Daily Archives: November 25, 2016

Ringing the Bull: We Drive the ’Ring in a Lamborghini Aventador SV!

From the December 2016 issue Mario Fasanetto goes shrieking through the forests of the Eifel Mountains in a Lamborghini Aventador SV, a car that seemingly came about when Clark Kent and the devil had a baby. The Lambo’s body is slashed with cuts and gouged with holes and tattooed with black blades that order the wind ...

Fixing Vehicles on the Fly, Or: Another Lamborghini Espada Road-Trip Adventure

From the December 2016 issue Taking the chipped prop off my Cessna 150 was as simple as taking a wheel off a car. Cut some safety wire and zip out the six AN6 bolts. In five minutes my majestic flea went from being a perfectly usable aircraft to a completely inert heap of 47-year-old aluminum and ...

Michigan Breaks Ground on Autonomous-Vehicle Test Facility

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On the dilapidated grounds of a former factory best known for powering the Arsenal of Democracy during World War II, Michigan officials have moved one step closer to building a national proving ground for connected and autonomous vehicles. At a groundbreaking ceremony for the nonprofit American Center for Mobility (ACM), government leaders joined company leaders at ...

Black Friday Deals: Save Thousands on These 17 Cars and Trucks

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On a Highway in Hell: We Ride in the 1500-hp Bugatti Chiron!

From the December 2016 issue “Where the hell do you put silverware in a Bugatti?” the customs officer asked, staring at the eating utensils packed in engineer Dennis Rohlfs’s fancy aluminum Zarges case, which was otherwise filled with spare parts for hot-weather testing of the new 1500-hp Bugatti Chiron. At Bugatti, even the engineers have expensive ...