NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch Will Not Be Charged For Domestic Assault

According to Associated Press motorsports reporter Jenna Fryer, the Delaware Department of Justice has announced today that they will not be pressing criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch over allegations that Busch strangled and smashed ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's head against a wall. » 3/05/15 11:01am 4 minutes ago

The Unsung, Reviled Hero Of Modern High-Performance Cars Is The EPA

When you mention the EPA and automotive performance in the same sentence, most people who love cars will cringe and shudder, awakening hideous visions of smog-control plumbing that made engines look like rhino intestines and 5.7-liter V8 Firebirds making an anemic 155 HP. But the truth is the EPA is the unsung hero of… » 3/05/15 10:35am 31 minutes ago

Was Mercedes' Gearshift Design To Blame In In Fatal Train-Car Accident?

On February 22, a 49-year old woman accidentally drove into the path of an oncoming train. The tragic accident claimed her and five other peoples' lives, and while the exact reason why she drove into the path of the train isn't known, Mercedes-Benz automatic gearshift design is a suspect. Let's see why. » 3/05/15 10:20am 46 minutes ago

Robb Stark Races In Rallying's Deadliest Era In New Film Group B

In the 1980s, international rallying was virtually unrestricted. The cars became more and more powerful until a series of horrifying fatal crashes led to the series' cancellation. It's a story worthy of a film. In fact, one is getting made right now and it stars the dude from Game of Thrones. » 3/05/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Why Don't You Wrench On Your Own Car?

Hello, my name is Tavarish, and I'm a gearhead. I often have dirty nails, oil-stained jeans and have cursed more than one should in the vicinity of God-fearing neighbors during futile efforts of removing stubborn bolts. However, it has come to my attention that most people aren't like me. The question to my car-loving… » 3/05/15 9:28am Today 9:28am

Watch The Navy's Littoral Combat Ship Get Hammered By Heavy Seas

USS Fort Worth LCS-3 hit some rough seas on its way to South Korea to take part in the annual Foal Eagle joint military exercises. It is tough to tell exactly what sea state the Navy's second 387 foot long Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ship was transiting through, or how fast it was going, but it sure looks like one… » 3/05/15 8:48am Today 8:48am

For $3,000, This 1991 Honda Prelude Si Won’t Steer You Wrong

'Ludes are not a popular drug any more, nor are Preludes popular cars – at least not at Honda which stopped making them some time ago. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Si is from back when they did, and it has 4WS too. Will its price however, prove a worthy prelude to purchase? » 3/05/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

Porsche Can Keep The New GT3 RS, I Found A Way Better 911 At Geneva

The 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS has a 4.0 with 500 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque, a lighter body and a top speed of 198 mph. The 2016 Ruf RGT has a 4.2 with 525 horsepower and 369 lb-ft, a lighter body, and a top speed of 200 mph. Plus a manual, and the widest rear tires Michelin makes. » 3/04/15 9:50pm Yesterday 9:50pm

Find Every Major Race For 2015 On One Awesome Calendar

Andy Blackmore, longtime provider of excellent spotter guides for motorsport, has turned his design efforts into a calendar with every single major racing event from NASCAR to Pikes Peak, and from the Asian Le Mans Series to Pro Mazda. It's exhaustive and wonderful. » 3/04/15 8:50pm Yesterday 8:50pm

The 6x6 Defender Is Actually A Full-On Military-Grade Zombie Slayer

The Flying Huntsman 6x6 might look like bit of a joke, but under that gaudy exterior is a military-grade chassis coated in massive amounts of armor. This is a thing you most definitely want when you venture out into the barren hellscape of a world gone mad. Or Jersey. » 3/04/15 8:20pm Yesterday 8:20pm

This Windowless Autonomous Racer Promises A 4-Minute Le Mans Lap

Autonomous race cars sound idiotic at first glance. And second. But there's something to this concept from the Italian designers at ED. The Torq isn't just a self-driving, electric racer with over 1,300 lb-ft of torque. It's pointing towards a new direction for endurance racing. It's also total bullshit, at least for… » 3/04/15 7:50pm Yesterday 7:50pm

Mercedes Will Sell You A Real Actual Mercedes Minivan

Faced with the daunting prospect of building a van that wasn't quite as large as a full-size van, like the Ram Promaster or the Chevy Express, but not quite as small as a mini-minivan, like the Nissan NV200 or Ford Transit Connect, Mercedes has come up with a brilliant solution. It is the Mercedes-Benz Metris, and it… » 3/04/15 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm