/cars

Scott Rothstein’s Estate to be Auctioned Off on June 3

Scott Rothstein’s Estate to be Auctioned Off on June 3
So, maybe you can afford that Lamborghini?! You know you’ve always wanted to show up in a flashy car turning heads wherever you go, but just haven’t had the courage (or the cash, quite frankly) to fork over the dough.  Now is your opportunity to cash in and add that much longed for symbol of luxury to your collection. Yes, it’s time for the Scott Rothstein estate auction, with nothing but the best out there. Vehicles to be auctioned off include: 1967 Corvette Convertible 2007...
May 10th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: auction, cars, scott rothstein

Weekend Fun: The Washington Auto Show

Weekend Fun: The Washington Auto Show
The 2010 Washington Auto Show show brings 42 domestic and international automobile brands under one roof to display over 700 cars, trucks, SUV, hybrid and electric vehicles, crossovers and minivans. The show features over a dozen all-new production cars over two floor of the Washington Convention Center including the sporty Cadillac CTS Coupe and the Ford Fiesta, a super-mini that’s been available overseas since 1976 and was available in the US for just three years (1978-80.) Auto buyers looking...
January 30th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: auto show, best of week, cars, electric vehicle, Events

Looking Back at a Decade of Disney Movies

Looking Back at a Decade of Disney Movies
... they waited until #3 for a big screen release. I got so carried away with HSM, that I almost forgot another current classic released this year, cars.  The scenery alone had me wanting to take a trip down Route 66.  You didn’t have to be a race fan to love this movie, with probably the best ensemble cast of stars offering their voices to these lovable characters.  I have to admit that even as a car, Paul Newman’s eyes make me swoon!! 2007 – Giselle, the adorable, animated princess...
December 30th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: cars, Disney movies, family films, Finding Nemo, Monster's Inc., Pirates-of-the-Caribbean, Princess Tiana, Ratatouille, top-feature, UP

Disney’s Most Wanted Holiday Toys

Disney’s Most Wanted Holiday Toys
... the upcoming feature release of  The Princess and the Frog.  Other toys feature Andy’s favorite friends from Disney/Pixar Toy Story, cars from the cars Toons line, as well as Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Handy Manny. Just in time for Black Friday shopping the list of Disney’s Most Wanted Toys under $25  include: Disney Fairies Tink’s Balloon Playset – based on the popular Disney Fairies DVD series, twist the top of the balloon and reveal the playset inside Disney Fairies...
November 25th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: cars, Disney Characters, disney-shopping, featuredarticle, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Toy Story

Classic Cars Festival in Buenos Aires

Classic Cars Festival in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires welcomes Autoclasica 2009, the biggest festival for classic cars and motorcycles in South America. Organized by the Club de Automóviles Clásicos, it will take place between October 10 and 13 at the Jardines del Hipodromo de San Isidro (Gardens of San Isidro Race Track).   Autoclasica 2009 will feature this year over 400 automobiles and 200 motorcycles in their original state, and in perfect working conditions. Among them, the main attractions are 24 Argentine “Monopostos”;...
October 2nd, 2009 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Autoclásica, Buenos Aires, cars, festival, San Isidro

WINNER: Kia Road Trippin’ Contest

Hurray!  We have a winner in our Kia Road Trippin’ Contest!  Congratulations to Molly Capel, who left this comment about the feature she liked best: With gas prices the way they are, you have to love the 34 mpg! I have to agree that mileage is a pretty important feature to look for these days, and it was a pretty common theme for most readers taking a look at the car. Here’s what Molly has won: One $25 Fandango gift card.  You’ve got to get off the road sometime, and why not...
September 3rd, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, automobiles, cars, contests, road trip

Around the World in Seven Days — Disney Style

... the hula, but I would leave the fire dances to the experts! Day 7 — American Southwest Rev your engines while you watch Disney’s cars while the scenery may not be exactly that of the American Southwest, it will be very familiar and close to the real thing How about a homemade, drive-in style dinner with burgers, fries and thick and creamy milkshakes?  Surprise the kids that you can really make these things at home Spend the day turning boxes into race cars, allowing each member...
June 18th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Aladdin, cars, Disney Films, Epcot, Finding Nemo, Lilo & Stitch, Mary Poppins, Mulan, Pleasure Island & Downtown Disney, Ratatouille, Recreation & Sports, stay-cation, transportation, Walt Disney World

The Gumball 3000, where cars thrive

Just because the car industry is in a bit of a pickle these days doesn’t mean there are no cool cars are on the road. On May 1-2, the 11th annual Gumball 3000 rally will begin its show-stopping 3,000-mile transcontinental journey from Santa Monica, just north of the pier. Participants in the 3,000-mile coast-to-coast spectaculare include American’s coolest muscle cars (yeah, GM!!), plus customized, luxury, and vintage vehicles. Along for the show will be a sampling of green-to-the-scene...
April 29th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, cars, Events, music, outdoors

Washington DC Auto Show Open Today

... which will be available to the public in about 12 months. Maybach’s line of ultra-luxury automobiles, both owner and chauffer-driven. The exotic cars of classic Italian automakers, Lamborghini and Ferrari. The sexy lithium battery and gasoline powered four-door, plug-in hybrid sports sedan Karma by Fisker Automotive. Volkswagen’s classic black Beetle “Max”, that’s been featured on the recent VW television advertising campaign. The Green Car Pavilion showcasing the latest in electric,...
February 4th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, automobiles, Car-Show, cars, Family Friendly, special events, Washington DC

Washington’s Clean Car Law

With 2009 cars now on the market, Washington State residents in looking to purchase a new car have the new Clean Car Law to think about in making their purchase.  This new regulation provides stricter requirements than the Federal Emissions Guidelines. In an effort to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases from cars and trucks, along with the health problems and climate change that they cause, the state patterned this regulation after laws in nearby Oregon and California.  The Clean...
November 8th, 2008 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cars, driving laws, Getting Around - Local Transportation, green initiatives, History & Information, Resources, Shopping, traffic