Following up on their previous Car Of The Year award, EVO Magazine has released an hour-long video of them deliberating and testing the best track cars of the year. The result really made too much sense to be surprising. Read more.....
Images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News Devoted fans of GM’s Pontiac Motor Division still mourn the 2010 death of the 83-year-old brand, an unfortunate result of the company’s 2009 bankruptcy. Many felt Pontiac’s last offerings, which included the G8 and Solstice, had great potential as unique sporting vehicles. With this in […]
If you consider things objectively, buying a 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser makes absolutely no sense. For one thing, it’s $85,000 for a Toyota, the same automaker that sells the subcompact Yaris to people whose primary requirement for a new car is that it exists. Read more...
If anywhere could snap a driver into full Jean Girard Mode, it would have to be one of IndyCar’s tight street courses. Good news! IndyCar’s season opener is on the chaotic street course at St. Petersburg, and Sébastien Bourdais already got into it with Mikhail Aleshin after a practice session. Yes, a practice session. Read more...
The Mint 400, also known as “The Great American Off-Road Race,” also known as that batshit sandstorm Hunter S. Thompson smoked his way through in Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas kicks off at 6:00 a.m. PST on March 12, 2016. Here are the best spots to look for action online! Read more...
A white-hat hacker in the USA has discovered what appears to be code and an image referencing the Tesla Model S P100D in the vehicle’s latest firmware update. Jason Hughes, a white-hat hacker (the term is often used to refer to hackers who hack for good, instead of bad) discovered the code in version 7.1 […]
Photos by Jeff Koch. Over the years, as the rumors go, plenty of GM-built performance vehicles either got spiked, squashed, detuned, or hush-hushed to protect the Corvette’s reputation as the prime speed machine in the General’s lineup. Only one of those, however, supposedly, as some say, came from truck brand GMC, the 1991 Syclone, which […]
I recently stumbled into the deep, dark hell-hole that is the related video purgatory of automotive YouTube videos and came across this video of Harry Metcalfe, formerly of EVO Magazine, driving a Ferrari Enzo owned by Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason—who keeps a spare accelerator pedal in the boot for some reason. Read more...
Let’s continue our visit to New York with another couple photos from the Historic American Engineering Record’s documentation of the Bronx’s Third Street El, starting with the photo above of the Fordham Road station, looking east, and the one below of the tracks at Fordham Road, looking north. And thanks to the Library of Congress, […]
For a brief moment there, I felt like James Bond: drifting my Aston Martin with studded tires across a frozen lake. Then I remembered I wasn’t out there chasing down an evil villain or solving a serious crime that put the whole world in danger. Show More Summary
Words do not really suffice for this custom trike for sale on Hemmings.com. Fortunately, there’s a video and plenty of photos of it from CAD drawings through the build process and all the way to the show floor, illustrating just what went into it. From the seller’s description: Personal project of a Mechanical Engineer with […]
Bathurst has to be one of the greatest races that Americans don’t watch. Fortunately, there’s YouTube, where we can get the highlights of many great Bathurst races from years past, including this 25-minute look at the 1972 running, when Peter Brock first won it. Easter’s coming up, which means Jeepers are eagerly anticipating Moab. […]
It’s no fun arriving late for the party, especially if it’s a whopping 15 years too late in the case of the Peugeot 308 GTi. But that’s exactly how long it has been since its predecessor, the 306 GTi6, rolled off the production line – and along with it, the iconic GTi badge. During its […]
Rally Sweden has a unique competition within the competition: Colin’s Crest. Whoever jumps this particular crest on the Vargåsen stage of the rally the farthest achieves instant legend status. This year, a humble Ford Fiesta R5 from the support series crushed the previous record with a mind blowing 45-meter jump. Read more...
Cockpit 360 lets visitors see the usually off-limits insides of airplanes, allowing them to learn about and appreciate the interface between humans and the machines that carry them aloft.
Motor Trend, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dodge, wasn’t the only publication to weigh in on SEMA’s wild-but-plausible allegations against the Environmental Protection Agency’s “clarifying” that it can regulate track car emissions. We covered it, lots of outlets covered it, so did they. Show More Summary
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of its racing and performance division, TRD, Toyota put together a half-hour look back over TRD’s greatest hits, whether on the track, on the road, or off-road. (via) A couple weeks ago, we went drag racing in the UK, so today let’s go drag racing somewhere else outside the […]
Here in the Land of the Free, the Super Bowl is the show that stops the nation, and at some point between all the ads a game of football breaks out. Occasionally. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve corralled together, in alphabetical order, all the spots that have already revealed by automakers. Not all the ads […]
Phase three in Jaguar’s impressive renaissance is here. The all-new 2016 Jaguar XF large sedan gives the company its most legitimate rival to the BMW 5 Series yet. The XF follows in the wheel tracks of the F-Type performance leader and XE compact executive sedan, and precedes the vital new F-Pace crossover SUV. This quartet, plus […]
So the last week or so, the autoblogosphere – not to mention the citizens of San Diego – have worked themselves into an uproar over the video from which the still above was taken. It features some bro tearing around San Diego sans permits in his jacked-up off-road buggy in an attempt to get his […]