Tag Archives: Videos

Ian Callum explains the design of the Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar's I-Pace is finally here, and as expected the vehicle is an almost exact carbon copy of the concept bearing the same name that we saw unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. Responsible for the design is Jaguar design director Ian Callum who took inspiration from the Jaguar C-X75 supercar concept of 2010 when first putting pen to paper for the...

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What does GTS mean in Porsche speak?

Porsche affixes quite a few surnames to its sports cars, but it's easy to simply take them at face value. Every name has a story, and the simple "GTS" badge is no different. The sports car brand tackled where the "GTS" name comes from in a new video series answering common questions about Porsche cars, and it's a pretty simple story. In the 1950s and 1960s...

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Lamborghini Huracán Performante Spyder tipped for Geneva debut

Lamborghini has a Huracán Performante-related debut pegged for next week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, and it's a safe bet the car will be the convertible version that we've seen testing on occasion over the past 12 months. To be called the Huracán Performante Spyder, the car should benefit from all of the same performance upgrades...

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Did this Florida State Trooper race a Lamborghini Aventador on a public highway?

Oh, the irony. We certainly don't condone speeding or racing on public roads, but it's not a civilian's job to enforce laws. That's for the police to do. So, it's interesting to see a new video from NBC2 in Florida that appears to show a Florida State Trooper racing a Lamborghini Aventador. The race appears to be what the kids call "roll racing" on the...

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Rimac’s next electric supercar almost fully revealed in new teaser video

When Rimac first turned up at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show with the Concept_One electric supercar, few could have guessed at the time that less than a decade on there would be a race among the major automakers to electrify their lineups. Now Rimac is ready to unveil its successor to the Concept_One, though the playing field looks very different today. We've...

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Here are the 5 lightest Porsches ever made

Porsche perfectly played with our emotions last year when it rolled out its Top 5 video series. The clips focused on a given subject and plucked out five Porsche models that best covered that subject, and these models spanned Porsche history. Now the automaker is back with a fresh Top 5 clip, and this time the focus is on the lightest models it's ever...

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VW explains the steps to full automation in cars

Volkswagen will unveil a concept for a large, electric sedan with fully self-driving capability at next week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The concept doesn't preview a specific model currently in the pipeline, though elements from its design may influence a new Phaeton due around 2020. What the ID Vizzion represents is VW's vision for...

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How did Volkswagen’s diesel defeat device work?

Every media outlet in the world covered Volkswagen's tangled web of lies and deceit as "Dieselgate" opened up and spewed the truth nearly three years ago. Its consequences are ongoing today, and VW's future trajectory has been changed forever. But, how exactly did VW's "defeat device" work? Jason Fenske, host of Engineering Explained, breaks it all down...

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Ford self-driving cars are delivering pizzas across Miami

Self-driving cars, once strictly the domain of science fiction, are already being commercialized. And the commercial opportunities extend far beyond the transport of people, as long-haul cargo, your latest Amazon purchase, or even a humble pizza will most likely in the not too distant future be shuttled around by automated means. Yes, even pizza. It turns...

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Hyundai Kona Electric revealed, promises 292 miles of range

Meet the new Kona Electric, a pint-sized electric crossover SUV from Hyundai that promises up to 292 miles of range on a single charge. That figure is for the Kona Electric's long-range option, which comes with a 64-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery and 201-horsepower electric motor. The base Kona Electric comes with a 39.2-kwh battery good for a promised...

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