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- Start your engines! (5/26/2017) - It’s that time of year again. This isn’t just a long Memorial Day weekend — it is also time for the 101’st running of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing! In honor of this I thought it would be fun to see if there are any 360° YouTube videos that give a sense of what it’s … Continue reading Start your engines!
- Start your engines! (5/27/2018) - Postscript (May 28, 2018) The 102nd running of the Indy 500 has come and gone. It definitely wasn’t the most exciting race in history. Still, it was the Indy 500, so it can only be so boring. Here’s a clip that recaps the whole race in all of its glory in just three and a … Continue reading Start your engines!
- When cars fly… (3/8/2018) - The Geneva International Motor Show is going on now, so watch for the latest and greatest cars to be in the news for the next few weeks. Of all the cool new cars this year, the PAL-V Liberty is getting more buzz than most of the others, and that’s because it can fly! Yes, that’s … Continue reading When cars fly…
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Car is a wheeled, self-powered motor vehicle used for transportation and a product of the automotive industry. Most definitions of the term specify that cars are designed to run primarily on roads, to have seating for one to eight people, to typically have four wheels with tires, and to be constructed principally for the transport of people rather than goods. The year 1886 is regarded as the birth year of the modern car. In that year, German inventor Karl Benz built the Benz Patent-Motorwagen. Cars did not become widely available until the early 20th century. One of the first cars that was accessible to the masses was the 1908 Model T, an American car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Cars were rapidly adopted in the United States of America, where they replaced animal-drawn carriages and carts, but took much longer to be accepted in Western Europe and other parts of the world. — Wikipedia
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Porsche Tests Taycan Electric Range and Charging...
by Alex Leanse on August 19, 2019 at 8:43 pm
We’ve already received an in-depth, passenger-seat preview of the all-electric Porsche Taycan—and its performance earns the red-and-gold crest on its hood. But what about its daily usability? Battery range and charge times are barriers against electric vehicle adoption; “refueling” an electric car still just isn’t as convenient. However, Porsche has been working to develop quick-recharge... The post Porsche Tests Taycan Electric Range and Charging at Nardo appeared […]
In Photos: The Station Wagon Edition of Supercars...
by ELLY on August 19, 2019 at 7:16 pm
We attended Supercars by the Sea (SXS) #20 in Huntington Beach, California and unlike the usual suspects (McLarens, Ferraris, and Lamborghinis), this time around the theme called for all station wagons to strut their wheels. Although the SXS recurring car meet brought together a solid flock of wagons that included Volvo, BMW, and Dodge, it... The post In Photos: The Station Wagon Edition of Supercars by the Sea Car Show appeared first on Automobile Magazine.
1994 McLaren F1 LM-Spec Sells for $19.8 Million...
by rjurnecka on August 19, 2019 at 3:45 pm
Tension was thick in the air as the 1994 McLaren F1 rolled onto the auction block in Monterey on Friday as bidders and spectators alike wondered if the car would fetch the $21 million to $23 million winning bid that auction house RM Sotheby’s estimated for the rare three-seater supercar. In the end, the hammer... The post 1994 McLaren F1 LM-Spec Sells for $19.8 Million in Monterey appeared first on Automobile Magazine.
1939 Porsche Type 64 Fails to Sell at $17 Million...
by rjurnecka on August 19, 2019 at 2:16 pm
The 1939 Porsche Type 64 was one of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche’s early experimental vehicles and yesterday, it was one of the star auction cars during 2019 Monterey Car Week. Projected to sell in in the neighborhood of $20 million by auction house RM Sotheby’s, the one-off prototype was the victim of mistaken bids during the... The post 1939 Porsche Type 64 Fails to Sell at $17 Million After Mistaken $70 Million Bid appeared first on Automobile Magazine.
Mopar Opens Its Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Plymouth...
by Todd Lassa on August 19, 2019 at 1:19 pm
ROYAL OAK, Michigan—The power of Mopar is not at the Pebble Beach Concours. It’s at the Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise north of Detroit, where it belongs, even if the boulevard/dragstrip isn’t ideal for displaying the off-road acumen of Fiat Chrysler’s hottest brand, Jeep. “Ninety percent of Wranglers have at least one aftermarket accessory,” says Mark... The post Mopar Opens Its Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Plymouth Toybox at Dream Cruise 2019 appeared first on […]
How Mercedes-AMG’s Formula One hybrid tech...
by Dan Carney on August 16, 2019 at 5:35 pm
Cars Regenerative braking provides extra speed in racing, but more range on the street. Formula 1 has long acted as a crucible for road car tech.
The best affordable used motorcycles any beginner...
by By Seth Richards/Motorcyclist on August 16, 2019 at 2:15 pm
Cars Used bikes that are great for new riders. Scratch that, for all motorcycle riders. Used bikes offer unadulterated moto-goodness for new riders. Scratch that, for all motorcycle riders.
Essential gear for your motorcycle camping trip
by By Justin Dawes/Motorcyclist on August 14, 2019 at 9:15 pm
Cars Make your ride easier. Camping on your motorcycle is a great way to explore the country. We select a few pieces of must-have gear for any overnight bike trip.
Bugatti 3D printed titanium brakes to stop its $3...
by Dan Carney on August 14, 2019 at 5:28 pm
Cars Aluminum couldn't hack it in this 1,500 horsepower monster. Bugatti employed a new technique to make the brake calipers for its supercar.
Watch this fascinating time lapse of crews...
by Dan Carney on August 9, 2019 at 5:32 pm
Technology The project would have caused serious gridlock if it dragged on too long. Engineers used plenty of preparation and heavy equipment to get the job done.
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The Porsche Taycan electric car gets Apple Music,...
by Jonathan M. Gitlin on August 20, 2019 at 1:05 am
Apple Music is integrated alongside more traditional media like broadcast radio.
Surprise! Uber and Lyft don’t like NYC’s new...
by WIRED on August 17, 2019 at 11:11 am
Regulations less than ideal for the companies as NYC is among their largest markets.
Audi e-tron wins top crash rating, beating Tesla...
by Timothy B. Lee on August 16, 2019 at 5:23 pm
No other battery-electric vehicle has earned IIHS' highest crash safety rating.
We’ve driven VW’s bright green smile machine,...
by Jonathan M. Gitlin on August 16, 2019 at 2:48 pm
The craziest thing about the ID Buggy is that VW actually wants to build it.
Geeky license plate earns hacker $12,000 in...
by Jonathan M. Gitlin on August 13, 2019 at 5:25 pm
A California man's vanity license plate backfires spectacularly.