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2015 BMW M3 / M4: First Drive

Coupe-like crossovers, carbon-bodied sportscars, urban-mode city hatchbacks--BMW can build them all, but when it gets placed in the balances and judged by its hardcore enthusiast audience, the only BMW that matters is the M3. It's the critical nuclear core of the brand and a bellwether for Bimmerphiles and the wider auto realm alike. If a car is...

Audi To Enter F1 In 2016 With Fernando Alonso Onboard?

Audi may be planning to ditch the world of endurance racing and seek a new challenge in motorsport’s top echelon, Formula One. The German automaker has been the dominant force in endurance racing for more than a decade, winning 13 of the past 16 24 Hours of Le Mans races, and with sister brand Porsche having recently made its return there...

SEMA Ford Mustangs, McLaren P1 GTR, Mercedes-AMG GLC63: This Week’s Top Photos

McLaren released more details on its upcoming P1 GTR track car this week. Along with the extra info, we also got some new imagery of the 986-horsepower supercar, taken at the grand prix track in Bahrain. If you thought 986 horsepower was a lot, just wait until American startup Trion launches its Nemesis supercar in 2016. The car is promised to...

Mercedes-AMG GT To Spawn Both Track-Focused And Black Series Models

We know Mercedes-AMG will eventually launch a high-performance Black Series version of its new GT sports car, but this won’t necessarily be the most track-focused model in the lineup. Mercedes-AMG is working on a successor for its SLS AMG GT3 race car that will be based on the new GT, and a road-going version is planned—and it...

Hot Wheels Rip Rod Features Ford EcoBoost Power: Video

Ford displayed the Hot Wheels Rip Rod at last year's SEMA show, but only as a non-running piece of booth decoration. That's changed as Ford Racing and its partners have turned the Rip Rod into a fully-functioning mini hot rod. The Rip Rod was built by Mattel and Bandito Brothers, and was displayed at the 2013 SEMA show on a trailer pulled by a...

Next-Gen Wrangler Keeping Body-On-Frame Design, Toledo Production: Report

Development of the next-generation Jeep Wrangler is underway, and some big changes are expected for the iconic off-roader. However, Jeep will reportedly keep some elements of the current Wrangler, including its body-on-frame chassis. Surely a relief to Wrangler fans, this bit of information comes courtesy of Automotive News (subscription...

BMW X5 M & X6 M Teaser, Lotus Exige S, High-Performance Kia K900: Today’s Car News

The second-generation of BMW’s X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs is just around corner, with a debut likely to take place at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month. Right on cue, a teaser video for the new vehicles was released today. Lotus’ striking Exige S gets an automatic transmission starting from January. Unfortunately the car is...

Dodge Viper ACR Concept Headlines Mopar’s 2014 SEMA Fleet

This year’s SEMA show is just a couple of weeks away but we’ve been given an early look at what’s destined to be one of the stars of the upcoming tuning fest. Revealed today is the Dodge Viper ACR Concept, which unashamedly previews the ultimate track-focused but street legal version of the fifth-generation model. The last Dodge...

Ferrari F50 Crashes In The U.K.

The F50 may be one of the less popular special series Ferraris but seeing one on the side of the road in this condition is still a terrible sight to behold. The crash took place on Wednesday on a stretch of road near Brackley in the U.K. According to local reports, the driver lost control of the V-12 supercar which ended up sliding off the road...

Price Cut Doubles Viper Sales, Production To Resume In November

Dodge was forced to idle production of its Viper SRT supercar back in April after low demand caused a massive 434-day supply of the cars on dealer lots. This caused the automaker to make a drastic decision last month to lob $15,000 off the car’s starting price, bringing the figure down to $84,995 (not including destination and gas guzzler...

Another LaFerrari Up For Sale, This Time In Germany

Despite Ferrari’s best attempts to vet buyers of its LaFerrari so that the car only ends up in the hands of its most loyal customers, as opposed to speculators out to make a quick buck, a handful have appeared on the used car market just months after deliveries commenced. This red example is the third car that we know of to go up for sale...

Kia Pumps Up The K900 For SEMA: Video

Kia’s K900 flagship sedan is still fresh on the market, having gone on sale here only in March. However, the car hasn’t managed to gain traction yet, which shouldn't be too much of a surprise as it can't be easy convincing shoppers to drop $60k on a vehicle from a brand mostly known for its affordability. Sales of the K900 peaked at...

Pair Of Modified 2015 Ford Mustangs Revealed Ahead Of 2014 SEMA Show

Following the pair of modified 2015 F-150 pickup trucks it unveiled ahead of the 2014 SEMA show, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is previewing two 2015 Mustang show cars. The Blue Oval is hoping to introduce the redesigned pony car to the aftermarket in a big way, with a "stampede" of modified Mustangs beginning with these cars from Petty's Garage...

Potential BMW M4 GTS Spied Testing: Video

BMW’s all-new M4 has just gone on sale but we could already be looking at one of the car’s first spinoffs. For those still unfamiliar with the M4, the car is the direct replacement for the M3 Coupe. And just like previous M3s, which featured more hardcore variants like the legendary CSL and more recent GTS, we expect the latest M4 to...

2015 Corvette Z06 Crash, 2016 Ford Explorer, BMW Centenary Supercar: Car News Headlines

A crashed example of the yet-to-go-on-sale 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been spotted. It’s likely the same car we saw crashed on the Nürburgring late last month. A prototype for the 2016 Ford Explorer has been spotted. This isn’t the rumored rear-wheel-drive Explorer but an update of the current one on sale since the 2011 model...

DeLorean Time Machine Replica Captured In Photographic Glory

The DeLorean has become quite an icon in the automotive world. It has the gullwing doors, the stainless body panels, and, oh right, it was a star cast member in three Back to the Future films. There's a DeLorean fan base that is flung all over the globe, and seems to enjoy all manner of things DeLorean. Be it a completely stock, low-mileage...

Crashed 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Spotted In Chicago: Video

The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 hasn’t even gone on sale yet but already a crashed example has been spotted. The sorry-looking Z06 was spotted on a flatbed in Chicago and is likely the same car that crashed on the Nürburgring late last month. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevy Corvetet Z06 Crashed At The 'Ring Chevrolet engineers were testing...

Jaguar Land Rover Starts Production Outside U.K. For First Time

It was two years ago that Jaguar Land Rover announced a partnership with Chery to establish a new production facility in China. Production at the new facility finally commenced this week, with the first model produced there being the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque. This is the first time that one of the British automaker’s vehicles has been...

Deadmau5 Shows Off Options He Picked For His McLaren P1

Deadmau5 recently confirmed via Twitter that he had purchased a McLaren P1 to join his other recent purchase from the Woking-based firm, a 650S Spider that on random nights he uses to ferry Uber users around in his home town of Toronto. Now the Canadian DJ has posted up some renderings of the P1 showing some of the options he picked for the hybrid...

Caterham F1 Team’s Future In Jeopardy

The Caterham F1 Team is currently on shaky ground following news Caterham Sports Limited (CSL), an entity that builds the actual cars for the team, is in administration and its administrator refusing to release the cars for transport to Austin, Texas for the upcoming Formula One United States Grand Prix. It turns out CSL hasn’t received...

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