Keith Weaver

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The Z/28, resurrected

Wicked is as wicked does.<p>They call it the "flow tie." In the pursuit of maximum cooling efficiency for the Z/28's 505-hp V8, someone realized that the Chevy's bow-tie-shaped grille badge was acting like a giant stop sign for airflow. Why not take it off? No, the General wouldn't like that. Instead, …

Texan tries out new Camaro ZL1 Underwater Edition [w/video]

Texans, please stay away from water in your sports cars. Now, this latest fiasco isn't quite so dire as the Lone Star State's last attempt at an amphibious sportscar - a waterlogged Bugatti Veyron - although that's largely because the Veyron in that story cost $1.6 million and this submerged …

Drive Notes: AEV Brute DC350 6.4

The ultimate Tonka Truck.<p><i>The R&T staff drives and performance tests hundreds of new cars every year. Because we don't have time to give each one the full review treatment, we share select logbook notes here, in a quick, easily-digested format. Unless noted otherwise, each test car is in the office</i> …

1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R First Drive

Driving Godzilla's Granddaddy<p>Let’s test your knowledge of Japan’s Godzilla. No, not the fire-breathing monster that menaced Tokyo so many times through the 1950s and ’60s on film. We mean the mighty Nissan GT-R pedigree that was given the “Godzilla” nickname in 1989 when the Skyline GT-R (R-32) was …

Ram extends Black Package to Heavy Duty trucks

If you liked the Black Express package Ram offers on its 1500 light-duty pickup but need the added capability of a Heavy Duty model, we've got good news for you.<p>At the Atlanta International Auto Show, the Ram truck brand is rolling out this Black package for the its HD 2500 and 3500 SRW models. It …

The Dinan S3-R BMW 1M is brutally perfect

The wicked dream, realized.<p>Imagine a graph. The X-axis will represent a car's goodness, the Y-axis will represent my subsequent inclination to misbehave. Now plot a point on theextreme top right of that graph and label it 'The Dinan S3-R BMW 1M.'It's a nearly perfect thing, and its lack of flaws …

Watch Honda lay waste to world's fastest lawnmower record

Honda has been working on its high-performance Mean Mower for a while now. In a recent attempt to take the top speed title, it didn't make its 130-miles-per-hour top speed target, but it still managed to set a new Guinness World Record has the world's fastest lawnmower at 116.57 mph. While the …

Unreal Estate: 5 Unusual Homes of the Rich

0<p>SHARES<p><b>If you’re in the market for a completely absurd customized mansion, congratulations! National real estate brokerage Redfin has provided us</b> …

Maxim Loves...Scarlett Johansson Turning Around

2<p>SHARES<p>We've had a thing for Scarlett Johansson since 2001 when she entered our lives as a hilariously bored high schooler in <i>Ghost World</i> and since …

Love Me Two Times: 20 Greatest Two-Hit Wonders of All Time

20<p>The term "one-hit wonder" is thrown around derisively, aimed at artists whose pop success were a bit too evanescent – how else could we rationalize …

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Triumph Bonneville T100 by Bunker

Our most recent Top 5 feature showed just how versatile Triumph’s Bonneville is as a custom platform. The venerable Bonny makes for as good a flat tracker as it does a café-racer–so it’s easy to forget what a fine looking motorcycle it actually is in stock trim.<p>This 2013 Triumph Bonneville T100 …

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Aventador with 100-shot of nitrous? It's Supercar Sunday

All the supercar content you need to close the weekend right.<p><i>Welcome to Supercar Sunday, where we serve up the week's finest online performances from Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini, Pagani, Maserati, Koenigsegg, Bugatti, and others. All varieties of photos, videos, oddities, lowbrow antics, and</i> …

Tree House by by Miró Rivera Architects

Miró Rivera Architects have designed the Tree House, located in Austin, Texas.<p>Project description<p>Early sketches of this private residence explore the …

Rumors Peg Dodge’s Hellcat V-8 As More Powerful Than Viper's V-10

Although rumors regarding Chrysler’s supercharged “Hellcat” engine have been trickling out for about a year now, the company has yet to officially confirm the engine exists, let alone issue any details. Earmarked for duty in the next-gen Dodge Challenger SRT, early speculation pegged the 6.2-liter …

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Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean'

New satellite data reveals that missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 "ended" its journey in a "remote location" of the southern Indian Ocean, …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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Meet the Fast n' Loud Pikes Peak death machine

Reality television is lame, except when a 500-hp Ford Falcon is involved.<p>"Just get up the hill alive." That's how Aaron Kaufman of Gas Monkey Garage replied when we asked him about his goals at this year's Pikes Peak International Hillclimb.<p>Kaufman, who costars in Discovery Channel's <i>Fast n' Loud</i>, …

Modern Two-Storey Home with Narrow Roof Lines by Elemental Design

Nested in Clyde Hill, Washington, <b>Hemocoel Residence</b> is a modern two-storey home with narrow roof lines designed by Elemental Design in 2013. The …

TOTD: What's Your Favorite Race Car of All-Time?

In many ways, race cars are the ultimate cars. Built without compromise, race cars are designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to go fast. In the past couple months we’ve been lucky enough to drive a handful of race cars, like the wonderful 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans-Am race car that’s …

Contemporary Refuge Overlooking Lake Taho: Martis Camp House

Located near Lake Tahoe, California, the <b>Martis Camp House</b> by <b>Swaback Partners</b> impresses due to its elegant cottage-like architecture: “<i>A home for the</i> …

SRT Viper Plant to be Idled Due to Slow Sales

Due to slow sales, Chrysler will idle production of the SRT Viper for two months. Chrysler’s Conner Avenue Assembly in Detroit, where the Viper is built, will close April 14 with production resuming June 23.<p>The news comes after production at the Viper plant was scaled back from nine cars per day to …

Pearl Beach House by Porebski Architects

Porebski Architects have designed a house for a family in Pearl Beach, Australia.<p>Project description<p>The house has been designed to create layers to …

Berkshire Pond House by David Jay Weiner

Architect David Jay Weiner has designed the Berkshire Pond House in Becket, Massachusetts.<p>Project description<p>This project is a response to a client’s …

Drive Notes: 2014 Cadillac ELR

A great-looking hybrid stuck in value-proposition purgatory.<p><i>The R&T staff drives and performance tests hundreds of new cars every year. Because we don't have time to give each one the full review treatment, we share select logbook notes here, in a quick, easily-digested format. Unless noted</i> …

Local Motors Will 3D Print New Crowdsourced EV

Local Motors, the company known for its awesome Rally Fighter off-roader and its unique crowdsourced design technique, is back at it—this time with an EV. But the electric car won’t just be some Nissan Leaf doppelgänger. Instead, like the Rally Fighter, its design will be crowd-sourced. And it will …

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The Hover House by Glen Irani Architects

Glen Irani Architects have designed the Hover House, located on the Venice Canals of Los Angeles, California.<p>Description from the architects<p>Situated …

Can an audiophile find joy in an under $100 amplifier?

The Dayton Audio DTA-120 stereo integrated amp skimps on features, but this desktop-friendly device pumps out 60 watts a channel.<p>The Dayton Audio DTA-120 stereo integrated amp isn't very big, but for anyone searching for a decent amp that won't break the bank it's a real contender. First, let's …

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