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  • Color night vision taken at midnight

    When we think of night vision, our minds automatically turn to grainy black and green images. Today, things have begun to change, and color night vision is slowly creeping into the mainstream. The Drive reported on two technologies in early January that absolutely revolutionize how humans can see in the dark. The first true color night vision camera comes from a company called SPI Corporation. Its Osprey X27 full-motion video camera is capable of producing color images in very low-light situations. The videos embedded show images from the Osprey X27—and they were all shot at midnight...

  • 2019 Alfa Romeo C38 Formula 1 race car
    Here's the Alfa Romeo F1 car that Kimi Räikkönen will race in 2019

    Alfa Romeo made a not-so-dramatic return to Formula 1 in 2018 together with Sauber, with the team finishing a lowly eighth in the Constructors' Championship. There's renewed hope going into 2019, however, with world champion Kimi Räikkönen having joined the squad, which for the new season...

  • Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo
    Have a closer look at the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo

    Porsche's "Top 5" series returns but this time it's all about one car: the 919 Hybrid Evo. The race car adopted from the Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid went on a global parade to claim lap records before both cars were escorted to their final homes inside the Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen, Germany...

  • Driving a manual transmission tutorial
    How to drive a manual transmission? Take 5 minutes to find out

    For those who've only ever driven an automatic, a manual transmission can be intimidating. Team O'Neil Rally School can help. The school has a video that will teach the basics to those who've never driven with a third pedal. We're talking the completely uninitiated. It starts with knowing the extra...

  • 'Disintegrating Miura' by Fabian Oefner
    Exploding Lamborghini Miura photo is downright mesmerizing

    Art comes in all shapes and forms, and today, many consider classic cars as their own kind of art. Yet, this actual piece of artwork depicts an exploding Lamborghini Miura, a stunning design in its own right, and it's mesmerizing. Lamborghini published a video describing how the artwork came to...

  • Chevy eCOPO Camaro runs 9s at the drag strip
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro breaks into 9-second territory

    Chevy had a 9-second quarter-mile time in its sights, and the electric eCOPO Camaro has done just that. The electric drag racer has clocked a 9.837-second run. Thanks to video published by DragZine on Monday, we can see how much the eCOPO has improved. Just a few weeks ago, the electric eCOPO...

  • How the BMW M4 GTS water injection system works

    The BMW M4 GTS is one of few production cars to use a water injection system. The M4 GTS sprays water into the intake manifold to cool down air for its engine. How in the world does water help make more horsepower? That's the question Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained answers in this episode. First, a quick overview of the air intake system for the 3.0-liter turbo-6 engine. The M4 GTS takes in air and it passes through the air filter into the turbo's compressor where it's heated. The air then makes its way to an air-to-water intercooler where the compressed air cools down, and then into...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots
    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 auto show and should be in showrooms in 2020 as a 2021 model. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current...

  • 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots
    2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots and video

    There's a new generation of the 911 waiting in the wings but before it arrives Porsche will launch one last hurrah for the current-generation 991 911 family. The car will be a limited edition 911 Speedster, which was previewed in concept form in June as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary...

  • 2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots
    2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots and video

    Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan with an electric powertrain. Don’t worry, those exhaust tips are just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the concept we first saw...

  • Ferrari Monza SP1
    Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 look wild on the road

    Ferrari turned back the clock to find inspiration for its latest specialty models, the Monza SP1 and Monza SP2. Now, the Italian automaker has given us a look at their road presence in a new video. The brief clip shows both the single-seater SP1 and two-seater SP2 racing through winding roads in an...

  • Lamborghini engines on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jay Leno's Garage: Engines are the heart and soul of Lamborghinis

    The latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage isn't about the physical cars, but rather the heart and soul of a brand. Jay welcomes on Andrew Romanowski, president of the Lamborghini Club of America, who shows off two engines from the Italian firm's history. The first is a 3.5-liter V-12, the first...

  • 1965 Fiat 500 at New York Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York has a new exhibition piece: a 1965 Fiat 500. Fiat highlighted the car's induction in a Monday announcement, and the mini car is on display as part of a new exhibit called "The Value of Good Design." The chosen pieces aim to tell the story of industrial design, and the classic Fiat connects themes found in other pieces in the collection. The original Fiat 500 was designed by Dante Giacosa and introduced in 1957 as Italy's attempt at an affordable car for post-war Europe. The 500 quickly became a roaring success, and the Museum of Modern Art acquired...

