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A 27-year-old Lamborghini dealer and two friends from Atlanta have set a new Guinness World Record after piloting a highly-tuned Mercedes CL from the east coast to the west coast of the United States in under 29

A 27-year-old Lamborghini dealer and two friends from Atlanta have set a new Guinness World Record after piloting a highly-tuned Mercedes CL from the …

2015 Jaguar F-type Coupe Rendered and Detailed

Sometimes a gorgeous model looks better wearing a top.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The closed-roof version of Jaguar’s sex-on-wheels F-type. Jaguar first showed off the F-type’s design with the C-X16 concept in the fall of 2011, which was a coupe, before revealing the roadster a year later in Paris. Since then, the …

Roadsters

Top 10 Most Stolen 2010-2012 Sporty Cars Includes Camaro, Mustang

And the results are in<p>The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has released a new report that examines sport car thefts, showing — not surprisingly — that American muscle cars are the most popular among thieves. The report looks at thefts reported between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2012, …

Type the word 'drifting' into the YouTube search bar and you will likely be presented with an overabundance of videos that feature a certain Mr Ken

Type the word 'drifting' into the YouTube search bar and you will likely be presented with an overabundance of videos that feature a certain Mr Ken …

Images of the upcoming BMW M235i have leaked onto the Internet prior to its official unveiling at the Detroit motor show early next

Images of the upcoming BMW M235i have leaked onto the Internet prior to its official unveiling at the Detroit motor show early next year.<p>The M235i …

Le Mans

Subaru Tribeca is Gone: 7 Other Ugly Cars That Didn't Catch On

If Looks Could Kill<p>After nine years on the market, the Subaru Tribeca won’t live past the 2014 model year. Despite Subaru‘s huge momentum over the last few years, awkward styling followed by generic styling (and a cramped third row) kept it from becoming a mainstream player. In honor of the …

Roadsters

The highly anticipated Coupe version of Jaguar's F-Type sports car has been filmed undergoing track testing at the Nurburgring

The highly anticipated Coupe version of Jaguar's F-Type sports car has been filmed undergoing track testing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife.<p>Spotted …

The images below provide the clearest insight into how Porsche's upcoming baby SUV will look when it finally hits forecourts next

The images below provide the clearest insight into how Porsche's upcoming baby SUV will look when it finally hits forecourts next year.<p>Set to stun …

We continue our count down of some of the greatest car chases ever committed to film. Sit back, crank up the volume and

We continue our count down of some of the greatest car chases ever committed to film. Sit back, crank up the volume and enjoy...<p><b>5. Bullitt</b><p>Steve …

Ferrari has celebrated 30 years of selling cars in Hong Kong by organising the largest gathering of its cars ever seen in Greater

Ferrari has celebrated 30 years of selling cars in Hong Kong by organising the largest gathering of its cars ever seen in Greater China.<p>More than 600 …

2015 Audi TT Spy Photos

Getting back to basics.<p><b>What it is:</b> The third generation of the Audi TT, which started out as a futuristic concept in 1995 and was rushed into production after an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response. Audi’s first TT distanced itself from the wedge-shape angularity of its contemporaries, and its …

Automotive Design

Despite being in service for four years, accompanying Barack Obama on official trips both at home and abroad, little has really been revealed about the President's official state car, dubbed 'The Beast', until

Despite being in service for four years, accompanying Barack Obama on official trips both at home and abroad, little has really been revealed about …

If you thought penalties for speeding bordered on the harsh in this country, spare a thought for zooming motorists in Finland who are penalised based on their personal

If you thought penalties for speeding bordered on the harsh in this country, spare a thought for zooming motorists in Finland who are penalised based …

It has been a good five years since Britain saw its very own international motor show, with a lack of interest from punters and minimal support from manufacturers signalling an end to

It has been a good five years since Britain saw its very own international motor show, with a lack of interest from punters and minimal support from …

