(CBS News) It's time for some good, old fashioned paintball mayhem. The video title is simple enough: "Epic Paintball Battle." But the action on the field is pure chaos. It's the Jeep Wrangler troop carriers that really make this clip "epic." Hit play for some off-road, paint-based warfare.Continue »
(CBS News) The 2013 Ford Fusion is a mixture of the old and the new. Ford's new sedan is made from mostly standard parts: metal, rubber, plastics. But it also has some unusual materials. Like blue jeans. And over 30,000 soy beans.Continue »
(CBS News) The 2013 Ford Fusion comes with a lot of technology built under the hood. So it only makes sense for Ford to team up with Detroit-area techno producers for the auto-musical video above. Check out the three Detriot DJs put together unique tracks using only sounds from the Fusion. The video is appropriately called "Sounds of Fusion."Continue »
(CBS News) Ready for a quick dose of adrenaline? Genki Hagata was taking a spin on his Yamaha YZF-R6 during an AMA Pro Supersport qualifying session recently. That is, until he almost pitches forward off the bike. Hagata's quick save - avoiding a dangerous highside fall - is enough to get anyone's blood pumping.Continue »
(CBS News) Mankind continues its inevitable journey towards a future that most likely resembles "WALL-E." After all, why walk when you can have a machine carry you anywhere you want to go? The latest invention designed to make walking obsolete comes to us courtesy of Honda: the Uni-Cub.Continue »
(CBS News) You're a sophisticated car buyer; you want it all. You want a car that goes fast, a car that looks unique, a car that can transition into a speed boat in seconds. Finally, there's a car for you. Introducing the Sea Lion prototype: the world's fastest amphibious "land speed" vehicle.Continue »
(CBS News) Concept cars never really reflect the vehicles that end up driving on the road. They overreach. They show us what cars could, conceivably, be one day. So don't get too excited about this Hover car Concept from Volkswagen. Well, maybe get a little excited. It is a hover car, after all.Continue »
(CBS News) The Bugatti Veyron is one of the most expensive cars on the world. But paper is cheap. In fact, this may be the cheapest Veyron you'll ever see. Check out this video where one skilled crafter puts together a scale model of the stylish Bugatti using only paper and some glue.Continue »
(CBS News) The most expensive police auction in history is about to take place in Dubai. A selection of seized supercars is going on the block on Wednesday, including a Ferrari Enzo worth roughly $1.6 million. The Enzo, one of only 399 in the world, has been sitting in an outdoor parking lot collecting dust for the past year.Continue »
(CBS News) It's no apple falling from a tree, but one scientist may have discovered something just as groundbreaking: how to get out of a traffic ticket using physics. After receiving a $400 ticket for allegedly running a stop sign, Dmitri Krioukov invoked the laws of physics to fight the charge. The University of California, San Diego physicist drafted a four-page paper in his defense, arguing that the police officer mistakenly thought he ran a stop sign due to a unique combination of effects.Continue »
(CBS/AP) - Flying cars are all the rage these days. Earlier in the week came word of a Dutch flying car, the PAL-V. Now, an American car-plane is making headlines for completing a successful test flight just days after its European competitor.
Woburn, Mass.-based Terrafugia Inc. said Monday that its prototype flying car has completed its first flight, bringing the company closer to its goal of selling the flying car within the next year. The vehicle - dubbed the Transition - has two seats, four wheels and wings that fold up so it can be driven like a car.Continue »
(CBS/AP) - A Dutch company is close to achieving the dream of every motorist ever stuck in a traffic jam: the ability to lift off and fly over it. PAL-V Europe NV recently tested a half-plane, half-car hybrid that promises to cruise through the sky as easily as it cruises down the highway. The flying car is known as the PAL-V (Personal Air and Land Vehicle.) A promotional video provided by the company shows the PAL-V in action, including its maiden flight.Continue »
(CBS) - In preparation for the New York Auto Show next week, popular car customizing company Shelby released photographs of their new custom Mustang, the Shelby 1000. The new model reportedly has 950-horsepower, which according to the photos was enough to lift the car off the ground. The picture above is the image released by Shelby. But it turns out that image in not real.Continue »
(CBS) - Cars love winter in Latvia. At least, that's what the title of this video tells us. And judging by the way these cars are whipping up and down the icy streets, the video might have a point. Check out this stylish clip of Eastern European roadsters tearing up snow.
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