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  • Scene from BMW’s ad for Super Bowl XLIX

    For many people, Super Bowl ads are more important than the game itself, which is why car companies put so much effort into them. They may only last a few seconds, but they're produced and promoted as slickly as an auto show unveiling. For this year's Super Bowl XLIX (49, for you non-Romans), BMW returns with an ad for the i3 electric car called Newfangled Idea. The 60-second spot is the German automaker's first Big Game ad in four years and features Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel. MUST WATCH: Ford GT Video The ad was created by KBS (kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners) and juxtaposes a...

  • Rowan Atkinson’s McLaren F1
    Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) Selling His McLaren F1 For $12 Million

    McLaren only ever built 106 examples of its F1 supercar, and of these just 72 were designed for the road. One of these 72 road-going F1s was bought new by actor Rowan Atkinson (famous for playing Mr. Bean) back in 1997, and he’s now put it up for sale priced at a staggering £8 million...

  • 2014 Lincoln MKS
    Lincoln MKS Replacement To Revive Continental Name?

    Lincoln is set to launch a replacement for its MKS in 2016 and according to a somewhat unusual source it may end up being called a Continental. The source of the information is none other than singer Neil Young, who on a recent episode of Mad Money on CNBC (see below) revealed that he’s...

  • Burt Reynolds Bandit
    Burt's Bandit brings big bucks

    Remember a few weeks ago when we told you about Burt Renyolds' 'Bandit' Pontiac Trans-Am heading to auction? The pre-auction estimates for the hammer price hovered in the $60,000 to $80,000 range. Well, it seems that there are quite a few fans of the Bandit, and a number of them have plenty of cash...

  • Top Gear Patagonia Christmas Special
    Top Gear Teases Controversial Patagonia Christmas Special: Video

    The BBC has released the first footage from the controversial Top Gear Christmas special shot earlier this year. During filming in Argentina back in October, the crew, including hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, had to flee the country under police escort when an angry mob...

  • Burt Reynolds Bandit
    Buy Burt Reynolds' Bandit, be badass

    Long before Kenny Powers was Eastbound and Down, there was a southern gentleman helping out those in need. His method of assistance involved a particular mode of transportation that remains iconic with its black and yellow color scheme. I'm talking about The Bandit and his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am...

  • Dartz Prombron Kombat Aladeen edition from ‘The Dictator’

    In case you thought Dartz’s regular Prombron Kombat SUVs weren’t flashy enough, you can now get the keys to the bright gold examples that starred alongside Sacha Baron Cohen in the 2012 comedy The Dictator. For those unfamiliar with the movie, Cohen’s character Hafez Aladeen was the leader of the fictitious Wadiya, whose choice of ride were three armored Prombron SUVs dubbed the Aladeen editions. They were designed for Aladeen and his famous virgin guards (pictured below), and they’re now up for sale. MUST SEE: Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K Revealed One of the SUVs has just...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Jay Leno Gives Wounded Veteran A 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Video

    Most people show their support for veterans with thank yous, patriotic bumper stickers, and small charity donations. But Jay Leno isn't most people. The former talk-show host and all around car fanatic recently took a wounded veteran for a ride in a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, then tossed...

  • Ray And Tom Magliozzi
    Tom Magliozzi 1937-2014: Made Us Laugh About Life, With Cars

    Car Talk, as any regular listener could attest, wasn’t so much about fixing cars as much it was about dissecting the interpersonal issues and hangups that often accompanied breakdowns, repairs, or vehicle choices. Cars were—and are—a lens toward understanding a lot of our...

  • Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee season 5 trailer screencap
    'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Season Five Trailer Is Good To The Last Drop: Video

    The fifth season of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is almost here, so get ready to see more of Jerry Seinfeld driving around with some great comedians in some great cars. ALSO SEE: 'Furious 7' Will See The Return Of Race Wars! There's plenty of both in the trailer for the new season, which begins...

  • Vin Diesel’s character Dominic Toretto in ‘Furious 7’ race wars scene
    'Furious 7' Will See The Return Of Race Wars!

    There’s a new Fast and the Furious movie coming out in 2015, Furious 7, and it’s set to feature many of the original crew from the first movie, including the late Paul Walker. It will also feature one other important aspect borrowed from the first movie, the underground racing scene of...

  • Deadmau5’s McLaren P1
    Deadmau5 Shows Off Options He Picked For His McLaren P1

    Deadmau5 recently confirmed via Twitter that he had purchased a McLaren P1 to join his other recent purchase from the Woking-based firm, a 650S Spider that on random nights he uses to ferry Uber users around in his home town of Toronto. Now the Canadian DJ has posted up some renderings of the P1...

