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Mercedes-AMG GT S aggressively priced at $129,900

Mercedes will start deliveries of the new AMG GT S supercar, the more powerful version of its awesome super coupe, before the less potent version, and has priced it aggressively against its rivals. Continue reading Mercedes-AMG GT SShow More Summary

Volkswagen Amarok counterfeited by Chinese automaker

This is not the first time this company did this. The Chinese manufacturer Jiangling Motors has copied the design of the Amarok by Volkswagen. It seems that the automakers from China don’t learn from their mistakes. Earlier they have already done this and now they do it again with the counterfeit of Volkswagen Amarok by

NHTSA adding automatic braking to recommended safety tech list

The US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are adding crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support to the list of recommended safety features under the New Car Assessment Program. They are not mandated technologies, simply encouraged for new vehicle buyers. Show More Summary

Porsche Pajun will be released as an electric-only car

This car, which is regarded as a successor of Porsche Panamera, will be added to the Porsche line-up as an electric-only car. According to the recent reports, the company has ditched it plans to manufacture diesel and gasoline versions of its new Pajun model. Instead of this, they will produce only an electric car that

Rowan Atkinson selling his McLaren F1 for $12M

British comedian Rowan Atkinson is selling his dark purple 1997 McLaren F1 for the equivalent of about $12 million. Since owning the McLaren, Atkinson has covered 41,000 miles in it and has crashed the supercar at least twice. Continue...Show More Summary

2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona gallery of Saturday afternoon and night racing

The 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona only has a little under five hours left to run and we won't write anything in here to spoil it. We're just going to leave you with a gallery of 169 photos from the Saturday afternoon and overnight before we come back with a race recap. Show More Summary

Plug-ins vehicle sales could hit one percent market share this quarter

Plug-in vehicles may account for as much as one percent of new-car sales this quarter as falling gas prices fail to sway people away from high-MPG cars and advanced-powertrain vehicles. Continue reading Plug-ins vehicle sales could hit...Show More Summary

Mercedes-Benz CLA And Audi A3 Are Selling At An Identical Pace In The U.S.

The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and Audi A3 attained almost identical levels of popularity in the United States in 2014. True, Mercedes-Benz sold 27,365 CLAs over the last twelve months; Audi sold only 22,250 A3s during that period. That’s 23% more CLA sales than A3 sales. Show More Summary

A successor of 650S McLaren will make its debut in Geneva

Recently, some unproved rumors were spread that a successor of 650S track-focused McLaren model could debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Well, those rumors turned out to be true, and the car will debut on the event. The announcement of the upcoming debut of the model was made by the automaker himself, and it

Audi shows more images of RS3 Sportback

This time photos of the car in Sepang Blue color were released Audi has recently published new photos with its 2015 RS3 Sportback, expected on sale in March. This new model by Audi was primarily introduced in the previous month, but back then there were only photos in Catalunya Red color. Customers were definitely asking

Saints Row video sends up Top Gear with motorized, machine-gunned Barcalounger

For a Top Gear parody called Gat Gear, the people behind the latest expansion to the Saints Row video game series create a real-life version of the Armchair-a-geddon and let The Stag drive it around London. Continue reading Saints Row...Show More Summary

Honda ditching Takata for next Accord's airbags

Honda may move to one of Takata's competitors in what could be a devastating turn for the Japanese supplier. Continue reading Honda ditching Takata for next Accord's airbags Honda ditching Takata for next Accord's airbags originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Weekly Recap: Ford gets serious in Silicon Valley

We curate the week's events with a focus on Ford's investment in a Silicon Valley research center. Plus, other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford gets serious in Silicon Valley Weekly Recap: Ford gets serious in Silicon Valley originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona pre-race notes

Current Verizon IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay summarized our feelings on every year's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona when he said, "The 24 kind of kicks off the year and has become part of my calendar... It definitely helps you get in race shape after a long layoff." We tagged along this year with Audi for what should be a very good race. Show More Summary

Cadillac boss says small SUV 'at least four years away'

Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen says that the company's compact luxury crossover is at least four years away from hitting the market. After better establishing itself in the US, he also wants Cadillac to start appealing to Europe with some diesel models. Show More Summary

Chart Of The Day: Auto Brand Market Share In Mexico In 2014

The Asociación Mexicana de la Industria Automotriz reported a 7% increase to 1.1 million new vehicle sales in 2014. Nissan is Mexico’s best-selling auto brand. Sales at the Nissan brand jumped 11% to 291,729 units in 2014. Combined with...Show More Summary

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. puts his Callaway Corvette and '55 Chevy on eBay

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has put two cars from his personal collection up for sale on eBay. The first is a 1955 Chevy Bel Air that Junior had reworked by Funk Master Flex in 2004, the second is a 1999 Callaway Corvette C12 that was worth $200,000 when new. Show More Summary

Reporter fails to understand how car ice scraper works

Originally from California, a reporter for KREM 2 News in Spokane, WA gets a lesson in how - and where - to use an ice scraper on a car. Continue reading Reporter fails to understand how car ice scraper works Reporter fails to understand how car ice scraper works originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

What you missed on 1.22.15

We drive the 2015 Jeep Renegade, Porsche might be planning an all-turbo line of 911s and we explore a new etching process that makes metal magically repel water (well, at least it looks like magic). Continue reading What you missed on 1.22.15 What you missed on 1.22.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

AWD BMW M5 is headed our way

Spy shots confirm that BMW is at least testing an all-wheel drive version of the M5, confirming previous rumors. The model likely wouldn't debut until the more powerful, next-gen model debuts and possibly only as an option. ContinueShow More Summary

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