You may recall that Mahindra, my favorite maker of tiny, rugged, non-Kei diesel vans, bought storied Italian design house Pininfarina late last year. The goal was to turn Pininfarina from a coachbuilder into a builder of complete cars. It looks like that first step has been taken, as Pinifarina just announced their …
On the highways or in the cities, sometimes traffic jams extend as far as the eye can see. You snail along at a glacial pace until all of a sudden traffic just clears up for no reason. Self-driving cars aim to fix that.
It’s one thing to read about how to fix your car on a forum or in a Bentley manual. It’s another thing entirely to watch someone else do it correctly on video. Thankfully, the miracle of the internet makes learning to fix your car easier than ever.
I, once upon a time, got stuck watching a SEAT chase down an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio mule on the Nürburgring for three and half days. I only snapped out of it when my roommate invited me to Taco Bell. Now there’s video of a McLaren 675LT chasing down a Porsche 911 GT3 RS, so I guess I’ll be busy.
Have you ever wondered if those miracle sprays that promise to protect the liner of your pickup truck from damage actually work? Here’s proof they do. The amateur scientists at YouTube’s How Ridiculous covered a watermelon in Line-X spray and dropped it off a 150-feet tall tower. Not only did the watermelon survive…
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The internet is abuzz with this video of a Toyota Camry drifting dangerously close to a BMW 4 Series. It all looks really pro, right up until the beigemobile drives straight into a closed garage door.
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More vintage racing photos from Laguna Seca? You’re welcome.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Winter is coming and should you be desirous of a mountain retreat for ski trips you could do far worse than today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Westy Syncro, as it could let you set up house pretty much anywhere. That is, if its price doesn’t set you up for the Poorhouse.
If you’ve ever driven down the highway through a mountainous region, you’ve likely seen the long gravel runway-looking ramps extending off of the side of the road. These are not just for the government’s cooperation with an imminent alien invasion, but also to help truckers stop when all else fails.
Having gotten pretty good at landing their rockets, SpaceX will now towards the other half of its plan to build fully reusable rockets: sending one of its used rocket back into space.
A Cummins-diesel powered Jeep Wrangler is pretty cool. But a diesel Jeep that also works as a submarine? It’s a redneck James Bond dream come true!
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s information request to Tesla following the death of Joshua Brown in a Tesla Model S with Autopilot activated has been set back a week after Tesla missed the August 26th deadline.
When I set out to buy my most recent car, I gave myself a budget of $5,000. I dutifully looked at two almost identical 1970s Volkswagen Beetles, one was a shabby, well-worn ‘74 for $2,500, and the other was an immaculate, restored ‘71 for $5,000. I think you know which one I bought.
If, for some unholy reason, you weren’t too flummoxed by the amazing Aston Martin and Red Bull Formula One-inspired hypercar project with a one-to-one power-to-weight ratio, Mercedes-AMG is developing a F1-inspired hypercar project with a one-to-one power-to-weight ratio, too.