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This Week’s Top Photos: The 2016 Monterey Car Week edition

Cadillac’s Escala concept was a major hit at last week’s Monterey Car Week extravaganza. The svelte sedan previews the new look for Cadillac, one that’s more modern and daring than anything we’ve seen from the brand since 2002’s Cien supercar. Cadillac hasn’t mentioned production but we hope it ends up as the...

CarAdvice podcast episode 18: Megane RS retired, new Golf spied, Q30 launched, and much more

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Welcome to episode 18 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week’s episode, or you’d like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, regular hosts Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined by Lifestyle Editor, Tegan Lawson, to talk all the latest news and reviews in the Australian […]

2016 Monterey Car Week Auctions Cater To Every Taste

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Without a doubt, some of the biggest attractions at Monterey Car Week are the auctions, and although multi-million-dollar sales are usually what get the most attention, this annual automotive celebration actually offers a wide variety of cars. Show More Summary

Volkswagen Golf Club Sport GTI by ABT Sportsline

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

ABT Sportsline is adding another program to its long list of tuning upgrades for Volkswagen models. This latest offering is for the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport and just like past kits for VW’s resident hot hatch, this one comes with...Show More Summary

BBC Giving Jeremy Clarkson and His New Show "The Grand Tour" a Hard Time

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Let’s look at the reality of things for a minute. Top Gear hasn’t been the same since Clarkson’s altercation with that producer and his subsequent firing. While the show has tried to make a comeback, it’s been plagued with one problem after another. Show More Summary

Amazon Launches New Portal for Researching and Comparing Cars

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Amazon.com recently expanded its massive product review portfolio to include automobiles, offering consumers a tool to research and compare vehicles. The new portal provides information on specifications and features, as well as reviews written by owners that provide insight into what it’s like to actually own a given model. Show More Summary

2017 GMC Acadia Denali – Driven

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The GMC Acadia has been around since 2007 and shared its Lambda platform, powertrain, and nearly everything else besides its cosmetics with the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. These three-row crossovers were the answer for folks wanting a less-expensive, slightly more efficient version of the Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon. Show More Summary

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Gets New V-6 & Eight-Speed Auto

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

After only two years on the market, Chevy is giving is midsize Colorado a new gasoline powertrain. The new V-6 engine keeps the familiar 3.6-liter displacement, but now comes with a host of upgrades designed at making more power with better fuel efficiency. Show More Summary

Subaru Trademarks BRZ tS For The U.S.

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Japanese automaker Subaru filed a trademark application for the "BRZ tS" name for use here in the United States back in January 2016, and now a new report claims that the moniker was recently registered to the company’s U.S. division. Show More Summary

Honda NSX Will Cost Significantly More In Japan Compared To The Nissan GT-R NISMO

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

You would think that for an automaker that comes from Japan, its home market would get first dibs on any of the cars it builds. But that’s not the case with the Honda NSX. Apparently, the Japanese market isn’t getting the NSX until 2017, much later than other countries like the U.S. Show More Summary

Fiat-Abarth 1000 Monoposto Da Record "La Principessa"

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

In the 1950s Abarth was designing and building its own race cars, making itself pretty well known in the international motorsport community. To help promote the company name and brand, Carlo Abarth – the founder of Abarth & Company – looked to competing for international speed endurance records. Show More Summary

This is How Caterham's Alpine Coupe Twin Was Supposed To Look Like

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Back in 2011, Alpine announced that it would produce its first car in two decades as part of a joint-venture with British sports car firm Caterham. Initially scheduled to arrive in 2015, the new Alpine was delayed after the French company and Caterham decided to drop their partnership, despite having a co-developed vehicle in the works. Show More Summary

Lamborghini Hopes Urus SUV Will Help Double Sales Volume

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Sales volume isn’t usually a point of pride for Lamborghini as the Italian automaker has always placed a premium on driving experience above everything else. But with the arrival of the new Urus SUV, Lamborghini will, in the words of CEO Stefano Domenicali, “push like hell” to sell as many units of the Urus as it possibly can. Show More Summary

Monterey Car Week Has Ruined Me Forever

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

I was only there for five days, but in that short time span, Monterey Car Week drastically altered my perception of automotive normalcy. To make things worse, I don’t think it’s ever going back to the way it was. Five days is all itShow More Summary

Lotus Elise 250 Special Edition

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

It seems like every month one automaker or another has a reason to celebrate and create some limited-run, special-edition model. Today, Lotus has announced its latest special edition that was designed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the company’s Hethel site. Show More Summary

Singapore is Home to the First Self-Driving Taxi

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The race between auto manufacturers to bring real, self-driving cars to the market is as bad as the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the U.S. that started back in the mid-1950s. With Tesla holding the trophy for the most advanced system so far, other manufacturers are closing in fast and relentlessly. Show More Summary

Tesla Targeting More Than Acceleration With P100D Models

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Tesla announced this week they will begin producing a new version of the Model S and Model X, the P100D. This latest iteration of the Model X and S increases battery capacity, improving both speed and range. Tesla’s batteries now range from 60 to 100 kilowatts. The P100D upgrades are sure to entice new buyers and will […]

Interview: Gymkhana and rally hero Ken Block

Ken Block started racing at what many would consider an advanced age. The then-DC Shoes marketing executive went to a rally school at the age of 36 and immediately took to it. By the next year he was racing, and his big break came a few years later. Nobody gave it to him, though. He created it. He released his first gymkhana video in 2008, and it...

Truckload Of Airbag Parts Explodes En Route To Takata Plant, Killing Woman Inside Her Home

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A woman was killed in her home by an explosion Monday morning involving a truckload of airbag detonation triggers which was on its way to a Takata automotive parts plant, according to multiple reports. Read more...

Corvette Can't Swim

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is quite possibly the greatest piece of local news entertainment in the “automotive comedy” category in years. Read more...

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