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Self-driving cars can be fooled by fake signals

You'd think that self-driving cars would be most vulnerable to remote hacks, but the biggest danger may come from someone nearby with a handful of cheap electronics. Security researcher Jonathan Petit has determined that you can fool LIDAR (the laser ranging common on autonomous vehicles) by …

Autonomous Cars

Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce goes to hyperspace

For all its 12 cylinders of raging Italian bravura, the Lamborghini Aventador has been known more for preening in Monaco or Miami than for screaming around a racetrack.<p>That notion is shattered by the Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce, in the brief time it takes to thunder about the Circuit de …

"Driving" the SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo

With 2,590 horsepower and a 400 mph top speed, SRT's daydream vision is probably too powerful for you—even if it only exists on Gran Turismo 6.<p>In the gaming world, design and engineering is not constrained by reality. Nearly all their problems disappear in an instant. Crash safety? Check. …

Sports Cars

Woman banned from owning a cell phone after fatal crash

A Michigan judge banned a woman from owning a cell phone Wednesday as part of her probation after she killed a cyclist while driving distracted last fall.<p>Mitzi Nelson pleaded no-contest in the death of Jill Byelich. Nelson struck Byelich, who was wearing a helmet and reflective clothing, as she …

Criminal Sentencing

German Tech Team Obliterates Tire Change World Record: Video

Most people can swap out a tire in just a few minutes but a team sponsored by a German auto parts company was able to set a new Guinness World Record …

Project CARS Video Game Review [w/video]

Finally, A Challenger To Forza's Crown<p>I've never been a fan of playing racing games with a steering wheel. It's not that I don't understand the point – it's absolutely superior – it's that I just don't take my games seriously enough to warrant the expense of a decent wheel. A controller, especially …

With GolfBoard, a 600-year-old game gets gnarly

Golf has hit into the rough. The sport is struggling to reach a generation that views the sport as expensive, time-consuming and – relative to the X-Games – rather dull. Board sports, meanwhile, continue to draw the youth vote. It should be no surprise, then, that the product coming to save the …

Acquainted

This is What Happens When a Subaru and a Moose Collide

It’s a good thing that automakers like Volvo and Audi are developing animal detection systems, because the aftermath of this collision between a Subaru and a moose shows how dangerous the situation can be.<p>Photos of a mangled the Subaru were posted to the Waterville Valley Department of Public …

Rally driver loses steering wheel, just keeps driving

After a malfunctioning quick-release left him wheel-less, this Polish rally driver seized the moment—and the steering hub.<p>This probably isn't what they mean by the phrase "drove the wheels off," but it could be.<p>We don't know too much about what's going on here, other than what we can directly see: …

Driving

California Self-Driving Cars Involved in 4 Accidents in Last 8 Months

Self-driving cars have been out on our roads since 2009, and while accidents have been few and far between, there have been four accidents reported in California since September 2014.<p>Three of the four accidents involved Google’s Lexus SUVs, while the other involved one belonging to parts supplier …

Jeremy Clarkson to Continue Live Gigs With Hammond and May

Jeremy Clarkson’s days with “Top Gear” may be over, but this isn’t the last you’ll see of him. BBC has allowed the controversial ex-host to continue the remainder of the Top Gear Live tour with Richard Hammond and James May, although the events will be stripped of any Top Gear branding.<p>“So as not …

Top Gear

Fast & Furious 8 is coming April 2017

The next entry in the Fast & Furious franchise will hit movie theaters on April 14, 2017, actor and producer Vin Diesel announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas today. "We're going to make the best movie you've ever seen," Diesel said when announcing <i>Furious 8</i>, according to The Hollywood …

New Mad Max: Fury Road video is all explosions

Nothing else. Just George Miller blowing stuff up.<p><i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is among the stack of must-see movies coming out this spring and summer, and it looks like it's going to make up for every second of terrible Mel Gibson hair in <i>Beyond Thunderdome</i>—a film more noteworthy for the hit Tina Turner song …

Mad Max

This is what 16 McLaren F1 GTRs sound like on track at the same time

McLaren is known first and foremost for making racing cars, but when it made the legendary F1, it never intended to take the speedster racing. Fortunately, McLaren changed its mind in the end with the creation of the all-conquering F1 GTR.<p>Because McLaren only made 28, seeing just one GTR is a rare …

McLaren F1

Aston Martin Sues Fisker, Galpin Over Thunderbolt Design

Henrik Fisker’s Thunderbolt, at Amelia Island<p>Astons are nothing if not beautiful, and like every car manufacturer out there, the company holds its intellectual property—in this case, its designs—very dear. So Aston Martin did not particularly appreciate its former designer, Henrik Fisker, rolling …

