These Are Supposedly the 7 Best Objects Designed In the Last Year

If you had to pick a single thing out of the last year of your life and explain why it was better designed than anything else, what would you chose? A jury at London's Design Museum narrowed its list down to seven objects—including a building, a keyboard, and a fashion line—today by announcing the category winners of… » 4/23/14 7:30pm 15 minutes ago

Forget The Lasers, Tailgate Seating Is The SUV Option I Want

Land Rover really worked to impress us at the New York Auto Show. No, not like all the other automakers— Rover rented out an aircraft carrier, for real. They blathered on about "unparalleled innovation" but slipped the SUV's coolest feature; fold-out tailgate party seats, into a dark corner of their press release. » 4/23/14 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

The Dynasphere Is The Awful Future We Always Dreamed Of

The 1930s was one of those weird periods in history where everything seemed possible, and nothing would go to crap. In the future of the 1930s, everything would go whoosh, and everything would look awesome while you did it. The Dynasphere was that notion put into giant hamster-wheeled form. » 4/23/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

What 650 Miles With Ford's Top Designer Taught Me About Tomorrow's Cars

On day two of my classic Mustang road trip with Ford Motor Co.'s top two designers, Moray Callum and I were concerning ourselves with the future. Not just the future of cars, cities, and design; but our own imminent futures. Because we were driving a half-century-old car, with antiquated brakes, insufficient tires, and … » 4/23/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

Formula 1 And Off-Road Racing Won't Coexist In Russia This Year

The Silk Way is one of the biggest off-road races on Earth. Modeled after the Dakar Rally, it's been attracting huge off-road teams to Russia since since 2009. But this year the Russian government decided dealing with the Sochi F1 and the rally was too much. Guess which one got axed. » 4/23/14 3:57pm Today 3:57pm

Infiniti Says The Q50 Eau Rouge Isn't Planned For Production Yet

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge debuted as a concept with no powerplant at the Detroit Auto Show. Now there are prototypes running GT-R power. Infiniti says it isn't "planned for production yet." But who are they kidding? They'll totally build it. » 4/23/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

Here’s Why I Let All My Friends Drive My Ferrari 360 Modena

I recently let twenty of my close, personal friends drive my Ferrari. This may surprise you. You're probably sitting there in astonishment and disbelief. You're probably staring at the screen in utter shock. You're probably stunned. You're probably thinking: You HAVE twenty friends? » 4/23/14 3:24pm Today 3:24pm

Luxurious, Off-Roadable, Hybrid Diesel: Can A Range Rover Have It All?

The Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase has leg room has leg room for days, is one of the best stock off-roaders you can buy and gets 44 MPG in combined driving. Do we finally have a 4x4 that really can do everything? » 4/23/14 3:17pm Today 3:17pm