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John Fogerty Denounces 'Angry' Former CCR Members After Lawsuit

Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty is less than thrilled that his onetime bandmates are now suing him for a variety of claims, …

Music

On the Charts: AC/DC Post Big Debut, Continue Streaming Resistance

Taylor Swift still reigns at the top, while the hard-rock legends distance themselves from Spotify<p><b>LET THERE BE ROCK (BUT NOT ON SPOTIFY):</b> I'd say …

BMW Working on More Powerful, Sportier i8 Variant

We like the BMW i8 for its styling, its efficiency, and its fresh approach to what a sports car can be. If there’s one area where it might be perceived as falling short of the competition, it is in overall output. With 357 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, it is quick, turning in a 3.8-second …

Sports Cars

Volvo's concept 450-hp 2-liter has 3 turbines

Three turbines equal serious boost.<p>Engineers have been throwing a lot of energy recently at eliminating turbo lag and making turbocharging more efficient and flexible overall. Volvo's Drive-E concept engine takes several converging technologies and brings them together in a single, extremely …

Small Engines May Use More Fuel Than You Expect, In Europe Especially

Decreasing an engine's displacement is one of the most straightforward ways to increase fuel efficiency.<p>Or is it?<p>According to research firm Emissions …

Watch Saleen's Tesla Model S–based FourSixteen EV Make Great Sounds

If you’re still getting used to the idea of tuned electric cars, allow us to help warm you to the concept. Recently, Saleen Automotive announced it is juicing Tesla’s Model S EV to create the FourSixteen sport sedan. Although Saleen’s charged-up Tesla doesn’t get a power boost, it does get a new …

Tesla

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata first in-car observations

We've had few days to digest the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata since the roadster was first revealed on Wednesday evening when we offered you our first impressions. Since that time, we've gone back and looked at the car a number of times in person here in California, and we've even seen it briefly …

Review: Mini makes Cooper and Cooper S a better car for a larger audience

The<p>Mini Cooperhas fought hard to seem quirky and irreverent since its rebirth 12 years ago, but don't be fooled by its charm offensive.<p>The automaker — guided by parent company<p>BMW— still needs to actually sell some cars.<p>So the all-new 2014 Cooper and Cooper S hatchbacks include large and small …

Automotive Industry

What Does the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Need to be a Hit?

Mazda finally pulled the wraps off the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, and so far things look very promising. However, details on powertrain and estimated performance were omitted at the initial reveal, leaving us to wonder what might be hiding underneath that shapely hood. For today’s TOTD, we want to know …

2016 Mazda Miata: Sexy New Roadster Highlights Low Sales Of Two-Seat Cars

The Mazda MX-5, formerly Miata, holds a Guinness World Record as the highest-selling two-seater sports car in history.<p>More than 940,000 MX-5s have …

Roadsters

7 Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The debut of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata last night answered one of the most important questions about the new carwhat will it look like?yet it raised many, many more. Mazda hasnt yet spoon-fed us much official information, so we took matt

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

2015 Volkswagen Jetta

The car the Jetta has always wanted to be.<p>Rowing through the gears of a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta S TDI’s six-speed manual transmission as we roll along the scenic two-laners of Virginia’s horse country, we marvel at the fact that we’re actually having <i>fun</i>. Yeah, fun. In a Jetta.<p>Never would we have …

Touchscreens

1997 Acura Integra Type R

The ultimate affordable boy racer.<p>From the March 1997 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>At a blaring 8400 rpm, the Acura Integra Type R's pistons are pedaling at about 80 feet per second—much higher than the commonly accepted threshold of 67 feet per second. That's close to the piston speeds in Formula 1 and …

Motorcycles

ZZ Top Cancel Tour After Bassist's Injury

<b>UPDATE: ZZ Top announced that they have canceled 27 additional dates through November 1st due to Dusty Hill's injury. A spokesperson said that the</b> …

ZZ Top

Glenn Cornick, Original Jethro Tull Bassist, Dead at 67

The bassist appeared on the prog-rockers' first three LPs before leaving band in 1970<p>Glenn Cornick, the original bassist for Jethro Tull, passed away …

How To Avoid A Speeding Ticket

I was driving down a San Diego freeway with my brother Rodney. We were in my wife’s bright red Mustang convertible, with the top down.<p>I’d just picked him up from the airport. Over the noise of the air whistling by us—at 80 MPH—we were catching up on lives, careers and kids.<p>Coming around a curve, I …

Toyota celebrates 30th anniversary of Land Cruiser 70 with Japan rerelease [w/videos]

It's a common refrain among auto enthusiasts to bemoan the current models being sold for being overly complex and expensive and to wish that automakers would just make vehicles like the old days. Sure, they might not have been as safe or efficient, but there was often a certain rugged simplicity …

Video proof that the Jaguar F-Type is getting a manual gearbox

Listen for yourself: the proof is in the upshifts.<p>For months, the rumormill has suggested that the Jaguar F-Type will get a manual transmission and AWD—plausible and wonderful hearsay that now looks to be at least half right. A spy managed to catch a V6-powered F-Type cog-swapping on the Ring, and …

Jaguar Cars

Miata driver pulls off hilariously diabolical move in fender-to-fender racing

Racing is all about finding the little advantages over competitors that allow you to get ahead. Sometimes those are legitimate means – like being able to take advantage of a better line through a corner – and other times drivers get a little more creative for a leg up over opponents. Sometimes …

Ford denies nothing about 2016 Focus RS, says it's "doable"

Two independent sources, plus a Ford non-denial, make us more confident than ever.<p>Yesterday we blew the lid off Ford's upcoming 2016 Focus RS, the 350-hp, AWD ultrahatch. In case you were on a mountaintop sans internet, here's what we know: The next Focus RS is likely going to come stateside in …

Manual Transmission Jaguar F-Type Caught Testing On The Nürburgring: Video

The Jaguar F-Type roadster is, undeniably, one very fun and stunningly good-looking car. But for the enthusiast, it has missed one key element of the …

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI Diesel Manual

Tidy refinement with a stick-shift twist.<p>Diesels used to be more eclectic than thrift shops in Portland. But diesels, like hipster culture, are beginning to blend into the mainstream. Walk up to the Golf TDI and almost nothing gives away its compression-ignition secret. The redesigned 2.0-liter …

Luxury Cars

Aussie Police Offer Reward in 20-Year-Old AC/DC Murder Case

In December 1993, former AC/DC manager and singer-songwriter Crispin Dye was robbed and assaulted in Sydney, Australia, after a night out with …

New South Wales

Significant Ancient Tomb Guarded by Sphinxes Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered the entrance to a vast ancient tomb guarded by two sphinxes, adorned with frescoed walls, and surrounded by a …

Who Are the Yazidis, the Ancient, Persecuted Religious Minority Struggling to Survive in Iraq?

The U.S. contemplates sending military aircraft and possible ground troops to rescue the Yazidis, as more American military advisers arrive in Iraq to help plan an evacuation of the displaced people.<p>For their beliefs, they have been the target of hatred for centuries. Considered heretical devil …

Speedy Ortiz Perform "Tiger Tank", "Oxygal", and "Everything's Bigger" at Pitchfork Music Festival

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Speedy Ortiz were one of the many artists at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, which took place at Union Park in Chicago July 18-20. Below, watch video of them performing "Tiger Tank" from <i>Major Arcana</i> and "Oxygal" and "Everything's Bigger" from the <i>Real Hair</i> EP. Check out …

11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

40K Shares<p>You’ve probably heard the claims. But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe …

Cider