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    BMW finally acknowledges turbo lag, will update software
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    Countless BMW owners have been frustrated for some time with software-induced turbo lag on their N54 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline-6 engines. While early models were acclaimed for their immediate power delivery, it seems BMW felt it necessary to address "specific noise concerns" with the engine and ...

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    Detroit 2008: facelifted Mazda RX-8 leaked
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    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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    Teaser: Mercedes releases twin SL AMG roadsters
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    It's been a regular smorgasbord for fans of Mercedes roadsters over here, with this teaser shot of the upcoming facelifted flagship SL hitting the web just a few days after Benz revealed the updated version of the smaller SLK. But while the SLK was revealed first in "ordinary" guise, the image ...

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    Don't forget Daddy: 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG
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    click above image to view high-res gallery Mercedes recently rolled out a facelift for the SLK-Class roadster, along with a few mechanical changes to the line-up's supercharged four-cylinder and 3.5-liter V6. But while the spec sheet for top-of-the-line SLK 55 AMG carries on largely unchanged, the ...

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    Spy Shots: Maserati Quattroporte facelift
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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and all that, but it'd take something really spectacular to make a car like the Maserati Quattroporte look anything but elegant. The company's new GranTurismo, itself based on the sedan, managed to do a good job of making its four-door stable-mate pale by ...

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    Small changes for big Range Rover in 2008
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    Click on the image above to view our high-resolution image gallery. It's had a lot of challengers, and to stay at the top, Land Rover has been rolling out consistent updates to its flagship Range Rover model. Last year it was the upgraded engines: the 305-hp 4.4-liter V8 and the supercharged 400-hp ...

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    Sharan/Touran - could it mark the end of the current VW grille?
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    Please, let it be so. The current chromed snout on VWs offerings is not only beastly to look at, it doesn't help Audi's cars stand apart, either. We suppose that cuts both ways -- VW probably benefits by a familial resemblance to their cousins. However, the front end on the upcoming Sharan/Touran ...

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    Bentley shoots for the 10k mark with updated Conti
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    "Don't mess with success" seems to be the motto over at Bentley, as the premium automaker prepares some mild revisions to the Continental range, the GT version of which has been on the market unchanged for three years running. As we reported earlier, the revisions to the Continental GT, GTC and ...

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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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    Land Rover Defender holds the high ground with 2007 updates
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    I remember as a young child visiting the local British car dealership while my dad inked the deal on a new Jag (which I dearly miss to this day). I was busy checking out a big red Land Rover Defender 90. Sitting there next to the polished Bentleys, Rollers, Jags and Range Rovers, the Defender ...

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    Bentley planning Continental updates
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    The Bentley Boys aren't sitting around, resting on their plush leather laurels. Having just released the new Brooklands land-yacht coupe, it's on to the next project at Crewe, with the hot-selling Continental GT receiving a planned update.. The successful W12-powered coupe is scheduled for a ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedes SLK gets a facelift
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    Like so many of its buyers, the Mercedes SLK is getting a little work done on itself. A camouflaged test mule was spotted running around the streets of Stuttgart, Germany, near DaimlerChrysler headquarters wearing some bandages over its lower face and rear end. Hard to tell, but from the presence ...

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    Bravo! What's next? Fiat plans facelift, wagon and Abarth versions in 2010
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    Fiat just unveiled the new Bravo hatchback, but it's not about the sit back and watch its new global Focus/Golf/etc.-fighter sink or swim. Newly incorporated separately from its sister brands, Fiat has big plans for the Bravo line-up, which, following the immense success of the Grande Punto below ...

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    Porsche to update 911 for 2008
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    If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times: the Porsche 911 is the iconic, staple sports car. So when Stuttgart rolls out a revision, however minor, it's headline news. And the latest reports indicate that the 2008 911 will feature a few revisions, as the current version has been on the ...

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    Spy Shots: facelifted BMW 5-Series
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    While we're always keen to give you the latest sneak peek at upcoming models and revisions to existing ones, BMW's 5-Series carries a little more weight than most. The 5 has long been the benchmark sports-luxury sedan against which all others, from Cadillacs and Lexus to Audis and Alfas, are ...

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    SPY SHOTS: 2008 Jaguar XJ
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    With the BMW 7-Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class getting mixed reviews on their quirky styling, the Jaguar XJ sedan remains one of the most elegant luxury sedans on the market. Not to rest on its laurels, though, Jaguar is apparently preparing a mild face-lift of its range-topping sedan. The subtle ...

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    Hammond Watch: the grueling road ahead
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    The next six months will prove to be the most crucial for Richard Hammond's recovery, his doctors have revealed. For those joining the saga a bit late, the Top Gear host crashed at 300 mph while attempting a land speed record in a jet-powered dragster on film for the BBC program. Shortly after the ...

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    Hammond Update: "Was I driving like a tw*t?"
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    Here at Autoblog we've been inundated with comments and news updates from well-wishers praying for Richard Hammond's full and speedy recovery following his shocking 300-mph crash this past Wednesday. And so we're pleased to report that the Hamster's condition is improving dramatically. According ...

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