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Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience throws you the keys to the museum

As automotive journalists, we get to drive a lot of really cool, high-performance vehicles. It really is the single best thing about this job. However, our access to vehicles is generally limited to the newest offerings on the market. That means, much like the general public, we don't really get …

2015 Lexus NX starts at $34,480*

Lexus has announced pricing for the 2015 NX crossover lineup, which goes on sale next month.<p>The NX 200t starts at $34,480, and the all-wheel-drive model adds a $1,400 premium to lift the sticker to $35,880 (*destination charges of $925 are not included in the prices). The 200t uses a 2.0-liter …

Audi Exec Hints At More TT Variants, Including Shooting Brake

Follow Antony<p>Somebody, somewhere within Audi, can't quite get the idea of an Audi TT shooting brake out of their head. The last two generations of TT …

Auto Shows

Photos: Frank Hagerty 1956 Ford Thunderbird

View photos through two restorations of Frank Hagerty's 1956 Ford Thunderbird.<p>Frank Hagerty passed away at the age of 79. This is his Thunderbird.

Hagerty Insurance co-founder Frank Hagerty passes away

An oversized figure in the collector car hobby will be missed.<p>A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting the Hagerty garage, not normally open to the public, and wrenching a bit on a Mustang that the employees of the company were restoring. While the Mustang was a recent addition to the …

The 51 Coolest Trucks Of All Time

Theres just something we all like about a pickup, man.

2014 Kia Cadenza Review

A Premium Sedan Building A Premium Badge<p>Teenage passengers are often among the first people I turn to for second opinions about a test vehicle. While they understandably aren't allowed behind the wheel – most aren't even old enough to drive – their honest and generally unbiased observations, …

Craigslist: 1995 BMW 540iT 6-speed

Many many years ago, in the good old days, BMW was selling very interesting types of vehicles in the the U.S. called <i>Tourings</i>, more commonly known as …

2016 Audi R8 Spied

<b>What It Is:</b> The latest spy shots of the second-generation Audi R8, which is expected to launch in early 2015 as a 2016 model. It will be a sibling of the Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 and an evolution of the current R8's ultra-capable, mid-engine platform. The R8 will keep a wheelbase that is …

Unrestored 1969 Shelby GT500 one of many classic barn finds going to auction

We love a good barn find here at <i>Autoblog</i>. We like that there's a palpable excitement and sense of mystery surrounding barn finds. Each case has its own uniqueness to it, and this latest discovery is no different: an unrestored, one-owner 1969 Shelby GT500 with just 8,531 miles on it.<p>In the case of …

The Continental

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>The rear of the next Q7.<p>The next-generation Audi Q7 is nearing …

Lamborghini UGR Twin Turbo on fire

Renault reveals new Trafic cargo van

Head over to Europe and you're bound to see this van scurrying about. Only you might not recognize it. That's because this product of a joint venture between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and General Motors is sold under four different nameplates: by Vauxhall and Opel as the Vivaro, by Nissan as the …

Petrolicious keeps our love of the Saab Sonett aflame

German auto designs lean toward function and purpose. Italian designers deliver passion and beauty. The Brits, majesty. American cars, brashness and authority. If you want a funky design, though, you go to Sweden. The land of cheap, do-it-yourself furniture and delicious meatballs knows a thing or …

Fastest in the USA: 1974 Fiat X1/9 Autocrosser

This 1974 Fiat X1/9 (chassis 128AS0019062) has a long history as a top-flight SCCA autocrosser. The seller has built it into an absolute weapon that …

Datsun 510 Race Car

This Datsun 510 race car is described as a well-prepped car that’s ready for the track, and appears to be well-sorted from the description. The …

1953 Ford Victoria with 351/C6 Swap

This 1953 Ford Crestline Victoria hardtop coupe is described as a stock-looking resto-mod with modern upgrades including a 351 V-8 with Edelbrock …

Porsche Fires: Every 2014 911 GT3 Engine Will Be Replaced

Follow Antony<p>No carmaker is infallible, and Porsche has found that out the hard way with a series of fires in its 2014 911 GT3.<p>Now, the German sports …

Engines

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Bertone Enters Bankruptcy, Could Shutter by May

After decades of penning iconic car designs, Italian design house Bertone appears close to shuttering its operations for good. Bertone has faced financial troubles for years, escaping bankruptcy numerous times, while struggling to operate with decreased revenue and employees.<p>The firm allegedly owes …

What’s the Most Absurd Thing You’ve Done to Improve Fuel Economy?

I recently went on a few hour-long drives with one of my great friends behind the wheel. Mark’s early 2000s Ford Focus, off the lot was a bit of a …

1956 Jaguar XK140 DHC

This 1956 Jaguar XK140 Drop Head Coupe is complete but has been sitting for many years. It is offered by someone with other early Jags on the …

With the new A3, Audi thinks big

In the ongoing luxury automotive saga, Audi is the Who to BMW’s Rolling Stones and Mercedes-Benz’ Beatles. It’s the alternative. Edgier. An iconoclast. And as Audi launches its new small A3 model globally, its chief antagonists have also lavished focus on their respective mini-luxes, the 2 Series …

Audi

2015 Mercier-Jones Supercraft Is The Bugatti Veyron Of Hovercraft

The Bugatti Veyron is, to say the least, a desirable car. But it can't hover.<p>The 2015 Mercier-Jones Supercraft can and--according to <i>Road & Track</i>--it …

Sports Cars

BaT Exclusive: Proven 1973 Volkswagen Type 181 Thing

<b>3/24/2014 Update:</b> This VW has been sold. Thanks for all the interest!<p><b>From 3/19/2014:</b><p>This 1973 VW Type 181 Thing (chassis 1832841011) has been with …

British Bodied: 1939 Lancia Aprilia Eagle Cabriolet

This 1939 Lancia Aprilia was supplied new as a bare chassis to English coachbuilder Newns, who marketed these cabriolets as Eagle Tourers. Exact …

Hemi Powered 1930 Ford Coupe

This hot rod is built around an original, steel 1930 Ford coupe body and frame and runs a 354 CI Hemi from a ’58 Dodge. We dig the red suede paint, …

Carrera 3.0 Powered 1970 Porsche 911T

This 1970 911T (chassis 9110120972) started life as an Irish Green example, but was restored by the previous owner and switched to the yellow with …

Lada rolls out new Granta TC1 WTCC

There are auto marques you'd associate with racing and those you wouldn't. Names like Audi, Porsche, Nissan, Ferrari, Ford and Chevy would fall firmly in the former category. Lada... slightly less so. The Russian automaker is remembered (when it is remembered, anyway) for its no-frills, Soviet-era …

Photos: 2014 Chevrolet SS