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2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW confirmed last year it will be returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2018, with 2017's winner Romain Dumas set to hop behind the...

April 19, 2018 by
 
Mercedes-Benz 190e 2.3-16v Ex-Niki Lauda 1984 for sale

Mercedes-Benz 190 2.3-16V raced by Niki Lauda at Nürburgring for sale

Niki Lauda is a living legend. The Austrian race car driver has three Formula One championships to his name, and he's considered one of the all-time greats. Immortalized as... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW M5 refueling during longest continuous vehicle drift attempt

American automakers lobbying for 91-octane gasoline as the new regular

Our gas is listed in a range of octane offerings, but American automakers are looking to simply that. By doing so, they say, they'll clean up the air, boost fuel economy, and... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

Global Rallycross is likely dead, 2018 events cancelled

Following major changes to the series this year, Red Bull Global Rallycross is likely dead. The series, not to be confused with the FIA World Rallycross Championship, has... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen departs brand

A major executive shuffle played out on Wednesday as General Motors announced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is leaving the brand, effective immediately. Replacing the... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque spy shots and video

Land Rover took a gamble with the Range Rover Evoque in that the vehicle eschewed serious off-roading capability in favor of a blend of design and luxury. It’s a gamble... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy shots and video

Lamborghini has once again been caught testing a more hardcore version of its Aventador. And thanks to a photo of the car's digital instrument cluster (shown below), taken by... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW M2 Competition

BMW M2 Competition, Aston Martin DBS, Porsche 911 Turbo: Today's Car News

BMW's M2 has spawned a spicier Competition model. It generates 405 horsepower from the same engine found in the M3/M4, and if you're considering buying one we'd say don't... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet coming with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford is preparing to unveil a 50th anniversary special based on the... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Buick Velite 6 Electric

Buick Velite 6 hybrid and electric cars bound for China

Buick on Wednesday revealed a new electrified car called the Velite 6 that's due to hit the Chinese market this year. It's a follow-up to the Velite 5 extended-range electric... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots

Spy photographers have spotted a prototype for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the everyday supercar. The new Porsche 911 is coming later this year or early next... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
The Hudson Hornet on Jay Leno's Garage

The Hudson Hornet was the fastest American car of its day

The year is 1951 and you're driving a Cadillac Series 62. You're ripping down an empty road but you see something in your rear view mirror...it's gaining on you. Soon it... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Teaser sketch for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting in 2019

Pininfarina PF0 hypercar will do 0-60 in under 2 seconds, debut in 2019

Mahindra, the parent company of Italian design firm Pininfarina, on Friday announced the formation of Automobili Pininfarina, a new automotive brand specializing in high-end... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Lexus ES

2019 Lexus ES first look

A redesigned Lexus ES is coming for the 2019 model year and Lexus on Wednesday released the first full photo of the car and confirmed its debut at next week's 2018 Beijing... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spy shots and video

Aston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker’s ambitious Second Century plan is a replacement for the Vanquish, prototypes... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Aston Martin DBS Superleggera debuting in June 2018

Aston Martin revives DBS name for Vanquish replacement

Aston Martin's upcoming super grand tourer to replace the Vanquish won't be called a Vanquish as previously thought. The automaker confirmed Wednesday the car will revive the... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW M2 Competition

2019 BMW M2 Competition coming to delight purists, slay tracks

Purists should be delighted with the 2019 BMW M2 Competition. The hotter version of the M2 will boast 405 horsepower from its twin-turbo inline-6, as well as 406 pound-feet... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies begins building test track in France

New Hyperloop test track under construction in France

The world's third Hyperloop test track is now under construction in France. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced on Sunday that construction is underway for... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Conversation starter: V2X technology will let Toyota and Lexus cars "talk" in 2021

In 2021, the Toyota and Lexus vehicles will be able to "talk" to each other, to other cars, and to the infrastructure. The brands both plan for an aggressive rollout of... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Buick Enspire electric SUV concept

Buick Enspire electric SUV concept bows in China

Buick has delivered a handful of knockout concept cars in the past few years. From Avenir to Avista, each has carried an elegant and luxurious design. Now, meet the Buick... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Mutsang NASCAR teaser

Ford Mustang to replace Fusion in NASCAR in 2019

Automakers have been racing sedans in NASCAR for decades. Sure, a number of coupes have battled for left-turn supremacy, but it's typically an arena filled with four-door... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
 

 
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