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2015 BMW M4 Spy Photos

The remaking of an icon.<p><b>What It Is:</b>This sleek two-door coupe is nothing less than the M4, which will replace the M3 coupe. BMW is renaming the coupe version of the 3-series to 4-series, and a similar fate is in store for the 1-series coupe, which will be known as 2-series in the future—thus …

2014 BMW i3 First Drive

A Brilliant EV That Needs a Bit More BMW in it<p>If BMW‘s grand ambition for electric drive cars were an image, it might be one of those magnificent Hubble Space Telescope photos of a cloud-like galaxy punctuated by sparkling white dots. In BMW’s case, the dots are ideas — many of them utterly …

Nissan Leaf

2013 Tesla Model S P85+ Arrival

Split Personality: Ultra-Efficient Energy-Sipper Doubles as Rocket Ship<p>When we spec’d-out our long-term 2013 Tesla Model S, I dug in my heels on one thing: It was going to roll on the base, 19-inch wheels. During our Car of the Year evaluations last year, we were able to drive examples of the Model …

Energy Efficiency

Scott Wade, the Dirty Car Artist, working on a piece for our #SpringCleaning Sales Event. Drawn in dirt! #MINICleanUp #washme #dirty #clean #art

14 Bizarre Facts You Never Knew About Connecticut

Who knew?! Be sure to check out all of our awesome finds from the Constitution State during our MINI NOT NORMAL Road Trip.

2013 Mini Cooper S Coupe Arrival

Life's better without too much leather, especially when you have good seat bolstering, a six-speed manual, and a real e-brake.<p>I met the arrival of a long-term Mini Coupe with excitement. It doesn’t have rear seats, so it must be lighter. Smaller, too, right? Lightness, balance, and efficiency — …

2014 BMW 4 Series First Drive

Name Dropping: BMW's New Coupe Takes a Curious Step<p>The 2014 4 Series coupe is what BMW calls the former 3 Series coupe. And while it’s probably going to take some time before its name will be able to leave your tongue without hesitation, the new coupe is faster and lighter than the one before it, …

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The Big Test: 2013/2014 Luxury Sport Sedans

Audi S4 vs. BMW 335i xDrive vs. Cadillac ATS4 3.6 vs. Lexus IS 350 AWD vs. Volvo S60 T6<p>Go ahead. Rank your children in order from worst to best. I’ll wait. Not easy, is it? Yet that’s the task we’ve been given for this month’s Big Test. Small sport sedans are to automotive journalists what …

Luxury Lifestyle

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 First Test

Refined Tuning: Sampling the gentrified and fully adjustable C7 Z51<p>Chevrolet Corvettes have always been adept track stars — a ZR1 set the pace at our 2009 Best Driver’s Car competition, and a Z06/Z07 laid down the quickest lap at that event in 2011. Maintaining a close relationship with a …

Sports Cars

2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S First Test

Mystifyingly Big Brit Comes Up BIG<p>This space sold to E-Type anecdotes and groovy Swinging Sixties tropes.<p>Now that that’s out of the way, let’s move on to the 2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S. It’s a sporting and luxurious convertible with room for two and a $92,895 sticker price, meaning it’ll probably be …

Siblings

How New Cars Are Putting All Of Their Power In Half The Space

Next-gen cars' incredible shrinking engines<p>THE TREND<p>Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation threw down the gauntlet: They set a new standard that will require the average car to run at 54.5 miles per gallon—nearly double today's average—by 2025. …

2014 Jaguar XFR-S

Action-figure lats for one of Jag's quicker cats.<p>Whether or not you’ve heard of Jeffry Life, you know his face—or, more accurately, his body. Dr. Life is the balding 74-year-old with the chiseled torso in those hormone-replacement ads that look like an old head that’s been manipulated by Photoshop …

Meet Porter. The World's First Driving Dog.

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Why Posture Counts More Than You Know

Illustrated by <b>Gabriela Alford</b>.<p>Head up, shoulders back, stomach in. The vision of perfect posture can conjure up some pretty old-school and …

Lotus getting into the motorcycle business

Lotus founder Colin Chapman is famously quoted as saying something to the effect of "Simplify, then add lightness." We're a bit amazed that it took this long, but someone appears to be taking that message to heart at the British marque, losing a couple of wheels, a clutter of bodywork and a whole …

Tesla: We'll Hurry Up (On Superchargers), But You'll Wait A Bit For A Cheaper Car

In a wide-ranging interview at the D: All Things Digital conference, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk let slip some details from this morning’s official media announcement. He promised the company would accelerate the rollout of its high-speed charging stations, tripling coverage by the end of next month and …

Have you ever Bought Part of a Car… Company?

In case you haven’t noticed, Tesla Motors is on kind of a roll. Just within the past month they have repaid their government loan early; have …

Tesla Introduces Performance Plus Package for Model S

Pre-Performance Plus package, Tesla’s Model S already made regular EVs seem mediocre.<p>Tesla’s Model S electric is one fine-driving sedan in regular form, but now there is the option for potentially even more electric driving fun. (Who’da thunk we’d ever say <i>that</i>?) The automaker has introduced the …

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Tesla Motors has quietly announced a new performance package for the Model S that offers supercar-like handling as well as improved comfort and efficiency. The cost? A cool $6,500. More -> http://bit.ly/106GLpa