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 »

 

Watch Jay Leno's 2017 Ford GT get a protective wrap

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[embedded content] Notice a pattern here? Many prominent figures bestowed a 2017 Ford GT have tapped protective wrap to secure their latest toy’s paint finish. Jay Leno is the latest to do the same. Leno chose Protective Film Solutions to wrap his personal 2017 Ford GT, which is car number 12—matching his previous-generation GT—and is

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Aston Martin Valkyrie, Hyundai i30 N, Tesla Model 3: This Week’s Top Photos

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Follow Viknesh Aston Martin revealed a near production-ready example of its Valkyrie hypercar. The latest example is said to be 95 percent of the way there. It seems a few more elements will change as the design team, led by Red Bull’s expert aerodynamicist, Adrian Newey, attempts to eke out as much downforce as possible.

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Quadriplegic race driver Sam Schmidt shows off special Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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[embedded content] In 2000, Sam Schmidt faced the unthinkable. During a test lap ahead of the season-opening Indy 200, he lost control of his car and the left rear hit the wall. Following intensive medical treatment, he was rendered a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down, and he has been bound to a wheelchair ever

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2019 Audi A8, 2018 Honda Accord, Dodge Viper dies: The Week In Reverse

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Follow Joel Audi unveiled its new 2019 A8 flagship; Honda took the wraps off the new 2018 Accord mid-size sedan; and Dodge announced the Viper’s kill date. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here atMotor Authority. Tesla revealed the first production example of the new Model 3 electric car. Referred to as “SN1,” an acronym

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Steady as he goes; Lyle Fisk is the patron saint of pinstriping

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[embedded content] It may seem commonplace now, but pinstriping has come a long way from its luxury roots. The practice is now in vogue in hot rod customization culture, or as professional pinstriper, Edward Lyle Fisk calls it, “embellishing.” Fisk is one of only a handful of people who have dedicated their lives to the

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Owner gets dirty, runs dirt rally stage in Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

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[embedded content] We’re not sure if we should call this owner a madman or a hero because it takes a lot of guts to run your one-of-six Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster on a rally stage. The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR was born for FIA GT Championship racing and was the result of homologation requirements. (Translation: it’s

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