BMW joins the recall game, recalls 1.6 million 3-series

Feeling a bit left out while other big manufacturers call loads and loads of their cars back home (or at least into dealerships), BMW decided to do the same and issued a 3-series/dealer reunion, concerning all Neue Klasse successors built between May 99 and August 2006, or all E46s except for the very early ones. » 7/16/14 12:05pm Wednesday 12:05pm

Nico's new helmet celebrates Germany's World Cup victory

Today, the German national football soccer Fussball team returned after winning the world cup. Berlin was crazy and celebrated the team, and the party concluded at the Brandenburger Tor where between 250 and 500 thousand fans awaited the heroes. One of the main sponsors is Mercedes-Benz, and Nico Rosberg picks up the… » 7/15/14 2:49pm 7/15/14 2:49pm

VW Polo WRC vs. Deer [Graphic image warning]

During a test session for the Rally Deutschland, VWs third works driver Andreas Mikkelsen was surprised by a deer on one of the fast, narrow tarmac roads. He had no chance to avoid a collision, and while his Polo WRC took a bit of damage, the deer won't be jumping into other cars any more any time soon. [Don't click … » 7/09/14 4:55am 7/09/14 4:55am

Which would you rather buy? Front engine V12 GT edition.

One has got to love depreciation. For many of us enthusiasts it's the only way to get our filthy, dirty hands on some fantastic vehicles that normally would be out of our league. The downside? Maintenance and running costs. You know, like the saying that there's nothing more expensive than a cheap Mercedes. » 7/07/14 2:05pm 7/07/14 2:05pm

How much Level of Detail is really necessary in racing games?

First of all: I am not a console guy, nor am I one of the 9Gag populating "PC Master Race!!!1!11" trolls. I just prefer PC gaming for various reasons, modding being the prime example (more on that in another article). But what I really enjoyed is the battle between Gran Turismo and Forza. Both franchises had to… » 7/07/14 9:15am 7/07/14 9:15am

The Formula Freak Paddock Club – Silverstone

Welcome to the Formula Freak Paddock Club. It's far less exclusive and pricey than the real thing, but also more laid back and entertaining in its virtual entirety. We will cover pretty much everything interesting that has been going off track in Silverstone, the home of GP racing, great fans and bad weather. » 7/07/14 8:20am 7/07/14 8:20am