Christopher Startitup Burns

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BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Could Hint at New Flagship

There’s no denying that BMW has been very creative with its recent launches (3 Series GT, anyone?) and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down. Coming as a bit of a surprise is the BMW Vision Future Luxury concept, which makes its debut at the Beijing Motor Show.<p>At first glance it’d be easy to assume …

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Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept is your new favorite hot hatch

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>A previous version of this story listed the Golf R 400 Concept's top speed as 201 miles per hour. This is incorrect. The correct top speed is 174 mph and the story has been edited to reflect that.</i><p>This, friends, is what happens when you shoehorn 395 horsepower into a Golf. You get a …

Land Rover Confirms Family of Discovery Vehicles Due by 2015

As Land Rover rolled out its slick new Discovery Vision concept at this week’s New York auto show, brand design chief Gerry McGovern confirmed not only that the vehicle it foreshadows will retain the Discovery name, but that it “will be pivotal in influencing the creation of a whole new family of …

HTC taps ex-Samsung exec for marketing muscle

HTC is looking for a little of that Samsung Electronics marketing magic.<p>The Taiwanese smartphone maker has hired Paul Golden, the former head of marketing for Samsung's US mobile division, as an adviser to HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang, CNET confirmed. The hiring was first reported by Bloomberg.<p>HTC …

F1 Champ Button to Pilot Rolls-Royce Street Cars

There’s finery that comes with an F1 lifestyle. Dan Gurney met his wife, Evi, while racing the 804 for Porsche. James Hunt had his pick of stewardesses. Jackie Stewart had the hat. McLaren driver Jenson Button’s got a cavalcade of ten Rolls-Royces to pootle around in during upcoming Formula 1 races.<p>…

2014 Audi S5 vs. 2014 BMW 435i | Comparison Test

Conspiracy theorists will tell you that BMW’s payroll got a little lighter when the current-generation 3-series appeared. Our early reviews were tempered with disappointment because the car wasn’t as involving as its predecessor, confusing those readers who believed our affinity for the 3 was based …

Robert Griffin III: I won't wear brace

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hinted at it -- and it was widely expected to be the case.<p>But Griffin threw away any doubt Monday …

Michael Jordan on Phil Jackson: 'I know he can do it'

Michael Jordan is confident that Phil Jackson will make things work in New York "eventually."<p>Phil Jackson's imminent hiring with the New York Knicks brought forth some rare public comments from Michael Jordan, who told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith on Monday that he thinks his former coach can be …

2016 Audi R8 Spy Shots (With Interior)

You’re looking at the latest spy shots of a prototype for the second-generation Audi R8. The car has been developed alongside the new Lamborghini …

2017 Jaguar F-Pace Spy Shots

These are the latest spy shots of Jaguar’s upcoming SUV based on the C-X17 concept first shown at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. Previously thought to …

Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte wear Chrysler parts

It is a mix of emotions only an Italian car can evoke.<p>Maserati's all-new Ghibli and redesigned Quattroporte sedans thrill with all the lusty performance and high style expected from a brand with a loose connection to Ferrari. But — <i>mama mia!</i> — pity anyone hoping to roll down the window or turn on …

2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO With N-Attack Package Tested At Fuji Speedway: Video

The 2015 Nissan GT- R NISMO is one of the fastest cars ever produced, having set an incredible 7:08.679 Nürburgring lap time at the hands of racing …

Sports Cars

Mercedes-Benz Says Next-Gen S-class Will Be Lighter and Greener

It may not seem like it, given the car’s larger-than-life proportions, but the latest Mercedes-Benz S-class incorporates a lot of cutting-edge lightweight technology, including plenty of aluminum and high-strength steel. But the next generation is set to focus even more on saving weight.<p>Yes, the …

Mercedes Boss Downplays Rumors to Buy Aston Martin

Rumors that Mercedes-Benz could buy Aston Martin have swirled since the automaker’s confirmed a technical agreement where AMG would supply V-8 engine’s to the British automaker in exchange for five percent of the company. Dieter Zetsche, Mercedes CEO, downplayed the rumors while talking to …

Aston Martin

New In-Car LTE Finally Brings Netflix Binges to Your Commute

Get ready to tack on another device to your wireless bill. Audi and Cadillac are bringing in-car 4G LTE connectivity to their newest vehicles, with …

Microsoft hints DirectX 12 is coming to the Xbox One

A few days ago, Microsoft posted up a teaser site that announced the company will be unveiling the next version of DirectX at Game Developer Conference on March 20.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Today, the company added …

2014 World, Luxury And Performance Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

From an original field of several dozen cars, jurors in the 2014 World Car of the Year awards have whittled the list of contenders down to just a …

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