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Seven Modified 2016 Ford F-150 Pickups Coming to SEMA

High-performance street trucks and off-road rigs.<p>Seven highly-modified 2016 Ford F-150 pickups will be shown at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas next month. The trucks will be among more than 50 vehicles at the automaker’s display, making it the largest OEM stand at the show.<p><b>MRT 2016 Ford …

Ford F-150

Lamborghini driver revs while Aventador bursts into flames

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>The Aventador obviously has a V12, not a V10. It has been corrected below.</i><p>Listening to an Italian V10 V12 screaming at the limit is one of the true joys of the automotive hobby, especially with the visual accompaniment of little licks of flame are shooting out of the exhaust. There's a time …

Hobbies

The U-2 spy plane needs high-performance cars to help land

Typically, aircraft deploy their landing gear from three main points. Most military aircraft, for example, deploy two gears at the back and one forward, like a tricycle. Some civilian aircraft flip the layout, with two in front and one in back - tail-draggers. The U-2 Dragon Lady is wildly …

U2

25 of the Fastest Road Cars Ever Made

These cars do it with ease.<p>As cars have advanced, so have their top speeds. Not too long ago, surpassing the 200 mph mark was unthinkable. These next 25 cars do it with ease.<p>In choosing the list, we stuck with cars from manufacturers that aren't one hit wonders or super tuners, so no SSC Ultimate …

Sports Cars

Go Inside the Ferrari F12tdf's 769-hp V-12—Literally—With this Video

Ferrari’s new high-output F12berlinetta, the F12tdf, uses the same basic V-12 engine as the regular model but sees a host of small enhancements that boost horsepower from 730 to 769. The jump comes without turbochargers, a supercharger, or a magical fairy beneath the F12tdf’s hood sprinkling engine …

How To: Polish Your Car Like a Pro [Sponsored]

Keeping your car’s finish looking new doesn’t require a paycheck’s worth of equipment or a professional detail shop. “Wheeling”—i.e., polishing a vehicle with a rotating wheel, just like a pro detailer would—works by temporarily heating the paint’s clear coat until it softens into a viscous liquid …

Cleaning

Tesla Cars Become Autonomous Overnight

Wireless update to Model S lets the machine take the wheel<p>The Rise of the Machines has begun—fittingly, via an overnight wireless global “awakening."<p>That’s right, owners of Tesla Model S and Model X electric vehicles woke up today to cars suddenly empowered to drive themselves down the road. The …

2016 Mercedes GLE450 AMG, Tesla Autopilot, Volvo’s New Compacts: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz has added the new GLE450 AMG 4Matic to its growing arsenal of AMG sport models. The AMG sport models offer mild performance upgrades …

Tesla

2016 Ferrari 488 Spider: Losing the Roof Doesn't Compromise the Magic

Ripping a roof off a supercar used to be a death sentence. Not anymore.<p>Automakers usually map out the smoothest test routes for car launches, asphalt so fresh it's practically still steaming. Not for the Ferrari 488 Spider: we pogo along the pocked and patched road between Forlí and San Leo like …

Barn-find New Avengers Jaguar XJ12 fetches a cool £62,000

Patrick Macnee's 'Big Cat' in the short-lived 1970s television programme, this modified coupe smashes auction estimates.<p><i>Editor's Note (15 October 2015): This story, originally published on 27 August, has been updated based on the results of H&H Classics' 14 October auction.</i><p>In The Avengers …

Hyundai Previews 2015 SEMA Lineup

This year will mark Hyundai's 15th appearance at the annual Specialty Equipment Manufacturer's Association (SEMA) Show.<p>And in the years since the …

Kia recalling 377k Sorentos that can accidentally shift out of park

Kia has announced that it will recall 377,000 Sorento crossovers built between October 19, 2009 and January 31, 2013, which equates to model years 2011 through 2013.<p>The affected vehicles may suffer failure in the brake-shift interlock mechanism. Put enough force on the lever and the interlock will …

Let This F1 Brake Test Mesmerize and Possibly Hypnotize You

If they're going to bring a car down to a dead stop from 200 mph, they'd better work properly.<p>Among the brake manufacturers in the industry, Brembo might just be the best known when it comes to high performance braking systems. As the supplier for F1 teams such as Ferrari, STR, Sauber, Lotus, Force …

