It’s one of those numbers that I’ve got in the back of my head for no reason: 2.75 seconds. That’s how long it takes a car dropped out of a plane to accelerate to 60 miles per hour. When I saw the hilarious new Tesla Model S P100D did 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds it was a reminder that Elon’s electric sedan was now faster…
This past weekend, David discovered what a very bad and broken manual transmission looks like on the inside. He now has a bunch of useless gears he should recycle, but he’s probably just going to keep them in a box somewhere for a really long time. Does anybody else do this?
You’d expect carbon fiber—the ultra light, hard-as-steel composite—to shatter or something when you crush it with a hydraulic press. Not. At. All.
Well, it happened. I received a car buying request so complicated, so odd in so many ways, that I was simply not able to help. I consider myself pretty good at this finding cars for people, but I’m accepting defeat on this one. So I’m turning the challenge over to you.
Yesterday, Tesla announced the absolutely berserk Model S P100D. Officially, it has a 0-60 mile an hour time of 2.5 (!) seconds, thus putting almost anything that isn’t a LaFerrari, a Porsche 918 or a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport to shame. And while we were all oohing and aahing over that, Tesla went and quietly raised…
I have few rules of airplane travel, but they are inviolable. Get to the airport ass-early, because having to wait around is worth the stress of worrying you won’t make it through security in time. Sit at the front of the plane so you can board later and get off faster. Only do carry-on if at all possible. And never,…
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Moto3 rider John McPhee got his first grand prix victory at last week’s Czech GP on a rain-soaked Brno Circuit. But he very nearly didn’t. You’ll see what I mean.
This is what’s called “building brand awareness.”
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
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CSI isn’t just the name of a glitzy but ultimately insipid police procedural, it’s also that of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW. Let’s see if this 635’s price means it can’t get even arrested in this town.
The Ferrari Enzo is only a couple of years over a decade old, but hypercars have come a long way since then. Now they’re just hybrids literally called “The Ferrari,” even though the company has five models. But what if the designer of the Enzo put his pen to another attempt at a red Italian hypercar?
The funny thing about bias is that it’s the necessary basis of any opinion. And now that we’ve all had our quadrennial opportunity to reinvest in mildly-biased opinions on oft-ignored athletics, it’s time to talk about horse sports, and opinions about horse sports.
The WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s Prototype Challenge cars may be pretty long in the tooth by now, but they’re still mighty quick, especially in WTSC’s mixed field. Case in point: just watch driver Kyle Marcelli pick off cars one by one in this race pass supercut. Watch in awe.
I should probably clarify by saying that not all dreams are exciting ones, but that doesn’t make them dreams any less. This is Fiat’s 1968 City-Taxi prototype, and I’m not ashamed to say I adore it. I want to drive this rational, adorable little machine all the hell the over town, grinning like the sort of demented…
According to a Chevrolet dealer in Southern California, the all-new, all-electric Chevy Bolt will not be available for pre-order until November of this year—three months later than the original August date announced at the vehicle’s launch, according to a report by CleanTechnica.