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2 Guys With Jetpacks Fly In Formation Over Dubai, Proving The Future Is Already Here

Yves "Jetman" Rossy has taken to the skies again -- this time, with a protégé in tow.<p>Rossy has made a name for himself by flying with nothing but a jetpack attached to his body. In December, the Swiss daredevil even flew in formation with an airplane over Dubai.<p>On Monday, a video was released …

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The telescope looking for the beginning of time

The universe is a big place.<p>Let's rephrase that. The universe is a gargantuan place. At this moment in time, astronomers believe that it measures some 93 billion light-years across.<p>When we look out across space, though, we're not just looking through distance. We're looking back in time. All of the …

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2017 Bentley Bentayga SUV Rendered, Detailed

There's no stopping the Bentley SUV.<p><b>What It Is:</b> We’ll be seeing the production version of the Bentley Bentayga relatively soon—expect the car to make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show later this year. It’s been nearly a year since we brought you images of a prototype version testing, …

First Drive: The 2015 Nissan GT-R Anniversary Gold Edition

The gift associated with 45th wedding anniversaries is the sapphire. But the color of Nissan's 45th Anniversary GT-R is gold -- or what the company calls "Silica Brass."<p>Nissan plans to sell fewer than 30 of the Anniversary Gold Edition GT-Rs, which with special options will cost about $106,000. …

Roush Stage 3 Mustang cranks out 670 hp and 545 lb-ft

Roush really underestimated what the RS3 package would produce. Earlier, they said 630 hp. We like surprises.<p>Last time we reported on the 2015 Roush Stage 3 Mustang, a.k.a. RS3, the company had just opened the order banks and hinted to us that the final output figure of the RS3's supercharged …

Audi at Wörthersee: The TT Clubsport Turbo

Each year, the Volkswagen Group goes insane. No, we are not talking about corporate drama at the board level. This is even more fun: The legendary all-things-Volkswagen festival at Lake Wörthersee in Carinthia, Austria, serves as a launching pad for new technologies and sporty derivatives from VW, …

Audi TT Clubsport Turbo, Volkswagen GTI Clubsport, Bugatti Veyron Desk: Today’s Car News

Audi has taken the wraps off a new concept that may just preview the next-generation TT RS. The concept is called the TT Clubsport Turbo, and it …

2016 Dodge Viper ACR is a street-racer legend reborn

The regular Dodge Viper may be no tame snake, but that isn’t stopping them from cooking up an even fiercer model, the Viper ACR. Taking the regular …

2016 Dodge Viper ACR Has More Wing, More Adjustability than You Can Rattle a Snake At

Taking the fairness out of your next open track day.<p>Did you know that Porsche’s 911 GT3, from the factory, offers precisely zero adjustability for its aerodynamic addenda? Same goes for the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R. The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is nearly as limited, although it offers buyers a …

Congress loves its pricey steak dinners

It’s no secret that many restaurants in downtown Washington—and particularly those close to the Capitol—are funded not just by big-spending lobbyists but more or less right out of the campaign bank accounts of power-brokering members of Congress. But the sums can still be eye-popping. To wit: Rep.</b> …

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Everything You Need to Know for Superfight

Forty-seven fights and nearly 20 years into his professional career, Floyd Mayweather, considered by most to be the finest pugilist of his generation, will face the defining moment of his professional life. When he calls his bout with Manny Pacquiao Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las …

Grammys fashion: Even Katy Perry, Beyonce and Rihanna play it safe

Could it be that Madonna as burlesque matador in Givenchy was the last great<p>Grammysfashion risk taker?<p>That's certainly what it looked like as one tame look after another came down the red carpet before Sunday night's show.<p>Beyoncé played it safe in a custom black-beaded and embroidered tulle Proenza …

The scoop on Furious 7's $3.4-million mystery supercar

The Lykan Hypersport is the car Dom CGI-smashes through two skyscrapers.<p>Did you catch the explosion-and-jumping-car-packed <i>Furious 7</i> trailer that debuted during the Super Bowl? If so, you saw all the usual vehicular suspects—a smattering of McLaren/Lambo/Ferrari/Bugatti hypercars, Dom's beloved …

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First Drive: 2015 Jeep Renegade

Italian hot hatch meets off-road Jeep. The result? The cutest ute.<p>The Jeep Renegade is so cute, I was genuinely worried its styling would interfere with my objectivity. With all the rugged toughness of a Wrangler, it's the rottweiler puppy of the automotive world. You just want to hug …

