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MotorWeek proves '90s were awesome with Supra, Stealth, RX-7, Corvette, 968, 300ZX comparo

Oh, the heady days of 1993, back when the Clinton Presidency was just getting underway, and it seemed like every hot new rock band was coming out of Seattle. Sports cars in the US had finally shaken off the shackles that slowed them during the '70s and '80s, and you could buy any number of …

BringATrailer getting into the auction business

If you're into classic cars and don't already know about the website <i>BringATrailer.com</i>, you're seriously missing out. The site highlights vintage cars of all stripes for sale on the internet, whether they are from eBay Motors, Craigslist, its own readers or practically anywhere else. Even if you're …

Quebec thinks your "hellaflush" cars are hella unsafe

Stanced cars will fail inspection, cause insurance problems.<p>Quebec didn't just ban stanced vehicles, but the province published an article on its government's road safety website condemning the practice of "hellaflush." Vehicle safety inspection regulations in Quebec already prohibit the types of …

Regulation

VW's Winterkorn tells 20,000 staffers of big cost-cutting plans

During a gathering of 20,000 Volkswagen Group employees at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday, CEO Martin Winterkorn dropped a bombshell. The boss stated that the automaker isn't operating efficiently enough and admitted the company needs to radically start cutting back to …

Deutschland De-Restricted: We Storm the Autobahn in the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

With endless construction and an increasing number of speed-limited sections, is the autobahn still all it's cracked up to be? Well, yes and no.<p>Imagine how much better your life would be if 150 mph were legal. Commuting times would be slashed—especially if you also fantasize that there’s no …

Classic Cars

Ford Fiesta becomes UK all-time best seller

We may regard Ford as an American automaker, but ask a Brit and they may tell you otherwise. The Blue Oval has, after all, been selling cars in the UK since 1903, and started manufacturing there as far back as 1911 when it began local production of the Model T in Manchester. Last year Ford ended …

Photos: Rocket Craft Plushes

Dodge

BMW begins restoring Elvis Presley's 507 [w/video]

Imagine the King of Rock n' Roll driving a car and you'll likely picture a pink Cadillac or a yellow De Tomaso shot full of holes. But Elvis also owned a 1957 BMW 507 roadster, and now that roadster is returning home to BMW headquarters.<p>The 507 was a rare bird, of which only 254 examples were ever …

2015 Dodge Challenger SXT, R/T First Drive

Still Wild and Fun, Even Without the Hellraiser<p>Let’s get the obvious out of the way — the 2015 Dodge Challenger is here and the model to covet is the SRT Hellcat, which churns out 707 hp from a supercharged V-8 and is priced right, with an MSRP of nearly $61,000 (including destination and …

Sports Cars

Acura NSX prototype bursts into flames

An Acura NSX hybrid sports car burst into flames during testing on the famed Nurburgring motorsports complex in Germany, according to Automotive News.<p>The driver was able to get out of the car safely. The second generation NSX features a twin-turbocharged engine and three electric motors powered by …

Supercars

1995 McLaren F1 Heading To Gooding & Co. Auction For $12-14 Million: Pebble Beach 2014

While the Ferrari 250s and 275s continue to dominate the record sale prices at collector car auctions around the world, the McLaren F1 appears to be …

Classic Cars

New Toyota Supra Powertrain Details Emerge

Toyota has teamed up with BMW to develop a new sports car platform that will underpin a new Supra from the Japanese automaker and a replacement for …

Mazda recalling 18k Mazda6 and RX-8 models over airbag inflators

Faulty Takata airbag inflators keep taking their toll on automakers. Mazda is the latest to be affected in the US by announcing a recall covering 18,050 Mazda6 and RX-8 models to replace the front, passenger-side airbags. Specifically, the campaign covers 18,000 Mazda6 units from the 2003 and 2004 …

First 100 Cars For Forza Horizon 2 Announced

Follow Antony<p>One hundred cars isn't a lot for a modern driving simulator, but Turn 10 Studios has traditionally gone for the "quality over quantity" …

Forza Horizon

2015 European Car Of The Year Nominees Announced

Follow Antony<p>The title of European Car of the Year is one all manufacturers selling in Europe want to win, and there's sure to be hot debate over …