2014 Camaro Z/28 Laps the ’Ring Pretty Damn Quickly

With a 7.0-liter V-8 from Chevrolet’s previous-generation Corvette Z06, the gearbox and suspension setup from the Camaro SS 1LE, and the gravity of a historic nameplate slapped on its ass, the upcoming Camaro Z/28 has performance enthusiasts on the edge of their heavily bolstered Recaros. To prove …

Chevy's Corvette-powered Camaro storms the Nurburgring

Chevrolet has hit upon the novel idea of using a little known area of challenging forest draped with intermittent terror and tarmac called ‘Nurburgring' to test the capability of its new Camaro Z/28. It posted a lap time. It was quite fast.<p>How fast? 7m 37.47s. In isolation, that sounds incredibly …

Sports Cars

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG 4MATIC

Warning: Weapons-grade four-cylinder underhood.<p>TESTED<p>When Mercedes-Benz sends a model to AMG for high-performance finishing school, it’s hardly news. But until the CLA, nearly every car to make the trip to Affalterbach was packing an engine with a “V” cylinder layout. (The C30 five-cylinder diesel …

2014 Motor Trend SUV of the Year Contenders - Motor Trend

Rugged Individuals: Sport and Utility Still Matter Most<p>What makes an SUV? Ask 10 people and you’ll get 11 answers, as no doubt some will change their minds midway through the explanation. There are of course hardcore purists/Luddites who scoff at anything without solid axles, a transfer case, …

Santa Fe

1989–96 Lotus Esprit Turbo Buyer's Guide: What You Need to Know – Feature

Making its debut as Giorgetto Giugiaro’s “Silver Car” concept in 1972, the production Esprit arrived in 1976 and lived on, and on, and on, until 2004. For nearly 30 years, this distinctive fiberglass wedge combined supercar looks and performance for far less than comparable Italian exotics. The …

Lotus Cars

The humble diesel engine may well be known for its masses of pulling power and frugality on long-haul journeys but it is very rarely mentioned in the same breath as

The humble diesel engine may well be known for its masses of pulling power and frugality on long-haul journeys but it is very rarely mentioned in the …

The Continental: Ursula Likes Bears, Benz and GM Tidbits, and Audi Shies Away from a Big RS

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>At the Frankfurt auto show, two heavy, aggressively styled Audi …

Detroit Auto Show

The 35 Most Memorable Fashion Moments of the '90s

RIP platform sneakers. 😥<p>You've probably read at least one think-piece about the resurgence of the '90s, and it really does seem like the decade was a breeding ground for iconic fashion styles that won't quit, from grunge-y flannel and cropped tops to slinky slip dresses. Ahead, join us on our trip …

An extremely rare 1963 Ferrari has become the most expensive car in the world, after it was sold for a record-breaking $52million

An extremely rare 1963 Ferrari has become the most expensive car in the world, after it was sold for a record-breaking $52million (£32million).<p>The …

Week in pictures: Viper losing its charm?

Sports Cars

Fifty-Two Years Later, We Catch Up with One of Our Former Cover Models

<i>Car and Driver</i> was birthed in April 1961, successor to a publication called <i>Sports Cars Illustrated</i>. Two months prior to the first issue of <i>C/D</i> hitting newsstands, <i>SCI</i> had a cover that was unusual and memorable. The photo wasn’t of an entire automobile, just the driver’s side; it’s a forward-looking …

Classic Cars

Magnificent sixes

Grand National

The Exige range has received a stylistic makeover, most notably in the Roadster model that sees the supercharged sports car's roof lopped off and replaced with a fabric number akin to its Elise brethren. But has the lack of tin top ruined the

The Exige range has received a stylistic makeover, most notably in the Roadster model that sees the supercharged sports car's roof lopped off and …

2014 Cadillac CTS First Drive

Bigger, Lighter, Better<p>By now, you’ve probably seen our first test of the smoking twin-turbo CTS Vsport and you know it’s got what it takes to run with the Germans should you encounter them on the street or track. If you’re not the sort of person who enters into races, impromptu or planned, you …

Cadillac