This Guy Went Around the World In 80 Days The First Time He Traveled 

The death of a close friend rocked Chris Sypolt's world. So, he did what any logical 44 year old would do and set out on an an 80-day, round the world trip. It was the first time he'd ever left the country. This is what he learned. » 2/09/15 4:50pm 2/09/15 4:50pm

Scenes From The Retromobile Show In Paris

The RÉTROMOBILE car show in Paris, France has largely focused on the classic car collections of the various exhibitors. However, this year, it's not just about actual classic cars. Indeed, the literature for this year claims the show has 41,000 square metres of artists, clubs, spare parts, scale models, and events...… » 2/07/15 10:21am 2/07/15 10:21am

Lamborghini's new car isn't the Estoque

We know Lamborghini is bringing a new car to the Paris Auto Show. We know it's likely a sedan based on the car's profile in the teaser sketch. We even know it might be called the Asterion. Wait, sedan? » 9/22/14 2:36pm 9/22/14 2:36pm

What Will Happen When All Paris Traffic Slows To 19 Miles Per Hour?

Sixty percent vehicles in Paris run on diesel, and the city is struggling to curb emissions—banning half its cars for a day, making public transport and bike shares free for a weekend, and pedestrianizing large swathes of the urban grid. Now, a new proposal by Mayor Anne Hidalgo will cap the speed limit at 30… » 5/27/14 5:20pm 5/27/14 5:20pm

Paris Does Bike Sharing Better Than Your Lousy City

People want to hate the French, but it's hard to top Paris for food, fashion and romance. It also can claim to be the most enthusiastic bike sharing city on the planet. » 7/24/13 9:00am 7/24/13 9:00am

Bolt Ran The Fastest 200 Meters Of 2013 Then Rode In This Car

The 19.73 seconds it took Usain Bolt to break the tape in the 200 meter finals of the Diamond League meet in Paris was the quickest 200 meters anyone has run this year, edging Tyson Gay's 19.74 in the U.S. World Championships in June. » 7/06/13 6:00pm 7/06/13 6:00pm

Watch This Renault Racing Taxi Scare The Bejeezus Out Of French People

Taxis are boring. Renault Mégane Trophy V6 taxis are not. And here one is, scaring the crap out of Parisians. Dios mio! That's French, right? » 4/17/13 12:44pm 4/17/13 12:44pm

Nearly 40 Years Later, C'était Un Rendezvous Is Still Fantastic

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 2/10/13 5:00pm 2/10/13 5:00pm

Paris' Mayor Wants To Ban Old Cars

What would Paris be without old Citroëns, Peugeots, and Renaults? By now, they're part of the landscape, immortalized on film countless times against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower. » 11/14/12 10:00am 11/14/12 10:00am

Play With The Most Exciting Cars And Concepts From Paris In 360 Mode

We quietly launched an exciting new feature at the Paris Motor Show so you can experience it like we do. We're calling it "360 Mode" because it allows you to view the car from every angle using your mouse. » 10/01/12 4:30pm 10/01/12 4:30pm

Everything You Need To Know About The Paris Motor Show — Day Two

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/28/12 9:00am 9/28/12 9:00am

Watch A $1 Million Mercedes Hit 93 MPH In A Tiny Parking Garage

Most intelligent civilized people know that there is a time and a place for certain things. Those intelligent civilized people likely aren't the ones blasting a rare and expensive Brabus Mercedes-McLaren SLR Roadster (with matching Smart) through a Paris parking garage at more than 90 mph. » 4/13/12 4:00pm 4/13/12 4:00pm

Boeing fails to load Ferraris into new cargo plane during demo

Is there a better way to show off a giant new freighter for potential buyers than loading two new Ferraris into the cargo bay at the Paris Air Show? Don't ask Boeing, because when they tried to load this Ferrari FF into its 747-8F cargo plane the equipment broke. How do you say "FAIL" in French? » 6/23/11 1:30pm 6/23/11 1:30pm

From San Francisco to Paris in two minutes

The folks at Beep Show shot a photo roughly every two miles between take-off in San Francisco and landing in Paris CDG to make this two minute airplane time lapse. » 4/04/11 9:45am 4/04/11 9:45am

Lotus Elite: The Gentleman's Hybrid KERS Roadster

The Lotus Elite is the new Lotus gentleman's car, offering a trick retractable hardtop with up to 600 hp thanks to a KERS-inspired hybrid boost system and, probably, the new "Lotus" V8. They say it's full of wonderful contradictions. » 9/30/10 11:00am 9/30/10 11:00am

2012 Nissan GT-R: Godzilla Takes Paris

The updated 2012 Nissan GT-R made its bow at the Paris Motor Show, quietly biding its time away from the spotlight. The city of lights is no place for a lizard to go stomping. » 9/30/10 9:30am 9/30/10 9:30am

Lotus Eterne Sedan Concept: First Photos

Here are the first leaked photos of the Lotus Eterne four-door sedan, set to debut officially at the Paris Motor Show. We have no details about the car's performance, but it's clear Lotus has built the vaguest luxosportsedan in history. » 9/30/10 8:40am 9/30/10 8:40am

Jaguar C-X75 Concept: An Electric Jet XJ220 From The Future

For its 75th anniversary, Jaguar's unveiling the C-X75 Concept, an extended-range electric coupe showing off a new design direction for the leaping-kitty brand, along with a electric/gas turbine power source generating 780 hp. Your 21st century British supercar awaits. » 9/29/10 2:30pm 9/29/10 2:30pm