Nissan Leaf

Meet the AMG GT's 4-liter, twin-turbo, 503-hp V8

Downsizing has an upside.<p>This is the new M178, Mercedes's designation for the V8 destined to go into the AMG GT, which will replace the SLS yet be less expensive than that car. In that vein, the motor is small and reasonably powerful. It's also light. AMG claims the dry long block weights in at 460 …

Automotive Design

2015 Ford Mustang F35, Aston Martin Lagonda, Toyota Supra Details: Today’s Car News

It’s the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this week and Ford has taken the wraps of a new customized Mustang. The car is based on the latest 2015 …

Will this 1966 Ferrari three-seater surpass $20M at Pebble Beach auction?

With a week of lavish automotive events coming up centered around the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August, some of the highest profile auto auctions in the world are about to take place. Hearing about Ferrari Testa Rossas and 250 GTOs going for tens of millions of dollars during these events …

CRD's new boxer twins

A few years ago you couldn’t sneeze without hitting a custom Honda CB. But the baton has now been passed to the BMW R-series. And with good reason too—old ‘airheads’ are easy to come by and bulletproof. With a simple layout and a removable subframe, they’re great for customizing.<p>The Spanish …

Motorcycles

First Look: McLaren unveils P1 GTR race track car

The British race car company McLaren has unveiled a first look at its new P1 GTR track-focused supercar, due to officially debut at the upcoming Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auto show.<p>The GTR is a closed-course, non-street-legal version of the company's flagship McLaren P1. It is scheduled to …

Crazy three-seat 1966 Ferrari 365P Heads to Auction

Picture yourself in 1960s Manhattan driving your new, one-off Ferrari, which is the brand’s first and only roadgoing car with a mid-engine V-12. Next, dismiss the race-winning engineering, ignore the custom coachwork by Sergio Pininfarina, and complain. It’s too hard to parallel park. And where’s …

Enzo Ferrari

New Ducati Monster is a scary beast

Ask any Hollywood producer. There's only one way to go when it comes to monsters in blockbuster sequels. They need to be bigger, badder, more capable of beating their enemies into the ground, which is exactly what Ducati has done with the latest incarnation of its iconic naked bike.<p>For 2014, the …

Motorcycles

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 Convertible

Same sting, more rays.<p>Pop open the electronically actuated door of any new Corvette Stingray and the odor of plastic resin greets you. Smelling like a martini made with counterfeit Chinese vodka, the C7 coupe can’t go al fresco quickly enough—via its standard removable roof panel—when it’s been …

Dodge’s 707-hp Hellcat V-8 is Headed for the Charger Sedan

<b>2015 Dodge Charger R/T</b><p>The whompin’, stompin’, 707-hp supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-8 from the Challenger SRT Hellcat appears poised to make its way into another Dodge’s engine bay. Anyone surprised? As reported by <i>Road & Track, t</i>he Hellcat’s second application has been given away in papers filed …

Sports Cars

Toyota and BMW sports car collaboration detailed in new leak

In late 2013, Toyota and BMW teamed up to create a joint sports car platform, something that was later tipped to kick off with a BMW Z4 replacement …

2015 Porsche Cayenne, 2016 Acura NSX, Aston Martin Lagonda: This Week's Top Photos

Porsche’s second-generation Cayenne SUV has just undergone its mid-cycle update and this week we got our first look at the latest model, which goes …

Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang. All of the money from the sale goes to give free introductory flights to young people to get them …

31 photos of the Acura NSX Nurburgring inferno

Our full set of 31 spy photos shows the full extent of the inferno that consumed the Acura NSX prototype at the Nurburgring.<p>The fire and its aftermath.

Supercars

TOTD Which Non-SRT 2015 Dodge Challenger Would you Pick?

Believe it or not, the SRT Hellcat isn’t the only 2015 Challenger variant that exists. While lots of fun can be had with a supercharged V-8 pumping out 707 hp, the fact is that the Hellcat will be out of reach for most buyers. A bulk of Challenger sales will go to the non-SRT models that include …

Sports Cars

This is the McLaren P1 GTR (and yes, it’s insane)

When you’re cooking up a track-only supercar based on the already bonkers McLaren P1, taking the subtle approach is probably the wrong strategy. …

Sports Cars