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14k-Mile 1977 Maserati Merak SS

This 1977 Maserati Merak SS is said to have only 14,149 original miles and to have been in storage for more than 20 years. Said to run well and be in …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Spy Photos

The 662-hp beast returns with a sleeker shape.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The high-performance variation of the new-for-2015 Ford Mustang, which we believe will keep its Shelby GT500 moniker. In light of the expected return of the Shelby GT350, we hear those in Dearborn are wary of two Shelby-branded offerings in …

Sports Cars

2014 Ram 1500 Diesel

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe

A Lancia Stratos for the rest of us.<p>A Ferrari engineer once told me his company obtained a C6 Corvette a few years ago to see what the fuss was about. Assuredly, the foreigners pummeled the poor thing down to a grease spot. The Vette is big, loud, and fast, the engineer concluded, but “a little bit …

Hertz adds Tesla Model S to Dream Cars fleet

The Tesla Model S is slowly infiltrating our rental car and chauffeured lives, having already gone to Las Vegas with Zappos as a taxi and San Francisco with car-sharing service Get Around. Now a lot more people will have the chance to get into one with its inclusion in the Hertz Dream Cars fleet, …

BMW X4 M probably not in the cards

BMW is preparing to exploit its latest market niche - those that find themselves unable to choose between the 3 Series, 4 Series and X3 - with the X4. If you're looking for an M product, though, you'll remain limited to the 3 and 4 Series. BMW's Bernhard Ederer, at the Australian launch of the X5, …

Forza 5 confirms 21 more cars

You've now got something new and exciting to look forward to for the next several weeks. Every Wednesday, Turn 10 Studios will release a list of cars that will be in available in <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i>. And while we won't be covering each week's reveals, you'll be able see them on the <i>Forza</i> Facebook …

Motor Trend hits Laguna Seca with Ferrari F12, Chevy Corvette, Porsche 911

According to the crew at <i>Motor Trend</i>, we should think of the video below "as an addendum to Best Driver's Car," a test the magazine put together that elevated the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S above all others in the category of driving joy. It seems the brand-new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray wasn't …

Knight Rider + Back To The Future = Best show never

No KITT? No problem.<p>Remember the old Marvel Comics series, "What If?" That's what this video makes me think of. <i>What if</i> Knight Rider wasn't the story of Michael Knight at all, and instead chronicled the adventures of the Back To the Future posse? This credit-sequence mashup imagines this alternate …

Marvel Comics

What is History’s Greatest Car Company?

Okay, so far this week we’ve covered who was the most important automotive engineer, the most important stylist, so naturally today we’re going to …

New Corvette Stingray Is the Best Sports Car America Has Ever Built

Driving the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ——————————————–<p>We're only 15 minutes into our drive through the winding backroads of Monterey in the …

Track time with the Hertz Penske Mustang GT

We tagged along with DRIVE to sample the last special-edition S197 Mustang.<p>I recently spent a day out at Monticello Motor Club with Leo Parente, the host of Shakedown on DRIVE, to sample the 2014 Hertz Penske Mustang GT on the track. Also on hand for the fun were Jalopnik's Travis Okulski and our …

Sports Cars

2015 GMC Sierra 2500 / 3500 HD

The Silverado-plus-style formula works just fine.<p>There were no pickup trucks in ancient Greece, but had there been, we’d love to know how the speaker of the famous ancient Greek admonition to “know thyself” would respond to the new GMC Sierra HD. “We’ve been doing this for more than a century, and …

Cinematography
Motor Racing

Need for Speed movie gets first trailer

We've already seen the hero car Ford Mustang and had a sneak peek, but now we've got the first official trailer for Dreamworks' <i>Need for Speed</i> movie. Stop us if you've heard the story before: guy gets double-crossed by rich associate, goes to jail, gets out of jail, seeks revenge. There's your movie.<p>…

2014 Dodge Durango

The Charger of SUVs gets new looks and a new automatic.<p>With its glaring, squinty eyes; jutting cross-hair nose; and wide, muscular stance, the current Dodge Durango hit the market for the 2011 model year as no shrinking violet. It’s now been updated for 2014, and it cops even more attitude than …

What's really going on with the 2014 Jeep Cherokee's transmission issues?

On September 23, <i>Automotive News</i> reported that Chrysler had idled the second shift workers it hired just five weeks prior at its Toledo Assembly Complex to build the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. At the time, Chrysler said it had "built the critical number of vehicles we need to stock dealerships once …

2015 Ford F-series Super Duty

A reworked Power Stroke diesel, a beefier F-450, and a ranchier King Ranch.<p>The State Fair of Texas is a favorite location for pickup-truck manufacturers to hawk their latest and greatest products. This year, Toyota showed off its reworked 2014 Tundra, and two of the Detroit’s Big Three showed up …

Helsinki Street Sightings – 1995 Cadillac Eldorado

I could post CX:s and XM:s all day, but in all honestness Cadillacs such as this 1995-model Eldorado are just as rare over here. There simply isn’t a …

Are You James Hunt or Niki Lauda? Take a Quiz to Find Out

The new racing movie <i>Rush</i>, which opened today, dives into the relationship and friendship between iconic F1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, with the wild, wooly 1976 Formula 1 season serving as the backdrop. Fierce competitors, the two wheelmen once lived together but couldn’t have been more …

Motor Racing

VW readying new VR6 with forced induction

Volkswagen built a stonking, narrow-angle V6 in the 1980s and 1990s that was found in three different generations of the Golf (their performance iterations, obviously), three generations of the Passat, the New Beetle, the Corrado and the Touareg, among other VWs, a spate of Audis, Seats, a Skoda, …

Test Drive ANNLimited – 2003 BMW M3 SMG (Part II)

I saw this Phoenix Yellow beauty sitting in front of the dealership when I went to test drive the 135i manual and ended up driving the 335i xDrive …

Porsche Future Product Details Leak Online

Earlier today, several presentation slides purported to be from a Porsche dealer meeting were posted by <i>Jalopnik</i>. The grainy images reveal what appear to be official Porsche plans for and details of the 2015 Macan crossover, as well as new 911, Boxster, and Cayman model variations. Here are the …

Automotive Design

AU Gold Coast turns away Top Gear taping, fears noisy cars

For all of its negatives and controversy, let's get one thing clear - the BBC's <i>Top Gear</i> has quite possibly the largest viewing audience of any TV show on the planet, an estimated 350 million people in 170 of the 190-odd countries on the map.<p>Which makes it rather odd that Australia's capital of …

Motorcyclist tempts fate riding through Colorado floods, loses

Floods, besides being remarkably destructive natural disasters, are dangerous simply because most people don't realize how treacherous an overabundance of water can be.<p>One of the many fun facts that can make the difference between life and death is being aware of the amount of flowing water takes …

Jeff Zwart on why the Porsche 911 is special

The lineage, the tradition and the driving experience - all with the engine in the wrong place.<p>What was the first car that you ever drove? For most of us, it was whatever our parents had laying around, most likely something already full of dents and scratches - you know, teenager proof. For , …

Porsche

Is the Audi SQ5 a bona fide performance model, or is it a great pretender? Read our First Drive -> http://bit.ly/16S6Mso

iBeacon briefing: What is it, and what can we expect from it?

With Apple’s iBeacon technology starting to see some real-world applications, we thought this would be a good time to take a brief look at what it is and what we might expect from it in future …<p>The one-sentence summary is that you can think of iBeacon as like GPS for indoor locations, your phone …