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Nico Rosberg left Formula One with a mic drop earlier today, having clinched the championship from teammate Lewis Hamilton just a week ago. Rosberg’s retirement was a total surprise that left this as the only time Rosberg will ever celebrate an F1 world championship with some rad donuts.
Who wants a ride at the Formula One team that’s absolutely steamrolled their competition for the past few years? Shortly after Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg announced his surprise retirement from the sport, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen showed up to the party as thirsty as a man who’d just hiked across Abu Dhabi.
“Opera, Art and Donuts,” was the rallying cry of the third episode of The Grand Tour. One of us is convinced this episode was good enough that it should have been GT’s first episode, a solid return to form with motoring TV’s favorite trio; one of us is still bored.
Hey you, yeah you on the BMW website! I see you building that 4 Series Gran Coupe you can’t afford, and I have some good news. What you see here is Kia’s upcoming rear-wheel-drive four-door coupe. It looks promising, and should be pretty quick as well.
President-elect Donald Trump yesterday named Gen. James Mattis, who also sits on the board of directors at failed biomedical startup Theranos, as his pick for defense secretary. Now the The Washington Post has emails that show General Mattis pushing for Theranos to receive a deal for a military field test from 2012 to…
The biggest voice in the car enthusiast world has once more trashed electric cars based on a bunch of misinformation and dipshittery. Jeremy Clarkson, what are you talking about, man?
Usually people ask me to help them to decide which car to buy, and sometimes the cars they are considering aren’t similar at all. Justin from California is torn between taking his Volkswagen diesel buyout and getting another car—or a plane. The answer is not as simple as you think.
We’ve all been there: you have a large item to transport and a bike. While cowards everywhere might opt to hire a delivery service or make two separate trips, we found you some men who can do both.
littleBits kits are a great way to learn about electronics while building your own gadgets, musical instruments, or smart home accessories, and Amazon is offering all-time low prices on several starter packs, today only.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
Six months ago the Nikola Motor Company came out of nowhere and announced it was going to put the first electric-powered big rig on American roads. We’ve been skeptical, but Nikola just revealed a full-sized model that apparently works, and more importantly a plan to build and sell it at scale.
Monster Energy—a liquid, drinkable form of YO, STOP LOOKING AT MY GIRL—will become the new sponsor for NASCAR’s top series. That’s right: NASCAR’s next big hauler fight will be brought to you by the fizzy beverage of choice of flat-brimmed roid-bros everywhere. It’s a match made in heaven.
For America’s brave spacemen, the choice is clear: Corvette or nothing!
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg announced his shocking retirement today with immediate effect, reports Autosport. Rosberg just clinched the World Driver’s Championship in the F1 season finale at Abu Dhabi.
The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe kit car says it’s 90% complete, meaning you could probably finish it in a weekend. Let’s first see if its price makes any potential buyer 100% a schmuck.
Chris Harris in the Aston Martin Vulcan is arguably the best thing to come out of new Top Gear. I can’t think of anything better.
Designer and artist Joey Ruiter has been playing with the aesthetics of vehicles and transportation for a long time. His futuristic, brutally minimal take on vehicles ranging from snowmobiles to motorcycles to bikes to dune buggies are already radical re-imaginings of transport, and now he’s set his austere, potent…