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Porsche Museum Highlights Amazing 911 East African Safari Racer

Some of our favorite Porsche 911s of all time are the epic “safari” rally racers, so of course we fell all over ourselves watching Porsche’s latest video from its museum archives. The automaker has been highlighting unique models long lost to its museum storage—such as a V-8–powered 911 prototype, …

Autobahn Dos and Don'ts – Feature

<b>DO</b> look after your car. Make sure you check tire pressures before trying any high-speed runs. Gas stations (or “<i>Rasthofs</i>”) can be far apart, especially considering the extra fuel you’ll burn at speed.<p><b>DO</b> build up gradually. Although we can’t fault your enthusiasm for wanting to know what 150 mph …

Whither the American Autobahn? – Feature

Today, the 21-year reign of the 55-mph speed limit seems like ancient history. On July 1, Idaho and Wyoming adopted an 80-mph maximum on some highways. Along with Utah, these Western neighbors joined Texas, which had set speeds at 80 mph in parts of the state starting in 2006. And that’s not even …

Horacio Pagani Takes A Spin In The McLaren P1

In the automotive business, it’s quite common for companies to test their rivals’ products. However, it’s not often that you see a company’s CEO and …

Exagon Furtive-eGT Electric Sports Car Revealed In Production Trim

French electric sports car startup Exagon, a spinoff of the Exagon Engineering motorsport firm, first presented its Furtive-eGT in concept form at …

Nissan Leaf Video Highlights Use Of Recycled Materials

As you drive your shiny new Nissan Leaf out of the dealership in silence and zero-emissions cleanliness, it's easy to forget all the resources and …

2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT First Drive

Analog Warmth And Stunning Looks For Under $100k<p>Only one thing is going through my mind as I blast down the Autobahn at 170 miles per hour: If someone were to give me $100,000 today, I'd go buy a new Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT tomorrow.<p>I know there are a dozen other choices out there – cars that …

Nissan invented something every car needs

What with airbags, electronic stability control, and crumple zones galore, you could be forgiven for thinking there was no safety feature left …

Britain Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Any Other Country

This sounds like remarkably good news, that the Old Country has more billionaires <i>per capita</i> of the population than any other country. It must mean that the folks at home are managing to do something right. Sadly, that something isn’t creating the world’s most dynamic economy which then produces …

Billionaire Jack Dangermond's Esri Pledges $1 Billion Of Mapping Software To America's K-12 Schools

After supporting America’s K-12 and STEM education for more than two decades, billionaire Jack Dangermond is now taking his commitment to the next level by bringing free mapping software to more than 100,000 schools.<p>Dangermond, the 69-year-old founder and president of the mapping software company …

Bill Ackman Pushes Valeant To Increase Its Allergan Buyout Offer

Two days after Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Mike Pearson said he wouldn’t increase his company’s $49 billion hostile takeover offer for Allergan unless Allergan’s board entered into negotiations, Pearson has yet again increased his offer to Allergan shareholders.<p>Valeant increased on Friday afternoon …

Miranda Kerr causes billionaire brawl on Bondi Beach

Lachlan Murdoch, son of Rupert, brokers peace after Sydney street brawl between James Packer and fellow billionaire David Gyngell reportedly linked to supermodel Miranda Kerr<p>Following his warning to Australian billionaire James Packer that he was "going to punch him", David Gyngell, the tycoon's …