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Infiniti QX56 V-8-powered boat project in the works

Infiniti Working On QX56 V-8-Powered Boat Project

It's not really car-related, but since it uses the 5.6-liter V-8 from the Infiniti QX56, we find the company's plan to build a boat around the big engine pretty interesting. So far, Infiniti has done little more than reveal it's working on the project--but there's some special stuff in store... read more

July 27, 2011 by 
 
Velocity TV logo

Discovery HD To Launch Velocity Automotive Channel: Video

If you're a fan of Mecum auctions, classic cars, or watching Brits bash beaters into near-new condition, you're familiar with HD Theater, which is owned by Discovery. Soon... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Lotus Evora S enters service with Italian Carabinieri

2011 Lotus Evora S Joins Italian Carabinieri

Italy's Carabinieri, a division of the Italian army that functions as a sort of federal police, have taken delivery of a pair of Evora S cars decked out in police trim. The... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Backseat Driver app from ToyToyota

Vacation Planner: Toyota Has A Road Trip App Just For Kids

At a time when most major manufacturers are scaling back and focusing on core products, Toyota has added a brand -- and along with it, a new toy to keep kids occupied on road... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Robert Himler's Underground Racing Gallardo shoots flames

Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo Shoots Flames In HD, SloMo: Video

Fire, the sound of a V-10 engine, and a high-def, slow-motion camera. For some of us, this is church. Robert Himler, sir, you are a god among men. Keep up the good work. Oh... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
Vaughn Gittin, Jr. drifts Saudi Arabia style

Vaughn Gittin Jr. Drifts Saudi-Style: Video

Saudi Arabians are well-known the world over for their completely mental freeway drifting--often weaving between traffic or other obstacles at extremely high speeds. Vaughn... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

How Many Bugatti Veyron Owners Does It Take To Install A Cloth Roof?

They often say that money doesn't buy you happiness. That may be true, but there are a lot of jolly multimillionaires out there that argue against that notion. What is fairly... read more July 18, 2011 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Dual Clutch Gearbox Can't Save Ferrari 458 Owner From Himself: Video

There are many arguments in favor of the dual-clutch gearbox over the traditional three-pedal manual. They're quicker on track, and easier to drive on the street. But even... read more July 18, 2011 by 


 
Block, Foust, Gittin Jr., Deegan launch Octane Academy

Block, Foust, Gittin Jr., Deegan Launch Octane Academy With Ford

Want to be a motorsports hero? Think you can hang with some of the best rally, drift, offroad, and gymkhana drivers in the world? Get your video camera out and try out for... read more July 14, 2011 by 


 
Casey Putsch's turbine-powered Batmobile

Video: Batmobile Replica Has Turbine Engine, iPad Avionics

For gearheads, Batman is clearly the best superhero. It's nothing to do with the cape, nor having the appearance and skills of a nocturnal flying creature, oh no - it's... read more July 14, 2011 by 


 
Jeep JK-8 Independence pickup conversion package

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK-8 Pickup Conversion Package Priced At $5,499

Pickups aren't really our thing here at MotorAuthority, but once in a while one comes along that's just too cool to resist. The Jeep Wrangler JK-8 Independence conversion kit... read more July 14, 2011 by 


 

Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows Stunt Driving Team: Video

We know you don't need any excuse to spend a minute listening to the sweet sounds of V-8s revving and tires screaming, or watching the resulting smoke and lurid opposite-lock... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
The Car Show

The Car Show With Carolla, Farah, Neil Debuts Tonight On SPEED

That's right folks, the car show you've been waiting for, The Car Show, will offer up its first episode this evening at 10 p.m. Eastern. Will it suck? Will it wow? You will... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
MotorAuthority redesign preview

MotorAuthority Redesign On The Way: Newer, Smarter, Better

Get ready, readers, for an all-new look and feel here at MotorAuthority. We're always working to give you the best coverage in the performance and luxury car segment on the... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
Raybestos 1964 Pontiac GTO-R. Image courtesy of Raybestos.

700-HP Raybestos 1964 Pontiac GTO-R Could Be Yours: Video

The 1964 Pontiac GTO is a legend in American muscle, being the progenitor of the breed, the original muscle car. Now a souped-up, 700-horsepower Hot Rod Chassis &... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Revs, Roars: Video

General Motors' use of the supercharged, 6.2-liter LSA V-8 engine is familiar by now, despite only being used in a trio of Cadillacs, but as it's being used in the 2012... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
 

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