Autos: News

Johnson can coast next 2 weeks but that's not his style

Tuesday  05:56,   01 november 2016
Associated Press

Jimmie Johnson's quest to win a record-tying seventh championship has been burning for nearly three years.Oh, how easy it would be for No. 48 team to coast through the next two weeks, to look only at the Nov. 20 season finale and the opportunity [...]

2017 Acura NSX review: a gentler supercar

Tuesday  01:21,   01 november 2016
The Verge

These days, a silent hybrid is no big deal. But what we don’t often see on our suburban streets is a silent-but-deadly racecar that makes 573 horsepower while treading softly. I recently drove the 2017 Acura NSX in a slice of small-town Americana[...]

2016 Chevrolet Camaro V-6 vs. 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

Tuesday  01:14,   01 november 2016
Car and Driver

Can a small turbo engine compete in this red-meat segment?This article is part of our special feature exploring turbocharged vs. naturally aspirated engines, for which we conducted four head-to-head matchups of turbocharged vehicles and their[...]

2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Long-Term Update 1

Tuesday  01:14,   01 november 2016
Motor Trend

This is one hungry, hungry Hellcat. Hungry for oil at any rate. More on our 2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat in this update here.I decided to do something I never do: read the owner's manual. I found this on page 255: "The engine oil change indicator[...]

NASCAR at 'advanced stage' in talks to replace Sprint as title sponsor

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016
Sporting News

NASCAR might be replacing Sprint as the title sponsor for its title chase.The telecommunications company has sponsored NASCAR's top series since 2008, and the relationship really dates to 2004, when Nextel began backing the series. Sprint later[...]

Vettel rage due to Ferrari frustration, say rivals

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016

<p>Sebastian Vettel's expletive-laden radio rants betray his frustration at Ferrari's fading form.</p>Four-times world champion Vettel turned the air blue in Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix, directing some of the abuse at Formula One race [...]

Former NASCAR owner Yates begins treatment for liver cancer

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016

In 21 years as team owner in NASCAR's top series, Yates' cars won 57 races and 49 poles.My dad @robertyates28 was diagnosed w liver cancer, treatment starts[...]

Kyle, Samantha Busch wear groovy Halloween costumes

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016
For The Win

In another edition of athletes wearing very good costumes come these from Kyle and Samantha Busch.Ah ha ha ha, stayin alive stayin alive [...]

Chevrolet Performance Brings the Beef With the new 4L75-E Transmission! #TENSEMA16

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016

Chevrolet Performance has announced a new crate transmission that’ll make a lot of the General’s hot rodders happy: the 4L75-E Supermatic! The 4L60-series is the absolute workhorse of late-model GM vehicles, seeing use in millions of cars and trucks [...]

Running V12 LS Spotted At SEMA #TENSEMA16

Tuesday  00:49,   01 november 2016

Bigger is better. Period. Matt and Shane Corish certainly embraced that idea by bringing the first commercially available 12-cylinder LS engine to the 2016 SEMA show. While stroker cranks and cylinder over-bores are the most commonplace ways to[...]

2016 Subaru BRZ

Monday  23:49,   31 october 2016
Car and Driver

Dirty drifts, done dirt cheap.Overview: Subaru’s BRZ, which was co-developed with Toyota and also has been sold as a Scion—it will be transitioned to Toyota’s 2017 lineup after Scion dies—first appeared for the 2013 model year. Inexpensive,[...]

This Is Henrik Fisker’s 400-Mile Electric Sport Sedan, the EMotion

Monday  23:07,   31 october 2016

A badass-looking Tesla Model S rival with a really punny name.The images released today build on the sultry profile view isker released roughly a week and a half ago, which revealed the EMotion would come equipped a quartet of butterfly doors. The[...]

2017 Subaru BRZ First Drive Review

Monday  22:42,   31 october 2016
Motor Trend

An enveloping fog had slid down the slopes of Mount Fuji and unfortunately decided that it liked it right about here, meaning I was now bulleting straight into this white vapor goo in Subaru’s newly updated BRZ.Partly from fear. But also because my[...]

Driving the Insane 1,000-Horsepower Audi R8

Monday  22:42,   31 october 2016

This Alpha Performance twin-turbo R8 V-10 will give you delightful nightmares.It’s that fourth digit that’s so intimidating. It removes the horsepower rating from the world of the comprehensible and launches it into geosynchronous orbit, out beyond[...]

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S: Review

Monday  22:21,   31 october 2016

A perfect blend of sexy, sporty, sophisticated German engineering.Mercedes-AMG[...]