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  • 2017 Ford GT

    Ford often says it has no interest chasing records, and that means its top-performing cars aren't often recorded being pushed to the limit. At the Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds, however, there's no hesitation, and a 2017 Ford GT recently hit 213 mph on the straight-line course. The company, located in Florida, is home to tone of he widest and flattest concrete runways in the world, which makes it ideal for high-speed and aerodynamic testing. On March 9, JBRG brought a handful of exotic cars to the runway for testing, and created a series of videos of the runs. The Ford GT was one of those...

  • Audi R8 disintegrating artwork
    Disintegrating Audi R8 artwork is our kind of decor

    To celebrate 10 years of the Audi R8's V-10 engine, the brand commissioned artist Fabian Oefner to create a "disintegrating" portrait of the supercar. If Oefner's name sounds familiar, it's because his work recently made the rounds on the internet when he released the "exploding" Lamborghini Miura...

  • 2020 Honda Civic Type R facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Honda Civic Type R spy shots and video

    The current-generation Honda Civic Type R only arrived for 2017 but an updated version is slated to arrive in the coming year, as evidenced by camouflaged prototypes spotted testing at the Nürburgring. The only visible changes are the revised fascias front and rear. Each fascia appears to...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at Road America
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is now the fastest production car at Road America

    Porsche has a new 911 in showrooms but the previous generation in GT2 RS guise is still out setting records. Having claimed the lap record at Road Atlanta only in March, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS has now added the record at Wisconsin's Road America to its tally of achievements. With 24 Hours of...

  • 1969 Porsche 917 (001)
    Porsche restored the first 917 to its original glory

    The Porsche 917 is one of the most insane automotive creations ever dreamt up by humanity, offering a performance level that remains as impressive today as it was during the 1970s, when it dominated events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Nürburgring 1000 km. Some iterations were tuned to...

  • 1934 Rolls-Royce Merlin
    1934 Rolls-Royce Merlin touches down in Jay Leno's Garage

    If it's an oddball kind of car, chances are, it will have its time in the spotlight on Jay Leno's Garage. On the latest episode, Leno doesn't welcome a guest, but instead pulls a labor of love from his own collection. It's none other than a 1934 Rolls-Royce powered by the historic Merlin aircraft...

  • Mid-engine C8 Corvette at NCM Bash

    Those attending the National Corvette Museum Bash this past weekend received a surprise visit from a special car: the mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevy Corvette. The annual NCM Bash gathers hundreds of Corvette fans from around the country for a massive owner's meet, car show, seminars, and much more. However, with the mid-engine C8 Corvette nearly two months away from its formal debut, Chevy clearly wanted to rile up its fans. The automaker sent a prototype car decked out in camouflage to make a quick parade lap around the museum's entrance area. Fans gathered with cameras and cell phones to snap...

  • Acura NSX exterior paint process
    Walk the line and see how Honda paints the Acura NSX

    Paint may seem a relatively simple part of automobile manufacturing, but the truth is a lot goes into the process. It's especially true for luxury vehicles and sports cars. Case in point: the Acura NSX. Auto detailing company Ammo produced a new video that takes fans inside Honda's Acura NSX...

  • Man drives Porsche 911 without legs
    This man was born without legs, but still drives his beloved Porsche

    Manfred Huber was born without legs, but he didn't let that stop him from his dream. That dream was to work on cars and own a Porsche 911. Porsche highlighted Huber in a new YouTube video that detailed how he overcame an incredibly tough scenario. Huber said his parents weren't exactly happy when...

  • Crash testing $2M Koenigsegg supercar
    How to crash test a $2 million Koenigsegg hypercar

    Automakers work extensively to ensure occupant safety, and that means crash testing several cars. In the case of supercars, a company like Koenigsegg needs to do things a little differently. Apex One published a video to YouTube on Friday that detailed the process that goes into crash testing the...

  • Zero Labs Automotive electric Ford Bronco
    Electric Ford Bronco restoration brings the horse into modern era

    Classic cars with modern powertrains is not a new idea. However, classic cars without an internal-combustion engine at all is radically different. Meet Zero Labs Automotive, a company hellbent on preserving classic vehicles of all kinds. Its first creation is seen here: a modern interpretation of...

  • 2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP spy shots and video

    Mini has confirmed plans to launch a new John Cooper Works GP in 2020 and now we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. The JCW GP is a track-focused version of the Mini Hardtop, and the brand confirmed in January that the car will pack over 300 horsepower. A concept was rolled out at the...

