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Books

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder: Production Spec Finally Revealed

Porsche's new production supercar, by the numbers.<p>It’s easy to argue that some of the most impressive numbers in automobiledom belong to Porsche. Our first drive of a prototype 918 Spyder a few months back confirmed that. Despite its recent penchant for using actual names for its vehicles, just say …

The 10 most famous cars sold at auction

Classic Cars

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

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Travel

Cadillac Elmiraj Concept First Look

Just a Mirage? Let's Hope Not<p>Hot damn! There were quite a few who doubted Cadillac‘s ability to follow up its Ciel Concept from last year’s Pebble Beach Concours, and yet look at this! This is the new Cadillac Elmiraj Concept the automaker just unveiled at this year’s show. The Elmiraj, a two-door …

200 barn find Porsches up for auction

16 Aug<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>A remarkable, 200-strong collection of Porsches will be coming to auction in Norfolk, UK, over the coming months, with the …

Classic Cars

Tiny blocks could snap together to form airplanes and bridges

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Kenneth Cheung<p>When manufacturers build a structure like a plane out of ultralight glued-together carbon fibers known …

Google Offers Glass Explorers An Invite To Make A Friend A Glasshole, Too

Google is bringing more Glass Explorers into the program, and it’s doing that the best way it knows how: by letting current users invite a friend. Those among you old enough to remember when Gmail first started will remember this was once the only method to get on board with that service, and now …

NVIDIA Shield review (update: video!)

NVIDIA Shield is a truly strange device. It combines an eight-button console-size gamepad with dual analog sticks, and a 5-inch "multi-touch, retinal" screen. It runs stock Android 4.2.1. It touts wireless PC game streaming as its main selling point. It plays Android games, it plays PC games, <i>it</i> …

HTC warns of first operating loss

<b>Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC has warned it may make an operating loss - its first ever - in the third quarter, sending its shares down sharply.</b><p>Its shares fell 7% to 159.5 Taiwanese dollars, a near eight-year low.<p>On Tuesday, the company warned that it may swing to an operating loss as its …

Sensory Overload: How the New Mercedes S-class Sees All – Feature

Cameras <br>Boast the powerful ability to distinguish shapes—say, a stop sign from a pedestrian.<p>Radar <br>Relies on reflected radio waves and the Doppler effect to determine an object’s distance and velocity. Short-range radar offers better resolution and accuracy than long-range radar.<p>Ultrasonic …

Information Overload

Aaron Robinson: They Have Eyes, But They Cannot Be Seen

Headlights have traditionally given life to a car's face, but no more.<p>The psychology of seeing faces in inanimate objects is an endemic brain quirk with a five-syllable Latin name: pareidolia. Though it has many faults, the human brain is a Bugatti Veyron when it comes to pareidolia, which is why …

Traffic Safety

Stuff We Drove in the Office: Rokon Trail-Breaker 2WD Motorcycle – Feature

It’s not just a wheel if it can also hold 4.5 gallons of liquid.<p>The Rokon Trail-breaker is a lightweight, balloon-tired, two-wheel-drive motorcycle designed to go anywhere. New Hampshire-based Rokon calls itself America’s second-oldest motorcycle manufacturer (behind that Milwaukee outfit), and the …

Roads

Ford Introduces EcoBoost V-6–Powered F-150 Tremor

Friendly as it is on dirt, Ford’s SVT Raptor never quite feels at home in the city. Its fat, knobby tires frequently overhang the average-size parking space, and its fuel consumption could be likened to Dean Martin’s scotch intake. The 2014 F-150 Tremor, on the other hand, is most at home around …

Ohio Criminalizes "Traps" in Cars, We Explore Vehicle Hidden Compartments – Feature

The state-of-the-art stash spot is the 110-cubic-inch storage bin behind the new Chevy Impala’s LCD screen. Note: not real weed.<p>In the war on drugs, the daily grind of law enforcement is enough to make even Sisyphus feel fortunate; at least the guy knew what his boulder would look like each …

The 10 Best Cars in Which to Get Gay-Married

A definitive list from C/D contributor and Vanity Fair columnist Brett Berk.<p>This week, the Supreme Court saw the light, or at least the apex of the rainbow, and granted gay Americans—at least federally—the right to dive into the matrimonial abyss. Because we value personal freedom, we applaud this. …

LGBTQI

2015 BMW X4 Spy Photos

The little X6 gets its production sheetmetal.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The BMW X4, which is to the X3 what the X6 is to the X5: a less practical and more expensive derivative with an aggressive, coupe-like roofline. Called by former BMW chief designer Chris Bangle "an awesome statement of beauty and power," the …

Land Rover Range Rover

5 Apps You Don't Want To Miss: E3 Edition

Apps You Don't Want To Miss: E3 Edition<p>Turbo<p>Avengers Alliance<p>Solstice Arena<p>Pet Rescue Saga<p>Simpson's Tapped Out<p>At Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), …

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The Evolution of Superman

If Henry Cavill's Superman in the new <i>Man of Steel</i> looks unfamiliar to you – both in his new suit (in muted colors, without the traditional red outer …

Man of Steel

Cliff House on Big Sur Coast, California, USA

Report: Next SVT Shelby Mustang to be Called GT350, Lose Supercharger

The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will have a more modern look than this ’65 model.<p>A report from <i>Mustangs Daily</i>—confirmed and added to by our friends at <i>Road & Track—</i>reveals that the next-generation Ford Mustang‘s SVT model will swap its Shelby GT500 moniker for a GT350 badge. Recall that the …

Sports Cars

Swap Meat: How to Get Out of a Car Lease – Feature

You’ve leased a new car, but you decide you really don’t like it. Or maybe you realize you can’t afford the payments, or parking it at your downtown loft is a hassle, or that you’re a Zipcar guy after all. What are your options? If you turn the car back in, breaking the lease will cost you anywhere …

Audi Opens First e-gas Synthetic Fuel Production Facility

Audi’s e-gas production facility in Werlte, Germany.<p>We aren’t chemistry majors, but stick with us, as this is awfully interesting: Audi has opened a power-to-gas facility that is a practical shot at sustainability. It’s a two-step process that starts with electrolysis, using surplus green …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

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