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AMG Performance Driving Academy giveaway

Mercedes-Benz Giving Away Two Free AMG Driving School Spots

Whether you're an experienced amateur or a rank novice, there's a lot to be said for brushing up on your skills (or developing new ones) with a high-end driving school. Even if you're already happy with your current skill level, the chance to spend a day or three on track in some fast, expensive... read more

June 20, 2012 by 
AMG lounge in Affalterbach, Germany

Take A Virtual Tour Of Mercedes-AMG's Affalterbach HQ: Video

With Mercedes-AMG dangling some very tasty-looking forbidden fruit in our faces in the form of the A45 AMG, we're currently feeling somewhat mixed toward the brand, though we... read more June 18, 2012 by 

Ken Block teases Gymkhana FIVE

Gymkhana 5 Coming July 9 To The Streets Of San Francisco

There's shark jumping, then there's Ken Block, which is something akin to a shark jumping a jumping shark, on fire, doing a powerslide. But hey, it's still fun--and it looks... read more June 18, 2012 by 

Hyundai Elantra GT zombie-themed for The Walking Dead 100th issue

Hyundai Elantra GT Goes Zombie For The Walking Dead's 100th Issue At Comic-Con

Hyundai. Zombies. Comic books. What? We're not entirely sure what's going on here, but we kind of like it. In celebration of the 100th issue of The Walking Dead comic, the... read more June 15, 2012 by 

Off-road Scion tC. Images via Wes 'SergeantBiscuits'.

Zombie Apocalypse Scion tC: Crazy Or Genius?

The Zombie Apocalypse/SHTF/Urban Assault Vehicle meme isn't new, but sometimes an interpretation comes along that stirs our interest. This is one of those times. Built by San... read more June 14, 2012 by 

Romanian thieves attempt moving highway heist

Romanian Movie-Style Highway Heist Fails, Still Crazy: Video

You've seen the move (in movies, at least) before: two cars are moving along the highway at high speed, when someone crawls out of one in an attempt to get to the other. If... read more June 14, 2012 by 

Chris Harris and the £4,000 BMW 325i rally car

Rallying A BMW 325i The Wrong Way With Chris Harris: Video

Chris Harris is often a bit of a polemic figure, whether the subject is Miatas or Ferraris. But sometimes he's just fun to ride along with. This is one of the latter... read more June 13, 2012 by 

Carnology board game

Classic-Car Spotters: We Found Your Board Game

Looking for something fun to play at your next car-club meeting, cruise-in, or car-guys' get-together? You might want to pack Carnology. In this new trivia/identification... read more June 6, 2012 by 

Sèbastian Ogier, making donuts in Dusseldorf.

National Donut Day: We Do It The MotorAuthority Way

Today is National Donut Day, and in celebration of this monumental holiday we decided to celebrate the only way we here at Motor Authority know how: by putting together a... read more June 1, 2012 by 

Original military Humvee from The Avengers movie for sale on eBay

'The Avengers' Humvee For Sale On eBay

While owning a real military vehicle brings with it as many complications as compliments, owning a piece of movie quasi-history might help make up for some of the trouble... read more May 30, 2012 by 

BeamNG video game crash modeling

Hyper-Realistic Video Game Car Crashes Coming Soon

Building on the work of the geniuses at CryTek, creators of the new CryENGINE3 video game engine, BeamNG has found a way to model vehicle crashes with incredible... read more May 29, 2012 by 

Ken Block in Gymkhana FOUR

Gymkhana FOUR Bonus Edit: Behind The Hoons

OK, so Ken Block's Gymkhana series doesn't pack quite the punch it once did, as it's been blasted everywhere and promoted to no end. The newness is worn off, and we've all... read more May 23, 2012 by 

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 burnout

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Burnout: Video

Though we can't tell you what we think about how the 662-horsepower 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 drives just yet, we can share with you this video of the car converting... read more May 17, 2012 by 

Audi R8 drifting for Facebook fan appreciation video

Audi R8 Drifting Behind The Scenes: Video

Celebrating Facebook fan milestones with videos of cars doing cool stuff has become a bit of a meme with carmakers of late, and we're not going to argue with it. Burning... read more May 14, 2012 by 

Hyundai durability testers monkey around

Hyundai Uses Dozens Of Monkeys To Test Durability

Weird, but true: Hyundai recently loosed 40 baboons on the latest Hyundai i30 hatchback. The i30 shares most of its essentials with the Elantra, though it's a hatchback in... read more May 11, 2012 by 

Patrick Long races a vintage Porsche 911 at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway

Patrick Long Races A Vintage 1969 Porsche 911ST: Video

Patrick Long, if you haven't met him, is one of the nicest guys in racing--off the track at least. On track, he's incredibly fast, and as this video shows, he's not shy about... read more May 10, 2012 by 


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