These celebs are the true Porsche VIPs. Last week we did a piece on the best celebrity Ferrari collectors in the world. These special Ferrari owners have the right to purchase special edition models and hypercars that are limited production. Like Ferrari, Porsche builds many special edition models that … read more
Nissan wants to convince American truck buyers to turn Japanese. Will they? General George S. Patton said wars are fought with weapons but they are won by men. And while the plight of competing automakers is a bit different than the brutality of war, some of the same ideas carry over. That’s because … read more
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is to launch the world’s first ever variable compression engine in a production car – amid claims that it will greatly reduce reliance on diesel power.
The groundbreaking 2.0-litre turbo VC-T petrol unit is claimed to offer the performance of a V6 but with much improved … read more
The small sports-themed SUV expected to be known as the 2017 BMW X2 will reportedly debut October’s Paris motor show, and the anticipated return of the 8 Series name is in the spotlight once again.
The so-called X2 was spied testing earlier this year, with only a light layer of camouflage to disguise … read more
Volkswagen has been getting a bad rap lately due to its diesel engines. Well deserved, too, because it lied to the authorities and its customers about how much smog certain engines produce. Cheating must, and in this case is, punished.The irony is that Volkswagen Group has been a champion of diesel … read more
You don’t see many fluoro supercars in Streatham, the dodgy end. I know this, because moments after opening the 650S’s butterfly door, swinging my leg over the chunky carbon sill and stumbling into the middle of the road, I’m descended upon by at least six of my neighbours, all with bouncing, … read more
The De Tomaso Pantera is one of those cars that turns heads even when it’s in sorry shape. On occasion, you’ll see folks less familiar with automotive history get excited when they see one and incorrectly identify it as a Lamborghini or Ferrari. You can’t blame them either, the Ghia body work … read more
The Aventador no longer seems so special thanks to one other model. How could anyone possibly hate the Lamborghini Aventador? The Italian supercar blew everyone’s minds when it was released in 2011. The 6.5-liter V12 engine produces 691 horsepower while the lightweight SV version is increased to 750. … read more
The all-new 2018 Volkswagen CC has been spied testing this week, offering a first look at the next generation of the German car maker’s style-focused executive car.
It’s been more than two years since the new Passat was revealed to the world, and the coupe-like car that once bore its name has been … read more
Indian GT driver Aditya Patel will be hitting the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia this weekend for Round 3 of the Audi R8 LMS Cup Asia. The German automaker’s one-make championship will see the 28-year-old race for the second time time at Sepang. While Patel was leading the championship last … read more
The Subaru BRZ and its corporate cousins, the Toyota 86 and Scion FR-S, have been around since 2013. Relatively little changes have taken place since then, excluding 2016 being Scion’s last year in existence. However, Subaru has spiced things up with the Series.HyperBlue edition. It’s a play off … read more
From “Zoom-Zoom” to “Driving Matters,” Mazdas have always been a bit special. When you think of a company that builds sporty cars that are also comfortable and enjoyable to drive every day, your mind may drift towards BMW. However, what if you really don’t have the money to buy a German luxury car. … read more
TheBMW i8 stands as one of BMW’s most important releases in recent years, and if a report from is to be believed, the second-generation version of the i8 could very well evolve into an all-electric supercar. Consider first what the current iteration of the i8 is capable of. It’s got a 1.5-liter … read more
Mazda is bringing its millionth production Miata to the U.S.
Earlier this year, the Japanese automaker announced the production of the one-millionth Mazda MX-5 Miata and it will be taking a tour throughout the U.S. with 18 stops total.
The first stop will be during the 2016 Monterey Car Week with the … read more
Companies have long sought young buyers for their small cars as the way to catapult them into their larger and more profitable offerings as they get older.
But here’s the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, which looks grown-up because it is, more of a downsized larger Hyundai than anything else. That idea, however, … read more
Youth. Excitement. Dynamics. Paddle shifters. “That’s not your grandpa.” Sound familiar?
Say what you will about Buick’s recent marketing blitz, but it’s hard to argue that its products haven’t come around. Mazda it is not, but the Buicks you buy today are nothing like those of the “old GM” era. Remember, … read more
The next-generation BMW i8 hybrid supercar could produce as much as 560kW and drive all four wheels, while a new BMW i-model will debut the company’s most advanced autonomous driving systems at the turn of the decade, according to a new report out of America.
According to the US’s Automobile Magazine, … read more
For luxury and exotic car enthusiasts, Monterey Car Week is the ultimate event.
This year’s festivities will start on August 15 and end on August 21, and there will be no shortage of events to showcase some of the world’s finest automobiles. Highlights from the 2016 Monterey Car Week include … read more
As if all the reported crashes involving Tesla’s Autopilot system in the U.S. aren’t bad enough, the American electric car brand has admitted that one of its cars in China has gotten into an accident while in Autopilot mode, adding another layer of scrutiny to the controversial driving assist feature.
The … read more
We expect Honda to show up at the Geneva Auto Show with a new concept that previews the tenth-generation Civic hatchback, but if you’re curious as to what the hatch will look like, look no further. What we have here are photos of the tenth-gen hatch in production form, doing some on-road testing. … read more