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1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Design<br>• Italian<br>• Retro<p>The De Tomaso Mangusta is said to have been named “Mangusta” (meaning “Mongoose”) after a deal …

Touring dresses its Alfa Disco Volante in green and gold for Geneva [w/poll]

If you watched the latest episode of <i>Top Gear</i>, you'll have seen Jeremy Clarkson driving a red version of Touring's Disco Volante around Italy, then showing off a silver-finished one in the studio back in the UK. But when the doors open at the Palexo for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show this week, …

Lotus Motorcycles C-01 now 'ready for the road'

When we first laid eyes on leaked images of the Lotus Motorcycles C-01, we wondered if its laid-back, sport cruiser shape was really appropriate for a motorcycle bearing any connection with Colin Chapman and the company's famous "add lightness" mantra. We've now seen official pictures of the bike …

Lotus C-01 Superbike Revealed In All Its Carbon Fiber Glory

Nearly a year ago, Lotus announced the launch of its new motorcycle division, with a teaser image showing the carbon fiber tank of its C-01 …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

Fast in France: Cars of Le Grand Palais

The Jaguar D-Type valued from 4.1m euro ($5.6m) to 4.7m euro was never raced by the factory Jaguar team. And yet it was among the most dominant machines of its era.<p>Such fascinating pedigrees are the norm during the collector car auctions at Paris’s Le Grand Palais, the Beaux-Arts landmark just …

Classic Cars

Interplanetary Laser Could Send Messages To Mars Or Jupiter

Pew pew!<p>With the help of a new laser ranging system, we might soon be able to send a laser beam to Mars--and hit our target within a millimeter. Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology have developed a new kind of high-precision laser system that can …

The $20 Device to Replace Dirty Carburetors

In search of a cleaner motorcycle, Lihang Nong, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, developed the PicoSpray. This all-in-one electronic-fuel-injection system could be used in mowers, generators, bikes, and ATVs.<p><i>Philip Friedman</i><p><b>A. Intake</b><p>The size of the intake and how it bolts on to the …

University of Michigan

Honda CB550 by Meyerbuilt

Cliff Meyer is a pediatric ICU nurse during the day and builds motorcycles during his spare time. Inspired by watching motorcycle reality shows, Cliff taught himself how to weld and fabricate metal. From there he worked part time at a a small racing and fabrication shop until he started Meyerbuilt …

Coast Guard

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Car Reviews

HONDA CL360 CUSTOM

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2013 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SUV

<i>Raptor, Excursion, Texas And Hennessey</i><p>Each of those words are synonyms for big and bold – combine all four and you've got one of the largest, most powerful and robust street-going sport utility vehicles in the world.<p>John Hennessey is a Texas-based tuner known for creating some of the fastest and …

Moto Guzzi V75 by Venier Customs

There are a tiny handful of builders who consistently hit the mark with every bike they create. In Italy, one of those builders is Venier Customs, which took home a trophy last month from the Biker Fest for this beautiful Moto Guzzi V75.<p>The bike is called ‘Corsaiola,’ which loosely translates to …

Regulation

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Out with the camels, in with the über-G.<p>In the Middle East, only tourists ride on camels. Nowadays, oil-rich Arabian natives are more focused on jets and cars. Or, more accurately, Gulfstreams and huge SUVs. The garages of cashed-up kingpins house entire car collections, especially in the absurdly …

United Arab Emirates

Father's Day Gifts for the Motorcycle Dad

Motorcycle maintenance takes a lot of gear, but the right equipment can make the work fun and speedy, giving your dad more time on the bike and less time in the garage.

Hennessey's Ford Raptor–Based VelociRaptor SUV: Eight Seats, 600 hp

Texas is a big state with big ambitions—the home of big trucks with big horsepower. Thanks to John Hennessey, the pride of Sealy, Texas (at a population of 6019, we might point out that’s not so big) the list of bigs now includes his VelociRaptor, a custom-built SUV converted from Ford’s F-150 SVT …

Sports Cars