that modern YouTube channels and other car shows are essentially modeled after its popular format. The current format of Top Gear was introduced in 2002 with the three original hosts — Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and Jason Dawe with Andy Wilman as the producer. The second season saw Dawe being dropped in favor of James May, and the team then went on to create automotive television history.

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 13:00:12 GMT
Ranking The Top 19 Batmobiles From Best To Worst
"Batman has two primary modes of transportation: swinging from Gothic clock towers on his Batline, and cruising around Gotham in the Batmobile. Sure, he's got a Batwing and a Batjet and a Batcopter and even a Bat-Segway, but mostly Batman relies on his ride to get from point A to point B.” We thank Batmobile History for this iconic quote. Yes, Batman had several gadgets throughout his run however in this article we take a look at some of his best Batmobile rides along with including some of his Batcycles and special appearance from the Batboat and Batsubmarine. We’ve got a lot to cover spanning from the 1930s all the way to the modern day.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 18:30:12 GMT
Driving Skills Aaron Paul Had To Learn On The Set Of 'Need For Speed' Aaron Paul is probably best known for his role as a crystal meth addict in the blockbuster series Breaking Bad. But you may also have seen him in the high-octane car action thriller Need for Speed.

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 23:00:12 GMT
The True Story Behind The 'Need For Speed' Mustang
If you’re into car movies you must have seen Need for Speed. The 2014 Dreamworks action picture stars Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad. It's a must-watch for all muscle car fans. If you haven’t seen the film you may have played the blockbuster computer video game from Electronic Arts, which carries the same name.

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 00:00:12 GMT
Dennis Collins Rescued This 1967 Ford Mustang, Now Gas Monkey's Restoring It
Gas Monkey Garage and Richard Rawlings turned to long-time collaborator and friend Dennis Collins for a 1967 Ford Mustang to seal the deal on a new marketing endeavor. It seems that Rawlings is getting into the haircare business, and the Mustang will be the centerpiece of his efforts with new partners in Spain.

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 23:00:13 GMT
Here's The Real Story About Supercar Blondie
Alexandra Mary Hirschi aka "Supercar Blondie" is a contemporary and full-blown automotive celebrity. But how did she become so successful? Let's state the obvious; first and foremost, Alex is a true petrolhead (now "electrichead" too!) that is passionate about her work. She's also photogenic, super smart, and knows her hot rods.

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 22:45:13 GMT
10 Things You Never Heard About Top Gear's James May
James May is a British writer, journalist, and TV presenter best known for being one-third of the Top Gear trio, which also consists of Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond.

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 04:35:08 GMT
'Formula 1: Drive To Survive' Season Four Trailer Drops: Watch It Here A week after Netflix releases its season four teaser, we receive the official trailer for their smash hit, Formula 1: Drive To Survive. Although over-embellished at times, the behind the scenes' perspective for one of the most secretive forms of professional sports continues to draw in fans: new and old, alike.

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 00:15:12 GMT
Vegas Rat Rods: WelderUp Found One Of Its Old Classic Builds From Season One
General Motors have for the longest time now been creators of vehicles fit for their purpose and a whole lot else. Though GMC products have always been capable and dependable vehicles, they've always somewhat lacked the character that is found amongst other brands. As a result, they have often been the subject of wild and creative transformations carried out by the crazy bunch over at custom shop WelderUp of Vegas Rat Rods fame. One in particular that avid watchers of the show will remember is the Cummins Diesel-swapped 1954 Cab-over engine Truck from the days of Vegas Rat Rods. Around nine years have passed since the truck originally left the shop following its restoration, and it doesn't appear that the years have been terribly kind. Despite this, the talented boys over at WelderUp have every intention of bringing the old girl back from the dead and returning her to her former glory.

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 00:00:12 GMT
The 10 Best Fast And Furious Cars (3 That Aren't Even Good Props)
The Fast and the Furious hit theaters with a vengeance in 2001, immediately sparking public obsession with the film, its stars, and its cars. The core cast of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster introduced the world to their characters' involvement in the modern era of car modding, street racing, and organized crime. Over the next two decades, the franchise has grown through eight more movies while adding international action superstars like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jason Statham, and Charlize Theron - while simultaneously dealing with the loss of Paul Walker to a 2013 accident in a Porsche Carrera GT. (Walker was in the passenger seat, and the crash was attributed to aged tires.)

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 20:30:13 GMT
Diesel Brothers: 20 Truck Builds That Are Pretty Epic
Made up of Heavy D and Diesel Dave, the Diesel Brothers have earned a reputation for seeing something more than a useless old truck. With their creative vision and hard work, they find a way to upgrade trucks into state-of-the-art machines everyone wants. Their exploits are such a success, in fact, that they even have their own TV show on Discovery.

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 19:30:12 GMT
10 Sci-Fi Movie Cars We'd Love To Drive At Least Once
When it comes to dream cars from movies or even rides from TV series, we have tons of favorites to choose from. Think K.I.T.T from Knight Rider, or General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard; or even that killer Nova from Death Proof.

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 00:53:16 GMT
The True Story Behind John Wick's 1969 Mustang
John Wick is a fictional title character of the John Wick film series. Played by Keanu Reeves, this character is a retired assassin until a Russian gang invades his house. After the gang kills his dog, he goes on a non-stop cycle of revenge, getting back at those who have harmed him.

