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Roger Moore in the Aston Martin DBS

Celebrate 50 Years Of James Bond With This List Of The 10 Best Bond Cars

It’s hard to believe it’s been 50 years since the release of the first James Bond movie, 1962’s Dr. No, though admittedly the fictitious secret agent is somewhat older, with writer Ian Fleming having published the first James Bond book (Casino Royale) back in 1953. Nevertheless... read more

October 9, 2012 by 
 
Fidget

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 


 
Bugatti Veyron driver pulled over by bicycle cop.

Bugatti Veyron Pulled Over By Bike Cop: Video

Those of us who have spent more than our fair share of time above the posted speed limits are fond of a sobering, self-limiting saying: You can't outrun radios. Perhaps... read more August 7, 2012 by 


 
Jordan Hill's Motor Rhythms are made from salvaged car parts

40-Piece Musical Drum Kit Built From Car Parts: Video

Those of us that love cars often see the art in their designs, in driving them, in the sounds of their engines, even in their construction--but it's not often we see them... read more August 6, 2012 by 


 
 

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