• April 23: Bob Burman sets the world speed record in the Blitzen Benz on this date in 1911

    One hundred and three years ago today -- April 23, 1911 -- Bob Burman set the world speed record of 225.65 kmh (140.21 mph) in Daytona Beach, Fla. behind the wheel of the Blitzen Benz. The 200-hp car was twice as fast as aircraft of its time, and Burman's record would stand for eight years. [...]

  • The Lotus breadvan: Flickr photo of the day

    The Lotus Europa was one of the stranger sports cars of the '70s, but still managed to corner like a sheepdog thanks to its low weight and fiberglass body. This example caught by Dave Lindsay is fairly typical of the nicer early '70s Type 62 Europas Lotus exported to the United States; by today's…

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  • Inside MotoGP, elbow on asphalt at 210 mph

    In MotoGP, a most strange sport, compact, highly fit men, most of them Spanish, Italian, Japanese, or Australian, maneuver 350-lb., multimillion-dollar motorcycles around Formula One tracks at 220 mph while wearing computerized suits that inflate when they fall off at speed. It feels as though…

  • Ken Block plays soccer in his 650-hp rally car, because "Footkhana"

    We've seen Ken Block slide his 650 hp Ford Fiesta rally car through the streets of San Fransisco and, more recently, around Miley Cirus' wrecking ball. But how he is he at playing soccer while doing these things? It turns out, quite good. Welcome to the world of Footkhana, where Ken Block faces…

  • Morgan's $120,000 Plus 8 Speedster brings the 1940s to today

    When you think of Britain, many things spring to mind -- Monty Python, James Bond, rain, bad teeth and more rain. From an automotive perspective, the most quintessentially British brand (even though it's now technically Indian) would likely be Jaguar. But there is one little automaker that embodies…

  • 10 best and worst vehicles for preventing passenger injuries

    Insure.com analyzed insurance rates for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and Medical Payments (MedPay) – the coverage that pays for injuries to your passengers in a crash. Using insurance rates for more than 750 vehicles in our annual car insurance comparison study, we identified the vehicles with…

  • 2015 Chevrolet Trax Preview

    Already offered in other markets such as Mexico and China, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax now makes its U.S. debut, where it will compete with the Nissan Juke and other compact crossover SUVs.

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  • How an NYC Taxi Driver Pocketed $28k in Unpaid Tolls

    Times are tough and every paycheck counts, so pinching pennies here and there is a reality for many Americans. Though while most people cut them from their grocery or heating bills, one New York City cab driver cut them from his tolls. Everyday. For nearly two years. Unsurprisingly, he was caught.…

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  • Hennessy Tunes the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, Delivers 550-hp

    We were well aware that the folks at Hennessey loved to tune all things General Motors. With the recent onslaught of new vehicles, the Texas tuning house has done its thing with Corvettes and Silverados–turning them into high-horsepower beasts. But this is something that we did not see coming– a…

  • 2015 Kia Sedona Preview

    To better compete with class heavyweights, the 2015 Kia Sedona features new styling, more flexible seating, extra safety and convenience features, and added power under the hood.

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  • 2015 Infiniti QX80 Receives Revised Styling and Packaging, New Limited Variant

    After receiving a new name in 2014, Infiniti's full-size QX80 luxury SUV is restyled, refinished, and repackaged for 2015.

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  • North America Will Have to Wait on the (Real) New Chevy Cruze

    Fans of the Chevy Cruze can breathe easy. The brand’s hot selling compact sedan is getting a facelift for the upcoming year in North America, but Shanghai GM has one-upped the U.S. by unveiling a newly redesigned generation of the Cruze that for the time being will only be offered in China. At…

  • Subaru Decides Against A WRX Hatchback, Probably

    The saga of the Subaru WRX hatchback continues. Will they, or won’t they build the 2015 WRX with a five door option? Per latest reports — they will not. According to Motor Trend, after initial reports stating a hatchback was in the works, U.S. officials called Japan to see what was up. Japanese…

  • 2015 Subaru WRX Quick Drive: A Grippy First Impression

    We’ve been waiting anxiously to get behind the wheel of the new Subaru WRX. It’s one of those cars that begs to be driven — and hard. Thankfully, our friends at ibeSTAMPED managed to pick one up early from the dealership, and give us a chance to take it for a quick spin. So here’s […]

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  • Study: Electric Car Shoppers Younger & Wealthier Than Hybrid Shoppers

    At first glance, you might think that hybrid and electric car shoppers would be cut from the same cloth, demographically speaking. But a new study from Experian Automotive suggests that the two are, in fact, quite different. MUST SEE: 50 Years Of The Ford Mustang: Video To reach that conclusion,…

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  • 19 Years of the Jaguar XK: A History in Horsepower

    The Jaguar XK turns 19 next year, and after nearly two decades of service, the brand has granted the aging grand tourer a retirement it deserves. But what’s so special about a long-in-the-tooth GT car from the English West Midlands? More than you might think. The XK burst onto the scene in 1996…

  • 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Recalled Due To Faulty Seat Welds

    The latest Lincoln MKZ and a handful of other Ford products are involved in a new recall. The reason is due to sub-standard weld joints that may cause the front seats to become loose or start to lean, which for the driver could lead to a loss of vehicle control.ALSO SEE: Hear The $3.4 Million Lykan…

  • 2013-2014 Jaguar XF, XJ, XK Recalled (Plus Two 2014 Range Rover Evoques)

    JAGUAR RECALL Jaguar Land Rover North America has issued a recall for select 2013 and 2014 models of the Jaguar XJ, XF and XK. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the affected vehicles' toe links can become separated from the cars' subframe. That's…

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  • In Effort To Sell RAV4 Electric SUVs, Toyota Puts 'Cash On Hood'

    The all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV, even with its Tesla-designed powertrain, isn't exactly flying out of dealerships. While it's a low-volume compliance car sold to meet California regulations, Toyota still has to move 2,600 of them over a three-year period that began in September 2012. So Toyota is…

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  • Morgan Plus 8 Speedster is Modern Power Wrapped in Vintage Styling

    Morgan is a company that we can certainly get behind. While the average buyer might be more inclined to own a sensible family sedan, Morgan is for the driver who considers vintage goggles and five-point safety harnesses “sensible.” And Morgan has just upped the ante with its latest creation. Among…

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