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Build An Open-Source Electric Car In One Hour, For $4,000: Video

If none of the electric cars currently on the market suit your tastes--or wallet--why not just build one? That's now possible thanks to the OSVehicle Tabby, although it's only a "car" in the most basic sense. It's really just four wheels, two seats, and a steering wheel mounted to a bare chassis... read more

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The Ferrari SP12 EC - image: Pininfarina

Pininfarina Details The Ferrari SP12 EC Project

Part of Ferrari’s appeal as a supercar is that each model can be highly personalized to an individual customer’s preferences. For some, contrasting leather... read more November 7, 2012 by


 
The ICON FJ-44 visits Jay Leno's Garage

ICON FJ-44 Hits Up Jay Leno's Garage

Here at Motor Authority we tend to spend most of our time on the paved bits, in low-slung, fun-to-drive cars. Barring that, we gravitate toward full-size highway bombardment... read more October 24, 2012 by


 
Hyundai Veloster 'Velocity' Concept, SEMA 2012

Hyundai Veloster "Velocity" Concept: SEMA 2012

The SEMA show is the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's yearly bash celebrating all that's new and ostensibly cool in tuner and aftermarket culture. Hyundai has... read more October 15, 2012 by


 
Cheerag Arya's one-off Ferrari SP Arya - image courtresy of The Official Ferrari Magazine

Ferrari SP Arya Is The Next Special Projects Car From Maranello

Like most of us, Cheerag Arya collects things as a hobby. While we focus on more attainable pursuits like 1:18 scale car models, single-purpose automotive tools or used beer... read more August 27, 2012 by


 
C5 Corvette blends with C10 Blazer for the ultimate American shooting brake

C10 Blazer, Meet C5 Corvette Chassis: American Shooting Brake

While this might not be your ideal of the American shooting brake, it's certainly one take on the concept. For those of us living in the mid-south, it's probably the closest... read more July 26, 2012 by


 
2013 Shelby Mustang GT350 build photos

2013 Shelby Mustang GT350 Build Gallery

Starting with a "Gotta Have It Green" 2013 Ford Mustang GT 5.0, the team at Shelby American is in the process of creating the next Shelby GT350. This gallery documents the... read more July 24, 2012 by


 
2013 Ford Mustang GT Red Tails Edition

2013 Ford Mustang GT Red Tails Edition Revealed: Gallery, Video

Each year, a custom Ford Mustang is created to benefit the EAA Young Eagles organization, and this year, it's the Red Tails Edition, celebrating the Tuskegee Airmen. Like the... read more July 23, 2012 by


 
Magnus Jinstrand's custom supercharged Mercedes V-12 Shelby Cobra

Insane Swedish Supercharged Mercedes-Powered V-12 Shelby Cobra: Video

Warning: these videos will make you want to sell your house, rob a bank, and sleep in your garage for the next six months. If you're OK with that, proceed. Magnus Jinstrand... read more June 21, 2012 by


 
Gemballa develops real diamond automotive coating

Gemballa Unveils Real Diamond Paint, World Prepares For The Onslaught

The world of automotive aftermarket excess knows no bounds. None. Not even whale penis is off the menu. Now, the tastelessness factor is being counterbalanced--at least in... read more May 24, 2012 by


 
Cartel Customs 2013 Scion FR-S Speedster

Cartel Customs 2013 Scion FR-S Speedster: 'Race Inspired' Chop Top

Toyota and Subaru designed the Scion FR-S with modification in mind--it's the tuner's version of the car, even more so than the Subaru BRZ--but we're not sure they quite... read more April 9, 2012 by


 
Callaway planning 25th Anniversary RPO B2K Corvette Grand Sport

25th Anniversary Callaway Corvette Grand Sport Details

Fans of the Corvette will no doubt remember--and many will hold a special place in their fantasy garages--the original Callaway Corvette, perhaps most especially the... read more February 14, 2012 by


 
Nissan Juke-R in supercar 'street race'

Nissan Juke-R Dukes It Out With Supercars On Dubai Streets

Calling this a "street race" vitiates the term, but the sort of paved rallycross-like event shows the Nissan Juke-R doing battle with--and beating--a small pack of supercars... read more January 31, 2012 by


 
Tony Hair's V-16 twin-engine Miata

Twin-Engine Miata Is 16 Cylinders Of Awesome: Video

In the beginning, there was the Monster Miata, which took a first-generation Mazda MX-5 and stuffed a 5.0-liter Ford V-8 between its front fenders. Production versions made... read more January 27, 2012 by


 
The Magnolia Special. Image: Amy Jett for Bienville Studios

The Magnolia Special Visits Jay Leno's Garage

If we asked you to name a car that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG), many of you could come up with the Honda Civic Natural Gas. If we asked you to name a sexy... read more November 10, 2011 by


 
Custom Concepts retro 911 kit, designed by Bo Zoland. Image: Zoland Design

Bo Zoland Imagines A Retro Porsche 911

Bo Zoland is best known for his designs at Vizualtech, which include the lust-worthy Growler E concept and the modernized 1968 Saab 96. Zoland is at it again, this time... read more November 10, 2011 by


 
 

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