The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Visits Milwaukee
Jan10

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Visits Milwaukee

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile visits Milwaukee A regular reader of Tick Tick Vroom has enjoyed the pleasure of a visit with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile.  He even got a Wiener Whistle.  The iconic sausage-car is making a stop in Milwaukee today.  Thanks a lot to Tom for submitting a great pic of the world’s coolest hotdog shaped over-sized motorized conveyance. To submit a photo or sighting of something Tick Tick Vroom-my, send it to...

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2014 C7 Corvette: My Most Anticipated Reveal of 2013 [Video]
Jan04

2014 C7 Corvette: My Most Anticipated Reveal of 2013 [Video]

Possible Rendering of the 2014 Chevrolet C7 Covette There are a lot of new cars and watches coming in 2013.  Some, like the McLaren P1, Porsche Macan, Audi RS7 Cabriolet, a miscellaneous 50th anniversary Lamborghini, a miscellaneous 50th anniversary Rolex Daytona, the Rotonde de Cartier Perpetual Calendar Chronograph and oh so much more are certainly worth waiting for.  2013 is shaping up to be a banner year for all things...

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Horsepower to Reindeer Power Conversion for Your Automotive Christmas Perusing

Of all the methods of transport that exist, it must be argued that Santa Claus’s sleigh and eight flying reindeer rank among the coolest and fastest out there (He does make it around the world in one night including several stops, after all).     So, with Christmas and Santa’s annual trek coming up on Monday, it got me thinking…what if the power of the world’s cars was measured in Reindeer Power instead of...

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Batman Nissan Juke Nismo: Holy Dark Knight Rises Bat-Juke!
Dec01

Batman Nissan Juke Nismo: Holy Dark Knight Rises Bat-Juke!

Holy Bat-Juke, Batman!  To commemorate the DVD release on December 3rd of the Nolan brothers third and penultimate Batman installment, Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros has partnered with Nissan to create a one-off edition of their Nissan Juke Nismo.  Yeah, a Nismo Juke. The Dark Knight Rises Juke Nismo, as it is officially called, is about as far from the Batmobile as one can get, but that doesn’t mean I don’t really really...

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Test Drive Corvette C7 in Gran Turismo 5
Nov30

Test Drive Corvette C7 in Gran Turismo 5

Camouflaged Chevrolet Corvette C7 from Gran Turismo 5 Fans of Sony PlayStation 3’s Gran Turismo 5 get a rare treat today.  They get the opportunity to “drive” the forthcoming Chevrolet Corvette C7 before anyone else.  The only catch, they have to drive it in the game. Sony, Polyphony Digital Inc., makers of Gran Turismo 5, and Chevrolet have teamed up to offer a dowloadable virtual version of a camouflaged Corvette...

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Lamborghini Aventador Roadster: LP 700-4 Convertible Gains Some Headroom
Nov13

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster: LP 700-4 Convertible Gains Some Headroom

The newest member of the House of the Raging Bull gains a bit of headroom.  The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster is here, about a year and a half after the Aventador LP 700-4 coupe was released. Starting with the Murcielago Roadster and its removable cloth canopy, Lamborghini has eschewed the idea of a fold down roof for their big bulls.  The Aventador Roadster has followed in kind.  Although, this time, the removable two-piece...

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Tushek Renovatio T500: Slovenia’s First Supercar
Oct17

Tushek Renovatio T500: Slovenia’s First Supercar

Tushek Renovatio T500 Tushek Renovatio T500 In the old days, if you wanted a pure blooded supercar, you needed to make a quick stop in Italy, Germany, the UK or the US.  A little later, countries like Sweden and the Netherlands got into the game with nameplates like Koenigsegg and Spyker.  With the coming of the Rimac Concept One, Croatia is making a name for itself.  Now, the Slovenians have offered their own gambit, the $370,000...

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Lamborghini Perdigon Concept: Ondrej Jired Envisions Lambo’s Future
Oct11

Lamborghini Perdigon Concept: Ondrej Jired Envisions Lambo’s Future

2015 Lamborghini Perdigón Concept by Ondrej Jired No other car maker is more ripe for extreme, off-the-wall, simply-awesome-glimpse-into-the-future concept designs as Lamborghini.  Budding car designer and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California student Ondrej Jired has proven that fact with his Lambo-has-to-make-this-car 2015 Lamborghini Perdigón Concept.   Designed as an “after school project” Jired has...

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Jaguar F-Type: Jaguar’s Latest True Sportscar
Oct04

Jaguar F-Type: Jaguar’s Latest True Sportscar

Jaguar F-Type Like most auto brands, Jaguar is terrible at keeping secrets, especially on cars as anticipated as the F-Type.  So, last week, we took a stab at the specs for the upcoming feline sports car.  Now, Jaguar has officially debuted the F-Type in Paris at the Musée Rodin, and it’s time to explore the F-Type for real.  As expected, the Jaguar F-Type, which starts at about $69,000, is going to be a true two-seater (Jaguar...

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The Jaguar F-Type: What Do We Know So Far?
Sep24

The Jaguar F-Type: What Do We Know So Far?

In a few days, Jaguar will officially unveil the F-Type.  This car has been the most hotly anticipated new model out of Jaguar’s Coventry headquarters in a long time.  With phrases like “worthy successor to the E-Type” and “Porsche 911 level performance” being bandied about, the Jaguar F-Type has a lot to live up to.  So, since speculation and rumor are half the fun of new car models, I thought I’d...

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