Is the Audi SQ5 a bona fide performance model, or is it a great pretender? The answer, as we found out this past week in a couple hundred miles over some challenging roads in Western Colorado, is that it's a little bit of both.

2015 Lamborghini Cabrera (Gallardo Replacement) spy shots

2015 Lamborghini Cabrera (Gallardo Replacement) spy shots


Like many other Italian cars, Lamborghinis are often known not only for their incandescent personalities, but for their willingness to burst into flames. In the latest spy shots, we can the Cabrera is not burning, but it is shooting hot blue fire from its tailpipes.

Hennessey Venom GT takes its first laps at the Circuit of the Americas

Hennessey Venom GT takes its first laps at the Circuit of the Americas

The Circuit of the Americas is a world-class facility and a very challenging track to master. Pair that with the world-class Hennessey Venom GT (which also looks rather difficult to master) and you have a match made in Texas.

2014 BMW M3 and M4 engine technology

2014 BMW M3 and M4 engine technology

The move from the soaring, singing S65 V-8 of the E9x BMW M3 to the new twin-turbo, in-line six-cylinder S55 in the 2014 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe has some fans longing for the sweet sounds of massive revs. Fortunately, the new six looks to make its own style of music.

Ring Brothers custom 1965 Ford Mustang with a 710-hp NASCAR engine for 2013 SEMA show

Ring Brothers custom 1965 Ford Mustang with a 710-hp NASCAR engine for 2013 SEMA show

Dropping a NASCAR engine into a street car is nothing new--one of our buddies has an old Chevy pickup sporting one of the fearsome V-8s. But there's dropping in an engine, and then there's the sort of work the Ring Brothers do.

2014 BMW M3 Sedan crashed on the Nürburgring

2014 BMW M3 Sedan crashed on the Nürburgring

Earlier this week, BMW released the first official technical details on the 2014 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. Then a day later, we showed you photos of the first 2014 M3 crash, fresh from the Nürburgring.

Ferrari LaFerrari testing on the Nordschleife spy shots

Ferrari LaFerrari testing on the Nordschleife spy shots

The wraps have already come off the Ferrari LaFerrari, though many of its specifications remain stated in "at least" and "more than" terms. Perhaps that's because Ferrari hasn't finalized things just yet--and why it's out testing the car on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

Equus Bass 770

Equus Bass 770

All it takes is one look to know the Equus Bass 770 ain't no Hyundai. It's all American, bred in Detroit, with the best bits of every classic muscle car, bundled into a thoroughly modern and wondrously beautiful package.

Volvo Concept Coupe, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volvo Concept Coupe, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Easily one of the most classically beautiful cars on display at this year's Frankfurt auto show, the Volvo Concept Coupe may see a limited production run, according to a new report.

6 Hours of Austin, Circuit of the Americas, September 2013

6 Hours of Austin, Circuit of the Americas, September 2013

The FIA World Endurance Championship made its first-ever stop at the Circuit of the Americas, with some of the top endurance racing cars in the world--many of which were in the hunt at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans this year.