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Escalade V8: 400 HP 1966 Toyota Crown Deluxe

This 1966 Toyota Crown Deluxe (chassis MS4510749) is a good-looking example of a now extremely scarce model. Restored and extensively modified, it …

Toyota

Guldstrand Modified When New: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Race Car

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe was factory equipped with an L72 427 and Muncie 4-speed gearbox, and was prepared for racing by Dick Guldstrand …

Classic Cars

Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce goes to hyperspace

For all its 12 cylinders of raging Italian bravura, the Lamborghini Aventador has been known more for preening in Monaco or Miami than for screaming around a racetrack.<p>That notion is shattered by the Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce, in the brief time it takes to thunder about the Circuit de …

Lamborghini

TTC passengers evacuate subway cars as sparks fly on Bloor Viaduct

Service stopped for an hour; 75 passengers evacuate to Broadview Station on foot<p>Sparks were flying on Toronto's Bloor Viaduct Sunday morning, forcing …

How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester. Warm air lowers air resistance, but risks parching the cyclist, who …

Marathons

Spied: Ford Focus RS Mule Grins for the Camera

A reader recently sent in shots of a Ford Focus RS mule conducting high-altitude testing. Now, our spy photographers have caught one testing in Michigan virtually undisguised. These shots give us our best look yet at the U.S. version of the hot hatch on everyday roads.<p>Ford is taking some time to …

Sports Cars

This extremely rare drop-top Ford Ranger could be yours

It's not just a Ranger, it's a 1991 SkyRanger—one of fewer than 20 built. And it's for sale on eBay.<p>The Ford Ranger is one of the most mass-produced pickups ever, and so it may surprise many to know that there's actually a version of the little truck that was made in very, very limited numbers: the …

Ford Ranger

GM recalls 330,000 fullsize trucks for airbag replacement

General Motors has announced a recall of 330,198 fullsize pickups in the US in the aftermath of the announcement made on May 19 that doubled the number of vehicles being called in to replace Takata's defective airbag inflators. That announcement expanded the nationwide recall to an estimated 33.8 …

GMC Sierra

Portion of Yonge Street closed for Hollywood blockbuster movie shoot

A Hollywood movie shoot has taken over another Toronto street this week.<p>Movie crews are in town filming "Suicide Squad," a multi-million dollar …

Lamborghini Gallardo ready to tow your Home Depot load

It's possible the Lamborghini Gallardo would have had an even grander reputation as an everyday exotic if more people had used it to tow trailers and lug home-renovation materials from store to workshop. That's what Canadian channel <i>Canal Vie</i> did to promote its new renovation show, strapping a …

Marchionne emailed Barra about merger between FCA and GM

Sergio Marchionne is adamant that global automakers will have to merge to remain profitable in the near future, and he'll tell that to anyone who's listening. Mary Barra, however, is not interested. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, the Fiat-Chrysler chief proposed a merger with General Motors via …

Mary Barra

Audi Makes Synthetic Gasoline Using Zero Petroleum

Researchers at Audi have managed to do something that at first blush sounds impossible, or at least, highly illogical: They’ve created a small batch of synthetic gasoline without using any petroleum whatsoever. And they’re working to tweak the process so they can create the fuel using nothing but …

Internal Combustion Engine

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: HELLCAT, HELLCAT, HELLCAT

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Jeep

The sketches that evolved into the Dodge Hellcat logo

At the very last minute, Dodge decided the 707-hp Hellcats needed a mascot. Here's how the company came up with the final design.<p>Having cobbled together a psychotic supercharged golem to drop between the fenders of the Dodge Challengerand Charger, SRT needed a name. They found it in "Hellcat," a …

Sports Cars

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Technology<p>By Jesse JamesFebruary 28, 2018<p>The creative minds at Apple are always up for giving us something we did not know...<p>Sports<p>By Jesse …

A Baker's Dozen Tech Tidbits from SAE 2015

Cool Technology for a Bright Automotive Future<p>Your technical director joined the Society of Automotive Engineers back in his college days at the University of Illinois during the Reagan era and has been faithfully attending the group’s annual confab in Detroit for what seems like millennia. An …

Engineering

3D printed iconic Shelby Cobra is all electric under the hood

We’ve seen some 3D-printed cars evolve from rough, inexpensive designs to dreamy, printed concept cars. In honor of the iconic Shelby Cobra’s 50th …

Scandinavian thriller: A Ducati 860 from Stockholm

We’re used to seeing motorcycle and surf culture intersect. But in chilly Stockholm? Where the average July temperature is just 18°C (64°F)?<p>Strangely enough, the juxtaposition of moto and surf lifestyles that’s common in California and Australia is now happening in Sweden. It’s fuelled by stores …

Motorcycles

2016 Toyota Mirai Is First Fuel-Cell Car To Pace A NASCAR Race Tonight

Even if you're not a fan of NASCAR, you may want to tune into the race tonight at Richmond International Raceway.<p>Specifically, you'll want to pay …

Alternative Fuel

(Update: Google apologizes, removes it) Oh no, they didn’t! A giant Android pees on Apple in Google Maps

<b>Update:</b> Google has issued a statement to <i>The Washington Post</i>, apologizing for the now-removed image of a bugdroid peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps. Google spokesperson Mara Harris says:<p>We’re sorry for this inappropriate user-created content; we’re working to remove it quickly. We also learn …

Maps

FIA-Spec 1965 Alfa Giulia Super

1965 Alfa Giulia Super was previously used as a historic rally car but has recently been restored and prepped for vintage track work. Running a …

First Look Flashback: 1987 Buick GNX

Way back in 1987, we knew the GNX would become seriously collectable. Did we dream one could sell for $165,000, though? Maybe.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the June 1987 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>It's this easy: Find a lonely straight road, preferably a drag strip. Make certain the engine of the …

Buick

CR Supercars 1968 Ford Mustang Villain: 1968 Returns, New and Much Improved

This restomod fixes the main problem with old cars.<p>There’s nothing wrong with old cars except the fact that they’re old. Bodies rust, suspensions creak, and most engines eventually eat themselves. Ford Mustang specialist Classic Recreations in Yukon, Oklahoma, has a solution—albeit an expensive …

Sports Cars

Engineless Project: 1967 Fiat Dino Coupe Roller

This 1967 Fiat Dino coupe is a bare, recently repainted shell sold without engine, transmission, grille, lights, dash, gauges or seats. Glass looks …

Custom Built Supercharged Motus MSTR

This weekend in Austin, Texas, Brian Case, the Co-founder, Design Director of MOTUS Motorcycles, is presenting at the “Handbuilt Show” a very special …

Sports Cars

Top 10 custom motorcycles

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles. They’re back with a bang, and the mainstream media has noticed. Even the Financial Times has picked up on the resurgence, reporting on The Comeback of the Cafe Racer. And most of the biggest-selling motorcycle magazines have added ‘new wave’ customs …

Motorcycles

50's Build Original: 1930 Ford Roadster Hot Rod Project

This 1930 Ford Model A roadster is said to be an authentic, 50’s built hot rod recently discovered after half a century in storage. Original Ford …

Classic Cars

Caddy Caddy: Custom 1959 Cadillac Deville Pick-Up

This 1959 Cadillac Deville (chassis 59A014261) is an interesting custom pick-up dating from the early 70’s. Recently pulled from two years of …