Enter the world's largest miniature car collection and the mind of the man who owns it. Check out the video after the jump for a tour of Billy Karam's 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas, the current world record for the largest collection of car toys.
Years before Billy Standley died on Sunday, he planned out every detail of his funeral: He bought up the three plots next to his wife's grave, had his sons build him a custom casket, and arranged for the funeral director to embalm him in a sitting position. Earlier today, Standley's dream funeral took place, and he was laid to rest atop his beloved Harley-Davidson.
Eco-friendly cars come in many different shapes and sizes nowadays, and the new Elio Motors P4 is at the ultralight, but conventional end of the spectrum, even with the tandem two-seater arrangement. Set for a 2015 launch, the model now has over 8,000 reservations displayed on the manufacturer’s home page. Read more »
BMW has received 11,000 orders globally for its i3, and according to the German automaker some buyers have to wait six-months to receive their vehicles. According to BMW sales chief, Ian Robertson, the i3′s demand is already booming in Europe, where it went on sale last November. According to the BMW, it has already taken... more
Last time we mentioned 2013 global car sales, Toyota was the undisputed No. 1, while GM was second, closely followed by VW. While at the time Volkswagen said it sold “over 9.7 million” vehicles in 2013, now the German carmaker has provided a more precise figure, which makes it the world’s second-biggest carmaker. Read more »
The best halal cart in the city is the one on 53rd and 6th. SCC Exotics happened to be driving by with their Murcielago LP640 and happened to be hungry. Photo op? Photo op.
If our spies are correct in their assessment that this is a Suzuki prototype, which they based on its typical Suzuki-style camouflage and the fact that it was followed around by the Japanese carmaker's SX4, then what we have here is the brand's upcoming production version of the iV-4 Concept. Read more »
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BMW isn’t interested in competing in the entry-level luxury sedan market, said one of its executives. According to BMW board member Herbert Diess, the German automaker believes an entry in the small-sedan segment has a “high risk of substitution” and could cannibalize sales from BMW’s larger cars. SEE ALSO: 2014 BMW M235i Review – Video... more
Finally warm enough to wash cars, an amusing picture opportunity presented itself.