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10 reasons driving a supercar isn't as cool as you think

People dream about owning a Ferrari, a Lamborghini, a McLaren, a Pagani, or a Bugatti all their lives, from a tender young age right up until they experience that third or fourth midlife crisis. And though these storied brands make more domesticated, "practical" machines, it's the super-sexy …

We drove the Aston Martin Vanquish and it's a $300,000 piece of automotive art

At the top of the Aston Martin hierarchy is their flagship grand tourer, the Vanquish. The multimillion-dollar Vulcan is a limited-edition, track-only offering to 23 customers, and the Lagonda Taraf is, well, a Lagonda. The Vanquish is a car we've had our eye on. Last year, we named the Aston one …

Aston Martin

VW CEO Mueller had no knowledge of diesel scandal: Bild am Sonntag | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Matthias Mueller had no knowledge of the carmaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper said, citing a report by Jones Day, the lawfirm tasked with investigating the scandal.<p>Volkswagen CEO Matthias …

Environmentalism

Les Edgar: ‘TVRs are about wheelspin outside the local pub.’

TVR’s new Cosworth-engined, Gordon Murray-engineered sports coupe arrives next year. But why does the company boss believe so strongly in …

What's the Future of Electric Cars at Porsche?

Porsche is building the Mission E, an electric sport sedan. What comes after that?<p>Porsche has no confirmed model program to develop a second battery-electric vehicle after the Mission E project launches as its anti-Tesla sedan in late 2019. The smart money is betting on an SUV or a crossover …

It Looks Like the U.S. Will Get a High-Performance Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai's N division is working on a hot hatch, but we won't see it here.<p>Hyundai has been telling us more about its plans for performance models, and it looks as if U.S. buyers won't have to wait long for their first offering from the company's N Division. The upcoming i30N that we've already told …

The Ford Bronco and Ford Ranger Will Return!

The UAW representative, Bill Johnson, announced that the Ford Ranger and the Bronco will return. Although he shouldn’t have said that, he definitely …

Ford Ranger

Maserati Engineering Boss Says Company Is Working On A 'Very Different' Electric Car

Maserati is “working to be ready” with an electric vehicle that it hopes to show off by 2020, the company’s engineering boss said in a recent …

Weekend Edition Brochure Scan: Lamborghini Diablo

Hey, it’s not only Chris <i>“Carchive”</i> Haining who hoards old automotive brochures here. I am more than happy to let him do the most of the work on that …

Here's How to Add Custom Car Horn Sounds to Your Vehicle

Looking to add a little spice to your car's horn? Here's how.<p>Imagine blasting the "Dukes of Hazzard" Dixie horn to get another driver's attention. Adding a custom car horn sound is a fun and simple modification that will put a smile on your face.<p>Bob Clagett from I Like to Make Stuff, added a custom …

3D Printing

Prius Prime first drive, Paris electric cars, Bolt EV review summary, Best Car To Buy: The Week in Reverse

<i>Which cars are the final nominees for our 2017 Best Car To Buy award—and which ones didn't make the cut?</i><p><i>What was the new Toyota Prius Prime plug-in</i> …

Lamborghini Huracan RWD Coupe vs AWD Spyder: A Case Of 'Less Is More'?

Like its predecessor, the Huracan is being offered with a wide array of versions, so customers are spoiled for choice. <br>In the automotive business, …

Taking a McLaren P1 for its MoT

A crowbar, a wire brush, a tape measure, a hooked device, a tyre-pressure gauge, a hammer such as a doctor might tap you on the knee with and a …

Volkswagen RX Sweden Up The Pace at the World RX of Latvia

<b>Volkswagen RX Sweden</b> have shown this year that they are fast in wet and tricky conditions and <b>Johan Kristoffersson</b> has shown for several events now …

Motorsport

All the Things Bentley Gives You In a $250,000 Bentayga

Here's the level of luxury Bentley feels justifies a quarter-million-dollar base price.<p>Until recently, truly wealthy buyers had a problem—luxury SUVs were too affordable. Yes, you could option a Range Rover past $200,000 if you wanted the SVAutobiography edition, but on the road, even a loaded …

A BBC documentary on Sir Chris Hoy's experience at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

After the London Olympic Games in 2012, Sir Chris Hoy hung up his track cycling helmet and became a racing driver with the goal of participating in …

Volkswagen recalling 110,000 Golfs for fuel leaks

Volkswagen Group is recalling about 110,000 2015 and 2016 Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks, Golf SportWagen wagons and Audi A3 luxury cars because of a potential gasoline leak.<p>At issue is a problem with the suction pump inside the fuel tank. Fuel may flow into the evaporative emissions …

Luxury Lifestyle

Spectator dies after rally car hits crowd in San Marino

SAN MARINO (AP) One spectator has died and several more are seriously injured after a car veered off course into a crowd during a rally event in the …

Motorsport

How Mercedes-Benz Wants to Win the Electric Cars Game

We had a chat with Daimler's Jürgen Schenk, chief of all things electric within Mercedes-Benz. Luckily for them, he had a solid answer to everything.<p>In principle, this whole electrification process is much easier than coming up with plug-in hybrids. Sure, the transition still costs an eye-watering …

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ISPs

Review: the loud, lovely Audi R8 Spyder

<b>A new Audi R8 Spyder… that’s arrived quickly.</b><p>Yep, a mere year after the second-generation R8 coupe, we get the drop-top version.<p>The Audi R8 Spyder …

Ferrari 488 GTB That Defines World Class

It has now been almost 1 year that the Ferrari 488GTB has roared into the market, and we were hoping to wait for it from so long. Yes, a lot of …

Ferrari

2019 Mazda RX-9 Will Come with the Rotary-Powered Engine

According to some reports, Mazda is currently working on the rotary engine that will replace the RX-8 unit. The rotary engine received an award for …

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman first drive review: don't play it by ear

The Porsche Boxster and Cayman are brilliant sports cars, but they're not so different as the names might suggest — they’re basically the same car, …

Guy Crashes McLaren 650S Into A Tree Ten Minutes After Buying It

It takes a special sort of person to drive a McLaren 650S. As a supercar capable of hitting 100 mph in under six seconds, they won’t even sell you …

2017 Ford Torino - Rumors, Predictions, Review | Torino an icon of Ford

<b>This article is based on rumors and predictions on web!</b><br>After the Taurus has been discontinued Ford no longer had a full-size offering on the US …

Torino

7 Choice Picks From This Year’s Best Porsche Auction

Tractors, coat racks, race-ready kit, unobtanium 911s. It’s all here.<p>Silverstone Auctions<p>Max PrinceView Max Prince's Articles<p>twitter.com/@themaxprince<p>…

Porsche

Acura NSX Demolishes Lamborghini Aventador In Drag Race

Judging by its spec sheet, the all-new NSX should compete against the McLaren 570S, Porsche 911, Nissan GT-R, Mercedes-AMG GT and Audi R8. <br>However, …