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Can Hennessey’s 1,000-hp Exorcist Camaro send Dodge’s Demon back to hell?

Demon, begone! American tuner Hennessey has released a 1,000-horsepower muscle car named The Exorcist developed to stop the upcoming Dodge Challenger …

Sports Cars

Hennessey's New "Exorcist" Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Set to Terrorize Hellcats

An apt name for the fastest Camaro that comes with a warranty<p>We might not know exactly what Dodge has in store for us with the upcoming Demon, but it looks like Hennessey is making sure the Camaro faithful are well equipped. To expunge the SRT Demons and Hellcats from drag strips and local …

Sports Cars

The NARUTO Honest Trailer Has All the Feels

Honest Trailers doesn’t pull any punches, and that’s why we love them. The way they break down our favorite shows to their base elements and play …

Anime

The Godzilla Anime Movie Sounds Like a Totally Wild Scifi Epic

The first animated entry into the Japanese <i>Godzilla</i> canon is going buck wild, it seems. We already had hints that it wasn’t just going to be your …

Five Alive: All the Notable Cars We Know with Five-Cylinder Engines

Alfa Romeo

Honda Innovation Delivers 10 Speeds, No Clutch Pedal

Honda’s new automatic transaxle revives the company’s dormant spirit of invention. During much of this past decade, it seemed as if Honda had taken a break from stretching technological boundaries. The arrival of a new 10-speed transaxle suggests that the engineers’ creativity nap has ended.<p>This …

Top Gear

This 20-Year-Old Nissan Is The Origin Of All Of McLaren's Modern V8s

Every modern McLaren, from the 2011 MP4-12C to the P1 to the 720S is powered by a single family of twin turbo V8s. This engine didn’t come out of …

Sports Cars

Peugeot Unveils a Sleek Self-Driving Car That Will Be Ready Surprisingly Soon

The French manufacturer has teased images of their Instinct concept car, a vehicle they believe can be street-ready in a few years<p>Nowadays, it seems major car manufacturers unveil the craziest concept cars almost exclusively for the wow effect. And when asked if and when consumers can expect the …

Auto Shows

The Wraith Black Badge Is Not Your Dad's Rolls-Royce

More power, more torque, more mischief. Hello darkness my old friend.<p>The average age of Rolls-Royce customers is 40, which isn't all that surprising given the product line and the lifestyle that comes with it. Since last year, however, the brand has been working to attract younger millionaires with …

Carbon Fiber

Car buyers should have 'long, hard think' about diesel

<b>The transport secretary has said drivers considering buying diesel cars should take a "long, hard think".</b><p>Chris Grayling made the remarks to the Daily Mail, which said the government was considering a scrappage scheme for older diesel cars.<p>Concerns over nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions from diesel …

Chris Grayling

Watch a General Lee Dodge Charger Catch Massive Air Before Crashing

Driver walks away unharmed<p>Them Duke Boys make it look so easy on TV, but launching a Dodge Charger off a ramp and landing in one piece is harder than it looks. One stunt driver found that out at the start of Detroit’s annual Autorama hot rod show, where he caught some sick air but didn’t quite …

Dodge

BMW develops two of the fastest sedans on the market

At the moment, the fastest accelerating sedan in the world, and in the history of the world to be honest, is the Tesla Model S P100D. However, The …

The Most Stunning New Cars In North America Right Now

If you were disappointed in the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, and its focus on the new Toyota Camry and promises that cars were really, really built in …

Watch BMW Build The Most Powerful F1 Engine Ever - BT52 1,280 horsepower

In 1983, Nelson Piquet became the first driver in the history of Formula One to win the world championship title in a racing car powered by a turbo …

Nobody Knows Where A Black Hole's Information Goes

According to Google, Stephen Hawking is the most famous physicist alive, and his most famous work is the black hole information paradox. If you know one thing about physics, therefore, that’s what you should know. Before Hawking, black holes weren’t paradoxical. Yes, if you throw a book into a …

Physics

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Outer layer of human heart regrown using stem cells

A multidisciplinary team working at Pennsylvania State University claim to have used human stem cells to regenerate the cells that cover the external …

