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Mechanics are Putting Electric Tesla Motors in Audis and Mazdas

Watch a formerly gas guzzling Audi S5 run whisper-quiet with a Tesla motor and battery.<p>You don’t have to own a Tesla to drive a Tesla—or, at least, a car that runs like one.<p>Elon Musk’s electric car company is notoriously grumpy about Tesla owners working on their own cars, but that hasn’t stopped …


2019 Audi A7 Sportback Pictures | Photo Gallery

2019 Audi A7 Sportback Photo Gallery


2019 BMW M5 Competition Pictures | Photo Gallery

2019 BMW M5 Competition Photo Gallery


The 5 most exciting new electric cars you can buy in the next 2 years

I have been reporting on electric cars full-time for the past 3 years now. Over 5,200 articles later, I am frustrated by the number of articles I wrote about vehicles you still can’t buy today.<p>But I think that will change in the next 2 years.<p>We now know of dozens of electric vehicle programs coming …

Electric Vehicles

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a 'spa on wheels' | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

<i>This article was originally written by Hannah Elliott for Bloomberg.</i><p>I must admit to feeling some apathy about driving the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C …


Audi RS4 Avant Review: Possibly the Best All-Around Car in the World

Despite the insatiable lust for crossovers, SUVs, and anything remotely truck-like, Americans have been spoiled with “forbidden fruit” for years now. …


Porsche Announces Taycan EV Specs, Confirms 600+ HP

Last month, Porsche announced the production version of the Mission E concept would be called the Taycan. Confusingly pronounced "TIE-con," the German automaker's first fully electric vehicle will go on sale next year. Today, Porsche released more information on the Taycan's production specs. …

Electric Vehicles

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe

Grand touring at its finest.<p>Civility meets brutality in the Mercedes-AMG S63 coupe. It is both Bruce Banner and the Hulk. Serene and savage, restrained and raucous, technologically adept and primitive in its ferocity, the S63 coupe is uncompromising. The titanic two-door successfully combines the …

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

If an elephant and a cheetah could mate and reproduce, this would be their spawn.<p><i>From the August 2018 issue</i><br>Like the sun rising in the east and setting in the west, the electrification of cars is inevitable. But don’t worry about it screwing up Porsche’s Panamera. While many plug-in hybrids set new …

Spied! Porsche Cayenne Coupe Shows Off its Sleek Roofline

From consideration to creation<p>We’ve been hearing for quite some time now that Porsche has been considering the addition of a Cayenne coupe to its lineup. And these latest pics from our spy photographers tell us that Porsche is taking this idea very seriously.<p>We spotted one of the first prototypes …

Audi e-tron EV prototype

Audi Reveals e-tron EV’s Interior: Check Out the Side-View “Mirror” OLED Screens - Gallery

Electric Vehicles

Nissan and Italdesign Create the 710-HP Nissan GT-R50

Is this an early look at the next GT-R?<p>The Nissan GT-R is still running strong, if a little long, in its 10-year-old body. But this slick gold-on-silver rendering is our closest peek at the next Godzilla, and, we hope, the future of Nissan design. The GT-R50 by Italdesign is a one-off prototype …

Spied! Audi SQ8 Sheds All of its Camo

SUV receives quad exhaust tips<p>Our spy photographers have caught the Audi SQ8 testing once again, this time without any camouflage.<p>Differentiating itself from the regular Q8, this sporty version features black quad exhaust tips, which we can see clearly for the first time. The model also features a …

Formula Whee: How About a Nearly 1200-HP All-Electric Audi RS3?

Powertrain tech from the electric racing series meets an Audi RS3. Mad zoom happens.<p>If you have yet to muster any enthusiasm for Formula E, maybe this will help: Using hardware from that race series, a German automotive supplier has created an Audi RS3 with nearly 1200 horsepower. The 4ePerformance …

2019 BMW X5 Photo Gallery

2019 BMW X5: Getting Back to Bimmer Basics? - Official Photos and Info - Gallery

1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Returns as Continuation Model

Limited edition series of 10 starts at $249,995<p>Last year, Shelby American rolled out a modern 2017 Shelby Super Snake wide body concept along with a Shelby F-150 Super Snake street truck. Earlier this year, it introduced the 1968 Shelby Continuation GT500KR, and today the company re-introduced the …

Mercedes Debuts AMG GT 4-Door Coupe Edition 1

Model receives aerodynamic, cosmetic updates<p>The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is already one of the best-looking four-doors around. But to celebrate its launch, Mercedes will offer an Edition 1 model with extra cosmetic upgrades inside and out.<p>The model features a gray paint job with sport stripes …

617-HP 2019 BMW M5 Competition is the Most Powerful BMW Yet

New variant also gets suspension upgrades<p>The standard F90-generation BMW M5 has already done much to erase the memory of the numb-feeling last-gen model, thanks to improved driving dynamics, a trick all-wheel-drive system with rear-drive mode, and 600 hp on tap. But BMW has more up its sleeve for …

2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR

2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR: The Full-Bore Jag SUV Has Arrived – Official Photos and Info

2019 Audi RS5 Sportback Pictures | Photo Gallery

2019 Audi RS5 Sportback Photo Gallery


The 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback Gets Five Doors and 444 HP

The practical Audi RS 5<p>The 2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe is more of a grand tourer than a sports car, but it still looks fantastic, packs plenty of power, and growls like an angry bear if you put your foot down. But while it will hang with competitors such as the M4 and the C63 S Coupe, anyone looking for …

Porsche Mission E concept Photo Gallery

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT63 S 4-Door

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door: The More-Door AMG – Official Photos and Info


BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept Photo Gallery

BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept: M Is for More – Official Photos and Info

Bugatti Chiron Sport Photo Gallery

Jon Olsson’s New Audi RS6 Is a 725-HP Two-Faced Superwagon

Freestyle skier and ski racer Jon Olsson’s history with Audi wagons is a story of ups and downs. A few years ago, he had an Audi RS6 Avant built into a camo-covered DTM-racer-style beast, complete with a carbon-fiber wide-body kit, aero flicks, a massive chin splitter, and a roof-mounted carbon …

Driving the 1036-HP 1972 AMC Javelin AMX Named Defiant

At the 2017 SEMA show, Mopar released the Hellcat engine into the wild, so to speak, announcing that it would sell crate ’cats to anyone with 15 grand and a skateboard large enough to strap it to. Also at SEMA, the Ringbrothers of Spring Green, Wisconsin, showed a car that could serve as the …

Mercedes-Benz E400 All-Terrain 4×4 Squared Review (W/Video)

Build it, and they will smile<p>When I was 12 years old or so, I used to fantasize about jacking up my family’s brown Pontiac station wagon on huge off-road tires. I also believe a big-block 454 and a flame job were part of the daydream. There’s a Pee-Chee folder rotting away at the bottom of some …

2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 First Look

Now making 577 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque<p>When Mercedes finally revealed the first complete redesign of the G-Wagen since it was originally introduced back in 1979, it only showed off the entry-level G550. As impressive as it was off-road, and as luxurious as the new interior looked, we knew it was …

2019 BMW X4 Grows up Slightly but Stays Swoopy

Gets updates from new X3<p>The 2018 BMW X3 debuted with a bigger footprint, new features, and updated styling last year, and it was only a matter of time before the changes made their way to the related X4 fastback SUV. Now, the second-generation 2019 BMW X4 has been revealed, offered in your choice …