  • Hellephant crate engine

    April 26 is Hemi day—get it? 4/26, as in Hemi 426—and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' parts and accessories division, Mopar, is celebrating with the start of pre-orders for its modern Hemi 426: the Hellephant. The beast of a crate engine was unveiled at the 2018 SEMA show and boasts an output of 1,000 horsepower and 950 pound-feet of torque, and it can be yours for just $29,995. Yes, hypercar numbers for the price of a mundane sedan. The price is for the 7.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine, which comes with a water pump, flywheel, front sump oil pan, fuel injectors, coil packs, and...

  • VW ID R in the wind tunnel
    See how the Volkswagen ID R implements F1 engineering for 'Ring run

    Volkswagen has its eyes on obliterating the EV lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife with the ID R, and it's looking to Formula One technology to enhance the car's performance around the racetrack. The brand produced a video to highlight the changes it's worked on to tackle the Green...

  • 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 HPE1000 on dyno
    Hennessey straps 1,000-hp 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to the dyno

    The mad individuals at Hennessey Performance Engineering have created their first 2019 Corvette ZR1 with 1,000 horsepower. To show off their creation, the gang at HPE shared a video of the sports car doing a pull on the dyno. The 1,000 hp comes courtesy of the HPE1000 package for the 2019 Corvette...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots and video

    Mercedes-Benz's C-Class has only just undergone its mid-cycle update for 2019 but prototypes for the next-generation model are already out testing. Our latest spy shots show some of the prototypes for the new C-Class, which we expect on the market in late 2020 as a 2021 model. The testers are...

  • 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spy shots and video

    Mercedes-AMG’s GT has just been updated, but a bigger, badder and presumably faster version of the Affalterbach tuner’s standalone sports car has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring and on some surrounding streets. The car looks like the track-focused GT R Pro, but there are...

  • 2020 Audi RS 7 Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi RS 7 Sportback spy shots and video

    A prototype for the Audi Sport version of the recently launched second-generation A7 Sportback has been spotted. Yes, you’re looking at the gestation of a new RS 7 sledgehammer. The current model is one of the most potent 4-doors on the market and this new one's set to lift the bar even...

  • 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Roadster

    An amazing collection that includes no less than four original Shelby Cobras heads to auction next month. The collection is from the estate of the late Steven Juliano and will be put under the hammer at Mecum's auction running May 14-19 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The cars include a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Roadster, 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster, 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 Dragonsnake, and 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 Roadster—and each of them have estimates hovering around the $2 million mark. Of these, the 1967 427 S/C Roadster is likely to garner the most attention. One of the uber-rare...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video

    Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation S-Class have been spotted again. The car is expected to debut at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show in September and should be in showrooms in 2020 as a 2021 model. From earlier test mules, we know the size and proportions will match up...

  • 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe spy shots and video

    BMW's 8-Series just returned after a long hiatus, and the German automaker has plans for an entire lineup of its svelte range-topper. Both the 8-Series coupe and convertible have officially debuted, and photos of the M8 coupe were leaked onto the Internet. The 8-Series Gran Coupe has been spotted...

  • 1985 Renault R5 Turbo2 on Jay Leno's Garage
    1985 Renault R5 Turbo2 rockets into Jay Leno's Garage

    The Renault R5 hatchback was forbidden fruit on this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Thankfully, Jay Leno's Garage has featured the French hot hatch in a recent episode. The particular car is a 1985 R5 Turbo2. The name designates that it's part of the R5's second generation. Unlike the mass-market 5...

  • Ken Block's Ford F-150 Raptor by SVC
    Watch Ken Block thrash his new Ford F-150 Raptor by SVC in Moab

    Ken Block has a new toy, and thanks to a video from the Hoonigan crew, we're invited to come along as Block tests his Ford F-150 Raptor by SVC for the first time. Block and the Hoonigans published the video on YouTube last Thursday. It features the star drifter and rally racer putting the modified...

  • 'Hobbs & Shaw' second trailer
    Second "Hobbs & Shaw" trailer is "Fast and Furious" on steroids

    We received our first look at the new spin-off film from the "Fast and Furious" franchise in February, and now we have a second, more revealing look. A new trailer for "Hobbs & Shaw" was released on Friday and it takes the entire Fast and Furious formula and juices it with steroids. The...

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