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Lotus reveals extreme new 3-Eleven at Goodwood

Lotus has taken the occasion of the Goodwood Festival of Speed to reveal the new 3-Eleven. Billed as the quickest, most expensive road-going series production Lotus ever, the new 3-Eleven picks up where the previous 2-Eleven left off. And that gave the British automaker quite a starting point.<p>An …

Lotus Cars

2016 Lexus IS Sports Three Engine Options Including Turbo Four

With the arrival of its new NX crossover last year, Lexus joined the wave of automakers introducing downsized turbocharged engines to help meet tough …

Lexus

Shelby Will Let You Try It Before You Buy It: Video

When you think about purchasing a car, you go through a lot of Internet detective work to determine your ultimate vehicle. This is something that …

Shelby

See the Corvette Z06's fuel gauge drop on a 0-185 run

John Hennessey blasts a 2015 Corvette Z06 to 185 MPH. Engine screams, speedo skyrockets—and the fuel gauge loses 1/16th.<p>John Hennessey just got his hands on a brand-new Corvette Z06 with an eight-speed auto.<p>It's a safe bet that the Texas tuner wants to crank up the power on Chevy's absurdly fast, …

Sports Cars

Ford Performance Cars Bring In New Buyers, Odell Says

March 25 -- Stephen Odell, Ford Motor Co.'s executive vice president for global marketing, sales and service, talks about the automaker's performance …

New upscale Ford Taurus revealed in Shanghai

As much as the Ford Taurus may have going for it, we wouldn't classify it as a luxury sedan as much as a mass-market one. The story is different in China, however, where Ford has introduced an altogether more upscale version of the Taurus.<p>Shown this weekend at the Shanghai Motor Show, the …

Asia Pacific

Chevrolet’s ZR2 Concept is the Diesel-Powered Off-Roader You Want

Chevy’s new Chevrolet Colorado First Drive” target=”_blank”>midsize Colorado truck is a mighty capable machine, make no mistake. We especially love it in its off-road-ready Z71 trim, which appeals to our inner Tonka truck-loving child. For those looking for even more ruggedness, there’s the …

Hung Up

Final Day at Flat Nasty Off-Road Park! Part 5 - 2014 Ultimate Adventure Week

2015 Ford Mustang Rocket, 2016 Honda HR-V, 2016 Chevy Volt: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Get ready for a pint-sized invasion. Next year is shaping up to be the Year of the Subcompact Crossover, with new entries from Mazda, Fiat, Chevy, …

Chinese manufacturer disavows tires after poor Consumer Reports test [w/video]

To most consumers, tires all tend to look alike and be fairly easy to ignore. You slap them on your vehicle, check the pressures (somewhat) regularly and drive for thousands of miles. They're arguably the most important part of your car, however, and they deserve more attention and thought. They're …

1959 Porsche-Diesel Junior Tractor

This 1959 Porsche Diesel Junior tractor (chassis 112310605) is either a well-kept or restored example in excellent condition despite a cracked …

NASA records Falcon 9 rocket's descent as research for Mars landings

NASA wants to refine the ability of future spacecraft to land on Mars, since they'll have to ferry humans and other large payloads to the red planet. To that end, the agency has teamed up with SpaceX to record thermal camera footage of the Falcon 9 rocket as its first stage detaches and burns …

Motor Trend pits Camaro 1LE vs Mustang with Performance Pack, surprises ensue

With the 2015 Ford Mustang firmly on the scene, the inevitable comparisons with its arch rival, the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro are just starting to trickle out. Over the next several months, you're likely to be inundated by every outlet's muscle car comparison, whether it be the turbocharged Ford …

With aluminium F-150, Ford places a billion-dollar bet

In 2008, Derrick Kuzak pushed an unfathomably large pile of chips towards the centre of the table. No, Kuzak was not playing high-stakes poker, but as Ford’s then-vice president for global product development, his arm movements carried weight.<p>A pickup can haul around more when it has less of itself …

