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  • RTR Ford Mustang Spec 3

    Mercedes-AMG has only just unveiled the GT R Pro as the new flagship of the GT sports car range, but the Affalterbach-based tuner is already preparing a GT Black Series to sit even higher up the food chain. New spy shots and video of the car at the Nürburgring have surfaced. All you “Risky Business” fans better start saving, as word on the street is Porsche is working on a modern successor to the 928 based on the Panamera. The car would give the automaker a sports car with enhanced practicality and space over the 911. RTR Vehicles, the semi-official Ford performance division...

  • Ford and Rivian 4
    5 ways Ford could use Rivian to boost Lincoln, trucks, SUVs

    Electric car startups have come and gone. It's hard to start a car company from scratch. Since it introduced its all-electric R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV last November, electric startup Rivian has looked like a brand that can make it. Both Amazon and Ford seem to agree. Amazon was the lead in a...

  • 2019 Honda Civic Type R made from Lego
    This Lego Honda Civic Type R weighs as much as the real thing

    Lego enthusiasts in Australia have crafted an entire Honda Civic Type R out of the tiny plastic bricks to help celebrate the local launch of the “Lego Masters” television show. The team of nine spent over 1,300 hours to build the life-size model and used close to 320,000 individual Lego...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 RTR
    2020 Audi RS 7, 2019 Ford F-150 RTR, Ford & Rivian deal: Today's Car News

    A prototype for a new Audi RS 7 Sportback based on the second generation of Audi's svelte A7 has been spotted. The car is expected for a reveal this year and will pack over 600 horsepower. Professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his team at RTR Vehicles have launched a performance pickup truck...

  • 2018 Mitsubishi Pajero
    Mitsubishi Pajero to be updated, end sales in Japan

    Mitsubishi no longer sells the rugged Montero in the United States but the vehicle lives on overseas where it is known as the Pajero (or Shogun if you're in the United Kingdom). The Pajero is currently in its fourth generation and is expected to receive a major update this year, NHK reported on...

  • 2019 Tesla Model S
    Double down: Tesla Model S and X now go further with up to 370 miles of range

    Tesla on Tuesday announced a series of updates for its 2019 Model S and Model X, and key among them is an increase in range for both models including as much as 370 miles for the Model S. The updates see the return of a Standard Range option for both cars, bringing the starting price down to...

  • 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR

    For buyers looking for a high-performance SUV, Jaguar's F-Pace has just spawned an SVR variant. It packs a supercharged V-8 spitting out 550 hp, or enough to make the F-Pace SVR the most potent in its class. BMW's 8-Series is about to spawn a 4-door option dubbed the 8-Series Gran Coupe, and the latest spy shots and video show its high-performance M8 variant. The car is due out this year and should come with a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 making over 600 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque. Porsche is rumored to be planning an electric version of its 718 sports car. The automaker's CEO...

  • Tesla Model 3  -  Portland, OR  -  January 2019
    Tesla unveils "fully self-driving" custom computers, Musk says he expects self driving next year

    Tesla on Monday unveiled its custom computers now installed on its cars and said the hardware would be able to drive its cars by the end of next year, pending approval from lawmakers. "We expect to be confident enough...where we think people do not need to touch the wheel (or) look out the window...

  • Tesla Model S catches fire in China
    Tesla investigators dispatched to China after Model S appears to spontaneously combust

    After video surfaced of a Tesla Model S smoking before catching fire, the electric-car maker has dispatched investigators to China where the incident occurred. Business Insider reported on the incident after a video of the electric car exploding surfaced on Chinese social media websites on Sunday...

  • 'Hobbs & Shaw' second trailer
    Second "Hobbs & Shaw" trailer is "Fast and Furious" on steroids

    We received our first look at the new spin-off film from the "Fast and Furious" franchise in February, and now we have a second, more revealing look. A new trailer for "Hobbs & Shaw" was released on Friday and it takes the entire Fast and Furious formula and juices it with steroids. The...

  • 2021 Porsche 911 Targa spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Porsche 911 Targa, Dodge Charger Widebody, inside FCA's heritage museum: Today's Car News

    Porsche's newest 911, the 992 generation, has only just arrived but already the car's Targa body style is out testing with zero camouflage gear. This means the debut must be coming up fast. Just like its predecessor, the new Targa looks to feature the signature chunky rollover bar, along with a...

  • Karma Pininfarina GT  -  2019 Shanghai auto show
    Karma Pininfarina GT, 2020 Cadillac CT5, 2020 Lincoln Corsair: This Week's Top Photos

    California's Karma used this week's Auto Shanghai to present a trio of vehicles pointing to the EV startup's immediate, mid-term and long-term plans. One was the 2020 Revero GT sedan due out later this year and another was the Pininfarina GT concept, a stunning coupe that may end up in production...

