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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Is More Powerful And The First Porsche With 22-Inch Wheels

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid rights a lot of wrongs by finally bringing 22-inch wheels and massaging seats to the Cayenne lineup—a nearly …

Miami Could Begin Hosting F1 Races In 2019

Reports came out earlier this week that Formula One could add another race date on the continent its former leader called a big shit hole, North …

Here's My New Favorite Stupid Loophole In Formula One

Formula One might cultivate a reputation as the pinnacle of motorsports, the most technically advanced series out there. But it still makes …

This 600 HP Audi RS3's 9.83-Second Quarter Mile Introduced Me To The Word 'Frisson'

The noise and motion in this clip of a 2018 Audi RS3, juiced with a whole bunch of prototype modifications from upgrader APR, is so fierce and fun …

Carlos Hathcock Was A Sniper So Badass His Exploits Can Hardly Be Believed

Hathcock had 93 confirmed kills of enemy personnel, but he estimated the actual number to be between 300 and 400.The post Carlos Hathcock Was A …

Chevy Helps Porsche Achieve Nurburgring Record

"Can I copy your homework?" – "Yeah, just change it so it looks different..."<p>Porsche received a cheeky little helping hand from Chevrolet while …

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Drag Races Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Destruction Occurs

Are the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the 991.1 Porsche 911 GT3 RS direct competitors? No, since the first is a budget supercar, while the second …

My $10,500 BMW M5 V10 Hasn't Exploded Yet

Please stop asking.<p>It’s been five months since I last wrote about my six-speed V10 M5 that I picked up off Craigslist for $10,500. Amazingly, despite everyone’s claims that the engine would immediately explode, that hasn’t been the case. In fact, I’ve put 6000 miles on the car in that time, …

London car dealer sued for selling Zonda supercar property developer 'can't drive'

A property tycoon who splashed out £3.4 million on a Pagani Zonda 760 Coupé is suing the dealer claiming he has been unable to drive it as he was never given the correct documents.<p>Tufan Kalman purchased one of only a handful of the custom-built Italian sports cars ever built— in February last …

Selling

Bitcoin Mining Is Using 30 Times the Energy of All the Teslas in the World Combined

Think electric cars are secretly dirty? The world's biggest cryptocurrency is worse.<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Tesla's Being Sued Again In Norway Over False Marketing Claims On The Model S

In December 2016, Tesla settled a lawsuit with over 100 Model S P85D owners in Norway, who had accused them of inflating power numbers in the car’s …

Genesis Boss Thinks German Automakers Invest in "Stupid" Tech

Says reliability and comfort are more important<p>If you’re not sure features like gesture controls and perfume diffusers are really features at all, you may have an ally in Albert Biermann, Genesis’ head of performance and former head of BMW’s M division. Speaking to reporters at the launch of the …

A Tesla Model S 100D just drove 670 miles (1,078km) on a single charge

Just over a month ago we saw a new hypermiling record in a Model S – 560 miles (901 km) on a charge. When we posted our article about that, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded on twitter, stating that “over 1000 km should be possible in a 100D with the right tires.”<p>Well, now we have news that a Tesla …

Porsche 911 GT3 vs... the Porsche 911 GT3

In 1998 Porsche won Le Mans with the 911 GT1. This may seem an irrelevant way to start a story about the GT3, but it reveals just how close the link …

How the US's futuristic new aircraft carrier will change naval warfare forever

President Donald Trump took part in the commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday, ushering in the first new aircraft carrier design in four decades to the US Navy with in "100,000-ton message to the world," according to Trump.<p>The Ford will join the US Navy's 10 Nimitz-class flat-top …

BMW M4 GTS too uncomfortable for mother-in-law

BMW’s M Division is currently running a marketing campaign surrounding the excess of its cars. For instance, an ad might say that a car is “Too Much” …

