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Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren Automotive

McLaren CEO calls for "weight race" instead of power race

If you're a fan of horsepower, then you are living in a golden age. For example, there's a Dodge sedan out there with over 700 horsepower. If you're playing in the hypercar space, then you are also playing near the four-figure power club. McLaren is no stranger here, as its P1 produces 903 total...

June 26, 2018 by
 
Ford and Volkswagen logos

Ford and VW Group explore potential of joint vehicle development

Ford and the Volkswagen Group announced last week plans to discuss various partnerships, including the joint development of vehicles. The two auto giants specifically... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis No. 3413

Ferrari 250 GTO heads to auction, could set new price record

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has the record for the highest price paid for a car at auction, with a buyer bidding a bit over $38 million to secure the car back in 2014. Now another... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

With CEO behind bars, Audi delays reveal of e-tron electric SUV

Audi's crucial new e-tron won't be revealed on August 30 as originally planned due to the latest diesel scandal-related crisis plaguing the automaker. The e-tron was... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi SQ8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi SQ8 spy shots and video

Audi has a new flagship SUV coming for 2019, and it's called the Q8. Today we have spy shots and video of the sporty SQ8 variant which should arrive in showrooms roughly... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of a Nio ES8

Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Audi RS Q8 to use 680-hp Porsche hybrid powertrain?

Porsche's V-8 hybrid powertrain will be passed around to Audi when it comes time for the RS Q8 to make its official debut, Autocar reported on Monday It's a change from what... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi women officially begin driving

For the first time, Saudi Arabian women can now get behind the wheel of a car to drive themselves. The ban on women driving lifted this past Sunday. CNBC reported on the... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Koenigsegg Agera successor teaser

Koenigsegg shows off sketch of Agera RS successor

All good things must come to an end, and the Koenigsegg Agera is now a supercar for the history books. But, the Swedish supercar maker obviously has a successor in the works... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Lamborghini Miura SVR restored by Polo Storico

Lamborghini Polo Storico restores one-of-one Miura SVR

Lamborghini didn't build enough Miuras. Just 763 were produced between 1966 and 1972. Among these rare Italian beauties were a handful of even rarer examples. They have... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Bentley Bentayga Pikes Peak Special Edition

Bentley announces Bentayga Pikes Peak Edition to honor record-setting run

This past Sunday, Bentley set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a slightly modified Bentayga. The SUV climbed the mountain in 10:49.9 to break the... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Auction of the final 2017 Dodge Viper and 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon on June 23, 2018

Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon fetch $1M in charity auction

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has built the very last examples of its Dodge Viper supercar and Challenger SRT Demon street-legal drag racer, but the automaker didn't resort to... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Why VW tackled and shattered Pikes Peak electrically

For want of a $12.24 ball joint in 1987, Volkswagen might not be here. That year, the twin-engine, 652-horsepower Golf driven by Jochi Kleint broke a front ball joint a mere... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
The LS3-powered Bruiser Conversions Jeep Wrangler 6x6

VW Pikes Peak record, Volvo XC40 EV, 6-wheeled Jeep Wrangler: Today's Car News

Volkswagen's radical ID R electric racer has just set a new record for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. VW smashed the old record by 16 seconds, and we're talking the... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW targets solid-state battery production by 2025

Solid-state batteries have the potential to realize a major step up in performance and safety of electric cars, which is why every major automaker worth its salt is... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz in February unveiled a new A-Class hatchback and followed it up with an A-Class sedan April. They're the first of eight members planned for the automaker's new... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive

XC40 to be first electric Volvo

Volvo's first electric car due in 2019 will be a version of the XC40 compact crossover SUV, the Swedish brand's former design boss Thomas Ingenlath revealed to Autocar in an... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

VW ID R electric racer smashes Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen has done it. The German automaker's ID R electric race car has not only broken the record for electric cars in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, it's also... read more June 25, 2018 by


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

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing a new generation of the 911, the 992, and the latest prototype spotted is for the car's Turbo Cabriolet variant. The new 911 will be revealed late this... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 French Grand Prix

Hamilton wins revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed his 65th career win on Sunday at a revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard located near Marseille. It's the... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
The LS3-powered Bruiser Jeep Wrangler 6x6

Bruiser Conversions made a V-8-powered Jeep Wrangler 6x6

What is it about an increased wheel count that puts a smile on our face? It must be the ridiculous idea of a road car packing six-wheel drive, not to mention all the... read more June 24, 2018 by


 
 

 
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