Ukraine's New AK-M16 Mashup Rifle Is Symbolic of the Country's Morphing Strategic Reality
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Dec 7, 2017
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R Cannot Be Unseen, But It Should Be DrivenWith 306 horsepower, the first U.S.-spec "red H" model is not to be trifled with, either.
Dec 5, 2017
The Urus Isn't Your Grandad's Lamborghini, For Better or WorseIt'll likely be a sales success for the VW Group's supercar brand...but what does that mean for its soul?
Nov 28, 2017
The Infiniti QX50 Is Launching a Not-so-Hostile TakeoverInfiniti's updated its midsize SUV with an eye toward usability and luxury. Are Lexus and Acura scared yet?
Nov 21, 2017
The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage Is a Wolf in Shark's ClothingAfter more than a decade, the Vantage gets a major upgrade...but is it enough to set the competition on edge?
Nov 14, 2017
The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Is Ferrari's Hot HatchbackIt’s fast, agile, usable, and it has the Ferrari edge. But will customers order the alphabet soup?
Nov 1, 2017
The Alfa Romeo 750 Competizione Is the Racecar That Never WasWe'll never know how this purpose-built competition machine would have fared against Porsche. But we can dream.
Oct 25, 2017
The 2017 Acura NSX Is a Hybrid For Hybrid HatersThe new Acura NSX may be a science project, but it can also do skids. Is that even legal?
Oct 19, 2017
You Can Park Your Porsche in This Porsche (and Live in it Too)Snuggle up next to your hypercar at this Stuttgart-designed South Florida palace in the sky.
Oct 17, 2017
This Is What It's Like To Drive A 1985 Lamborghini Countach LP5000S QVIt's hot, the clutch is heavy, it smells like fuel, it's hard to park, and it's absolutely perfect.
Oct 17, 2017
The Ariel Atom 3S Is The Most Fun You Can Have With 1,350 PoundsSometimes second place is the best place of all.
Oct 13, 2017
Here's What You'll See What's on /DRIVE on NBC Sports This SeasonAnother season, another series of bad (and good) ideas and questionable judgement.
Aug 30, 2017
Watch a Two-Time World Rally Champ Make the Nurburgring Look EasyOne lap around in a classic Porsche 911 shows why Walter Rohrl is still Nürburgring king.
Aug 10, 2017
The Lazy Mechanic’s Guide to Changing a Serpentine BeltMike and Eric deal with a clearance issue because they couldn't be bothered take off the Jag's fan assembly.
FIRST DRIVESAug 4, 2017
The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Is a Mind-Bending Complexity MachineWith trickle-down tech from the 918 Spyder, the new Panamera flagship can launch and corner like no other 5,100 pounds of anything can.
Jul 8, 2017
The 2017 Buick LaCrosse Is the World's Forgotten CarNever mind Buick's new success with compact crossovers, its flagship sedan offers something few other carmakers can: lower blood pressure.
Jun 29, 2017
How to Upgrade Your Brakes Without Needing a Tetanus ShotOn this episode of DIY Lab: Sure, Eric Goeres's 25-year-old Miata stops. We just want it to stop better.
Jun 15, 2017
How to Fix a Power Seat Module Without Going Broke or CrazyOn this episode of DIY Lab, Spinelli fixes an annoying electrical problem with the Jag, with some help.
Jun 9, 2017
Know All of These Things Before Buying Your First Track CarSo you want to buy your first dedicated weekend circuit machine? Listen to Michael and Zac.
May 31, 2017
Can a New Ford Focus RS Tear Around on Gravel?Ryan and Alex head to Team O'Neil's skidpad to test "drift mode" on the rocks.
May 26, 2017
How Does An Indy 500 Champion Prep For The Big Race?Andretti driver Ryan Hunter Reay on getting his face on the back wall of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway museum.
May 25, 2017
Original Cannonball Coast-To-Coast Rally "Outlaws" ReuniteMeet some of the original Cannonballers, and support a good automotive cause.
May 25, 2017
How Does an IndyCar Pit Crew Train For 7 Seconds of Glory?One wrong move from these guys can send a driver to the back of the line.
May 24, 2017
The Lamborghini Countach Is So Wrong It's Just RightLooking back on the bad boy car of the 1980s, and finding it's the last true automotive event.
