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35Here's the story with the Chicken Tax

Quiz America's auto enthusiasts about the vehicles they most want to see in the US market, and for every one that doesn't respond with a French hot hatchback or some diesel-powered offering, there'd be at least three that ask for some small, imported pickup truck. That won't happen, though, and we have the Chicken Tax to thank.

23Kaz and Shiro talk Gran Turismo 7 details, Titan Nismo and more in AMA

One of the greatest innovations to come about thanks to the gigantic popularity of Reddit is the Ask Me Anything (AMA) question and answer format. The AMA becomes especially worthwhile, of course, when the person(s) answering the questions have detailed information or insight on products we love.

35Revisit the charms of the 1978 Subaru Brat

The Subaru Brat is the automotive equivalent of a teenager with a mullet: weird, a little reckless but brimming with enough self-confidence to make it cool.

36One for the Gipper: Ronald Reagan's Subaru BRAT restored

Click above for a gallery of Ronald Reagan's Subaru BRAT

12Mom, Apple Pie and SMART: Americanizing Germany's teeny, tiny import

Here's a concept of an Americanized new SMART lineup courtesy of designer, Mark Stehrenberger. Mark is with MSD, a Santa Barbara-based design research and development group. The folks at Auto Motor und Sport asked MSD to ponder the question of what would make SMART more palatable in the States. Stehrenberger responded with sketches of bigger versions of the already enlarged fortwo.

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