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  • QOTD: Who Do You Think Is Tesla’s Biggest Threat?

    QOTD: Who Do You Think Is Tesla's Biggest Threat?

    To many, the word Tesla is so inextricably linked to the idea of electric cars that it’s hard to imagine what the current automotive landscape would have been like without it. Since coming onto the scene with few competitors, though, it is now beset on all sides by traditional automakers tripping over themselves to compete […] More

  • Norris no longer “a passenger” in Monaco amid tonsillitis recovery

    Adam Cooper

    Norris said that if he had been feeling 100% fit and had not made mistakes on his lap, he might have qualified even higher. Speaking at length for the first time about his recent illness, Norris made it clear just how tough the Spanish GP weekend was for him as he battled to an eighth-place […] More

  • 2024 Ford Mustang: Everything We Know About The Next Pony Car From Looks To Power

    2024 Ford Mustang: Everything We Know About The Next Pony Car From Looks To Power

    This article includes independent illustrations made by CarScoops’ artist Josh Byrnes based on 2024 Mustang prototypes caught by our spies as well as our own intel. The renders are neither related to nor endorsed by Ford. Ford’s sixth-generation Mustang has been a stellar success for the Dearborn automaker, with its global outreach winning new fans from America […] More

  • How Ferrari saved Leclerc from F1 weighbridge penalty

    Jonathan Noble

    The Monegasque driver had been called in for a weight check towards the end of Q2, but did not see the signal and pushed on down the pitlane. Had he gone to his Ferrari garage and the mechanics worked on the car, even just changing tyres, then that would have been enough to earn him […] More

  • Di Giannantonio hails “incredible dream” maiden MotoGP pole at Mugello

    Lewis Duncan

    The Italian has had a largely under-the-radar start to his MotoGP career on his 2021-spec Gresini Ducati, taking a best of 13th last time out at Le Mans, while 11th in Indonesia was his best qualifying performance. Di Giannantonio used the tricky conditions in Q1 at Mugello to top the session and progress to Q2, […] More

  • We’re Driving The EU-Spec 2022 Honda HR-V, What Would You Like To Know?

    We're Driving The EU-Spec 2022 Honda HR-V, What Would You Like To Know?

    The latest addition to the Carscoops’ fleet is a brand-new EU-spec Honda HR-V e:HEV. The smallest SUV offering in Honda’s European range will stay with us for a week, and we intend to drive it inside and outside the city in order to see how well it stacks up against the competition in the crowded […] More

  • Alpine A110 Owner Gets Ticket For Speeding On A… Truck Bed

    Alpine A110 Owner Gets Ticket For Speeding On A... Truck Bed

    Alpine’s A110 sports car might not be the most powerful mid-engined machine, but it’s so much fun to drive you know you risk getting a speeding ticket every time you get behind the wheel. As one French owner discovered, however, you might even end up getting a ticket when there’s no one behind the wheel, […] More

  • Marquez to have further arm surgery, rest of ’22 MotoGP season in doubt

    Lewis Duncan

    Honda announced this at Mugello in a press conference on Saturday following qualifying, with Marquez set to head to America next week for an operation at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.   Marquez badly broke his right arm at the Spanish Grand Prix in 2020, which ultimately ruled him out of that entire campaign as […] More

  • Grosjean aims to “play the long game” on Indy 500 debut

    David Malsher-Lopez

    For the 36-year-old IndyCar sophomore, who scored 10 podium finishes in F1 before switching to IndyCar, this weekend’s 106th running of the Indy 500 will be only the third oval IndyCar race. He made his oval debut at Gateway’s 1.25-mile World Wide Technology Raceway last year, and ran Texas Motor Speedway in March. Yet despite […] More

  • Perez pips Leclerc by 0.041s in final practice

    Filip Cleeren

    With less than three minutes on the clock, Leclerc demoted Perez to second, but the Mexican responded in the dying seconds to go top with a 1m12.476s lap, 0.041s quicker than Leclerc. Williams’ Nicholas Latifi and Alpine’s Fernando Alonso set the first laptimes in F1’s third and final practice session on the sunny streets of […] More

  • Do You Want A LaFerrari Enough To Cut Up An Audi R8 V10 Spyder?

