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Rumors Peg Dodge’s Hellcat V-8 As More Powerful Than Viper's V-10

Although rumors regarding Chrysler’s supercharged “Hellcat” engine have been trickling out for about a year now, the company has yet to officially confirm the engine exists, let alone issue any details. Earmarked for duty in the next-gen Dodge Challenger SRT, early speculation pegged the 6.2-liter …

Sports Cars

Smart Shows Off New Fortwo, Forfour Winter Testing

Now, this is a bit strange: Smart has released visual evidence of the next-generation Fortwo and Forfour being winter-tested in Sweden—albeit wearing camouflage. It’s the latest instance of a manufacturer essentially furnishing its own spy photos, but we’re not complaining. This is our first good …

Prototypes

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Spy Photos

The Range Rover Sport is about to get a lot more "sport," plus some zesty badging.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A Land Rover Range Rover Sport wearing the most sensationally patterned camouflage we’ve ever seen. Certainly, the blue, white, and black theme would be perfect for rendering this Range Rover Sport …

Land Rover

The cool lines of the Aston Martin DB5 and interior elements of classic Jaguars are destined to live on thanks to a new sportscar from British designer David

The cool lines of the Aston Martin DB5 and interior elements of classic Jaguars are destined to live on thanks to a new sportscar from British …

Earlier this month we reported that the roof on our beloved VW California had spectacularly given up the ghost on a trip to Devon. In fact, it pretty much self-destructed as we attempted to bed down for the night in a windy and darkened

Earlier this month we reported that the roof on our beloved VW California had spectacularly given up the ghost on a trip to Devon. In fact, it pretty …

Jaguar F-Type Coupe Club Sport in the Works?

The 2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe R gave us hope for the brand’s sporting future when we drove it recently in Spain, and now a report from <i>Auto Express</i> suggests a lighter, race-inspired Club Sport version could be in the works.<p>According to the report, senior managers within Jaguar have hinted at a …

Jaguar Cars

Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend but the Mercedes driver and his former teammate Jenson Button warned of the health implications some drivers face while attempting to cut weight and maximise

Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend but the Mercedes driver and his former teammate Jenson Button warned of …

Mini Goes Green, Waves the Flag With Cooper T

A new model Mini says enhances “the company’s sustainability credentials” is making its internet debut—and it’s as silly a joke as you might expect from those cheeky chums over at Mini. The new ride is called the Cooper T, and it is claimed to be the “first vehicle to be powered by tea-leaf biofuel …

Biscuits

The adoption of turbocharged V6 engines by Formula 1 teams this year has proved one of the most divisive regulation changes in the sport for a generation. With the howling noises of the now defunct V8 engines consigned to the history books, the sport

The adoption of turbocharged V6 engines by Formula 1 teams this year has proved one of the most divisive regulation changes in the sport for a …

1961 Jaguar E-type

A great crowd drawer and a terrific ego booster–it's that kind of car.<p>From the December 1961 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>To the British motor industry, the name of Jaguar spells success: success on the most famous racing circuits in the world, and commercial success on every market where the make has …

Jaguar Cars

Supercharged V-6 Confirmed for U.K.-Market Jaguar XE

Jaguar announced its XE 3 Series-fighting sedan at the Geneva Motor Show last month, but only gave details on that car’s Ingenium family of four-cylinder engines. We speculated that a supercharged V-6 would eventually find its way underneath the XE’s hood to challenge the mighty BMW 335i, and now …

Jaguar Cars

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Teased

The Land Rover Discovery nameplate (LR4 in America) is spawning its own line of vehicles, and we’ve gotten a sneak peek at one of the first in the lineup. Below, we see the Discovery Vision Concept in a short video teaser before its big reveal at the 2014 New York International Auto Show later this …

Land Rover

Dodge Challenger, Charger Scat Pack Pricing Revealed

Pricing and performance gains for the Scat Pack offered on the Dodge Challenger and Charger with the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 announced at the 2013 SEMA show have been revealed. Three Scat Pack stage kits are offered priced from $1895 to $4995. The kits can boost power an additional 18-58 hp and 18-47 …