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Sports Cars

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Coolest Cars under $25,000

    Believe it or not, the average transaction price for new cars is more than $30,000 these days. That's a lot of money. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring. What you drive says a lot about you, and your average economy car doesn't say much at all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Top 10 Sexiest Cars of the Houston Auto Show (with Photos)

    Concept cars are what auto shows are all about. With their nuclear hybrid propulsion systems, bamboo radio control knobs, and intergalactic navigation displays, concept cars give us a chance to look into the unlikely future of the automobile. Weren't we supposed to have flying cars by now? This yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The 12C Spider:McLaren's Arachnid Invades City Centre

    British engineering was on display at the Houston Motor Club in City Centre last night when McLaren was on hand to unveil its new supercar to the Texas market: the 12C Spider. The Spider sports a unique single piece "MonoCell" body made of carbon fiber with aluminum trimming in the front and aroun ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    How Not to Drive a One-Week-Old Lamborghini

    You are the absolute cock of the walk, coming out of an upscale bar at 2 a.m. early Monday. You stroll over to your new $400,000 Lamborghini and, because that's what Lamborghinis are made for, you make sure everyone appreciates your taste and testosterone.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Alex Ford: Maserati DWI That Injured Cop Gets Six Years

    Alex Ford: 80 MPH in a 30 MPH zone​Despite her fervent plea to avoid prison time, Houstonian Alex Ford -- who drunkenly drove a Maserati into a College Station cop, severely injuring the officer -- was given a six-year sentence and a $10,000 fine yesterday. She was also ordered to pay more th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Alex Ford, Convicted of Drunkenly Driving a Maserati into a Cop, Asks for No Jail Time

    Officer Terry Sheets faced loss of a leg ​Last year we told you about Alex Taylor Ford, now 23, the Houstonian who drove a Maserati into a College Station police car, hitting an officer who suffered severe leg injuries as a result. She blew a 0.164 after the incident; a jury convicted her of ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2011

    Back in Business

    Life returns to the Richmond Strip.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Hand Doctor Michael Brown and Tax Cuts

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Michael Brown and Wife Divide Up the Luxury

    A Maserati, a Lamborghini...​Further talk of an alleged hit man in ex-hand doc Michael Brown's divorce case was averted today when lawyers for Brown and his wife signed "agreed temporary orders" divvying up the couple's bounty. And boy, is it a bounty -- especially for a dude who filed bankrup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    $7 at Yia Yia's Roadster Grill

    ​Where: Yia Yia's Roadster Grill, 5210 Bissonnet, 713-432-1800 What $7 gets you: A fat, sloppy Avocado 'n' Swiss burger ($5.50) with fries or onion rings ($1.25, if paired with a sandwich), or a Philly steak sandwich ($6.95). Tucked in the confusing tangle that is the Bellaire/Bermuda triang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    A $2 Million Car, A Pelican And A Lagoon

    A Bugatti Veyron, sans pelican​Here is a sentence with so many strange and wonderful parts in it that it's best just to let it speak for itself:A Lufkin man drove his $2 million Bugatti sportscar into a Galveston-area lagoon after being distracted by a pelican.First, who spends $2 million on a car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Driving Your Dream Car Ain't A Green Thing

    This year, all the gift ideas Hair Balls keeps hearing about are green, green, green: The Chron recently suggested a bamboo hard drive, crocheted purses made from aluminum can tops and used books as environmentally friendly options.Which is one reason Hair Balls' eyebrows were raised by a recent ema ... More >>

  • Music

    October 23, 2008
  • Music

    January 10, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008

    My Education

    Ambient Austinites stop into Rudyard’s with Alkari and Hym Six

  • Music

    September 6, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Pong

    Austin five-piece has a killer mid-lifestyle

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Maserati

    Maserti and My Education will perform Tuesday, June 12, at Walter’s on Washington, 4215 Washington.

  • Dining

    November 16, 2006

    Greek Heros

    The Hot Rod Grandma is cooking up some fabulous Greek food and stunning sandwiches over in Bellaire

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006
  • News

    March 31, 2005

    DeLorean Lives On

    Coke jokes aside, a Houston company continues the DMC dream

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Dining

    October 18, 2001

    Road Warrior

    Roadster Grill

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Plugged In

    Like little Energizer bunnies, electric-car proponents keep going and going and going

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    All's Dell

    So long to slackers and laid-back lifestyles. Now that cash-rich techies have taken over, can Austin survive the great digital divide?

  • Music

    March 7, 1996
  • News

    May 5, 1994
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