    Do You Want A LaFerrari Enough To Cut Up An Audi R8 V10 Spyder?

    I’m willing to bet, oh, the price of a nice Mk1 Audi R8 V10 Spyder that most of you reading this would be delighted to have one of Audi’s drop-top supercars in your garage. Okay, so it’s not a LaFerrari, but being a cousin of the Lamborghini Gallardo it’s got supercar cred, and it’s fast […] More

  • Faraday Future Has Just 401 Preorders For The FF 91 Electric Crossover

    Faraday Future Has Just 401 Preorders For The FF 91 Electric Crossover

    Faraday Future may have come back from the brink of death on more than one occasion but that’s not to say it is thriving. In fact, recent financial reports reveal that it has secured just 401 preorders for the upcoming FF 91. It has been more than five years since the FF 91 was first […] More

  • Top teams can switch off wind tunnels to stay within budget cap

    Luke Smith

    Teams are currently in talks with the FIA and F1 about increasing the budget cap due to the pressures of inflation and rising freight costs resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Ferrari F1 boss Mattia Binotto admitted on Saturday in Monaco his team would exceed the budget cap this year, while Red Bull’s […] More

  • Nordschleife WTCR races cancelled over Goodyear tyre failures

    Nordschleife WTCR races cancelled over Goodyear tyre failures

    The two races, due to run on Saturday morning ahead of the Nurburgring 24 Hours, were officially canned shortly before the first was to begin. The decision follows a number of tyre failures during the two free practice sessions on Thursday and qualifying on Friday. The stewards decision read: “Since the beginning of round two […] More

  • This 1,000bhp Speedkore Dodge Charger Is An Evil Racer For The Road

    This 1,000bhp Speedkore Dodge Charger Is An Evil Racer For The Road

    If you couldn’t already tell, this isn’t your average 1968 Dodge Charger. In fact, barely anything from the original car remains. American firm Speedkore has completely transformed this Charger into an evil-looking, lightweight and insanely powerful driving machine. The Charger, aptly named “Hellucination”, was commissioned by Stellantis Group Design Chief Ralph Gilles, who described the […] More

  • Brown admits to “mechanisms” in Ricciardo’s McLaren F1 contract

    Jonathan Noble

    Ricciardo’s long-term future at the Woking-based team has been thrown into question after Brown last week made comments that the Australian driver’s results had not lived up to expectations. Ricciardo accepted that his time at the team had not delivered the results he or his bosses would have liked, but he was clear in Monaco […] More

  • You Can Drive The Fiat 500 On The Rooftop Of The Lingotto Factory In Turin

    You Can Drive The Fiat 500 On The Rooftop Of The Lingotto Factory In Turin

    Fiat’s Lingotto factory in Italy is known for the rooftop test track which has now been fully renovated with a garden and is open to the public for test drives of the electric 500. Visitors are also welcome to the “FIATCafé500” inside the Casa 500 museum, where they can learn more about the history of […] More

  • F1 Monaco Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel

    Rachit Thukral

    Ferrari set the pace in Friday practice ahead of the Monaco GP qualifying, with Charles Leclerc topping the times in both FP1 and FP2. Red Bull was again Ferrari’s top rival through practice, while McLaren emerged as the third-quickest team courtesy of Lando Norris. With the streets of Monaco offering limited opportunities for overtaking, qualifying […] More

  • Mitsunori Takaboshi aims to rebound from Fuji SUPER GT crash

    Jamie Klein

    Takaboshi was involved in a major accident at the start of this month while battling Yuhi Sekiguchi’s SARD Toyota for the lead at Fuji, as he swerved to avoid the Arnage Racing GT300 car that was cruising along the main straight with a technical issue. While the #3 NDDP Racing Nissan Z was heavily damaged, […] More

  • Ross Chastain wins Charlotte Truck race in dramatic finish

    Ross Chastain wins Charlotte Truck race in dramatic finish

    Hocevar appeared headed toward his first career victory Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway – leading 57 of 143 laps – but wrecked with Ryan Preece racing for the lead in the first overtime. The wreck left Chastain the leader on the restart of the second overtime. Chastain, however lost the lead to Christian Eckes […] More

  • Meet The Eighterham: Will Adding Extra Wheels Make A Caterham Seven Faster?

