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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 prepped by rally specialists Prodrive to race down the mecca for bobsledders in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The others? A... read more

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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


 
Nissan Winter Warrior

Nissan tames snow with Winter Warrior track trucks: Video

My hands are warm from the heated steering wheel. My butt is warm from the heated seats. Classic rock is blaring through the Bose speakers. Everything seems normal about the... read more March 19, 2016 by


 
Caterham Super Seven by Lego

Get ready to build your own Lego Caterham

Caterhams are basically do-it-yourself affairs right out of the box, but now the fun folks at Lego have created a downsized, hyper-detailed model that could be assembled on... read more March 15, 2016 by


 
Lego Ideas: 1st-Generation Dodge Viper

First-gen Dodge Viper pops up on Lego Ideas

It's a good day, with plenty of sunshine. Yesterday, all your automotive troubles seemed so far away. Today, though, you have car stuff big and small to get excited about... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
Two grandmas, one Lambo

Two grannies, one Lamborghini

Would you do a double-take if you saw two elderly women cruising down the street in a souped-up Lamborghini Murcielago? We'd probably do a triple-take, just to figure out... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
Gymkhana Eight set in Dubai

Gymkhana Eight: Ken Block takes us on a wild ride in Dubai

It was about time that Dubai, the ultimate land of excess, hosted wild rally driver Ken Block's Gymkhana. After all, what high performance motorsports pushes the limits more?... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Diablo VT Snow Donuts

Lamborghini Diablo Owner Plays With The White Stuff: Video

Doing donuts in the snow is one of life's great joys. It's fun doing reverse donuts with a Honda Civic, all-wheel-drive slides with a Subaru WRX, and rear-wheel-drive snow... read more February 25, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S for kids by Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer Makes A Tesla Model S For Kids: Video

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is undoubtedly a popular car, apparently even with kids. Radio Flyer teamed up with Tesla to make a pint-sized Model S for a slightly... read more February 17, 2016 by


 
Chrysler Pacific Hellcat sketch - Image via Ralph Gilles

Here’s How A Chrysler Pacifica Hellcat Might Have Looked

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has no plans to drop its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8, aka the Hellcat, into the engine bay of the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
Miniature Paper V8 Engine

Tiny Working V-8 Engine Crafted From... Paper: Video

Building an engine is a great way to get in tune with a vehicle. To really dig in and understand its guts. You learn what makes it tick, and what makes it go. Building a... read more January 21, 2016 by


 
 

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