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2015 Chevrolet Colorado V-6 4x4

Little big truck.<p>Full-size pickups have become so large that a more rationally sized truck seems like a big deal. Indeed, General Motors has been basking in attention for more than two years since announcing that it was bringing all-new mid-size trucks—the Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon—to …

Lee’s top five Porsche 911 drives of 2014

30 Dec<p>News<br>• |<br>• Lee Sibley<br>• |<p>We’re lucky here at <b>Total 911</b> as we get to sample a delicious selection of Stuttgart’s finest flat six sportscars on our way to …

Video of Porsche 911 Engines Being Assembled is Flat Sexy

Porsche’s flat-six engine may not be air-cooled anymore, but it’s still a jewel to behold. Powering the run-of-the-mill 911, the manual-transmission GTS, the giant-killing Turbo, and the epic 911 GT3, that six-banger is as iconic as the ever-familiar silhouette of Zuffenhausen’s rear-engine …

Shelby Cobra 427 50th Anniversary Continuation Model Announced

Shelby American will build a limited run of 50 continuation cars to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the big block Cobra. Like other Shelby continuation models, the Shelby Cobra 427 50th Anniversary will be sold as a rolling chassis sans drivetrain and come with a 1965 MSO (manufacturer’s …

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Recalled for Faulty Halogen Headlight Software

Volkswagen of America has announced a voluntary recall on select 2015 Jetta models equipped with halogen headlights. Approximately 50,000 vehicles are affected by this issue.<p><b>The Problem:</b> Some 2015 Volkswagen Jetta models featuring halogen headlights may contain faulty software in the control module …

Aston Martin to Host Instructional Winter Getaway for Owners

This year, Aston Martin hosted a retreat for owners in the Colorado Rockies, teaching performance ice driving and advanced low-traction handling skills. The company termed the inaugural event “hugely successful,” so now there’s a repeat. In early 2015, 10 acres of ice will be groomed for sideways …

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit V-8 AWD

Prowling on all fours.<p>Driving a Dodge Charger Pursuit demonstrator painted to resemble a real police car, complete with operating lights and sirens, can be a strange experience, as we noted the last time we did this with a 2012 model. People—other drivers—assume things when they see it simply going …

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 First Test

Giant Slayer<p>It’s often pointed out that today’s sports cars make more power than yesterday’s supercars, but in a world where Cadillacs make 640 hp, it’s worth saying again. In such crazy times, 475 hp doesn’t sound all that impressive comparatively, but as the saying goes, it’s not how much you’ve …

Josh’s top five Porsche 911 drives of 2014

31 Dec<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Initially I thought this list would be incredibly painstaking to put together, even if it does only feature five Porsche …

Futuristic Mercedes Concept Previewed Ahead of CES

The mysterious and futuristic Mercedes-Benz prototype we spied earlier this year has surfaced again. This time around it’s an official teaser photo that the automaker posted on its Facebook page.<p>The photo shows off the concept car’s profile with an egg-shaped roofline with a squared-off rear end. …

Longtime Dodge Pitchman, Real-Life Car Guy Edward Herrmann Dies

Was a standout supporter of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance<p>And below is one of the dozens, if not hundreds, of spots he taped for Dodge during his tenure as the company’s spokesman from 1992-2001.<p>Robbie Kass, Herrmann’s manager, told <b>USA Today</b> that he would be missed.<p>“Edward Herrmann, besides …

Volkswagen Recalls 37,979 Vehicles for Fuel System Issue

Volkswagen of America has announced a voluntary recall on certain 2014-2015 Beetle, Jetta, and Passat models, and 2015 Golf and GTI models for an issue with the fuel system. Approximately 38,000 vehicles are affected by this issue. Yesterday, the automaker recalled approximately 50,000 Jetta models …

Porsche 918 Spyder review: P1 and LaFerrari rival driven

<b>The Porsche 918 Spyder. A hypercar that happens to be a hybrid. Or a hybrid that happens to be a hypercar?</b><p>Some say neither. We say both. The …

It Cost America $9.3 Billion to Save GM and Chrysler

General Motors and Chrysler are profitable, healthy businesses cranking out some of their best products in decades. And they should be—the government intervention to rescue them from bankruptcy cost American taxpayers $9.3 billion.<p>That’s the final number from the U.S. Treasury’s Automotive Industry …