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Fiat 500 With Twinair Motor Gets 57 Mpg

How would you like to drive a gasoline powered car that gets 57 miles per gallon and still has reasonable performance?  The good news is that you now can, as long as you live in Europe.  Fiat has launched a version of the Fiat 500 with a new motor, called TwinAir, that makes a respectable...

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New Electric Motorcycle Goes 100 Mph and Has 100 Mile Range

Electric motorcycles have been less than successful due to limited range and limited top speed.  Good enough for short commutes on surface roads, electric motorcycles haven't been a practical alternative for real world commuters.Brammo has announced a new model, to debut in 2011, called the...

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Jump Race Accident Leaves 8 Dead in California

An off-road vehicle crashed into a crowd seconds after flying off a jump at a race in Southern California Saturday night, leading to the deaths of eight people and wounding twelve others, authorities and witnesses said.The accident took place shortly before 8 p.m. at the race called the...

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What Are the 10 Strangest Traffic Laws in the World?

 

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    What Is the Speed Record for a Suzuki Kizashi?

    A specially modified Suzuki Kizashi has been driven at 203 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats by Road & Track editor Sam Mitani. The car's motor was rebuilt with strengthened components and an aftermarket turbo system was installed; in race trim, the modified Kizashi made 500 horsepower...

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    Five Mods That Can Make Your Car Slower

    If you're into cars, you're probably always searching for ways to make your ride faster or more stylish. Sometimes the two are mutually exclusive, as RideLust points out with "Five Bolt Ons That Will Make Your Car Slower". Here's what they say you should avoid: 1) Bigger wheels - if the upgraded...

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    Why Is Toyota Recalling 1.1 Million Corolla and Matrix Models?

    Toyota has announced a voluntary recall of 1.1 million model year 2005 to 2008 Corolla and Matrix models to fix potential problems with the Engine Control Module (ECM). Due to a manufacturing issue, a circuit board within the ECM can crack, leading to a wide array of problems. On the minor side,...

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    What Five US Cities Have the Worst Drivers?

    Allstate Insurance runs an annual survey on the best and worst cities for U.S. drivers. Here are the five cities dubbed the worst in this year's survey

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    Ford to Allocate Boss 302 Mustangs via Lottery

    Ford's recently announced Boss 302 Mustang is said to be the best handling production Mustang ever built. Ford will build them in limited quantities, which raises the question of how to fairly distribute them among all the Ford dealerships in the United States.

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    What Are the Most Ticketed Vehicles in the US?

    What comes to mind when you think about frequently ticketed cars? A red Corvette? A Shelby Mustang? A Porsche 911? Surprisingly, none of these cars made the list of the most ticketed cars in the United States.