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    Official: Porsche unwraps 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and Panamera Hybrid configurators

    Porsche has updated its site with configurators for the 2011 Panamera S Hybrid and the 2011 911 GT3 RS 4.0. That means you don't have to leave the comfort of your chalet to make your next rear-engined track star or EV-assisted four-door autobahn shuttle. Key options for the 911 GT3 RS 4.0 ...

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    Spy Shots: Mini working on diesel "S" versions of Cooper, Clubman?

    Mini Cooper and Clubman S Diesel - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Spy shooters posted outside Mini's testing facility in Germany snagged a duo of prototypes heading out for testing, but something seemed amiss. Both models -- a standard Cooper and a mildly camo'd Clubman -- sported the ...

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    Porsche Panamera image and details leak out

    According to AutoTelegraaf, the image above is the first official picture of the Porsche Panamera, showing the new four-door "coupe" in all its oddly proportioned glory. The Dutch pub released the image and details on the sedan after Auto Motor und Sport supposedly broke the Monday embargo. More ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Volkswagen Routan

    2009 Volkswagen Routan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen Routan's "German Engineering" ad campaign has provided plenty of irony-laced comedic fodder for the Autoblog water-cooler, and VW's own press release doesn't help, heralding the Routan as "a stylish alternative ...

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    Lotus Evora has room for supercharger, 400 hp "S" variant coming

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lotus Evora, with six new images.After the Evora was officially revealed in London, Lotus CEO Michael Kimberley has made it clear that more variants of the 2+2 were on the way. Six different versions are planned, including a convertible – originally ...

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    Rumormill: Porsche Cayman S Sport

    The Porsche Cayman is due for a makeover, and to coincide with the automaker's 60th anniversary, Porsche will be offering a Sport version of its mid-engine coupe as a fitting send off before the next generation arrives in 2009.CarTribe is reporting that the Cayman S Sport will be equipped with some ...

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    Lotus reveals 2008 Exige Sport Cup 260

    Lotus just keeps churning out more variants of the Elise and Exige, but the major difference between those other limited-edition models and the Exige Sport Cup 260, is this is the automaker's ultimate track-day version to date.Powered by the 257 hp, Toyota-sourced 1.8-liter mill and a Roots-type ...

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    Rendered Speculation: 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    If you'd suspected that Mercedes' F700 show car was a preview of cues we'd soon see on production cars, there's a Schulte Design rendering to bolster your theory. The current S-Class debuted in 2005, so we won't see its replacement for a couple of years, but there's already lots of development ...

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    "Cool Stuff" from Audi coming to the U.S.

    Audi's given the A4 an S-Line package for European consumption, and they're pledging that the US won't get stiffed when the fifth-generation A4 lands in America in late 2008. The German word for sport is, uh, sport, and the S-line bits can appease S4 aspirants without the heavy outlay for the ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach 62 S Landaulet

    The rumors, the announcement, the official photos...none of it was enough to believe a once sensible company like Daimler-Benz could have created something so outrageously, ridiculously impractical as a six-figure, all-white, high-performance, partial-convertible, super-luxury limousine. Seeing it ...

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    For shame! Cupholder option in new Lotus Exige S

    We were as taken-aback as the blokes over at Autocar when they discovered that the new, Performance Pack-equipped, Lotus Exige S came with an optional cup-holder. "It can't be true!" we screamed to the God of Oversteer, but it is, and although it's as minimal as it can get, it still seems like a ...

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    Virtual Wheel-ality: Porsche 911 Turbo S game controller

    In a perfect world, everyone who wanted a car like the Porsche 911 Turbo S would get one. In the real world, sadly, not everyone can afford the six-figure price of admission. Fortunately there's virtual reality in between, where enthusiasts can toy with cars like the Turbo S in video games. To ...

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    Lotus Exige S Club Racer: New color, same shtick

    Click the image above for a couple of wallpaper-worthy shots of the Club Racer Exige S.The term "Club Racer" is usually appended to some of the most hard-core track-day weapons on the market. In the case of the Lotus Exige S Club Racer, it boils down to an exclusive paint scheme and some added ...

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    The Full Monty: All the details on MINI's new Clubman

    Click the image above for more high-res pics of the new MINI Clubman.Although the new MINI Clubman has been leaking all over the place since the end of last week, BMW had yet to issue a press release outlining all the details of the standard MINI's big brother. The cat is out of the bag and the ...

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    Lotus consults on Mercedes S-Class Hybrid

    Following spy shots of S-Class Hybrid prototypes leaving the Lotus facilities in Norwich, England, industry insiders have concluded that Mercedes has turned to the British sportscar maker and engineering firm for input on the sedan's hybrid power system. The upcoming S-Class Hybrid's electric ...

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    Spy Shots: 2009 Porsche 911

    A hapless Porsche test driver has apparently made the mistake of driving an undisguised (albeit unlabeled) next-generation Porsche 911 Carrera S on public roads and right in front of the lens of a spy photographer. Oops! His mistake, our pleasure to bring you the result. This is a Porsche, after ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach 62 S in Paris

    Wretched excess on wheels (a.k.a. the Maybach 62 S) was just unveiled at the Beijing motor show, after DaimlerChrysler released the details and photos a couple of weeks ago. The 62 S puts an AMG-tuned 612-horsepower twin-turbo V12 monster underneath the hood of the company's top-of-the-line ...

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    Sportyacht: Maybach 62 S to debut at Beijing show

    To meet the demands of the ever-growing market for performance stretched limousines, Maybach gives us the 62 S, which it claims is the world's most powerful chauffeur-driven saloon. Wait a second, there's no market for performance limousines! Well, parent company DaimlerChrysler evidently thinks ...

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    Elise S anchors Lotus lineup

    Lotus has announced the availability of the Elise S, a new entry-level Elise the company hopes will place its lightweight sportscar in arms reach of the mass market. Powering the Elise S will be a Toyota-derived 1.8L four-cylinder producing 134 horsepower. While some gluttonous power junkies may ...


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