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The minivan's backstory is one of innovation and resilience, despite what many folks say about the vehicle's, er, stuffy design.

A one-of-a-kind barn find Ferrari was auctioned off as part of Ferrari's marquee event with Sotheby's to celebrate the company's 70th anniversary.

Just in time for some awesome summer road trips, the CarStuff guys give you a tour of some of history's craziest RVs.

Sometimes buried treasure comes in a Ferrari-size package.

Faraday Future wants to give Tesla a run for its money with the FF 91, a brand-new, four-door electric car with a swanky inside that was just unveiled at CES.

Do you like the streamlined, aerodynamic design of classic cars? The credit for these historic innovators goes to the wind — wind tunnel testing, that is.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40's remarkable triumph at Le Mans, the start of a remarkable string of 1960s victories.

Buckminster Fuller's 1933 designs for a car were innovative, stylish and exciting. But how would one actually handle on today's roads?

The concept car Setsuna debuted at Milan Design Week, and is assembled without nails or screws.

Since 1975 BMW has commissioned artists to use its race cars as a blank canvas. Have a look at some of the most famous designs to embellish BMW’s Art Cars over the years.

You go to the Los Angeles Auto Show to see cars that can tear it up. We bring you four from this year's auto show.

Ever have that fantasy of your toys becoming real as a kid? Well, the Little Tykes Cozy Coupe did just that. And it's awesome.

The Department of Energy created a classic Shelby Cobra with a 3-D printer. That's cool, but what does it mean for the auto industry?

Volkswagen used lines of code as a defeat device to make it seem as if its clean diesel engines were cleaner than they really were.

Ford whipped the public into a frenzy back in 1957 with its marketing campaign for the Edsel, "the car of the future." The Edsel was supposed to be everything American car buyers wanted. But — for many, many reasons — it was a terrible flop.

Laser headlights: Sounds like something out of a spy movie, right? Well, not quite. Audi's latest breakthrough may not be able to carve up your enemies in a high-speed chase, but they will dramatically improve your field of vision at night.

An invisible hood, you say? What kind of sorcery is this? While Land Rover's latest innovation may sound like pure magic, it's actually a pretty simple trick — and pretty handy if you're navigating some particularly craggy terrain.

Whether it's "Back to the Future," "The Jetsons" or "Blade Runner," we've been promised flying cars for a while now. Yet dream as we might, this fantastical future has always eluded us — that is, until the PAL-V showed up in all its flying glory.

After an unsuccessful (and very expensive) launch in 1957, the Ford Edsel was discontinued in 1959. Everyone knows the Edsel wasn't up to Ford's standards, but was it really as bad as history makes it out to be?

Some twentysomethings like to party. Others design and build million-dollar sports cars. That's exactly what Mate Rimac, founder of Rimac Automobili, accomplished with his Concept_One supercar.

Bare metal cars make up a relatively small subculture of hot rodding, and examples can run the gamut from gritty to glamorous. Would you dare to bare it all?

When a 'Top 10 Fastest Cars' list begins at 230 mph (370 kph), you know you're in for a real high-speed treat. Did your favorite fast car make the list?

An SUV might be the last vehicle to jump to mind when somebody says “Lamborghini.” But the Lamborghini Urus is just that: a super-luxury SUV with a V-10 engine that's expected to produce about 600-horsepower.

The 2015 Ford Mustang was revealed (literally) around the world by Ford Motor Company on Dec. 5, 2013. Find out how this sixth-generation pony car stands up to its predecessors.