What it's like to build a Lamborghini V12 by hand

The Lamborghini factory at Sant'Agata churns out just five of these 6.5-liter, 691 horsepower V12 engines per day. Each is a gargantuan six feet long, looking more like WWII aircraft or tank engines than streetable powerplants intended for the Aventador. When Lamborghini invited us to take a turn on the line and screw… » 3/24/15 9:50am Tuesday 9:50am

We put this man in a car and intentionally crashed it at 40 mph

Have vehicles gotten so safe that we'd strap one of our editors, John Krewson, into a car and crash it at 40 mph? We hope so. Because that's exactly what we did. Our premise was simple: we think cars have reached peak safety, and we wanted to find a way to prove it. The automakers and official test facilities… » 3/16/15 2:59pm 3/16/15 2:59pm

It's not about who started it. It's about what they do with it. Chrysler tucked the shifter up higher in the console, and freed up a ton of space. Jaguar Land Rover used rotary selectors before Chrysler, sure, but read the piece: Jack's lauding the utility of Chrysler's application of the design, not saying they were… » 1/09/15 12:54pm 1/09/15 12:54pm