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Aston Martin One-77 designer gives back to teacher who changed his life

It's a pretty fair bet that we've all had "that" teacher. The educator that stood out above all the others while we were in school and not only taught us, but made us into a better person – our very own Mr. Feeny, Mr. Belding, Mr. Holland or even Mr. Miyagi.<p><i>The Windsor Star</i> has the story of one …

McLaren weighing dedicated P1 Track version

Start drawing parallels between Ferrari and McLaren and you're not likely to be left with much white space on the page when you're done. Both are Formula One racing teams first and foremost, and only started building cars for the road once they'd proven themselves on the racetrack. They both top …

2015 Lamborghini Huracán first drive review

You slide into the low, bolstered seat, flip up the aircraft-style cover, press the start button, and hear the V-10 engine roar to life. Bump the …

TOTD: Lamborghini Huracan’s Intentional Roughness – Good or Bad Thing?

The Lamborghini Huracan is finally here and we’ve gotten some seat time with the highly anticipated supercar. The Huracan certainly has some big shoes to fill considering it’s set to replace the Gallardo, the best-selling car in the company’s 51-year history. With that said, expectations for the …

Lamborghini

More Details on Scion FR-S Turbo Four-Door Emerge

The Boxer-engine powered Scion FR-S, produced jointly by Toyota and Subaru, is a watershed model for a brand that plans to significantly expand its sports car lineup over the next decade.<p>Japan’s No. 1 carmaker will round out the FR-S lineup starting with a soft-top convertible by October 2014 and a …

Auto Shows

2014 McLaren P1: The World's Quickest Production Car! - Ignition Ep. 108

2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4

Insects Rejoice: The new baby Lambo is too slippery to kill bugs, and likely too docile to kill supercar novices.<p>You expect a lot of things to happen when you drive a Lamborghini Huracán. It’s a supercar, after all, capable of 202 mph and running from zero to 60 mph in an estimated 2.9 seconds. It …

2015 Jaguar F-type R Roadster

The sweetest kittens have the sharpest claws.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A 2015 Jaguar F-type R roadster undergoing testing in Germany. Although the test team has made a gallant effort, no amount of squiggly-patterned vinyl wrap can hide the large front air splitter that appears to be even bigger than that of the …

eBay Find of the Day: Mk1 Ford GT40 with interesting history

You might expect a rare Ford GT40 to cross the block at some sort of prestigious auto auction from RM or Gooding, not show up on eBay for over $2 million. However, that's exactly what we have here. The seller claims the car is a late-build Mk1 GT40 from 1969, and it's currently owned by the …

Koenigsegg's Return To The U.S. Means The Market For Seven-Figure Supercars Is Looking Up

The Swedish automaker Koenigsegg is on a growth tear.<p>As part of its expansion effort, it has started selling its seven-figure supercars in the United States again, ending a six-year absence. The company announced that Manhattan Motorcars, which deals in all manner of exotic vehicles, including …

Diesel-Powered Trident Iceni Sports Car Tops 190 Miles Per Hour, Gets 58 Miles Per Gallon

If you think diesel engines are only for work trucks, sport utility vehicles and efficiency-focused compact cars, the Trident Iceni Magna might change your mind.<p>This slinky two-seater from Trident Sports Cars Ltd., a boutique British automaker founded in 2005, uses a modified Duramax diesel engine …

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: Shock and awe

We are taught that snap judgments are immature, unfair and unbecoming. That said, you need only whisper “Camaro Z/28” to have yourself, and those within earshot, categorised.<p>You and anyone who responds with a grin (and maybe a fist bump) clearly go in for simple pleasures: lager beer, hamburgers, …

2014 BMW i8

Destination: THE FUTURE.<p>A funny thing happened on the way to our first U.S. drive of BMW’s i8 plug-in hybrid: We spotted, trundling along in the next lane, a DeLorean DMC-12 with the inevitable TME MCHN vanity plate, a reference to 1985’s Back to the Future. Was this a divine prophecy about our …

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o In Talks For The Jungle Book

These Hollywood stars are on the cusp of signing to a new adaptation of The Jungle Book<p>Scarlett Johansson and Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o are reportedly in talks to star in a new adaptation of <i>The Jungle Book</i>. <i>12 Years A Slave</i>'s Lupita Nyong'o is poised to voice the character of mother wolf …

Scarlett Johansson

TOTD: Would You Ever Buy a Car to Impress Someone?

While we like to believe that most auto enthusiasts purchase cars based on the driving experience, there are bound to be some who want to impress others. In a recent survey, 56 percent of women thought men in exotic sports cars were show-offs. The survey also revealed that 38 percent of men thought …

Driving

2015 Corvette Atlantic Convertible, Pacific Coupe Editions

Shown in concept form at the 2013 SEMA show, two new design packages for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray lets owners represent their respective coasts: the Atlantic luxury convertible and the Pacific performance coupe editions. Inspired by the culture of the East and West coasts of the U.S., …

Sports Cars

Mattias Ekström unleashes bonkers 600-hp Audi S1 Supercar on World RX

Mattias Ekström doesn't need to prove anything. He's won the DTM title twice and before that the Swedish Touring Car Championship. But being a racing driver as he is, Ekström has been looking for new challenges. He's contested the Swedish Rally six times, the German Rally twice, he's driven in V8 …

Chevy Corvette goes coastal with Atlantic, Pacific design packages

Chevrolet is weighing in on the eternal battle of east coast versus west coast with two new special-edition 2015 Corvette Stingray models. If you're in the market for a few stylistic upgrades to your 'Vette, these models bring it, but they are otherwise mechanically identical to the standard …

Pagani Zonda F assaults rev limiter, eardrums

Audio recording for video games is hard work.<p>The Pagani workshop is where fairy tales are born—carbon autoclaves firing away while F1-style pushrod dampers are being assembled. Bespectacled Horatio bustles around like Geppetto, handcrafting little steampunk-ish interior bits by hand. And every so …

Supercars