Building a Porsche 911 GT3 RS

To most people, the name "Mega Bloks" conjures up memories of big, chunky, brightly-colored building blocks in a clear plastic carrying bag - the types of toys meant for young children before they hone their motor skills enough to graduate to LEGO. The brand is thought by many to be second-tier, the "knock off" to the… » 2/11/13 1:03pm 2/11/13 1:03pm

Florida Man Steals Golf Cart From Nudist Colony After Failed Lowes…

I have absolutely nothing against Florida at all. It's a nice place with nice beaches. My Grandma used to live there. I went to a great Waffle House in Ocala once. It has Disney World. It also has people robbing places and stealing golf carts from naked people. That makes Florida even more wonderful. » 2/11/13 12:57pm 2/11/13 12:57pm

Show Us The Best Cars From The Worst Model Year In Automotive History

About two years ago, we asked you which was the worst model year in automotive history for our Question Of The Day. You had many great suggestions, and while we originally went for 1980, our readers declared 1981 as the worst year ever to buy a new car. Come on, we knew all along that the winner can only come from the… » 2/11/13 12:30pm 2/11/13 12:30pm

What It's Like Driving An Auto Rickshaw in Delhi Traffic

Terrifying... Well, at least to an American who's not used to the barely-cointained chaos of Delhi traffic and the moped with a backpack that is one of these three-wheelers. Well, I'll amend that my initial assesment — it was terrfying, but fun.  » 2/11/13 12:00pm 2/11/13 12:00pm

What's The Most Mismatched Engine/Car Combination?

A car is a lot like a recipe — you need a lot of different ingredients to make it work. A great car needs appealing looks, a good chassis, a good suspension, a good transmission, a good engine, and so on. Get one of these ingredients wrong and the end product suffers.  » 2/11/13 11:30am 2/11/13 11:30am

Motorsport Previews: 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series


The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series may not be the most prestigious series on earth (it's a distant second to F1, even though in my opinion both should be well behind the whatever the world's top sports car series is at any time, but that's the fault of the ACO and the factory teams of sports car racing, not those at NASCAR… » 2/11/13 10:21am 2/11/13 10:21am

A Helicopter Lets A Corvette ZR1 Win On Top Gear Korea By…

Those Top Gear challenges where a car is shot with lasers from a plane or helicopter are almost always won by the flying aparatus. Top Gear's counterparts in Korea just beat a helicopter with a Corvette ZR1. And that's because the helicopter crashed. Whoops. » 2/11/13 9:50am 2/11/13 9:50am

Volkswagen WRC Team Claims Maiden Victory In Sweden

Volkswagen seems to be unstoppable. I had half on eye on the Polo WRC's progress from the start of its development, but never expected it to be able to win at only its second rally. And what a race Sweden was! With his eighth victory, Sébastien Ogier joins multiple world champion Sébastien Loeb as only the second winner of… » 2/11/13 9:00am 2/11/13 9:00am

This Infographic Shows Why Driving is Safer With a Second Set of Eyes

Focusing on the road ahead when you're driving can be a real challenge. Whether it's an urgent text message, a crying baby in the backseat, or a biker weaving through traffic, something's always clamoring for your attention. But what if you had an extra set of eyes and ears to keep you alert and aware behind the wheel? … » 4/08/14 8:59am 4/08/14 8:59am