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The Five Most Important Rules of Car Detailing

Before you go and start scrubbing down the paint, make sure you know what you're doing.<p>Cleaning your car can seem like a pretty simple task, but there's actually a lot to keep in mind to protect your car from damage. Detailing pro Larry Kosilla from AMMO NYC is here to show us the five things you …

Before You Buy A New CR-V, Check Out These Luxury Crossovers Under $35,000

Everyone is buying crossovers, and folks are spending some good money on fully loaded models that usually max out around $35,000. But a lot of buyers …

A '67 Shelby Mustang GT500 and the Joy of Aimlessness

For the first time in years, I went for a drive without having to think about work. I had to retire to realize what I'd been missing.<p>From the February 2017 issue<p>Four and a half years ago, as I prepared to move to Montana, I rented a Jeep Liberty from Thrifty in Missoula. The managing owner, Owen …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review – back to the retro future

Felicity Jones fronts the resistance against the Empire in a convincing spin-off that blends nostalgia with cutting-edge CGI<p>The first of the new series of <i>Star Wars</i> spin-offs (or “anthology” films), this standalone instalment sits between the last of George Lucas’s disappointing digital prequels</i> …

Star Wars

The 50 Greatest Star Wars Moments, Ranked

<i>This list was originally published in 2015. We have updated it to include events from</i> Rogue One<i>,</i> The Last Jedi, <i>and</i> Solo<i>.</i> <b>There are many spoilers.</b><p><i>Solo</i> …

Understanding Final Fantasy 15

From fighting to leveling to crafting magic, here's what you need to know<p>It's been a long time coming, but <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is here. As always with the franchise, this massive time sink of a game requires a lot out of its audience to really tap into its true potential, so here's a breakdown of all …

Ford Mustang: A Brief History in Zero-to-60-MPH Acceleration | Flipbook

Here's How to Turn Any Old Garage Into the Car Space of Your Dreams

Expert detailer Larry Kosilla takes us through the two-month long process of turning his two-car garage into a haven for his obsession.<p>All of us hope to create our own dream garage. Such a place is a sanctuary for gearheads to store and work on their cars, and make memories with friends and family. …

This Retro Review Reminds Us How Hot the 1997 Plymouth Prowler Was

On a scale from one to 10, anticipation for the Prowler's arrival was "a solid 100," according to Motorweek's John Davis.<p>By the late 1990s, Plymouth hadn't had a brand-exclusive car since the 1969 Barracuda. So when it was announced that the 1993 Prowler concept car would head to production, it was …

Thirteen of the Coolest Digital Gauges Ever Made

From 1980s weirdness to today's high-tech wonder, these are your favorite digital gauges.<p>Digital gauges first started showing up in 1980s cars to varying degrees of success. Automakers pushed hard for them, but the trend all but died in the 1990s. In the 21st century, though, digital gauges made a …

The 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Was Quicker with an Automatic than a Manual

These days that's expected, but 40 or 50 years ago, it was much less common.<p>The first-generation Plymouth Barracuda debuted in 1964, barely beating the Ford Mustang to market. But it wasn't until 1970 when the third generation was introduced that the Barracuda finally came into its own. Instead of …

Every Trick a Master Detailer Uses to Make a Countach Better Than New

Richard Tipper spent more than 15 hours perfecting every last inch of this high-mileage Lamborghini.<p>Detailing is the art of bringing cars back to their factory-fresh glory, years or decades after they rolled off the line. Harry Metcalfe's 1987 Lamborghini Countach LP500 Quattrovalvole has seen its …

Video: Check Out Six Minutes of Yooka-Laylee Footage

Like the 90's platformer never vanished

Nintendo

Forza Horizon 3 Is One Of The Most Gorgeous Game Ever Made

Driving through the iconic red dirt of the Australian outback, I watched intently as my BMW spun up the dust behind it, scattering it unevenly across …

These are the 20 best games for less than $20

Luckily, there are a ton of incredible games for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and PC that are less than $20 right now!

