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  • Aston Martin DBX prototype winter testing

    The production version of the Aston Martin DBX is likely a year or so away, but testing continues to ensure the British brand's luxury SUV is a world beater. Last Thursday, Aston Martin shared a video and photos from the DBX's first extreme winter test session. The brand took the DBX prototype to Pirelli's facility close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden to give the SUV a crash course in a wild snowy environment. There, the SUV met icy roads, snowy trails, and harsh temperatures. All of the testing is done to ensure the DBX is up to the task, even if an owner may never actually take the SUV out...

  • 1970 Speedkore Dodge Charger Evolution
    SpeedKore's Demon-powered 1970 Dodge Charger visits Jay Leno's Garage

    It made its debut at the 2018 SEMA show and now SpeedKore Performance Group's Demon-powered, carbon fiber-bodied 1970 Dodge Charger has paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. And there to explain it all was SpeedKore boss Dave Salvaggio. You may remember him from his meetup with Leno for the custom...

  • 2020 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots and video

    There's a redesigned BMW 3-Series in showrooms, and once again the small sport sedan will spawn a wagon variant, known in the United States as a Sports Wagon. In other markets the 3-Series Sports Wagon is called a Touring. Our latest spy shots and video show a handful of prototypes for the...

  • How do you rebuild a carburetor?
    How do you rebuild a carburetor? Like this

    There's heartache and joy that come with owning, and caring for, an older vehicle. It's helpful if you can sort out a number of problems on your own, it will save you cash and trips to your local mechanic. One of the more seemingly puzzling aspects of old-car ownership occurs when you drive a...

  • New Stratos
    New Stratos arrives in production guise, classic livery at 2019 Geneva auto show

    First unveiled in 2010, the New Stratos brought one of the most iconic rally car designs into the modern era. The project was the dream of Michael Stoschek, a German billionaire with a love of rally cars of the original Lancia Statos' era. He commissioned Pininfarina to build the modern car, which...

  • F1 car made from cardboard
    Recycled race car: How to build an F1 car using only cardboard

    Reduce, reuse, recycle. We hear it often, but what if there was a far cooler way to repurpose cardboard laying around? Fortunately, there is. A new video from YouTuber "The Q" shows us exactly how to take regular, old cardboard and turn it into a full-blown Formula 1 car. We have so many questions...

  • Hagerty rebuilds 389 ci Tri-Power Pontiac V-8 engine

    There's something satisfying about time-lapse videos, which make daunting tasks look effortless. Rebuilding an engine is anything but effortless, but sped up and compressed to 10 minutes, it's a pleasant ordeal to watch. Hagerty's series of "Redline Rebuild" videos recently saved a beat up 389 Tri-Power V-8 engine. The 389 cubic-inch V-8 engine hails from the Pontiac GTO and features three two-barrel carburetors that pushed the engine up to 348 horsepower back in the day. Regular 389 V-8 engines made 325 hp. We don't know the full story behind this engine, but the video description says it...

  • Exhaust water recovery system, Engineering Explained
    Learn how water from your car's exhaust can help make more horsepower

    Water injection systems aren't new to the automotive world, but the idea of using water recovered from an exhaust system is. Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained dedicated an entire episode to describing how such a system could help create more horsepower and remove water storage tanks from cars...

  • Ginetta Akula
    Ginetta Akula is a 600-horsepower supercar boasting V-8 and carbon construction

    Most readers won’t be familiar with the Ginetta name but that's about to change. The British motorsport company is one of the biggest race car constructors in the world, but it's also dabbled in the area of road cars over the years and a new one has been revealed. Ginetta on Wednesday...

  • 2019 Bentley Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner
    Bentley brings race-inspired Continental GT to Geneva auto show

    Bentley celebrates its centennial in 2019 (the actual date is July 10), and the automaker is clearly excited. The British brand has already revealed a special Mulsanne limited to 100 units, each featuring a slice of the original crankshaft that featured in the 1930 8 Litre owned by company founder...

  • Bugatti La Voiture Noire
    Bugatti La Voiture Noire--a $12.4 million celebration of the Type 57SC Atlantic

    Bugatti has paid homage to the legendary Type 57SC Atlantic with a one-off hypercar unveiled on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Called the La Voiture Noire, French for “The Black Car,” the one-off creation is based on the platform of the Chiron and honors a...

  • Mercedes-AMG GLE53
    Mercedes-AMG GLE53 arrives with performance and efficiency

    Mercedes-AMG's first take on the latest GLE has been revealed in the form of the new GLE53, a mid-size crossover SUV combining performance with efficiency. Making its debut on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the vehicle replaces the previous-generation GLE43. The...

