2008

  • 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series

    In a surprise move, Jeremy Clarkson shared the sale of his 2008 Mercedes Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series with Twitter followers on Monday. Clarkson tweeted, "Sad day, I just sold my AMG black." Thousands of people responded including Richard Hammond who stated, "to be fair, it'll be a sadder day for the poor bugger who bought it." Sad day. I just sold my AMG black. — Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) June 1, 2015 // Many of Clarkson's Twitter followers were equally as sad while others questioned whether he had financial issues. Rest assured, Clarkson is well off and surely will replace it...

  • 2016 Buick Enclave
    2016 Buick Enclave Gets 4G LTE Connectivity

    Buick’s Enclave crossover is starting to get long in the tooth, with the latest version able to trace its roots back to the original launched in 2008. However, the big crossover remains as popular as ever with buyers, with General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] managing to move 62,300 of them last...

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    Price Dropped On Pininfarina-Designed 'Hyperion' Rolls-Royce

    In 2008, Pininfarina designed an exclusive version of its Phantom Drop Head Coupe for Rolls-Royce collector Roland Hall. Sketched by noted designer Jason Castriota, the Hyperion was meant to evoke memories of the 1930s, when luxury roadsters from brands like Duesenberg and Rolls-Royce ruled the...

  • 2008 Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace
    James Bond's Aston Martin DBS To Star In Epic U.K. Road Trip

    The “Bond 50” Blu-Ray box set, which commemorates 50 years of James Bond films, goes on sale in London on September 24. To commemorate the occasion, Bond actors and actresses will use the Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace to transport a golden briefcase containing the collection...

  • 2008 Acura TL
    2007-08 Acura TL Models Recalled For Leaky Power Steering Hose

    Acura has issued a voluntarily recall on all 2007 and 2008 TL sedans due to a potential fluid leak caused by worn out power steering hoses. Acura says there are some 52,615 cars affected by the recall in the U.S. alone. According to the automaker the power steering hoses on the affected cars may...

  • 2010 Volvo C30
    Performance Software Coming... To Your Volvo Dealer?

    Volvo's tuning partner, Polestar, is launching a line of performance software for Volvo C30, C70 and S40 models.

  • 2008 Jaguar X-Type

    Jaguar has discovered a problem with UK-market X-type diesel models; thanks to a software glitch, the cruise control may not respond to customer input.

  • 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8
    SRT Boss Ralph Gilles Wants To Revive Dodge Magnum, SRT Viper Likely

    Remember the Dodge Magnum? How it was long and low and imposing, and yet somehow still completely American? Remember when Dodge inexplicably killed it off? Well, SRT boss Ralph Gilles says he wants it back. In an interview with Jerry Garret of the New York Times Wheels Blog, Gilles said the...

  • Digital Veneer Wooden Tribute Vespa
    Get Wood In The City With Veneered 'Tribute' Vespa

    Typical: You've bought a gorgeous Riva Aquarama speedboat, moored up in your local marina. You've bought an aristocratic Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe with its wooden decking tonneau, wafting you from city to city. But when you get there, where is your next veneered vehicle? How inconvenient...

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    Jaguar Crossover To Get Aluminum Body, Ian Callum Design: Report

    The purists may hate the thought of it, but in this global economic environment a luxurious crossover looks to be a necessity if Jaguar hopes to remain viable in the future. Not only are the high-riding models crucial for gaining a foothold in emerging markets such as Russia, India and China, where...

  • 2014 Audi RS4 Avant mule spy shots
    No Audi RS4 For You: America Not Cool Enough?

    Update: The 2013 Audi RS4 Avant has been revealed. Click here for all the details and images. After seeing the tempting spy shots earlier this week, we were eagerly looking forward to Audi's latest midsize RS model. But all is for naught, as Audi PR chief Jeff Kuhlman has said there's no plan to...

  • Rolls-Royce Showroom in Abu Dhabi
    World's Largest Rolls-Royce Showroom Opens In Abu Dhabi

    The biggest Rolls-Royce showroom in the world isn't in England. Nor is it in Beverly Hills, the Hamptons, or any of the other places you might suspect. No, at 900 square meters -- that's nearly 9,700 square feet -- the recently opened Umm Al Nar Rolls-Royce showroom in the United Arab Emirates...

