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Fiat-Chrysler CEO Says V8 Production to Continue Despite EPA Regulations

Sergio Marchionne believes the short term solution is to buy more clean air credits.<p>More demanding fuel economy standards and emissions regulations have us gearheads worried about the future of our big displacement engines. Already gone are the high-revving and naturally aspirated engines from many …

Google hires TrueCar executive to run autonomous-car division

Signaling ever more clearly its intention to put an autonomous vehicle on American roads, Google has hired veteran automobile executive John Krafcik to run its self-driving car division.<p>Krafcik, currently president of the online car-shopping company TrueCar, was formerly a top officer of Ford and …

Automotive Industry

Update: 60K Mile 1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo II 10th Anniversary

<b>9/14/2015 Update:</b> Almost exactly two years later, this 1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo II (VIN JM1FC3321J0623922) is back with 59,788 miles–only 495 more than …

Porsche Mission E Concept puts Tesla Model S in its sights [w/video]

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>The Mission E might not top the Tesla in driving distance after all. The Porsche's nearly 311-mile range is on the European testing cycle, but the original story compares it to Teslas on the US evaluation. According to Tesla, a Model S 85D is rated at the equivalent of 328 miles in Europe,</i> …

Autos

Intel Vows To Stop Car Hackers

A new panel will oversee security, and eliminate car fatalities by 2050<p>At one point in time, “lock your car” was the only security advice most drivers needed. But as the automotive industry becomes more connected to the internet, recent hacks show that vehicle computer security has been neglected …

Hacking

2017 Infiniti Q30: 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Live Photos & Video

Infiniti’s major announcement for this week’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show is the all-new Q30 compact hatch. It was at the German show two years ago that …

BMW

Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder Revealed: Live Photos & Video

Lamborghini’s new Huracán LP 610-4 burst onto the scene a year ago and immediately impressed us with its stunning looks, screaming V-10 engine and …

Sports Cars

Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA is a modern silver aero

While we English-speaking folk call it the Frankfurt Motor Show, our German friends call this week's bi-annual confab the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, or IAA. At first glance, then, you might think Mercedes-Benz named its Frankfurt concept, the Concept IAA, after the show it'd debut at. …

No Reserve: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera Project

This 1971 De Tomaso Pantera (chassis THPNLS01801) is scruffy and will require rust repair but is said to run and drive. Fitted with rebuilt heads, a …

Classic Cars

10 Undervalued Retro Cars Suddenly Skyrocketing in Value

Every car that gets old becomes new again, and these gorgeous cars of the 70s, 80s, and 90s that fell out of fashion are suddenly retro cool, and exceedingly expensive.<p>The cars on this list are automotive icons. Yet though they've always inspired love in hardcore fans, many of these legendary …

Seat Leon Cross Sport is a hot hatch in crossover clothing

Many of the photos for Seat's big reveal of the Leon Cross Sport concept were already spoiled, but official details about the Spanish's brands idea for a crossover have now been revealed. As expected, this is a fairly potent little two-door CUV with 296 horsepower and all-wheel drive. The angular …

Is the New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Faster Than the 911 Turbo S?

Our friends at Evo find out.<p>You know the new 911 GT3 RS. The flared, vented, and ballistic one. From a 4.0 liter, naturally aspirated flat-six, Porsche somehow managed to coax out 493 bhp and 388 ft.-lb. of torque.<p>The GT3 RS has historically been the track day precision weapon, the scalpel that …

Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo Makes World Debut in Frankfurt, Signals Next Bugatti

The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo may be a stunning virtual racing concept designed for PlayStation’s Gran Turismo, but it makes its very real …

Watch the Jaguar F-Pace set a Guinness World Record for looping

On a chilly gray night in Germany, Jaguar officially leapt into the crossover segment. But it also reminded everyone its brand of grocery-getter will be anything but conventional.<p>The 2017 F-Pace, which will launch next spring in the United States, debuted Monday evening at a glitzy event before the …

Lamborghini’s Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder is 201mph of roofless glee

Lamborghini has chopped the top off its LP 610-4 supercar, creating the audacious Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder for those who demand 610 HP and the wind in …

Sports Cars

Crusty Driver: 1973 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super 1300

This 1973 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super 1300 (chassis AR3321979) has been the seller’s daily driver for two years. Described as a “rusty, crusty driver”, …

Mercedes’ Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile previews super-luxe digital age

Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off its latest concept, the Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile, dubbed a “digital transformer”. Previewing a …

The 2016 Lamborghini Huracán Spyder Can Top 200 MPH

The baby Lambo goes topless with new electrohydraulic and lightweight technology.<p>Unveiled today at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show is Lamborghini's newest addition to the family, the 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder. The new, lightweight top comes in either black, brown, or red, and will open …

Brabus-tuned Mercedes G500 4x4 is an over-powered off-roader

Even from the factory, the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² is an off-road bruiser that's good for 415 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque. Apparently, those already meaty figures just aren't enough for the power-hungry folks at Brabus. The company's new tuning kit for the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 pushes …

Former Hyundai CEO Will Lead Google's Self-Driving Car Initiative

John Krafcik takes the wheel<p>Google is getting serious about its driverless vehicle program. Their autonomous pod prototype moved from the company's campus to actual roads in 2015. Then the search giant brought its self-driving Lexus SUV to public roads in Austin, Texas the same summer. Now, moving …

Autonomous Cars

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line 4MOTION (Euro-spec) Photo Gallery

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Porsche unveils all-electric Tesla-fighting sports car

Porsche is jumping into the electric car business.<p>The German sports car company has announced its all-electric Mission E sports car. The concept vehicle, which will be on sale within five years, boasts a 600 horsepower motor, a range of more than 300 miles, and a recharging time of under 15 minutes.<p>…

Electric Vehicles

British Airways' flying Bentley

Can BA's automobile-like First Class seat out-luxe rival Etihad?<p>For airlines, there are few greater prizes than the London-to-Abu Dhabi route — and the loyalty of the customers who frequent it by way of First Class. In recent months, the undisputed champion of this golden route has been United Arab …

British Airways

The Porsche Mission E Concept Imagines a Tesla-Fighting Panamera Replacement

More range but less outright quickness than a Tesla Model S P90D in Ludicrous Mode.<p>This is Porsche's Frankfurt concept car, the Mission E—an all-electric four-place sedan that draws some inspiration from the Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid racer. Porsche doesn't say it outright, but it's obvious that …

2017 Jaguar F-PACE crossover debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show

Jaguar has introduced its new F-PACE performance crossover, a model the auto maker calls the “ultimate practical sportscar.” The car is designed to …

Auto Shows

Audi’s 496HP e-tron quattro concept previews 2018’s all-electric SUV

Audi has taken the wraps off its vision of the perfect electric SUV, the Audi e-tron quattro concept, delivering more than 310 miles of range along …

Auto Shows

Mission Motorcycles powers down, files for bankruptcy

It Wasn't Supposed To End Like This.<p>It's over. Mission Motorcycles has, reportedly, filed for bankruptcy, ending a long, turbulent tale with a final sigh only as loud as a signature being scrawled across the bottom of Chapter 7 court documents. For those of us who keep an eye on the electric …

The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo is the Next Veyron, Unhinged

Remove any semblance of comfort or the needs of the driver from the equation, and you have the ultimate Bugatti track car. And it's real. Sort of.<p>You know the Vision Gran Turismo drill by now: it's a safe environment for a car company (and it's designers and engineers) to play around with whatever …

2017 Infiniti Q30 Photo Gallery

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