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2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

The 2014 Formula One World Championship is going down to the wire thanks to the controversial double points system for the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which is once again being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. The only two drivers in contention are Mercedes AMG men Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, with the Briton currently...

MINI 5 Door Renamed A Hardtop 4 Door For U.S., Gets $22,550 Price Tag

MINI’s new 5 Door unveiled last summer will be called the Hardtop 4 Door when it goes on sale in the U.S. in January. The name change was announced at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, where the vehicle is being showcased alongside the tasty Superleggera Vision concept car. The Hardtop 4 Door arrives as a 2015 model and will be priced...

Chevy Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept Makes Its L.A. Auto Show Debut: Video

The Chaparral race cars of the 1960s and '70s were among the most radical of their time, and Chevrolet decided to channel that spirit of experimentation for its "Vision" concept for Gran Turismo 6. Unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept is a futuristic racer with technology Chaparral...

Infiniti Q60 Concept To Debut At 2015 Detroit Auto Show?

Infiniti may have just lost its turnaround strategist Johan de Nysschen but the automaker has no intention of slowing down the expansion plans devised under the guidance of the South African executive. Infiniti recently appointed a new chief in the form of former BMW exec Roland Krüger, and at last month’s Paris Auto Show it gave us a...

Sebastian Vettel Replaces Fernando Alonso At Ferrari: Official

Ferrari has finally confirmed what everyone has already known for some time, that four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at its F1 team in 2015. Alonso is yet to confirm where he’s headed but the current thinking is a return to McLaren, which the Spaniard drove for in the 2007 season. Vettel will...

Injured Formula One Driver Jules Bianchi No Longer In Induced Coma

Injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in the induced coma he was placed in following his tragic accident at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix in early October. In a statement released by his family on Wednesday, it’s been revealed that Bianchi remains unconscious but is breathing on his own, and that he has been moved to a...

2015 Ferrari LaFerrari XX Spy Shots

Earlier in the year a Ferrari exec confirmed that development had started on an ‘XX’ experimental version of the LaFerrari supercar, and soon after prototypes of the track-only special were spotted at some of Europe’s top race tracks, including Germany’s Nürburgring where onlookers said it needed just 6:35 for a single...

Lexus LF-C2 Concept Roadster Shows An Even Racier Side: Live Photos

Should Lexus go a step more aggressice with an amped-up RC F roadster variant in the future? If the beautiful concept it showed this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show is any indication, it might be a distinct possibility. And in any case, with the LF-C2 Concept that made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Lexus is dropping plenty of...

VW Golf SportWagen HyMotion Fuel Cell Concept Unveiled At 2014 L.A. Auto Show

Following the earlier debut of the Golf R Variant, Volkswagen went in a completely different direction with another Golf wagon at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show: the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen HyMotion. The vehicle is a fuel cell concept meant to show the flexibility of the Golf's MQB platform in accommodating alternative powertrains. Its hydrogen...

2016 Cadillac ATS-V And ATS-V Coupe: 455 HP And 0-60 MPH In 3.9 Seconds (Live Photos)

The Cadillac CTS-V has long been a favorite of enthusiasts who know what a real driver’s car is—and at a real sweetheart of a price for what you get. Sure, it had its rough edges. But it was great. Now, the ATS-V steps in to take up that mantle—and to carry it forward. Packing 455 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque, the new...

2016 Mazda 6 And CX-5 Receive Some Updates

One of the busiest stands at this week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is that of Mazda, as the Japanese automaker is making no less than three world premieres. We’ve already seen the all-new CX-3, and now we have details for updated versions of the CX-5 and 6. Both vehicles go on sale next year, as 2016 models. The changes made to the...

Audi A7 h-tron quattro Fuel Cell Concept Debuts In L.A.

It was back in June that we first learned Audi was working on a version of its A7 powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Today, at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the German automaker has presented its A7 fuel cell vehicle which has been labeled the A7 h-tron quattro. Though still a concept, the vehicle shows that the brand with the four rings is ready...

2016 Jaguar F-Type Debuts With All-Wheel Drive And Manual Transmission

Jaguar’s F-Type has only been on the scene since the 2014 model year but the vehicle has come in for some substantial updates, which are being introduced for the 2016 F-Type going on sale next spring. The big news is the addition of an all-wheel-drive system, which Jaguar has confirmed will be standard on all F-Type R variants and an option...

2016 Cadillac ATS-V, 2015 Chrysler 300, Audi Prologue Concept: Today’s Car News

The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is just getting started and already we’ve seen some of this year’s major attractions revealed. One of the highlights is the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V, which goes on sale next spring in both sedan and coupe bodystyles. Chrysler’s 300 sedan has undergone a mid-cycle update. The exterior of the vehicle may...

Subaru Viziv Vision Gran Turismo Concept Revealed: Video

Subaru has finally joined the club and unveiled its Vision Gran Turismo concept for Gran Turismo 6. Dubbed the Viziv GT, it's like a BRZ on steroids. Actually, Subaru says the Viziv GT is based on the same styling theme as the Viziv 2 plug-in hybrid concept that debuted at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, although it's hard to believe this...

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Priced From $37,415

Volkswagen’s latest Golf R hot hatch will be racing into showrooms early next year priced from $37,415, including an $820 destination charge. The pricing is comparable with the previous generation, although the vehicle no longer comes in the less expensive three-door bodystyle, but there is a lot more performance and tech on offer. All 2015...

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Debuts At 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz recently confirmed one of the year’s worst-kept secrets: That its Maybach brand is making a return as a new “Mercedes-Maybach” sub-brand specializing in ultra-luxury, similar to how the existing Mercedes-AMG sub-brand specializes in performance. Now, the first Mercedes-Maybach product has been revealed, the 2016...

Bob Lutz Says V-8-Powered Karma Could Be World’s Fastest Sedan

Bob Lutz and his business partner Gilbert Villereal remain committed to delivering Fisker Karma sedans that have had their extended-range electric drivetrains replaced by good ol’ V-8 engines, in this case the supercharged 6.2-liter LS9 V-8 from the previous Corvette ZR1 supercar. Considering the LS9 was tuned to deliver as much as 638...

2016 Mazda CX-3 Preview: 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Mazda is entering the burgeoning subcompact crossover segment with the all-new 2016 CX-3, revealed today at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The vehicle looks very much like a high-riding version of the new Mazda 2, and when it arrives in showrooms next summer it will be aimed directly at rival subcompact crossovers such as the Chevrolet Trax, Fiat...

2016 Ford Explorer Preview: 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

While the new Mustang Shelby GT350 is easily the star attraction at the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] stand in L.A. this week, no doubt more mainstream shoppers will be flocking to the updated Explorer. Set to go on sale next summer, as a 2016 model, the updated Explorer benefits from new styling, more technology, a more powerful four-cylinder...

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