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Engineering Explained discusses the difference between steel and rubber brake lines

What's the difference between steel and rubber brake lines?

Your car's brakes are pretty darn important. If you have lousy pedal feel, you should do something about that, right? Stopping is at least as important as going. So when you're looking to fix or upgrade your brake system, should you go with rubber lines or jump up to steel brake lines? Engineering... read more

August 29, 2016 by
 
Ken Okuyama Kode57, 2016 Monterey Car Week - image via Jordan Shiraki

Ken Okuyama Kode57 priced from $2.5 million, limited to 5 cars

The Kode57 coachbuilt supercar from Japanese designer Ken Okuyama was one of the stars of the recent Monterey Car Week, and if your pockets are deep enough you can park one... read more August 28, 2016 by


 
Underground Racing sets a new Audi R8 quarter-mile record

UGR Audi R8 rips off low 9-second pass in the 1/4 mile

The latest-generation Audi R8 is essentially a gentlemen's Lamborghini Huracán. It's packing the same V-10 engine, and the four-ringed beast makes 610 horsepower and... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
A scene from the 1962 documentary Audition for Racing Drivers

Take a peek back in time with 'Audition for Racing Drivers'

Motorsports has evolved considerably from whence it started. That's a massive understatement, of course, but the point is to get you thinking about what racing was like in... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
KAMAZ Dakar Race Truck runs against a WRC VW Polo

WRC VW Polo faces off against a KamAZ racing truck

A modern World Rally Championship racing vehicle is a truly amazing machine. It's capable of tremendous speed across all manner of racing surfaces, and it's also incredibly... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Red Bull Racing Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo in Los Angeles, California

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo explores L.A. car culture

Los Angeles is famous for its car culture, thanks in part to the Fast and the Furious franchise. What it isn’t so famous for is Formula One. Well, the two worlds came... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
nuTonomy self-driving taxi

nuTonomy beats Uber, Google to fully autonomous ride-sharing

Singapore on Thursday became the first country in the world with a fully autonomous ride-sharing service offered to the public. The service is being run on a trial basis by... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Volvo builds the Iron Knight: the world's fastest semi truck

This 2,400-horsepower Volvo semi is the quickest in the world

Here at Motor Authority, we're big fans of the team at Volvo Trucks. Their videos are always great, and their projects are entertaining and interesting. It's not easy to make... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained tells us how fast we can do 0-60 mph

How much faster will street cars get to 60 mph in the future?

After Tesla's announcement Tuesday that its new Model S P100D (when equipped with the optional Ludicrous Speed mode) is the fastest-accelerating car you can buy, it sure... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo spy video

Volkswagen is working on a new generation of its Polo subcompact. Two distinct prototypes for the sixth-generation model are featured in our latest spy video. There’s a... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Hertz Tests Evatran Wireless Electric Car Charging

Wireless charging coming soon to Tesla Model S

Imagine driving a car and never having to think about refueling or charging it. That's not far from reality, says Evatran, which has developed a charging pad for the Tesla... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
How Much Does It Cost To Own A Subaru WRX STI?

How to calculate vehicle cost of ownership

The world is expensive. It's something your parents might have told you growing up, but as a child, it means little. Once you become an adult with real bills, you suddenly... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen CC spy shots - Image via  S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen CC spy video

Volkswagen is readying a new generation of its CC, as evidenced by prototype versions spotted in the wild. We now have a video of one of the prototypes, giving us an early... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
1955 Jaguar D-Type bearing chassis number XKD 501 - Image via RM Sotheby’s

Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type sells for record $21.8 million in Monterey

A Jaguar D-Type that won overall at the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans was sold at auction Friday at the RM Sotheby’s event in Monterey, California for a record price. The... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
Ken Okuyama Kode57, 2016 Monterey Car Week

Ferrari Enzo designer unveils limited edition Kode57 supercar

Former Pininfarina designer Ken Okuyama, the man credited with the design of the Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Enzo supercar, unveiled a new creation on Friday in Monterey, California... read more August 21, 2016 by


 
Iconiq Seven concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

W Motors and Iconiq unveil Seven electric van in Monterey

Monterey Car Week is known for its luxury and performance cars but this year’s event, currently underway, has seen the debut of an electric minivan concept from Chinese... read more August 19, 2016 by


 
 

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