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  • Carpenter happy with Hunter-Reay but ride still not certain

    Carpenter happy with Hunter-Reay but ride still not certain

    Hunter-Reay drove the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet to second fastest in the five-car test but he’s still competing with incumbent Conor Daly and 2019 Indy Lights champion Oliver Askew for the ride in the U.S. Air Force-backed car. The 18-time race-winner departed Andretti Autosport last month after a 12-year stretch, and has long been a candidate […] More

  • Hulkenberg impresses Arrow McLaren SP in first IndyCar test

    Hulkenberg impresses Arrow McLaren SP in first IndyCar test

    Although Hulkenberg ended the day slowest of the five entries on track at Barber Motorsports Park, Kiel said that his adaptation to the demands of an IndyCar were impressive. “For one thing, it was a tough thing to do to turn 108 laps today as Nico did,” Kiel told Motorsport.com. “I think it was a […] More

  • The GT1 Strassenversion Is No Ordinary Porsche 911 And Neither Is Its Price

    The GT1 Strassenversion Is No Ordinary Porsche 911 And Neither Is Its Price

    The Porsche 911 Strassenversion is a pretty rare beast since only approximately 20 units were built to homologate the GT1-spec racecar. A pristine example of the street-legal exotic with extra-low mileage is currently offered for sale in Japan, for an eye-watering price of €10,550,000 ($12,263,584) before taxes. The 1998 Porsche GT1 Strassenversion in question is painted in Fern […] More

  • Another Pagani Zonda Crashed, This Time In The Czech Republic

    Another Pagani Zonda Crashed, This Time In The Czech Republic

    The Pagani Zonda may be getting a bit long in the tooth, but it’s still a very powerful supercar from the analog era and as such, demands the driver’s full attention – and skills. An owner from the Czech Republic learned it first hand when they crashed a Zonda C12 S on a twisty road […] More

  • The 2023 Corvette Z06 Sounds More Ferrari Than Chevy In Latest Videos

    The 2023 Corvette Z06 Sounds More Ferrari Than Chevy In Latest Videos

    The C8 Corvette Z06 finally arrives tomorrow, and after the countless spy shots, audio previews, and teaser images, we’ve been given one last listen to the car’s exotic sound before the official reveal. The first of two videos shows the new Z06 in full camouflage strapped to a dyno, where it does a pull all […] More

  • Malukas leads IndyCar driver evaluation, Hulkenberg one second off

    Malukas leads IndyCar driver evaluation, Hulkenberg one second off

    The test was open to rookies and to teams who have not yet confirmed their driver line-ups and are still assessing drivers for potential rides in 2022. Malukas lapped the 2.38-mile course in Birmingham, AL, in 66.398s to go fastest by three-tenths of a second. The 20-year-old, who finished runner-up in this year’s Indy Lights […] More

  • You Can’t Get This Driving Jacket Unless You Own A $2.75 Million Lotus Evija

    You Can't Get This Driving Jacket Unless You Own A $2.75 Million Lotus Evija

    Feel free to correct me if I’m wrong, but I’ve always viewed driving jackets with the same bemusement as driving gloves: something that would look cool in my head, but in reality, would make me look like a bit of a pretentious doorknob who takes his already crippling fascination with cars and driving a bit […] More

  • Watch A Ford Mustang Slam Into A U.S. Convenience Store

    Watch A Ford Mustang Slam Into A U.S. Convenience Store

    A dashcam video that has been shared to social media shows the moment a Ford Mustang slammed through a convenience store in the U.S. The footage shows the driver of the fourth-generation Mustang traveling through an intersection near the store. However, when the Ford comes into view, it is sliding aggressively to the left and, […] More

  • XPeng Unveils New Flying Car And Terrifying Robotic Pony

    XPeng Unveils New Flying Car And Terrifying Robotic Pony

    XPeng has used their 1024 Tech Day to unveil an assortment of new concepts including a flying car and a robotic pony that will haunt your dreams. Starting with the flying car, it was developed by XPeng’x Urban Air Mobility affiliate known as HT Aero. The company didn’t go into many specifics, but said the […] More

