MOTOR Austin

The Auto Enthusiast's Guide to Austin.


Austin Getaway Leads to Night in Jail

By: motoraustin 3/1/2019 4:18:52 PM

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

By: motoraustin 11/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

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

By: motoraustin 9/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

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

By: motoraustin 8/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

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

By: motoraustin 7/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

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...