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Dreams do come true: Mercedes-Benz G-Class 6×6 lands in America

Reader @DigitalNeal just informed us that a Mercedes-Benz 6×6 just touched down at O’Hare airport.<p>It’s a wild machine and we are crazy curious to …

McLaren Special Operations lightens up the 12C

Any car with a six-figure price tag is bound to be pretty exclusive, especially one as exotic as the McLaren 12C. But even among its elite class of buyers, there will always be those who want to differentiate their supercar from others. And for that, there's McLaren Special Operations.<p>The …

Good Riddance: 9 Cars That Deservedly Got the Ax in 2013

Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for these vehicles, the time is right nowthey're getting the ax as part of the 2013/14 model changeover. Want one of 'em anyway? Well, root around, pal, because somewhere there's a dealer who will kiss y<p>Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for …

Thousands gather for Paul Walker memorial in Santa Clarita

In addition to the <i>Fast & Furious</i> tribute video, which has been seen more than 25 million times, fans around the country have been organizing car cruises as a memorial to Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. A video report on CNN says that more than 1,000 people showed up to the fatal crash site yesterday …

Toyota Reportedly Bringing Concept to Detroit Auto Show Previewing Supra Successor

Toyota reportedly is developing a successor to the Supra—something we haven’t seen since the FT-HS concept debuted at the Detroit auto show in 2007.

Detroit Auto Show

Lexus pushing upmarket as others move down, LF-LC production hinted [w/video]

Jeff Bracken, Lexus' US group vice president and general manager, knows his company lost its position as America's biggest luxury brand back in 2011, and it's a mantle that his employer probably won't be getting back any time soon. That's because Lexus is electing not to follow the luxury segment's …

Cadillac CTS: The new standard?

Pity the performance sedan.<p>Were it enough that it conveyed four adults and their weekend bags to the country house. No. It must be transportive.<p>The measure of a performance sedan is taken on this awkward score. Seating for four (or five with a squeeze), ample trunk space and cocktail …

General Motors

Photos: Porsche 918 Spyder in Liquid Metal Silver

5 things I learned while driving the $845,000 Porsche 918 Spyder

Holy hell, this is crazy-pants-impossible fast.<p><i>Executive Editor Sam Smith travelled to Spain to discover if the Porsche 918 Spyder lives up to its considerable hype. Here's what he learned.</i><p>Deadly cars just aren't built anymore.<p>Even if the Carrera GT was a killer—and it most emphatically was not—the …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder [w/video]

Raising The Technological Bar, One Decade At A Time<p>"Do <i>not</i> pass the factory driver in the 911 Turbo S."<p>Fifteen minutes later, I'm skeptically pondering that admonishment as I strap into the carbon-fiber tub of the Porsche 918 Spyder, the German automaker's latest supercar. With even a cursory …

Bonus! 8 more things to know about the Porsche 918 Spyder

5 things just won't do for a car this important.<p><i>Porsche's landmark hypercar is a monument to technology. In addition to our traditional five facts, here are eight more awesome things you need to know.</i><p>At $845,000 per car, Porsche will lose money on each one.<p>This shouldn't be a surprise. Supercars …

Thousands Attend Los Angeles Memorial For Paul Walker

About 5,000 mourners congregated yesterday at the site where Paul Walker was killed on November 30 to pay tribute to the late Fast & Furious actor. The event was coordinated though social media, and saw thousands file through (some from as far as Texas, Arizona and Nevada) to pay their respects, …

Associated Press News

Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious 7' now officially on hiatus

Universal Pictures has made it official: “Fast & Furious 7” is going on hiatus in the wake of the death of<p>Paul Walker.<p>The studio released a statement Wednesday confirming that it won't be resuming production on the movie's Atlanta set for an undefined period.<p>"Right now, all of us at Universal are …

Fast & Furious 7 is now postponed indefinitely

Universal has made what seems like the inevitable decision to shut down production on <i>Fast & Furious 7</i> for an indefinite period of time, as it decides …

Couple Recall Paul Walker's Incredible, Secret Act of Kindness a Decade Ago

Almost 10 years later, Kyle and Kristen Upham are still bowled over by Paul Walker’s unbelievable generosity – after he changed their lives with a …

Paul Walker fans and car enthusiasts rally at Valencia crash site

Paul Walker Crash Site Becomes Memorial Gathering Place

A chorus of whirring engines paid tribute to the late Paul Walker Sunday as thousands gathered at the Santa Clarita, Calif., crash site where the …

Engines

Two Men Arrested for Souveneering At Paul Walker’s Death Site

Detectives yesterday arrested an 18-year-old and a 25-year-old from Canyon Country, California for stealing wrecked Porsche parts from the nearby wreckage of the crash that killed Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. I guess it’s a good thing they don’t live near the site of the zeppelin explosion that …

Grab a Hankie: Paul Walker Secretly Bought a $9,000 Engagement Ring for a Military Couple

I know we're all being inundated with "Paul Walker was such an amazing guy" stories right now, but I just HAVE to share this: In 2004, Paul met Kyle and Kristen Upham in a jewelry store. The couple married before Kyle was deployed to Iraq and upon his return went to the jewelry store to buy an …

Paul Walker Was the 'Happiest He'd Ever Been' as a Dad

He may have been a movie star, but friends say the role Paul Walker cherished most was Dad.<p>At the time of his tragic death on Saturday, the actor was …

Fast & Furious

VW's Browning says Amarok could be sold in US if Chicken Tax is repealed

If the 50-year-old Chicken Tax were repealed, there would undoubtedly be an influx of foreign-made light trucks and vans available in the US. In addition to imported midsize trucks like the global Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi Triton, this would also leave the door open for Volkswagen to someday offer …

BMW planning X4 M Performance diesel? [w/poll]

With the arrival of the new X4 in March, BMW will expand its crossover portfolio by one more model. But while some enthusiasts may have been disappointed by the news that the Bavarian automaker isn't likely to authorize an M version of the compact slantback crossover, this latest development could …

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Stolen Facebook and Yahoo passwords dumped online

<b>More than two million stolen passwords used for sites such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo and other web services have been posted online.</b><p>The details had probably been uploaded by a criminal gang, security experts said.<p>It is suspected the data was taken from computers infected with malicious software …

Actor Walker died from multiple injuries in crash, 'Fast 7' filming halted | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker died from multiple injuries in a weekend car crash, the Los Angeles County coroner said on Wednesday, as Universal Pictures suspended production of the seventh installment in its lucrative car racing film franchise.<p>Walker, 40, was a …

Official 'Fast & Furious' Paul Walker Tribute Video Is Heartbreaking

The "Fast & Furious" franchise's YouTube page has released a tribute video to Paul Walker. The 40-year-old starred in five of the six "Fast & Furious" films before his death on Nov. 30 following injuries sustained in a car accident. Walker played Brian O'Conner in the Universal Pictures film …