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2015 BMW M3 and M4 priced at $62,000 and $64,200

When the BMW M3 and M4 debuted on Monday at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, it was to much fanfare and excitement. At that time, though, we were missing a big piece of the M3/M4 puzzle - the price.<p>According to a report from our roundel-obsessed friends at <i>Bimmerfest</i>, the four-door M3 will star at …

Mercedes-Benz Confirms New C-Class Coupe, AMG Still Be Called C63

The brakes on the new C-class sedan aren’t even cold yet—having just been, you know, driven onto the Detroit show floor—and already, execs at the automaker are discreetly talking about the inevitable variants to come. Here’s what we’ve learned:<p>Mercedes will again offer a C-class coupe. Unlike the …

Automotive Design

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Video Preview

One of the big stars of this week’s 2014 Detroit Auto Show was the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. It’s the range-topper in the …

Nissan Mulls Production Of IDx Sports Car Concept

Nissan’s pair of IDx sports car concepts unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, the IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO, proved such a hit that the automaker …

The most anticipated video games of 2014

If the video game medium were to be judged solely by 2013, it'd be easy to come to the conclusion that the industry has run out of ideas. With reboots, prequels and sequels ruling the console market, it became patently clear over the past 12 months that publishers were relying on safe, established …

The Walking Dead

As Chromebooks catch on, 2014 promises more models

Laptops based on Google's Chrome OS will reportedly multiply in 2014. They're cheap and schools have a growing affinity for them.<p>As Chromebooks gain in popularity, device makers are gearing up for new entries in 2014.<p>Both Asus and Toshiba will enter the market, according to a report on Friday from …

Consumer Tech

Supervettes kit transforms C6 Corvette into C7... sort of

Imagine, if you will, that you began living under a rock from January 13, 2013 on, and only emerged long enough to purchase a sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. You had no knowledge of the heavily redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette - it's shapely new body and enthusiast-infuriating rear …

A leaked document has confirmed there will be a new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. Raise your hand if you're excited. What we know --> http://bit.ly/1eGSxjo

Mercedes E63 AMG Wagon: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet? Just About - The Kiinote

A year ago, I described the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series as “a track-to-street tour de force.” With a 510-hp naturally aspirated V-8, 15.4-inch brakes, and 19-inch forged wheels with R-compound Dunlops, the C Black was (and is), in my humble opinion, right there with the Porsche 911 Carrera S …

Bentley Motors

Maserati calling in new Quattroporte for electrical issue

Exotic automobiles are just that: exotic. As in, rare. While Maserati is trying is darnedest to emerge from the fringes, its products are still less common than competitors from Germany, Japan or even the UK. Which is probably – more so than any superior quality or safety standards – why we rarely …

Ford Racing expected to offer drag racers a live axle for new Mustang

Staying alive.<p>After five decades of Mustangs riding on solid rear axles, Ford finally revealed the all-new 2015 pony in early December with a standard independent rearsuspension system. With the griping from IRS fans finally addressed, what is Ford Racing rumored to be up to next? Why, a solid rear …

Sports Cars

Special edition BMW 760Li V12 M Bi-Turbo headed for MIddle East

Despite what we imagine is a lot of pleading among well-heeled BMW fans, the German brand still won't build an M7 to do battle with the Audi S8 and Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG. Instead, the most potent 7 Series money can buy is the 760Li, a rear-driver with a 6.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V12 that can …

GM recalling 1.5M cars in China for faulty bracket

General Motors and its Chinese partners have announced their second recall in the People's Republic this year, following a 2,653-unit recall of the Cadillac SRX earlier this year. This latest recall affects nearly 1.5 million cars built between 2006 and 2012. It's not explicitly stated, but as …

2015 BMW 4-series Gran Coupe Possibly Revealed in Patent Images

BMW’s rapidly proliferating lineup is showing no signs of slowing down, if these patent images of the 4-series Gran Coupe are anything to go by. The photos appeared on the Chinese site autohome.com.cn (head to the site to see the rest), and if legit, confirm what we’ve suspected for some time: that …

