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Nine cars we wish were convertibles

Summer's Coming, And These Vehicles Deserve To Run Topless<p>The snow has melted, the sun is shining, and the days are getting longer. At the Autoblog Detroit office we feel like our winter hibernation is finally over. And with warmer temperatures come visions of opening up a convertible roof and …

Land Rover Heritage Division to Offer Parts for Older Models

New Division to Launch at Techno Classica<p>The new Land Rover Heritage division will service classic models that have been out of production for 10 years or more. Land Rover will launch the new division at the Techno Classica car show in Essen, Germany this month. A Range Rover Classic equipped with …

Release the Falcons! Startech Turn Range Rover into High-Style Hauler

Some of the weirdest tuner projects are answers to unasked questions. In this respect, Startech, the sister operation to Brabus, has delivered.<p>Built for display at the Shanghai auto show, and available to deep-pocketed bored guys, the Startech Pickup is what happens when you break out the Homelite …

This enchanting Team Fortress 2 movie took 6 months of work

Team BLU is comprised basically of knuckleheads, at least in Live and Let Spy, the third episode in the Fedora Chronicles series of fan films made in Valve's <i>Team Fortress 2</i>.<p>The creator started working on the 21-minute movie in October 2014 and finished six months later. Live and Let Spy just …

The Wrangler Africa is the star of the Jeep concepts

Forget the Jeep Chief. If we're going off road, we're taking the Wrangler Africa. A turbo-diesel engine, proven Dana 44 axles, and serious steel wheels. Sold.<p>Everyone's got their unmentionables in a twist over the Jeep Chief concept, and for good reason. The thing's as rad as they come, but if I'm …

Boats

Ford Mustang Drifts The Abandoned City Of Ordos: Video

If you’re like us, you’re not exactly up on your animal-based calendars. Fortunately, Ford is—and it’s the Year of the Horse. Naturally, that’s a …

Petrolicious shows off the futuristic styling of the DeLorean DMC-12

The DeLorean DMC-12 is an intriguing case of a whole lot of sizzle overcoming not much steak. Even today, the cars are beautiful with Giorgetto Giugiaro's wedge-shaped design, subtle flying buttresses, gullwing doors and, of course, the brushed stainless steel body. Unfortunately, powering that …

Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.<p>Astronomers using some of the world's most powerful telescopes have determined that an ocean at least a mile deep covered a significant fraction of the Martian surface four billion years ago.<p>The research, …

Space Travel

Check out this granny's Banshee from Grand Theft Auto

56-year-old Cheri Parker of Havelock, North Carolina unwittingly won the GTA star car in 2012.<p>When Cheri Parker's son, Austin, bought a copy of Grand Theft Auto using her credit card, she didn't think anything of it.<p>Then, the 56-year-old grandmother received the V10-powered surprise of a …

"The French Connection" car chase was as dangerous as it looked

Renegade filmmakers, no city permits, and at least one crash with an unsuspecting driver<p>1971's <i>The French Connection</i> features one of the most harrowing car chases in cinema history: Detective Jimmy Doyle (Gene Hackman) hurtling down crowded NYC streets in a brown Pontiac to catch a bad guy who's …

4 Sky Events This Week: Mars Snuggles With Venus, Green Comet Rings a Bell

Sky-watchers get a last good look at comet Lovejoy while nearby planets jostle for attention.<p>As Earth's moon begins its climb in our night skies this week, the moons of Jupiter chase their shadows. Elsewhere in the solar system, the goddess of love makes her move on the god of war.<p><b>Jovian Shadows.</b> …

Astronomy

This plain white Bronco is a Raptor in OJ's clothing

Bronco body. Raptor engine, frame, and suspension. And interior. One hundred percent awesome.<p>Okay, so if you saw an OJ-style white Ford Bronco tooling around on Raptor wheels and tires, you probably wouldn't think anything of it, right?<p>Sure, any Ford fan could swap on some take-off wheels and tires …

Halo: Nightfall becomes a feature-length digital release on March 17

<i>Halo: Nightfall</i>, the Xbox live-action series set between the events of <i>Halo 4</i> and <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i>, will launch digitally on March 17, according to a trailer released by Microsoft ahead of the digital launch.<p>The Ridley Scott-produced series of episodes is being combined into a single, feature-length …

Video on Demand

Supernova Mystery Found at the Bottom of the Sea

One of the least likely places you might think astronomers would learn about ancient supernovae is at the bottom of the ocean, but in new research …

Worst Drought In 1,000 Years Forecasted For The U.S.

Megadrought is coming<p>The drought in California is persisting even after significant rainfall. It’s a bad situation, but it is absolutely nothing compared to what is in store for the Central Plains and Southwestern region of the United States in the next 100 years.<p>Scientists had already found that …

Mars One Picks 100 to Compete for One-Way Red Planet Trips

The Dutch-based Mars One venture says it's winnowed down its list of applicants to 50 men and 50 women who will compete for the chance to take a one-way trip to Mars. Yes, that's the reward — not the punishment. The Mars One project plans to put on a reality-TV competition to select 24 prospective …

Space Science

Aerodynamics Help Honda Civic Type R Hatch Reach 167 MPH

Although the production version of the new Honda Civic Type R won’t be shown until the 2015 Geneva auto show next month, the automaker has released a few more details along with a few teaser images of the new hot hatch. Due in part to its specially developed aerodynamics package, the new Honda …

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

Will Bethesda Announce 'Fallout 4' At Their First Ever E3 Event?

Bethesda made a short, but significant announcement today, a mere 80 words on their blog. Despite the length of the post, what they said was completely unprecedented: Bethesda will have an E3 press event for the first time ever.<p>Major software companies like Ubisoft and EA have had E3 press events …

Vulcun offers fantasy e-sports tournament for spectators with at $250K prize

A former League of Legends championship e-sports team has launched a new fantasy sports site for League of Legends spectators. The idea from Vulcun is to make e-sports lucrative not just for the professional gamers but for the spectators as well.<p>The site enables players to form their own fantasy …

Performance Data: 2015 Ford Mustang GT vs. Camaro SS 1LE, Challenger R/T Scat Pack – Feature

2015 Ford<br>Mustang GT<p>2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE<p>2015 Dodge Challenger R/T<br>Scat Pack<p><b>Price as Tested:</b><p>$45,885 (base price: $32,925)<p>$41,880 (base price: $34,500)<p>$39,490 (base price: $39,490)<p><b>Engine Type:</b><p>DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection<p>pushrod 16-valve V-8, aluminum block …

The Ford Fiesta-based baby Raptor we want

Sadly the Ford EcoSport Storm concept is just a Brazilian concept car.<p>Imagine jacking up a Ford Fiesta to create a little CUV and you've got the Brazilian-market Ford EcoSport. With an optional 1-liter EcoBoost engine, this could be the most fun little thing to ever carry the dreaded CUV moniker. …

Ford Transit customs ready to work for SEMA

Ford's booth at the SEMA Show this year looks to have two, big themes. The Blue Oval is bringing over a dozen takes on the 2015 Mustang to the event, and it's now also announcing five customized versions on the 2015 Transit to join the modded pony cars. Each of the vans shows off a different use …

Giants running back David Wilson posts inspiring message after his career is cut short

Giants running back David Wilson suffered spinal stenosis during a 2013 game against the Eagles that required a spinal fusion surgery and a long recovery. Wilson worked all summer to make a comeback with the Giants, but team doctors announced Monday that they advised Wilson to walk away from the …