Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai have all built factories in Alabama. Given the recent signing of strongly anti-choice legislation there, how should these automakers respond? The answer thus far has been silence.
Six years ago, I took this Millennial New York kid on the greatest automotive tour of Los Angeles ever devised–picked up from the airport in a Rolls, blasting through the Malibu canyons in a Lamborghini, tracking a 911 with Patrick Long at Willow Springs, off-roading in a Raptor at Brian Deegan’s private mud pit, riding the 6th Street Bridge with legendary low-rider artist Mr. Cartoon, and more–to try to convince him that cars are cool. He still doesn’t have a driver’s license.
What would you do if you owned an inhospitable, 7250-acre, rubbly, caliche-undergridded plot of west-central Texas, plagued by fire ants, tarantulas, Africanized bees, and rabid foxes? If you’re Goodyear, you’d flood it and test 12 foot tall truck tires.
Click the thumbnail above (and then click it again) to view a crappy scan of my latest edition of “Test Track Lunacy” for Road & Track, or just buy the magazine on the newsstand, you chintzy bitch.
My latest feature for Road & Track magazine is out in the March/April issue. It’s all about my time celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Alaska Miata Club, in Alaska, with a souped-up Miata. You can click on the thumbnails above to view crappy scans of each page in the six page piece (then click them again to zoom in), or you can just buy the magazine on the newsstand, you chintzy bitch.