By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Published 5:36 pm CDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 These were the most-stolen 2017 model year vehicles in the United States last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. These were the most-stolen 2017 model year vehicles in the United States last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Photo: National Insurance Crime Bureau Photo: National Insurance Crime Bureau Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 These were the most-stolen 2017 model year vehicles in the United States last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. These were the most-stolen 2017 model year vehicles in the United States last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Photo: National Insurance Crime … [Read more...] about Are your wheels on the top-10 most stolen vehicles list?
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The No. 48 of Mercedes-AMG Team Mann Filter lost one of its wheels in spectacular fashion exiting pit lane tonight during the Nürburgring 24 Hours race. So, instead of waiting for their three-wheeled car to come back to them, a mechanics from the team brought tools and the wheel to the car. Driver Max Götz was taken for a wild spinning ride after his Mercedes-AMG GT3's left rear wheel came out as he tried to speed up and rejoin the race. Then something truly bizarre happened: instead of waiting for the car to get pulled back into the pits for them, team members ran out with air for the car’s built-in air jacks, retrieved the wheel and brought everything else they’d need out to fix it. Race marshals looked unamused with this stunt, as team members ran across a hot track in black racing suits. Yet instead of shutting it down right there, the recovery crew even pulled the No. 48 car out of harm’s way and even rolled the wheel where it needed to be for the … [Read more...] about Mercedes Lost A Wheel At The Nürburgring 24, So Its Team Ran Out With The Wheel To Fix It
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has finally announced the prices of the much anticipated Toyota Yaris C2-segment sedan. Prices of the new Toyota Yaris start at Rs 8.75 lakh and go all the way to Rs 14.07 lakh. Bookings of the new sedan are already underway and deliveries will start from May 2018. The prices you see on this page are introductory and are subject to revision in the coming months. The booking amount is pegged at Rs 50,000. Here is the full price list of the new Toyota Yaris sedan – Variant MT CVT J ₹ 8,75,000/- ₹ 9,95,000/- G ₹ 10,56,000/- ₹ 11,76,000/- V ₹ 11,70,000/- ₹ 12,90,000/- VX ₹ 12,85,000/- ₹ 14,07,000/- At this price point, the Yaris offers the highest number of passive and active safety features. The Toyota Yaris gets mini-me Corolla Altis looks and is brimming with standard safety features across all the trims. For example, all the variants come with as many as 7 airbags (Front dual … [Read more...] about Toyota Yaris launched, with 7 airbags even on the base variant!
ARJEPLOG, Sweden — Imagine driving down a wide boulevard. Every few hundred yards there are left and right turns, each marked with a sign and a name. They couldn’t be more evocative: Nürburgring, Paul Ricard, Yas Marina, Silverstone, Le Mans. Sure enough, as you choose a turn, there are immaculate and exact 1:1 scale replicas of each of these famous racetracks, more than 30 miles of twists, turns, and straightaways. Now imagine that boulevard runs across a frozen lake, and each track is carved into the icy surface. No barriers to hit, no gravel traps to get buried in. This playground seems almost endless. Sounds like heaven, right? It is. Welcome to the surreal world of Lapland Ice Driving in Sweden. There is a celestial fleet of cars, too. Take baby steps with a Porsche Cayman or Focus RS then graduate to Maserati GranTurismos before testing your skills in the Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2s, Porsche 911 GT3s, and Ferrari 458 Italias. The tracks change every year, … [Read more...] about Formula 1 on Ice: No, Not the Cars—But the Circuits Are Another Story
Tweet TweetThe Pagani Huayra Futura was recently displayed at a private event, with the limited edition run to pop-up on the web in a video while cruising down the roads for some impressive head-turning. It is an exceptional supercar with special features which kinda sets it apart from the standard Pagani Huayra. It is also exclusive and custom built in a limited edition, each one coming at a whopping price. The video below was released by YouTuber Marchettino and is showing the supercar on the Lakes GT supercar rally. The body styling comes with some mods that makes it a real exclusive one, like huge fenders, split rear spoiler, the same one seen in a premiere on the Huayra Pearl, along with other standout features like blue finish on the car`s carbon fiber, center-lock wheels with blue finish and more. The exclusive Pagani Huayra Futura also comes with the Pacchetto Tempesta badging, which means “storm pack” in Italian, adding more standout body features, like wider … [Read more...] about Pagani Huayra Futura Gets First Video on the Road