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  1. Richard Hammond's wife is over his risky adventures

    Yes, ladies, Richard Hammond is off the market. He's been married for some time and has someone at home who truly cares about his well being. That someone, Mindy Hammond, is, quite frankly, over all of Richard's risky adventures. She penned an exclusive story for Express detailing her feelings about the latest, horrendous wreck he was involved…
  2. 5 things to expect from the 2018 Honda Accord

    Big talks about the 2018 Honda Accord are happening right now in the Marysville, Ohio, auto plant where it will be built later this year. Real big. Right now. The perennial best-seller from Honda is undergoing a dramatic makeover, and we hear from Honda that it's on par with the redo that the Civic received, as well as the CR-V's overhaul. So…
  3. Lincoln reveals 2018 Navigator L in Black Label 'Destination' trim

    The 2018 Lincoln Navigator showed up to the 2017 New York auto show with premium, posh intentions. Now, Lincoln is taking it a step further. Utilizing the brand's "Black Label" badge, Lincoln has debuted the 2018 Navigator L Black Label. However, it also ushers in a new "Destination" Black Label trim. More on that later. As the name implies,…
  4. Report: Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Microbus approved for production?

    Volkswagen has teased the return of the iconic Microbus for years, but it seems the German automaker finally intends to make it a reality. A new report from Auto Express has Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess, on the record, confirming the most recent I.D. Buzz Concept for production. "Emotional cars are very important for the brand. We are…
  5. The origin story of the McLaren F1

    Back in the late 1990s, the McLaren F1 arrived to set the world on fire. It blasted well past the 200-mph mark into unknown territory when it set a production car top-speed record. That figure, which has of course since been beaten, was an impossible 240.1 mph. You know that number well, but do you know how the car itself came to be?…
  6. How 4WD works: 4Hi vs 4Lo vs 2Hi

    A modern vehicle can do a number of things for its driver. It can regulate traction, keep your braking pressure from locking your stoppers up, and make sure your engine doesn't exceed a given rev limit. Heck, a modern car can keep you in your lane and stop you from hitting the car in front of you. There are some things you still need to…
  7. LMP1 Hybrids will require an electric-only mode in 2020

    There’s no doubt vehicle electrification is going to play a major role in the development of new cars in the coming decade. Organizers of motorsport, even at the highest levels, are well aware of this and are reshaping the regulations to ensure the technology of the racing world doesn’t lag that of road cars. In keeping with thi…
  8. Tour de (special) force: How the Army and Chevy team up on the front lines

    Get off the X. That’s what you do when the shit goes down. And in a vehicle, that means speed can be your friend. That’s just one of the rules that Delta Force operators follow in wartime. The “X,” in this case, is an attack, and if you are in a vehicle that is under attack, get off the X means get the hell out of there…
  9. 2018 Cadillac XTS preview

    The Cadillac XTS has received a round of updates as it prepares to enter its sixth year on the market. Yes, it was back in 2012 that we were first graced with the XTS, and Cadillac has no plans to discontinue the car even though the brand has a much better large sedan in the form of the CT6. The XTS serves two main needs: one is the livery…
  10. 2017 Le Mans results, Ford Focus spy shots, Mercedes A-Class sedan: Today’s Car News

    This past weekend saw the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and it turned out to be one of the best races in years. In it, we saw Porsche make one of the best comebacks in the history of motorsport to secure the win. Ford’s Focus will soon be redesigned and we have new spy shots of a prototype. The latest shots reveal the i…
  11. Track-focused Toyota 86 debuts in Oz

    Toyota’s 86 may be down on power but there’s no denying that it, along with its Subaru BRZ twin, is one of the best-handling cars currently on sale. And the lack of power actually makes the 86 an excellent learning tool for inexperienced drivers, as they can build-up their skills behind the wheel without getting into too much tro…
  12. 1933 Plymouth hot rod is a mean burnout machine

    Hot rods are good for a couple of things: looking really cool, making the driver really cool, and doing cool things. They're just downright cool. One of those cool things hot rods do really well is performing incredibly smokey burnouts—this 1933 Plymouth sedan pulls the task off in spades. The driver stopped by the headquarters of t…
  13. 2019 Ford Focus spy shots

    A prototype for the next-generation Ford Focus has been spotted again. Our earliest shots showed a test mule but the latest testers are wearing the body of the production model due out in 2018. The car should arrive as a 2019 model. We also have a shot of the interior which looks to be very different to the interior of the current…
  14. 2017 P-51 Mustang is Roush’s most powerful road car ever

    It’s been almost a decade since Roush Performance unleashed its last P-51 Mustang. The wait has been well worth it as the tuner’s latest P-51 Mustang, unveiled on Friday, is the most powerful yet. Heck, it’s the most powerful road car Roush has ever launched. The car was previewed last November at the 2016 SEMA show, but now…
  15. Honda looks at adding power, all-wheel drive to Civic Type R

    Honda's Civic Type R has finally landed in the United States, but the automaker is already hinting at adding new variants. Honda wants the additional variants to keep interest in the Civic Type R, its halo in the U.S., alive after the initial buzz has worn off. It’s a formula that’s worked well for cars like the Chevrolet Corvette and…
  16. Report: Mercedes A-Class, AMG GT sedans shown to US dealers

    Mercedes-Benz is working on its next-generation compact car range, and included in this range will be the first-ever A-Class sedan. Mercedes previewed the car in April with the unveiling of the A Sedan concept at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. The concept sported a more traditional notchback design as opposed to the coupe-like shape of the…
  17. Porsche makes miracle comeback to win 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

    Porsche pulled off a miracle finish at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday when it’s No. 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 driven by Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley crossed the finish line first, despite being stuck in the pits for over an hour at one point. The miracle was made possible due to reliability problems that p…
  18. Witness a Porsche 911 Group B rally car with straight pipes rip around Monza

    Oh, Group B rally racing. There will never be anything like it again. Group B birthed some of the most wicked machines the automotive world at large has ever seen. Porsche was already a force to be reckoned with, but the 911 SC RS of the 1980s is something else entirely. Based on the 911 RS, the SC RS employed a lighter, wide-body design and…
  19. Rimac provides more details on Richard Hammond’s crash

    “The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond was involved in a major accident on June 10 while taking part in a Swiss hill climb for the show. He was driving the 1,206-horsepower Rimac Concept_One electric supercar and when approaching a sharp bend appeared to have lost control of the car, which then skidded off the road. Fortunately his onl…