    Meet The Eighterham: Will Adding Extra Wheels Make A Caterham Seven Faster?

    The idea of simply adding more wheels to a vehicle to make go faster is one that’s so simple, it seems stupid. But very serious engineers, like those at the Tyrrell F1 team in the ’70s, have put serious thought into making it work. The team at the Driven Media YouTube channel has published the […] More

  • BMW Drops New OTA That Brings QlockTwo Clock Widget To iX And More

    BMW Drops New OTA That Brings QlockTwo Clock Widget To iX And More

    BMW has rolled out an over-the-air software update for the iX and while it’s not a game-changer, it does hint at the frequency of updates that will be launched for the SUV. For this update, BMW has added a QlockTwo widget to the Curved Display. This intriguing clock displays the time in writing every five […] More

  • With Just 32,000 Miles On It, This 1990 Audi Quattro 20V Could Set Records

    With Just 32,000 Miles On It, This 1990 Audi Quattro 20V Could Set Records

    Interest in classic Audis, especially those with a connection to motorsport, has been on the rise. And a like-new Audi Quattro 20V from the U.K. that is set to cross the auction block in June could set records. The car was first ordered in 1990 by a customer who asked for it specifically and the […] More

  • Australia Could Soon Have Glow In The Dark Road Markings

    Australia Could Soon Have Glow In The Dark Road Markings

    The Australian government is rolling out a $245 million road safety program, which includes some innovative new techniques to keep not just drivers safe, but cyclists and pedestrians too. The most interesting aspect of the program is the implementation of photo-luminescent road markings that glow in the dark. Just like the plastic stars that you […] More

  • Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.15 Brings A Le Mans Winner Among Other Improvements

    Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.15 Brings A Le Mans Winner Among Other Improvements

    Gran Turismo 7 has released an all-new update (1.15) that’s free for all players. Gamers will now have the chance to get behind the virtual wheel of three new performance-focused machines including one 24 Hours of Le Mans winner. There’s also a brand new photo location in Scapes mode and a bunch of other small […] More

  • What Would You Do With This Wrecked 1-Of-1000 2022 BMW M5 CS?

    What Would You Do With This Wrecked 1-Of-1000 2022 BMW M5 CS?

    The 2022 M5 CS isn’t just the ultimate version of BMW’s sports sedan but some think it is one of the finest M models ever created. Powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 tuned to deliver 627 hp (468 kW / 636 PS) and 553 lb-ft (750 Nm) of torque for a 0-60mph (96 km/h) in […] More

  • 64% of Highway Firms had Vehicles Crash into their Work Zones – Safety

    64% of Highway Firms had Vehicles Crash into their Work Zones - Safety

    In a recent survey, 97% of contractors say that highway work zones are either as dangerous, or more dangerous, than they were a year ago. Photo: unsplash.com/Nicolas J. Leclercq Some 64% of highway contractors had motor vehicles crash into their construction work zones during the past year, according to a national survey of 500 contractors […] More

  • Survey: Blind Spot Warning is Most Popular ADAS Technology – Safety

    Survey: Blind Spot Warning is Most Popular ADAS Technology - Safety

    A recent survey finds that advanced driver assistance systems that help with rear visibility are popular with drivers as they augment traditional features like side and rear-view mirrors. Photo: pixabay.com Over 50% of people said that advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that take over some acceleration and braking functions in traffic jams make driving less […] More

