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ALPINA D3 Biturbo Touring – 1 of 1 finished exclusively in Aventura Red

Not only does the US market not get any of the hot diesels that Europe gets, we also don’t get any of the cool wagons. This ALPINA D3 Bi-Turbo …

Facelifts

Love Is What It Takes To Keep The Same Car Forever

I’ve always been jealous of people I know, like Jason Torchinsky for example, who have been able to keep the same car pretty much forever. I’ve owned …

Amazon accidentally ships F1 race clutch to BMW M3 customer

Someone, somewhere has made a serious boo-boo. An <i>M3 Forum</i> user by the name of "breadvan" posted to convey his confusion over a replacement ZF Sachs …

I'm In A World Of 70MM Racing Footage And I Never Want To Leave

Check out those nice wide shots and rich colors that only the real, super wide honest-to-God celluloid can provide. I didn’t plan to spend my …

Inside the top secret factory where new Ferraris are born

This is the factory where Ferraris are born. Housed in the location originally chosen by company founder Enzo Ferrari in 1947, the …

BMW i5 Dead As Mini Looks To China For The Future: Report

BMW is having a hard time figuring out our electro-autonomous future. After making a splash there early on with the i3 and i8, its alternative energy …

This Is the Coolest Car Ever Made, Even Though They Stopped Making It in 1975 | Inc.com

Every now and then, a company makes a product that's so incredibly wonderful it can't be improved on or bested. That's what happened in 1955, when the French car maker Citroën first introduced its iconic model DS. It continued making it for 20 years, then stopped and went on to something else. But …

Automotive Industry

E60 BMW M5 is one of Top Gear’s best “Super Saloons”

Super Saloons (or Super Sedans in America) are some of our favorite cars. How do you not love a comfortable four-door car that can hang with genuine …

Rusty Slammington is the awesome E28 BMW 5 Series from hell

Back in 2010, a man by the name of Mike Burroughs decided to make a sort of rat-rod project out of his E28-generation BMW 5 Series. Afterward, his …

Mad Max

Why is a Limited-Slip Differential so important?

In automotive marketing hubbub and journalistic reviews, you’ll quite often see the term “Limited-Slip Differential” thrown around with great verve. …

BMW

Inside the world of Silicon Valley's 'coasters' — the millionaire engineers who get paid gobs of money and barely work

On a sunny summer morning, a Facebook engineer woke up to go to work but felt ill, ran to the bathroom and threw up. "I thought I was getting sick," the engineer recalled.<p>It wasn't a virus or food poisoning. The engineer was having a bad reaction to the thought of going to work.<p>This person was …

The One And Only: BMW E46 M3 CSL

It’s tough being a legend. Someone is always out to replace you at the top of the mountain. It’s rare when a legend can stay a legend for so long. …

Carbon Fiber

Then and Now – Just how good are Ferrari engines?

When the Formula 1 world championship started in 1950, the sport was dominated by large manufacturers, and these were mostly Italian (Alfa Romeo, …

The 10 Most Useful Car Hacks You Can Learn From YouTube

From de-icing door locks to getting more gas in your tank, here are a few tricks for getting the most out of your car.<p>Owning a car means investing in it—not only your money, but also your free time. Fortunately, just as home innovations abound, the DIY spirit is alive and well in the automotive …

Silicon Valley startups are terrified by a new idea: profits

In it, he's explained why the startup world is freaking out about a strange new idea they've never had to consider before: profits.<p>Gurley writes:<p>In Silicon Valley boardrooms, where "growth at all costs" had been the mantra for many years, people began to imagine a world where the cost of capital …

We should be suspicious of Silicon Valley unicorns and their exorbitant valuations

The idea of a unicorn – a company valued by venture capitalists at over a billion dollars – is so seductive that some whole industries use it as a benchmark without understanding its irony. The mania of Silicon Valley is so great that the venture capital firms even got tired of “only” looking for …

Silicon Valley

Visiting Silicon Valley? 18 must-read tips for first-timers

I’ve been through the grind of first starting up a venture in Singapore and then taking it to the US for market expansion and career exposure. It’s …

Silicon Valley

Vox

Syria's war has killed at least 250,000 people and displaced 12 million. To understand how Syria got to this place, it helps to start at the …

Is Tesla really that far ahead of the Germans?

The Frankfurt Motor Show that recently passed showcased a new electric vehicle from each major German automaker except for BMW. Audi debuted its …

Tesla

The 10 wealthiest people in the history of the world, according to TIME

Extreme wealth, in more recent times, has tended to accumulate in the hands of individuals who have been at the forefront of either industrial and …

BMW M5 E39 - Creation of Legend

The video below takes us through the process of building one of the best M cars BMW has ever done: The E39 M5. The 30 minutes long footage focuses on …

Auto Shows

The Caribbean: Aviation Dream Or Nightmare?

While it is many people’s dream holiday destination, the Caribbean region is viewed as a difficult challenge by many private aviation companies. Some …

Caribbean