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2016 BMW i8 Futurism Edition by Garage Italia Customs

Meet the BMW i8 worked over by Lapo Elkann’s Garage Italia Customs

Garage Italia Customs, the vehicle customizing business started last year by Fiat heir Lapo Elkann, has teamed up with BMW to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the automaker’s official presence in Italy. The result of the partnership is this psychedelic i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, which...

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Volkswagen Enthusiast Models

VW takes wraps off "enthusiast" show car fleet

Volkswagen is capitalizing on its sizable fan base with a quintet of customized models it plans to take on tour this summer and fall. The five custom cars are set to make... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Global NCAP tests Indian market cars

These Indian-market cars failed spectacularly in Global NCAP crash tests

Five small cars designed specifically for the Indian market have all failed crash tests conducted by the United Kingdom-based Global New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Not... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
New Ford GT

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, 2017 BMW 2-Series, Ford GT carbon wheels: Today’s Car News

Alfa Romeo’s Giulia still isn’t on sale in the United States but Mopar already has a handful of upgrades for the car. They include everything from carbon fiber... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

2017 Porsche Cayenne preview

Porsche has a new generation of its Cayenne SUV out testing but the current model still has plenty of life left in it. For the 2017 model year, the big SUV gets the latest... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Light Armored Patrol Vehicle spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class LAPV spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on a new version of its G-Class-based Light Armored Patrol Vehicle, or LAPV for short. The vehicles are developed exclusively for military use and... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT’s carbon fiber wheels

Close look at Ford GT’s carbon fiber wheels

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has finally confirmed its new GT supercar will be coming with carbon fiber wheels. However, they won’t be standard like on the Mustang... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Mopar accessories for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Mopar brings out first accessories for 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] official parts and accessories division Mopar has rolled out its first upgrades for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia. Mopar says it... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
BMW quad-turbocharged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder diesel engine

Full details on BMW’s new quad-turbocharged diesel

Earlier this month we brought you the first details on a new BMW diesel engine equipped with four turbochargers. BMW has finally released full details on the engine which... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW M240i Coupe

2017 BMW 2-Series preview

BMW is overhauling the powertrain lineup in its 2-Series range for the 2017 model year. The coupes and convertibles adopt the latest versions of the automaker’s 4- and... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
1/18 scale Ariel Atom 500

Scale model Ariel Atom 500 now available

A scale model manufacturer has managed to do what many before have failed at: Creating a scale model of the V-8-powered Ariel Atom 500. Stretching 134 inches from head to... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
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


 
Engineering Explained talks about the Rotary engine

How the rotary engine works

You're a master of all things LS. You completely understand the Ford FE big blocks. Those Honda B16 engines are no match for your knowledge base. At their core, these engines... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's Garage: 1961 Dodge Polara CHP

Jay Leno looks for perps in '61 Dodge Polara police car

It's the one kind of car you'll see every single day that we guarantee you wouldn't pass up the chance to drive: A police car. There's no question that Jay Leno is living... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz SL450  -  First Drive

German court turns off Mercedes' Airscarf over patent dispute

Mercedes-Benz has been banned from selling convertibles and roadsters equipped with its innovative Airscarf system in its home market of Germany over a decades-old patent... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno on The Simpsons

Jay Leno, Citroën DS, Morgan 3 Wheeler guest star in "The Simpsons"

While the writing staff of The Simpsons may not have many gearheads on staff, arguably the best-known car nut in the world joined the crew for a recent episode. That's right... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
 

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