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Brazilian soccer legend and World Cup champion Pelé

World Cup Legend Pele Took Driving Test In Audi Predecessor

With the World Cup opening ceremony today, it seemed only fitting that we look back at a small piece of automotive trivia connected to perhaps the greatest football legend of the 20th century: the Brazilian soccer player known as Pelé. Turns out that, way back when (in 1959, to be precise)... read more

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The first Porsche 911 Turbo

Meet The First Porsche 911 Turbo: Video

It was at the 1973 Frankfurt Auto Show that Porsche first showed a prototype of a turbocharged 911 that would go on to spawn the original 911 Turbo just one year later... read more June 5, 2014 by 


 
BMW 8-Series

BMW 8-Series Celebrates 25 Years

Opinions vary on modern BMW styling but few would argue that some of the automaker's 1980s and 1990s offerings are among the best ever produced. One of those, the BMW... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
McLaren F1 Gathering

McLaren F1 Owners Spend Two Loud & Lovely Days Together: Video

When you own a McLaren F1, you enter a small club. Just 106 examples were produced, and all became immediate prized possessions the moment they left the Woking assembly line... read more June 3, 2014 by 


 
Ian Callum and Jay Leno at the 2014 Mille Miglia

Jay Leno Looks Back At The 2014 Mille Miglia: Video

The Mille Miglia should be on any gearhead's bucket list. While today's event is merely an homage to the original race that ran each year from 1927 to 1957—stopping... read more June 3, 2014 by 


 
1984 Porsche 911 Aero Concept

Porsche's Secret 911 Aero Concept: Video

Not everyone has the time or money to visit Porsche's official museum in Stuttgart, but that's okay, as Porsche is bringing its museum to you. In a series of videos revealing... read more June 2, 2014 by 


 
Ferrari F40 donuts

Ferrari F40 Gets Nasty With Smoky Burnouts, Hard Launches: Video

The Ferrari F40 may be the most hardcore, utterly bonkers supercar ever. Stripped down, minimalist, and without any regard for things like driver safety nets or passenger... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
1920s New York Fire Department dashcam

Ur-Dashcam: Ride Along With A 1920s Fire Chief Through New York City Mayhem

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to drive to a fire through the streets of New York City in the 1920s, wonder no more. This video shows what it was... read more May 29, 2014 by 


 
1954 Volvo Sport P1900

Volvo Celebrates 60th Anniversary Of Its First Sports Car, The Sport P1900

You've probably never heard of the Volvo Sport P1900 before. The beautiful P1800 coupe or the handsome Amazon have probably registered on your car-guy radar, but in 1954... read more May 29, 2014 by 


 
Jay Leno drives Steve McQueen's Jaguar XKSS screencap

Steve McQueen's Jaguar XKSS Roars Into Jay Leno's Garage: Video

It's hard to say which car is the coolest in the world, but Steve McQueen's 1956 Jaguar XKSS certainly makes our shortlist. MUST SEE: McLaren F1 Flipped During Road Trip With... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
1986 Nissan R 85V

Nissan’s Le Mans History: Gallery

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will be an exciting race, both in the GT classes and in the headline P1 category. With Porsche’s return to the top tier, Audi and... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
1956 Maserati 450S at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d'Este 2014

1956 Maserati 450 S Named 'Best Of Show' At Villa d’Este

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Esteis one of the world's premier classic and vintage car events, and visitors can be assured that any vehicle coming away with a... read more May 27, 2014 by 


 
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season 3

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Will Be Back Next Month: Video

The car show about nothing will soon be back, with host Jerry Seinfeld hauling around a passel of professional funny-makers in a gaggle of ogle-worthy classic cars. Some of... read more May 23, 2014 by 


 
2005 acura nsx

Time Spent With A 2005 Acura NSX Is Time Well Spent

I was born in 1980, which means I really came of age in the 1990s. That period was a bit of a sweet spot for fans of Japanese sports cars. It's no surprise then that I'm... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL wrecked during 2014 Mille Miglia

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Wrecked After Mille Miglia Crash: Video

A Mercedes-Benz 300SL gullwing was wrecked in a crash at the 2014 Mille Miglia in Italy over the weekend. The black 300SL, built in 1956, was being driven at the time by one... read more May 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mille Miglia

Automakers Gear Up For 2014 Mille Miglia

The original Mille Miglia was a point-to-point race on public roads in Italy, held annually from 1927 through 1940, then again from 1947 through 1957. Many now famous race... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
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