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Engineering Explained talks about the heel/toe downshift

How to heel and toe and also why you should be doing it

It's one of the final levels you need to beat to unlock "True Enthusiast Power": the heel-toe downshift. This is a perplexing bit of coordination that, once you perfect it, truly makes you feel like an actual master. Until then, you're stuck hoping that your quick rev-matching blipshift is enough... read more

April 6, 2016 by
 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Patent filing shows Mazda is working on a rotary engine

The Wankel rotary engine has its issues, most notably with too many emissions, substandard fuel economy, and reliability. In fact, we just posted a video that explains these... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla hasn't actually shown us the Model 3's real interior

The excitement surrounding the upcoming Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 electric sedan is, well, electric. The Silicon Valley automaker started taking pre-orders for its... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Spyker D12 Peking-to-Paris concept

Spyker electric SUV, Tesla Model S vs. Boeing 737, 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Car News Headlines

Spyker and its new American partner Volta Volaré plan to offer a range of electric cars including an SUV based on the 2006 D12 Peking-to-Paris concept. The production... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P90D and Boeing 737 drag race

Watch a Tesla Model S drag race a Boeing 737

You’ve already seen the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:NSDQ] Model S go up against the world’s top supercars. Now it’s been pitted against a Boeing 737. We know this... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Roborace autonomous race car concept

Roborace autonomous racer, Ferrari F40 in the snow, Aston Martin Vantage GTE: This Week’s Top Photos

Whether you like it or not, autonomous racing, where cars dart around tracks without a human onboard, will soon be a reality. A exhibition-style competition called Roborace... read more April 2, 2016 by


 
2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition

Never used Ford GT heading to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction

Imagine having the keys to a car and then never driving it. Now imagine if those keys unlocked and started a 2006 Heritage Edition Ford GT. It's actually hard to imagine... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
Brian Redman and the 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL

BMW to offer amazing driving school experience to lucky few

BMW has announced a special driver training event for a very lucky batch of roundel-loving folks. Teaming up with its classic division, BMW is going to offer driver training... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
This Week on the Forums: 04.01.2016

Audi Q5 takes a dive, speeders share cool cop stories and more: This Week On The Forums

Ordinarily, simply being located in New Jersey might be enough to turn off buyers. Of course, when a house comes with a mysterious "Watcher" who sends letters asking whether... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3, Audi RS 7 from Hell, how to double clutch: The Week in Reverse

Tesla finally unveiled the Model 3 electric car; someone built the Audi RS 7 from Hell; and we learned how to double clutch. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Panamera spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Tesla Model 3, V-12 Spyker supercar, 2017 Porsche Panamera: Today’s Car News

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] much-hyped Model 3 has finally been revealed. The sporty electric sedan is scheduled to enter production late next year and will offer at... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 revealed with 215-mile range, $35k price tag

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 has been making headlines for the past several years but now it’s finally here. The BMW 3-Series-rivaling electric sports sedan... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Autonomous racing coming, Bugatti Chiron in NYC, Mercedes E-Class Wagon spied: Car News Headlines

The first race series with fully autonomous cars has been announced, but it’s not years away from starting but mere months. The new series is called Roborace and today... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Scene from trailer for new season of "Top Gear"

Here’s the first trailer for new season of "Top Gear"

Here’s your first official taste of the new season of Top Gear. The famous trio made up of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is no longer there but what we... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016

Ahead of Tesla Model 3 reveal, pre-order frenzy begins for $35k electric car

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]—or just Tesla, as it might now prefer to be called—has very closely guarded nearly all the details about its third mass-production... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
1957 Jaguar XKSS

Aston Martin DB11 orders, More Mercedes-AMG models, Jaguar XKSS continuation: Today’s Car News

Aston Martin’s DB11 is still months away from hitting showrooms but the car has already managed to rack up 1,400 orders. It’s also proven to be a huge hit on... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
 

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