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Video shows Sophia Floersch’s dramatic crash at Macau GP

Germany's 17-year-old Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch has sustained a spinal fracture following a huge accident at the Macau Grand Prix, her team said on Sunday. Video, which you can see above, shows the Van Amersfoort Racing driver losing control into the Lisboa bend before flying over the barriers and into a photographers' bunker at [...]

Junkyard Gem: 2001 Audi TT Quattro Roadster

For decades, Audis have been well-engineered and packed with cutting-edge technology... and that's a problem for older Audis that don't get the maintenance they need. Once an Audi reaches its third or fourth owner, expensive-to-fix problems can get ignored and the once-luxurious interior might start to fray around the edges. Depreciation accelerates, and then this [...]

Little D Body Kit turns Suzuki Jimny into Defender wannabe

When the new generation of the Suzuki Jimny debuted, it drew plenty of comparisons. Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Jeep Wrangler, Toyota Land Cruiser, etc. Pick an old-school-styled boxy off-roader, and it would probably work. But one Japanese Tuner is taking the lookalike comparisons to the next level, focusing on one of the most iconic off-roaders of all [...]

Irv Gordon, who drove 3.2 million miles in his Volvo P1800, has died

Irv Gordon, the famous million-miler Volvo man, has reportedly died at age 77. The news was confirmed by his fansite, which cited a Facebook post by his daughter.Gordon, a former schoolteacher from Long Island, gained fame and Guinness World Records mentions by driving, driving and driving the Volvo P1800 he bought in June 1966. He [...]

CandyLab Toys is about to launch affordable wooden diecast cars

The market for toy cars has never been bigger, more impressive, more diverse, or more accessible. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and range from $0.50 gas station pieces of plastic to Lego's complex and functional $350.00 ... err, pieces of plastic. And yet, there are still small niche spaces for new [...]

VW lines up its mighty economies of scale to execute global EV plan

One of the things that is sometimes overlooked about Volkswagen is that there is Volkswagen the brand and Volkswagen Group (aka Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft), the company. The latter is rather extensive, encompassing brands including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Škoda, and, of course, VW. It is a company with huge scope and volume.In 2017, Volkswagen delivered [...]

Toyota Camry and Avalon TRDs are enthusiast-focused Toyotas

Toyota just released an enthusiast-focused "track-tuned" Camry TRD with a freaking wing on it. Yeah, we can't believe we just typed those words either. The Camry isn't the only humble Toyota to get the full-on TRD treatment today. There's an Avalon TRD, too, with the same suite of track upgrades as the Camry.To begin, Toyota [...]