Stef Schrader, The Drive

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The Drive

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Stef:

Cleanse Your Mind with a Rare $1 Million Bizarrini P538 Getting its First Wash in 32 Years

The star of a top-secret car collection shines again. → Read More

Awful Florida HOA Threatens Nurse With $1,000 Fine Over Quarantine RV in Driveway

The nurse expects to work directly with COVID-19 patients and her husband is also essential government personnel. → Read More

Now Is the Time to Get Into Bicycles

As long as you do it safely, pedal-powered two-wheel fun is a great way to take advantage of empty streets. → Read More

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Shows Its Size Next to an Explorer in Latest Leak

This latest spy shot shows the Bronco Sport completely out in the open parked at an unnamed Ford facility, and helpfully, it's sitting next to a new Explorer. → Read More

Formula 1 Replaces All of Its Postponed Races With Virtual Grands Prix

The Bahrain Virtual Grand Prix is happening this weekend. → Read More

Coronavirus Forces Circuit of the Americas to Close Indefinitely, Lay Off Staff

A string of major event cancellations has left the track treading deep water. → Read More

Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc on F1, IndyCar, NASCAR, IMSA, WEC, NHRA Schedules

New travel restrictions and the official declaration of coronavirus as a pandemic forced major changes to racing events. → Read More

Cadillac Totally Botched Its Return to Real Car Names with the Lyriq and Celestiq

Cadillac's first new vehicles to get real names in years will be the Lyriq two-row crossover and the and Celestiq four-door luxury sedan, per Car and Driver. → Read More

Ford Sues a Bunch of Canadians Over GT Supercar Flipping Scheme

A 2018 Ford GT made its way to a buyer in Hong Kong after a series of two resales in Canada, and Ford is not happy about it. → Read More

Why Rivian Won't Sell Its Electric Trucks Through a Dealership

Lawmakers in Colorado may allow any electric vehicle to be sold directly to customers—and Rivian hopes other states will consider the same. → Read More

Aston Matin Dumps Valkyrie Hypercar For Le Mans, Focuses on Formula 1

How convenient! → Read More

F1's Sketchiest Sponsor, Rich Energy, Is Somehow Backing a Racing Team Again

Here's why this is so baffling. → Read More

Adam Savage's Robot Dog Rickshaw Shows our Future Machine Overlords Are Still Pretty Dumb

Another challenge was getting Spot to turn underneath the front of the rickshaw, which involved installing a truck-like hitch ball on Spot's back. Savage uses a big block of Delrin—a polymer often used for high-performance bushings on cars—to prevent the hitch-ball from falling too far over in a way that would impede Spot's turning abilities. Maybe we shouldn't be worried about the impending… → Read More

There’s a GM EV1 Shell for Sale in Desperate Need of an Absurd Drivetrain Swap

LS? 4BT? Tesla? Four flat-fours tied together to make one giant flat-sixteen? The possibilities are endless! → Read More

San Francisco's Only $100,000 Piece of Property Is This One Parking Spot

San Francisco's housing crisis extends to its parking spots, too. → Read More

Why One of the Least-Loved BMW E30s Is Listed at $39,900

Believe it or not, the seller of this pristine 325e "knows what he has"—and will only give it up for the right price. → Read More

Ford Mustang From Vanilla Ice's Ice Ice Baby Is Back After Four-Year Restoration

Vanilla Ice surprised quite a few folks at a Florida Cars & Coffee. → Read More

Porsche Caymans S vs. Alfa Romeo 4C: Which Mid-Engine Wreck Would You Salvage?

They're some of the best track cars of the last decade and can be yours for an unusually small (starting) price. → Read More

We’re All Confused by This Ford Taurus/Mercury Comet Mashup and Now You Must Suffer Too

Well, that's one way to streamline. → Read More

Nearly 57,000 Hellcat-Powered Dodge and Jeeps Produced Equals 40,911,122 Horsepower

*Checks math* U. S. A.! U. S. A.! U. S. A.! U. S. A.! U. S. A.! U. S. A.! → Read More