For all their glory, the smoothness they’re known for, the melodious noises they make, the low-end torque they produce, modern V8 engines are fading away faster than childhood memories of fat camp. But in spite of this unfortunate disappearing act one engine is apparently here to stay. Continue Reading...
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The upcoming face-lifted version of Ford’s Focus will bring something much more exciting than updated cosmetics. Continue Reading...
GM has been working to revive its Cadillac division for a decade and a half. After much hard work and many billions of dollars things are really starting to fall into place instead of falling apart. They’ve transformed the brand from an also-ran into a genuine competitor to German luxury hegemony. Continue Reading...
Ford has completely redesigned its wildly popular F-150 pickup for the 2015 model year. This tough truck made its global debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. Continue Reading...
In decades past, automakers produced more powerful engines by adding cylinders. As the old saying goes, there’s no replacement for displacement… Or is there? Continue Reading...
The 2014 Ferrari California T has been officially revealed ahead of its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
Reese’s Puffs might be the single greatest invention since beer, the automobile or YouTube. They successfully marry candy and breakfast in a symphony of synthesized taste that makes ordinary corn-based cereal irrelevant. This stuff gives a new meaning to “most important meal of the day.” Putting General Mills’ chocolate salty balls aside for a… Continue Reading...
BMW unveiled its brand new 2014 740Ld xDrive flagship at the Chicago Auto Show. Continue Reading...
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Volvo is not usually known for building lust-worthy performance machines. Generally their products are safe, solid and secure, important attributes to be certain but they’re hardly the stuff dreams are made of. However, the addition of performance-tuned V60 and S60 Polestar models is spicing things up for the Staid Swede. Continue Reading...
BMW LITERALLY made a BIG reveal right here at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2015 740Ld xDrive is a long-wheelbase version of the brand’s already gargantuan 7 Series flagship, but with a twist. It features all-wheel drive and a diesel engine. Continue Reading...
Ferrari is teasing what could be the latest version of its “entry-level” hardtop convertible: the California. Continue Reading...
This might be the hottest hatchback on the market when it arrives later this year at your local Mercedes dealer. Continue Reading...
Opening the door to speculation, Infiniti unveiled its Q50 Eau Rouge concept during the Detroit Auto Show this week. Continue Reading...
Kia brought a heavily Audi-esque concept to this year’s Detroit Auto Show featuring a 2.0-liter turbo four banger powering the rear wheels. Continue Reading...
An all-new MINI is ready to be released but if sporty dynamics and a scrappy demeanor isn’t enough for you a high-performance John Cooper Works version of the car is under development. Not surprisingly the company revealed just such a design study on day one of the Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Next year, Honda will introduce a compact crossover based on the Fit that will sit below its CR-V. Continue Reading...
More and more automakers are leaving naturally aspirated engines behind for units with turbochargers or superchargers. Is this the new trend moving forward, or just a fad? Continue Reading...
How does one define excess? Well, aside from “Googling” the word or grabbing one of those ancient, paper-bound things called dictionaries, I would offer the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S as a suggestion. Continue Reading...
One of the most important upcoming product for the Lexus brand will debut early next year during the Geneva Motor Show according to a new report. Continue Reading...
Is there a place on the market for a performance-oriented crossover? Nissan sure thinks so with its Juke NISMO RS. Continue Reading...
Nissan markets the Juke as a fun-to-drive crossover and while that is certainly the case, it’s still far from a performance product and the company is hoping to change that. Continue Reading...
There’s a long tradition of convertibles being unveiled at the L.A. Auto Show and Porsche is more than happy to oblige. Continue Reading...
No automaker can afford to stand still these days. The pace of development is absolutely relentless, especially when it comes to powertrains. To keep its vehicles as competitive as possible, Hyundai has refined two of its engines. Continue Reading...
In case you didn’t know, the Panamera is heavily revised for 2014. Porsche claims that this is now the second generation of the Panamera model lineup and it includes a host of changes inside and out. Continue Reading...