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

    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 Neo concept and this production version is confirmed to roll off the line in late 2019. Unfortunately, a launch in the United States isn't expected. Instead, the first of the ID cars here will be a small crossover SUV based on 2017's ID Crozz concept, due in 2020 most likely as a 2021 model. A...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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 history—it won the first Suzuka 500-kilometer race in 1966. Gazoo Racing's Japanese site detailed the journey of the Toyota Sports 800, which was found in a garage completely abandoned and deteriorated. However, the body number revealed the car's true identity. This wasn't a civilian "Yotahachi," as locals...

  • Chris Harris at RM Sotheby's Youngtimers collection
    Chris Harris has a "man moment" in one of the greatest car collections on earth

    For any car buff born into Generation X, or perhaps even some Millennials, the collection is this video is motoring nirvana. Chris Harris of "Top Gear" visited the RM Sotheby's "Youngtimers" collection where he absolutely geeked out on camera as he dove into the rows of incredible cars from the...

  • Brabham BT62
    Watch the Brabham BT62 attack the Bathurst circuit

    Australia may be without a local auto industry, but locals have a lot to take pride in with the Australian-made Brabham BT62. With local endurance racer Luke Youlden at the wheel, the track-only supercar put up an impressive sub-2-minute time around the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South...

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro pulls a wheelie
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro does wheelie on first dragstrip run, approaches 9s

    Chevrolet revealed its all-electric drag racer concept, the eCOPO Camaro, at the 2018 SEMA show last October, but now the race-prepped monster has made its first pass. Video published to YouTube last Monday shows the eCOPO Camaro makes hardly a peep as it launches off of the line and pulls a...

  • Walter Röhrl driving Porsche 718 Cayman rally car concept
    Watch Walter Röhrl test the Porsche 718 Cayman rally concept on ice

    Porsche plans to return to rally racing for the 2020 season with a new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport-based race car and we're excited about what we've seen so far. At the GP Ice Race in Austria, Porsche let legendary racer Walter Röhrl climb behind the wheel to show off the 718 Cayman rally concept...

  • Oil cap
    Here's the right way to pour oil

    Watching oil spill out over the valve cover is never a good time. Why do we often have a mess to clean up when doing an oil change? There's actually a right and wrong way to pour oil, believe it or not. A video from FCP Euro, a company that specializes in European car parts, explains why the way...

  • Lamborghini ALA 2.0 on Aventador SVJ

    The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ is the current king of the Nürburgring Nordschleife, in no small part thanks to its wild active aerodynamic system the company calls Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva 2.0. A video published last October by the Italian firm shows exactly how the system works when a driver takes the supercar to its limits on the track and explains why it's so effective. Simply, ALA 2.0 is a combination of aero trickery that makes the Aventador SVJ a slick thing in the straights and a well-planted machine while cornering. Compared to hydraulic systems in other cars, the firm says...

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots
    2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots and video

    BMW has just launched a new generation of its 8-Series but this time around there will be more body styles than just a coupe. We've already seen the covers come off an 8-Series Convertible and now we have revealing shots and video of a tester for the 8-Series Gran Coupe undergoing cold-weather...

  • 195 Morris Mini Minor on Jay Leno's Garage
    1965 Morris Mini Minor scoots into Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno's Garage took a step back into the swinging 1960s in its latest episode with a 1965 Morris Mini Minor that's been with its current owner for more than four decades. Steve Nelson purchased the car from what he believes is the original owner when he was 17 years old. He had a fascination...

  • Ford Performance 3D-printed intake manifold for Ken Block's 1977 Hoonitruck F-150
    Ken Block's Hoonitruck intake manifold is largest 3D-printed metal part for a vehicle

    Ford can lay claim to a new 3D-printing milestone. The Ford Performance subsidiary's intake manifold found on Ken Block's 1977 Ford F-150 Hoonitruck is the largest 3D-printed metal part made for a running vehicle ever. Ford Performance took a closer look at the intake manifold's creation in a video...

  • Porsche 959 S
    Porsche counts down its top 5 fastest street-legal cars

    Porsche knows a thing or two about building sports cars, but the brand's "Top 5" series returns with an episode dedicated to the fastest among the marque's historic portfolio. The fifth spot goes to a bread-and-butter Porsche model, the current 911 Turbo S. With a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-6...

  • The Porsche White Collection
    The Porsche White Collection is heavenly motoring bliss

    This might be the afterlife for Porsche enthusiasts. It's called The White Collection. Location? Unknown. The collection owner? Also unknown. All we know is the white walls and pristine white floors house a collection of low-mileage Porsche sports cars and supercars all finished in, you guessed it...

  • Specifying an Aston Martin Valkyrie supercar

    Aston Martin won't simply take $2.6 million from buyers of its upcoming Valkyrie supercar and call it a day. Not in the slightest. The personalization process is, to put it bluntly, incredible. Top Gear magazine was able to step into the shoes of a Valkyrie customer and specify its own model as if they had paid for the car and were ready to fill a build slot with a one-off look. Top Gear published its video to YouTube on Thursday, and the process is pretty mesmerizing to watch. A design coach of sorts sits with the would-be customer and offers her recommendations based on colors of schemes...

  • 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo spy shots
    2020 Porsche Cayenne coupe spy shots and video

    A coupe-like version of the Porsche Cayenne has been rumored for several years and prototypes testing in the wild confirm the vehicle is finally coming. Their sighting follows comments made last year by Porsche CEO Oliver Blume that the green light for production had been given. From the spy shots...

  • Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle
    Boeing successfully completes first test flight for autonomous air vehicle

    Boeing has completed the first successful flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) as it looks to compete in a growing space we often call the "flying car" segment. Like so many other machines, Boeing's PAV is a vertical take-off and landing vehicle, or VTOL. The PAV is powered by...

  • Toyota Supra engine deep dive, Engineering Explained
    2020 Toyota Supra engine deep dive: This isn't a 2JZ

    As we're all well aware of by now, the 2020 Toyota Supra uses a lot of BMW engineering and components. One of the main elements borrowed from BMW is the 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine. Engineering guru and explainer extraordinaire Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained dedicated an entire...

  • Subaru WRX STI S209 Engineering Explained
    Here's how Subaru made its most powerful engine ever

    After years of Subaru treating the world to special, more-powerful WRX STI models, the Japanese automaker finally delivered one to the U.S. The Subaru WRX STI S209 debuted in January at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit with the company's most potent production engine so...

  • Mercedes-AMG One
    Blissful noises: Mercedes-AMG One hypercar sounds like an F1 racer

    Mercedes-AMG is hard at work putting the final touches on the One hypercar, but new video gives us a sneak peek at what the machine sounds like. We're treated to some noise from the actual car's engine and exhaust at the 2:51 mark and then again at the 3:10 timestamp from a Top Gear video. No...

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