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Concept cars typically fall into one of two camps: a thinly veiled hint at a future production model, or a blue-sky exercise meant to show off original thinking. The Ferrari Design Formula 1 Concept is neither. It’s a backhanded way of telling the sport’s organizers to go suck eggs. Show More Summary
Aston Martin taught me that the best way to learn how to drive on the limit is with no grip at all. The post Driving on Snow Is the Best Way to Learn How to Race on a Track appeared first on WIRED.
The novel approach could be instructive for the rest of the country, where public infrastructure is in a seriously troubling state of disrepair. The post An Innovative Congestion Charge That Could Help Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.
CXC Simulations makes a racing simulator that costs as much as a real car. The post This Super-Intense Racing Simulator Costs as Much as a New Corvette appeared first on WIRED.
In the 1930s, the preselector manual gearbox was one of the coolest things going in mass-produced automobiles—until something better came along. The post The Ill-Fated 1930s Racing Tech That’s Mounting a Comeback appeared first on WIRED.
From the past Jags that gave us today's F-Type to the latest Corvette that feels both modern and historic, these are the cars that have given us greatness and keep on delivering. The post Classic Cars That Still Look Cool Decades Later appeared first on WIRED.
SUVs and crossovers are hugely popular these days, so it's not a surprising move. The post Rolls-Royce Finally Confirms It’s Making an SUV appeared first on WIRED.
The Z06 story started in 1963 as an options package that was first offered on that unmistakably cool, split-window coupe. The 327 cubic-inch monster in that sled was so thirsty, a massive 36.5 gallon gas tank was available, if only to enable more laps at the racetrack between refuels. Show More Summary
The direct public offering is planned for the third quarter of 2015, and the $100 million will be put toward developing a usable prototype. The post The Crowdsourced Company Building Elon’s Hyperloop Is Going Public appeared first on WIRED.
Ferrari put Sebastian Vettel behind the wheel of the FXX K on its private track at Fiorano. The post Watch Ferrari’s F1 Star Take Its $2.9M Supercar for a Spin appeared first on WIRED.
A new study uses Twitter complaints to look at how riders feel about their public transit systems. The post The Best and Worst Public Transit Systems, According to Twitter appeared first on WIRED.
It defies all conventional wisdom, producing a new design that motorsports badly needs. The post Nissan’s Outlandish New Race Car Is a Much-Needed Dose of Insanity appeared first on WIRED.
Simple, hands-off rules for testing self-driving cars could draw new investors to English shores. The post The UK Just Made Itself a Fantastic Place to Test Self-Driving Cars appeared first on WIRED.
Earlier this week, 48 people were stranded for hours before being rescued from a subway train that suffered a power failure in the midst of a blizzard. Firefighters were forced to clear a path through the snow so passengers could make their way to shuttle buses and continue their journey. Show More Summary
It doesn’t matter how much mare urine you pour on, no horse will think it's a horse. The post Well That Didn’t Work: The 1899 Car With a Full-Size Wooden Horse Head Stuck to the Front appeared first on WIRED.
One of the biggest obstacles to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is the lack of on-the-go charging. It’s easy enough to charge at home if you have a garage—not so useful for apartment-dwellers who could benefit the most from...Show More Summary
Curiosity arose in the Bay Area this week when reports of unlabeled, tech-adorned, seemingly self-driving vans began flooding in---at least one of them belonging to Apple. The post The Curious Case of Apple’s Supposed Self-Driving Car appeared first on WIRED.
For the past 50 years, some of the coolest, most beautiful, and rarest cars on the planet were sitting in the west of France, hardly protected from the elements, slowly rusting and falling apart. The post 60 Awesome Classic Cars Found Rotting in a Barn Go Up for Auction appeared first on WIRED.
It is a given that vehicles should have an even number of wheels. Two, four, even six. But that hasn’t kept more than a few people from thinking three was the magic number. The post Well That Didn’t Work: The Ridiculous History of Unstable, Impractical Three-Wheeled Cars appeared first on WIRED.
Ferrari’s unveiled a new car. A new car with a turbocharger. This may not mean anything to you. But it’s a big deal, even if Italy’s most famous automaker is a tiny company. The post Ferrari Shuns Tradition to Build a Controversial Turbocharged Supercar appeared first on WIRED.