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2015 Lamborghini Huracan Trailer Could be Next Blockbuster

Before the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan is unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next week, the supercar maker is getting people pumped one last time by showing-off the Gallardo’s replacement in an action movie trailer-like video.<p>One Man. One car. One Mission. That’s the central theme to the …

The 2015 Lamborghini Huracan: 18 Things You Didn’t Know

Company Says Supercar Will be its Best Street Driver Ever<p>Lamborghini released quite a bit of information on the all-new Huracan back in December, but the facts were more like bullet points than detailed descriptions. Now, on the eve of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini invited us to take a …

2014 Ram ProMaster Van Recalled for Brake Hose Issue

Chrysler has issued a recall for about 6800 2014 Ram ProMaster vans due to brake hose issues that may cause the ProMaster to leak brake fluid and degrade brake performance. The recall comes about a month after a number of ProMaster vans were found to have an accelerator pedal issue, which may cause …

Volkswagen CEO Says T-ROC Concept Could be Built if Demand is Strong

Volkswagen just showed the stylish T-ROC Concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show this week, and there’s already talk about building the compact crossover.<p>Company CEO Martin Winterkorn told <i>Automotive News</i> that he’s sure people will like the car, and if they continue to get good feedback from VW …

Walmart Debuts Turbine-Powered WAVE Semi Truck Prototype

New 18-Wheeler Hauls a Mostly-Carbon Fiber Trailer<p>On the heels of President Obama’s plea for more efficient big trucks, Walmart has revealed a new truck prototype previewing what the retail giant has in store for its truck fleets. Called the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE), the concept …

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S on New Ignition

Grand tourers come in many shapes and sizes, but all have one mission: to transport you — and maybe a few friends — quickly over long distances in style and relative comfort. The 991-generation Porsche 911 may be the world’s most hardcore sports car, having taken Best Driver’s Car honors two years …

Toyota Launching Tacoma, 4Runner, and Tundra TRD Pro Models

Off-Road Attitude, Factory Warranty<p>For as many accomplishments as Toyota has racked up in motorsport, both off-road and on-track, the company is having a tough time shaking its ho-hum image, the legacy of about a decade’s worth of mass-market oriented models designed to keep corporate coffers full …

The Hits and Misses of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

Chicago isn’t the biggest on the international auto show circuit, but nevertheless, the Windy City had a few gems to offer at this year’s show. Though Chicago had its fair share of relevant debuts, there were also a number of duds. Below are our editors’ hits and misses from the Chicago show …

11 Things I Learned During Lunch With Volkswagen

The Beetle is going racing. Before the official announcement yesterday at the Chicago auto show, I had the chance to sit down with Volkswagen, the Andretti Autosport Rallycross team, and newly appointed V-Dub Global Rallycross drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed for lunch. While a lot of talk …

TOTD: What was Your Favorite Chicago Auto Show Debut?

Another auto show has blown through the Windy City, and though it wasn’t quite the whirlwind of debuts Detroit was, Chicago had a few good ones here and there. For today’s Thread of the Day, we want to know which one was your favorite. Below, you’ll find a brief refresher on each manufacturer that …

First Porsche Prototype, the Electric P1, Headed to Museum

Porsche‘s tradition of mounting powerplants in the ass-end of its vehicles goes back further than the casual enthusiast could ever imagine. True, the first Porsche was the 1948 Type 356, but that was only the first Porsche-branded vehicle. The Stuttgart-based automaker just uncovered Ferdinand …

Nissan Announces 400-HP, 88-Pound Turbo I-3 for ZEOD RC Racer

Four-hundred horsepower used to be a figure reserved for big-displacement V-8s and high-boost four- or six-cylinder engines. To reach that number with its latest racing engine, though, Nissan only needed three cylinders. Plus one big turbocharger. The automaker has announced specs on its new …

Winter Driving Guide: Tips to Survive the Snow and Ice

What you need to know when Jack Frost comes calling.<p>News flash: Global warming doesn’t necessarily mean we’ll all be living in the tropics within five years. Indeed, intense winter snow and ice storms seem to be hitting all over the country more frequently than ever before. Now, we can’t …

Dropping Cylinders: Displacement Is Decreasing, But Performance Isn't – Feature

So maybe there is a replacement for displacement. Since the 2008 trifecta of more-stringent fuel-economy regulations, a global financial crisis, and $4-per-gallon gas, engines have shrunk. Yet horsepower has increased, more than offsetting the average car’s weight gain. The enablers? Direct …

2015 Lexus RC F: "Pure Driving Enjoyment"

The most powerful roadgoing Lexus not called LFA.<p>Applied with varying degrees of success across the maker’s lineup, Lexus’s trademark spindle grille has never appeared more at home than it does on the 2015 RC F that debuts at this year’s Detroit auto show. Maybe it’s the mesh grillework, woven from …

Volkswagen's Beetle Dune Concept Previews Future Bug Crossover

In the year 2000, Volkswagen introduced us to the Dune concept: an off-road-ready New Beetle powered by a 2.3-liter V-5 that drove all four wheels via a six-speed manual. It was never destined for production, and frankly had little basis in reality. But now there’s a new Dune concept, the Beetle …

Doug Kamholz | Me & My Bike

I was a motor cop with the California HIghway Patrol for almost 21 years. I started out on a Kawasaki KZ1000, then moved to the BMW R1100, R1150, …

Auto Ad of the Year Finalists Revealed — Which Was Your Favorite?

