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1997 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

Documentary reveals Mercedes-Benz AMG developed the CLK GTR in just 128 days

No one at Mercedes-Benz knew it at the time, but the Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR would ultimately go down as one of the 1990's most iconic Grand Touring Championship cars and spawn one of the era's wildest limited-edition supercars. It's easy to assume such a project took months, even years to develop... read more

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Modern-day MINI assembly at MINI Plant Oxford, England, Mar 2013 (the plant's 100th birthday)

World's Third-Oldest Car Plant At 100 Years: MINIs Still Rolling Off Line

You'd never know it today, but there once was a time when Britain had the second-largest automotive industry in the world. A bit of that heritage surfaces this month as one... read more March 8, 2013 by


 
Ford SYNC

Ford's Innovative SYNC System Inducted Into Computer Museum

When you think of Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum, you may imagine Eniac, or a DEC PDP-8, perhaps even such early personal computers as the Altair and Apple II... read more June 19, 2012 by


 
Lamborghini Design by Giugiaro

50-Year-Old Giugiaro Model Tells The Story Of The Lamborghini That Never Was

As legend has it, a brazen, determined tractor builder named Ferruccio Lamborghini once called upon Enzo himself to discuss a clutch problem with his Ferrari. Enzo dismissed... read more July 19, 2011 by


 
Top Gear USA hosts mug during "Donut" trailer

Top Gear USA Season Two Starts July 24

We’ve known for some time that HISTORY was planning to air a second season of Top Gear USA, after the show’s first season, which comprised some 10 episodes... read more June 28, 2011 by


 
BMW logo

Video: History Of The BMW Logo

While most people think BMW’s logo is a representation of a spinning propeller, an understandable mistake given the automaker’s roots in aircraft engine manufacturing... read more June 8, 2010 by


 
BMW 315/1 Sports Roadster

BMW celebrates 75 years of roadster production

Roadsters. Open air, summer sun and a visceral connection to the road. For many, the quintessential enthusiast's driving experience. But for many, many more, they are the... read more May 28, 2009 by


 
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Porsche's new museum chooses its first exhibits

A museum of Porsche's greatest vehicles quietly launched its first twelve choices for its exhibits yesterday, with a total of 80 to be on display by the end of the week... read more November 4, 2008 by


 
Honda's 60th Anniversary

Honda quietly entered its 60th year of business this week

Known not just for its strong automotive business, but for its engine, aviation, robotics and motorcycle arms as well, Honda entered its 60th year as a corporation this week... read more September 26, 2008 by


 
 

 
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