  • Bargwanna joins S5000 field for Sydney

    Bargwanna joins S5000 field for Sydney

    Bargwanna, son of 2000 Bathurst 1000 winner Jason, will debut in the V8-powered open-wheeler category at the first of the two Tasman Series rounds. Bargwanna is currently only planning on racing the S5000 at SMP before turning his focus back to his TCR Australia programme for Bathurst. The deal follows Bargwanna’s first test in an […] More

  • Porsche Is Now Using Artificial Intelligence In Its Finance Department

    Porsche Is Now Using Artificial Intelligence In Its Finance Department

    The use of artificial intelligence across most industries is becoming more commonplace, so much so that Porsche has revealed it has started using AI in its finance department. The German car manufacturer recently launched its Forecast Accounting Support Technology (FAST) project that sees auditors in its finance department being assisted with artificial intelligence. Porsche firstly […] More

  • Engineer’s Linkedin Profile Suggests Next-Gen Mustang Getting Two Hybrid Powertrains

    Engineer’s Linkedin Profile Suggests Next-Gen Mustang Getting Two Hybrid Powertrains

    Ford has dropped a few hints about the next-generation Mustang as the automaker has already confirmed plans to electrify the legendary pony car. While the company has been tight-lipped about specifics, an engineer’s Linkedin profile might have provided a handful of important clues. The information should be taken with a grain of salt, but their […] More

  • Skoda Kamiq Being Transformed Into A Rally Car Concept By Students

    Skoda Kamiq Being Transformed Into A Rally Car Concept By Students

    The Volkswagen Group has a long history of allowing students and apprentices to build custom concepts and the latest is a rally-inspired Skoda Kamiq. Set to become Skoda’s eighth student car, a group of 25 students is working with the Skoda Motorsport team and is tasked with turning the Kamiq into a rally car suited […] More

  • Bugatti Begins Wrapping Up Chiron Production, Less Than 40 Build Slots Remain

    Bugatti Begins Wrapping Up Chiron Production, Less Than 40 Build Slots Remain

    The end of an era is upon us as the Bugatti Chiron is entering the homestretch. With production limited to 500 units, it was only a matter of time until the model was phased out. That’s now beginning as the final units of the Chiron and Chiron Sport are already under construction. However, the car […] More

  • Ford, Chrysler Issue Safety Recalls – Safety

    Ford, Chrysler Issue Safety Recalls - Safety

    Select Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups with turbo diesel engines are at risk of fire in a recent recall alert. Photo courtesy of Ram/Stellantis In the U.S., over 50 million vehicles have unrepaired safety recalls. It is critical for fleet operators to stay abreast of the latest recalls, as defects can be dangerous to your […] More

  • Mentor App and Jerry Join Forces to Offer Fleet Drivers Personal Car Insurance Savings – Safety

    Mentor App and Jerry Join Forces to Offer Fleet Drivers Personal Car Insurance Savings - Safety

    Jerry, an AI- and machine-learning-based car insurance comparison service, is now integrated into the Mentor App. Users of Mentor can offer personal car insurance savings to fleet drivers via Jerry. Photo courtesy of eDriving Fleets that use the safe-driving Mentor app can now help their commercial drivers save money on personal insurance, too. That’s […] More

  • Lucid CEO Says Fleets Of Robotaxis Are A Decade Away

    Lucid CEO Says Fleets Of Robotaxis Are A Decade Away

    The chief executive of Lucid doesn’t think we will see fleets of self-driving taxis for another decade. Hot on the heels of Lucid beginning production of the all-electric Air, chief executive Peter Rawlinson told Reuters that technological hurdles will prevent robotaxis from becoming commonplace anytime in the near future. “I think we’re 10 years out […] More

  • Fullwood confirmed at Brad Jones Racing

    Fullwood confirmed at Brad Jones Racing

    As first flagged by Motorsport.com, the Albury-based team confirmed today that it has signed Fullwood as part of a new-look line-up for the 2022 season. Fullwood will join another new BJR recruit in Andre Heimgartner, while Macauley Jones and Jack Smith are expected to stay on to complete the four-driver roster. “Brad [Jones] has always […] More

  • Manny Khosbhin Buys His Ninth Mercedes-Benz SLR Because Why Not?

