How the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance selects its star cars

Thousands may apply, but only 200 make their way to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance's famed lawn on the Pebble Beach Golf Links. The event is known for displaying some of the most elegant and exclusive cars in the world, but what process must the cars endure to be accepted? The Concours detailed exactly how it selects vehicles in a video created after...

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Lyft, Aptiv already making money from self-driving taxi service

Lyft has been offering its customers in Las Vegas rides in self-driving cars since the start of the year. The self-driving cars are prototypes from automotive supplier Aptiv and feature a safety driver behind the wheel at all times, and at present they can reach about 20 destinations around Las Vegas. While the program is still only a trial, more than 5,000...

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Buy the SSC supercar that came before the Tuatara

Before there were companies like Koenigsegg and Hennessey vying to dethrone the Bugatti Veyron as the world's fastest car, something Koenigsegg finally achieved last November when one of its Agera RS hypercars ran to 277.9 mph, there was SSC North America (previously Shelby SuperCars) taking the fight to Bugatti. SSC was founded in 1999 by Jerod Shelby and...

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Hyundai reportedly working on Nissan Armada, Toyota Land Cruiser rival

Hyundai is working on a full-size SUV expected for launch next year as a 2020 model. It was previewed in June by the Grandmaster concept and there rumors it will carry the Palisade name into production. But a second big SUV could be in the works at the Korean automaker. Australia's Car Sales reported on Wednesday that Hyundai is also working on a rugged SUV...

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GM trademarks Zora name around the world

If the name Zora means anything to you, you're probably a fan of the Chevrolet Corvette. Zora Arkus-Duntov (shown below) was the guy who helped put a V-8 in the original 'Vette, turning it from a boulevard cruiser into something approximating a proper sports car—and making him the honorary father of the Corvette in the process. Arkus-Duntov was also...

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Opel GT X Experimental concept debuts new design language

Opel on Wednesday provided the first look at a new concept previewing the design destined for models arriving in the mid-2020s. The concept is called the GT X Experimental, and it's a compact crossover designed under the themes of “bold and pure,” the characteristics of Opel's new design language. The concept also features an electric powertrain...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster spy shots

Mercedes-AMG's GT R track car by the looks of things is about to drop its top. A GT R Roadster prototype was spotted recently at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads. It should arrive on the market next year alongside a mid-cycle update for AMG's standalone sports car due for the 2020 model year. The GT R coupe...

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437-mile 2002 E39 BMW M5 could sell for $180,000

It's still regarded as one of the greatest super sedans ever built. The E39-generation BMW M5, built from 1998 to 2003, is an iconic dream machine for many enthusiasts. One such enthusiast was smart enough to buy two of them, one for driving and another to store away for a later day. That day has arrived because his absolutely pristine 2002 BMW M5 is set to...

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First-generation Formula E race cars up for sale

The first-generation Formula E racers have officially been retired after four seasons, but a second life awaits them in private hands. Formula E is now offering the electric race cars for sale after each team returned the racers following the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season. Bloomberg reported last Tuesday that Formula E isn't actively listing the cars...

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Rimac shows off beautiful blue C_Two California fitted with champagne holders

Rimac is doing amazing things with its electric supercars. The Croatian company has moved on from the Concept_One and now the C_Two is basically sold out. But there was enough space on the production line to create this beautiful blue example that Rimac is calling the C_Two California. We hope the automaker has Napa in mind seeing as it fitted a pair of...

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