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2015 Hyundai Genesis Shows its Stuff on the Nurburgring (W/Video)

Just last month, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis bowed at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, boasting a new design and improved driving dynamics. Now, the Genesis sedan proves it can walk the walk in a new video below.<p>There’s no better place to show a vehicle’s capability than the …

Automotive Industry

Go Go Gadget Tire Studs: Nokian Demos Winter Tire With Retractable Studs

Finnish tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres has just released a new winter tire prototype that allows the driver to switch from a stud-less winter tire to a studded winter tire at the push of a button, giving winter drivers extra grip when the situation calls for it.<p>The new winter tire, which Nokian …

Automotive Design

2015 Subaru WRX, STI Models Priced: WRX Gets Big Value Boost

Subaru has at last put a price tag—well a series of price tags—on its redesigned 2015 Subaru WRX lineup. And at the same time, it's rolled out all …

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer First Look

Outside the Wheelhouse<p>All the greats experiment with something out of their wheelhouse at one point or another. KISS went disco at the end of the ‘70s; Michael Jordan tried baseball in the mid-‘90s, and now BMW is debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show a front-drive car. The confusingly named BMW 2 …

Autos

Motor Authority

Well, this is awkward.<p>New BMW 2-Series Active Tourer -> http://bit.ly/1cEdCVi

Tesla Model S Owner Drives from Texas to Panama

Randy Denmon isn’t your average Tesla Model S owner. While many Model S owners spend their time zipping around town, or cruising from supercharger to supercharger, Denmon had grander plans for his Tesla. Wanting to prove that electricity is a viable alternative to gas-powered transit, Denmon and …

Tesla

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Honda Fit

Famous for its innovative flat-folding “magic” rear seat, the Honda Fit has been a practical choice in the compact hatchback segment. Riding on a new chassis, the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit hatchback is shorter than the outgoing model, while riding on a longer wheelbase contributing to more …

Automotive Design

Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models get video debut

Throaty exhaust and turbo "whoosh" for the win.<p>Volvo's limited-production V60 and S60 Polestar models made their US debut at the Chicago Auto Show, and both will go on sale this summer. Not that the cars need it, but Volvo is drumming up additional excitement about its new performance lineup with a …

Volvo

Say hello to the 2015 McLaren 650S

The P1 and 12C get mashed up.<p>The McLaren 650S is set to be one of the stars of next month's Geneva Auto Show, and while Woking has yet to release official photos and specs, that hasn't stopped the car from being leaked online.<p>These photos, posted to Twitter by Autobant, are what let the cat out of …

Sports Cars

Meet Cigarette Racing’s New Speed Boat Inspired By The Mercedes AMG Vision GT

Florida’s Cigarette Racing is back with a new speed boat concept inspired by a Mercedes-Benz model, in this case the stunning AMG Vision Gran Turismo …

A closer look at the 2015 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy might not have been the hottest debut at the recent Chicago Auto Show, but for the Japanese automaker, it's hugely important. Much as we'd love to focus on Subaru's more engaging WRX, STI and BRZ models, the truth is, its the mainstream Forester, Outback and Legacy that make up …

Motor Authority

Does this new front-wheel-drive 2014 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer look like the ultimate driving machine to you?<p>More --> http://bit.ly/1cEdCVi

NASCAR returns, pace car promptly catches fire at Daytona

Not the smoke we're accustomed to from the Chevy SS.<p>It really looked like a typical lap under caution at Daytona, until it wasn't. Brett Bodine was at Daytona driving the blue Chevrolet SS pace car last night at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited race. He was out there leading the pack when he …

Updated Volkswagen Scirocco Previewed For Geneva Motor Show: Forbidden Fruit

Volkswagen fans, grab the nearest handkerchief to soak up your tears: the best-looking version of the Golf platform is updated ahead of its public …