    Manny Khosbhin Buys His Ninth Mercedes-Benz SLR Because Why Not?

    Real estate mogul and popular automotive YouTuber Manny Khoshbin owns a plethora of remarkable cars, including a one-off Bugatti Chiron, Pagani Huayra, and McLaren Speedtail that were created in collaboration with Hermes. However, there is a slightly more ‘affordable’ supercar that Khoshbin is very fond of and it is the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. The investor […] More

  • Passion Red And Brilliant Silver 2023 Nissan Z Coupes Spotted Without Rear Spoilers

    Passion Red And Brilliant Silver 2023 Nissan Z Coupes Spotted Without Rear Spoilers

    Few cars have car enthusiasts as excited about the Nissan brand as the 2023 Z Coupe and two examples were recently spotted on the back of a delivery truck. These images were shared online to the New Nissan Z forum, although it is unclear where they were taken. Nevertheless, they show one Z painted in […] More

  • Auction Academy Has Big Plans for Classes 6 and 7 – Remarketing

    Auction Academy Has Big Plans for Classes 6 and 7 - Remarketing

    Auction Academy’s 6th Class Group will finally hold its graduation ceremony next month after two COVID-related delays. Photo: Auction Academy Auction Academy will finish 2021 with two important events set for November: The inaugural meeting of Auction Academy’s 7th Class Group in Nashville Nov. 4-6, and the delayed graduation of the 6th Class Group in […] More

  • Hertz to Buy 100k Teslas – Green Fleet

    Hertz to Buy 100k Teslas - Green Fleet

    Hertz is planning new EV charging infrastructure across the company’s global operations, including Level 2 and DC fast charging in about 65 markets by the end of 2022 and more than 100 markets by the end of 2023. In total, customers will have access to 3,000 Tesla supercharging stations throughout the U.S. and Europe. Photo courtesy […] More

  • Mazepin’s “painful” US GP not helped by headrest coming off

    Mazepin’s "painful" US GP not helped by headrest coming off

    The Russian endured a challenging weekend at Austin, as he fell foul of track limits on numerous occasions and struggled for pace in the race before coming home last of the classified finishers. But it emerged afterwards that Mazepin’s hopes of doing anything of consequence on Sunday were dashed very early on after his headrest […] More

  • Celebrities need ‘manners and respect’ after MTS F1 snub

    Celebrities need 'manners and respect' after MTS F1 snub

    On a weekend when Brundle’s hugely popular grid walk returned, with Covid restrictions limiting access before the start being lifted for the first time, the former grand prix driver did his best to grab some of the celebrities invited by F1’s organisers. But an attempt to speak to rapper MTS was rebuffed, as her entourage […] More

  • Lap 8 stop could have helped Hamilton win F1 US GP

    Lap 8 stop could have helped Hamilton win F1 US GP

    Hamilton led the early stages at Austin on Sunday, but rival Red Bull seized the initiative when it went for the undercut with Verstappen on lap 11 – which helped him move to the front. Mercedes tried to counter Red Bull’s approach by extending Hamilton’s stints at long as possible to give him fresher rubber […] More

  • Solberg recalled for Hyundai WRC outing at Monza finale

    Solberg recalled for Hyundai WRC outing at Monza finale

    The 20-year-old has confirmed he will once again drive a 2C Competition Hyundai i20 WRC coupe for what will be his fourth championship outing in a WRC machine. Solberg made his WRC debut at Arctic Rally Finland in February where he tuned heads by finishing seventh overall. The Swede was recalled to drive at the […] More

  • Someone Is Trying To Sell This Californian License Plate For $24 Million

    Someone Is Trying To Sell This Californian License Plate For $24 Million

    Unique license plates have become big business in recent years and someone is trying to sell a plate that reads ‘MM’ in California. The plate has been listed up for sale on OpenSea, a popular NFT marketplace with an asking price of 5,888 Ethereum, the equivalent of $24.06 million at current prices. If it sells […] More

