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The Porsche 911 GT3 Comes Out Swinging at the BMW M4 CSL
The Porsche 911 GT3 Comes Out Swinging at the BMW M4 CSL

Back in May, BMW announced that the M4 CSL would debut at the 2022 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Produced in a limited run of just 1,000 examples, the new version is 100 kg (220 lbs) lighter compared to the standard M4, weighing 1,6...

 
Rare Nogaro Blue Audi RS4 Avant Gets a Well-Deserved Refresh
Rare Nogaro Blue Audi RS4 Avant Gets a Well-Deserved Refresh

This Audi RS4 Wagon wasn’t left in a barn to rust away for decades. It wasn’t particularly dirty either, or it didn’t seem so, at least. It actually looked to be pretty lively and in good shape. Still, it needed a good amount of w...

 
You'll Need Deep Pockets for This Angry-Looking 2017 Dodge Viper GTC ACR
You'll Need Deep Pockets for This Angry-Looking 2017 Dodge Viper GTC ACR

In late 1989, Chrysler president Bob Lutz suggested the company should produce a modern-day Cobra. A concept was revealed later that year at the North American International Auto Show, and in 1991, Carroll Shelby piloted a pre-production model as t...

 
All-Black Ferrari 550 Maranello Is Both Practical and Beautiful, Needs a New Owner
All-Black Ferrari 550 Maranello Is Both Practical and Beautiful, Needs a New Owner

Produced between 1996 and 2001, the 550 Maranello packed a mighty 5.5-liter V12 under the hood, which put out 478 hp (485 ps) and 569 Nm (420 lb-ft) of torque. It was a derivation of the one designed for the 456 GT, sending power to the rear wheels...

 
The Helicron Is a Ridiculous Antique Car That May Have Inspired an Animated TV Series
The Helicron Is a Ridiculous Antique Car That May Have Inspired an Animated TV Series

You’ve probably seen at least a re-run of Wacky Races, the Hanna-Barbera cartoon from the 60s. The show was inspired by the 1965 comedy film The Great Race, and featured 11 different cars and 23 different characters competing for the "Wo...

 
Michael Jordan Once Gave Scottie Pippen His Own Ferrari for Christmas
Michael Jordan Once Gave Scottie Pippen His Own Ferrari for Christmas

The 1995–96 Chicago Bulls is considered the greatest team in NBA history. It had so many great players, but hardly anybody could “touch” Michael Jordan. The man is, after all, arguably the best NBA player ever. At this point, J...

 
Mercedes To Use Snapdragon Digital Chassis Solutions for Its Upcoming Vehicles
Mercedes To Use Snapdragon Digital Chassis Solutions for Its Upcoming Vehicles

Technology is advancing faster than ever; you either keep up the pace or get left behind. From brand new phones seemingly every day, to brand new cars with brand new features…you get the point. All these innovations are more and more interco...

 
This Stunning 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window Is a Bloomington Gold Certified Beauty
This Stunning 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window Is a Bloomington Gold Certified Beauty

The C2 Corvette was inspired by the contemporary Jaguar E-Type and designed by Larry Shinoda. 21,513 units were built for the 1963 model year, a 50% improvement over the previous year. This fiery red one we’re checking out today on Bring a...

 
Discover Your Favorite EVs at National Drive Electric Week Through October 2nd
Discover Your Favorite EVs at National Drive Electric Week Through October 2nd

Ever wanted to check out some EVs but didn’t know which one is the right one for you? (Or even if they’re right for you at all?) Well, you’re in luck. National Drive Electric Week has just kicked off on September 23rd, so it&rsquo...

 
Faraday Future Directors Hit With Lawsuits and Death Threats
Faraday Future Directors Hit With Lawsuits and Death Threats

Having just received an EPA rating of 381 miles (613 km) of range, which is more than the company’s previous estimates, FF seems to be getting closer to bringing the all-electric, autonomous-ready FF 91 to market. The flagship vehicle is in t...

 
This 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback Needs a New Home
This 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback Needs a New Home

Mainly used for weekend drives, this 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 is “in remarkable condition for an unrestored 54-year-old car,” according to the listing. However, in the two years he’s had the car, the current owner tweaked some things...

 
Mercedes Honors Roger Federer With One-Off Neon-Yellow Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E PERFORMANCE
Mercedes Honors Roger Federer With One-Off Neon-Yellow Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E PERFORMANCE

Roger Federer is undeniably one of the greatest players to ever step on a tennis court. Throughout his career, he’s been closely associated with the world’s most prestigious brands, including Mercedes-Benz. Their partnership has been go...

 
Check Out This Tungsten Grey 2006 Ford GT With Only 7k Miles on It
Check Out This Tungsten Grey 2006 Ford GT With Only 7k Miles on It

Inspired by the Le Mans-winning Ford GT40, the Ford GT was initially a concept car intended for the company’s 100th-anniversary celebration. The car’s left headlight cluster even reads "100.” Ford wanted to use the GT40 na...

 
Rich Kid Sold Fake Ferrari Monza Allocations, Charged With Wire Fraud, Now Facing 20 Years
Rich Kid Sold Fake Ferrari Monza Allocations, Charged With Wire Fraud, Now Facing 20 Years

It’s not that hard to fake being a millionaire these days. Just look around on social media, and you’ll see countless “rich” people flaunting stacks of cash and rented Lambos. Now, faking life on social media is one thing, b...

 
Shelby GT500 Takes On a Mercedes AMG GTS and a Nissan GTR R35
Shelby GT500 Takes On a Mercedes AMG GTS and a Nissan GTR R35

Well, things got ugly quicker than the Shelby could even get in the race, which is unfortunate. Because what good is a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 if you’re sluggish off the starting line? Two races in, and it seemed like the mighty Shelby G...

 
Meet the Model Z, the "Tesla" Bike Concept You've Never Heard About
Meet the Model Z, the "Tesla" Bike Concept You've Never Heard About

Is there any hope for a Tesla motorcycle? During a shareholder meeting back in 2018, Elon Musk shared the following: “I had a road bike until I was 17 and was almost killed by a truck. So, we’re not going to do motorcycles.” So, a...

 
Museum-Worthy 1939 Packard Twelve Series 1707 Convertible Victoria Is Up for Grabs
Museum-Worthy 1939 Packard Twelve Series 1707 Convertible Victoria Is Up for Grabs

This 30s-era convertible is part of Packard Twelve’s 17 series, of which only 446 were built. As such, it packs a 473.3 ci V12 engine that’s factory rated at 175 hp (177 ps), paired with a three-speed manual transmission, and is “...

 
This "Violent Fast" Chevelle SS Restomod Is a Beautiful 650 HP Beast
This "Violent Fast" Chevelle SS Restomod Is a Beautiful 650 HP Beast

During his senior year in high school, Kyle wanted a muscle car, so he and his grandpa went looking for one. After buying this hard-to-find Chevelle, Kyle (who was then 18 years old) used the $1000 his grandpa gave him to put disc brakes on the car...

 
Pagani Unveils Its Latest Hypercar, Utopia
Pagani Unveils Its Latest Hypercar, Utopia

As Leonardo da Vinci put it, “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” The High Renaissance polymath has always been a crucial figure for Pagani. Three critical aspects were coming up again and again in Horacio Pagani’s dis...

 
Ferrari SF90 Versus 1,000 HP Nissan GT-R, One Picked the Wrong Fight
Ferrari SF90 Versus 1,000 HP Nissan GT-R, One Picked the Wrong Fight

This is not the first time an enthusiastic Nissan GT-R takes on a Ferrari SF90, hoping to get away with it. But you could say the Nissan is punching above its weight class this time around. In the navy blue “corner” we have Godzilla,...

 

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