Darren Derendord

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20 Mind-Blowing Stunt Driving Videos

The craziest things you can do in a car, truck, or bike, filmed.<p>There was a time when the best automotive and motorcycle stunts were saved for the movies. No more. These days short action videos by pro racers and stunt drivers are all over YouTube, and in many cases they surpass what you see in the …

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Ken Block Explains How He Makes All-Wheel-Drive Drift Magic Happen

The drift king explains the tricks he used to design the all-wheel-drive Hoonicorn Mustang, and how he makes it dance.<p>Drifting a car well is a lot more than just stomping on the gas in a corner. Differentials, engine and drivetrain placement, and weight distribution are all extremely important …

Hoonigan's 1972 Chevrolet Napalm Nova Nailed the Lope

Brian Scotto's tastes have evolved from foreign tin to the most American of metal: a '72 Nova with a nasty, anti-social rumble.<p>There's a <i>Death Proof</i> vibe to Brian Scotto's 1972 Chevy, dubbed the Napalm Nova, and that's ok. That's intentional. Stuntman Mike's car had a skull on the hood and a helluva …

Bill Murray Is Ready To See You Now

He is one of the greatest comic actors alive. A man who's navigated his career with a peerless instinct for quality and self-respect. The man behind movies—from Caddyshack to Stripes, from Rushmore to Lost in Translation—that seem to have defined a dozen different moments in our cultural life. But …

Toyota Pays Tribute to Classic Racers With Retro Liveries at Goodwood

The Febreze Twins’ estranged global triplet, the Toyota GT-86, will serve as a canvas for tributes at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. A sextet of the cars will be done up in classic liveries from Toyota’s storied motorsport past, including a couple of cars that pay specific attention to …

Mad Max: Savage Road story trailer brings the madness

Are you the sort of person that thought <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> had just the perfect amount of insanity? Do you wish that a similarly bonkers concept would be translated to your favorite video game console? Well, you'll want to take a look at the story trailer for <i>Mad Max: Savage Road.</i><p>It looks absolutely …

The cars of Mad Max: Fury Road

In George Miller's dystopian wasteland, the vehicles that wage road war are improvised, weaponized, and generally. Take a tour of the motorized melee weapons that will hit your multiplex in May.<p>In George Miller's dystopian wasteland, the vehicles that wage road war are improvised, weaponized, and …

What Makes Sleep Paralysis Scary

Imagine waking up to find you can't move a muscle. It's dark, but you're sure you feel a presence in the room, hovering near your bed — or perhaps …

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How Dennis McCarthy built Furious 7's off-road Charger

The man who built Furious 7's gravity-defying fleet of stunt cars explains Dom Toretto's wild, off-roading, skydiving Dodge Charger.<p>We've gushed over Furious 7 before, analyzing its massive charm, dissecting its jaw-dropping stunts, and giving you a deeper look at the movie's most outrageous …

Why Bob Lutz hates (and loves) racing

Lutz used to be manufacturer-supported racing's biggest fan. Now he thinks its a waste of cash. Here's why he changed his tune.<p>Almost no subject triggers greater ambivalence in me than manufacturer-sponsored racing. I was a huge advocate decades ago, finding creative ways to circumvent the official …

Google Maps unleashes Pac-Man on your neighborhood

Wokka-wokka-wokka-wokka<p>First, drop everything you're doing. Now, go to Google Maps, where the greatest thing on the internet exists. <i>Pac-Man</i>. Built into Google Maps. That means <i>Pac-Man</i> IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. Or anyone's, really.<p>I'll be spending my morning playing grabass with Blinky around the Arc de …

See How Worn-Out Old Tires Are Passed Off As New

This video should scare the crap out of you . . . for the sake of whoever wound up with that tire.<p>In it, you see how scam artists take worn-out tires and “recondition” them to look newer and safer so that they can then be sold on the secondhand market.<p>How do they do this? By cutting in new grooves …

