25 Demolition Derbies Coming Up This Fall

Demolition derby drivers understand that what they do isn’t a hobby. It’s a way of life.

With the season coming to an end in all but the warmest states, we thought we would help the ladies and gentlemen who live to smash each other every weekend and point out where the best fall demo derbies were going to be.

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What Do Americans Drive? The Answer Might Surprise You

We were curious to know what the best-selling vehicle is in every US state was, working under the assumption that there might be a wide variety: A Subaru Outback here, a Nissan Leaf there. It turns out that American car-buying habits split into two obvious groups: Cars and small SUVs dominate in the most populous […]

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Independent Motors Roadtrip Mixtape

The right song anchors you to a specific place and time. That’s why we labor over our roadtrip mixtapes so seriously. Check these tunes next time you’re taking a long drive.

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Top 40 Auto Profiles and Communities on Google+ You Should Follow

  Google+ often gets overlooked as a social medium , which is a little unfair because it offers a few features that you can’t find on, say, Facebook or Twitter. For photographers, especially, it is one of the best networks out there: You can do some pretty nice photo retouching right on the site, and […]

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Massive Stunts 101: 12 International Stunt Driving Schools

Imagine you are running late for work: Traffic was jammed at every intersection you passed, and you absolutely, positively have to be on time today. As you approach the office, you see a metered parallel parking spot on the other side of the road, but an M3 is coming right at you and probably has […]

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Carnival Celebrating East Boulder Businesses

We’re having a party! On Saturday August 16th from 1pm-4pm, Independent Motors is hosting a Carnival to celebrate some of the companies that are changing the face of East Boulder. Eat good food, drink good beer, listen to good music and get to know the people behind the companies around East Boulder. Jacob Russo and […]

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11 Modern Coachbuilders for the Ultra Rich

In the early days of automaking, cars were such a new, disruptive technology that people had to rely on old metaphors to even make sense of them. Remember when the term “horseless carriage” popped up during the Y2K scare? At the turn of the previous century, many people thought of automobiles as horses and buggies […]

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Incredible Work From 25 of the Best Customs Shops in the US

Money blown on an insane, one-of-a-kind custom made to your exact specifications is money well spent. Custom shops really entered mainstream consciousness in America about a decade ago with the popularity of MTV’s Pimp My Ride. After millions of people saw what the crew at West Coast Customs was doing to old VW vans and […]

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10 Cash Saving DIY Projects For Your Car

Fixing, building and doing things on your own isn’t just a matter of saving money (though that’s nice). DIY is all about satisfaction and the feeling of accomplishment. Then again, DIY is also necessary when your car needs a few things that are otherwise unaffordable. Today, Indepndent Motors (an auto repair shop in Boulder CO) […]

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