Kissing The Bricks

What It's Like Attending the Greatest Race on Earth

About 350,000 fans attend the Indy 500 each year.

08/13/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Essay

An Obituary for Emma, My First Car

Just as you never forget your first love, you never forget your first car.

11/28/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Steering Committee

What to Expect From May's Keels & Wheels Concours D’Elegance

Cars, boats and crawfish were on the menu at the event's Uncorked preview.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Weird Stuff

If You Ever Wanted to Buy a Car From a Vending Machine, Here's Your Chance

You literally stick a giant coin into a slot, and out comes your pre-chosen new car.

12/14/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Travel

Our Top Tips for Getting Around Europe by Car

Forget the planes and trains; automobiles can make the most of your continental vacation.

11/15/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Slideshow

Start Your Engines Kickoff Party

Family Houston held a Kickoff Party at McLaren Houston for its upcoming Start Your Engines Fundraiser, chaired by Lisa and David Pitts

09/16/2016

Art Parade

Houston's 29th Art Car Parade Rules Downtown Streets

A look at this weekend's crazy and cool wheels.

04/12/2016 By Zain Mohammed

I'm In Love with My Car

The Reagan High Art Car Rides Again

This year's Queen-themed Art Car is the result of a dozen students' hard work—and the vision of one ardent art teacher.

04/05/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Parades

More Than 200 Art Cars Are Headed to Houston This Weekend

The annual Art Car Parade enters its 29th year along a refreshed downtown route.

04/04/2016 By Leah Rose

Slideshow

Porsche 911 Launch Party

Momentum Porsche unveils the all-new 2017 Porsche 911 in the highest style

03/21/2016 With Marianna Corcoran and Ana Pribic

Start Your Engines

Ever Wanted to Race a Lamborghini? Now You Can

Fittipaldi Exotic Driving lets you take its luxury fleet of Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Porsches around the race track.

02/10/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Car Buyers’ Guide

Overhauling: 5 Fine Redesigns for 2016

Makeovers can be hit-or-miss, but these old favorites are looking better than ever.

11/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Car Buyers’ Guide

5 To Drive: Cars Designed with You in Mind

The biggest trend for the 2016 fleet of new vehicles? Personalization that starts in the driver’s seat.

11/03/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Car Buyers’ Guide

Is There Anything These New Cars Can’t Do?

It’s about more than what’s under the hood these days, and the new high-tech vehicle features just keep coming.

11/03/2015 By Jeff Balke

Car Buyers’ Guide

Meet Houston’s Famous First Lady of Car Sales

In a male-dominated industry, Carolyn Cross worked her way up from a typist to the big boss at the best dealerships in the country.

11/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Car Buyers’ Guide

Plugging Away: Tesla vs. Texas

As electric vehicle technology evolves, a battle is waged over how those cars may be sold across the state.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Car Buyers’ Guide

Falling Flat

Stave off those near-inevitable flat tires with the best protection and services offered around town.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Best of Houstonia

Car Buyers’ Guide 2015

What you need to know now if you’re in the market for a new car.

11/03/2015 By Jeff Balke, Nick Esquer, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

A Very Good Gear

Thoughts on passing the baton, from cars to editors.

11/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow