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McLaren F1: the best car ever

The story of the greatest supercar of the 20th century – and its creator – goes on display next month, says Matthew Carter<p>The story of the McLaren F1 – widely acknowledged as the greatest car of the 20th century – began in an airport lounge. With their flight from the 1988 Italian Grand Prix …

One Mom's Genius Solution to a Toy Car Overload

You'll never guess what she used to corral her sons' favorite racers.<p>If you're a mother of young kids, chances are you might slip on a Matchbox or Hot Wheels car at any given minute. These tiny toys have a way of multiplying like bunnies, and when they're not strewn all over the playroom, maybe</i> …

Hot Wheels

The Mitsubishi Evo IX Will Always Out-Crazy Your Subaru STI

Mitsubishi Evo’s are real monsters, but only as long as you treat them well, as <i>Regular Car Reviews</i> found out somewhere above 4,000 rpm.<p>Mitsubishi …

Just How Great Is the Legendary Bugatti EB110 SS?

Even though the car's up for auction, that doesn't stop Chris Harris from having a bit of fun.<p>If you were one of the few people lucky enough to actually get to drive their hero car, how would you react?<p>Chris Harris layers on the stunning details of this 1995 Bugatti EB110 SS. With four …

Sports Cars

Is Kepler 452b humanity's best chance to find alien life?

Nasa and other scientists have discovered the ‘closest twin to Earth’ that’s ever been found, bringing humans one step closer to finding where life is possible<p>A new planet has been discovered that has more in common with Earth than any exoplanet yet. And with the discovery by Nasa and other …

Paranormal

Bronze Age Egtved Girl Found Buried in Denmark Was From Someplace Else

An iconic Bronze Age girl who was buried in Denmark about 3,400 years ago came from a foreign land, a new analysis of her hair and teeth suggests.<p>The Egtved girl was named after the village where she was found. All of her bones were missing from her remains, but her clothing, hair, nails and some …

This or That: 2005 Dodge Ram SRT-10 vs. 2005 Subaru WRX STI [w/poll]

Which Potential Collector Car Do You Prefer?<p>Some cars, due to ultimate desirability, particular rareness, or spectacular performance/prestige eventually become collectible. It's darn near impossible to know which ones will make it into the rarefied stratosphere of collectibility – why is a late …

2015 Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost 4x4

Have you ever wanted a full-size pickup but felt its engine was too big?<p>From the May 2015 issue<p>We were skeptics of Ford’s aluminum-truck-bed-and-body gambit, but in a February-issue comparison test, a $60,000-plus F-150 SuperCrew with a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 dispatched the mostly steel …

Cadillac Boss Trolls BMW M, Mercedes-AMG, and Audi RS Lovers

'German-Mobile Fanboys, Your Worst Nightmare Has Arrived'<p>In a Facebook post Thursday evening, Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen called out fans of German performance cars in no uncertain terms. The post begins innocently enough, with de Nysschen couching his commentary around the soon-to-be …

Cadillac ATS

Online Photography Course

This section offer an ongoing Photography Course available for free online. The photography course is organized and divided into step by step <i>Lesson</i> …

BMW recalls a bunch of motorcycles with rear wheel troubles

BMW has recalled almost 49,000 motorcycles due to a potential problem with the rear wheel, which could loosen and cause the rider to wreck. This is …

Real Video Shows Distracted Teen Drivers Moments Before Things Go Wrong

We've all been there: motoring along, our minds somewhere else, when suddenly our attention snaps back to the road, and we realize that we're …

Ebola-Plagued Countries Now Risk Deadly Measles Epidemic

Low vaccination rates mean measles could potentially kill more West Africans than Ebola<p>The Ebola epidemic in West Africa may be quieting down, but its deadly impacts are still rippling through the region. After the epidemic wreaked havoc on health care systems in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, …

Utah officers say mysterious voice called them to rescue baby trapped inside car

Four police officers rushing to an overturned car in an icy Utah river say they all heard the same thing: a mysterious female voice calling out “Help,” from inside the vehicle.<p>But the driver of the car was dead and her 18-month-old daughter, while still alive, couldn’t have been the speaker.<p>It was …

Next VW Tiguan to Be Built in Mexico, Offer Three-Row Seating

Volkswagen is a company that likes to think it can do no wrong, so you can imagine its executives scratching their heads and then wringing their hands over the rather bleak sales performance of its Tiguan compact crossover in the U.S. market, especially at a time when its segment is on freakin’ …

NASA Dawn spacecraft arrives at dwarf planet after 7 years

NASA engineers said Friday they are "exhilarated" by the final maneuver in a 7 1/2 year "celestial dance" that put the spacecraft Dawn into orbit around the mini-planet Ceres 310 million miles from Earth.<p>At 7:39 a.m., EST, as the spacecraft, trailing a beam of blue-green vapor, closed in on the …

Dodge Hellcat Runs Against Chevy Corvette Z06 On The Street: Video

"Annihilates" is a pretty strong word here. It's the title that the uploader has chosen for a video showing a Dodge Challenger Hellcat making a few …

The Long-Lost Original Batmobile Is Up for Sale

The 1956 Oldsmobile 88 modified by Forrest Robinson was rediscovered in 2013.<p><i>(Credit: All Photos Heritage Auctions)</i><p>The very first batmobile is for sale. This modified 1956 Oldsmobile 88 is a far cry from the Batmobile we're familiar with, but the color scheme is unmistakably Batman.<p>In 1956, DC …

Philae comet lander alien ‘cover-up’ conspiracy theories emerge

On Wednesday afternoon, the European Space Agency made galactic history when their Rosetta Mission successful landed its Philae probe on a speeding comet, the first time such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.<p>As with everything from the moon landing to the death of Elvis, an alternative …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Nissan GT-R Hits 220 MPH, Spins, Parachute Fails To Open: Video

This is a story of disaster narrowly averted. Arriving rapidly at 220 mph during a brutal half-mile run, this Nissan GT-R driver soon finds himself …

Nissan GT-R

PHOTOS: Camaro Z/28 vs The World

Chevrolet Camaro

One of Five: 1975 Chevrolet Vega Kammback GT V6

This 1975 Vega Kammback GT (chassis 1V15B5U135426) is thought to be one of five factory-built, Buick V6-powered test cars and the only one to be sold …

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> …

Kawasaki Ninja H2R packs 998cc engine into beastly design

Winter is upon us in many regions, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to start dreaming about your next bike. Kawasaki has taken the wraps off its …

Motorcycles

This Is the World's Smallest Functional V-12 Engine

You'd never guess it judging by the collection of tiny, intricate works of kinetic art on display in his workshop, but José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, a.k.a. "Patelo," claims to be a "very impatient person." A retired naval mechanic, Patelo continues to create after his contemporaries have ditched …

2016 Ford Focus RS: AWD Back on the Table, U.S. Sales Likely

A new wrinkle in the ongoing saga of the Ford Focus RS and its possible U.S. arrival has emerged: Our pals at <i>Road & Track</i> are reporting that not only is the RS now more likely than ever to be sold in the U.S., but that it will <i>blat</i> and slide onto our shores packing torque-vectoring all-wheel …

Tiny V-8 Nitro Engine Looks, Sounds Amazing: Video

You might not be able to swap this V-8 into your car to make it into a mean drift missile or rocket it to 60 mph in sub-three-seconds, but you could …

Extreme Sports