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Audi Prologue Concept

Sometimes concepts are far-fetched dreams. Other times, they offer a glimpse at the future of the company. The Audi Prologue Concept is the latter. …

Mercedes-Benz Announces the New CLA Shooting Brake

Of the many variants in the compact line of vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, only the CLA class doesn’t<p>Of the many variants in the compact line of vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, only the CLA class doesn’t offer the functionality of a liftgate. Until now. Introducing the CLA Shooting Brake with the …

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang to cost $52,995?

The 2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang was one of the shining stars of this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. And the Blue Oval's latest muscle car might even have reason to burn a little brighter if a recent rumor about its price proves true. Best of all are rumors that an even more potent version of the …

Mercedes celebrates with World Championship edition SL63

Mercedes has plenty to be celebrating at the moment, having just won the Formula One World Championship in spectacular style – taking the constructors' title by a huge margin and the top two slots in the drivers' standings as well. It almost goes without saying that the German outfit would …

Audi unveils new design direction in Prologue concept car

Audi granted a view of its future Tuesday night, high in the Hollywood Hills at a lavish debut for its all-new Prologue concept car. The sleek coupe is a look at the new design direction for all upcoming cars from the German brand.<p>"Ladies and gentlemen, this is the new face of Audi," Marc Lichte, …

Audi

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and Sedan

Feast your eyes on 19 official GM photos of the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V coupe and sedan. With 450+ turbocharged horsepower from its 3.6L V6, and an available manual tranny, the ATS-V is a credible threat to the BMW M3 and M4 siblings.<p>Munich has elevated the threat level to imminent.

2016 Jaguar F-Type Debuts With All-Wheel Drive And Manual Transmission

Jaguar’s F-Type has only been on the scene since the 2014 model year but the vehicle has come in for some substantial updates, which are being …

Jaguar Cars

Audi R8 bids adieu with the 570-hp Competition in LA

Audi is saying <i>auf Wiedersehen</i> to the first-gen R8 at the Los Angeles Auto Show in the best way possible – the even more powerful, limited edition 2015 R8 Competition. This might be the vehicle's swansong, but it's going out with a bang.<p>Audi is sending just 60 of these supercars to the US, and the …

Spied! Mercedes G-Class Prototype Sports G63 AMG 6x6 Parts

AMG is working on what could be the Goldilocks of the G-Wagen family — a model that’s more extreme than the standard G-Class but not as radical as the completely-bonkers, half-million-dollar G63 6×6. Spy photographers captured a four-wheeled G-Class riding higher than stock, and sporting a many of …

2015 Maserati Quattroporte gets the lightest possible updates

A week after its debut on the interwebs, Maserati has trotted out its freshened Quattroporte range at the LA Auto Show, giving us our first in-person look at the changes to the top-of-the-line GTS trim.<p>Maserati has tweaked the headlights across the range, while the GTS gains new body-color trim …

Longer luxury: Mercedes-Maybach panders to plutocrats

Mercedes-Benz promised Germanic excess when it resurrected the Maybach name (again), and it hasn’t stinted on that, with the new Mercedes-Maybach …

LA Auto Show

Audi A7 h-tron quattro 'Performance' Fuel-Cell Plug-In Car Unveiled At 2014 LA Auto Show

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars are only barely starting to enter showrooms, and at this early stage issues like cost and fueling infrastructure have taken …

Audi

Mercedes G63 AMG 4x4 Is Mega-Burly 6x6 with One Less Axle

The utterly brutal and fantastic 6×6 variation of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is the least subtle Geländewagen ever built. We don’t know exactly how many the company actually constructed and sold $500,000 and up, but there’s no doubt the thing blew up among the internet-trawling cognoscenti of all …

Psychedelia

7 Things the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Has

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is by no means second-rate, but that’s kind of how it seems now that the new 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 has made its debut. While the German automaker may have killed the brand off in 2012, it has brought the name back to life through a stretched version of the S600 …

2016 Mazda CX-5: Dressing Up Its Inner Space

Improved interior materials, new infotainment, and more.<p>Mazda has been on a roll the past few years, whipping up a number of remarkably well-executed and agile vehicles using its Skyactiv engine and chassis technologies. The first such vehicle to debut was the excellent CX-5 crossover, a two-time …

