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Watch: Jay Leno Drives The New Hummer EV Off-Road
Watch: Jay Leno Drives The New Hummer EV Off-Road

While we've seen many YouTubers get their hands on the new Hummer EV, we were still waiting for a chance to see how it actually drives when the road runs out. Jay Leno does just that. For the five people unaware, it's important to de...

 
Watch: Novitec Takes Its McLaren 765LT Out for a Flame Throwing Demonstration
Watch: Novitec Takes Its McLaren 765LT Out for a Flame Throwing Demonstration

Novitec has never been known for underwhelming products and this McLaren 765LT is not going to change that as we watch it tear down roads and through tunnels with nearly 900 horsepower. From McLaren themselves, the 765LT is already an incredibly...

 
Watch: Autocross Truck Shows Drag Racers how it's Done on Their Home Turf
Watch: Autocross Truck Shows Drag Racers how it's Done on Their Home Turf

Autocross is a form of racing that features tight turns, slaloms, and very few long straight stretches, but this Chevy truck built for those turns can dominate on the quarter-mile too. It's rare to find any vehicle that's actually one...

 
Watch: Matt Farah Takes The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 Way Off Road
Watch: Matt Farah Takes The 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 Way Off Road

When Land Rover announced that the Defender was returning, we all wondered if it would live up to its legendary status, and thanks to this drive with Matt Farah, we know the answer. Jawbone Canyon is the setting for this "Two Takes" v...

 
Jay Leno Features Aptera Alpha Development Vehicle With 1000 Mile Range
Jay Leno Features Aptera Alpha Development Vehicle With 1000 Mile Range

Despite a rollercoaster of ups and downs during its history, Aptera is still working to bring a production vehicle to market, and 1000 miles of range is on the table for 2022. The original Aptera was founded in 2006 and had grand plans. However...

 
Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Scores Third Straight Win At Virginia International Raceway
Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Scores Third Straight Win At Virginia International Raceway

It's no secret that the upcoming Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a fast sportscar but its racing variant, the C8.R, just demonstrated even more speed with its third straight IMSA victory. Virginia International Raceway was the setting for a 2 hou...

 
Porsche Restores a 1987 962C Race Car to Factory Original Condition
Porsche Restores a 1987 962C Race Car to Factory Original Condition

Glimpse Porsche’s history of innovation with this 1987 962 C race car that has just been returned to its original condition following a restoration that took into account every detail. It took the experts at Porsche's Weissach Develo...

 
Super Rare Porsche 911 Cup 3.8 RSR Evo Up for Auction
Super Rare Porsche 911 Cup 3.8 RSR Evo Up for Auction

This 1995 Porsche 911 started out as any other RS-spec'd car but was then pulled out of the line and turned into something quite special, a 3.8 RSR Evo racecar. Now it's for sale. The 993 generation of the 911 is already very special ...

 
Designer of the 1,817 Horsepower Hennessey Venom F5 Hypercar Walks Us Through its Design
Designer of the 1,817 Horsepower Hennessey Venom F5 Hypercar Walks Us Through its Design

Watch as the new 1,817 horsepower Hennessey Venom F5, "America's hypercar," gets a full breakdown from its designer Nathan Malinick. While John Hennessey is the man behind every product the namesake car and tuning company, Nathan ...

 
Three New Supercar Names From McLaren Have Just Been Leaked
Three New Supercar Names From McLaren Have Just Been Leaked

British supercar and hypercar manufacturer McLaren is planning at least three new cars, and thanks to a leak we know what they're called. The leak comes from documents obtained from the United Kingdom's Intellectual Property Office&n...

 
Porsche and Actor Michael Fassbender Release Season 3 of the Road to Le Mans
Porsche and Actor Michael Fassbender Release Season 3 of the Road to Le Mans

A brand new season of the Road to Le Mans has just been released by Porsche featuring actor and automotive enthusiast Michael Fassbender. Now in its third season, the Road to Le Mans has followed Michael Fassbender (most know him for his starr...

 
California Cracks Down On Sideshow Participants With New Law
California Cracks Down On Sideshow Participants With New Law

In the effort to reduce sideshows and similar stunts on California roads, Gov. Newsom has just signed a new bill into law that criminalizes the practice.  For many who drive regularly in California, traffic jams are only made more frustra...

 
Two Very Rare Lamborghini Diablos Get Together and Are Up for Auction
Two Very Rare Lamborghini Diablos Get Together and Are Up for Auction

The Lamborghini Diablo GT and its even wilder Diablo GTR sibling are some of the rarest bulls on the planet, and now you can buy one of each. Long before the Aventador or even the Murcielago, Lamborghini sat at the top of the supercar battle wit...

 
In Norway Almost All New Cars Sales Are Now Electric or Hybrid
In Norway Almost All New Cars Sales Are Now Electric or Hybrid

Norway has just surpassed another milestone in its efforts to move to zero-emission cars by 2025, as 9 in 10 new cars sold there is either electric or hybrid. What's amazing is just how quickly the country has been able to make the shift ...

 
Watch: Lamborghini Huracan EVO takes on Tesla Model S Plaid With a Low Charge
Watch: Lamborghini Huracan EVO takes on Tesla Model S Plaid With a Low Charge

Will a dying battery be enough of an advantage for the Huracan to shock the Tesla Model S Plaid... turns out no, it isn't. Time and time again we've seen the Tesla Model S Plaid put much more expensive supercars and hypercars in their ...

 
Strosek Wants Back on Your Bedroom Wall With Its New Modified Porsche 911 (964)
Strosek Wants Back on Your Bedroom Wall With Its New Modified Porsche 911 (964)

30 years after Strosek introduced its custom version of the 911 in 964 guise, the Mega Speedster, it's releasing an updated version simply called the Mega. Three decades ago, Strosek was one of the hottest aftermarket sports car customizers...

 
Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed Getting $10 Million Expansion
Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed Getting $10 Million Expansion

This hallmark of American grassroots motorsport is getting a $10 million expansion that will increase its size by roughly 60%. Seated in the heart of Lincoln, Nebraska, lies the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed and today they'v...

 
Porsche Misson R Electric Racecar Concept Highlights the Future of Interiors
Porsche Misson R Electric Racecar Concept Highlights the Future of Interiors

Porsche just took us on a deep dive into the cockpit of the all-new Mission R Electric Racecar concept.  The Mission R is the next step that Porsche sees in its quest to electrify the brand and bring electric sports cars and racecars to the...

 
Watch: The Gordon Murray T.50 Test Car Screams Around the Track at 12,000 RPM
Watch: The Gordon Murray T.50 Test Car Screams Around the Track at 12,000 RPM

We get our first eyes and ears on the speed and sounds that will emanate from the fire-breathing spiritual successor of the McLaren F1. We've heard the 3.9-liter V12 before, and even watched it do a simulated lap at Le Mans whilst it was ho...

 
Gran Turismo 7 Partners with Brembo to Stop Players Faster
Gran Turismo 7 Partners with Brembo to Stop Players Faster

Brembo has announced today that they'll be partnering with Polyphony Digital to offer their brakes in the upcoming game Gran Turismo 7. This isn't the first time that a major parts manufacturer has been featured in a Gran Turismo game ...

 

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