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  • Last Call- How To Make Your Commute More Enjoyable

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    Census data says that, on average, Americans spend 100 hours a year commuting back and forth to work. If I was this guy, I’d ask: “Is that all?”

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  • The Wonder of It All: Super Car Road Trips Invades New England

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    Living in Southern California, I am guilty of taking exotic car sightings for granted. At any given time here in behind the Orange Curtain, I can be at a stop light with latest from Maranello on one side and something crafted by the crew from Crewe on the other. I am not saying I get…

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  • Wrenchmonkee Custom Motorcycles Will Kick Start Your Heart

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    Have been lamenting your lack of something with a unique aesthetic between your legs? Well, forget American Chopper and grab a plane for Denmark, because Copenhagen’s Wrenchmonkees are building some of the most insanely cool bikes around.

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  • Transformers Halloween Costume Better Than Transformers II

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    This father, Preston Dean, from somewhere in your United States, clearly loves his child Conner much more than your father loved you. He spent months creating a costume for his Kindergartener that was a faithful reproduction of a character called “Sideswipe”.

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  • Nicest BugBox We've Ever Seen

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    We have to give this eBay seller credit. Based on the photos and the description, this is indeed the nicest BugBox we’ve encountered. The workmanship is as thorough and complete as anything we’ve seen. But the bidding is up to $27,000… and the reserve has not yet been met.

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  • More NEA Than NHRA- Questionable Auto Art

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    Need to replace that picture of the dogs playing poker? Hooniverse is here to help.

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  • Unitentionally Creepy Car Ad – Mexican Volare

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    While owning a Plymouth Volare could have been horrifying in its own right, this 1979 ad from Chrysler SA proves that just being around the mopar mid-sizer could give you the willies. We don’t know if it’s how everyone seems to be running away from the car, or the birds attempting to peck its eyes…

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  • Review: Forza Motorsport 3

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    Approximately 82% of you who read this site are here because you love cars, working on them and having fun with them. On an unrelated note, 63% of all statistics are made up on the spot. Make that 64%. Anyway, cars are not, sadly, a particularly cheap hobby. Sure, narcotics, booze, gambling and loose women…

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  • Hooniversal Joints- Dick Guldstrand's Shop

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    Whether you hoon on the street, or hoon on the track, you want your loud pedal to dig deeper, and your go-fast to be go-fastier than the other guy. And if big-bore Chevys are your cup-o-hoon, then there’s a guy you might want to meet. We met him- in fact he let us peek behind…

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  • Hooniverse Asks- What Safety Equipment Do You Keep In Your Car?

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    Hooniverse wants to hear from you. Whether it’s hurricanes, blizzards, locusts, or just a distracted driver ramming into you, sh*t happens. Today we want to know if you follow the Boy Scout motto of always being prepared- and if so we want you to tell us what you keep in your car in event of…

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  • Calling all Surrender Monkeys and People Who Talk With Their Hands -Best of France & Italy Car Show this Sunday

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    French and Italian cars will invade Woodley Park in Van Nuys, CA this Sunday from 9AM until 4PM. Citroëns, Lancia and Facels, oh my!

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  • This is My Dream Car: Tobacco King Rocket Galaxie

    This is My Dream Car: Tobacco King Rocket Galaxie

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    As hoons of finite means, we often ask ourselves “if I won the lottery, what would I buy?” This is not to say, that were we suddenly Scrooge McDuck rich, we should only buy one car. It is to ask what car amongst many would we be sure to acquire, the jewel of our collection,…

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  • Creepiest Ice Cream Truck Ever

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    True story: when The_Missus was young, her parents told her that whenever the ice cream truck was playing music, that meant they were out of ice cream. That may be mildly evil, but not as bad as this ice cream truck. Not only is it just a typical conversion van with a couple of magnets…

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  • Don't Be Afraid to Ask Questions: Part 1 – The Differential

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    I have a confession to make my friends… I don’t know that much about what is actually going on deep inside the guts of a car. I can drive them, spout off some some random specs on modern cars and trucks, and I like to believe I can write about them to some degree. Being…

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  • Now YOU Can Be the Fastest AND Laziest Hoon On the Block!

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    Have you ever had things to do in a day, but just couldn’t bring yourself to drag your butt out of your ultra-comfy La-Z-Boy recliner? Well, haven’t we all? Why, some of us are facing that dilemma right now. If it weren’t for the fact that the coffee maker is all the way over there,…

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  • Found On Craigslist- $1,000 Per Mile Pantera

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    The De Tomaso Pantera is one of the few exotic cars that owners seem nonplussed about modifying. These days it is more rare to come across one that hasn’t had its engine quad-turbo’d, or bodywork group-fived. So it comes as kind of a shock to find this pristine example from 1974 that not only is…

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