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National Historic Vehicle Register Honors Elite Cars

The Library of Congress archives all things historical in the U.S. And that also includes many of America's most important cars.

Rolls-Royce Finally Enters the SUV Market

The bespoke automaker has thrown its famed hood ornament into the SUV ring. And it's setting itself apart from all the rest.

The VW Bus Is Back — Sort of

The VW I.D. Buzz is a far cry from its predecessor. And that's totally fine by us.

Mahindra Roxor Reimagines the Beloved Jeep CJ

Indian automaker Mahindra introduced the Roxor to the U.S. in early March. It's the first licensed Jeep the company has produced for the U.S. market since 1947.

Porsche Is 3-D Printing Rare Parts for Its Classic Cars

The storied car company is using the latest technology to produce extremely rare parts that are only needed in small quantities.

Nissan Concept Convertible Doubles as Snowmobile

Nissan unveiled its crazy 370Zki part-car part-snowmobile at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The only uncool thing about it is nobody can buy one.

Buying a Concept Car Is Harder Than It Seems

Concept cars may be super cool, but most never make it into production.

3 Facts That Show Minivans Aren't So Bad After All

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

Ultra-rare Ferrari Sells for $2 Million

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.

Remembering Some of the Craziest Custom RVs

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

The Strange Case of the Buried Ferrari

Sometimes buried treasure comes in a Ferrari-size package.

Unveiled at CES: The Electric Car Hoping to Beat Tesla at Its Game

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.

How Wind Tunnel Testing Shaped Vintage Dream Cars

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.

Ridiculous History: Ford GT40 Was Created Out of Spite to Beat Ferrari

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.

Test Driving Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car

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

Toyota's Newest Electric Concept Car Is Made of Wood

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

Celebrating 40 Years of BMW Art Cars

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.

4 Fast Cars Revving Up the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

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.

Adult-size Cozy Coupe Ready for the Road

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.

Here's Why the US Government 3-D Printed a Classic Muscle Car

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?

The 5 Groups of People Maddest About Volkswagen’s Shenanigans

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.

Why the Ford Edsel Failed

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.

How the Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept Works

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.

How the Land Rover Invisible Hood Works

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.


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