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Aston Martin Trademarks New Names, DB9 Replacement Tipped To Be A DB10

Aston Martin is developing a new platform that will underpin all of its next-generation models, starting with the next DB9 due around 2016. There is now some debate within the company as to what name should be used for the new car. The "DB" part, the initials of David Brown, who owned and ran the company from 1947 to 1972, is expected to remain...

Infiniti Q50 Long-Wheelbase Revealed, Will Be Built And Sold In China

In China's heavy traffic, there's little appeal to be had from the driving process. Those who can afford it hire someone else to do the job for them, while they recline in the back—usually in one of the multitude of long-wheelbase models offered exclusively in the country. Latest to add another long-wheelbase model to its range is luxury...

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup R Road Car Spy Shots

Lotus appears to be working on a new version of its Elise sports car, believed to be based on the Elise S Cup R race car that debuted earlier this year and was designed for the Lotus Cup racing series. This prototype, spotted at the Nürburgring, features a body kit almost identical to the one on the race car, but at the same time it’s...

2015 Corvette Z06, 2016 Discovery Sport, New Infiniti Concept: Today’s Car News

The official order guide for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette lineup has come online, and it reveals that the weight of the 2015 Z06 will be substantially higher than that of the previous-generation model. Of course, power in the latest Z06 is also substantially higher. Land Rover has given us a glimpse at the interior of its upcoming Discovery Sport...

Lotus CEO Hints At New SUV And Sedan: Report

It was at the 2010 Paris Auto Show that previous Lotus CEO Dany Bahar shocked the automotive world by unveiling six separate concept cars and promising to bring all of them to production within five years. What didn’t come as a shock was the plan falling flat on its face and Bahar eventually getting fired. Since then, Lotus parent company...

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Much Heavier Than Predecessor

Weight is typically the enemy of the performance car, so the news that the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is heavier than its predecessor isn't exactly fantastic. And given that the Corvette has a new aluminum structure beneath its body panels, it's surprising news too. According to the 2015 Corvette's Order Guide (via Corvette Blogger), the 2015...

Jaguar XE SVR To Get V-8 Power: Report

Jaguar’s upcoming XE small sedan will be the first model to feature the automaker’s new Ingenium four-cylinder engines. However, Jaguar’s 3.0-liter V-6 is also expected to be offered and according to a new report there will be a V-8 option as well. Yes, the XE is expected to feature a high-performance SVR variant built by the men...

Land Rover Teases Interior Of LR2-Replacing Discovery Sport: Video

A handful of new vehicles are set to be revealed over the next couple of weeks, such as the Jaguar XE, Mercedes-AMG GT and second-generation Volvo XC90. Another is the Land Rover Discovery Sport, which will hit showrooms next year as the replacement for the LR2. The Discovery Sport will be revealed on September 3, ahead of an official debut at the...

Lamborghini CEO Hints At Rear-Wheel-Drive Huracán

At the recent 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Lamborghini presented its new Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo race car. Curiously, the new race car featured a rear-wheel-drive system as opposed to the all-wheel-drive setup found in the Gallardo Super Trofeo that it replaces from next year onward. It turns out the road-going...

Ford Mustang To Eventually Get 10-Speed Automatic?

Do you like your Ford Mustangs like you like your Peterbilts? We hope so, because it seems that the sporty coupe could be climbing the transmission ladder up into a space normally occupied for bigger machines. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is working on a ten-speed automatic gearbox together with General Motors Company [NYSE:GM]. According to...

Brabus Starts Tuning Program For 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class hasn't been around for long, but renowned German tuning firm Brabus has already turned its attention to the sedan with a full package of styling and tuning parts. As ever, buyers can choose everything from simple wheel upgrades to the full Brabus performance kits and interior re-trims. MUST WATCH: Hear The 2015 Ford...

China Finds Mercedes-Benz Guilty Of Price Fixing: Report

China is the world's largest car market, and automakers are scrambling to get in on the action. However, a recent government crackdown is dampening enthusiasm at some of them. Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for dealer service and parts in the country, China's Xinhua (via Reuters) reports. The Jiangsu Province Price...

Production BMW X5 Security Ready For Moscow Auto Show Debut

Buyers looking for a vehicle that will coddle them while protecting them from gunfire and shrapnel are in luck, because many of the world's top automakers all offer armored versions of their vehicles. One of these automakers is BMW, which is set to introduce an armored version of its latest X5 SUV. First shown as a concept at last year's Frankfurt...

Infiniti Teases... Something For 2014 Paris Auto Show

The 2014 Paris Auto Show is set to begin in early October. Infiniti is ready for the action to start because the automaker just released a photo and some text well ahead of the event. It's a teaser, and there's not much to it, but we'd be remiss if we didn't join every other outlet in reporting on this nothingness. The text of the release reads...

Hear The 2015 Ford Mustang GT Rev Its V-8: Video

Ford’s all-new, sixth-generation Mustang is now just a couple of months away from hitting the showroom floor, in base, EcoBoost and GT trim. Here we have the latter, which revs its 5.0-liter V-8 engine for all the world to enjoy. DON'T MISS: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Is World's Most Powerful Sedan Loping along at idle like it has a...

2016 Audi A5 Spy Shots

The second generation of Audi’s handsome A5 range is expected to arrive in time for the 2016 model year, which puts its showroom arrival sometime in the second half of 2015, although it may end up being delayed until early the following year. These are our first spy shots of a test mule for the car. The test mule shows that the 2016 A5 is...

Bugatti Launches Legends Fashion Range To Match Special Veyrons

Bugatti chose the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering events to bring together all six of its "Legends" special edition Veyrons for the very first time. One might think that bringing six unique examples of the world's fastest supercar together would be enough at such a prestigious event, but just in case...

2015 Ford Mustang RTR, 2016 Jaguar XE, 2017 Lincoln Navigator: Car News Headlines

Ford and Vaughn Gittin Jr. are working on a new RTR version of the 2015 Mustang, and today we saw the first teaser for the upgraded muscle car. The 2015 Mustang RTR goes on sale next January, and it will be available worldwide. Jaguar has revealed details on the new infotainment system that will feature in its upcoming 2016 XE. The details include...

2015 Corvette Valet Mode Helps Preserve Tires, Owners' Peace Of Mind: Video

The plethora of adjustable driving modes in new cars demonstrates software's ability to change a vehicle's behavior, but the technology can go even further. Features like the valet key used on Dodge's SRT Hellcat models and Ford's programmable MyKey allow owners to restrict how other people drive their cars. The latest take on this tech for...

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Teased Further: Video

Mercedes-Benz’s newest sports car, the Mercedes-AMG GT, is almost here, and now, just a few weeks out from the car’s reveal, we have a series of tasty videos to ogle. In the videos, the engineers working on the car hint at its performance, with one even boasting the new GT will have go-kart-like handling. The GT sports car will go up...

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