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Rob Melville

Rob Melville replaces Frank Stephenson as McLaren design boss

McLaren has announced that Rob Melville will serve as Design Director at its road car division. Melville replaces Frank Stephenson who is stepping down on his own accord. The news follows a report from earlier this month that Stephenson is about to take over the design reins at Mini. Melville has...

May 30, 2017 by
 
Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Rolls-Royce builds the world’s most expensive ‘new’ car

Rolls-Royce has crafted a one-off car for a customer. Presented at this past weekend’s 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, the bespoke car... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW X4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW X4 spy shots

The current BMW X4 was only introduced for 2015 but a redesigned model is already in the works. And judging by the lack of camouflage gear on prototypes, the debut... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Civic Si First Drive

2017 Honda Civic Si first drive: looking the part

The ascending shift lights dart along the tach, green to yellow to red, before the revs bounce and the 2017 Honda Civic Si stretches its legs in the tawny California desert... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50 debuts, limited to 5 cars

This year is Mercedes-AMG’s 50th, and the official tuner to Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the anniversary in a big way. The climax of the celebrations will be the... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
Nissan Titan Engineering Explained

How can the Nissan Titan brake quicker than a Mini?

A Nissan Titan weighs 5,811 pounds. A Mini Countryman weighs 3,629. The former requires a shorter distance to reach a complete stop from 60. Sounds crazy, but it's true, and... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel at the 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Vettel wins 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel ended a 16-year drought for Ferrari at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix by taking home victory at Sunday’s race. It ended up being a one-two finish... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG 'Project One' powertrain

Mercedes-AMG reveals Project One hypercar’s F1-spec powertrain

As we approach the debut of Mercedes-AMG’s “Project One” at September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show, more and more details on the hybrid hypercar are... read more May 28, 2017 by


 
BMW M8 prototype, 2017 M Festival

BMW M8 teased, will race at Le Mans

BMW M used this weekend’s M Festival held at the Nürburgring to confirm an M8 performance flagship will form part of the new 8-Series range currently in the works... read more May 28, 2017 by


 
Swiss castle collection of cars

Vintage cars found in Swiss castle sell for millions

Finding one rare vehicle tucked away and buried under the dust of time is one thing, but 12 cars? That's something else. And the cars in this story weren't your typical barn... read more May 27, 2017 by


 
1996 Porsche 911 GT2 Evo - Image via Mecum Auctions

Porsche 911 GT2 Evo, Dodge Demon, BMW 8-Series concept: This Week’s Top Photos

One of the rarest Porsche 911s in existence, the 1996 911 GT2 Evo homologation special, went under the hammer recently. Just 11 of the cars were built, so it’s no... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
GM Renaissance Center American flag

GM sued over potentially cheating diesel emission tests, but not by feds

The state of diesel-powered passenger vehicles has been precarious since Volkswagen's scandal broke nearly two years ago. Since then, other automakers have been accused of... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

Future Volvos may benefit from Lotus suspension tuning

Lotus has a long history in engineering and building precise, sharp-handling cars. Now, as Lotus and parent company Proton, are in the process of being acquired by Chinese... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon's drag radials are too wide for production line

A proper set of tires can be the difference between victory and loss, whether it's on a road course or at the dragstrip. Thankfully, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
BMW Motorrad Link Concept

BMW Motorrad Concept Link reimagines two-wheeled urban transport

BMW brought something for everyone to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy. Of course, the BMW 8-Series concept is the brand's biggest draw, but the... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring Lap Record

McLaren P1 LM sets new street-legal Nürburgring record

Step aside, Lamborghini Huracán Performante. Even the incredible Nio EP9 electric supercar cannot be spared from the McLaren P1 LM: the new king of the... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
BMW 8-Series Concept

BMW 8-Series concept, 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, 2017 Porsche 911 GTS: The Week In Reverse

BMW revealed the 8-Series concept; we drove the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport; and we took a spin in the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet. It's the Week in Reverse, right here... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Circuit de Monaco, home of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

We’re in for an exciting weekend of racing, with the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Nürburgring 24 Hours all taking place. Further... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Report: Faraday Future looks to raise $1 billion as Chinese backer stumbles

Electric car startup Faraday Future could be on the ropes. In November, Jia Yueting, the CEO and founder of tech giant LeEco, Faraday Future’s Chinese backer, announced... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Jaguar XE SV Project 8 teased ahead of 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Genesis G80 Sport review, Jay Leno Ford GT, 600-hp Jaguar XE: Today’s Car News

There’s a new Korean alternative to the more traditional executive sport sedans hailing from Germany. Hyundai’s new luxury brand, Genesis, has a credible... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
2018 Renault Mégane RS previewed at the 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

2018 Renault Mégane RS previewed, confirmed with dual-clutch option

Renault’s newest rival to the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R was previewed on Friday at the 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. The car is a... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
 

 
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