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Jay Leno shows off his latest purchase: an all-original 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible

Will Jay Leno ever stop expanding his collection of amazing cars? Probably not. One of the world's best-known car buffs recently made room for the …

Jay Leno

You Can Get A New Ram For Crazy Cheap Because Not Enough People Are Buying Them

We live in some odd times, where an automaker’s best selling and most profitable vehicle is having trouble finding customers. Some of the latest Ram …

Selling

2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup could bear Scrambler name, may boast diesel option

Jeep fans and the automotive community at large have been eagerly awaiting the return of a Jeep Wrangler-based pickup truck. Although solid …

Autos

Audi Prologue Avant Concept - Photo Gallery

Audi will launch a station wagon version of its Prologue concept car at the Geneva auto show, and based on the first teaser images it's sure to stir our wagon lust.<p>Audi will launch a station wagon version of its Prologue concept car at the Geneva auto show, and based on the first teaser images it's …

Auto Shows

Cadillac Will Debut Brand-New V-6 Engine in the CT6 Sedan

It’s been a big week for surprise Cadillac CT6 news. Sunday night, the luxury automaker gave the world its first glimpse at the big sedan in a commercial aired during the Academy Awards. Monday, brand president Johan de Nysschen revealed in an online Q&A that the CT6 will eventually feature an …

Cadillac

Buick tops in Consumer Reports' annual brand rankings

Tesla Model S Named Top Model For Second Year In A Row<p>Buick is the first US-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in <i>Consumer Reports</i> magazine's annual brand report cards.<p>US automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles, the first time that's happened …

Subaru

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Car Reviews

Brabus To Unleash 850-HP Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG At 2015 Geneva Motor Show

While anyone with eyes has to question the taste of the interior, the new Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Coupe has a whole lot going for it—under the hood …

Auto Shows

2015 Geneva Motor Show Preview

The 2015 Geneva Motor Show is shaping up to be one of the biggest we’ve seen in all our years of covering the Swiss event, and that means more …

Tesla still #1 among 2015 Consumer Reports "Top Picks"

Consumer Reports has named its top automotive picks for 2015, and the Tesla model S still reigns supreme. Subaru hits it big, and GM gets two winners, too.<p>Consumer Reports has named its top automotive picks for 2015, and the Tesla Model S still reigns supreme. But Subaru has the most winners, and …

Tesla

Audi Prologue Avant Concept: A Coupe Turns Into a Station Wagon

We'll take three.<p>Since he took over Audi design in early 2014, Marc Lichte has been eager to display his own vision and style. The first major effort was the Prologue concept, a massive two-door coupe that was launched at the Los Angeles show last fall before reappearing in January with a hybrid …

Auto Shows

Aston Martin Vulcan: An exquisite 800-hp track special

Only 24 examples of this drop-dead gorgeous new supercar will be produced.<p>Oh, to be among the truly wealthy. Not just rich, mind you, but one of those guys for whom prices are irrelevant. The sort of guy whom Aston Martin will proactively reach out to when it's time to assign out the 24 slots for …

Sports Cars

The Cadillac CT6 will get a twin-turbo V8

In an online Q&A, Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen confirmed that a twin-turbo V8 engine will fill the CT6's engine bay, "eventually."<p>A full day hasn't even passed since Cadillac's surprise reveal of the upcoming CT6 sedan in its 60-second Oscars commercial. And yet, Cadillac's dropping more bombs …

Luxury Lifestyle

Streetable Stock: 1963 Ford Galaxie Holman Moody/Dan Gurney Tribute

This 1963 Ford Galaxie has been given a convincing and good-looking Holman Moody NASCAR treatment, the seller describing it as a street-legal exact …

Classic Cars

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen Says CT6 Will Get Twin-Turbo V-8

For those worried that Cadillac’s new “Dare Greatly” campaign was about to turn into a “More Songs About Buildings and Food” version of Infiniti’s legendarily muffed plants-and-trees brand launch, the Wreath-Free Crest allayed those fears with a glance at the upcoming CT6 during last night’s Oscar …

Engines

2016 Volvo XC90

Refreshingly un-German.<p>The Swedes don’t know luxury in the American sense. Scandinavian culture shuns overt displays of wealth and indulgent lifestyles. The notion of modesty and humility is so engrained in Swedish society that there’s a word, <i>Jantelagen</i>, to describe the scorn reserved for those who …

