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Mercedes-Benz's UK boss has admitted he wants the firm to produce a Mini

Mercedes-Benz's UK boss has admitted he wants the firm to produce a Mini rival.<p>Speaking to AOL Cars, Mercedes-Benz UK president and CEO Marcus …

BMW 4 Series review - Auto Express

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT First Test

SparkSS<p>At some point while whipping silently around a corner — with the exception of two screeching front tires fighting 400 lb-ft of torque — I came to a startling conclusion: Chevy‘s SS brand is alive and well. The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT is not just one of the best electric vehicles not …

Electric Vehicles

Goathland, North Yorkshire, UK

19 Sep<p>Great Roads<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p><i>This Great Road was initially published in issue 85 of Total 911.</i><p>It’s often the case that a good driving road will not …

Caterham has lifted the covers off a brand new concept car ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix in

Caterham has lifted the covers off a brand new concept car ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix in Singapore.<p>Called the AeroSeven, the open-top …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

A quick-witted cameraman has filmed Ferrari's LaFerrari undisguised on the open road for the first time &ndash; and his video shows just how devastating the performance of the new KERS-equipped hypercar is set to be. The footage shows two

A quick-witted cameraman has filmed Ferrari's LaFerrari undisguised on the open road for the first time – and his video shows just how devastating …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

10 Things You Need to Know About James Hunt Before Seeing Rush – Feature

When director Ron Howard’s racing biopic <i>Rush</i> premieres next Friday—or today if you live in select cities—it’ll be the latest in a long line of often-failed attempts to translate the raw, visceral excitement of the racetrack to the big screen. Focusing on the battle for the 1976 Formula 1 world …

Kimi Räikkönen

2014 Volkwagen Jetta 1.8T First Drive

Think of it as 2.0T Lite<p>Volkswagen has taken plenty of ribbing in recent years for its 2.5-liter I-5 engine, offered as a lower-cost alternative to the more favorable 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 in the SE and SEL trims of the Jetta (as well as Golf and Passat models). With a reputation for being …

Napa Valley

2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Go for less.<p>“Less is more,” AMG chief Tobias Moers says with a straight face. He is referring to the new S63 AMG, which is definitely more. Way more. A group of journos has just ripped wormholes in space out of Salzburg, over autobahns and twisty mountain roads, into Kitzbühel, Austria. The engines …

A4212, Mid Wales, UK

20 Sep<p>Great Roads<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p><i>This Great Road was initially published in issue 97 of Total 911.</i><p>It’s well documented in automotive circles that Wales …

B6255, Yorkshire Dales, UK

20 Sep<p>Great Roads<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p><i>This Great Road was initially published in issue 77 of Total 911.</i><p>This month’s great road could easily be summarised in …

911 in Motorsport: FIA WEC Texas preview

20 Sep<p>Motorsport<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>A new race always adds extra excitement to any championship, and the addition of Texas as round five to the FIA World …

Motorsport

911 in Motorsport: Blancpain Endurance Series preview

20 Sep<p>Motorsport<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>The final round of the 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series, a six-hour race around the Nürburgring, will provide the …

For Volvo owner, 3m miles and counting

Alfa Romeo

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC 4MATIC Arrival

Continuing the Best of the Best Theme<p>My last long-term vehicle was the Volkswagen Passat TDI, Motor Trend’s 2012 Car of the Year. To continue the best of the best theme, I begrudgingly pried myself out of the frugal and efficient Passat and stepped up, figuratively and literally, into our new …

Mercedes-Benz

2014 BMW M5 / M6 Gran Coupe with Competition Package

More M—for more money.<p>Call our response to the latest BMW M6 Gran Coupe and M5 sedan lukewarm. Our tests prove they’re plenty fast, but they lack the visceral communication and engaging soul that made the E39 M5 legendary. We ranked the M5 third in a comparison test against its Audi and Mercedes …

Bentley Mulsanne Convertible Won't Enter Production

Speaking with <i>Car and Driver</i> at last week’s Frankfurt auto show, Bentley CEO Wolfgang Schreiber revealed that the Mulsanne convertible concept shown privately at last year’s Pebble Beach concours will not be produced. (The above sketch was the only glimpse given to mere mortals.) Rumblings initially …

Automotive Design

John Phillips: How to Add Excitement to Endurance Racing

Any Interest in the 48 Hours of Le Mans?<p>In endurance sports-car racing, it used to be that strategy was king. If you had a two-car team, for instance, one car might be the tortoise, the other the rabbit. What’s more, at the drop of the green flag, only the cars on the front row put the hammer down. …

Sports Cars

Who’s afraid of driverless cars?

With companies as different as General Motors and Google investing in the technologies, self-operated cars are speeding towards road-going reality.<p>The most recent reminder of this came from Nissan, which promised to put an autonomous vehicle in consumers’ hands by 2020. Luxury sedans from …

Autonomous Cars

Aaron Robinson: Lose A Couple Of Wheels and Things Quickly Get Interesting

A car guy tests Ducati's 1199 Panigale in Italy.<p>I shall assume that you know nothing about motorcycles. That’s because people rabid for bikes seem not to take much notice of cars, except when one is bearing down on them. It’s a church-and-state thing. Bikers think we’re crazy for sealing ourselves …

Motorcycles

2014 Jeep Cherokee 2.4L

You're gonna need to pack differently.<p>Inasmuch as the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is all-new, you’d be excused if you didn’t quite know how to pack for your first road trip in one. Tip: You might want to sneak something along the lines of a pair of Salvatore Ferragamo slip-on driving shoes into your travel …

Caterham Aeroseven Concept Debuts, Presages Production Model

Looking to capitalize on all the hub and bubbery that surrounds a Formula 1 event, Caterham Cars today unveiled the AeroSeven concept in Singapore, host city to this weekend’s F1 grand prix. The AeroSeven concept’s provocative styling, including a formidable maw ready to devour anything in its …

Sports Cars

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Drive

Light Duty Gets Diesel Power<p>Diesel engines are a stalwart of the heavy-duty pickup truck segment. But the light-duty segment? Not so much. In fact, the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the only diesel light-duty truck sold in the United States.<p>Responding to what Ram chief engineer Mike Cairnes describes …

FCA US

2014 Ram ProMaster First Drive

Ram Rejoins the Commercial Van Segment<p>Back in September 2009, after Mercedes-Benz cut ties with Chrysler, Mercedes announced it would no longer license its Sprinter commercial van to its ex-partner, which had sold them under Dodge‘s Ram division. Several things happened between then and now. …

Fuel Efficiency

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel V-6

The Ram goes compression ignition.<p>Being practical sorts, full-size-pickup owners don’t suffer fools or eco-weenies gladly. But as with the mainstreaming of organic foods and energy-conserving light bulbs and appliances, the prefix “eco” has slowly crept into the pickup-truck vernacular.<p>Ford kicked …

LeMons South Carolina Inspections: ’56 Ford, ’72 Plymouth, and a Parade

This weekend’s 24 Hours of LeMons South Fall event is the 100th race in the history of the series, and we celebrated by gathering one of the greatest collection of old, weird alleged race cars ever seen… and taking over a quiet South Carolina town and parading all these hoopties right down Main …

South Carolina

2013 Citroen C4 Picasso review - What Car?