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2005 Saab 9-2X

Guilty pleasures: Cars we loved that you hated

It's not a critic's job to convince you they're right—whenever that actually happens. On a good day, a critic champions what's new with biting insight and relatable commentary, because rock and roll needed a cheerleader once. On other days (read: most), we're just bitter asses. A "good" car... read more

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Sang Yup Lee

Hyundai snags another Bentley designer

Having already lured former Bentley design boss Luc Donckerwolke, Hyundai has now managed to snag Bentley’s designer in charge of exteriors, the talented Sang Yup Lee... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
McLaren Design Tour

McLaren begins European design tour in Paris

McLaren is stretching its legs across Europe by visiting seven design-conscious cities to give some of its most-valued customers a little insight into its operations. Not... read more May 3, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Style "Silver Arrow of the Seas"

Mercedes tests waters with new yacht concept

Mercedes-Benz has dropped the anchor on a new concept—only it isn't meant to storm an autobahn. The Arrow460-Granturismo, which is referred to as the "Silver Arrow of... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Shell Concept Car

Shell and Gordon Murray Design unveil city car concept

About a year ago we brought you news on a fuel-efficient car project undertaken by Shell and Gordon Murray Design. The result is the Shell Concept Car unveiled today, a... read more April 22, 2016 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

GM design chief Ed Welburn to retire July 1

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced that design chief Ed Welburn will retire effective July 1. Welburn, 65, spent 44 years at General Motors. He took over as... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
Porsche Mission E Design

Behind the scenes: Porsche Mission E concept design video

Porsche is heading in a different direction with the Mission E. The company's first electric sports car, the Mission E promises 600 horsepower and 310 miles of range. We... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
Buick Avista concept, 2016 New York Auto Show

Buick rolls out second Avista concept, downplays production: Video

Buick has had some recent hits in the world of concepts with cars like the Avenir and Avista. Though both are based on existing General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] platforms... read more March 24, 2016 by


 
Jeep Crew Chief 715 concept, 2016 Easter Jeep Safari

Jeep concept hints at new Wrangler pickup

Jeep is hard at work developing a new Wrangler, one that’s expected to be larger yet more fuel efficient than the current model. The new Wrangler will also spawn a... read more March 21, 2016 by


 
Bugatti Chiron

Why the Bugatti Chiron looks the way it does

When you are designing a 1,480-horsepower car that can top 250 mph, cooling and aerodynamics become very important factors. That was the task Bugatti director of design Achim... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW explains the ideas behind its Vision Next 100 concept: Video

This week BMW celebrated its 100th anniversary with the unveiling of a wild, forward-looking concept car. While the concept didn’t preview a new supercar as many had... read more March 11, 2016 by


 
Life-size Anki Drive by Harald Welker

Designer comes up with life-size Anki Drive robot racer

Noted designer Harald Belker, who has penned cars for Hot Wheels and Hollywood, has created a life-size version of the robotic Anki Drive ultra-futuristic miniature racing... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
Filippo Perini

Lamborghini design boss Filippo Perini moves to Italdesign, is replaced by Porsche designer

Following the appointment of Lamborghini’s longstanding CEO Stephan Winkelmann at Audi’s Quattro division a couple of weeks ago, the Italian supercar marque has... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Centenario

How the Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4 differs from the Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce

Last week at the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini introduced a new special edition car. Meant to celebrate the 100th birthday of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini, the... read more March 7, 2016 by


 
Pininfarina H2 Speed concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Pininfarina H2 Speed concept is an eco-friendly race car: Live photos and video

Utilizing a hydrogen fuel cell, the zero-emission H2 Speed concept that debuted at this week's 2016 Geneva Motor Show might be the cleanest racing car ever built. The concept... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina concept car debuting at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Pininfarina Concept Teased Ahead Of 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Italian design and engineering firm Pininfarina will present its first concept under the ownership of Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra at next month’s 2016... read more February 8, 2016 by


 
 

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