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Stunning 6 foot tall LEGO Scarif tower from Rogue One

The finale of <i>Rogue One</i> involved the heist of the Death Star plans from the vault in the Scarif Citadel Tower. The building is an impressive spire of …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Snoke Wanted His Elite Guards In Constant Pain And Agony

It is a price to pay for getting the gig to safeguard the most important guy in the First Order.<p>Snoke may be no more after <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, …

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Star Wars Lego sets are being given away for free this Christmas - and everyone can get one

Buying presents for kids this Christmas can end up costing you a fortune, so it's a good idea to make savings wherever you can.<p>So as a festive treat, …

Crazy Rumor Says the Ferrari F12's Successor Will Get an 800-HP Naturally Aspirated V12

Reportedly, it'll also hit 60 mph in less than three seconds.<p>With 730 horsepower under the hood, the Ferrari F12berlinetta was the quickest rear-wheel-drive car in the world back when it was introduced. Then Ferrari introduced a 770-horsepower track-focused version, the F12tdf. But soon, Ferrari …

Super Bowl 2017: 51 great photos of the action and half-time shows

To celebrate the 51st edition of the Super Bowl between Tom Brady's New England Patriots and Dan Quinn's Atlanta Falcons, <b>IBTimes UK</b> looks back at the …

The Real Message Behind Audi's Super Bowl Ad Isn't Exactly An Uplifting One

The Internet is in the proverbial tizzy about Audi’s “feminist” Super Bowl advertisement, in which the automaker comes out in favor of equal pay for …

Steven Spielberg

The ultimate Ferrari trilogy review

It was the crack of dawn and a thought passed my mind, has anyone ever brought together three of the greatest Ferrari mid engine V8 supercars? The answer is no. I googled my morning away, researched and couldn't find anything more than a simple photo shoot based in Europe. Actually, I retract that …

Carbon Fiber

The age of engine downsizing is over, says Volkswagen

The trend of making engines smaller is over, says Herbert Diess, Volkswagen's chairman, marking an end to a decade-long development where engine capacity has been reducing leading to the current vogue for 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engines.<p>"The trend of downsizing is over," he said at the launch of …

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-class Cabriolet

Pleasure and precision.<p>The sun lies low on the desert horizon, the trees and cactuses are throwing long shadows, and the landscape is doused with warm light. In less than 20 seconds, the softtop disappears behind the rear seats, and the engine—barely perceptible—springs to life. The beginning of a …

Car design is shifting, but BMW M’s president still believes in ‘classic values’

BMW used the 2017 Detroit Auto Show to unveil its new 5 Series sedan, including a first-ever M550i xDrive performance model that bridges the gap …

The Story Behind BMW's Best 5-Series

The E39 5er gets better with age.<p>BMW's newest 5-Series drives well and features all sorts of new technology, but our heart still lies with the E39. Produced between 1995 and 2004, the E39-generation 5er represented BMW at the peak of its powers. Elegant, restrained styling combined with a superb …

Why This V8 Mercedes AMG Is More Fun To Drive Around Town Than My V10 BMW M5

While most people are salivating over newly introduced cars—like the Lexus LC500 or the Honda Civic Type-R—I find myself drooling over used cars at …

BMW Through the Ages: 100 Years of Automotive Excellence - The Quintessential Gentleman

Posted by The Q Gentleman - October 13, 2017 0<p>Officially bringing sexy back, the groundbreaking Sex Expo returned to New York City in September for …

The BMW 2002 Is a Vintage Car That Doesn't Feel Old

It might be over 40 years old, but the 2002 remains as sprightly as ever.<p>The BMW 2002 may predate the legendary 3-Series, but it's hard to think of it as an old car. Its underpinnings date back to the mid-1960s, but you can drive and modify a 2002 just like you would a more modern BMW. That speaks …

Now's Your Chance to Own the Rarest—and Coolest—BMW M3 Sedan Ever Made

The M3 CRT was produced in such low numbers, you'll be lucky to ever see one in person.<p>The E90 generation BMW M3 is heralded by some as the last great M car. It was the last of BMW's performance division products to sport a naturally aspirated engine before the company switched to forced induction, …

Best of BMW Sounds in 2016

BMW is a well-known brand for those who want a fast car with a good body design. BMW design evolves from time to time but they still maintaining …

This San Marino Blue BMW F80 M3 Is A Real Beauty

There are certainly a lot of color options available for the BMW F80 M3. Some are understated, clean and classy, while others are set to make a …

2016 BMW 740i

BMW gets a little too comfortable with its big, cushy sedan.<p>From the July 2017 issue<p>Even as crossovers continue to conquer America, and seemingly every automaker has a two-door vanity project to cast a glow over its lineup, big luxury sedans still project gravitas in the German-car business. …

How to photograph cars like a pro

Do you want to take dramatic photos of the awesome exotic cars you'll find at motor shows? Or perhaps you want to get great shots of your own gorgeous car?<p>Car photography isn't always easy, but if you follow a few simple rules then you'll quickly start to improve your shots. It doesn't take much …

Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe review: C63’s AWD twin driven in the UK

1/7<p>Car specifications<p>£33,730 – £48,100<p>Rivals challenge the 4 Series in individual areas, but struggle to replicate its all-rounder appeal.<p>8/10<p>£31,535 …

Volvo Has No Say In Where Uber Tests Its Self-Driving Cars

Volvo is a car maker that built its brand on on advancing safety for more than half a century. In 2008, the company stated a vision that by 2020, no one should be killed or seriously injured while driving or riding in its products. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone to say that Volvo’s goal …

2017 BMW 540i review review

First up, a disclaimer. The 540i tested here wasn't exactly representative of the model we’ll see in the UK. Running traditional rear-wheel drive, it …

We've tested the 2017 BMW 5 Series ahead of its arrival in Ireland in 2017

While BMWs seventh-generation 5 Series is crammed with more technology than we have time to go into here, and it's all very impressive, it also comes …

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2017 BMW 5 Series Touring Spotted Testing Undisguised

The 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring to go on sale in mid-2017.<p>The 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring was spotted early on without any kind of camo. The car is …

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Is The BMW i8 Really Worth $150k? You Bet - And Here's Why

For a brand that used the “Ultimate Driving Machine” as its motto for a long, long time, going all “green” with the sole sports car in its range was …

BMW M3 Driver Shows Epic Drift Skills On Crowded Nurburgring

Preferred by top automakers for new car development, the Nurburgring is also a driving Mecca for enthusiasts. <br>However, in their attempt to become …

Mercedes C63 AMG vs BMW M3 - Round Two

It's time for round two of 'The Battle of the Beasts' between the Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series vs BMW M3 V8, however this time we hit the open road for a thrilling side by side comparison. The thing that strikes me most about these two cars is the fact that they're worlds apart in terms of costs …

TopGear

News<p>Farewell, Vanquish. Welcome back, DBS. This is Aston's new super, Super GT.<p>News<p>Last weekend’s 27-car WTCC pile-up proves just how unforgiving …

Mercedes AMG C63 VS BMW M3 V8

Here we go again, this time myself Lecha Khouri of Supercar Advocates decided to pit together the worlds greatest rivalries. In the Black corner we have the fearsome Mercedes Benz AMG C63 Black Series and in the blue corner the mighty BMW M3 E92 V8. Both cars are the last of their naturally …

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