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2017 Land Rover Discovery

Driving the new Disco in muddy Scotland.<p>Jaguar Land Rover likes the initial experiences of its new vehicles to be in environments that prevent anything other than the most rudimentary dynamic assessment. Back in January, for example, our first spin in the Jaguar F-Pace took place on a frozen lake …

Land Rover

Google's autonomous car spin-off: A tech firm, not an automaker

The new subsidiary of Alphabet will focus its efforts on developing self-driving technology, not the manufacturing of cars themselves. But it will …

Driverless Cars

The Lexus LC500 Flies the Coupe

This two-door stunner charts a favorable course for Lexus.<p>Lawrence UlrichView Lawrence Ulrich's Articles<p>twitter.com/lawrenceulrich<p><i>See the Lexus LC</i> …

Lexus

Next evolution of Lamborghini’s mighty V12 engine is right around the corner

Lamborghini has published a teaser video that previews something new. We don’t know exactly what the company has in store yet, but new cars from the …

Sports Cars

Long-standing exclusivity deal between Porsche and EA has ended

Fans of driving video games can now rejoice, as the exclusive deal between Porsche and Electronic Arts has finally ended. This means we will finally …

Porsche

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C spy shots

The Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster that debuted in September at the 2016 Paris auto show is about to spawn a coupe sibling.<p>The enclosed car has just been …

Sports Cars

2018 Volvo V90 First Drive Review: Doing What Volvo Does Best

Driving One of the Best-Looking Wagons Ever Designed<p>It’s not merely that Volvo has a habit of doing wagons well. Ever since the launch of the Duett in 1953, versatile Volvo wagons have consistently been cooler, more interesting vehicles than their sedan counterparts. And with the 2018 V90, which …

Volvo

Why the new Canadian-made Ford GT is no ordinary supercar

Years from now, the release of the 2017 Ford GT will be the stuff of automotive marketing legend. College courses will revolve around the study of every move made by the executives in charge. There will be analogies made to the game of chess.<p>Here are the reasons why the fast-forthcoming Ford GT is …

Sports Cars

No Reserve: 1960 Saab 93F

This 1960 Saab 93F comes from the final year of production and is believed to have been sold new in the Southern US. The car was in the longterm …

Classic Cars

5 sports scandals that involved actual espionage

News about Wake Forest’s recent controversy isn’t just outrageous, it’s hard to contemplate. No matter how bitter one may be, if the allegations are proven true, how could someone once so intimately close to the team turn on his former teammates by providing information to their …

Wake Forest University

Alphabet Inc.'s Self-Driving Car Project Becomes a Company, Gets a Name

<b>Alphabet</b>'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google self-driving car project is no longer just a project. Starting today, the tech company's self-driving car efforts have graduated from the Google X research unit, as one of Alphabet's "moonshots," to an official Alphabet business called …

Junkyard Gem: 1998 Cadillac Catera

The Caddy that zigged... right into the junkyard.<p>A decade or so after Ford tried to swipe some US-market sales from European luxury marques by selling the German-built Ford Scorpio with Merkur badging, General Motors opted to sell the German-built Opel Omega luxury sedan as a Cadillac.<p>The Catera …

General Motors

Toyota’s New Car Is for People Who Don’t Like Toyotas

New C-HR crossover is another attempted style departure for world’s largest auto maker<p>TOKYO—Toyota Motor Corp. is taking yet another stab at convincing drivers that its vehicles can have a bit of sex appeal, but it concedes that not all consumers will be won over by its efforts to change the way …

Automotive Industry

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 - What We Know So Far

Porsche seems to have delayed the 911 GT2 far too long, because the previous generation of this model left the market over six years ago.<p>15 …

Porsche

Best of 2016: Top supercars, sportscars, high-end cars launched in India

Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Porsche, Rolls-Royce launched their high-end cars this year.<p>India was not a market open for super cars and sports …

2016 Car of the Year runner-up: The astonishing Ferrari 488 GTB

<i>Editorial note: Business Insider just named its 2016 Car of the Year, the Acura NSX. This week, we're re-running our reviews of the five cars that almost beat out Acura for the honor.</i><p>Ferrari builds three types of cars: sports cars, Grand Touring or "GT" cars, and of course rare and exotic …

Top Gear

Mercedes 'absolutely favourites' for 2017 F1 title, says Christian Horner

<b>Mercedes are "absolutely favourites" for the 2017 Formula 1 title, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes.</b><p>The world champions will still be the team to beat despite new rules and the problems they are having replacing title winner Nico Rosberg, Horner says.<p>"Mercedes have a few things going on …

Motor Racing

VW set to van up with electric Microbus

It seems Volkswagen's Microbus concepts have been around forever. And it's true, since the first, retro-inspired Microbus was unveiled in 2001, yet cancelled in 2005 without making it into production. As late as 2011, the shape was reborn in the shape of the Bulli concept, and nothing …

Volkswagen

VW's bestselling Audi under microscope after EU emissions tests | Reuters

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Audi’s top-selling model released excessive toxic diesel emissions in results from lab tests run by the European Commission and seen by Reuters, raising suspicions of wrongdoing at Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury division.<p>A logo of Audi is pictured next to flags with …

Diesel Emissions

Google has spun its self-driving car team out into a new company

Google's self-driving car project has reached a fork in the road. It believes the cars are ready to take to the highways completely autonomously, but …

Driverless Cars

Tesla’s new radar technology for Autopilot is already saving owners from accidents

With the release of Tesla’s version 8.0 software update in September, the automaker announced a new radar processing technology that was directly pushed over-the-air to all its vehicles equipped with the first generation Autopilot hardware. Tesla worked with its radar supplier, Bosch, to get …

Driverless Cars

2019 Audi A7: Everything We Know about the Next-Gen Model

Is the Audi A7 an icon? That may be going a bit too far, but the sleek, rebodied variation of the A6 sedan proves that a four-door car can be a thing of extraordinary beauty. As such, it is difficult to redesign. “It’s not an easy task,” Audi chief designer Marc Lichte has told us.<p>Yet, judging from …

Audi

Turmeric Chicken with Tzatziki

More than adding color, turmeric also provides a distinct flavor to this chicken, ginger and tangy yogurt sauce recipe.<p>Turmeric is all the rage for …

13 of the best chocolate cakes in Chicago

Our 43 Best Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

One of our favorite things about Christmas morning is the feast that follows (or precedes) gift opening. If you're wondering what should fill your …

Awesome Golf Dimple Design Helps This Car Cut Through the Wind

The tiny white Titleists you drive down the fairway (or rough) are designed with dimples for a reason. They help the ball fly better through the …

Golf

The Bugatti Chiron hypercar has sold 220 units in 9 months; but is it the fastest car in the world?

Out of the 500 units to be produced, only one unit has been delivered.<p>French high-performance car-maker Bugatti unveiled the Chiron hypercar at the …

Autonomous concept car features an urban garden on wheels

From a Swiss think tank widely known for its outrageous car concepts comes the automotive dream to end all others: an autonomous vehicle featuring a …

Found: 5 Wagons Perfect for the Family Road Trip

Sometime in the past century, wagons fell out of favor with the average American car buyer. What essentially amounted to a larger, more practical and …

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