Queen City Cars & Coffee is back! The past two years hosting this show have been absolute blast, and I'm stoked to be putting it on again this year. Last year, over 90 cars attended, about 30 more than the first year. For QC3 (just made that name up right now and I dig it) the... Continue Reading →
Co-Driver: Track Day Lemonade
Welcome to the brand new Top Dead Center series, Co-Driver. Here, fellow gear heads have an outlet for their automotive passions, whether it's a exciting story to tell, photos to share, or the retelling of an epic adventure. Co-Driver's inaugural entry comes from Shawn Pierce, a talented writer and photographer and friend of TDC, who had... Continue Reading →
Wide eyed in The Big Apple: A car show rookie’s ‘Top 5’ from the New York International Auto Show
Over the past few years, I have made the journey to bustling downtown Manhattan and the Jacob Javits Center a number of times for the New York International Auto Show. If you have never been, I highly recommend going, even if you aren't a car carrying gearhead. Several stories tall, multiple blocks long, and many... Continue Reading →
What Inspires You?
Good writing can come from anywhere - a particularly articulate essay for school, a legendary novel, a satisfyingly succinct news article, or a exceptionally poetic piece of poetry. As a writer and an avid reader, I can appreciate and enjoy all of these instances of excellent writing. However, there is one area of writing that... Continue Reading →
The Torque Tube: Bruce and Linda Ledoux, and Guardian Angel Motorsports
This edition of 'The Torque Tube' features Bruce Ledoux and his wife Linda from Guardian Angel Motorsports (GAM), a team of racing drivers who are racing for a higher purpose besides podium finishes and racing fuel. Moved by personal experience and inspiration, Bruce and Linda are using GAM to improve the lives of children with... Continue Reading →
Cars in the Wild
In the great pantheon of super-saloons, there is one car that is responsible for giving rise to the entire segment. Ze Germans without a doubt make some of the world's finest super-saloons, luxurious four door sedans that carry a velvet wrapped ballistic missile under the hood, topped with a dollop of technological whipped cream. Bahn-burners like the... Continue Reading →
Cars in the Wild
I know the CTS-V was part of Cars In The Wild not too long ago, but sweet lord, will you just look at it. It's like a Tommy gun wrapped in finely pressed velvet. This car does strange things to our naughty region... Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
Musings of a Car Guy: So Many Keys, So Little Time
Another anonymous post from a loyal TDC reader. This piece is fan-flippin-tastic. So, I got to thinking the other day on my commute to work, as is the place where I do most of my pondering; if money were no object, what would I be driving right now? It’s sunny and warm with a light... Continue Reading →
Cars in the wild!
Welcome to the new photo series on Top Dead Center, Cars in the Wild! Seeing awesome cars at an Auto Show is one thing, or seeing them on a racetrack is certainly another, but seeing an unexpected gem cruising down a back road or sitting in a showroom or pulling into a parking lot is... Continue Reading →