Clive Owen returns as The Driver for the BMW Films "The Hire" series

Clive Owen returns as The Driver for new BMW Films

If you've never heard of the the BMW Films series, you need to get off the computer and go ask your parents to revoke your Internet privileges. The series ran under the theme The Hire. It brought Clive Owen to the world. He plays a character named The Driver, and each episode of the original eight... read more

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Letrons real-life Transformer

This company builds real-life Transformers

The Autobots and Deceptions may be able to produce an impressive amount of destruction in Michael Bay's Transformers movies, but in reality they're little more than a... read more September 20, 2016 by

Fiat 124 Abarth R-GT seen testing

Fiat Abarth 124 R-GT seen being tested and properly flung

The Fiat 124 Spider is a fun Italian take on the Mazda Miata. There's an Abarth version that ups the fun a bit more. The one I want to drive though? It's the Fiat Abarth 124... read more September 19, 2016 by

Engineering Explained talks about rear spoilers on front-wheel-drive cars

A rear spoiler on a front-wheel-drive car makes sense... sometimes

We've all made the same jokes. You see a front-wheel-drive street car go by and there's a massive rear spoiler hanging off its tail. It's an easy item on a car at which to... read more September 19, 2016 by

BMW M6 on ice

Go ice sliding in the BMW M6 with Pennzoil

You’re in for a treat today as Pennzoil is back with another of its action-packed, high-octane driving videos, this time starring the BMW M6. It’s set in the... read more September 19, 2016 by

Scene from first episode of ‘The Grand Tour’

‘The Grand Tour’ starts November 18

The long wait for the new car show starring former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond is almost over. The show is called The Grand Tour and on... read more September 16, 2016 by

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback (European spec)

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback revealed ahead of 2016 Paris auto show

Honda has unveiled its new Civic Hatchback ahead of the car’s world debut September 29 at the 2016 Paris auto show. The car is based on Honda’s 10th-generation... read more September 16, 2016 by

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT vs plane

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT battles plane in a hot lap

Well, I thought we were full on our quota of "Car vs Plane" stories, but it looks like Europe just can't get enough of them. Yesterday it was a Porsche 918 Spyder facing off... read more September 15, 2016 by

Jay Leno and David Spade drive around in a Grand National

Jay Leno meets up with David Spade to check out his Grand National

Jay Leno loves cars. He also loves chatting with his fellow comedian friends, and one of those friends is David Spade. Now Spade might not initially jump out at you as a "car... read more September 15, 2016 by

2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

VW confirms power numbers for 3-row SUV

Volkswagen is almost ready to show us its new, locally-built SUV with third-row seats, although photos showing a completely undisguised version have already cropped up. A... read more September 15, 2016 by

Teaser for seventh-generation BMW 5-Series

BMW to outsource some 5-Series production to Magna Steyr

BMW is gearing up for the start of production of its seventh-generation 5-Series. Already spied extensively in prototype form, the new sedan and wagon adopt the carbon... read more September 15, 2016 by

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country Colorado

The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country is the tony wagon you didn't know you needed

Volvo unveiled Thursday its newest Cross Country model—the fourth in the company's history—in a simultaneous worldwide reveal in Sweden, Switzerland, and Vail... read more September 15, 2016 by

1971 Porsche 917 KH

More details on ambitious project to build Porsche 917 replicas

We recently told you about an ambitious group setting out to build Porsche 917 replicas aimed at track day enthusiasts keen to live out their Le Mans fantasies in real life... read more September 15, 2016 by

Prototype from Uber’s fully autonomous ride-sharing fleet

Get ready for Johnny Cab: Uber offering autonomous ride-sharing

Uber on Tuesday started allowing users of its popular ride-sharing service to hail rides from its autonomous prototypes currently testing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... read more September 15, 2016 by

Audi partners with Airbnb for R8 travel trip

Rent this Airbnb house, top-speed an Audi R8 on its dry-lakebed front yard (but don't say we told you to)

Audi and Airbnb have an interesting proposition for you: rent a property, get an Audi R8, and do whatever you want with the dry lakebed that surrounds the house. You don't... read more September 14, 2016 by

Engineering Explained talks about the Internal Combustion Engine

Could HCCI be the future of the internal combustion engine?

The internal-combustion engine is something with which you're no doubt very familiar. Air, spark, and fuel come together over the course of four strokes to create power and... read more September 14, 2016 by


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