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Sauber F1 race car cutaway diagram

Sauber F1 Cutaway Image: All The Fastidious Details

Designing an F1 car might seem, in some respects, kind of simple: read the rule book, build to fit, bam!, race car. Of course, there's the picky bit about setup, tuning, power, and aerodynamics, but the core of the car--the things that make it all work together--should be pretty straightforward... read more

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Custom Porsche 911 with a Chevrolet LS7 V-8 engine

Porsche 911 With Chevy LS7 V-8? Yes, Please: Video

Heresy it may be, but we don't care. Not even a little bit. This (apparently Southern) gentleman with an LS7-powered 911 Carrera is our newest hero. As Hooniverse (via... read more June 27, 2012 by

2012 BMW M5 goes ballistic

2013 BMW M5 Goes Ballistic, Breaks Stuff In The Desert: Video

While the cinematic quality of this video isn't lost on us--it's really quite beautiful--that's not what we can't get out of our heads. The real draw here: it would be so... read more June 22, 2012 by

2012 Tesla Model S Signature

2014 Porsche Macan Spy Video, 2013 MINI Countryman Coupe, 2012 Tesla Model S: Today's Car News

The 2014 Porsche Macan has been spied on video again, and we give you a good look (and listen) at what's coming to the world of crossovers. It looks surprisingly quick... read more June 22, 2012 by

Tanner Foust undergoing fighter training for Hot Wheels X Games parallel loop stunt

Tanner Foust Trains Like A Fighter Pilot For Crazy Hot Wheels Double Loop: Video

Seven times the force of gravity, downward, will be required for the cars piloted by Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy to complete their largest-ever parallel loop at the Los... read more June 21, 2012 by

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... read more June 20, 2012 by

2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

Win A Corvette 427, A Camaro ZL1, And Trips To 2013 Le Mans Or Indy 500

Free trips to some of the world's greatest races? Free sports cars? No gearhead/speedfreak/track rat in his or her right mind would turn such a thing down, even across brand... read more June 19, 2012 by

Hot Wheels double loop-the-loop stunt planned for X Games 18

Tanner Foust Teases X Games 18 Parallel Double Loop-The-Loop: Video

Continuing his somewhat unlikely but nevertheless awesome partnership with Hot Wheels, Tanner Foust is preparing to do something even crazier than his life-sized toy car... read more June 18, 2012 by

Hyundai Genesis Coupe races an arrow

Hyundai Genesis Coupe Outruns An Arrow: Video

Kudos to Hyundai for putting a new twist on the "can a car outrun this object" theme by outrunning an arrow with a humble Genesis Coupe--but pardon us if we take a closer... read more June 18, 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


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