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Auto Fabrica Type 4 Yamaha SR250

For the past few weeks, I’ve had a KTM Freeride 350 in my garage—a press bike on loan. The most striking thing about the KTM is its weight, which is a smidge under 100 kg (220 lbs).<p>My own Moto Guzzi V7 Classic is no heavyweight either, at 182 kg dry, but the KTM feels like a toy in comparison—in …

12-Rotor Rotary Engine Potentially Capable Of Space/Time Manipulation: Video

In the race to produce as much power as possible from an engine, it seems that the average builder turns to anything from the GM stable of …

Last Call- Days of Future Past Edition

BMW’s R-32 is a remarkable machine. Not only does it possess modernities such as a shaft drive and alloy-rich engine, but also such elements of its …

Lotus C-01 Superbike Revealed In All Its Carbon Fiber Glory

Nearly a year ago, Lotus announced the launch of its new motorcycle division, with a teaser image showing the carbon fiber tank of its C-01 …

Last Call- Ultima F1 Edition

When TAG McLaren sought a test bed for the mechanical systems of what was destined to become the legendary F1 they turned to another small cottage …

Viking Truck: Icelandic 1973 International Scout

This 1973 International Scout (chassis 3S8S6CGD24524) made a guest appearance in the season three finale of Top Gear USA, the main focus of which was …

Must Watch: Incredible Mercedes 360º Video of F1 Car Lapping Silverstone

This is awesome. Mercedes-Benz has released three <i>controllable</i> 360-degree videos of its 2014 Formula 1 car, the F1 W05, and two E63 AMG S cars as they lap Silverstone, and you can watch the incredible footage right here.<p>Shot using six cameras filming at 40 frames per second, the videos allow you to …

Last Call- You Don’t Have to be Crazy to Work Here, But it Helps Edition

If you think mid-engine cars and going scrotum-flappingly fast are manifestations of the modern automotive era, think again. That up there? That’s a …

Top 5 Honda CX500s

Let’s be honest—Honda’s CX500 is not going to win any beauty contests. With a short wheelbase, high front end, awkward looking subframe and unflattering plastics, it earned nicknames such as ‘plastic maggot’ and <i>güllepumpe</i> (the German word for a pump used to shift liquid manure) when the Standard …

1967 Morris Minor Pick-Up

This 1967 Morris Minor pick-up (chassis MAU5L21839-5) looks like a nice, solid, sorted driver with an older but decent respray in the original Almond …

A look back at the funky Brubaker Box sports van

Perhaps the wackiest kit car ever.<p>Before the word "minivan" was turned into a household name by Chrysler in the 1980s, there were plenty of preceding small vans, like the Volkswagen Bus and Ford Econoline, but perhaps none were as far out there as the Brubaker Box. This mid-engine kit car was …

Last Call- Chain Drive Edition

According to its maker the Romain Gauthier Logical one has:<p>(A) triple patent-pending Romain Gauthier flat chain-and-fusee style constant force system …

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg act confused about 2014 F1 rules

A lighthearted look at how F1 has upset the applecart.<p>There's no question that the rules for the 2014 Formula 1 season are hugely different from last year's. From the anatomical noses to the V6 turbo engines to a bizarre points system, it's as complex as ever and twice as controversial—so much so …

Photos: 1968 Porsche 907

View photos of the 1968 Porsche 907 that raced and won the 24 hours of Daytona and is coming up for auction at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours D'elegance.<p>Daytona 24 Hour winner, worth millions.

This is the Porsche that won Daytona

Porsche's 907 took it to the Ford GT40, and in 1968, it won.<p>In 1967, Porsche brought a new kind of car to Le Mans. Unlike the big bruisers that had dominated the race in previous years—V12 Ferraris and Ford GT40s—the 907 had a small flat-six and incredibly low bodywork that a tall-engined car …

BMW R100 by Untitled Motorcycles

The BMW airhead revival continues apace. This stripped-back R100 RT comes from London’s Untitled Motorcycles and it just oozes vintage charm.<p>It’s a classic barn find story. The BMW had been rotting away in a garage for years before Christian Smith saw it, bought it, and trailered it over to …

Articulated 6X6 Amphibian: 454-Powered M561 Gama Goat

This M561 “Gama Goat” 6X6 articulated truck is one of some 15,000 built mostly during the mid-to-late 60’s for use by US Forces in the Vietnam War. …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

Worlds Collide: Volvo Combines Turbocharging + Supercharging

The great turbocharger vs supercharger debate has raged for ages, splitting the choice of forced induction between two philosophically opposed setups: the former offering a revvier, higher-strung sort of boost (thanks to exhaust gases), and the latter delivering a gruntier and lower-end power …

This is GM’s incredible secret stash of cars

Top Gear

First Porsche Prototype, the Electric P1, Headed to Museum

Porsche‘s tradition of mounting powerplants in the ass-end of its vehicles goes back further than the casual enthusiast could ever imagine. True, the first Porsche was the 1948 Type 356, but that was only the first Porsche-branded vehicle. The Stuttgart-based automaker just uncovered Ferdinand …

BMW R80G/S Dirt Tracker by Blitz

The popularity of BMW’s classic R-series shows no signs of waning. Still, it’s unusual to see a R80G/S get the custom treatment. Given the heritage of the <i>Gelände/Strasse</i> designation, you’re more likely to spot one in stock trim, or kitted out with parts from the likes of HPN and Touratech.<p>The owner …

Ferrari F14 T Maranello reveal

Photos: Daytona after dark

Inside Porsche's secret museum warehouse

Behind-The-Scenes Tour Reveals Decades Of Archived History<p>Tucked down an alley in Stuttgart, Germany, is an unmarked gray warehouse that hides an impressive collection of rare and priceless Porsche models from the automaker's past. Technically, the 100,000 square foot climate-controlled facility is …

Auction stars of Arizona – and one white dwarf

The hills surrounding Scottsdale, Arizona, are alive with the sound of gavels.<p>No fewer than five auction houses have decamped to the affluent enclave in the US’s desert southwest, wielding prime examples of sought-after collector cars.<p>Sales have been ongoing throughout the week. On of the most …

Classic Cars

1969 Honda CB350 by Roc City

The terms ‘hand crafted’ and ‘bespoke’ get thrown around a lot these days—but in the case of this wonderfully understated 1969 Honda CB350, they’re particularly apt. Virtually every part you see here has been hand made by Sean Pelletier of Roc City Cafe Racers.<p>At Roc City, Pelletier’s primary focus …

Type IV Powered 1967 Volkswagen Squareback

This 1967 VW Squareback has recently been restored and runs a 2.0 Porsche 914 motor. It looks nice in a period looking greenish gray and lowered over …

Ooh La La: A French Norton 850 Commando Hi-Rider

Every manufacturer has a skeleton in its closet, and in Norton’s case, it’s the Hi-Rider. Arguably the first factory-produced custom, it looked like powered version of children’s bicycles such as the Schwinn Sting-Ray and Raleigh Chopper. Which themselves were parodies of choppers with banana seats …