Are All Nissan Skylines Manual?

The Nissan Skyline is one of Japan’s most beloved automotive creations. Despite being relatively challenging to buy in the United States (due to its legal status) the Skyline is considered to be one of the most desirable “JDM” cars. Most of us know the Skyline for the GT-R model – the ‘Godzilla’. With its combination … Read more

Why Did VW Stop Making The Beetle?

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars of all time. Used by millions, loved by many, and famously hated by the entire cast of Top Gear, there are few cars as instantly-recognisable as the Beetle. The original ‘people’s car’ (that’s what Volkswagen stands for in German) has provided affordable and economical transport … Read more

Why Is The Volkswagen Golf Also Called ‘Rabbit’?

The Volkswagen Golf is one of the most popular cars ever produced, with over 30 million cars sold since the mid 1970s. Loved by drivers worldwide for its excellent blend of performance and practicality, the Golf is one of the all-time greats. In a recent edition of Car Facts we looked at why the Volkswagen … Read more

Why Is The VW Golf Named Golf?

The Volkswagen Golf is one of he most popular cars of all time, now spanning eight generations. With its roots as a humble family hatchback, millions worldwide have enjoyed the excellent blend of economy, practicality and performance that the Golf has provided since its release. The VW Golf GTI is a particularly popular variant, and … Read more

Is A Classic Car Right For You?

Buying a classic car is one of those things that many of us aspire to in life. While there is undoubtedly appeal in having the “latest and greatest” in terms of cars, there is also something special about continuing to maintain and use an older car, the way the maker intended. No matter how good … Read more

What Are Test Pipes On The 350Z?

The Nissan 350Z (also known as the Fairlady Z if looking at the Japanese Domestic Market/JDM version) is one of our favorite Japanese sports cars of all time. Considering how much Japanese ‘hero cars’ have shot up in price in recent years, the 350Z still offers excellent value for money and is part of that … Read more

Does Car Wax Expire?

Keeping your car clean and in “tip top” condition is something that many of us enjoy. While there is a bit of a spectrum when it comes to car cleanliness (ranging from ‘I never clean my car’ through to the truly obsessed detailing enthusiast community) most of us know that waxing your car periodically is … Read more