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Ford GT40 Mk I Unearthed In Southern California Garage

Every gearhead dreams of a barn find; a rare, seemingly-unattainable car tucked away like a lost artifact in an Indiana Jones movie. Barn finds …

Classic Cars

How Baby Boomers Created Today's Classic-Car Market—and How They Could Crash It

For Sale by Boomer: Hagerty's Rob Sass examines the future of the collector-car industry.<p>A demographic shift looms: Some 76 million baby boomers will soon reach retirement age, crushing the health-care system and the social safety net with their massive numbers. But we have a greater concern: Who’s …

Classic Cars

Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens

Spike Aerospace is in the midst of building the first supersonic private jet. And when the $80 million S-512 takes off in December 2018, it won't …

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 …

Ferrari 600 car gathering in Hong Kong celebrating 30 years

The Mercedes-Benz C11 is better than coffee

Is this fun, or entirely terrifying?<p>While Audi and Peugeot have been the unrivaled kings of Le Mans for the better part of a decade, the cars that came before were maybe even a bit more over the top. Don't believe me? Check out today's video from inside the Mercedes-Benz C11 prototype as it runs a …

Our Mercedes-Benz Wagon Project Heads Into The Shop

Project Wombat is now full steam ahead.<p>Our 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300TD has found its new temporary home. It’s arrived in the form of a Santa Ana, …

What Kids Need to Learn These Days

Growing up, I enthusiastically wanted to help my parents pump gas into their cars at the gas station. Over the years I continued to both teach myself …

Meet Romania's awesome off-road fire and rescue truck

If you're looking for an off-road vehicle in Romania, Ghe-O has you covered, offering rugged, trail-ready trucks. Now, Ghe-O has taken the next step by creating the ultimate emergency vehicle capable of tackling just about any terrain. Looking like the oversized spawn of a Jeep Wrangler and Hummer …

Honda N Box + has incredible versatility as oddly humorous JDM video shows

We want the Honda N Box +. Strangely enough, this video spot, shot in Japanese and gushing with production values that are a bit foreign to us, makes us want the little Honda even more. You see, we don't need to know Japanese to see that the <i>kei</i> car's 'universal bridge' feature isn't a gimmick - it …

1973 Porsche 911 T

This 1973 Porsche 911 T (chassis 9113101172) is said to be a very good driver. The paint is said to be a recent respray in the original Dalmatian …

One-Owner 1981 Saab 900 Turbo

This 1981 Saab 900 Turbo five-speed is said to have 86k original miles and is being offered by the original owner. These early 8-valve cars were a …

Hot Rod Hillclimb 60th Anniversary - HOT ROD Unlimited Ep. 43

Race against The Stig in Forza 5

Forza and Top Gear make one of the best partnerships...in the world.<p>The Stig's "digital cousin" will show up in <i>Forza 5</i>, giving players the chance to race against the mysterious man in the white suit. A word of caution - if you beat him, there's a 99% chance that you'll end up in a ham slicer.<p>This …

Check out this R33 Nissan Skyline and its crazy heat-sensitive paint

We aren't really sure what to make of this. Here, we see an R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R, which aside from its forbidden fruit factor, isn't particularly special. This car, though, has a kind of heat-sensitive paint that has left us sitting, mouth agape, for the past ten minutes wondering how the heck …

Equus Bass 770 is a restomod Mustang with ZR1 power [w/video]

The Equus Bass 770 has gone viral, and it's not hard to see why. The retro styling of the boutique modern muscle car draws inspiration mainly from the old Ford Mustang fastback, but also the Dodge Challenger, and it's powered by a thoroughly modern supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that makes 640 …

Autonomous Driving Tech Package Will Be An Option On Mercedes Vehicles By 2020

Mercedes-Benz will start selling cars that can fully drive themselves by 2020. But it won’t launch a special vehicle just for that purpose. Rather, it looks to incorporate autonomous driving technology into its regular lineup, most likely starting with its flagship model, the S-Class.<p>“Our approach …

Mazda Furai concept designer talks about his car's passing

Last week, there was mourning at the <i>Autoblog</i> offices as word trickled in that the Mazda Furai concept – one of the coolest, best-looking showcars to grace an auto show stage since the wild and crazy 1960s –had been killed. It was killed on the track with the folks from <i>Top Gear</i> in attendance. We're …

2014 Audi S8 Matrix LED headlight demo

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-Model 4Matic Wagon vs. Icon Derelict! - Head 2 Head Ep. 41

Mercedes Concept S-Class Coupe is two-door indulgence [w/videos]

Back in July, we drove the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and called it the segment's "new standard bearer" thanks to its heady mix of technologies and sybaritic accoutrements. And while we came away from the new S-Class thinking the new generation had visually improved on its predecessor, we were …

Mercedes E63 AMG Wagon pitted against Icon Derelict

Jonny Lieberman hates his job. And who wouldn't, we ask you? Hanging out at racetracks, driving two of the very coolest high-performance station wagons on the planet and, of course, dressing up funny for nobody's benefit but yours, Internet Denizen. Sounds terrible, right?<p>Seriously, though, we tend …

Frankfurt Auto Show: Audi Lights The Way With Smart LED Headlights

Active Matrix LED lights are impressive, but it's too bad we won't see them in the US. At least, not yet.<p>There's a headlight arms race going on, and at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show we got an up close look at Audi's latest salvo. Debuting in the updated 2014 Audi A8, the Active Matrix lights …

Auto Shows

Remember the 450-horsepower Mazda Furai Concept? Somehow back in 2008, Top Gear burned it to the ground. Amazingly, both Mazda and Top Gear managed to keep it a secret until now. More -> http://bit.ly/1eER0Yg

2,200-HP Saleen S7 is a goosebump generator on the dyno

What does more than 2,200 horsepower sound like? Any of us could guess that an output that gargantuan doesn't enter the world like a gentle breeze, but putting an actual voice to it could require some imagination. That is, unless you happened to have a video of a ridiculously tuned Saleen S7 going …

Zagato Delights Aston Martin Fans With One-Of-A-Kind DBS And DB9 At Centennial Picnic

Aston Martin recently threw itself a huge party at Kensington Gardens in London to celebrate its centennial.<p>Among the 100 classic and contemporary Aston Martin models on display were two surprise gifts: a privately commissioned coupe and convertible with bodywork created by Zagato.<p>It is entirely …

Toyota Corolla Ultimate Fartcan Edition

Fart cans, annoying as they are, can often be found on someone’s hand-me-down automatic Civics, and aren’t all too rare on Corollas either. But it …

Weekend Edition – A Hayabusa Reverse Trike

Welcome to another Hooniverse Weekend Edition, and the first post will be a build thread suggested by <b>CherokeeOwner</b> <i>(Thanks Man!)</i> who thought this …