Christian Laverdure

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How Future Turbochargers Will Deliver More Power and Efficiency

By now, you know turbochargers are not the failure-prone spinners they were in the 1980s, no longer the bolt-on pieces that pulverized weak engines and their weak parts with surges of intoxicating power. Today, nearly one in every four new vehicles sold in North America comes with at least one …

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Revealed

When Chevrolet unveiled its latest Corvette-based race car, the C7.R, at last year’s Detroit auto show, not only were we blown away by its sheer awesomeness, but we were impressed by the unprecedented level of co-development that took place with the roadgoing Corvette Z06. Corvette Racing partner …

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2016 Audi Q7 Debuts with Next-Gen Styling, Next-Level Weight Savings

The A6 wagon returns?<p>As of late, every automaker is boasting colossal weight savings realized from redesigning traditionally heavy vehicles using more lightweight materials. Land Rover claimed to have shaved as many as 926 pounds from the latest Range Rover—our scales showed perhaps half that …

Tattooed Model Uses Her Cleavage To Conduct Mozart's Fifth Symphony

We know, it's certainly one of the most bizarre headlines we've had to write - but there's really no better way to describe the following …

Massachusetts has the worst drivers. Duh.

You think "Masshole" became a term by accident?<p>Allstate Insurance's annual Best Driver's Report is out, and what many of us have known firsthand for decades is now official: the worst drivers in America are from Massachusetts. The Bay State accounts for three of the bottom four cities in the …

Trucker reprimands a speeding cop in the best way

Traffic laws apply to everybody, officer.<p>We've all seen this guy—the cop who streaks by you on the highway, well over the speed limit with no lights on just because he can. What do we do about it? Contemplate the injustices of the world. Mutter slurs at the windshield. At most, tail him from a …

Washington State

It's Smart vs. Mustang, and you won't guess which one wheelstands

This Mustang gets a shock when the Smart leaps off the line.<p>There's nothing to hint at the fact that the Smart ForTwo lined up next to the late-model Mustang at this drag strip was anything but stock. But no normal Smart Car can do a wheelstand like this one, and no normal Smart Car can embarrass a …

Sports Cars