• 2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

    It may not be the fastest electric car around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, but Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car, which goes on sale later this year, has set the fastest lap time around the famous German race track for a production-destined EV. The time set by the R8 e-tron was 8:09.099, which may not seem all that impressive next to gas-powered rivals but is still faster than some formidable performance cars like the Lexus IS F and Jaguar XKR. Behind the wheel of the Audi on its record run was racing driver Markus Winkelhock, who covered the full 12.92-mile distance of the...

  • 2013 Porsche Boxster S first drive photos
    2013 Porsche Boxster S: First Drive

    With better looks, more power, better gas mileage, and improved handling, the 2013 Porsche Boxster is the best luxury roadster you can buy. Yep, I said it: don't bother with the BMW Z4 or the Mercedes-Benz SLK. This is the roadster you want. The last Boxster, the 986, was a bit rough around the...

  • 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS
    For The Second Year In A Row, Camaro Outpaces Mustang In Sales

    The Chevrolet Camaro has beaten the Ford Mustang in sales for the second year running. Will the Mustang bounce back in 2012, or does the pony car sales crown now below to the Camaro?

  • 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.8-liter supercharged engine
    2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500: New 5.8-Liter Engine Photo

    The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was unveiled at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show last month, and we were there to cover it. What isn't widely known, however, is that the car on the show floor didn't have the new 5.8-liter, 650-horsepower engine under the hood. It still had the previous 5.4-liter...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 convertible
    Muscle Cars Turn Into Supercars For 2013: Video

    Now that we've had our turkey and the dust has settled from the Los Angeles Auto Show, it's time to reflect. While the pony car wars have been reignited for the past few years, it wasn't until now that these beasts began to reach supercar levels. In L.A., Ford revealed the 2013 Mustang model line...

  • 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee
    2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee To Start Around $40,000

    The Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee will cost around $40,000.

  • 2012 Porsche 911

    Picking a single winner out of a field of excellent cars is a tough task, particularly this year, with so many new or significantly improved cars in the luxury and performance realm. Value, style, performance, comfort, and practicality all weigh in, but ultimately, the question of which is truly the best comes down to the experience of owning and driving it. That's why Motor Authority's 2012 Best Car To Buy is the the 2012 Porsche 911. It's latest in seven generations of the iconic sports car, and, in almost every way, the best. Performance and handling Putting the engine behind the rear...

  • Bentley cold climate accessories range
    Bentley Launches Cold Climate Accessories Just In Time For Winter

    Last winter Bentley set a world land speed record for driving on ice with its Continental Supersports managing to reach a top speed of 205.48 mph on the hazardous frozen waters of the Baltic Sea near Finland. Not only was this a cool way to show off the prowess of the Bentley coupe’s...

  • Joel Feder and the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Walkaround: Video

    With 465 horsepower from its 6.4-liter Hemi V-8, the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, which made its world debut recently at the 2011 New York Auto Show, is guaranteed to remain one of the fastest SUVs on the planet for some time to come. How fast? How ‘bout 0-60 in just 4.8 seconds and a...

  • 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8
    Video: 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Official Walkaround

    Stoked about the new 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8? Well, wait no longer: this video walkaround gives you the best look at the car yet, plus a bit of an idea of the hands-on experience. Sure, there are some rough edges in the video, just as there are in the car--the water dripping from the exhaust tips...

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