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TOTD: Which Car Sports the Best Factory Shade of Green?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, which means everything from the Chicago River to the draft beers being served up at pubs across the nation have gone green. In celebration of the holiday, we want to know which car sports the best shade of green from the factory for today’s TOTD.<p>While there are many shades …

Chicago River

Ferrari replacing fuel tanks on limited number of LaFerraris

Ferrari is working to repair an issue with its flagship LaFerrari hypercar, but the automaker claims the problem is not as drastic as some widely-circulated rumors would have you believe.<p>In response to our inquiry into the matter, a Ferrari spokesperson told <i>Autoblog</i> that "no recall has been issued …

Ferrari

Nissan withdraws from two races to focus on Le Mans

Nissan is making a huge bet and putting all of its chips on the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the race debut of the GT-R LM Nismo. The team will now skip the World Endurance Championship test at Paul Ricard in France later this month and also won't compete at the first two races of the season at …

Le Mans

2015 Porsche Panamera S First Drive

Two Less Cylinders, No Less Fun<p>Porsche brought the Panamera in for its garage makeover and drove it out looking almost exactly the same. Turns out it was one of those fancy German refreshes where everything happens in places you can't immediately see, as we found recently on the 2015 Volkswagen …

Ramsey

Ford Marks 5-Millionth EcoBoost Engine Since 2009

Back in 2009, Ford introduced what would become the backbone of its fuel-efficiency strategy: the EcoBoost line of efficiency-focused engines.<p>Ford …

Watch the Stig Get Sideways in a 623-hp Hennessey F-150 Raptor

You’ll note, this Hennessey-tuned supertruck is based on the last-generation Raptor—the one powered by a 6.2-liter V-8. It was Clarkson’s truck of choice in Episode 6 of this season, in which he and James May were tasked with rescuing Richard Hammond in the snowy Canadian wilderness.

SR20DE/5-Speed Swapped: 1972 Datsun 510

This 1972 Datsun 510 (chassis PL510390837) runs a 170 HP SR20DE, 5-speed, limited slip diff, 280ZX front struts and brakes, adjustable camber top …

Federal Bill Would Force Owners To Get Recalled Cars Repaired (But Is It Legal?)

Many have dubbed 2014 "The Year of the Recall", but in fact, recalls have been on the minds of legislators for a very long time. Now, two U.S. …

Group Buy Of Fiat 500e Electric Cars Ignites 'Feeding Frenzy,' 100-Plus Bought

Suppose you could get a new electric car for $83 a month--and its running costs per mile were only a fraction of what a gasoline car would in …

Invitation for a New Fuel Tank Extended to LaFerrari Owners

While there has been just one (widely reported) LaFerrari fire since the car’s launch, recent reports insinuate that the automaker has reason to be concerned with its flagship supercar’s fuel tank—Maranello is contacting owners of some early cars to have the fuel tanks upgraded to a new version …

Lifted V8 4X4: 1952 International Harvester L-Series Pick-Up

This 1952 International Harvester L-series truck runs a new crate 350 and automatic trans, and though execution is a bit of a mixed bag, we like the …

Classic Cars

Watch R/C drift kings shred scale-model tires

Upstairs at a Japanese body shop, a gaggle of racers get gloriously sideways with beautifully detailed R/C drift cars.<p>Expertly executed drifting is fantastic to watch at any scale. Most of the time, that involves going to a racetrack and inhaling billowing plumes of vaporized tire during an …

Carpets

Ford EcoBoost Engines Reach the 5-Million Mark

Other automakers were already offering turbocharged, direct-injected engines when Ford introduced a 365-hp 3.5-liter V-6 with the two technologies, in the resurrected 2010 Taurus SHO (and as an option in that same year’s Ford Flex). No one else, however, had come up with a snappy, marketing name …

Scion teases iA sedan and iM hatchback ahead of NYIAS

A bunch of days late and an exciting lineup short, Scion is overdue to show off a breakout product. Can the iA and iM deliver at New York?<p>Scion has already shown off the iM concept in Los Angeles, a European Toyota Auris Touring Sports in disguise. With that out of the way, Toyota's "youth" brand …

Auto Shows

2015 BMW M3 DCT Automatic

It's just silly quick.<p>It’s probably fair to say that BMW sees the current F80 M3 as the fully weaponized version the company was destined to build, a car which, having evolved through its E30, E36, E46, and E90 generations, is now the ultimate synthesis of the brand’s engineering might and dynamic …

Nice

1963 Buick Riviera

This 1963 Buick Riviera looks sharp and is said to be straight and rust-free as well. The red leather interior is claimed to remain original and …

2016 Nissan GT-R Anniversary Gold Edition announced

Nissan has happily been pumping out special editions of its awesome GT-R over the last few model years. We have the Nismo version of the sports car …