​The New Maybach Will Be 18-Feet Of Plebeian Pummeling Luxury

Maybach may be dead, but its spirit will live on as a range-topping S-Class variant that's reportedly set to debut at the LA Auto Show. And Mercedes' head of global design says it's got the swagger to take on Bentley and Roll-Royce. » 10/17/14 9:15pm Friday 9:15pm

Keyless Entry Systems Are Causing Driverless Car Wash Crashes

Mr. C's car wash in downtown Detroit has a problem. When employees put a car equipped with a door keypad on the conveyor, the brushes are registered as button presses. After a few invalid codes, the doors lock up, and a driverless car is rolling out of the wash. Yes, the law of unintended consequences is alive and… » 10/17/14 6:45pm Friday 6:45pm

​Tesla Owners Think They Were Shafted By Model S Upgrades

When Richard Wolpert put in an order for a new Model S in March, he asked the Tesla reps if adaptive cruise control would be offered later, and if so, he was willing to wait. They said no. So when Tesla announced its Auto Pilot mode last week, Wolpert was a bit pissed. And he's not alone. » 10/17/14 4:22pm Friday 4:22pm

Porsche Is Renting The Vatican's Sistine Chapel

This Saturday, 40 Porsche devotees will be treated to an after-hours tour of the Sistine Chapel, a private concert, and a dinner, all for around 5,000 euros – the first time the museum has ever been rented to a private company. » 10/17/14 3:24pm Friday 3:24pm

We're Still Waiting For The Ultimate Electric Hoon Machine

BRD has been promising us an electric supermoto for over three years. We've been patient. We've asked questions. We've sat by while it scored a Tesla exec to sit on its board and got a $4.5 million round of fresh funding. Now it looks like they're finally ready to deliver, but first, it's time for... rebranding? » 10/16/14 6:17pm Thursday 6:17pm

​2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 Is Further Proof It's A Good Time To Be A New Rider

If you're just getting into bikes, the smart money has always been buying something used and then working your way up. That's still the case, but there's been a raft of great new entry-level rides in the last year, including the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Honda's CBR300 (as well as the CB300F). And now there's this: the… » 10/16/14 3:52pm Thursday 3:52pm

South Park's Take On Tesla And Ride-Sharing Just Wasn't Funny Enough

Sacred cows make the best burgers, which made last night's South Park episode that much more tasty. The grilling includes Matthew McConaughey shilling for Lincoln, Elon Musk and his D, and ride-sharing as the future of personal transportation. With that much material, it's hard to understand how it all fell flat. » 10/16/14 2:40pm Thursday 2:40pm

Cops Use 'Find My iPhone' To Locate Crashed Car After OnStar Glitch

A woman who crashed into a ravine near Mount Hamilton, east of San Jose, CA, was found after 19 hours, not by the OnStar system in her Chevy Cruze, but by a cop who guessed the password on her iPad and discovered her location using the Find My iPhone app. » 10/14/14 8:40pm 10/14/14 8:40pm

​Who Really Made the Chopper From Easy Rider?

This Saturday the last Easy Rider chopper will go up for auction, and as the lone survivor, it's expected to fetch something north of $1 million. But 45 years after the film was released, the builders behind "Captain America" are beginning to get the recognition they deserve. » 10/14/14 7:53pm 10/14/14 7:53pm