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A Still-Functioning Auto Shop Relies on This Ancient Computer

Amid all the fervor and hype surrounding the next-generation technology set to alter the way our transportation systems function, it’s good to be reminded once in a while that replacing outgoing models isn’t always a necessity.<p>Case in point: There’s an auto-repair shop in Poland that, in 2016, is …

Repairs

This is why the 1920s were the Golden Age of car design

Many zero in on a manufacturer, category, country of origin, or, in the case of one lovely collection to be auctioned in Monaco next month, an era.<p>The sale will take place at an RM Sotheby's auction on May 14 which runs concurrent to the historical Grand Prix of Monaco.<p>Interestingly, all lots are …

Classic Cars

Winning pass no problem | Supercars

Prodrive Racing Australia had no issue with the pass that ultimately won yesterday’s race in Tasmania, despite yellow flags being out on track.<p>Chaos …

Tesla Model 3 electric car orders accelerate to 276,000

<b>Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk says pre-orders of the firm's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car currently total 276,000.</b><p>The California-based firm unveiled the five-seater car - its lowest-cost vehicle to date - on Thursday.<p>Mr Musk tweeted the total reflected the orders received by …

Tesla

Tesla Announces Model Y, Building the Car 'Detroit is Afraid to Build'

Tesla's Latest Move Will Shock Many<p><b>Hawthorne, Calif.—</b> In a bold move that’s sure to shock many, Tesla’s billionaire founder Elon Musk announced ambitious plans for the Model Y, an all-electric flying car expected to debut around this time next year. “When I was a boy, I was promised a flying car. …

Tesla

Tesla Model 3 Reviews | Tesla Model 3 Price, Photos, and Specs

Paradoxically, the Tesla Model 3 is both the electric automaker’s most down-to-earth vehicle to date and its most ambitious project yet. Billed at its unveiling in March 2016 as a $36,000 electric sedan that would bring Tesla’s cult of personality to a broad audience, it’s a key part of fearless …

General Motors

Tesla Unveils $35,000 Model 3 Electric Car, Shipping Late 2017

The highly anticipated Tesla Model 3 electric car was unveiled by Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday night in a converted hangar in Los Angeles, California.<p>The company's first mass-market electric car was driven onto a foggy stage in an extravagant unveiling, where Musk revealed that the Tesla Model 3 …

Another collection of Porsches is going to be auctioned and it could be a test of the classic car market

A Barrett-Jackson sale in Palm Beach starting April 8 will includes two Carrera GT supercars and several 930 Turbos.<p>But while the event is an opportunity to see some of the finest Porsche's of the past 40 years, it's also going to be a test of demand for collector cars.<p>The auction comes after an …

Porsche

The Complete Visual History of the Jeep Wrangler, from 1986 to Present

Jeep

10 most expensive cars to insure

Slide 1 of 11<p><b>1. Dodge GT Viper</b><p>This speedy car — its V-10 engine can get you up to 60 mph in about three seconds — costs an average of $4,048 a year …

Top 10

ten years of cars from the Detroit Motor Show

The Detroit Motor Show has been awash with new releases and big reveals already this year, with Lexus’s 467bhp LC 500 arguably the pick of the bunch …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google Chrome

Qatari sheikh flees US after speeding Ferrari [w/video]

A prominent Qatari national has reportedly fled the United States after a video ostensibly showing his Ferrari racing through the streets of Beverly Hills went viral. Although the exact identity of the driver remains unclear, it is believed that the yellow LaFerrari was owned by Sheikh Khalid bin …

Beverly Hills

Tesla offers $1,000 credit to Model S buyers

Tesla Motors Inc.says that word of mouth sells its pricey cars. Now it wants to attract more buyers with a discount.<p>Chief Executive<p>Elon Muskannounced Wednesday that the Palo Alto electric-car maker will give credits of $1,000 to Model S buyers who have been referred by Tesla owners. Those owners …

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

Illustrations Share Hilariously Relatable Adventures of an Adorable Bunny

Artist Kitt Santos digitally illustrates the story of an adorable rabbit who goes on relatable, uplifting, and funny little adventures. Ever since he started the Little Bunny. Big World. project, Santos has chosen to base the main character's ever-changing journey on his own observations, flaws, …

