Why Did The German Police Seize This Ultra-Rare Vintage Mercedes?

What is the worst thing that could happen to your recently acquired ultra-rare 1937 Mercedes 500 K Roadster while bringing it to a foreign country to show it off? While fire and theft certainly top the list here's one we imagine didn't immediately come to mind—getting your car seized by police officers from the foreign … » 4/01/12 5:00pm 4/01/12 5:00pm

The Nürburgring Closer To Being Saved

It may be the most famous race track in the world to enthusiasts, but Germany's Nürburgring has been in peril for the last two years because of the public track's private management. Since November we've promoted the call to "Save The 'Ring" for another generation of car lovers, and today we've finally got some good news. » 2/07/12 2:00pm 2/07/12 2:00pm

Ride along on a 200 MPH trip down the Autobahn in a Ferrari 458

The combination of a fast car and the unlimited speed limits of the German autobahn are surely a slice of gearhead heaven if ever there were one. Luckily for those of us on the wrong continent and lacking the right car for the job someone who didn't face either of these obstacles recorded these two videos of a few… » 12/17/11 12:30pm 12/17/11 12:30pm

Man who set fire to 100 cars was just jealous

It turns out the guy setting fire to hundreds of cars in Berlin wasn't a pyromaniac Guy Fawkes but instead a 27-year-old man bummed about not having a job or nice things. Hey, still sounds like he's part of the "Neun und Neunzig Prozent" though, right? » 10/24/11 3:00pm 10/24/11 3:00pm

Audi's two-seat, Messerschmitt-like electric car caught testing in…

Because European automakers see a world where their cars may be regulated to extinction by the European Union, they're trying everything to find suitable alternatives. Audi's next answer: this two-seat Messerschmitt-like revival due for a Frankfurt unveil in September. » 8/08/11 3:30pm 8/08/11 3:30pm

Hitler's secret bunker is under this parking lot

Protected by 13 feet of concrete, the Führerbunker was a multi-story underground complex in Berlin that became the central nervous system for the last five months of Hitler's murderous Nazi regime. Now it's a parking lot. And until recently, you'd never even know it was once there. Here's how to find it. » 7/14/11 3:30pm 7/14/11 3:30pm