If youíre taking your car to the track, you know the term ďcheapĒ is relative.
Nothing is really inexpensive when it comes to racing (or even just lapping), but one need not spend tens of thousands of dollars on ultra-expensive car parts to make a car track-ready. Here are some simple and reasonably affordable mods that will help you lower your lap times.
Most experts will tell you that when it comes to improving your carís track performance, tires provide the single biggest bang for your buck. By using a set of dedicated racing tires, you can choose a tire optimized for performance on the track and not worry about wearing them down or puncturing them with a nail during your daily commute. Good tires need not be expensive; do your research and youíll... [Read More]
Buick spent years trying to shake its old-manís-car image, and the idea of a two-seater ó reportedly in the works since the 1970s ó was one supposed salve. When it finally came to fruition in 1988, the largely hand-built Reatta featured such innovations as an early touchscreen control system. But as with other GM cars of the era, the styling and driving experience were watered down, and instead of selling 20,000 per year, GM sold just 21,000 over four years. Today, the Reatta marks an interesting chapter in Buick history, and with the... [Read More]