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    Second Drive: Porsche Boxster RS60 Spyder
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    Click the image above for a hi-res gallery of the Porsche Boxster RS 60Our colleague Chris Tutor recently took the Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder for a few quick turns around Barber Motorsports. A tad more powerful than the Boxster S, and filled with red leather, he discovered it was plenty of car on ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage.
    2003 BMW M5.2005 Lotus Elise.2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage.What do these three vehicles have in common? They all occupy a space in my dream garage. Sure, I could've added a few more fantasy slots for a Ferrari 250 GTO, a Land ...

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    Review: 2009 Nissan GT-R
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    2009 Nissan GT-R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nissan recently granted Autoblog four fleeting days with a red 2009 Nissan GT-R. While it seems every major automotive outlet has tested "Godzilla" on the track (including our First Drive), we chose instead to keep it on the streets ...

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    Autoblog's Day Off: 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider
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    Click to view the '61 Alfa Giulietta in our hi-res gallery Everyone has their own idea of heaven on earth: the first snowfall, a cold beer on a hot day, a pristine azure beach... Cruising around town on a beautiful summer day in a classic Italian roadster may just be ours. There's just something, ...

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    Review: 2008 Audi R8
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    2008 Audi R8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's been considerable debate about whether the Audi R8 is a bona fide supercar, able to hang with the best and brightest from Maranello, Stuttgart and beyond. But power figures and price points don't tell the whole tale.What's been ...

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    First Drive: the 2008 Lexus IS F
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    Click the image above for a hi-res gallery of Lexus IS F picsSo we recently got some seat time in the Lexus IS F, and we can proudly report that it's not anything Lexus has ever been before. Does it really compare to the M3 and C63 AMG? In a little-kid-from-down-the-street-trying-to-get-in-the-game ...

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    Autoblog drives the 2008 Honda Accord sedan and coupe
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    The first Honda Accord, released in 1976, had a 93.7-inch wheelbase and 68 horsepower. This latest Accord, the 7th generation, has a wheelbase nearly 17 inches longer, and 200 more horsepower. My, how you've grown. You've seen the pictures and read the releases on the new Honda Accord sedan and ...

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    Tochigi test-drive: Nissan GT-R
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    Although the reveal of the Nissan GT-R is less than two months away, details surrounding the coupe's performance prowess have mainly centered on speculated stats and spy shots showing a Porsche 911 Turbo in tow around the Nurburgring. According to an interview with an unnamed test-driver in Japan's ...

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    The good life: getting gifts for test-driving luxury cars
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    Giving buyers an incentive to test drive a car is an old tactic, but usually these were limited to small gifts or vouchers of nominal value. With competition in the high-end luxury market heating up, automakers are now moving to more elaborate ways to attract the well-heeled. Take Maserati for ...

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    VIDEO: Sentra SE-R hot laps with Tommy Constantine
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    During last week's ride and drive of Nissan's new Sentra SE-R, we were assigned instructors to ensure we didn't pull a Griffin and understeer one of their new rigs into a wall. There were several instructors from the local school on hand to give us a familiarization lap around Homestead, but there ...

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    30 Minutes with the 2007 Lincoln MKX
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    Recently we had the opportunity to spend some time behind the wheel of the new 2007 Lincoln MKX crossover. This is a critical vehicle to the brand as it works to establish credibility and build brand equity in the luxury crossover market against competitors such as the Lexus RX and Infiniti ...

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    Slummin' it: Chrysler execs testing used vehicles
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    Thinking that top executives had perhaps gotten out of touch with what the real world buyer of their cars is experiencing, Chrysler CEO Tom LaSorda is sending 250 top executives out to test drive some used cars. He has them driving three-year-old DaimlerChrysler products because he wants them to ...

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    Atari challenges gamers to design their perfect car
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    Legendary video game firm Atari is celebrating its latest driving simulator with its 'Test Drive Unlimited - Be a Car Designer' sweepstakes. The contest challenges car buffs, gamers, designers and artists to create their own dream car. The prize? The winner will receive $2,500, and their design ...

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    BMW dealership opens inside Kansas mall
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    We’ve all seen cars displayed in malls. Well, Baron BMW of Merriam has taken what it considered as the “next logical step," opening up a BMW showroom in the Oak Park Mall in the city of Overland Park, Kansas (pictured is the Merriam dealership).Like a conventional dealership, ...

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    SHIFT_first drive: 2007 Nissan Altima
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    Once again the boys and girls over at Inside Line have sold their souls to the devil in order to gain access to a preproduction version of the 2007 Nissan Altima before the car even debuted at the New York Auto Show last week. Their initial impressions of Nissan’s most significant sedan are ...

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    2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4X4: In the Autoblog Garage Day 3-4
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    One great thing about the way we review vehicles is that we get to read all of your comments and address some of them in the second and third parts of our reviews. Russell left a particularly enlightening comment in our first post on the 2006 Ford Explorer that sums up many of our feelings on the ...

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