Eli Lockheimer

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Rumor Has It The New Nissan GT-R Is Coming in 2018

The current Nissan GT-R is still a monster. With a 545-hp twin-turbo, tenacious all-wheel-drive, and a zero-to-60 time that can dip below three seconds, it earned the “Godzilla” nickname long ago. But it has been on sale in the U.S. since 2008, and while the car has received plenty of mild updates …

Buy Your Own Experimental Navy Warship for Just $180K

This is the <i>Sea Slice</i>, an experimental Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and perhaps the coolest craft currently available to civilians. No one else in Monaco or even Lake Havasu will have one, and for a craft that cost $15 million in the late 1990s, the current price is a steal at just $180,000.<p>Lockheed …

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: 707 hp, 204 mph, Unlimited Bad-Assitude

The quickest, fastest, most powerful production sedan in the world—no asterisks.<p>We knew it was coming. First came the filing of papers with the Society of Automotive Engineers. Then the spy shots arrived. Now, at last, Dodge confirms that the insanely powerful Challenger SRT Hellcat has a four-door …

'62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction Thursday night in Carmel for about $38 million — a record, but far less than many experts had predicted.<p>Classic car experts had expected the car could bring up to twice that amount, but bidders begged to differ. Amid a packed house of well-heeled collectors, …

Peter Valdes-Dapena on Twitter: "Out shooting video with the @Jaguar XJR. Luxury with a nice growl http://t.co/BUh3gvq9AO"

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BMW and Mercedes team on wireless car charging

BMW and Mercedes-Benz are teaming up on wireless car charging, pushing a super-efficient way of refueling EVs like the BMW i8 and the Mercedes S500 …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Bugatti Veyron Successor Likely a 1500-hp Hybrid

The much anticipated, highly secretive successor to the legendary Bugatti Veyron hypercar could be a hybrid. According to a report in Reuters, the blueprint for the Veyron’s two-door replacement is set, and Bugatti chief Wolfgang Dürheimer is partial to a hybrid powertrain this time around. The …

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Runs 11.2-Second Quarter on Street Tires

10.8 Seconds on Drag Radials<p>When the power figures for the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat were revealed as 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, it was not only the most powerful muscle car, but also the most powerful regular production American car ever. Now the automaker has released official …

Sports Cars

TOTD: Do You Prefer Your M3 With High Revs or a Fat Torque Curve?

Although BMW M cars have historically had high-revving naturally aspirated engines, the new breed of M cars has adopted the mainstream models’ forced induction. In place of the last generation’s 414-hp 4.0-liter V-8, the new 2015 BMW M3 (and M4) is powered by a 425-hp 3.0-liter twin-turbo I-6. In …

Engines

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class was revealed for Europe recently, and the version bound for the U.S. is expected to look about the same. While the changes are subtle, the 2015 CLS brings the swoopy sedan in line with the rest of Mercedes‘ lineup. But are the revisions enough to keep the CLS, the …

Audi

Bugatti Veyron hybrid successor rumors surface anew

If you had told us when the Bugatti Veyron debuted nine years ago that its successor would be a hybrid, we would have responded that you were out to lunch. In fact, we didn't quite believe it two years ago when the rumor first surfaced. But that was all before Porsche, McLaren and Ferrari proved …

2015 Ford Mustang will tell authorities how you crashed and if you were belted [w/video]

When the 2015 Ford Mustang hits dealers, it will be with a new batch of features that will power up Sync's 911 Assist feature, and provide an even greater degree of information to first responders in the event of an accident.<p>911 Assist will already make a phone call, via a Bluetooth-connected …

Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept 03

Created by the Aston Martin design team over the last six months, the DP-100 will be downloadable for in-game play from July 2014 and shown for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this summer.

