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How It Works: The Electric Racecar

Dissecting the the car that shows what electric vehicles can really do<p>This year, the first fully electric racing series will debut in cities around the globe. Called Formula E, the new Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) championship is the zero-emissions complement to the Formula One …

Electric Vehicles

F1 champ Michael Schumacher showing 'moments of consciousness'

Positive news from the beloved Formula 1 champ's manager.<p>Michael Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening," according to a The New York Times report.<p>The seven-time Formula 1 champion has been in a medically-induced coma for three months following a skiing accident—and …

A flying car and great racing: F1 Bahrain in a nutshell

Oh, and Lewis Hamilton led another 1-2 sweep for Mercedes.<p>Forget the noses. Forget the noises. The 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix fixed all of it, and when the checkered flag waved, it was Lewis Hamilton atop the podium. The Brit engaged in a spectacular battle with teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished …

Michael Schumacher Making Progress, Shows Moments of “Awakening”

Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress as doctors have reported he’s been showing “moments of consciousness and awakening.” This good news comes after doctors began to slowly bring the world champion out of the medically induced coma he was placed in January, …

Infiniti Enlists Sebastian Vettel to Test 560-hp Q50 Eau Rouge

Never mind that Vettel also weighed in on the regular Q50’s development. We don’t care. Non–Eau Rouge Q50s don’t have a 560-hp GT-R–mimicking powertrain. Even better, Infiniti has released a teaser video of Vettel hot-shoeing a camouflaged Eau Rouge prototype around Millbrook Proving Grounds, and a …

McLaren 12C Officially Discontinued, Replaced by 650S

View 3 Photos<p>McLaren announced today what most observers had predicted. That the 12C will be built no more. The 650S has effectively replaced it. But McLaren is working hard on a true entry-level car, codenamed P13, for the end of 2015. Final design freeze of the P13 takes place in the next few …

Carbon Fiber

Review: Porsche 918 Spyder

Betcha didn't know Germans love Easter Eggs.<p>Not latent cinematic surprises, nor traditional tie-dyed orbs. Rather, the faint snail trails of …

Tesla, Auto Alliance Submit Proposal to Eliminate Side Mirrors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just finalized rules that require rearview cameras in all passenger cars produced after mid-2018, but Tesla and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers want to take it one step further by replacing side mirrors with cameras.<p>Both parties filed a …

McLaren P1 to Give Big Boost to Automaker’s Profits

McLaren Automotive is feeling bullish about its profits this year, with the company’s P1 hybrid supercar providing much of the projected financial boost. While company executives have yet to release an exact number of just how much pre-tax cash it expects to pocket, the automaker expect profits to …

What to Expect From the World's Greatest Endurance Race This Year

If you thought this year's new Formula 1 rules were complex, the World Endurance Championship regulations, including those that govern the 24 Hours …

Toyota's New Hybrid Racer Is a 1,000 Horsepower Beast

Three teams are out to dominate the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the latest entrant from Toyota boasts all-wheel drive, a screaming V8, and nearly …

Last Call- Bloody Hell Edition

People always try and stand out while fitting in and when your ride is a refrigerator white three series you’ve really got to go the extra yard so …

The Ultimate Off-Road Racer

The Duality concept vehicle ambitiously attempts to blur the lines between off-road SUV and race car. But how does it harmonize these extremes? The …

1936 Ford Five Window Coupe

This 1936 Ford five window coupe is a good looking mild traditional hot rod that’s said to be rust-free and strong running. The original 21 stud …

50 Year Build: BMW 700 Powered 1963 LeGrand Cheetah F4

This 1963 LeGrand Cheetah Formula 4 racer is essentially a new, 51 year-old car, having remained in unassembled kit form until finally being mostly …

The Germans Have Figured Out How to 3-D Print Cars

Author: Alexander George. Alexander George Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.19.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The assembly line isn’t going away, …

BMW i8 Sounds Far More Interesting Than We Expected: Video

BMW seems to be in love with the idea of adding fake sound generators to their vehicles these days. That's a shame since the engines can sound quite …

Jay Leno’s McLaren P1 Delivered, First In The U.S.: Video

Would it surprise you if we told you that Jay Leno is getting delivery of the first McLaren P1 on this side of the Atlantic?<p>Of course it didn't shock …

This Lotus 23B dominates a breathtaking Italian hillclimb

"If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough."<p>Ever notice how the Team Lotus name is inked in motorsports record books from Formula 1 to IndyCar (and seemingly everything in between), yet devoid of Le Mans pedigree? Curious, isn't it? Well, this car is the culprit.<p>When the …

The Ariel Honda Racing Edition is like the Type R of Atoms

TMI and HPD have built a hardcore Ariel Atom just for the US.<p>TMI AutoTech, the official importer of Ariel Atom in the United States, has turned the wick up even more on the Ariel Atom with the Honda Racing Edition. It's the result of a collaboration between TMI and Honda Performance Development to …

The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop would turn high-speed trains into snail rail

Elon Musk revealed plans for his radical new form of transportation called the Hyperloop today, and yes, it really does look cool.<p>Musk described the capsule as being aluminum that could carry both humans and car-sized vehicles. The tubes would form a loop shape, the long-lengths of which would …

First and Best: 1964 Lotus Elan Series 1

This 1964 Lotus Elan Series 1 is said to be the third oldest example of the year known by the Elan Registry, and though not quite perfect in detail …

1953 Ford Victoria with 351/C6 Swap

This 1953 Ford Crestline Victoria hardtop coupe is described as a stock-looking resto-mod with modern upgrades including a 351 V-8 with Edelbrock …

Ricciardo Races Red Bull F1 Car Against F/A-18 Hornet (W/Video)

Daniel Ricciardo raced his Red Bull Formula 1 race car against RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) pilot Flight Lieutenant Michael Keightley in an F/A-18 Hornet ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. The race between the race car and fighter jet was captured in this new video.<p>In the video, Ricciardo, …

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

This 1956 Jaguar XK140 Drop Head Coupe is complete but has been sitting for many years. It is offered by someone with other early Jags on the …

2015 Mercier-Jones Supercraft Is The Bugatti Veyron Of Hovercraft

The Bugatti Veyron is, to say the least, a desirable car. But it can't hover.<p>The 2015 Mercier-Jones Supercraft can and--according to <i>Road & Track</i>--it …

Sports Cars

LaFerrari Duels With Ferrari Enzo On Precarious Mountain Roads - Now With POV: Video

Some of the world’s best roads are also among the sketchiest, narrow lanes clinging dangerously to the sides of steep, rocky mountains. The penalty …

Ferrari

Acura NSX Prototype Headed For Goodwood Hill During Festival Of Speed

The Acura NSX may be the most over-teased and under-delivered car of this century. For years now, we've seen concept after nearly identical …

British Bodied: 1939 Lancia Aprilia Eagle Cabriolet

This 1939 Lancia Aprilia was supplied new as a bare chassis to English coachbuilder Newns, who marketed these cabriolets as Eagle Tourers. Exact …