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Range Rover Celebrates 21 Years of Autobiography

The Autobiography trim has become a luxury staple for the Range Rover brand over the last 21 years, and its latest iteration, the Autobiography Black, hopes to continue in the same vain. Now, Land Rover takes a looks back at the history of the prestigious badge.<p>We first saw the Autobiography when …

Honda Civic Type R Racer Brings 350 HP to British Touring Car Championship

The all-new, not-for-U.S.-consumption Honda Civic Type R is already a jaw-dropping piece of machinery: The turbo-charged hatchback pumps out 306 horsepower from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder and screams to a top speed of 168 mph. This ain’t your everyday Civic commuter. And the BTCC racer, unveiled …

Motorcycles

2015 BMW M3 DCT Automatic

It's just silly quick.<p>It’s probably fair to say that BMW sees the current F80 M3 as the fully weaponized version the company was destined to build, a car which, having evolved through its E30, E36, E46, and E90 generations, is now the ultimate synthesis of the brand’s engineering might and dynamic …

Racy

McLaren P1 GTR driven flat out on track: on-board video blog

McLaren

Certain LaFerrari Owners Invited to Receive a Free, New Fuel Tank

While there has been just one (widely reported) LaFerrari fire since the car’s launch, recent reports insinuate that the automaker has reason to be concerned with its flagship supercar’s fuel tank—Maranello is contacting owners of some early cars to have the fuel tanks upgraded to a new version …

Sports Cars

All-New 2016 Jaguar XF Teased Ahead of New York Auto Show

Jaguar has extravagant plans for unveiling the all-new XF sedan ahead of the upcoming 2015 New York auto show. The British automaker plans to have the 2016 Jaguar XF cross a body of water suspended on a pair of 1.3-inch diameter wires. The high-line feat is meant to illustrate the light and agile …

A Bird’s-Eye View of the New 2016 Jaguar XF

Just in case you ever wondered why automotive spy photographers rarely take pictures from the air, here is an explanation from Hans G. Lehmann, the godfather of the profession: Seen from above, cars all look the same. For proof of this statement, look no further than the teaser shot of the new …

Jaguar Cars

First drive: Range Rover Sport SVR

542bhp SUV is the fastest, most powerful, loudest Land Rover ever. Jason Barlow dons earmuffs

Land Rover Range Rover

This is a 440bhp, tri-turbo diesel BMW Z4

AC Schnitzer rolls out bonkers black-pump sports car. 620lb ft and ORANGE WHEELS

Supercars

Mini Superleggera Vision Retains its Concept Status

Rumored Mini Minor Appears to be Fading<p>Rumors regarding the Mini Superleggera Vision concept and the mini Mini Minor are flaring up again following various reports and an interview from a top Mini executive.<p>For starters, recent rumors suggest that the two-seater, open-air Superleggera Vision …

Hyundai Closer to Building Santa Cruz Pickup, Considering Second Alabama Plant

Want a smidgen more proof that Hyundai will build the Santa Cruz pickup concept? Read this three-sentence article from <i>Reuters</i>, which quoted a company executive in South Korea, and see if you can find the “yes.”<p>We can’t, but after our longer interview with Hyundai USA’s vice president of product …

Santa Cruz

Maserati Cuts Back Ghibli, Quattroporte Production as Sales Decline

Slow sales of the Maserati Quattroporte and the smaller Ghibli have prompted the Italian automaker to limit the amount of luxury sedans being built at the Grugliasco plant in Turin, Italy.<p>According to <i>Automotive News</i>, Maserati will reduce the number of shifts at the plant from 12 a week to 10. …

Porsche 964 Turbo S: Leichtbau

Porsche was a very different place in 1992 than it had been ten years earlier. The start of the 1980s had foreseen a dramatic revival of the …

Le Mans

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Track Retest

Corvette, the Redeemer<p>“Unfortunately for the Z06, these numerical advantages don’t play out on the racetrack.”<p>With those words, our highly anticipated comparison between the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and the Nissan GT-R NISMO, our April 2015 cover story, took a serious turn. On paper, the Z06 …

2015 Callaway Chevrolet Corvette SC627 First Test

Goldilocks’ Corvette<p>Reeves Callaway is no stranger to high-performance vehicles. The professional racer turned engineer developed a twin-turbo kit for the C4 Chevrolet Corvette in the 1980s, and he’s been building high-horsepower Corvettes ever since. His company’s latest creation is the 627-hp …