May 23, 2017
2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Test Drive: Not Just Another Package DealTake a Carrera S, add all the performance options and a few extras, and you wind up with road car magic.
May 23, 2017
What's On An IndyCar Steering Wheel?Thirsty? Heading to pit lane? Want to yell at your crew chief? There's a button for that.
May 12, 2017
Taking a Ride with Mark Higgins on the Isle of ManRyan packs his bags and goes on the ultimate ride-and-drive for a fan of tarmac rally. And Subarus.
May 8, 2017
What Cars Would You Buy for $6,000?Can you satisfy all your automotive needs for six grand? We think you can.
May 4, 2017
Is a Bashed-Up Nissan 240SX the Ultimate Drift Missile?On this episode of /MY LIFE AS A RALLYIST Ryan grabs a well-used S13 and tests his sideways skills.
May 1, 2017
Three Minutes With Sportbike Champ Jake GagneWhat's his take on his new bike, his team, and the state of motorcycle racing in America?
Apr 27, 2017
Exploring Ecuador's Crazy Mountain Roads and Rally CultureIn the first of a new series of /MY LIFE AS A RALLYIST episodes, Ryan goes to Ecuador, grabs a rental car, and the fun begins.
Apr 25, 2017
MotoGP Racer Cal Crutchlow's Daily Driver Is ElectricThat, and he just won't stop fighting his way toward the top of the riders' championship.
Apr 18, 2017
Here's What Happens When We Race the $2,000 BMW 3-SeriesIt's been drifted, abused on a gravel rally stage, and sent up a mountain. It's time for the E30's final challenge: Endurance racing.
Apr 17, 2017
How Do You Insure the 840-hp Challenger SRT Demon?Hagerty Insurance teamed up with Dodge to cover the street-legal drag car. Why would they ever do that?
Apr 13, 2017
Taking on The EcoBoost Mustang With a Junkyard Mustang SVOOn part two of /CORBIN'S HIT SHOW, it's showdown time between the turbo Mustang and the, uh, turbo Mustang.
Apr 11, 2017
Transforming the $2,000 BMW From Rally Car to Endurance Race CarAfter rallying the E30 into the ground, now Ryan has to get it ready for a Chump Car race. The work is never done.
Apr 7, 2017
What Car Would You Buy With Your Dieselgate Cash?Bad news: You had to give up your five-year-old TDI Volkswagen; Good news: VW is giving you a check for $15,000.
Apr 6, 2017
Can a Junkyard 1984 Mustang Beat a New EcoBoost Mustang?It's a story for the ages: Crappy old car plus junkyard parts, ingenuity and wild bravery combine in a new miniseries on The Drive.
Apr 4, 2017
Punishing the $2,000 BMW in its First Event: a Stage RallyThe work's done, and Ryan's taking the caged-up E30 to the Empire State Performance Rally. Can he and co-driver Alex Jagger get the BMW to finish, or get stuck in the woods?
FIRST DRIVESApr 3, 2017
The 2018 Audi S5 Is the Smartest, Quickest Coupe You'll Barely NoticeThe latest update of the four ringer's midline performance coupe, with a sensible design, a revamped engine and a tweaked ethos. But can it hang on to its edge?
Mar 31, 2017
Building a Roll Cage For Our $2,000 BMWBefore Ryan can take the cheapo Bimmer on a punishing stage rally, we have to sort out a very particular series of tubes.
Mar 28, 2017
Turning the $2,000 Crapcan BMW Into a Cheap Rally CarIn Episode Two of /BORN A CAR, Ryan finds out (the hard way) what it'll take to turn the beat-up, $2,000 BMW 325is into a rally car.
Mar 24, 2017
Watch These Porsche 911 RSRs Crush Sebring In Slow MotionSit back and watch as GTLMs balance on the edge of adhesion, the rubber marbles fly, and, once in a while, the cars catch air.
Mar 24, 2017
What's The Best 10-Year-Old Sports Car You Can Buy?A decade ago was a high water mark for sports cars. We found one (although it's modded) that represents the best of the depreciated.
Mar 21, 2017
How We Took a $2,000 BMW and Made It Go Off-Roading, Run an Endurance Race, and MoreIt's the premiere episode of a miniseries we call /BORN A CAR.
Mar 17, 2017
Here's Why We Bought a $2,000 E30 BMW 325isCan we take a clapped-out classic sports sedan from the 1980s and make it rally, race, and climb a mountain?
