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Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine With Skyactiv Tech?

On, off, on, off--it's not a light switch, it's Mazda's program for its next rotary engine. While speaking about commitment to the history and soul of the company out of one side of its mouth, the company continues to back-burner the rebirth of the rotary with the other. A new tweet from Mazda's... read more

October 11, 2011 by 
 
2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Mercedes-Benz Planning New AMG, S-Class, CL-Class Variants: Report

The battle at the top of the luxury market has increasingly become about volume (see, for example, Porsche's expansion to new model niches) but it's also about profitability... read more September 7, 2011 by 


 
2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots

Ford's GT500 ZL1-Fighter Coming 2013, Mustang Redesign 2014: Exclusive

Muscle car fans, hang onto your hats. We just received confirmation from a source close to the Mustang project--one we trust--that the Mustang GT500 won't be going twin-turbo... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
2009 Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept

Subaru Confirms Three New Models, Hybrid For 2013

Business plans are often little more than optimistic future-oriented language wrapping stuff we already know in a new gloss, and most of Subaru's "Motion-V" plan is no... read more July 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe R-Spec

Kia Planning Rear-Drive V-8 Concepts At Frankfurt, Detroit: Report

It's been two years since Hyundai's rear-wheel-drive Genesis sedan and coupe launched, and now it appears sister company Kia might be following Hyundai's lead. According to... read more July 6, 2011 by 


 
Terrafugia Transition in transit

Flying Car One Step Closer To Reality

The flying car has long been a dream of the American motoring public--imagine bypassing traffic jams and shaving plenty of time of off commutes--and Terrafugia has been hard... read more June 30, 2011 by 


 
FutureTruck big rig concept. Image: Jeremy Singley

We Have Aerodynamic Cars, Why Not Streamlined Big Rigs?

Think automotive aerodynamics and you'll either think of aerodynamic components for reducing lift or increasing downforce, or you'll think of streamlined, low-resistance... read more June 23, 2011 by 


 
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Rumormill Working Overtime On BMW M1

Ever since the M1 Homage concept was shown at the Villa D'Este Concours in 2008, the rumor mongerers have been swinging for the fences. Now there appears to be a veneer of... read more May 25, 2011 by 


 
2010 Mazda Shinari Concept

Mazda RX-9 Use Toyota Hybrid Drive?

Rumors and insinuations about Mazda's next-gen rotary-powered sports car have been brewing since somewhere around the midpoint of the RX-8's life cycle. Some of those rumors... read more May 24, 2011 by 


 
Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Reaffirms Performance Electric Car Promise

Porsche may not be the first name you think of when you think electric cars--Tesla, Nissan, Chevrolet, even Smart are more likely--but that may change, especially if you're... read more May 23, 2011 by 


 
AIDA 2.0

Audi, MIT's AIDA 2.0 Previews Next-Gen Car GPS Interface

The first generation of Audi and MIT's collaboration on a futuristic in-car interface system produced a somewhat creepy, ostensibly friendly, in-car robot. The second... read more May 5, 2011 by 


 
Banana car

Going Bananas: Bio-Plastics Could Mean Fruity Future Cars

Plastic is one of mankind's great inventions. It's more or less impossible to get by in the modern world without owning or using something made from one type of plastic or... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
2012 Ford Mustang BOSS 302

Rendered: 2013 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Ford has already brought back the Boss. Could it be bringing back the Bullitt and the Mach 1 for 2013? Topspeed.com has speculative renderings of each car, with guesses on... read more March 25, 2011 by 


 
2011 Shelby GT500

Shelby GT500 To Get 600 Horsepower

Ford isn't taking the challenge from the upcoming 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 laying down. Instead, the Blue Oval gang is upping the horsepower count on the next-generation... read more March 16, 2011 by 


 
2011 Bentley Continental GT live photos

Report: Bentley Planning A Third Model Line, SUV Possible

Rolls-Royce recently introduced its newest model, the Ghost, to wide acclaim, despite it being the smallest and least expensive model currently offered by the hyperlux... read more March 3, 2011 by 


 
2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Porsche CEO Mueller Plans A New Model Each Year Through 2018

Purists bemoan Porsche's rapid expansion into non-traditional segments, while buyers eat the cars up with ravenous glee. It's a no-brainer for the people looking to make... read more February 23, 2011 by 


 
 

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