Every little bit helps when it comes to dropping the pounds, and it's even more important with unsprung weight. So Audi is nixing ye ol' steel springs for fiberglass on an "upper mid-size model" later this year. Our money's on the new A7. It's the obvious choice.
Our pals over at Car and Driver have their equivalent of Parking Lot Mechanic, called Saturday Mechanic, and this is a clip from one of their recent episodes starring former Jalopnik writer Ben Wojdyla almost being murdered by a car that doesn't have a J-gate.
Eighteen eighty five is so 122 years ago, Karl. All the coolest engineers and great thinkers were inventing cars back in 1478. Well, if by "car" you mean self-propelled conveyance, then yes, this is totally a car. (If you're going to be a d-bag and insist on internal combustion, then no, but you'd have to be Canadian…