Design

Jay Leno Gets His Hands on the One-of-One Kode 0

This one-off supercar's ultra streamlined design doesn't have to conform to any safety or crash standards, which is why it's so pretty.

This G Wagen Was Real
Oh, the 1979 Mercedes AMG 280 GE 5.6 Sport. Who could forget about t…
This Electric Hachiroku Is the Perfect Case Study
Old cars are light enough to take a heavy battery pack and still rem…
How to Build a Performance-Tuned Chassis

Rubber, meet road.

How Lotus Builds Evoras Almost Entirely by Hand
Lotus employs one robot in the assembly of the Evora 410. It's calle…
This Wild, 600-HP Supercar Was Designed by the Man Behind the Ferrari Enzo

Designer Ken Okuyama's Kode 57 is based on the Ferrari 599 and styled as a tribute to the original 1957 Testa Rossa.

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This Retro-Modern Porsche Le Mans Racer Was Created by Designers at a Chinese Automaker
The 908-04 concept was developed as a homage to the classic longtail Porsche racer spliced with modern racing DNA. It looks absolutely …
This New 5-Speed Manual for Vintage Jaguars Is Worth Celebrating

It's lighter, it's tighter, and JD Classics's new gearbox will fit anything from a C-Type race car to a Mark 2 sedan.

The Simple Math Behind the 2019 Cayenne's Design

The 2019 Cayenne looks like an enlarged Macan. But wait...doesn't the Macan look like a scaled down current Cayenne? An explainer.

Up-Close With Seven Forgotten Cars From Porsche's Past

Inside the hidden warehouse lives the Porsche 932, the 984 and the 989, many more. Does any of these numbers ring a bell?

Inside the Porsche Museum's Mind Boggling Hidden Warehouse

This unmarked building hides perhaps the world's most fascinating car collection.

In 1993, This Testarossa-Based Custom Was the Future of Bizzarrini
The Bizzarrini BZ-2001 Concept put a carbon fiber body on a Ferrari Testarossa chassis. And it nearly brought Bizzarrini back from the …
The World's Fastest Street-Legal Shed Can Do 96 MPH

Yes, it's legal to drive on the road, and yes, it's got nitrous oxide.

Witness the Complete Evolution of the ND Mazda MX-5 Miata's Design
The fourth-generation MX-5 took three years to develop, and if you're interested in how car design works, this behind-the-scenes look i…
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The Ford Escort RS Cosworth Has Pedigree the New Focus RS Can't Match
The Escort RS Cosworth was a legitimate homologation special. The new Focus RS is just a very quick hatchback, but that doesn't make it…
Pininfarina's One-Off Jaguar XK120 Took 6,725 Hours to Restore
After staying hidden for four decades, the freshly restored XK120 by Pininfarina was one of the many pleasant surprises at Pebble Beach…
An Electric Lotus Evora Is a Beast of a Time Attack Car

Blue Lightning, the Canadian Lotus Evora powered by a Tesla Model S motor and two Chevrolet Volt batteries is fast. Really fast.

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This Mitsubishi Starion V8 Is Perfection From Hell

Matt Farah's favorite car is a Mitsubishi Starion he never dreamed of seeing. Built by a crazy engineer called John.

What 12 Years of Wrenching Can Do to a 1966 Mustang

For maximum autocross performance in a street car, you need a 750 horsepower NASCAR engine with an inboard suspension.

The Only Street-Legal Lamborghini Concept S Is For Sale
Lamborghini intended to build 100 extreme Gallardo speedsters, but ended up making one. Now it's for sale and you must make sure to bri…
This 1233 Horsepower Diesel-Nitrous Truck Is Nuts

1233 horsepower and 2000 foot pounds of torque at the wheels suggest that not much 1949 Ford truck is left here.

Do You Know Where Škoda's Logo Comes From?

Technically, from the Czech part of what used to be the Austrian Empire, but also from North America.

Gawk At More Rare Bugatti Prototype Footage From 1994

From back when the EB112 was expected to be a winner, just a year before bankruptcy.

GKN Once Built A Lotus Europa With A Rover V8

The automotive and aerospace company also jammed a 7-liter 600hp Hemi into a Jensen designed by William Towns.

The Endless Ways To Upgrade An Old Porsche 911

A bit of 930 here, a dash of 993 Turbo there, and a touch of RSR equals 420 horsepower in this 1982 911 SC.

This Has to Be the Strangest Hide-Away Headlight Design We've Ever Seen

There are many reasons why this MG Metro-based Tracer TXC couldn't make it into production. Starting with its weirdo headlights.

Artist "Dirty Donny" Gillies Is Living the Real Van Life
Forget the Instagrammers living in RVs and shilling for cosmetics. The artist who designed Metallica's guitars has vintage Mopars that …
Elon Musk's Lotus Submarine Is Not Happening

Apparently, a fiberglass movie prop from the seventies is not real submarine material.

This Is the Most Revoltingly Ugly Part on the Lamborghini Diablo

The US required a passenger airbag on the Diablo. For a few years, that meant a hideous dashboard tumor.

This Is the Coolest Convertible Money Can Buy Today

As RM Sotheby's puts it, this ultra-rare Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante Zagato is "the essence of 1980s machismo."

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