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First Tesla Model S P100D stripped-down and race-ready is delivered to Electric GT team

After a few delays and setback over the last year, Electric GT, the Tesla racing championship, is now pushing ahead for the first season to start at the end of the year.<p>Now they have delivered the first Tesla Model S P100D stripped-down and race-ready to one of the Electric GT teams that will be …

Tesla

VW’s all-electric race car sets fastest time in Pikes Peak’s qualifying round

There has been a lot of hype around the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak, an all-electric race car, ahead of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.<p>Now the vehicle looks to back it up with a good performance and it is off to an impressive start as it sets the fastest time in Pikes Peak’s qualifying …

Pikes Peak

Ride Along in the Suzuki GSX-R-Powered Fiat 500 From Hell

There isn't much Fiat left in this old Cinquecento.<p>When building a racing prototype, you really don't want to waste time building a full body from sheet metal. Carmakers are better tooled for that job, and your extensive list of modifications will require plenty of fabrication anyway. But what you …

FIAT

Dumas sets Pikes Peak qualifying pace in electric VW

Romain Dumas and the brand new, all-electric Volkswagen I.D. R set the fastest time in qualifying on Wednesday, ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak …

Pikes Peak

Porsche Is Investing In Rimac Because It's Really Quite Serious About This Electric Stuff

Porsche has announced that it is acquiring a 10 percent stake in Croatian supercar company Rimac, kicking off what the companies say will be a close …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Who Will Be Crowned Motorcycling’s 2018 King Of The Mountain On Pikes Peak?

There are a few absolutes with the Race to the Clouds: the gateway to the Pikes Peak Highway opens at 2 a.m. for competitors, and the green flag …

Motorcycles

Porsche takes 10 percent stake in electric car maker Rimac Automobili

A longstanding manufacturer of internal-combustion vehicles is investing in a relatively new maker of electric cars. Porsche announced today it is investing in Rimac Automobili, taking a 10 percent share in the Croatian company known for its all-electric supercars.<p>Porsche is interested in …

Automotive Industry

First Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance rolls off new assembly line

A month after unveiling the new dual motor and dual motor performance versions of the Model 3, Elon Musk confirmed that the first Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance rolled off the company’s new assembly line in Fremont today.<p>Earlier today, we reported on an email Musk sent to employees about the …

Tesla

New Alta Motors EXR Completes Erzberg Rodeo

Alta figured that the notoriously grueling Erzberg Rodeo would be a perfect debut for the new EXR,<p>For the off-road enthusiasts, little compares to …

Electric Vehicles

Former 500cc Champ Alex Crivillé Gives His Thoughts On The Energica Ego Corsa

<i>Alex Crivillé got to ride once again in front of a grand prix crowd, this time aboard the Energica Ego Corsa – the machine that will fill the grid</i> …

MotoGP

Testbed: An XSR900 crammed with cutting-edge tech

The new wave custom scene was originally built on a love for the old school. But these days, we’re seeing more ‘neo’ and less retro, and some very cutting-edge production tech.<p>A lot of builders now prefer computers to sketch pads, and 3D printers over English wheels. And that’s fine by us—if the …

Emerging Technology

(128) I.D. R Pikes Peak - Super electric rocket from Volkswagen - YouTube

Pikes Peak

This Engine Was Ducati's Most Magnificent Failure

Long before the Panigale V-4 came, the Ducati Apollo V-4 already was. The legendary Ducati engineer Fabio Taglioni devised this advanced project, in …

Motorcycles

Here's how VW's I.D. R Pikes Peak racer will charge its battery on the mountain

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb features a 12.4-mile, fully paved, 156-turn course that tests even the strongest of internal …

Pikes Peak

Jaguar I-PACE Review: The 240+ mile luxury/sport/utility is everything…

…except a Tesla killer<p>The first reviews of the Jaguar I-PACE came out last week and there’s a lot to digest. I won’t go through most of the information for the sake of repetition but when it was my turn this week to be in a group of 20 journalists to test the car, I noticed that I was one of the …

Electric Vehicles

Porsche teases its production electric Mission E, aka the Taycan

Porsche has made no secret of its plans to take on Tesla with its Mission E sports car -- now known as the Taycan -- and after a lot of hype about its proposed specs, we're now a step closer to knowing what it's actually going to look like. Kind of.<p>The company has released its first real marketing …

Tesla

Alta Motors Defies the Odds and Makes History at the Erzberg Rodeo

EISENERZ, Austria, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alta Motors, the leader in performance electric motorcycles, made two-wheel history as the first …

Looking For a Capable, Lightweight Adventure Motorcycle? This Is It

In the quest for more lightweight, capable, easy-to-ride adventure bikes, the ‘enduro’ category is looking more and more popular every day. Building …

Motorcycles

The VW I.D. takes on Pike's Peak

VW will run an all-electric car at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Competitors will navigate more than 150 curves over the 20-km …

Gasoline Motor Co. 2shot

We’re all for BMW rolling out new R nineT motorcycles, but it’s the custom work that shops all over the world are doing with the platform that really …

Motorcycles

Musk Says Tesla Motorcycle Won't Happen...Ever

Four wheels good, two wheels bad.<p>Tesla intends to make quite a range of vehicles. It already has a couple different sedans in the Model S and Model …

Tesla

2018 Honda CB1000R at the TT

<b>THE TT</b> only finished last Friday, but it already feels like a long time ago. We went along with the good folks from Honda UK to watch some racing and …

Weight Loss

MV Agusta sports tourer adds automatic mode

MV Agusta have revealed its 2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS where those three letters stand for Smart Clutch System allowing the rider to use a …

Motorcycles

VW Specifically Goes With “94” Number For I.D. R Pikes Peak

Can you guess why did the company go for 94?<p>Two weeks before the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Volkswagen has revealed its outfit for the …

Pikes Peak

“Mustang Sally” Ducati Monster 600 by Spurius Rotis

Austin Rajiv<p>Motorcycles<p>August 17th, 2017<p>Spurius Rotis, is a one man custom motorcycle shop headed by Eric Buchholz and is based out of Cincinati, …

Motorcycles

2018 Isle of Man TT: SES TT Zero Results

<b>Michael Rutter</b> broke <b>John McGuinness</b>‘ TT Zero lap record by more than 20 seconds and became the first rider to lap the <b>Isle of Man TT</b>‘s Mountain Course …

Motorcycles

Suzuki Bets on a Bold, High-Pressure Future

Suzuki blows the Recursion into a new generation of rocket commuter<p>You know all those rumors we've heard for the past couple years about a possible …

Motorcycles

Top ten pant-dropping Italian exotics

<b>ITALIAN BIKE</b> firms have pulled off a clever marketing trick; somehow their country of origin automatically graces them with a base level of exoticism …

Motorcycles

Factory Ducati MotoGP Team Signs Danilo Petrucci to Replace Jorge Lorenzo

Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali made the executive decision to hire the Italian rider for the 2019-2020 season.<p>Mirco Lazzari gp—Getty Images<p>Jerry …

Motorsport

Musk unveils new, white next-gen Tesla Roadster prototype

Elon Musk wows Tesla shareholders with unveil of spanking new white prototype of next-gen Tesla Roadster.

Tesla