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Audi TT Clubsport Turbo Concept Makes Close to 600 HP for Worthersee

It’s the month of May and Audi just unveiled a concept making close to 600 hp, which could only mean one thing – the return of the annual Worthersee festival where Volkswagen Group rolls out its wild and high-powered concepts. This year, the festival takes place from May 13-16 and will include this …

BMW owners celebrate 40 years of 3 Series

With a recent refresh and introduction of the 340i, BMW is continuing to evolve the 3 Series to make sure that the it can keep up in the competitive world of sport sedans. However, the company doesn't want to forgot the past 40 years of the 3 Series' history. In a new video, the brand travels the …

Las Vegas

VW Announces Three New Engines

The Vienna engine symposium used to be one of the better-kept secrets in our business. It’s now in its 36th year, and it is the top event where engineers and executives mingle and discuss current and future topics freely and openly. It’s an event where many conversations are assumed to be off the …

Idris Elba breaks "Flying Mile" speed record from 1927

The star did 180 mph in a Bentley Continental GT to topple Sir Malcom Campbell's 88-year-old record at Pendine Sands in Wales.<p>Okay, at first blush, this seems kind of like a meaningless publicity stunt: TV star and multiple People Magazine "Sexiest Men Alive" honoree Idris Elba hops into a …

Autonomous towing robots can sneak off with your car

Developed by a team of European scientists, the AVERT system consists of a team of eight robots that can basically replace a tow truck.<p>We all want them, but it'll be years before self-driving cars take over the roads. In the meantime though, these sneaky little pancake robots can move any car …

Robotics

Restored 1977 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

This 1977 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser is offered by the third owner and spent its life in California before he acquired it in June 2012. He has …

Classic Cars

LensPacks Enables Quick Camera Lens Changes (video)

Photographers that are continually changing their camera lenses to capture that perfect shot, may be interested in a new accessory designed by Ansix …

2016 Honda HR-V

The shape of small things to come.<p>The SUV-ification of the automobile market continues apace, with buyers in even the smallest segment now deciding that they, too, want the higher seating position and (in all-wheel-drive versions) the bad-weather capability afforded by a crossover-type vehicle. …

GM Design Chief Ed Welburn Talks About The 2016 Chevy Camaro

We’re now just a little over two weeks away from the debut of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro at General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] May 16 celebration of …

Sports Cars

Polestar to tune Volvo Drive-E turbo engines

Volvo is down-sizing engines across the range, but that doesn't mean that the Drive-E family will miss out on the Polestar treatment.<p>When Volvo announced it was producing another run of its sporty S60 and V60 Polestar models to meet unexpected demand, it also mentioned that there were plans in the …

How to Make Your Tires Last Much Longer than You Think

Chances are, there’s some sourceless bit of knowledge rattling around in your head. You don’t know how it got there or where it came from, but <i>you believe it.</i> Maybe your convictions on tire life falls into that category. We’ve always held that that our favorite round rubber bits had a fixed and …

2016 Volkswagen Golf R SportWagen

The poor man's CTS-V wagon.<p>One of our journalist colleagues doesn't get it. We’re standing in the pit lane of the Ascari racetrack near Málaga, Spain, when he asks, "Why would you make a wagon that drives like a sports car?" At this very moment, a Volkswagen Golf R SportWagen roars by at full …

B&H is Selling a Used Canon 1200mm f/5.6L Lens for Just $180,000

If you’ve been in the market for a Canon 1200mm f/5.6L lens, B&H is currently listing a used one for just $180,000. The lens has a condition rating …

Cameras

1961 Volvo PV544

This 1961 Volvo PV544 is offered with only one line of written information but looks quite nice in photos. It’s said to run well and be in nice …

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Mazda MX-5 Miata-Based Fiat 124 Spider To Debut This Year: Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed at last month’s Geneva Motor Show that the Fiat brand’s upcoming roadster based …