  • Yes, You Can Pay Tolls Without a Transponder – Operations

    Yes, You Can Pay Tolls Without a Transponder - Operations

    Parkopedia’s in-car payment platform will be a key enabler for the transition toward smart cities, where tolling systems are set to become the industry norm. Photo: Parkopedia Connected vehicles services provider Parkopedia and mobile tolling payment system Uproad have announced in a statement the integration of their platforms, automating the toll payment process. The partnership enables access through tollways […] More

  • Paul Hollick Named Managing Director at Lightfoot – Operations

    Paul Hollick Named Managing Director at Lightfoot - Operations

    Paul Hollick was named managing director at Lightfoot. He assumed this position in March 2022. Lightfoot, based in Exeter, Devon, UK, uses real-time, in-car verbal and visual guidance to help employee drivers save fuel, reduce emissions, and significantly lower their chances of having an accident. Previously, Hollink was managing director for The Miles Consultancy, […] More

  • BMW M Boss Explains Why We Got A Bulky SUV Instead Of A Low-Slung Sportscar

    BMW M Boss Explains Why We Got A Bulky SUV Instead Of A Low-Slung Sportscar

    As the world is patiently waiting for the unveiling of the production-spec XM which will be the flagship model of the BMW M range, some petrolheads are still scratching their heads on why this role wasn’t taken over by a proper low-slung sportscar or supercar. The answer to this question is quite simple according to […] More

  • Bottas hit by MGU-K failure as F1 practice woes continue

    Adam Cooper

    Bottas suffered a Ferrari MGU-K failure on his very first lap in FP1, before he had set a time. He managed to the car back to the pits, but the MGU-K issue meant that he broke the speed limit by 21.9km/h as he came in, earning himself a €1000 fine. He was forced to sit […] More

  • Monaco F1 track the “bumpiest rollercoaster” ride

    Jonathan Noble

    The seven-time world champion and his teammate George Russell endured their share of difficulties around the streets of Monte Carlo on Friday, with their W13 experiencing some extreme bouncing. Reflecting on his day, after ending up 12th in the second session, Hamilton said: “Firstly, it’s the bumpiest the track has ever been, it’s probably the […] More

  • Buick’s GL8 Century Is Shaping Up To Be A Luxurious Home Theater On Wheels

    Buick's GL8 Century Is Shaping Up To Be A Luxurious Home Theater On Wheels

    The Buick Terraza is thankfully a distant memory, but Americans might get a tinge of jealousy after gazing their eyes upon the upcoming GL8 Century. Set to be introduced in China next month, the GL8 Century is billed as a flagship van that will usher in a “new era of luxurious MPV transportation.” It’s hard […] More

  • Kanaan leads Ganassi 1-2-4 in final practice

    David Malsher-Lopez

    The 90-minute session was marred by two accidents, one for Coyne’s other car, the HMD car of David Malukas, and the other for Colton Herta (Andretti Autosport-Honda). In 69 degF ambient conditions – not representative of Sunday’s expected 85degF – 2013 Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan lapped in 227.114mph, with teammate Ericsson the only other to […] More

  • Washington, D.C. Wants To Punish Heavy Vehicles, Including EVs, With Increased Fees

    Washington, D.C. Wants To Punish Heavy Vehicles, Including EVs, With Increased Fees

    Washington, D.C. could enact a stricter ‘fat tax’ that penalizes vehicles based on how much they weigh. The proposal sounds like something dreamed up by Mazda Miata engineers, but it would result in higher vehicle registration fees based on the shipping weight supplied by manufacturers. Vehicles weighing 3,499 lbs (1,587 kg) or less would be […] More

  • Spanish GP garage panic prompts F1 fuel temperature debate

    Adam Cooper

    Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly only just made it out of the Barcelona pitlane before it closed 30 minutes before the start of the race because the two Red Bull teams were waiting for the fuel to rise to the legal minimum temperature. The limit is 10°C below ambient as declared to the nearest round […] More

  • Luca Ludwig scoops surprise pole in Ferrari

    Luca Ludwig scoops surprise pole in Ferrari

    The 2015 ADAC GT Masters champion and son of three-times Le Mans 24 Hours winner Klaus set an unbeatable time of 8m09.469s with the only sub 8m10s lap of the decisive session. Ludwig also posted an 8m10.406s effort that would have been good enough for pole in the car he shares with Bjorn Grossmann, Simon […] More

