How this gorgeous 40-year-old concept car predicted the future

Holden, the Australian-born unit of General Motors, has gone back in time like Doc Brown, restoring its very first concept car — the 1969 Holden Hurricane. Not only does it still look insanely gorgeous over 40 years later, but the advanced technologies it displayed — a rear-view camera, route guidance system and… » 10/19/11 8:30am 10/19/11 8:30am

Hurricane Irene: New York City Live-Blog

With Hurricane Irene barreling toward New York City, I've decided to stay behind in my Manhattan Financial District apartment — located smack-dab in the middle of "Evacuation Zone A." Keep refreshing this page as I live-blog the storm from my perch above lower Manhattan providing either the first pictures of Hurricane… » 8/28/11 9:51am 8/28/11 9:51am

Hurricane Irene-emptied Grand Central Station looks like the end of…

This photo from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) shows something never seen - and certainly not on what should be a busy Saturday afternoon in August: an empty Grand Central Station. With all transit in the New York area closed, the terminal is a big empty barn. If you're watching TV news they'll… » 8/27/11 4:17pm 8/27/11 4:17pm

Nothing But a G-Thang: G-Power Reveals 730 HP Hurricane, Lays Claim to …

The German tuners all about powerful precision have put together one heckuva package for the BMW M5. They're calling it the Hurricane and they're claiming the $130,000+ package (or if you don't own the M5 already, just buy the package plus an M5 for a mere $352,584) makes the M5 the "fastest and most powerful… » 1/02/08 7:45am 1/02/08 7:45am

Ford to Bring Back Hurricane V8 to Fight Hemi Branding

According to a report in the Detroit News, Ford plans to revive its torquey, 6.2-liter "Hurricane" V8 engine program for its trucks, after having cancelled it earlier this year. The engine, which had been named after the violent atmospheric disturbance that dare not speak its name, considering what it did to New Orleans… » 3/27/06 4:17pm 3/27/06 4:17pm