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Business booming for giant cargo planes

$7tn of goods travel by air every year. Most goes in the hold of normal airliners. But for those big, awkward loads, something rather larger is required.<p>Video by Peter Page. Reporter: Theo Leggett

Aviation

2019 Genesis G70 first drive review: A worthy sport sedan challenger

When it comes to small, sporty luxury sedans, your mind immediately goes to Germany. After all, the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class have dominated the segment for years, though challengers from America (Cadillac CTS), Italy (Alfa Romeo Giulia) and Japan (Infiniti Q50, Lexus IS) have …

Limited Slip Differential

2019 Genesis G70 Photo Gallery

Retrogaming

Cool photos of the 2019 BMW M850i Coupe

Courtesy of Instagram photographer <i>aytomotive</i>, we bring you today a new photo gallery of the recently unveiled 2019 BMW M850i Coupe. Just like the …

Bentley Motors

Bruiser Jeep Wrangler 6×6 Pickup Truck

The Jeep Wrangler is a capable offroad vehicle straight off the showroom floor — but sometimes capable isn't enough. No matter how big your …

Jeep

Why you should buy a BMW X3 over the 3 Series

For decades, the BMW 3 Series has been <i>the</i> sedan to get if you were looking for something premium but sporty. Not only has it been <i>the</i> sedan, but it …

BMW

Please Watch 23 Minutes of Awesome Suzuki Jimny Promotional Footage

We won't be getting the Jimny here in the US, but this footage is so entertaining, you won't care.<p>Suzuki revealed a newly-redesigned Jimny last month, and we here at the <i>Road & Track</i> offices are infatuated. It looks like a miniature Mercedes G-Wagen, except cheaper, simpler, and smaller. It's even …

Suzuki

Simon Pegg: ‘I was lost, unhappy and an alcoholic’

Simon Pegg has brought a bit of Hollywood with him. Not just the shades and a shiny smile, but the scorching weather, too. This setting seems apt. Pegg is here to promote his latest outing in the Mission: Impossible franchise, and – because this is the start of his promotional campaign and because …

pegg

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

2019 Audi SQ8: A Sportier Sporty Q7 Uncovered

It doesn’t wear camo because there’s barely anything to hide.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The upcoming Audi SQ8, with the S implying sport, is the high-performance variant of the recently revealed Q8, which itself is a sportier “coupe” counterpart to the Q7 SUV. The most immediately noticeable difference is the …

Luxury SUV

Why a 10-Speed Transmission Actually Makes Sense

Ten gears seem like too many, but there's logic behind a 10-speed transmission.<p>On its face, a 10-speed transmission seems like a silly idea. It's just too many gears. Six, seven, or eight gears seem like more than enough to get the job done, so why would you complicate things by adding more. …

Automotive Industry

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Packs 715 HP

From a twin-turbo V-12<p>Aston Martin is right in the middle of a huge product offensive that will continue through 2023. The latest model to arrive is the DBS Superleggera, the brand’s new flagship Super GT.<p>Essentially, this car replaces the Vanquish S. But this time around, Aston Martin uses …

Carbon Fiber

2019 BMW X4 first drive review: A sportier sports activity coupe - Roadshow

Though I don't really like crossover-coupes as a segment, truth is, people buy them -- BMW has sold some 200,000 X4s globally since 2014. And as I'm testing the second-generation 2019 X4 "sports activity coupe" near its birthplace in Spartanburg, South Carolina, I can kind of see why. Along the …

4G LTE

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review | A head versus heart argument

Surprisingly fun to drive on the street and even at the race track<p>SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Few things drain your energy like the heat and humidity on a sunny spring day in the South, even when the A/C is on full blast. There's an intenseness to the warmth that hits you like a wave the moment you step …

BMW

Avengers' Scarlett Johansson Slams Claims She 'Auditioned' To Be Tom Cruise's Girlfriend

'The very idea is so demeaning.'<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> star Scarlett Johansson has hit back at claims that she 'auditioned' to be Tom Cruise's girlfriend.<p>The allegations stem from an interview with a former Scientologist, Brendan Tighe, who claimed that he came across a report by mistake while he …

