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!

Austin Auto Show 2017
Austin, FRI APR 26 - SUN APR 28

Cars in the Country
Manor, SAT APR 27

Bearcat Band Car Show!
Moody, SAT APR 27

Nacho Daddy Car Show and Concert
Waco, SAT APR 27

Wimberley Arts Fest Car Show
Wimberley, SAT APR 27

Coffee with Cars - Monthly
Dripping Springs, SUN APR 28

Trucks & Tacos -Monthly
Georgetown, SUN APR 28

G21 Takes Over Taylor - Monthly
Taylor, SUN APR 28

The Blog

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

Austin Getaway Leads to Night in Jail

Road trips that end up with a night in jail are usually not a good thing, unless... more...

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...