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First Drive: Subaru BRZ 2.0i SE 2dr

<b>Am I right in thinking that Subaru BRZ above isn’t 100 per cent standard?</b><p>Dead right.<p><b>Excellent news. Tell me more.</b><p>This is the Litchfield Subaru BRZ …

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12 Futuristic Gifts for the Early Adopter in Your Life

Whoever said the best things in life are free never watched a 4K OLED TV, rode on a hoverboard, or flew in a jet pack. All those things are pretty …

A First Look at the Nike Air Max 95 Sneakerboot

Nike unveils an ACG-like iteration of the iconic AM95.<p>Nike has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Air Max 95 throughout the year, and one of the most iconic running shoes is now being revamped with a brand new iteration, dubbed the “Sneakerboot.” The new model features a new Mowabb-like …

Shoes

Inside the Sneaker Wars Between Nike and adidas

In in-depth look at adidas’s ongoing attempts to dethrone Nike.<p>This week is “Sneaker Week” at GQ.com and, to mark the occasion, the website has taken an in-depth look at the ongoing war between Nike and adidas. As <i>GQ</i> points out, Nike went virtually untested for decades as a “global sneaker …

Shoes

Facebook's Oculus virtual-reality division: Let's not go crazy with the hype

The world's largest social network has pledged big-time support for this nascent technology but warns that VR may have small-time sales in the beginning.<p>HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- It's finally happening: After decades of development, virtual reality will be landing on store shelves this November.<p>The …

How to record 4K video on iPhone 6S, 6S Plus

The storage-hungry feature isn't enabled by default, and for good reason.<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are both capable of recording 4K high-definition video, though you wouldn't know it just by launching the camera app.<p>By default, the iOS camera app on the new devices is set to record video at 1080p …

iPad Pro: Hands-On With Apple’s New Tablet For Professionals And Creatives

Apple unveiled its tablet behemoth, the iPad Pro, today at its event. The gorgeous 12.9″ screen gives users enough screen real estate to engage in the split-screen multitasking that iOS 9 allows. That massive multitouch screen is powered by a next-generation A9X chip that’s 1.8x faster than the A8 …

World's Quickest and Fastest Nissan GT-R Up Close

Not too long ago, it was revealed that the Alpha Omega Nissan GT-R from AMS Performance had reclaimed its title as the world’s quickest road-legal …

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Mobile

GoPro's Hero 4 Session is its smallest camera ever

Our raft hit a rock about one mile into the white water rafting trip down Colorado’s Eagle River. One of the groups in front of us had blocked the path, so our guide was forced to steer us into riskier waters. The rock wasn’t enormous, but our speed and the impact were enough to send me backwards …

Shih-Yen Lo's desktop tools offer simple ways to cut-out complex shapes

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Royal College of Art graduate Shih-Yen Lo has created a set of tools that allow inexperienced users to make precise and complex …

Warriors Win NBA Title: Pictures

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Spotify announces shiny new features including video streaming, podcasts

Earlier today, Spotify announced a slew of new features at a star-studded New York event that included appearances by Tiësto, <i>Broad City</i>‘s Abbi …

A$AP Rocky drops LSD, and a trippy video to match

A$AP Rocky has released another track from his upcoming album <i>At.Long.Last.A$AP</i>, slated to drop on June 2. The high-fashioned Harlem rapper also …

Snoop Dogg - California Roll ft. Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams

Our studio, photo subjects can range from models to engines. In this case, it would be our 1000whp B-Series project. Read about the build in issue 134 on newsstands now.

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Toyota MR2 shows why we still love the 1990s

Was there a better time for Japanese performance than the 1980s and 1990s? It seems like looking back, Japan was on a roll, producing cars that were affordable, economical, reliable, fast and lightweight. And while all the attention is - thanks to a certain film series - focused on cars like Toyota …

TRD-Flared 1981 Toyota Starlet

This 1981 Toyota Starlet wears a TRD wide body kit similar to that of factory racers, and though it retains the stock 1.3 motor a 16V 4AGE will drop …

Toyota Reportedly Bringing Concept to Detroit Auto Show Previewing Supra Successor

Toyota reportedly is developing a successor to the Supra—something we haven’t seen since the FT-HS concept debuted at the Detroit auto show in 2007.

Detroit Auto Show

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5 Lessons in Luxury Car Design From the Guys Who Park Them

Google<p>“On a hot summer day, after getting in a high-end Lexus, I felt a sensation similar to peeing my pants. I looked down and noticed that the seat had little holes, blowing cool air up from below.” It was just another day for Ben Nesvig, who valet-parked cars in Minneapolis for over eight …

BMW-Toyota joint sports car project is on like Donkey Kong

It's official – there will be a jointly developed sports car from BMW and Toyota. While the two auto giants signed a Memorandum of Understanding that pledged to pursue "joint development of architecture and components for a future sports vehicle" back in June of 2012, in the interim, it has …

The Carchive: Mitsubishi Starion

So, the weekend is a fading memory and you’re back to 9-5 drudgery again, but fear not, there’s always the glorious treat that is The Carchive to …

Another Ayrton Senna-Owned Acura NSX Up For Sale

Follow Antony<p>You can barely bring up the three letters N, S and X in car-guy company without somebody mentioning Ayrton Senna. The racing legend only …

Toyota renews Supra trademark, we renew frothing at the mouth

Enthusiasts have been begging for a new Supra practically since Toyota stopped selling its fourth generation in the US way back in 1998. We've been hearing rumors about a successor for years, but the Toyota FT-1 Concept from the 2014 Detroit Auto Show is the first tangible sign from the automaker …

Toyota Renews Supra Trademark

Follow Antony<p>The FT-1 concept launched at last month's Detroit Auto Show gave us the clearest idea yet of what a new Toyota Supra might look …

Toyota Tundra to Get Cummins Diesel V-8

Tick through the list of engines available for Toyota’s Tundra full-size pickup and you’ll note they come in three sizes: 5.7-, 4.6-, and 4.0-liters, all gas-fired. But that’s not for long, according to <i>WardsAuto</i>.<p>Come 2016, the option list for the next-gen Tundra will include a Cummins 5.0-liter …

Automotive Industry

Bring it, Honda: Enthusiasts Petition to Bring Civic Type R to America

We’ve harped on Honda for some time for going a little soft with its U.S. products, and the fact that Honda doesn’t let us have the awesome Civic Type R—the newest iteration of which was just previewed at the Geneva auto show—is one of our biggest beefs.<p>One hair-on-fire Civic enthusiast, Nikos …

Automotive Design

2014 Honda Civic Si Priced From $23,780, Civic Si Coupe From $23,580

Honda has introduced a range of updates for its 2014 Civic and Civic Coupe models to help address a number of quality concerns following the …