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Ford to Raffle Unique 2015 Mustang 50 Years Convertible for Charity

Ford is now selling raffle tickets for a unique 2015 Mustang 50 Years Convertible. The one-of-a-kind drop-top will be displayed at the Woodward Dream Cruise on August 16, 2014, with proceeds from the raffle going to the Michigan chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.<p>The 2015 Mustang 50 …

Rezvani Beast is a Twin-Charged, Ariel Atom-Based Bantamweight

The Rezvani Beast is a slightly more livable and a much sexier version of a fun and coveted track car. That car would be the Ariel Atom, which serves as the starting point for the so-called Beast roadster that comes from the coach builders at Orange County, Calif.-based Rezvani.<p>The company is …

Porsche’s Plan: More Horsepower, More Hybrids

View 12 Photos<p>Hot on the heels of the news that just like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche is working on an X6-fighting "coupe" version of Cayenne, comes a metric ton more news from Zuffenhausen. Really, I'm hardly sure where to start. Perhaps at the top?<p>Discounting the likes of the near-million-dollar 918 …

Electric Vehicles

We Hear: Lamborghini Urus Will get Brand’s First Turbo Engine

View 7 Photos<p>A force-inducted four-wheeler appears to be in the cards for Lamborghini. Just a few years after Lambo boss Stephan Winkelmann said his brand would never rely on turbochargers, it appears that the upcoming Lamborghini Urus SUV is destined to get a turbocharged eight-cylinder.<p>It would …

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2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Spy Photos

Ford's off-road beast survives the aluminum apocalypse.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Time to let out a rebel yell and a “hells yes!” because Ford’s macho-awesome, off-roading-optimized F-150 SVT Raptor appears to have survived the regular F-150’s transition into aluminum-ness. What you see here is a test mule …

More Details on Scion FR-S Turbo Four-Door Emerge

The Boxer-engine powered Scion FR-S, produced jointly by Toyota and Subaru, is a watershed model for a brand that plans to significantly expand its sports car lineup over the next decade.<p>Japan’s No. 1 carmaker will round out the FR-S lineup starting with a soft-top convertible by October 2014 and a …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Read More<p>Retire wealthy: 3 spectacular growth funds that are smashing the FTSE 100<p>What the papers say - August 12<p>Is this the best way to make £1 …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Meyers Manx, the Beetle-based cure for summertime blues

Ancient alchemists tried in vain to make gold from base metals. In 1964, modern alchemist Bruce Meyers discovered how to make freedom from fibreglass.<p>I wanted something better to look at than boxy steel shapes from welded parts.<p>Consequently, his Meyers Manx dune buggy stands among the most …

Lotus Names New CEO, Still Appears to Have No Product Plan

We haven’t driven or tested a new Lotus in years—unless you count the 2015 Hyundai Genesis or the Proton Satria we wheeled in South Africa, both of which were touched by Lotus Engineering—primarily because there hasn’t been a new Lotus in years. But there is a new Lotus CEO.<p>Jean-Marc Gales, former …

Lamborghini Huracán hits the bull’s eye

Aficionados of Italian supercars know that Lamborghini’s rip-snorting machines are named after famed fighting bulls.<p>From Miura to Countach to Diablo, these glistening beasts are known for flamboyant style and power. But like steely matadors, drivers also have had to contend with their notoriously …

Latest Audi V-6 TDI Diesel Detailed, Offers Greater Power and Efficiency

Not a regular attendee of the annual International Vienna Motor Symposium? Neither are we—well, except for maybe The Continental—but happily, Audi sent us some news from the event via the internet. The automaker has redesigned its ubiquitous and sweet-hearted 3.0-liter diesel V-6, which powers a …

New Dodge Charger/Challenger in 2018, Refreshed Viper Next Year

In case you hadn’t heard, the SRT Viper is dead and the Dodge Viper is a thing again. And now that Dodge is once again charming this particular snake, it has announced that a refresh of the iconic sports car is scheduled for next year.<p>The Viper re-do comes just three years or so after the first car …

2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 Update 4

Tough Truck<p>If you read the last update about the Ram‘s minor dress-up features that don’t do as well in the context of hard work, this update is almost 180 degrees to the other side. In this case, we are singing the praises of the truck’s toughness — and its value.<p>First, the toughness. The Ram was …

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Electric Dragster Goes 184 MPH in Quarter-Mile, Sets Record

The previous electric dragster record of 159.85 mph has just been broken by 82-year-old Don “Big Daddy” Garlits’ 7.258-second pass at 184.01 mph. Although Garlits didn’t make the 200 mph pass he was hoping for, the racer is undeterred.<p>“We didn’t get the 200 but we set a new record,” Garlits said in …

2014 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup: Barcelona race report

12 May<p>Motorsport<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya played host to the opening round of the 2014 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup as Kiwi racer, …

Steve McQueen’s Ferrari 275 heads to Monterey

In a few months' time, this 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 once owned by Steve McQueen will come up for auction. And it could sell for millions.<p>Well, probably. You see, last weekend in Monaco at the annual RM Auctions sale, a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C – number nine of only twelve cars ever built – sold for …

Insurance.com Lists Top 17 Driving Embarrassments

In a survey of 2000 drivers, split evenly between men and women, the number one most embarrassing moment was forgetting where they had parked. Conducted by Insurance.com, the survey revealed the top 17 driving embarrassments that drivers admitted to.<p>Driving over a curb in a parking lot (43 percent) …

Incredible Porsches and incredible prices at May auctions

13 May<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Last weekend’s Grand Prix de Monaco Historique saw world-class automobile auctioneers, RM Auctions hold their latest …

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2017 BMW i5 Rendered

The third strike.<p><b>What It Is:</b>The third model of BMW's "i" range of green-themed vehicles. BMW has hinted persistently that all alphanumeric monikers up to i9 have been reserved, and that an i5 would fit into the lineup above the entry-level i3. It will be an eco-friendly electric family vehicle with …

Exclusive Porsche Cayman GT4 spy shots

13 May<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>This weekend, the internet was awash with rumours of a Porsche Cayman GT4. Until now, Porsche has vehemently denied such …

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Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

John Fitch's Amazing Phoenix Sports Car To Be Auctioned

<i>“It’s something else, Mate. It handles like a cross between a late-model Porsche and the best Corvair you ever drove in your life. It has the same wheelbase as the stock Corvair, but it’s so much smaller overall, and so much lighter, that it’s a lot quicker and more responsive than its Corvair</i> …

The Witcher 3 may run slightly better on PS4 than Xbox One

At Polish conference Digital Dragons last week I broached, with CD Projekt co-founder Marcin Iwinski, the delicate matter of whether The Witcher 3 …

Hitman Go - iOS Video Review | iOS Board Games

<b>The Stats:</b><i><br>Compatibility:</i> iOS Universal<i><br>Reviewed On:</i> iPad Air<i><br>Current Price:</i> $4.99<i><br>Version:</i> 1.2<i><br>App Size:</i> 236 MB<i><br>Developer/Publisher:</i> Square Enix</i> …

Nintendo announces free downloadable 3DS Pokémon game

<b>UPDATE 15/5/14 8.40am</b> Nintendo has shown off the first footage from The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon, which contains sticker-like characters …