We Hear: 2016 BMW M2 Special Edition Could Adopt E30 M3 Styling Cues

New M Car Could Arrive for Brand’s 100th Anniversary<p>A future BMW M car will draw design inspiration from the classic E30-generation BMW M3, <i>Autocar</i> reports. That car will likely be a special version of the upcoming BMW M2 coupe.<p>“The E30 M3 has a really big fan base, and we are going to be taking …

2015 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

Springtime in Moab<p>It’s year 49 for an event that attracts as many as 10,000 of the hardest-core Jeep faithful for a week of rock crawling, winching, and tall tale-telling. The Jeep brand supports the event without overtly sponsoring it and seizes the opportunity to gauge interest in new models, …

Volkswagen Teases New Transporter Commercial Van

Rumors of a Volkswagen commercial van in the U.S. just started swirling yesterday, but already the automaker has added fuel to the speculation by teasing a sketch of the sixth-gen Transporter commercial van ahead of its reveal in Europe on April 15.<p>While the Transporter has been on sale for over …

Gnarly Jeep Chief Concept Brings the Beach Vibe Anywhere

Three days ago, the <i>C/D</i> office lost its collective mind over an insanely clean 1977 Jeep Cherokee Chief that popped up for sale on the internet. Pristine in nearly every measure, the Chief escaped our grasp and was awarded to a higher bidder (for nearly $27,000). But just as we were coming to terms …

Incorporated

ndash; a fresh BMW Z4 and a replacement for the iconic Toyota Supra. These new four-wheel-drive hybrids may share much of their technology under the skin but they

Toyota<p>Car giants BMW and Toyota are working together to create two new sports cars – a fresh BMW Z4 and a replacement for the iconic Toyota Supra. …

The Magnificent Seven: 2015 Jeep Concept Vehicles Headed to Moab

Boats

Acura NSX Designer Michelle Christensen on the Influence of Nature, and the ’67 Chevelle

When Acura charged Michelle Christensen with designing the exterior of the 2016 Acura NSX—the resurrection of the game-changing supercar and the brand’s halo car—she turned her gaze to nature for inspiration. “When I was younger I drew people and animals and trees,” she says. “Even in car design, …

Sports Cars

Clarkson Says He’s Been “Sacked” and BBC “F**ked Up” Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson has been mostly quiet after being suspended by the BBC for allegedly punching a producer.<p>At a charity event in London last night, he spoke his mind a little bit, in typical carefree Clarkson fashion. And U.K. newspaper <i>The Guardian</i> has video.<p>The videos, shown below, only catch a …

Jeremy Clarkson

How We’d Spec It: The McLaren 675LT We Can’t Afford, But Want Very Badly

Well, now, this doesn’t happen very often. No, we’re not referring to a new supercar such as the McLaren 675LT being released—that happens all the time—we’re talking about this ultra-critical piece of consumer news: a pricing update on the 675LT. Why are we running through the newest McLaren’s …

Sports Cars

Hellcats on Hold: Dodge Halts Orders of 707-hp Challengers and Chargers

Dodge has halted customer orders of the Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat, as demand has overwhelmed the available supply. As reported by the website allpar.com, the company could reopen the order books in August.<p>In its official company blog, Chrysler last month warned would-be …

Sports Cars

BMW Pays Tribute to “Batmobile” 3.0 CSL with New Z4 GTLM Livery

Recognize that tri-color livery? If you’re a fan of BMW racing, of course you do. The automaker first debuted the look on the IMSA 3.0 CSL, eventually blitzing its way to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1975 with legendary driver Brian Redman behind the wheel for seven of those 12 hours. This …

Sports Cars

Golden Age: Nissan Celebrates 45 Years of GT-R with 2016 Gold Edition

We can’t recall ever having begun a story with an explanation of what a golden anniversary is, but here we go: A golden anniversary, at least in our book—and everyone else’s—refers to something having existed for 50 years. Nissan, it seems, has a different idea of a gilded time span, having created …

Nissan

2016 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Edition Photo Gallery

Nissan GT-R

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD Long-Term Wrap – Review

From the November 2015 issue<p>Deep inside, we’re no different than your average motorhead. We live to thrash sports cars on challenging roads. And for those occasions when two seats won’t cut it, we grab the keys to sports sedans. So what’s up with spending 40,000 miles in an XXXL SUV that’s bigger …

Chevrolet Corvette