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2018 Kawasaki Z900RS | First Ride Review

These days retro bikes are everywhere you look. Instagram is full of millennials with tattoos and trucker hats showing off their old Honda …

Interceptor VFR800-Powered Honda N600 – The Micro Machine

There are two kinds of N600 owners – those who’ve managed to painstakingly restore Honda’s archetype hatchback down to the very last factory-approved …

Suzuki GSX-R1000 first ride review

Mark hadn't been on the track for a while, so to knock off the rust we sent him to CoTA to ride the GSX-R1000 with nearly 200 horsepower. Easy, right?

Motorcycles

Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer first ride review

The Ducati Scrambler Café Racer takes all the pain and work out of getting that classic style combined with modern brakes, tires and reliability.

Tesla will begin selling its solar roof this year — here's everything you need to know

Tesla will begin selling and installing its solar roof later this year, the company wrote in its fourth-quarter investor letter.<p>Tesla unveiled its solar roof product in late October, about a month before the company acquired SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said it …

Tesla

BMW R nineT Scrambler - FIRST RIDE REVIEW

Historically, a “scrambler” was a street motorcycle converted for riding in the dirt, which led to a pretty wide variety of bikes lining up for local …

Maker Pipe Lets You Build Anything Using Cheap Electrical Conduit Tubing (video)

If you have the need to build custom stands for your 3D printer, brewing apparatus, workshop or anything else, you might be interested in a new …

Customized Porsche 911 Ruins Every Other Car

Tim Gregorio yells at me to shift a moment after the needle sweeps past 7,000 rpm. Gregorio is Singer Vehicle Design’s man in charge of client …

Porsche

The Datsun 240Z: One of the Greatest Sports Cars Ever Made

1970 Datsun 240Z | Nissan<p>We can’t talk about Nissan’s greatest sports car and not start with the brand’s biggest rival. In 1967, Toyota released the …

We Have Less Than 20 Years to Abandon Gasoline Engines

The last gasoline-powered car will have to be sold by about 2035 to put the world on track to limit global warming to the most stringent goal set by …

You Absolutely Can and Should Off-Road a Used Porsche Cayenne Turbo

It may have been tuned at the track, but it's still perfectly at home in the mud.<p>Back in 2002, Porsche did something that, at the time, was unthinkable. It began selling an SUV called the Cayenne. Such a major departure from tradition was a huge risk, but it paid off, and the Cayenne quickly became …

The Ford Mustang Is Officially Germany's Most Popular Sports Car

Ford’s decision to take the sixth-generation Mustang global has paid dividends, since it has become the most popular new sports car in Germany. …

Forgive the 2017 Nissan GT-R: It Knows Not How It Looks

Are you someone who doesn’t need the validation of others in order to feel good?<p>A real wolf, unconcerned with the opinions of sheep?<p>Then you should …

The Most Gorgeous Hood Ornaments

It’s a real shame cars and hood ornaments don’t mix like they used to. Sure, Jaguar still offers the “Leaper” as an option, and you can spec an …

Classic Cars

Yamaha MT ‘Super7’ – JvB-moto

Can you have it all? It's an age-old question and a truly illustrative answer will depend on the unique requirements of each of the seven odd billion …

Motorcycles

Three Martini Lunch: ICON 1000’s mean green Thruxton

When the guys at ICON 1000 aren’t designing gear, they’re working on bikes. The customs that roll out of the Slabtown headquarters mix retro cues with future tech—a twisted cocktail that strangely works.<p>This Triumph Thruxton is the latest build from the Portland, Oregon crew, led by design director …

Motorcycles

Asus may have created the ultimate Surface Pro 4 clone

BERLIN — At this point, practically every major computer maker has cloned the Surface Pro, further validating Microsoft's 2-in-1 tablet-laptop vision.<p>…

How a fine spray of water can help automakers build cleaner engines

The first production BMW fitted with a water-injection system was the M4 GTS, a limited-edition model with a six-digit price tag. The GTS sold out …

BMW R nineT vs. Harley-Davidson Roadster vs. Triumph Thruxton R vs. Yamaha XSR900 - COMPARISON TEST

I was raised to believe that motorcycles are an accumulation of parts. My father, a racer in every sense of the word, has built countless examples of …

Harley-Davidson Announces Its First New Engine in 15 Years

Harley-Davidson’s Big Twin is the heart and soul of America’s most famous touring bikes. This fall, the icon gets an upgrade.<br>Last week, H-D unveiled the ninth iteration of the Big Twin, named the Milwaukee-Eight for Harley’s hometown and the eight valves on the new engine (four for each cylinder). …

Turbulent Jet Ignition Comes to Formula One

A few weeks ago Formula One enthusiasts were all agog over reports that some kind of HCCI combustion was being used to boost fuel efficiency of F1 …

A physicist explains how Simone Biles' signature flip basically defies gravity

Oregon State University physicist Faye Barras, Ph.D. , was floored after first seeing footage of the move. "It's incredible," she told <i>Inverse</i> , mystified after roughly calculating the insanely high amounts of force involved in landing the jump. Here, she explains the physics behind the mystifying …

Physics

Moto Guzzi ‘Vanguard V8 Racer’ – Numbnut Motorcycles

There’s precious few motorcycles that manage to make it all the way to the top. And I’m not talking about the top of sales, races or popular culture. …

Motorcycles

Performance priced right: The 5 best sports cars under $30,000

Sports cars are not a practical buying decision. No one ponders the familial or utilitarian needs of his or her life and settles on a sports car as …

This is Why Sunflowers Turn to Face the Sun

Sunflowers may look like the sun if you squint your eyes a bit, but they also do this weird thing where they turn to face the sun, hence the name. …

Tesla Model X: The official SUV of the future

My eyeballs feel weird. It's the fault of Tesla's Ludicrous mode. With the feature enabled the Model X P90D is the world's fastest SUV -- launching from zero to 60 in 3.2 seconds. Sure that jolt of acceleration will fling you back into your seat, but what I wasn't prepared for was how the g-forces …

Classified's Suzuki GSXR: A 190 mph urban assault bike

Blistering performance is not usually at the top of the wishlist for a custom build. But this Suzuki from Classified Moto is capable of destroying pretty much anything that crosses its path.<p>Technically speaking, it’s a streetfighter—but you won’t find any shiny anodized bolts or Day-Glo farkles …

Motorcycles

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Diesel Arrival: Lucking Out With a Colorado Duramax

Meet Our New Colorado, (Almost) the Same as the Old Colorado<p>To say that I was merely excited to take delivery of our new long-term 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Duramax would probably be a bit of an understatement. I very nearly fell in love with this oil-burning midsize pickup during our 2016 Truck …

The BMW M2 could be the perfect sports car

It's the one that the most hardcore BMW enthusiasts have been waiting for.<p>Up to now, this crowd has lived a life of compromise. It had to settle for either the not-quite-M Sport-level M235i coupé or make the leap to the somewhat terrifying M4 2+2. The 235i is a spanking little ride — I absolutely …

Roadsters