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Mansory Worked Their Magic on a McLaren 720S

Dubbed as the First Edition, this highly upgraded McLaren 720S was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, showing off how McLaren’s …

Is the Era of the Camless Valvetrain Finally Upon us?- Technologue

Wait long enough, and Moore's Law of increased computing power in smaller packages (or just good ol' human ingenuity) eventually makes all great ideas practical. The latest to catch my attention: engine valves that operate without camshafts. For decades the idea of electronically controlled …

Engineering

Startup Genovation built a 700-hp electric Corvette for green car fans

With the notable exception of early examples, the Chevrolet Corvette has always used a big, powerful V8 engine. Maryland’s Genovation (which bills …

Under Pressure: The Science Behind Infiniti’s Variable-Compression-Ratio Engine | Flipbook

Power Play: The 10 Greatest Engines of the Moment | Flipbook

Power Play: The 10 Greatest Engines of the Moment

Vaporizer battery explodes inside woman's purse

Surveillance video shows the moment that a vaporizer battery exploded inside a woman's purse while she was shopping.

Chris Harris Drives: Aston V12 Vantage S vs Porsche 911 R

How this battered old Toyota pick-up didn’t end up on its roof, we will never know<p>3 Jul 2018<p>0<p>Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch prove that rubbing really is …

would you ride this mad Maserati-engined motorbike?

Someone call the Biker Mice from Mars, as the 470bhp Lazareth LM847 lives!<p>1/16<p>Sat in a lowly corner of a nondescript part of this year’s Geneva motor …

Make Your Porsche Macan Turbo Quicker with the New Performance Package

Every Porsche Macan is turbocharged, but there is only one capital-T Turbo—and that would be the most powerful one, rated at a healthy 400 horsepower. And it gets even burlier with the Performance package that’s now available: It adds a useful 40 horsepower, while maximum torque rises from 406 to …

With TV Cameras Off, House Democrats Broadcast Their Own Sit-In

When Democrats took the House floor on Wednesday in a protest urging action on gun legislation, there was no official video broadcasting their efforts. Instead, social media filled the void. At least 170 House Democrats, joined by roughly 20 senators sat on the chamber’s floor Wednesday in a …

Civil Rights

Unplugged Performance Offers Tesla Model S Face-Lift to All

Previous Model S owners can now look current...get it?<p>After the launch of the Tesla Model X and the introduction of the hugely anticipated, and already successful, Model 3, Tesla released what amounted to be a mid-cycle refresh for the Model S. The primary draw was the new front fascia that …

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Photo Gallery

First Legal R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R in U.S. is Cop-Owned (W/Video)

Officer Matt talks about his Japanese supercar<p>The first legal R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R imported to the U.S. is owned by a Denver, Colo. police officer. In this video, Officer Matt shares his thoughts on his Japanese supercar that was once forbidden fruit on U.S. soil. The R32 Skyline GT-R was the …

Ferrari Redesigned the 458 Speciale for One (Presumably) Wealthy Owner

For when a regular 458 Speciale is just too common.<p>Ferrari's options list is extensive to say the least, but if you pony up enough cash, you can have the company customize your car virtually any way you like. That's what one British owner did, which resulted in this, the one-off 458 Speciale MM. …

The 12 Signs That Trump Will Win the White House

Think the Donald can’t possibly become president? Here’s how it could happen.<p>Unless the #NeverTrump people have been hiding a mad scientist with a DeLorean in a warehouse somewhere and haven’t gotten around to telling anybody, Donald J. Trump is now the certain Republican nominee for president of …

Trump's prediction of 'massive recession' puzzles economists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s prediction that the U.S. economy was on the verge of a “very massive recession” hit a wall of skepticism on Sunday from economists who questioned the Republican presidential front-runner’s calculations.<p>In an interview with the Washington Post published on …

This Is the Honda Civic Red Bull Global Rallycross Racer

A 600-horsepower Civic coupe will race in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series starting in May.<p>At a Manhattan event ahead of this week's New York International Auto Show, Honda just revealed its new Red Bull Global Rallycross racer, based on the upcoming 10th-generation Civic coupe.<p>Honda's Civic …

