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On the Red Couch with Comic Book Icon Jim Lee

<i>Young, talented Ivy League graduate leaves the safe confines of higher learning to pursue his dream, founds a company that transforms an industry and</i> …

What I’m Reading: The Moment Magazine

<i>“Nothing useless can be truly beautiful,” said the English textile designer and writer William Morris. A century later, one man made it his life’s</i> …

The Week in Review: Remembering Oscar de la Renta, Celebrating Fashion

Oscar de la Renta shaped the meaning of elegance. With his tasteful lines, flowing silhouettes and bold colors, de la Renta proved great art in any …

Greatest Godzilla? 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo Tested on Ignition

It’s incredible how Nissan always finds a way to push the GT-R further, with the latest example being the 2015 GT-R Nismo. Host Carlos Lago samples the Nismo on this week’s episode of the Ignition to find out just how much greater Godzilla has gotten.<p>He starts inspecting the GT-R Nismo at Universal …

Nissan GT-R

JP Edition 2015 Hyundai Sonata Turbo to Bow at SEMA

Hyundai will show off another unique 2014 SEMA show car, this time combining street art-inspired aesthetics with street tuner upgrades. Called the JP Edition 2015 Hyundai Sonata Turbo, the limited-edition car will be on view starting November 4 in Las Vegas.<p>Builder John Pangilinan sought out the …

Jeremy Clarkson drives the McLaren P1 (Series 21, Episode 2)

What’s the best sporting SUV on sale today? A question the boys try to answer in episode 6<p>Which of these two heavyweight saloons can best navigate a …

Jeremy Clarkson

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15 Things We Learned on the Porsche 918 Factory Tour – Feature

As we pass through the Porsche 911 production line in Zuffenhausen, Germany, on our way to see where the 887-hp, plug-in-hybrid 918 Spyder is assembled, our tour guide informs us that very few media have seen the process. Tours generally are reserved for prospects, VIPs, and confirmed customers. We …

Engines

Watch Ford's Awesome Rip Rod Custom Tear Across a Lakebed

Hot Wheels toys have often been about cartoonish excess—or occasionally just cartoons—like dual engines, giant scoops, outrageous color-changing paint. This life-size Hot Wheels graced the SEMA show circuit last year as a static display. Now it can do a whole lot more, and it’s as outrageous as …

Hot Wheels

2014 BMW M235i Manual

A formidable street fighter.<p>It’s no secret that we have long preferred to shift for ourselves, rather than assign that function to an automatic transmission. (Save the Manuals!) But we have to be realistic about the current climate for the stick shift. And this car illustrates why.<p>The 2-series …

Next Porsche 911 GT3 RS Leaked via Die-Cast Model Car

For fanatics of Zuffenhausen iron, aluminum, <i>und schteel</i>, very little takes the bellows to the embers like a new GT3 RS.<p>Spiritual heirs to the 1973 2.7 RS, one of which now trades hands at something like a jillion dollars, the RS cars offer a stripped-out interior, lightweight panels, and more power …

Sports Cars

2015 Toyota Avalon Priced at $32,980

The 2015 Toyota Avalon will sport more features when it arrives in dealerships later this month, and now the automaker has announced pricing details on the near-luxury model. The flagship sedan gets a slight price increase of $695 for the new model year, starting at $32,980 including destination. …

Toyota

"Fast and Furious 7" to Be Called "Furious 7", Hype Video Released

After being pushed back a year in response to star Paul Walker’s death, Universal Studios is beginning to roll out details on the seventh installment to the <i>Fast and Furious</i> series. Here’s your first look at the poster for the movie, <i>Furious 7</i>, which hits theaters in April.<p>The movie, which will go by</i> …

Movies

Watch: Tuned Toyota Supra hits 240mph in 6 seconds, sets world speed record

Ekanoo Racing Outlaw Supra hits 240mph in an impressive 6.5 seconds<p>A newly-built drag racing version of the <b>Toyota</b> Supra has smashed the new import world record speed.<p>The Ekanoo Racing Outlaw Supra hit 240mph in 6.5 seconds, covering a quarter of a mile. The was a New Import World Record in the …

Drag Racing

First official image of new Mazda CX-3

Production version of Mazda's new Nissan Juke rival will be revealed next month<p>Mazda has revealed the first official sketch of its new CX-3, a small SUV which will be unveiled at next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show.<p>The CX-3 is likely to go on sale in the UK in late 2015, and will be priced to …

Nissan

Mazda CX-3 Subcompact CUV Confirmed for Los Angeles

The subcompact Mazda CX-3 crossover has been confirmed for the Los Angeles auto show next month.<br>We’ve previously heard that the compact crossover will be based on the third-generation Mazda2 subcompact hatchback, sharing its Skyactiv chassis, powertrains and available technologies. The new Mazda …

Los Angeles

2015 Volkswagen Golf 1.8T TSI Manual

Even the basic model is a world-beater.<p>It’s odd for us to call out the manual transmission as our primary issue with a car—we are the Save the Manuals people, after all—but that’s the case here. To be clear, our grumbling isn’t really aimed at the gearbox or the clutch, which are light and precise …

Volkswagen Golf

Tesla Offers New Lease Program, Cuts Model S Monthly Payments

Tesla has finally introduced a proper lease program that cuts monthly and down payments on its Model S to somewhat more reasonable levels.<p>By “proper,” we mean Tesla is using an outside bank (in this case, U.S. Bank) instead of setting aside some of its own cash, as it continues to do with its …

Tesla

Kate Bush’s London house is for sale

It may be a long way from the winding, windy Yorkshire moors, but Kate Bush's former home in Eltham is still a landmark in pop history<p>What is a house called Wuthering Heights doing in Eltham, a genteel suburb of south-east London?<p>By rights, it should be on the Yorkshire moors, covered in dark …

9 Of London’s Cosiest Pubs With Open Fires

<b>Updated October 2017</b><p>It’s winter, embrace it. London’s not short of cosy pubs if you know where to go, so here’s our pick of where to snuggle up and …

38 great things happening in London this week – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:00 pm, October 27, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Design, Food & Drink, Free, Fun London, Music & Nightlife, Outdoor London, Shopping & …

London's lost Tube stations: in pictures

Christmas markets and Christmas shopping in London

Find beautiful, quirky and unique gifts at one of London's Christmas markets and festive fairs, from jewellery to crafts and toys.<p>Many Christmas …

Budget London

A visit to London needn't break the bank. There's a wealth of free and discounted attractions, cheap London travel options and budget accommodation …

Travel

Halloween in London

See a scarier side to London this <b>Halloween</b>, with our guide to the spookiest things to do in the capital on and around <b>31 October</b>.<p>From haunted venues …

Going West

“People came west to get away from the government. Now they have no place else to go, so they think of new ways of doing things.”<p>That’s Bud Clark, the colorful ex-mayor of Portland, Oregon, talking to me recently over a Reuben sandwich at his tavern, the Goose Hollow Inn. When you go west, in the …