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Thrust SSC world land-speed record run

Learn what it takes for a car to break the sound barrier

In 1997, the Thrust SSC team landed a world record when its car set the world land-speed record of 763 mph. But, taking a car like the Thrust SSC to speeds above 700 mph isn't a simple as holding the steering wheel straight and mashing the throttle. No, there's finesse and precision involved to...

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NYPD shows off its vintage patrol cars - photos by Benjamin Preston

NYPD shows off its vintage patrol cars

It’s been years since the New York City Police Department painted its cars with the classic black and green livery, but the memory is still alive among a few. The NYPD... read more 6 hours ago by


 
2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce doesn't do half steps; EVs in the future, no hybrids

It's all or nothing at Rolls-Royce. The maker of some of the most opulent cars on the road today says it will not equip its vehicles with plug-in hybrid systems, but... read more 7 hours ago by


 
Lamborghini Urus

Lamborghini has shown us parts of the Urus

Lamborghini's set to unveil its new Urus SUV on December 4 on its home turf Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy,, but it seems the Italian automaker is simply too excited to keep its... read more 8 hours ago by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Outlaw WJ750

This Ford dealer’s Shelby-enhanced F-150 offers up 750 horsepower

Those with a serious thirst for power no longer need to turn to aftermarket shops since there’s a growing trend where dealers are actually offering new vehicles... read more 9 hours ago by


 
2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Nissan GT-R Nismo update, Polestar future, next Land Rover Defender: Today’s Car News

Nissan looks like it’s about to introduce some updates for its GT-R Nismo flagship. One of the cars was spotted at the Nürburgring sporting a few modifications on... read more 10 hours ago by


 
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you’re thinking you've seen the design before, it’s because you... read more 11 hours ago by


 
Teaser for Apollo Intensa Emozione

Apollo Intensa Emozione supercar to be revealed October 24

Supercar startup Apollo has confirmed that its much-hyped Intensa Emozione, or IE for short, will be unveiled in Italy on October 24. Apollo is the Chinese-backed... read more 12 hours ago by


 
2017 Race of Champions in Miami, Florida

2018 Race Of Champions to be held in Saudi Arabia

Organizers of the annual Race Of Champions have made a bold decision to hold the next race in Saudi Arabia, a country known for numerous human rights abuses. Women... read more 13 hours ago by


 
2011 Land Rover DC100 concept

New Land Rover Defender won’t have retro design

There’s probably no greater challenge for a designer than redesigning an icon. And they don’t get more iconic than the Land Rover Defender, a vehicle whose design... read more 14 hours ago by


 
Polestar 1

Polestars to be made in China, rival Teslas

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar has been morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars and on Tuesday we saw its first model, aptly named the Polestar... read more 15 hours ago by


 
2019 Ford Focus Wagon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Ford Focus Wagon spy shots

Ford’s working on a redesign for the Focus and a prototype has just been spotted. The prototype is for the upcoming car’s wagon body style which is unlikely to be... read more 17 hours ago by


 
2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo spy shots

Nissan’s ever-evolving GT-R looks set to receive more updates for the 2018 model year. A GT-R, specifically the GT-R Nismo model, was recently spotted running laps at... read more 19 hours ago by


 
2018 Porsche 718 GTS

New Porsche 718 Boxster GTS, Cayman GTS are here; are surprisingly reasonable

Follow us on this one Porsche fanatics. On Tuesday, Porsche announced the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS models complete with a handful of... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
2019 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots - S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots

Aston Martin is just putting the final touches on its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker’s ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Katech 416 ci LS3-based V-8 short block.

Katech 416 is a short-block V-8, long on 600-plus-horsepower

Most car enthusiasts are well aware that a project car comes with a whole lot of baggage, namely in picking and sourcing appropriate parts. The engine is especially... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Ring Brothers 1956 Ford F-100 Clem 101

Ringbrothers bringing 1956 Ford F-100 restomod to SEMA

Ringbrothers will return to the SEMA show this November with another custom creation. Following last year's multiple debuts, which included the G-Code Camaro, Cadillac... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
UK police use "Gran Turismo Sport" for training

British police are using video games to hone high-speed driving skills

Perps on the run in the United Kingdom take note: police forces are stepping up their game—literally. The Lincolnshire police force is testing a new way to train... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Mitsubishi Re-Model A centennial project

1917 Mitsubishi refitted with modern Outlander plug-in hybrid powertrain

What's old is new again, at least at Mitsubishi. The three-diamond brand is celebrating its centennial this year. To mark the occasion, the brand tapped West Coast Customs to... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
The Tucker Torpedo concept car build was a work-in-progress when displayed recently at the AACA Muse

Turning Tucker’s dream into reality is families’ affair

A man who has once gotten automobiles into his blood can never give them up. . .” — Preston Tucker The Tucker has been a collector car almost since it was new... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
A Ferrari 330 P4 RCR kit car

Would you daily that? RCR-built Ferrari 330 P4 replica

Let's get this out of the way first: Yes, we know it's a kit car. This Ferrari 330 P4 RCR is a pretty good kit though, and it looks like it would be a lot of fun to thrash... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
 

 
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