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Acura NSX Aims to Add a Halo to a Tarnished Brand

Low-slung and sleek, its bulging wheel wells barely concealing the two-seater’s 573 horsepower, you won’t confuse the new 2017 Acura NSX with one of the Japanese luxury brand’s more conventional sedans and SUVs.<p>The NSX is making its return to the Acura line-up after a decade’s absence, and while …

You'll Soon Be Able to Own a Flying Car

When will you actually be able to park a winged car in your garage? Sooner than you think.<p>If you ask Will Ferrell, we'll all be piloting flying cars by 2024. And though the onscreen funnyman is rarely—if ever—serious, he's actually not too far off on this one: What was once a vision relegated to <i>The</i> …

Futuristic Holden car wows Europe

HOLDEN could soon have a budget-priced sports car, dubbed the “mini Monaro”, in its showrooms for the first time and it has a strong Australian link.

This Is the Manual-Only Porsche 911 R

Meet the 911 you've been dreaming about.<p>Last year, a source told us about a new 911. It would be based on 911 GT3 running gear, but have the aero removed and would only come with a manual gearbox. There would be no "double clutch only" malarkey.<p>This is that car.<p>Dubbed the 911 R, the new car is set …

Why Mercedes is ruining BMW's 100th birthday

Next week BMW will celebrate its 100th anniversary — just in time for the Geneva Motor Show — but across the showroom floor, Mercedes-Benz is looking to capture the title of top luxury car brand which BMW has held for a decade, Bloomberg is reporting.<p>In fact, Mercedes will have the better offering …

How Ford Hobbled The Thunderbird Turbo Coupe To Save The Mustang

At General Motors, there was a longtime edict that no car could be faster than the Corvette. A few models like the Buick GNX managed to sneak past …

Check Out Bugatti's New $2.6 Million Super Fast, Supercar

Pinnacle luxury collectibles are not easy to craft, so when a new one surfaces, it is news indeed. Such is the case with the 2017 Bugatti Chiron, a …

16 Cars To Be Revealed at This Week's Geneva Motor Show

Some sexy European sheet metal is coming your way.<p>The Geneva Motor Show is starting this week. We already have specs or have even seen a number of cars debuting at the show. Here are 16 you should care about.

Auto Shows

Bugatti's $2.6 million Chiron is the fastest car in the world

Bugatti Chiron<p>You might think the super-wealthy have it pretty easy, what with their private islands, private jets and the ability to buy just about …

Sports Cars

The Surprising History Behind Leap Year

The ancient Egyptians did it, and so do we. Here's how a leap day—which occurs February 29—helps keep our calendars and societies in sync.<p>It's that time again: This Monday, February 29, is a leap day, the calendar oddity that occurs (almost) every four years.<p>For centuries, trying to sync calendars …

Rocky Mountains

Pop Culture’s Coolest Cars

Pop Culture

Globetrotters to Face Great Challenge From Generals

(Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for the Harlem Globetrotters)<p>HISTORY IN THE MAKING AS HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS FACE THEIR GREATEST CHALLENGE IN …

Terrafugia's flying car will be a reality by 2018

When will we finally pilot our own flying cars? It’s a question that’s haunted anyone who grew up watching sci-fi classics, and one American company …

Toyota makes a big splash at Daytona 500

When<p>Toyotabroke into NASCAR, it was uncertain whether Japanese cars and the sport would mix. There are no such doubts now.<p>A Toyota won the<p>Daytona 500for the first time, and the manufacturer had four cars in the top five. The performance came after a 2015 season in which Toyota won the Brickyard …

Red Bull releases first pictures of 2016 RB12 F1 car

After launching its new livery at an event in London last week, Red Bull has now released the first official pictures of its car for the 2016 Formula …

Nevada's Getting Nervous About The Planned $1 Billion Faraday Future Plant

Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

Electric Vehicles

Formula One 2016: Team-by-team guide to cars for the new season - Telegraph

2018 Mercedes S-Class, VW Crossover Concept, Arash Supercars: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz is working on a mid-cycle update for its S-Class. The flagship sedan appears to be getting some tweaks to the headlights and some new …

Auto Shows

Mock Drafts: Draftniks Jumping Off The QB Bandwagon

In today's mock draft round-up, we look at 12 of the latest mocks published over the last five days, including mocks from CBSSports, NFL.com, ESPN, …

Football (U.S.)

Fallout 4 named game of the year during DICE Awards

<i>Fallout 4</i> took home the game of the year award as well as awards for outstanding achievement in game direction and role-playing / massive multiplayer game of the year during tonight's annual DICE Awards.<p>Other big winners included <i>Rocket League</i> and <i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i>.<p>Here is the full list of …

The 5 Ego Traps To Avoid in Meditation

Spiritual Ego<p>With so many people joining the <b>meditation revolution</b> what are some of the pitfalls to be avoided? Generally speaking meditation is meant …

Meditation

Why Alpine's Comeback Is Such A Huge Deal

The newly-reborn Alpine isn’t just a reanimation of a single deceased sports car brand; it’s part of a revival of an entire kind of car, years ago …

Video game stories don’t have to suck

From Firewatch to The Witcher, the medium is getting a lot better at storytelling<p>It’s been said so much now that it’s become cliché: "It has a good story, <i>for a video game</i>." Games have garnered little respect over the decades for the stories they tell, and for good reason. Video game narratives …