Nevada DMV Is Offering Special Plates For Autonomous Cars

One of our readers was taking his daughter to the DMV for her driver's test (she passed!) when he noticed these personalized license plate options: ones for 'driverless' and 'requires a driver' autonomous cars. I think these are the first plates of their kind in the US. » 7/30/14 6:02pm 7 minutes ago

Is The BMW M4 Faster Than A Porsche 911 Carrera On Track?

The 2015 BMW M4 is without a doubt one of the performance cars of the moment. It offers great performance for the money with 425 horsepower for just $64,200, but is its performance good enough to take down the mighty Porsche 911 Carrera? The guys at EVO went to Anglesey Circuit to find out.
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How A Flight Sim Taught Me To Fly And Kill With The F-35 Lightning II

When Ford contacted me as a media member who would be attending EAA AirVenture 2014, with the opportunity to fly Lockheed Martin's F-35 simulator, I jumped at the chance! Now, I'm happy to report that I'm highly proficient at flying the military's biggest boondoggle most advanced fighter jet. » 7/30/14 4:33pm Today 4:33pm

Here’s Why Kia Is The Biggest Threat to Mercedes-Benz

It's one of life's simple truths: automotive journalists get to have all the fun. You know it. Your friends know it. Your wife knows it. And now, I especially know it, because I recently got the chance to spend a few days driving the all-new Kia Forte. It was an excellent experience, and I strongly recommend that… » 7/30/14 3:35pm Today 3:35pm

James Bond's Micro-Jet Lives On As A Pretend Cruise Missile

You probably remember it from the Bond classic Octopussy, where the Roger Moore piloted the tiny BD-5J microjet through a hangar to dodge a missile. It was one of the Bond Franchise's most memorable moments. Some 30 years later, the tiny BD-5J has found a new purpose in life, not dodging missiles on screen, but… » 7/30/14 3:16pm Today 3:16pm

Oh Yeah, The GT-R Nismo Is Way Wilder To Drive Than The Regular GT-R

"Wow," was all I could say, emerging from a Nissan GT-R for the first time. It really did exceed my expectations. Then I drove the Nismo version, one of about 60 that will come to the US this year. And sweet sweaty bear bollocks, the thing made me reconsider what I thought was possible on four wheels. » 7/30/14 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

This Fixer-Upper MKIV Toyota Supra Turbo Needs A New Home

Earlier this month, I wrote about why you should buy an MKIV Toyota Supra. Well, joy of joys, here's one on eBay that's way below market value - with good reason. It needs a fair amount of work. However, it's a smoking deal if you can get it for under the seller's reasonable asking price. » 7/30/14 2:13pm Today 2:13pm

Florida Man Finds Phone Full Of Child Porn After Buying Used Car

When you buy a used car, you may find all kinds of things: coins, CDs, maybe an article of clothing. What you do not want to find is a cell-phone with some child-porn on it. That happened to an unsuspecting Florida car buyer when he purchased a 2005 Pontiac that was owned by a convicted sex offender. » 7/30/14 1:56pm Today 1:56pm

How Jaguar's Active Differential Maximizes Performance Potential

While every part of a performance car serves a purpose both aesthetic and functional, there are certain parts, like the differential, that are absolutely essential. The differential — the ability of the wheels to spin at different speeds at one time — can also make or break the performance driving experience. » 7/30/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm