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Aston Martin Releases Wild New Valkyrie Images and Details

We all knew Aston Martin’s Valkyrie would be more than a shade nutty. Even a passing glance at the mock-up the company displayed at the Geneva auto show clued us in to that. But this new spate of photographs provided by the company’s Gaydon HQ suggests that the company’s collaboration with Red Bull …

Aston Martin Valkyrie 'within sight' of F1 speeds

Aston Martin's upcoming Valkyrie is "definitely within sight" of speeds that could rival an F1 car.<p>Speaking to Motor1, head of special operations …

The best cars for sale at RM Sotheby's Monterey auction

Louis Frankel 18 Jul 2017RM Sotheby’s will host its annual Monterey auction between the 18th and 19th of August, and for once we can’t pick a single …

Faraday Future in Austerity Mode as Lucid Talks to Ford

After months of financial woes and executive upheaval, fledgling California electric-vehicle maker Faraday Future is at last showing signs of scaling down its ambition—just as intrigue builds at its Bay Area rival, Lucid Motors, over a potential buyout from Ford.<p>Faraday Future has scrapped plans to …

2018 BMW M8 race car first look

Behold the new BMW M8 race car that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018.<p>The car is still heavily camouflaged but it’s easy to …

Aston Martin DB11 S Could Have Nearly 660 HP

Spy photographers recently caught a high-performance Aston Martin DB11 near the Nürburgring and new details are starting to emerge about the model. …

Bentley Motors

Tesla’s reported Autopilot 2.0 will face new goalposts for ‘smart’

Two separate reports claim Autopilot 2.0, an enhanced version of Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving tech, is coming to vehicles soon, potentially as part of the upcoming 8.0 update of Tesla’s software. TechnoBuffalo reported that Autopilot 2.0 is confirmed as “coming soon,” while Electrek’s …

Tesla

Alibaba joins the automotive race with new 'internet car'

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has just revealed its automotive ambitions with the announcement of an "internet car."<p>The mid-size SUV will be made with SAIC, one of China's big four state-owned automakers, and is called the RX5. It will retail for 148,800 yuan (converts roughly to $22,300, …

Alibaba Group

2018 AMG GT R: A GT3 racecar for the road

The Mercedes-AMG GT is already a hell of a supercar. Smaller than its forebear, the SLS AMG, the GT packs a punch as it swings at the Porsche 911 and Audi R8. But if you thought the 503-horsepower GT S was all Mercedes could muster, you're in for a rude awakening with the 2018 GT R.<p>The GT R takes a …

Carbon Fiber

Swedish style: Volvo rolls out sportier R-Design variants for V90, S90

If you want a Volvo that's heavy on the performance, your best bet is to go with a Polestar-massaged vehicle, which is the brand's in-house performance division. However, if you want your car just a bit racier, without all the actual hustle, you can opt for the R-Design trim, and now, two more cars …

Volvo

Watch this homemade autonomous Tesla charger in action

In the words of Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg, "If you want something done, do it yourself." Electric-vehicle chargers that automatically plug themselves into cars are not yet a thing, except for Tesla's prototype. With that in mind, one man has gone and built himself an autonomous Tesla Model S …

Tesla

RM Sotheby's set to auction first-ever Shelby Cobra

There are special cars, and then there are <i>special</i> cars. The Shelby Cobra is a special car, but the first one ever made? That's something that belongs in a museum. But, instead of a museum, it's about to head to the auction block for the first time ever.<p>The first Cobra ever, chassis designation CSX …

Classic Cars

Tesla and Mobileye disagree on why Autopilot didn't apply brakes

Sometimes it's better to say nothing.<p>Mobileye, a heavy hitter in autonomous-car technology, may have learned that lesson the hard way Friday after Tesla Motors challenged Mobileye's statement regarding the first reported fatality involving Tesla's Autopilot system.<p>That's because Mobileye said no …

Tesla

Old cars, NASCARs and way too many red cars: Our week on Instagram

If you ask a member of Carfection or Roadshow what they've been up to in the past week, the answer is usually along the lines of, "Hold on, I'm super busy right now." We're not being jerks -- we <i>are</i> actually busy. Which is why a great way to keep track of our antics is by following us on …

Alfa Romeo

Tesla misses delivery targets despite production boost

Tesla Motors said Sunday it delivered 14,370 vehicles to customers in the second quarter, missing its own estimates of 17,000 vehicles.<p>Tesla said it produced 18,345 vehicles during the quarter, a 20 percent increase from the previous quarter, with nearly half of those vehicles produced in the last …

Tesla