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National Parks

Off-road racing keeps economy on track in Botswana

Botswana plays host to one of the most spectacular events on the motorsport calendar - the annual Toyota 1,000 Desert Race.<p>For the drivers, winning this race ensures they go to the Dakar rally the following year.<p>Taurai Maduna travelled to the town of Jwaneng to find out more about the business of …

Motorsport

Luxury Off-Road Camper Trailer is the Ultimate Urban Escape Vehicle

If you've ever wanted to venture long distances but don't want to sacrifice comfort, then Conqueror Australia has something just for you. The UEV-440 is a luxury compact camper-trailer that has the features and accessories you'd find in your own home. It even packs wine glasses and a flat-screen TV …

Conqueror makes the ultimate self-sufficient campers for outdoor adventures

Traveling cross-country is an adventurer’s dream, but it often means you have to adjust to lower comfort levels. Conqueror Australia is set to bust …

Camping

Subaru is America's third most off-roaded brand

29.5 Percent Of Owners Take Their Wheels Off The Beaten Path<p>When you think of iconic off-road brands, where does Subaru fall on your radar? Somewhere in the middle? Perhaps near the bottom? Don't worry, you're not alone. Until recently spending some time in Bend, OR, where we drove the all-new 2015 …

Spintires, the off-road truck driving simulator, wants you to tackle nightmarish terrain

Developed by Oovee Game Studios, <i>Spintires</i> is an off-road driving simulator for Windows PC involving hulking trucks, all-terrain landscapes and an "experience designed to challenge the player's skill and endurance."<p>A campaign mode concept tasks players with loading a Soviet truck with logs using a …

It took 18 days for a game about off-road trucking to sell 100K copies

Sales of <i>Spintires</i>, the off-road truck simulator from U.K.-based Oovee Game Studios, reached the milestone of 100,000 copies within the game's first 18 days on the market, the company announced today.<p>That figure includes digital sales — downloadable copies of <i>Spintires</i> are sold on Steam, Desura, the …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban to get Z71 off-road package

Chevrolet has discreetly confirmed the Tahoe and Suburban (pictured) will gain an off-road-focused trim level called Z71 before the end of the …

Russian driver braves rising water in off-road motor race

Russian Pro-X driver Kata Karenina doesn't let a car full of water put her off her game, as she competes in the international off-road trophy-marathon.<p>The race, organised by PRO-X (Project Russian Off-Road), was held in the <b>Tver region of Russia,</b> near the town of Bologoe.<p>The video show's driver Kata …

Two off-road bikes with terrain-gobbling power

They start with the first kick. They rev quietly. They pull strong and evenly, leave behind little but excitement and are easy to ride.<p>This pair of European two-stroke motorcycles, both new to Canada for 2014, aren't anything like the finicky, noisy, twitchy, smoky two-strokes of old. Heck, one of …

Reaper: The Fire-Breathing Off-Road Truck GM Won't Build—But Will Sell

Ford peddles the off-road-awesome F-150 SVT Raptor (which is expected to return for a second generation), and Mopar still offers Ram 1500 buyers the deliciously dune-ready Ram Runner package. So where's Chevrolet and GMC in all of this? The simple answer is that they're absent, but Lingenfelter …

2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition a Gulf-State exclusive

Americans certainly have a fondness for pickup trucks with the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado frequently being among the top sellers each month, and that attachment is famously strong in the Lone Star State. We already saw Chevrolet unveil its Colorado Sport concept at the State Fair of Texas. Not …

Watch Ken Block, a RaptorTRAX, and two pro snowboarders take on the mountain

Dashing through the snow.<p>Don't ask Ken Block to go snowboarding. He'll show up with all the wrong gear. Monster recently turned Block loose on the mountain with pro snowboardersZak Hale and Ethan Deiss. Block left his board at home, preferring to bring along his wicked Ford F-150 Raptor with a TRAX …

Snowboarding