Sid Shekhar

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At $4,000, Could This 1992 Mercedes 300TE Be Your Long Term Longroof?

Mercedes is a fine exemplar of the phrase ‘they don’t build ‘em like they used to.’ Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 300TE is an example of the …

Mercedes-Benz

Serverless computing could unleash a new startup ecosystem

While serverless computing isn’t new, it has reached an interesting place in its development. As developers begin to see the value of serverless architecture, a whole new startup ecosystem could begin to develop around it.<p>Serverless isn’t exactly serverless at all, but it does enable a developer to …

Microservices

I Don't Care How Rich You Are, You Can't Buy A UPS Truck

It’s got style. It’s got speed. It’s got heart. It’s the adrenaline-pumping, track-destroying vehicle of your dreams. It’s the infamous UPS Package …

Trucks

Who Wins? Weight Reduction Vs. HorsePower. Mercedes C43 AMG & See Through Car Drag Race + Burnouts!

Mercedes-Benz

Open source sustainability

Open source sustainability has been nothing short of an oxymoron. Engineers around the world pour their sweat and frankly, their hearts into these passion projects that undergird all software in the modern internet economy. In exchange, they ask for nothing in return except for recognition and help …

Red Hat

I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in Me Studies. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

The 2019 Mazda Miata Is Doing The Dang Thing And Bringing 181 HP To America

Just over a week ago, Mazda Japan announced its 2019 Mazda Miata—the light, little car everyone either loves (or hates because everyone else loves …

Mazda

The Mustang GT’s V8 Is the Most Under-Appreciated Engine Out Right Now

The GT is constantly overshadowed by its Shelby sibling. Let's take a second to appreciate the newest Coyote engine.<p>When the current Mustang was introduced, one of the biggest upgrades was the more powerful V8 engine. Eager to rev and fantastic to listen to, it was only overshadowed by the …

Sports Cars

The difference between Demon and Hellcat - 1/4 mile drag race

The Fury of a Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II

DTM looks, Cosworth-AMG power, hardcore vibes.<p>When Mercedes-Benz introduced its first compact executive car in 1982, the vastly over-built W201 series, nobody could see the Evo II coming. Yet by 1990, the final 190E homologation special was on the road, with the mission of leaving similarly evolved …

Engines

Check Out the New 2019 BMW 8 Series! | M850i FIRST LOOK

BMW 8 Series

2019 Shelby GT350 - EVERYTHING You Need to Know!

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Wagon Is The Perfect Size And So Is Its Insane Engine

If smaller cars are good, and station wagons are good, and big burbly V8 engines are good... you’re going to enjoy meeting the 503 horsepower 2018 …

Halo Infinite in a nutshell

2018 Kia Stinger GT: Regular Car Reviews

Brabus-Built Bimmer Beater Is A Six-Figure Stunner

UK-based classic car sellers Fast Classics have brought to market this one-of-one 1988 Mercedes 190 built by Brabus. Their asking price? £132,000. …

Porsche 911 Speedster Concept Unveiled, Packing 500 HP and 6-Speed Manual

The bubble-backed 911 marks 70 years of Porsche sports cars —as well as the end of the 991 generation.<p>Porsche<p>Eric AdamsView Eric Adams's …

The Last Time a Road Car Won Le Mans

In 1998, the Porsche 911 GT1 took the checkered flag at Le Mans. Since then, only prototypes have done the same.<p>Yesterday's announcement that production-based hypercars could race at Le Mans in 2020 has us thinking about the last time a road car won the famous 24-hour race. It was 20 years ago, and …

Honda Monkey and Super Cub motorcycles return to U.S. market

You can again buy one of these classic bikes<p>Here's some good news for your Friday: Honda is bringing back some classic bikes from its past. The Monkey and the Super Cub C125 will be available for U.S. customers from the 2019 model year on.<p>Make no mistake, these are new bikes with modern touches …

The $50,000 Subaru WRX STI Type RA Is the Most Expensive Subaru Ever

Cloud computing sticker shock is now a monthly occurrence at many companies

Many chief financial officers as well as CIOs are gasping at the unexpected expenses seen in their monthly cloud bills, survey finds.<p>Spinning up that …

Personal Finance

2019 Subaru WRX gets more features, WRX STI gets 5 more horsepower

Subaru has a handful of changes in store for the WRX and WRX STI this year. Both models get limited-edition Series Gray packages, limited to 750 WRXs and 250 STIs. The WRX adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility standard on all trims, while the STI packs on 5 extra horsepower thanks to …

Android Auto

Honda Engineers Built A Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck And Now I Need One

Strangely, Honda just debuted the Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept, a clearly one-off, hacked-away version of its Big Wing-Having, 316 …

I'm 34 Years Old and Own 8 Homes. Here's How I Did It

It's a strategy that combines low cost of living and a frugal mindset.<p>When Paula Pant was 27 years old, she and her future husband Will were paying …

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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible: Start Up, Test Drive & In Depth Review

Of Course Australians Are Crazy Enough To Rally A Dodge Viper

The Dodge Viper is one of the last truly intimidating cars, with a ludicrously powerful V10 up front and no mercy given to the nut behind the wheel. …

The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T Is So Pure It Hurts

The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T is like a Ghost of Good Cars Past. Except it’s real, and here to restore your faith in the current state of cars. This …

Porsche 911 GT3 R Looks Ready to Dominate the Track

Will compete in GT3-class races in 2019<p>With 514 hp, the road-going Porsche 911 GT3 RS debuted earlier this year as the most potent naturally aspirated 911 ever built. Now, Porsche is bringing the same magic, and more, to the customer race car version.<p>The 911 GT3 R will be available to customer …

Sports Cars

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