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717-hp Hennessey HPE700 Mustang Is Out for Hellcat Blood

Just a week after Saleen released information and images of its upcoming Mustang-based S302 mega pony car, Hennessey Performance has dropped into our laps renderings and information on its sinister HPE700 Mustang. (Coincidence? We think not.) And as usual with a Hennessey product, it is absolutely …

Lamborghini Reveals 897-hp (!) Asterion LPI 910-4 Hybrid Supercar!

Behold the Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 hybrid, unveiled the day before the 2014 Paris auto show. Despite Lamborghini’s demure insistence that the Asterion is no more than a “Plug-in Hybrid technology demonstrator,” the reserved-for-an-exotic styling, production-friendly body contours, and hybrid …

Nissan’s Next GT-R: Details Emerge

Look to Next Year’s Le Mans-spec GT-R Hybrid for Hints<p>The Nissan GT-R is one of the fastest coupes on the planet. Boasting a 0-60 mph sprint time as low as 2.7 seconds that shreds far more expensive competition, it rivals the mighty Bugatti Veyron for pure off-the-line acceleration.<p>Nissan product …

Jeep Driver Out-Jerks Corvette Driver’s Jerk Parking Job: Video

Filmed from the premises of what appears to be a diner, through the window shade, this video captures a certain sort of vigilante justice we’ve all …

2016 Audi TTS Roadster Debuts: Gunning for the Porsche Boxster?

Open-air motoring for aggressive aesthetes.<p>Compared to its BMW Z4 and Mercedes-Benz SLK competition, the Audi TT roadster traditionally comes across as a somewhat more serious car, and most enthusiasts consider it handicapped given its front-drive-based platform (which is shared with the VW Golf). …

2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 First Look

Now With More Turbos<p>We were big fans of the C63 AMG and its naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V-8. But all good things must come to an end. The C63 AMG is dead. Long live the 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63.<p>No, that’s not a typo. Mercedes is following through with what it started with the Mercedes-AMG GT, …

Corvette Z06 prototype has the most optimistic speedometer ever

Not even the Veyron is this delusional.<p>The Bugatti Veyron's speedometer tops out at 420 km/h. In American, that's roughly 260 mph. Which is to say, really fast. The upcoming 2015 Corvette Z06, the most powerful General Motors street vehicle ever at 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, will utterly …

Sports Cars

This Is What The 2015 Ford Mustang Might Have Looked Like

By now you’ve probably read our first drive report on the 2015 Ford Mustang and come up with your own impressions of the car. But would your …

2015 Colorado Sport, Silverado Toughnology Concepts Revealed

Chevrolet is showing off two pickup truck concepts at the State Fair of Texas this week: the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Sport concept and the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado “Toughnology” concept.<p><b>2015 Chevrolet Colorado Sport Concept</b><br>The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Sport concept shows off many of the …

2015 Ford Mustang First Drive: Pony Car rebooted

Being an uncontested icon in the automotive world is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, there’s the cachet and instant attention that comes …

Roush-Modified 2015 Ford Mustang Details Revealed

The Ford Mustang has been a popular platform for modifications since its introduction, and big-name Mustang tuners have been tinkering with the car since at least the 1980s. We’ve already caught a glimpse of the radical body styling from the upcoming Saleen model, but now our cohorts over at</i> …

How We'd Spec It: The Perfect 2015 Ford F-150 Pickup

A major event has heralded the imminent arrival of Ford’s groundbreaking, aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup at dealerships: The truck’s online configurator is live. That means you can now go to Ford’s website and start mixing and matching cabs, bed lengths, engines, and drive configurations. Most …

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost already hitting 12-second quarters

The arrival of a new Ford Mustang means many things to many people, but not least of them is drag racers. The pony car has always been a mainstay of the drag strip, and the Ford Racing team aims to carry that reputation forward with this latest generation. So it cooked up a few basic modifications …

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat #0001 raises $825,000 for charity

$60,000 doesn't strike us as a lot to pay for a muscle car with 707 horsepower on tap. $825,000... now that's a different story. But, according to the official SRT blog, that's how much one generous and eager buyer paid for the privilege of getting his (or her) hands on the very first new Dodge …

First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Fetches $825K at Auction

The first 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to come off the production line recently rolled through an auction block and, not surprisingly, fetched a good amount of money. Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN #0001 sold for $825,000 this weekend at a Barrett-Jackson auction held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and …

2015 Mustang gets Saleen and Roush tuner treatment

Ford‘s take on the 2015 Mustang is no slouch, either in the looks or the performance departments as we found when we took the new Pony Car for a …

Sports Cars

2017 C8 Corvette could be a mid-engine beast

The Chevrolet Corvette has been around for decades now and one thing that each iteration of the car has had in common is a front mounted engine. In …

Sports Cars

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …