Tag Archives: Videos

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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2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 hatchback spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz is working on a new generation of compact cars, and once again there will be a handful of hot offerings from the Mercedes-AMG division. The latest spy shots and video show a prototype for AMG's new A45 based on the next-gen A-Class hatchback. Compared to prototypes for the regular A-Class hatch, the A45 sits lower and sports widened...

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Bloodhound SSC hits 210 mph in 8 seconds in first public test

It was in 2008 that the team behind the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) announced the goal to not only tackle the current land speed record of 763.035 mph but to reach the staggeringly high mark of 1,000 mph. On Thursday, team Bloodhound took a major step toward reaching the goal. Bloodhound's 44.3-foot streamliner, with current record holder Andy Green...

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback spy shots and video

A new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact hatch is brewing and we have new, more revealing spy shots as well as video. We've already been treated with a preview of the design in the form of the A Sedan concept. Specifically, the concept previewed a new A-Class sedan that's also out testing, but its front section should also closely...

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Homemade water-powered trike can do 0-160 in under 4 seconds

Water is an incredibly powerful thing. Most of the time we observe it still, be it sitting in your drinking glass or while staring at a vast calm ocean. When put to work, however, water is a mighty tool. It can be used for cutting. The ocean can rise up and ruin entire cities. It can be used to propel a homemade trike to insane speeds. Wait...what? Yes, you...

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Here’s how you set up your racecar’s suspension

A racecar is never just a set it and forget it type of machine. Each circuit determines the sort of setup a driver and a car might prefer, as it might have a tight, corner heavy layout or one that's more open and filled with high-speed sweeping sections. Now, you make this about rally racing and you can add in tarmac, gravel, dirt, snow and all sorts of...

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VW to return to Pikes Peak with radical electric racecar

It appears Volkswagen's motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. The German automaker has confirmed it will be returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2018. Along with the confirmation, the automaker dropped a series of teaser shots of its new...

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