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  • 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Roadster

    An amazing collection that included no less than four highly original Shelby Cobras headed to auction in May, fetching some seriously big bucks. The collection was from the estate of the late Steven Juliano and was put under the hammer at Mecum's auction that ran May 14-19 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The cars included a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Roadster, 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster, 1965 Shelby Cobra 289 Dragonsnake, and 1964 Shelby Cobra 289 Roadster, and all sold apart from the Dragonsnake. Of these, the 1967 427 S/C Roadster was always going to garner the most attention, and it did...

  • Dieter Zetsche driving a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster
    Free from Daimler CEO role, Dieter Zetsche* no longer hides passion for BMW i8

    *Kind of. Long-time Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche finally stepped down on Wednesday after more than four decades with the automaker, 13 years of which were spent as its CEO. In jest, longtime rival BMW hired a Zetsche lookalike for a fun video where the lookalike reveals Zetsche's may have had an i8...

  • 2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible spy shots and video

    BMW introduced a redesigned 3-Series for 2019 and today we have new spy shots and video of a prototype for the related 4-Series, specifically the 4-Series Convertible. The redesigned 4-Series is expected to debut in late 2019, but in coupe form only initially. The convertible should trail the coupe...

  • 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage
    Dive into the 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage

    The 2019 Lotus Evora 400 is an enigma among low-volume sports cars for its relative rarity—and its apparent practicality. Comedian and car guy Jay Leno went across the pond to find out more. The car arrived with Lotus Design Director Russell Carr to answer some of those questions. The lead...

  • 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spy shots and video

    Porsche’s 718 Cayman and Boxster received the GTS treatment for 2018, but this doesn't represent the end of the performance road for Porsche's entry-level sports car. The German sports car marque is currently working on the next rung up the ladder, the new 718 Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder...

  • 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport preview

    Land Rover has given its Discovery Sport a thorough update for the 2020 model year. Due in showrooms this summer, the 2020 Discovery Sport's virtually all-new under the skin, as the current model's aging D8 platform has been updated to the latest version found in the 2020 Range Rover Evoque for...

  • Aston Martin DBS Superleggera special edition

    Everyone recalls the Aston Martin DB5 that starred in several James Bond films, with the appearance in 1964's Goldfinger arguably the most famous. Aston Martin is even in the process of building exact replicas of this early movie car, complete with spy gadgets. However, the DB5 isn't the only Aston Martin driven by Bond in those early films. There was also an original DBS. It appeared in 1969's On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, the one that saw Bond, played by George Lazenby, actually get hitched. The marriage didn't last long as Bond's wife, Tracy, played by Diana Rigg, is killed at the...

  • Renault Megane RS Trophy R Nürburgring record
    Renault Megane RS Trophy R is your new front-wheel-drive 'Ring record holder

    Slide over, Honda Civic Type R, there's a new front-wheel-drive lap record holder in town. This time, the French are victorious. The 2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy R lapped the 12.9-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:40.1 on April 5, which was 3 seconds quicker than the Civic Type R, according...

  • 2020 BMW M8 Convertible spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M8 Convertible spy shots and video

    A prototype for the convertible version of the soon-to-be-revealed BMW M8 has been spotted again. The M8 represents the performance pinnacle of the BMW lineup, with the car being prepped as Munich’s challenger to high-performance grand tourers like the Bentley Continental GT and Mercedes-AMG...

  • Ferrari hybrid supercar spied testing near Maranello, Italy
    Get a taste of the explosive acceleration of the new hybrid Ferrari

    Update: This article has been updated with a new video that replaces the original, which was removed by its owner. Ferrari is set to unveil a hybrid supercar on May 31, and information gleaned from an invite to the unveiling recently mailed to loyal customers revealed the car will have 986...

  • Volkswagen Jetta GLI manual transmission ad
    Cheeky VW advertises manual transmission as anti-theft device

    Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission these days is something of a rarity among the public, but this rarity has turned into something positve for owners of manual-equipped cars. It seems the decline of three pedals and a stick has produced numerous headlines declaring would-be thieves...

  • Bentley Continental GT tank
    Bentley Continental GT is luxurious inside, terrifying outside

    A Bentley Continental GT is probably the last vehicle we'd imagine for a tank conversion. Yet, here we are. YouTube channel AcademeG, based in Russia, posted video of the luxurious beast of a tank that's nearly complete. It almost totally works and will manage to topple over any terrain. Meanwhile...

