Anthony Rossi

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New Image of Jupiter Is So Beautiful It's Making Us Angry

Despite our squabbles here on Earth, the universe is full of so much beauty it’s almost stupid. Jupiter is perhaps the most unreasonably beautiful …

Astronomy

British boffins say digital valve actuation could dramatically improve gas engines

Camcon says Jaguar Land Rover is interested.<p>A year ago it was reported that Koenigsegg's FreeValve sister company had put its camless engine technology in use in the Chinese carmaker Qoros's Qamless concept car. Direct valve control is a more agile way of managing valve lift and duration, compared …

Jaguar with claws: 592-hp XE SV Project 8 Collector's Edition

'The most extreme Jaguar ever' will debut at Goodwood.<p>A few years ago, and to much fanfare, Jaguar launched the F-Type Project 7. It was Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) unit's first Collector's Edition car. It now has a successor – with four doors. Jaguar has announced the XE …

Take 20 Minutes And Watch Phil Hill Conquer The World

Narrated and hosted by Brock Yates—you know, the guy who gifted the world the modern Cannonball Run—this period documentary on American Formula 1 …

BMW Art Cars - The Fastest Art on Earth

A Brief History of BMW’s Art Cars<p>Throughout the history of motorsport, there have been a few truly iconic racing liveries. Names like John Player …

Le Mans

1993 Jaguar XJ220

One of only 275 ever built — and only 69 right-handed examples — this 1993 Jaguar XJ220 is a fine example of the sleek supercar. It's powered by a …

AMG's F1-based Project One rewrites the hypercar rulebook

And Ferrari is watching from afar in disbelief.<p>AMG has finally shown the mechanical layout of its thousand-horsepower, Formula 1-inspired Project One hypercar at a sneak reveal at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race. AMG Chairman Tobias Moers insists the car will become the new hypercar benchmark, with an …

These Are the Rarest, Raddest Cars in Porsche's Private Collection

Porsche gives us a sneak-peak into its factory collection to check out some of its most famous limited-production cars.<p>Over the years Porsche has built a multitude of awesome limited production cars. Whether they were for racing homologation or customer demand, these cars are among the most sought …

Project Purist: The Jaguar E-Type Built To Drift

But there’s no need to overreact. Before you gush fury and vitriol all over the comments section, you should really know a bit more about where this …

The Greatest New Innovative Technologies of 2016

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Scientific American have recently joined forces and devised a list of the top ten most innovative technologies of …

World Economic Forum

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

European Travel

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

Sherman Alexie<p><i>Love Medicine</i> <br>By Louise Erdrich<p>Because she writes so powerfully about indigenous and immigrant lives in the United States, and because …

10 of the Weirdest Powertrain Layouts Ever Used In Cars

Strange, but wonderful.<p>Not every front-drive car has a transverse engine and not every rear drive car has the gearbox mounted right behind the engine. For a variety of reasons, automakers have developed all sorts of neat packaging solutions for their powertrains that buck convention. Here are ten …

Nissan GT-R

Jamesville’s Harley shovelhead cafe racer is just perfect

James Roper-Caldbeck is one of our favorite Harley builders. Mostly because his creations are a million miles away from the metalflake baggers that populate the mainstream magazines.<p>James is famous for his clean, stripped-back bobbers, but that might change soon. “Last year, I got a rather sheepish …

A Corvette Engineer Founded This Compendium of Vehicular Knowledge

DIYAuto is an ambitious collection of nearly every automotive project on the Internet.<p>Engineering consultant Steve Balistreri and his brother Nick set out to create a compendium of automotive knowledge. A repository of nearly every vehicle project out there, for nearly every vehicle: homebuilt …

Battle Of The Kings: The Iron 883 Edition

The core of the traditional custom scene has always been Harley-Davidson: their bikes have been bobbed, chopped and tracked for decades. But it’s not all flame jobs and ape bars; we’re now seeing more Milwaukee metal in the alt-moto and café racer scenes.<p>Harley’s European arm made a big splash last …

Watch 12 Cars Morph From Concept to Reality

See exactly what changed from the show floor to the street.<p>It's a long road from concept car to production vehicle, a road that's often full of changes. What looked awesome on a nonfunctional show car is often simply unfeasible in the real world, and concessions to safety, aerodynamics, and the …

Nissan GT-R

The Ultra-Rare Ferrari Vignale Is Put up for Auction

One of only four in the world.<p>RM Auctions is set to put one of the world’s most unique Ferrari builds under the hammer next month. Only 22 units of the 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa were built before the introduction of the second edition, and of these 22, only four were bodied by Vignale. The car to be …

Classic Cars

Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Design<br>• Ferrari<br>• Luxury<br>• Vintage<p>The Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider was the first car that the storied Italian …

Classic Cars

These Are Ten of the Coolest Supercars of the 1990s

The 90s ruled.<p>It's 1996 and you're driving down the road in that dated but charming convertible you bought from the used car lot after saving up all that money one summer. You're rocking out to the tunes of Janet Jackson, having the time of your life, until a Ferrari F50 pulls up next to you, …

Sports Cars

1972 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1972 DeTomaso Pantera is described as a 3-owner, 50k-mile example that was modified in the 1980s with a a GT5 body kit (flares, spoiler, skirts) …

Classic Cars

Timing Changes: How Honda’s VTEC Variable-Timing System Works

From the August 2015 issue<p>Trademark erosion may not impact the environment, but marketers have noted the lexicographical slide of some brand names into generic labels. Kleenex, Band-Aid, Xerox, and Zamboni (yes, other companies make ice-resurfacing equipment) all underwent the transformation, and …

Motorcycles

The 500-hp Corvette That Chevrolet Didn't Talk About

L88 is the code for excellence.<p>Rarely does a manufacturer make a point to not advertise one of its products, particularly one that is its peak performance offering. An exception to the rule was this 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray L88. And that intentionally low profile when new is part of what …

These 1980s Supercar Cutaways Are So Intricate

Celebrate 80s landmarks from Porsche, Ferrari, and Lamborghini with archival cutaway drawings.<p>We need more Countachs and F40s and 959s, exotica capable of setting the world on fire. Because anything less is just a car. The Countach 5000 QV is an archetype: four-valve V12, six-figure sticker price, …

Supercars

Take A Deep Dive Into Jaguar's $1.5 Million Lightweight E-Type

Jaguar’s heritage division built six (plus one) Lightweight E-Type coupés to finish up what their predecessors couldn’t in the sixties, and they all …

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.

The Mad Bladesmith Behind the World's Greatest Kitchen Knives

Bob Kramer is a metal fanatic, fond of cooking his own steel from scratch. The result has been some of the most exquisite kitchen tools ever made.<p>Bob Kramer is a craftsman, in the most practical sense of the word. He is a man who lets his work and its product guide him more than the whims of the …

Mario Batali

Nissan Juke-R 2.0: The Insane Crossover Gets a Refresh, (Even) More Power

It would appear as though Nissan’s sense of humor hasn’t diminished since first creating—and then putting on sale—the 545-hp, all-wheel-drive Juke-R, a regular Juke force-fed a GT-R supercar’s running gear. That’s because, following a refresh of the pedestrian Juke, Nissan is giving the Juke R an …

Nissan