  • Toyota 2JZ engine teardown

    The 2JZ inline-6 engine from Toyota is a legendary powerplant within the automotive community, but why? A new video dives into the engine's internals and explains what makes it so ideal to make big power on stock internals. The video comes from Papadakis Racing and the engine is basically the engine that came in the previous Toyota Supra. It's actually from a Toyota Aristo, what the U.S. knows as the Lexus GS, and features variable camshaft timing on the intake. The majority of the video basically shows the process used to tear the entire engine down, but in the process, we can see what makes...

  • Mazda MX-5 Miata Hellcat engine swap
    LS swaps are so last week: Shop drops Hellcat into Mazda MX-5 Miata

    Swapping a monstrous engine into a smaller car is nothing new. Swapping a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 known to most as the Hellcat into a Mazda MX-5 Miata, however, is. That was YouTube channel KARR's most recent project, which Motor1 first reported on last week, a project that went rather...

  • Wheel alignment explanation
    Here's why your car needs an alignment

    Car owners are told to get oil changes, rotate their tires, and top off fluids, but we often don't hear as much about alignments. However, that doesn't mean they're not an important part of vehicle maintenance. A video from Learn Engineering aims to explain why we should be mindful of alignments...

  • 996-generation 911 RSR race car
    Volume up: These are the top 5 loudest Porsches

    Strap on some headphones and manage the volume because we're about to dive into the top five loudest Porsches ever. The latest video comes from Porsche's "Top 5" series as the brand combs through the Porsche Museum to find the models worthy of such a list. The first is the 1978 911 Safari, which...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera aero
    Learn how the 2020 Porsche 911's adaptive aero keeps things slippery

    Having a machine that weighs a few thousands pounds act like a brick in the wind is hardly ideal for performance and efficiency. That's why Porsche has worked to ensure the 992-generation 911 cuts through the wind as best as possible, which the automaker has explained in a new video. Viewers start...

  • Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004C race car
    Ready for race day: SCG reveals track versions of 004 sports car

    Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on Friday revealed the track versions of its 004 sports car, which so far had only been shown in 004S road car guise (the S is for Stradale, Italian for “Road”). In case you've forgotten, the 004 is a mid-engine sports car which in 004S guise generates 650...

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Bentley has redesigned its Continental, with both coupe and convertible body styles already available. Next in line will be the related Flying Spur sedan, which is expected to arrive later in 2019 as a 2020 model. We have a new set of spy shots and video of the redesigned Flying Spur in action and they give us what at first glance appears to be a very good look at the car. However, some additional black body cladding over the fenders hides the true shape, and it's likely more of that cladding is used elsewhere on the car. Nonetheless, you can see the basic shape, which is certainly an...

  • 2020 Genesis G80 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Genesis G80 spy shots and video

    Genesis is readying a major update for its G80 mid-size sedan, as evidenced by the recent sighting of camouflaged prototypes. The proportions are similar to those of the current G80, which is really just a rebadge of the second-generation Hyundai Genesis introduced for 2015, but the biggest tell...

  • 2020 BMW X6 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW X6 spy shots and video

    BMW's X6 is set to introduce a sharper, more athletic look for its next redesign. Prototypes for a new generation of the coupe-like crossover SUV have been spotted and reveal many of the details we can look forward to. The design is very close to what we see on the latest X4. Overall, it's much...

  • Polestar 2
    Polestar 2: 275-mile, 408-hp electric sport sedan makes debut

    New EV brand Polestar unveiled its second model, the Polestar 2, on Wednesday ahead of the formal debut at next week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The car is a small sport sedan that Polestar is calling a Model 3 rival. That's a fair assessment as the Polestar 2 is confirmed with a...

  • Ferrari 250 TR tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Ferrari 250 TR tribute car nails the details on Jay Leno's Garage

    A lack of funds didn't stop this passionate Ferrari fan from owning the 250 Testa Rossa of his dreams. Since actual examples cost a minimum of $30 million, he simply went and built his own. The owner is Peter Giacobbi, and this is his labor of love on a new episode of Jay Leno's Garage: a 1959...

  • 2019 Volkswagen T-Roc R
    Volkswagen T-Roc R revealed with 2.0-liter turbo, 296 horsepower

    Volkswagen will use next week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show to reveal the T-Roc R. Before you get too excited, note that the regular T-Roc isn't sold in the United States so neither will the R version. That's a shame because the car is essentially a Golf R with the extra practicality of a...

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