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Bang for your buck: Ford’s 345bhp Focus RS will cost less than £29,000

When it goes on sale next spring, the Ford Focus RS will cost £28,940, sprint from 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds and hit 165mph. That’s a set of numbers …

Yes, Kia is building a 400bhp four-door super-saloon

It’s been four years since Kia revealed the GT Concept, a 400-odd bhp, V6, RWD super saloon with suicide doors. And it’s been two years since Kia’s …

Kia

Aston Martin's DB9 replacement will be called... DB11!

The Aston Martin DB9’s replacement will be called the DB11. “Big surprise, eh? ” said company boss Andy Palmer after he made the announcement.<p>Yes, …

The BMW M6 GT3 is a big-winged beast of a race car

For the Frankfurt motor show, BMW finally let us see what was under that swirly camouflage dressing gown in which we saw the M6 GT3 parading around a …

Official 2016 Ford Focus RS Pricing, Performance Estimates Released!

After being leaked onto a semi-broken Ford website a few months ago, official pricing for the 2016 Focus RS hot hatch is out. The unexciting news? The official pricing is exactly the same as the unofficial, sorta-leaked pricing from July, $36,605. The exciting news is that Ford has also revealed …

2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang Review - First Drive

Worth the Wait, and Then Some<p>The wait is over and, good golly, Molly, was it worth it. No more teasing or wondering how it sounds. No more guessing if the now-famous flat-plane crank V-8 was a gamble Ford should have taken. No more hoping that the performance division didn’t spend too much time on …

Satin Black Wheels Are Ideal For The Dark Lord Of The Nordschleife

It’s been a while since we’ve seen HRE Classic 300 wheels on a Porsche 911, which is why it’s hard to stop drooling over this black GT3 RS. <br>If you …

Selling

Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Italian Grand Prix

<b>Lewis Hamilton eased to his 11th pole position in 12 races this year as he dominated qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix in his Mercedes.</b><p>The world champion's team-mate and closest title rival, Nico Rosberg, was fourth, beaten by both Ferraris, Kimi Raikkonen ahead of Sebastian Vettel.<p>Rosberg had …

You don’t want to make one of these 5 common mistakes when buying a motorcycle

Merely entertaining the idea of getting a new set of wheels under you is enough to give you goosebumps.<p>Upgrading to a new bike or adding one to your growing stable is enough to keep you up at night (in a good way, of course), and if you're anything like us, you put together spreadsheets, put stacks …

Kahn Land Rover Defender Flying Huntsman 6x6

You don’t want to get in the way of this one.<p>If the Defender has made a name for itself being unstoppable in all weather and terrain conditions, this conversion by Kahn Design should cement that reputation even further. The biggest change is the extra 31.5 inches in the rear to accommodate a third …

2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Launched in Lebanon

Porsche has launched the 2016 911 GT3 RS in Lebanon. The unveiling took place at the The Gathering, in the capital city of Beirut. The German company …

Get Your Bank Account Ready, The Ferrari 360 Has Become Ridiculously Cheap

I’m one to advocate a risky car purchase because with risk comes the juicy reward. But in this case, there’s no downside because the Ferrari 360 …

Late V12 Driver: $3800 1991 Jaguar XJ-S

This 1991 Jaguar XJ-S is said to be a rust free example with several worthwhile upgrades. These days it is easy to find one of these cars for short …

Koenigsegg CC8S, Bugatti EB110, 2016 BMW 7-Series: This Week’s Top Photos

Koenigsegg’s first car, the CC8S, was launched in 2002 but the company’s story goes back much further than that. Recently, CEO and founder Christian …

Sports Cars

Ten things we learned this week: 28 August 2015 edition

Mark Webber has a Porsche 918<p>There are perks to being a racing driver. Fame, fortune and the opportunity to go wheel-to-wheel on the world’s best …

Mashups

Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS review: Fast, fun and surprisingly comfortable

Porsche doesn't make any bad cars, even any mediocre cars. It's only a matter of good, better or best.<p>And the 911 Targa 4 GTS is assuredly among the best all-around cars Porsche makes. Sporty, stylish and super-fast, it handles like a dream and is as competent in a sharp switchback as it is …

Long Haul

Google Vice President Benjamin Sloss Gifts A Ferrari FXX K To His Wife

Before you start reading this, make sure your spouse is not aware of this news as the expectations for the gift on their birthday might increase …

Dan Patten

Lamborghini Huracan and a pair of Rolls-Royces torched in British arson attack

Some men just want to watch the world burn, or in this case, a few top-dollar supercars.<p>On August 20, a blaze tore through the garage of a car …

Rolls-Royce

The Ford Mustang V8 is more popular among Mustang buyers in Europe than it is in the US

In true European form, it will arrive with the steering wheel on the right-hand side.<p>The arrival of the Mustang is a first for a market that's long been enamored with brash, unbridled American muscle.<p>Calling demand for the Mustang "robust" would be kind of an understatement.<p>Ford of Europe released …

1,200 HP Nissan GT-R Races 1,200 HP Bugatti Veyron on Papenburg High Speed Oval

We’ve seen plenty of races that pitted the Bugatti Veyron, in its various iterations, against uber-fast machines with much less blue blood. However, …

2016 Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat Models Get Higher Prices

After re-assessing its sales strategy surrounding the awesome SRT Hellcat variants of the Challenger and Charger for 2016, and increasing production to discourage dealer markups, Dodge is laying out the cars’ new prices. And guess what? The cars are more expensive—quite a bit more expensive, in …

Christian Bale to Play Enzo Ferrari in Upcoming Film

Both Bale and Robert De Niro will be playing Ferrari in two separate movies.<p>Christian Bale is set to play Italian automaker Enzo Anselmo Ferrari in an upcoming biopic based off the book <i>Enzo Ferrari: The Man, The Cars, The Races</i>, by American author Brock Yates. The Michael Mann-directed project will …

• World champion claims pole ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg<br>• Williams’ Bottas third with Force India’s Pérez fourth due to Grosjean penalty<p>Coming back firing after Formula One’s summer break was the aim for Lewis Hamilton and with two superlative laps to own pole position, he was clearly …

Auto Racing

Ford GT Test Mule Spotted on Detroit Freeway

YouTuber “Dr. Scandalous” caught a pretty amazing sight during what would otherwise have been an everyday Detroit commute: A gnarly looking Ford GT test mule cruising among regular traffic. This is something you don’t see every day—and something that pretty much nobody outside of Ford’s skunkworks …

Are We Ready for a $205k Mercedes-Benz 190E Cosworth Evo 2?

This classic Benz homologation special is wonderful, and rare. But is it worth the price of a new Mercedes-AMG GT-S?<p>After a 25-year lockout, American roads will very soon become subjected to a new level of Euro-racing terror.This 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Cosworth Evo 2has just passed the magic …

Mountune has pumped the Ford Focus ST up to 275bhp. Maybe more

What’s better than a fast Ford? A faster Ford, obviously.<p>Which is why we’re rather excited about the new 345bhp, 4x4 Ford Focus RS, which promises to …

Nürburgring Moves to Remove Speed Limits—Hot Laps for All!

The very idea of a racing circuit with speed limits seems faintly ridiculous. And when the circuit in question is the Nürburgring Nordschleife—also known as the Green Hell and sometimes even claimed to be the world’s greatest racetrack—the very idea of limiting velocities over parts of the course …

New pic of Merc's S-Class Cabriolet

We knew it was coming. But here it is, official confirmation of some rather big news in more ways than one: your first look at the forthcoming …