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.
Disappointed that the all new Aston Martin hypercar has sold out already? Bugatti still has plenty of 1,500 horsepower Chirons left. Of course, you probably want to know if it is actually faster than the Veyron, or maybe you are holding out for the Super Sport Grand Vitesse Pur Sang edition. Either way, the car has…
Tall ginger American TV man Conan O’Brien took a trip to Berlin in September, and found time to do the two things everyone should do when they visit Germany: drive the hell out of a beautiful sports car on the Autobahn, and also test a famously crappy East German Trabant. It was, as his adventures in cars often are, a …
It’s a no-brainer that you should be stocking up on gloves and hats now, because you do not want to be caught without them when it actually gets uncomfortably cold. Amazon is marking down tons of winter accessories to prices that will make you buy multiple, or grab some for yourself while also getting some pretty…
Make mine MX-6!
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
You know you messed up when the “tow truck” they send is a helicopter.
Do you know what’s a nice car that’s virtuous and not bad? The Nissan Skyline GT-R, particularly this R33 from the mid-1990s. Its speed is obsolete and we now can appreciate its manners on their own terms. I want to drive one.
Being alone on the city streets at night can be terrifying with nothing going on, but it’s especially horrifying when you find yourself being attacked and chased by a road-raging lunatic.
The LaFerrari is a study in hybrid drive, high technology and lightweight design. Except that doesn’t include the doors, apparently, which are so heavy one owner had to call the cops to get him out.
The eighth Fast & Furious movie, appropriately titled Fast 8, is hitting theaters in April, but not before the cast some of us have come to consider family punches us all in the gut with emotions to tell us there’s a trailer coming out this weekend.
Today we heard about an online scam artist who has good taste in automobiles as he managed to con a Maserati dealer out of a gorgeous 2014 GranTursimo coupe. He may have taken some inspiration from two of our favorite driving games.
Ferrari’s greatest (now ex-greatest) fan and legendary racing mogul Preston Henn filed a lawsuit against the automaker in July because they refused to sell him a LaFerrari Aperta—even after Henn mailed Sergio Marchionne a check for a deposit of $1 million. That lawsuit has since been dropped, but Henn still wants to…
That traffic light game you play with your kids is going to get a lot more interesting if you have an Audi. Audi’s Traffic Light Information technology, which lets the car “talk” with nearby traffic lights and informs drivers of when the light is about to turn green, launched in Las Vegas this month.
If Donald Trump is trying to make good on his promise to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, he’s picked the right man to get the job done.
Most rally co-driver directions are simple, almost boring. “Six left, don’t cut. Four right, keep in.” But what if they were better? What if they were awesome? What if they were an Irish man screaming “GO! GO! GO FRANK!!!! GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO”?