Swedish Cops Deny Drag Race Between Officer And Hyundai
Police in Jordbrolänken, Sweden have come under fire after a video surfaced that purports to show a drag race between a cop car and another motorist just south of Stockholm. But was it really a race?
Sweden's The Local reports that the video was first published by the newspaper Expressen, and they claimed it shows an officer pull alongside another vehicle before the two race off while a crowd cheers on. The area has been "notorious" for street races in the past, they say, and now the officers are facing a backlash for participating in the race. (more…)
A Tribute To One Of The Greatest Cars Ever Made
The Ford GT40. So fast. So gorgeous. Even decades later, it still turns heads, and it still stops hearts. So if a guy who draws cars in video games for a living wants to pay tribute to a vehicle, there aren't many better options.
The work you're seeing here is that of Luis Nieves, who's recently been working with Microsoft and Turn 10 on Forza for the Xbox One. He's a man who loves the GT40 so much he built one of the best 3D models of a car ever seen, one that's won him a ton of awards and has got its own website. (more…)
What Automotive Technology Will Be Gone In A Few Years?
We know what car technologies are coming soon, but what about the ones that are on the way out?
Not to be overly speculative, but we have very indication that rear-view mirrors are going to go the way of external handbrakes and gas-lit headlights. More and more cars are getting backup cameras, and it's only a matter of time before rear-view mirrors are replaced with screens entirely. Hey, that's how the VW XL1 works. (more…)
The Fisker Karma Gets Some Strange Product Placement In Paranoia
Things aren't looking too great for ol' Fisker these days. They haven't built a car in more than a year, laid off nearly all their employees, are seeking a possible Chinese buyer, and remain nearly $200 million in the hole to U.S. taxpayers. The good news is that the Karma will live on forever in film! (more…)
Eyesore, Followed By Eye Bleach Of The Sexiest Kind
So, I was at the Purcellville Food and Wine Festival Saturday, and as I was waiting for the bus, I saw two interesting cars across the street. (more…)
Reddit Lays 70-Year-Old Unsolved Blimp Mystery To Rest In One Comment
In 1942, a military blimp left for a routine submarine spotting mission. A few hours later, it crashed back on land with no one onboard. It was dubbed "The Ghost Blimp" and it looks like Reddit just laid the mystery to rest. (more…)
New Cadillac Logo to Ditch Wreath Design
Cadillacis planning to scrap the laurel wreaths that surround its crest for a refreshed badge that will debut in Pebble Beach next month.
According to a report from Automotive News, General Motors will likely show the badge for the first time on a concept car coming to the Concours d’Elegance. However, it won’t appear on production vehicles until at least the 2015 model year. (more…)
Mercedes knows its buyers, designs golf cart of the future
The Mercedes-Benz Vision golf cart isn't a golf cart at all, it's an electric luxo-buggy that you can use on the greens and that should have its own model-line designation, like Tee-Class. The Germans gathered suggestions from around the world for the ideal golfer carrier, and the top poll findings are wrapped in a design language that the doodlers at the Advanced Design Center call "Sensual-Purity." (more…)
Armenian Madman destroys hill climb in E46 M3
You know that feeling when you hit your favorite on-ramp a little too fast - That little bit of white knuckle, heart racing, butt puckering? Okay, take that feeling, amplify it by a thousand, add a dash of pure terror and finish it off with a good old womanly cry – That's a little taste of what you'd experience in the passenger seat of Garo Haroutounian's E46 M3 hill climb rocket as he tears around blind corners, off camber crests, and narrowly avoids plummeting off of Lebanon's Falougha Hill Climb (more…)
How to get quick cash from your Junk Car
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