Crash Testing Sprint Cars Includes Dropping Them from the Ceiling

Crash Testing Sprint Cars Includes Dropping Them from the Ceiling
Since crash testing of vehicles first started, the practice has saved countless lives, influencing the design and engineering of just about every aspect of modern cars, trucks, and SUVs. But cars designed for racing must handle much more extreme forces in order to protect their occupants, with reinforced roll cages, protective head restraints, and form-fitting racing seats with five- or six-point harnesses among their standard equipment.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1983 Nissan NX-21

Concepts from Future Past: 1983 Nissan NX-21
Back in 1983, Nissan challenged itself to look forward to what their cars might look like in the 21st century. The concept car they came up with not only had an unusual design, but an unconventional drivetrain to go with.
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Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review: A Muscle Car for All Seasons

Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review: A Muscle Car for All Seasons
Over the years, I’ve driven a number of vehicles based on FCA’s full-size car platform, which underpins the Dodge Challenger, Charger, and Chrysler 300. Most of the models I’ve been in have been muscular rear-wheel drive cars with giant HEMI V8s, and crazy amounts of horsepower.
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Simulating Driving on Other Planets

Simulating Driving on Other Planets
These days, automakers use virtual reality and simulation software to figure out everything from ergonomics and aesthetics to visibility. Car companies also use things like wind tunnels to simulate drag, and treadmills to test wear and tear.
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Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car

Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car
If you’ve been following any of our coverage of the Bloodhound LSR, you know that this jet-powered vehicle is insanely fast. Not too long ago, it achieved a speed of 628 mph, as it tore across the South African desert during a testing run.
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2020 Ram Rebel 1500 EcoDiesel Review

2020 Ram Rebel 1500 EcoDiesel Review
The word “rebel” has some deep-rooted placements in automotive history as well as film (RIP James Dean). And, if I do say so, it’s an awesome name for a trim of a vehicle that does its own thing and really sticks out with personality and excitement.
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Watch a Woodworker Make a Detailed Toyota Land Cruiser Model

Watch a Woodworker Make a Detailed Toyota Land Cruiser Model
While it might be due for a round of modernization, the Toyota Land Cruiser is one of those vehicles that has stood the test of time when it comes to durability. But until we get a new Land Cruiser (hopefully in the next couple of years), we’re happy to enjoy what we’ve got.
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From the Vaults: Ford F100 Exploding Balloon Commercial

From the Vaults: Ford F100 Exploding Balloon Commercial
Take a trip back in the wayback machine to 1976, back to a time when automotive companies loved to show off the capabilities of vehicles using outlandish stunts. In this vintage commercial for the Ford F100, they rigged up the pickup truck with a couple of propane torches then ran it alongside a bunch of balloons.
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Volkswagen e-BULLI Is a Classic VW Bus with an Electric Heart

Volkswagen e-BULLI Is a Classic VW Bus with an Electric Heart
The Volkswagen Type 2 bus is one of the most iconic and collectible vehicles of all time. It was quirky and slow, but incredibly charming, and actually pretty versatile. Now, Volkswagen has transformed one of these classic microvans into a modern electric vehicle. The e-BULLI concept vehicle started out life as a 1966 Type 1 Samba bus, and from the outside, it looks much like it did when it rolled off the assembly line in Hanover, Germany more than 50 years ago.
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2021 Genesis G80 Has Awesome Sportback Looks

2021 Genesis G80 Has Awesome Sportback Looks
Between the G70, G80, and G90, Genesis makes some very substantial and well-equipped cars. With the GV80 crossover on the way, they’re only going to expand their market appeal. Now, the Korean luxury brand is working on a big update to the mid-size car that started it all.
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Polestar Precept Previews the EV Future

Polestar Precept Previews the EV Future
Volvo EV spin-off Polestar already has some production vehicles in the pipeline, including the Polestar One and Polestar Two. Now, we have a concept vehicle that looks towards the future of the brand. Like the Polestar Two, the Polestar Precept is a 5-door fastback. The Precept strikes out in a new design direction that’s less derivative of Volvo than the production cars.
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Stunning Blue 1976 Lamborghini Countach ‘Periscopica’ for Sale

Stunning Blue 1976 Lamborghini Countach ‘Periscopica’ for Sale
The Lamborghini Countach is one of the most iconic and infamous supercars of all time. Produced in various configurations from 1974 to 1990, designer Marcello Gandini’s second Lambo masterpiece (he also designed the Miura) was notoriously uncomfortable, hard to drive, yet still awesome and spectacular. I’ve seen Countachs in typical supercar colors like red and yellow, but never one as beautiful as this epic Blue Tahiti LP400 that’s currently up for sale.
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From the Vaults: Porsche 928S Dealer Promo

From the Vaults: Porsche 928S Dealer Promo
Produced from 1977 to 1995, the 928 was one of Porsche’s more controversial designs. Originally created to replace the 911 (blasphemy!), Porsche attempted to make the car appeal to a wider audience by making it easier to drive than other sports cars, and also adding features like fold-down rear seats for the kids, and driver-centric comfort features.
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New Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport Pictures Leak

New Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport Pictures Leak
We’ve been waiting for what seems like an eternity for Ford to reveal the new Bronco and its little brother, formerly known as the Baby Bronco. While the official reveal is set for later this month, undisguised pictures leaked out of both vehicles this week.
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This Used to Be a Porsche Boxster

This Used to Be a Porsche Boxster
Over the years, we’ve seen some truly unusual kit cars. Oftentimes, they’re designed to make less expensive sports cars look like Lamborghinis, Ferraris, or other exotics. But in the case of the Gagliardi Vex, it’s a unique vehicle unto itself, borrowing bits and pieces from a variety of supercar styles.
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