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 14:00:12 GMT
Everything To Know About Supercars TV Presenter Riana Crehan Supercars Media recently confirmed the surprise return of TV reporter Riana Crehan to the Supercars paddock, ahead of the first event of the year at the Sydney Motorsport Park on the March 4-6 weekend. It will be broadcast live on both Fox Sports and the Seven Network.

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 23:01:13 GMT
Here's What You Never Knew About Top Gear's Richard Hammond
Richard Hammond has been one of the most popular names in the automotive world ever since his debut as part of the iconic Top Gear trio. Together with James May and Jeremy Clarkson, Hammond got three entire generations of kids into fast cars and diabolical things to do with them.

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 04:13:32 GMT
8 Fast And Furious Cars No Street Racer Would Drive (And 9 That Are Legit)
The Fast and the Furious hit theaters with a vengeance and introduced the world to a ragtag crew of street racers and the cops trying to bring them down. Over the next eight films, the franchise has grown in scope, plot, and the cast has expanded well beyond the original's stars, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster. Where the early films centered on a small crew and their world of local street-racing, the latest installments have grown to include international spy rings, government conspiracies, and military-industrial complexes, even space travel features among the most ridiculous scenes. The cast has added Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Jason Statham, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Charlize Theron, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Lucas Black, Elsa Pataky, and Kurt Russell—while also dealing with the tragic loss of Paul Walker in 2013.

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 19:30:12 GMT
17 Times Gas Monkey Garage Messed Up
We've all watched enough of Discovery Channel's Fast n' Loud, or at least heard enough about it, to know that it's a show about Richard Rawlings' Gas Monkey Garage crew as they transform rusty old cars into nice, profitable customs. Well, sometimes the end result isn't even all that nice, just a lot more expensive than when it first came to the shop. It's not all fun and games, though; just like any other self-respecting reality show, there have been feuds, squabbles, and cast changes. By now, it really shouldn't come as a secret to anyone that reality TV doesn't contain much reality, there's on-set coaching, guidelines for participants, and straight-up deceptive editing, all making whatever we see at home very different from what's really going on.

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 19:30:12 GMT
Doug DeMuro Points Out Major Design Flaw In The 2022 VW Golf GTI
The Volkswagen Golf GTI is regarded as one of the cars that started the hot hatchback madness. A lightweight small family car, a fruity motor, great driving dynamics at an affordable price is exactly what the Golf GTI has been synonymous with. The 2022 VW Golf GTI has arrived in North America, and it packs a punch. However, while it is quite an interesting car, it isn’t without its flaws. YouTuber Doug DeMuro highlights those very important issues of the new Golf GTI, while also mentioning all of its quirks and features.

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 18:00:12 GMT
Watch This “Old Drift Video” And Live Out Your Initial D Fantasy, Complete With Eurobeat
Every once in a while you come across a video that is able to transport you back in time, perhaps in a fictional world; allowing a moment of nostalgia regardless of age. "Old drift video on Irohazaka" is one of those moments in time. Boasting a respectable 6.1 million views, the video has been passed around for years across numerous forums and fan sites.

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 20:15:12 GMT
The Story Behind Why Graveyard Carz' Mark Worman Is A Mopar Only Guy
The MotorTrend channel has a long history of producing high-quality automotive content for the enthusiast. Originally an offshoot of the Discovery empire, the channel began life in 2002. A decade later, Mark Worman's show began, Graveyard Carz. Like many programs for the car enthusiast, the show follows his team, known as the Ghoulz, as they repair and restore a series of classic cars. Worman's niche is simple, Mopar. At the peak of the muscle car, Mopar was responsible for the coolest vehicles that came out of the Chrysler group. Like most of these shows, Graveyard Carz has established a lifestyle brand that produces a series of cartoonish Mopar vehicle branded clothing and jewelry.

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 00:00:13 GMT
What The Mercedes-Benz Vampire Movie Is All About
Mercedes-Benz has recently released a vampire-inspired short film called ‘Immortal Love’ and the internet can’t stop gushing about it. The short film is part of a G-Class advertising campaign that was released on Valentine’s Day. Just as the name suggests, the short-film stitches the story of two lovers who share a bond that is believed to be ‘Stronger Than Time’, molding it in line with the model name for a special edition G-Wagon.

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 17:30:12 GMT
15 Things About Gas Monkey Everyone Ignores
Fast N' Loud skyrocketed to success, perhaps because it was so raw and authentic? At least it seemed like that in the early days of the show, when the monkeys were churning out cheap builds from their small shop.

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 19:30:12 GMT
Sons of Anarchy: 15 Glaring Plot Holes That Make No Sense
When Sons of Anarchy debuted on FX in 2008, it was an immediate hit for the network. It focused on the title motorcycle club working out of the small California town of Charming. It was a Shakespearean tale, as young Jax Teller takes over leadership of the club his father had once run. Jax soon finds himself struggling to move the club towards a better future as their dark past keeps pulling them back. While motorcycle enthusiasts obviously loved the show, regular viewers were enthralled by its powerful stories, excellent cast, and stellar writing. For seven seasons, the show was a success with fans and critics alike, even as it produced some thrilling television.

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 20:30:13 GMT
Doug DeMuro's 10 Favorite Cars Under $10,000
Doug DeMuro is a popular American YouTuber, writer, and businessman. He posts car reviews on his YouTube channel, which currently has over 4 million subscribers. In addition to his YouTube channel, Doug DeMuro also deals in automobiles and has a website for selling cars known as Cars & Bids. Asides from running his own business, DeMuro is also a writer and editor at Autotrader.

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 22:34:35 GMT
20 Things That Make No Sense About The Cars From Mad Max
Mad Max: Fury Road hit theaters with a vengeance on May 15, 2015, and reintroduced the modern world to George Miller's manic and sumptuous vision of a ravaged post-apocalyptic Wasteland. Starring Tom Hardy in the titular role, the movie actually focuses around Charlize Theron's Imperator Furiosa, who leads a ragtag bunch of women in a desperate escape from Immortan Joe, the warlord of the desolate world. Chasing the ladies are a mangy crew of Half-life War Boys, poisoned by radioactivity but besotted with the mystical power of the V8 engines that they all hope to ride to the plains of Valhalla.

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 20:31:12 GMT
This Is What Doug DeMuro Thinks About The 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor
The Ford Bronco Raptor is the Bronco that some Ford customers have been waiting for. Even after the order book for the Bronco has opened, some chose to wait if Ford would offer a more hardcore performance version of the Bronco, especially for the one that would be born with the Raptor formula – more powerful, more capable, and more tough-looking.

Sat, 19 Feb 2022 22:30:12 GMT
Junkyard Empire: What Bobby And Andy Cohen Are Worth Today? Junkyard Empire is a delicious one-pot dish made out of some serious auto junk business and a bonding between a laid back father and a prodigal son, with generous helpings of family drama. The family runs a lucrative, full-time scrapyard business together, Cohen Recycling, and the son has his own used cars restoration and customization shop on the side called Damascus Motors, in Maryland.

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 03:00:16 GMT
Here's What The Gotham Garage Crew Doesn't Want Fans To Know
Car Masters: Rust to Riches is a TV show that follows the exploits of the Gotham Garage crew, and it premiered on Netflix in 2018. The Gotham Garage crew repairs and restores all kinds of cars from clunky old vintage rides to modern cars that deserve a better look. Besides inspiring millions of viewers to fix their vehicles, the TV show has also built a solid following for Gotham Garage, with over half a million followers on Instagram.

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 00:31:12 GMT
Sons Of Anarchy: 16 Surprising Facts About Charlie Hunnam And His Motorcycles
Jax Teller was one of most popular characters on Sons of Anarchy, as the President of SAMCRO. He knew when to be tough, when to be a bit softer, and he was arguably one of the most successful characters FX ever portrayed on TV (just as Sons of Anarchy was their most successful television show). What’s interesting is that in real life, Charlie Hunnam was much the same. Charlie Hunnam has a love for motorcycles that might even surpass that of the character he played on Sons. The show reignited his interest in riding, and for the entire seven years he took part in the show, he was always seen around Los Angeles riding his bike. It was kind of funny that the bike he rode was the same bike Jax Teller rode, but there was a reason for that, which we’ll discuss below.

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 20:30:13 GMT
2 Fast 2 Furious: 9 Things That Didn't Make Any Sense
2 Fast 2 Furious is the only Fast and Furious film to be set in Florida, more specifically Miami. It did star many awesome cars like the R34 GTR, Camaro Mk1, Honda S2000, etc. It also starred many new characters, which spiced things up a little. Some only appeared in that film, whilst others made it into the sequels. 2 Fast 2 Furious is a great film to watch on a Sunday afternoon, but it does have its issues.

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 15:30:13 GMT
The Real Story Behind Gas Monkey Garage's SEMA 1972 Buick Riviera Since 2012, the Discovery Channel Reality TV series Fast N’ Loud has showcased incredible custom automotive work at the Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas Texas, giving new life to rundown classic cars and trucks. And the 1972 Buick Riviera they got their hands on in 2015 is one of the coolest classic car gems the Gas Monkey crew went to work on. Spearheaded by Richard Rawlings, the team worked on the Riviera for five months straight, and the results didn't disappoint.

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 01:01:12 GMT
Here's Where The Original Knight Rider Pontiac Trans Am Is Today
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If you’re an ‘80s kid (raises hand), you remember The Hoff and KITT from the hit TV series Knight Rider. Of course, at the time, David Hasselhoff wasn’t the shirtless red-shorts-wearing lifeguard named Mitch Buchannon with amazing pecs, but Michael Knight. Knight was a curly-headed hunk who invariably got into trouble and had to be bailed out by none other than his anthropomorphic ride, KITT, as in multi-talented Knight Industries Two Thousand.

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 02:00:12 GMT
20 Things You Didn't Know About Misfit Garage
Misfit Garage is a car restoration and reality television program that aired on the Discovery channel. It stars Tom Smith and Jordan Butler who, after being fired from the other television program Fast N' Loud's Gas Monkey garage, join up with mechanics Thomas Weeks and Scot McMillan to form a new garage called Fired up garage. The cast is ever changing, by including Kevin Clark and John Klump among other mechanics and car artists as well as Richard Rawlings, who is the owner of Gas Monkey Garage and also a producer on the show.

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 19:30:12 GMT
These Are The 10 Coolest Japanese Cars Featured In The Fast And Furious Franchise
If you are a Fast and Furious fan, you will argue the franchise is outright the best car-based movie franchise ever. But that only holds true if you only consider the first few releases, where the franchise adhered to some semblance of believability. Recent films have switched from street racing to big-budget action-packed sequences with stunts that defy all laws of physics. The only thing everyone can agree on is that the Fast and Furious franchise featured plenty of cool JDM cars and helped fuel a car culture revolution.

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 18:30:12 GMT
David Freiburger Net Worth: Here's How Rich The Roadkill Host Is Today David Freiburger is an American automotive enthusiast and Chief Editor of Hot Rod Magazine and Hot Rod Garage, a famous automobile show. His duties since childhood revolve around the car industry.

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 02:00:12 GMT
Richard Rawlings Reveals His Top Car Buying Tips
As they say, there's a first for everything. And when it comes to buying your first car, there are countless little nuances that could make or break the chances of getting a good deal.

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 23:00:13 GMT
10 Coolest Leaked 2022 Super Bowl Car Commercials Are you ready for some football? Ready or not, it's time; the 2022 Super Bowl is just around the corner! And while the main attraction of Super Bowl LVI is the competition between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, a definite bonus for watchers of the big game has always been the commercials. For us–the car commercials!

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 00:30:12 GMT
Here’s The Hidden Truth Behind West Coast Customs
West Coast Customs might be the most famous custom shop in the world, and it is definitely one of the most famous in the United States. West Coast Customs became famous thanks to its tenure on reality television shows like MTV’s Pimp My Ride and Street Customs (which was later titled Inside West Coast Customs). The shop also has a long list of celebrity customers like Paris Hilton and Justin Bieber and has made vehicles for major corporations like Nintendo and Microsoft.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 23:30:12 GMT
Gas Monkey Garage: An Epic Day Reveals What It's Really Like Working At The Shop
Since Fast N' Loud left the Discovery Channel, the workshop has moved all their content online. Without a hitch, the team restores and upgrades these classic cars for sale. Rawlings may look to make money by positioning Gas Monkey Garage as a lifestyle and entertainment brand. But without the workshop's projects, none of that exists.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 23:00:12 GMT
Enzo Ferrari Biopic To Begin Filming Spring 2022 When it comes to the world of automobile marques, none are more revered than Ferrari, and its mysterious founder, Enzo. A private man, to say the least, Enzo dedicated his life to racing, and built arguably the greatest race cars of all-time.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 22:45:12 GMT
These Are The 9 Most Ridiculous Scenes From The Fast And Furious Franchise
Fast And furious burst on to the big screen in 2001, fueling gearheads' lust for the fastest cars and biggest actions sequences, each installment adding more outrageous and less believable stunts that keeps fans coming back for more.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 17:31:12 GMT
The Story Behind 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star John Schneider's Crushed General Lee Car
Most modern car enthusiasts weren't born when The Dukes of Hazzard aired during the 1970s and 1980s. However, this new generation of gearheads know the show, for one thing: the orange Dodge Charger. The show saw two cousins, Luke and Bo Duke, the latter played by John Schneider, drive around Georgia ruining corrupt schemes and saving people from criminals.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 00:00:26 GMT
20 Surprising Details About The Motorcycles From Street Hawk
The eighties was a great era for cars, sports and television programs. People who were alive during the era were fortunate to witness cars such as the Ferrari F40, the Toyota MR2 Supercharged, and Lincoln Mark VI Continental at their peaks, as well as watched cool programs such as Knight Rider, The A-Team and Magnum P.I. One of the programs that those people would have also watched was Street Hawk, a motorcycle-riding superhero series that aired on ABC for thirteen episodes in 1985. Although the program lasted for only one season, the original plot and the action impressed audiences.

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 20:31:13 GMT
This Is Why Jay Leno Doesn’t Own A Single Ferrari
A television host, a comedian, a writer, and most importantly a hardcore automobile enthusiast. Jay Leno is known for his insanely huge collection of cars and motorcycles. Ranging from the classic specimen to some of the rarest and modern machines out there, Mr. Leno keeps all his priced possessions clean, immaculate, and driven.

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 15:00:13 GMT
10 Cheapest Cars Driven By The Fast And Furious Crew
Whether you love or hate the movies in the Fast and Furious franchise, you can't deny that they make good on their promise to deliver exhilarating car action. While you may notice lots of plot holes, you would also probably notice that each film tends to outdo the previous one when it comes to physics-defying car stunts.

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 03:31:26 GMT
Fast N' Loud: 13 Things About Aaron Kaufman We Never Knew
With the success of the hit series Fast N' Loud on the Discovery channel, there naturally will be stars that are made simply through their involvement as main characters on the show. Other than Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman is by far one of the most influential characters on the show.

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 19:31:12 GMT
Everything Wrong With The 'Pimp My Ride' Minivan
Automotive YouTube is a peculiar place at the best of times. Some sections have more money or at least more finance deals than sense. Other parts focus on niche interests, barn finds, or are a replacement for conventional journalism. Nestled amongst all these creators are a few oddballs that seem to dabble in all these different things. Tavarish is one of these, a content creator that has owned everything from McLarens and Ferraris to cheap Honda Civics. To a bright pink and purple 1999 Dodge Caravan.

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:25 GMT
10 Cars Jeremy Clarkson Can't Stand (And 10 He Actually Approves Of)
The man, the myth, the legend; John Wick might have come to mind when someone says those words but our dear old friend Jeremy Clarkson is also a viable candidate for those titles. Mr. Clarkson has been in the game for so long now and he has without a doubt amassed a substantial amount of knowledge about automobiles in general. The trio of James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson are behind some of the most recognizable TV shows of recent times in the car industry. Suffice to say they know a thing or two about vehicles assuming they remember all their years of talking about them.

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 19:31:12 GMT
Here's What Happened To Christie Brimberry After Fast N' Loud Gas Monkey Garage follows Richard Rawlings' team through the process of building hot rods, muscle cars, and restoring classic cars. With 100 episodes under the show's belt between 2012 and 2018 Brimberry featured in 55 episodes. Working in the Gas Monkey Garage office, both in real life and in the show. Brimberry kept track of the workshop's accounts and assisted Rawlings in organizing the growing business.

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 00:00:26 GMT
21 Cool Facts About The Flying Ford Anglia From Harry Potter
When JK Rowling tapped away on her typewriter, weaving the Pottermore universe and its residents, she could not have known the sheer craze it would create. Harry Potter and all the things in magic in his life became close to many a heart, leading to a whole new, very profitable line of merchandising. Amidst the Potter wands, capes, and sorting hats that many kids whined for from hapless parents, there was also the model replicas of the Flying Ford Anglia, the blue car that came to the rescue of Ron and Harry before roaming around the Dark Forest aimlessly.

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 19:31:12 GMT
What James May Really Thinks About The Tesla Model S
When you've built a career on being a car expert with encyclopedic knowledge of the internal combustion engine, EVs probably aren't your thing. And that's what comes across in James May's video on the Tesla Model S.

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 23:00:12 GMT
Richard Rawlings's Gas Monkey Garage Made The Perfect Chevy OBS Build
Building a series of hot rods from classic cars like the Ford Mustang and Pontiac Trans Am, Richard Rawlings has made a name for himself as an automotive personality. Hosting Fast N' Loud, a show on the Discovery Channel for 14 seasons, he chronicled over 150 different hot rod builds. He announced that Discovery canceled the show on December 15th, 2020. Now, his attention focuses upon Gas Monkey Garage's projects and exploits. That includes this 1990s Chevrolet pickup build.

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 22:00:12 GMT
Jason Momoa Joins 'Fast And Furious' Franchise The box office hit Fast & Furious franchise is heading to its 10th installment. Filming for Fast 10 is set to start early this year, with the official release on the silver screen set for May 2023. While Dwayne Johnson is out due to some reasons, Jason Momoa is driving his way in.

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 15:15:12 GMT
10 Crazy Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Shipping Wars
Following the success of Storage Wars by A&E, the producers realized that they could use the template for the seemingly boring world of foreclosed storage locker bidding on a show for independent shipping trucks. And this led to the birth of Shipping Wars. The reality TV show follows the activities of several independent shippers who discovered that they could make cool cash by transporting bulky and/or bizarre items that traditional carriers would not or could not normally haul.

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 20:30:12 GMT
15 Things That Make No Sense About Brian O'Conner's Nissan Skyline (And 2 Facts Every Fan Should Know)
There are some magnificent vehicles showcased throughout the Fast and the Furious franchise, but few are as iconic as the Nissan Skyline - Brian O’Conner’s choice of car in several F&F films. In fact, despite 2 Fast 2 Furious being one of the least favored movies in the series, Brian’s 1999 Skyline R34 is one of the most celebrated cars. The silver Skyline with blue decals features in a variety of fan pages and franchise merch. It was modified for the film with a MotoRex body kit and 19” HRE 446 Rims, along with an eye catching Flexivity wing. This set it apart from other Skylines seen in the progression of the series. Alongside O’Conner’s Toyota Supra and Mitsubishi Eclipse, the Skyline still stands firm as Brian’s signature ride.

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
Farmtruck And AZN: Everything To Know About The 'Street Outlaws' Duo
The Discovery Channel over the years has produced a large range of motoring content, from American Chopper to Wheeler Dealers and Chasing Classic Cars. These programs usually focus on classic cars, their owners, restoration, and the community that surround them. Their latest entry to this genre is Street Outlaws. On air since 2013, the show focuses on the underground racing circuit in Oklahoma. A deep dive into the community, the show features “The List”, a group of the city's most infamous street racers. These drivers all use a range of modified muscle cars to win these nighttime drag races. A spin-off from this main series features two of the show's stars.

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 01:01:12 GMT
6 Times Pawn Stars Lost Money On Cars (And Their 5 Biggest Wins)
Pawn Stars is the most successful reality show that History Channel has ever produced and broke all sorts of TV records in the process. It spawned short-lived offshoots (Cajun Pawn Stars) and longer-lasting spin-offs (Counting Cars, American Restoration), and made the Harrison family both famous and wealthy. Thanks to the show, Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas went from having 80 customers a day to over 1,000, with a line around the block at all times. Rick Harrison and his son, Corey, even stopped working regularly at the pawn shop because it’s became so crowded. But when a big potential buy arrived, you can guarantee they’ll be front and center of the cameras, eager to haggle. The show continued with the notable absence of the Old Man, after his unfortunate passing.

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
What Most Fans Still Don't Know About Han's RX-7 From Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift
Very few movies have left the kind of mark on the world of automotive that the Fast and Furious has ever since it debuted in 2001. Boasting a wicked lineup of memorable cars such as Brian's 1999 Nissan Skyline and Dom's ever-iconic 1970 Dodge Charger (a Toretto family heirloom, no less), the franchise has pulled out all the stops to bring audiences a high-octane thrill with every new installment. Of course, you can't talk about the series' most famous rides without mentioning a Tokyo Drift classic: the Han's 1997 Veilside Mazda RX-7.

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 23:31:50 GMT
Here's What Happened To The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Vehicles Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the best and most intense movies in recent times. This is even more true for us gearheads because the sheer quality of car chase scenes and vehicular combat we got to witness is amazing. But we were in love with the cars even before seeing them in action. Big bad Immortan Joe’s ride of choice, the Gigahorse, was two 1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVilles jammed together. The biggest vehicle, Furiosa’s “War Rig,” is actually three vehicles. It’s a mish-mash of a Czechoslovakian heavy truck Tatra T815 with a Chevrolet Fleetmaster and a VW Beetle on top of it.

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 22:00:13 GMT
16 Car Shows That Are Totally Fake
There aren't many reality car shows out there that actually depict the reality of being in a garage. To start it off, they will need some interesting characters. There are some shows that use those who already work in the featured shop, but there are also shows where they hire more "colorful" characters to add to the concept. Then there are the dialogues, monologues, deadlines, and whatever else happens during an episode. Most, if not all of this is scripted on most shows today. There are even cases where something that was actually interesting happened off camera and they re-enacted it to put it in the show.

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
Pop Culture Enthusiasts Will Love This Museum's Car Collection
If you’re into movie props, famous celebrity vehicles, classic cars, hot rods or if you just like beautiful cars, you have to check out the Rodz & Bodz collection in Denver, Colorado. Tucked away in the Colorado Mills Mall is a fabulous museum owned by Zack Loffert. Zack has acquired over one hundred really cool vehicles. He rotates about 60 of them in the 30,000 square foot exhibition hall, which first opened in 2019.

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:00:12 GMT
10 Car TV Shows For Real Gearheads (And 10 That Are Totally Fake)
In the world of show business, there’s a thing known as conviction, which is selling the scene or conveying the emotions an actor is trying to get across as if they are truly living a life as the audience is watching it unfold up there on the screen.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 20:30:12 GMT
7 Things You Didn't Know About The Beloved Jeremy Clarkson (Plus 3 Of His Favorite Cars)
Besides Piers Morgan... who doesn’t love Jeremy Clarkson? Here at HotCars, we choose not to look at the drama or typical lifestyle errors of the man who told us at least 50% of everything we know about cars! Learning about how he grew up made us even more impressed… This wasn’t a man who sat around idly. He didn’t just crack jokes and get lucky and end up hosting the world's greatest television car program in history by accident. This is someone who worked hard and truly had an undying passion for cars.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:30:12 GMT
Aaron Kaufman's Favorite Fast N' Loud Builds He Worked On Arguably one of the most watched automotive shows in the world, Fast N’ Loud has been watched by millions of people worldwide. The show prides itself on building some of the most unique, daring and downright crazy vehicles. Aaron Kaufman, the former lead mechanic for Gas Monkey Garage has had his hand in building some of the most iconic builds that never failed to put a smile on our faces.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 23:00:13 GMT
15 Best TV Shows For Motorcycle Lovers
For some, motorbikes embody the very essence of high speeds and cool rides, they are the epitome of sophistication with a splash of dark and intense notoriety.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
10 Coolest Cars Hiding In The Junkyard Of Rust Valley Restorers' Mike Hall
Rust Valley Restorers' Mike Hall had developed quite an impressive car collection. Not long ago, he put all but 50 of his 500+ cars up for auction. They ranged from old trucks, to now retired sedan trims, to classic muscle cars, and a plethora of parts cars and shells.

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 03:30:11 GMT
16 Car TV Shows We Trust (4 That Don't Know What They're Talking About)
Given that most American households own at least one car, it is hardly surprising that television executives see motoring and driving shows as a good way to fill the schedules. Whether these are magazine shows, reviewing and test-driving new vehicles which have just come on the market, or car makeover shows, perhaps giving drivers some ideas for repairing and improving their own motors, there is certainly no shortage of car shows on the small screen.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 20:30:12 GMT
Here's What We Know So Far About Drive To Survive Season Four
It's 2022, and we've already begun to wonder when season four of the Drive to Survive will air. Netflix and F1 announced the sequel to the series for this year, but when will it happen? We haven't had too much on the show to even speculate about it. Without a release date or the official trailer, we can only sit and wait. Or is that so?

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 20:15:11 GMT
Here's How Much The Adam West Batmobile Cost To Make George Barris was responsible for some of TV's most iconic classic cars. The designer's resume includes everything from Knight Rider's K.I.T.T and Alvin Acorn's Safety Car from Alvin and the Chipmunks. All his projects come from his workshop now called Barris Kustom. The designer meets the engineer doesn't stop there. His company offers to customize hot rods and almost anything that moves.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 22:00:12 GMT
How The Knight Rider Car Drove Itself
Many would have forgotten Knight Rider if it weren't for two things, David Hasselhoff and K.I.T.T., a modified Pontiac Trans Am. An acronym for Knight Industries Two Thousand, the black Pontiac is one of Television's classic cars. K.I.T.T acts as Hasselhoff's co-star and sidekick for his adventures as former police officer Michael Knight.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 01:00:12 GMT
20 Times West Coast Customs Messed Up
West Coast Customs, otherwise known as WCC, is a car repair shop located in Burbank, California. The shop mainly focuses on the customization of vehicles, a practice that includes modifying and altering a vehicle in order to enhance its performance or to make it look that little bit better.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 20:30:13 GMT
10 Coolest Fast N' Loud Builds So Far, Ranked
Most of the time, the only reason a petrolhead would be glued to his/her TV screen is that Hammond, May, and Clarkson are making random jokes about cars and the countries they come from or Xzibit is trying to pimp a car that has had roaches living in it for a decade. But when Fast N’ Loud hit the screens, a new era was born.

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 22:30:12 GMT
Here's What Happened To Lisa Kelly From 'Ice Road Truckers'
Lisa Kelly is one of Ice Road Truckers' only female drivers. With this came a lot of extra attention. Appearing between seasons 3 and 11, the trucker has been on the show since 2009. Notably, throughout season 6, the star was absent. The constant coverage of their everyday life and work overwhelmed the trucker. This brief break allowed the star to find the ground again before returning in the following season.

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 23:00:12 GMT
Here's What Car Enthusiasts Should Know About Mad Max's Interceptor
Mad Max is a film series starring a highly disgruntled and slightly traumatized Maxwell Rockatansky, aka Mad Max, portrayed by Mel Gibson (1979, 1981, and 1984) and Tom Hardy (2015). These movies take place in Australia in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by nuclear war, where water and gas are scarce commodities. The inhabitants of this world rely on their cars for everything, from hunting down rival gangs and meals to taking shelter in from enormous electrical and dust storms.

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 04:30:12 GMT
Initial D Is Making A Comeback And We Can't Keep Calm
Initial D is a manga series that sparkles the eyes of petrolheads. The anime adaptation of this mange was so influential that it helped popularize the Toyota Corolla GT-S Coupe a.k.a. AE86 in the US. Drifting was also keenly looked upon in the early 2000s because of a humble Tofu guy sliding across mountain roads like a piece of cake.

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 15:00:12 GMT
This Rare Movie Car Collection Is A Hidden Gem
Car Museums are gaining traction in the entertainment industry, but it is quite rare to find a museum that only displays cars and props from movies and TV shows. There are several vehicles that most of us would pay anything to see in real life because they came from our favorite shows, and the Velvet Collection is the best place to fuel that fantasy.

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 23:00:12 GMT
10 Things That Are Fake On Counting Cars (And 10 Things That Are Actually Real)
Reality TV these days is often fraught with outrageous drama and intrigue that somehow happens every single episode. It's clear that reality TV has become something entirely unrealistic. Most reality television shows are scripted in some form or another, some worse than others. It's safe to say that when the cameras are rolling, whatever is happening is likely scripted.

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
22 Things You Didn't Know About FantomWorks
FantomWorks have restored hundreds of classic cars since the shop opened, so that would make for some very exciting TV right? Velocity sure seemed to think so, and that's why the network gave Dan Short and his team their very own reality TV show. The show soon became one of the most popular on the network, and actually lasted for eight seasons.

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 16:03:43 GMT
15 Cool Facts About Car Masters' Queen Constance Nunes
Numerous car TV shows have emerged since Xzibit took jalopies from ordinary citizens and handed it over to West Coast Customs to modify the vehicle. With numerous car programs to choose from, what makes one show stand out from the rest? There's a show on Netflix called Car Masters: Rust to Riches that may have the answer. Mark Towle, the owner of Gotham Garage, assembled a team to overhaul an eclectic collection of cars with the goal of trading their way up until they have a vehicle that will yield massive profits.

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 19:30:12 GMT
10 Things Nobody Knows About The Fast And Furious Supra Paul Walker Drove
Back in the early 2000s, the famous Fast And The Furious franchise was born. Nobody could have imagined the cultural revolution this would inspire.

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 13:30:12 GMT
Here's Where The Cast From 'American Restoration' Is Today American Restoration, also known as Rick’s Restorations, was the first spin off of the famous reality TV show Pawn Stars, a show that would later see another popular spin-off featuring Danny 'The Count' Koker called Counting Cars.

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 01:30:12 GMT
Here's How Much Mike Hall From 'Rust Valley Restorers' Is Worth And How He Got Rich Estimating the net worth of someone like Mike Hall from Rust Valley Restorers is far from easy as he keeps his personal life well under wraps. It explains how there are things about the Netflix show even fans don't know. Mike isn't one of those celebs that puts their entire life out on social media. He doesn’t do social media at all, and he barely talks about his family on the show. However, it's fair to say that the Canadian Netflix star is fairly wealthy, with various sources reporting an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 00:30:13 GMT
Here's What Happened To The Black Kenworth Semi From Netflix's 'The Ice Road'
The Ice Road received a universal response by both film critics and the public as being a rather mediocre film, but in 2021 there certainly has been a shortage of car and trucking films. The film stars Liam Neeson of Cold Pursuit, another film that features some cool vehicles including a memorable snow plow.

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:30:12 GMT
Here's Where The Cast Of 'American Chopper' Is Today American Chopper originally aired on the Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2007 before heading to TLC from 2008 to 2010 (and back to Discovery in 2018). During its first run, the show featured Orange County Choppers, a custom motorcycle shop owned by Paul Teutul Sr., often referred to as "Senior." Other cast members included his sons Paul Teutul Jr. (Junior) and Michael Teutul, as well as employees Rick Petko, Nick Hansford, Christian Welter, Vincent DiMartino, and Cody Connelly.

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 04:16:18 GMT
Here's What Happened To 'The Muppet Movie' Studebaker The Muppets' world is full of colorful characters and beautiful automobiles. There's likely to be a vehicle that remains in your mind from their first television show to their most recent, and every thing in between.

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 00:00:25 GMT
10 Facts About Ice Road Truckers That Make No Sense
Ice Road Truckers was a real-life series that became extremely popular with fans that had never driven an eighteen-wheeler. True truck drivers, on the other hand, found the series to be a little far-fetched and a lot of acting drama. That is, of course, not including the one fan that tried to reach his dream of becoming an ice road trucker for real and died on his first time out.

