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Green Hell Yes! Nürburgring Sold to German Supplier for $140 Million

The venerable Nürburgring racetrack had become the subject of much ridicule. On top of the legendary Nordschleife, the grand prix circuit, and various testing facilities, the politicians of Rhineland-Palatinate had decided that it needed nothing more than an amusement park. The project failed …

Forex

Car-spotting: 1973 fuel crisis

Impalas and Imperials and Mustangs, oh my!<p>What can you spot in this early-morning view of a service station in Portland, Oregon, snapped during the oil crisis of 1973? Gasoline was sold on a first-come, first-served basis, with fill-ups limited to five gallons per car. The fuel shortage began on 17 …

Exports

Nissan GT-R: How did Godzilla’s price eclipse $100,000?

Since 2009, the all-wheel-drive bruiser’s price has swelled in step with the car’s legend. We dissect the changes made through the latest GT-R model year.<p>In just five short years, Nissan’s twin-turbocharged monster from Tochigi has turned from a bargain bruiser into a hustler, far outpacing …

Nissan GT-R

Writers choose their favourite Top Gear moment

With an all-new season of Top Gear gracing BBC America on 10 February, BBC Autos invited a handful of noted automotive writers to pick their favourite TG moments.<p>It was a difficult brief, given there were 20 rollicking seasons from which to choose. Yet no two writers selected the same moment, let …

Top Gear

Hennessey Venom hits Bugatti-busting 270.49mph

America’s 1,244bhp hypercar has just gone faster than the Bugatti Veyron SS. TG has the full story.<p>Top Gear can exclusively reveal the Hennessey Venom has hit 270.49mph at the Kennedy Space Center, the highest speed ever recorded by a production car.<p>The 1,244bhp Venom clocked its record-breaking …

Sports Cars

Rebuilding Fuller’s Dymaxion

Some concept cars influence decades of automotive engineering. Some concepts never catch on. Some simply catch fire.<p>The Dymaxion car, designed by the visionary US architect and all-round polymath R Buckminster Fuller, may be the rare prototype for which all of these things are true.<p>“It’s full of …

Fish

Top Gear exclusive: How the Mazda Furai died

Top Gear

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

Impressive Z-Shaped House in Mexico by NonWarp

Displaying an interesting Z-shaped design, <b>Lv-Z House</b> (Puebla, Mexico) is one of those modern homes that catches your eye with its neat, clean-lined …

Architectural Minimalism and Geometric Layouts: Seth Navarrete House

Located in Zapopan, Mexico, <b>Seth Navarrete House</b> is a brilliant example of architectural minimalism. Designed by Agraz Arquitectos, the residence …

Ducati Museum Walkthrough – Google Maps

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Ducati<br>• Italian<br>• Motorcycles<p>If you’ve ever wanted to take a leisurely stroll through the Museo Ducati but have been limited …

Maps

How to buy auto parts without getting screwed

Be a smarter parts shopper.<p>Car owners who call dealerships are often shocked when they learn the cost of replacement parts.<p>A trim piece that costs maybe $5 to make could carry a 5000% premium at the retail counter. Some parts are priced to the moon simply because many consumers don't know any …

Automotive Industry

New Balance 2014 "Summer Solution" Collection

New Balance releases its latest pack of footwear geared towards the summer season. The<p>New Balance releases its latest pack of footwear geared towards the summer season. The appropriately named “Summer Solution” pack is made up of the classic 574 and 996 silhouettes along with the performance-based …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 17 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Mount Everest

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

1967 Toyota 2000GT

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Classic Cars<br>• Design<br>• Japanese<br>• Rare<br>• Vintage<p>The Toyota 2000GT is one of those interesting cars from history that’s often …

The Nostalgic Wall of Wheels Poster

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Home<br>• Japanese<br>• Retro<p>The Nostalgic Wall of Wheels poster is a new design from Petrolified, an up-and-coming …

Posters

13 Examples of Illustrations and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

Illustrations and hand drawn elements in web design can add personality while grabbing the user’s attention. And as long as you don’t turn your page …

A study in brand minimalism 

The ten best jumps from 2014 Rally Sweden

Catching air. Lots of it.<p>You know a video depicting airborne cars is good when you feel imagined weightlessness while sitting in a chair. If you've eaten in the past fifteen minutes, you might want to wait another fifteen before taking this video in.<p>It was shot at Rally Sweden, the second round in …