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!

Giddings Swap Meet
Giddings, FRI AUG 26 - SAT AUG 27

Car and Bike Show and Shine
Austin, SAT AUG 27

Annual MOCA Mustang and Ford Round Up
Buda, SAT AUG 27

Karem Classic Car Truck and Scooter Show
Waco, SAT AUG 27

Coffee and Cars Killeen - Monthly
Killeen, SUN AUG 28

G21 Takes Over Taylor - Monthly
Taylor, SUN AUG 28

The Blog

The latest posts on the MOTOR Austin blog.

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...

Some Assembly Required - Part 2

This article is Part 2 of a 3 part series titled "Some Assembly Required". It chronicles the steps I went through to go from no car to custom car. more...

Some Assembly Required - Part 1

This article is Part 1 of a 3 part series titled "Some Assembly Required". It chronicles the steps I went through to transform my 1950 Chevy Styleline Coupe from stock to custom. more...

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!

Race Tracks

Austin Texas Race Tracks

Austin is well suited to meet the needs of auto enthusiasts, from private tracks for performance driving to world class racing facitities such as Circuit of the Americas.

Austin Area Race Tracks

More Resources

Find more tips on things to do in Austin, plus attractions and automotive resources.