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The Hyundai Kona EV Gets Rated at an Impressive 258 Miles of Range The Hyundai Kona EV Gets Rated at an Impressive 258 Miles of Range

The Hyundai Kona EV, the car that forgot to have a face, just got rated by the EPA with an estimated range of 20 miles more than a Chevy Bolt, 107 miles more than a Nissan Leaf, and 52 miles less than the long range Tesla Model 3.

“How could they understand,” I screamed into the wind, cutting my tears and casting them back down the road to all the jeers and laughs at the Cars and Coffee. “They could never understand what you mean to me, my perfect, beautiful 996 Carrera 4 Cabriolet.”

Here's How The Honda Prelude 4WS's Four-Wheel Steering Worked

The 1980s were the Jurassic Park of Japanese car design. Engineers were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should. A case in point: the all-mechanical four-wheel steering system in the Honda Prelude Si 4WS. Too expensive, insufficiently practical, but totally wonderful.

Guess Who Got Arrested This Weekend? The Guy in a Mustang Doing Donuts on the Bay Bridge Guess Who Got Arrested This Weekend? The Guy in a Mustang Doing Donuts on the Bay Bridge

Maybe you spent this weekend like us at the Woodward Dream Cruise, watching eight gagillion Chevy Bel Airs doing five miles an hour. Maybe you baked a delightful peach pie. Maybe you did donuts in a 1990s Ford Mustang on San Francisco’s Bay Bridge and got arrested.

Here's What Happens When You Launch a Rallycross Car in Dish Soap

You expect that it will be slower. But you wouldn’t expect how much slower it actually is to try to get a car to launch in a giant platter of dish soap.

My friends all laughed when I told them my dream. They thought I meant a fantasy. I meant a goal: One day I would kidnap Dale Jr. in a multicolor car of my own, and we’d ride together until the end of days.

Here's a Cool Car Blog Here's a Cool Car Blog

The blog in question is Priscilla Page’s MOTORPSYCH. Find it here because it is good.

You see that up there? That could be us delivering all the sweet, sweet car news directly to your internet mailbox in our virtual 1999 Saturn SWP wagon. Well, that is, if you were to click here and sign up for our newsletter.

World's Dumbest Hellcat Driver Arrested After Posting Video Doing 198 MPH On Highway World's Dumbest Hellcat Driver Arrested After Posting Video Doing 198 MPH On Highway

I’m going to file this under the “you call it a viral video, cops call it evidence” folder. I understand this is going to come as a shocker for many of you out there, but the guy who posted a video of himself doing 198 mph on a North Carolina highway got himself arrested. The charges are not looking good for him.

I'll Tell You What's a Car of Real Sound and Fury: The Saleen S7R I'll Tell You What's a Car of Real Sound and Fury: The Saleen S7R

There are lots of cars that have great speed. There are lots of cars that produce great noise. Let me remind you of a car that has both great speed and volume in hand: the GT1 racing Saleen S7R.

The 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Costs $130,000 and Is Loud As Hell The 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Costs $130,000 and Is Loud As Hell

There’s a new Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, now with 5.2 liters of engine in addition to its 3.0-liters of Whipple supercharger, powerful enough to send this thing down the quarter mile in the mid eights, as Ford declared this morning. It’s expensive, but it’s also exclusive.

Spanish F1 Driver Carlos Sainz Jr. Just Took the Open Seat at McLaren and There's a Weird Coincidence About It Spanish F1 Driver Carlos Sainz Jr. Just Took the Open Seat at McLaren and There's a Weird Coincidence About It

Carlos Sainz Jr., the superbaby of Spanish rally legend Carlos Sainz, just announced that he’s taking the open seat at McLaren left by fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso. But there’s something even more reflective about the career move.

Ella Mai -- 'Boo'd Up' Ella Mai -- 'Boo'd Up'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

Here's Everything Wrong With the Stock FD Mazda RX-7 You Bought For $7,000 Here's Everything Wrong With the Stock FD Mazda RX-7 You Bought For $7,000

The final FD generation Mazda RX-7 was an ambitious car for its day, with high tech like sequential turbos on its twin rotary engine. As such, it was packed to the gills with sensors and hoses and lines, lines that you will discover when you finally tear into your once top-of-the-line sports car that you got for seven…

20,000 BMWs to Be Banned in South Korea for Engine Fire Fears 20,000 BMWs to Be Banned in South Korea for Engine Fire Fears

If you’re looking for the cattiest reporting on fuel economy regulation, you’ve come to the right place. This is the Morning Shift for August 15, 2018.

I Should Not Buy A MkIII Toyota Supra, Right? I Should Not Buy A MkIII Toyota Supra, Right?

My lovely 1974 Volkswagen Beetle is in fine health and getting ever better, a fine and good piece of A-to-B transportation that maybe drives like a piece of farm equipment with good suspension. What I should not do is buy a third-generation Toyota Supra for a couple grand, right?

Every American Parking Lot Has At Least One Terrifyingly Unsafe Car Every American Parking Lot Has At Least One Terrifyingly Unsafe Car

What is the state of the American parking lot? Go out to one near you and you’ll probably find cars just like these, and at least one of them will have terrifyingly bald tires.

Now You Want A BMW E30 Again

It had been a good few months. You hadn’t been on Facebook Marketplace at all. You hadn’t looked up any old brochures. Then this BMW rally car showed up, flying sideways and skipping across the ground like a stone and, dammit, you want an E30 again.

Here's Why The McLaren Senna Has Different Exhausts In America Here's Why The McLaren Senna Has Different Exhausts In America

“Wait a second,” you scream at your computer. “You mean to tell me that U.S.-spec McLaren Sennas don’t get the same exhaust as the euro-spec ones?” This is true, but for once it’s not a bad thing. Our American Sennas are even rowdier than what’s pootling around Europe right now.

Dashcam Captures Plane Making Emergency Landing On California Highway

A cool plane momentarily injected some excitement into the lives of some otherwise-bored car drivers when it made an emergency landing onto the highway in front of them this weekend in the Bay Area.

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