2017 Mini Cooper

What do you call your Mini? The world's most popular name is...

No one is quite sure what came first: the automobile, or a name for it. Giving cars people's names is as old as carmaking itself. Sure, some cars already have a name (Civic, Elantra, Tacoma) but those are mostly boring. Other cars have alphanumeric mashups that defy logic (XT5, Q30, X4 M40i) and... read more

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2004 Porsche Carrera GT

Search For The Oldest Porsche In The U.S. Is On

Just two years after the company was founded in Germany, a New York City businessman, Max Hoffman, decided to bring the Porsche 356 to America. Now, 60 years later, Porsche... read more August 17, 2010 by

2001 BMW M5

Used Car Market: 2000-2003 BMW M5

 The last M5 was a performance tour-de-force, coming with a V-10 producing 500 horsepower, an available seven-speed single clutch automatic gearbox, and plenty of road... read more August 15, 2010 by

2011 Lexus LF-A leak

Autocar Reports That Toyota To Build Car In Memory of Naruse

Hiromu Nasure died in automobile accident in Germany last month.  The crash occurred while he was test driving a Lexus LF-A equipped with the Nürburgring Package, went... read more August 10, 2010 by

2010 Ford Taurus SHO

Autoblog Reports Upcoming Ford Taurus SHO

It’s not unusual to see a company proud of one of their products, but Ford celebrating one of their Taurus SHO seems fairly unique. This year the Dearborn company held... read more July 20, 2010 by

Mercedes-Benz W196

Mercedes-Benz At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed: Mika Hakkinen Drives The W196

Really dig these old cars. Nice! Mercedes-Benz brought some extraordinary classic race cars to Goodwood this year. The Goddwood Festival of Speed is an exhilarating weekend... read more July 11, 2010 by


Video Of The Week: Man Launched Into Orbit With Airbag

For some reason the South seems to be where a lot of ideas are born. I’m not saying that these are necessarily good ideas, I’m just saying that they seem to come up with... read more June 29, 2010 by

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

TPC Racing To Turbocharge A Boxster Spyder

The Porsche Spyder is a car enthusiasts dream.  Only the truest of car lovers would lust after a vehicle that considers door handles and a folding roof as luxuries. Instead... read more June 3, 2010 by

Forza Motorsport 3 2010 Camaro

Playing The New Forza Motorsport 3

Games such as Need for Speed require you spend hours on the game to be able to drive the much-anticipated luxurious speedsters that it has to offer. But Forza Motorsport 3... read more May 3, 2010 by

A Lotus Cortina Towing a Lotus 7

Sports Car Classics: The MK1 Lotus Cortina

In the very early ‘60s, special high performance cars were starting to come out from outside businesses, instead of from the factory. One the best and earliest examples of... read more April 25, 2010 by

2008 Paris Auto Show

Get Ready For The 2010 Paris Motor Show

In autumn of 1898, Albert De Dion, an innovator in the motor industry, held the first auto event called the Paris Motor Show. For over a half century, the Motor Show was held... read more April 23, 2010 by

2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept

Autocar Reports Toyota Bean-Counters Get Hold of FT-86

The FT-86 is on all car enthusiasts’ radar. The Hyundai Genesis Coupe started the revival of imported, cheap, rear-wheel-drive sport coupes, in which Toyota responded with... read more April 21, 2010 by

2011 Ford Mustang V-6 technical

Edmunds Inside Line Destroys 2011 Mustang V-6 Hype

The 2011 Ford Mustang is the “it” car of right now. Not only has the 5.0 badge return in the form of the 412 hp Coyote V-8, but the 305 hp 3.7L V-6 is being praised as a... read more April 7, 2010 by

Lexus LFA Nurburgring Track Edition leaked images

Exclusive Lexus LFA Gets More Exclusive

 It’s hard to say where the Lexus LFA stands in car enthusiasts’ eyes. On one hand it’s an exclusive supercar with an amazing dash arrangement, excellent exhaust note... read more March 16, 2010 by

Mugen 2011 Honda CR-Z

Honda Engineer Talks Of CR-Z, Type R, No Gas-Only Option

Automotive News has interviewed the Honda CR-Z chief engineer Norio Tomobe about the latest hybrid. Apparently the CR-Z almost didn’t make it to production. Tomobe said... read more March 8, 2010 by

2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

A Good Reason Behind The Influx Of Hybrid Supercars

Hybrids are not a new idea, even performance oriented ones. In 1901, Ferdinand Porsche designed the first gasoline-electric hybrid car, the Mixte. Although slow by today’s... read more March 3, 2010 by


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