Today’s cars may seem too sophisticated for tinkering, but the DIY auto movement is thriving, yielding designs and innovations too radical for mass production. Here are four awesome examples of modern garage-guy ingenuity.
There's no traffic or cops at this reporter's dream of a test day
By Sean Captain
Posted 09.10.2007 at 4:14 pm 0 Comments
Ive had the good fortune of trying out several brilliant
cars for Popular Science. But usually on the traffic-choked streets of Manhattan or the congested freeways outside the city. Thats why we metropolitan journalists love Test Days, hosted by the International Motor Press Association (IMPA). Many of the hottest 2008 models were sitting in Pennsylvanias Pocono Downs raceway, with keys in the ignition, just waiting for us.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.