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Volkswagen rolls out all-new Polo R WRC

Volkswagen may have ruled out producing a road-going Polo more potent than the new GTI, but on the rally stage, the Polo R WRC has proven absolutely dominant. Introduced to the World Rally Championship in 2013, the Polo R won ten out of the baker's dozen rallies in its debut season, and all but one …

McLaren P1 GTR Will Debut at Geneva Before Playing on the Track

The McLaren P1 GTR will be ready for its world debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the automaker announced today. McLaren first showed off the track-only hybrid supercar last summer at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.<p>McLaren isn’t quite ready to provide full details, though it has already …

Pino Verde: 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce

This 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTV (chassis AR 250091) is described as a rust-free, matching numbers car retaining its original and …

2016 Ford Explorer Priced, New Platinum Model Added

Ford’s heavily refreshed Explorer is due out soon, and so it’s time for the company to release official pricing for the stylish three-row family hauler. While the base Explorer rings in at the same $31,595, the mid- and upper-level XLT and Limited see $400 and $3100 increases, while the zesty Sport …

This Week’s Top Photos: The 2015 Detroit Auto Show Edition

It was without doubt the star attraction of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show: the all-new Ford GT supercar. Incredibly, the wild styling and race car-like …

Detroit Auto Show

Ford's GT supercar is bold expansion into performance market

The whispers about<p>Ford's plans for this week'sDetroit auto showbegan swirling last fall.<p>The next Raptor F-150 truck was coming, some speculated. Or maybe a new high-powered Mustang. Or maybe something else — something big.<p>Big was an understatement. The Raptor and Mustang rumors were true, but even …

Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s hard to think of a recent car show with more surprises than this year’s North American International Auto Show.<p>From forward-looking cars like the Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept and Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE, to the stunning Ford GT that stole the Acura NSX’s thunder, automakers …

Ford GT, Raptor, and GT350R From the Men Who Made Them a Reality

View 16 Photos<p>Just after Ford's stunning lineup of high-performance vehicles was revealed at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, we had time for quick chats with the two Ford engineers directly responsible for their existence; Raj Nair, Group Vice President of Global Product …

Sports Cars

Seeing the Detroit Auto Show via drone

Seeing the Chevrolet display at the Detroit Auto Show is worth doing this year, and not just because of the new Corvette Z06, Volt and Bolt concept. In order to attract the new kids, The Bowtie has gone what the old kids used to call "buck wild" with their show stand at Cobo Hall. A Corvette Z06, …

Mini wins Dakar Rally for fourth year in a row

Motorsport in its various forms tends to be characterized by eras of domination: Red Bull in F1, Audi at Le Mans, Citroën and now Volkswagen in the WRC. That's certainly the case with the Dakar Rally. After years of domination at the hands of the Mitsubishi Pajero, the Volkswagen Touareg won the …

Porsche updates 919 Hybrid racer for 2015 season

Porsche's grand return to the elite level of global endurance racing showed mixed success in its first year. The company did score one victory in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship season during the race in Brazil but finished in third place overall among the three factory manufacturers. …

Shelby GT350R #001 is officially a million-dollar car

Ultimate Mustang commands seven figures for charity.<p>We know the new Shelby GT350R is designed to make mincemeat out of a road course. Turns out, it's no slouch making a slow crawl across the auction block either.<p>Over the weekend at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, Ford CEO Mark Fields …

The Safest Vehicles Of 2015

Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns.<p>Many families, …

Traffic Safety

2016 Honda HR-V scores class-leading 35 mpg

Smaller cars generally net better fuel economy ratings, and while crossovers aren't generally as efficient as hatchbacks and small sedans, smaller crossovers are getting better EPA ratings all the time. The latest to join the pack is the new 2016 Honda HR-V.<p>The US Environmental Protection Agency …

Honda

1964 Ferrari 250 LM sets Arizona auction record at $9.6 million [w/video]

We've seen some high-priced metal come up under the hammer in Arizona over the years, but the one you're looking at right here is the most expensive ever sold during the famous auction weekend.<p>It's a Ferrari 250 Le Mans from 1964, the ninth of just 32 examples made. And RM Auctions just sold it for …

