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!

Car Show at Williams/Ledger Elementary
Copperas Cove, SAT OCT 27

Hill Country Rally for Kids
Dripping Springs, SAT OCT 27

19th Annual Road Hog Car Show
Elgin, SAT OCT 27

6th Annual Main Street Car Show
Taylor, SAT OCT 27

Cars and Coffee Austin - Monthly
Austin, SUN OCT 28

Rolling Sculpture Car Show
Bee Cave, SUN OCT 28

Coffee with Cars - Monthly
Dripping Springs, SUN OCT 28

G21 Takes Over Taylor - Monthly
Taylor, SUN OCT 28

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...