Michael Townsend

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Nissan, BMW Recall 94K Cars for Stalling Issues

Nissan and BMW are recalling 94,296 vehicles fitted with fuel pumps that can possibly cause the engine to stall, according to two separate filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.<p>Both companies contacted Bosch, the fuel pump’s supplier, between March and July last year after …

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Launch Edition Unveiled, Priced

If you’re all hot and bothered about the new Land Rover Discovery Sport—and, come on, who isn’t?—and you act fast, you could snag one of the 250 Launch Editions being built for the U.S. market.<p>Debuted as part of Land Rover’s Palm Springs Modernism Week festivities, the Launch Edition features …

GM Recalls 70,000 More Cars for Power-Steering Failures

General Motors is expanding a recall of 1.3 million cars with power-steering failures to include 69,633 more cars it should have added back in March 2014, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.<p>Only 2006–2007 Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx, and Pontiac G6 models …

DeLorean iPhone case: Where you're going, you don't need phones

When this phone hits 88 miles per hour, you're gonna see some serious s***.<p>Thanks to its starring role in the <i>Back to the Future</i> franchise, the DeLorean is essentially timeless. Even among people who don't give a damn about cars, the DeLorean is instantly recognizable.<p>Now, you can ensconce your …

Back to the Future

Subaru Swapped: 1988 VW Vanagon Wolfsburg

This 1988 VW Vanagon Wolfsburg was given much better performance when a Subaru Legacy EJ25 boxer four was swapped in about 25k miles ago. The current …

The Man Behind the 1000-Mph Car

PopMech catches up with the team building Bloodhound, a $69 million, 7.5-ton snarling beast.<p><b>The insane quest to top 1000 mph</b> in a car is right on schedule, says Richard Noble, the 68-year-old, perfectly sane-sounding head of the Bloodhound SSC project. "We're on plan," Noble says. "And not just on …

EDAG Genesis Concept shows its shell in Geneva

Infiniti Q30 concept design review

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 review (2013)

Meet the new M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 rally car

Cheap, fast and fun. Could this be the future of rally cars?<p>Got about eight minutes to spare? Take a ride with Henry Catchpole of EVO as he shows us what it's like to drive the new Ford Fiesta R5 rally car on public streets. Made by M Sport, the Fiesta R5 weighs the same as a WRC car and is nearly …

Ford Fiesta

2014 Audi A3 Sedan Driving Footage

SC investigating changeable electronic license plates [w/poll]

South Carolina may soon lead the way into the future with electronic license plates for cars and trucks. Using so-called electronic paper, technology similar to what is seen on digital readers like the Amazon Kindle, these new license plates would be capable of dynamically changing from normal …

Class of 2013 Shootout! Panigale R vs HP4 vs F4RR vs RSV4 vs ZX-10R vs RC8R - On Two Wheels Ep 35

10 Crossovers Worth Waiting For

One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of the world's auto builders to know that the crossover SUV is here to stay. Here are 10 of the more intriguing CUVs on their way to showrooms near you.<p>One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of …

Emerging Markets

Maserati Quattroporte (2013) vs Audi S8 (2011)

E3: Just a taste of Forza 5 is enough to blow our minds [w/video]

These cars are art, complete with imperfections that end up bringing them closer to the physical world.<p>While games like <i>The Crew</i> and <i>DriveClub</i> certainly had us drooling over the possibilities of next-generation gaming systems, it wasn't until we got up close and personal with the upcoming <i>Forza</i> …

Online Tool Shows Running An Electric Car Can Be As Cheap As Gas At A Buck A Gallon

While the current cost of a gallon of gasoline is literally posted on street corners, it’s difficult for those considering an electric vehicle to gauge how much it might cost to power his or her daily commute from the local power grid, versus making the trek in a conventionally powered model. The …

Gas or Diesel? Xcar asks which is better in Audi's A6

You know our answer. While gasoline certainly holds a special place in our hearts, it's difficult to deny the efficiency and power available from diesel fuel. <i>XCAR</i> recently added to their impressive list of videos by putting two Audi A6 models to the test: one with the company's stalwart …

McLaren P1 North American Debut, Forza 5, E3 2013 - Presented by McLaren Automotive

New Porsche 991 GT3. First Drive. - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS

Autoblog Green

German cities are entitled to ban older diesel vehicles from streets with immediate effect to bring air pollution levels in line with European Union rules, Germany's top administrative court confirmed on Friday.<p>Volvo's 2019 S60 will be its first vehicle to be offered without a diesel engine when …

Porsche Reveals Le Mans Prototype

The Porsche test track near the picturesque village of Weissach in Germany has seen its share of interesting cars. This month, however, there’s even more excitement than usual as Porsche’s new prototype race car, destined to return the company to the premier class in Le Mans next summer, was rolled …

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak testing at Pikes Peak

Why The Chinese Government Is In The Car-Modding Business -- AFTER/DRIVE

Formula Ford EcoBoost. Street Legal Racer on Road and Nürburgring - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS

2013 Nissan GT-R and 2013 Alpina B6 mix it up on track and street

Here we have <i>Autocar</i> making an unforeseen comparison: the Nissan GT-R against the Alpina B6 at Brands Hatch and on public roads. Steve Sutcliffe clobbers the circuit in the 3,828-pound, all-wheel-drive sports car, then sees how well the 4,114-pound, rear-wheel drive grand tourer does against …

Airship Carvanning | Top Gear

Crashed his scooter four times then drove into a well. The video -> http://bit.ly/167OnNp

ESP Is A Good Thing, Especially On A 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo

You're a pretty good driver. Perhaps you've been to a few track days, taken a few lessons, and you're certainly no slouch on your local canyon roads. …

2013 Audi S8 Storms the Colorado Rockies! - Epic Drives Episode 17