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The Complex Operation of an 18-Speed Manual Transmission

A combination of 10 gates, a high and low switch, and a 'splitter' button makes things slightly complicated.<p>SASNAK/YOUTUBE<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry …

Engines

2019 Lamborghini Urus: SUV king of obliterative performance

Physics-eviscerating dynamics and top-shelf tech star in this wild-looking $200,000-plus SUV.<p>"Lamborghini's SUV will do 130 miles per hour. In. <i>The</i>. <i>Sand</i>."<p>I can't tell you how many times I uttered a phrase like that when talking cars with my classmates. I wasn't referring to this 2019 Lamborghini …

Bentley Bentayga

This Guy Converted A Subaru Race Car Into His Street-Legal Daily Driver And It's A Riot

It’s an usually warm spring day in Tokyo. After a few days of winter refusing to relinquish the cold weather, we suddenly experienced temperatures in …

Kitchens that really focus on the details!

When it comes to kitchen design, getting the right balance of practicality, function and beauty is absolutely key; any kitchen planner worth their …

The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon is a beautifully flawed automotive legend

Which is why we simply couldn't say no when Mercedes-Benz dropped off a 2017 G550 clad in an eye-catching paprika metallic paint job. In a marketplace filled with soft-riding, car-based wannabes, there are still a few hardcore off-roading purists left. For the past four decades, the Mercedes-Benz …

Airbus is redesigning the world’s biggest passenger plane to cram more people inside

Designers have managed to fit bars, lounges, and showers aboard the double-decker Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane. Now, the plane’s manufacturer says the wide staircase that connects its decks should go.<p>Today, Airbus unveiled a new, narrower design for its front staircase, creating …

Aviation

The Pros and Cons of both I6 and V6 engines

BMW is one of the last car manufacturers on the planet to make I6 engines. The inline-six cylinder engine is on that car enthusiasts adore, thanks to …

Engines

Traditional or Roth IRA? One Has an Absolute Benefit | Investopedia

When given the choice, I suggest people take advantage of a sure thing now (“current absolute benefit”) instead of risking an undefined future …

Retirement

10 Online Courses to Supercharge Your Career

Save an extra 70% during our biggest sale of the year.<p>Time to give your career a major course correction without leaving the couch. For a limited time, we're taking an extra 70% off our best online courses (all already discounted!) with coupon code <b>LEARN70</b> at checkout. Check out this deals page to …

8 Ways to Manage Your Money Better, According to Financial Experts

When it comes to your fitness, you may have your eyes on toned arms or buns that would make Kim Kardashian blush. But there's something else you should focus on getting in shape: your finances.<p>"We can all benefit from health checks in plenty of other aspects of our lives, especially our finances," …

Boom's supersonic jets will pick up where the Concorde left off

Boom founder and CEO Blake Scholl wants passengers to break the sound barrier. Since the demise of the supersonic Concorde passenger jet, commercial airlines haven't offered a quicker alternative to fly from point A to point B.<p>The Boom team wants to resurrect the speed of the failed Concorde …

Audi Celebrates 40 Years of the Five-Cylinder Engine

One of the coolest (and most unconventional) powertrains<p>We’re big fans of unconventional powertrains, and Audi’s inline-five engines have piqued our interest ever since we saw footage of the Audi S1 rally car blast through the treelines during the Group B heyday. Audi’s five-banger has been around …

Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson buys $5M Pinecrest mansion

Tyler signed a $50M contract this summer<p>The Miami Heat went on a home buying frenzy this summer.<p>First Erik Spoelstra dropped $2.6 million on a historical home in Coconut Grove in June. Then Hassan Whiteside upgraded to a $7.3 million home on Miami Beach.<p>But the largest home purchased was by guard …

The Green Cars You Never Hear About

What are Partial Zero-Emissions vehicles, anyway?<p>You'd hardly know it as little as automakers talk about it, but you don't need to buy a car with an electrical plug or one that runs on home-brewed bio-diesel to drastically cut emissions. You can buy a normal car with a normal internal-combustion …

