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Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Jaguar XF

Over the past few years, Jaguar has been trying to get consumers excited for its products again. With the launch of the ever-popular F-Type, it seemed like the British automaker was on the right track. And now, during the 2015 New York International Auto Show, Jaguar will debut the new 2016 XF. …

Jaguar Cars

Mobile Phones: Buy Mobiles Online at Best Prices in India

• 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB<br>• 5.5 inch Full HD Display<br>• 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera<p>Most Helpful Review<p>5 ★<p>Excellent<p>Bibhash …

Porsche Revamps the 919 Hybrid for 2015 Le Mans Duty

Porsche has a long history at Le Mans—16 overall victories in the 24 hour race, more than any other manufacturer. And with the revamped-for-2015 919 Hybrid racer, Porsche draped its latest racing technologies in three meaningful liveries—including a red-and-white number 17 that harks back to the …

Sports Cars

Fiat 500X Full Pricing Released

Just one day after the Fiat formally introduced the 500X to the world via a spunky spot during the Super Bowl, the maker has released official pricing for the entire lineup. And a complex lineup it is—but we dig deep to help you make sense of it all.<p>The least-expensive 500X is the Pop. Priced at …

Adventure Travel

2014 Mazda CX-5 2.5

More displacement addresses the CX-5's only weakness.<p>Absolute power might corrupt absolutely, but a little more of it never hurt. In fact, sometimes it can be a big help. Case in point: Mazda’s CX-5. Since its debut as a 2013 model, the CX-5 has impressed us with its styling, assembly, comfort, …

Huawei teases a beautiful Android Wear watch using awkward videos

Huawei apparently <i>just can't wait</i> to show some of the wearable tech it has in store this year. While the company isn't supposed to reveal its Mobile World Congress plans until a press event on March 1st, it has already posted both videos and airport ads revealing its first Android Wear device, the …

2015 BMW X6 M

Defying logic—and physics—yet again.<p>When the M versions of the BMW X5 and X6 first appeared in 2009, they represented multiple heresies for the M brand: They used turbocharged engines, they had all-wheel drive, and they were—<i>oh no!</i>—sport-utility vehicles. Since then, BMW’s M division has pretty …

Dawn on Ceres: Nasa probe to enter dwarf planet's orbit

First rendezvous with the largest object in the asteroid belt separating Mars from Jupiter will reveal what Ceres is made of<p>Nasa scientists are making final preparations for a spacecraft to begin the first orbits around a dwarf planet in the planetary rubble on the far side of Mars.<p>Almost eight …

Astronomy

Sim card database hack gave US and UK spies access to billions of cellphones

American and British spies hacked into the world’s largest sim card manufacturer in a move that gave them unfettered access to billions of cellphones around the globe and looks set to spark another international row into overreach by espionage agencies.<p>The National Security Agency (NSA) and its …

Surveillance

Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4²

My, what big portal axles you have.<p>For many years, killing off the Mercedes-Benz G-class was a recurring topic at Daimler board meetings. The boxy off-roader, an offspring of a vehicle developed for military applications, simply came from another era. Weren't there better, modern SUVs in the lineup?<p>…

Armed Forces

Will the Corvette Start After Being Left Outside in -26-Degree Temps? – Feature

We know, this seems like the typical “let’s place a car way outside of its element and ask it to rise to the occasion” trope, running an ultracold winter-weather test on our long-term Chevy Corvette Stingray test vehicle, a car clearly suited to warmer climates. But there’s more to it than that. It …

Ann Arbor

This Is the Best Car Interior Under $60,000 – Feature

From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Fine stitching, buffed metal, and lovely paneling are the price of entry in the $30,000 to $60,000 luxury segment; the $39,325 Mercedes-Benz C-class vaults itself above its pricing peers with astonishing functional and aesthetic details.<p>For example, it’s …

Mercedes-Benz

Kyocera announces rugged Torque, its first phone for Europe

Available this spring, the waterproof and durable Kyocera Torque will launch first in Germany and France.<p>Japan-based mobile manufacturer Kyocera announced Tuesday that it is entering the European phone market with its latest Torque handset. The GSM device will initially launch for the …

Mobile Technology

2016 BMW M2

Good things come in small packages.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Caught here by our spy photographers is the latest preproduction iteration of the hottest version of BMW's 2-series coupe, called the M2 and engineered with heavy input from BMW's M GmbH performance division. It's effectively the replacement for the …

Automotive Design

Samsung's NX1 camera looks like a DSLR, but does it perform like one?

