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Looking Back At A Forgotten Mercedes-Benz Gullwing Supercar

Mercedes-Benz’s return to motor-racing in the late 1980s proved to be very successful, very quickly. By the turn of the decade, the collaboration …

Mercedes-Benz

This Is What Mazda Thought Rotary Sports Cars Of The Future Would Look Like

When I first saw the Mazda RX-500 a few years ago, I thought I was looking at a Transformer in disguise, or perhaps a rare Japanese supercar from an …

More evidence backs transposon theory of aging - Futurity

A new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the "transposon theory of aging."

12 Hot Luxury Cars With Impressive Fuel Economy

NEW YORK (MainStreet) – Luxury and efficiency once existed on polar opposite ends of the automotive spectrum. Now, their fates are as entwined as the …

Investing

Are We On The Cusp Of A Corvette Rat Rod Trend?

For the second time this year, we’re seeing a C4 Corvette gutted and perverted into something terrible. I mean, terribly <i>awesome.</i> Are we at the early …

Spied! Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette Mule Reveals Chopped Front End

Prototype can't hide its mid-engine proportions<p>Sightings of the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette prototype just keep getting better. Thanks to our dedicated spy photographers who managed to find a hole through the trees at General Motors’ proving grounds, we now have a clearer look at the mid-engine …

Sports Cars

2017 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon Review: The World's Best Wagon

The Soul of the E-Class Line<p>If the E-Class sedan is the heart of Mercedes-Benz, the E-Class wagon is its soul. One-in-three E-Class models sold in Europe is a wagon, and it’s one-in-two in Germany. Benz has blinged up and worked out in recent years, flaunting glittery high-lux interiors and …

Baltic Sea

Run Your Code on Our Self-Driving Car

From September 13th through September 27th, we are inviting you to apply to enroll in our <b>Self-Driving Car Nanodegree program</b>, a comprehensive …

Spied! Alpine Sports Car Stays True to the Concept

Renault's Porsche Cayman-fighter takes shape<p>Our spy photographers recently spotted a camouflaged Alpine sports car looking just about identical to the concept unveiled earlier this year. Expected to make its official debut very soon, the Renault-backed car will compete squarely against the Porsche …

Sports Cars

Here's What It Takes to Run a Classic Mini Cooper On a High-Speed Salt Flat

Getting these tiny cars ready for Bonneville takes some work.<p>With its small size, light weight, and nimble handling, original Mini was a great platform for building a race car, achieving significant success over the years. But even though people generally know Minis can be turned into nimble rally …

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Spied! Kia Subcompact Crossover Caught Testing in Death Valley

Will take on HR-V and CX-3<p>The subcompact crossover segment is about to gain yet another player. Associate editor Christian Seabaugh was recently in Death Valley, Calif., when he spotted Kia’s upcoming small crossover testing alongside a number of other Hyundai-Kia prototypes.<p>Though you’d think a …

Kia Motors

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Review - Long-Term Update 4

A Scuffed Top and a Fender Bender<p>Hands-down, our long-term 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata has the best top available today. This became especially apparent after experiencing tops in other cars such as our previous long-term Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (creaky) and a Bentley Continental GT Speed (super …

Mazda

Uber starts self-driving car pickups in Pittsburgh

Beginning today, a select group of Pittsburgh Uber users will get a surprise the next time they request a pickup: the option to ride in a self driving car.<p>The announcement comes a year-and-a-half after Uber hired dozens of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics center to develop the …

Autonomous Cars

Ken Block’s Gymkhana 9

Ladies and gentlemen. Boys and girls. Ken Block is back! And the internet’s chief tyre slayer has returned to doing what he does best – slaying, um, …

Aircraft Carriers

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Rumored to Have 450 HP, 510 LB-FT of Torque

If true, that's quite a bit more healthy than the old V8 Raptor.<p>Is there a more hotly-anticipated truck than the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor? Maybe the Jeep Wrangler Pickup, but not by much, if anything. The last Raptor was loved by many, and the new one looks promising, though some are worried about …

Jeep

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Starts at $26,670, Nets 22/30 MPG

Heads to dealerships soon<p>Volkswagen has released final details on its rugged variant of the Golf SportWagen. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack arrives in U.S. dealerships in October netting 22/30 mpg city/highway.<p>Essentially a Golf SportWagen with body cladding, all-wheel drive, and 0.6 inch of …

Volkswagen Golf

We Got Behind The Wheel Of Uber's Self-Driving Car

You wouldn't even know a robot is driving<p>There’s a good chance Uber’s icon lives on your homescreen if you’ve ever hailed a ride with your smartphone. The unicorn-level startup is known for disrupting the taxi industry and verbifying the word “uber”--almost as much as for playing dirty, and less …

Autonomous Cars

2017 Fiat 124: Does the world need a Miata in drag? (CNET On Cars, Ep. 97)

The Fiat 124 is a nice re-imagining of the legendary Miata, but is that enough find it a niche within a niche? We'll also explain over-the-air updates for cars and answer your email about sketchy crash tests.<p>In this episode:<p><b>The Fiat 124 looks great and has a different heart,</b> but it's playing for …

Markets

I drove around Pittsburgh in a self-driving Uber

"Did you do that or did the car do that?" I first asked that of my self-driving Uber's "safety driver" when the car pulled out of the lane it was in to go around a pedestrian on the side of the road. I asked it another half-dozen times during the 30 minutes I spent as a passenger in one of Uber's …

This Handy Chart Tells You How Many Miles You Can Drive on Empty

Ever wonder what that fuel light really represents? Now you know.<p>Ever wonder what that little low fuel warning dash light actually represents in your car? Wonder no more, because this helpful chart tells you how many miles are left when your tank reaches empty.<p>The chart, put together by <i>Your …

Gratuitous Engine Video: The Ferrari 488GTB's Turbocharged V8

Watch every part of the engine come together in this 3D rendering.<p>If you're in the mood for some gratuitous video of an engine cutaway set to dramatic music, this clip of the Ferrari 488GTB's redheaded V8 is just the thing you need.<p>The twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 in the 488GTB and 488 Spider, as we've …

Sports Cars
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Henrik Fisker's Force 1 supercar is brash, bold, and most definitely loud

One of the biggest car stories so far of 2016 was somewhat unexpected.<p>Henrik Fisker — who made a splash several years ago with a gorgeous Tesla competitor, the Fisker Karma, and startup car company that later went bankrupt — staged a comeback with the debut of his Force 1 V10 supercar. The Force 1 …

Sports Cars

Back-to-back Dakar wins target for Peugeot with new 3008DKR

<b>Team Peugeot Total</b> are targeting back-to-back wins in the <b>2017 Dakar Rally</b> with their new <b>Peugeot 3008DKR</b>.<p>Since coming back to compete after a 25-year …

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The 7 most important features of the $270,000 Force 1 supercar, as told by the designer himself

The Force 1 is Fisker's latest luxury car since the Karma, which became a distant memory after Fisker Automotive went bankrupt in 2011. Production of the Force 1 began at the end of August.<p>We spoke to Fisker about the Force 1 and his favorite features — here's what he had to say:

Engines

How to Store the Roofs of the Porsche Carrera GT and 918 Spyder

Unlike the conventional convertible, targa-top and some hard-top vehicles can’t become top with just the push of a button. No, instead you usually …