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Colin Furze builds the world's fastest bumper car

The world's fastest bumper car can hit 100 mph

Bumper cars are designed to move about slowly. You need them to be engineered this way otherwise a bumper car ride would end with plenty of whiplash, tears, and probably some lawsuits. So a bumper car ambles about with just enough speed so that you and some friends can gang up on another friend and... read more

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Toyota Hilux Tonka concept

Toyota Hilux Tonka concept is for the inner child in all of us

North Americans may not be well acquainted with the Toyota Hilux, but elsewhere in the world it’s been a pickup truck staple since its inception decades ago. And Toyota... read more April 4, 2017 by


 
Scene from 'Car sharing, Porsche style' video

Porsche tackles car sharing… with a twist

Car sharing is all the rage these days, especially as younger generations flock back into cities and ditch car ownership for other means of transportation. Many automakers... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
Fast and Furious

'Fast and Furious' franchise has wreaked over half a billion dollars in damage

“The Fast and Furious” franchise is known for its cars, high-octane stunts, and the serious wreckage that results from the combination of the two. We take the... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Scene from 'Recoil 4'

BJ Baldwin goes ballistic in Cuba for ‘Recoil 4’

BJ Baldwin is back with his 850-horsepower trophy truck to put on a show for the people of Havana, Cuba... and the Internet at large. In the fourth iteration of his... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
Tamiya R/C trucks pull Toyota Hilux

Can 15 R/C pickups pull a life-size Toyota Hilux?

In the 1980s, Tamiya wanted to prove to the world its remote controlled, 1:10 scale Toyota Hilux Bruiser 4x4 truck was the toughest thing aside from a life-size Hilux. So... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
Subaru STI in St. Moritz

How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Ice-Karting looks like frozen awesome

Karting in the cold is the best form of Ice Capades

Driving a go-kart is one of life's great pleasures. The sensation of speed and the thrill of driving like a controlled maniac will make you smile so deeply that your cheeks... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Life-size Lego Batmobile built by Chevrolet, 2017 Detroit auto show

Chevy unveils life-size Lego Batmobile

Chevrolet was so excited about the upcoming Lego Batman movie that it’s gone out and built its own Batmobile made from the tiny plastic bricks. But we’re not... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
1963 VW Bus with bib-block Chevy V-8

This VW Bus is a Hot Wheels car come to life

What's your daily driver? We're betting it's some kind of Accord, Camry, or Traverse. Why not a 1963 VW Bus with a 468-cubic inch Chevrolet V-8? That's the daily driver of... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
First Hot Wheels Ad

This is the first Hot Wheels commercial ever

You played with them as kids. We played with them as kids. And now your children play with them as you claim to buy them for "the kids." We're talking about Hot Wheels, of... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
Volvo builds the Iron Knight: the world's fastest semi truck

This 2,400-horsepower Volvo semi is the quickest in the world

Here at Motor Authority, we're big fans of the team at Volvo Trucks. Their videos are always great, and their projects are entertaining and interesting. It's not easy to make... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Petter Solberg pranks people in a 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 Wagon

Disguised as a senior, rally driver Petter Solberg pranks people in a Mercedes-AMG

Perhaps once his rallying days are over Norway’s Petter Solberg could start up a career in comedy. He’s certainly good at it as you’ll discover in this... read more July 14, 2016 by


 
National Donut Day 2016

Here’s the best way to celebrate National Donut Day!

Those gloriously fluffy rings of fried, glazed dough aren’t the only donuts we’re celebrating on National Donut Day. We also love the stinky, smoky, rubbery kind... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Stolen BMW i3 dashcam

Supposedly stolen BMW i3 dashcam video funny, but probably fake

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. Let's get this one out of the way: This dashcam footage from the United Kingdom is potentially fake. That doesn't mean it... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
World's fastest Smart ForTwo boasts 1,500 hp jet engine

"World's fastest" Smart car has 1,500-horsepower jet engine: Video

Engine swaps into Smart ForTwos aren't all that uncommon, but there's a special kind of absurdity with this one's 1,500-horsepower, helicopter-sourced jet engine... read more March 24, 2016 by


 
 

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