Tag Archives: Videos

Lamborghini was started because Ferraris were too unreliable

It's one of the greatest rivalries of the automotive industry: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini. Actually, it's not just a rivalry, Lamborghini was a direct result of Ferrari. According to the story, retold by Donut Media, company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini didn't just want to build a better sports car, he wanted to basically shame Enzo Ferrari. Lamborghini...

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Ford Focus RS Drift Stick provides on-demand sideways action

As if the Ford Focus RS's famed "Drift Mode" isn't enough, Ford Performance used the 2017 SEMA show to reveal its next supplement to on-demand sideways action: the Drift Stick, a Ken Block-approved electronically controlled performance handbrake you can retrofit to the Focus RS. Rally cars utilize hydraulic handbrakes to initiate quick drifts, though a...

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2019 BMW X4 spy shots and video

The current BMW X4 was only introduced for 2015 but a redesigned model is already in the works. And judging by the lack of camouflage gear on prototypes, the debut can't be far. The quick replacement rate is due to the X3, from which the X4 is derived, having just been redesigned itself, as a 2018 model. The new X4 should arrive next year, meaning...

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Hennessey Venom F5 revealed with over 1,600 HP, aims for 301 MPH top speed

Wake up Bugatti and Koenigsegg because Hennessey sounded an alarm. On Wednesday, the performance company out of Sealy, Texas revealed the Venom F5 hypercar with over 1,600 horsepower and a strong desire to reach a 301 mph top speed. The Venom F5 follows the similarly potent Venom GT, but the F5 dials every attribute up. The car starts with a completely new...

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What uses less gas: coasting or engine braking?

Getting the most of your vehicle, with regards to fuel economy, is to play a game of efficiency. You have to find the most efficient manner of driving in a given situation. That leads some to put a vehicle in neutral and team up with gravity for a bit of downhill acceleration. Modern cars, however, are quite intelligent. There's a fair chance that you're...

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2019 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid spy video

Like other luxury car brands, Bentley isn't immune to the political pressures of the environmental movement. With various regulations coming into effect over the next few years, the British automaker is in the process of introducing alternative powertrains in an effort to reduce its emissions. This has already started with the introduction overseas of a...

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BMW M3 CS spy shots and video

All you M3 fans can look forward to a quicker, more extreme version of BMW's sport sedan benchmark. Our spy photographers this week spotted a lightly camouflaged M3 at the Nürburgring, and some subtle modifications made to the tester suggest that it's for a new M3 CS model. Yes, BMW seems to be making use of its multiple CS trademark...

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Porsche develops new drum brakes for classic 356 models

Sometimes it's tough to keep classic cars completely original, especially as parts become scarce. Porsche, specifically, Porsche Classic, wants to help its loyal owners keep things all-original with new drum brakes for the 356A and 356B models, which were Porsche's first-ever production cars. However, the re-engineered originals come at a price. A set of...

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Ken Block’s "Gymkhana 10" promises to be the biggest and the best

We're still coming down from the perilous drift action of last month's "Climbkhana: Pikes Peak," but rallycross racer and entrepreneur Ken Block is already out touting the next installment in his series of gymkhana videos: "Gymkhana 10." In automotive circles, gymkhana is all about going around a set course as fast as...

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