FIA levels F1 playing field for Honda

Formula One may place a high emphasis on technical innovation, but it also demands an equal playing field. So after the FIA regulations handed Mercedes a technical advantage for next season, a loophole was opened up to allow Ferrari and Renault to update their engines throughout the year. That left …

Ford offering factory-spec EcoBoost reflashes that don't void warranty*

Buy a supercharger or cold-air kit from Ford Racing and a Performance Calibration handset comes with it to reset the ECU for the upgrade. Now Ford Racing is offering the ProCal handset a la carte for $595, allowing you to reflash the ECU on your EcoBoost-equipped ride to extract more of its …

Portland Couple Uses Supercar Collection To Make Sick Kids' Dreams Come True

Most supercar owners baby their cars. They keep the miles low and the car will rarely see daylight unless it's bright and sunny. That is, unless …

Ferrari FXX K

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Ferrari has unveiled the FXX K, ahead of its official debut during the Finali Mondiali event in Abu Dhabi. Set to launch …

Aston Martin DB10

The Aston Martin DB10 is 007's official ride in <i>Spectre</i>, and was developed specifically for the film. That kind of thing happens when a character and …

LaFerrari FXX K revealed (2015) - the ultimate track car?

These are the first official pictures and details of the Ferrari FXX K – LaFerrari’s riposte to the 986bhp McLaren P1 GTR. You didn’t think Ferrari …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Live and in the Metal!

Ford’s choice of venue for unveiling the new Shelby GT350 Mustang couldn’t have been more appropriate: Shelby International, the house that Carroll built. Flanked by six original GT350s—Ol’ Shel’s lightweight, high-revving road racers—the newest Mustang’s debut wasn’t just an unveiling. It was a …

Dodge ACR Viper Concept Debuts: Bad-Ass and Track-Focused

SEMA vehicles are often the antithesis of function, being gussied-up show cars that focus less on performance than outrageous style and overwrought glitz. Dodge is bucking that trend with this car, a Viper concept that’s all about light weight, prodigious grip, and ultimate speed. Feast your …

Formula One Could Be Heading To Las Vegas

Robert Goulet was headlining at the Dunes. The Sand, the Riviera, and the Stardust has folks eager to fork over cash to stay at their hotels. …

Watch this to get excited about seeing Honda back in F1

Honda engines were the dominant force in Formula One through portions of the '80s and '90s, powering championship-winning teams at Williams and McLaren. It tried to recapture some of that magic in the 2000s but wasn't nearly as successful. For the 2015 F1 season, the Japanese brand is returning to …

Honda Reveals 2015 Formula One Power Unit

After confirming its intention last year to return to Formula One in 2015 not with its own team but as an engine supplier to McLaren (perhaps with …

Motorsport

2015 Ford S-Max adds all-wheel drive, adaptive steering

The Blue Oval's 'One Ford' mantra has seen rapid commonization of the automaker's products across markets, but North America still has to look from afar at most of the company's Max-branded people movers, including this new S-Max. That's a bit of a shame – we like the space efficiency and …

Honda unveils the new Civic Type R at 2014 Paris Auto Show

Honda has quite the line-up at Paris’ annual car show, including a new sports-minded Civic Type R. For this year’s model, however, Honda has pulled …

Euro-Spec Ford S-Max People Mover Unveiled Ahead of Paris Debut

The next-generation Ford S-Max has been ahead of its debut at the Paris auto show next month, more than a year after the concept car bowed at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. With its seven-passenger capacity and a long list of new technology, the S-Max should continue to be a popular seller in …

All Future Ferrari Engines Will Be Turbo'd or Hybridized

The news that every future Ferrari engine will be juiced by either turbos or electricity comes just days after longtime company chairman Luca di Montezemolo tossed his saddle to Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne.<p>The technologies will be split along engine types, too: <i>Automotive News</i>, after an …