2011 VW Golf GTI vs. 2011 VW Golf TDI

One of these cars will try very hard to get you a speeding ticket within the first 30 minutes behind the wheel. You’ll be having such a good time though, you won’t even worry until the words “step out of…

Turnabout Is Fair Play: The Fiat 500 Loves The Gays (And Lesbians)

A couple of weeks ago, we posted Lauren Marie’s great preview of the 2012 Fiat 500 — the American version of the ubiquitous (in Europe) Cinquecento, which will soon debut on this side of the pond. Given the fondness LGBT…

Erin Davies And The Fagbug Are Doing Fine

In the spring of 2007, Erin Davies’ life changed for good: that’s when she walked out to her VW Beetle in Albany, New York, to find it vandalized — spray-painted with the words “fag” and “u r gay”. Adding salt…

Friday Video Eyecandy: Cosmo UK Centerfold Mark Wright With An Aston Martin

We don’t deny it: every so often, we need a few empty calories to get us through the workday. In the auto world, though, most of the eyecandy we see is intended for straight men, so when a friend flipped…

2012 Fiat 500: Will This Rebirth Live Up To The Italian Icon?

After 50 years of steering clear of our notorious SUV-loving country, Fiat releases its brand new 2012 500 in the U.S. Fiat’s union with Chrysler has allowed it to once again say “Ciao” to the American consumer. But, as the…

2011 Infiniti G37x

With Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli as parents, you had to expect a big-mouthed songstress with a special affinity for gays. Our kind do tend to go for the brassy broads. But, we also expect excellence. After a recent Liza…

F1 Racing Legend Niki Lauda Comes Out (As A Homophobe)

If you follow Formula One, you’re probably familiar with Niki Lauda. (And if you’re not, well, that’s what Wikipedia is for.) The Austrian racing legend retired in 1985, but he’s managed to keep himself busy in other ways, managing F1…

Hot In Detroit: A Wrap-Up Of The 2011 Detroit Auto Show

While it may not have been any warmer in Detroit than Cleveland, it was hot inside Cobo Hall where all of the latest concept and production models were on display at the 2011 North American International Auto Show. Given the…

2011 Nissan Quest

First, a quick rant: why do people have such a problem with minivans? Why would anyone want to hide the fact that they are raising kids? And what could possibly be uncool about being a soccer mom, or a little-league…

2011 Jaguar XJL Supercharged

A Proper English Predator Prepares to Hunt German Thoroughbreds By Lauren Marie How can you resist this face? An icon of luxury, prestige, and one of your grandfather’s favorite subjects on which to reminisce, the masters at Jaguar design (led…