Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt VIN 001 heads to charity auction

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt VIN 001 heads to charity auction

Ford unveiled the 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the Detroit Auto Show as a tribute to the famous movie car driven by Steve McQueen in the Bullitt movie. Ford has now announced that the very first of the special edition Bullitt Mustangs, VIN 001, will go to the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.

Continue Reading

Cancer blood test detects eight types of the disease

Cancer blood test detects eight types of the disease

Scientists have been working for a long time to develop testing methods that will detect cancer earlier and with less invasive tests. A team of researchers from John Hopkins University is now testing a new method of detecting the disease that is much faster and easier than other methods available. The new test is meant to be something that people will have performed annually to catch cancer early on and make outcomes of fighting the disease better.

Continue Reading

Bentley Bentayga V8 crams twin-turbo 542bhp V8 under hood

Bentley Bentayga V8 crams twin-turbo 542bhp V8 under hood

The Bentayga has been rolling the streets for the well-heeled SUV buyer to enjoy since it first launched with a W12 engine under the hood. That engine made 600hp and 664 lb-ft of torque making the big SUV very fast, we should know because we took it to the track. Bentley has now unveiled a new V8 version of the Bentayga that packs in a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine that runs on gas and makes 542 bhp and 568 lb-ft of torque.

Continue Reading

Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Some new images of the Aston Martin Vanquish have turned up that show the car out testing in the snow. It could well be the only Vanquish to be driven in the snow, as most owners would never commit such a supercar atrocity. The 2019 Vanquish has been spied a few times and is said to differ from the DB11 significantly, especially in the front bumper that offers a more aggressive look.

Continue Reading

Harvard milliDelta robot is incredibly fast

Harvard milliDelta robot is incredibly fast

Researchers at Harvard have been working on a robot that is built using a design inspired by origami and it is incredibly fast. The bot can move at velocities of 0.45 m/s and accelerate at 215 m/s squared. Robots of this sort inspired by origami creations are some of the most useful out there being able to bend and move with potential for use in factories where they could move at speeds humans can't replicate.

Continue Reading

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates Seven Decades of Rover

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates Seven Decades of Rover

Land Rover has announced a very cool off-roader that will get fans of the brand hot and bothered. The new vehicle marks the launch of a special limited-edition Land Rover Defender packing a 5.0L naturally aspirated V8 engine under the hood. The V8 makes 405PS and 515Nm of torque.

Continue Reading

Ferrari to build EV supercar tips CEO

Ferrari to build EV supercar tips CEO

Ferrari is reconsidering some of the things that it will build. There was resistance to a Ferrari SUV for instance but that is certainly happening now. Ferrari is also known for screaming V8 and V12 engines, a silent electric car isn’t something expected from the Italian automaker.

Continue Reading

Boeing’s SR-71 Blackbird replacement travels faster than Mach 5

Boeing’s SR-71 Blackbird replacement travels faster than Mach 5

Arguably the coolest aircraft ever made was the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, an aircraft long retired. Boeing has now unveiled the first design details of the successor to the Blackbird and this new aircraft will be hypersonic. Boeing is aiming for an aircraft capable of traveling over Mach 5.

Continue Reading

Infiniti aims to go electric starting in 2021

Infiniti aims to go electric starting in 2021

One of the coolest concept cars that we saw at the Detroit Auto Show was the Infiniti Q Inspiration concept car. That long and sleek four-door beauty wants to make the sedan cool again and if Infiniti builds it, cool it will certainly be. What we didn’t hear much about at the auto show was when we might see something based on the Infiniti Q.

Continue Reading

Black hole spied spitting out gas a second time

Black hole spied spitting out gas a second time

It's exceedingly rare to catch a black hole spewing out matter and gas. Yet, that is what scientists were able to do with a black hole at the center of a galaxy called SDSS J1354+1327 or J1345 for short. When the scientists caught the black hole spewing out matter a second time, it was a scientific first.

Continue Reading

2017 Dodge Viper in factory pink for sale at $155,800

2017 Dodge Viper in factory pink for sale at $155,800

Remember Gerry Wood Dodge? This is the dealer that purchased 99% of the Viper production run back in 2017. The cool thing about that was that by purchasing almost every 2017 Viper, the dealership was able to order them in some rare color combinations to ensure that drivers didn’t have to worry about a well to do neighbor having the same car.

Continue Reading

Acura to bring back Type-S performance variant in coming years

Acura to bring back Type-S performance variant in coming years

Acura has made some announcements that fans of cars like the 2002 Acura RSX Type S pictured here will appreciate. Acura says that "over the next few years" the Type-S performance variants will return to its line and will be situated at the top of the core model lineup. Acura also has other performance-oriented plans for its cars.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 Next