2010 Dakar Rally (Displaced)

Cars

" The Christmas and New Year period means a lot of different things to many different people. But for a bunch of offroading lunatics in every automotive genre, it means a couple of weeks of hard toil, sickening adrenalin rushes and "

Audi A8: No Escape From the Grid

Cars

" Of the future is by definition uncertain, one thing that is going to happen in 2010 is that the all encompassing rach of the World Wide Web with slither its silicone fingers into your motor. And who else but Audi to "

Saab: Fighter Planes to Crash Landings

Cars

" Having been born and raised lusting after turbo Saabs and digging the legendary Viggen fighter planes that featured often in their ads, it's amazing at how such a ridiculous bit of brand mismanagement can destroy a symbol of innovative Scandinavian "

Green Machines For Xmas

Cars

" We know, that every boy from the age of six to 106 would dig this little Bentley Soapbox for Christmas: but you're not having it. Because the sexy little creation is Bentley's. And only Bentley's it was a result of 2008's "

Car Crush No.2

Cars

" Recently stumbled upon a picture that set my heart aflutter with boyish dreams of love, speed and conquest. Sometimes, it's good to share the pornography of automotive power without having to justify it. We doubt that the new Mclaren road "

One-Seven Seven Goes Ballistic

Cars

" Aston Martin’s One-77 supercar has moved closer to setting a new all-time record for the British marque in initial high speed testing. According the Aston Martin, the ridiculously pricey and carnally proportioned One-77 is currently undergoing development testing in "

The Beauty of Utility

Cars

" At the first hint of falling snow, thoughts turn to utility as the prime motivator of automotive choice. Of course the SUV genre has had some killer bad press over the last couple of years. They don't make sense for "

Future Shock?

Cars

"“I'd rather try crossing a river on a path of bobbing soap cakes than make predictions about the car of tomorrow. The footing would be far safer.” So said Harley Earl, head of General Motor’s famous ‘Art and Colour’ "

Influx Social

The Ten New Cars We’ll Lust After in 2010

Cars

"Stare into the crystal ball. The motoring industry tugs us in two directions. On the one hand it fuses the heights of driving passion, design discernment and technological exactitude to produce the most dizzying hypercars of which we could ever "

The Future: Formula 1

Cars

"There were seismic changes to Formula 1 in 2009. Bickering over the sport’s financial arrangements and governance led to FOTA (the Formula One Teams Association) announcing a breakaway championship at the British GP at Silverstone in June, then back-tracking once it "

The Electric TT: The Answer or a Chancer?

Bikes

"The 2010 eGrandPrix race season has been announced. It will now culminate with a championship race organized by the European Motorcycle Union at Spain's Albacete circuit. The date has yet to be announced, but the addition of this championship gives the "

Future Classic: The Lotus Evora

Cars

"Consensus seems that the ride and the dynamics are perfect: but if anything the chassis could handle another hundred horses. There have been a few gripes about interior trim and ergonomics, but that doesn't alter the success of the design. "

Agni: Is This the future of Bike Racing?

Bikes

"The Lowdown Anglo-Indian company Agni manufactures DC motors in India that are used mainly to power go-karts for indoor tracks. "We entered the race to promote the motors," designer Cedric Lynch says. The TTX organizers put Agni in touch with "

Futurama!

Cars

"The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair – which took place of course just as the world teetered on the brink of apocalypse – made the expansive promise to show visitors 'the world of tomorrow.' At the fair's heart was the General "

Affordable Electric Cars?

Cars

"Car manufacturers the world over are finally waking up to the almost indisputable fact that to make their business futures sustainable, they will be forced to explore not only hybrid technology, but also full plug-in electric solutions. It has been "

George Barris: Imagineer of America’s Future

Cars

"George Barris was one of the original individuals who created the Kustom car and hot rod revolution in postwar America. Born in Chicago in 1928, it was in California that the Barris flair for futuristic tweaks and the unbounded imagination that "