MINI Wins Top Three Spots at 2014 Dakar Rally

MINI Wins Top Three Spots at 2014 Dakar Rally
When MINI announced they were entering the grueling Dakar rally, we were skeptical about the little car’s ability to keep up over sand, dirt and mountaintops. But color us impressed: MINI has not only won the cars category, but has taken the top three spots.
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The Best Horse Ever

The Best Horse Ever
XCAR Films takes us on a thrilling ride in an Morgan 3-Wheeler. Not only is the revamped Morgan a whole lot of fun to drive, it does exactly what it was supposed to do – get you around faster than a horse.
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Renault Celebrates 50 Years of the Renault 8 Gordini

Renault Celebrates 50 Years of the Renault 8 Gordini
Renault will be entering five classic Renault 8 Gordinis in the 17th Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique beginning on January 24, 2014. The event is only open to cars that participated in the Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo between 1955 and 1980.
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Rare 1958 Austin-Healey Goldie Turns up on eBay

Rare 1958 Austin-Healey Goldie Turns up on eBay
We spotted this impeccably restored 1958 Austin Healey up for auction on eBay, with an astronomical Buy-it-Now price of $1,000,000 (USD). This very special vehicle was handmade by dozens of craftspeople, and features such extravagant touches as gold plated wheels, grille, bumpers and other trim, as well as a leather and mink interior.
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Track N Go Converts Trucks into Tanks

Track N Go Converts Trucks into Tanks
If you find yourself stuck in the snow, you know that even the best winter tires or chains aren’t necessarily going to bail you out of the deepest banks. Enter Track N Go, a modification kit that lets you turn everyday pickup trucks into snow-eating tanks in less than 15 minutes.
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Driving Le Mans in 1956 in a Jaguar D-Type

Driving Le Mans in 1956 in a Jaguar D-Type
In this incredible film, made in 1956, the 1955 Le Mans champion, Mike Hawthorn, takes us on a lap of the Le Mans circuit in his Jaguar D-Type. Since this isn’t even a race day, Hawthorn dodges pedestrians, bicyclists, farm trucks and other drivers as he walks us through the track and explains just how much faster he’d be going during an actual race.
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Nürburgring November

Nürburgring November
(NSFW: Language) While we’ve seen plenty of video of drivers on the Nürburgring’s Nordschliefe, most of them do it when the track’s surface is dry and prepared for top speed driving. Not so for the guys from Bridge to Gantry, who headed to the famously challenging track with a BMW 328i when it was soaking wet this past November.
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Nissan NISMO 24 Hours of Dubai Race Highlights

Nissan NISMO 24 Hours of Dubai Race Highlights
The 2014 Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai race took place January 9-11, 2014 and Nissan’s NISMO team takes us behind the scenes with their team as they compete in the event. The Dubai 24Hr has the longest period of darkness of any 24 hour race: 13 hours and 20 minutes, officially.
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Lexus RC F Carbon Package Sneak Peek

Lexus RC F Carbon Package Sneak Peek
The all-new Lexus RC F Coupe is a beautiful car that is powered by an impressive 450+ horsepower engine, has aggressive body lines, and sports a stunning (albeit giant) mesh spindle grille. We heard at the NAIAS 2014 unveiling that you can opt for a carbon fiber roof, hood, and rear spoiler package, and now we have images to share showing the details.
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Top Gear Does a Barrel Roll

Top Gear Does a Barrel Roll
A few seasons back, Top Gear attempted to recreate the famous barrel roll stunt from James Bond’s The Man with the Golden Gun. They failed quite spectactularly. For their never-broadcast DVD special Top Gear at the Movies special, they bravely attempted the stunt a second time, with decidedly better results.
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Jaguar XJ220 Country Joyride

Jaguar XJ220 Country Joyride
TaxTheRich takes us on another unexpected ride in a supercar – this time tearing through grass and dirt of the countryside with the classic Jaguar XJ220. While the car now 20 years old, it still comes close to today’s top supercar standards, with a 542hp 3.5-liter V6, a sub 4.0 0-to-60 time, and a top speed of 213.1mph.
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First 2015 Ford Mustang GT Raises $300K for Charity

First 2015 Ford Mustang GT Raises $300K for Charity
If you’re patient and can wait until the end of 2014, you’ll probably be able to pick up a production 2015 Ford Mustang GT for under $40,000. But one lucky bidder managed to score the very first production Mustang GT for a whopping $300,000 at auction.
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Audi’s A8 L Security: Like a Safe Room on Wheels

Audi’s A8 L Security: Like a Safe Room on Wheels
Audi has announced the most exclusive model of its luxury A8 touring sedan line, the A8 L Security. Available in either a 4.0 liter V8 TFSI or Audi’s 12-cylinder 6.3 liter W12 FSI under the hood, the A8 L Security matches the performance of Audi’s production versions of the A8.
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2015 Subaru WRX STI

2015 Subaru WRX STI
Subaru unveiled the all-new 2015  WRX STI at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit along with a limited edition WRX STI Launch Edition. The new WRX STI packs the venerated 305-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged BOXER engine under the hood, attached to a six-speed manual transmission.
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Rally Driver “Drops Outside,” Takes it in Stride

Rally Driver “Drops Outside,” Takes it in Stride
(NSFW: Language) The Brakim Racing Rally Team goes off the road on a “right 5 into right 4, drops outside” corner during the Rally West Virginia. The car goes end-over-end a few times, then finally stops.
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