MOTOR Austin

The Auto Enthusiast's Guide to Austin.

Events This Week

Looking for something automotive to do in Austin this week? Here's your list!

Martin's Kum-Bak Classic Car Night
Austin, SAT DEC 15

Pistons on the Square - Monthly
Georgetown, SAT DEC 15

Leander Car Show - Monthly
Leander, SAT DEC 15

Kim’s Hamburgers Etc Car Night - Monthly
Waco, SAT DEC 15

Round Rock Car Show - Monthly
Round Rock, SUN DEC 16

The Blog

MOTOR Austin BLOGs about car culture, automobile history, lifestyle and cool cars in the Austin Texas area.

Torque Affair - An Automotive Blog You Must Read

There are plenty of food blogs, mommy blogs and "Things to do in Austin" blogs, but are there any Austin car blogs? Yes! Torque Affair. And you should bookmark it and read it on a regular basis! Here's why. more...

5 Reasons I Love the Dodge Challenger

Over the years I've grown to appreciate the iconic Dodge Challenger. As a matter of fact, if I bought a new car today, I would buy a Dodge Challenger. more...

The Blue Bonnet Court - Austin's Oldest Surviving Motor Court

Growing cities bulldoze and rebuild. Most of Austin's pre-motel motor courts have been demolished. But Austin's oldest motor court still stands...  more...

How the Automobile Age Made Motels

Along with drive-in movie theaters and drive-in restaurants, the motel owes its existence to the automobile. In fact, Henry Ford envisioned everyone will own an automobile and they will use it to enjoy "God's great open spaces." more...

Some Assembly Required - Part 3

This article is Part 3 of a three part series titled "Some Assembly Required". It chronicles the steps I went through to go from no car to custom car. more...