The Rubicon Trail is the most famous 22-mile off-road trail in the world, and over the years the 4x4s that have attempted it have only gotten better. But it wasn’t started with 4x4s on 40-inch tires and big engines. Rather, it was started with little Jeeps on tiny tires and no lockers. So on this episode of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle see just how far they can get on the ’Con with almost stock 4x4s. Equipped with just a winch and a sense of adventure, the guys hit the trail in 45- year-old 4x4s to see if they could make it across the world-renowned Rubicon Trail.
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Red Bull has revealed precisely how much it costs to keep the wheels of one of its Formula One teams turning, right down to the amount it spends on buying the material to build the cars and the stickers that appear on them.
Unlike teams in some other sports, F1 outfits disclose a great deal of financial information and there is good reason for this. Seven of the ten teams are based in Britain and are private limited companies which, ironically, have to file publicly-available annual financial statements. This requirement applies to … More
Ever wondered where Porsche keeps all their precious treasure when it’s not being displayed at their museum? Before this storage facility was opened in 2012, the cars were split across various different locations throughout Stuttgart, Germany. As well as this, there were thousands of parts that required indexing. Alexander E. Klein, Beny Marjanac and their colleagues at Porsche, have worked late nights and early mornings to organise this automotive treasure trove.
This isn’t the first story about Porsche’s storage facility, and it won’t be the last. But this dream garage on steroids is constantly changing, so no walk through is ever the same. Madness. We join Beny for a POV tour of the not-so-secret bunker.