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First 2016 Mazda MX-5s Headed For America Enter Production

The Mazda MX-5 is a sports car legend, and it’s now entering its fourth generation. Will the new Miata live up to the legacy? We’ll soon find out, as the first cars for U.S. sale have just entered production. ALSO SEE: Ferrari LaFerrari Crashes Into Ditch The first 1,000 2016 Mazda MX-5s to reach U.S. shores will be Launch Edition...

Chevy FNR Concept Brings Autonomous Drive, Electric Power, Sci-Fi Styling To Shanghai

Amid a gaggle of sensible sedans and crossovers, Chevrolet unveiled a concept car that seems straight out of science fiction at the the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The Chevrolet FNR concept is an autonomous electric car that looks like a cross between Tom Cruise's Minority Report Lexus and the Batmobile. It was developed locally in Shanghai by...

Ultra-Exotic Parking Problems: Veyron On LaFerrari Crime

You're staying at your posh Paris hotel. The valet was kind enough to keep your LaFerrari parked right at the curbside entrance. In fact, they were happy both to have it sitting there and to not have to touch it themselves. Not so surprisingly, seeing as this is the Four Seasons George V after all, another ultra-exotic machine ambles up and it...

Hennessey HPE1000 Camaro Z/28 Roars On The Dyno: Video

As you know by know, the Hennessey Performance Engineering team likes to take everything out there that's already fast and powerful... and make it faster and more powerful. Such is the case with the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. This is a highly focused machine with over 500 horsepower and around 470 pound-feet of torque. A great number for the average...

2016 Ford Taurus, McLaren 540C, Lotus Made In China: Today’s Car News

This week is the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, and although the event is one of the premier auto shows of China, it’s where some important U.S. models are making their debut. One of these is the all-new Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Taurus, which features a handsome design and upscale interior. McLaren used the Chinese show to introduce its new...

Project Binky, 2016 ATS-V Preview, Woman Pees On Interstate: The Week In Reverse

We (finally!) get to lay eyes on the ninth episode of Project Binky, we give you a preview of what’s to come in our 2016 Cadillac ATS-V first drive, and a woman gets weird in the middle of the interstate. It’s The Week In Reverse at Motor Authority. Project Binky is nearing completion. In the ninth episode, we get more Brit wit, more...

Ferrari LaFerrari Crashes Into Ditch

Proving that not all LaFerraris are pampered garage queens, one owner of the new Ferrari flagship sent his car into a roadside ditch during a recent road trip. The crash took place last week on the famous Route Napoléon in southern France. The car is a U.K.-registered example believed to be owned by British businessman Matthew Munson. On...

2016 BMW 7-Series Tech Secrets Revealed: Video

BMW’s all-new, sixth-generation 7-Series flagship sedan is almost here, with the reveal scheduled to take place this summer before an official world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September. Today, however, we have an early look at many of the technological elements that will feature in the new car, including lightweight...

2017 Buick Verano Debuts At 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Buick used this week’s 2015 Shanghai Auto Show to reveal its all-new Verano compact sedan. The version shown in Shanghai has been designed specifically for the Chinese market, where it will be labeled a Wei Lang and go on sale later this year. The U.S.-spec Verano should differ slightly but the basic styling and proportions will be the same...

2016 Lexus ES Debuts With New Look At Shanghai Auto Show

While the original LS is credited with putting Lexus on the map, one shouldn’t forget that the smaller, Camry-based ES was also present at the 1989 launch of the brand. Since that original, an additional five generations of the luxury mid-sizer have been launched, with the latest, still based on humble Camry running gear, introduced for the...

Lotus To Build Cars In China

Lotus parent company Proton has signed an agreement with Chinese industrial firm Goldstar to form a new joint venture, whose aim will be to eventually manufacture “Lotus-branded passenger cars” in China. Proton’s links with Goldstar date back more than a decade but this is the first time the Malaysian automaker’s premium...

McLaren's Most Attainable Model Ever, The 540C, Debuts In Shanghai

We recently told you that McLaren would soon be launching a new model positioned below the $184,900 570S that debuted earlier this month in New York. The new model, described as the most attainable McLaren ever, has now made its debut, appearing for the first time at this week’s 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. It’s called the 540C, and it...

Hamilton Holds Off Räikkönen For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Win

It was yet another double podium for the Mercedes AMG Formula One team following yesterday’s enthralling Bahrain Grand Prix, though this time there was a red car splitting up the two Silver Arrows. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton took home the win for Mercedes, followed just 3.38 seconds later by Ferrari’s Kimi...

Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton’s Design Previewed By C Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen has a variety of models it sells only in China, such as the Santana compact sedan and more recent Lamando four-door coupe. Now, the German automaker is previewing another model aimed exclusively at the Chinese market with the C Coupe GTE concept car, unveiled ahead of its debut tomorrow at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The C Coupe GTE is...

2016 Ford Taurus Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has pulled the covers off its all-new Taurus ahead of the car’s official world debut tomorrow at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. This is the classic nameplate’s first appearance in China, a market where comfy, large sedans like the Taurus are still popular, and the version being shown in Shanghai has been...

BMW X4-Rivaling Mercedes GLC Coupe Previewed By New Concept

It took Mercedes-Benz close to a decade to come out with a rival for the BMW X6, which came earlier this year in the form of the 2016 GLE Coupe. But with BMW now offering an X4 as well, Mercedes isn’t wasting any time in developing a smaller companion for its own coupe-like crossover. We’re getting our first taste of that smaller...

Hamilton Edges Out Vettel For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Pole

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton managed to secure pole position for the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, but he’s going to have his work cut out for him come tomorrow’s race as Ferrari’s four-time world champion driver Sebastian Vettel will also be starting on the front row. Hamilton’s time in Q3 was 1:32.571, with...

Arrinera Hussarya, Mitsubishi Evo Final Edition, 2016 Cadillac ATS-V: This Week’s Top Photos

Poland’s first supercar, the Arrinera Hussarya, was finally revealed to the public this week. The car was presented at an auto show in the country of its birth, and was revealed to be packing a new 8.2-liter V-8 with more than 800 horsepower on tap. It should also have the handling to match potential rivals like the Ferrari 488 GTB and...

Truck Crash Dumps 13.7 Million Bees On Highway

BEEEEEEES!!!!!! Whether you’re allergic or not, this is pretty much a nightmare scenario. A truck traveling on Interstate 5 in Lynwood, Washington, crashed while merging, tipped the truck, and spilled 13 million bees on the highway. Thirteen. Point seven. MILLION. That’s a lot of bees. Sure, it’s not as bad as, say, a tanker...

Project Binky Episode 9: The Wait Is Over

That’s right folks. Throw out all hopes of productivity for the next 26 minutes and 47 seconds. Episode 9 of Project Binky is here. With the frame (essentially) finished, the powertrain fitted (but not yet installed), and the body (mostly) ready to go on, this insane mashup of an Austin Mini and a Toyota Celica GT-Four is starting to finally...

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