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Watch: F1's New Rules Explained in Three Minutes

The 2014 Formula 1 season promises to be the most exciting in years, with new rules, new cars, new engines, new restrictions, new drivers–new …

Guy builds insane 12-rotor Wankel engine in his garage

It doesn't matter what kind of motor you've put together in your garage. This guy wins.<p>How many rotors is too many rotors? If you're Tyson Garvin, the number is somewhere north of 12. Garvin is an endurance powerboat racer who has twice set the record for the run from New York City to Bermuda, and …

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What I'd Do Differently: Lee Iacocca

Former president of Ford and former chairman of Chrysler, Lee Iacocca, 89, was the mastermind of his own car-company bailout and a hell of a pitchman.<p>C/D: What's in your garage these days?<p>LI: Carroll Shelby used to tease me with, I have the first Shelby in my garage." I'd respond, "Well, I have the …

McLaren P1 completes sub-seven-minute 'Ring run, celebrates with awesome vid

This is one of those fun stories where we could have gotten by without writing a single sentence, just by running the video and the headline. That title really does say everything that needs to be said – this is a video – a highly stylized, beautifully filmed video - from McLaren of its attempt at …

The Hottest New Cars For 2014

With the debilitating effects of the economic crisis firmly in the nation’s rearview mirror and new-car sales firing on all cylinders, the 2014 model year is serving up an engaging array of new and fully redesigned models, ranging from family sedans and plush luxury cars to hot sport coupes and …

1. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Arguably the most significant new-car introduction for 2014 (at least from an enthusiast’s standpoint) brings a hallowed name back to an iconic American sports car. Coming in coupe and convertible versions, the Corvette Stingray is completely redesigned with an all-new chassis and mechanicals …

Namly House / CHANG Architects

<b>A House for Multi-Generation Living</b><p>Peter and Lucy wanted to house three generations under one roof, to enjoy grandparenthood without having to …

Tuned drives Ryan Gates' 311RS Evo X

The FQ400 that we've wanted all along.<p>Racing driver Ryan Gates knows his way around the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X. On this episode of Tuned, Matt Farah explores Gates' tuning package for the Evo X, dubbed the 311RS, and gets the chance to drive the second of 11 Evo Xs that have been modified …

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo is Japanese for "Zero Competition"

It was only a little more than a year ago that we were wondering if there would be a new Nissan GT-R, now here we are writing about the introduction of two of them. Carlos Ghosn himself unveiled the new 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo and the standard-in-name-only 2015 GT-R on which it is based. The Nismo …

The Greatest Automotive Flops of the Last 25 Years

Bad cars come and go, but flops are forever.<p><i>“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ­—Truman Capote</i><p><i>“My other Maserati is also a piece of shit.” —bumper sticker seen on a Chrysler’s TC by Maserati in Berkeley, California</i><p>As nouns go, “flop” is a good one—short, peppy, and to the …

Malecon Castilla House / David Mutal Arquitectos

The scheme designs two independent duplexes within a small triangular site, located in Barranco, a historic and ancient spa district in the city of …

Of Shapes and Geometry: L-Shaped House in Greece by Potiropoulos D+L Architects

This lovely clean-lined house located in Nikaia, Larissa, Greece is an inspiration for the architects due to its flawless design. The L-shaped …

One Wybelenna by Shaun Lockyer Architects

Shaun Lockyer Architects have designed a house named One Wybelenna in Brisbane, Australia.<p>Description<p>One Wybelenna was a house born out of a remnant …

Pathway Absorbs Sunlight to Produce Gorgeous Glow at Night

LEDs and motion sensors might be the efficient future of street lighting, but what about pedestrian walkways, bicycle lanes, and low-traffic roads in …

Switzer-Tuned Nissan GT-R Hits 250 MPH In One-Mile Blast: Video

The Switzer Goliath is a Nissan GT-R that's been worked over to produce gobs of horsepower. Gobs, of course, is a very technical term that means "a …

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Counting down Top Gear’s 41 most memorable moments

How to Build an F1 Car: Carbon Fiber in Formula 1

Even if the maddeningly consistent, podium-topping skills of current points leader Sebastian Vettel bore you to tears, Formula 1 still earns the distinction of being the most hyperbolic motorized sport on the planet thanks to its bombastic combination of stratospheric budgets and sky's-the-limit …