While companies like Sony and Fujifilm continue to stuff serious camera guts into smaller and smaller mirrorless bodies, Samsung's aiming to ape both the function and the form of modern "prosumer" DSLR's with its $1,500 NX1. With a rapid-fire 15 fps burst mode and 4K video support, the company's …

Cameras

Will Smith: 'A thing got broken in my mind' following After Earth flop

The actor says he radically rerouted his career path following the failure of sci-fi blockbuster After Earth, and is now ready to ‘find more danger in my artistic choices’<p>Will Smith has said that he was severely shaken by the failure of his sci-fi blockbuster After Earth, which caused him to …

Movies

Marvel Needs To Make 'Spider-Man' Cool Again

Spider-Man is quite possibly the most famous and most popular comic book character of all time. There’s not a soul over three who doesn’t recognize Marvel’s web-slinging super-hero.<p>Only Batman has inspired as much brand loyalty over the years, and even that’s a toss-up.<p>Superman hasn’t really been a …

Comics

24 Hours of LeMons Alabama: Twin-Engined Minivan, ’59 Studebaker, and an XP-833 Banshee Leading Its Class

We inspected the 76 entrants at the ‘Shine Country Classic 24 Hours of LeMons, held at Barber Motorsports Part near Birmingham, too late on Friday night to do our usual same-day coverage, so we’re combining the traditional car-inspection post with the equally traditional first-race-session update. …

Classic Cars

Spied: Kia Sportage Prototype Winter Testing in Full Camo

With the next generation of its lineup, Kia wants to further separate its car and SUVs in terms of styling. We caught the new Kia Sportage SUV out winter testing in full camouflage, and while it may be hard to see the finer details, there is enough visible for slight speculations.<p>The …

2015 Porsche Cayman GT4: The Cayman's Potential, Unlocked

Knocking on the 911's pedestal.<p>Hear that? It’s the sound of the Porsche 911’s pedestal cracking. The plinth on which Porsche has ensconced the 911, safe from threats like the 914, 944, and, most recently, the mid-engine Cayman, has been heretofore unassailable. Browse the spec sheets of the 911 and …

Porsche

Samsung Galaxy S5 For Verizon Receives Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

If you own the Samsung Galaxy S5 for Verizon Wireless, then you can upgrade the device to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Android 5.0 Lollipop already started rolling out across Europe, but Verizon Wireless will be the first U.S. based wireless carrier to receive it. This comes as a surprise because Verizon …

Android News

2016 Ford Focus RS: The Mega Focus, Revealed at Last

The all-wheel-drive, 315-plus-hp, super-bad-ass hatchback is coming to America.<p>It’s always nice to be proven right. We’re going to try to play down the triumphalism and try not to say, “We told you so.” But we’re very happy to report that, with regard to the “How Many Driven Wheels Will the New …

Ford GT

2017 Chrysler Town & Country to start around $26K

Until today, we haven’t known a lot about the redesigned 2017 Chrysler Town & Country minivan, except that 1) there will be one, and 2) there won’t be a Dodge Grand Caravan clone. And we now know about how much it’ll cost: about $26K.<p>According to a report in <i>Automotive News</i>, Chrysler brand chief Al …

Kia Motors

Will Technology Make Truck Drivers Obsolete In 10 Years?

Being a teamster is probably not the easiest of jobs. You work long hours, often with unpredictable schedules and stay long periods away from home. Still, it pays the bills, and for millions of Americans, it’s a way to make a decent living.<p>Unfortunately, it is also one of many activities that is …

Autonomous Cars

Spied: Lamborghini Aventador SV Caught Without Camo

It’s been quite some time since we last saw a Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce prototype lapping the Nürburgring, and now our spy photographer has caught the upcoming Lamborghini Aventador SV sans camouflage. These spy shots were taken during a video shoot in Europe.<p>The Lamborghini Aventador SV …

Sports Cars

Volkswagen Debuts Sporty GTD Diesel Station Wagon at Geneva Auto Show

It’s by now a well-established cliché that automotive journalists have some peculiar ideas about the perfect vehicle—and it ain’t a Ferrari or a Porsche. It is a car that combines car-like driving dynamics; space to haul the family; and reasonable fuel economy with excellent power. Yep, we’re …

Productivity

2015 Tesla Model S P85D

The P85D suddenly makes EVs seem antisocial.<p>From the February 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Not having to wait is a luxury. Saving time is the justification the privileged give for indulging in fractional jet ownership and hiring personal assistants to attend funerals and bar mitzvahs on their behalf. …

Electric Vehicles

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T 5.7L Manual

Some things never change.<p>A lot has changed since 2008, but the Dodge Challenger R/T hasn’t. When Dodge rolled out the retro-styled beast to battle the Ford Mustang—the Chevy Camaro was still on hiatus—we actually found the 376-hp 5.7-liter Hemi-powered R/T model (introduced for 2009) preferable to …

Sports Cars

2017 Jaguar XE

Return of the Driver's Car.<p>For those not keeping score at home, a quick recap of the state of the sports sedan: In May 2013, a Lexus IS350 F Sport beat out a BMW 335i M Sport in a three-car comparo. Ten months later, the 3-series’ two-door twin lost to an Audi S5. Then our annual 10Best Cars awards …

Ford Motor Company

Google explains why it's not fixing web security in old Android phones

You might not be happy that Google isn't fixing a web security flaw in your older Android phone, but the search giant now says that it has some good reasons for holding off. As the company's Adrian Ludwig explains, it's no longer viable to "safely" patch vulnerable, pre-Android 4.4 versions of …