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Martini Racing officially returns to F1 with Williams

As a car culture, we throw the word "iconic" too much, but if there's anything it has ever applied to – when it comes to racing liveries especially – surely it's the legendary stripes of Martini Racing. The Italian vermouth brand has sponsored everything from Porsche endurance racers to Lancia …

Porsche's Glorious, Next-Gen Hybrid Racer

The future of racing is about more than speed. It's about using technology to combine performance <i>and</i> efficiency in a winning package. Nowhere is this …

Infiniti Heads To Amelia Island With Special Q60 Convertible

Every year, Amelia Island plays host to some of the most stunning automobiles on the planet. The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance typically runs …

Classic Cars

Jaguar Sharpens Prices Across Lineup, 2017 XE To Start At $35,895

Jaguar is gearing up for an aggressive push into the North American market as it prepares to launch a new generation of models, some of which are new …

Luxury Lifestyle

New Toyota Subcompact Gets Mazda2 Engine

Mazda to Build Annual 50,000 Toyota-Branded Subcompacts<p>We’ve previously reported that Mazda will begin assembling a Toyota-branded subcompact based on the Mazda2, but now we know a bit more about that plan. According to Automotive News, Mazda will begin building 50,000 Toyota vehicles a year at its …

Fantasy Finds Friday: Search for your dream machines and share them here

I am throwing in a new column here that I think could be a fitting and fun way to end the week. It’s called Fantasy Finds and the idea is that you …

Five Favorite Oddball Carmakers’ Cars in Geneva

Switzerland is a particularly wealthy country — all those banks with the numbered accounts and all — and perhaps because of that, it attracts a huge number of wacky supercar companies that we never hear about in the U.S. Here are some of my favorites.<p><b>Zenvo ST-1</b> – Something’s rompin’ in the state of …

Toyota's Next-Gen Mazda-Built Yaris Will Use Skyactiv Engine

Mazda Hazumi concept<p>Mazda has a very good thing going with its Skyactiv engine technology, with direct injection, “volcano-top” pistons, four-into-two-into-one exhaust system, and super-high compression ratio yielding impressive power and stratospheric fuel economy for its gasoline mills without …

Nextgen

Want the Honda Civic Type R? Sign the Petition!

Can The Power of Dreams Finally Bring the Type R to Our Shores?<p>The Honda Civic Type R concept shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show appears to be the last straw for the Honda faithful. Tired of getting teased with forbidden fruit, one enthusiast took initiative and started a petition on Change.org …

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 is U.S.-Bound

Knee-jerk response to the polar vortex? Too much <i>gl</i><i>ü</i><i>hwein</i> at a product-planning meeting? Both? No one around here is really sure how, exactly, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 happened—let alone how it got approved for America—but we’re just giddy that within a year, we should be driving one on U.S. …

Mercedes-Benz

Abarth 695 Biposto is Light, Fast, and Packed with Mods

Another sporty Italian car has gone on a diet and added more power, and this time around it has a scorpion on its hood instead of the usual prancing horse or bull. Making its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show was the Abarth 695 Biposto, which the automaker is calling the “Most Abarth of all …

TOTD

The worst part about foreign auto shows is knowing that more than a handful of the cool new cars that debut there aren’t coming to the United States. This week’s Geneva Motor Show was no different. This morning, we published a list of Geneva’s best forbidden fruit, and for today’s Thread of the Day …

Wanxiang Launches 'The New Fisker' Website, Says Atlantic Is The Future

The American arm of Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang recently bought up the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive and has now …

Automotive Industry

Motor Trend Classic’s Top 20 Geneva Show Stars - Motor Trend WOT

Heritage always features prominently at the Helvetic auto show, and although there’s no longer a big dedicated classic car show in a lower hall across the freeway, the organizers gathered a display of historic LeMans winners, and many individual displays featured classics. We’ve got highlights.<p><b>1923</b> …

Bugatti Appoints New American Operations Chief

As Veyron production winds down, Bugatti announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer (COO) for its American operations. Maurizio …

Sports Cars

Last Call- Boom Chicka Boom Edition

See that car up there? That’s the new Audi TT-based car from Gumpert which is a 2014 Geneva debutante. It’s claimed to have 420 horsepower, and as …