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    Celebrity Upskirt: Alfa Junior caught unawares
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    Overseas customers anxiously awaiting the upcoming entry-level model from Alfa Romeo have a little teaser to hold them over. The replacement for the three-door version of the long-in-the-tooth Alfa 147 is expected to debut at the Geneva show this coming March, but this is the first time we've ...

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    Review: 2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
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    2008 Impreza Outback Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The standard new generation evolution usually goes like this: bigger, roomier, longer, wider. For some models, it's not such a big deal to go fiddling with the specs, on certain cars it's even a welcome improvement. Subaru, ...

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    Brabus builds its own Exelero, hits 205 mph at Nardo
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    Click on the images to view in high-speed and high-resolution Remember the Maybach Exelero? The ultra-premium marque from Merceceds-Benz built it almost two years ago as a high-speed test vehicle based on its Maybach 57 luxury sedan, but unfortunately never offered production versions to the ...

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    Back with a Vengeance: Schumacher takes all in comeback F1 test
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    The critics have been silenced, and silenced good. Michael Schumacher retired a seven-time world champion, but his eighth title narrowly escaped him right down to the line at his farewell grand prix in 2006. Retiring after losing the championship two years in a row to a younger Fernando Alonso, ...

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    Aston Martin & Prodrive working on V8 Vantage GT2
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    When will it be enough? "Never" could very well be the answer for David Richards, the head of racing freelancers Prodrive and chairman of Aston Martin. The two companies under his thumb have been collaborating on the campaigning of Aston Martin racing cars in a growing number of endurance sports ...

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    BMW searches for next big name in racing
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    Go to any restaurant in Los Angeles and you're likely to find a few waiters looking for an opportunity to make it in Hollywood. Head to a major racetrack in Europe - and many other parts of the world - and you'll find dozens of aspiring drivers hoping for a shot at F1. But whereas Formula 3 used ...

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    Go your Own Way: Ultima GTR beats Top Gear lap record by 4 seconds
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    Ultima, one of several dozen independent British sportscar companies and makers of the GTR, could only take so much rejection. The cottage automaker claims it offered its road-legal race-car to the producers at BBC's hit TV show Top Gear several times, only to be repeatedly refused. So Ultima took ...

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    Hah! So Lotus is working on a new supercar!
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    It is a Lotus, it isn't a Lotus. It is a Lotus, it isn't a Lotus. Today we think it could be, despite earlier reports to the contrary. But whether that mysetrious test mule spotted with Lotus paperwork was actually a Lotus or not, the famed British sportscar company in fact does have a supercar ...

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    Speculazione: Is this a new Maserati or the Ferrari Dino?
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    Manufacturers testing development mules for upcoming models go to great lengths to camouflage their prototypes in order to hide from the public what they're working on. That never stops the motoring press, in print and in cyberspace, from speculating on what that the camouflage is disguising, ...

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    In The Autoblog Garage: 2007 Kia Amanti
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    click on the picture above to see a galleryThis is your father's Oldsmobile. Well, not quite. My Dad's Olds was a '65 Starfire with a 425. A lead sled, sure, but not in the pejorative sense that the phrase "your father's Oldsmobile" is supposed to connote. Okay, so the Kia Amanti is more like the ...

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    Spy Shots: Jaguar XF test mule in Frisco
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    Our El Camino-happy friends over at Jalopnik have a new batch of spy shots showing what appears to be the upcoming replacement for Jaguar's S-Type in prototype form undergoing development tests in San Francisco. The pre-production version of the car, previewed by the C-XF concept car at the ...

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    Spy Shots: Fiat Abarth duo
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    Abarth is returning to the scene with force. The historic Italian tuning house, long a part of the Fiat group, has been hard at work turning Fiat's models into hot hatches worthy of the scorpion badge's revival. At Geneva we saw the production preview of the Grande Punto Abarth, and the Abarth ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2007 Jaguar XK Convertible
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    click the pic above to view a gallery"I say, that's a very fine Grand Tourer" said the delightful young man sharing a cookout in the street with his companion pit bull. At least that's how it sounded as it filtered over the transom of the XK while motoring through a questionable section of town. ...

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    Back in Black: Ferrari 430CS caught testing...again
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    We know, we know... you've already seen spy shots of the upcoming Ferrari F430 Challenge Stradale. But we can't help but get excited for what promises to be one of the most tantalizing applications of the more-power-less-weight battle cry. We've seen what an improvement the formula made to the ...

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    Review: 2008 Subaru Tribeca
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    2008 Subaru Tribeca – Click above for high-res image gallery
    "It looks like a puppy," my wife said upon first setting eyes on the 2008 Subaru Tribeca. That's an apt description of any Subaru; they usually feel quite eager from behind the wheel, and they're trusty companions. The new front ...

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    Spy Video: Acura NSX mule
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    It might look like an S2000 out there on the 'Ring, but something's not quite right. We've all ogled the spy pictures by now, but Inside Line has produced a nifty little video of what we all think is a development mule for the next Acura NSX. Just listen to that angry exhaust note – that ...

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    New Yorkers score lowest on the driver's test
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    No disrespect to our friends on the East Coast, but in the "survey results that will probably surprise no one" category: drivers from New York scored the lowest on a Department of Motor Vehicles driving test survey. That doesn't mean New Yorkers are bad drivers ... ahem ... it simply means they ...

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    REPORT: Murcielago Superleggera confirmed
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    Our mates across the pond at PistonHeads say they've got it on good authority that Lamborghini is indeed producing a Superleggera version of the too-hot-to-handle Murcielago. Eyebrows were raised when spy photogs snapped a Murcielago test mule running test laps around the Nurburgring's venerable ...

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    SPY VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate
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    With the new C-Class sedan already firing on all cylinders, Mercedes-Benz is preparing its compact wagon variant. Some intrepid paparazzi managed to catch the upcoming C-Class Estate undergoing apparent cold-weather testing with minimal camouflage, in a video that you'll find after the ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedes CLS, SL and SLK
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    Mercedes has some hot-selling models in the SL, SLK and CLS, but the German automaker isn't about to sit around twiddling its thumbs. Instead they're working on facelifts for all three, poised to hit the market around this time next year. The changes to the three models are expected to be mostly ...

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