Kia's new 8-speed automatic transmission

Kia details its new 8-speed automatic transmission

Kia has taken the increasingly unusual step of developing its own automatic transmission, a new 8-speed that debuts in the automaker's Cadenza sedan set to arrive in dealers within the next couple of weeks. In the Cadenza, the 8-speed mates to a 3.3-liter V-6—but it's safe to assume that the... read more

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Engineering Explained bought a Honda S2000 as a project car

'Engineering Explained' adds Honda S2000 project car to its garage

For some time now, Jason from Engineering Explained has been teaching us about all areas of our shared passion—and now we get to share in something a little more... read more September 6, 2016 by

2017 Ford Shelby GTE

2017 Ford Shelby GTE is a reasonably priced Shelby Mustang

Although Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] own Shelby GT350 and 350R models get most of the attention when it comes to modern Shelby Mustangs, Shelby American, the company... read more September 6, 2016 by

Driver crashes 2016 Ford Focus RS into a ditch

Ford Focus RS driver drifts into wall

A pedestrian safety campaigner recently called to have the drift mode on the 2016 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS disabled on cars sold in his native Australia... read more September 6, 2016 by

Best Motoring pits heroes from the 90's against each other on the track

Vintage 'Best Motoring' clip pits '90s-era dream cars against each other

This video clip is your 1990s dream car wall poster come to life. On the Japanese show Best Motoring, the team managed to wrangle a truly awesome array of machines for a... read more September 2, 2016 by

A 10-year-old kid rips off a burnout in a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

10-year-old kid rips off burnouts in a Challenger Hellcat

A Hellcat is an expensive plaything, but a plaything nonetheless. It's a blast to play with for kids of all ages. Even those as young as 10 can appreciate it, apparently... read more September 2, 2016 by

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee preview

Although the design of Jeep's current Grand Cherokee hasn’t changed much since it was first shown in 2009, the vehicle remains one of the best options for buyers... read more September 2, 2016 by

BMW Safety Moto GP Water Injection

More automakers to adopt BMW M4 GTS water-injection system

BMW in 2015 launched a version of its M4 equipped with a water-injection system. The technology, available in the aftermarket for years, is able to boost output while also... read more September 2, 2016 by

Jay Leno and Tim Allen drag race

Jay Leno and Tim Allen drag race sleepers

TV stars can afford to amass large collections of cars. Jay Leno's is well known and is the basis for his "Jay Leno's Garage" TV and web series. Another comedian known for an... read more September 1, 2016 by

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

We now know what the Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee looks like

Jeep's Grand Cherokee powered by the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 known as the Hellcat was already one of the worst kept secrets of the past few years. Then, at January's 2016... read more September 1, 2016 by

2016 Ford Focus RS by Hennessey Performance

Hennessey’s first stage Focus RS already spitting out 405 hp

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Focus RS has landed and no doubt many owners will be keen to install some mods. Famous Ford tuner Mountune has already announced some... read more September 1, 2016 by

Engineering Explained walks you through variable compression

How Infiniti's variable compression engine works

You know what variable valve timing is. You're quite familiar with Honda's VTEC system. Now Infiniti has something new for you dive into, and it's all about changing an... read more August 31, 2016 by

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe drops cover ahead of Paris auto show

Mercedes today unveiled a vehicle that will come as no surprise to fans of the German brand, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 coupe. The GLC43 Coupe is the higher performance... read more August 31, 2016 by

Bryce Menzies sets new distance record for jumping a truck

Bryce Menzies soars to new distance record in his Pro2 truck

Bryce Menzies is an accomplished off-road truck racer. He's won the Baja 100 a few times. He's taken the win for the last two years of the Red Bull Frozen Rush. The TORC Pro2... read more August 31, 2016 by

Vehicles from ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’

Video takes us up close to Transformers 5 vehicles

A new video has surfaced that takes us up close to a handful of the vehicles being used for filming of the fifth installment of the Transformers movie franchise... read more August 31, 2016 by

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 prototype

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spy video

Porsche is working on an update for its 911 GT3. The track-focused model is the final member of the Type 991 Porsche 911 family to receive its mid-cycle update and judging by... read more August 31, 2016 by


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