Tesla unveiled a new product line at its design studio in LA tonight. It’s called Tesla Energy and it’s a suite of batteries for homes and for businesses. The existence of the batteries has been one of the worst kept secrets of all time. But we are here at the announcement event and finally have some details. And they’re pretty damn cool.
What’s Elon Musk going to unveil tonight in California? The fabled automatic charging “snake”? Plans for his volcano lair? A new velvet jacket? Probably just Tesla’s plans for stationary energy storage using big ass batteries. But hey, this is Musk. Anything’s possible.
Today marks the 21st anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s death, and every year we take time to remember a man who inspired millions of people around the world with his fiery skill, generous philanthropy, and single-minded determination to cross the finish line first. How has Ayrton Senna inspired you?Read Full Article
If you’re like me, you waste a significant amount of your work week on the Goo-Net Exchange eyeballing weird old Japanese cars that you want to import once they hit the magical 25-year mark. Cars like the Suzuki Cappuccino, a roadster for people who looked at the Mazda Miata and said “Oh, that’s just way too big.”
It's really sad that Maybach didn’t make it as a standalone marque and had to be relegated to a Mercedes-Benz sub-brand.
As luxurious and capable as Mercedes-Maybach S-Class limousines are, they lack a certain sense of occasion, that very special feeling one gets from a truly bespoke car.
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Here’s the formula to pull off the world’s first triple backflip: a bike traveling at 60 MPH, a 37-foot ramp angled at precisely 81 degrees, and a massive set of gonads. Josh Sheehan has all of those things, and here’s the result.
The power of classic cars to draw its admirers in for a closer look is, in our opinion, second-to-none. The first time you notice a subtle Zagato double-bubble roof or the way an early Porsche 911’s rear engine cover is delicately formed your brain will start searching for other details that have avoided your attention.Read Full Article
Take this with a grain of salt, but Honda reportedly wants to fill the gap in its range left between the S660 (or S1000) kei-sports car and the flagship sporty offering, the NSX (pictured). The car the automaker has planned is said to be a kind of S2000 successor but with its engine in the middle.
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We still struggle to understand that it’s been a long 21 years since Ayrton Senna’s death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. In that time, much has been said about the influential Brazilian, but this week we prefer to remember him through a number of video clips that help to show the different sides to his character.Read Full Article
It's not that we don't love the RS3, we do; it's just that, watching an R8 "give birth" to it in such an explicit way is really weird. Hard to believe somebody actually came up with this during a board meeting.
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This is what a complete strut tower failure looks like. Or, you know, what it would look like if your suspension did its best Alien chest burster impression.
Whether or not you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, these two new BMW motorcycles built by Japanese custom shops will definitely make you drool. You may not realize it since they’re so different, but both projects are based on the BMW K 1600 GTL bike with a 1,649cc straight-six cylinder engine.
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As an Ayrton Senna fan, I recently wondered when Senna was “known” for the first time. Yes, I know he raced in karts from a young age, and moved up through the ranks of Formula Ford 1600, Formula Ford 2000, and Formula 3 competition with lots of success. But many drivers have done the same. This story is about the race that shocked everyone in Formula 1 into asking the same question: “Who is this Ayrton Senna guy?”Read Full Article
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