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Mark Webber Takes Delivery Of Porsche 918 Spyder

It’s a well-known fact that racing driver Mark Webber is a huge fan of Porsche, with the Australian even purchasing the last 911 GT2 RS during his days driving for the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Now he’s added an even faster Porsche to his fleet, the 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. Webber is currently at the...

2016 Subaru BRZ Priced From $26,190

Subaru has dropped prices on its BRZ sports car, with the latest 2016 model starting at just $26,190, including a $795 destination charge. That’s down about $300 on pricing for the previous model year, and it’s even down on pricing for the 2013 model year when the BRZ was launched. You can thank the U.S. dollar’s strength against...

Oshkosh Defense JLTV Relieves The Humvee Of Its Duties: Video

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or Humvee as it's more commonly known, has served the United States military since 1984. More than 280,000 of them have been built, beat up, and used in far-flung places all around the globe. The U.S. military is ready to move on, though, which means a new vehicle has to step up and take its place...

Next Major Car Project From Kahn Design Is The Speed 7 Retro Roadster

When bespoke vehicle customizer Kahn Design announced a year ago it was expanding into the world of coachbuilding and planning its own range of standalone cars, no one would have expected the company to roll out in quick succession so many models. The Flying Huntsman range of SUVs based on the Land Rover Defender is already on sale, and soon Kahn...

New Smart ForTwo Cabrio Revealed, Goes On Sale Early Summer 2016

Fans of the third-generation Smart ForTwo that’s just gone on sale will soon be able to opt for an open-top version as Daimler’s minicar brand has just revealed a new Fortwo Cabrio. The car makes its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in less than three weeks and is confirmed to reach showrooms in the United States by early summer...

Is There A New Ford Bronco On The Horizon?

We've heard that Ford could be on the cusp of bringing back the Ranger. The latest generation of its compact pickup has grown to become a mid-size and Ford felt it competed too closely with the full-size F-150. Thus it was relegated to duty in locales outside of the United States. That's a bummer for us because, by all accounts, the latest...

2016 BMW 7 Series First Drive

The Monticello Motor Club is a country club with a racetrack instead of a golf course. Performance car owners in the New York metropolitan area join to take advantage of the reconfigurable road course that features up to 3.6 miles of track, as many as 22 turns, and 450 feet of elevation changes. Automakers have chosen this venue to show off the...

There's A Humvee Replacement On The Way

The HMMWV, or Humvee as it's more commonly known, has served the United States military since 1984. More than 280,000 of them have been built, beat up, and used in far-flung places all around the globe. The U.S. military is ready to move on, though, which means a new vehicle has to step up and take its place. That vehicle has been found, and a new...

Koenigsegg Hints At Hybrid All-Wheel Drive For Future Supercars

Koenigsegg builds the most powerful cars in the world, with its One:1 developing as much as 1,341 horsepower and its upcoming Regera hybrid promising as much as 1,500 hp. Incredibly, the Swedish supercar marque has always stuck to rear-wheel drive but that may change in the not too distant future. Koenigsegg CEO and founder Christian von...

2016 Honda CR-Z Getting New Look

The Honda CR-Z hybrid hatchback was originally introduced for the 2011 model year, and at the time it was hoped the car would change the perception that hybrid cars can’t be fun with its sporty looks and available manual transmission. That didn’t turn out to be case. CHECK OUT: Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: 0-60 In 2.7 Seconds...

Tesla Model S P85D So Good It Broke The Scale At Consumer Reports

When Consumer Reports tests a vehicle, it provides a score for that vehicle along a set point scale. The folks at the influential magazine, already fans of Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S, just tested the latest Model S P85D and somehow it earned a score of 103... out of 100 points. The car was so good to them that it essentially re-wrote the...

Dodge Barracuda Confirmed, Next-Gen Charger Detailed, Mercedes GLS Spied: Car News Headlines

At a dealer meeting held in Las Vegas earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed a number of its upcoming models, one of which will be a new Barracuda. The only problem is that without the Plymouth brand around, FCA has decided to brand the new ‘Cuda as a Dodge. We’re sure that won’t sit well with...

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on a mid-cycle update for its GL-Class that will see the full-size luxury SUV rebranded a GLS in line with the automaker’s latest naming scheme. Like the GL, the new GLS will feature a high-performance variant developed by Mercedes-AMG, a prototype for which has been spotted for the first time. The new performance...

Chris Harris Spends Time With Bugatti's EB110 Super Sport: Video

Before there was the Veyron there was the EB110. It was built during the 1990s when Bugatti was under the stewardship of Italian Romano Artioli, a Ferrari dealer who revived the brand which had previously been dormant since 1952. He broke ground on a state-of-the-art factory in the Italian commune of Campogalliano in 1987 and set to work on...

Google To Combat Potholes Suggests Latest Patent Filing

You know what no one out there likes? Potholes. They take over a stretch of local road and soon enough your alignment is off, your suspension is creaking, and you're blowing out tires and mending bent wheels. Potholes are the mosquitoes of the automotive world. Jaguar and Land Rover is already looking to take the bite out of this menace. And the...

Next Dodge Charger To Feature Alfa Romeo Platform, Coupe-Like Styling: Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] this week held a dealer meeting in Las Vegas where it showed off many of its upcoming models, both confirmed cars and previously unknown ones. The big news was confirmation of a new Barracuda to be sold by Dodge as the likely replacement for its Challenger muscle car. Another crucial model unveiled was the...

2017 Kia Sportage Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Kia’s new Sportage has finally been revealed—officially, this time—and we’re glad to report it features an attractive, unique design that should that should distinguish it in the marketplace from the sea of more conservatively-styled compact crossovers including its corporate cousin, the Hyundai Tucson. The...

A Modern Conceptual Take On An E36 BMW 3-Series

Some folks love old cars. Other folks prefer new cars. There's a smaller group out there that may want to drive an old car, but make it look like a more modern machine, and that's where the Hungarian firm of TMCARS comes into play. Last year, we took a look at the outfit's take on a modernized E30 BMW 3-Series. Now the company is back, and it's...

2016 Honda Civic Sedan Reveal Coming September 16

For the official reveal of its 2016 Civic sedan, Honda is staging events in both Los Angeles and New York, Automotive News is reporting. The exact time for the double-header unveiling hasn't yet been announced, but the events will occur at the same time, so enthusiasts on each coast will be on equal footing. Though even after the wraps come off...

Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads: Video

Self-Driving trucks from Pennsylvania firm Royal Truck and Equipment will be on Florida roads by the end of the year. The rigs, which are part of a Department of Transportation pilot program, can navigate by following a pre-programmed lead car, via remote control, or by using GPS Waypoint navigation. Daimler's self-driving tractor trailers have...

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