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Autos: Enthusiasts

Undercover Boss—A Look Inside Ford’s Prototype V10 Mustang

Monday  23:51,   01 october 2018
hotrod

Whether you fancy corner carving or straight-line acceleration, today's hot rods give you amazing performance, and they do so without sacrificing drivability. In most cases, you get reasonable economy and can check the option box for every... >>>

Evel Knievel's Formula 1 Dragster Rides Again

Monday  23:51,   01 october 2018
automobilemag

Wheelies on 'Vegas Rat Rods'"It was a lot of work to just get it up and running," Darnell admits. "One night while we were rebuilding it, we had a problem with the starter and I said if this car fires up I'm gonna wheelie the s*** out of... >>>

Trans Am 101: Building a Modern 1978 Bandit

Monday  23:51,   01 october 2018
automobilemag

All-new series debuts this week on DiscoveryFor decades, no other muscle car ruled the roads like the Trans Am. So when the automotive icon fell into oblivion, car savants Scott and Tod Warmack risked everything to acquire the rights in an attempt... >>>

Five Reasons Why Cadillac Is Leaving New York City for Detroit

Monday  23:51,   01 october 2018
msn

Four years after relocating to Manhattan, the legacy brand is returning to its roots.Cadillac is packing up and leaving The Empire State in favor of its hometown, Detroit. The news comes just months after the luxury brand reaffirmed its commitment... >>>

Infiniti Project Black S Prototype Packs F1 Hybrid Technology [Update]

Monday  23:50,   01 october 2018
motor1

Infiniti will begin electrifying its lineup in 2021. [Update] Infiniti released more photos of the Project Black S prototype, which you can see in the gallery, along with new details about the energy recovery system, and the company's future... >>>

These Are Ten Cars You Should Be Importing Now But Nobody Does

Friday  16:52,   28 september 2018
jalopnik

There’s a rule here in America, birthplace of tater tots and the Slanket, that you can import any car that was not officially imported into the United States once that car turns 25 years old. Most commonly, this rule is used for things like Skylines >>>

Why Mercedes Fires Its Spark Plugs Five Times per Stroke

Friday  05:06,   28 september 2018
roadandtrack

It's a method called "Multispark" ignition, and it makes engines more efficient at low loads. In its latest generation of engines, Mercedes uses a technology called "Multispark ignition," where each spark plug is fired multiple times (five, to... >>>

The Porsche 959's History Was Way More of a Disaster Than You Know

Friday  05:05,   28 september 2018
jalopnik

The Porsche 959 is remembered as one of the greatest cars of the modern era, and certainly one of the jewels in the crown of Porsche, the eternal sports car king. What’s considerably less well-known is that the car was a fantastic failure at... >>>

A Buyer’s Guide To Everybody’s Least Favorite Miata

Friday  05:05,   28 september 2018
roadandtrack

The NC-generation Mazda MX-5 is overlooked. It shouldn't be.Sure, you’ve read on the Internet that “Miata is always the answer.” You’ve probably said it yourself in response to a dozen threads and topics. But when it comes time to actually buy a >>>

The Los Angeles-based car maker that never was

Friday  00:27,   28 september 2018
autoclassics

Detroit rightfully earned the nickname ‘Motor City’ for its position as the centre of American vehicle production. The ‘big three’ auto manufacturers congregated around the Midwest, setting up shop within only a few miles of each other and copying... >>>

Check Out the AMG ONE’s Crazy Active Louvers

Friday  00:27,   28 september 2018
roadandtrack

What used to be the AMG Project One is the AMG One now, and this 2015 F1 tech-based hypercar is rushing towards production with some wild aerodynamics onboard. We've already learned much about AMG's upcoming hypercar. Yet, do you know who has more... >>>

Here's What A $17,000 Four-Cylinder Engine Sounds Like

Friday  00:27,   28 september 2018
jalopnik

The Nissan SR20 is the little ball of fury that has powered innumerable Nissan budget and pro drift and drag cars over the past nearly three decades. Usually it’s your best way to two or three hundred horsepower. Here’s what it’s like when it’s... >>>

Is this the greatest American car ever?

Friday  00:27,   28 september 2018
autoclassics

Confident designers rewrote the cultural rulebook, whereas certain others tore it to shreds. Carroll Shelby was the latter. His automotive creations pushed boundaries like nothing else, ushering in a new era of performance, style, and aspiration.... >>>

RV ‘dinghy’ towing has changed

Friday  00:27,   28 september 2018
driving.ca

Using the right equipment is paramount, and not every car can be flat towed by a motorhome safelyTry doing that now with a more modern dinghy and you’ll end up with some major driveline damage. The main problem with flat-towing almost any type of... >>>

What happened to the original Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5?

Friday  00:26,   28 september 2018
autoclassics

The Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger, arguably the most iconic vehicle of all time, was assumed lost after criminal activity whisked the vehicle away 19 years ago. However, Aston’s pinnacle of cinematic automotive history... >>>