Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be a reality, nation says

Azerbaijan will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next season in its capital Baku, continuing the oil-rich Caucasus nation’s push into hosting major world sports events, the country’s Youth and Sports Ministry said Thursday. “Formula One will be held in Baku in autumn 2015,” ministry spokeswoman Samaya Mammadova told The Associated Press, adding that “the final signing (of contracts) will be … Continue reading Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be a reality, nation says

On Top of the Empire State Building With a 2015 Ford Mustang

Ford  (NYSE: F) didn’t have any major announcements to make at the New York International Auto Show last week. But the Blue Oval did throw an impressive party for one of its iconic products. The Mustang turned 50 years old last week, and Ford was determined to honor its proud pony in proper style. Ford’s celebration included a special anniversary edition of the all-new 2015 Mustang, presented to the … Continue reading On Top of the Empire State Building With a 2015 Ford Mustang

The Hennessey Venom GT Is The Fastest Car In The World At 270.49 MPH [VIDEO]

John Hennessey’s beef with Bugatti won’t be over until someone dies trying. We hope it doesn’t come to that, but the Texas tuner’s latest stunt—a clocked 270.49 mph on the Kennedy Space Center runway—is taking production-car speed records to unchartered territory. With the space shuttle grounded, Hennessey figured he’d use NASA’s 3.2-mile-long strip in Cape Canaveral for his 1244-hp Venom GT. On Valentine’s Day, the … Continue reading The Hennessey Venom GT Is The Fastest Car In The World At 270.49 MPH [VIDEO]

Nissan reinvents London’s black cab again, will launch all-electric model in 2015 [VIDEO]

When Nissan introduced us to its modern interpretation of London’s black cab more than a year ago, the compact diesel was all but ready to hit the city’s streets. However, the Japanese automaker decided it wasn’t quite finished with its final design, so it headed back to its London studios with feedback from the London Mayor’s office to make it little more, well, iconic. Earlier … Continue reading Nissan reinvents London’s black cab again, will launch all-electric model in 2015 [VIDEO]