The Exhaust Pipe That Made Red Bull A Success

The coolest car at Renault’s booth at the Geneva Motor Show was the Red Bull RB7, the Renault-powered Formula One car which won the 2011 championship in the hands of Sebastian Vettel. Unlike the old or partially complete F1 cars displayed at many carmakers’ booths, this was the real deal, as evidenced by this… » 3/12/12 10:30am 3/12/12 10:30am

The End And The Return Of Ferrari’s Archways of Aerodynamics

When Ferrari introduced the 599 GTB at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, they introduced with it a graceful and elegant piece of aerodynamics: Gothic flying buttresses for C-pillars. They are gone on the F12 Berlinetta, the 599’s just-unveiled successor, but Honda is here to pick up the slack with the NSX. » 3/09/12 9:01am 3/09/12 9:01am

Infiniti Emerg-E: Silence Is The New Vroom

This new concept is the first time Infiniti's ever tried to build a mid-engine car. Adding to the complexity, it's the only one by any manufacturer where the mid-mounted engine doesn't actually drive the wheels. Infiniti's Emerg-E concept, while named like a powder you'd mix in water to help ward off colds, is the… » 3/07/12 10:30am 3/07/12 10:30am

The Italdesign Giugiaro Brivido Concept Is A Beige Killer

German car companies and Italian design house Italdesign Giugiaro have always been linked in what's typically been an axis of awesome. VW made this official recently when the automaker snapped up a majority of Italdesign. Think of this when you gaze upon the sleek design-forward Brivido Concept, which just debuted in… » 3/06/12 10:15am 3/06/12 10:15am

Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet: One Bitchin' Basket

Volkswagen's Golf Cabriolet has a history, in this country at least, mostly defined by the hormonal and angry field hockey players who drove them. Thanks to its roll hoop it earned a nickname used by countless high school and college kids: Bitch Basket. The new Golf GTI Cabriolet swaps the bitchy attitude for a… » 2/29/12 8:30am 2/29/12 8:30am