$75,000 Camaro ... No A/C but super fast

General Motors announced the sticker price for the new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Friday. The high-performance coupe will cost $75,000.<p>For that, buyers will get a car with a hand-built 505 horsepower 7.0-liter V8 engine and a six speed manual transmission.<p>But they will not get air conditioning or a …

GM reveals 625-horsepower Corvette Z06

On the same day that the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was named North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show, GM unveiled a different version with 170 more horsepower.<p>The Corvette Z06 will have a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing at least 625 horsepower.<p>The Corvette brand represents a …

Porsche 918 - The future of fast

Bentley's turbocharged convertible

Porsche 918 may lead to plug-in 911 - Jun. 9, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>There was a time, not that long ago, when Porsche executives scoffed at the idea of a hybrid Porsche sports car. Buyers laying down serious money for a 911 or Cayman, they thought, expected a sort of performance that hybrids just couldn't offer.<p>Perhaps that's why up until now …

World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip Style

Porsche 911 Turbo S: Crazy expensive and worth it - Jun. 19, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>I have this Porsche issue. Pretty much every time I drive one, I love it. Then I look at the price.<p>Now, every time I get into a car I have some idea of the price but that's usually based on the sticker price plus, you know, some reasonable amount for options.<p>Porsche owners are …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S Roadster

Loud pipes save lives. In this case, Jaguar's.<p>From the August 2015 issue<p>Sales are not always the ultimate arbiter of a brand’s outlook, at least not in the same way that failure is a ­certainty in their absence. Jaguar’s numbers, in free fall when Ford dumped the brand in early 2008 on India’s Tata …

GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch

General Motors Co. plans to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths.<p>Chief Executive Mary Barra is scheduled to brief employees on the results Thursday.<p>Based on a three-month probe by former U.S. Atty. Anton …

General Motors

BMW Vision Future Luxury

Behold, the future 9-series.<p>When marketers use “luxury” to describe convenience or most technology, they dilute its definition. To us, and to everyone ushered by black car each night in Manhattan, OnStar operators and blind-spot sensors are not worldly indulgences. So it’s welcome to see BMW …

New York Auto Show: BMWi3 Is The 2014 World Green Car Of The Year

Just in time for U.S. sales to begin in May, the battery powered BMW i3 electric vehicle drove off with awards in two categories of the World Car of the Year awards at the New York International Auto Show today.<p>First, the BMW i3 won 2014 World Green Car, selected by a jury of 69 automotive …

Porsche 918 Spyder Beats Prius Plug-In; 2015 VW Golf GTI Fuel Economy Released

A handful of 2015 Volkswagen group vehicles have just received their EPA ratings. The 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder has just received its official certification from the EPA, with a figure that’ll make Toyota Prius Plug-In drivers jealous, while 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI fuel economy figures have also …

Fuel Efficiency

2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT

The least-expensive Aston Martin since the 1980s is also one of the most focused.<p>It’s pretty much a given that if you want a new Aston Martin, you’d better save your pennies. But starting this fall, you’ll need to save considerably fewer of them, as Aston Martin is introducing the new V8 Vantage GT …

Aston to show $99k V8 Vantage GT, special editions in NY [w/video]

Aston Martin has never been touted for the affordability of its cars, but with its new V8 Vantage GT, it's at least taking a stab at the concept. Priced at $99,900, the company probably feels like it's giving them away.<p>Aston Martin says its Vantage GT is inspired by its long history in motorsports. …

2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition strutting to NY

The Audi RS7 is already one of the most stylish sports sedans (hatch, wagon, whatever...) on the road today with flowing roof and hunkered down appearance. Now the German automaker is taking that formula even further with the introduction of the RS7 Dynamic Edition at the 2014 New York Auto Show, …

Too many BMWs? Automaker doubles number of models offered

Are you noticing more BMW models on the road? Car enthusiasts and car shoppers alike may be wondering why there are so many.<p>The simple answer is that there are nearly 50 more trim levels from 7 years ago across a half-dozen more models, or double from 2007. BMW sales are performing well, but the …

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Lacks Benz Name, Has Neat Interior

That AMG’s forthcoming sports car would be called GT wasn’t one of the industry’s better-kept secrets. But there was one piece of information about the car that was unexpected: Its official name is Mercedes-AMG GT, which is in contrast to the outgoing SLS, whose full name is Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. …