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Speed Sisters: We Speak with a Member of the Middle East’s First All-Female Race Team

Regardless of what’s under the hood of your car, Marah Zahalqa’s SEAT León Cupra hatchback is more powerful than your ride. Her slightly tweaked 2.0-liter turbo four cranks out 250 horsepower, she says, and while that isn’t much in today’s world of 903-hp McLaren P1s and 560-hp BMW sedans, consider …

Yasser Arafat

Your next Porsche might have an electric motor instead of a flat-six

An electric Porsche could be coming sooner than you think.<p>In a recent interview with <i>Auto Motor und Sport</i>, Porsche CEO Matthias Müller confirmed that the company is still seriously considering a fully-electric car similar to the Boxster E prototypes of 2011, and that there's a strong chance the next …

Renault And Caterham To Go Their Separate Ways On Joint Sports Car Project: Report

In 2012 French automaker Renault and British track car specialist and Formula One team Caterham confirmed plans to develop a new sports car platform …

Sports Cars

Fast & Furious 7 to Use CGI, Body Doubles to Complete Paul Walker’s Role

The show must go on, and in the case of <i>Fast & Furious 7</i>, it will do so <i>with</i> Paul Walker, who was killed in a car accident on November 30, 2013. At the time of his death, Walker had already begin filming the seventh installment in the career-defining franchise. You may recall that co-star Vin Diesel …

Movies

One Track Pony: Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

What happens when Chevy engineers pour everything they've got into a racing beast to beat Ford? A snarling, $75,000 Camaro happens.<p><i>(Photo by Ian Allen)</i><p><b>"I want to win. Beat anything Mustang</b> comes up with, at all costs." That was the goal that General Motors' product chief Mark Reuss set in 2011 for …

Sports Cars

On Owning A Hot Hatchback…And Becoming Obsessed With Them

Jason Connor March 24, 2014 All Things Hoon 14 Comments<p>[<i>Ladies and Gents, welcome Jason Connor to the Hooniverse family. He’s going to regale us with</i> …

Top 5 Triumph Bonneville customs

We’ve already rounded up our favorite Triumph Scramblers and Thruxtons, but today we’re tackling the base model in Triumph’s modern classics line—the Bonneville.<p>Styled after the Bonnies of the 60s and 70s, the ‘new’ Bonneville was released in 2001 and went on to form the basis for the Scrambler and …

Motorcycles

More Powerful CLA45, Sin R1 RS, Lotus Evora 400 Convertible: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-AMG has confirmed that its CLA45 and GLA45 will be getting a power bump up to 376 horsepower. The more powerful versions go on sale in …

Audi Sends Out Second-Gen TT With Some Updates For 2015

Audi has just revealed its third-generation TT, which arrives on these shores early next year, as a 2016 model. However, if you want to get behind …

2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe might be a better 3 Series sedan

At BMW, there really is something for everyone these days. Just take a look at the massive 3 Series/4 Series range – you can have a sedan, coupe, convertible, wagon, or funky-backed Gran Turismo. And now, with the introduction of the 2015 4 Series Gran Coupe, you can have another seda... err,</i> …

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

This 1970 Boss 302 (chassis 0T02G113020) includes a Marti report verifying that it’s authentic and retains the correct colors, codes, and equipment. …

Classic Cars

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Coming Soon

Porsche is introducing a mid-cycle update across its 911 range and used this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show to unveil the first of the updated cars, …

Google Street View

Lexus Reveals Upgraded LFA Code X Race Car For 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours

The Lexus LFA may no longer be in production, but versions of the car are still being developed for motorsport use. The latest is the Lexus LFA Code …

Sports Cars

BMW R90/6 'Hustler'

There’s a certain satisfaction in bringing a motorcycle back from the brink. And Donovan Muller knows that feeling well: his 1974 BMW R90/6 was a rusted non-runner when he got hold of it.<p>Its previous owner had all but abandoned it, leaving it outside to face the elements. He was about to emigrate, …