Mazda

Mini forgets to bring car to LA, shows Citysurfer concept scooter

See that red thing? It's the Mini Citysurfer Concept. It is not, in case you were wondering, an automobile. Yet despite this apparent shortcoming, Mini has placed it on a plinth at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.<p>The electric scooter weighs in at 40 pounds, can hit 15 miles per hour, cover 10 to 15 …

2015 10Best Cars

Dozens of contenders, just 10 winners—these cars are guaranteed to entertain and delight any driver.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>There are roughly 150 new car models on the market today, many of them only narrowly distinguishable from each other. The sedans are flame-surfaced affairs …

Motorsport

Mighty Mercedes-AMG GT S takes on Porsche

Mercedes may have covered its luxury bases at the LA Auto Show 2014 with the opulent Mercedes-Maybach, but there’s plenty of performance on tap too …

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe, Sedan Shine Under L.A. Auto Show Lights

The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V coupe and sedan were officially unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show today, and now the automaker has revealed official power numbers. In the 2016 ATS-V, the twin-turbo 3.6-liter LF4 V-6 makes 455 hp and 445 lb-ft of torque. That’s 35 hp and 15 lb-ft more than the …

The first official Batmobile ever built is headed to auction

If you're a fan of old-school Batman comics, there's really only one Batmobile for you. It's not Zack Snyder's brand new model, nor is it Christopher Nolan's tank. Not even Tim Burton's slick version or the legendary customized Lincoln used in the ’60s TV series will do. No, this …

Prologue: Audi’s new Rosetta Stone

Nowhere are looks as directly proportional to value as in Los Angeles, California. Fitting, then, that Audi chose to unveil its latest concept, the Prologue, among the palms, producers and plutocrats of the Hollywood Hills.<p>If nothing else, the Prologue is perhaps the most soberly named concept car …

Audi

2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The compact Acura ILX sedan hasn't been what we'd call a runaway success in its three years on the market. The Civic-based sedan has sold slowly, and …

VW Golf R 400 headed for production

At the Beijing Motor Show earlier this year, Volkswagen showcased a concept hatchback called the Golf R 400. It was essentially the Golf R we already know and love, but with an even more powerful engine to make it the most potent take on the Golf since the GTI 650 concept of 2007. Only unlike that …

Aston Martin considers offering new Lagonda Taraf outside of Middle East

Aston Martin officially took the wraps off its new Lagonda sedan in Dubai on Monday, revealing the luxury limousine in all its glory and revealing its nameplate as Taraf – derived from the Arabic word for "luxury" (not for some Kurdish starlet). A fitting name, since it will only be offered to …

TOTD: Which Cars are Most Likely to Scare Children on Halloween?

It’s Halloween, and that means that all the spooky decorations and scary costumes are out in full force. While some people decorate their houses in an effort to scare the trick-or-treaters, something in their driveway that’s not even a part of the Halloween décor could be enough to scare the …

2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO, 2016 Audi Q7, 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe: This Week’s Top Photos

This week, Nissan’s GT-R NISMO finally landed in the U.S., and the first one has gone to the man behind one of the biggest GT-R forums on the web. …

Watch the First Trailer for Furious 7

At long last, here’s your first look at <i>Furious 7</i>, the late Paul Walker’s final acting role and the newest installment of the <i>Fast & Furious</i> franchise, which shows no signs of stopping. Without further ado, the long-awaited trailer:<p>Haters gonna hate, but the <i>Fast & Furious</i> saga has lasted 13 years (!) …

Movies

This Is What It's Like to Drive BMW's i8, the Car from the Future

Some have compared the i8 to BMW's last mid-engine sports car, the M1 of the late Seventies. This is rubbish.<p><i>(All Photos by Shelby Knick)</i><p>BMW's i8 is both a car and a preview of the marque's future. This is fitting, because everyone who sees the i8 assumes it is, in fact, from the future. But before …

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Rated At 83 Miles Range, 116 MPGe

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the latest car range to be offered with an electric powertrain as well as internal-combustion engines.<p>Now, the EPA range …

Mercedes-AMG Buys 25% Share of Italian Motorcycle Maker MV Agusta

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piëch was reportedly the driving force behind Audi’s acquisition of legendary Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati. Now Daimler has taken its own stake in MV Agusta, giving truth to rumors that surfaced in August.<p>The major brands in the Italian bike market—Ducati, …

Motorcycles