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Filed Under:Vehicles / Automotive Industry News
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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Touring Superleggera teases new Geneva-bound creation

Italian coachbuilder Touring Superleggera seems to be taking inspiration from Ferrari for its latest creation called the Berlinetta Luso. The company just released a teaser video for the car ahead of its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Show More Summary

Weekly Recap: Ferrari pens a provocative F1 car of the future

We curate the week's events with a focus on Ferrari's provocative Formula One design. Plus, other news and notes from the auto business. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ferrari pens a provocative F1 car of the future Weekly Recap: Ferrari pens a provocative F1 car of the future originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:58:00 EST. Show More Summary

Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z,' dead at 105

Yutaka Katayama, a former Nissan executive credited with launching the iconic Datsun Z, has passed away at the age of 105. Rest in peace, "Mr. K." Continue reading Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z,' dead at 105 Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z,' dead at 105 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:58:00 EST. Show More Summary

Autoblog editors yearning for summer roadtrips share some tunes [w/videos]

We're not sure if you noticed, but it's pretty frigging cold out there in most of the US. In order to break the winter doldrums, we collected our favorite summer roadtrip songs to help you daydream about warmer days. Continue reading...Show More Summary

Gravity-defying Vauxhall sculpture goes up in London

British artist Alex Chinneck hangs a Vauxhall Corsa upside down and fifteen feet in the air on a 50-foot curved ribbon of tarmac as an artistic installation in London. Continue reading Gravity-defying Vauxhall sculpture goes up in London...Show More Summary

Evo's Mini-focused tribute to Best Motoring is the best thing you'll see all day

Evo has paid tribute to the beloved Japanese video series Best Motoring, with an outstanding track-based feature involving four hot Minis. Continue reading Evo's Mini-focused tribute to Best Motoring is the best thing you'll see allShow More Summary

What you missed on 2.20.15

Introducing our long-term 2015 Volkswagen GTI; Takata fined $14,000/day; Chevy admits confusion over Bolt name. Those are the top automotive headlines for Friday, February 20, 2015. Continue reading What you missed on 2.20.15 What you missed on 2.20.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:32:00 EST. Show More Summary

2016 Kia Sorento now an IIHS Top Safety Pick

The new 2016 Kia Sorento earns Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety by scoring a 'good' mark on the small overlap crash test. Continue reading 2016 Kia Sorento now an IIHS Top Safety Pick 2016 Kia Sorento now an IIHS Top Safety Pick originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

Nissan to run two GT-R GT3 cars in 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series

Nissan will be lining up two FIA GT3-spec GT-Rs on the start line of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge at the Circuit of the Americas March 6-8, sponsored by Always Evolving, Replay XD cameras, and Nismo. Continue reading Nissan to run...Show More Summary

Jaguar Land Rover said to favor Europe rather than US for new plant

A recent labor dispute in the UK may be souring Jaguar Land Rover on a reported US factory, with the company looking at Austria and Turkey instead. Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover said to favor Europe rather than US for new plantShow More Summary

Saab tries [again] to emerge from bankruptcy

Saab, which is apparently still a thing, has come up with a new proposal that squares things with creditors, moves it out of bankruptcy and courts new OEMs. Continue reading Saab tries [again] to emerge from bankruptcy Saab tries [again] to emerge from bankruptcy originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:32:00 EST. Show More Summary

Federal investigators seek clarity on millions of Takata documents

Federal investigators said Friday that global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with a problem into the company's exploding airbags, which are responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more. Continue...Show More Summary

Chevy Silverado WT gets its own murdered-out trim pack

Following up on its three special edition trucks it showed in Chicago, Chevy has added a new trim package to its most affordable Silverado. Continue reading Chevy Silverado WT gets its own murdered-out trim pack Chevy Silverado WT gets its own murdered-out trim pack originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

Ford, Petty's Garage to build limited-edition Mustang GT from SEMA Show

Ford and Petty's Garage are teaming up to bring the tuner's supercharged, 627-horsepower Mustang GT from the 2014 SEMA Show to dealers. The boosted 'Stangs are limited to 143 units and at least one is already sold. Continue reading Ford,...Show More Summary

Apple car could arrive by 2020

Insiders claim that Apple is aiming for 2020 to launch its car, and the company reportedly has around 200 people working on the project. Continue reading Apple car could arrive by 2020 Apple car could arrive by 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Aston Martin Vulcan teased again with shooting flames

We already know the Aston Martin Vulcan sounds fantastic, but in the latest teaser, Aston proves that it can spit flames out of each side too. Continue reading Aston Martin Vulcan teased again with shooting flames Aston Martin Vulcan teased again with shooting flames originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

Mercedes releases first shot of AMG GT3

Mercedes-AMG is showing off the first picture of the AMG GT3 race car that will enter competition next year. If its angry face and the track-day excellence of the street-legal AMG GT S are anything to judge by, the 2016 FIA GT3 class is about to get an unruly new entry. Show More Summary

Used car prices reach record level in 2014

A report from Edmunds put the average price of a used car in 2014 at $16,800, which is a record, and a 5.7-percent increase from 2013. It also found 1-year-old and 4-year-old cars showed gains at or near the average, while some vintages showed gains of up to 18.4 percent. Show More Summary

Mansory tunes Lamborghini Huracan to 838 hp

Any subtlety from the Lamborghini Huracan is completely gone after Mansory gets done with it. The tuners bolt on a turbo to the V10 to bring things up to 838 horsepower and add a carbon-fiber widebody kit. Continue reading Mansory tunes...Show More Summary

Chris Harris flogs the Lexus RC F

Chris Harris tries the Lexus RC-F on the track and on the road. Finding it "a curious blend of things," he's slightly put off by its weight when trying to twist it around a track, but its styling, cabin, sounds and non-German aura make it rewarding as a GT. Show More Summary

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