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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Chicago Auto Show page claims 2016 Mazda MX-5 to produce 155 hp

A webpage for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show is claiming that the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will produce 155 horsepower from a 2.0-liter, Skyactiv engine, fitting prior reports. Continue reading Chicago Auto Show page claims 2016 Mazda MX-5 to produce...Show More Summary

Buick Blackhawk concept headed to auction block again

The beautifully curvaceous Buick Blackhawk concept was made in the early 2000s, and the one-off was largely constructed from vintage components from the brand. Once part of the General Motors Heritage Fleet, the Blackhawk was sold off in 2009. Show More Summary

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo won't be a one-and-done model

With its quirky design, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo doesn't seem like the most-loved model in the BMW lineup. However, sales in the US and China have reportedly been strong enough to warrant a successor based on the next-gen 5 Series platform, likely in 2016. Show More Summary

McLaren previews 650S track special

McLaren Automotive gives us our first glimpse of the upcoming extreme evolution of the 650S, expected to debut alongside the P1 GTR at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Continue reading McLaren previews 650S track special McLaren previews 650S track special originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:59:00 EST. Show More Summary

Jay Leno listens to the people, shows off still-stock 1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

Jay Leno revisits his 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, and explains why it's just fine the way it is. Who are we to disagree? Continue reading Jay Leno listens to the people, shows off still-stock 1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 Jay Leno listens...Show More Summary

What you missed on 1.26.15

We drive the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk and capture its off-road credentials on video, find out that the Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang is very quick and that the next Ford Raptor will be very powerful. All that and more, just a single click...Show More Summary

Film captures last victory of Lebanese drift champion before untimely death

Bassam Zahalan is the hero of this video chronicling the burgeoning drift scene in Lebanon. Sadly he didn't live to see it air, or to represent his country at the finals in Dubai. Continue reading Film captures last victory of Lebanese...Show More Summary

Toyota spotlights Amy Purdy in new ad ahead of Super Bowl

We're getting another taste of Toyota's ad campaign for the Super Bowl with its pre-game commercial for the refreshed 2015 Camry. The spot stars Paralympic snowboarder and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Amy Purdy over the inspiring words of Muhammad Ali. Show More Summary

On Location in Iceland with the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover invited us to Iceland to test drive its new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport, and here's a teaser video to accompany our First Drive story. Continue reading On Location in Iceland with the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport On...Show More Summary

Bentley names new CEO for the Americas

Bentley has recalled its chief executive for the Americas to direct its global sales and marketing operations, and brings in former Porsche and Jaguar manager Michael Winkler to take his office in Virginia. Continue reading Bentley names...Show More Summary

Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

Don't expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it's launched revised versions of both. Continue reading Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever...Show More Summary

Race Recap: Rolex 24 at Daytona was fast and feisty

In order not to spoil it for anyone who has yet to watch, however unlikely that may be, we suggest you click on this post to see who won the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona. You'll also get a thorough recap of the racing action, and some great images live from the race. Show More Summary

Lotus F1 Team reveals new E23 Hybrid

Now running under dominant Mercedes power, the new E23 Hybrid is the first new chassis from Lotus to pack anything but a Renault engine in two decades. But will that be enough to put Lotus back in contention for checkered flags? Continue...Show More Summary

Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #415 LIVE!

We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #415 this evening. Have a look at our rundown of topics, and sound off with your questions and comments via the Q&A module. We'll record the show live at 10:00 PM Eastern. Continue reading SubmitShow More Summary

Is that the Ford GT Le Mans racer in the background of this Forza video?

Look closely in the background of this latest video from the creators of Forza 6 and you can make out what looks like the design for the rumored racing version of the new Ford GT. Continue reading Is that the Ford GT Le Mans racer in...Show More Summary

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 ready to rally

Toyota readies rally-going version of the Scion FR-S for the R3 class, available for privateer teams for less than $95,000 to field in national and international events including the HJS TMG CS-R3 Trophy starting this summer. Continue...Show More Summary

Top Gear brings together LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918

Top Gear magazine managed to get the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder together on the same stretch of road, and released this video clip previously reserved for digital subscribers. Continue reading Top Gear brings...Show More Summary

Ford exec reveals new F-150 Raptor packs 450 horsepower

Ford didn't disclose output figures for its new performance lineup at its reveal in Detroit, but in a recent television interview at Daytona, product chief Raj Nair reportedly let slip that the new F-150 Raptor will offer 450 horsepower. Show More Summary

General Motors death toll climbs to 50 [w/video]

At least 50 people have been killed by defective General Motors ignition switches. Not all the claims have been fully reviewed, making it possible that the death toll could considerably rise. Continue reading General Motors death toll...Show More Summary

Mini Minor to be co-developed with Toyota

The partnership between BMW and Toyota is now tipped to expand to include a new city car to be billed as the Mini Minor, previewed by the Rocketman concept of 2011. Continue reading Mini Minor to be co-developed with Toyota Mini Minor to be co-developed with Toyota originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

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