  • The Range Rover Velar Is The Most Stolen Car In Germany For 2020

    The Range Rover Velar Is The Most Stolen Car In Germany For 2020

    Thieves in Germany seem to have a thing for premium SUVs, with high-riding models conquering eight out of the top ten spots of the most stolen vehicles for 2020. Autobuild reports the results as published by the German Insurance Association (GDV), which put the Range Rover Velar in the first place as the most commonly stolen […] More

  • 10 things we learned from F1’s 2021 United States Grand Prix

    10 things we learned from F1’s 2021 United States Grand Prix

    Formula 1 returned to the United States in style after a two-year absence, as title rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton delighted a sell-out Austin crowd. The Circuit of The Americas produced a compelling strategy race as Red Bull and Mercedes fought it out on the pitwall, setting up a grandstand finish that left fans […] More

  • Buying A Classic Range Rover V8 Is One Way To Beat The ULEZ Expansion

    Buying A Classic Range Rover V8 Is One Way To Beat The ULEZ Expansion

    To help you avoid the £12.50 ULEZ charge, Kingsley Cars charges £125,000 for its uprated Range Rover There’s no doubting the target market of the Kingsley Cars ULEZ Reborn Range Rover Classic models. The launch comes as London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone expands to more parts of the city, and kind of makes a mockery of […] More

  • Perez was in “survival mode” amid illness struggle in US GP

    Perez was in "survival mode" amid illness struggle in US GP

    Perez scored back-to-back podiums for the second time this season by finishing third at the Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, helping Red Bull make inroads on Mercedes at the top of the constructors’ championship. Perez started well and was side-by-side with teammate Max Verstappen on the opening lap, and sat close enough to race […] More

  • Mir’s Misano MotoGP jump start due to launch control confusion

    Mir’s Misano MotoGP jump start due to launch control confusion

    Mir had to start from 18th after a bad qualifying in tricky conditions on Saturday and was slapped with a double long lap penalty for jumping the start. The Suzuki rider’s race only lasted two laps anyway, after a collision with Tech3’s Danilo Petrucci ended both of their afternoons early. Mir explained that his jump […] More

  • Sono Motors Is The Latest EV Maker That’s Going Public

    Sono Motors Is The Latest EV Maker That’s Going Public

    German electric car startup Sono Motors has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. The small company is in the midst of developing its all-electric Sion and plans to begin first customer deliveries in the first half of 2023. In its IPO filing, the EV startup confirmed that it has more […] More

  • The World’s Lighest EV, Audi’s Legends Driven, And Ferrari 488 Pista Wrecked: Your Morning Brief

    The World's Lighest EV, Audi's Legends Driven, And Ferrari 488 Pista Wrecked: Your Morning Brief

    Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Ford F-150 Lightning Order Banks Allegedly Pushed Back To December With over 150,000 reservations for the Ford F-150 Lightning, the new electric pick-up has already generated a considerable amount of interest. According to forum users, though, the ordering […] More

  • Eaton left with compression fracture after hitting “ridiculous” COTA kerb

    Eaton left with compression fracture after hitting "ridiculous" COTA kerb

    Eaton ran over one of the sausage kerbs at Turn 15 during race one at Circuit of the Americas on Saturday, which launched her to the air. The Briton was hospitalised as a result, where she was diagnosed with a fracture in her T4 vertebra from the impact. Eaton, who was unable to compete in […] More

  • SEAT Turns An Ibiza Into A Mobile Nightclub With An Integrated Mocktail Bar

    SEAT Turns An Ibiza Into A Mobile Nightclub With An Integrated Mocktail Bar

    Ibiza is a Spanish island known for its nightlife – especially in the summer. Inspired by this, SEAT converted the recently facelifted Ibiza into a nightclub, with the addition of lights, DJ decks, and even a mocktail bar! The one-off was created with the help of DJ Woody Cook who joined the “opening night” of […] More

