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Subiesport TV seeking funding

Subiesport Returns, As A TV Show: Help Kickstart It

We're not generally in the business of promoting other media outlets around here. It's not that we're mean-spirited or threatened by such activity; it's just not good business. But for now, we're setting that aside and helping get the word out in the interests of enthusiasts everywhere: Subiesport... read more

October 18, 2012 by 
2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Porsche 911 'Ring Lap, A Tiny V-8, September Car Sales: Today's Car News

Porsche's latest 911 Carrera S, the 991, has lapped the 'Ring on video--and set a quick, but not blistering, time of 7:37.9. That's not supercar territory, but the Carrera S... read more October 3, 2012 by 

Conley Precision Engines Stinger 609

Stinger 609: World's Smallest Supercharged Four-Stroke V-8 Enters Production

Unless you're into model cars (like, really into them) you may not have heard of Conley Precision Engines. That's a shame. Why? Because they build the Stinger 609, the... read more October 2, 2012 by 


Meet Fidget, The Robot Made From Chrysler And Fiat Parts

Meet Fidget. According to his nametag, he's "one of NASA’s best kept secrets, a key player in nearly all of the Apollo missions and the bot behind the lens of the moon... read more September 17, 2012 by 

Brent Fletcher launches the Hot Wheels buggy in record corkscrew jump attempt

Hot Wheels Sets Corkscrew Jump World Record: Video

In case you were wondering, the world record for the longest corkscrew jump (where the car launches from an angled ramp and rotates 360-degrees in mid air) used to be less... read more September 14, 2012 by 

James Bond, piloting the world's most water-tight Lotus Esprit

Celebrate 50 Years Of James Bond's Rides: Video

In five decades worth of movies, Bond, James Bond has driven everything from a heavily armed (and equally armored) Aston Martin DB5 to a Lotus Esprit that doubles as a... read more September 12, 2012 by 

Volvo shows us what mobile service should look like

Volvo Pulls More Crazy Stunts Involving Its Semi Trucks: Videos

We generally don’t cover trucks on Motor Authority, even cutting-edge, futuristic ones like the new Volvo FH. Volvo has done a great job of creating a buzz about its... read more September 12, 2012 by 

Chris Harris gets the AMG Hammer sideways in the wet

It's AMG Hammer Time With Chris Harris: Video

We already know Chris Harris is a pretty fun guy to ride along with, even if he did swap his Porshce 911 GT3 RS 4.0 for a Ferrari 599, but what about AMG's famed Hammer? Does... read more August 30, 2012 by 

Gnarboard beats Corvette in (very short) drag race

Corvette Drag Races Electric Skateboard, Loses: Video

Okay, let us be the first to admit that this isn't exactly the most even playing field between the Corvette and the Gnarboard electric skateboard. It's highly unscientific... read more August 29, 2012 by 

Chris Harris drives his new Ferrari 599

Would You Sell Your Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 To Buy A Ferrari 599? Chris Harris Did: Video

Chris Harris is famous on the automotive web for many things, not least of which is his long-running antagonism of Ferrari. Despite his leanings, however, he has recently... read more August 22, 2012 by 

Faith Dickey walks a line strung between two moving Volvo trucks

Woman Walks Rope Between Two Moving Volvo Semi Trucks: Video

To be completely honest, we don't really care that Volvo is launching a new line of freight-hauling trucks, or that they're called FH. What we care about is this crazy... read more August 16, 2012 by 

Domino's and Local Motors join forces to create the Ultimate (Pizza) Delivery Vehicle

Local Motors, Domino's Crowdsourcing 'Ultimate Delivery Vehicle': Video

The open-source minds behind the Local Motors Rally Fighter have joined forces with Domino's pizza to conceive the Ultimate Delivery Vehicle. And you (or people like you) are... read more August 13, 2012 by 

Top Gear USA, now on BBC 3

Top Gear USA Returns Tomorrow, Sixteen Episodes Planned

Whether you love the flannel-clad antics of Rutledge Wood, the humor of Adam Ferrara, or the behind-the-wheel skill of Tanner Foust, the most American version of Top Gear... read more August 13, 2012 by 

Aventador demolishes SLS AMG Roadster in a drag race

Lamborghini Aventador Vs. Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster: 1 Mile Drag Race

The team at Hennessey Performance never let us down when it comes to high-horsepower fun. Here, we see what a Lamborghini Aventador eats for a light snack: A Mercedes-Benz... read more August 10, 2012 by 

Ricky Gervais is terrified in the passenger seat of a 1967 Austin-Healey 3000

Ricky Gervais Is A Nervous Nellie: Video

The second episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is out, and while it's as funny and offbeat as the first episode with Larry David, the most... read more August 9, 2012 by 

Chris Harris races Andy Green in a pair of Radical SR3s

Chris Harris Races The Radical SR3 With Andy Green, Bloodhound SSC Pilot

The Bloodhound SSC is fairly mental all on its own: basically, a jet without wings intended to skim the surface of a salt lake bed. The driver, accordingly, is slightly more... read more August 8, 2012 by 


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