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‘Captain America’ chopper from ‘Easy Rider’ sells for record-setting $1.35 million

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Captain America chopper. Photos courtesy Profiles in History. Lot 1121 was wheeled onto the stage of the Profiles in History auction at around 10:00 p.m. Pacific time, and the bidding was opened at $1 million. Just over seven minutes later, the gavel dropped on the star-spangled Harley-Davidson panhead chopper, and its hammer price of $1.35 […]

Crave giveaway: Lemur BlueDriver wireless car diagnostic tool

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Win a portable gadget that monitors your car's performance and delivers diagnostic data straight to your smartphone via Bluetooth.

Is Hyundai's conservative new Sonata struggling out of the gate?

"But so far, Sonata sales are up compared with last year even while we're still ramping up to full speed." - Jim Trainor According to Reuters, the redesigned-for-2015 Hyundai Sonata is not enjoying the same degree of success in the early...Show More Summary

Mazda6 sets endurance speed record for diesel production cars

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Mazda6 with 2.2-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder sustains 137 mph for 24 hours.

Is Scion’s Next New Car A Station Wagon?

The death of the Toyota Matrix will leave a hatchback-sized hole in Toyota’s lineup. But the replacement won’t be a Toyota, if Scion’s newest concept is any indication. As we reported back in June, Scion is said to be readying a new hatchback based on the Toyota Auris. Show More Summary

One-year-only Super Jeep to go on display at SEMA

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Photo courtesy Omix-ADA. Sure, anybody can throw a set of decals and white steelies on a 1973 Jeep CJ-5 and call it a Super Jeep, but authentic examples of one of Jeep-dom’s least-known four-wheel-drive vehicles have become few and far between today, making the appearance of one at the upcoming SEMA show noteworthy. While civilian […]

Mercedes moving some Sprinter production to North America

If you look at the Sprinter and wonder how Mercedes-Benz can possibly compete against locally produced commercial vehicles with a model built in Germany and shipped over the Atlantic, you're not alone. In fact, in order to mitigate the...Show More Summary

US-bound Ford Focus RS to be imported from Europe?

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Availability expected to be extremely limited in US market.

US House Committee Reviewing Takata Airbag Recall

With around 7.8 million vehicles from various automakers under recall thanks to defects in airbags supplied by Takata, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is reviewing the proceedings. The Detroit News reports the committeeShow More Summary

From the Archives: Kanzler Coupe

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

1979 Kanzler Coupe. Brochure image courtesy Alden Jewel. The Seventies and Eighties saw an influx of cars that would mix the old and the new, with 1930s designs and lines being used on the likes of the Stutz Blackhawk, Excalibur, Clénet and the Zimmer motorcars, to name but a few. The Kanzler Coupe was another, […]

Rubbin'. Shuntin'. Bumpin': The world's best racing is in Texas

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Racing is a family affair in Texas. The XCAR team left their London headquarters to experience first-hand the rough and ready world of oval racing in the Lone Star State and met some of the Texans who spend their free time in vigorous pursuit of speed.

Fisker and Galpin Auto Sport to introduce 'Ultimate American Muscle Car' in LA

Henrik FIsker is stepping back onto the stage at a major auto show. We just aren't exactly sure what he's doing there yet. The mysterious news comes courtesy of the press conference listing for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. It shows Fisker in back-to-back presentations to debut vehicles on November 20 from 11:05 to 11:30 AM. Show More Summary

Junkyard Find: 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4 Sport

Ahh, the AMC Eagle! So much car-industry history wrapped up in the Eagle, which was a highly innovative machine made during the very last gasps of American Motors (and continuing as a Chrysler product, briefly, before Chrysler killed...Show More Summary

Old guys (and girls) rule at Lime Rock Park

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Porsche Cayman at a Lime Rock Drivers Club track day. Photo courtesy of Lime Rock Park. Our whole world is predicated on the fact that you’re never too old to have a happy childhood. Really big kids like to drive fast. Even if you’ve reached a certain, noble level of seniority and discretion, Lime Rock Park […]

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