What Would Be Your Dream Dashboard Instrument?

Here’s the deal: you answer a Craigslist ad to buy a set of vintage yellow foglamps for your car, with arrangements to meet behind a local grocery store. Instead of “Kevin” showing up, a magic talking horse appears, and offers to grant you one wish — provided the wish involves adding an instrument to your dash. What… » 6/03/15 12:04pm 6 minutes ago

Volkswagen Gets A Much-Needed Sales Boost From The New Golf 

For the most part those Car of the Year awards are just self-serving marketing fodder that usually doesn’t translate into anything meaningful for your average car buyer. But this year the award winning MK7 Volkswagen Golf family of cars has found an audience and given VW some much needed sales success. » 6/03/15 11:39am 31 minutes ago

Watch The Little Fiesta That Couldn't Just Give Up And Self-Immolate

Poor Elfyn Evans didn’t have the best time at Rally de Portugal. First, his M-Sport Ford Fiesta RS WRC experienced throttle problems which plagued him all throughout Day 1. Then his car just gave up the ghost on SS8, and guess what? That ghost was a fire spirit. » 6/03/15 10:52am Today 10:52am

The Koenigsegg One:1's Successor Should Be Powered By A Nuclear Core

The Koenigsegg One:1 is a road-legal car that sends 1,341 horsepower to its rear wheels at 7,500rpm. It also has about as much torque between 3,000-8,000rpm as a Bentley Mulsanne Speed. That’s just insane. » 6/03/15 10:22am Today 10:22am

The New TVR Will Get Gordon Murray Design And Cosworth V8 Power

Wow! This is only the greatest news in the universe. Not only does the upcoming sports car from the revived TVR use McLaren F1 impresario Gordon Murray’s iStream construction, but it also has a dry-sump Cosworth V8 up front, linked to a manual transmission. I’ve already started saving up. » 6/03/15 9:25am Today 9:25am

The Flight Deck Of An Aircraft Carrier Is Loud As Hell

Most people have seen videos of carrier flight deck operations before, but usually they’re overlaid with sounds of OONTZ OONTZ and DOOT DOOT and some other heavy metal and/or electronic dance music garbage. That’s because in real life, a carrier flight deck is louder than pretty much anything else. » 6/02/15 9:30pm Yesterday 9:30pm

The Most Beautiful Race Car In The World (Of Tomorrow)

OK, let’s get personal. I like cars. I like F1. My favorite F1 cars of all time are basically any of the McLaren Hondas (with 91’s probably taking top spot) . The lines of the cars, that iconic Marlboro branding, ungh. Sadly, those cars are long gone, though as today’s Fine Art feature shows, they haven’t been… » 6/02/15 9:20pm Yesterday 9:20pm

Guy Does The Right Thing After Crashing Truck Almost Kills Him

This pedestrian was minding his own business, making his way up the sidewalk when a big rig hauling beverage cans took a turn too hard and hurled its contents at him. The quick-thinking fellow found refuge in a nook... and proceeded to start cleaning up the street soon as the spray settled. » 6/02/15 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

At Least You Can Drive The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo In Gran Turismo 6

Wanna drive the radical Nissan GT-R LM Nismo in real life? You can’t. Sorry. (Unless you’re one of its actual racing drivers, in which case, good for you!) But for the rest of us talentless normals, the insane 1,250 horsepower front-driver can be had in Gran Turismo 6. » 6/02/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Get Brand Name Sound Without the Hype: Status Audio Headphones ($38)

Status Audio created the HD One headphones with a single goal in mind: deliver great sound with a classic look and leave the superfluous details behind. While the headphones are already less than half the price of competitors, right now you can grab a pair for just $38, a savings of over 20%. Enter promo code HDONEJAL » 6/01/15 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm