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12 Vintage Car Toys Now Worth Big Bucks

Hope you saved those old Hot Wheels. Better yet, hope you never opened them in the first place.<p>Kids who were into cars, trucks, and motorcycles had plenty of cool toys to choose from in the 1970s and 1980s. These toys were well built and many moved under their own power. And since so many of these …

Oh My God, Fish Can Recognise Human Faces

A new study finds that archerfish can learn to distinguish one human face from others.<p>It's enough to make this writer seriously consider vegetarianism: A new study has found that fish can recognise human faces.<p>The paper, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, found that archerfish—a tropical species that …

Car and Driver: Next Generation C8 Corvette to be Mid Engine Only - Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

Photo Illustration: Nick Kaloterakis/Car and Driver<p>It feels like silly season is upon us as these C8 Corvette rumors continue to abound. The latest …

Sports Cars

Street-To-Racer Conversions Nearly Banned By New EPA Legislation

There’s nothing wrong with trying to minimize vehicle emissions – unless, of course, it involves sneaking changes into irrelevant proposals. <br>For …

Watch 9 Cars Morph From Concept to Production

See precisely what changed from the show floor to the showroom.<p>The folks at EveryCarListed.com bring us a second installment of fantastic morphing GIFs, showing how nine different cars made the transition from show cars to production cars. Some barely changed, others are nearly unrecognizable.

Callaway Will Make Your Corvette Into a Shooting Brake by Year's End

Finally, your Z06 station wagon dreams can come true.<p>Remember the Callaway Corvette AeroWagen concept of 2013? If you love Corvettes and shooting brakes, you probably do. It took awhile to leave the rendering stage, but now, Callaway promises to right that wrong by the end of this year. As reported …

Sports Cars

Driving the Jaguar 3.8 E-Type, the Shape that Launched a Thousand Dreams

Road & Track's editor-at-large Peter Egan spends some time with the fixed-head coupe and roadster versions of the iconic sports car.<p><i>(This story first appeared in the May, 1997 issue of</i> Road & Track<i>.)</i><p>By long-standing automotive tradition, you are expected to remember exactly where you were when you …

Jaguar Cars

This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

Genovation's Corvette is now the fastest street-legal electric car in the world

The Genovation GXE, a heavily-modified 2006 Z06 Chevrolet Corvette, has hit a record-breaking speed of 186.8 mph, earning it the title as the fastest …

Joey Feek, of Country Duo Joey + Rory, Dead at 40

Joey Martin Feek, of the award-winning husband-and-wife singing duo Joey + Rory, has died. She was 40 years old. In a blog post on February 29th, …

Death-Defying Driving On Norway's Atlantic Ocean Road

Atlantic Ocean

The 15 Most Popular GIFs of 2015

For hundreds of years, the meaning of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were a mystery to the world. Likewise, to the less than tech-savvy web user, …

Here's 16 Minutes of 2015's Biggest Nurburgring Fails

A guilty pleasure.<p>We've already seen two compilations of the year's Nurburgring fails, but here's yet another set of crashes, spins, and near misses from Germanys most infamous race track.<p>This one is a supersized 16 minute version of thrills and spills. Crashes aren't everyone's favorite things, …

Guilty Pleasures

These Bluetooth lights turn your bike wheels into turn signals

Safety lights are one of the most important pieces of bicycle equipment, especially if you ride at night or in low-visibility weather conditions. Most look the same -- a large, forward-facing beam under your handlebars and a slim row of red LEDs under the saddle. But Revolights are a little …

The Speed of This Swiss Hill Climb Will Warp Your Brain

Formula cars on narrow roads.<p>We've seen our share of fast hill climbs in the past, but a new one never fails to amaze. This is the Swiss Course de cote Les Rangier hill climb, and the car is a Reynard 97D with Mugen power.<p>Basically, we have a Formula Nippon car on a tight mountain road. The speeds …

Roads

Shed-Built 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Replica Is Pure Art: Video

A Ferrari 250 GTO is a glorious automobile that also happens to be actual rolling artwork. It's a combination of stunning body lines wrapped around a …

Supercars

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 vs 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28! - Head 2 Head Ep. 60

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Dyno'd at 585 Rear-Wheel HP

How do you break in your brand-new, just-delivered 2015 Corvette Z06? Well, if you’re Vengeance Racing, you do a massive, tire-frying burnout before you even leave the dealership parking lot. Then you drive 20 miles back to the shop and strap that baby on the dyno to see what it’s <i>really</i> putting …

2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

A final romp in Chevrolet's mightiest Camaro.<p>Things have changed since the Camaro ZL1 bullied its way back on the scene for the 2012 model year. A 580-hp 6.2-liter LSA V-8 and a sense of tactile refinement that veiled the beast within led many people to believe that the ZL1 stretched the pony-car …

The 10 Worst Supercars of All Time

These cars ought to have aimed for "good" before shooting for "super."<p>These cars ought to have aimed for "good" before shooting for "super."

2015 Corvette Z06: GTR Beware! The High Performance Bargain Benchmark is Back! - Ignition Ep. 119

Just a reminder: The new Corvette Z06 sounds amazing

Seriously, just listen.<p>So yeah. This video...it's pretty great. The venue is Road Atlanta, where Chevy held the media launch for the 2015 Corvette Z06. As such, the track was full of Z06es doing Z06 things, namely moving with urgency and <i>sounding the business</i>.<p>The Shelby GT350's fantastic-sounding …

Sports Cars

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