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Aston Martin’s £57,500 sit-in driving simulator

The first time I saw an Out Run cabinet in Worthing, England's New Amusements pier arcade in 1986, I was shocked that it cost 50p a game. 50p! But that's nothing on Aston Martin's latest driving game cabinet, the £57,500 (~$74k) AMR-C01. This handmade ... ...

Green car coated in black thermochromic paint that turns clear with hot water

The guys at DipYourCar did a fun experiment where they put five coats of black-to-clear thermochromic paint on a lime green car, then tossed hot water on the hood. Worked better than they expected, as they had never tried it before! They missed a chanc... ...

German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has debuted a prototype of what it calls ‘U-Shift,’ an urban mobility vehicle designed for multiple uses. U-Shift is a fully electric vehicle, designed for autonomous operation, and could serve in a number of capacities including as an on-demand shuttle, a bus, a mobile distribution center for package delivery, or ...

Poster of every Motor Trend “Car of the Year” from 1949 to 2020

The Australian insurance company Budget Direct created this nifty graphic of every Motor Trend "Car of the Year" winner in the United States. After the Plymouth Volare (1976), my eyes glazed and interest waned. They created similar graphics for aw... ...

Watch this demo of a flying car, future almost here

Japanese firm SkyDrive released a video demonstration of their prototype flying car. It's an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle that operates similarly to an oversized quadcopter drone, although the SD-03 flying car has eight motors and propellers. According to SkyDrive, the SD-03 flew at an altitude of ten feet and stayed aloft for ...

Graffiti artist paints sports car to look like a cartoon

Talented graffiti artist Kyle Bryce Monteiro, aka KBMER, painted a Nissan 350Z so it looks like a cartoon. He did it freehand with only spray paint and markers. Don't miss KBMER's other fantastic work posted to his Instagram: @kbmerone ...

3 thoughts after 24 hours in the $177,000 Bentley Bentayga

Long story short, I borrowed a new Bentley Bentayga for 24 hours. What follows is a brief overview of the $177,000 sport utility vehicle. As I had the vehicle for a short time, I was unable to dive deep into the SUV, and it feels disingenuous to write a full review after driving just a ...