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    Confirmed: Ferdinand Alexander Porsche - designer of the 911 - dies at age 76
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    Porsche has announced that Ferdinand Alexander Porsche – grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, son of Ferry Porsche and designer of the iconic 911 – passed away today, April 5, at the age of 76. He died in Salzburg, Austria of unknown causes. It goes without saying that the 911 is the most ...

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    REPORT: General Motors to kill Pontiac on Monday
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    According to a report from InsideLine, General Motors could axe Pontiac as early as this Monday. Although IL isn't citing its source within GM, it did contact the General's PR man, Tom Wilkinson, who said, "There's nothing I can share with you at this time... Officially, nothing has changed with ...

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    No Surprise: Ford halts RWD programs
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ford Interceptor concept
    Ebb and flow. That's the way the petroleum market works, and if history holds true – and it normally does – then fuel prices are set to go up... again... and then some. So it's no surprise that Ford, GM and Chrysler ...

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    Ashes to Apex: Spread your remains at Catalunya
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    If you are a motorhead looking for a final resting spot, there's a place just outside Barcelona, Spain that may be your ticket. It's the Circuit de Catalunya, host to both MotoGP and Formula 1 races. The track is now permitting human remains to be scattered across the course. While the circuit ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus LF-A... Stillborn?
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lexus LF-A concept.The writing has been on the wall for some time. Although the Lexus flagship graduated from "concept" to "prototype" when it campaigned in the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, Toyota has refused to even hint at a production date for the V10 ...

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    Buh-bye: Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible ends production
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    There were no eulogies. No bagpipes were played or honor-guard gunshots fired. Few paid any notice, but on December 21, the Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible passed quietly into the night and was buried. And we doubt many will miss it. The axing of the ragtop PT is part of the phasing-out of ...

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    RIP: James Robert Stewart, 1931-2008
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    We're saddened to report the passing of James Robert Stewart, former racing driver, eldest member of the Stewart racing family and older brother to triple world champion Sir Jackie Stewart. Although his own racing career was rather unremarkable, he would later act as the inspiration for his ...

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    Flameout! Audi Roadjet ist kapputt.
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    Details are few, but Audi has decided to pass on building its Malibu Maxx Roadjet concept. All of the flowery prose about how the Roadjet is "a vehicle that blends the latest evolutionary stage of Audi's formal idiom with an entirely new space concept" with an "unprecedented synthesis of ...

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    VIDEO: Cadillac CTS-V in throes of death (NSFW)
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    We're going to start this post by stating that domestic automakers have come a long way in improving the quality and durability of the cars they build. That said, cars are still built on Friday afternoon and every once in a while one not fit for public roads slips out. Unfortunately for General ...

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    Hot Rod casket gives man Godspeed to the great beyond
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    The sleek gray capsule stood motionless before the gathered crowd. And what a sight it was: tubular exhaust headers, polished valve covers, blower scoop, checkered flag badges, and a custom plate that read *58 Pro. The driver reclined behind a set of custom gauges wearing his favorite black shirt ...

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