Tesla to push new ‘Enhanced Autopilot’ update to first 1,000, aims for whole fleet by end of the week, and ‘Ludicrous+’

Last week, Tesla pushed the first phase of ‘Enhanced Autopilot’ to the first 1,000 vehicles and in shadow mode for the rest of the fleet. At the time, Tesla hoped to switch the rest of the fleet to active mode by the end of the week, but the company decided to push a new version of the update …

Tesla

CES 2017: Honda's New Motorcycle Uses Robotics to Stay Upright

A car that makes money for you?<p>Honda introduced two new technology-packed vehicles during CES: its Riding Assist motorcyle and NeuV concept smart car.<p>…

Motorcycles

How to Overhaul Drum Brakes, The Ten-Pound Sledgehammer of Braking

Stone simple and as durable as granite, drum brakes are as old-school as they get. Here's how to fix yours.<p>Drum brakes are tough. There's a reason why most of the big rigs on America's highways still use them—they're long-lasting, and if you don't overheat them, they'll give you strong stopping …

A startup has unveiled its hydrogen-electric truck that will hit the road in 2020 — here's a closer look

Hydrogen-fueled vehicles have electric motors just like plug-in EVs. But the big difference is that for hydrogen vehicles, a fuel cell generates the electricity that powers the electric motors. Plug-in electric vehicles, like the Tesla Model S, come with a lithium-ion battery pack that keeps the …

Alternative Fuel

BULLITT 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 Fastback

This 1968 Ford Mustang GT was built as a spot-on Bullitt tribute built with a tuned 390ci V8, strengthened chassis, and performance suspension. The …

Classic Cars

Christmas gift guide for artists and illustrators over £100/$100

Looking to spend a little extra on the artist in your life? Or perhaps you're ready to treat yourself to something nice this year. Either way, here …

Digital Art

Traditional Asian Ink Paired with Cartoon Lines Create Larger-than-Life Comic Worlds

Korean comic artist Kim Jung Gi breaks out of the panel and into large scale illustrations.<p>In the comic and cartoon worlds, "adult" often refers to excessive gore and sexual material. But what happens when the art form is elevated to a higher level of thoughtfulness with diverse subject matter and …

Sketching

Powerful and Ethereal Paintings Cloak Women in Blooming Flowers

Self-taught artist Stella Im Hultberg creates surreal sculptures and pensive portraits that expressively explore the concept of identity. Though the Korean-born, Oregon-based artist has been dazzling audiences with her imaginative works for years, she is constantly experimenting with new materials …

Art

For Jay Leno's Vintage Car Mechanics, There's No Impossible Task

No idea how to mount Weber carburetors on a Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 from the 1940s? Well, that's what 3D printers are for.<p>Jay Leno has well over a hundred vehicles in his garage, ranging from the earliest steam- or electric-powered cars of a century ago to the latest technological masterpieces like …

Classic Cars

Audi reportedly cheated gas engine emissions tests, too

The California Air Resources Board has reportedly discovered that even more VW-Group vehicles were cheating emissions tests. The <i>WSJ</i> and <i>Reuters</i> (via German paper <i>Bild</i>) are talking about how regulators have found software in Audi cars that effectively masked their CO2 output under examination. The …

Automotive Industry

Felix Hernandez Makes Car Ads without Cars

In more ways than one, what you see in advertisements—whether that be the always perfectly shaped Chick-fil-A sandwich or fashion models whose images have created an epidemic of self-esteem issues—is often not real. It can’t be real, because most of the time, real is not convincing enough, not sexy …

Self-esteem

Upcoming Fantasy and Sci Fi Books: November 2016

The cold weather is coming for most of us, and if you’re like me, that means hibernating until spring with a stack of books. If you’ve been keeping …

Books

Chevrolet Launches Drag-Race Development Program for Camaro SS

The Chevrolet Camaro is no stranger to sub-10-second times on the drag strip. In fact, it’s no stranger to sub-nine or even sub-eight, if you count some of the maniacal creations that have been built out of every generation of the muscle car. But now, for the first time, Chevrolet has created a …

Sports Cars