Pennzoil's Hellcat-starring 'Airlift Drift' is obviously fake, awesome anyway

As an enthusiast, sometimes, you almost have to feel bad for oil companies—or at least their marketing departments.<p>Now, tire companies don't exactly …

Many more Transformers movies are planned

It looks like Bay will return for the fifth installment, and it won't end there.<p>That a <i>Transformers 5</i> was happening was clear, both from how <i>Age of Extinction</i> ended, and due to the not-insignificant fact that the movie grossed a billion dollars worldwide.<p>What wasn't clear, however, was whether …

Movies

Real Video Shows Distracted Teen Drivers Moments Before Things Go Wrong

We've all been there: motoring along, our minds somewhere else, when suddenly our attention snaps back to the road, and we realize that we're …

Consistent 10 Second Quarters: 1964 Oldsmobile F85 Drag Racer

This 1964 Oldsmobile F-85 looks like a nicely prepped drag car and is said to be capable of consistent low 10 second runs through the quarter. Power …

Classic Cars

Quiz: How many ways has Jeremy Clarkson offended people?

We all know one of "those" guys, the ones who tell off-color jokes and make people squirm, but they somehow continue getting invited to Superbowl parties and summer barbecues because ... Because? Well, we're not really sure why. Maybe it's because they don't seem to mind being the clown.<p>The BBC …

Top Gear

Valeo’s self-driving car takes a public spin in Paris

Valeo’s self-driving car, which we detailed back during CES 2015, has gone for a public spin in Paris. The environment it was in was simulated, and …

Road & Track goes inside Lamborghini's Sant'Agata engine factory

While it's fair to think that the Lamborghini factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese is a place where mustachioed Italian sorcerers weave spells into hypercars, the truth is sadly far less magical (although the results are just as impressive).<p><i>Road & Track</i> took a peek behind the curtain and toured the home …

Fan killed, several hurt in horrific Nurburgring crash

Factory Nissan got airborne, flipped over the catch fence, and landed among spectators.<p>One motorsports fan is dead and several more are injured in the wake of a horrific crash during today's VLN endurance race at the Nürburgring.<p>Nissan factory driver Jann Mardenborough's GT-R became airborne—it's …

Le Mans

Factory LHD: 1979 Nissan Skyline GT

This 1979 Nissan Skyline GT is a rare export model offered for sale in Bahrain. Though approaching 200k miles when its metric odometer is translated …

Classic Cars

Here's the teaser trailer for SPECTRE

And yes, James Bond's new Aston Martin DB10 sounds amazing in it.<p>MGM just dropped the first official trailer for SPECTRE, and it looks <i>super</i>. This is a dark Bond film that has been developed, and I love it.<p>We know 007 has a new car this time around—the Aston Martin DB10—and you get to hear it …

James Bond

Campagna celebrates with T-Rex 20th anniversary edition

Most vehicles on the market count their lifecycle in years. But not the Campagna T-Rex. Almost as if it's trying to live up to its Cretaceous-era name, the T-Rex has been around for decades. Two decades, to be precise, and to mark the occasion, the French-Canadian company that builds it is …

Tank delivers pro-Clarkson petition to BBC

As close as fans will ever get to declaring all-out war on the Beeb.<p>Blogger Guido Fawkes' online petition to "save" Jeremy Clarkson reached its goal of a million signatures, and to mark the occasion, they were ceremoniously delivered to the BBC in a rented tank, complete with a "Stig" posed atop …

Jeremy Clarkson

Clarkson claims he's been 'sacked' in profanity-laden auction appearance [NSFW]

Jeremy Clarkson is no stranger to hyperbole and exaggeration, but this time around, there seems to be a certain amount of seriousness to his latest comments.<p>The embattled <i>Top Gear</i> presenter, who has been suspended following an alleged dustup with one of the show's producers, made his first public …

Top Gear

How do we get to 300mph?

On foot or on horseback, in planes or in cars, the need for speed – to cross the line first, to outrun all who have come before – seems hard-wired into humans.<p>Henry Ford raced his 1904 Arrow to 91.37mph (147km/h) across frozen Lake St Clair, near Detroit, Michigan, scaring him silly. Months later …

New V6 engines are only the start at Cadillac

Luxury Brand Promises New Powertrains For New Vehicles In New Segments<p>Cadillac debuted its new family of V6 engines Friday, but that's not all General Motors' luxury brand has in store for the coming years.<p>The six-cylinder powerplants will certainly help Cadillac in the near term, but they're just …