The best columns, stories and videos from around the web
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
The Ford Logo That Almost WasPhil Patton, The New York Times
We take the modern Ford logo for granted – it's part of the furniture, an absolute given. In 1966, Henry Ford II considered changing the classic Blue Oval for a more 'modern' design, before rejecting the suggested re-interpretation because it was too radical.
Range Rover Autobiography vs Suzuki JimnyDan Prosser and Matt Prior, Autocar
One is a basic Japanese off-roader, the other is a six-figure luxury land yacht. Which is better off-road? The comparison is closer than you'd imagine.
Bill, 91, loves his TeslaPeter McKay, cars4starters
"He designed, built and raced his own unique iconic sports car, then created the Goggomobil Dart before acquiring the rights to sell a then inauspicious Japanese brand called . . . Toyota.
His love of innovative technology has never waned...
With a curiosity and love of technology no weaker today than 60 years ago, he’s an unabashed fan of today’s electric vehicles."
Honda's Return to Performance Relevance Travis Okulski, Road and Track
"The wail. You know the wail.
Axl Rose's voice is an otherworldly thing, with a range and strength that any other rock vocalist would kill for...
That upper register has also been the calling card of every memorable performance Honda. Cars that made approximately no torque but could scream to 9000 rpm over and over and over again.