• 2003 Nissan 350Z from ‘The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift’ - Image via Auto Trader

    One of the cars used during filming of 2006’s "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" is currently up for sale. It’s the infamous Nissan 350Z that belonged to the movie’s protagonist, Takashi, aka the Drift King. The dark gray Z featured on most of the promotional material for the movie and is instantly recognizable by its distinctive body artwork displayed heavily during Takashi’s drift races throughout the city of Tokyo. Who could forget seeing it slide up the circular ramp in the movie’s car park drift battle scene? The car is currently listed for sale on Auto...

  • 2003 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette, eBay auction
    Brand-new, 57-mile 50th Anniversary Corvette on eBay

    In 2003 you could have shelled out about $56,000 to get a brand-new 50th Anniversary Corvette convertible. Now, you can spend $44,900, or possibly less, to get that same car in brand-new condition. A current eBay listing features a 2003 Corvette convertible with the 50th Anniversary package and...

  • 2003 Nissan 350Z from ‘The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift’ - Image via Cheshire Classic Cars
    ‘The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift’ Nissan 350Z Can Be Yours... For $234k

    A rare opportunity has come up to purchase a Nissan 350Z used during filming of 2006’s The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. The car is up for sale at Cheshire Classic Cars in the United Kingdom and can be yours for a staggering £149,995 (approximately $234,315). ALSO SEE: Fast And...

  • 2003 Porsche 911 Carrera
    Car Thief Spins Donuts In Police Station Parking Lot

    There’s an old cliche, perpetuated endlessly in popular culture, that says police like donuts. The cliche refers to donuts crafted from fried dough, and not from rubber tires on asphalt, since personal experience tells us that police aren’t fond of the latter kind. In what’s...

  • 2003 Infiniti M45
    NHTSA Investigating 2003-04 Infiniti M45 Fuel Gauge Errors

    The NHTSA has launched a defect investigation int the 2003 and 2004 Infiniti M45, which may provide inaccurate fuel gauge readings to drivers.

  • 2003 Acura TL
    Acura Recalls TL and CL Models For Driver Airbag Issue

    Acura is recalling select 2002 and 2003 TL and CL models to replace a potentially defective driver's side airbag inflator.

  • Mazda Minagi concept

    We first say the Minagi back at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show but the cool looking crossover concept has appeared again, this time at the 2011 New York Auto Show, along with the confirmation that it is a preview of a new compact crossover in the works dubbed the Mazda CX-5. The new CX-5 will serve as the replacement for the aging Mazda Tribute SUV and will make its official debut in production trim this September at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show before going on sale next year. If the CX-5 looks anything like the ‘Kodo’ inspired Minagi, Mazda may soon have another hot-seller on its...

  • Cadillac CTS Convertible for sale on eBay
    Sawzalls Gone Wild: 2003 Cadillac CTS Sedan Convertible

    The profile. Those B-pillars! Your eyes may never recover. This 2003 Cadillac CTS Sedan certainly won't. But some unlucky soul may just end up owning the sawzall-bred monstrosity you see above, as it's up for sale on eBay Motors. According to the seller, pamanajack (no apparent relation to the...

  • 2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
    One Dead, Four Hurt After Crash Involving Mustangs And A Street-Sweeper

    Sad news out of McKinney, Texas: One person is dead and four injured after two late-model Mustangs that appeared to be racing were involved in a crash with a street-sweeper. According to police reports, both Mustangs (one a 1999 model, the other a 2003) collided with the street-sweeper, killing one...

  • 2011 BMW 328i sedan
    Super Bowl Messaging Win and Fail

    Once a year, Americans celebrate their love of capitalism with a three-hour long festival of new television commercials. Conveniently broken up by a football game, the ad-fest usually features a bunch of high-concept spots by carmakers, since they're one of the few companies able to afford the...

  • MTM Audi RS6 Clubsport
    MTM Audi RS6 Clubsport: When 580-HP Isn’t Enough

    MTM is not known for its restraint--it is, after all, the same company that fitted two engines into an Audi TT previously to set a speed record at Nardo. Its engineers have now taken the tuner’s brand of high-power, no-holds-barred modification to the internal workings of the Audi RS6 Sedan...

  • 2000 Mercedes E-class
    Getting Your Image On a Budget: Super Reliable Luxury Marks

    Sometime You Just Don’t Want To Drive Grandma’s Buick

  • Screencap of Lady Gaga & Beyonce in the video for 'Telephone'

    Poor Beyonce, we thought. The woman recently teamed up with Lady Gaga for a pair of songs: "Videophone" by Beyonce (featuring Lady Gaga), and "Telephone" by Lady Gaga (featuring Beyonce). The singles dropped around the same time, but Beyonce's didn't seem to stick around long  -- barely a blip on the radar. And her video? Meh. And so we were thinking, "Poor Beyonce. She tried to pull an edgy PR stunt with the New Kid, and she wound up playing second fiddle." Cue the sad trombone. Then we saw the new video for Gaga's "Telephone". Dude, Beyonce gets to drive the Pussy Wagon from Kill Bill...