How U.S. Military Helmets Went From Stopping Rocks to Stopping Bullets

Over 100 years, the soldier's helmet has gone from stopping rocks to bullets.<p>An upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian highlights one of the most under-appreciated pieces of soldier kit, the infantryman's helmet. The May 20th Military Invention Day event at the National Museum of American History …

Military

Here's why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms

Tim Marshall, the author of "Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags" explains why American flags are reversed on military uniforms. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>A lot of people ask, "why is the US flag reversed when it's on an arm patch of a US military?" Just as the US flag</i> …

A mad car scientist built a Franken-Golf that can obliterate supercars

If Volkswagen had built the Golf R in the 1980s, it probably would have looked a lot like this one-of-a-kind hot-rodded second-generation model. …

Ford Mustang

Would You Blow $300,000 On A BMW M3 CRT E90?

Yes, you read that right, this 2013 BMW M3 CRT, with 237 miles (382km) on the clock, has been listed for $300,000, or $299,950 to be more precise. …

19K-Mile 2002 BMW M3 SMG

This 2002 BMW M3 has just under 19k miles and is powered by a 3.2-liter S54 inline-six paired with a 6-speed sequential manual gearbox. Purchased new …

Classic Cars

No doctor required: 23andMe cleared by FDA for at-home DNA tests

A new era for direct-to-consumer DNA testing services<p>The genetic testing company 23andMe can now tell its customers if they have genes linked to 10 diseases or medical conditions, including late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and celiac disease — without a doctor’s involvement. The …

The Porsche 918 Looks Wild With its Rear Bodywork Removed

Believe it or not, the engine is still in the car here.<p>To access the Porsche Carrera GT's motor, all you had to do was pop open the engine lid. In the 918 Spyder, things are a little bit different. Essentially, all of the rear bodywork has to be removed, as well as the exhaust system. It's a view …

The Tesla Model S Is Officially The World's Quickest Road-Going Car And It's Awesome

Remember how 100-meter sprinting sensation Usain Bolt made history by shaving 0.14 second off his 9.72-second Olympic world record when he posted that earth-shattering 9.58-second time in Berlin back in 2009? What the newly updated pure electric Tesla Model S P100D has achieved is just as …

Luxury Lifestyle

Brand-new 2011 BMW 1 Series M for sale in Canada for $100,000

We’ve talked a lot about which sorts of cars will be worth a lot, or maybe even more than new, in a few years time. One of those cars is the BMW 1 …

Tesla supplier buys 23 Model S sedans in an attempt to ‘get more work’ from Tesla

Yesterday, on the same day we reported on Tesla launching its corporate fleet program, a company took delivery of a fleet of 21 Tesla Model S sedans in Maumee, Ohio.<p>The company in question, Maumee Assembly & Stamping, is a Tesla supplier and the owner, Stanley Chlebowski, said that he ordered the …

These 40 cars prove Geneva is the best auto show in the world

From Bentley to McLaren, Ferrari to Pagani, and Lamborghini to Porsche, the next wave of exotics debuted at the show. In addition, there's also a bevy of production-ready models being shown from mass-market luxury brands, such as Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, and BMW.<p>The 2017 Geneva Motor Show …

SPIED: BMW F90 M5 caught again in Oslo

Yesterday, we brought you some spy photos of the next-generation BMW M5 caught driving in California. Now, we have some spy video of the new F90-gen …

The Underappreciated Man Behind the “Best Graphic Ever Produced”

He’s known for his acclaimed depiction of Napoleon’s ill-fated invasion of Russia. But Charles Minard was full of innovative visualizations.<p>Charles Joseph Minard’s name is synonymous with an outstanding 1869 graphic depicting the horrific loss of life that Napoleon’s army suffered in 1812 and 1813, …

Data Visualization

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards

Declaring his goal of making Detroit “the car capital of the world again,” President Donald Trump visited the Motor City on Wednesday bearing what could be a major gift for the domestic carmakers — but one that quickly raised concerns among environmentalists.<p>Trump said he was ordering the EPA to …