Overland: It's Not About the Destination, It's About the Journey

Trail riding, Jeeping, cross country drives, taking the unbeaten path, off-roading. All of these interchangeable names for a favorite pastime for adventure. Overlanding has become the more commercial and universal term for this fun, adventure-seeking, extracurricular activity. What does “Overlanding” really mean though? Off-roading came through necessity and innovation. Primarily,…

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Automotive New Wave: The 1980's Renaissance

Automotive design follows the fads and pop culture trends of their intended demographic. Much like fashion, art, and entertainment; society shapes what is desired and what is made. For auto designers, it’s a prediction of future tastes in what consumers want in an automobile; they take a “temperature” of…

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No More Classic Cars

What is a classic car? Is it as simple as using the DMV’s “25 years old” rule to deem a car a ‘classic’? Because if that was true, there is a 1987 Ford Taurus that should be rolling up to the next concourse event, ready to be judged. I…

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Twas the morning before Christmas...

Twas the morning before Christmas and all through the city cars were gathering for an annual thing called Cars and Coffee. Every Saturday, car enthusiast in Charleston South Carolina converge on one spot for an annual car meet. We all wake up early and starting at 8am until the last…

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Change is Coming

What makes a proper sports car? Or fast car, or fun car, or whatever you consider to be the paramount of what all obtainable cars should try to be? Is it the pedigree behind the brand? Is it a top speed or acceleration within a certain margin? Is it the…

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