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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC  -  First Drive  -  April 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC first drive review

Roadsters like the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC aren’t exactly in vogue right now. The Honda S2000 faded away a few years ago. BMW Z4 sales have fizzled to levels far below those of the more expensive 6-Series Convertible. Porsche’s pushed the Boxster upmarket. And the only bright spot on the... read more

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Hooligans shut down Bay Bridge for donuts

Hooligans block San Francisco's Bay Bridge

What's believed to be 50 motorists blocked traffic on California's busiest bridge Sunday evening so they could burn rubber in a rather unique setting. Of course, what they... read more April 14, 2016 by

2016 MINI Cooper S Convertible  -  First Drive

Mini sports car plans dropped in favor of sedan?

Last year, the boss of Mini Peter Schwarzenbauer started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. The pillars already include the new Hardtop... read more April 14, 2016 by

2017 Porsche 911 R leaked

Porsche 911 R offered on eBay for $1.25 million

We know the Porsche market is hot right now, but the $1.25 million asking price for a brand new 911 R that hasn't even been built yet might be a little on the excessive side... read more April 13, 2016 by

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 spy shots

Here is our latest look at a new hardcore version of Aston Martin’s Vantage equipped with a V-8 engine. It was only last week that we learned Aston Martin was planning... read more April 12, 2016 by

2017 Audi TT RS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Audi TT RS to debut this month, RS 3 coming next year--report

Audi is planning a significant expansion of its RS performance range in coming years. Some of the new models in the works include the first ever RS 3 sedan, new generations... read more April 11, 2016 by

2016 Ford Mustang being loaded on a ship for export

Germany’s best-selling sports car in March was… the Mustang?

The sixth-generation Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang has proven a hit in Europe since going on sale last summer. Even in Germany, home to a diverse range of sports... read more April 11, 2016 by

1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

Porsche restores dilapidated Le Mans-winning 911

Porsche used this past week’s Techno Classica event in Essen, Germany to present a beautifully restored 911 with an impressive motorsport pedigree. The car is a 1972... read more April 11, 2016 by

Kahn Design WB Vengeance

Kahn Design to show Vengeance at 2016 Top Marques Monaco

Hot on the heels of its debut in Geneva a month ago, Kahn Design’s brooding WB12 Vengeance is now headed to the south of France for an appearance at the 2016 Top... read more April 10, 2016 by

Modified Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks drifting record

Nissan sets drifting record with GT-R Nismo--update

Update: This post has been updated with a new video. Nissan has drifted its way into the record books—the Guinness ones—by drifting a GT-R Nismo at a staggering... read more April 8, 2016 by

Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

New modular platform from Nissan could support electric sports car

It wasn’t that long ago that Nissan was touting plans for an electric sports car based on its radical BladeGlider concept. Those plans never came to fruition but the... read more April 7, 2016 by

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GTS

Aston Martin consolidates V-8 models with 2017 Vantage GTS

Aston Martin is gearing up for an all-new Vantage due next year but the current model has plenty of life left in it. Yesterday we learned that the 2017 V12 Vantage S would be... read more April 7, 2016 by

Patrick Long and the 2016 Porsche 911 R

Patrick Long teaches heel-and-toe driving on Porsche's new 911 R

We can all learn a thing or two from Porsche factory driver Patrick Long, and today the expert shows us how to properly execute heel-and-toe downshifting with the car's... read more April 7, 2016 by

Callaway C21 AeroWagon based on the C7 Chevrolet Corvette

Callaway AeroWagon Corvette shooting brake coming by end of 2016

Back in 2013, Corvette tuner extraordinaire Callaway unveiled a shooting brake concept based on the C7 Corvette. Since then, Callaway has been gauging market interest and... read more April 6, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition

First Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition heads to charity auction

Chevrolet will auction off its first 2017 Corvette Grand Sport later this week at Barrett-Jackson's annual Palm Beach sale. Proceeds from the first 'Vette Grand Sport bound... read more April 6, 2016 by

2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S gets 7-speed “dogleg” manual

If CEO Andy Palmer has his way, Aston Martin’s sports cars will always be available with a manual transmission. And underlining this commitment, Aston Martin is now... read more April 6, 2016 by


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