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Watch Hennessey’s Twin-Turbo Ferrari 458 Do 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds: Video

Some might say it’s sacrilege to turbocharge a Ferrari, unless the factory already has, but it’s hard to make a case when you get performance numbers …

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Infiniti to Reveal F1-Inspired Q50 Eau Rouge Concept at Detroit Auto Show

For Formula 1 obsessives, the mere mention of the words “Eau Rouge” makes the hairs on the back of their neck stand on end. Making up turns three, four, and five of the famed Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, Eau Rouge has earned its reputation as one of the most demanding corners in …

Dubuc Canadian DIY supercar to debut in Montreal [w/video]

A new Canadian kit car manufacturer, Dubuc Super Light Cars (SLC), has unveiled the Tomahawk, a lightweight, mid-engine kit car that's promised to weigh under 2,000 pounds. The Tomahawk will debut at the Montreal International Auto Show in January.<p>Dubuc SLC says the car will feature a 300-pound …

Millbrook Punishment Park – An Engineer’s Playground

Racetracks are great. Every circuit has its own distinct character and set of challenges, which test the mettle of the driver in a specific way. …

Talking SLS, C63, CLA45 & More with Mercedes AMG Head Tobias Moers! Wide Open Throttle Ep. 88

Now, Tesla Really Has A Headache; Someone Grab The Tylenol

For the third time in 6 weeks, a Tesla Model S caught fire today, destroying the vehicle. The good news is this fire, near Murfreesboro, Tenn., again allowed the driver to escape unharmed. The bad news for Tesla is one freak incident is easily dismissed. The second one, in which a wall literally …

2013 VW Scirocco R is the Quickest FWD car Road & Track has ever tested.

Presenting the Scirocco R-eally fast FWD<p>Earlier this summer, Volkswagen lent us the keys to their European-specification 2013 Volkswagen Scirocco R, and I, our in-house Scirocco dork, took it to the fifteenth-annual VW Scirocco Cruise-In in Ohio.<p>VW made me promise not to test the car, so I didn't. …

How fast is the new McLaren P1? We have all the data for you.

How fast is the newest McLaren?<p>The upcoming McLaren P1 is slated to be one of the fastest and most extreme cars ever created. From the company that created the world-beating F1 we expected no less, but now that we have official performance numbers, it is time to see where the new car fits.<p>First, …

You'll love these retro liveries on modern F1 cars

Classic Formula One liveries bring to mind the era in which they ran, but do they look as good when applied to the modern aero bodies? See for yourself.<p>Classic Formula 1 liveries bring to mind the era in which they ran,but do they look as good when applied to today's modern aero bodies? Thanks to …

First McLaren P1 Delivered to Customer, 0-62 MPH in 2.8 Seconds

With the first customer delivery of the McLaren P1, the automaker has released official performance estimates. The first production P1 was delivered at the company’s Woking, England headquarters; only 375 McLaren P1 supercars will be built.<p>McLaren estimates the 903-hp hybrid supercar can accelerate …

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Uncovered

Lamborghini releases details on the upcoming Veneno Roadster supercar,<p>Lamborghini today announced that it will be making a roadster version of the <b>Lamborghini Veneno</b>, which first debuted at the <b>2013 Geneva Motor Show</b>. Highlighting the storied Italian automaker’s fiftieth anniversary, this limited-run …

F1 iPhone & iPad Game Announced

On your starting line.<p>Codemasters has released F1 Challenge on the App Store. The iPhone and iPad game will set you back £1.99.<p>The game takes …

Max Chilton says his performances prove he deserves a Formula 1 seat in 2014

Briton only driver to finish every race thus far in 2013<p>The 22-year-old Briton is out of contract at the end of the season and thus far Marussia have …

F1 2013 – review

The latest incarnation of Codemasters' <i>F1</i> series is a natural progression from what has gone before; it's slicker, shinier and an all-round improvement on something that was already very good. There are more options for those with less time on their hands, yet the game retains the core "career" …

Weekend Edition – The Cars of Mid-Atlantic Antique & Collector Car Center…

Welcome to the third weekend in October, and here in the Northeast, we have been experiencing one of the mildest Autumn seasons in a very long time. …

Ford going bonkers at SEMA with 57 showcars

Ford always shows up in force at the SEMA Show, but this year's tally of 57 custom-tuned cars, trucks and vans is more than we can ever recall the Blue Oval bringing. Ford will introduce 28 of its project vehicles in its "Dreamcase" ahead of next month's show. The first batch of eight you'll find …

Lamborghini unveils AU$4.67m Veneno Roadster - Roadshow

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Anki drive is the slot car racing game of the future, now [w/video]

This is <i>Anki Drive</i>. Developed by Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, three doctorate-level robotics students at Carnegie Mellon, <i>Anki Drive</i> blends what we'd traditionally call slot-car racing with a <i>Mario Kart</i>-like ability to assault your competition and a Borg-like ability to learn and …

Yamaha SR400 by Deus

The man behind the kick-ass customs coming out of Deus’ Sydney headquarters is Jeremy Tagand. Although he’s had a huge impact on the modern-day custom scene, relatively little is known about Jezza himself. So here goes—he’s from Annecy, France; he’s an avid surfer and snowboarder; and his nickname …

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How He Did It: From 15 Years In Corporate To Startup CEO

Not every startup CEO is 21 years old, fresh out of college, and eating ramen. There are those who spend years – even <i>decades</i> – biding their time in the corporate world, before at last taking a leap of faith and founding their own company.<p>For Jamyn Edis, that leap was worth taking. A former strategy …

New Top Speed World Record for Nissan GT-R 402 KPH (250 MPH) — Switzer Goliath

Can You Learn Real Racing Skills From Gran Turismo?

While there's an enormous leap from driving on a video game to driving a real racecar, a rising group of pro drivers say that yes, you can learn elite driving skills from virtual racing.<p><b>Great racers start young. Seven-time Formula</b> 1 world champion Michael Schumacher won his first kart championship …