A 24-month skunkworks project yielded the Supersport, an even more powerful variant of the Continental GT that’s also lighter and can run on ethanol –- large quantities of it. It's also the fastest, most powerful Bentley every built.
Does team North American Eagle -- a ragtag but determined bunch of American and Canadian jet geeks, hackers and hot rodders -- have what it takes to beat a better-funded, pseudo-national effort from Britain to the world land speed record? We followed them out to the Nevada desert on a recent test session to find out.
Silicon Valley automotive start-up Tesla Motors is still prepping its Model S all-electric sedan for a 2011 launch. But today, the company slipped into tease mode, issuing the first driving shots of the Model S with zero camouflage. Will buyers bite on a BMW competitor that needs to be plugged in at night?
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.