Scarlett Johansson

15 Things You Never Knew About 'The Dark Knight' on its 10th Anniversary

Can you believe it's been a decade since "The Dark Knight" hit theaters?<p>Even ten years and a reboot or two later, this game-changing blockbuster is still widely regarded as the best Batman movie ever made. So let's celebrate the film's 10th anniversary by exploring some fun trivia about Christopher …

Rachel McAdams

World’s Fastest Business Jet Ends Production

By<p>Updated June 28, 2018 8:34 p.m. ET<p>Speed isn't everything. In 2003, British Airways ended Concorde supersonic passenger jet service when the …

Aviation

A bloodless malaria test by a young Ugandan inventor won Africa’s top engineering prize

The $33,000 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation has been awarded to a 24-year old Ugandan engineer for his invention of a bloodless malaria test. Before now, small blood samples taken from suspected patients in hospitals or pharmacies were used to test for malaria but with Matibabu, the device …

Africa

2019 BMW 8 Series has big power, big style

What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Honda Civic Type R?

Upon realizing recently that everyone around here has all the fun while I’m stuck doing insane management tasks, I decided to have some fun myself. …

Special Ferrari 488 Pista Celebrates Racing Success

Road-going car receives new livery<p>We recently drove the Ferrari 488 Pista, and it left us wanting more. After all, it’s the most powerful road-going V-8 ever built by the Prancing Horse. Now, the automaker is rolling out a “Piloti Ferrari” version, featuring the same performance with cosmetic …

Sports Cars

2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe: Back from the dead and lookin' good

Enthusiasts and BMW buyers alike have been clamoring for a new 8 Series, and BMW has finally seen fit to humor them. The automaker has been teasing this car for the better part of a year, but now it's finally here, and it's looking <i>good</i>.<p>One slick coupe<p>Originally previewed in the Concept 8 Series …

Video: Ferrari 488 Pista 2019 review - 711bhp supercar driven on road and track | Autocar

Ferrari 488 PistaJoin us as we find out whether this is another Ferrari special that ticks every gorgeous box it should.When Ferrari makes a track …

The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6 Is Nicer But It’s No Four-Door Miata

The 2018 Mazda 6 is prettier than ever, and its top-trim interior is downright elegant. It also finally has the thing we’ve been craving from this …

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan Packs a 429-HP Inline-Six

Replacing the E 43 sedan<p>For the past few years, the Mercedes-AMG E 43 has been the car you buy when the regular E 300 won’t do and the E 63 S is a little too much. With a twin-turbo V-6 cranking out 396 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque, a rear-biased all-wheel-drive system, and a quick-shifting …

Detroit Auto Show

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class First Drive: Nothing but a G-Wagen

Reinventing the icon<p>Being successful the first time around is tough, but it’s even harder following up an initial smash success. When the pressure is on, it’s easy to screw up.<p>It may be hard to imagine, but over the past 40 years, there have been four generational changes to the Mustang (not all of …

Off-roading

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is a Near-Perfect Reinvention of the Franchise

Toward the end of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, one of our heroes stares out toward a vast, bleached-out vista that’s peppered with low-slung space-junk …

Jeep Wrangler Pickup Could Get Optional Soft Top

Wrangler pickup may be available as a drop top<p>The upcoming Jeep Wrangler-based pickup could also be a convertible. According to a report from <i>Automotive News,</i> Jeeps new truck could receive a retractable soft top that can be lowered or completely removed just like in the Wrangler and Wrangler …

Boats

Here are the first official pictures of the Acura NSX GT3 racecar

Acura's released the first official pictures of the NSX GT3 ahead of its North American motorsports debut.<p>The automaker debuted its latest motorsport offering without much pomp or circumstance at this year's New York International Auto Show. After that, well, it just sort of faded into the …

9 Sporty Convertibles You Can Buy for Less Than $45,000

You don't need to break the bank to have a brand-new convertible in your garage. Here are our sporty favorites to make summer a blast.<p>If you're looking to drop the top and enjoy the summer breeze in your hair, these are the cars you want to look at.