Sauber F1

Solar Race Team Gets Help from a Superforecast

IBM’s forecasting system will assist University of Michigan solar race competitors<p>The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge turns 25 this week, when 50 race teams head across the Australian outback for 1800 miles in solar cars of their own designs beginning October 28. The University of Michigan team …

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Spied in Production-Spec Four-Door SuperCrew Body

When Ford’s all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor made its debut at last year’s Detroit auto show, it was in stubbier extended cab “SuperCab” form. But the truck will also be offered as a larger SuperCrew cab with four forward-hinged doors, and these photos of an undisguised prototype give us our best view yet …

Why the Porsche 996 Is the 911 Deal of the Century

The cheap 911 isn't necessarily a bad 911.<p>A new 911 starts at $90,000. Used previous-generation 991 models hover around $75,000, and older 997 models are around $30,000. Air-cooled 911s have officially reached absurd prices. Hell, a 1988 911 sold on Bring a Trailer for $34,500. It was nice, but it …

Engines

Corvette Owners File a Class Action Lawsuit Against GM

And it has nothing to do with the current Z06.<p>It's not often that owners of a vehicle that hasn't had a major recall file a class action lawsuit against a manufacturer, but according to The Truth About Cars, a group of Corvette owners is doing exactly that.<p>Nineteen owners have filed a proposed …

Sports Cars

FDA strengthens heart safety warnings on popular pain relievers

Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers to reflect new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.<p>The changes announced Thursday apply to prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, including arthritis treatments like …

GM Recalling 686,000 Crossovers for Faulty Liftgate

General Motors has announced a safety recall affecting its three-row crossover lineup, which includes the Chevrolet Traverse, the Buick Enclave, the GMC Acadia, and the (now-discontinued) Saturn Outlook.<p>The issue is faulty “Prop Recovery System” software that might not recognize when the gas …

NHTSA may investigate new Toyota unintended acceleration case

After paying a $1.2-billion settlement to the US government last year, Toyota largely put the unintended acceleration recall behind it. Although, there were still some civil lawsuits to handle. A new case where the owner of a 2009 Lexus ES350 is petitioning the National Highway Traffic Safety …

Traffic Safety

Ten Great European Cars With Gigantic V8s

Taking a page from the American playbook.<p>The typical train of thought is that large displacement, V8 engines are solely for American cars because they need huge displacement to make the power. Thing is, a big V8 might be an American calling card, but there is a worldwide allure that comes from …

TVR

Deal between Greece and its European creditors raises questions

A deal between Greece and its European creditors Monday averted financial collapse and a rapid Greek exit from the Eurozone but raised questions about whether the government in Athens can muster the political support it needs or deliver on its promises.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing …

Chevrolet Silverado Gets Early Facelift, CarPlay for 2016

Barely two years after going on sale in its current iteration, the Chevrolet Silverado is getting a refresh. Yep, that’s early, especially considering the typical full-size truck life cycle is measured not in years but in eons.<p>Chevy provided a single photo with the release, showing a Silverado in …

Facelifts

The 12 Things You Need to Know About iOS 9

Your iPhone and iPad are heading for a big update. Here's what to expect.<p>Apple will update its smartphone and tablet lines later this year, not only with the likely introductions of the iPhone 6S and iPad Air 3, but with iOS 9, a new software update set to transform existing iDevices.<p>Introducing a …

Rosso Aurora: 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

This 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta has been with the seller for 19 years, during which it’s undergone what sounds like a very high quality restoration with …

Classic Cars

Why NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto Is Such a Big Deal

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — This week we should see an entirely new world come to life.<p>It’s a dwarf planet that lives beyond our solar system’s eight big planets. It’s called Pluto.<p>Nine and a half years ago, a planetary ship named New Horizons left its Cape Canaveral launch pad with such velocity that …

It's Time to Kill Off the 'Healthy Food' Stigma

Chef Jenn Louis of Portland, Oregon, makes the case for the new generation of "healthy" food restaurants.<p>Let's be real: we don't go out to restaurants to eat healthily, and most chefs don't want to be placed in the category of specializing in "healthy" food. The reputation of a "healthy chef" is …

$3200 & 5600 Miles: 1953 Dodge Firetruck Project

This 1953 Dodge Firetruck is based on the marque’s then-current B-series. Stored inside for the majority of its life with what must have been …

Classic Cars