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GM to combat driver distraction with 'Seeing Machines'

People, distracted driving needs to end. Now. A woman's butt was impaled by a metal pole because she was texting while driving. Seriously, this needs to stop. But <i>how</i>? How do you get people to put their phones down and focus on managing the 4,000-pound hulk of steel they're hurtling along at 70 …

Honda CB750 K7 by 4h10

Make a list of the ten most influential motorcycles of all time, and the Honda CB750 has got to be on it. But by the late 70s the original superbike had become the two-wheeled equivalent of middle-aged Elvis: slightly out of shape and overshadowed by upstart contenders.<p>Later versions still have …

This 4.5-minute video of supercars and classics starting up is oddly mesmerizing

There's way more to cars than just about how they drive – any auto enthusiast can tell you that. While the way a car feels is vital, the way it sounds plays a huge role in making it exciting as well. Some cars, like the V12 of a '60s Ferrari, are famous partially because of the fantastic noises …

2014 BMW i8 First Drive: It’s a Masterpiece

M Who? Have Your Bavarian Cream Pie and Eat It, Too<p>We recently spent some time on track with the new BMW M235i. <i>Motor Trend</i>’s captive racer Randy Pobst commented, “This is the best BMW I’ve driven in ten years.” That’s one hell of a statement. I mention this because after spending a day inside the …

Carbon Fiber

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Spotted with Viper-Style Hood Scoop

<b>Editor’s Note: We’ve received new information that indicates this is NOT a Hellcat. Dodge Challenger”>Our most recent report can be found here.</b><p>A Dodge Challenger “Hellcat” prototype with very minimal camouflage was spotted with a SRT Viper-like hood scoop. The latest prototype sports the same …

Sports Cars

Diesel-Powered Trident Iceni Sports Car Tops 190 Miles Per Hour, Gets 58 Miles Per Gallon

If you think diesel engines are only for work trucks, sport utility vehicles and efficiency-focused compact cars, the Trident Iceni Magna might change your mind.<p>This slinky two-seater from Trident Sports Cars Ltd., a boutique British automaker founded in 2005, uses a modified Duramax diesel engine …