Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

Follow Jeff It might look like nothing more than a Golf that’s been prepped for motorsport duty, but this VW packs a twin-engined, high-altitude secret. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is More »

New hypercar class announced for 2021 LeMans

New hypercar class announced for 2021 LeMans

Come 2021, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will look very different. The FIA announced on Friday new regulations for the motorsport to include a “hypercar” class in the World Endurance Championship More »

2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, 2019 BMW 8-Series, 2020 Ford Explorer: This Week's Top Photos

2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, 2019 BMW 8-Series, 2020 Ford Explorer: This Week's Top Photos

Follow Joel Ford revealed the tweaked 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 this week. With a host of improvements to the design and performance, the Shelby GT350 should set even faster lap times when More »

1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

Follow Jeff The story of Ford versus Ferrari is one that resonates with anyone interested in racing. Ferrari was the big bad bully on the block while Ford looked to make a More »

818C kit car packed with Tesla and Volt components is a drag racer's dream

818C kit car packed with Tesla and Volt components is a drag racer's dream

Follow Jeff [embedded content] The ingenuity of those who want to go fast is something to be admired. Take, for example, one plucky company that combined Factory Five’s 818C kit car with More »

 

Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

Follow Jeff It might look like nothing more than a Golf that’s been prepped for motorsport duty, but this VW packs a twin-engined, high-altitude secret. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is a torturous test of man and machine. Today, the route to the top is fully paved but it wasn’t always that way. Drivers

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New hypercar class announced for 2021 LeMans

Come 2021, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will look very different. The FIA announced on Friday new regulations for the motorsport to include a “hypercar” class in the World Endurance Championship for the years 2020-2024. “The new regulations for the FIA World Endurance Championship, which come into effect for the 2020/2021 season, are the

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Ford plots its future in a relic of Detroit's past

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ford plans a one-of-a-kind research and engineering campus in Detroit, including 2,500 employees working in a grandiose former train depot to develop the vehicles of the future. Automotive News Breaking News Feed Share This:

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2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, 2019 BMW 8-Series, 2020 Ford Explorer: This Week's Top Photos

Follow Joel Ford revealed the tweaked 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 this week. With a host of improvements to the design and performance, the Shelby GT350 should set even faster lap times when it arrives in early 2019. The wraps finally came off the 2019 BMW M850i xDrive as BMW prepares to hit the track with

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1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

Follow Jeff The story of Ford versus Ferrari is one that resonates with anyone interested in racing. Ferrari was the big bad bully on the block while Ford looked to make a splash on the global racing scene. To do so, the Blue Oval brand needed a win at the highest level. In 1966, Ford

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818C kit car packed with Tesla and Volt components is a drag racer's dream

Follow Jeff [embedded content] The ingenuity of those who want to go fast is something to be admired. Take, for example, one plucky company that combined Factory Five’s 818C kit car with powertrain components from both a Tesla Model S and the Chevrolet Volt. The resulting Frankencar is an all-electric beast that’s driven to and

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