Cute

Dry Ice Makes Scary Good Soft Serve Ice Cream

<i>This post was written by Julianne Adams and originally appeared on Pixable.</i><p>Dry ice is often pulled out for its smokey, show-stopping appearance rather than its actual functionality. This soft serve dry ice tutorial from Chef Steps puts solid carbon dioxide right in the mix of things for a tasty …

SoftServe

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Game of Thrones

People laughed at this entrepreneur's idea — now it's a $500 million business, thanks to his mom

Who, then, would dream of competing with the mainstay of positive gestures and sentiments?<p>At least that's what experts asked Tariq Farid, then a flower shop owner, when he pitched them the idea behind Edible Arrangements in 1999.<p>Farid, who had begun toying with flower-shaped cutters and pineapple …

Entrepreneurship

No Reserve: Excavated 1971 Ford Bronco Wagon

This 1971 Ford Bronco has not run in five years and has been stashed in a cinderblock garage. It was recently pulled out and cleaned up, and the …

Classic Cars

No Excuses, You Can Afford It: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Priced!

The all-new, fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata’s long, slow march to dealerships has just spiked our excitement for the third time. The first jolt came when the car debuted, while the second arrived when we drove a European-spec car in Barcelona earlier this year. Now, the 2016 Miata’s price has …

Gear & Gadgets

The ICON Derelict ’48 Buick, Corvette ZR-1 Power, Rolls into Jay Leno's Garage

We love the whole concept of the ICON Derelict line. Founder Jonathan Ward finds rough, patina-laden vintage bodies, stuffs them full of modern horsepower, and hides a thoroughly sporty and capable chassis underneath that unrestored classic body.<p>It’s hard work, with attention to details that even a …

Classic Cars

Lincoln Continental Concept: It's Already Headed for Production

Oh, man, the carpet. If carpet can save Lincoln, it's the stuff in this car.<p>Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxury appliqué, and you get the Lincoln MKS. In fact, there may not have been a car more cynical in Ford’s repertoire since post-Malaise downsizing of the 1980s. …

Matthew McConaughey

The Newest Porsche Panamera Isn't Special, Just "Edition"

When so many cars claim to be a special edition, could it be that nothing is special anymore? That’s a philosophical question raised by Porsche with the latest version of the Panamera. It’s a special edition, but don’t call it that. It’s just the Panamera Edition. (Or, the Panamera 4 …

Automotive Design

Performance Data Showdown: 2015 Corvette Z06 vs. GT-R NISMO, 911 Turbo S – Feature

2015 Chevrolet<br>Corvette Z06<p>2015 Nissan<br>GT-R NISMO<p>2014 Porsche<br>911 Turbo S<p><b>Price as Tested:</b><p>$102,120 (base price: $78,995)<p>$151,880 (base price: $151,585)<p>$195,175 (base price: $183,695)<p><b>Engine Type:</b><p>supercharged pushrod 16-valve V-8<p>twin-turbocharged DOHC 24-valve V-6<p>twin-turbocharged DOHC 24-valve</b> …

Sports Cars

2015 Mercedes-Benz ML400 SUV doesn't rise above crowded class

The main difference with the midcycle refresh of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML400 is a replacement for displacement. The luxury midsize SUV comes standard with a 3.0-liter V-6 twin turbo engine with direct injection, which replaces the displaced 4.6-liter V-8 engine. Accepting that change is constant, …

Snoop Dogg

Original Owner: Sharp 1967 Mercury Cougar

This 1967 Mercury Cougar is a 289/automatic example on offer by its original owner who says it’s rust-free and has been garaged since new. The car …

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4

We didn't see any bears, wolves, or moose—but we did experience off-road vannin'.<p>We’re serious about the rigor we apply to testing and evaluating new cars, but every once in a while we skew a little toward the absurd. Take our flying to Kelowna, British Columbia, to drive the 2015 Mercedes-Benz …

RVs