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The Aggressive Plan To Bring Lotus Back From The Dead

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

The Lamborghini Urus is Finally Here

Called "the world’s first Super Sport Utility Vehicle"<p>Today, about five years after we first saw the concept, Lamborghini revealed the production Urus SUV. Granted, we’ve already driven it, so head here for our driving impressions, but this is the first time we’ve seen it completely undisguised. …

Here’s the gorgeous electric car Porsche is making to take on Tesla

The German automaker also plans to sell different variants of the electric vehicles with varying power outputs, according to an Autocar report published in March.<p>Porsche's chairman Oliver Blume told Autocar that the vehicle will also be capable of over-the-air updates. This means that software …

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This 1994 McLaren F1 HDF Is Particularly Special

Being one of only two F1s specified with the High Downforce Kit in period, chassis #18 will stay on the roads of New Zealand, revving its V12 to 8500rpm.<p>McLaren's biggest news for 2017 might be the new Super Series, which is the first full replacement for their original design, the 12C. But while …

Everything we think we know about ‘Bixby’ — Samsung’s AI assistant for the Galaxy S8

Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy S8, is due to be revealed some time at the end of March, and it seems a new AI assistant will be a cornerstone of the company’s pitch. Samsung executives confirmed last November that a fully fledged AI assistant on the S8 would differentiate the device from its …

Report: Lamborghini Urus to Begin Production in April

Model will keep the concept's name<p>It’s almost time. Five years after debuting the Urus concept, Lamborghini is getting ready to start production on its new SUV.<p>Speaking with <i>Digital Trends</i>, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali said that production of the Urus will begin in April.<p>“As you know, this is …

End of an era for Rolls-Royce as Phantom VII returns to the shadows

The Rolls-Royce Phantom has reached the end of another chapter, as the seventh generation of the model ceases production at the firm's factory in Goodwood, Sussex.<p>But the Phantom's history spans nearly a century and this certainly isn't the end of the model – Rolls-Royce has already announced plans …

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-class Cabriolet

Pleasure and precision.<p>The sun lies low on the desert horizon, the trees and cactuses are throwing long shadows, and the landscape is doused with warm light. In less than 20 seconds, the softtop disappears behind the rear seats, and the engine—barely perceptible—springs to life. The beginning of a …

Hennessey Announces Venom GT Final Edition

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler just sold his Hennessey Venom GT Spyder at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $800,000—all of which went to charity—but even that is not the biggest Venom news this week. That honor belongs to the debut of the Venom GT Final Edition (above), the last of …

Samsung Electronics says battery defects caused Note 7 fires

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business.<p>An exchanged Samsung Electronics' Galaxy …

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Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 to overheat and explode

(The Galaxy Note 7.AP)<br>Samsung says bad battery design and a rush to release an updated version of the Galaxy Note 7 caused some of the devices to …

The 209MPH Continental Supersports Is the Fastest Bentley Ever

Bentley's new 700-hp Continental Supersports packs larger turbos on its W12 and an attitude worthy of Ferdinand Piëch's legacy.<p>To make a heavy car like the Continental accelerate from 0-60 in 3.4 seconds, you need all-wheel drive and power. Lots of power. Luckily for Bentley, its 6.0-liter …

One Of A Kind: BMW i8 in Frozen Red Satin Conform Chrome

BMW’s flagship i Division car is the i8, a car that looks like what people envision when they think about a future of flying cars. The BMW i8 is a …

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The Mercedes-Maybach S650 Is Somehow Even More Luxurious than Before

How is that even possible?<p>Do you like the idea of owning a Maybach, but are worried not enough people will see you driving it? Well, Mercedes seems to have a solution, because it's about to unveil a new ultra-luxurious S-Class. And this time, it's a convertible.<p>In this 15-second teaser video set to …

Widebody BMW X6 xDrive50i By AC Schnitzer Is An Attention-Grabber

As if the BMW X6 wasn’t already one of the sportiest and most aggressive-looking SUVs (SACs) in the world, this particular one on display at the …

