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  • Audi A3 Is 2014 World Car Of The Year
    Audi A3 Is 2014 World Car Of The Year

    Now in its tenth year, the World Car of the Year awards recognize the top new cars around the world. Voted on by a jury made up of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, each year's winners …

    Audi A3 Is 2014 World Car Of The Year

    Now in its tenth year, the World Car of the Year awards recognize the top new cars around the world. Voted on by a jury made up of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, each year's winners are announced at the New York Auto Show. To be eligible for consideration for the 2014 WCOTY awards, a new vehicle …

  • Here's The 'SUV Coupe' Mercedes-Benz Made To Battle BMW [PHOTOS]
    Here's The 'SUV Coupe' Mercedes-Benz Made To Battle BMW [PHOTOS]

    In 2008, BMW introduced the X6 and created a new kind of car, the sport utility coupe. An odd blend of high-riding SUV and sporty coupe, the X6 was a hit. Today at the Beijing Auto Show, the automaker …

    Here's The 'SUV Coupe' Mercedes-Benz Made To Battle BMW [PHOTOS]

    In 2008, BMW introduced the X6 and created a new kind of car, the sport utility coupe. An odd blend of high-riding SUV and sporty coupe, the X6 was a hit. Today at the Beijing Auto Show, the automaker unveiled the Concept Coupé SUV, a preview of its entry into the segment BMW created and now dominates. During a preview …

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Debuts At The 2014 Beijing Auto Show
    Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Debuts At The 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    Chevrolet takes a lot of pride in being the progenitor of the SUV segment, starting with the Suburban back in the 1930s. Land Rover makes much of being the first luxury SUV maker via the Range Rover built …

    Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Debuts At The 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    Chevrolet takes a lot of pride in being the progenitor of the SUV segment, starting with the Suburban back in the 1930s. Land Rover makes much of being the first luxury SUV maker via the Range Rover built starting in 1970. At the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz has stepped into one of the newest frontiers for the …

  • BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept: 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    BMW’s new concept for the 2014 Beijing Auto Show isn’t the 7-Series-aping mega sedan that we were expecting, but it does pack enough technologies, premium materials and innovations to be worthy of a new …

    BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept: 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    BMW’s new concept for the 2014 Beijing Auto Show isn’t the 7-Series-aping mega sedan that we were expecting, but it does pack enough technologies, premium materials and innovations to be worthy of a new BMW flagship. The concept is the BMW Vision Future Luxury, and as its name suggests it hints at what’s to come from the …

  • Volvo shows infotainment system with CarPlay

    It remains to be seen which automaker will be the first to bring Apple’s CarPlay to the market, but with at least 18 automakers signed on and five promising availability by the end of 2014, there...

    Volvo shows infotainment system with CarPlay

    It remains to be seen which automaker will be the first to bring Apple’s CarPlay to the market, but with at least 18 automakers signed on and five promising availability by the end of 2014, there...

  • Driving a $900,000 Porsche 918 Spyder to the future

    It’s more than just its inherent speed, or the whooshing noise that fills the cabin like a school choir jamming with James Hetfield. It’s what it represents in an industry full of skeptics. It’s a portal …

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    It’s more than just its inherent speed, or the whooshing noise that fills the cabin like a school choir jamming with James Hetfield. It’s what it represents in an industry full of skeptics. It’s a portal into the future – a time capsule left by some mad scientist born decades too soon. It’s something that shouldn’t exist. And …

  • 2015 Lexus NX Preview

    Lexus is entering the compact luxury crossover segment with the debut of the all-new 2015 NX. Slotting in below the current RX model, the NX will go up against the Acura RDX, BMW X1, Infiniti QX50, Volvo …

    2015 Lexus NX Preview

    Lexus is entering the compact luxury crossover segment with the debut of the all-new 2015 NX. Slotting in below the current RX model, the NX will go up against the Acura RDX, BMW X1, Infiniti QX50, Volvo XC60, and others.

  • Outpouring of Love Produces the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

    If you believe what Audi says, the automaker is returning a turbo-diesel 5-door hatchback version of the new A3 to the U.S. lineup following "an outpouring of enthusiasts' support" for the …

    Outpouring of Love Produces the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

    If you believe what Audi says, the automaker is returning a turbo-diesel 5-door hatchback version of the new A3 to the U.S. lineup following "an outpouring of enthusiasts' support" for the model. As a result, the new 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback joins an expanding lineup of A3 models.

  • 2015 Infiniti Q70 Adds Long-Wheelbase Model, Updated Styling, New Safety Systems

    At the 2014 New York International Auto Show, Infiniti unwrapped a refreshed 2015 Q70, the company's flagship luxury sport sedan, which will be offered as the Q70, Q70 Hybrid, Q70S, and new Q70L.

    2015 Infiniti Q70 Adds Long-Wheelbase Model, Updated Styling, New Safety Systems

    At the 2014 New York International Auto Show, Infiniti unwrapped a refreshed 2015 Q70, the company's flagship luxury sport sedan, which will be offered as the Q70, Q70 Hybrid, Q70S, and new Q70L.

  • Porsche 911 Lemon Owner Promised Refund/Replacement [w/video] [UPDATE]

    We told you yesterday how a Mr. Nick Murray was in the vice grip of Porsche North America surrounding a lemon of a 911. Or as the internet cleverly nicknamed it — the ‘Nine-A-Lemon.’ After months of issues, …

    Porsche 911 Lemon Owner Promised Refund/Replacement [w/video] [UPDATE]

    We told you yesterday how a Mr. Nick Murray was in the vice grip of Porsche North America surrounding a lemon of a 911. Or as the internet cleverly nicknamed it — the ‘Nine-A-Lemon.’ After months of issues, a few (now viral) videos, and some friendly fans of Nick, he’s finally getting the refund/replacement he […]

  • Audi A3 Named 2014 World Car of the Year

    This year, Chevrolet made a clean sweep of the North American Car and Truck of the Year, with the Corvette and Silverado, respectively. But those two awards are for mostly American sensibilities, and the …

    Audi A3 Named 2014 World Car of the Year

    This year, Chevrolet made a clean sweep of the North American Car and Truck of the Year, with the Corvette and Silverado, respectively. But those two awards are for mostly American sensibilities, and the rest of the world has little need for really either car. So with that in mind, it might make a little […]

  • Cadillac Doesn't Mind That Lots Of People Hate Its Electric Car Commercial

    Cadillac has been lampooned by Ford and criticized by others for "Poolside," the 2014 ad for its electric-hybrid ELR that praises rich Americans who work constantly and enjoy material benefits …

    Cadillac Doesn't Mind That Lots Of People Hate Its Electric Car Commercial

    Cadillac has been lampooned by Ford and criticized by others for "Poolside," the 2014 ad for its electric-hybrid ELR that praises rich Americans who work constantly and enjoy material benefits such as "the upside of only taking two weeks off in August."