Automotive Design

John Phillips: Yet More Complaints, Straight from 10Best

Are we tuning the radio or launching a missile strike?<p>During 11 consecutive days last month, I drove <i>Car and Driver</i>’s long-term electric-blue Subaru BRZ from Montana to Ann Arbor, then drove all 60 of our 10Best nominees, then drove back to Montana in the “bronze bus”—our long-term Mercedes-Benz …

Ann Arbor

Watch this gamer prove why you should never drive drunk

During the holiday season, there's always an extra push to show the dangers of drinking and driving, and while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has enlisted the help of <i>Robocop</i> for its recent campaign, a Belgian group called Responsible Young Drivers is looking to reach out to a …

Mercedes-Benz Contemplating Adding GLK-Based Coupe to Crossover Lineup

Mercedes-Benz plans to reinvent its lineup of compact crossovers. The next GLK-class stands to be lower, sportier, and sleeker than the current model, whose boxy design is meant to mimic that of the G-wagen. Yet despite such radical styling changes, Benz is considering making another major change …

Nextgen

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So 2013 is drawing to a close, the weather is decidedly foul—for Northerners, at least—and we’ll soon have our fill of champagne. Sounds like the perfect time to curl up and read the hottest reviews we published in 2013. Enjoy the list, and Happy New Year from all of us at <i>Car and Driver</i>.<p>In Europe, …

Red Bull Racing

Staff Picks: The Best of 2013

We’re all incredibly lucky here at <i>Motor Trend</i>. Day in and day out, we get to do what we love: drive, test, and review the latest and greatest cars, trucks, and SUVs on the market. So even when things are (relatively) bad, it’s still all good. With 2014 just around the corner, our staffers have …

Time I

Driven to the Edge! | Top Gear Polar Special Pt.5 | Now in HD | BBC

Staff Picks: The Most Memorable of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the past year. Over the last 12 months, we’ve gone everywhere from Iceland to Africa, and driven everything from the Pagani Huayra to old World War II-era tanks. We’ve named the Cadillac CTS, Subaru Forester, and Ram 1500 as our latest “Of the Year” …

Ferrari

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We here at <i>Car and Driver</i> are lucky enough to drive and test some pretty amazing cars, and also to have the privilege to tell you about them. We pride ourselves on delivering the best reviews and the most accurate test data anywhere, but the stories we tell wouldn’t be complete without stunning …

Photography

The Continental: Some Big Questions for 2014, Plus My Hilarious New/Old Wheels

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>Season’s greetings from the Autobahn.<p>Besides the unsurprising …

Autos

Guys driving Le Mans cars on the road because they can

Hedonism defined.<p>If driving race cars on the road is considered a bit naughty, then driving barely tamed Group C Le Mans cars should be nothing short of sadistic. As said by Mr. A, the owner of the Jaguar XJ220C that competed at Le Mans in 1993 and 1995 and appears in this gorgeous new video from</i> …

Sports Cars

VW Diesels Win Some U.S. Converts

Volkswagen hit a milestone this month, selling more than 100,000 diesel passenger cars in the United States this year for the first time.<p>The VW brand and the upscale Audi division between them offer 12 diesel powered “TDI” models in the United States. Still, 100,000 isn’t much volume considering …

HCOTY Nominee: 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

Meet Ken’s 1979 T/A my nominee for 2013 HCOTY. It’s pretty cool, it’s brown, it’s also the first new car he bought out of high school back 34 yerars …

Spied: Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake Hides Its Face

This Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake was caught with a few pieces of camouflage, but don’t get your hopes up too much because this special Benz variant is still not headed to the U.S. However, this tester may indicate that the CLS63 AMG four-door sedan we do get stateside might be due for a …

Automotive Design

Fiat to Strengthen 500 Nameplate, Drop Punto

According to reports in Britain, Fiat will launch a five-door version of the 500. No, we aren’t talking about the bulbous 500L.<p>Fiat will replace its aging Punto B-segment hatchback with a new five-door member of the 500 family, British publication <i>Auto Express</i> reports. The retro-themed five-door 500 …

FIAT