  • Herta, Malukas suffer shunts in Indy 500 Carb Day practice

    Herta, Malukas suffer shunts in Indy 500 Carb Day practice

    Malukas, last year’s Indy Lights runner-up, had qualified 13th in his Dale Coyne Racing with HMD-Honda, and was taking part in the final 90 minutes of track time ahead of Sunday’s 106th running of the Indianapolis 500.   He was entering his 32nd lap of the session, drafting Ferrucci’s Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet down the […] More

  • Ricciardo “pushed set-up too far” ahead of Monaco FP2 crash

    Filip Cleeren

    Ricciardo’s rough start to the 2022 season appeared to continue on Friday when he lost the car on his first flying lap in FP2, tagging the swimming pool barriers and veering straight on into the Tecpro wall. The sizeable damage to his car meant the Australian had to sit out the remainder of the session, […] More

  • Poirier Collection: Inside the Manliest Mancave on the Planet

    Poirier Collection: Inside the Manliest Mancave on the Planet

    Having your own man cave is a feat many of us would like to boast about. For some, it may be a Skyrim-themed dungeon with pelts, swords, and suits of armor while others could go for a Star Wars or a bar-inspired theme. Of course, plenty of mancaves revolve around cars and Shmee150 takes us […] More

  • Red Bull admits gap to Ferrari bigger than expected in Monaco

    Jonathan Noble

    While Ferrari had been expected to have a slight edge around the Monte Carlo street circuit, with its F1-75 traditionally excelling in low and medium speed corners, it advantage was larger than it has been at other tracks. Charles Leclerc’s fastest lap in the more representative second practice session was 0.379 seconds ahead of third fastest Perez, […] More

  • Rivian’s Head Of Manufacturing Leaving Amidst Management Shuffle, Production Issues

    Rivian’s Head Of Manufacturing Leaving Amidst Management Shuffle, Production Issues

    Rivian Automotive has decided to shake up its executive ranks. As part of the shuffle, the automaker’s head of manufacturing, Charly Mwangi, will depart. The automaker’s CEO, R.J. Scaringe, announced the departure and the management shakeup in an internal email that was seen by Bloomberg. “Charly Mwangi has made the decision that it’s time for […] More

  • Leclerc fastest in Monaco GP on Friday

    Charles Bradley

    Leclerc was fastest in FP1 and FP2, finishing the day 0.044s ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz and the Red Bulls of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen. Monaco Grand Prix FP1 results: Leclerc fastest from Perez What happened in Monaco GP Free Practice 1? Leclerc set the early pace at 1m17.993 on medium tyres, soon topped […] More

  • Barn Find Hunter Unearths Its Craziest Finds So Far

    Barn Find Hunter Unearths Its Craziest Finds So Far

    Barn Find Hunter, Tom Cotter met Dave Coleman at a racetrack, and they quickly decided to do a road trip in a custom, Ford Model T that was modified to reach speeds of 80 mph (129 km/h). For comparison, a stock Ford Model T could reach 45 mph (72.4 km/h). As for the 80-mph Model […] More

  • Koelzer Retires from Apple, Inc. – Operations

    Koelzer Retires from Apple, Inc. - Operations

    Sandra Koelzer, the long-time corporate fleet manager for Apple Inc. in Cupertino, Calif., retired on Dec. 31, 2021, and she has not been replaced. Apple was one of the few high-tech companies that offered a company-provided fleet program. Koelzer joined Apple in 1981 and created the global risk management department. “During those busy first years, […] More

  • Oliveira says KTM has “offered” Tech 3 demotion for MotoGP 2023

    Germán Garcia Casanova

    The rider market for the 2023 season is in a hot state at the moment following the shock decision from Suzuki following the Spanish Grand Prix to quit MotoGP at the end of the year. This has put both Alex Rins and Joan Mir on the market, as well as the likes of Jack Miller […] More

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