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2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD: Not So Buff But Tackles the White Stuff

Sports Cars

The 19 Women Who Accused President Trump of Sexual Misconduct

The "Weinstein effect" continues to roil the nation’s power centers. But the allegations against the president have largely stayed in the background.<p>It’s been two months since the reckoning began. In early October, <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> first published the alarming accounts of women …

Donald Trump

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

How The Tesla Roadster Might Pull Off Zero To 60 MPH In 1.9 Seconds

Though a battery researcher told me he thinks Tesla’s performance claims for its new Roadster are plausible, there are many other factors besides …

Hennessey's 1,600-bhp Venom F5 hypercar takes aim at 300 mph barrier

First teased in 2014 and built to succeed Hennessey's already ultra-fast, record-busting Venom GT supercar, the F5 is named after the strongest …

Watch This 993 Turbo-Powered Volkswagen Bus Hang With Supercars

With the twin-turbo flat-six from a 911 Turbo, this Type 2 is capable of bending physics.<p>The original Volkswagen Bus, while extremely stylish and very desirable, isn't the first car that comes to mind for a trackday car build. Nonetheless, this Swiss owner thought it would be a sane idea to swap in …

Supercars

Top Gear's Retro Review of the BMW Z1

As automotive enthusiasts, we often look back at classic cars from bygone eras with seriously rose-tinted glasses. Often times, the nostalgia of …

Top Gear

Mercedes-Benz’s $1 billion electric car ‘attack on Tesla’ is missing a zero, says Elon Musk

Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, announced last week a $1 billion investment in electric car and battery production in the US.<p>As with any new EV investment from a legacy automaker, the media painted it as an “attack on Tesla“, but Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO and largest shareholder, doesn’t seem …

Tesla

Self-contained Winnebago Revel 4×4 lets you stay wherever you can drive

If your idea of a fun time has broad themes of freedom and independence, the new Winnebago Revel 4×4 may be calling your name. Load up with water, …

RVs

See 70 Years of the Greatest Ferraris Ever Built

Seven decades of seeing red.<p>Seven decades of seeing red.

10 under $10K - Hot and affordable collector cars

No matter how you look at it, the collector car hobby is not a cheap one. On top of the purchase price of the car itself, you have registration, …

2017 passport updates: What you need to know

Is your passport valid for your next trip? September marks the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Month, since this year is particularly important ahead of some impending passport changes.<p>Here’s what you need to know for Passport Awareness Month, covering everything from the REAL ID Act …

Flying

‘Narcos’ Location Scout Shot and Killed in Mexico

Mexican location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico Monday while scouting for season four of Netflix’s …

Mexico

Gargantuan X7 Concept iPerformance previews a bold BMW flagship

It says concept on the badge, but the X7 is a thinly-veiled teaser for a production car that will launch next year. Just as the 7 Series is bigger …

Frankfurt Motor Show

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know<p>While the biceps constitute a sizeable portion of your arms, the triceps comprise …

Tip: Upgrade Your Shoulder Raises

Build more muscle with lateral raises and front raises. Here's how.<p>Increase the range of motion on front and lateral shoulder raises. Stopping when …

Health

Mercedes-Benz S-Class cabrio shows off its OLED taillights before Frankfurt

The coupe will be revealed there, too<p>The Frankfurt auto show is coming up next month, and it seems Mercedes will be showing an updated S-Class cabriolet and coupe. We know this thanks to a new teaser trailer from the company showing off the cabrio and its fancy new OLED taillights.<p>The video shows …

Mercedes-Benz

Jay Leno's Ford GT window sticker reveals $450,750 base price

Since the modern Ford GT was first shown at the 2015 Detroit auto show, the Blue Oval has been shy about revealing just how much its marvelous …

Sports Cars

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

Computer Science

Mercedes E-Class All-Terrain 4x4^2 is a dystopian wagon-tank

Where you're going, you won't need roads. No, seriously, you won't.<p>When engineers get bored, some of the most interesting creations are born. That's what happened with this Mercedes E-Class All-Terrain, which was turned into a battlewagon like none other.<p>Underneath this insane body is standard …

Mercedes-Benz

Louis Vuitton made a $3,000 Android Wear smartwatch

The flirtations between technology and high fashion have never been very comfortable, the former's mass-market ethos clashing with the latter's exclusivity. That fact hasn't deterred Louis Vuitton from launching its own premium Android Wear device, the Tambour Horizon, produced with help from …

The world's most expensive station wagon ... going cheap

Living in both Monaco and the famous Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz, the owner wanted something capable of carrying plenty of luggage between …

Monaco

Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Shares of Whole Foods Market rocketed 28 percent on Friday after Amazon said it plans to acquire the grocery store chain for $42 a share, in a deal …

Hedge Funds

Manual Transmissions Face a Limited Future at BMW

The decline of the manual gearbox often feels like a drawn-out but doomed military campaign: the occasional battle is won for enthusiasts, but there’s a strong sensation that the overall war will be lost, possibly sooner than we’ve expected. At BMW, the next casualty could be the 3-series, at least …

Autos

BMW M2 vs Porsche 718 Cayman S

Do you remember Rocky IV, where the titular champ has to face off against Drago, the Russian. As far as campy ’80s boxing movies go, it’s great. …

Porsche

This jet engine ceiling fan and coffee table are way too cool for your living room

If that plain old wood-and-whatever ceiling fan in your living room isn’t quite generating enough airflow for your liking, perhaps you’d consider a …

Living Rooms

2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD: Not So Buff But Tackles the White Stuff

Dodge

Russian 'Lady Di,' 19, dies after BMW plunges into Switzerland lake

A glamorous heiress dubbed ‘Lady Di’ by her pals has died aged just 19 after her BMW spun off a road and crashed into a lake.<p>Diana Lebedeva – whose …

High-end BMW X7 to compete with Range Rover and Bentley Bentayga

In two years time BMW will add a new SUV to their lineup, but not just any SUV. The X7 will be the flagship model of the X family and one that will …

Automotive Design