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BMW i3 And Mercedes-Benz C-Class Make Ward’s 2015 Best Interiors List

There was a time when having a decent interior in your car meant spending the big bucks. That’s not the case these days as interiors have become much …

Mercedes-Benz

Build Your Ideal 1-Of-1 Dodge Viper SRT With New Configurator

As part of its updates for its 2015 Viper SRT supercar, Dodge launched a new variant dubbed the “GTC” that buyers are able to customize in virtually …

Sports Cars

2016 Fiat 500X first-drive – America’s grown-up Italian

If the Fiat 500 is an icon reborn, then why wouldn’t people want even more of an icon on their driveway? That’s the question the 2016 Fiat 500X …

FIAT

FCA likely won't sell more than 10% of Ferrari stake

The initial public offering of Ferrari on the stock market is likely coming in the second or third quarter of this year, but apparently the exact stake of the Prancing Horse set to hit the exchange isn't final.<p>When FCA first announced the plan to spin off Ferrari, the idea was for 10 percent of the …

Ferrari

Classic car theme park planned in France

Wandering around Paris can feel like a timeless experience, especially if you see classic Citroëns and Renaults zipping around the Arc de Triomphe and up the Champs-Elysée. But those looking for a real throwback automotive experience will want to drive a couple hundred miles southeast from the …

France

Volkswagen Scirocco GTS set for Shanghai reveal

Though we still can't get one over here, buyers in other markets can get the Scirocco in an array of trim levels. And at the Shanghai Motor Show this month, Volkswagen is introducing another.<p>The new Scirocco GTS slots between the base models and the R performance version. Reviving the spirit of the …

Automotive Design

Mitsubishi Evo Says Goodbye with Japan-Exclusive Final Edition

The tenth-generation Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has been on sale in Japan since 2007 and in the U.S. since early 2008. That’s a <i>long</i> time by auto-industry standards. And while the Evo helped establish the genre of sneaky-fast turbo sedans (along with its longtime competitor from Subaru), it’s time …

Automotive Design

First 2015 COPO Camaro sale will benefit wounded vets

Car will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach.<p>You know how bidding sometimes gets out of control at Barrett-Jackson. This is one of those times where you root for that to happen.<p>Chevy will build exactly 69 COPO Camaros in 2015, and #001 will cross the block on April 18 at the Barrett-Jackson …

Sports Cars

#MTLambo

I don’t know if any of our dear readers have noticed, but our long-term car game has been on point recently. The MT Garage looks like my “Forza Motorsport” dream garage, full of drool-worthy metal like the BMW M3, Subaru WRX STI, Jaguar F-Type R Coupe, and Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51. And it’s …

Sports Cars

Spied: New Ford Taurus Cruises Through Detroit Before Shanghai Debut

Although the Ford Taurus Ford Taurus to Be Revealed Later This Month in Shanghai” target=”_blank”>will officially debut at the Shanghai auto show next week, our spy photographers have caught an early glimpse of the model. We recently saw an all-new Taurus cruising down the I-94 in Detroit wearing …

Automotive Design

Lamborghini Bringing Rare Roadsters, Vintage Support To Techno Classica 2015

Now in its 27th year, Essen's Techno-Classica attracts auto enthusiasts from around the globe, and for 2015, Sant'Agata is bringing some serious …

2017 Maserati Levante Spy Shots And Video

These are the latest spy shots and video of prototypes for Maserati’s upcoming SUV, the Levante, which will enter production in the coming months …

Automotive Design

Fiat opens up vintage-style 1957 Edition to 500 Cabrio

If you liked the 1957 edition 500 that Fiat introduced over a year ago but really wanted the open-air flexibility of the 500C, we've got good news for you: The Italian automaker has extended the vintage-look edition to the convertible model.<p>Celebrating "the spirit of the original 1957 Nuova 500," …

Classic Cars

The Range Rover pickup you never thought to ask for

It's fast, it's weird, and it can carry all your live falcons.<p>Some of the weirdest tuner projects are answers to unasked questions. In this respect, Startech, the sister operation to Brabus, has delivered.<p>Built for display at the Shanghai Auto Show, and available to deep-pocketed bored guys, the …

Land Rover Range Rover

The 20 Slowest 2015 Vehicles From 0-60 MPH

When Straight-Line Performance Takes a Back Seat<p>Here’s that rare moment when we focus on cars that don’t speed to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds. Not surprisingly, many of the cars here are eco-friend diesels and hybrids, and others are workhorse vans and trucks put on Earth to haul lots of people …

