Skip to main content

Performance

  • 0
    Official: Toyota GT86 14R-60 shows how to do lightweight at a steep price
    1413046500

    Toyota is finally making good on its Griffon concept from last year with this limited-edition 14R-60 that basically hops through the Toyota Racing Development catalog to imagine the ultimate lightweight GT86 (the continental relative to the Scion FR-S/Subaru BR-Z). Unfortunately, it's not coming ...

  • 0
    Video: McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918 vs Ducati 1199 Superleggera in epic standing-mile drag race
    1412985480

    We live in a high-tech supercar renaissance, with the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari all duking it out for performance supremacy. All three members of this power trio place the engine behind the driver and use some kind of hybrid assist. However, each one finds a slightly ...

  • 0
    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.10.14
    1412983860

    Driving the 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II The story at Rolls-Royce is better than ever these days. The company's sales are way up, and there are some compelling new products that cater to the ultra-wealthy who want nothing but the best. Senior Editor Seyth Miersma samples one of Rolls' latest ...

  • 0
    Video: Lamborghini owner parks Countach near London Tower Bridge, everyone freaks
    1412974620

    With its razor-sharp wedge shape, high performance and minuscule ride height, the Lamborghini Countach has always been a supercar made to be gawked at and grab attention. Even the model's name supposedly comes from an Italian exclamation. But not all recognition is positive, as is the case with ...

  • 0
    Recalls: Mitsubishi recalling 166k cars, crossovers over stall risk
    1412973060

    Mitsubishi is recalling 165,923 vehicles in the US because it's possible for the drive belt to detach from their engines, potentially causing a stall. Specifically, the campaign covers 2008-2011 model-year examples of the Lancer, Lancer Evolution (pictured above) and Outlander as well as the ...

  • 0
    Video: Audi to lap Hockenheim in driverless RS7
    1412967480

    An automaker like Audi will always have a number of different research and development projects going at the same time, and some of them might take on very different approaches. At one end, you'll have its racing programs, and at what you'd assume would be the other, self-driving prototypes. But ...

  • 0
    Video: Aficionauto sits down with The Hoff and KITT
    1412959500

    The latest video from The Aficionauto is the perfect palate cleanser for Knight Rider fans after finding out that Justin Bieber is the voice of KITT in an upcoming film. Host Christopher Rutkowski says that the Knight Industries Two Thousand is one of the most requested vehicles to appear on the ...

  • 0
    Official: Ferrari F60 America is a powerful, exclusive US special
    1412954820

    Ferrari is observing its 60th anniversary in North America this year, and to celebrate, it's given us this: the F60 America, an incredibly exclusive supercar based on the already outrageous F12 Berlinetta. Want one? Too bad. Production has been limited to just 10 examples, and according to ...

  • 0
    Video: Can the Zenos E10 challenge Caterham and Ariel? Autocar finds out
    1412899080

    Boutique sports car companies pop up every now and again, hoping to challenge the big (well... bigger, at least) boys before slinking away shortly thereafter as a failure unable to make a dent in the crowded market. However, that common story might not apply to new British automaker Zenos, ...

  • 0
    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.9.14
    1412897460

    Which $10,000 '80s coupe would you choose? In the end, there can be only one. And, while we've got another six days left in the balloting, one of these two vehicles is leading in the early running by about two to one. You can probably guess which it is. And that means, if you've got an opinion, ...

  • 0
    Report: China may surpass US as Porsche's largest market this year thanks to Cayenne
    1412886480

    China has already surpassed the United States as the world's largest automotive market, so it's no surprise that one day soon it will be the world's largest Porsche market. In fact, that day may already be here, as the PRC's Porschephiles outbought their American counterparts in September. ...

  • 0
    Featured: The mid-engine Porsche backstory
    Driving Stuttgart's Amidships Offerings At Laguna Seca 1412870280

    As an automaker's identity evolves over years, its signature becomes defined by any number of factors – heritage (Mercedes-Benz), image (Lamborghini), or market share (Toyota). In the case of Porsche, it was an engineering quirk that forged the German company's most enduring character ...

  • 0
    ETC: Bugatti Veyron gets shafted
    1412866800

    There are no shortage of phallus jokes one can make about a car and its owners, but no amount of jesting makes spray painting an actual penis on a car okay. That's triply true when the car in question is the Bugatti Veyron. This poor Veyron was spotted on the streets of Seattle, and while our ...

  • 0
    ETC: 100th Anniversary Maserati Ghibli stars in the 2014 Neiman Marcus catalog
    1412864100

    Each year, retailer Neiman Marcus releases a Christmas catalog detailing some truly absurd gifts. Chief among them is a Neiman Marcus edition car. Usually from a luxury or exotic manufacturer, the Neiman Marcus models are a limited edition and generally sell out very quickly. Past participants ...

  • 0
    Report: Bugatti evaluating a trio of Veyron successors
    1412858640

    Bugatti is nearing the very end of its Veyron production run with only around 15 of the supercars reportedly left to be sold of the 450-car total. With so few remaining, the supremely posh automaker is already deep into development discussions of a successor, but it doesn't seem that the company ...

  • 0
    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.8.14
    1412811060

    2016 Audi TTS driven After driving the all-new 2016 Audi TT, Jonathon Ramsey also had a chance to put the hotter TTS through its paces on both road and track. The S-badged coupe has more power and a more athletic setup, but is it worth the added cost over the standard, stylish TT? Read our Quick ...

  • 0
    Official: 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS Special Edition needs you to name it before SEMA
    1412809200

    Have you ever wanted to choose the name for a new car? Chevrolet is giving its fans that chance with the Camaro SS Special Edition in new Emerald Green Metallic paint that's debuting at the SEMA Show in November. The limited model then goes on sale in the first quarter of 2015 wearing the winning ...

  • 0
    Video: MI man bonds with late father by buying his old Corvette
    1412801880

    A few years back, I was catching up with my childhood friend Adam, who told me he had stumbled upon his late father's tow truck in the used-car listings. When I asked him if he'd buy it, he shrugged, "What for?" Maybe if it was a Corvette instead of a tow truck, he'd have felt differently. One ...

  • 0
    Report: Aston Martin losses shrink, still amount to nearly $10k per car
    1412789460

    Aston Martin's current lineup may be the best it's ever been, but that doesn't mean the automaker is making money off its Vantage, DB9, Vanquish and Rapide dream machines. In fact, the company lost $41 million in 2013, but that pretax figure is actually a third lower than in 2012. Revenue was up ...

  • 0
    Video: Ken Block hoons his Ford F-150 RaptorTrax on the slopes
    1412786700

    Ken Block drives Fords. Hoons the heck out of 'em, actually. Mostly Fiestas, but also the occasional Focus or Mustang. But earlier this year, the Gymkhana guru revealed his baddest Ford yet: an F-150 SVT Raptor on tracks. And true to form, here he is putting it to the test in the latest video ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle