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    Autoblog speaks with Nissan 370Z designer Randy Rodriguez at 23rd annual Z Car Convention
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    Randy Rodriguez, designer of the Nissan 370Z – Click above to read the interview
    It's a rare thing to see a car penned by someone who's a die-hard fan. More often than not, designers are assigned to vehicles they have little or no emotional attachment to, and as such, the car buying public ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Behold... it's the Astroghini!
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    The Astroghini – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Oh, eBay Motors, you never cease to astound us. Where else could we possibly dig up a Chevrolet Astro Van that's been built for drag racing and converted to have a passing resemblance to a Lamborghini Gallardo? Yup, you're looking at ...

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    Five Alive! Fifth Gear reportedly set to return in April... with some changes
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    Fans of British car shows take heart. Nope, we're not talking about Top Gear, but it's cross-town rival Fifth Gear. The Channel 5 car show that picked up after the original Top Gear was canceled was itself the victim of cutbacks recently. In the face of reduced viewership (compared to the five ...

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    Discovery's HD Theater outlines the start of WRC coverage for 2010
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    2010 Monster World Rally Team Ford Fiesta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Assuming for a moment that you won't be watching any stages live, what could possibly be better than strapping into the living room recliner and watching World Rally Championship coverage here in the United ...

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    VIDEO: Mythbusters tests skipping Lambo from Speed Zone, a.k.a. Cannonball Run 3
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    Mythbusters car skipping test -- Click above to watch video
    In the movie Speed Zone, familiarly known as Cannonball Run 3 and ripe for an award for one of the most incredible ensemble casts ever, the opening sequence ends with a Lamborghini Countach eluding the police by skipping over a lake. You ...

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    Discovery Channel's HD Theater bringing WRC coverage back to U.S.
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    For World Rally Championship fans living in the U.S., it's been tough to keep up on the action, as domestic television coverage has been virtually nonexistent for some time now. That's about to change, however, as the series has inked a deal with Discovery Communications' HD Theater, a channel with ...

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    "Twist the Throttle" motorcycle documentary series launches online
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    Over the weekend, Dylan Weiss from Cry Havoc Productions, Inc. let us know that his latest motorcycle-specific documentary went live at Discovery's Turbo online site. We've spent some time watching the footage, and we think it's awesome. Focusing in on Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, BMW, Ducati, ...

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    From the coffee table to TV: Ralph Lauren collection on Discovery
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    Among our top three Christmas gifts from last year was Speed, Style and Beauty, a masterwork of images and text that details some of the many vehicles owned by fashion mogul and car guy-extraordinaire Ralph Lauren. It's proved to be our defacto time-waster when there's nothing on the tube and ...

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    GM teams up with Discovery for TV documentary
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    To help rectify a relative lack of automotive content in the world of TV documentaries, General Motors and the Discovery Channel are teaming up to bring a four-part series to the small screen in 2007. The new series will follow eight interns as they each take a vehicle - based on GM's ...

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    Top Gear America in the works by Discovery Channel
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    We all noticed the conspicuous absence of Top Gear on the Discovery Channel after the show enjoyed a short stint on the channel. According to a recent article in the last issue of Top Gear, the show’s disappearance was due in large part to the fact that DC began shooting a pilot for an ...

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    West Coast Customs will no longer pimp yo ride
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    On MTV, anyway. West Coast Customs and MTV have decided to file for divorce, amicably ending a relationship that debuted as “Pimp My Ride” with host Xzibit in 2004. WCC boss Ryan Friedlinghause cites his company’s image as the reason behind the decision, and announced that he will ...

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