Henrik Fisker Unveils His Bold EMotion Luxury Electric Vehicle

With Elon Musk and Tesla in his sights, Fisker’s new car will hit speeds of 161 m.p.h. and travel 400 miles between charges by utilizing a top-secret battery<p>When it comes to electric vehicles, if at first you don’t succeed, make it even faster and more luxurious. Automotive design legend Henrik …

Have A Spare $3 Million? You Can Buy A Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Although based around the Gallardo, the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is the fastest-accelerating vehicle offered by the manufacturer to customers. Even …

Nissan GT-R Nismo To Cost £150,000 In The UK

Nissan have revealed the UK pricing of their Nissan GT-R Nismo, the car will cost a massive £149,995 when it launches in the UK.<p>This is almost double …

Groom totals £130k supercar in worst stag do ever

<b>A stag do dinner escalated into an absolute nightmare when the groom totalled a £130,000 supercar.</b><p>Nasar Hanif, who was getting married the next day, …

Jim Glickenhaus’s Supercar Could Lap the Nurburgring in 6:30—On Street Tires

The SGC 003S packs a ton of power, a ton of downforce—and barely more than a ton of weight.<p>Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

Prepare To Start Seeing This Kind Of Photo Everywhere

Instagram is already responsible for most of us normal smartphone users thinking we're actually super talented photographers, and we're about to be …

Renault Trezor Concept: Dream Cars Are Made Like This

Renault's two-seat electric GT concept car is pure French fantasy.<p>Good old-fashioned fantasy cars have become few and far between at modern-day auto shows. Indeed, most cars spinning around on turntables these days have at least some chance of production. Meanwhile, wild, imaginative, razzle-dazzle …

The Ferrari 488 GTB Instant Review

A turbocharged stallion with 661 horsepower? Yes, please.<p>The Drive / Will Sabel Courtney<p><i>Three of</i> The Drive<i>’s editors—</i><i>Josh Condon</i>, <i>Will Sabel Courtney</i><i>,</i></i> …

Mercedes reveals its play for mainstream EV success in Paris

This year's Paris Motor Show is all about electric mobility, with a real focus on bringing battery-powered cars to the masses. Along with Volkswagen, …

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Watch Rich Folks Crash Their Ferraris In Lebanon

If there’s one thing to bring us together as a species, it’s the delight we feel in a sharable and relatable experience. Car people in Lesotho have …

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Price Jumps $25,000 to $176,585

Japanese supercar still makes 600 hp<p>The Nissan GT-R Nismo is no doubt a potent machine, but that potency now carries a much higher price tag than before. The 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo has just been priced at $176,585, including destination, which represents an increase of $25,000 over last year’s …

Ferrari GTC4Lusso T: Here It Is In All Its V8-Powered, RWD Glory

Ferrari's shooting brake is going turbocharged and rear-drive.<p>We loved the oddball Ferrari FF, and we're big fans of its successor, the GTC4Lusso. With four-seats, all-wheel-drive, and a glorious naturally aspirated V12, there isn't a single car like it on the market. Now, Ferrari's expanding the …

Review: the new Maserati Ghibli

News<p>New Hellcat gets a 90bhp powerbump and a silly name about hay fever. 'Murica.....<p>Big Reads<p>Big Read<p>An 850bhp American exchange student joins the …

Ferrari’s New GTC4Lusso T Is Its First Four-Seater With a V8 Turbo and 600 Horsepower

The upcoming Paris Motor Show will be the venue for the unveiling of the new GTC4Lusso T. As the first four-seat Ferrari to come equipped with a …

​How water-resistant is the iPhone 7?

If you own an iPhone 7, you won't have to worry next time someone spills water on it at the dinner table. Apple's newest iPhone is the first ever to be water-resistant. There were reports that the iPhone 6S could withstand some splashes, but that was never officially confirmed by Apple.<p>And while …