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2019 Audi e-tron prototype drive, Pikes Peak

2019 Audi e-tron first ride: pulling all the brakes

Ignore the flashy, high-tech vehicle wrap, a cross between pixelated camouflage and hunting orange. The 2019 Audi e-tron is a non-event from inside, and that’s just what its maker intended. When it goes on sale next year, the e-tron electric crossover SUV will be the anti-Tesla. Its...

August 7, 2018 by
 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Updated: Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private, TSLA stock trading halted

Update: 3:53 pm EST: Tesla stock is now trading again. It opened today at $341.99 and is up 10.61 percent at $378.26 currently. ------------------------------------------... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Ford EksoVest to reduce worker fatigue and lessen injury

Ford fitting line workers with bionics to help build cars

Ford is channeling the $6 Million Man for its latest technological achievement. After partnering with Ekso Bionics, Ford now offers the EksoVest for employees to reduce... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2016 Jaguar F-Type S V-6 manual

Teens failed to steal car because it had manual transmission

A woman in Nashville, Tennessee, was saved by the grace of three pedals and a gear selector. Two teenage carjackers attempted to steal a woman's vehicle at a Kroger parking... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2020 Land Rover Defender test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Land Rover to introduce new modular platform starting with redesigned Defender

Land Rover is in the process of redesigning its Defender after the previous model ceased production in 2016 following a run that lasted more than three decades. It was... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie in near-production form

Aston Martin Valkyrie, Bugatti Divo, Wiesmann sports car: Today's Car News

The principal architect of the Aston Martin Valkyrie has explained why the hypercar will be powered by a naturally aspirated V-12. Interestingly, the leading alternative was... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Wiesmann GT MF5

New Wiesmann sports car coming in 2019

After ceasing operations in 2014 due to insolvency, Germany's Wiessman and its collection of retro sports cars was brought back to life a year later by a couple of Indian... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Usher in a BAC Mono at the 2018 Gumball 3000 rally

Usher starts 2018 Gumball 3000 rally in a BAC Mono

The 2018 Gumball 3000 rally kicked off in London on Sunday and among the crowd was none other than Usher, whose choice of ride for this year's rally is a BAC Mono. A car like... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie in near-production form

Adrian Newey explains why Aston Martin's Valkyrie has a V-12

It might seem odd that Aston Martin chose to go with the relatively old-school choice of a big V-12 for its Valkyrie hypercar at a time when rivals are downsizing to... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW M4 CS

BMW M explains how to use its dual-clutch transmission

Do you remember when BMW was self-described as the Ultimate Driving Machine? Those days are long gone but BMW still cranks out a few hits. It's nevertheless clear that BMW's... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Report: Ferrari, Ford pull out of WEC's “Hypercar” class talks

Organizers of the World Endurance Championship, whose highlight is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, are currently embroiled with automakers, teams and other stakeholders over a major... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Bugatti Divo debuting on August 24

Bugatti execs talk about the Divo hypercar

It wasn't long ago that Bugatti's focus was on building the fastest car on the planet. However, the title of the maker of the fastest car on the planet currently sits with... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
Bugatti Veyron oil change

Witness the $21,000 Bugatti Veyron oil change

Technical knowhow is the main reason it's a good idea to go to a certified dealerships for maintenance on high-end supercars. A video from Royalty Exotic Cars owner Houston... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1 on "Jay Leno's Garage"

Mazda Autozam AZ-1 stops into Jay Leno's Garage

Something completely different dropped by for the latest episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." It was a 1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1. Never heard of it? Most Americans haven't. The AZ-1... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
T1 Turbine concept race car

Race car concept has illegal turbine powertrain, aims to replace F1 race cars

Turbine-powered race cars were banned long ago by the racing community's sanctioning bodies, but that won't stop Keith Hylton and his dream to bring the Turbine T1 to life... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
E28 BMW M5 in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"

Watch Tom Cruise flog a classic BMW M5 in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"

Sometimes, a film's cars become nearly as iconic as the stars themselves. See "Bullitt" or "The Fast and the Furious." It can be just as important that a character's car... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
Spice-X SX1 affordable electric race car

Italian company wants to make a cheap electric race car for everyone

Racing is a an expensive hobby, but a company by the name of Spice-X aims to make it affordable with a cheap race car, and it's a green proposition to boot. Spice-X is a... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
Ferrari patent for car with targa top

Ferrari patents new targa top design

Targa tops are great as the design enables a car to have the open-roof feel of a convertible without the loss of structural rigidity that normally comes by removing a car's... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive

2019 Mustang Bullitt, 2017 Civic Type R, 2006 Viper ASC Diamondback: Car News Headlines

Ford has a new Mustang variant slotted between the GT and the Shelby GT350: the 2019 Mustang Bullitt. It boasts a unique 475-horsepower rating and a few additional... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
Jenson Button drives the 2017 Honda Civic Type R at the Hungaroring

F1 champ Jenson Button sets 2017 Honda Civic Type R's final lap record

Honda has been out to prove the performance of its Civic Type R since the feisty hatch debuted for the 2017 model year, and its yardstick has been to set the lap record for... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: New Evoque to debut at LA auto show, offer Transparent Hood tech

Dynamically designed and arrestingly attractive, the Range Rover Evoque has won plenty of praise since its 2012 debut, even though it may not be the best driving experience... read more August 6, 2018 by


 
 

 
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