What's The Best Non-Car Use Of A Car Engine?

If you look around you, by far the most common sources of useful mechanical power are all those engines nestled inside all those car hoods. Car engines are plentiful, well-developed, and surprisingly flexible — why not use them for things other than ass-hauling? What do you think those best non-transport uses are? » 7/29/14 11:39am 11 minutes ago

Why The Jaguar F-Type Is Getting All-Wheel Drive

The Jaguar F-Type is one of the most compelling sports cars to come along in years, primarily because it adheres so closely to the classic sports car formula: open top, two seats, rear-wheel drive. (The sexy looks, sexy speed and sexy noises help too.) So why would Jaguar add all-wheel drive to that equation? » 7/29/14 10:43am Today 10:43am

Six Reasons Why Owning A Supercar Isn't As Expensive As You Think

Recently, Road and Track outlined just how batshit crazy expensive maintenance on a supercar is. I decided to challenge their assertions by sitting down with an actual supercar owner, YouTube personality, and die-hard car guy Rob Dahm to see what he thought about his expensive investment. » 7/29/14 9:40am Today 9:40am

Will The Toyota-BMW Sports Car Spawn A $120,000 Lexus Too?

We never thought Toyota would be bold enough to put the Lexus LF-LC concept into production, but now it seems that they will with juicy twin-turbo V8 power. But where will its platform come from? According to a new report, the much-anticipated but little-understood BMW-Toyota sports car teamup. » 7/29/14 9:22am Today 9:22am

Chinese Government Makes Jaguar Lower The Price Of Their Sports Car


This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/29/14 9:03am Today 9:03am

Truck shoots out neat smoke rings of fire as its engine explodes

I don't know why this happened (or if the truck somehow stumbled upon some secret Mario Kart item that lets it shoot out fiery smoke rings like a red shell) but it's such a cool effect. The smoke that blows out of the truck's engine forms perfect o rings and then bursts into flames. » 7/29/14 12:07am Today 12:07am

Mustang-Loving Kid Pulled Over For Speeding Has Worst Day Ever

Speeding tickets are about as much fun as a combination math test and root canal. This teen with the Sith-style Mustang was pulled over in Montgomery County, Texas, and managed to have an already lousy situation get much worse. Though it could have been much worse still, thanks to a pickup driver who spilled a drink… » 7/28/14 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Rhapsody in Revs: A Love Letter to the Jaguar F-TYPE Exhaust Note

When it comes to the Jaguar F-TYPE, there are a few things I think we can all agree on. First, it's beautiful — especially in coupe form. These galleries are proof. Second, the Jaguar F-TYPE's V-8 engine sounds awesome. And you don't just have to take my word for it. » 7/23/14 12:00pm Wednesday 12:00pm