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Local Motors' 3D-Printed Car Actually Gets Printed: Video

Local Motors made a bit of news earlier this year when the company said it was planning to create a 3D-printed car. We first heard of the plan back in March. Then in June a design winner was announced. Just a few months later, the car has now been printed and driven. It's called the Strati, and it came to life right on the floor of the...

2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayman GT4, Ferrari F60 America Live: Car News Headlines

We’ve just driven the 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II and found it to be a fantastically well-engineered, comfortable and capable car. The updates made to the car are extensive but only the most discerning fans will be able to spot them. Porsche looks set to introduce a new racing version of its Cayman sports car. The best part is that the...

Next Ford Explorer To Adopt Rear-Wheel-Drive Platform, Spawn Lincoln: Report

Over the next 12 to 18 months Lincoln will launch a new MKX as well as a replacement for its MKS large sedan. Beyond these, the upmarket Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] division has confirmed that two additional models will be added to its lineup before 2020. While we’ve speculated on what these two new models might be, The Truth About Cars is...

Audi Mulls RS Version Of Next-Gen R8: Report

One of the peculiar things about the current Audi R8 is that we never saw an all-out RS version with everything dialed to the max. That may not be the case for the second-generation R8 due out next year, as the man in charge of Audi’s quattro performance division has revealed that an RS version of the car is under consideration. "I have to...

Lamborghini Reveals 2015 Super Trofeo Calendar, Confirms United SportsCar Championship Plans

Lamborghini has announced that its one-make Blancpain Super Trofeo Series is back on for another season in North America next year, and has paved the way for future years by extending its partnership with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) which sanctions the series. The partnership between Lamborghini and IMSA now runs through the...

Cadillac Chief Confirms Luxury Sedan Above Upcoming CT6

Recently, Cadillac’s new chief Johan de Nysschen said he could see at least two models being introduced above the upcoming CT6 full-size sedan. He explained that one could be a pure luxury model with high-performance and the other could be a sporty model, possibly even a dedicated sports car. In a new interview with Reuters, de Nysschen said...

Porsche Eyes GT4-Spec Cayman Race Car

Porsche’s entry-level customer race car at present is the 911 GT3 Cup but the automaker could soon launch a new GT4-spec racer based on its Cayman sports car. GT4-spec racing series having been growing in popularity over the years, as they’re a much more affordable avenue for budding motorsport enthusiasts than the GT3 class. A handful...

Ferrari Launches F60 America In Beverly Hills, Auctions First 458 Speciale A For Charity

Ferrari marked 60 years of sales in the U.S. on Saturday night with a star-studded event at Beverly Hills City Hall. The famous building was bathed in red and featured a giant Prancing Horse logo on its facade, and out front was parked the first of 10 F60 America supercars that Ferrari is building to celebrate the milestone. Beverly Hills mayor...

2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Results

The inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix was a great success, with Mercedes AMG securing yet another one-two finish. The winner was star driver Lewis Hamilton, who, barring any major mishaps, is on track to take home the 2014 Drivers’ Championship. The latest win also means Hamilton has equalled the record number of wins for a British...

Autonomous RS 7, Name A Camaro, Mercedes Baby Vans: News Video

This week has seen a lot of great news come across the wires in the car world, but some of our favorite bits include an autonomous RS 7 that Audi plans to lap around the Hockenheim Ring at full race pace, a chance for fans to name a special-edition Chevy Camaro, and Mercedes’ tongue-in-cheek look at where baby vans come from. Up first is...

Hamilton Edges Out Rosberg For 2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Pole

Mercedes AMG locked out the front row for the inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix at qualifying today, with star driver Lewis Hamilton managing to edge out teammate Nico Rosberg to secure pole. Hamilton posted a 1:38.513 in Q3 with Rosberg just 0.2 of a second behind. The third fastest was Williams’ Valtteri Bottas, whose 1:38.920 came...

2016 Audi TT: The Wizardry That Gives It A Sports-Car Soundtrack

If you're not hearing some inspiring sounds from the driver's seat, it can feel like something is sorely missing from the entire driving experience. And that's perhaps most critical with otherwise spirited sports cars. Unfortunately it's too often the case with today's performance models. The sounds of modern, direct-injection aluminum...

Tesla All-Wheel-Drive, Porsche 911 GTS, Aeromobil Flying Car: The Week In Reverse

This week, Tesla unveiled a new all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric car, along with a super-performance 691-hp version, Porsche unveiled the 911 GTS, and the Aeromobil flying car nears production. It’s The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. There are many things which make a Rolls-Royce a Rolls-Royce, but only one is...

Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Roush Mustang, 2016 Nissan GT-R: This Week’s Top Photos

Forget the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, the world’s quickest sedan to 60 mph is the Tesla Model S P85D, where D stands for dual motors. Yes, Tesla announced this week that the Model S can now be ordered with a dual-motor all-wheel-drive system, and in P85D trim owners can experience 0-60 mph acceleration in just 3.2...

Lamborghini Festival 2014 Brings Bulls Together For A Cause: Video

Close your eyes. I want you to picture an event called Lamborghini Festival. What does it look like in your head? If you said a parade of varying Lamborghini examples parking near jets in a hangar, coupled with beautiful people and smiling happy faces, you'd be correct. That's exactly what you should expect from a Lamborghini Festival, but you...

TopSpeed Renders Up A Look At The 2016 Camaro

The next-generation Chevrolet Camaro isn't far from making its official debut. After all, we're swinging into auto-show season and the American muscle machine has already been caught out running hard in its camouflage colors. It's becoming more and more clear that the majority of changes to the car will occur underneath the skin. Still, there will...

2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II First Drive

There are many things which make a Rolls-Royce a Rolls-Royce, but only one is essential: a certain attitude. The Ghost Series II delivers that attitude in spades. What is that attitude? It’s an air of significance combined with an overt desire for exquisite luxury. The expression of that attitude results in a car, and an experience, that...

2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

Conditions are looking good for the inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix this weekend, with the weather in Sochi where the race is being held forecast to be fine and sunny. The peak temperature should reach 73 degrees F (23 degrees C) on Sunday, and there’s almost zero chance of rain. The weather was also fine today during the initial...

Dual-Motor Tesla Model S, Cadillac CT6 Details, Ferrari F60 America: Today’s Car News

Tesla’s Model S is now the fastest sedan in the world when it comes to 0-60 mph acceleration. Thanks to a new dual-motor option, the P85 model will rocket to 60 mph from rest in just 3.2 seconds, rivaling many supercars. Cadillac’s new range-topping sedan, the CT6, will bow next year. We’ve just learned that it will feature some...

Ferrari F60 America Special Edition Revealed

Hot on the heels of its 458 Speciale A at the recent 2014 Paris Auto Show, Ferrari has revealed the all-new F60 America which celebrates 60 years of Prancing Horse sales in the U.S. The stunning supercar is based on the F12 Berlinetta but has an all-new, open-top body. The car will be unveiled tomorrow night at an anniversary celebration gala...

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