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 »

 

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Revealed

]]> Mercedes-AMG, the performance arm of Mercedes-Benz, today unveiled the 2017 C43 coupe ahead of its public debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. There is a little confusion surrounding this model, so let’s clear it up. The C43 is basically the coupe version of the Mercedes-AMG C450 sedan. Both share the same engine and

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Porsche Design Soundbar Uses GT3 Parts As a Speaker: Video

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Back in December and on into January, posts were popping up about a new Porsche Design product. It’s a soundbar that uses actual parts from a 911 GT3. Specifically, the rear silencer and twin exhaust tips are turned into a speaker. Sounds kind of cool, especially if you’re a massive Porsche

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Honda and McLaren Reveal 2016 Formula 1 Car: Video

]]> Honda and McLaren have revealed the car that will compete in the 2016 Formula 1 season, the McLaren-Honda MP4-31. This is the second year of the McLaren-Honda partnership, and year one didn’t go so well. Drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso finished 16th and 17th, respectively, in the standings. The team obviously has a

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Using Apple CarPlay: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Follow Joel [% } %] [% }); %] ]]> For years we’ve been asking why our cars’ infotainment systems can’t just operate like our smartphones. After what feels like eons, that day has finally arrived. For Apple iPhone users, the interface is called Apple CarPlay. The premise is simple: Connect your iPhone to the car

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Uber driver charged with fatal shootings at Kalamazoo, Mich., Kia dealership

Uber confirmed that Dalton drove for the company, but it did not confirm reports he was driving for Uber that day. Photo credit: REUTERS Related Stories John IrwinAutomotive NewsFebruary 22, 2016 – 2:57 pm ET — UPDATED: 2/22/16 – adds details Uber said Monday there was nothing it could do to prevent six murders allegedly

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Danica Patrick Goes Undercover As Lyft Driver: Video

[embedded content] Danica Patrick has made a name for herself and with good reason. First of all, she’s a pretty cable race car driver, who has had success in both IndyCar Series and NASCAR. And secondly, she has enough in the looks and personality departments to make her attractive to companies as a spokesperson. ALSO

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