Hyundai

Ask Him Anything: 2017 F-150 Raptor Chief Tony Greco – Feature

Today’s the day! Tony Greco, the program manager for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be answering questions posted via Twitter from 3:00–3:45 p.m. Eastern; participate by tweeting your inquiries @CarandDriver with the hashtag #RaptorMan. You can ask him how far the Raptor can jump (we have no idea …

Ford F-150

Audi plans RS3 for US

Rejoice, performance-car fans. The Audi RS3 (pictured above) is probably coming across the Atlantic. If that happens, the US-market RS3 will likely be a sedan, not the five-door body style offered in Europe. Hot hatch fans might shed a tear at this news, but we'll the RS3 any way we can get it. …

Audi

This is the ad that never ends

Honda CR-V Just Keeps Going... And Going... And Going...<p>Hondas pretty much last forever, and that's exactly the message the Japanese automaker wants to convey in this latest ad for the 2015 CR-V. It's called <i>Endless Road</i>, created by McGarryBowen in London, and it shows the new midsize crossover …

Automotive Industry

BMW Targets Twice As Many Electric-Car Sales This Year

Sales of the two BMW "i" plug-in electric models have been fairly good over the past year, and that's leading the company to reach for a more …

Those new Ferrari Dino rumors probably aren't true

A sub-488 GTB Ferrari powered by a twin-turbo V6? Sounds too good to be true. And it probably is.<p><i>The rumormill has been busy today as word spread that an entry-level Ferrari is being brewed in Maranello. After scratching our heads, and then picking our brains, we compared notes on what we've heard</i> …

Classic Cars

Valet hits wrong pedal, destroys Ferrari 599 GTO

Some honest mistakes are more expensive than others.<p>Well, that left a mark.<p>When 38-year-old valet Roberto Cinti took the keys to this Ferrari 599 GTO from its owner in Rome, he surely planned to park it uneventfully and go on with his normal afternoon. Instead, the opposite of all those things …

Ferrari

Alfa Romeo Announces Two New Engines, Still Doesn't Have Cars to Put them In

So, remember that <i>molto</i> <i>ambizioso</i> plan Alfa Romeo laid out last year? The one where it fully returns to the U.S. market—let’s be real, the ultra-niche 4C sports car isn’t exactly a triumphant re-storming of America’s beach—and adds eight new products (that it’ll sell 400,000 of) by 2018? Well, one …

Alfa Romeo

2016 Hennessey CTS-V is properly ridiculous with 1,000 horsepower

We truly live in a halcyon era of automotive performance with models like the latest Shelby GT350 Mustang and 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. And now Hennessey Performance Engineering is bringing something with absolutely obscene power to the world with its tuned 2016 Cadillac CTS-V that packs a …

Sports Cars

Jeremy Clarkson coming back to BBC, but not to Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson has been one of the most discussed automotive personalities in the world in recent weeks since his suspension from <i>Top Gear</i> and the BBC's decision not to renew the presenter's contract, but we definitely haven't seen the last on him on TV. In fact, Clarkson will make his return to …

Top Gear

Land Rover rules out slotting more expensive model above Range Rover

It used to be that if you wanted a luxury SUV, your first and last choice was a Range Rover. But in the past couple of decades, every upscale automaker (including its own sister company Jaguar) is getting into the high-riding game. Even Bentley and Rolls-Royce are preparing to launch crossovers of …

Land Rover

Why Toyota’s Scion Brand Isn’t Planning A Hybrid Or Electric Car Anytime Soon

Toyota’s Scion small-car brand has been called a laboratory; and it seems like the perfect testbed for new plug-in hybrid or full electric-car …

Electric Vehicles

Hero builds 697-horsepower, 552-ci Ford V12

What do you do if you have a couple of old Cleveland 302s laying around? If you're Jan Baker, you cut them up, weld them back together, and build the mighty V12 Ford never built.<p>The guy you see wrenching in this photo is Jan Baker: madman, genius, and my new personal hero.<p>Baker built the …

Sports Cars

Robert De Niro to play Enzo Ferrari in hi-budget biopic

De Niro tells an Italian newspaper that production will begin soon ahead of a 2016 release.<p>Seems like the star of <i>Raging Bull</i> is about to enter the fold of the prancing horse: Robert De Niro has confirmed to an Italian newspaper that he's slated to play racing and sports car legend Enzo Ferrari in a …

Enzo Ferrari

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO gets Manchester City FC colors

Marshall Pruett is in Silverstone to cover the opening round of the World Endurance Championship. Here's what he sees.<p>This weekend marks the kickoff to the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. All the heavy hitters are on hand for the first actual racing in anger of the season. Marshall Pruett is …

Sports Cars

Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

Computer Hardware