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Project Runway team readying reality show about car designers

Like most of the <i>Autoblog</i> staff, I've fostered a love for both automobiles and writing since I was young, and I consider myself tremendously fortunate to have made these passions my career. But had I had any sense of design whatsoever – a better sense of scale, proportion and perspective (hell, the …

Weekend Edition – Nissan Cedric 2.8D SGL

Pick any car you would think is capable of interstellar mileage on our long Finnish roads. W123 and W124, it’s a given. Old Volvos, sure. But then …

Weekend Edition – Forest Stage Subaru Impreza WRX STi

Look quickly and the nose-down STi you see here could appear to be in the middle of negotiating a corner. The more eagle-eyed readers will notice the …

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Seller Submission: 1966 Saab 96 Monte Carlo 850

Says the seller: “Engine & transaxle completely rebuilt by experts S&J Automotive (1985 in Atlanta) & Ice Racer Phil Shockley (1987 in St. Paul). …

1963 Borgward Isabella Coupe Project

This 1963 Borgward Isabella coupe isn’t running, but the motor is said to turn freely by hand. It looks remarkably complete and rust free, even from …

34k-mile 1974 Alfa Romeo Montreal

This 1974 Alfa Romeo Montreal is said to be a rust-free, 34k-mile example that’s spent its life in France. Paint and interior leather are reportedly …

Something For Everyone: No-Reserve Karl Ritter Museum Collection

Coys auction house of Richmond, England is auctioning off much of the fascinating and varied Karl Ritter Museum collection in Graz, Austria today. …

Ferruccio Lamborghini's twin-twelve Riva speedboat restored [w/video]

Everyone knows that Lamborghini makes exotic sportscars, but true aficionados are also well versed in the other types of machinery that has worn the Raging Bull emblem. There are the tractors, of course, with which founder Ferruccio got his start, but the company has also marinized its high-revving …

1939 BMW 326 Cabriolet

This 1939 BMW 326 Cabriolet is said to have just over 38,500 miles and was repainted in 2009. It’s a fantastic looking car top up or down, and looks …

10-Square Meters Smart Student Unit Is A Smart, Green, and Affordable House for Student

This <b>Smart Student Unit</b> was built on only 10-square meters space by Tengbom Architects in order to offer student with an affordable, eco-friendly, and …

Lord Playboy's multi-million dollar race cars partly sell

Roger Moore's Submarlotus is on its way to a new home, too.<p>Lord Laidlaw has been compared to Jay Gatsby before--he loves fast cars, boats and beautiful women, and whether it's crashing a helicopter or getting kicked out of the House of Lords, always seems to find trouble. Onthe other hand, despite …

Fast Cars - Get Your Adrenaline Fix with Ferrari

<b>When visiting Emilia Romagna, you can't help but get excited over cars. Known as the land of motors, this Italian province takes fast cars seriously.</b> …

An Overview of the Shelby Mustang by Model Years

Chances are, you've come across a Shelby Mustang either on the street, at a local auto show or during a visit to your local Ford dealership. The …

Exotic Cars + Extreme Travel = Fast Lane

I have an unofficial, ongoing competition with my colleague Jason Harper which consists of figuring out who has a more kick ass time testing cars around the world... juvenile, I know, but everyone needs a hobby, right?<p>Thing is, Jason often takes the cake in glorious fashion-- whether it's piloting …

Ferrari sales suffer as Italians shun luxury cars

Italy's love affair with fast cars has become the latest victim of the eurozone crunch after figures revealed that domestic sales of Ferraris and Maseratis had more than halved.<p>Sales of Ferraris, which can cost up to £250,000 for some models, slipped by 56% in 2012 when the company sold 248 cars in …

2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale

Maranello gives the 458 special treatment.<p>If you ask Ferrari, there are too many people who love the 458 Italia but are put off by its measly 562 horsepower and piddling 202-mph top speed. At least that’s what we assume the thought process is, as the gang in Maranello pulls from the oven the 458 …

Corvette Stingray: The rocket scientist’s ride

The original American astronauts were celebrities who drove Corvettes. Today’s astronauts are just about as anonymous as accountants, and no one really notices what they drive.<p>Is the Corvette too smart for its own good? Hardly.<p>Time passes. Astronauts and their machines surrender some stardust. But …

Good Clean Driver: 1958 Volvo PV444

This 1958 Volvo PV444 is said to be very clean with no rust, and to have received a respray and new interior both within the past three years. The …

Race-Prepped 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale

This 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale (chassis 177254) is an unusual model to set up as a racer, especially now that they are commanding a …

Ladies and Gentlemen, may we present to you the Mansory Carbonado. For those times when an Aventador just won't cut it. More photos -> http://bit.ly/18R5RtW

Skoda Octavia RS adds versatility to the performance formula

One of the highlights of covering a European auto show like Frankfurt is the amount of forbidden fruit on hand. Most of the cars we admire from across the pond, like this Škoda Octavia RS, are on display, allowing us to see them, sit in them and push their buttons.<p>Powered by a 2.0-liter, …

Citroën WTCC C-Elysee Racecar leaves the dirt behind

On top of the funktastic Cactus Concept, Citroën showed its new C-Elysée racecar, which will campaign the World Touring Car Championship with Sebastian Loeb and Yvan Muller at the helm. The C-Elysée racer debuted back in July packing a 1.6-liter, turbocharged four with 380 horsepower and 295 …

Mansory La Revoluzione shows at least a little restraint

Mansory has, yet again, taken a supercar and turned the dial up to 11. Or maybe 12 or 13. This time the base car is none other than the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, a V12-powered GT car. Compared to Mansory's previous Ferrari GT-based creation, the Rambo-inspired Stallone that had used both the 599 and …