Oh, and don't forget the Sesto Elemento. And the Urus.
Today’s installment of “Wild Rumors We’re Passing Along Because They Make For Great Daydreams” concerns one of our favorite automakers—Lamborghini. And, like the best wild rumors, this batch has a few that seem just crazy enough to really sink their talons into our imaginations. (more…)
An excellent choice for your five-day-a-week car.
Story: Will Sabel Courtney
It’s entirely common for car enthusiasts to have a second car they drive on weekends. Usually, it’s some sort of less-than-practical two-seat sports car. It’s often a couple years old, but almost always well-maintained and extremely well-loved.
But what about the car you have to drive the other five days a week? Those unsung automotive heroes who have to handle the daily grind, who deal with traffic and commuting and hauling friends and family around? The cars who you expect to deal with your day-to-day crap without complaint? Surely they deserve some love. And surely there’s no reason they can’t be entertaining, too. (more…)
So buy a manual M5 while you can.
The manual gearbox and the BMW M5 have had an unusual relationship for the last couple generations of the car’s history. In a nutshell, BMW keeps trying to kick the row-your-own ‘box out of the M5, but it just keeps sticking around. (more…)
Well, it's more of a barge.
So, the latest installment on Ken Block’s Ebola-levels-of-virality Gymkhana video series hits the web on July 9th. Which means by July 10th, more people are likely to have watched it than will have seen The Amazing Spider-Man. (more…)
Yes, it's probably going to be terrible.
It was only a matter of time, we suppose, considering the increasing popularity of shitty movies based off popular games and the growing influence of video games on the entertainment industry, but it’s still worthy of a facepalm: DreamWorks has announced they’re fast-tracking a movie based on the Need For Speed video games. (more…)
All they need is $550,000.
Ever heard of Lazzarini Design? Neither had we, as of last Friday. Then we noticed a story going around that they’ve come up with a way to shove the engine from a Ferrari 458 Italia into a Fiat 500 create what they call the 550 Italia. Obviously, these are the sort of guys we want to know. (more…)
Bernie clarifies things by confusing us even more.
When we heard the news about the 2013 Grand Prix Of America At Port Imperial in New Jersey, our first thought was, “This is too good to be true.” Apparently, Bernie Ecclestone agrees with us—as he seems to be hell-bent on disappointing us, based on repeated comments about the race. (more…)