Bugatti gives final tease of Divo hypercar ahead of August 24 reveal

Bugatti gives final tease of Divo hypercar ahead of August 24 reveal

Follow Viknesh Bugatti has a track-focused hypercar coming. It’s called the Divo, and we’ll see it for the first time on August 24 at the The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, More »

How does a V-8 engine work?

How does a V-8 engine work?

[embedded content] V-8 engines are one of the most common styles of engine across the entire automotive industry, especially when the goal is to produce a lot of power with a smooth More »

Here's how Ford trains high-performance test drivers

Here's how Ford trains high-performance test drivers

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Being a test driver sounds like a pretty cool job. Automakers need people to log miles at every level of vehicle produced. Of course, this means that some More »

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, SSC Tuatara: This Week's Top Photos

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, SSC Tuatara: This Week's Top Photos

Follow Viknesh 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car Ford rolled out a new Mustang Cobra Jet this week. The drag special comes 50 years after the original and packs a More »

Unique Mercedes Gullwing worth $1.9M stolen from outside Nürburgring hotel

Unique Mercedes Gullwing worth $1.9M stolen from outside Nürburgring hotel

Follow Joel A unique custom 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing coupe was stolen a few days ago from outside a hotel near the famed Nürburgring race track in Germany. Police told British newspaper More »

 

America's Vector wants to build a new WX8 hypercar

Vector hasn’t made a splash in the supercar scene since the W8 arrived in 1990 with a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 and 625 horsepower of grunt. The company is still kicking the company however, and it plans a new supercar it’s calling the WX8. Vector’s website lists some pretty pie-in-the-sky specifications for its dream supercar, including either

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Audi locks in some specs for the 2018 e-tron electric SUV

Follow Viknesh Audi’s first volume electric car, the e-tron, is almost here. The mid-size SUV will be unveiled on September 17 in San Francisco and start deliveries in early 2019. If you want to be among the first customers, make sure to put in a reservation when order books open alongside the September reveal. With

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Ferrari's profit, Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, Musk taking Tesla private: The Week In Reverse

Follow Joel 2019 Ferrari Portofino A new report revealed Ferrari’s profit margin per car; the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R was spotted; and Elon Musk floated the idea of taking Tesla private. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk floated the idea of taking Tesla private on Twitter, surprising

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There's already a mid-engine Corvette, and it's up for sale

Those who simply can’t wait for the all-but-confirmed mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette can take solace in this. It’s a 1993 Innotech mid-engine Corvette, it runs, and it’s for sale right now. Nicknamed Mysterro, the car came from the mind of the late Vaclav Kral, namesake of Design Kral. Kral was a Czech car designer worked for Porsche

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The best look yet at Chevy's midengine Corvette

Unlike previous spy shots of the production model, Chevrolet’s midengine Corvette racer has no heavy camouflage. Photo credit: BRIAN WILLIAMS/ SPIEDBILDE A racing version of the next-generation midengine Chevrolet Corvette has broken cover, providing the best look yet at what the production version of the sports car will look like. The race car, reportedly called

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Mercedes' halo concept for EQ sub-brand debuts August 24

Follow Viknesh Mercedes-Benz is preparing a striking concept that blends elements from the past and future. It’s called the Aesthetics Progressive Luxury, and its covers will come off on August 24 as part of Monterey Car Week. The annual Californian car extravaganza runs from August 18-26. In a new video released on Thursday, we see

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