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    Featured: Oddities from the greatest car show you've never heard of
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    The Techno Classica show that takes place in Essen, Germany every spring may well be the greatest car show on Earth. It's 1.3 million square feet of dealer, manufacturer, restorer and auction displays combined with a massive car corral and swap meet. While German makes predominate the floor ...

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    Official: Walter Röhrl and Audi Sport Quattro S1 reuniting for 25th anniversary run up Pikes Peak
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    Pikes Peak. It's one of the most grueling races in the world, climbing steeply uphill some 20 kilometers around 150 curves to the summit at 4,301 meters. These days the course is paved, but back in 1987 it was all dirt. That's when the legendary Walter Röhrl drove the 600-horsepower Audi ...

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    McLaren brings back the SLR for a limited-edition swan song
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    Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been a year since the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren was discontinued. 2,000 examples of five different variants of the extravagant supercar were made over the course of five years of production. And in its wake, ...

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    Heico Sportiv puts the sleeper hold on the new Volvo V60
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    2011 Volvo V60 by Heico Sportiv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Performance Volvos have long been the sleepers of all sleepers. That is to say, quiet aggression with a hidden punch. Swedish tuning house Heico Sportiv is a big part of that formula, its tuned Volvos shaming ...

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    Volkswagen's latest tasty treat? Ketchup.
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    Volkswagen ketchup at the 2010 Techno Classica – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen will bring a number of creations to this year's Techno Classica in Essen. While fans of the people's automaker will get a treat when the company dusts off cars like the Paris-Dakar-winning ...

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    Pics Aplenty: 9ff Speed9 takes Porsche 911 Turbo Cabrio to the next level
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    9ff Speed9 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we discovered earlier this month, the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo is one heck of a fast car. The quickest Porsche has ever produced, in fact. So it would take considerable moxie to try and improve on it. Fortunately, 9ff has such moxie, as ...

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    9ff speeds into Essen with Speedster-inspired Speed9
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    9ff Speed9 – Click above for image gallery
    If you love the spirit of SEMA but tend to lean towards more European tastes, Essen is the show for you. The annual aftermarket show in Germany always brings out an enticing crop of European tuner cars, and 9ff isn't about to let it go by without ...

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    Event Alert: December Calendar of Automotive Events
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    Last year's Motor4Toys event, which collected more than 15,000 toys for needy kids
    We started our monthly calendar of events last month and learned almost immediately that we will never be able to make it as comprehensive as everyone would like, but that's where you come in. Take a look at the ...

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    Essen 2007: Phantoms inhabit VW
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    Artist William Burge has found a way to artfully reattach all of the little pieces that have fallen off his 1968 Volkswagen Beetle. The results are far more impressive than the Bug's original and once-ubiquitous countenance. Actually, we counted all 21,000 gigashards of metal, and that's more metal ...

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    Volvo obsessive? Try to outdo this miniature recreation
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    This is the garage all us Volvophiles wish we had. Master model builder Dirk Patschowski constructed this incredible scene for Revell to display at the Techno Classica show in Essen. I built models as a kid, and quickly progressed to adding more authentic detailing than the instructions suggested, ...

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