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The Hottest New Cars For 2014

With the debilitating effects of the economic crisis firmly in the nation’s rearview mirror and new-car sales firing on all cylinders, the 2014 model year is serving up an engaging array of new and fully redesigned models, ranging from family sedans and plush luxury cars to hot sport coupes and …

Last Call- Stance in Your Pants Edition

With auction sale prices reaching $1.2 million, which makes it the most expensive Asian car ever sold, it’s only a matter of time before somebody …

2014 Mercedes-Benz S63

Mercedes-Benz

Jaguar XJ220 prototype up for auction online

Smaller and lighter than the production version that followed, prototype 002 was the first XJ220 to crack 300 km/h.<p>Although maligned for how far it wandered from its intended specifications, the Jaguar XJ220 was an incredibly impressive machine. Instead of using a 6.2-liter V12 to propel it to 220 …

Jaguar XJ

GM planning to put its fullsize pickups on a big diet, too

General Motors is just coming off a complete redesign of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra for 2014, but in the US fullsize truck market, there is no rest for the weary. According to <i>Reuters</i>, plans are already unfurling for both trucks to drop pounds from their curb weight over the next few …

How much does it cost to test in a Formula 1 car?

Let's just say it helps to have an uncle in the business.<p>How much does a seat for the upcoming F1 rookie test cost?<p>Japanese driver Kimiya Sato handed Sauber F1 something in the neighborhood of $320,000 to share the car with regular test driver Robin Frijns for the three-day period. Sauber, widely …

Motor Racing

Engine Intel: How turbos and superchargers work

To get both fuel economy and horsepower, automakers are increasingly turning to forced induction.<p>Big engines provide a satisfying surge, but most of the time we're using only a fraction of an engine's maximum power. To increase fuel economy, automakers are rapidly employing smaller engines—both in …

Engines

IBM And Sprint Team Up On Smarter Connected Cars That Send Data When The Engine's Off

If you’re lucky enough to drive a new luxury car, you’re probably used to the idea of the car connecting to your iPhone to play music and of web-connected dashboards that can offer you maps and weather. But that’s just the beginning for connected cars that will continue to get more comfortable and …

2013 Ford Mustang GT Rear Suspension - C/D Underbelly

Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale PURE Sound!

River Boat Concept by Heatherwick Studio

<b>River boat concept</b> was designed as part of “Estuaire” project to bring work of art along the banks of the River Loire, France. This boat concept has …

45 Outdoor Bathroom Designs That You Gonna Love

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a …

Shabby Chic

Top 10 Largest Engines in U.S.-Market Cars

No Replacement for Displacement<p>As the new car market shifts towards small-displacement turbocharged engines, big, brutish engines are becoming rarer. Not only are humdrum midsize sedans downsizing their engines, supercars are too: The Ferrari 458 Italia has a 4.5-liter V-8, while the McLaren 12C …

Sports Cars

Jaguar F-Type squares off against Porsche 911, Aston V8 Vantage with Chris Harris

Chris Harris is back on the job, taking on really really difficult car questions like: Which enormously sexy and good-to-drive, high-performance convertible is the top of the heap? As one of the hottest cars in the luxury space right now, the Jaguar F-Type S is, of course, in on the action. …

Jaguar F-Type drifts & review

10 Hot Cars For Your Summer Road Trip

The best way to see America isn't stuck inside an airplane peering through a little oval windowand putting up with TSA screenings, baggage claim, and hours-long delays is no way to spend a summer vacation. The road trip is an American family traditi<p>The best way to see America isn't stuck inside an …

José Froilán González, Ferrari's first F1 race-winning driver, passes at age 90

José Froilán González, the first driver to win a grand prix race for Ferrari, passed away at the age of 90 on June 15, 2013.<br>The Argentinian, who was born on October 5, 1922, recorded his historic victory in 1951. The race was at the Silverstone circuit in the UK, and González defeated the legendary …

My Name Is 4

BMW is launching the new 4 Series with a coupe that it hopes will thrill driving enthusiasts. It's true that changing the name of its 3 Series coupe to the 4 Series coupe for 2014 is part of a broader move to use even numbers for all coupes and odd numbers for all sedans. But BMW also says the 4 …

Nismo GT-R poised to be fastest Nissan ever

For almost every year since the Nissan GT-R first debuted, Nissan has been figuring out how to cram more power under the hood or give it 911-like quickness around the Nürburgring. Looking to create a brand image for its performance arm, we already knew that a hotter, Nismo-branded GT-R was in the …

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG First Test

Getting to the PTA Meeting as Quickly as Possible<p>There is something extremely rewarding about driving a sleeper like the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63. You’re stopped at a red light and you see a dismissive look on the face of the guy in the BMW 3 Series in the lane next to you. Then the light turns …

2013 Ram HD 2500/3500 Test Drive

Ram's workhorse gets upgrades in its frame, suspension, interior, and more.<p><b>On-Sale Date:</b> Now<p><b>Base Price:</b> $30,515 to $43,255<p><b>Competitors:</b> Ford F250/350, Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500, GMC Sierra 2500/3500<p><b>Powertrains:</b> 5.7-liter V-8, 383 hp, 400 lb-ft; turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel I-6, 350, 370 or 385 …

How to Avoid Getting Scammed at Your Dealer's Service Desk – Feature

Modern cars come with a maintenance regimen recommended by the manufacturer, but some dealers will try to sell you their own more expensive plan with extra, often needless services. If you let them. Don’t.<p>A substantial share of a dealership’s profit comes from its service department. The more it …

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

<i>A Really Hot Little GT Plants The Seed For A Better AMG</i><p>Mercedes-Benz has AMG on an impressive growth curve these days, the official name of the effort being Performance 50. By the 50th anniversary of AMG in 2017, the Mercedes performance division will produce 30,000-plus units per year, up from …

Cadillac Confirms Next-Generation Escalade Going On Sale Early 2014

Following a report from Worldcarfans.com, Cadillac has confirmed to us that the next-generation Escalade will debut later this year before going on sale in early 2014 as a 2015 model. (The current-generation model is pictured above.) Worldcarfans appears to have uncovered a GM presentation slide …

Gran + M = Pricey M6: 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Priced from $115,225

What did you expect? Just as is the case with the regular BMW 6-series Gran Coupe, the hotter, new-for-2014 M6 Gran Coupe is quite handsomely more expensive than its two-door M6 counterpart, as well as a comparable 5-series. That’s not to say that the M6 Gran Coupe, which BMW has released full …

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Audi RS6 Gorilla Racing vs CLS 63 AMG vs Gallardo TT Total Race vs 911 Turbo