How The 1,500 HP Koenigsegg Regera Hits 248 MPH Without A Gearbox

Christian von Koenigsegg is one of the most inventive and creative automaker chiefs of all time. Just eight months ago, he came up with an idea for his first hybrid supercar, the Regera, though he refuses to call it a hybrid. But unlike every other supercar, this one has no gearbox whatsoever. How the hell does that… » 3/03/15 2:15pm 37 minutes ago

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Wagner is currently offering up to $30 cash back in the form of a mail-in rebate when you purchase new brake pads. Amazon is selling Wagner brake pads for cheap, often less than $30 for a full set. You do the math. » 3/03/15 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Not Even Snow Can Stop You People From Buying Cars

This winter officially sucked, and everyone ended up getting dumped with more snow than should be physically possible. But somehow that didn't manage to stop the inevitable churning onslaught that is the American economy, as pretty much every automaker saw sales increases in February. » 3/03/15 1:39pm Today 1:39pm

1,000 Hard Miles In The Most Expensive 2015 Ford F-150: What We Learned

Big redesign, big stats, big money. You already know this about the 2015 Ford F-150 so we'll cut straight to beating the crap out of Ford's finest work; a $60,470 EcoBoost Platinum SuperCrew. We found out what consumers actually get out of Ford's mega redesign. » 3/03/15 1:14pm Today 1:14pm

The McLaren P1 GTR Makes The Beloved McLaren F1 Look Like A Dinosaur

McLaren brought both its new trackday special P1 GTR and its original F1 road car together to the Geneva Auto Show, and the difference between the two feels like a century apart. » 3/03/15 12:48pm Today 12:48pm

Reminder: The 'Saltwater-Powered' Quant Cars Still Seem Like Bullshit

Last year, nano_Flowcell showed the Quant E, a genuinely striking-looking gullwinged supercar that they claimed had a 300 mile range and made over 900HP. This year, they're back at Geneva showing the Quant F, which they say will have a 500 mile range and make over 1000 HP. Sadly, there's still no good proof any of it… » 3/03/15 12:05pm Today 12:05pm

What Automotive Myth Do You Wish Were True?

Cars sit in that wonderful sweet spot of being both extremely common and also complex enough that they generate a nice ecosystem of mythology around them. And there's plenty of great car myths around — Chevy Vegas had washing machine motors, VTEC is something that can kick in, yo, and overdrive is like a turbo boost.… » 3/03/15 11:45am Today 11:45am

Jim Glickenhaus Wants To Run In The Top Class At Le Mans In 2017

Could we see something very similar to the beloved Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003 show up as an LMP1 contender in the World Endurance Championship? Maybe. According to autojourno Andrew Frankel, Jim Glickenhaus said that he wants to be at Le Mans by 2017. » 3/03/15 11:36am Today 11:36am

Honda Says A Civic Type R Prototype Destroyed The FWD Nürburgring Record

They said they were going to do it, and apparently they did it. Honda claims a prototype 2016 Civic Type R destroyed the record for quickest front-wheel drive car to lap the Nürburgring by a pretty significant margin. Are you convinced yet that the new Type R is badass? » 3/03/15 10:35am Today 10:35am

Confirmed: Fiat's Miata-Based Roadster Will Be Called 124 Spider

Mazda and Fiat have been cooking up a new roadster based on the 2016 Miata platform for a while now. First it was supposed to be an Alfa Romeo, then it was punted over to Fiat after Alfa decided to make their own roadster. (Apparently Mazda wasn't Italian enough for them.) But now we have an official name for the Fiat… » 3/03/15 9:55am Today 9:55am

Wow, this video has totally screwed up my brain

This is not an optical illusion, but it takes advantage of exactly the same principles that make optical illusions work: Our eyes and brain don't scan reality like a camera does. Instead, the brain interprets external inputs, discards what is not important to our survival, and builds its own reality. No spoilers,… » 3/03/15 9:51am Today 9:51am

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