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Vin Diesel Announces New Fast & Furious 7 Release Date

Vin Diesel took to his Facebook page Sunday night to post a photo of himself and Paul Walker and tell fans that their <i>Fast & Furious 7</i> will be …

2014 Ford Mustang Premium V6 Performance Package First Test

One More Go<p>The V-8-powered Ford Mustang GT may get all the glory, but it’s the Mustang V6 that gets the sales. While it’s not hard to remember a time when six-cylinder Mustangs were a bit of a laughing stock, the current 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Performance Package is no joke — even when …

Audi renders crossover concept for Detroit, is it the Q1?

Judging by the direction Audi is taking with recent concept vehicles, the forthcoming Audi Q1 crossover – confirmed for production in 2016 – should be an exciting little crossover. Last year, the automaker revealed the Crosslane Coupe Concept, and now it has announced it will reveal a new CUV …

Are you the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06?

<i>NOTE: We are aware that it has come to light that this is, in fact, a Photoshopped image, not the real Z06. Please see our update explanation below. We apologize for any confusion</i>.<p>We have on good authority that this is the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the hotter version of the 455-horsepower …

Subaru's vintage program shows off their 22B

One of 400 ever and one of two in the country.<p>Subaru's Vintage Garage series previously showed us the Fuji Rabbit scooter and the dumpy little 360 coupe. Neat, but ugly and slow. This time, they've decided to damn the torpedos and give us video of what's possibly the best Subaru of all time. King …

Man arrested for stealing part of Paul Walker Porsche wreck

Humans are odd creatures. Some of us collect things associated with bad events, particularly when it comes to cars. Your author, for example, has the grille of his wrecked 2004 Mini Cooper S hanging on the wall. As a more extreme example, an 18-year-old Californian is in trouble with the LA police, …

2014 Ferrari FF

2014 Chevrolet SS First Drive

The Wolverine From Down Under Drops Its Claws<p>Hugh Jackman fans were heartened by his recent denial of the rumored $100-million deal to make four more “X-Men” installments. Enough already, Hugh. Your “Les Mis” and “Boy from Oz” performances have shown us you’re capable of so much more than ripped …

McLaren P1 completes sub-seven-minute 'Ring run, celebrates with awesome vid

This is one of those fun stories where we could have gotten by without writing a single sentence, just by running the video and the headline. That title really does say everything that needs to be said – this is a video – a highly stylized, beautifully filmed video - from McLaren of its attempt at …

This drifting Corvette ZR1 is better than coffee

Sideways by the grace of GM engineering.<p>Not a lot of people are going to buy a $100,000 limited production Corvette and then go pitch it full-lock sideways at a racetrack for the sheer sport of it. That really seems like a shame after watching today's video.<p>Graziano Rossi (father of Valentino) is a …

Spied: Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Looks Sweet in Sweden

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 is still brand-spanking new, but that hasn’t stopped the German automaker from expanding the family, first with the CLA45 AMG, and now with a CLA Shooting Brake, which was just spotted cold weather testing in Sweden.<p>We’ve known a CLA Shooting Brake was in the works, …

Toyota to shock with Supra concept for Detroit Auto Show?

We've written about approximately 187,000 rumors about a return of the Toyota Supra to the land of living cars. There are a couple of good reasons for this: first, Toyota won't stop dropping hints about a new halo sports car. Late this summer, Toyota sales guru Kazuo Ohara called a Supra successor …

GM Europe Dumps Chevrolet, Looks Serious About Fixing Opel; Vauxhall Next?

General Motors’ decision to close down Chevrolet in Europe shows it really means to turn around financially troubled Opel, and while it is feeling brave should think about replacing its British Vauxhall brand.<p>General Motors Europe owns mainly German based Opel and the British brand Vauxhall. When …

Tesla Model S purchased with Bitcoin from Lamborghini dealer

Maybe you've heard of Bitcoin by now, but if you haven't, here's what you need to know: it's a decentralized, electronic currency contained in the world's first completely open financial network (for a better understanding, visit this informative <i>Washington Post</i> article). Bitcoin can be used to buy …

Spied! We caught the 2015 Porsche 911 GTS undergoing testing. Notice the distinct rear spoiler? Spy shots --> http://bit.ly/195u17e

