Is It Time For Booth Babes To Be Replaced With Wookiees?

With the Geneva Motor Show happening as we speak, and hot on the heels of the Shanghai Auto Show banning booth babes/professionals, the time feels right for a fresh look at the question of whether or not to have sexy, slinkily-clad ladies draped over new cars. But there's one answer everyone is ignoring: should those… » 3/03/15 3:39pm Yesterday 3:39pm

How The 1,500 HP Koenigsegg Regera Hits 248 MPH Without A Gearbox

Christian von Koenigsegg is one of the most inventive and creative automaker chiefs of all time. Just eight months ago, he came up with an idea for his first hybrid supercar, the Regera, though he refuses to call it a hybrid. But unlike every other supercar, this one has no gearbox whatsoever. How the hell does… » 3/03/15 2:15pm Yesterday 2:15pm

Reminder: The 'Saltwater-Powered' Quant Cars Still Seem Like Bullshit

Last year, nano_Flowcell showed the Quant E, a genuinely striking-looking gullwinged supercar that they claimed had a 300 mile range and made over 900HP. This year, they're back at Geneva showing the Quant F, which they say will have a 500 mile range and make over 1000 HP. Sadly, there's still no good proof any of it… » 3/03/15 12:05pm Yesterday 12:05pm

The Aston Martin DBX Is An SUV, Is A GT, Is An SUV, Is A GT...

I have this recurring fantasy wherein I take a sports car and give it the old Baja treatment by raising it up with a little suspension and throwing big tires on it. Maybe a Porsche. Maybe an Mazda MX-6. Never in my wildest fantasy did I think to apply this to an Aston Martin, but that's exactly what those crazy Brits… » 3/03/15 7:22am Yesterday 7:22am