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Searching for Leaves and Ghosts in an Acura NSX

Trekking across Central Vermont in an unidentified flying object.

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Feel the Exclusive With This Synth-Rock Ode to the BMW 8-Series

Crushin' continents, crushin' riffs in the most Exclusive of Coupes.

Everything Not on the Track at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Walk the paddock during Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and you can get up close to some cool stuff.

Sir Jackie Stewart and Tom Kristensen
Sir Jackie Stewart’s and Tom Kristensen’s Guide to Life, The Reunion, and Everything

At the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, two legendary drivers return to their roots.

Running Rich: Dawn Patrol Is An Experience For The Senses

Never mind the sleep deprivation. Set your alarms to V12 engines.

The Most Interesting Cars That Raced at Monterey

The entirety of motorsport evolution makes for some moving images.

Highlights of The Quail Motorsports Gathering

A British Mabel, a rough Jaguar, a scissor-doored spaceship, and a tribute to Wales' most bloodthirsty prince.

When You Win the Sought-After Rolex at the World's Most Prestigious Car Show

3 winners of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on what they do with their timeless prize.

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The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion: A Retrospective

Paying tribute, celebrating milestones, and commemorating anniversaries.

Everything You Need to Know About Monterey Car Week

Rarefied gastronomy, a Corkscrew anniversary, and a '60s future doused in candy flake. Oh, and a million-ton landslide.

Winning a Daytona at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The Reunion lasts a weekend. The honor lasts a lifetime.

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The Most Famous Daytonas Ever Made

An auction specialist walks us through the rarefied world of Rolex collecting.

How Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Helped Redefine U.S. Sports Car Racing​

Celebrating 60 years with the most beautiful racetrack in America.

America, We Get It: The Hellcat Can Do A Burnout

Coping with burnout overload from the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat.

The Future of Transportation in Los Angeles

It's full of possibilities.

How A Hydrogen Filling Station Works

Turns out, it's just like a gas pump. Except for the parts where it isn't.

The Love Affair Continues: American Infrastructure and Where We'll Go Next

What we need to invest in our crumbling infrastructure is something we can all agree on.

Bask in the Glory of the Chapparal 2J

Chaparral was synonymous with innovation.

Jim Hall and the Chaparral 2J: The Story of America's Most Extreme Race Car
Jim Hall's Chaparral built some of the wildest and most creative race cars ever seen. We visited Hall to see the amazing 2J and witness…
First Drive: 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400
Fourteen years ago, Infiniti's G35 coupe shook up the sport-luxury landscape. With big power and trick steering, the Q60 Red Sport aims…
Why Hybrids and Electric Vehicle Sales Are Rising Despite Gasoline's Low Prices

Here's what the intersection of low gas prices, high car prices, and the freedom to make sound financial decisions looks like.

Could Shared Electric Scooters Work in New York City?

Plenty of evidence indicates that New Yorkers would welcome another fleet-sharing choice.

<p>Miller and Valasek's research gave automakers a kick in the backside. Carmakers learned they needs to protect their infotainment systems, and keep doing so, even taking a page from the tech industry by roping in the services of hackers to help them pinpoint bugs in their systems. So far over 200 bugs have been found.<span data-redactor-tag="span" data-verified="redactor"></span></p>

<p>To take proper precautions, take your car to reputable dealerships only, and pay attention to technical service bulletins (the NHTSA offers handy updates) that might include updates to your infotainment system. Those plug-in USB dongles from insurance companies that track your driving style? They've been linked to myriad vulnerabilities. Likewise, the remote shutdown systems can lock a car down if the owner doesn't pay the dealership. In 2010, one disgruntled dealership ex-employee managed to shut down over 100 cars, which had been equipped with a device to do exactly that. In the end, <em data-redactor-tag="em">anything</em> has the potential to be hacked, so protect yourself.</p>
Can Your Car Be Hacked?

How to protect yourself against a theoretical threat.

Is Premium Fuel Worth It?

You may be overpaying at the pump.

Enter Sport Mode

The one little button that changes everything.

<p>Fighter jets have it, why not your car? All the info you need—speed, navigation, automatic assists—hovering right over your line of sight. Never take your eyes off the road again.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
How Does A Heads-Up Display Work?

HUD has been adopted by dozens of carmakers as a way to keep your eyes on the road. So what's behind the technology and what's next?