Mar 17, 2017
Which Ford Motor Company Car Had a BMW Engine?The car world can bring together some strange bedfellows—like FoMoCo and the Ultimate Driving Machine folks.
Mar 10, 2017
Which Cars Can You Buy Now and Drive For Free?Well not completely free, but here are a few ideas to help guide your next Craigslist impulse buy.
Mar 7, 2017
Aston Martin's New in-House Tuner Brand Challenges BMW M and Mercedes-AMGThe venerable U.K. brand's new AMR and AMR Pro models will offer two different shades of motorsports mojo.
Mar 6, 2017
Everything You Need To Know About President Trump's New Travel BanThe President's previous "Muslim ban" drew legal challenges as well as criticism from political opponents, civil libertarians, and a few multinational corporations. Will this one pass the smell test?
Feb 23, 2017
F1 Champ Juan Manuel Fangio Kidnapped in Cuba 59 Years Ago TodayThe Argentine racing star was caught between the rebels' uprising and a dictator's bid for normalcy.
Feb 17, 2017
These Crazy 1550-Horsepower Engines Cost $200,000 EachMercury Racing’s super heroic marine powerplants are works of machine art. And you can order them in green.
Feb 14, 2017
Wait, BMW Beat Ferrari and Aston Martin As the "Most Seductive Car" in France?It seems the French prefer plebeian German luxury cars to speedy supercars when it comes to vehicular seduction.
Feb 13, 2017
Jam a Ford Ranger Into Reverse at 40 MPH…and This HappensYou're never going to throw your own car into reverse at high speed. Luckily, a Ford Ranger driver has already gone to the trouble.
Feb 8, 2017
There's a Porsche Boxster Under This Sci-Fi Car of the FutureMike Vetter's ETV should be in movies. And you can have your own.
Feb 6, 2017
Is This Restomodded 1967 Chevy Camaro Worth $300,000?Marketers spend megabucks on high-end custom car builds for SEMA and other auto shows. But what are they worth when the show's over?
Feb 2, 2017
10 Critical Driving Safety Tips From Bad Advice Uncle CharlieSpinelli had an uncle who gave sketchy advice. What if he'd turned his attention to automotive safety?
Feb 2, 2017
Watching Fuel Explode in a Transparent Engine Is AmazingLook inside a transparent gasoline engine at the exact moment of combustion, shot with a high-speed camera. It's beautiful.
Feb 2, 2017
NASA's Giant Mars Rocket Simulator Tests Astronauts' LimitsNASA engineers find out what two million pounds of thrust feels like in a space suit, and creates the ultimate amusement park ride for adults.
Feb 1, 2017
Holden's Final Commodore Packs the Corvette ZR1's 635-HP V-8Meanwhile in Australia, Holden winds down its long muscle-car heritage with the most potent Commodore of all.
Jan 25, 2017
What's With Elon Musk's Tunnel Obsession?The tech magnate aims to kickstart an underground movement in Los Angeles. Someone alert the A-Team.
Jan 25, 2017
Ford GT to Be Fastest Production Ford EverSmokes McLaren 675LT and Ferrari 488 at an obscure Canadian racetrack.
Jan 24, 2017
Will a "Zombie Tax" Keep Self-Driving Cars in Massachusetts in Check?Two state lawmakers plan a move to keep autonomous vehicles from clogging up the streets.
Dec 21, 2016
The Porsche 911 Turbo S Is the Powered Exoskeleton Drivers Need NowThe “Iron Man Suit” sports car gets even more heroic for 2017.
Dec 6, 2016
The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Could Climb Mountains…If only they weren't so DIRTY.
Oct 18, 2016
April Fools (Circa 2011)! It’s a BMW M3 Pickup TruckFive years ago, BMW M played the best kind of trick on the automotive media. And we kind of fell for it.
Oct 11, 2016
Christian Von Koenigsegg Shows You How to Build a Multimillion-Dollar HypercarThe man behind Koenigsegg pulls back the curtain.
Aug 25, 2016
Aston Martin DB11 First Drive in Tuscany'Twas cleverness, and a couple of turbochargers, that saved the Aston V-12.
Jul 6, 2016
McLaren 570S Quick ReviewCritic's Notebook takeaway: It's not dumbed down; it's smart and it wants respect.
Jun 15, 2016