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Supercharged Callaway Camaro Z/28 SC652 Makes 652 HP

Known for turning out high-performance variants of General Motors vehicles like the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray GT3 racer, Corvette AeroWagon conversion, and SS sedan, Callaway has just revealed details of its newest creation dubbed the Callaway Camaro Z/28 SC652.<p>Based on the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro …

What Does the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Need to Be the Best?

We absolutely adored the previous generation Cadillac CTS-V, but since its 2009 debut a new generation of super sedans from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz have hit the streets. Audi‘s now sporting a 560-hp RS 7, BMW a 575-hp M5, and Mercedes a 577-hp E63 AMG S. What does the <b>2016 Cadillac CTS-V</b> need …

Kode 9 Exclusive First Drive

Ken Okuyama is Ready to Build and Sell His Work of Passion<p>This is not the Speed Racer Mach V come to life. It’s a real-world sports car called the Kode 9. It’s new, and we were given the chance to be the first to drive it on public roads.<p>For two decades, you have almost certainly seen the name Ken …

Supercars

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is GM's First Flying Car

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 has a flying car mode. Yes, really. Chevy‘s 505-hp track-ready Camaro Z/28 has what its engineers call “Flying Car mode” in its Performance Traction Management (PTM) system, which allows the Camaro’s traction control system to maintain full power, even if all four …

TOTD: Which Production Car Will Reach 300 MPH First?

Although not recognized by the “Guinness Book of World Records,” the 1244-hp Hennessey Venom GT recently posted a V-Box-verified top speed of 270.49 mph. That puts it ahead of the 1184-hp Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, which holds the official production car top speed record of 268 mph. With …

TOTD: What's Your Favorite Movie Car of All Time?

With the Academy Awards on Sunday, and our Top 10 Movie Cars in Supporting Roles story going up this morning, we thought it’d be a great time to get into the Oscar spirit and revisit the topic of movie cars. Throughout the years, there’ve been a number of movie cars that have genuinely became stars …

Hennessey Venom GT Hits 270.49 MPH

Since day one the Hennessey Venom GT’s mission has been to dethrone the mighty Bugatti Veyron as the world’s fastest production car. The tuner car did just that last April, but the authority that makes such records official, the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i>, didn’t recognize the run for various …

2014 Maserati Ghibli S Q4 First Test

The Sounds of Love<p>Maintaining a healthy relationship is about more than just saying “I love you.” For some people, actions speak louder than words. The 2014 Maserati Ghibli might not be the car for those people. That’s because the Ghibli isn’t going to work tirelessly in showing that it loves you. …

2000-HP Ford Mustang Stand on its Rear Bumper

A new video shows several angles of a Fox body Ford Mustang standing on its rear bumper shortly after a drag strip launch. The action took place at South Georgia Motorsports Park during a qualifying pass for the Outlaw Drag Radial class.<p>According to driver David Measell, the attempted drag strip …

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible First Look

Nicer, Faster Top, and as Few as 7 Seconds to Lower It<p>Ford will be dribbling out Mustang details over the next few weeks leading up to the car’s AARP-eligibility birthday party in April in New York, and this week we learned a lot more about the 2015 Ford Mustang convertible and a bit more about …

McLaren 650S Estimated Performance Specs Revealed

While we’ve already seen images and powertrain specs on the new 2015 McLaren 650S coupe, the British Formula 1 team turned supercar maker has just revealed manufacturer-estimated performance specs ahead of its global public debut next month at the 2014 Geneva motor show. Like the 12C it’s based on, …

2013 Jaguar XJL 5.0 Supercharged First Test

Light on Its Feet with a Animalistic Growl<p>For four decades, the Jaguar XJ served evolved gradually until the 2010 model finally gained modern styling and a fastback-like look. Now in the last half of this generation’s lifespan, we drove and tested a 2013 Jaguar XJL 5.0 Supercharged to find out how …

Which Convertible - New Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro?

For those who like feeling the wind blow through their hair, there’s a new convertible on the market: the 2015 Ford Mustang. Like its hardtop counterpart, the topless Mustang also underwent significant changes. All ‘verts will come with a black soft top and feature a new mechanism that’s purely …

2015 Ford Mustang Goes All-In On Aero Enginering

Blue Oval Cites Less Wind Noise, Better Economy<p>The team engineering the 2015 Ford Mustang spent quite a bit of time in the wind tunnel, not only to improve fuel economy, but also to reduce wind noise and buffeting, especially in the convertible.<p>Most of what they’re doing is established …

Skoda VisionC Concept Aims for Style at Geneva Show

Aside from its blinding green paint, the <b>Skoda VisionC concept</b>, set to debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, is one of the better looking cars to come from the automaker in recent memory. The concept will likely be compared to the Audi A7 more often than not, which isn’t surprising as Skoda is …

