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Brabham explains logo

Australian racing team Brabham this month launched the new automotive division Brabham Automotive, whose first product is the BT62 track car. Adorning the car is Brabham's new logo, which to the casual observer resembles some teeth about to take a bite out of its victim. It turns out there's a bit of heritage behind the design. According to Brabham, the...

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Watch the Zenvo TSR-S supercar’s crazy rear wing in action

Zenvo showed up at this year's Geneva auto show with a new street-legal version of its TSR track machine. Called the TSR-S, the car is simply pure aggression, from its flat-plane crank V-8 with twin superchargers, to its carbon fiber body and no-nonsense interior. But we haven't even got to its standout feature: the Centripetal Wing. In addition to boosting...

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Bruno Senna drives the McLaren Senna

Much like the McLaren Senna, racing driver Bruno Senna has a large name to live up to. Bruno is the nephew of Ayrton Senna, one of the all-time greatest racing drivers. McLaren has named its newest hypercar the Senna to honor the late great motorsport hero but also to highlight just how focused of a machine it is. To dive more deeply into this relationship...

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Here’s why expensive cars aren’t always reliable

When you think about expensive automobiles, there's one data point that doesn't often enter into the discussion. That would be reliability. It seems the more you spend on a car, the less reliable it becomes. But is that truly the case? Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to examine this idea, see if it holds up, and discuss why it might not...

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2017 Ford GT sells for $1.8M at auction

Ford made buyers of its modern GT supercar sign an agreement promising not to sell for at least two years in an attempt to curb the cars from being flipped for huge profits. It hasn't worked because some GT buyers have already sold their cars, with the latest example selling at Mecum's auction in Indianapolis last week for $1,815,000, including the buyer's...

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Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric race car packs plenty of power to help it silently scoot to the mountain's 14,115-foot summit. However, as this video shows, it's not only power that concerns the VW Motorsport crew...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave wedding in an electric E-Type

Saturday's royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wasn't just about the dress, as there were an assortment of interesting British cars in service throughout the event. One of the standouts was the Jaguar E-Type Zero, an electric version of the iconic sports car that Harry and his new wife drove from Windsor Castle to the reception at...

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Mark Webber drives Porsche Mission E for first time

Porsche's Mission E electric car is now into its final year of development and the test engineers recently handed the keys over to Mark Webber for the first time. Webber may no longer be racing for Porsche but he still helps develop the firm's various cars. So what does the former Formula 1 and World Endurance Championship driver think of the Mission E? In...

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Here’s how Mazda goes about reducing turbo lag

Mazda hasn't been shy about its dedication to the internal combustion engine. After all, the Japanese company will likely arrive first to market with a homogeneous charge compression ignition engine (HCCI), which will provide tremendous fuel economy improvements without the loss of performance. But today we're talking turbo lag, and how Mazda aims to reduce...

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