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An automobile magazine
is a magazine
Magazines, periodicals, glossies or serials are publications, generally published on a regular schedule, containing a variety of articles. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three...
with news and reports on automobile
An automobile, autocar, motor car or car is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transporting passengers, which also carries its own engine or motor...
s and the automobile industry. Automobile magazines may feature new car tests and comparisons, which describe advantages and disadvantages of similar models; future models speculations, confidential information and "spyshots" (pictures of camouflaged models tested by automakers); modified automobiles; lists of new models with prices, specifications and ratings; used car advertisements; auto racing
Auto racing is a motorsport involving the racing of cars for competition. It is one of the world's most watched televised sports.-The beginning of racing:...
news and events; and other information.
The first published automobile magazine, beginning in 1895, was The Horseless Age
, which later became Automotive Industries Magazine
Automotive Industries is one of the world's oldest continually published trade publication and the oldest specialising in the automaking business. It was founded in November 1895 as The Horseless Age, the first magazine created to cover the world’s transition from horse-drawn conveyances to those...