The BMW i8 weighs under 1.5 tons. That's still heavy, but given it is a sports car, it could have been heavier. The automaker has released a video about how they build the i8, along with all the innovations that make it possible. Watch it below:
Automotive Grade Linux will try to make in-car entertainment, more entertaining. It offers endless compatibility and modability capabilities. It would allow you to tweak the way it works, looks and sounds by yourself.
BMW has a special edition version for Japan called the Z4 sDrive 20i GT. It has only 60 copies built exclusively for Japan. It keeps the base model's 2.0 liter turbocharged four rated at 191hp linked to an 8sp auto that accelerates the hardtop roadster to 100km/h in 6.9 seconds.
MINI has released a photo gallery of its facelifted Countryman, with it geting a revised grille, new alloy wheels and new colors and a power increase for the Cooper S Countryman.
It also gains some other customization options including contrasting colors for the roof and exterior mirror caps, bonnet stripes and Sport Stripes as well as Piano Black Exterior. It will receive subtle enhancements such as the dark dials for road speed and engine speed, John Cooper Works logo in the central instrument for the JCW Coutnryman and chrome applications for the ventilation controls.
Toyota is contributing 70 of its Lilliputian personal mobility electric vehicles to a car sharing and public transport test project in France. The service project is called “Citélib by Ha:Mo” - the “Ha:Mo” bit comes from “Harmonious Mobility”.
BMW released this new video to show off its new M4 coupe, showcasing the car's handling prowess as it whips across an aircraft carrier. The coupe drifts around the "ultimate racetrack". Check out the video below:
Here's what riding uphill in a Pagani Huayra is like. The hand built AMG V12 engine delivers an output of 730hp and an electronically controlled 1,000 Nm of torque. It is more than enough to make it zip to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds. It has a max top speed of 370+km/h.
Nissan isn't interested in sporty designs. Instead, it is aiming for the premium touch. Its vice president - Andy Palmer, spoke to AutoExpress and revealed that they are not intending for the Pulsar to be sporty. Instead, it will bridge the gap between the Qashqai and regular hatches.
You won't read this in history books in school, because it isn't in there. Here's a story of an Aston Martin race driver who helped the Allies drive dead bodies back.
John Horsfall (1910 – 1949), a private Aston Martin racing car driver, who got recruited by British intelligence (MI 5) in order to help them with a very important transport job that changed the course of the war.