200 MPH On A BMW S1000RR Looks Peaceful, Sounds Like Satan's Orgasm

Banker-turned-biker Valerie Thompson just earned a spot in the Bonneville Salt Flats "200 MPH Club;" setting a new land speed record of 208.81 MPH on her BMW S1000 RR superbike. At race pace the scenery looks halcyon as a duck pond at dawn, but the noise is the kind of fierce you hide under your covers from. » 9/15/14 5:11pm Today 5:11pm

Learn The Techniques & Technology Of Off-Roading: Gentleman Style

This feature-length film presented by Vince Cobley, who literally wrote the book on off-road driving, does an excellent job explaining how differentials work, what "four-wheel-drive" really means, and how to get your truck through just about anything. In delightfully classy English fashion. » 9/14/14 9:55am Yesterday 9:55am

'Platooning:' How Semi-Trucks Are Almost Driving Themselves

Meritor Wabco, Peloton, and Denso are collaborating on a "platooning" system that puts us one step closer to autonomous trucks. Using a radio-based system that can be installed on any big rig in about three hours, trucks can be "tethered" together so that one can effectively control a whole convoy rolling behind it. » 9/12/14 5:31pm Friday 5:31pm

2015 GMC Sierra 'Carbon' Doesn't Add Lightness; Just Subtracts Sidewall

GM has just bestowed the 2015 GMC Sierra with Carbon, Carbon 20, and Carbon 22 appearance packages that add for a lot of money will get you some stripes, convenience options, and guess what size wheels? » 9/12/14 2:26pm Friday 2:26pm

Diesel Power's Truck Olympics: A Salute To Ass-Haulin' And Coal-Rollin'

So Diesel Power Magazine hosts an absurd(ly entertaining) Olympics of diesel pickups that pits ten heavily modified haulers and their pilots against each other in a series of truckly challenges. There's towing, racing, and more smoke than a five-alarm fire. » 9/12/14 11:42am Friday 11:42am

The 550 Maranello is such a lovely car. Its presence here makes me pretty much agree with this list. Though I might swap 430 for the 360 (I know, I'm a Chihuahua-cuddling prissyboy for liking those. I don't care, I think they're sexy.) » 9/11/14 9:31pm Thursday 9:31pm

What Are The Greatest Off-Road Video Games?

Racing games are a great way to get close to the cars, tracks, and behavior you'd never be able to pull off in real life. But I can't help but feel like the focus usually stays on pavement-bound sports cars. What have been your favorite off-road titles on consoles, computers, and arcades over the years? » 9/11/14 2:34pm Thursday 2:34pm

This Ancient Australian 4x4 Commercial Is Full Of Hilarious Lies

The International Scout 80 is adorable, capable off-road, and easy to work on. But it's also brutally uncomfortable, slow as a sloth going to the dentist, and barely safer than walking blindfolded across the highway. This commercial might have been a slight oversell 50 years ago, now it's just funny. » 9/11/14 12:19pm Thursday 12:19pm

This Is The Off-Roading The 2015 Jeep Renegade Was Built For

Nobody's said the 2015 Jeep Renegade is meant to approach the capability of a Wrangler, "Trail Rated" badge or no. Jeep's new jacked-up hatchback is happiest on dirt roads, but it's still got chops for a few heavier obstacles along the way. » 9/10/14 5:46pm Wednesday 5:46pm