  • 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition, 2019 New York International Auto Show

    The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class made its formal debut; the 2020 Nissan GT-R celebrated a milestone; and the 2020 Lincoln Corsair arrived. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. At the 2019 New York International Auto Show, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class broke cover with up to 23-inch wheels, a Car Wash mode, and available second-row captain's chairs. It's the largest, most plush, and most tech-filled crossover SUV the German automaker will offer, for the time being. GM's luxury division unveiled the replacement for the ATS and CTS: the 2020 Cadillac CT5. Cadillac can call...

  • 2020 Ford baby Bronco leaked via Off-Road.com
    Ford Bronco Scout name trademarked: Is it the baby Bronco?

    The Ford Bronco is set to return in 2020, and it will get a smaller sibling known so far as the "baby Bronco." Now, thanks to a new trademark filing, we may know that smaller vehicle's real name: Bronco Scout. Ford filed a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the Bronco...

  • 2020 BMW M3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M3, Qiantu K50, Rivian future plans: Car News Headlines

    BMW introduced a redesigned 3-Series last year. That means a new M3 should be just around the corner. Our latest spy shots show a tester for the upcoming sport sedan, which rumor has it will come with available all-wheel drive and close to 500 horsepower. China's Qiantu has teamed up with America's...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Hyundai Sonata N-Line coming with big power increase

    Wild speculation followed the debut of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show, but it's true: a racier Sonata N-Line is in the pipeline. The South Korean automaker confirmed it will introduce a Sonata N-Line in 2020 with "over 275 horsepower," per Hyundai. The...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Hyundai Sonata ready to shine brightly

    The Hyundai Sonata received wide praise for its bold styling when it was redesigned for 2010. In 2016, that fanfare retreated when it received a rather conservative and buttoned-up look. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata lets its hair down once again and ushers in a dramatic new exterior design. Revealed...

  • 2020 Ford Escape, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Ford Escape crossover revealed: Turbo or hybrid power for that urban lifestyle

    In a hot crossover and SUV market it's best for automakers to keep their bread-and-butter sellers up to date. The 2020 Ford Escape takes on a look that is decidedly softer to set it apart from more rugged vehicles like the brand's trucks and the upcoming Bronco and baby Bronco. Unveiled Tuesday...

  • Genesis Mint Concept

    A redesigned MKC is coming for 2020, only it isn't called an MKC as Lincoln has ditched its confusing three-letter naming strategy in favor of proper names that just so happen to feature a nautical theme. In the case of the MKC replacement, Lincoln has selected the Corsair name, and the new compact crossover SUV is a stunner. Going up against the Corsair is a redesigned Audi Q3, which is being introduced for 2019. The new Q3 has received a sharp new look, increased proportions, and loads of tech in the cabin. It also comes standard with all-wheel drive. Genesis' concept for this week's 2019...

  • 2020 Buick Encore GX (Chinese spec)
    2020 Buick Encore, 2020 Karma Revero GT, Lotus hypercar: Today's Car News

    Buick has unveiled a new Encore and slightly larger Encore GX at the Auto Shanghai 2019. It's the latter vehicle that we'll likely see on sale in local showrooms as the redesigned 2020 Encore, since this is the version that has been spotted testing on local roads. Karma has unveiled an updated...

  • Craigslist
    Craigslist now charges $5 to list car for sale, Facebook remains free

    Those headed to Craiglist to offload their next oddball project car may have seen a new message. Starting Monday, April 15, Craigslist is now charging $5 to post a car sale ad for private parties. The website, which has become a go-to choice to sell nearly anything, hasn't made an official...

  • Volkswagen ID Roomzz concept
    VW ID Roomzz, Mercedes-Benz GLB, Audi AI:ME: Car News Headlines

    Volkswagen has so far confirmed five models for its ID family of electric cars. The fifth to be confirmed is a large SUV, a preview of which has come in the form of the ID Roomzz concept. The concept makes its debut this week at Auto Shanghai 2019. Mercedes-Benz is also using the Chinese show to...

  • Motor Authority builds a 2019 Volvo S60
    2019 Volvo S60, 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35, final C7 Corvette: This Week's Top Photos

    Volvo's latest S60 is made right here in the United States, at a plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina, to be specific. This week we visited the plant where we were able to get down and dirty with workers and help build some S60s on the line. If you've ever imagined what it's like to work at a car...

  • 2020 Seres SF5
    SF Motors renames itself Seres, launches 684-horsepower electric SUV

    There's a new startup aiming to challenge Tesla's dominance in the burgeoning EV market. The company is Seres, formerly known as SF Motors, and it's planning to unveil its first model at next week's Auto Shanghai 2019. Called the SF5, the model is a small SUV boasting as much as 684 horsepower and...

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