Motorcycles

Sub-$10k V12: Japanese Import 1992 BMW 850i

This 1992 BMW 850i is a Japanese import model with only 82k and change kilometers from new. The patterned cloth seats are unusual but look great, and …

Fast Mom: 1974 Porsche 911 S Track Rat

This 1974 Porsche 911 S (chassis 9114300608) is said to have been converted for track use immediately after purchase by the original owners. Says the …

Watch Winkelmann talk the future of Lamborghini

Boss Stephan Winkelmann talks about the next 50 years.<p>With a production run of just three units, all of which are spoken for, the Lamboghini Veneno is truly a rare vehicle. It's perfectly acceptable to get excited when a Veneno—in all its carbon-fiber glory—flashes across the screen in the video …

How iOS 7 Helped Me Kick My Jailbreaking Addiction

Windows 8.1 Passes Windows Vista in Market Share

With the release of Windows 8.1 to the world in October, January was the third full month of availability for Microsoft’s latest operating system version, which was just enough time for it to pass Windows Vista in market share. While Windows 8.1 is certainly growing steadily and eating into Windows …

Your Mac may already be a Game Console thanks to Sony and Steam

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>One path that Apple could take if it ever decides to enter into the game console market is to take advantage of its position …

Apple hit with $840 million damages claim for ebooks price fixing

Apple has received a new damages claim of over $840 million for conspiring with publishing companies to raise the price of ebooks across the entire industry. The claim, filed Friday in New York by an attorney leading a class action lawsuit on behalf of ebooks customers in 33 states, stems from the …

A 4-year-old top-grossing game? How Kingdoms At War is still making money years after launch

In the fast-paced world of mobile games, you usually sink or swim — fast. And even if you swim, it’s only for a short while.<p>So how has A Thinking Ape‘s Kingdoms at War stayed so high for so long?<p>Kingdoms at War was the eighth-highest grossing game on iPhone in 2010 — the dark ages of mobile gaming. …

Razer to make Xbox One controllers, arcade sticks and more

Entertainment hardware manufacturer Razer is partnering with Microsoft to create peripherals for the Xbox One, the companies announced today.<p>Razer's Xbox One product line will include controllers, an arcade stick and more, according to a press statement. The company has previously worked with …

Dead Island, Toy Soldiers: Cold War go free on Xbox Live in Feb.

<i>Dead Island</i> and <i>Toy Soldiers: Cold War</i> are the two Xbox 360 games that will be available free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in February under Microsoft's Games with Gold program, the company announced today.<p>Techland's open-world zombie game (screenshot above) was originally released in September …

Nintendo Considering Merger Or Acquisition

by Mailros Friday, January 31, 2014 at 10:40 AM<p>Wow, if I owned Nintendo stock I would dump it immediately after reading this. They can't project …

Jailbreak Tweak 'AppLocker' Locks Individual Apps With Touch ID

Following the December release of the evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 7 devices, several new jailbreak tweaks for the iPhone 5s are in the works, including a newly updated version of AppLocker that is designed to take advantage of the Touch ID sensor of the iPhone 5s.<p>AppLocker is a tweak that has existed …

Rumor: HTC One’s successor may be called the One+

Just yesterday <i>@evleaks</i> revealed what he called “preliminary” specs for the HTC M8, which included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU, 2GB RAM, a 5-inch 1080p display, an UltraPixel rear cam, 2.1MP front cam and KitKat with Sense 6.0. Now if a new report from recognized XDA member <i>Mike1986</i> proves correct, …

Cellular Networks

Tactus Raises Series B To Help Bring Its Disappearing Touchscreen Keyboard To Market

There were plenty of media darlings at last year’s CES, but few tickled people’s fancies the way that Tactus and its amazing disappearing tablet keyboard did. The company has spent the past few months crafting reference devices for would-be partners and gearing up to help OEMs bring that impressive …