Mid Engined Madness: 2004 Renault Clio V6 Phase 2

This 2004 Renault Clio V6 is a so-called “Phase 2” car with about 54k miles showing on the odometer. These facelifted second series cars are arguably …

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Best and Worst Truck Concepts That Were Never Built

Thinking Beyond the F-150 and the Tacoma<p>The truck segment is stronger than ever, but a bit more innovation wouldn’t hurt. A number of truck concepts has graced auto show stages through the years, and although many eventually make it to production, some never make it to the showroom floor. What …

Q&A: Grammys 2015: Weird Al Yankovic isn't just the comeback kid anymore

"Every time I put out an album," says<p>Weird Al Yankovic, "people call it a comeback." Known for his parodies of pop songs likeMichael Jackson's"Beat It" (which he remade as "Eat It") and Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" ("White & Nerdy"), the singer adds that the comeback talk arises no matter how long he …

1963 Austin Healey Sprite Mk II

This 1963 Austin Healey Sprite MkII has been with the seller for 33 years and looks well-used but complete and serviceable. All stock apart from a …

Nick Offerman Gives You Every Reason You Need To Watch NASCAR In Two Minutes

Whether you already love NASCAR (or racing in general) or you think it’s a giant waste of time, we challenge you to spend two minutes with Nick …

How to Lay Down the Absolute Quickest Lap Times at the Track – Feature

Whether you’re aware of it or not, you learned the basic rules of track lapping in kindergarten: Get in line, stay in line, and follow the line. And no hitting others. Mastering the concept, however, requires a physicist’s understanding of how dramatically a slight misstep can adversely affect your …

The secret racing test tunnel no one wants to talk about

Lost in rural Pennsylvania, hidden from prying eyes, there is a tunnel.<p><b>SOME 300 FEET BELOW MY</b> perch, a road disappeared into the side of a mountain. I made my way down the heavily wooded, steep slope, sliding as often as walking. My shoes filled with dirt that was still moist from the spring …

Meet Helleanor, The 2,000-HP Chevy-Powered Mustang: Video

Here’s a car that just might have the ability to appease fans from both Chevrolet and Ford. It’s called Helleanor, and it’s a 1967 Ford Mustang …

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Top Gear hosts pelted with stones, flee Argentina [w/video]

<i>Top Gear</i> has a reputation for many things. Chief among those is its use of staged situations and its uncanny ability to insult cultures and ethnic groups across the world. Occasionally, though, we have to give the team of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May the benefit of the</i> …

Subaru Legacy pitted against Roadkill project cars

There's an evergreen debate among auto enthusiasts about whether they would prefer to have the latest and greatest car of today or a certified classic from yesteryear. What if you had to further define that, though, and the choice was between a brand new 2015 Subaru Legacy or a turbocharged Datsun …

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …

Top 10 Country Songs to Take to the Gym

Try a new musical genre with modern country crooners like Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town plus longtime favorites like Tim McGraw and Toby …

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

Here’s how it works: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Lift one foot off the floor, bending that knee and letting your foot hang behind you. Hold this balance for 15 seconds, and then repeat on the other leg. Test every day for one week to get your baseline or your body’s normal balancing …

30 Dumbbell Exercises Missing From Your Routine

If a workout consists of popping a squat on the 50-pound dumbbell to chat it up with friends, it may be time try something new. Dumbbell exercises …

The best two-dumbbell workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

One man, one canyon road, one garage-built Corolla

The unintentionally amazing style of a car built for a single purpose.<p>This is Mark Still's "No Style" Corolla. Yes, that's Matt Farah driving and reviewing it, but pay attention to the road. You see, Still loves that road and he wanted something fun to drive on it, but he didn't know much about …

Why every car should come with clear valve covers

I could watch this all day.<p>Allow me to present your moment of Zen for the day. There is something mesmerizing about watching a pushrod V8 valvetrain do its thing. Unless you're adjusting your valves, most of the time your rocker arms stay hidden under a snappy set of valve covers.<p><b>READ MORE: If you</b> …