Test Drive: 2016 Audi TT

The brand's compact sprinter gets an impressive update

Recently, on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon, we were lucky enough to test drive Audi‘s latest iteration of their miniature masterpiece. The 2016 Audi TT redesign goes beyond form and has been endowed with significant updates in technology. Derived from the same platform originally developed for the VW Golf Mach 1, it can be configured as FWD or AWD and uses a front-mounted transverse engine. …

Pirelli: Innovation and Luxury

The VP of Research and Development on how the team creatively approaches customer demands, technology and design problem solving

Sponsored by Pirelli

Founded in 1872 and represented in over 160 countries, it’s no surprise that when people think of tires they think of Pirelli. Given that tires are integral to a vehicle’s functionality, handling and performance; it’s essential that they’re high quality—and therefore something that all drivers need to think about more. Pirelli is also known for its successful involvement in motorsports, including Formula One, where they …

Mille Miglia: Racing in a Living Museum

Some 1,000 miles of sleep deprivation, ego-inflation and mad driving in Italy

by Michael Frank It’s 4:30AM and Des Sellmeijer is on a shuttle bus in Parma, Italy. He’s headed to the start of the fourth and final leg of the 2015 Mille Miglia, a 1,000-mile road rally around Italy that circuits from Brescia in the north, outside Milan, to Rome, then back north again, through Tuscany, eventually finishing back in Brescia. This is the third night …