Brandon Seiler's Blog on Cars archive for Feb. 2010

THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010

TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2010


Ted Bundy's VW Beetle on display in museum

Older Volkswagen Beetles have an endearing charm about them, unless Ted Bundy owned them. His beige 1968 V-Dub is now on display at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington. From the New York Times: “Acquired by lease from a private collector in...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010

Top Gear coming to USA

Fans of the juggernaut car show, Top Gear should be delighted to hear that a US version of the program is currently under production. For some reason its going to be on the History Channel where they’ve ordered up between 10 and 12 episodes and...

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MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2010

World's Best Trucker Songs

Yes, the theme to Smokey and the Bandit is included here, but that’s just the tip of the smoke stacks. Truckers' mainstream popularity as lone wolves of the road peaked several decades ago. Let’s take a look back in that direction at the greatest trucker...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2010

TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2010

2011 GT 500 goes all-aluminum with 550HP

In the year 2011 the Shelby GT500 will lose 102 lbs and gain 10HP via an all-aluminum 5.4-liter supercharged V8. That’s 550 HP and 510 lb-ft of torque with 80 percent of the juice available between 1,750 and 6,250 rpm. Ford hopes the lighter, more...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2010

Beater Diaries: Joe's 1996 Dodge Caravan

Although technically a minivan owner, Joe’s relationship with his 1996 Dodge Caravan brings to mind the Custom Van culture of the 1970’s. When I arrived at his apartment complex his pride and joy was parked in a bus stop on the street. Name: Joe Vehicle:...

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Brandon Seiler is a bonafide car guy, member of the Northwest Auto Press Association and proud Washingtonian. He covers the latest auto news, technology, and pretty much anything having to do with car culture. You don't have to like cars to read his blogs, you just have to be able to read.



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