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17 Vintage Ford GT40s Stampede into Pebble Beach! We Dive into Their Histories

Sports Cars

For about $900,000, you can order one of the rarest cars on Earth

The street-legal legend was originally built by Panoz in order for the marque to enter its Adrian Reynard-designed Esperante GTR-1 racer in that year's 24 Hours of Le Mans.<p>Race specifications (homologation) required that each entrant have a road-ready variant produced in order to compete.<p>Weighing …

Open Carry Activist’s Tense Confrontation With Police Caught on Video: ‘I’m Talking to You, Tough Guy’

A high school in Madison Heights, Michigan, was put on a brief lockdown last week after a man was spotted walking nearby with a rifle slung over his shoulder. Open carry is legal in the state of Michigan, but police in the area still responded to calls from startled school administrators and …

Justice

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Supercar Blueprint: 6500 Mile 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S

This 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S (VIN ZA9C00500CLA12540) looks amazing in red with gold tone telephone dials, and though we normally prefer this …

Tom Meade's wild Ferrari Thomassima was the P4/5 of its day

Before the Pininfarina Sergio, there was the Thomassima.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1970 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>IF you are ever in Modena, Italy, you may see a big blond kid tearing down the street on a Lambretta scooter with a big, mean-looking German shepherd on board. That …

The Ideal: Nicely Modded Euro Spec 1985 BMW M5

This 1985 BMW M5 (VIN WBSDC910901018091) is a European market car that documents show was imported when nearly new. Described as being in councours …

Cadillac Has Unleashed the Brutal 600-hp ATS-V.R Race Car

After a decade of thrilling fans with its thundering V-8–powered CTS-V.R coupes in the Pirelli World Challenge series, Cadillac has revealed its replacement for 2015: the twin-turbocharged, V-6–powered Cadillac ATS-V.R coupe.<p>Pirelli World Challenge GT champions Johnny O’Connell and Andy Pilgrim …

Sports Cars

2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

Stuck in the slow lane in a car named Speed.<p>Traffic, like life, moves slowly in America’s retirement capital. Maybe it’s that retirees are free of commitments, or it’s a subconscious attempt to delay the inevitable, or maybe everyone just dawdles lest they show up for dinner before the restaurant …

Automotive Design

The 21 games that should be installed on every iPhone

The iPhone is home to some of the best portable video games ever made. Unfortunately, they must be downloaded from one of the worst digital marketplaces. Farming simulations and clones too often dominate the App Store's best selling list. Unusual and inspired games are left to fight for short …

Jarryd Hayne Quits Rugby to Pursue NFL Career

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Saturday, Oct. 18</b><p>David DiRiccio of Fox Sports has an update on where Hayne will be trying out:<p>What began as a pipe dream for Hayne of playing grid iron is closer to reality than ever with six NFL clubs chasing the NRL star, including the Detroit Lions after a personal …

Football (U.S.)

We Test the World's Hottest Tuner Cars From 0 to 150 to 0 | Archived Comparison Test

From the August 1998 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p><b>"Last year, observed and times by the Motor Industry Research Association, Reg Parnell demonstrated the ability of the DB4GT to go from 0 to 100 mph and back to 0 again in 24 seconds." —Car and Driver, June 1961</b><p>That sentence, which appeared 37 years ago in …

Sports Cars

How I plan to incorporate iOS 8 and an iPhone 6 Plus into my workflow

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Tom Krazit/Gigaom<p>A week after iOS 8 was released I feel like a dog let loose from his electric collar. Before …

Steven Soderbergh cut the color and soundtrack from 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' to study film technique

<i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i> is a classic, and stands up as one of Steven Spielberg's finest films. But, while most of us fell in love with the fight scenes and special effects, Steven Soderbergh seemingly admired the director's singular gift for staging. Soderbergh writes on site that staging "refers …

BMW 850i

Never mind the beef–where's the magic?<p>From the July 1991 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The editorial belly is having trouble digesting the BMW 850i sports coupe. Maybe it's the price. Any car costing $90,000 ought to do everything but make coffee—maybe even that too. When it comes from Germany and wears …

