2012

 
The Nissan Juke-R

Nissan’s 545-Horsepower Juke-R Crossover Hits The Ice: Video

Before heading to the Nürburgring to compete at the German circuit’s 24 hour endurance race last weekend, Nissan’s original GT Academy winner Lucas Ordonez took some time out to test the 545-horsepower Nissan Juke-R crossover on Norway’s Losna Isbane ice tracks. Having grown... read more

May 24, 2012 by
 
The Franca Sozzani designed MINI Roadster, created for Life Ball 2012

MINI Roadster Designed For 2012 Life Ball Makes Its Debut

MINI has been a part of the Life Ball charity event since 2001, and a string of designers have given various MINI models a high-profile make over. Through the years, MINIs... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

2012 Tesla Model S Delivery Date Announced: June 22

Palo Alto-based electric car company Tesla has announced the first examples of its upcoming 2012 Tesla Model S will reach customers on June 22. Tesla revealed a few weeks... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series

2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan, 2013 Acura RDX Get IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

If you’re looking for an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick” compact sedan or compact crossover, your shopping list just grew by... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
Audi Sport Team Phoenix and its winning R8 LMS ultra at the 2012 Nürburgring 24 Hours

One-Two Finish For Audi At 2012 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Despite the somewhat erratic weather that plagued this past weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hours, a pair of Audi R8 LMS ultra GT3 race cars managed to secure a one-two... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
The Cadillac CTS-V wagon laps Monticello in the rain

Big Muscle Shows Off Modern Family Haulers: Video

The family hauler has come a long way since the days of the Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser and the Ford Country Squire. In fact, big station wagons are all but relics of the past... read more May 18, 2012 by


 
2011 Lexus HS 250h

Slow-Selling 2012 Lexus HS 250h Hybrid Killed, Very Softly

Beware, green luxury shoppers: If you like the Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedan, get one now—and you might even score the rare discount on a Lexus. Lexus has confirmed that... read more May 17, 2012 by


 
2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo race car

Maserati Trofeo MC World Series Back For Another Year

Maserati’s single-make race series, the Trofeo MC World Series, is back for its third year and to kick off the start of competition a new version of the GranTurismo MC... read more May 17, 2012 by


 
The Buick Regal GS, competing in the Silver State Classic

Buick Engineers Seek Second Regal GS Open Road Rally Victory

Last September, a pair of Buick Regal GS engineers drove the car to a class win in the Silver State Classic Challenge, which allows drivers to compete in various... read more May 15, 2012 by


 
Tony Hawk jumping over an LFA supercar loaned to him by Lexus

Lexus Fan Tony Hawk Uses Skateboard To Jump Over LFA: Video

Longtime Lexus fan and professional skater Tony Hawk was recently loaned a brand new 2012 Lexus LFA for his birthday. Rather than simply drive the car around for a couple... read more May 15, 2012 by


 
Ferrari California Handling Speciale package

Ferrari Recalling 2012 California And 458 Italia Models

If you've recently purchased a 2012 Ferrari California or a 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia in the United States, heads up: Ferrari is issuing a voluntary recall for 35 California... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla To Begin DOE Loan Repayment In December

If you’re used to nothing but doom and gloom surrounding new electric car start-ups, here’s a rare bit of good news: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has advised shareholders... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Model S To Arrive In June, Deliver Up To 350 Miles Highway Range

While you have to read through the dreamy enthusiasm and salesmanship of Elon Musk any time he opens his mouth--or sets words on a digital page--about his various projects... read more May 10, 2012 by


 
Ferrari 458 Italia doing donuts atop ancient Chinese wall

Ferrari Apologizes For Burning Rubber On Ancient Chinese Wall

What was meant to be a promotional effort for Ferrari in China has turned out to be a public relations disaster. The stunt saw a Ferrari 458 Italia lifted by crane to the top... read more May 10, 2012 by


 
Patrick Long demonstrates opposite lock.

Patrick Long's Morning Commute Is Quicker Than Yours: Video

Patrick Long’s job requires him to wear a suit to the office. It’s not a three-piece suit, but it is a three-layer suit, since Long works as a factory racer for... read more May 9, 2012 by


 
Giles Taylor explains the Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II

Rolls-Royce Explains The Phantom Series II: Video

Rolls-Royce buyers don’t like change, yet every product has to evolve to stay current. When dealing with a product like Rolls-Royce’s flagship Phantom, the trick... read more May 9, 2012 by


 
 

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