Words by Andy Lilienthal; photos by Mercedes Lilienthal When we got our first ARB fridge/freezer, I said if I ever needed to use a cooler again it’d be too soon. Well, that was a stupid thing to say. There are simply times when you need a soft-sided cooler. We found ourselves in such a situation…
The SEMA Show is sometimes referred to as the pulse of the automotive aftermarket. It’s where brands and manufacturers showcase their latest and greatest aftermarket accessories. And every year there are hundreds—if not thousands—of cool custom vehicles to be seen. From hot rods and imports to trucks and vans, SEMA has some really awesome vehicles….
Boxerfest is one of the premier Subiefest events. There were hundreds of Subarus and thousands of Subaru enthusiasts in historic York, PA for this show. This year’s event happened in August 2023 and had an excellent layout to showcase both vendors and show cars. Heck, even the parking area at Boxerfest was impressive.
After 2.5 days of driving our trusty 2024 Honda Pilot TrailSport, I’m finally home from this year’s Rebelle Rally! The gear is unloaded and mostly unpacked. Here are a few quick stats about our endeavor:
After a year of owning our 2022 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0 Premium (6-speed), we decided to bolt up a hitch for a multitude of reasons. It turns out installing a trailer hitch on a 2022 Subaru Crosstrek is easy and can be a very versatile accessory, and not just for towing.
Honda today unveiled its trio of rugged TrailSport SUVs that will compete in the grueling 2023 Rebelle Rally. This is an eight-day off-road competition through the unforgiving desert conditions of the American Southwest. The vehicles are Piloted by Honda associates and automotive journalists—including Crankshaft Culture’s own Mercedes Lilienthal who also took these photos. Vehicles include two 2024 Pilot TrailSports and…
Today Mitsubishi Motors teased out a new image of a concept vehicle that will debut at the Japan Mobility Show 2023, held from October 28 to November 5 in Tokyo. Frankly, this looks like it could be a prototype of a new Delica van concept. Is Mitsubishi teasing a new Delica?
After our first Subiefest show of 2023, Big Wicked Meet, we traveled back to Oregon and went to the 2023 Big Northwest Subaru meet. Yes, a Subiefest in our own backyard. We could even drive our own Subaru Crosstrek to it!
Every now and then a car comes out that has a ton of hype built around it. Once and a while, it lives up to the hullabaloo. The Toyota Corolla GR is one such case. So when I was asked if I’d like Toyota Corolla GR Review vehicle, the answer was easy.