Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen XL Sport Concept Gets Ducati Power, Details & Live Photos: 2014 Paris Auto Show

For a year now, rumors of a Ducati-powered version of the Volkswagen XL1 hyper-efficient, super-lightweight car made the rounds. Today, those rumors have come true: this is the XL Sport concept. Powered by a Ducati V-twin engine out of the 1199 Superlegerra motorcycle rated at 197 horsepower, the... read more

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2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-In Hybrid

2016 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid First Drive

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has long been an automotive icon, one of the best cars in the world--and for more than 50 years, the vehicle of choice for prosperous German... read more September 27, 2014 by 

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton

More Details On The Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton

Volkswagen is working on a new generation of its Phaeton flagship sedan, and it’s to be sold in the U.S. market once again. However, the German auto giant isn’t... read more September 24, 2014 by 

2015 Lexus RX 350

2016 Lexus RX To Shed Weight With Aluminum

Many automakers in the luxury segment use lightweight but pricey aluminum in the construction of their vehicles to help shed weight and thus boost fuel economy, including... read more September 22, 2014 by 

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S Revealed Ahead Of 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi has revealed a new plug-in hybrid concept that it will be showing at next week’s 2014 Paris Auto Show. The concept is called the Outlander PHEV Concept-S and... read more September 22, 2014 by 

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid spy shots

Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Specs Revealed

Mercedes-Benz’s first plug-in hybrid model, the S550 Plug-In Hybrid, is due to go on sale next year (our first drive report is coming soon). It will be the first of as... read more September 22, 2014 by 

2015 Porsche Macan S

Porsche Likely To Launch Macan S E-Hybrid Plug-In: Report

Porsche already has three plug-in hybrids in its lineup, the limited edition 918 Spyder as well as the Cayenne and Panamera S E-Hybrid models, but the sports car manufacturer... read more September 18, 2014 by 

Peugeot Quartz concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Peugeot Reveals 500-Horsepower Crossover Concept

After a stale showing at the previous Paris Auto Show back in 2012, Peugeot is pulling out all the stops for its lineup at this year’s event. Already the French... read more September 18, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype makes track debut at Fuji Speedway

Top Gear Drives Nissan’s Wacky ZEOD RC Le Mans Racer: Video

Nissan’s ZEOD RC electrified race car lasted just 23 minutes in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with the dart-shaped car forced to retire due to gearbox... read more September 17, 2014 by 

Renault EOLAB concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Renault Reveals 235 MPG EOLAB Concept: Video

Renault is out to prove that not only the Volkswagen Group can build a car that’s capable of consuming just 1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers of travel, equivalent to... read more September 16, 2014 by 

Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air concept

Hybrid Air Tech Edges Closer To Production Reality With Peugeot 208 Concept

The number of drivetrains available to car buyers has never been so diverse. Gasoline, diesel, natural gas, electric and all manner of hybrid vehicles are available right... read more September 9, 2014 by 

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi To Unveil Outlander PHEV Concept-S At 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi has released a pair of teaser images of a new plug-in hybrid concept the automaker is planning for next month’s 2014 Paris Auto Show. The concept is called... read more September 2, 2014 by 

2014 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

Official Honda CR-Z Supercharger Upgrade Finally Goes On Sale

Is it an eco car, or is it a performance model? Honda has always claimed the CR-Z hybrid is a little of both, but neither green-minded buyers nor driving enthusiasts have... read more August 25, 2014 by 

BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition

One-Off BMW i8 Sells For $825,000 At Pebble Beach

Regular buyers will have to pay at least $135,700 for the pleasure of owning BMW's latest sports car, the plug-in hybrid i8. But one bidder has paid significantly more than... read more August 18, 2014 by 

2015 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design

Polestar Tunes The Diesel-Electric Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

It wasn’t long ago that the term “hybrid” was associated purely with economy and saving the earth. However, thanks to the introduction of a new breed of... read more August 15, 2014 by 

Toyota FT-1 concept, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

New Toyota Supra Powertrain Details Emerge

Toyota has teamed up with BMW to develop a new sports car platform that will underpin a new Supra from the Japanese automaker and a replacement for the Z4 from the German... read more July 25, 2014 by 


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