MOTOR Austin

The Auto Enthusiast's Guide to Austin.

Events This Week

Looking for something automotive to do in Austin this week? Here's your list!

7th Annual Kings of The South/ Twin Peaks Custom Carshow
Austin, SAT APR 29

Cool Cars for Cancer Open Car Show
Buda, SAT APR 29

2nd Annual Tommie Vaugh Auto Country Car Show and Hot Rod Hang Out
Columbus, SAT APR 29

Red Poppy Festival Car Show
Georgetown, SAT APR 29

Hawks Classic Car Show
Pflugerville, SAT APR 29

Freddy's Cruise In
Pflugerville, SAT APR 29

Cars for Kids Car Show
Pflugerville, SAT APR 29

Horsepower on the Hilltop
Austin, SUN APR 30

Recommended Resources

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Things to do in Austin

Things to do in Austin Texas

This is not your ordinary "Things to do in Austin" article. This is our round-up of Things to do in Austin specifically for auto enthusiasts! It includes planes, trains and automobiles!

Things to do in Austin - For Auto Enthusiasts!

Car Movies

Trying to think of a good car movie to watch this weekend? Of course you are!

Check out our list of recent Car Movies!!

More Resources

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The Blog

MOTOR Austin BLOGs about car culture, automobile history, lifestyle and cool cars in the Austin Texas area.

Torque Affair - An Automotive Blog You Must Read

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

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

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

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...

Some Assembly Required - Part 3

This article is Part 3 of a three part series titled "Some Assembly Required". It chronicles the steps I went through to go from no car to custom car. more...