  • 2020 Bentley Flying Spur teaser

    Bentley has a redesigned Flying Spur coming for the 2020 model year, and the reveal must be coming up soon as the British firm has started giving us glimpses of its new luxury sedan. We know from spy shots that the new Flying Spur will take on an evolutionary look, with more rounded edges expected to set the new car apart from its predecessor, as was the case with the latest Continental GT. Details we've picked out in the past include headlights and revised upper and lower character lines. At the rear, Bentley has moved the license plate holder from the trunk to the bumper. When the full car...

  • Bolt Nano prototype
    Usain Bolt's mobility company unveils an EV

    Since stepping down from the Olympic spotlight in 2017, sprinter Usain Bolt, who is still the fastest in the 100- and 200-meter events, has turned to investing, and one of his first endeavors is U.S.-based electric mobility company Bolt Mobility. On Thursday, Bolt unveiled a prototype for an...

  • Renault Zoe self-driving car prototype
    Renault ready to roll out its first fully self-driving services

    Renault has been teasing us with a series of self-driving car concepts over the past year but the French automaker at a tech conference in Paris on Thursday revealed how it is making the technology a reality. Renault has established a self-driving car research unit at the Paris-Saclay technology...

  • 2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots and video

    Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan with an electric powertrain, and now its development is almost complete. A reveal is expected in September at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show, meaning we'll...

  • 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spy shots and video

    It was in early 2017 that Audi first confirmed the addition of a Q4 to its lineup, though there have been some changes to the automaker's plans since then. The Q4 was originally planned to be a compact crossover SUV with a coupe-like profile based on the same structure as the recently redesigned...

  • 2020 McLaren GT
    McLaren GT debuts with 612 horsepower, over 20 cubic feet of storage

    McLaren on Wednesday took the covers off a new, more usable type of supercar called the GT. As the name suggests, the car is the brand's interpretation of the classic grand tourer, which traditionally offers copious thrust, cossetting comfort, and ample storage space for luggage. In the case of the...

  • 2005 Ford GT on Jay Leno's Garage

    While the second-generation Ford GT is the most advanced car to ever come from the Blue Oval, back in 2005, it was all about the original. The Ford GT marked the automaker's return to supercars after its GT40 motorsport program in the 1960s, and to this day, it remains a banner vehicle. In one of Jay Leno's Garage's most informative videos, Leno invites the 2005 GT's lead designer, Camilo Pardo, on the show to discuss the ins and outs of the original supercar. What better way to learn about the car than from the man who oversaw its design? Pardo is full of obscure knowledge about the car and...

  • Aston Martin DB5 “Goldfinger” continuation car
    Aston Martin previews the spy gadgets going into its “Goldfinger” DB5 continuation cars

    To many, 1964's “Goldfinger” is arguably the greatest of all the James Bond films, but for car enthusiasts, it isn't the performance of Sean Connery as 007 that excites the most but rather the set of wheels he drives: an Aston Martin DB5. Now well-heeled Bond fans have the chance to own...

  • Mack Electric LR garbage truck
    Mack electric truck to haul out garbage--and noise pollution

    Tired of being awoken by noisy garbage trucks rumbling down your street in the early hours? It could soon become a thing of the past as truck manufacturers introduce new, quiet-running electric garbage trucks. Volvo Trucks was one of the first with its electric FL series launched in 2018. Now Mack...

  • Dodge Durango SRT Pursuit concept
    797-hp Dodge Durango concept runs 11s, smokes Trackhawk in drag race

    Dodge's Durango police SUV concept with the heart of a Hellcat Redeye will run 11s on the dragstrip, and easily blow the doors off a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Video from Brent Whitehead on Instagram shows the Durango concept line up against the Trackhawk and blow the hopped-up Jeep out of the...

  • 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport spy shots and video

    Land Rover is working on a mid-cycle refresh for its Discovery Sport, which was introduced in its current form for 2016. A prototype has just been spotted and reveals a number of clues about the updated model. This won't be your typical facelift-style refresh as there will be substantial changes...

  • Jon Olsson's Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4 with safari top
    Jon Olsson's 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4 now has a safari top

    Jon Olsson, keeper of many over-the-top vehicle builds, has once again modified his Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. This time, the convertible G-Class now sports a roof. For those who haven't followed the G500's modification saga, the professional skier aimed to build a high-power beach cruiser. It also...

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