Diesel and gas BMW 2 Series get M Performance add-ons

Diesel or petrol, you can still have M-style fun.<p>That's right, the professors in BMW's M Performance division have been tinkering away, and they've come up with a list of M-spec upgrades for the upcoming 2 Series. We already know that the high-powered M235i will be a direct replacement for the …

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2014 Kia Soul Red Zone Special Edition Looks More like Track'ster Concept

The totally transformed 2014 Kia Soul already takes several styling cues from the Track’ster concept that debuted at the 2012 Chicago auto show, but a new Red Zone special edition Soul makes the two look even more alike.<p>Based off the Kia Soul Plus, the Red Zone wears white exterior paint that’s …

Hyundai tops Toyota in annual CarMD Vehicle Health Index

CarMD has released its third annual Vehicle Health Index, which for the 2013 tracked the frequency and cost of repairs for "check engine" problems of 119-million vehicles built between the 2003 and 2013 model years. For the first two years of the index, Toyota ranked at the top of the list, but …

Production Lexus NX small CUV headed for Geneva

Just five months ago, our spy photographers caught what appeared to be a mule for the forthcoming Lexus NX crossover with the body of a CT 200h for disguise. Then the LF-NX Concept CUV debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show (it showed up at the Tokyo Motor Show as well) with a massive spindle grille …

Can Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Compete With Electric Cars?

Suddenly, hydrogen fuel-cell cars are back in the news. Headlines have proclaimed a coming battle between plug-in electric cars and the new shining hope, hydrogen-powered vehicles.<p>Three automakers--Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota--will offer fuel-cell cars to consumers by the end of 2015, albeit in …

Ferrari's winter open-wheel training camp for young racers

Escaping the cold and honing competition skills.<p>The road to international open-wheel racing inevitably passes through Europe. There, young drivers are often thrust into sink-or-swim situations with unfamiliar cars and procedures, and they can often squander precious resources while getting up to …

Gordini Tribute: 1965 Renault 8 S

This 1965 Renault 8 S (1580957) has been given a convincing and thorough looking Gordini treatment. It’s not quite 100% sorted, but given that we …

Chris Harris condemns demonization of Porsche Carrera GT in wake of Walker death

When something bad happens, it's easy to resort to scapegoating. At least for some of us, that seems to be exactly what has happened following the tragic death of actor Paul Walker and racer Roger Rodas, who were killed on November 30 in a Porsche Carrera GT. Even though officials have not yet …

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo to see life as rebodied SLS?

Most of the cars created exclusively for the <i>Gran Turismo</i> video game franchise never make the jump from cyberspace to the real world. The X1 and new X2014 designed by Red Bull's Adrian Newey could scarcely be piloted in real life, and while PSA talked about making a limited run of the otherworldly …

Lexus LFA Proves Its Still Got It On World's Fastest Car Show

You’ll never believe certain mystical creatures exist until you see them, and the Lexus LFA is the automotive equivalent of such things, considering there are only 500 units in the world. Although the LFA ceased production earlier this year, the Japanese giant is still very relevant today, as …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Ford Mustang

Despite a mid-cycle refresh in 2010 and minor yearly revisions, it’s been about a decade since the current Ford Mustang hit the streets. Now that the iconic pony car has finally broke cover with new styling as well as updated powertrains and suspension, let’s compare the new <b>2015 Ford Mustang</b> with …

24 Hours of LeMons Torture Test: A teaser

It’s the holiday season, I hear, so next week I’ll be dropping just the gift for my fellow 24 Hours of LeMons nerds: A full update of Murilee …

TOTD: Is the 2014 Chevrolet SS a Modern Impala SS Replacement?

While the Impala name is currently used for Chevrolet’s largest front-drive sedan, the automaker has answered enthusiasts’ plea for a rear-drive sedan. Although the 2014 Chevrolet SS isn’t as big as the classic Impala models from the 1960s or even the 1994-1996 Impala SS, the new full-size sedan …

Speed is Main Focus in Paul Walker Crash, Man Arrested

While several are still mourning over the death of actor Paul Walker, investigators are hard at work in trying to determine what caused the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT to crash into a light pole. Although investigators have ruled out drag racing, they do believe speed was a factor.<p>Police received a tip …

1958 Pontiac Star Chief

This 1958 Pontiac Star Chief Catalina hardtop coupe (VIN P858G24015) is said to have 69k miles and to be in good operating condition. Its brakes and …