Bentley ‘Team Blower’ Le Mans Racer Headed To Pebble Beach

Its driver’s seat is hardly the lap of luxury. There’s nary a stitch of diamond-quilted leather, and at speed, it’ll hardly be a whisper-quiet womb. But the classic Bentley that will be displayed at this year’s Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach is a key piece of the company’s heritage—and the spiritual ancestor to today’s gentlemen…

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BMW Offers EnLighten App Connectivity To Predict Traffic Signals

BMW claims to be the first carmaker to integrate a new app designed to help urban drivers anticipate traffic signals. Created by a company called Connected Signals, the EnLighten app shows the current state of a traffic light in front of the car, including a countdown showing the time until the signal changes. It analyzes vehicle speed and…

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Ford Says Shelby GT350R Lap Times Match 911 GT3, Beat Camaro Z/28

According to Ford Motor Company, the forthcoming Shelby GT350R Mustang is as quick around a racetrack as the Porsche 911 GT3. Well, one track anyway. In independent testing conducted at Grattan Raceway in Belding, Michigan, the Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang posted a lap time equal to that of the Porsche 911 GT3 and one second faster than the Camaro…

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GM Opens Active Safety Testing Area At Milford Proving Grounds

When when think about the General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Milford Proving Grounds, we tend to imagine barely sub-sonic laps of the “Lutz Ring,” or other kinds of high-performance testing. But of course, plenty of other activity takes place at the historic facility. ALSO SEE: Updated A3 Expected To Receive Audi Virtual Cockpit The latest…

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Short Takes From Our Editors

I may have written the First Drive review for Motor Authority, but I wasn’t the only member of the Internet Brands Automotive team at the 2016 Mazda MX-5 press drive in Westlake Village, California. We were lucky enough to have five journalists at the event, including one former first-gen Miata owner, Marty Padgett. Here we present each…

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FCA Recalls 1.4M Vehicles In Response To Jeep Cherokee Hack: Video

Last week, Wired posted a story demonstrating the potential for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee to be remotely hacked. During the experiment—recklessly conducted on a busy freeway—writer Andy Greenberg was left completely at the mercy of hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. The pair was able to access the vehicle’s climate control…

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McLaren 675LT Mega Gallery And Video

At the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren unveiled a new, more hardcore version of its 650S that the company said would be built in a limited run of just 500 cars. The car is called the 675LT, where the numerical part of the name refers to the metric horsepower rating and the letters LT signify that it is a ‘Long Tail’ model, just like…

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The One:1’s Amazing Story From von Koenigsegg Himself: Video

One thing is for sure: Christian von Koenigsegg knows customer service. After he delivered some of the fastest cars the planet has ever seen—see the ferocious Agera R and the CCX—several of his customers came asking for more of everything. Or almost everything. After all, nobody is looking for a deliberately heavier supercar. The…

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2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO, Ford GT, 2017 Bentley Bentayga: The Week In Reverse

We drove the 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO; Ford gave us a look inside the secret GT design studio; and we spotted the 2017 Bentley Bentayga. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. The new Ford GT was designed and created secretly, and to do so required a secret underground lab. This week Ford gave us a peek inside this hidden room…

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This Week On The Forums: A Twin-Turbo, LS1-Powered Ferrari And More Auto Heresy

It’s hardly a secret we live in an extremely divisive era. So when issues which generate universal human agreement arise, it’s wonderful. We’re speaking of course, about the withering reception of Pixels. Mashable called the film, “terrible and tone deaf,” The Verge simply said “Adam Sandler must be stopped,” and Uproxx, most beautifully, called…

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