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Every movie coming up in DC’s cinematic universe

Here’s who could join Wonder Woman and Aquaman in the future<p>The excitement for (and monetary rewards of) superhero movies isn’t slowing down. The unofficial DC “Extended Universe” has an enormous slate of upcoming movies, with more added each day. Some are actively in the works, with production …

Justice League

A History of Porsche’s Sportomatic, Tiptronic, and PDK Transmissions – Feature

As a company, Porsche consistently finds itself caught in a tug-of-war between honoring its heritage and placing its sports cars at the bleeding edge of progress. Take the 911: Its engine is still in the wrong place and a Porschephile from the ’70s, transported directly to 2013, could still …

Porsche to Introduce Macan Four-Cylinder Models For Less

In Porsche’s world, models typically offer regular and S trim levels. Some—like the Panamera, the 911, and the Cayenne—add higher-spec trims such as GTS, Turbo, Turbo S, diesel, and more. Thus, you’d be forgiven for wondering where some of the 2015 Macan‘s other trim levels are hiding. When the …

2014 Maserati Ghibli First Drive

A Tantalizing Trident: New sports sedan makes the most of its coupe ancestry<p>OK, OK…settle down, Maserati fans. While the thought of the Ghibli badge being slapped on anything but a two-door coupe may make you want to impale yourself on a trident, the new Maserati Ghibli sedan is aimed at bringing a …

Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour Concept

Want a hybrid? How about mixing a Gallardo with an SUV?<p>We were trucking down a Sardinian highway in Italdesign’s Parcour, cornering flatly at speed, when Fabrizio Giugiaro said, “Now I’ll show you what we can do. We see a nice off-road, and there we go.” He promptly drove the megabuck concept car …

Roadsters

Jaguar C-X75 Concept

Driving the Jaguar supercar that will never be.<p>On announcing the cancellation of the C-X75 supercar last December, Jaguar brand director Adrian Hallmark tried to put a positive spin on the story, saying that the car’s development would be completed and that regular Jaguars of the future would …

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Jaguar Project 7 commemorates Le Mans glories

This is a Jaguar F-Type, but not as you know it.<p>It is a Jaguar F-Type through the lens of Le Mans excellence; a concept car built to showcase Jaguar's winning ways at the greatest endurance race on the planet.<p>It's called the Project 7, and will make its worldwide debut at the 2013 Goodwood Festival …

2014 Mazda 3

The segment might have a new king.<p>Since its 2003 debut, the Mazda 3 has always left us grinning. We even kept grinning after Mazda’s designers pasted an actual smile on the face of the second-generation model. That stylistic misstep turned out to be one of our biggest gripes with the old 3; others …

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Goodwood’s garden of delights

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed – affectionately known as an “automotive garden party” – is the world’s largest celebration of car culture.<p>The 2013 event honoured the 50th anniversary of Porsche’s iconic 911 and featured priceless historic cars as well as …

Le Mans

2013 Mercedes-Benz CL600

Lieutenants of industry need not apply.<p>TESTED<p>The CL600 isn’t what you’d drive to an Occupy Wall Street protest—unless you were protesting the protesters. The iconic coupe is big, bold, and bodacious, a rolling reminiscence of more grandiose times. It hides its considerable bones in sheetmetal that …

Mercedes Introduces New Automatic in Europe

Mercedes-Benz has announced it will install a nine-speed automatic transmission in its European-spec face-lifted E350 BlueTec turbo-diesel models for the 2015 model year. The German automaker claims the new nine-speed, in conjunction with a stop-start system, will improve the E350 diesel’s combined …

General Motors

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

What Porsche's done to the GT3 is stupefying.<p>Shocking news: The new Porsche 911 GT3 is terrible! It’s a huge disappointment, a broken dream. Cancel your deposit if you’ve made one, and tear up your check if you haven’t. And write to the German ambassador to demand some kind of formal inquiry.<p>No, …

2014 BMW 4 Series First Drive

Name Dropping: BMW's New Coupe Takes a Curious Step<p>The 2014 4 Series coupe is what BMW calls the former 3 Series coupe. And while it’s probably going to take some time before its name will be able to leave your tongue without hesitation, the new coupe is faster and lighter than the one before it, …

Bugatti Offers First of Six Ultra-Low-Volume Veyron Legend Special Editions

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 has been on the market for eight years now, but we can’t say we’ve grown tired of it yet. In its most recent iteration, the Grand Sport Vitesse, it’s actually the fastest roadster on the planet—recently setting an open-top speed record of 254.04 mph on Volkswagen’s …

Aston Martin to Enter Technical Partnership with Mercedes-Benz AMG

Aston Martin today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to enter into a technical partnership with Mercedes-Benz AMG that will see Benz’s high-performance arm provide bespoke V-8 powertrains and electrical architecture in exchange for a five-percent stake in the British marque without …

Mini Vision Concept

This is the next-gen Mini hardtop.<p>Officially, it’s called the Mini Vision. Unofficially it’s a sneak preview of the next generation of the chic little front-drive British-built hatchback. It wasn’t that long ago we were able to show you spy photos of the 2014 Mini, and, unsurprisingly, the Vision …

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2014 Audi RS 7 First Drive

And You Thought Kanye Knew About Power<p>We’re standing in the engine dyno room, watching through roughly a foot of safety glass as the Audi RS 7’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 holds near redline. Its exhaust, from manifold to mufflers, glows a bright orange with heat, and the sheer capability of Audi’s …

2014 BMW i3

First electric steering, now a full electric.<p>After more than two years of speculation and piecemeal details, the fully electric BMW i3 has arrived (although, we’ve already had a go behind the wheel of a prototype). It’s a polarizing vehicle, to put it mildly. Optimists, such as BMW sales and …

Outlining the Next Year of S-class Debuts

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC should be joined by the S65 AMG come November.<p>Based on what our sources in Stuttgart are telling us, Mercedes-Benz wants its new S-class to be all things to all (relatively affluent) people. We’ve already driven the new S550 and the latest S63 has been revealed …

Lotus is Getting a Lifeline, But New Esprit Is on Ice

After spending decades trying to do too much with too little, Lotus now is just spending very little. Former CEO Dany Bahar’s plan for a five-to-six-model Lotus range was never completely serious—it was more meant to showcase Lotus’s expertise-for-hire—but development had progressed quite far on a …

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Filthy Lucra

You may not have heard of Lucra, but you may have seen one of its sportscars. That is of course, if you were one of the many millions of people who watched Fast & Furious 6, where a green and yellow LC470 was one of the star cars.<p>Well, now the company has announced a new model, as yet unnamed, set …

2015 Porsche Macan Turbo Spy Photos

The Cayenne's little brother looks like no Audi Q5 we've ever seen.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Porsche’s upcoming mid-size SUV, the Macan, caught testing wearing almost no camouflage. The Macan, which carried a code name of Cajun—short for “Cayenne Junior”—is smaller than the Cayenne and designed to bring even …

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Morgan Reveals Special Edition to Celebrate Britain's Historic Brooklands Circuit

There are niche vehicles, and then there are Morgans. For more than 100 years the company has resolutely followed its own path, often producing fewer vehicles in an entire year than a major manufacturer produces in a single day. So when the Malvern Link, England–based manufacturer says “limited …

2014 Porsche Cayman S First Test

Lightning Strikes Twice<p>The last Porsche Cayman won our Best Driver’s Car event in 2009. As far as high praise goes for sports cars, that’s about as high as it gets. Expectations for the new 2014 Cayman, then — the one with more power, 918-derived styling, a stiffer chassis, and so on — are quite …