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Range Rover Sport SVR

A Range Rover Sport SVR obliterated a record set by a Ferrari

In 2016, a Ferrari 458 Italia driven by Fabio Barone ripped through the tight, twisting ribbon of asphalt known as Tianmen Road. Located in China, this 7.0-mile stretch features 99 sharp corners, sheer drop offs, and little room for error. Barone completed his run in just 10:31. And now that run is... read more

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Honey bees in Leipzig as part of a project by Porsche

Would you like some honey...by Porsche?

Porsche is clearly committed to the environment, and ways in which it can keep things clean and thriving. A line of electric cars is on the horizon. Hybrid options are... read more December 10, 2017 by

This is what happens to an ambulance during an accident

Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash

An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it's going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together... read more November 26, 2017 by

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rican hospital

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla is a busy company these days, as is chief executive officer Elon Musk. While the company and Musk juggle Model 3 production bottlenecks, an electric semi reveal, and... read more October 31, 2017 by

Aston Martin Residences in Miami, Florida

Work on Aston Martin residential tower gets underway

Aston Martin's offerings include plenty of luxurious sports cars and track-honed machines, but the brand is diversifying its business into a new area: residential real... read more October 24, 2017 by

Teen converts truck to resemble emergency vehicle - Image via Seven News, Australia

Teen builds own emergency truck, responds to distress calls

Many kids dream of joining the police force or becoming a firefighter, though most normally wait until adulthood before fulfilling it. That isn’t the case for a... read more October 19, 2017 by

Project Neptune created by Triton Submarines and Aston Martin

Are you ready for an Aston Martin...submarine?

If James Bond can have his submarine cars, why can't Aston Martin get in on the action? The British purveyor of gorgeous luxury sports cars has teamed up with the right... read more September 28, 2017 by

Illustration for the #Women2Drive campaign in Saudi Arabia

Female drivers to open larger car market for Saudi Arabia

Turns out if you prevent half your population from driving you also restrict your car market. Yesterday we reported that as of next June, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will... read more September 28, 2017 by

Saudi ban on female drivers to be lifted

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers, finally

It’s hard to believe that in this day and age women are forbidden from driving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Well, that’s finally set to change as the oil-rich... read more September 27, 2017 by

Frangivento Asfané Charlotte Roadster - Image via Motor1

Italian firm unveils bizarre supercar complete with built-in fish tank

As proof positive that not every supercar originating from Italy is a masterpiece of design, behold the oddball Asfané Charlotte Roadster from Frangivento. It’s... read more June 9, 2017 by

Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon - IZOD IndyCar Series photo LAT/USA

Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti robbed at Indianapolis Taco Bell

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a pretty rough neighborhood. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Hours after Dixon claimed the pole position for the... read more May 22, 2017 by

1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage alleged to be first car to be caught speeding

First car ever caught speeding to be displayed in the UK

This 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage is largely held to be the very first car to receive a speeding ticket, and it's headed for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Palace... read more May 16, 2017 by

Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin’s next venture is to get car dealers to invest in...art galleries

Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer... read more May 16, 2017 by

Golf-ball sized hail rained down on Colorado

This is what golf ball-sized hail does to your car

Hail is frozen precipitation that can fall during a thunderstorm. Typically you'll find hailstones that arrive to the ground showing up no larger than a quarter of an inch in... read more May 15, 2017 by

Wife surprised her husband with his dream car; a McLaren 650S

Wife surprises husband with McLaren 650S

My wife once surprised me with tickets to see my favorite band playing a concert in my favorite ballpark. It was an amazing gift, an amazing show, and I am very happy that my... read more April 29, 2017 by

Audi Lunar Quattro featured in ‘Alien: Covenant’

Look out for the Audi Lunar Quattro in “Alien: Covenant”

There’s a race on to land a new rover on the moon. The race is the latest initiative in Google’s X Prize program designed to spur technological development for... read more April 28, 2017 by


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