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2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S

A 503-hp, 194-mph Miata in big-boy clothes.<p>A ride-along is the equivalent of a tepid handshake climaxing a hot date. Compared with actually driving a brilliant car, a ride-along evaporates from memory quicker than spit on a hot exhaust pipe. One notable exception is a Mercedes-Benz event I attended …

Supercars

Muscle cars, donuts, burnouts and fireworks; these guys really love America

It's early July and that means that it's time to celebrate our nation's independence. Of course, we all observe the holiday in our own way. For some it's just nice to sit outside with a cool beverage and enjoy the outdoors. Of course, if you're like the guys from Bullet Motorsports, the best way to …

Ferrari 250 GTO heading to The Quail with no reserve

It's not every day that a Ferrari 250 GTO changes hands. It is, after all, one of the most highly coveted cars ever made, and there were only 39 of them built in the first place. So when one goes up for sale, it tends to fetch millions. Tens of millions, actually, and the prices keep …

Audi A3 supplies tight, model stealing Honda, Toyota sales

It appears that there was a pent up demand for compact, front-wheel drive German luxury sedans that no one really knew about. Not only has the Mercedes CLA-Class been a success in the US with its Hungarian factory running three shifts to keep up, but the Audi A3 Sedan is doing quite well, too, …

2015 Porsche Boxster, Euro-Spec VW Passat, 4th Of July Reminder: Car News Headlines

In addition to the Boxster and Cayman's new GTS trim, the 2015 model year brings a handful of equipment updates for the sporty duo. Individually, …

Auto Fabrica Type 4 Yamaha SR250

For the past few weeks, I’ve had a KTM Freeride 350 in my garage—a press bike on loan. The most striking thing about the KTM is its weight, which is a smidge under 100 kg (220 lbs).<p>My own Moto Guzzi V7 Classic is no heavyweight either, at 182 kg dry, but the KTM feels like a toy in comparison—in …

Motorcycles

EBR 1190 SX priced at $16,995, specs revealed

Erik Buell Racing has put a price to the 1190 SX "superfighter" it showed off recently at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: MSRP is $16,995. That's a $2,000 discount compared to the 1190 RX superbike on which it's based. It also saves five pounds compared to the RX, that curtailed faring bringing …

Local Motors Street-Legal Track Car Needs Your Input

Local Motors, the company that designed the Rally Fighter, is building a lightweight chassis that will underpin a minimalist track car as well as closed coupe for the street — and they need your input. That’s right, the next Local Motors vehicle will be an open-source project.<p>While the company is …

BMW won't build M4 Gran Coupe

Over the last few years, it feels like BMW has looked at its lineup and decided to offer a vehicle in every possible segment that it can find, no matter how small. The company is finally showing some restraint, though, at least when it comes to the high performance M division. For example, don't …

Report Suggests BMW M4 Gran Coupe Not in the Cards

With a BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe already in the picture, it would only make sense for the German automaker to add an M version to the lineup. But according to Australian site <i>CarsGuide.com</i>, the idea doesn’t make sense at all — to BMW, at least. The outlet has reported there are currently no plans for …

Grand Theft Auto V Independence Day Special is patriotically hilarious

With Independence Day celebrations well underway, <i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i> is back with a slew of new vehicles, weapons, articles of clothing and jobs that are so star-spangled awesome that the only thing you'll be able to utter while playing is, "'Murica!"<p>Of course, there are few things more …

2015 Challenger SRT, 2015 Charger SRT, Ferrari SP America: This Week’s Top Photos

When Dodge revealed its Challenger SRT Hellcat earlier this year, the company said it would have “more than” 600 horsepower. Well, Dodge has dropped …

LeMons Sebring Inspections: ’64 Fairlane vs ’64 Dart, Some Fast Cars, and a Pair of Chrysler Sebrings

The 24 Hours of LeMons series is following up our visit to an old familiar track in California with our first-ever trip to the legendary Sebring International Raceway. It’s hot and muggy and buggy here, and the Florida summer weather coupled with the holiday weekend have chased away all but the …

San Francisco Bay Area

The average Chinese motorist loses 9 days a year stuck in traffic

Sitting at a complete stop in traffic might be one of the worst sensations in the world, and navigation system maker TomTom knows all about it. The company has been creating an annual traffic jam index for several years now, but it has just released the results of the same survey for China for the …

Spyker liquidating assets doesn't bode well

If there's any company that's faced some ups and downs, surely it's Spyker. The Dutch coachbuilder originally started out in 1880 and shut down in 1926, laying dormant until resurfacing in 1999. Things were going alright until Spyker tried running its own F1 team (which as fellow niche European …

Yep, Lindsay Lohan is suing Rockstar Games over Grand Theft Auto V likeness [w/video]

Well, it's official. We will have a courtroom battle between fallen starlet Lindsay Lohan and Rockstar Games, maker of the infamous <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> series. We last reported on the Lohan/Rockstar case back in December, when rumors were swirling that the then-27-year-old would sue the video game …

LeMons Sebring Day 1: Porsche 944 Leads, Duff Beer Civic Close Behind

After inspecting the machines of a small but devoted band of racers on Friday, the first race session of the first-ever Humidi TT 24 Hours of LeMons took place on Saturday at Sebring International Raceway. Even though a wild afternoon lightning storm blasted several pieces of track infrastructure …

Porsche

Hunting Heroes and Building a Garrison in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

The rhythmic pounding of hooves met my ears, and I surveyed the icy terrain around me, It had been a while since I had been forced to traverse via mount on the ground, having become so accustomed to taking to the skies on a whim. This removal of the ability to fly is just one of the core changes …

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Terminal Trailer

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By Nick Cowen

Driving

The Arbiter returns in latest trailer for 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection'

<i>Halo: The Master Chief</i> <i>Collection</i> is treading some pretty familiar ground, but for those who're salivating at replaying classic <i>Halo</i> titles on the Xbox One, Microsoft's released its latest trailer for the upcoming game. The trailer focuses on The Arbiter, the disgraced Covenant Elite largely featured …

Guns, goats, and bomb scares: When video game PR goes bad

If you hear a bomb scare in your town, it might be just another gaming PR stunt.<p>More than any other business sector, the game industry seems to revel in over-the-top, headline-grabbing antics to help shift product. In recent memory, we’ve seen a gunman stroll into a crowded bar, traffic gridlocked …

This giant robot is designed to let you juggle cars (for real)

Ex-NASA engineer has a dream to let anyone control a robot that throws VW Beetles into the air<p>Science fiction is filled with giant robots that people can control like extensions of their own bodies. Dan Granett wants to build one for real, as <i>Gizmodo</i> originally reported. Granett, a former technician …

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.

How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world<p>• White Mars, Living on Planet Concordia is on at the Royal …

The first self-propelled vehicle was ungainly beyond belief

It works, and that's the important part. You've read about it but have never seen it in action.<p>117 years before Karl Benz fired up his Patent Motorwagen, a number of people played around with steam-powered contraptions of various degrees of impracticality. None really worked all that well, but the …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

15 Red, White and Blue Rooms That Are Impressively Patriotic

These stylish spaces proudly pay tribute to America all year long.<p>These stylish spaces proudly pay tribute to America all year long.