How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

[embedded content] Most electric cars aren’t normally associated with performance, but they are able to achieve something gasoline-powered cars can’t: peak torque at zero rpm. It’s thrown around often, and many will More »

Pagani Zonda lives on with custom Fantasma Evo

Pagani Zonda lives on with custom Fantasma Evo

The Pagani Zonda lives to die another day. The Italian supercar was meant to leave this world forever in 2013, but four years later, Pagani has graced the world with another custom, More »

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road trail review: archaic in all the right ways

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road trail review: archaic in all the right ways

The Toyota 4Runner refuses to evolve, and that’s why we love it. It has stayed true to its rugged roots for more than three decades, outliving long-forgotten 4x4s like the Mitsubishi Montero, More »

BMW M8, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, Mercedes-Benz S-Class: This Week’s Top Photos

BMW M8, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, Mercedes-Benz S-Class: This Week’s Top Photos

Follow Viknesh One of the cars we drove this week is Mercedes-Benz’s updated S-Class. The current generation of the flagship sedan is at the midway point in its life cycle, and to More »

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Though a Ford GT40 replica isn’t exactly the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat’s grandfather, the stately elder and the rorty modern muscle machine recently met. If only the two More »

 

Ford overhauls design with 2 key teams

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Callum: Looking to shorten product development times so that a new vehicle’s final designs are set closer to when it goes on sale. Piaskowski: Global responsibility for design of cars and crossovers Ford Motor Co. is shaking up its design team to shorten product development cycles and better define the group’s overarching strategy. The changes

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Here's how Subaru's 4 all-wheel-drive systems work

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[embedded content] Subaru has carved a niche in the vast automotive industry by doing one thing: equip every single car it sells with an all-wheel-drive system. That’s minus the BRZ, of course, which features rear-wheel drive. How does Subaru’s system actually work? Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to tell us just that, and he breaks

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The first US street-legal McLaren F1 is for sale

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There won’t be enough time for everyone here at Motor Authority to collectively scrape change, empty piggy banks, and check couch cushions. But, boy, do we wish we had all the couches, piggy banks, and change cups to buy this. By “this,” we mean the very first street-legal McLaren F1 sold in the United States. 

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Evora GT430 is most powerful Lotus road car yet

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Follow Viknesh Lotus on Thursday unveiled the most powerful road car in the marque’s history. The car is the Evora GT430, and as the name suggests it’s packing 430 horsepower. The power, together with 325 pound-feet of torque, is generated by the Evora’s familiar 3.5-liter supercharged V-6 and propels the GT430 from 0-60 mph in

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2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spy shots

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Follow Viknesh Porsche is cooking up the next level of performance for its 718 range. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new 718 Boxster GTS. Compared to the regular 718 Boxster, the prototype is wearing a new front fascia incorporating an A-wing design similar to what we see on the 918 Spyder

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Jay Leno drives 'Game of Thrones'-themed car with comedian Jeff Dunham

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Follow Jeff [embedded content] Jeff Dunham and Jay Leno are both comedians. They are also two men with a strong love for the automobile. For Leno, the range of his collection is stunning. From modern supercars to superb steam machines, he has a lot of bases covered. Dunham, on the other hand, seems to love

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