Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
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One-of-a-kind ride: Ferrari builds custom 458 MM Speciale for one well-heeled buyer

The Ferrari 458 MM Speciale is a one-off custom version of the discontinued 458 Speciale supercar. It features modified bodywork inspired by the 288 GTO, as well as a custom interior.
Cars

Here’s what made last night’s Top Gear premiere really interesting

The LaFerrari Spider got a very unusual reveal on "Top Gear." Gordon Ramsay brandished what he said was a key to the new convertible supercar, which the celebrity chef also claimed would be limited to 150 units.
Cars

How to watch (and appreciate) the Indy 500, the ‘greatest spectacle in racing’

The Indy 500 celebrates its 100th running this year, so what better time to learn a little bit more about this iconic race? We’ve got everything you need to know about the Indy 500 right here.
Cars

Tesla driver snoozes while Autopilot steers

Tesla Autopilot is not meant to replace drivers, something apparently lost on the man who took a nap while his Model S Autopilot-ed itself through traffic. Needless to say, don't try this at home.
Cars

Subaru's 2017 BRZ soldiers on with styling and performance tweaks

The 2017 Subaru BRZ gets subtle exterior and interior changes, a bit more power, and a new Performance Package, among other changes. The BRZ STI fans crave is nowhere in sight, though.
Cars

NHTSA to put crash-test dummies in rear seats in response to rise of Uber, Lyft

NHTSA says it will start putting crash-test dummies in back seats beginning in 2019, in response to the popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Currently, dummies are only seated in the front.
Cars

Stay safe while traveling this weekend with these Memorial Day driving tips

Memorial Day is one of the busiest driving weekends on the calendar, and this year could be the worst since 2005. With that in mind, here are some driving safety tips, courtesy of AAA and Michelin.
Apple

Apple reportedly investigating charging stations for electric cars

Apple is reportedly in talks with infrastructure companies about the technology behind electric car charging stations. It also recently hired a handful of engineers with charging station experience.
Cars

Volkswagen reportedly on track to finalize diesel settlement

Volkswagen, federal regulators, and attorneys representing VW owners are making "substantial progress" in finalizing a diesel settlement, according to the Federal judge overseeing the case.
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‘Fifth Gear’ becomes a fifth wheel, will not be renewed

'Fifth Gear' will not be renewed for another season, host Tiff Needell confirmed via Twitter. The show sprang from a brief cancellation of 'Top Gear' in 2001, and has largely stayed in the more popular BBC show's shadow.