A Visual Guide To Pablo Escobar's Mind-Blowing Wealth

Don't be getting any ideas.<p>Throughout the seventies and eighties, Pablo Escobar's Medellin drug cartel trafficked over 80% of the world's cocaine.<p>How much money did they make from their global domination? We don't want to ruin it for you, but get this: they spent $1,000 dollars on rubber bands each …

Pablo Escobar

42 Brilliant Ideas To Make Your Home Really Freaking Organized

Inspiration for every room.

The Volvo XC90 Nails Quiet Luxury

It's one of the nicest cars in the segment, but its greatest asset is that it doesn't feel the need to brag about it.<p>Several years ago, I was talking with an old family friend who had worked for years as a pastor. He told me that after his car died one time, his church offered to pay to replace it …

The 2017 Honda CBR250RR Is Here And It's Beautiful

It's no surprise that <b>Honda's</b> had a new CBR250RR in the works, or that it will feature an all new parallel twin motor. It is a surprise, however, that …

Auto Shows

Watch 75 Years of Jeep Evolution in One Video

From the original WWII Willys to today's Wrangler, here's how Jeep design has changed, and stayed the same.<p>Did you hear? This week marks the 75th anniversary of Jeep. The famed 4x4 maker celebrated by building a fantastic commemorative Wrangler show vehicle, and now it's released this video …

5 Things You Should Never Do With a Turbocharged Car

If you own a turbocharged car, learn why you shouldn't do these five things.<p>The days where you needed to be an expert to drive a turbocharged performance car (like the first-gen 911 Turbo shown above) are long gone, but there's still some skill involved. If you want to preserve the life of your …

The 4-day beginner workout growth plan

The former skinny guy never gets enough credit. Many of us have been there before—have tried and failed—probably even too many times to remember. …

15 of the Cheapest Cars That Can Hit 150 MPH

150 mph is plenty fast. Here are some ways to get there on a budget.<p>200-mph cars aren't easily affordable yet, but these cars will go plenty fast—150 mph—for cheap. Here are some of your favorites.

Sports Cars

Subaru and Mark Higgins Break Isle of Man TT Record in

Five years ago, Subaru and rally car driver Mark Higgins were out to break a record: They aimed to set the fastest lap time ever recorded by a production car around the Isle of Man’s nearly 38 miles of public road-turned-race course.<p>Traditionally run by motorcycles as part of the island’s …

McLaren Might Build a 200-MPH Electric Supercar "As Exciting As a 675LT"

Finally, someone plans for an electric car faster than the Ludicrous Mode Tesla Model S P90D.<p>The future of McLaren is electric. The hybrid P1 wasn't a fluke–it previews more hybrid supercars to come from the British brand. McLaren announced earlier this year that it was investing $1.4 billion into …

2017 Nissan GT-R Starting Price Jumps to $111,585

Pricing for Nismo and other models coming later<p>The new 2017 Nissan GT-R has improved in many ways and its increased base price reflects that. Nissan today announced the 2017 GT-R Premium will carry a starting MSRP of $111,585, which includes the $1,595 destination charge.<p>That represents a price …

The Biggest Decor Trends The Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Subaru reveals more details, specs of Levorg STI - Auto Industry News

Aurick Go / Subaru | May 31, 2016 13:20<p>Production specs now confirmed for upcoming performance wagon<p>After recently confirming that Subaru Tecnica …

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo revealed - Auto Industry News

Eric Tipan / Nissan | May 30, 2016 09:22<p>Updated GT-R Nismo world debut at the Nurburgring racecourse<p>The new 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo has just made its …

Video: Suzuki GSX-S1000 and Triumph Speed Triple wheelies | MCN

MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves will be riding the new Suzuki GSX-S1000 in Alicante next...<p>You know the feeling. Your mate has just bought a …

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

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