To finish first, the old saying goes, one must first finish. Nowhere is that racing truism more evident these days than at Mercedes F1, where the failure of a wiring harness knocked Nico Rosberg out of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix after the 13th lap. It was a crushing setback for the German, who had been […] The post Even the Tiniest Broken Part Can End an F1 Race Before It Begins appeared first on WIRED.
Muscat: The latest generation of the Jeep Cherokee mid-size SUV is a key model in expanding the success of the Jeep brand in the Middle East, where it will be available in Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk trim levels, and offered with a choice of two powertrains - the new 3.2-litre V6 Pentastar and 2.4-litre MultiAir Tigershark engines - both of which are paired to an all-new nine-speed automatic transmission, available for the first time in the mid-size SUV segment.
The Italian based automaker Fiat has released a new teaser video for the upcoming 500X crossover, which will be officially presented to the public at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, next week. Fiat has released a new teaser video with the upcoming 500X, where the compact crossover is being shown in a creepy way.
For more than 50 years, the dramatic shot from a blimp floating high overhead has sent a clear message to TV viewers: You are watching a big-time event. Now, a new generation of photographers with drones is ready to bring that same technology to all levels of sports while giving audiences a perspective they've never seen before. The post Drones Will Transform Sports Photography—Once the FAA Gets Out of the Way appeared first on WIRED.
In early November, Royal Caribbean?s latest cruise ship, the truly colossal Quantum of the Seas, makes its maiden voyage. It is a beast of a ship, 1,141 feet long with room for more than 4,000 passengers and amenities like a skydiving simulator. But before anyone can kill time driving the 30 bumper cars or snacking at the onboard food truck, the Quantum had to reach the ocean. The post How to Squeeze a Huge Ship Down a Tiny River appeared first on WIRED.
Construction workers will have to completely start over with a section of Monticello Road just north of town. Last Thursday, a crew was putting in fresh concrete when a car drove through the active construction site.
Maddie Cush pets Tiger who just received a bath at the Darien Depot car and dog wash on Saturday, Sept. 20. Photo: Megan Spicer Groups of students worked together at different stages of the car washes at the Darien Depot on Saturday, Sept.
What do you do if you have a pile of Jeep parts, some spare time, and an amazing talent for bodywork? If you're John Hendrix, you build a one-of-a-kind TJ pickup. With the want for something different and the skillset to achieve his goals, Hendrix bartered, scavenged, and fabricated his '97 Wrangler into the super-low machine you see here today.
World War I was shaped by the new vehicles developed during the four years of conflict. A century after the start of the war, we’re looking back at the most remarkable vehicles—the planes, cars, tanks, ships, and zeppelins—it helped bring about. For British merchant vessels operating during World War I, few things were so terrifying […] The post How WWI’s U-Boats Launched the Age of Unrestricted Warfare appeared first on WIRED.
BMW motorcycles have long been considered chariots for gray-haired commuters and intrepid adventure riders. Yes, the company makes the occasional insane superbike and even built a cruiser for awhile, but the quintessential Beemer (the cars are “Bimmers”) is a globe-trotting workhorse like the R 1200 GS. There’s nothing wrong with that. But we’re still thrilled […] The post BMW Has Finally Made a Gorgeous Bike That’ll Appeal to Young Riders appeared first on WIRED.