  • "Top Gear" season 26 with hosts Chris Harris, Rory Reid, and Matt LeBlanc
    "Top Gear" season 26 premieres February 17

    "Top Gear" fans, mark your calendars for Feb. 17. The 26th season of the motoring show returns to BBC Two this Sunday. The show's current round of hosts—Matt LeBlanc, Rory Reid, and Chris Harris—return for five one-hour episodes, and "Top Gear" said we can expect the usual slew of tests...

  • Repairing curbed wheels
    Take a look at how professionals repair curb rash and scuffed wheels

    Curbed wheels look terrible and tell the world that parallel parking may not be one of the merit badges on our sashes. Thankfully, there are professionals who can take care of curb-rash scars. Detailer AMMO visited Proformance Industries to understand how the pros repair a curbed wheel the right...

  • 1973 Porsche 917/30 Spyder race car
    Meet the top 5 most expensive Porsches ever sold

    Owning a classic or rare Porsche is a sure-fire way these days to make a lot of cash, really quickly. Today, we'll take a look at the five most expensive Porsche vehicles ever sold, courtesy of Porsche's "Top 5" series on YouTube. The list isn't based on cars sold at the MSRP, but rather what a car...

  • 2020 Volkswagen ID Neo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Volkswagen ID Neo spy shots

    The first model from Volkswagen's new family of ID electric cars has been spotted testing in prototype form. The car is a compact hatch similar in size to VW's Golf, and its arrival will mark the start of VW's transition to an electric car manufacturer. The design was previewed in 2016 by the ID...

  • Volkswagen T-Roc R teaser video
    Rocking around the 'Ring: VW teases T-Roc R crossover

    A performance-oriented crossover SUV from Volkswagen is coming, T-Roc R , which the automaker teased last week in a video. VW didn't take the T-Roc R just anywhere for the video, it took the vehicle to the Nürburgring with a proper race driver behind the wheel. The video shows Petter Solberg...

  • BMW X3 M and X4 M prototypes

    The wait is nearly over for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M. Last Friday, BMW teased both performance SUVs and added to stay tuned as we approach the vehicles' respective debuts. BMW's flashy teaser video shows off both the X3 M and X4 M in camouflage but doesn't reveal anything we haven't seen before. Last September, the brand gave us a very good look at both SUVs with official photos of prototypes testing. The closer look of both models came at that weekend's DTM race at the Nürburging where BMW also said both vehicles will feature a newly developed inline-6 engine. Following the information...

  • 1991 Acura NSX
    Honda nearly left VTEC out of the original Acura NSX

    The original Acura NSX has obtained a legendary status among enthusiasts, but it almost went to production without its famed variable valve timing & lift electronic control. Yes, VTEC. Acura celebrated 30 years since the original NS-X concept debuted at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show on Wednesday...

  • 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette logos via GM-Trucks.com
    Mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette gauge cluster animation, logo leaked

    The 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette is the subject of two new leaks, and both show the revised Corvette logo for the first time. GM-Trucks.com published both a photo of the new badge and a video of the future sports car's startup animation. The website did not share where it obtained the...

  • Teaser for new Italdesign car coming to 2019 Geneva Motor Show
    Italdesign readies new car for 2019 Geneva auto show

    Italdesign has a new car coming and the firm has kicked off a teaser campaign. Italdesign posted the first teaser to its Facebook page on January 14 and said it will share new details every week until the car debuts on March 5 at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. So far, Italdesign has...

  • Inside a Formula 1 car transmission
    Find out how an F1 car's gearbox works

    For those who dream of tearing apart race cars, but may not ever have the chance, we have the video for you. YouTuber Driver61 published a video last week that shows the teardown process of a Formula 1 car's gearbox, and what's inside to make the race car tick. Specifically, this is a transmission...

  • 1966 Toyota Sports 800 restored by Gazoo Racing
    Life before Supra: Toyota's Gazoo Racing restored a 1966 Sports 800 and it's awesome

    Toyota will always be synonymous with the Supra name, but even before the Supra was a twinkle in some engineer's eye, there was the Sports 800. Toyota's Gazoo Racing motorsports division undertook the task of restoring this Sports 800 because it holds a special place in Toyota racing...

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