2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots and video

BMW is working on a flagship coupe that we’re expecting to revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW hinted at the model in March when senior executives said the automaker was looking at adding more high-end models. One will be an i8 Spyder. Others will include this 8-Series coupe, an 8-Series Convertible…

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Lucid Air gets sideways during snow testing

Lucid, the startup that plans to release the 1,000-horsepower Air electric sedan, appears to be serious about getting its car into production. We recently saw it prowling the San Francisco streets, and now Lucid has released a video of the car undergoing snow testing. That’s not unusual for any car, but this video shows that the Air could be…

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Uber inches closer to its dream of electric flying machines

Uber has lofty dreams. The ride-hailing company is looking to expand beyond the confines of ground-based transportation and bring its passengers into the sky. It plans to do so with electric flying vehicles that will be accessed via a terminal of sorts, and the company just inched a bit closer to realizing this dream with an impressive new hire…

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Ford Mustang Bullitt set for return?

A video released by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may have accidentally revealed plans for a new Ford Mustang Bullitt. Johnson is an official spokesperson for Ford and in a behind-the-scenes video filmed at the automaker’s headquarters and posted by the former wrestler to his YouTube page on Tuesday, we get a few glimpses of design…

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Seeing the Lamborghini Veneno on a wet track is something special

Supercar owners typically have an aversion to weather that’s anything short of sunny and dry, so it’s downright pleasantly surprising to see a Lamborghini Veneno being thrashed on a race course on a rainy day. There’s not a lot of backstory on this one, but the video posted to YouTube by user marcopiz96 was apparently shot at an official…

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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake spy shots and video

Jaguar last fall indicated that its current XF sedan would soon spawn a wagon, releasing a single teaser photo of a camouflaged prototype. We now have our own spy shots and video of a prototype for the new XF wagon testing on the Nürburgring and some surrounding roads. The wagon will be called an XF Sportbrake, just like its predecessor…

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2018 Bentley Continental GT spy shots and video

Bentley’s Continental GT is now one of the oldest models in production, with the original coupe having first appeared on the scene as far back as the 2003 Geneva auto show. Yes, the vehicle has undergone numerous updates since then but the basic styling and underlying platform have continued largely unchanged over the years. A successor is…

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Dodge: What’s new for 2017

Dodge in recent years has transformed from a mainstream brand into a performance-oriented one specializing in muscle cars. The transformation really kicked into high gear in 2014 when parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] announced that Dodge was to reabsorb the SRT division, along with the Viper supercar. Unfortunately, there…

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1,088-horsepower electric Rimac Concept_One goes drifting

Oh, to be the Earl of Pembroke. For one, you get to tell people to call you Lord. Second, you also happen to be the founder of a the Wilton Classic & Supercar, which is basically an individual Lord’s version of Goodwood. Lord Pembroke owns many wonderful automobiles, including a Bugatti Veyron. Recently, however, he’s been hanging out with the…

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The differences between automatic and manual transmissions

You no doubt know which type of gearbox you prefer, be it automatic or manual. Do you know how these gearboxes do what they do? If you don’t, then today is your lucky day. This video from Learn Engineering starts off with the basics of how a manual transmission works. It comes down to three shafts, an input shaft, an intermediate shaft, and an…

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