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Porsche sets a world record with 1208 911 models at Silverstone

You're gonna need a bigger track.<p>The fact that Porsche managed to wrangle up 1208 of its 911 models to bring to Silverstone this past weekend in order to set a new world record is impressive, but it's easy to shrugoff that figure. It's something else entirely to watch the whole gaggle stroll by the …

What’s Your Favorite Type of Bike?

Cars fall into many different categories- sports car, luxury sedan, SUV, etc. Motorcycles on the other hand fall into only two – cruisers that make …

Explore the world of three Seattle-based bike builders

Grease, grit, and bad-assery.<p>For anyone with a set of wrenches to his name, it's hard to escape the idea of starting your own shop. The notion of serving the world a big, steaming platter of middle fingers, retreating to the oily plains of your garage, and stitching a machine together with your own …

2014 Porsche Panamera First Drive

Longer Wheelbases, Bigger Batteries, More Power<p>If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from Porsche, it’s that it doesn’t mess with a good thing (too much, anyway). For proof, take a look at the 911 and its 50-year history. Or even look at the Porsche Cayenne, now in its second generation. So …

Court stops scientists from publishing codes that could wirelessly lockpick Porsches

Three cryptography experts from a Dutch university have cracked the codes used to start luxury cars such as Audis, Bentleys, Porsches, and Lamborghinis, knowledge that could allow anyone with the right tools to wirelessly lockpick a $300,000 car. The researchers were preparing to publish a paper in …

Ferrari 458 with $1M wheels still hasn't found a buyer [w/video]

Rule number one of modifying a car: When it comes time to sell, people want to pay for the car, and could care less how much you spent in the aftermarket. This is a lesson that the guys at Latitude Wheels in Miami are currently learning.<p>The wheel company's "flagship show car," a 2011 Ferrari 458 …

Are you surprised that Porsche took top honors in J.D. Power's recent 2013 APEAL study? More -> http://bit.ly/177ioHH

Tom Donhou's 102-mph bicycle

See his latest experiments in speed.<p>Tom Donhou spends his days building custom bicycle frames in a small shop in the U.K. Growing up, Donhou loved reading and hearing about the warriors of the old Salt Flats: the guys who'd stitch together a car in their backyards and run them in Utah for a chance …

Acura just released this official photo showing the NSX has moved from concept to prototype status. Notice the side mirrors have been brought into the realm of legal and practical reality? More -> http://bit.ly/18BycWt

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

What Porsche's done to the GT3 is stupefying.<p>Shocking news: The new Porsche 911 GT3 is terrible! It’s a huge disappointment, a broken dream. Cancel your deposit if you’ve made one, and tear up your check if you haven’t. And write to the German ambassador to demand some kind of formal inquiry.<p>No, …

James May's "Budget" Supercars | Behind the scenes | Top Gear

Spy Photos: 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale RS

All carbon fiber on the entry model?<p>Spy photographers have captured these images of a carbon-fiber-clad Ducati 1199 Panigale. Most interesting this about it? It appears to be based on the most affordableversion of the bike, which goes for just $17,995.<p>The front suspension is the giveaway: Where the …

Watch Ayrton Senna's ghost haunt the Suzuka Circuit -> http://bit.ly/1388APW #Awesome

Sad that Ford won't build us a new GT? Have no fear, Galpin Auto Sport is here, and it's bringing its new GTR1 to Pebble Beach for us to gawk at. More -> http://bit.ly/19l9NHv

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BMW working with Dainese to put airbags in motorcycle suits [w/video]

Addressing the safety concerns of its customers, BMW Motorrad is co-developing a rider suit with Dainese to feature something that's much more common in automobiles: airbags.<br>Starting with Dainese's D-air Protect System, which is made up of inflatable protectors that deploy in 15 milliseconds, the …

Close Finish at CTMP - Snow & Benitez - Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

Tutorials

2014 Audi R8 Spyder vs 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet! - Head 2 Head Episode 37

Ducati Diavel Dark : Badass Motorcycle for Batman

<b>Ducati Diavel Dark Motorcycle</b> looks like the perfect vehicle for Batman. It looks slimmer than previous model Ducati Diavel Strada with total black …

Love for the Porsche Cayman

Putting one of Porsche's best through its paces.<p>More than any other machine in the Porsche stable, the Cayman made it acceptable to own something with the company's crest on the hood that isn't a 911. Given the arrival of the next-generation Cayman, XCAR has chosen this moment to put an eye on the …

Watch this three-minute Porsche flat-six teardown

A hypnotic look at one of our favorite engines.<p>Here's a fascinating look at the disassembly of a Porsche Carrera 3.2-liter flat six, as documented via stop-motion video.<p>The meticulous disassembly depicted brings you up close to the process, and it only gets more interesting as more parts come off …

Engine Intel: How turbos and superchargers work

To get both fuel economy and horsepower, automakers are increasingly turning to forced induction.<p>Big engines provide a satisfying surge, but most of the time we're using only a fraction of an engine's maximum power. To increase fuel economy, automakers are rapidly employing smaller engines—both in …

BMW's last M3 coupe

With next-gen two-door Bimmers now called the 4-series, we bid farewell to the last two-door M3.<p>A moment of silence, please. BMW has just built its very last M3. Again. This is becoming a bit of a habit for the Bavarians.<p>The infamous stoppages keep happening. There was 1992, when the last of the …

2014 Nissan GT-R [w/video]

<i>Chasing The Legend</i><p>There are only a handful of vehicles in existence that can change you permanently – ones that have the power to rewire your concept of speed to fit their definition. Some five years after the Nissan GT-R legally touched down here in the US for the first time, the coupe is still …

Learn, Share & Discuss Relevant Financial Topics

It started with a simple question: How can we encourage spenders to save? We knew it wouldn’t be easy, but we believed it was a journey worth taking. …

The Habits of Happiness

‘Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.’ <b>~Dalai Lama</b><p>I’m not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have …

Happiness

3D printing marketplace MakerShop offers customizable shops to designers

Jul.10, 2013<p><b>3D printing design marketplace</b> <b>MakerShop</b> offers designers flexibility with new subscription plans that let 3D printer designers customize …