The All-Electric Formula E Race Series Is Poised to Be the Industry’s Next Hot Test Bed

From the November 2017 issue Formula E, the electric formula-car series, seemed like a doomed political obligation when it made its debut in 2014. But its fourth season is set to kick off in December in Hong Kong, and in its first three seasons, Formula E attracted major automakers Audi, Jaguar, and Renault. In July […]

The C-HR R-Tuned: If This Is the Direction Crossovers Are Heading, We’ll Stop Complaining

Intended to be the best of both worlds, crossovers deliver the ruggedness of a sport utility vehicle with the handling characteristics of a sedan. At least, that’s the theory. In practice, we’ve often found them lukewarm — sacrificing the b…

It’s Crate Engine Day, Apparently – This Time, It’s the Honda Civic Type R Mill

Between Mopar’s 707-horsepower Hellcat engine and Honda’s 306-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter from the Civic Type R, the crate engine gods have smiled on both axles today. Like Mopar, Honda took advantage of this week’s SEMA show in…

How I Got Here: Racer Jesse Iwuji Charts His Course From Navy To NASCAR

For many on the outside looking in, professional racing can often appear to be the exclusive province of those who’ve dedicated their entire lives to honing their craft–or whose parents have dedicated them to it. It can seem that if you didn’t start turning laps on a kart at the tender age of eight, or […]

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Watch ‘Top Gear’ race a Tesla Model S against a Mercedes-AMG

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Oiled Up: Lucas Dollars Might Lubricate More Racing Than Lucas Oils

From the October 2017 issue In Corona, California, there’s a massive, wooden, camel-humped building that Sunkist erected during the 1920s in which to squeeze lemons. There, on the lower level of the old citrus-processing plant, Lucas Oil Products now manufactures many of its 272 different additives, fuel treatments, and lubricants. But upstairs are the offices […]

R/C Kaiju! Radio-Controlled Full-Size Nissan GT-R Laps Silverstone! [Video]

Radio-controlled full-size automobiles are nothing new—just ask J.J. Lynch—but as far as we know, nobody’s yet done an R/C track day using a full-size R35 Nissan GT-R. Until now, that is. Nissan GT Academy winner and Super GT racer Jann Mardenborough has lapped Silverstone’s National Circuit using a PlayStation controller to command Godzilla’s every move. […]