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Congrats to the No. 4 @CorvetteRacing #C7R team on winning the #NorthEastGP, Corvette’s 100th race victory! https://t.co/GbY1IKrX8T

Pixar Doesn't Have Any More Sequels Planned After 2019

With a film like <i>Finding Dory</i> in theaters, it’s hard to argue against Pixar and their sequels. The movie is a delight and it’s doing gangbusters. …

The final-year Viper special editions sold out so fast Dodge is adding more

Viper collectors don't mess around. After Dodge opened ordering for its 25th anniversary 2017 Viper models – some of the last ones that will be built – all of the cars were spoken for in just five days. The company managed to sell 206 cars, an average of about 41 per day. Compare that to the 241 …

Mazda reaches milestone with millionth Miata

<i>Mazda’s millionth MX-5 Miata, a Soul Red Club edition. Photos courtesy Mazda.</i><p>Whodathunk in the late Eighties that we were ready for a small, …

Classic Cars

Why a 20-Year-Old Laptop Is Still Crucial to Maintaining Multi-Million Dollar Cars

McLaren is still using a computer from the mid-nineties because it's the only thing that can get the job done.<p>We all carry supercomputers in our pockets these days, but sometimes it's old tech that's really getting the job done. Take, for example, the ancient Commodore Amiga that runs the heat and …

McLaren Selling One of the Last F1s Produced—Bring Arms, Legs, Other Salable Appendages

One of the more lasting quotes from the satirical movie <i>Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby</i> makes almost no sense whatsoever: “If you’re not first, you’re last.” The implication is that if you were to place second, third, or seventh in a race, you might as well be last. When it comes to a …

Selling

1986 Pontiac Fiero Mera

The car above may look like a Ferrari 308, but underneath its fiberglass replacement body beats the 2.8-liter V-6 heart of the Pontiac Fiero. Don’t …

MileIQ: Automatic Mileage Tracking

Toyota goes Back to the Future with Tacoma and Mirai

Toyota actually planned the official US sales kick-off for the all-new Mirai on Back to the Future day, giving its fuel cell car a bit of …

Energy

Eighties Excitement: Pontiac’s 1986 full-line brochu

<i>Images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News</i><p>Devoted fans of GM’s Pontiac Motor Division still mourn the 2010 death of the …

When Chevrolet wrote the book, or at least the pamphlet, o

The close of the 1970s wasn’t exactly the high-water mark for performance cars from American manufacturers, yet that didn’t keep automakers from …

Classic Cars

Fan-restored “Back to the Future” De Lorean fi

<i>Photos courtesy Petersen Automotive Museum.</i><p>For the first time starting next month, fans of the <i>Back to the Future</i> film series can get up close and …

The Ferrari 288 GTO - Group B Spec!!

Google to Federal Government: Where We're Going We Don't Need Typical Cars

Does a robot car need a turn-signal switch?<p>Earlier this week, Google scored a political win when the national roadway safety agency approved the company’s self-driving system as a legal driver.<p>But Google asked for much more. And those requests, in a November letter to the Federal agency that <b>Re/code</b> …

Toyota's 'Super GT' is still a Prius hybrid despite its V8 engine and rear wing

A Prius with a V8? Now, that's the craziest thing we've ever heard in awhile.<p>However, that's exactly what Toyota and the APR Racing team have cooked …

Corvette Racing Triple Crown

Google’s self-driving car got pulled over for driving too slow

Google's self-driving car may be able to navigate the roads on its own, but it's not yet advanced enough to avoid cops. This picture, showing Google's cute little prototype vehicle stopped by an officer of the law, was tweeted earlier today by David E. Weekly, the head of Google's rapid rollout …

GM Invests $1.2 Billion in Truck Plant, $175 Million in Camaro Plant

GM is investing $1.2 billion into its Fort Wayne, Ind. plant where the full-size Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are built. Another $175 million is being invested into the Lansing, Mich. plant in preparation to build the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. The investments are part of the $5.4 billion …

Modified Chevrolet Camaro Coupes, Silverados Head to SEMA

Courtney Force, Kid Rock make their own custom creations.<p>Along with the Camaro Red and Black Accent cars, Chevrolet is rolling out a host of other custom Camaros at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. Also look for some outrageous Silverado trucks, including one designed …

Recall Roundup: Mercedes-Benz and VW Recall 218,127 Vehicles

Airbags deploy involuntarily and power braking stops working.<p>Mercedes-Benz announced that it will be recalling 126,260 cars with defective airbags that may deflate without being in an accident. Volkswagen has also issued a recall on 91,867 vehicles that may lose power braking while on the</b> …

NASA: Amino acids in Apollo-era lunar samples are from Earth

The mystery of where amino acids found in lunar soil samples from the Apollo missions has stumped scientists for decades. They certainly didn't come from the moon, which is completely inhospitable to life. But with help from the Goddard Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory, NASA researchers have …

Can General Motors Afford its New Labor Deal?

GM's new deal gives its UAW-represented workers substantial raises and a series of potentially-fat bonuses. Is this a return to the bad old days of …

General Motors

BaT Success Story: Forlorn to Fantastic Bonneville in 2000 Hours

This just in from the buyer & restorer of the 1957 Pontiac Bonneville basketcase that we featured on here on BaT back in 2012 (link).<p><i>“In November</i> …

The NFL Keeps Making All the Wrong PR Moves. All of Them. All the Time.

And are we really surprised?<p>The NFL is known for a lot of things. Sensitivity is not one of them.<p>DeAngelo Williams, running back for the Pittsburg Steelers, lost his mother to breast cancer last year. Four of his aunts battled the illness. Pink is his daughter's favorite color because it reminds …

Breast Cancer

Drunk woman Periscopes herself driving while intoxicated - then gets arrested

Not surprisingly, this woman is arrested after live streaming herself drunk driving on Periscope<p>A woman who was driving under the influence was tracked down by police after she live streamed her antics via Periscope.<p>Whitney Beall can be seen driving in Lakeland, Florida, while holding her phone and …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Performance Estimates Revealed

Lighter means faster for the next-generation Camaro with a 0-60 mph time of 4 seconds flat and a 12.3-second quarter mile at 116 mph. Chevrolet posted performance numbers Monday morning for all six Camaro powertrains that begin arriving at dealerships this fall.<p>The sixth-generation Camaro will …

1996 Supra Turbo vs. RX-7 Turbo vs. 3000 GT VR-4 vs. 300ZX Turbo | Retro Review

MotorWeek | Retro Review: '90 Chevy Beretta GTZ