Category: History

Overcrest delves into news, obscure automotive history, car culture, and the changing nature of the automotive landscape with humor and the unique perspective of professional journalism.

January 15, 2021

Magnus Walker, Vespas, Harleys, Sturgis, and Fried Electronics

Magnus checks in to talk about his new project, and the guys discuss their projects, and plans to drive to surges.
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January 11, 2021

The Indomitable Iron Road - Part Three

In part three of our series the guys rip into the anatomy of these steam-powered behemoths to explore the evolution of the technology up to today’s diesel-electric locomotives. They also speak to an engineer who operates one.

Kris also explains what made American train cars at odds with their European counterparts, and how they embody the very ideals of American democracy and independence.


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January 8, 2021

Singer Sings, Dakar Dies, BMW Lies, Cars Burn, Man Freezes.

Kris rants about the new Singer concept, BMW tries to slip one by everyone, Mercedes makes a poor choice and much more...
We finally have hit the $100 kw/h mark.... Sort of.
Mercedes’ EQS sedan will debut the optional Hyperscreen
Man Freezes....
Cars set on fire in France on New Year's Eve
January 4, 2021

The Indomitable Iron Road - Part Two

In an incredible interview the guys talk to Bob Lettenberger from the National Railroad Museum on how the Iron Road changed America and the Wild West forever. 

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January 1, 2021

How about dem “Apples”…

We talk to Elon Musk about his...penis, how poop could save California, apple's venture into motoring and much much more...
The Apple iCar seems to actually be happening
California residents can now charge up their car with...
Elon Musk talks about his ****
California residents can now charge up their car with...
BMW has been trying to reach you about your car's extended warranty
A ship crashes into the earth....
The Alpha Ace Coupe EV
Ford Recreates ‘Christmas Vacation’ Scene With Mustang Mach-E: Video
Your car will soon tell you when it needs a wash