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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 race car

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Coming, GT3 Not For U.S.: Report

When Mercedes-Benz unveiled the racing version of the SLS AMG, the GT3, in Oaxaca, Mexico last year, we knew a road-going Black Series variant would eventually come as well--in fact, we've been tracking it for over two years. Now it looks like the boffins at AMG have decided to loose the idea upon... read more

September 20, 2011 by 
 
BMW patent schematic of V-6 twin-turbo engine

Is BMW Planning A Heretical V-6 Twin-Turbo Engine For The Next M3?

The V-6 engine is a great thing. Many carmakers, notably Volkswagen and Nissan, have used them to great effect in various implementations. But BMW has a history of inline... read more September 9, 2011 by 


 
2012 Buick Regal GS

Buick Regal Wagon 'Absolutely' Not In The Works: Report

Fans of the long-roof will mourn, but few others will even notice: a Buick spokesperson has anonymously confirmed there are no plans whatsoever for a Buick Regal Wagon. Talk... read more September 8, 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 


 
Porsche 550 Spyder

Porsche Confirms New Four-Cylinder Boxer Engine In The Works: Report

We've been hearing rumors and ruminations on the upcoming smaller Porsche roadster, dubbed tentatively the 550 after its historical inspiration, for what seems like years now... read more September 6, 2011 by 


 
Porsche's seven speed shift pattern. Image: Chas Hallett for WhatCar.com

2012 Porsche 911 Seven-Speed Manual In Action: Video

The demise of the horsepower wars, predicted for years now, still hasn't come, but a new rival is rapidly gaining ground: the transmission wars. Once it was dual clutch... read more September 6, 2011 by 


 
2012 BMW M5

BMW 5-Series M Division Diesel Confirmed: Report

We're just days away from the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey, but already the drive reports and inside info is starting to emerge for the next crop of... read more August 17, 2011 by 


 
2013 Saab 9-3 test-mule spy shots

Next-Gen Saab Sedan May Drop 9-3 Name For Historical Alternative

There's a lot of doubt right now about whether there will even be a next-generation Saab 9-3 sedan, but a report today says that should the company survive long enough to... read more August 10, 2011 by 


 
Red Bull Racing at the 2011 Formula 1 European GP

Formula 1 Looking At New Jersey In Addition To Austin?

So, F1 fans, after spending four years without a U.S. Grand Prix, we'll finally get another in 2012, thanks to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin. But could a New Jersey... read more August 3, 2011 by 


 
2009 infiniti essence concept 005

Infiniti GT-R Rumors Spring Fresh

Theme of the day: the BMW 1-Series M Coupe and rumors that just won't die. This story fleshes out the second of those trends with some Infiniti-branded GT-R postulation. Call... read more August 1, 2011 by 


 
2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Porsche Building Long-Wheelbase Panamera For 2012?

Porsche may be getting ready to jump into the executive limo segment with a long-wheelbase version of the Porsche Panamera, due to hit the streets early next year, according... read more July 28, 2011 by 


 
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept

2013 Lexus GS To Offer Four-Cylinder Diesel?

To truly bring the fight to the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2013 Lexus GS will have to deliver on performance, style, comfort, and, for many, efficiency. In... read more July 27, 2011 by 


 
2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe with M Sports Package spy shots

2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe: More Details

Though it's a late entry to the luxury four-door coupe game, the 2013 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe looks primed to be one of the best. We've already spotted it testing, even with... read more July 26, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe

Mercedes' New 5.5-liter V-8 To Replace 6.2 In Next C-Class AMG?

Just this morning Mercedes-Benz graced us with more details on the naturally-aspirated 5.5-liter AMG V-8 put to use in the 2012 SLK55 AMG, but already rumors about the next... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Entry-level Porsche Roadster rendering

Porsche 550/Sub-Boxster Roadster Rumors Surface Again

If there's one idea that Porsche's fans--or the automotive press--just can't let go of, it's the idea of a cheaper, yet still inherently Porsche, sub-Boxster roadster. Today... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

Lamborghini Looking To Build More Convertibles: Report

Lamborghini hasn't always been known for its convertibles, at least not until recently. But now, it looks like the company might be changing that perception. Rumors are... read more July 20, 2011 by 


 
 

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