Technically speaking, the car you are looking at is not a Chrysler Imperial. It comes from a period in the model’s history when Chrysler was trying to better differentiate its top-end luxury model from the rest of the Chrysler lineup, and Imperial became its own brand, with no Chrysler badging to be found on the car. Show More Summary
2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Golf GTI, and in commemoration of that, Volkswagen has built the 2016 Golf GTI Clubsport. The car still isn’t available for sale quite yet, but EVO has managed to get a little bit of time on the track with one of the three pre-production models. Show More Summary
A new report from motoring.com indicates that Yamaha’s surprise Tokyo Motor Show concept, the Sports Ride Coupe designed by Gordon Murray, may actually make it to production (for under $70k) in their under-construction European manufacturing plant alongside the company’s upcoming Motiv city car. Read more...
Red Bull air racer Matt Hall apparently had some company while cruising high in one of his acrobatic planes (MXS-R or Extra 300). It came in the form of a pair of Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornets. After flying off his wing for a bit they moved on a in a spectacular fashion. Read more...
Fifty years later, Ralph Nader's automotive expose "Unsafe At Any Speed" remains relevant and vital for American drivers. Continue reading Ralph Nader's 'Unsafe At Any Speed' turns 50 today Ralph Nader's 'Unsafe At Any Speed' turns 50 today originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Car names that are real names are great. Mustang. Bearcat. Dingo. But then there’s the whole alphanumeric world of numbers and letters. Which one is best? Read more...
The more powerful 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S models will make their world premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. As part of the changes, the hi-po 911 Turbo S now prints from 0-100km/h in a staggering, supercar-beating 2.9 seconds. How? The halo cars within the Porsche 911 […]
The facelifted 2016 Lexus GS range has landed in Australia, bringing new looks, new features and revised pricing to the large premium sedan party. The 2016 Lexus GS line-up kicks off with the new turbocharged GS200t, replacing the GS250 level that opened the range before. The model spread is otherwise familiar fare, with the GS300h […]
Porsche has dropped the new 911 Turbo and Turbo S, pushing power up by 20 ponies a piece and slashing bits and pieces from the 0-60 times for both models. Continue reading Porsche turns up boost on 911 range with new Turbo and TurboShow More Summary
jeep is recalling its cherokee and grand cherokee suvs in australia due to a potential airbag hazard. the offending models were built in 2003 for the cherokee and 2004 for the grand cherokee. the airbag system occupant restraint control (orc) module has been identified as the source of the problem, as it may trigger in error. Show More Summary
With a month to spare, Subaru has already bested its annual sales record of 513,693 vehicles, marking its seventh record-breaking year in a row. Continue reading Subaru breaks all-time sales record well before year end Subaru breaks all-time sales record well before year end originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:29:00 EST. Show More Summary
Porsche just dropped a preview of the new 911 Turbo and Turbo S, and it looks slightly sharper, accelerates slightly quicker, and is now slightly more ridiculously expensive. Remember, this is the Turbo 911, and confusingly not those other, now-turbo 911’s. Read more...
Ferrari announced that it is borrowing over $2.6 billion to fill its coffers and that of its soon-to-be-former parent company, FCA, as the two separate from each other. Continue reading Ferrari borrows $2.6 billion to finance FCA spinoff...Show More Summary
Shipping History reminds us that on this day in 1994, the MS Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and later sank near Somalia following an engine explosion. Below is a first-hand account of the incident filmed by one of the crew members onboard: The MS Achille Lauro caught on fire and sank 125 miles off […] .
The 2016 Lexus RC Coupe is now in Australia, and it brings with it a budget-friendly price tag and a new turbo petrol engine. The Lexus RC200t brings the starting price of the Lexus coupe down to a new level, starting from $64,000 plus on-road costs. That price slots the 200t Luxury model below the […]
The 2016 Bugatti Chiron has at last been confirmed, with the French brand today revealing that the Veyron successor’s long-rumoured name is locked in. The announcement, which comes on the heels of multiple leaks and reports over the past few years, was joined by confirmation that the Chiron will make its world premiere at the […]
The loud growl of twin-turbo engine just emitted itself into your ears – a hot sports car with a brash exhaust system tempts you as it accelerates by. “I like that and I want it,” you may say to yourself as you sip your morning espresso. But unless you are Raymond Babbitt from 1988’s Rain […]
The Aasta Hansteen spar is designed by Technip-USA and is currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility will be the first spar installation on the Norwegian continental shelf, consisting of a vertical column moored to the seabed in water depths of 1,300 meters. First production at the Aasta Hansteen field […] .
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to sell two Capesize dry bulk vessels and four newbuilding Capesize dry bulk vessels
Winter is the goddamn worst for travel. This is a fact. Read more...