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Amazing Huichol Art Car

Alright, I know this <i>a man</i> applying beadwork to a car. But you know what? He is practicing the art form of Huichol beadwork embedded in beeswax and he …

In the desert everything burns

Almost 10 000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the temporary municipality known as Tankwa Town in the semi-desert Karoo for Africa’s regional …

Cape Town

Oakland, California’s New Mayor Libby Schaaf Rides Snail Art Car To Her Inauguration

On Monday, January 5, 2015, Oakland, California’s new mayor Libby Schaff arrived for her inauguration at the Paramount Theater in a most striking …

Houston Art Car Parade preparation ramps up

Image 1of/92<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Houston Art Car Parade festivities are a month away, and the planners have announced a handful of extras for this year’s …

I Spent a Week Riding a Mutant Vehicle at Burning Man, and Here's What I Learned

The story behind Burning Man's most hardcore art piece on wheels.<p>We set out across The Playa, the dusty, sunbaked desert basin that Burning Man calls home, aboard an art car dubbed L'Atelier de Wagon. Bikes from far and wide, attracted to the sweet sounds of our speakers, weaved alongside us like …

These Art Cars Are Cruising Across Burning Man in Style

The Monaco<p>All hands on deck! The Monaco is a Burning Man land frigate. She was built to sail the Black Rock Desert (yes, we mean sail…turn off the engine and go!) She is approximately 45 feet long and holds more than 40 passengers. She’s got three masts, a generator for music and lighting, a bar, …

Students Create Hendrix Tribute For Art Car Parade

A convoy of brightly decorated cars will roll through San Francisco this weekend. It’s one of several "art car" events that take place across the …

Art

Finnjet, the only car with a chrome bill bigger than its g

<i>Photo courtesy Antti Rahko.</i><p>Antti Rahko just needed something to keep him occupied in his retirement years. While most recent Floridian transplants …

Classic Cars

BMW Celebrates 40 Years of Art Cars

The marriage of art and motorsport continues to thrive after four decades…<p>This year BMW marks 40 years of the <b>BMW Art Car</b> program with special …

8 reasons why car geeks will love Porsche's newest sports car

From the outside, it might look pretty much like your standard 911, but trust me, it's a bit more than just that.<p>I'll explain.<p>These are the 8 reasons why car lovers are in awe over the new 911R.

Worried About Hybrid Porsches? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

Hybrid Porsche 911s won't be here anytime soon.<p>Automakers, even ones that make some of the best performance cars in the world, are looking towards …

Prince Philip's 1954 Lagonda car sold at auction

A Lagonda once owned by the Duke of Edinburgh has been sold at auction for £350,000 against an estimate of between £350,000 and £450,000 - arguably three to four times what an ordinary Lagonda 3-Litre DHC would be worth .<p>A 1954 Lagonda 3 Litre Drophead Coupe that was made to order for the Duke of …

Why are sports car manufacturers moving to Wales?

Most British journalists with an interest in cars and the car industry live in and around London, where the majority of the sector’s publishers are …

BMW 1 Series Coupe: BMW's often overlooked sports car

The BMW 1 Series M is a car that has built quite a reputation for itself, earning the hearts of almost every BMW enthusiast with its fantastic …

Honda Civic Type R engine will continue to power Ariel Atom sports car

The <b>Ariel Atom</b> is the bare-bones sports car that became famous for distorting former <i>Top Gear</i> host Jeremy Clarkson’s face during one episode. Because …

Dacia Concept Sportscar by Manole Romulus Gabriel

<b>Dacia</b> is a concept sportscar, a proposal based on Dacia 1300 design identity (same as the Renault 12 model), it was inspired by characteristics of …

Industrial Design

Subaru testing mid-engine, hybrid sports car: Report

Honda has the NSX, Nissan has the GT-R and both Mazda and Toyota have rolled out concepts previewing new generations of their respective RX-7 and …

Sports Cars

TV listings for 12 Hours of Sebring IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race weekend

Below is the event schedule and TV schedule for the 12 Hours of Sebring weekend (March 16-19) in Sebring, Florida:<p><b>EVENT SCHEDULE</b><p><b>Wednesday, March …

Sports Cars

Battle lines drawn for IMSA SportsCar Championship's 12 Hours of Sebring

It probably isn’t fair to call it Beauty vs. The Beast, but there’s precedent. When the first generation of Daytona Prototypes debuted in the …

Sports Cars

Renault’s New Design Direction To Be Previewed With Sports Car Concept

At the Paris show in September, Renault will reveal a new sports car concept that will be the first example of its new design language. <br>This will be …

Sports Cars

Sebring 12 Hours red flagged due to worsening weather conditions

The Sebring 12 Hours race has been red flagged due to lightning.<p>Almost three hours of the second round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship race had …

TVR sports car's history - in 0-60 seconds

Sports car company TVR is to base its new factory in Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced.<p>New owners have been looking to re-start production after buying the British brand three years ago.<p>The plant will create 150 jobs on the Ebbw Vale enterprise zone, which is still hoping to be home …

TVR

Five Tracks Featuring Actual Car Sounds

Music video clips featuring cars are all nice and dandy, but how about tracks that incorporate their aural charms? <br>Plenty of people have attempted to …

Top Gear

Lucky Escape For Fans And Drivers After Unbelievable Goodwood Crash

Think Fernando Alonso had the biggest crash at the weekend? Think again.<p>Goodwood Members’ Meeting is a great way to remember just how awesome …

Goodwood

Pirelli could vote against reverting to old qualifying format

<p><strong>Pirelli's Paul Hembery is yet to be convinced that reverting to the old qualifying format is the best option for the sport, despite a …

Goodwood Members Meeting 2016 – Ford GT40 Race Photos

The one-model Alan Mann Trophy at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2016 was held March 19-20 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, …

Classic Cars

Grand Prix focuses attention on motorsport safety innovations

<b>Jason Ford<br>News editor</b><p><b>Formula 1 remains a valuable tool for raising the profile of engineering, although it’s still not actually attracting talent</b> …

Engineering

Ferrari 458 Spider

Bell & Ross builds a concept car to design watches around

The BR 03 AeroGT line of watches, that is.<p>If you've never heard of Bell and Ross, then you've never been in the market for luxurious French watches. Oh how we envy your simple peasant life. There's another type of gear that interests the high end watchmaker - the kind you shift. Instead of building …

McLaren's New 570GT Is Its 'Most Luxurious' Car Yet

<b>Image Cache:</b> McLaren is known for its all-out performance cars -- namely the P1, 675LT and the classic world-beating F1 -- but the company chose the …