Let him pay for it. More than likely the insurance won't do anything about the diminished value anyway. I'm 17 and have had one sort-of accident (backing out of parking space through another parking space and bumped an Evo.) I waited for the guy and exchanged info even though damage was minimal, and offered to pay… » 10/17/14 10:12am Friday 10:12am

When I first got my A3 TDI, I tried to play the hypermiling game occasionally on long highway trips. I found that I could drive 60, be miserable, and get 50 MPG, or drive 75 with the AC on, not give fuel economy a second thought, and get 43-44. Guess which one I do. One tip though, since it's a DSG, put it in manual… » 10/16/14 12:04am Thursday 12:04am

A petite, pretty girl who's a lot louder than her appearance suggests and can have a rude sense of humor. She doesn't drink much but is easygoing and always seems to have a good time. » 8/24/14 7:13pm 8/24/14 7:13pm

I know a lot of people who drive for Uber, and generally, they have positive things to say. My track coach has been driving for them on the side for about a year and pockets a grand or two a month while a friend of mine quit his job and does it full time and makes much more. I wouldn't recommend doing it full time… » 8/23/14 9:26am 8/23/14 9:26am

I did car things today! (Audi For Life bait)

My local Audi club had a cruise on Angeles Crest Highway, one of my favorite roads. It's a beautiful 2-lane highway that runs along the top of Angeles National Forest, the mountain range northeast of LA. Heights reach 7500 feet! The weather was perfect and so we got about 25 cars. By comparison, a month ago when we… » 8/17/14 7:38pm 8/17/14 7:38pm

Got me feeling all nostalgic! My mom had an electric red 540i Touring with the sport package and style 32s. That's the car I grew up with and the reason I love wagons so much. I would love to track that car down one day in the not-too-distant future. » 8/17/14 6:10pm 8/17/14 6:10pm

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