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Lamborghini Reveals 2015 Super Trofeo Calendar, Confirms United SportsCar Championship Plans

Lamborghini has announced that its one-make Blancpain Super Trofeo Series is back on for another season in North America next year, and has paved the …

Testing the Skully AR-1 heads-up display helmet

Augmented reality on two wheels.<p>We were recently invited to experience some gear we've been looking forward to for months—and what could be the most anticipated motorcycle helmet ever produced—the Sully AR-1. Skully is an augmented reality helmet that uses a built-in rear-view camera to provide a …

2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Power Stroke First Drive

What weighs 30,000 pounds? Big Ben's Westminster bell. A navy ship anchor. Or as we found out during our first drive program for the 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty, seven pallets of cinder blocks loaded onto a dual-axle gooseneck trailer. The test was part of a raft of towing demonstrations that …

Automotive Investment Advice: 10 Rules for Classic Car Collectors

We’re about to enter prime shopping time for classic car collectors. In a few weeks, in and around California’s Monterey Peninsula, a series of collector car auctions will take place where record vehicle values are all but guaranteed. Among the headliners to cross the blocks is one of only 39 …

Toyota's Psy-style Waku-Doki ad inherits Japan's bizarre ad crown

What's the deal with Japan's offbeat commercial culture?<p>A new Japanese Toyota ad featuring crisply suited businessmen driving into the jungle only to segue into a Psy-style music-video dance-off with a gorilla and natives is the latest car commercial to go viral. <i>Jungle Wakudoki</i> is the newest …

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Rips You Into a Dystopian Nightmare

The team behind the upcoming <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> movie sure have an acute sense of timing, having released the ultrableak full trailer just before a Monday. As you slide more deeply into the work week, let us present the dystopian, depressing, hopeless postapocalyptic future, as imagined through the …

Mad Max

We go Unplugged to celebrate Mazda Miata Month

Chances are good that you, loyal <i>Autoblog</i> reader, have long since chosen to follow us on Twitter and 'like' us on Facebook. (If you haven't, feel free to take a second and do so right now.) Anyway, if you're one of our social media posse, you might have already heard that we're smack dab in the …

Next-Gen Kia Sorento Previewed in Teaser Sketch

Kia has announced that the third-generation Sorento crossover will be unveiled in Korea next month. Though the Kia Sorento just received an extensive refresh for the 2014 model year, the Korean automaker says the next model will be “all-new” and feature “bold, swept-back exterior styling.” That …

EV makers form Smart Grid platform for cleverer charging

The days of plugging a smart electric car into a dumb outlet may be numbered, with eight of the top auto firms joining forces with power companies to …

First Drive: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco 1.6T

The most "responsible" car in the new lineup is also the most fun to drive.<p>The 2005-2009 Sonata had failed to set the midsize world alight with envy, or sales numbers. Bold ideas emerged. The boldest was the prescient decision to deep-six the V6 for a lineup of all four-pot engines, including a …

2015 Audi Q3 pricing leaked, starts at $32,500*

Audi only debuted the 2015 Q3 compact crossover for the US market at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show in January, yet that feels like a lifetime ago. However, the little luxury CUV is finally getting close to reaching these shores, and alleged pricing for it is leaking out.<p>According to leaked documents …

Will this McLaren F1 sell for over $12 million at Pebble Beach?

Decades ago, a dominant Formula One team made a few dozen examples of a sports car that was as devastating on the track as it was on the road, and as such, it has become highly sought-after by collectors willing to pay millions – even tens of millions – for the privilege of ownership. We have to be …

Moto Guzzi V7 Stone by Venier Customs

You don’t see many customs based on brand new motorcycles. It’s usually a good few years before the grinder is fired up and the sparks begin to fly. So this machine is something of a rarity: it’s a V7 Stone tweaked by Stefano Venier into a scrambler, and destined to do battle with the potholes and …

Motorcycles

Jaguar XE promises to net 'over 75 mpg,' just not for us [w/video]

With around a month away from its world debut on September 8, Jaguar continues to issue a constant drip of updates about its upcoming XE compact luxury sedan that's aiming to take on the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4. Where the company's last bit of info focused on the car's suspension setup, this time …

Toyota Mirai name tipped for fuel-cell car launch

Toyota‘s fuel-cell car will launch as the Toyota Mirai, insiders claim, naming the hydrogen-powered vehicle after the Japanese word for “future”. The …

Alternative Fuel

Ford announces pricing on all-new aluminum F-150 truck

Lighter truck, lighter wallet.<p>Ford has announced pricing on its groundbreaking new aluminum F-150 truck, due to reach dealers later this year. Though cheaper models will see only a modest increase in price over current, non-aluminum models, the price of Ford's high-end editions will jump by more …

Fuel Efficiency

GM thinks Colorado and Canyon midsize trucks will lure crossover buyers

The invitation to come out and sample product at the General Motors Proving Grounds in Milford, MI is rarely dull, and after spending this morning driving preproduction versions of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon all we can say is... under strict embargo. Sorry, America, we were as excited as …

Land Rover Discovery Sport Teased, Getting Third Row

Land Rover released details and photos of the upcoming Discovery Sport model slated for release in 2015. Land Rover revealed the Discovery will come with a two-seat third row as standard, providing a sizeable bump in usable space for the base model.<p>Land Rover markets the current-generation …

Watch a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport hit 246 mph during road rally

The Bugatti Veyron might be getting on in years, but it's still an engineering marvel capable of truly insane velocity. There are tons of videos of the Veyron doing its super-high-speed trick of reaching 200 miles per hour with seemingly no effort. But do you know how much ground the coupe is …

Ford drops BlackBerry for iPhone

A Ford spokesperson spoke today on the next big internal transition for the company: one of phone switching. Ford’s Sara Tatchio suggested that by …

Mobile Technology

What you missed on 7.29.14

<b>2014 Mazda Miata goes Unplugged in new video</b><p>It's Miata Month here at <i>Autoblog</i>, so join us as we celebrate a calendar page with the third generation of what just might be our favorite roadster ever.<p>As we wave goodbye to Mazda's NC-generation MX-5 Miata ahead of greeting an all-new model later this …

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Long-Term Update 3

Sound Advice<p>The guys at our sister publication <i>Stereophile</i> would be horrified, but my home audio setup currently comprises an iPod hooked up to a set of $70 JBL Creature II speakers. Hi-fi, it ain’t.<p>Which perhaps explains why I reach for the top-shelf when choosing audio systems for my long-term …

"BMW Supra" Takes Shape

Born-Again Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 Replacement to Share Key Components<p>It’s been two years since Toyota and BMW announced their collaboration to build sports cars.<p>Now, a source close to Toyota reports details of the platform and powerplant to be shared by the all-new Toyota Supra and next-generation …

2015 Audi R8 LMX V-10

And then there was light.<p>The race to get laser headlights to market was sprinkled with drama, and the question of whether Audi or BMW won is probably not entirely settled. We have written about it before—BMW has already staged a handover ceremony for the first eight vehicles, but the Audi R8 LMX is …

Sports Cars

DRIVE+ will cost $3.99/month for premium videos

Subscription model will keep DRIVE alive.<p>There are two good reasons that DRIVE Network adding a premium subscription doesn't suck. First, there will still be free videos, mainly shorty bits and teasers of the longer paid videos. Second, it'll keep /DRIVE on the air.<p>As Chris Harris points out in a …

2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed First Drive

The Best Ferrari 360 Garage is the Middle of Your Living Room

Space is tight in incredibly dense Hong Kong. If you're going to go all out on a remodel, why not emphasize what's really important?<p>In Hong Kong, space is at a premium and cars are expensive to own. Actually, everything is expensive to own. You're looking at a narrow three-level structure owned by …

'Blood Muscle' auction to sell impressive collection of ill-begotten classic cars

The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on …

Kawasaki recounts the highs and lows of the 2014 Isle of Man TT

There's no event in the world of motorsports quite like the annual Isle of Man TT. The course is long and treacherous, the scenery breathtaking, the motorcycles fast and the riders like gods on celestial chariots of two wheels. It's an amazing experience, and one that Kawasaki has decided to focus …