19 Nov
Only 30 of the 630 HP track-only racers to be made

This past August at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, McLaren unveiled a Can-Am concept for a track-only version of its superb MP4-12C supercar. This weekend, on the eve of the Austin Grand Prix, McLaren announced they will be gearing that vehicle into production — even if they only plan on making 30 of them. Developed […]


2 Apr
354 HPs, 94 MPGs & 2 electric scooters for urban commute

BMW‘s future thinking i division unveiled its third concept this weekend in anticipation for the New York Auto Show — the BMW i8 Spyder. The Spyder is essentially the topless version of the previously released Coupe,with the same drivetrain and innovative technology. The BMW i8 Spyder Concept is a plug-in hybrid powered by a mid-mounted turbocharged […]


6 Feb
Italian dirt bike now in road-legal scrambler & café racer form

The  limited production Zaeta 530 DT may be currently confined to the dirt track, but the Italian company revealed plans to soon make the 530 DT available in road-legal scrambler and café racer variations. The latest design features an aluminum frame (close to seven pounds lighter than the previous tube design), an improved rear suspension […]


3 Feb
The classic re-designed & re-imagined as a modern concept car

This 1962 Chevrolet Corvette C1-RS rebuild is the brainchild of Jeremy Gerber, co-owner of the Roadster Shop, and customer Barry Blomquist. The idea for the car was to build a modern concept car version of the landmark 1962 Corvette, with artist Eric Brockmeyer brought in to help with renderings and lend ideas for the actual […]


9 Nov
A no-frills minimalist fixie in three colorways

Fuji Bikes introduces their urban series Fixed Gear bikes for 2012 dubbed the Feather. The minimalist design behind the production of these bicycles is what makes them a standout. What’s more, they come equipped with an Elios 2 chromo frame, fork and rear triangle, along with Kenda tires, Wellgo road pedals with clips and straps, and […]


10 Oct
FIAT's diminutive Italian imp gets 300 horsepower boost

The FIAT 500 is presently the best designed ultra compact car on the market, and it’s finally available in America. But the version we’re getting imported has just a measly 101 hps, with an Abarth 133 hp tuned version coming in early 2012. But besting that output by a significant amount is Italian tuner Romeo […]


3 Aug
Famed Spanish motorcycle marque returns after 3-decade absence

Those who know vintage motorcycles and competitive racing will recognize the OSSA marque, otherwise chances are you’ve never even heard of the once legendary Spanish company. Now, after a 28-year absence, the famed brand has fired up its Catalan factory once again and its first offering is the TR 280i Trial Bike. The 2-wheel off-road […]


24 Jun
Fiat returns to America with its utterly lovable 500 Cinquecento

When Fiat vanished from US shores almost 30 years ago, the brand shrunk back to Italy under a most embarrassing cloud — its tailpipe tucked shamefully between its wobbly rear wheels, headlights sad and filled with shame. The “Fix It Again Tony” acronym long cemented in the American psyche via a parade of flimsy, shop-prone […]

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