November ushers in a diverse lineup of new releases on the three major streaming sites. If you’re into cars, here are the movies and TV shows you’ll want to catch next month on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. Seasonal Maintenance Tips: Car service advice for every time of the year Netflix Drive (11/1) As you […]
We knew when the Corvette C8 would be revealed. Now we know where it will make its debut.
We’ve known when the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette C8 will make its debut for some time now, as Chevrolet officials have officially stated that the new Corvette will be unveiled on July 18. However, where the Corvette C8 will makes its big debut remained a mystery until very recently. All evidence suggests that the Chevrolet Corvette […]
Welcome to the May edition of Vehicular Viewing. Among the upcoming month’s newly streaming movies and television shows for car lovers, you’ll find an Oscar winner, some classic comedies, and a handful of long-running series for your next binge session. Did I miss one of your favorites? Let me know in the comments. Shop Click […]
How many of the movie and TV cars did you recognize?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … film awards season! The Golden Globe awards kicked it off last weekend and, in a couple of months, the road will have led us to the prestigious Academy Awards. In the meantime, film nerds everywhere are indulging in their love of cinema by reflecting on their […]
The customized Charger is just one of many pieces of automotive movie memorabilia up for sale at a Hollywood auction this weekend
The Fast & Furious film franchise is filled with iconic automobiles. Still, none are quite as recognizable as Dominic Toretto’s 1970 Dodge Charger. This weekend, Fast & Furious fanatics will finally have a chance to own Dom’s Charger, as one of the Chargers used for the films is set to be auctioned off by GWS Auctions in […]
The latest roller coaster from Kings Dominion has ride trains that resemble a 1938 Ford pickup truck model
During the 2017 spring season, Kings Island, an amusement park located just outside Cincinnati, Ohio, opened its newest roller coaster: Mystic Timbers. As the park’s fourth wooden roller coaster, Mystic Timbers helped make Kings Island the amusement park with the most wooden roller coasters in the world. The backstory of the coaster involves mysterious occurrences […]
"From a Buick 8" will be the second Stephen King novel about a haunted car to receive the silver screen treatment
One of Stephen King’s most famous, yet bizarre, novels is Christine. This 1983 King classic features a vintage Plymouth Fury that comes alive and terrorizes a town full of teenagers. However, Christine isn’t King’s only story about a supernatural automobile. In 2002, the author published From a Buick 8, which featured a malevolent 1954 Buick Roadmaster rather […]
Discover the mythical inspirations behind some of the world's most iconic vehicles, from the Pontiac Firebird to the Ford Thunderbird
Here at The News Wheel, we have previously discussed how automakers look to the animal kingdom in search of names to use for their vehicles. Models like the Ford Mustang and Dodge Viper were inspired by creatures that can be found throughout the natural world. Still, some vehicles don’t draw their names from creatures that […]
With its supernatural-Western atmosphere, hilarious quips, and remarkable cast, Wynonna Earp was praised as one of the best television shows of 2017 by Variety. After a week-long binge of the first two seasons, I found myself eager for the next season of demon-hunting antics. What struck me as intriguing was the collection of utterly cool […]
Warmer spring weather is the perfect time to take a joy ride. Now, you don’t have to choose between cruising the water and floating the river. This car boat, owned by Brian and Michelle Falgout from New Orleans, incarnates the best of both worlds. When Brian was growing up, he remembers how his dad built […]
Jack Pearson, played by Milo Ventimiglia, is the ultimate American dad in today’s hit TV series This Is Us. The Pearson family’s Jeep Grand Wagoneer is a staple on the show, but long before they walked into that dealership, Jack had a love for another car: a Chevelle. Early episodes of the series show a young Jack Pearson […]
Consumer Reports has just announced its 2018 “Best Car of the Year” list; once again, the Chevy Impala garners the award for the large car category. Vehicles in the competition are judged based on four key features, including safety, reliability, owner satisfaction, and road test performance. It boasts a 3.6-liter V6 engine under the hood, […]
Some people are raving about commercials from the Super Bowl last night, including Ram’s “We Will Rock You” as well as a trailer for the upcoming movie Solo: A Star Wars Story. Other more understated commercials deserve more notice than they’ve received. One of them was the “Grandpa Can Drive” advertisement featuring the new Chevy Silverado 2500HD equipped […]
Classic cars have been sought-after for decades, with Baby Boomers working to keep cars from the ’50s and ’60s in pristine condition. Many plan to keep these cars for life, collecting as many as possible in hopes of passing them down to future generations. Well, as it turns out, those future generations are millennials. And millennials […]
Fascinating trivia on the automotive star of 'Supernatural'
Any Supernatural fan out there knows that Dean Winchester’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala is more of a character than a car. “Metallicar,” as fans have nicknamed the Impala, has been in the Winchester family for decades. While the show has given an in-depth history about the Impala, where it came from, and its significance, there are a few […]
Known for her CW Network roles in Gossip Girl and Arrow, Katie Cassidy has recently partnered with AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign as an effort to reduce distracted driving, specifically texting and driving. As a regular actress for the CW, a significant amount of Katie’s fanbase is teens and young adults. These campaign adverts are expected to target younger […]
Driving down any road alone at night can be an unnerving experience for many motorists. Your eyes and ears can easily play tricks on you and the isolation can often create a sense of unease. Therefore, if you add eerie reports and stories to the equation, you have the perfect formula for becoming outright terrified! The United […]