  • Next-Gen Mazda MX-5 To Retain An Internal Combustion Engine

    Next-Gen Mazda MX-5 To Retain An Internal Combustion Engine

    The next-generation Mazda MX-5 will hit the market at a time when electric and hybrid vehicles start to become even more commonplace but the sports car won’t follow suit. In fact, it will retain an internal combustion engine, according to a new report. Autocar claims that the MX-5 will survive through to a fifth generation […] More

  • This Poor BMW 8 Series Sports Fiat Barchetta Headlights

    This Poor BMW 8 Series Sports Fiat Barchetta Headlights

    We’re not sure of the thought process behind this build, which sees a new Fiat-y front end and 3 Series tail-lights grafted on to a classic 8 Series Originality and creativity makes the car scene interesting, as otherwise you’d end up with rows of Ford Focus STs with Airtec intercoolers and RS spoilers. Oh, wait… […] More

  • Car preservation key to Abt Cupra’s first Extreme E podium

    Car preservation key to Abt Cupra’s first Extreme E podium

    The duo finished second to Rosberg X Racing’s Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson despite a slow getaway and losing a door on the challenging Sardinian course. New Pure ETCR champion Ekstrom and his team-mate Kleinschmidt, a Dakar Rally winner, qualified third of the nine teams and came second to Taylor and Kristoffersson in their semi-final. […] More

  • Key to Quartararo’s MotoGP title was his ability “to suffer”

    Key to Quartararo’s MotoGP title was his ability “to suffer”

    Quartararo became France’s first-ever MotoGP world champion when he claimed fourth in Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after sole title rival Francesco Bagnaia crashed out late on, handing the race victory to Marquez. Over the course of 2021, Quartararo has won five races and scored a further five podiums, and is the only rider to […] More

  • Lamborghini Can’t Stop Setting Sales Records Thanks To The Urus

    Lamborghini Can’t Stop Setting Sales Records Thanks To The Urus

    Lamborghini has reported record sales for the first nine months of the year, despite the semiconductor shortage and the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic in certain markets. For the period between January and September, Lamborghini managed to deliver 6,902 vehicles, a 23 per cent increase from the same period in 2020 which itself marked […] More

  • Red Bull feared Schumacher would cost Verstappen US GP win

    Red Bull feared Schumacher would cost Verstappen US GP win

    Verstappen was under intense pressure from a chasing Lewis Hamilton in the final stages of the Austin race when they closed in to lap Schumacher’s Haas car. But rather than jump out of the way immediately, Schumacher kept to his line for a number of corners before pulling over on the run to the final […] More

  • 2021 W Series title “felt harder fought” than 2019 triumph

    2021 W Series title "felt harder fought" than 2019 triumph

    The double champion endured a season-long battle with Alice Powell, entering the season finale double header at the Circuit of the Americas level on 109 points. But she snatched the title after dominating both races, winning the first from second place before a lights-to-flag victory in the decider on Sunday. Speaking after the Austin weekend, […] More

  • Clash with Sainz was “rubbing racing”

    Clash with Sainz was "rubbing racing"

    Ricciardo initially got ahead of the Spaniard after a fraught battle on the first lap, and they remained close together for much of the race. When Sainz tried to pass on lap 43 they touched, and the Ferrari driver – who suffered some front wing endplate damage – told his team “That got a bit […] More

  • BMW’s Design Director Says The Brand’s New Models Need To Be “Bold And Meaningful”

    BMW's Design Director Says The Brand's New Models Need To Be "Bold And Meaningful"

    BMW is embarking on a bold new era led by design director Domagoj Dukec and while some of the carmaker’s most recent models have caused controversy, Dukec says the brand needs innovative designs. Dukec will play an instrumental role in BMW’s ongoing shift towards electrification and during a recent interview, used the recent i Vision […] More

  • Rossi “a bit angry” with Bagnaia’s Misano MotoGP tyre choice

    Rossi “a bit angry” with Bagnaia’s Misano MotoGP tyre choice

    Bagnaia and factory Ducati teammate Jack Miller were the only two riders to use the hard front in Sunday’s cold race at Misano, with the latter crashing out on the fourth lap. Leading the race for the first 22 of 27 laps, Bagnaia was making his choice work and resisting pressure from eventual race winner Marc […] More

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