​Glickenhaus' SCG 003 Will Drive To Le Mans, Transform, Then Race

James Glickenhaus is nuts, but in all the right ways. In the case of the forthcoming SCG 003 LeMans car-for-the-road, he'll be offering a version that can be converted from road car to race car and back again. And that's exactly what he plans to do at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. » 10/01/14 7:37pm 19 minutes ago

A GoPro Will Not Make Your Life Better

We see awesome GoPro videos all the time, and a lot of the company's advertising is predicated on the notion that if you want your life to be awesome, too, you better get a GoPro. But, no. If your life is boring before GoPro, it will be boring after GoPro. Sorry. That's just the way it is. » 10/01/14 7:07pm 49 minutes ago

Will a Driver Beating a Passenger With a Hammer Force Uber to Grow Up?

San Francisco's District Attorney has already charged the UberX driver who allegedly used a hammer to beat passenger with two felony counts for assault and battery. But the victim, Robert Chicas, will have a harder time suing Uber directly for an attack that left him hospitalized for three days with a fractured skull,… » 10/01/14 6:52pm Today 6:52pm

Simona De Silvestro Out At Sauber; Susie Wolff, You're Our Only Hope

In "news that makes me sad," Sauber test driver Simona de Silvestro's Formula One hopes have come to an end because of (surprise, surprise) financial reasons. If she gets replaced with a craptacular pay driver, I may have to start watching curling instead. » 10/01/14 6:36pm Today 6:36pm

Ram Is Committed To Making Small(ish) Diesel Trucks

Until the Duramax-powered Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon show up (supposedly 2016) the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the smallest diesel pickup you can buy in America, and it's also the most fuel-efficient. Ram is convinced this is What The People Want, and they're about to start building a whole bunch more of them. » 10/01/14 6:10pm Today 6:10pm

First New-Build MH-47G Spec Ops Chinook Takes Flight

Boeing delivered the first of eight new-built MH-47G today, a full month ahead of schedule. This new heavy hauling chopper is the first purpose-built special operations Chinook ever, although it will be fitted with the same cutting edge avionics and countermeasures as the existing and quite geriatric MH-47s force,… » 10/01/14 5:51pm Today 5:51pm

Honda Says The New Civic Type R Will Be An Unbeatable 'Super Type R'

Go home, Integra. Step aside, NSX. Your kids need picking up at soccer practice, Civic and Accord. Honda says their new 276 horsepower 2015 Civic Type R is so potent, so uncompromising in its performance, that it will trump every Type R car that came before it. » 10/01/14 5:19pm Today 5:19pm

What In The Green Hell Is Going On With The Nürburgring? An Explainer

If you've been following the back-and-forth over the Nürburgring sale you'd have assumed that all was well and everyone's favorite race track was already sold. Uh, not quite, and today we got news that seemed good and news that seemed terrible. Here's what's going on. » 10/01/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

2016 Mazda Miata Will Have 2.0 SKYACTIV Engine In USA, 1.5 Elsewhere

When the 2016 Mazda Miata was revealed just a few short weeks ago, we were short on details. In fact, we had no details. But thanks to a tipster, we can now confirm that the 2016 Mazda Miata will be powered by a 2.0 liter SKYACTIV-G engine in the USA and a 1.5 liter engine elsewhere. » 10/01/14 4:15pm Today 4:15pm

This Ultimate Zero-Fs-Given Off-Road RV Is Cheaper Than A Good Golf Cart

What started life as a 2WD delivery van had been reborn as an unbelievably bad ass off-road camper, which has since had the bejesus beaten out of it and needs a new maniac to bring it to life once again. Do it. DOOO IT. Because holy crap is this thing righteous. » 10/01/14 3:57pm Today 3:57pm

Why the Human Body Can't Handle Heavy Acceleration

Our bodies are surprisingly resilient in many situations, but rapid acceleration is not one of them. While the human body can withstand any constant speed—be it 20 miles per hour or 20 billion miles per hour—we can only change that rate of travel relatively slowly. Speed up or slow down too quickly and it's lights… » 10/01/14 3:53pm Today 3:53pm

​Cadillac CT6 Is A Plug-In Hybrid With Streaming Video Interior Mirror

GM president Mark Reuss is showing off a host of new products to investors today, including the long-awaited Cadillac flagship. Details of the CT6 are beginning to trickle out and that includes a 0-60 time of under six seconds, a plug-in hybrid drivetrain, and an interior mirror that displays streaming video of the… » 10/01/14 3:17pm Today 3:17pm

VW Shocks The World With 200 HP Ducati-Powered XL Sport

They did it. They were talking about doing it, but I can't believe they actually did it. Volkswagen has put a mighty Ducati motorcycle into their XL1 eco-minded lightweight, and the result is kind of mind-bending. » 10/01/14 2:47pm Today 2:47pm

The Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Is A 910 Horsepower Hybrid

This is the Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4, and it's a ridiculously overpowered Lamborghini hybrid, complete with electric motors and the claimed equivalent of 282 miles per gallon. And it's not just the name that's big. This is Lamborghini's big future. » 10/01/14 2:25pm Today 2:25pm