Film maker Roger Donaldson has directed a new movie depicting the life of fellow New Zealander Bruce Mclaren, one of the top racing drivers and engineers of all time. It is due in theaters this fall.
Photos of an antique car show in Dee Why, Australia on Australia Day adjacent to what may be one of the most beautiful beached in the world.
At the 2016 Code Conference, Elon Musk told his audience he believes we are all just computer simulations in a video game created by aliens. Sure, that makes sense, right?
A parody video of Tesla shows the company stomping interplanentary upstarts from Audi, Lexus and Porsche following the hugely successful launch of the Model 3.
LEGO has approved a Caterham 7 kit for production. It is expected in stores later this year. The design was submitted through the LEGO Ideas program.
A new video ad for the Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid offers a cure for the common ailment called range anxiety. Very funny!
Last weekend Rhys Millen had the fastest overall time at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, crushing the 12.42 mile course in just over 9 minutes. That was fast enough to set a new record for EVs, and beat another veteran racer, Monster Tajima, who had teamed up with Rimac Automobili to build a […]
Over the past six months the Internet has been flooded with videos of the 691 horsepower Tesla Model S P85D racing, and beating, just about every conventional car it comes up against. Despite its 3.2 second 0 to 60 MPH time though, the P85D isn’t the end all, be all of electric car performance. Just […]
Though Moscow is one of the oldest and most-storied cities on the planet, when it comes to motorsports and traditional Russian capital doesn’t have a whole lot going for it. That changed this weekend though with the first-ever Formula E race taking over for a display of electric performance that put one championship contender firmly […]
There are few people on the planet as enthusiastic or knowledgeable about automobiles as Jay Leno. The comedian and talk show host has spawned an entire industry around his incredible car collection, and major automakers go out of their way to bring their latest and greatest creations to his garage, including the Nissan GT-R LM […]
We’ve all seen the power of the Tesla P85D demonstrated on the drag strip time and again, giving those old gas guzzlers a real run for their money. While the drivetrain of the P85D was designed to withstand 700 lb-ft of torque, your standard dynamometer or “dyno” as it is typically called, is designed with […]
The small but historically-important principality of Monaco has been a hotbed of motorsports for the past century, making it the perfect place to debut the first Formula E race in Europe. The narrow road course made for big crashes, clever moves, and great action all the way around, with e.dams driver Sebastian Buemi taking his […]
Monaco is one of the smallest, yet wealthiest city-states in the world, a place where registered automobiles actually outnumber the citizens and the 36,000 citizens are crammed into an area about 2 km2. It’s also home to some of the world’s most famous motorsports, and in a couple of weeks the Formula E series will […]
The marathon runners of the racing world converged on the legendary Silverstone Circuit this weekend for the season opener of the 2015 World Endurance Championship Series. Revamped versions of WEC mainstays like the Audi R18 e-tron quattro and Toyota TS040 Hybrid clashed with newer entrants like the Porsche 919 Hybrid for an exciting start to […]
In late January a video of a Dodge Challenger Hellcat losing a drag race to a Tesla Model S P85D went viral, racking up millions of views as armchair drag racers from around the world weighed in. The embarrassing defeat of America’s most powerful production muscle car to a mere electric vehicles led to calls […]
With more than 2,000 Superchargers installed all across the world, and more going in everyday, Tesla Motors is making sure that owners of its cars will never be far from a fast, free fill-up. Tesla put out a call in France for a cross-country rally covering more than 650 miles/1,000 km in a weekend, and […]
Up until recently, big horsepower pretty much always meant eardrum-blasting vehicles that could literally destroy your hearing if you don’t wear protection. The Tesla Model S P85D is a beast of a different note though, able to put 691 horsepower to all four wheels at the same decibel level as a normal conversation. Don’t believe? […]
After two races in Asia and another two races in South America, the Formula E series has finally made its way to the USA, specifically the sexy coastal city of Miami. Despite the fact that Miami is one of the cities most susceptible to climate change, the feeling was celebratory as this cutting edge racing […]
Last week we witnessed a couple of dofuses street racing in their expensive toys with no regard for other people’s safety. The right way to drag race is at a drag strip, which is where we find a Tesla Model S P85D lined up against what one might call an “entry-level” supercar, the Audi R8 […]
Just eight examples 1,088 horsepower Rimac Concept_One have been built since early 2013,, and only 80 more will be built at a cool $1 million each. So what does a million-dollar electric car sound like at full-throttle? A lot cooler than you might think, actually. Though it’s brief clip, it’s one of the few where […]