Autos

A handful of Shelby GT350 Mustangs will be 2015s

This is why Ford was being coy about the model year.<p>When Ford announced the new Shelby GT350 and its meaner sibling, the GT350R, the company was very careful not to attach a model year to the new super-Mustang.<p>It was a fair presumption that they might well be 2016 models given their calendar-year …

Buy a Paul Walker Supra from "The Fast and the Furious"

Way back in 2001, few could have predicted that the movie <i>The Fast and The Furious</i> would blossom into what it is today. What started as a single movie has grown into one of the world’s most popular and profitable franchises, and the <i>Furious</i> series’ impact on car culture can’t be understated.<p>That’s …

The luxury-car party is over in China

Last year, the Asian giant was Maserati's second-largest market as sales of its sports cars — including the Quattroporte, which can cost up to $377,000 — reached 9,400, more than doubling from 2013.<p>But now its chief executive acknowledges it will struggle to even maintain that level this year.<p>The …

Drive and Improve: 1965 Porsche 356C

This 1965 Porsche 356C has been given recent mechanical work totaling $4k including tires, clutch, exhaust, and more. Originally Slate Grey, an …

More people are trading in their electric and hybrid cars for SUVs, report claims

Once an EV buyer, always an EV buyer? Maybe not.<p>A report from car buying service Edmunds says that in the first three months of 2015, there was a noticeable uptick in electric and hybrid car owners trading in their high-efficiency vehicles for traditional, fossil fuel SUVs. The number stands at 22 …

This Watson Indianapolis Roadster may fetch $800K

A.J. Watson figured he could do better than Kurtis's Indy-winning KK500C, so he did. This is a beautifully restored, very correct Watson Roadster, and it should bring big bucks at auction.<p>A.J. Watson was a smart man. He took a look at the Kurtis that won the 1955 Indy 500 and figured he could do …

5 things you need to know about the 2016 Fiat 500X

Not all 500X models are created equal. We dug through them all to find the best of the bunch.<p><b>1. It's plenty pretty.</b><p>Listen, we all know about the 500L: the gangly mini people mover Fiat hastily brought to showrooms to show us the company <i>gets</i> the American market. That thing looks like a Mazda MPV …

Volvo XC90 Lounge Console: The chauffeur's choice

The Swedish carmaker made its most luxurious SUV yet by removing the front passenger seat entirely.<p>Save for a single-cab pickup with a straight-up bench seat, a true three-seat vehicle is rare. There are basically the McLaren F1, Ferrari 365P, and, now, this Volvo XC90 concept.<p>Yet since Volvo is …

Mexican drug kingpin's arrest sparks gunfights near US border

Gunbattles have broken out in the city of Reynosa following the detention of the leader of major drug cartel<p>A cartel attacked Mexican security forces on Friday in reaction to a drug lord's arrest in a city near the US border, unleashing gunfights that killed at least three gunmen and wounded two …

South Africa faces crisis over anti-immigrant attacks

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Saturday canceled a foreign trip in order to deal with a wave of attacks on immigrants that have …

Driving a McLaren P1 and the legendary F1 back to back

The McLaren P1 is a high-tech marvel with 903 hybrid horses. But can it hold a candle to the analog legend of the McLaren F1?<p>The McLaren P1 is a very different animal from the McLaren F1.<p>Twenty-one years separate the two British supercars, and a lot has changed in that time. The P1 makes 276 more …

2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT

It's a truck that's hard to miss.<p>From the March 2002 issue<p>The Escalade EXT is Cadillac's answer to the Avalanche, not that anyone at Chevrolet actually asked the question. But someone must have, because an EXT showed up in our parking lot, and 5900 pounds of black Cadillac is hard to miss. You …

Review: In Fiat 500X's lineup, stick with the all-wheel-drive option

I used to own a<p>Fiatconvertible. It was cute but broke down so often that I quickly understood why people said "Fiat" stood for "Fix It Again, Tony."<p>I also once watched a man load the front seat of a 1960s Fiat 500 with boulders and push it off a cliff in the Santa Monica Mountains, because he …