Gaming

Review: Custom Xbox One S Bluetooth controller

The Xbox Ones S may have been Microsoft’s biggest E3 announcement, but for many the coolest bit was that new Bluetooth controller – especially the ones with a custom design.<p>Well, mine just arrived, and it’s pretty rad.<p>Here’s the basic recap of the advantages of the new one compared to the original …

Gear & Gadgets

Star Wars Celebration 2016: Amy Hennig Drops Hints About Visceral's 2018 Star Wars Game

Plus new concept art revealed.<p>The creative director of Visceral's as-yet-untitled 2018 Star Wars game has dropped a few hints about the project she …

26 powerful, powerfully important Star Trek spacecraft, ranked

How Swedish Teens Use Home-Built Pickup Trucks to Drive Without a License

In Sweden, the driving age is 18. But if you're 15 and you want to drive, legally, all you have to do is build a pickup truck out of an old sedan.<p>Some of the most interesting cars that Sweden has to offer are hiding in small, rural towns, not in museums. That's because 15-year-olds are allowed to …

10 of the Quickest New Cars You Can Buy for Less Than $25,000

For when you want to live your life a quarter-mile at a time but also need to spend responsibly.<p>If you're trying to balance your budget and your desire to drive quickly, these cheap cars will hit 60 mph quicker than most everything else in their price range. Crucially, all of these cars are a ton …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

'Star Wars' Was Nearly Ruined By A Hacky Alien Invasion Storyline

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Ryan Britt</b><p>If we define "aliens" as non-humans, then from Wookies to Ewoks to Yoda, there are literally hundreds of aliens featured in all of <i>Star Wars</i>. If we define "aliens" as simply being intelligent life not found on the planet Earth, then …

Time Travel

7 Skyrim Mods We Want in Skyrim Remaster

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim may have released in 2011, but following the reveal of Skyrim Special Edition at E3 2016, attention has once again returned to the snowy landscapes of Tamriel's northern region. Not only will it look better on consoles this time around, with improved visual effects and …

The Elder Scrolls

These Eight Obscure Pickup Trucks Are Vintage Design Classics

You've likely never seen most of these, but once you do, you'll never forget them.<p>While just about every car geek is familiar with classic pickups like the '40 Ford, Series 1 and 2 Chevys, and perhaps even more unique 4x4s by Marmon-Herrington (mostly for Ford) and Napco (mostly for Chevy and GMC), …

Trucks

Ten of the Rarest, Fastest Cars Headed to Barrett-Jackson's Northeast Auction

Barrett-Jackson rolls into Connecticut with some seriously noteworthy sheetmetal this weekend.<p>For the first time since its inception, the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction is headed to the Northeast from June 23 to 25. This is not your standard car auction — expect upwards of tens of millions …

RANKED: The 20 best Nintendo 64 games of all time

One of the world's best video game consoles just turned 20 years old.<p>On June 23, 1996, a little console called the Nintendo 64 was released in Japan, forever altering the way we think about video games. Whether you loved it for your first glimpses at 3D gaming in "Super Mario 64" or your first …

Watch the Fastest Tire Change In the History of Formula 1

Felipe Massa's pit crew changed all four tires in 1.92 seconds at the European Grand Prix, setting a new world record.<p>Felipe Massa may have only earned a single point at this past weekend's European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, but his team has walked away with one new world record. Massa's pit …

Watch the Nurburgring 24 Devolve Into a Ridiculous Mess During a Hailstorm

GT3 racers on dry-weather tires meet their match: Hail.<p>The weather is almost always dicey at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, but this year, things were downright biblical. In a span of just a few minutes, the weather went from sunny and dry to a hailstorm of epic proportions. Since all the race cars were …

In 1987, The World's Fastest Cars Couldn't Catch A 211-mph Twin-Turbo Ruf

Beyond 200 mph. Mit Radio.<p><i>From the 1987 July issue of Road & Track</i><p>Is Santa Claus German? Or Dutch? I can never remember. But this particular morning it looked as though he might be German, or at least have manifested his spirit in the hearts of a few German car enthusiasts.<p>I woke early and went to …

These Colorized Photos Show a Century's Evolution of Indy 500 Racing

Gil Andersen of Norway with his riding mechanic aboard the #3 Stutz Motor Company Stutz Bearcat racer before the start o<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Hulton …