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  • Lexus' New Crossover Reveals The Company's Big Ambitions
    Lexus' New Crossover Reveals The Company's Big Ambitions

    This month, Lexus revealed the NX, an all-new model that encapsulates three of the brand's most important efforts to remain a big player in the increasingly competitive luxury market. The NX is the brand's …

    Lexus' New Crossover Reveals The Company's Big Ambitions

    This month, Lexus revealed the NX, an all-new model that encapsulates three of the brand's most important efforts to remain a big player in the increasingly competitive luxury market. The NX is the brand's first entry into the red-hot small crossover segment. It's the first Lexus with a turbocharged engine, and the latest …

  • Mercedes-Benz 300TD Pickup Truck Is Pure Awesome
    Mercedes-Benz 300TD Pickup Truck Is Pure Awesome

    I'm a bit of a Mercedes-Benz fanboy. I'm talking about a pickup truck, and I'm talking more specifically about a 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD that's been converted into an bed-having hauler. While some might …

    Mercedes-Benz 300TD Pickup Truck Is Pure Awesome

    I'm a bit of a Mercedes-Benz fanboy. I'm talking about a pickup truck, and I'm talking more specifically about a 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD that's been converted into an bed-having hauler. While some might be sad that a W123 wagon gave its life for a project such as this, I think we should all smile that the wagon has gone …

  • Jaguar, Land Rover Up Cabin Tech For 2014 With InControl Apps
    Jaguar, Land Rover Up Cabin Tech For 2014 With InControl Apps

    Smartphones play an important role in our daily lives, but to drivers they are just as distracting as they are useful. Many automakers have begun integrating smartphone apps into the infotainment systems, …

    Jaguar, Land Rover Up Cabin Tech For 2014 With InControl Apps

    Smartphones play an important role in our daily lives, but to drivers they are just as distracting as they are useful. Many automakers have begun integrating smartphone apps into the infotainment systems, and Jaguar and Land Rover will join these ranks with its new built-in suite of apps called InControl Apps. Starting …

  • Ride 'Round Long Beach In An Audi R8 Ultra With Mike Skeen: Video

    It would be an amazing experience to run a Pirelli World Challenge car at Long Beach. Heck, we'd be down to run a street car around Long Beach (and your author was fortunate enough to do that, once …

    Ride 'Round Long Beach In An Audi R8 Ultra With Mike Skeen: Video

    It would be an amazing experience to run a Pirelli World Challenge car at Long Beach. Heck, we'd be down to run a street car around Long Beach (and your author was fortunate enough to do that, once before). Still, a race car on a city circuit is a wild adventure packed into cozy confines.DON'T MISS: Hear the $3.4 …

  • Bentley Reveals Its First Electric Concept Car

    Come 2017, Bentley will put its first electric car on the market. At the Beijing International Automotive Show this weekend, the ultra-luxury brand revealed a concept car that showcases its "vision of …

    Bentley Reveals Its First Electric Concept Car

    Come 2017, Bentley will put its first electric car on the market. At the Beijing International Automotive Show this weekend, the ultra-luxury brand revealed a concept car that showcases its "vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future." While the 2017 plug-in hybrid Bentley will be an SUV, the concept in …

  • 'Tree Huggers Don't Buy Luxury Cars,' Says Cadillac Exec On Electric Cars

    According to a Cadillac executive quoted in The Detroit News a week ago, it's someone who never buys luxury cars. Uwe Ellinghaus, Cadllac's marketing chief, was discussing sales of the Cadillac luxury …

    'Tree Huggers Don't Buy Luxury Cars,' Says Cadillac Exec On Electric Cars

    According to a Cadillac executive quoted in The Detroit News a week ago, it's someone who never buys luxury cars. Uwe Ellinghaus, Cadllac's marketing chief, was discussing sales of the Cadillac luxury brand, and its plans for future plug-in cars. But, Ellinghaus said, “These are not cars for tree-huggers, as tree-huggers …

  • The Audi TT Offroad is a Tech Dream, but Does it Actually Look Good?

    With the action beginning to start in China for the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, Audi has rolled out its star attraction for the show – the Audi TT Offroad Concept. It’s big on power and …

    The Audi TT Offroad is a Tech Dream, but Does it Actually Look Good?

    With the action beginning to start in China for the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, Audi has rolled out its star attraction for the show – the Audi TT Offroad Concept. It’s big on power and brimming with technology, but as far as concepts go, is it a car that pushes your buttons? We have our […]

  • BMW's Batmobile: Flickr photo of the day

    Routinely fetching six figures, the BMW 3.0-liter CSL Batmobile is a true European treasure. The car often sports a Subaru WRX STI-style rear wing -- like in the above photo from Wessex Car Club -- only …

    BMW 3.0-liter CSL Batmobile

    Routinely fetching six figures, the BMW 3.0-liter CSL Batmobile is a true European treasure. The car often sports a Subaru WRX STI-style rear wing -- like in the above photo from Wessex Car Club -- only it originally arrived stored in the trunk for the boy racers of the time to affix.

  • Mercedes-Benz Shows Off X6-Rivaling Concept Coupe SUV

    Automakers have become pretty laissez-faire with vehicle class names and their definitions. BMW has its four door coupes and SUVs that are not coupes at all. Not one to be left out, Mercedes-Benz just …

    Mercedes-Benz Shows Off X6-Rivaling Concept Coupe SUV

    Automakers have become pretty laissez-faire with vehicle class names and their definitions. BMW has its four door coupes and SUVs that are not coupes at all. Not one to be left out, Mercedes-Benz just unveiled a segment-busting vehicle called the “Concept Coupe SUV,” and it is targeted right at the utterly useless BMW X6. …

  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Video Preview

    The fantastic new Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan adds a two-door companion this year—there’s no more CL-Class coupe, instead there’s the beautiful new S-Class Coupe. It was unveiled earlier this year in Geneva, …

    2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe Video Preview

    The fantastic new Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan adds a two-door companion this year—there’s no more CL-Class coupe, instead there’s the beautiful new S-Class Coupe. It was unveiled earlier this year in Geneva, but at the New York Auto Show it made its debut decked out in S63 AMG trim.MUST SEE: 2015 Ford Mustang GT Gets Standard …

  • Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Video

    The Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept has lasers for eyes and it can be driven by smartphone. At the New York auto show, the new Discovery Vision Concept shows off the style and technology Land Rover …

    Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Video

    The Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept has lasers for eyes and it can be driven by smartphone. At the New York auto show, the new Discovery Vision Concept shows off the style and technology Land Rover is planning for its next set of new vehicles. Land Rover used to sell the Discovery here but changed the SUV’s name to …

  • Porsche Cayman GTS, Boxster GTS Show Off In Beijing

    With the Porsche Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS having been announced almost a month ago, it might be easy for the Porsche duo to get overshadowed at the Beijing Auto Show by the likes of a few China-spec …

    Porsche Cayman GTS, Boxster GTS Show Off In Beijing

    With the Porsche Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS having been announced almost a month ago, it might be easy for the Porsche duo to get overshadowed at the Beijing Auto Show by the likes of a few China-spec giants. In person, though, these souped-up Porsches are hard to miss and are definitely worthy of China’s spot […]