Roadsters

Why Tesla Dropped Nvidia's AI Platform For Self-Driving Cars And Built Its Own

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally let “the cat out of the bag” about his plans to replace Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia’s artificial intelligence (AI) system for self-driving cars with its own “super kick-ass” computer designed specifically for autonomous operation.<p><b>Tesla’s own AI</b> …

Machine Learning

LEAKED: 2019 BMW Z4 photos leaked ahead of Pebble Beach reveal

As we wait for the official debut of the 2019 BMW Z4, which will be revealed at Pebble Beach in a couple of weeks, some official photos of the new …

BMW

Tesla vs. Nio: How the Two Electric Car Companies Compare

Electric car maker Nio filed plans on Tuesday for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, just as rival Tesla plans to exit the …

Tesla

2019 BMW Z4 M40i Revealed in Official Photos Ahead of Pebble Beach Debut

It seems BMW really can't keep a lid on the new Z4 roadster. And with how exciting it looks, we're not surprised.<p>7 photos<p>After three shots completely …

Supercars

America's Most Beautiful Roadster Will Attack The Bernina Mountain Climb Outside St Moritz

“I built my first car at 13 and by the time I got my license I was part of the hot rod culture,” says Dave Martin, third-generation design lead for AC Martin, the architectural firm whose work has defined much about Los Angeles over the past century. We’re standing at the railing of the California …

Los Angeles

Car Review: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Hard or soft, hard or soft, that is indeed the question. No, I’m not talking about boiled eggs, matzo balls or massages — or anything else! I’m …

Autos (Canada)

1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL for Sale | ClassicCars.com | CC-1132753

Vehicle Description<p>1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster<p>Chassis No. 121042-10-021342<br>Engine No. 121921-10-021492<p>A Remarkably Original Example for …

Classic Cars

20 years of the Audi TT: Tourist Trophy and Turbochargers

The first-generation Audi TT turned every head when it made its debut at the 1998 Paris auto show. Though it had no direct predecessor, it channeled …

Audi TT

20,000 BMWs to Be Banned in South Korea for Engine Fire Fears

The Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn't your time more important?<p>If you’re looking for the cattiest reporting on fuel …

South Korea

Every million-dollar lot from Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale | Classic & Sports Car

This year’s auction is absolutely stacked with rare classics<p>There are car auctions and then there are car auctions. Gooding’s Pebble Beach sale is …

Classic Cars

1933 Ford Lobeck Roadster

This 1933 Ford Roadster was built over a period of four years by Barry Lobeck using a steel reproduction body and a modified custom chassis. Believed …

Classic Cars

This Wild Rotary Miata Did 173.4 MPH at Bonneville

A Miata is not your typical salt-flat race car, but with the right mods, it can produce results.<p>Sam Okamoto built this rotary-powered Miata with the goal of racing at Bonneville in 2014, but heavy rain at the salt flat delayed its debut by two years. In 2016, after much anticipation, inspectors at …

Roadsters

750-hp DOHC LS-based Merc Marine Motor from the Roadster Shop

More than 70 years ago, Zora Arkus-Duntov and his brother, Yura, developed the hemispherical overhead-valve cylinder head for the Ford Flathead. …

Hot Rods

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 is the quickest, most powerful Miata yet

After a string of American muscle, including a 1967 Mustang Fastback, Lance moved to California in 2001 and bought a new Honda S2000. The 51-year old …

Classic Cars

Affordable Standard Tesla Model 3 Still A Priority, Will Have Optional AWD

Despite doubts, an affordable version of the Model 3 is a primary focus and AWD will be an option.Responding to a Tweet about the design of the …

Tesla

New BMW i8 launched in Malaysia - RM1.31 million

BMW Malaysia has officially launched the new BMW i8 Coupe, several months after the updated petrol-electric hybrid sports car made its global debut …

Knowledge Management

SpaceX Readies Astronauts for America’s Return to Space

It’s starting to feel real. Boeing Co. and Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. have contracts with NASA to fly astronauts to the …

Space Exploration

You Can Buy Four Bugatti Veyrons But That's Honestly Not Enough

“Hm,” you say to yourself one day over the morning paper. “How many Bugatti Veyrons will it take to make me happy?” Trick question! Happiness is an …

Sports Cars

The Story of Louise Piëch's Last Porsche 911

The journey of Ferdinand Porsche's daughter through the family company shows what a turbulent century the last one has been.<p>Ferry Porsche’s sister had an adventurous life. Born in 1904, she never intended to play a big role in her father's company. But history decided otherwise. Having studied art …

Autos

1. Alfa Romeo Spider 1966-1995

Priced from around $27,000. This petite Italian roadster is a great little convertible, according to James Fairclough, CEO of the used-vehicle web site AA Cars, who put together this short list for us. “Decades have passed since its genesis, yet this gem offers a modern, but timeless look that will …

Alfa Romeo

2015 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Roadster | S100 | Monterey 2018

Bugatti broke a great many conventions on the way to finally producing the Veyron, teasing public interest for several years with a string of concept …

Sports Cars

BMW wins 2018 Altair Enlighten Award for 3D-metal printed roof bracket for BMW i8 Roadster

German automaker BMW Group has won the 2018 Altair Enlighten Award within the Module category for its 2018 BMW i8 Roadster metal 3D printed …

BMW

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2020 BMW 8-Series GC, 2020 Mercedes GLE Coupe: Car News Headlines

Mazda's MX-5 Miata has just been updated, and it's finally got the power to match its good looks. There's now a stout 181 horsepower on tap, which is …

Mazda

Elon Musk says advisers lined up to take Tesla private | Financial Times

Tesla founder Elon Musk says he has lined up advisers to help take the electric carmaker private in the latest effort to signal his desire for a deal …

Tesla

2018 Woodward Dream Cruise Week Begins at Wetmore’s

<b>FERNDALE, Michigan —</b> As classics start to gather on Woodward Avenue, some enthusiasts are getting some last-minute prep work at Wetmore’s on Woodward …

Classic Cars

Vintage cars provide classic fun for all ages at Laguna Woods car show

LAGUNA WOODS — Automobile magnate Henry Ford allegedly used to tell customers they could have any color car they wanted — as long as it was black.It …

Auto Shows

The Perfect Roadster Just Got Better: Mazda's MX-5 Gets Stunning New Engine

Back in July of 2017, Forbes raved about the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF, the new variant with a retractable hardtop that had just been added to the roadster’s lineup. Jason Fogelson wrote, “I love the current generation Miata. I didn’t think there was any way I could love it more until I drove the MX-5 …

Mazda

The Toyota 2000GT Roadster That Saved James Bond

Have a peek at all the details of Toyota's movie special. You only live twice.<p>In addition to the 1967 Toyota 2000GT Roadster, the Petersen Automotive Museum will present a 1969 Nissan R382 and a 1978 Dome Zero at The Quail.

Autos

20 Future Supercars And Sports Cars Worth Waiting For

Prev<p>222Next<p>2019 Acura NSX Type R<p>Rumors of a hardcore Acura NSX have been long in the making. But reports suggest we could see the super coupe in a …

Alfa Romeo

The Ultimate 1980s Barn Find

When all the wealth gathered in the eighties ran out in the nineties, exotics ended up on bricks for good.<p>Every barn find is a story of neglect, but for a moment, let's sink into 1980s TV drama fantasyland before revealing the cold truth about this exotic pair.<p>What if <i>Magnum P.I.</i>'s Robin Masters, …

Autos