  • 2008 Lincoln MKZ

    BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Lexus, Lincoln and Mercedes-Benz all received awards in the most recent high marks in the most recent 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). But the biggest surprise is that Lincoln, which came in second last year behind Porsche, beat out everyone to earn the top spot in overall brand durability. The survey asks owners about problems they've experienced in the past 12 months with their three-year-old vehicles; in this case, the cars in question were 2008 model-year cars and trucks. The survey takers respond to nearly 200 questions in eight...

  • Guy Fieri
    Cat Burglars Steal Guy Fieri's 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo

    Guy Fieri: chef, TV personality, bona fide gearhead, consummate bro, and now, sadly, victim of supercar theft. As we understand it, Fieri's prized 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo was sitting at a Lambo dealership in San Fransisco, California early Tuesday morning, when a thief climbed onto the roof of...

  • 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo
    Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri’s 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Stolen

    Thieves managed to steal a 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo belonging to celebrity chef Guy Fieri early on Tuesday morning. The car was stolen from a dealership in San Francisco where the thieves had to use climbing gear to obtain the keys from the high security lot. Apparently they climbed onto the roof...

  • 2011 Bertone B99 Jaguar concept
    2011 Bertone B99 Jaguar Concept Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

    Classic Jaguar lines in a modern, smaller package? Yes, please. Bertone has the answer with its B99 Concept, which could preview a future X-Type replacement from the Tata-owned British company. Under the lights in Geneva, the Bertone B99 certainly looks the part of a nearly-production concept, with...

  • 2007 Lexus GS 350
    Lexus Recalls 245,000 Sedans Over Faulty Fuel Sensor

    Late last night, Lexus issued a voluntary recall of approximately 245,000 vehicles over the faulty installation of a fuel pressure sensor. The affected vehicles are 2006-2007 Lexus GS300 and GS350 sedans, 2006 through early-production 2009 Lexus IS250 sedans, and 2006 through early-production 2008...

  • 2007 Audi RS4
    Audi RS4 May Not Return, Replaced Instead By RS5

    The Audi RS4 holds a magical quality for its fans. A unique balance of price, all-wheel drive performance, and luxury, the RS4 managed to carve out its own niche in the tightly competitive luxury performance marketplace, but despite this it may not see a return during the life of the...

  • Shelby GT500KR Golf Cart

    Whoever said golf carts need to be slow? Not the owners of the three Shelby Mustang GT500KR golf carts, one of which is for sale on eBay. Powered by an electric motor and capable of 60 mph (though governed to 45 mph), the top bid came in at $15,200 (bidding has ended). This for a custom golf cart that the seller claims cost $50,000 to build. Apparently this golf cart belonged to Amy Bolan, the former president of Shelby Automobiles, and it was the first one built out of the three. [eBay via Autoblog]

  • 2008 Shelby GT500 Super Snake
    VIDEO: Shelby Mustang Engine Explodes During Dynamomter Test

    This video will hurt Mustang lovers--with the possible exception of those who REALLY love fire. On the other hand, I can hear Camaro fan-boys snickering. This particular 2008 Shelby GT500 was dubbed "Blue Diamond" by its owner, and thanks to a bunch of modifications, including a supercharger...

  • Verne Troyer's cash-filled Lamborghini Countach
    Celebs And Cars: This Week's High (And Very, Very Low) Points

    • Remember that clip of 50 Cent jamming $2 million into a Lamborghini Murcielago? Not to be outdone, Verne Troyer has posted a photo reply, featuring the actor with stacks of (possibly real) dough in his own Lambo Countach. It's supposed to represent $2 million, but it looks a little short to...

  • T-Pain’s custom Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
    Video: Rapper T-Pain Shows Off Custom Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

    The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe is a favorite among musicians and sports stars all over the globe but one very special edition stands out among the rest, a brand new 2009 model decked in blood red and customized to the hilt. Like a young Jay Leno, T-Pain is an avid car enthusiast and has...

  • Jaguar 75th Anniversary Tour
    Jaguar Turns 75 Today, Celebrates With Tour Of Historic Models

    Today, the 23rd of September 2010, is a very important date for Jaguar as it marks the 75th anniversary of the legendary British marque. To celebrate the milestone, a group of 75 individually-numbered, iconic Jaguars from across the years embarked on a two-day journey from Coventry to Goodwood. The...

  • Buick Roadmaster
    Top Five Affordable Wagons

    Don't give me that "wagons aren't cool" mumbo-jumbo. I already know they aren't, and that is why they sort of are. Let me explain. These days there has been a sort of trend of things becoming cool because it's ironic. Sometimes, it's just something that is so impractical and stupid it's hilarious...

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