- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: June 29, 2005
From James Dean to Sam Kinison, this dark episode explores our fascination with final rides.
- THE HISTORY CHANNEL puts you in the driver’s seat of the world's coolest cars.
- Hosted by wrestling and Hollywood star Bill Goldberg ("The Longest Yard").
- AUTOMANIAC explores some of history's most famous fatalities.
Buckle your seat belts for a wild ride. AUTOMANIAC puts you in the driver's seat of the coolest, hottest, fastest and most unusual vehicles ever to hit the road. From the favorite getaway vehicles of gangsters to experimental show cars, each episode focuses on another facet of the automotive world. Hosted by the wrestler, Hollywood star and devoted car collector Bill Goldberg, AUTOMANIAC goes under the hood and out on the road with the world's most compelling cars.
All too often, the lure of the road turns deadly. From James Dean, who died in his Porsche Spyder, nicknamed "The Little Bastard," in September 1955, to sex-goddess Jayne Mansfield, killed a decade later in her Buick Electra, to comedian Sam Kinison, who perished when drunken teenagers smashed into his Pontiac Trans Am, DEATH CARS recalls stars and the cars they drove on the deadly highways of America.