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  • Porsche vinyl made from 919 Hybrid's tires

    Porsche retired from the Le Mans LMP1 class in 2017, took the 919 Hybrid-derived 919 Evo on a farewell tour, and parked both cars at their final residence at the Porsche Museum in Germany. Yet, the story isn't over for the championship-winning race car. Porsche announced Monday in a video that it has recycled the actual tires used on the Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid and created vinyl records. Yes, the records played on a record player with a needle. The vinyl features 24 stories from Porsche's history at Le Mans and last for 24 minutes. The exclusive vinyl records come in commemorative...

  • Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered concept
    Peugeot previews performance hybrid lineup with 508 sport sedan concept

    French automaker Peugeot last October announced plans to launch a new range of high-performance plug-in hybrid vehicles starting from 2020. The cars, to be developed with the Peugeot Sport motorsport department, form a key part of Peugeot's overall strategy to transition to an electrified lineup...

  • Audi e-tron ski slope ad
    Audi pays homage to 1986 ski slope ad with e-tron SUV

    Audi made a name for itself in the late 20th century with its Quattro all-wheel-drive system, and today, the brand wants to show a shift to battery electric vehicles won't change Quattro's prowess. The brand published a new video on Tuesday that recreates its famed 1986 ski slope advertisement. In...

  • 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider
    First drive review: 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider sounds serious, delivers on the track

    Arizona Motorsports Park sits beside Luke Air Force Base outside Phoenix, so visiting drivers are treated to a non-stop free display of air power courtesy of F-16s and F-35s. The base is home to the F-35 demonstration team, whose preparations for the 2019 air show season provided overhead...

  • Color night vision taken at midnight
    Color night vision technology could revolutionize how we see in the dark

    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...

  • 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...

  • Teaser for Volkswagen T-Roc R concept debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

    Volkswagen will use next month's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show to preview a new performance crossover SUV currently in the works. The vehicle is the T-Roc R we've spied testing at the Nürburgring, and its preview will come in the form of a thinly veiled concept, shown here in a teaser sketched released by VW on Thursday. 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 there might be a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-5 under the hood. The same engine is found in the Audi RS 3 and TT RS...

  • 2019 Mercedes-AMG W10 Formula 1 race car
    2019 Mercedes-AMG F1 car revealed, laps Silverstone

    The 2019 Formula One season is only weeks away and teams have begun to reveal the cars they've been working on for the past two years. This is Mercedes-AMG's latest pride and joy: the F1 W10 EQ Power+. The new F1 car bowed on Thursday as the team took the car for its first laps around Silverstone...

  • 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...

  • 1965 Fiat 500 at New York Museum of Modern Art
    Vintage Fiat 500 inducted into Museum of Modern Art in New York

    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...

  • 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...

  • Lebanon Ford Performance F-150 with 725 hp
    Entrepreneurial Ford dealer will sell you a 725-hp F-150 for $39,995

    Lebanon Ford in Ohio strikes again. For years, the dealership has offered rather affordable high-horsepower Mustangs. Now, it'll sell anyone a 725-horsepower F-150 for $39,995. The truck deal is pretty much identical to the one for the Mustang: Any buyer can choose the F-150 they want, configure...

  • 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...

  • 2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots and video

    Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new Audi Q8 comes another sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front...

  • 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...

  • 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo spy shots

    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 and video, we can see that the Cayenne coupe will feature similar styling to the latest Cayenne up front. Things are very different at the rear, however. The vehicle sports a sloping roof leading to a liftback-style rear opening instead of the Cayenne's more vertical tailgate. To hide the very sleek...

  • Teaser for special edition celebrating Bentley's centennial
    Bentley is bringing a race-inspired special edition to the 2019 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...

  • 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Tag Heuer Edition
    Aston Martin and Tag Heuer collaborate on bespoke DBS Superleggera

    Exotic cars and luxury watches go together like fine wine and cheese, and two of our favorite brands are already inexorably linked via their involvement with the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team. Aston Martin is a title sponsor of the F1 team, while Tag Heuer is official timekeeper and watch partner...

  • Nissan Altima-te AWD sedan with tracks
    Nissan takes AWD seriously, puts Altima on tracks

    Following a tradition that's dated back four years, Nissan has put another one of its vehicles on snow tracks. Meet the Altima-te AWD, a funny play on the word "ultimate" using the popular Altima nameplate. Nissan revealed the modified 2019 Altima on Thursday as the next vehicle to join the...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    Toyota Supra chief engineer thinks car is good for 7:40 Nürburgring lap time

    With a 335-horsepower turbocharged inline-6, the 2020 Toyota Supra likely isn't on its way to break any lap records, but chief engineer Tetsuya Tada laid down his best guess for a Nürburgring Nordschleife run. Speaking to Road & Track at this week's 2019 North American International Auto...

  • Australians retake biggest burnout world record at Summer Nationals 2019
    Australia retakes world record for biggest simultaneous burnout

    Australians kicked the new year off by retaking a record the country's gearheads have long held. The land down under is once again home to the world record for the biggest simultaneous burnout. Australia reclaimed the record from Saudi Arabia, which claimed it in 2017 with 119 cars participating to...

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