Winter Tires - Bridgestone WS80 vs. Michelin Xi-3

I'll be putting winter tires on my Golf shortly and the two tires above are my most likely candidates. I know there are people here with the Bridgestones and the Michelins are supposedly excellent and accordingpy popular so there must be some of those here as well. As such, what is your opinion on them and does anyone… » 12/03/14 9:30am 12/03/14 9:30am

Where the hell is a new Trans-Am Series?

The Challenger Hellcat has been dominating the Jalopnik Front Page, and rightfully so. Before that, there were all the stories about the epic Z/28 Camaro which even can rival Europe's best. And Ford launched the new Mustang in between all of this. Musclecars everywhere. So why on earth are the big three missing out on… » 9/13/14 9:56am 9/13/14 9:56am

Volkswagen Canada's Website Doesn't Suck

I also spend a fair bit of time on car configurators, though unlike Tom McParland I never get paid to do so. I'm merely shopping for a new car and as such have used most manufacturers' websites. Unlike the VW USA's silly car-seeks-driver relationship service, its friendly Canadian counterpart is not at all infuriating. » 9/04/14 4:30pm 9/04/14 4:30pm

How to be a Rally Fan in North America and Doing LeMons Wrong

Assembled here are the best Oppositelock posts from May 31st through June 4. It includes a guide to rally spectating, adventures in LeMons, an Alfa V6 rebuild and wonderful & weird cars. » 8/07/14 7:30pm 8/07/14 7:30pm

Blowing A Headgasket At LeMons and The Future Of The Enthusiast

Assembled here are the best Oppositelock posts from May (yes, May) 26-30th. It includes taking an Audi to LeMons, the autonomous car's effect on enthusiasts, Porsche's priorities and one's first time. » 8/05/14 4:00pm 8/05/14 4:00pm