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This guy sold his Porsche 911 RSR but kept his 914/6

Before the Boxster and Cayman, there was another mid-engined P-car.<p>Though many have argued for "ugly" or "lackluster," we say "underappreciated" is the most apt descriptor for the Porsche 914. Launched as a joint venture with Volkswagen during 1969, the 912's successor never flourished like …

Porsche

Koenigsegg One:1 To Make Dynamic Debut At Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Koenigsegg’s new One:1 supercar, billed as the world’s most powerful production car, made its official debut back in March at the 2014 Geneva Motor …

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS

Spend more, save more.<p>It would be easy to write off the new Cayman GTS as an obvious expansion of the model line. On the surface, it seems like a paint-by-numbers trim package: a couple of essential options like PASM and Sport Chrono bundled with 20-inch wheels, an interior done up in faux suede, …

Porsche

2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 First Drive

Batten Down The Hatches, Lamborghini's Next Generation Storms In<p>It was probably the best headache I've ever had in my life. A spicy combination of Lamborghini's superlative new 2015 Huracán LP 610-4, fast-as-you-can-drive laps of the tricky Ascari race circuit, 80 kilometers of the Ronda Road and a …

Drive Notes: 2014 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD

Still good.<p><i>The R&T staff drives and performance tests hundreds of new cars every year. Because we don't have time to give each one the full review treatment, we share select logbook notes here, in a quick, easily-digested format. Unless noted otherwise, each test car is in the office for two weeks</i> …

30th Anniversary BMW M5 information leaks out

BMW hasn't kept its 30th Anniversary M5 a very big secret. It even hinted that "a surprise" was coming while celebrating its Autobahn-storming sedan's 30th birthday. However, what exactly was on the way has been a mystery... until now. The folks over at <i>Bimmerpost</i> have found some leaked details …

Barn-find Ferrari Dino gets brilliant auction catalog description

The obvious by any other name ... adds value?<p>Barn finds are often discovered in rough condition. That sort of comes with the territory, since years of stasis and neglect aren't kind to automobiles. In some ways, that's part of the attraction of the barn find—the challenge of returning a special car …

Classic Cars

Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch | Reuters

RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they’re looking.<p>A view of Botafogo beach, with Sugar Loaf mountain in the background, as the sun rises in Rio de …

BMW M2 reportedly green-lit

A BMW M2 is on the way, according to a sub-forum in the Bimmerpost empire. Of course, we're actively enjoying a few grains of salt, just to be safe, as the post doesn't mention explicit sources, saying only that "multiple inside sources (who have been accurate in the past)," have confirmed the …

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Rat roaster redux.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The long-rumored 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat being put through its paces under gloomy skies. Wearing but tiny strips of camo on its front and rear fascias, Chrysler apparently feels that, since the 2015 Challenger update was revealed at the New York auto show, …

Sports Cars

A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India

On Sunday, a wild leopard ran through the busy streets of Meerut, a city 40 miles north of New Delhi, India, injuring seven people as officials armed with tranquilizer darts and sticks tried to capture it. One police officer was treated for a large gash in his shoulder. The big cat ran across …

2015 BMW i8 First Drive [w/video]

Sensual Design Complements Technical Brilliance<p>The most important thing to keep in mind while driving BMW's all-new i8 is that it's not a product of the company's vaunted M division.<p>Sleek sports-coupe design, carbon-fiber construction and blistering acceleration may cause automotive enthusiasts to …

What your car says about you

It can be too easy to formulate stereotypes about why someone drives a certain type of vehicle, and what it says or doesn't say about a person. Better to let vehicle owners speak for themselves about which type of car they drive and why.<p>BBC Autos canvassed users on Quora.com, the online question …

General Motors

TOTD: What’s Your Favorite and Least Favorite Generation of any Car?

With many automotive nameplates being around for several generations, some iterations have proven to be less popular than others. That said, we want to know your favorite and least favorite generation of a particular car.<p>Today’s Thread of the Day comes from <b>Kevint105</b> who asked other <i>Motor Trend</i> forum …

Sports Cars

Jaguar C-X17 Mule Hits the 'Ring Dressed as Evoque

The Jaguar crossover is inching closer to production, though you might not know it given these spy shots of a test mule wearing Land Rover Evoque clothes on the Nürburgring. Despite the CUV’s disguise, our spy shooter tells us the vehicle previews the production version of the C-X17 concept that …

Land Rover

Mercedes-AMG considering turbo fours, hybrid sixes for future performance sedans

Think of the letters AMG and you'll probably end up picturing a performance sedan with a big V8. Such has become, after all, the Mercedes turning division's calling card. But with the introduction of its 2.0-liter turbo four, AMG is working at turning that notion on its head.<p>The highly potent …

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250

The Car Everyone Can Disagree On<p>With more than a year separating my test week with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 from its debutante ball at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, I had the advantage of a mountain of data and diatribes with which to inform my initial opinion. Conversations with colleagues and …

2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe, Our First Drive

Could the 2015 BMW i8 sports coupe, coming this summer, do for plug-in hybrids what the Tesla Model S did for battery-electric vehicles?<p>That is, …

Starwood's CEO Sees Room for Growth in the Middle East

Starwood Hotels & Resorts still has plenty of room for growth in major cities around the world, including Dubai, according to CEO and president Frits …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Exploring our Backyard: Granada, Spain

I’ve realized that we hardly write about our home base Granada here — perhaps it’s because we’re so familiar with it that we sometimes forget how …

The 3 Most Awe-Inspiring Hikes in Maui

Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise. The birthplace of surfing, home of shaved ice, ukuleles and the famous hula -- these are just some of the touchstones you'll experience in everyday life on the islands.<p>Maui in particular is well-known for its breathtaking beaches, luminous coral reefs and …

Hiking

Russell Wilson Is The NFL's Top Player For Licensed Sales

Quarterback Russell Wilson has been a revelation for the Seattle Seahawks since he was drafted in the third round of the 2012 draft out of the University of Wisconsin. He beat out high-priced free agent, Matt Flynn, for the starting QB job in 2012 and had a passer rating greater than 100 in each of …

Will the Dallas Cowboys Make a Play for Johnny Manziel in 2014 NFL Draft?

We've reached uncharted waters in the NFL. With the NFL draft two weeks later than usual in 2014, the rumor mill has 14 extra days to churn.<p>Given that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was the most talked-about player in college football this year, it's not surprising that he's the subject of …

NFL

McCoy: Vick 'way better' than Geno

The New York Jets may not have identified their starting quarterback, but as far as LeSean McCoy is concerned, Michael Vick is an easy choice over …

LeSean McCoy Says Michael Vick Is a Better QB Than Geno Smith

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan will ultimately decide who starts at quarterback for Gang Green in 2014, but one of Michael Vick's former Philadelphia Eagles teammates has an inkling on how the competition will play out.<p>According to Bart Hubbuch of the <i>New York Post</i>, Eagles running back LeSean …

Football (U.S.)

Gronkowski says knee improving

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL sustained on Dec. 8, deflected a question Tuesday …