If the 911 Turbo is too prosaic, you can buy a 1990 Williams-Renault F1 car for the same price

Are you in the market for a super-quick sports car that you won’t see anywhere else in town? We suggest you head over to the Goodwood Festival of Speed that will kick off in England late next month where auction house Bonhams will sell a 1990 Williams-Renault FW13 Formula 1 car.

The FW13 was introduced in 1989 as a replacement for the FW12. Highly modern for its era, it boasted a lightweight body crafted out of molded carbon and Kevlar and a double-wishbone suspension. The styling was typical of Formula 1 cars of the late 1980s.

Wearing chassis number 7, the car scheduled to cross the auction block next month was raced just four times during the 1990 season. It finished third behind Ayrton Senna’s McLaren-Honda and Jean Alesi’s Tyrrell-Ford in the United States Grand Prix in Phoenix, Arizona, and it took fifth place in Brazilian Grand Prix after being involved in a minor accident during the 30th lap. The car was fully repaired, and Bonhams states it’s in excellent aesthetic condition inside and out.

Power for the FW13 comes from a Renault-designed 3.5-liter V10 engine that spins the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. Chassis number 7 is complete save for the Magneti-Marelli electrical boxes, but the V10 mill is not running and Bonhams makes no mention of when it was last started. At any rate, the buyer will need to bring a trailer because driving this open-seater on a public road is highly illegal in just about every country on the planet.

Bonhams estimates the Williams-Renault will sell for anywhere between £90,000 and £120,000 before taxes are factored in, sums that convert to $140,000 and $180,000, respectively. To put those figures into perspective, a brand new Porsche 911 Turbo costs $151,100 while the more powerful Turbo S model retails for $182,700. Granted, the Porsche comes with a factory warranty, but it’s not anywhere near as unique as this open-seater.


Land Rover shows its artsy side by previewing the 2020 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover made life-sized wire sculptures to preview the 2020 Range Rover Evoque. The all-new SUV will make its debut during a private event held in London on November 22, and deliveries will begin in 2019.

Your PlayStation 4 game library isn't complete without these games

Looking for the best PS4 games out there? Out of the massive crop of titles available, we selected the best you should buy. No matter what your genre of choice may be, there's something here for you.

These are the best Xbox One games available right now

More than four years into its life span, Microsoft's latest console is finally coming into its own. From 'Cuphead' to 'Halo 5,' the best Xbox One games offer something for everyone.

From Rolls-Royce to Lamborghini, these are the most expensive cars in the world

If you recently discovered an oil reserve in your backyard, you probably have some extra cash to spend. Look no further, because we’ve rounded up the most expensive cars in the world.

Get your Sagan on with 60 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites.

These headlights have 4 color settings to help save lives under all conditions

Boslla headlights are an easy-to-install solution to achieve all-weather lighting for your vehicle. After a quick ten-minute install, these lights have up to four settings to get you through anything.

Car parts maker ZF is using drones to deliver components to its factories

ZF recently became the first entity in Germany to receive approval to use drones to deliver spare parts, and the company now uses them to deliver parts from its central warehouses to its workshops.

The DBX SUV will go where no Aston Martin has gone before

When it launches in 2019, the Aston Martin DBX will be the British automaker's first SUV. In the meantime, camouflaged DBX prototypes will undergo strenuous testing around the world.

Ford teams up with Walmart to study consumer response to autonomous delivery

Last week it was Ford and VW, and this week Ford and Walmart are signaling a desire to work together on autonomous vehicles solutions. Ford and the giant retailer will study consumer reactions to self-driving delivery vehicles.

Our favorite fuel-efficient cars are as frugal as they are fun

You don't need to opt for a hybrid or an all-electric ride in order to achieve good fuel economy. These vehicles pack both performance and style, whether you're in the market for a luxury sedan or a game-changing pickup truck.

Out of juice? Learn how to jump-start a car with this quick guide

Jumping a car is a simple procedure, but not everyone knows how to properly do so. To make things easier, we've put together a quick-hit guide on how to fire up your vehicle using jumper cables and a second power source.

Born to run (forever): The most reliable cars you can buy right now

We all dread the thought of our car turning into a money pit, but choosing a dependable vehicle from the start can help us rack up countless care-free miles. Here, we've rounded up some of the most reliable cars available.

Prep your car for the coming snow and sleet with these cold weather tips

Driving in the winter, whether downtown or across the country, is rarely easy. Luckily, we've put together a quick rundown of a few things you should do to winterize your car before the snow officially hits.
DT Daily

DT Daily: Waymo’s driverless cars, ‘Fallout 76’ tips, and Racella

In today's episode of DT Daily, we discuss Waymo's foray into the ridesharing sector, along with various tips for making the most of the recently launched Fallout 76. We also sit down with singer Racella to chat about her new EP, Waves.