Land Rover

This Guy Says Tesla Will Fail As A Company; Discuss

Tesla Motors has received plenty of praise in the media for achieving the unlikely and improbable goal of launching a fast, good-looking, long-range …

General Motors

Best and Worst Truck Concepts That Were Never Built

Thinking Beyond the F-150 and the Tacoma<p>The truck segment is stronger than ever, but a bit more innovation wouldn’t hurt. A number of truck concepts has graced auto show stages through the years, and although many eventually make it to production, some never make it to the showroom floor. What …

Autos

Love Richard Petty? You'll love this 627hp Ford Mustang

Ford's building 143 of these limited-edition Mustangs to commemorate the King.<p>Last year's edition of the aftermarket bacchanal in Vegas (SEMA) was rife with Ford's latest iteration of its venerable pony car, not the least of which was a certain GT built by Petty's Garage. (That's the show car …

Sports Cars

5 Things To Like About The 2016 Acura RDX

Earlier today the <b>2016 Acura RDX</b> made its official debut at the Chicago Auto Show, with significant changes to the styling, driving dynamics, and luxury content. And while Acura’s presentation may have focused more heavily on other models in the lineup, we were able to pick out five key points that …

Automotive Design

Fast, fun, pricey cars return to showrooms amid auto sales boom

Dumping an old Honda Civic for a $40,000<p>FordMustang GT was an easy choice for Jeffrey Baird.<p>The personal trainer from Ontario had seen his business take off lately. He wanted what he wanted.<p>"It wasn't something that I needed," said Baird, 24, of the 435-horsepower coupe.<p>A booming car market and an …

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

Cadillac may be moving out of Motown, but the CTS is already on another planet.<p>From the June 2015 issue<p>In 2014, Cadillac poached, from Infiniti, one of the auto industry’s most celebrated and outspoken execs. It also showed the 464-hp ATS-V and the 640-hp CTS-V, and said that it will be renaming …

2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility is ready to tackle Chicago's mean streets

As is the way of things, when a civilian vehicle gets a significant update, it's only a matter of time before its police counterpart gets similar upgrades. In the case of the Ford Police Interceptor Utility, it's debuting with the same visual updates as the Explorer on which it's based, at this …

Autos

2016 Mazda MX-5 Accessories Previewed With New Concept: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is already wowing journalists around the world, and soon it will make its way into customer hands. Some of those customers will …

Carl Icahn Adds To Quiet Empire With $340 Million Auto Deal

Carl Icahn has a knack for fighting with large companies like eBay and Motorola to sell or spin off business lines, but the billionaire activist investor is quietly amassing an empire of his own.<p>On Monday evening, Icahn’s publicly traded investment vehicle, Icahn Enterprises, spent $340 million to …

IT

30 Links to Inspiring Photography Articles and Amazing Photos

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography with many talented artists sharing photographs and articles exhibiting the finest in the …

Landscape Photography

Memorize These Lights: Ford Teases a New Police Interceptor

Commit this lighting signature to memory: Ford just teased us with this image of a new Explorer-based Police Interceptor slated to debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show next week.<p>Ford said basically nothing about what this new Interceptor will hold. From the photo, we see that it’s based on the major …

Chicago Auto Show

Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Acura NSX

Usually nobody likes a tease, especially when that tease lasts for three years. Nevertheless, the Acura NSX received as much fanfare when it finally debuted in production form at this year’s Detroit auto show as it did when the concept came out in 2012. Perhaps this speaks to the popularity of the …

Cadillac confirms CT6 flagship sedan will debut in March

Cadillacis going big in 2015.<p>General Motors’ luxury nameplate confirmed Friday that it will debut an all-new, full-size luxury car at the New York Auto Show on March 31.<p>The new vehicle, to be called the CT6, goes into production at the end of this year as a 2016 model. When it does, it will be the …

V8 ute or wagon, which Australian forbidden fruit is sweeter?

Somewhat akin to the Fourth of July in the US, Australia Day, celebrated on January 26, is that country's national holiday and an opportunity to extol all things Aussie. What better way to do that than challenging two of the country's rear-wheel drive, V8 muscle cars against each other to find the …

Muscle Cars