Update below: Sometimes it seems like every third Coloradan has an SUV -- and plenty of them are from the Jeep Cherokee family. But if your model of the latter was produced in 2010 or before and you want to give it a scrub, don't take it to one of six Waterway Carwash branches in the metro area -- b ... More >>
Unlike California or Florida, Colorado isn't known as a sports car state. We simply have too much crazy weather. But, despite mother nature's push to get us into all-wheel drive vehicles year round, there is a market for super-fast, super expensive sports cars. Ferrari of Denver specializes i ... More >>
Talk about a veiled threat! On Saturday, a bride emerged from a LoDo salon hours before her scheduled nuptials in the mountains, only to find a Denver boot on the Range Rover that a friend had borrowed so that they could arrive at the ceremony in style. Now we've got more details on that unex ... More >>
Bree DaviesOn Sunday afternoon, we randomly wandered over to the 7-11 on Broadway and 3rd Avenue to find a parking lot overtaken by sweet cars. In the second annual "Bringing You Back To Broadway" car show, local promotor and DJ "Cruisin'" Dave Bos and his wife Sandi put together a day of cla ... More >>
The greenest cars are the cars we leaf behind.The fuel efficient cars shown at the Denver Auto Show this weekend will never be as green as the leaf-covered 1976 Mercury Capri II shown in the picture above. And alternative fuels and hybrid technology will never match the low energy-impact scor ... More >>
This was not your first car.Whether you're looking to buy a new car or just gawk at one, Westword has you covered. We've got 35 tickets to give away for the Denver Auto Show, which starts tomorrow. Expect to see the newest 2011 models, as well as sneak peaks of 2012 intros. All you autophile ... More >>
Prime suspect?With Eclipse, the latest film in the über-popular Twlight series, due to hit theaters nationwide today, Americans everywhere have vampires on their mind. But a Fruita area woman was ahead of the bloodsucking curve. After she crashed her SUV on Sunday evening, she reportedly to ... More >>
No, not that kind of latex.Update, 4:32 p.m.: Just notified by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office that Merle Allison, who's believed to be the Limping Latex Bandit, has been captured. Look below the original item to get all the details. As the number of Denver area robberies continue to cap ... More >>
Back in August, former Mormon bishop Shawn Merriman pleaded not guilty to mail fraud charges against him -- something that we predicted was "a temporary situation" in a blog about alleged swindles dating back to 1994. Bingo. Yesterday, Merriman pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one cou ... More >>
Talk about an ideal pairing: classic cars and beer from some of Colorado's best breweries. Making the match even better is the fact that tonight's Hops for Hopes at the Lemay Auto Museum (11100 West Eighth Avenue in Lakewood) benefits the SCI Recovery Project, which provides exercise-based re ... More >>
"Sorry, officer. I didn't realize it was your Glock..."There are pros and cons to burglarizing a police officer, as someone did in Northglenn on Friday; a loaded Glock 26 handgun and a friend's 2005 PT Cruiser were among the items swiped. On the positive side, you gain legendary status among ... More >>
It doesn't really look like the sort of car the government would throw money at you to buy. Those, we always assumed, were the sort of cars that would fit in your freezer. But apparently, a state tax credit would indeed allow Colorado residents to buy the new Tesla Roadster -- an electric sp ... More >>
Classics from the past cruise lower Larimer Street.
Cruise into a classic event.
In a bankruptcy filing today, Chrysler reveals that it plans to close 789 of its 3,200 dealerships in the United States -- and a source with access to the documents finds at least three in the immediate Denver metro area on the list. They are: • Burt Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 9900 Twenty Mile Road, ... More >>
Rev your engine with the American Muscle show at Pirate.
See photos from a busy weekend in Denver, from the Auto Show to La Rumba's Friday-night Lip Gloss party, at westword.com/slideshow.
The 2009 Double Hummer Completely redesigned with U.S taxpayer auto-bailout money, the new Double Hummer will be marketed as the perfect four-wheel-drive vehicle for American Interstate highway driving. With a 116-inch wheelbase, the double-wide track allows all 280 cubic feet of cargo space to ... More >>
Ted's Montana Grill wants you to prove how much you love its burgers. The company, which is running a decent meal promotion right now, has also started a contest to find its biggest burger fan. Ted's Burger FANatic contest has simple rules: You find a way to show your undying love for its burgers, a ... More >>
Dana Cain hosts the Denver Modernism Show.
So it’s a beautiful Wednesday in the early evening and I’m sitting in a traffic jam at a gas station. I’ve already been here ten minutes, idling, creeping forward, jockeying for positions at the next available pump. Don’t even think about it, lady. No, no, no – Shit! I’m thinking about r ... More >>
Channel Agent 007 at a Dairy Center for the Arts fundraiser.
There's truly something for everyone at CultureHeads.
Dana Cain hosts the Denver Modernism Show.
Chicano Studies is more than an introduction to lowriders.
Rose Hill Drive (Sci Fidelity/Megaforce)
A new show at the Arvada Center is fun on wheels.
Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event
After years of four-by-four play, two off-roaders decide it's time to ride together.
It's raining cars at Denver Water.
The mystique of Italian sports cars comes alive at Automezzi XII.
Lariat Loop Heritage Alliance Road Rally
Spending $250,000 on a car may not make you happy. But among Denver's rich and famous, it's one way of keeping score.
From the week of June 22.
One for the Road.
Sport utility vehicles aren't as safe as you think.
Squeezed by big-bucks developments, the eccentric Forney Museum is ready to hit the highway.
Environmentalists warn that the Forest Service's new Colorado mogul could be dangerous.