Five Thoughts We Had Hooning the Last ML63 AMG at a Winter Autocross

Say goodbye to the Mercedes ML63. In 2016, it graduates to G-Class, becoming the GLE63, so we took one of the last hopped-up mini Mercs to Lime Rock Park's Winter Autocross see if the off-road Geländewagen badge is deserved. Here are five thoughts we had while hooning the bejesus out of a $114,000 race car… » 3/17/15 2:18pm 3/17/15 2:18pm

How Not To Ice Race

On a crisp Sunday morning at the end of February I was fortunate enough to have finally amassed the right set of items/abilities to be able to participate in one of the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club's fabled ice races. If you know me personally you would know that I have been trying to attend one of these ice races… » 3/08/15 1:35pm 3/08/15 1:35pm

Watch An Unstoppable Train Pummel Its Way Through A Crapton Of Snow

City subways cease passenger operations when there's a little bit of snow falling on the ground. But city subways don't carry the weight or the sheer cajones of a Canadian National freight train. No tiny little bits of solid water can stop the relentless onslaught that is a goddamn train. » 2/04/15 9:05pm 2/04/15 9:05pm

Watch A V6 Ford F-150 Tow A Big Rig Through The Chicago Blizzard

Here's a great example of trucks helping trucks, and an even better opportunity for Ford fanboys to fap themselves silly. The snowdump might be finished, but the streets of Chicago look pretty hopeless in the aftermath and this F-150 pulls off a righteous recovery effort. » 2/03/15 2:28pm 2/03/15 2:28pm

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it… » 1/26/15 8:57am 1/26/15 8:57am

Ken Block's Snow-Slaying Off-Road RaptorTRAX Looks Even Cooler Up Close

Ken Block was lucky enough to have been given an F-150 Raptor as a gift from Ford, and what'd he do with it? Hack the thing up into an unholy frankentruck with a supercharged heart and claws of a snowcat. Here's our first closeup look at the insane rig while it's standing still. » 1/22/15 5:03pm 1/22/15 5:03pm

Live Out Your James Bond Fantasy At Aston Martin's Ice Driving School

"Aston Martin On Ice" is being revived for this winter. That's not a theatrical spectacle so much as an amazing winter driving school for rich people. For $2,500 "and up," you can whip their spectacular sports cars on an ice course in Colorado, and let somebody else deal with the Check Engine light! » 12/24/14 10:00am 12/24/14 10:00am