The U.S. Will Develop Newly Unbanned Weapons as a Key Missile Treaty Ends

The United States is planning to quickly develop two new missiles previously banned by a 30-year-old arms control treaty. America’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, sparked by allegations of Russian cheating, is paving the way for Washington to match Russian weapons with new missiles of…

Everybody Is Designing Electric Car Chargers Wrong, But I Have an Idea

You’ve seen a normal electric car charging station, right? The charging infrastructure isn’t really there yet, but it’s still likely you’ve seen one. They tend to be some sort of wall-mounted box or free-standing obelisk-like thing with a long, thick cable, terminating in the plug that connects to the car. They’re…

Meet Japan's 'Mr. Ferrari', Who Drove His F40 At 197 MPH On a Motorway To Prove a Point

Japan has long been one of Ferrari’s strongest markets. But within the car community here, many attribute much of the Italian brand’s success in the Land of the Rising Sun to one man: Toru Kirikae. Kirikae-san is regarded as the godfather of Ferrari in Japan and is called by his friends as “Mr. Ferrari.” Quite the…

Daniel Ricciardo Said His Promotional Schedule Helped Kill His Australian Grand Prix Hopes

Daniel Ricciardo had one hell of a tough time at Formula One’s season opener in Melbourne, Australia this past weekend. On his new team debut with Renault and in his home country, he qualified 12th, only to completely destroy his front wing mere seconds after the race had started. This led to an early retirement,…

Alec Baldwin Stars in a New John DeLorean Documentary That Wants to Stick to the Facts

John Z. DeLorean is perhaps one of the most colorful people in the automotive landscape. He’s inspired countless articles, YouTube videos and films—no doubt, in part, because of the iconic car that bore his name and the drug charges later on. But what’s been romanticized and what’s true? A new documentary-hybrid film…

This 1,180-Mile Mercedes 500 SL Was Stolen Before It Became a Barn Find

There are lots of reasons to love the Mercedes R129-generation SL, not the least of which are its inline-six and V8 power, rear-wheel drive layout, and delightfully 1990s looks. But if those aren’t enough, this 1,180-mile 1992 Mercedes 500 SL “barn find” for sale on insurance auction site Copart may just win you over…

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