  • 1966 Chevrolet Corvair Yenko Stinger on Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno has been away from your television for a few months now. Well, technically, he's probably been away from your television for, well, ever. He has been all over the Internet, however, thanks to his Jay Leno's Garage web show. Now CNBC has confirmed that denim on denim is prepping for a return to your wall-mounted flat screen. MUST SEE: Miniature W-18 Build Is Mesmerizing: Video The new show will be an hour-long version of his famous web series, Jay Leno's Garage. The new show will debut in 2015, and according to Leno, "This show will be about anything that rolls, explodes, and makes...

  • Ferrari F60 America launch, Beverly Hills, California
    Ferrari Launches F60 America In Beverly Hills, Auctions First 458 Speciale A For Charity

    Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] marked 60 years of sales in the U.S. on Saturday night with a star-studded event at Beverly Hills City Hall. The famous building was bathed in red and featured a giant Prancing Horse logo on its facade, and out front was parked the first of 10 F60 America supercars that Ferrari...

  • McLaren P1
    Deadmau5 Buys McLaren P1

    Having given up his famous Nyan Cat-themed Ferrari 458 Italia because of a dispute with Ferrari over the use of his own "Purrari" badges on the car, Canadian DJ Deadmau5 recently switched over to a McLaren. His McLaren of choice was the 650S Spider, which he nicknamed the Meowclaren and recently...

  • 2015 Lexus NX by Will.i.am
    Will.i.am’s Custom 2015 Lexus NX Is Surprisingly Tasteful

    A week ago we told you that Lexus had teamed up with actor, musician and wannabe designer Will.i.am, real name Williams Adams, to develop an “extremely stylized” version of its 2015 NX. Well, the custom compact crossover was revealed overnight during Paris Fashion Week and we have to...

  • Will.i.am
    Look Out! Lexus To Unveil NX Designed By Will.i.am

    To help promote its all-new NX, Lexus has teamed up with actor, musician and wannabe designer Will.i.am, real name Williams Adams, to develop an “extremely stylized” version of the compact crossover. The custom NX will be revealed on September 24 at Paris Fashion Week. A regular NX...

  • Deadmau5’s ‘Meowclaren’ custom McLaren 650S Spider
    Deadmau5 Does Uber In His New McLaren 650S Spider: Video

    Having given up his famous Nyan Cat-themed Ferrari 458 Italia because of a dispute with Ferrari over the use of his own "Purrari" badges on the car, Canadian DJ Deadmau5 has since switched over to a McLaren. His McLaren of choice is the 650S Spider, which he’s already started modding with...

  • Jerry Seinfeld in his 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

    It’s no secret that Jerry Seinfeld is a huge Porsche fan. After all, the comedian and actor has one of the rarest Porsches in the world, one of the original 356 coupes that were built in Gmünd, Austria; and he’s also owned a Carrera GT at one point, though for some reason that we’re unsure of he put it up for sale. Perhaps the reason was to make way for his newest Porsche, the 918 Spyder. Seinfeld was spotted recently in his 918, a navy blue example, at Malibu Country Mart in California. Video posted to YouTube by X17online - Exclusive Celebrity Video shows Seinfeld...

  • 2015 Lincoln MKC and Matthew McConaughey
    Lincoln Starts New Ad Campaign Starring Matthew McConaughey: Video

    Would you buy a Lincoln from Matthew McConaughey? The star of True Detective and Contact is Lincoln's newest pitchman, appearing in a series of ads that were recently released online, and filling air on television soon as well. The ads feature McConaughey contemplatively driving a 2015 Lincoln MKC...

  • DeadMau5 Nissan GT-R
    Nissan Offers Up Deadmau5-Spec GT-R To Counter Ferrari's Lameness

    Electronic music artist Deadmau5 made headlines awhile back when he covered his Ferrari 458 Spider in a Nyan Cat-themed wrap. He took it a step further when he added custom-made "Purrari" badging, and the Internet throngs fell in love with his rather hilarious choice in livery. There was one group...

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1977 Mercedes-Benz Unimog
    Arnie's Custom Unimog Goes Up For Sale

    Some people just don't look right in regular cars. Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of those people. The man who made a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy look small in Terminator 2: Judgement Day has counted a HumVee, a Unimog and even a tank among his personal vehicles, all of which seem strangely appropriate...

  • Bear Grylls joins Land Rover as brand ambassador
    Land Rover Boosts Adventuring Spirit With Bear Grylls: Video

    Survival expert, adventurer, bug-eater and urine connoisseur Bear Grylls has been announced as a long-term global ambassador for Land Rover. The British TV presenter and writer is a natural fit for the Land Rover brand, embodying the firm's 'Above and Beyond' spirit. Bear, whose real name is Edward...

  • 1990 Ferrari F40 (Image: Auctions America)
    Rod Stewart Ferrari F40 & Steve McQueen Chevy El Camino Headline Burbank Auction

    If you've ever wanted a rock star's Ferrari or a muscle car once owned by the coolest guy in Hollywood, then Auctions America’s Burbank sale at the end of July could be one worth attending. Among lots at this year's auction are a 1990 Ferrari F40 formerly owned by Rod Stewart, and Steve...

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