The Drive Longform
Using great storytelling, original photography, personal essays, and exhaustive reporting, our Longform articles go deep on cars, tech, transportation, racing, and the personalities that drive them all.
Buy This Junkyard-Quality 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird if You've Got the Guts
Jan 18, 2019 1:21 PM
California Dealers File Petition Against 'Care By Volvo' All-Inclusive Car Subscription Service
Jan 18, 2019 12:05 PM
Nissan Gives Into Snow-Track Addiction Once Again, Builds Ultimate Winter Altima
Jan 18, 2019 11:30 AM
Rally Ace Walter Röhrl Praises Porsche Taycan, Then Turns Around and Trashes EVs Online
Jan 18, 2019 9:30 AM
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Jan 2, 2019
A Track Comparo Pits NASCAR Against IndyCar. Who Wins?“You don’t want to see what happens if an inexperienced driver misses a shift in something like this."
Dec 17, 2018
Mulholland Is Burning: How the Iconic Rock Store Survived the Woolsey FireA catastrophic wildfire nearly destroyed a motorcycle Mecca.
Nov 30, 2018
Volkswagen's Tiniest Car Is All You Need To Terrify Yourself On The NürburgringAlways meet your heroes if you can, especially if that hero is a supercar-humbling Volkswagen Up!
Nov 5, 2018
The 10 Best & Worst of Automotive Tech in 2018Because there's too much going on to wait for December.
Nov 2, 2018
A Local's Guide to Being Slowly Choked to Death by New York City Traffic, in Five VehiclesNYC gridlock can do to mobility solutions what whisky did to Dylan Thomas outside of White Horse Tavern, but with less humanity.
Oct 31, 2018
LA Is Trying to Fix its Prostitution Problem by Banning Right Turns at Night—and it Might be WorkingA city's battle to take back its streets from the streetwalkers, one illegal turn at a time.
Oct 3, 2018
Tesla's 'Leaked' Email About Using Employees to Beta Test Full Self-Driving Cars Makes No SenseThere's something off about the timing, motivation, and especially the content of Tesla's latest "leak."
Oct 3, 2018
Here's How the Autonomous Air Taxi of Tomorrow Won't Let You DieThe Drive's tech writer and aviation expert takes us into the future for a ride in a self-flying electric aircraft. It might be a bumpy ride.
Sep 28, 2018
With Start-Ups Finally Penetrating the Auto Industry, a Pair of Legacy Manufacturers Launched Their OwnWith Polestar and Genesis, Volvo and Hyundai will target more upscale customers—and hope to elevate their core products in the process.
Sep 21, 2018
A Rookie's Guide to Entering the 24 Hours of LemonsWant to partake in the world's best-known junker endurance racing series? Here's everything you need to know.
Sep 21, 2018
An Honest Tech Glossary for Micromobility, Tesla, and the 'Cactus Effect'The buzzwords are proliferating faster than Bird scooters in Los Angeles. Here, a handy glossary for the current mobility lingo.
Sep 12, 2018
Tesla Model 3 Vs. Amtrak's Acela Express: The Electric Future Acid TestTwo visions of our transportation future—a high-speed train and an electric car—face off in a sprint from New York City to Boston.
Sep 6, 2018
DriveTribe Has Lost $16 Million in Two Years. Has it Also Lost its Way?Missed opportunities, zombie tribes, and an overdose of Clarkson, Hammond, and May—this is DriveTribe today.
Aug 31, 2018
Automakers and Audio Companies Are Pushing In-Car Music Technology Farther Than EverUsing the most voodoo of automotive sciences, premium sound systems lean on both expert ears and virtual modeling. The result: Listening bliss.
Aug 31, 2018
Formula 1 Needs to Bring Back Ground Effect Race CarsGround effect aero was banned from F1 in 1983—with good reason. It's time to bring it back.
Jul 30, 2018
Behind the Shadowy Billion-Dollar Payouts of F1, NASCAR, and IndyCarWe take an in-depth look at who makes the money—and how much—in the world's top-tier racing series.
LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINEJul 30, 2018
Sergio Marchionne's Record as Fiat Chrysler CEO Was, In Fact, Decidedly MixedEncomiums for the late, great auto executive are deserved. But the champagne toasts and Pollyanna takes are obscuring serious problems at FCA.
Jul 26, 2018
United States, EU Agree to Keep Agreeing on Auto TariffsIn an unexpected press conference yesterday afternoon, President Trump promises to hold off on auto tariffs and EU president pledges to buy more American soy beans.
Jul 23, 2018
Mobility Showdown: Bird Scooter vs. Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Santa MonicaLos Angeles traffic is the great equalizer.
Jul 2, 2018
Behind the Scenes of Ducati's Triumphant Return to Pikes Peak 2018Three days on the trail of the American CEO who insists Ducati remain King of the Mountain.
Jun 29, 2018
The Truth Behind Electrek's Shady Alliance with TeslaHow the most popular electric car news site quietly wages a proxy war on behalf of Elon Musk.
Jun 21, 2018
Living the Perfect Lotus Lifestyle, 1 Racetrack at a TimeLife moves pretty fast, and so does the Lotus Evora 400.
May 25, 2018
Supercar Camping in a Lamborghini Huracan Performante: 2 National Parks, 6 Days, and 1,000 MilesAll to answer one question: How stupid is it to camp out of a supercar?
May 25, 2018
Everything You Need to Know to Have the Ultimate Motorcycle Camping AdventureThink you can't commune with nature on two wheels? Think again.
Apr 19, 2018