The episode begins with Levar Burton giving his car a tune-up in a gar age. The featured book reading is "Tooth-Gnasher Superflash" (by Danie l Pinkwater) about a family that buys a very unusual car with some int eresting features. Guest kids show models of their "ideal" cars. Viewe rs see an ornately decorated VW bug, a car production assembly line, a nd a specially-designed solar energy race car. Other featured books ar e "Fill It Up" by Gail Gibbons: "Tin Lizzie and Little Nel" by David C ox; and "Truck Song" by Byron Barton.