This Is How The Techno Fabulous McLaren P1 Makes 903 Hybrid Horsepower

You might think that the 616 horsepower the MP4-12C gets out of McLaren's 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 is pretty much the limit of what's possible for a car that spends most of its time on public roads. Then comes the P1, and even if you don't count the 176 electric horses behind your back, that same 3.8 V8 suddenly has 727 … » 2/20/13 12:00pm 2/20/13 12:00pm

Is This Will.I.Am's Brand New $900,000 Custom Black Eyed Pea-mobile?

William (I refuse to call him Will.I.Am) of the Black Eyed Peas has a penchant for custom cars. He customized the crap out of his Delorean to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece/monstrosity. Now it looks like he's acquired yet another very customized, and very expensive ride. » 2/20/13 9:09am 2/20/13 9:09am

These Are Some Of The Maharaja's Old Pieces Of American Iron

On the drive back from the desert to Delhi, I asked if my car-mates had seen the massive old Rolls (we think) that just passed on the street. You yourself can see the car I'm talking about in my post about driving in India. No one other than me saw it, but one of the other passengers, a friendly guy named Ashish Bagga, … » 2/19/13 6:51pm 2/19/13 6:51pm

How Preparing for the Singularity in the Present Is Shaping the Future

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We are living in an age of some truly grand challenges. Consider a few. Approximately 41 percent of men and women will develop cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Sophisticated data breaches in 2013 resulted in over 57 million records exposed. Economic inequality is… » 3/27/14 9:00am 3/27/14 9:00am

Fill Your Tank (More Than Once!) with a $150 Gift Card

The one thing guaranteed to suck the joy out of driving is the cost of gas when you decide to top off your tank. As you pull away from the gas pump, you're not sure what's higher: the number on the bottom line of your receipt, or your blood pressure. Of course, buying gas isn't nearly as traumatic when you're spending… » 4/15/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm