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Range Rover Sport SVR hangs its tail out at Rockingham

The more we get used to the idea of Jaguar and Land Rover being sister companies – even more so today than they were under the Ford Premier Automotive Group alongside Lincoln, Volvo and Aston Martin – the more sense it makes. Both, of course, are quintessentially British marques, and ones that …

2016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives with 640 hp, 200-mph top speed

Most Powerful Cadillac Ever Prepares To Storm Detroit Auto Show<p>Ask the company's executive team, and they'll tell you "this is the maximum Cadillac V-Series." It's the 2016 CTS-V sedan, and it packs the very best of what's possible at Cadillac. And the company says it doesn't think "anyone thought …

The Last Waltz: 2014 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon

Man, It's Incredibly Hard to Go Home Again<p>My original title for the story you’re reading was “Steal This Car.” The tagline was going to be “I Don’t Think Cadillac is Going to Prosecute.” However, there’s always a gulf between expectations and reality, and sometimes the chasm is much larger than you …

2016 Cadillac CTS-V First Look

Ultra-High-Strength-Steel Fist in a Velvet Glove<p>To help dry the tears of fans mourning the loss of the CTS-V family of coupe, wagon, and sedan offerings, the new replacement sedan will be fortified with even more vitamins H and T: SAE-certified horsepower and torque ratings come in at 640 hp and …

2015 Chrysler 300: Rebuilding an American Icon

Did I find it at all ironic that on the same day I was driving a refreshed 2015 Chrysler 300 the brand’s parent company, FCA, announced it would no longer utilize ”Chrysler” as part of the corporation’s official name? Maybe a little. But the truth is, names in this industry seem to have as much …

2015 Chrysler 300 First Drive

The March of Progress<p>Progress is inevitable. Sometimes it happens quickly, but often it’s a slow march. Enough small steps forward, though, can add up to a bigger total leap. Such is the story of the 2015 Chrysler 300. It’s composed of myriad small improvements that when taken together turn a good …

2016 Cadillac CTS-V

This thing may just violate the Geneva Conventions.<p>Every car provides inspiration for how we will analyze and review it, be that screaming down Virginia International Raceway’s back straight at triple-digit speeds, assaulting our nasal passages with scents of fine leather and wood, or packing it …

Sports Cars

2015 Chrysler 300 V-8

Gearing up for a few more years.<p>Quick! Name an American, rear-drive, V-8–powered, full-size sedan. If you said, “Chrysler 300,” you’re only 15 percent right, because that’s the proportion of 300 buyers who actually opt for the V-8. The rest decide that the V-6 will suffice, a strong indicator that …

Touchscreens

Never Seen One: 1959 Chrysler Windsor Golden Lion

This 1959 Chrysler Windsor (chassis M511104066) is a well preserved example with 38k miles and condition described as original though the seller …

Infrared Curtain offers more affordable option to touchscreen

Judging by the recent spate of announcements, we might be seeing a lot of in-vehicle infotainment announcements soon, probably at CES 2015 next month …

2015 Porsche 911 GT3: The Ultimate Drivers 911? - Ignition Ep. 121

Uber and more targeted by LA and San Francisco DAs

Uber and its competitors Lyft and Sidecar have many fans but no lack of troubles, the latter of which tends to be in a constant state of ebb and …

San Francisco

Zenos launches in the US, first car priced from $39,500

A new British firm specializing in track cars and run by former senior managers of Caterham has set up shop in the U.S. market. The new firm is …

Roadsters

Petition to bring Honda Civic Type R to US picking up steam

Never mind what the executives say – we've had a sneaking suspicion all along that the upcoming Honda Civic Type R won't be coming to North America. And with good reason: both the prototype we drove in Japan and the concept unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last week were based on the European-spec …

Grown-Up Men Take More Selfies Than Grown-Up Women

A new study measuring how people take selfies found that women take more selfies than men—but only to a point. After the proverbial hill, it reverses, with men over age 40 snapping more selfies than women over age 40.<p>Surprised? I was.<p>I just assumed selfie-ing was always more of a female thing, …

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review: Pocket Windows, with a sharp screen - CNET

MSRP: $429.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Lenovo ThinkPad 8</b> runs full Windows 8.1, has an excellent higher-res 8.3-inch display, 64GB of storage standard, all the basic ports you'd need, and fits into a super-slim package.<p><b>The Bad</b> More expensive than other 8-inch Windows tablets; doesn’t come with a stylus, or …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Sets Its Sights on Music Streaming | Inc.com

Amazon is reportedly in discussions with major music labels to launch its own streaming service, in a move that could have serious repercussions for music startups. According to Re/code, the subscription service would be bundled with Amazon Prime, the $79-a-year program that offers free two-day …

Streaming

Could The Obscenely Powerful Koenigsegg One:1 Be The World's Fastest Production Car?

Electric cars and autonomous driving might grab headlines, but 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the supercar—or, as obscure Swedish automaker Koenigsegg calls it, the “mega car.”<p>That’s how it refers to the new Koenigsegg One:1, debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Previous Koenigseggs, such …

North Dallas Hooptie LeMons Inspections: ’75 Civic vs Buick Century, Solara vs Corvette

We’re back at Eagles Canyon Raceway in Texas for the fifth annual North Dallas Hooptie race, and for Saturday morning’s green flag we’ve got some matchups that the racing world has been waiting <i>decades</i> to see.<p>Since the very earliest days of LeMons racing, we’ve been waiting for a genuine …

Buick

Volvo Ditches Buttons and Knobs In Favor Of Tablet-Like Touchscreen On Future Models

Volvo, a company known for making cars with user-friendly interiors, will be doing away with buttons and knobs in favor of touchscreen controls in the future.<p>Its Concept Estate, debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, shows what the next generation of Volvo interiors will look like. At the center …

1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1 Driver

This 1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1 is one of the few we have seen lately in the sweet spot between project and perfect. It is plenty clean to drive …

James May and The Stig on the Caterham | Top Gear | Series 21 | Behind the Scenes

Jaguar To Launch R-Sport Performance Trim At 2014 Geneva Motor Show

After clamoring to launch performance tuning divisions in the mold of BMW M and Mercedes-Benz AMG, carmakers now appear to be filling in the gaps …

Auto Shows

Nintendo killing off online play for DS and Wii

Nintendo is terminating "certain online functionality" for the Wii, DS and DSi including online play, matchmaking and leaderboards for many of its …

Corephotonics' dual-camera tech will change smartphone imaging

The Israeli startup's camera technology will let smartphones do actual optical zoom without the need for moving parts.<p>Two-year-old Israeli company Corephotonics is ready to change how you take pictures with your smartphone, and it could happen as early as this year. The company's dual-camera …

Mobile Photography

Google+ for Android Gets Photo Editing Across Devices

Google today updated Google+ for Android with a slew of new features focused just on photos. You can download the new version now from Google Play.<p>First and foremost, the app now features non-destructive photo editing across devices. In other words, you can now start editing a photo on one device …