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Check out Speedmilk’s tumblr. Some awesome pics in there

Check out Speedmilk’s tumblr. Some awesome pics in there.<p>I have one of these, this bike put some fire back under me to finish it. Nice one Yoshi// @ BF6 pre-party / Garage Company / 3.22.2014

The Laverda V6

Reading time: about 21 minutes.<p>Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Italian<br>• Racing<br>• Vintage<p><i>This is the fourth piece in a new series on Silodrome written by the talented</i> …

Die Hard
MotoGP

A Closer Look At The McLaren 650S: Video

At the recent 2014 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren Automotive gave supercar fans yet another piece of eye candy to drool over.<p>The McLaren 650S is a …

Lotus Motorcycle Concept

Lotus has recently introduced its first motorcycle called the C-01 and produced 100 copies only. This superbike, mixing with talent retro and …

12-Rotor Rotary Engine Potentially Capable Of Space/Time Manipulation: Video

In the race to produce as much power as possible from an engine, it seems that the average builder turns to anything from the GM stable of …

We Have Ignition: Hyundai's Experimental Gas Engine Runs without Spark Plugs

A gasoline engine with diesel-like thermal efficiency.<p>Combustion engineers mounting a last stand against electric propulsion harbor bizarre fantasies. The gasoline guys dream of the diesel’s potent torque curves and exemplary thermal efficiency. Diesel devotees yearn for cheaper fuel and relief …

Engines

Watch This 1,029-HP Honda Odyssey Minivan Roast Its Tires: Video

We've all seen it happen. One of our car-loving friends sells their awesome sports car and buys a minivan because a new kid's on the way and they …

Honda

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Must Watch: Incredible Mercedes 360º Video of F1 Car Lapping Silverstone

This is awesome. Mercedes-Benz has released three <i>controllable</i> 360-degree videos of its 2014 Formula 1 car, the F1 W05, and two E63 AMG S cars as they lap Silverstone, and you can watch the incredible footage right here.<p>Shot using six cameras filming at 40 frames per second, the videos allow you to …

Motor Racing

Project CARS Gameplay Trailer Looks Hot: Video

While we're most enthusiastic about the more simulation-oriented driving games out there, it's always fun to slam out a fast-paced arcade-style …

Porsche GT3, Aston Martin V12 Vantage S, Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS

A Most Exotic Civic: Next-gen Honda Civic Type R Concept to Debut in Geneva – Auto Shows

<i>UPDATE: The car has debuted! See photos and read all about the Civic Type R concept now!</i><p>The annual Geneva auto show is known for attracting the lion’s share of exotic-car debuts, and Honda is bringing an exotic of its own to Geneva next month—no, we’re not talking about another Honda/Acura NSX …

Automotive Design

Satan Starts Car Collection With 8 Corvettes As Sinkhole Collapses Under Museum: Video Update

The National Corvette Museum has a lot of good things cooking, including a new race track just across the interstate. Unfortunately, it also has a …

Sights and Sounds of the Bathurst 12 Hour

Ducati TT1

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Ducati<br>• Italian<br>• Luxury<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Vintage<p>The Ducati TT1 and it’s street-legal progeny, the Ducati 750 F1, have now gone on …

Benelli 600 "MADIBA"

Rocket Garage •<p>10:38:00 AM • Benelli, cafe racer, Motorcycle<p>Mentre tutti cercano di montare le ruote a raggi ecco qualcuno che va controcorrente e …

Watch a Truck Drive Up A Rock Face At King Of The Hammers: Video

To survive the physics-defying off-road competition known as King of the Hammers, you need a touch truck and, apparently, a tough mustache.<p>In …

Motor Authority

2014 Audi S1 Sportback driving footage

Circuit Paul Ricard — SMP Racing

Yamaha XS650 by Thrive Motorcycle

When asked to reveal their influences, builders can come up with some pretty odd answers. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen “a wood-burning stove” credited before.<p>‘Moon’ comes from Thrive Motorcycle of Jakarta, and they have an unusual method for finding out what their customers like. Putra Agung …

Motorcycles

Icon 1000 'Iron Lung' Sportster

Icon’s design director Kurt Walter is one of the most inspired bike builders operating in the USA today. Working with a tight-knit crew in the company’s Portland headquarters, he creates machines that are bombastic, aggressive and refreshingly unorthodox. Like this 1991 Harley Sportster roadracer, …

Fabrication

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2014 Detroit Auto Show: 7 Cars We (and You) Can't Wait to Drive

A septet guaranteed to deliver grins.<p>As smokin’ as the following auto-show debutants look in repose on their grand plinths, bathed in light and mobbed by the masses, we’d rather be driving them. Our name isn’t <i>Car and Observer,</i> after all. (That sounds like an autonomous-car magazine. Blech.) Lucky …

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept dazzles at CES

This year marked Audi’s fourth appearance at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest forum for gadgets, gizmos and cutting-edge technologies. And as it has each year since 2011, the Ingolstadt, Germany-based carmaker came to CES loaded for bear.<p>Amid announcements that …

Le Mans

Toyota FT-1 Concept: How and Why Its Designers Created a Rolling Slice of Awesome

Toyota’s FT-1 concept raises a lot of questions regarding the brand’s sports-car future, but apart from a few winks and nods, the Japanese automaker isn’t answering any of them. Unless we’re talking about design, that is. Check out the video below to watch two of the men behind this rolling slice …

Automotive Industry