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 00:29:34 GMT
The Real Cost Of Making A Batman Tumbler
The Batmobile has seen many prop cars built to co-star in the numerous adaptations of the capped crusader to make it to the screen. Typically, a long and cartoonish vehicle with plenty of gadgets and trickery, fans are prone to making their own version of the car for shows and car meets. However, when it came to director Christopher Nolan's dark and gritty incarnation of Batman with 2005's Batman Begins, a new style of vehicle had to match the trilogy's tonal shift. The Tumbler was born a supercar inspired co-star. Canonically, the vehicle is an ex-military prototype, tucked away at Wayne Enterprises. Actors Morgan Freeman and Christian Bale test the vehicle in its camouflage livery in a testosterone-filled scene. The stakes are a little higher in this scene as the Tumbler was a real car made for the film, without CGI the car drove, jumped, and smashed through walls in the course of production. The Tumbler could cost millions.

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 17:00:12 GMT
The Grand Tour Carnage A Trois Is The Height Of Buffoonery That We Love
Ever since The Grand Tour went on to become a car-related travel series, the show has had its ups and downs. Naturally one cannot possibly continue to deliver their best in every attempt. Isolating Season 4 of the show, Seamen, was quite an interesting film. But A Massive Hunt was not their finest moment. Now that the trio is stuck within the confines of the UK, ‘Lochdown’ (Episode 3) gave them a chance to return to what they do best. Arguably, it was one of the best performances from Clarkson, Hammond, and May since Mongolia.

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 23:00:24 GMT
5 Things That Are Totally Fake About Fast N' Loud (5 That Are 100% Real)
Fast N’ Loud is a Discovery Channel’s reality TV show that has been on air since the middle of 2012. The popular TV series centers around Gas Monkey Garage, which Richard Rawlings owns, and works with his crew to transform run-down vehicles into jaw-dropping customs. In December 2020, Richard Rawlings was featured as a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience, and he shocked millions of viewers when he revealed that the show, which was on its 16th season, would no longer be aired.

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 02:00:12 GMT
Everything You Need To Know About Mr Bean's Six Minis
Throughout the Mr. Bean series, Rowan Atkinson as the quintessential Englishman is always driving his iconic English Mini. His little green Mini with its ridiculous padlock is one of the most memorable parts of the show. Rowan Atkinson always plays an Englishman, and he likes to sometimes emphasize his Englishness. Like in his quasi James Bond parody movie trilogy "Jonny English" where he plays an English secret agent and is called "English."

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 14:30:12 GMT
Here Are The Coolest Cars Featured On Fast N' Loud
In a search to find and resurrect derelict classic cars, Richard Rawlings and the Gas Monkey Garage crew have brought a full 16 seasons of Fast N’ Loud to the Discovery Channel, much of which was with the assistance of Aaron Kaufman. In 2018, Kaufman left Fast N’ Loud and can now be seen in what may be considered a spinoff called Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman Revved Up.

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 00:00:25 GMT
The Coolest Cars Ever Featured In Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies
The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU for short, is a series of movies and comic-book characters all based on Marvel comic books interconnected with each other. It has offered comic book and movie fans an immense world to enjoy and immerse themselves in for the last 13 years. Comic book fans already know that the cinematic universe is in its ‘Phase Four’ now and it’ll take charge for the next couple of years. With every movie, we either get introduced to a new hero, villain, or an interesting character that will probably play a significant role in the future. But car enthusiasts also get to see a new cool car in the movies.

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 22:32:13 GMT
10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts You Didn't Know About All Girls Garage
Most of the traditional faces in the automobile world have been men, and it’s only now that women are truly breaking through the “mold”. But it’s not as if women have not contributed to the world of vehicles, because they have. Florence Lawrence, the actress, is credited with turn signals while the founder of Autoweek is Denise McCluggage. And then there are women like Danica Patrick and Amber Balcaen, and even Emelia Hartford, proving that gender has got nothing to do with racing. Or gumption!

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 02:00:12 GMT
10 Of The Most Famous Lowriders From TV And Film
A sleek paint job, a sturdy vintage body, lavish interior, and hydraulics are the four cornerstones of any serious lowrider. Lowrider culture has been around since the 1950s and it would spawn some of the most artistically customized cars in history.

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 02:30:11 GMT
These Are 10 Of The Most Iconic Movie Cars Ever
For the longest time, vehicles have become visual props for several films. However, nothing screams movie nostalgia quite like the memorable cars that the main characters drive, especially when the hero gets involved in racing of any kind. Although cars make for good props, they can also become pivotal elements of character development or even become an extension of the characters themselves.

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 16:30:12 GMT
Here's What's Fake On Street Outlaws
Car shows can appear to be a dime a dozen these days so one needs a special edge to break out. Airing on the Discovery channel since 2013, Street Outlaws focuses on a pack of racers based out of Oklahoma City. They're ranked on a list and will often challenge each other to illegal drag races for both cash prizes and bragging rights. The show has been a long-standing success on Discovery with a spin-off and returned with No Prep Kings.

Fri, 10 Dec 2021 04:30:11 GMT
These Are The Coolest Muscle Cars Featured In Movies
Big A-list stars can argue all they like, when it comes to movies packed with car and action sequences, the cars are undoubtedly the stars.