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    Rumormill: Modified Magazine axed amidst word of Source Interlink layoffs

    Today is a sad day for the world of automotive print media, as Source Interlink, the parent company of Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine and Hot Rod, has reportedly shuttered Modified Magazine. It's feared that this is the first of many cuts within the company according to a report on Jalopnik. The ...

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    Report: Germans lead race to buy Top Gear magazine, other BBC titles

    Top Gear Magazine may find itself under new rulers soon. The BBC has put the magazine up for sale alongside titles like Radio Times and Gardeners' World, and so far four publishing houses have expressed interest in nabbing the lot. Chief among those are the rival German companies Bauer and Burda. ...

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    A sneak peek at Motor Trend Classic

    Motor Trend is keenly aware of the readership shift to online sources for up-to-the-minute automotive news, that's why it has a blog, a YouTube channel and a presence in social media. Despite the changing paradigm, there are still things that print outlets do more brilliantly than anyone else. ...

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    In Pictures: Celebrating the art of the magazine cover

    Celebrating the art of the magazine cover – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the high-stakes game of magazine publishing, there's one critical component that can either make or break an entire issue. What are we talking about? The cover. Get it right and an editor-in-chief can move ...

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    Michael Harvey steps down as editor of Top Gear magazine

    Reports that the editor-in-chief of Top Gear, Michael Harvey, is stepping down from his post have now been confirmed. Sort of. According to correspondence received from Harvey and the BBC by our El Camino-lovin' compatriots over at Jalopnik, Harvey will be resigning as editor-in-chief in favor of a ...

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    Renault Megane leaked in French mag

    Click to view more of the upcoming Renault Megane Renault has been hard at work on the replacement for the current Megane. Following the new Clio, which came out three years ago, the Megane is an important model for the French automaker, designed to face off against volume leaders like the ...

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    Get your carbs with Riceboy TV

    A new site called Riceboy TV has hit the world wide web. It is brought to us by a couple of guys who jumped ship from Super Street Magazine shortly before Primedia sold off all its enthusiast titles. The website content is aimed at the same tuner market as Super Street, only delivered more speedily ...

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    Detroit 2008: facelifted Mazda RX-8 leaked

    As more and more artists' impressions of the anticipated Mazda RX-9 surface online, images have leaked showing us what the interim facelifted version of the current RX-8 will look like. The image, as you can see, comes from a scanned Japanese magazine. The changes appear to be exclusively ...

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    Automobile names Audi R8 top car for '08; GM wins for hybrid tech

    click above for more high-res images of the gorgeous Audi R8It's that time of year where everyone's prognosticating like Nostradamus about what the coming year will hold. The authoritative ink slingers at Automobile magazine have decided that Audi's R8 deserves the dual honors of 2008 Automobile Of ...

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    The new skinny on the McLaren P11 supercar

    McLaren is one of the most successful race teams in Formula One, but unlike rival Ferrari, it doesn't make many road cars. Its current supercar, the Mercedes SLR McLaren, was a relative disappointment, particularly when judged against the impossibly high yardstick of its predecessor, the McLaren ...

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    Pull my dyno - Automobile puts the IS-F on the rollers

    Lexus is billing the IS-F as "Everything you thought we weren't," and the potential is certainly there. The engine bay is filled with 5 liters of 4-valve V8 putting out 416 horsepower and 371 pound-feet of torque. The Minilite-esque wheels hide a Brembo braking system with six piston front calipers ...

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    Jeep comes up with new tagline: "Have fun out there"

    It's no newsflash that Jeeps are fun, and that's the new angle the brand is taking to move iron at a pace faster than crawling the Rubicon. Jeep's most recent figures show a 15-percent gain in June from last year, so it's not like they're sitting on their thumbs, but Jeep's been listening to ...

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    Dennis Publishing acquires Octane magazine

    In the ongoing struggle between magazines and websites, it should be immediately clear to anyone where we stand. With websites like ours getting constantly updated as the news emerges, magazines are increasingly becoming an outdated relic for delivering automotive news to enthusiasts (like ...

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    Alonso's the fastest driver in F1

    "We all know the great drivers – they're the ones who win the world titles – but what about the truly quick ones?" That's the question F1 Racing magazine asked, and answered with a study published in the January issue. They surveyed the insiders – from team leaders to former world ...

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    For your eyes only: MINI owners get private marketing

    This month MINI is running ads in five magazines, the copy of which will only be known to current MINI owners. All 150,000-plus MINI owners have received a black box in the mail containing special glasses that will allow them to read the covert advertising. After the message is revealed, the ad ...

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    MPH reportedly DOA as brash upstart falls victim to restructuring

    The irreverent monthly car magazine MPH is reportedly road kill. The move by publisher American Media Inc. comes as Chairman David Pecker restructures the company, doing away with the upstart publication less than a year after its September launch. The changes at AMI will also see the demise of ...


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