EVERY GEARHEAD SHOULD OWN A SLOW CAR

1989 mitsubishi pajero
Rocinante is such a whore. 100hp, historic vehicle.

In the last decade, new technologies have escalated the horsepower arms race. We all know the Bugatti Veyron had 1,000+ horsepower, but when you can get 700hp from your local Dodge dealer – with a warranty – or even 200hp from less than 2.0L in a Nissan Juke, it’s a good time to be a gearhead.  Continue reading EVERY GEARHEAD SHOULD OWN A SLOW CAR

Deanna drained an EV… Go ahead, laugh it up

img: stock photo
img: stock photo

Yes. I, Deanna Isaacs, drained the batteries in an EV (not completely, but to the point it wouldn’t drive). Go ahead. Laugh it up now. You know you want to.

It wasn’t intentional. I didn’t set out at the beginning of my drive with the notion of being the guinea pig – ahem, hamster - in my own experiment in battery efficiency just to end up spending 3 hours on the side of the road near Seattle, Washington.

However, it happened and this is how.  Continue reading Deanna drained an EV… Go ahead, laugh it up