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Chevy adds Silverado SSV to police vehicle lineup

Chevrolet is set to expand its public safety fleet offerings beyond its not-for-consumer Caprice PPV (although we can buy its close cousin, the Chevy SS) and the Tahoe PPV with this, the Silverado SSV. Destined to challenge the Ram 1500 Special Service, the Silverado comes to market with a spate of …

FB Tuning debuts 400-hp carbon-bodied Chrysler Crossfire in Monaco

The Chrysler Crossfire was, suffice it to say, a matter of taste. Based on old Mercedes-Benz mechanicals, it included retro styling accents and an armadillo roofline. Some loved it, but there was clearly room for improvement – not to mention more sales – and that's just what Italian coachbuilder FB …

eBay Find of the Day: 1981 Porsche 928 convertible by Carelli

The Porsche 928 was perhaps the consummate European GT of its day. With a powerful front-mounted V8 engine that grew in displacement as the model years went on, it was capable of eating up the miles at triple-digit speeds in great comfort for occupants. It was also an unusual beauty, with its sharp …

This 4.5-minute video of supercars and classics starting up is oddly mesmerizing

There's way more to cars than just about how they drive – any auto enthusiast can tell you that. While the way a car feels is vital, the way it sounds plays a huge role in making it exciting as well. Some cars, like the V12 of a '60s Ferrari, are famous partially because of the fantastic noises …

2014 BMW i8 First Drive: It’s a Masterpiece

M Who? Have Your Bavarian Cream Pie and Eat It, Too<p>We recently spent some time on track with the new BMW M235i. <i>Motor Trend</i>’s captive racer Randy Pobst commented, “This is the best BMW I’ve driven in ten years.” That’s one hell of a statement. I mention this because after spending a day inside the …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Spotted with Viper-Style Hood Scoop

<b>Editor’s Note: We’ve received new information that indicates this is NOT a Hellcat. Dodge Challenger”>Our most recent report can be found here.</b><p>A Dodge Challenger “Hellcat” prototype with very minimal camouflage was spotted with a SRT Viper-like hood scoop. The latest prototype sports the same …

2015 Chevrolet Trax Quick Drive

Super(-Sized) Sonic<p>Although there are only a few subcompact crossovers currently on sale in America, the segment is expected to grow significantly over the next few years. GM hopes the 2015 Chevrolet Trax will give the automaker an early boost in the segment. We got a chance to take a …

Don Garlits is going after the 200-mph barrier in an EV dragster

Follow the action live at BangShift.com.<p>There are legends, and then there's Don Garlits. The guy is a walking drag strip legend, having been the first to go 200 mph in the quarter-mile some 50 years ago. Right now, the 82-year-old racer is strapped into Swamp Rat-37, an EV dragster with a 1500 kW …

Chrysler April 2014 Sales Improve 14 Percent

April witnessed another sales boom for Chrysler Group. Recording its 49th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases, Chrysler posted its best April sales since 2007, selling a healthy 178,652 vehicles. Chrysler is 12 percent ahead in year-to-date sales <b>compared to 2013</b>, so far racking up …

Havana Motor Club documentary revs up Cuban street racing scene

From the 1959 Cuban Revolution until just recently, it was illegal to buy or sell cars in Cuba without government approval. There were also very few new cars brought into the country. At the same time, racing was also banned on the island nation because it was considered an elitist sport. Of …

Ford April 2014 Sales Dip 1 Percent

Ford Motor Company sales took a minor hit in April, posting a 1 percent decline compared to <b>April 2013</b>. Last year Ford had the best April since 2007, which means Ford’s performance last month is not necessarily bad. But, in the context if its competition, Ford is essentially holding its ground while …

General Motors

April 2014 Car Sales Stay Aloft, Thanks To Long-Term Loans

New-car sales in April added to this year's already strong performance, as nearly all the major manufacturers reported sales increases for the …

Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Ariel Atom Supercharged in unlikely drag battle

David versus Goliath battles are always an enticing proposition, because they offer the chance to watch scrappy underdogs take on their bigger rivals. <i>Evo</i> has set up just such a battle with its latest drag race between the minimalist Ariel Atom 3.5 Supercharged (Ariel Atom 3 pictured below) and the …

2014 BMW i8

Destination: THE FUTURE.<p>A funny thing happened on the way to our first U.S. drive of BMW’s i8 plug-in hybrid: We spotted, trundling along in the next lane, a DeLorean DMC-12 with the inevitable TME MCHN vanity plate, a reference to 1985’s Back to the Future. Was this a divine prophecy about our …

Recalls: 2013 Cadillac SRX Software Issue Affects 50,571 Crossovers

Still in the hot seat after its massive ignition recall, GM has announced another round of recalls unrelated to that issue. The first involves a faulty transmission control module in more than 50,000 2013 model-year Cadillac SRX crossovers. The other involves a fuel pipe that could leak on some …

Watch: WRC Champ Tommi Mäkinen Thrash 2015 WRX STI at Buttonwillow Raceway

So what if the 2015 WRX STI is powered by the same 305-hp 2.5-liter EJ-series engine as the outgoing car? In the hands of four-time WRC champ Tommi Mäkinen, the WRX moves so sublimely it renders all keyboard criticisms irrelevant.<p>Trading tail-out histrionics for precise, movements of the type that …

Ferrari's Hot LaFerrari Hypercar Struts Its Stuff in Slow-Mo: WARNING, May Induce Sweating

A new Italian stallion drifting in slow motion with incredible exhaust notes? Yeah, you love it.<p>Compare<p>The top-flight GL63 AMG is built for those who crave performance, luxury, and exclusivity—you know; the good things in life.

Trident Iceni stakes claim to world's fastest diesel sports car, will come to US

It was back in 2006 when we first came across Trident and its plans to create a diesel-powered sports car. The prototype was up and running a couple of years later, and it debuted at the Salon Privé in London a few years after that. It's now been the better part of two years since its debut – and …

GM restricting Camaro Z/28 parts so you can't build yourself a clone

Chevrolet is apparently making it harder to experience even parts of its $75,000, track-biased Camaro Z/28. The entire 500-car production run for the 2014 model year is already either sold or at least reserved by dealers. And it will be months before assembly of the roughly 2,500-car, 2015 …

Photo: Mercedes Semi Hauls 200+Ton Mining Dump Truck

Mining trucks, those giant, building-sized dump trucks that make the human beings operating them look like Lego minifigs, can weigh hundreds of tons—the mighty Caterpillar 797B tips the scale at a mind-blowing 308 tons—and many of its contemporaries weigh anywhere from 180 tons to 240 tons. For …

Audi R8 GT3 test mule caught on video at Monza

Come for the Audi R8 GT3, stick around for the R18.<p>Seen screaming its way around Monza in this video, this is the test mule for the next R8 GT3 (first visible at 1:30) during a recent shakedown session alongside the R18 P1 car. Through the light camouflage, massive flared fenders are clearly …

Photos: 2015 SRT Challenger Hellcat Spy Shots

Comparison service Versus releases first mobile app for Android

Versus, the Berlin-based comparison service that tries to combine semantic data (for products, places, whatever) with natural language algorithms and …

Chinese Billionaire Cho Tak Wong's Auto Glass Flagship Says Profit Rose In 1st Qtr

Fuyao Glass Industry Group, the auto-glass manufacturing flagship of Chinese billionaire Cho Tak Wong, said Tuesday net profit in the first three months of 2014 gained 20% from a year earlier to $76 million. Revenue during gained 11.6% to $468 million. The company didn’t provide any analysis for …