Oil

Inside one of America's most interesting Ferrari collections

Photographer Clint Davis visits Ferrari maven Phil Bachman.<p>Photographer Clint Davis got a plum assignment: drive to Tennessee and visit with Ferrari collectors Phil and Martha Bachman.<p>The Bachmans' collection is interesting, as it's heavy on yellow (Phil's favorite hue) and, more significantly, is …

1997 Acura Integra Type R

The ultimate affordable boy racer.<p>From the March 1997 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>At a blaring 8400 rpm, the Acura Integra Type R's pistons are pedaling at about 80 feet per second—much higher than the commonly accepted threshold of 67 feet per second. That's close to the piston speeds in Formula 1 and …

Motorcycles

First Smartphone Turns 20: Fun Facts About Simon

A tip of the hat to Simon, long referenced as the first smartphone. It went on sale to the public on August 16, 1994 and packed a touchscreen, email …

Hot Lapping a 1969 Camaro Z/28 Trans Am Series Race Car! - The J-Turn Ep. 19

These Photos of Rest Areas Will Make You Want to Take a Road Trip

The rest areas were always my favorite parts of road trips. There was room to walk around and, somewhere, a vending area. I always got lost in the …

How The Neverending Story Taught Us to Love 80s Synth-Pop

Exactly 30 years ago today, the world saw <i>The NeverEnding Story</i> for the first time. It was a time before CGI, when you had to make fantasy movies with …

Dogs rescued in Afghanistan to be reunited with American comrades

When a group of Afghan men were seen firing at the ground in a remote mountain region eight months ago, alarmed members of a U.S. elite special forces unit came upon a disturbing discovery: A female dog, shot dead, after giving birth to a litter of pups no more than a week old. As the men proceeded …

D.C. Gentrification: As Told By a Pawn Shop

Sitting in the corner of one of D.C.'s most gentrified corridors, 14th Street NW, is a relic from the neighborhood's recent, yet distant past: Crown Pawn Brokers.<p>Though certainly not uncommon in cities, pawn shops are more generally associated with shoddy neighborhoods, stolen goods, sketchy deals …

Great Depression

It takes a sort of madness to race someone else's Ferrari F40

John Pogson of the UK's Italia Autosport tells his tale to XCAR.<p>John Pogson is a noted and successful independent Ferrari mechanic in the UK, proprietor of Italia Autosport, specializing in the F40. He also occasionally raced it, almost by happenstance. And the wild part of it is, to him …

15 of the Greatest Turbocharged American Cars Ever

So you think turbocharged engines are synonymous with imports? Think again. Here are a dozen American-made forced-air specials that waved the stars and stripes with pride.<p>So you think turbocharged engines are synonymous with imports? Think again. Here are a handful of American-made forced-air …

This Chevy-powered Lola was a Texas middle-finger to Ford

Now it's set to fetch $2 million at auction.<p>This is the car that inspired the Ford GT40, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's also packing Ford power amidships. In fact, its original owner specifically requested that Lola remove the Ford V8 and install a Traco-modified Chevrolet V8.<p>Why? …

6 small changes in Android L that make a big difference

Most of the posts floating around the web about Android L release have focused on revamped notifications, the new recent menu changes, the death of Dalvik, the new material design, Android for Work and other hard hitters that were showcased during the Google I/O 2014 keynote.<p>After playing around …

Google Nexus

A new Trapper Keeper is coming this September, and it's built for tablets

For some, each new school year brought a about a specific kind of dilemma. No, we aren't talking about picking out what to wear on the first day, we mean choosing a new Trapper Keeper. To stoke those flames of indecision and nostalgia, the folks at Kensington have teamed up with Mead, the team …

What’s Next, Police With Tanks?

We’re outraged by school shootings, but we ignore our country’s out of control SWAT teams and police forces equipped like armies. How the rise of the …