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Lincoln Continental Concept: It's Already Headed for Production

Oh, man, the carpet. If carpet can save Lincoln, it's the stuff in this car.<p>Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxury appliqué, and you get the Lincoln MKS. In fact, there may not have been a car more cynical in Ford’s repertoire since post-Malaise downsizing of the 1980s. …

Lincoln Continental

2016 Camaro to Weight Less, Says Chevrolet

Now, we’d don’t mean to hurt the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro‘s feelings, but it’s a little, um, how should we put this . . . big boned? We mean that literally: It’s portlier than is ideal for a pony car because of its bone structure, which is a cut-down version of the same full-size sedan …

Sports Cars

The Newest Porsche Panamera Isn't Special, Just "Edition"

When so many cars claim to be a special edition, could it be that nothing is special anymore? That’s a philosophical question raised by Porsche with the latest version of the Panamera. It’s a special edition, but don’t call it that. It’s just the Panamera Edition. (Or, the Panamera 4 …

Automotive Design

Free DLC Cars Will Be Added to Project CARS Each Month

Series of free vehicles begins in May with insane Furious 7 hypercar.<p>Slightly Mad Studios has confirmed that players of its upcoming crowdfunded …

Classic Cars

No Excuses, You Can Afford It: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Priced!

The all-new, fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata’s long, slow march to dealerships has just spiked our excitement for the third time. The first jolt came when the car debuted, while the second arrived when we drove a European-spec car in Barcelona earlier this year. Now, the 2016 Miata’s price has …

Mazda

Cowa-TNGA! Toyota's New Modular Platform Reaching Production This Year

Much ado has been made over Volkswagen’s MQB modular front-drive vehicle platform, a versatile assemblage that’s already seeing duty in the VW Golf, the European-market VW Passat, and the Audi A3 sedan (here) and hatch (Europe). It is lightweight, flexible, and we feel the need to bring up those …

Volkswagen

1956 Maserati 200 SI

The first 200 S chassis ever built, this 1956 Maserati 200 SI has an important place in the company's history not just because of its provenance, but …

Honda Is Working On Hydrogen Technology That Will Generate Power Inside Your Car

Although fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are rare today, they may have what it takes to be very popular one day.<p>FCEVs run on hydrogen gas and oxygen, which an onboard fuel cell stack converts, via a chemical reaction, into electricity.<p>This version of the electric car offers the same performance …

Riding in Mercedes' luxurious, self-driving car of the future

A four-wheeled vision of gleaming silver glides toward me, shining brightly under the warm California sun. The vehicle looks otherworldly against the empty backdrop of the former naval base in Alameda, a site perhaps more famous for <i>Mythbusters</i> stunts than automobile demonstrations. This, however, …

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Manual

Needs an extra boost to match its bad-ass looks.<p>From the April 2015 issue<p>If you were surprised when Ford sent us the first turbo four-banger Stang in three decades for a November-issue road test and it showed up with an automatic, raise your hand. (Okay, put your hand down, the dentist is getting …

Sports Cars

PS Vita and PS4 System Updates Now Live

Sony has begun rolling out two global system updates for both its PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita handheld.<p>On Wednesday, the platform holder detailed the key new features included in the PS4's 2.5 Yukimura update, including the long-awaited Suspend/Resume function and hard drive back-up options. …

PS Vita

Facelifted Mercedes-Benz ML is now GLE, debuts in NY

That includes the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 and GLE 63 S models, with more than 550 hp, and a plug-in hybrid that rings in at 436 hp.<p>Remember the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class? Well forget it—it's now the GLE-Class, and this is the 2016 lineup that the company is showing off in New York next week. Yes, they're …

2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid

A green machine with real-car credentials.<p>“PLUG-IN HYBRID” is dead. Mercedes-Benz has sensibly abandoned its insistent, all-caps designation for a subtler “e” appended to the model’s alphanumeric. With the recent announcement that 10 plug-equipped Mercedes models will hit the streets by 2017, we …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

5 Best Vintage Ferraris Of All Time

Ferraris have always been works of art on wheels. From the first Ferrari road car to come out of Maranello in 1947, to 2013’s Ferrari F12berlinetta, …

Trident Iceni

For too long, the quest for a fuel-efficient sports car has been largely dominated by one approach — plug-in or hybrid electric engines — and in that …

Rezvani Beast

Is it a race car, or a racy daily driver? Actually, the Rezvani Beast is a little bit of both. Based on the Ariel Atom racer, the USA-made Beast …

Ferrari F60 America

Built to celebrate 60 years of the Prancing Horse in North America, the Ferrari F60 America is a throwback to Maranello's old tradition of building …

Ferrari FXX-K

The LaFerrari was a powerful reminder of what can happen when racing technology is borrowed for a street-going car. Now some of that car's tech is …

2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang

Prepare for the return of one of the most iconic performance Mustang nameplates ever. Ford is bringing back the Shelby name in the form of the GT350 …

Ducati 1299 Panigale Superbike Motorcycle

Part superbike, part computer, all performance. The Ducati 1299 Panigale Superbike Motorcycle is the Italian manufacturer's newest flagship, and it …

If you don't love the new Ford GT, you're probably dead

Carbon-fiber construction, rear-wheel drive, an engine in the middle, coming in 2016.<p>What we have here is the exact opposite of a failure to communicate. This is the all-new Ford GT: carbon-fiber construction, rear-wheel drive, an engine in the middle, and a body that looks like liquid sex. If you …

McLaren 650S Le Mans Edition

Created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the company's unprecedented debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the McLaren 650S Le Mans Edition is more …

Ferrari 488 GTB

With a heritage taking back 40 years to the 308 GTB, the all-new Ferrari 488 GTB boasts all the track-level performance you'd expect from the …

1955 Jaguar D-Type

When buying vintage, you want things as close to original as possible. This 1955 Jaguar D-Type is thought to be one of the most complete examples …

Test Driving Ferrari's Newest Hyper Car With Sebastian Vettel

1036 horsepower. That’s how much the very limited, very expensive and very sold out Ferrari FXX K packs under the hood. And with a new Ferrari F1 …

Auto Racing

McLaren 675LT - Live in Geneva

Take a detailed look at McLaren's lighter, better 675LT—its answer to the Ferrari 458 Speciale.<p>Take a detailed look at McLaren's lighter, better 675LT—its answer to the Ferrari 458 Speciale. Get more details on what makes the car special here. <i>All photos by Marc Urbano.</i>

McLaren 675LT: Built to slay the Ferrari 458 Speciale

If you think this is some garden-variety tweaked 650S, you're missing the point.<p>Measuring a miniscule 1.34 inches longer than the regular 650S, judged purely on its plume, McLaren's 'Longtail' 675LT looks like a classic case of over-promising and under-delivering. But it's not about the tail, says …

Koenigsegg's founder explains why he builds hypercars

Christian von Koenigsegg details the thoughts and passions that go into everything his hypercar company builds.<p>Koenigsegg seems to have been born into the hypercar world fully-formed: A tough-to-pronounce company nobody'd heard of, from a country most folks don't associate with Ferrari-crushing …