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Rolls-Royce Previews Waterspeed Collection Phantom Drophead Coupes

The way we see it, cars and water don’t mix. But Rolls-Royce has found an elegant way to bring the two things together in the form of its upcoming Bespoke<p>WaterworldWaterspeed Collection, a series of 35 Phantom Drophead Coupes that “seeks to celebrate a seminal act of British daring and …

Rolls-Royce

2014.5 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE Limited Edition Priced at $28,655

Toyota is taking the success of its Camry SE package and slapping it onto the hybrid model. Heading to showrooms soon will be the 2014.5 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE Limited Edition, which will have a production run of 5000 units, a relatively low number when you consider over 400,000 Camrys were sold …

Fast in France: Cars of Le Grand Palais

The Jaguar D-Type valued from 4.1m euro ($5.6m) to 4.7m euro was never raced by the factory Jaguar team. And yet it was among the most dominant machines of its era.<p>Such fascinating pedigrees are the norm during the collector car auctions at Paris’s Le Grand Palais, the Beaux-Arts landmark just …

Classic Cars

2015 BMW X3 First Look

Just Right?<p>Diesel power is new to the 2015 BMW X3, but that’s not the only update on this refreshed midsize crossover. The X3, which will make its U.S. debut at the 2014 New York show in April, plays in an increasingly crowded BMW lineup, with the entry-level X1 below, the X6 and soon-to-arrive X4 …

2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S

Downton Abbey's bad boy.<p>It’s been said you have only one chance to make a good first impression. And if the occasion were selecting just the right kind of contemporary Bentley in which to arrive at the front door of <i>Downton Abbey’</i>s Highclere Castle, might we suggest the Continental GT V8 S? Sure, …

2015 BMW X3

Visually, it's largely the same as its predecessor, until you look underhood.<p>Those who aren’t into BMWs might not even notice at first, but BMW’s X3 just got a face lift. Honest. Adrian van Hooydonk’s design team has completely redesigned the twin kidney grilles—they now look three-dimensional and …

With a 500hp V8, Continental GT finds its voice

It is difficult to imagine the phrase “base model” applying to anything with eight cylinders, 500 horsepower and a starting price equal to nine Mini Coopers. But Bentley’s Continental GT V8 is just that, the entry point in a range that climbs all the way to the fearsome Continental GT Speed – a …

Volkswagen to go Rallycross Racing With 560-HP-Plus Beetle GRC

Volkswagen is gearing up for Global Rallycross competition, teaming with Andretti Autosport and fielding a pair of unlikely racers. Packing more than 560 hp and an all-wheel drive system, the GRC Beetle is far removed from its flower-power road-going counterpart. The GRC Beetle makes its debut at …

2013 Audi Allroad 2.0T Quattro Update 2

It's Not Just Cool -- It's Really Cold<p>Talk about a tough act to follow. Our long-term Audi Allroad spent a week trailing a Bentley Continental GT through the starched-white Nevada desert as a support vehicle for a recent episode of MT’s online show “Epic Drives.” Yet that daunting mission — a tidy …

Mountain Climber Vs Audi RS4 | Top Gear

From India With Love: The Latest Concepts From the New Delhi Auto Show

As the Indian car market grows, more automakers are debuting market-specific as well as global concepts at the New Delhi auto show. Space-efficient compact cars dominated the show stands. From design studies to potential production models, here is a roundup of the New Delhi auto show concept</b> …

USA 1, Europe 0: Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray vs Porsche 911, Audi R8 and Jaguar F-type

Aston Martin Recalls More than 17,500 Cars for Faulty Gas Pedals

Aston Martin’s V-8s and V-12s are some of the most meticulously handcrafted engines in the world, but the accelerator pedals they’re wired to? In many late-model Astons, they’re cheap Chinese knockoffs. Aston Martin is recalling 17,590 cars worldwide, including 5001 cars in the U.S., to replace …

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2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trial Centenary Edition First Test

A Ghostly Tale of Two Anniversaries<p>Sometimes you just get lucky. Take me, for instance. Last November my wife reminded me that Caprice and Eddie’s wedding was coming up in a week, and oh, yeah, if at all possible, could I get a nice car for the festivities? That next week happened to be the same …

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5 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

These rides managed to heat up frigid Chicago, if only for a week in February.<p>Despite the grandeur of the Chicago auto show—it’s held in the wonderful and palatial McCormick Place—it doesn’t enjoy the same deluge of debuts that, say, Detroit or L.A. sees. But that’s okay, because this year, Chicago …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has a legacy of designing ugly cars. However, the Subaru Legacy concept from the 2013 Los Angeles auto show got many positive compliments. Although the styling of the production <b>2015 Subaru Legacy sedan</b> revealed at the 2014 Chicago auto show isn’t as extreme as the concept, the midsize …

Automotive Passion: The Career of Horacio Pagani on The Downshift

Like many enthusiasts, Horacio Pagani’s passion for all things automotive started when he was young. As a kid, Pagani dreamt of creating a mid-engine sports car that would one day be displayed at an auto show. On this episode of <i>The Downshift</i>, we visit Pagani at his Italian headquarters to learn …

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2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Long-Term Update 6

Neither Bland Nor Bold: The Altimate Styling Critique<p>“Visually stunning” is how <i>Motor Trend</i> described the 2003 Nissan Altima in a comparison test<br>it won over a 2003 Accord and Camry, and that design has held up exceptionally well over the years. But 10 years after the new-for-2002 Altima debuted, the …

We Hear: Daimler CEO Zetsche Open to Future Alliances - Wide Open Throttle

With the fiercely competitive nature of the global auto industry, it’s imperative that executives be strategic, agile thinkers, and consider possibilities that in the past would seem shocking or sacrilegious. Ford and General Motors are collaborating on their second major transmission …

Black Widow Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Featured at Chicago - Wide Open Throttle

Some vehicles are inextricably linked with the films they have appeared in. What’s the first car you think of in “Back to the Future”? A DeLorean, of course. “Bullitt,” a Ford Mustang, and in “The Italian Job,” Mini Coopers. While vehicles featured in the upcoming “Captain America: The Winter …

Mano a Mano: Koenigsegg Previews Insane-Sounding Agera One:1

Despite its relative outlier status among supercar-makers, Koenigsegg sure knows how to grab people’s attention. Case in point: Over the weekend the Swedish automaker gave its fans a sneak peek at a new version of its Agera supercar that’s set to debut at the 2014 Geneva auto show next month. Named …

Most fascinating classic, 2013: Ferrari 180 Testa Rossa

Competition for the must-have toys of the holiday season is always fierce. Nothing, however, matches the tug-of-war for a one-of-a-kind confection.<p>Granted, the Ferrari 180 Testa Rossa sold at auction in November was thought to be one of five in existence, but for all intents the bidders at …

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10 Cars You Must See at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show – Feature

Chicago’s auto show isn’t close to the biggest event on journalists’ automotive calendars, but tons of consumers flood the place once we leave, most of who will skip over the concept cars and pie-in-the-sky supercars and instead focus on stuff they might actually buy. Indeed, we’ve heard the show …