This Is What A Perfect Lamborghini Miura SV Looks Like

Lamborghini’s first Miura SV, the Spinto Veloce prototype built for the Geneva Motor Show, is a gorgeous one-off. And now you can finally see just …

How Putin's Strategic Withdrawal From Syria Strong-Arms Assad Into Making A Deal

With Russia’s rapid exit from the Syria’s civil war, Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad and his war-weary military will be left largely on their own if …

The Nightmare That Is Backing Up a Huge Trailer Just Got Easier

Backing into a parking spot is an impossible challenge for many drivers. How about backing up while also towing a trailer? That could get at least a …

Here Is the 640-hp 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

The ZL1 is back with 640 horsepower, a 10-speed automatic, and the most aggressive looks possible.<p>The never-ending measuring contest between the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang has just reached new, ahem, lengths, with the introduction of the new ZL1, which goes on sale late this year. It's …

Sports Cars

The 2017 Ford Raptor and 2017 Camaro ZL1 Use the Same Automatic Transmission

The jointly developed 10-speed auto shows GM and Ford can work together.<p>The SVT Raptor and Camaro ZL1 are very different performance vehicles from companies that have a long history of hating each other. But they do share something important—a 10-speed automatic transmission.<p>It's not a coincidence. …

This Is the Manual-Only Porsche 911 R

Meet the 911 you've been dreaming about.<p>Last year, a source told us about a new 911. It would be based on 911 GT3 running gear, but have the aero removed and would only come with a manual gearbox. There would be no "double clutch only" malarkey.<p>This is that car.<p>Dubbed the 911 R, the new car is set …

Is That A Lion Riding In The Cab Of A Chevy Silverado?

Someone spotted what definitely looks like a real lion casually riding in the cab of a late-model GM work truck.<p>Dubai, huh? I guess if you don’t want …

13 Things You Learn After Driving the BMW M2

M is back.<p><i>The M2 is arguably the most important and interesting car that has come from BMW in ages. Philosophically, it's true to the classic M car philosophy, but it's not a throwback. What we have is an enthusiast-focused, quasi-affordable car, a gift of sorts to the people that some say the</i> …

Sam Smith

Refreshing or Revolting: 2017 Infiniti Q60

Better than the G37 coupe it replaces?<p>The all-new 2017 Infiniti Q60 comes two years after the Q50 sedan, and keeps much of the same design themes that were seen on the Q60 concept shown in Detroit last year. The Q60 grows slightly when compared to the outgoing model, but offers the same 112.2-inch …

The 2017 Ford Focus RS Is a Track Car Disguised as a Practical Hatchback

It's everything enthusiasts hope for—and an absolute blast to drive.<p>Since the RS brand's inception in 1969, Ford's performance models have always been groundbreaking. Remember the RS200? Ford took its Group B rally car and made it street legal. Then, the company set a record with the 1985 Ford …

BMW's M6 GT3 Liveries Are Amazing

Make liveries great again.<p>BMW Motorsport has given amateur photographers a reason to bring their cameras and flashes to this weekend's Rolex 24 At Daytona, and at the rest of IMSA's Weather Tech Sports Car championship events in 2016.<p>The German marque unveiled its new liveries that will adorn the …

Sports Cars

Mugen Honda Civic Type R: This JDM Civic Is The Best Civic

Mugen is to Honda what your depressingly superior little brother is to you. No matter how awesome and successful you are as the older sibling, no …

2017 Lexus LC 500: A Jaw-Dropping 467-hp Luxury Coupe

Inspired by the wild Lexus LF-LC concept, this power coupe packs the naturally aspirated V8 from the RC F.<p>When Lexus first showed off the LF-LC concept back in 2012, it dropped jaws with its evocative, swoopy GT coupe design. Turns out, it wasn't just a concept design. Meet the 2017 Lexus LC 500, a …