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Why On Earth Did Toyota Pass Off a Mazda2 As a Scion iA?

This poor car has gone from being a Mazda, to a Scion, and now a Toyota. Talk about an identity crisis.<p>Scion is—sadly for some—no longer a car company. It's been absorbed back into its parent company Toyota, which means, almost as soon as it began rolling off the assembly line, the Scion iA became …

The Toyota Land Speed Cruiser is a Twin-Turbo 220-MPH Rocket

This Land Cruiser takes overland to a whole new meaning.<p>Let's be honest: the Toyota Land Cruiser has always been more of a land lumberer than a land cruiser. Thanks to its standard full-time four-wheel-drive system, 8.9 inches of ground clearance, and 27.6 inches of fording depth, the nearly …

Is The Toyota FT-4X A Future Jeep Wrangler And Ford Bronco Rival?

This month Toyota registered a trademark for “FT-4X” as a name for a car or truck. In Toyota language, “FT” (Future Toyota) identifies it as a …

The photographer behind this epic drone photo of two newlyweds says it was a total accident

Travel filmmaker Brandon Li was flying a drone high above Hong Kong, searching for epic shots of the sunset. Instead, he got an epic shot of two newlyweds laying on a roof, PetaPixel reports.<p>Li didn't even notice the couple until after the drone had landed and he was reviewing the footage from its …

Weddings

How The Internet Bungled The Biggest News About The Next Fastest Car In The World

Bugatti set themselves up for this one. They built their brand as the Very Impressive Builders Of The Fastest Cars In The World and now they got …

Shock moment Airbus A380 is rocked SIDEWAYS by blustering winds while trying to land

An Emirates Airbus A380 plane was filmed rocking and shaking as it battled the elements in a dramatic clip.<p>The plane was plagued by severe cross …

This Year's Fastest Run Up Pikes Peak Will Rattle You To Your Very Core

What’s the best way to follow up winning the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans? Winning the 100th anniversary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is …

Toyota 86 gets Ferrari engine transplant

When Toyota and Subaru got together to build their 86 and BRZ coupes, they weren't thinking about big power. Instead, the 200-horsepower coupe they …

the best cars from Pikes Peak

The Pikes Peak hill climb is a magical event in the motorsport calendar. Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, last weekend some of the …

Toyota pays tribute to Trueno with Initial D GT86 concept

Toyota is finally paying homage to the AE86 Sprinter Trueno in the best way possible, by taking a cue from the popular automotive racing manga and …

Trucks

How to Get Out of the Bleachers and In to Your First Race Car

Peter Egan's secret to becoming a racer? Dress for the rodeo.<p>I've always liked the old Western song "Streets of Laredo." My favorite line goes, "I can see by your outfit that you are a cowboy."<p>This wry sentiment mirrors perfectly my belief that in order to become something—be it cowboy, pilot, …

I Was There When Victory At Le Mans Slipped Away From Toyota

<i>Update June 23:</i> The official cause of the lead car’s failure has been added below—which sadly sounds like “a technical defect” on one of its minor …

Le Mans 2016: half an hour to go

Brian Laban's final countdown before the start of the 84th Le Mans 24 Hours<p>A few hours before the start it was a promisingly bright, dry day so far, but given preceding meteo performances I probably shouldn’t say so.<p>Three last-minute stories, two overnight, one on spot. The Big One? Well, burblings …

Here's The Fascinating Way The U.S. Military Waterproofed Its Jeeps During World War II

To allow U.S. military vehicles to drive through deep water during World War II beach landings, the armed forces devised a fascinating method of …

War

Hacker puppets explain how camera angles shape our perception

Gus the hacker puppeteer (previously) writes, "Since The Media Show began, people have been asking us, 'What do hacking, digital literacy, and media …

This 1968 Porsche 911L Trans-Am Veteran Is Truly a Race Car for the Street

It's basically a Porsche Trans-Am racer with a license plate. In other words, it's perfect.<p>Unlike their modern counterparts, classic race cars aren't too far removed from the sort of cars you can drive on the road every day. That's not to say something like a new Porsche 911 RSR is bad by any …

Dubai Police Impounded 81 Cars In A High-Speed Street Racing Bust

The Dubai Police have reportedly knocked down their local hooligans a peg, seizing 81 vehicles allegedly involved in street racing. And we’re not …

The 2017 Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow Edition Will Make Porsche Owners Weep Uncontrollably

You aren’t ready for all the massive performance upgrades to the base 2017 Subaru BRZ. So unless your last name is Röhrl, there is no way you will …

Carscoops

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>Today's hot hatches have topped performance of older supercars, but even so, few can withstand the lust of sitting inside …

Rolex 24 driver takes odd detour through Daytona infield

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Lindsey took the strangest and most entertaining Sunday drive ever.<p>At famed Daytona International Speedway of all places. During the prestigious Rolex 24 no less. And in the midst of thousands of spectators, many of them shocked to see a race car veering so far …

Watch the Nurburgring 24 Devolve Into a Ridiculous Mess During a Hailstorm

GT3 racers on dry-weather tires meet their match: Hail.<p>The weather is almost always dicey at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, but this year, things were downright biblical. In a span of just a few minutes, the weather went from sunny and dry to a hailstorm of epic proportions. Since all the race cars were …

Most Of Us Are Driving While Unconscious

Properly using your brain is the key to speed.<p>I knew I'd gotten it all wrong just a fraction of a second before my little live-axle race car spun 180 degrees at the top of Laguna Seca's famous "Corkscrew." There's a little hump right before you make the left turn for the four-story drop and I'd had …

The Life and Times of the 1966 Le Mans-Winning Ford GT40 MK II

Checkered past.<p><i>From the June 2016 issue of Road & Track</i><p><i>If nothing else, the 2016 Ford GT program shows the enormous value an automaker can mine from its history. Over time, though, heritage can slip through the cracks. Chassis P/1046, which won Le Mans in 1966, is a prime example. Longtime</i> …

Forward Pass

In 2003, a group called the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee started a residential home for kids from various brothel colonies at Baruipur, a small town near Kolkata. The group, long active in advocating for the rights of brothel workers in Kolkata, felt the need to do something for the children …

Hero Denver Cop Daily-Drives a RHD Nissan R32 Skyline GT-R

Officer Matt's black-and-white cruiser is a tuned R32 Skyline with an R34 body kit. That's our kind of cop car.<p>Cops have a difficult and dangerous job, but most of the time we see them, it's because we're in trouble. It isn't exactly fun, but we usually know when we're driving too fast. We were …

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a …

It Hurts to Watch This Crane Just Completely Drop a McLaren F1 Race Car

The Monaco Historic Grand Prix featured a stunning error when a disabled McLaren fell from a crane that was lifting it off the track.<p>Safety workers in professional motorsports are the best in the business. Professional and fast, they're exactly who you want to see after an issue because you know …

McLaren

A Cautionary Tale: How I Dropped My Camera and Tripod Off a Cliff

Just because you think it can’t possibly happen to you, doesn’t mean it won’t happen anyway.<p>I live in Nova Scotia, Canada at a particular spot where …

An Often-Overlooked Yet Very Important Aspect of a Photoshoot

Shooting or being involved in a fashion or beauty shoot is a lot of fun. It’s a day where creative personalities, the photographer, stylist, hair and …