  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat test-mule spy shots
    Spy shots: Next-gen VW Passat test-mule hits the ‘Ring

    Volkswagen's next-generation Passat is expected to up the stakes against Germany’s luxury carmakers, with the car’s designers hoping it will be mentioned in the same breath as the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes Benz C-Class and Audi A4. These are the first spy shots of a test-mule for the new...

  • avus performance audi rs6 v10 013
    Avus Performance RS6 pushes output to 700hp, stirs up racial tension

    It's common for a tuner car to cause controversy over its looks - some are downright hideous, after all - but it's rare for one to raise eyebrows over political issues. That's just what happened to the Avus Performance RS6, however, which was unfortunately released with a mis-translated title of...

  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat preview
    More details on Volkswagen’s next-generation Passat

    Volkswagen's next-generation Passat is expected to up the stakes against Germany’s luxury carmakers, with the car’s designers hoping it will be mentioned in the same breath as the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes Benz C-Class and Audi A4. Under the hood, a replacement for the VR6 engine will be...

  • Sportec RS700 2009 Audi RS6
    Sportec boosts the Audi RS6 up to 700hp

    Swiss tuner Sportec usually specializes in Porsche models, but now the company has unveiled a highly modified Audi RS6 Sedan at the Geneva Motor Show. Labeled the Sportec RS700, the new car has a number of modifications that make it an even more formidable machine than it was before the Swiss...

  • 2008 Volkswagen Passat TSI EcoFuel
    Volkswagen unveils Passat TSI EcoFuel sedan concept

    Volkswagen has released a sedan variant of its previous Passat TSI EcoFuel wagon concept, showcasing the vehicle at this week's Bologna Motor Show. Capable of using either petrol or natural gas for power, the EcoFuel vehicles are powered by a 1.4L TSI engine with around 150hp (112kW). The engine...

  • Shangai-Volkswagen Passat Lingyu

    Volkswagen’s partnership with Shangai Auto to build cars and develop new technology together will be showing off the fruits of its labor at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, with the unveiling of a hydrogen fuel cell powered Passat Lingyu sedan. The Passat Lingyu has been built by the joint-venture in China since last year and the new fuel cell model will be used to promote alternative energy mobility, with a view to mass production sometime in 2010. The fuel cell found in the Passat Lingyu has been developed jointly by Shanghai-VW, Tongji University, and Chinese technology firm...

  • DKR Tuning tweaks the Audi RS6
    DKR Tuning tweaks the Audi RS6

    It's hard to imagine truly making the Audi RS6 any better at what it is: one of the most insanely powerful and over-the-top family cars around. But the gang at DKR Tuning have applied their skills at ECU tuning to deliver another 80hp (59kW) and some mildly upgraded aesthetics to the already strong...

  • vw passat bluemotion ii concept 001
    Volkswagen's BlueMotion II concept the most fuel efficient Passat ever

    For the next week or so, the Paris Motor Show will be playing host to some of the most fuel-efficient cars in the world. While the Passat BlueMotion II may not be at the sharp end of the rankings, it's certainly in the thick of things at 57.3mpg (4.1L/100km), and it's the most efficient Passat...

  • Sportec-tuned Audi RS6 Avant
    Sportec-tuned Audi RS6 Avant

    The sheer number of specialist-tuned Audi RS6 Avants is a clear measure of just how compelling a vehicle it really is. Already one of the most inexplicably powerful wagons in existence, the human instinct for more finds a perfect outlet in the RS6, and Sportec's addition to the ranks finds a...

  • IMSA Tuning Audi RS6 Avant with 650HP
    IMSA Tuning Audi RS6 Avant with 650HP

    IMSA Tuning isn’t as widely recognized as fellow German rivals such as MTM, EDO Competition and Brabus, but the performance workshop has released a number of brilliant power upgrades over the past 12 months, including this latest kit for the new Audi RS6. Based around the Avant model (the RS6...

  • 700HP Kicherer-tuned Audi RS6 Avant
    700HP Kicherer-tuned Audi RS6 Avant

    There is no shortage of uber-tuned Audi RS6 variants, with MTM, Abt Sportsline, B&B Tuning, and possibly even Audi itself offering even more high-powered models. The latest entry is the Kicherer RS6, which fits in with the existing cars almost spec-for-spec, rated at 700hp (522kW) and capable of...

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