Jacob Meyers

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A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Get a closer look at Senna's McLaren MP4/4 F1 car

The cutting-edge Formula 1 technology of 1988.<p>The lobby of the McLaren Technology Center in Woking, England is littered with legendary racers from the company's past, but unfortunately, the days it is open to the public are few and far between. Luckily, McLaren has decided to bring these cars to …

Ford's Aluminium F 150, What Took Them So Long?

I thought this was interesting: Ford is mulling over making the next Ford F 150 pick up with an aluminium body. Some are taking this to be a big risk: my own reaction is what on earth took them so long to decide to try this? For Land Rover has been doing this since the late 1940s. And said Land …

The 1963 Pontiac Tempest LeMans 326

Welcome to another edition of the Hooniverse Obscure Muscle Car Garage, where we discover cars that were never really thought of as Muscle Cars, and …

Highway K: Supercar kryptonite

The Bugatti Veyron is worth loving, save one thing.<p>Something's missing from the automotive universe. As great as it is to be a car guy right now, what with 268 hp Camrys and new rear-wheel-drive sports cars under $30,000 and IndyCar racing actually interesting again, there's a hole in the world so …

The Carchive: The Honda NSX

It’s the 25th of December, which means that anybody spending their time reading drivel about old car brochures has their priorities entirely wrong. …

40-Years-Owned 1957 Triumph TR3

This small-mouth 1957 Triumph TR3 reportedly has been owned at least in part by the seller since 1974, but has seen little use since the mid-1990s. …

The Best Cars We Drove in 2013 (And a Few We Wish We Hadn't)

2013 was an odd year for cars. The few highlights were surrounded by an aura of meh, and the exciting stuff that debuted this year won't come out …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC Wagon

Prepare to be reduced to a blubbering idiot—a very fast blubbering idiot.<p>TESTED<p>We’re not even going to pretend to be impartial in discussing the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG wagon. We love it. We love wagons and horsepower, and wherever the two shall meet, we shall find true love—or something like that. …

Subaru takes another look back, this time at the 2004 WRX STI

Here we have the followup to the rally-mimicking Impreza 22B STI that Subaru recently chronicled in its Vintage Garage series: the 2004 Impreza WRX STI. Displacement for the boxer four was upped from 2.2 liters to 2.5, and after noticing how many buyers had installed larger turbochargers on their …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible First Drive

It's All About Attitude<p>In fairness, I almost always pick a convertible over its hardtop counterpart, and in the history of cars there is only one vehicle for which I found the hardtop better than the convertible: the Nissan Murano.<p>But let me assure you, the 2014 Corvette Convertible is no Murano. …

Drive Flashback: 2007 Jaguar XKR Coupe and Convertible

A 420-hp 4.2-liter supercharged V8 and an all-aluminum chassis with double-wishbone suspension: All point to the building blocks of an imported performance car. Which is why I was disappointed at the press event to drive the Jaguar XKR after noticing there was a lack of drivetime on a proper …

Long-term intro: 2014 Mazda 6

Looks like a pump, feels like a sneaker.<p>2014 Mazda 6<p>Don't let the Best Family Sedan title (page 59 of <i>Road & Track</i>'s December 2013/January 2014 issue) mislead you—unlike a lot of mid-size four-doors, the new Mazda 6 is heaps of fun to drive. In a segment full of well-engineered but unremarkable …

Drive Notes: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda's sophisticated Accord Hybrid scores points at the Road & Track office.<p>Going by the fuel economy and horsepower numbers alone, Honda's sophisticated new hybrid system appears to have what it takes for success. Is it good enough to finally make Honda a major player in the hybrid market? We …

The World's Most Popular Cars: Ford Focus And Other Surprises

Pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles are once again popular among Americans, thanks to lower fuel prices and an improving economy. But outside the U.S., people prefer small, fuel efficient cars like the Ford Focus.<p>Driven by demand in China and other Asian markets, the Focus is likely to finish …

More Spectacular Aerial Shots of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

At first, these abstract images are difficult to decipher. However, look more closely and hints of a landscape begin to emerge. Created by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, these new images in his ongoing series of Iceland's volcanic rivers consist of amazing aerial perspectives that look like …

Old Water Tower Converted into a Beautiful Modern Home

Architect Mauro Brigham of Bham Design Studio has repurposed an old water tower in Belgium, simply known as <i>Chateau d'eau</i>, into a livable home. The 30-meter-high tower, which was first constructed sometime between 1938 and 1941, has been transformed into a high-tech, modern residence that offers all …

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Top 10 custom motorcycles

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles. They’re back with a bang, and the mainstream media has noticed. Even the Financial Times has picked up on the resurgence, reporting on The Comeback of the Cafe Racer. And most of the biggest-selling motorcycle magazines have added ‘new wave’ customs …

We Hear: Ford to Collaborate with Alcoa on 2015 F-150 Display at Detroit - Wide Open Throttle

It’s one of the most highly anticipated vehicles expected to debut next year, and its significance to Ford and to the domestic auto industry in particular can’t be over-stated. It’s the 2015 Ford F-150. We’ve seen numerous prototype mules showing a strong resemblance to the Atlas Concept that was a …

1985 Porsche 928S

Faster is better.<p>From the May 1985 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b> TESTED<p>"The old man would spin in his grave if he saw what they're passing off as a Porsche these days," raved the gas-station atten­dant. "They've lost the original concept. Where's the rear engine? Where's the air cooling?" Our rebuttal, …

Hyundai, Kia reach $400-million settlement over inflated MPG claims

Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America, the U.S. sales arms of the sibling South Korean automakers, said Monday they have reached a settlement in class-action litigation over inflating the fuel economy claims for their vehicles.<p>Hyundai will offer the owners of the models with the inflated …

Kia Motors

High-Mile 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

This 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera is sold with service records from the day it was first bought new in Germany, and though mileage is high at almost …

Nicely Upgraded: 1974 BMW 2002tii Driver

This 1974 BMW 2002tii (chassis 2782622) is said to be straight, rust free, and strong running. It comes with no claims of originality, all matching …

2014 BMW 320i

The FINA '97 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail is going up for sale

An analog icon in its most evolved form.<p>Gordon Murray didn't want to build this car.<p>In the mind of McLaren's ace designer, if he had wanted to build a racing car, he would have done so from the get-go. The original goal of the F1 was quite the opposite: Build the world's best designated road car …