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Kia Sports Car Back On The Table

When it comes to sports cars, we bet the first name you think of is not Kia. It's probably not even the 10th, or the 50th. It's really not even on …

Sports Cars

Kia pushes back production GT to 2017

GT4 Stinger Concept May See Green Light<p>A production version of the 2011 Kia GT concept has been delayed a year until 2017, according to a report from <i>Auto Express</i>. Insiders tell the website that the still-unnamed vehicle's styling already has the blessing of design boss Peter Schreyer, and the …

Audi

The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Is More of an M3 Than an M3

It's all about balance.<p>The BMW M3 has always been the sports sedan that has kept all of its ingredients in balance. It never had an engine that would overpower the chassis, the footprint was just right, and it had all the ingredients of a race car turned to road use.<p>But the current M3 has had a …

Cadillac

Lexus to offer no-haggle policy at dealers

The automotive world hasn't seen no-haggle pricing in the US since Saturn collapsed in 2009, but Lexus is about to bring it back. The idea originated in company discussions with dealers two years ago, with dealers saying that a segment of potential buyers didn't enjoy negotiating a price. In order …

Lexus

2015 BMW 335i xDrive

Best in class or not, it's the ultimate 335i.<p>It’s no secret that the BMW 3-series has been a perennial <i>Car and Driver</i> favorite, the Bavarian <i>bahn</i> stormers having appeared among our 10Best Cars for many years before dropping off the 2015 list. Indeed, the current, sixth generation (code name F30) of …

How Honda's VTEC Variable-Timing System Works – Feature

From the August 2015 issue<p>Trademark erosion may not impact the environment, but marketers have noted the lexicographical slide of some brand names into generic labels. Kleenex, Band-Aid, Xerox, and Zamboni (yes, other companies make ice-resurfacing equipment) all underwent the transformation, and …

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Withdraws from World Endurance Championship

After a dismal performance at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo won’t return to the World Endurance Championship until the automaker fixes “technical issues.”<p>In its announcement today, Nissan says it will continue its test program on the GT-R LM Nismo, which will take place …

Best Massages in the Car Business

When Fine Leather and Calming Music Are Not Enough<p>Sometimes at the end of a long day, you slide into a diamond-stitched, hand-sewn Nappa leather throne and think, “Man, I’m stressed. It rained this morning, so that’s two days of no surfing. Then when I got to work, I found out that we weren’t going …

Mazda Discontinues Mazda5 for model-year 2016

While Mazda continues to expand its model lineup with new editions like the 2016 CX-3 subcompact crossover, it’s hard to justify keeping aging models around that continue to decline in sales. For the 2016 model year, Mazda has made the decision to discontinue the Mazda5, and as of now, there are no …

2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Sedan

An excellent and thoroughly improved sports sedan that runs neck and neck with the old C63 Black.<p>Karl Benz is getting the short end of the stick now that all of the hot-rod Mercs are moving under the Mercedes-AMG umbrella—a transition that began with the new AMG GT—but he might be happy to know …

German brands 'moving in the wrong direction' on emissions

The ongoing emissions war in Europe to make vehicles cleaner isn't letting up, and a new report from Germany's Federal Environment Agency reveals that the popularity of cars in the country might be wrecking havoc on the environment. This study finds that the transport segment is the only sector in …

Titanium-Bodied Icona Vulcano Supercar Debuts At Pebble Beach Concours: Video

Design house Icona has returned with a second iteration of its Vulcano supercar that we first saw in 2013. Icona was founded in Turin but based in …

Weekly Recap: Tesla loses money, still dominates the news

Plus: The Chevy Volt Gets 106 MPGe, Mazda Kills Its Minivan, And German Carmakers Buy Nokia's Mapping Tech<p>Some people get an inordinate amount of attention. In politics, it's Donald Trump. In football, it's Jim Harbaugh. And in the auto world, it's Elon Musk and his always-fascinating electric car …

2016 Nissan Maxima Review – Bold style, bolder promises

Nissan calls the 2016 Maxima a “four-door sports car” but it takes more than branding and some fighter-jet inspired design tweaks to make a true …

TOTD: You Pick – BMW M3, Cadillac ATS-V, or Mercedes-AMG C63 S?

When you think of high-performance luxury sedans, usually the first vehicle that comes to mind wears a BMW badge. And while BMW has long been on top of the game with the M3, automakers have lined up to take it down a notch. However, the BMW has never stayed down for long.<p>Recently, offerings from …

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