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The Evolution of F1 Steering Wheels

The Evolution of F1 Steering Wheels
The steering wheel. It’s the primary means of controlling of our cars, yet one of the most overlooked in terms of design. In general, the steering wheels in daily drivers have been largely the same for decades, with…

Dragster Does Burnout with Tires Ablaze

Dragster Does Burnout with Tires Ablaze
I once took my kids to a NHRA Top Fuel event in Texas. It was our first time to a drag race ever, and I had no idea just how much noise dragsters could generate. We got a…
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The Nürburgring is Even More Daunting in the Wrong Direction

The Nürburgring is Even More Daunting in the Wrong Direction
See this porsche 911 SC with the massive light bar on front? It recently participated in something called the Feste Nürburg, an event in which they think that the Nürburgring, lovingly called The Green Hell, isn’t hellish enough…

How Tesla’s Autonomous Cars See the World

How Tesla’s Autonomous Cars See the World
We already know that every new Tesla rolling off the assembly line includes the hardware necessary for full Level 5 autonomous driving. However, the capabilities have yet to fully roll out to car owners as the software must…

Paralysis Didn’t Stop This Woman from Racing Porsches

Paralysis Didn’t Stop This Woman from Racing Porsches
It takes great skill to be a successful race car driver, even for an ably-bodied person. So I can’t imagine how many hurdles Nathalie McGloin had to overcome in order to race her Porsche, since she is paralyzed…

Grappler Wraps Fleeing Cars in a Netty Grip of Stoppage

Grappler Wraps Fleeing Cars in a Netty Grip of Stoppage
People who run from the cops are idiots. The only thing they accomplish in most chases I have seen is delaying the inevitable capture, risking their lives and those of others, and making for some interesting news reports.…

Ben Collins Drives a Range Rover Sport Down the Inferno

Ben Collins Drives a Range Rover Sport Down the Inferno
Ranger Rover took its Range Rover Sport SUV to the top of a famous Swiss ski run called Inferno. With a name like that you can imagine that the run is very challenging. In fact, the grade along…

Regular Car Review: 1985 Plymouth Horizon

Regular Car Review: 1985 Plymouth Horizon
The late 1970s through the early 1990s were some of the worst years in the history of the auto industry when it came to the design and performance of cars. But still, some cars of the era helped…

Mini Driver Does Nürburgring Lap on Two Wheels

Mini Driver Does Nürburgring Lap on Two Wheels
Thousands and thousands of people have run the Nürburgring on two wheels over the decades. The catch is that all those two wheel laps were done on motorcycles. A dude from China turned up at the famed Green…

Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record

Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record
When you say “EV,” you don’t normally think of a car that can reach over 150 mph. That is exactly what the Hyundai Ioniq HEV has done though. Hyundai took one of the cars and prepped it for…

2017 Raptor to Take on SCORE Baja 1000

2017 Raptor to Take on SCORE Baja 1000
Ford is set to take on the SCORE Baja 1000, one of the most grueling and difficult races in the entire world. The truck that Ford is using for the race is the 2017 Raptor, and to prove…

Turbocharger vs. Hydraulic Press

Turbocharger vs. Hydraulic Press
Turbochargers are very cool. They take something that is wasted (exhaust gasses) and use some magic to make your car go faster. I used to have a 1994 Spec Miata race car with a turbo, and I am…

Self-Driving Truck Delivers Beer in Colorado

Self-Driving Truck Delivers Beer in Colorado
I’ve learned quite a few things about Colorado drivers since relocating here from Texas a few months ago. The first thing is that drivers here seem stumped at exactly how a merging lane works. The other thing is…
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