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

New ISIS video appears to show child executioner killing alleged Russian spies

A horrifying new video released online on Tuesday appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies.<p>The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and …

Three Brothers Have Been Making Mind-Blowing Snow Sculptures In Their Yard Every Year

It takes the guys 11 front yards worth of snow and up to 300 hours.<p>Here's this year's: a 12-foot-tall sea turtle.<p>"This simulates the sticky snow that you would get on a warm winter day," they explained.<p>h/t Bored Panda

Mad Max Dually Accord Turns the HOV Lane Into Thunderdome

Want a reliable, efficient commuter that won’t break the bank? It’s hard to go wrong with a used Honda Accord. Want all of that, but with big-rig-meets-Mad-Max attitude? Craigslist has you covered in the most outrageous way possible. Meet the world’s gnarliest, awesomest, most confused ’98 Accord …

The Interview gets UK release and makes $31m via on-demand

The Interview continues to bounce back after it incited a devastating cyber attack against Sony Pictures – not only will it get a UK release on 6 February, but it has also recouped a fair chunk of its budget via on-demand services in the US.<p>Sony announced that the film has made $31m from VOD, and …

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Grande Ballroom: Bentley Grand Convertible Concept Bows at L.A. Show

As opulent as its name is bland.<p>Since the last of the Rolls-Royce/Bentley–based convertibles, the mighty Azure, rolled off into the Cannes sunset, Crewe has been without a luxuriant behemoth of a droptop. Sure, you can buy a Continental GT convertible, but anybody worth his Centurion card knows …

Toyota Tackles Chicken And Egg With Rollout Plan for Hydrogen-Powered Mirai

Automakers have long gushed about the advantages of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles– no emissions, no fossil fuels, none of the range anxiety associated with electric cars. But the hang-up has always been the lack of hydrogen fueling stations.<p>Without a convenient hydrogen infrastructure, no one would …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Live and in the Metal!

Ford’s choice of venue for unveiling the new Shelby GT350 Mustang couldn’t have been more appropriate: Shelby International, the house that Carroll built. Flanked by six original GT350s—Ol’ Shel’s lightweight, high-revving road racers—the newest Mustang’s debut wasn’t just an unveiling. It was a …

Will the Mirai Be the Next Prius? Toyota Calls its New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle the 'Future'

It sounds almost saccharine, the unbridled optimism with which Toyota executives speak of alternative fuels and the future.<p>Take, for example, the remarks of President and CEO Akio Toyoda at a press event in Newport Beach, Calif., leading up to the Los Angeles Auto Show, in which he announced the …

2015 Ford Everest: A Rugged Diesel 4x4 the U.S. Can't Have

Ford just unveiled a rugged yet right-sized off-roader, a body-on-frame seven-seater with EcoBoost turbo or torquey diesel power and an available six-speed manual transmission. The 2015 Everest is the perfect vehicle for folks who value rough country prowess over cute-ute deception. Provided, of …

Watch this 118-mph golf cart blow away the world record

People strive to find a way to make just about anything fast. After all, there's a whole series dedicated to racing lawnmowers. Still, there's just something absurdly fun about watching a vehicle that shouldn't have much performance go rocketing down a drag strip – like this speedy golf cart.<p>A …

Whose is Bigger? 2015 Nissan GT-R Takes on Kim Kardashian on Twitter

We’ve conducted plenty of head-2-head matchups here at <i>Motor Trend</i>, but never imagined we’d one day see a 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo go up against Kim Kardashian. The well-known media personality took to Twitter to release an outrageous photo from a <i>Paper Magazine</i> shoot with Jean-Paul Goude, and, in …

Aston Martin Lagonda Sales May Expand Beyond the Middle East

We love pretty much everything about the luscious new Aston Martin Lagonda sedan, except for one thing: Aston Martin is selling it only in the Middle East. Or is it?<p>According to a report from <i>Top Gear</i>, worldwide interest in the lip-smackingly beautiful supersedan has not gone unnoticed by Aston …

Ford Begins 2015 F-150 Production at Historic Rouge Center

Starting today, the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 enters production at the historic Ford Rouge Center. First revealed at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, the aluminum-intensive 2015 F-150 is set to take the full-size pickup segment by storm.<p>For nearly four decades, the Ford F-150 has been …

Leaked: 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Revealed in Full

Cadillac just started teasing its ATS-V today, but the Internet, being the surprise-ruiner that it is, has already leaked photos of the upcoming performance machine. We’ve already seen the car undisguised before, but now we have GM’s own beauty shots snapped in ideal studio lighting.<p>We last saw the …