Audi

2015 Lexus RC 350 F Sport, RC F GT3 Concept At Geneva

News about the <b>2015 Lexus RC 350 F Sport</b> may no longer be an “<b>emotional surprise</b>,” but it’s still a coupe many visitors at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show should get excited about. The 2015 RC 350 F Sport makes it official debut at Geneva next week before heading to showrooms this fall, slotting in …

Koenigsegg Agera One:1 Details Revealed

Koenigsegg is celebrating its 20th anniversary in a mega way. The Swedish supercar maker has revealed more details about the Koenigsegg Agera One:1. The world’s first “megacar” gets its name from its 1 metric horsepower per 1 kilogram power-to-weight ratio, and creates a new supercar sub-genre as …

Oh Là What? Carlsson CS50 Versailles at Geneva

Does this <b>Carlsson CS50 Versailles</b> makes you think of Louis the Great’s palace? If so, then the folks at Carlsson did their job because that was the source of inspiration for this golden Mercedes-Benz S-Class-based sedan, which will undoubtedly drop jaws at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Customized as …

Ford Mustang from "Need for Speed" Headed to Barrett-Jackson - MT

The custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT from the new movie adaptation of the “Need for Speed” franchise is hitting the auction block. Ford announced that the star of “Need for Speed” (other than “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul) will be hitting the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction block in April, with all …

The Lamborghini Huracan: 18 Things You Didn’t Know

Company Says Supercar Will be its Best Street Driver Ever<p>Lamborghini released quite a bit of information on the all-new Huracan back in December, but the facts were more like bullet points than detailed descriptions. Now, on the eve of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini invited us to take a …

Jaguar XE is British Automaker’s Compact Sedan

Jaguar has released a few details regarding its BMW 3 Series fighter at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show: the compact sedan will be called the Jaguar XE and it will be powered by the automaker’s new Ingenium engine family when it goes on sale next year.<p>Based on a new 2.0-liter four-cylinder …

Jaguar Cars

2016 Audi TT, TTS Coupe Photos Revealed Before Geneva

Here are the first official photos of the <b>2016 Audi TTS</b>, the sportier variant that will slot above the normal TT. Audi released the first batch of photos ahead of the sports car’s official reveal at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, following weeks of teaser sketches and videos.<p>Audi is holding off on …

Five Things You Should Know: McLaren 650S Coupe, Spyder

A greeting, ahem, for Ferrari<p>As reported, McLaren unveiled the 650S Coupe and Spider today at the Geneva Auto Show. Sporting 650 hp, a 204 mph top speed, and styling combining both of McLaren‘s current offerings, the 650S intends to be a premium and more potent version of the 12C. Here are five …

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Boasts New Soft-Top in Geneva

Watch out, Mazda MX-5 Miata. A new <b>Alfa Romeo 4C Spider</b> concept debuted at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show this week, previewing a new model that’s scheduled to go into production in 2015.<p>The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider concept is just like the 4C coupe in several ways. In terms of appearance, it looks just …

Maserati Alfieri Concept Looks Forward at Geneva 2014

Maserati Quattroporte. GranTurismo. Ghibli. Levante. All of these names have an exotic-sounding ring to it. Now how about Maserati Alfieri? Sounds a bit off, no? Thankfully the new <b>Maserati Alfieri</b> concept doesn’t look as off as it sounds. After hinting that it’d preview the future of its brand at …

Zenvo ST1 Hypercar at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Carmaker Vows Only 15 Will Be Built, Sold<p>Touted as Denmark’s first Hypercar, the edgy looking Zenvo ST1’s design is 100-percent Danish, hailing from the town of Praesto, about an hour south of Copenhagen. Nestled amidships is an engine that is based on the LS7 GM Small Block V-8, but the block and …

The Lazareth Wazuma V8F is Beautifully Scary

There are many wonders to be found tucked amongst the many stands of the Geneva motor show, but this one grabbed my attention like no other. Meet the Lazareth Wazuma V8F.<p>“Wazuma” is an ancient form of Japanese magic tricks, which may be necessary to safely operate this trike. It’s powered by a …

Motorcycles

Ermini Seiottosei Debuts 686 at 2014 Geneva

Ermini isn’t exactly a household name on our shores, but back in the 1930s Pasquale Ermini made a name for himself as a racer, then mechanic and engine tuner with a penchant for developing his own DOHC cylinder heads. In the ‘40s he started making his own Ermini-Fiats and Ermini-Alfas by modifying …

Sports Cars

TOTD: What Was Your Favorite Geneva Show Debut?

International auto shows can be a blur of new model and concept debuts, and picking a favorite can be tough. But that’s exactly what we’re asking you to do for today’s post-Geneva Motor Show TOTD. So, which was your favorite?<br>Perhaps it was the McLaren 650S coupe, which is essentially a more premium …

420-HP Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept Shown at Geneva

While it was no secret the production version of the third-generation 2015 Audi TT and TTS were coming to the 2014 Geneva auto show, the German automaker also brought the high-performance Audi TT Quattro Sport concept boasting 420 hp from a four-cylinder engine.<p>Powered by Volkswagen’s corporate …