With 2013 coming to a close, it’s only natural that we recognize all the year’s bests, and the One Show Awards has taken the initiative to highlight some of the best automotive ads that aired this year. While there were many memorable ones we saw during the Super Bowl, producers have narrowed it …

Motorsport World Shocked as F1 Star Michael Schumacher Fights for Life

All that’s left to do is hope and pray, doctors said, after a skiing accident landed seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher in the hospital over the weekend. The professional driver suffered serious head injuries after a tragic turn of events in the French Alps on Sunday, and is still in …

2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4: Succeeding Supercar Ubiquity

It doesn't matter what its name is.<p>If ever a Lamborghini came close to ubiquity, the Gallardo pulled the trick. More than 14,000 of the roughly $200,000 exotics found homes over a 10-year run that ended this year, making it the Toyota Corolla of the V-10–powered sports-car realm. It’s fitting, …

Spied: 2015 Nissan Murano Prototype Takes Cues From Resonance Concept

We got our first glimpse of the Nissan Murano with the Resonance concept that debuted earlier this year in Detroit. Now, we can see that Nissan has applied many of the concept’s curves to a road-going prototype, captured in these spy shots.<p>The crossover bears the same basic shape of the concept, …

TOTD: Should Ford Make a Baby Mustang?

The Ford Mustang has long served the Blue Oval as both its entry-level and flagship sports car, and that trend doesn’t look to be changing any time soon. We can dream though, can’t we? With the 2015 Ford Mustang all grown up at 50 years old, is there room for the Mustang to have a baby brother?<p>For …

Top Entries at the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships

Just a few weeks ago, men flocked to the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans boasting all kinds of wild styles ranging from full beards to thin Dali mustaches. Along with the participants, Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson also traveled there in order to document the …

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2014 Mazda 6 Diesel Delayed Six Months

Mazda’s redesigned-for-2014 6 sedan is everything a proper Mazda should be—good-looking and sweet-driving—but what most excites us about the four-door is that it will be offered with a diesel engine. Eventually. Originally slated to closely follow the introduction of the gas-fed Mazda 6, the diesel …

Honda Seems Serious About New CR-Z to Fight BRZ, FR-S

Honda awakes from slumber after return of Toyota's GT86.<p>Might there be a more economical, but just-as-much-fun offshoot of the Honda Civic Type R that just blasted around Germany’s famed Nuburgring in under 8 minutes, crushing the Renault Megane RS’s record (for fastest lap by a front-drive car)? …

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo First Drive

Just Your Everyday Cruiser, Whether Your Commute Is the Autobahn or the Nürburgring – Or Both<p>It’s the midrange. That eye-opening, grip-tightening, “My God”-inducing midrange. Pick an rpm level and open the throttle. Doesn’t matter where, the expletives will come — quickly. The last 911 Turbo S we …

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

What Porsche's done to the GT3 is stupefying.<p>Shocking news: The new Porsche 911 GT3 is terrible! It’s a huge disappointment, a broken dream. Cancel your deposit if you’ve made one, and tear up your check if you haven’t. And write to the German ambassador to demand some kind of formal inquiry.<p>No, …

VW to Eliminate Naturally Aspirated Engines from Lineup

Naturally aspirated VW engines like this 3.6-liter V-6 will be a thing of the past.<p>Volkswagen will migrate to a fully force-inducted lineup as its models migrate to MQB architecture; in the U.S., this rollout begins with the MkVII Golf, which will arrive on dealer lots next spring. The freshly …

2013 Mini Cooper S Coupe Arrival

Life's better without too much leather, especially when you have good seat bolstering, a six-speed manual, and a real e-brake.<p>I met the arrival of a long-term Mini Coupe with excitement. It doesn’t have rear seats, so it must be lighter. Smaller, too, right? Lightness, balance, and efficiency — …

How to Avoid Getting Scammed at Your Dealer's Service Desk – Feature

Modern cars come with a maintenance regimen recommended by the manufacturer, but some dealers will try to sell you their own more expensive plan with extra, often needless services. If you let them. Don’t.<p>A substantial share of a dealership’s profit comes from its service department. The more it …

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