Apex: The Guys Behind /DRIVE Are Making The Definitive Hypercar Movie

Hypercars are the highest echelon of motoring. What you don't realize is that this is also one of the most competitive arenas not only in cars, but in the entire world. And the team behind /DRIVE wants you to experience the competition in the first 4K big screen documentary: Apex: The Story Of The Hypercar. » 3/19/14 2:00pm 3/19/14 2:00pm

Since When Does Sweden Make The Coolest Cars?

Right now...stop reading and go ask 10 people, "Who makes the coolest cars?" then come back. Good you are back...what were the answers? Italy, Germany, USA, Japan, maybe England? I bet Sweden was not on most people's radar. And that is a shame, because the small country of only 9.5 million just rolled in like a viking… » 2/28/14 8:06pm 2/28/14 8:06pm

What It's Like To Ride In A Car With The Camless Engine Of The Future

As we drive down the road, Christian von Koenigsegg laughs. "A GM engineer said we'd never have an engine without a camshaft a few years ago. We were driving in a car without a camshaft at the time, so he must have been wrong." Welcome to the future. » 2/26/14 12:15pm 2/26/14 12:15pm

Swiss Owner of Abandoned Koenigsegg Trevita Buys a Mclaren P1

Remember the guy who abandoned his Koenigsegg Trevita in a parking garage in Zurich? Well recently, that same guy probably remembered where he parked the 1 of 3 hypercar, and looking at it one last time, decided that a Mclaren P1 would suit him better. » 2/06/14 1:04pm 2/06/14 1:04pm

The Fastest Car In The World: An Explainer

Just what is the fastest car in the world? Over the last few days, no one seems especially sure anymore. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport had held that record since 2010, but it was revoked over the weekend. Now the official title has reverted to the SSC Ultimate Aero — and SSC says their forthcoming Tuatra will be even… » 4/12/13 4:19pm 4/12/13 4:19pm

Koenigsegg Says Camshafts Will Disappear From Production Engines In…

We met Christian von Koenigsegg, the father of Sweden's hypercars, while he was hanging out at Spyker's stand at the Geneva Motor Show. He told us something quite juicy there — that in about 10 years or so, automobile engines won't have camshafts anymore. He's been working on his camless engines for a while. » 3/14/13 2:30pm 3/14/13 2:30pm

The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine Is Camless

The opening and closing movements of the valves in an internal combustion engine have been controlled by camshaft rotation for around 150 years. The cam itself was invented by Al-Jazari in the year 1206 as part of a proto-drum machine. But now, in Koenigsegg's shop as it is in many other labs around the world, the cam… » 2/22/13 3:42pm 2/22/13 3:42pm