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What you missed on 6.15.11

Posted 2011-06-15T19:21:00Z

First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550

We're of no station to make you endure endless, uneducated platitudes cribbed from the car-as-art schtick. We just know the new CLS looks damned good from any angle, particularly the waning sunlight of California's Napa Valley.

Official: BMW opens the floodgates on 2012 M5

Power? The 4.4-liter twin-scroll twin-turbo V8 makes 560 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque. Speed? 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 190.

What you missed on 6.14.11

Posted 2011-06-14T19:21:00Z

Quick Spin: 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupe [w/video]

We've just returned from enjoying a day-trip drive in a pre-production 2012 Mini Coupe, the very two-door that is due for worldwide deliveries at the start of October.

Video: Watch Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" performed entirely inside a VW Polo

Who knew that the German subcompact was such an acoustical delight? Apparently these Finnish lads did, because their music sounds pretty awesome coming out of the rusty heap.

What you missed on 6.13.11

Posted 2011-06-13T19:21:00Z

First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

At first blush, Munich seems like an awfully long way to travel for the chance to drive a mid-cycle refresh. But Volkswagen has good reason to ask us to schlep across the Atlantic to drive its updated-for-2012 Tiguan: Momentum.

Official: Volkswagen rolls out new Beetle with Black Turbo Launch Edition [UPDATE]

Called the Black Turbo Launch Edition, this limited-run Volkswagen will represent the first 600 examples of the new Beetle to hit American dealerships.

What you missed on 6.10.11

Posted 2011-06-10T19:14:00Z

What you missed on 6.9.11

Posted 2011-06-09T19:20:00Z

First Drive: 2011 Lotus Evora S

Good cars make you feel like a hero. Great cars compliment and connect with every fiber of your being. The Evora S falls into the latter camp. And it's even better on the open road.

Official: Ford cancels seven-passenger C-Max for U.S., focuses solely on Hybrid and Energi models

Turns out Americans won't be getting another crack at a Euro-style mini minivan. Ford has officially canceled plans for its seven-passenger C-Max for the United States.

What you missed on 6.8.11

Posted 2011-06-08T19:21:00Z

Review: 2012 Audi A7

It's only just arrived, but after just two minutes behind the wheel of the new 2012 Audi A7 we are as comfortable as if we were entering the tenth year of a long relationship.

Video: Honda teammates collide on last lap of British Touring Car race

Matt Neal collides with his Honda teammate on the last lap. Gordon Sheddon, you have been Red Bulled.

What you missed on 6.7.11

Posted 2011-06-07T19:21:00Z

Review: 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

After a week with the top-rung (and top-dollar) STI, does this Subaru still have enough panache and punch to make it worth the premium? Would we really just rather have a WRX?

Official: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class shows off updated design, new diesel engines

Look carefully – the 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class has been updated. Don't believe us? See for yourself in our high-res image gallery.

What you missed on 6.6.11

Posted 2011-06-06T19:21:00Z

First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe

We all want to save our barnacled friends in the ocean and give the whole world a great big polar bear hug. But as enthusiasts, we've all got a char-black underbelly, too. Mercedes-Benz understands. AMG really understands.

Official: Mini Coupe prototype teased, full engine lineup revealed

Mini says that its creation should serve as a kick in the pants for the compact sports car segment. And hopefully, for the brand's sales, too.

What you missed on 6.3.11

Posted 2011-06-03T18:40:00Z

Review: 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Platinum

Possessing the elegant style of a fashionable fat kid, the Escalade Hybrid manages to produce brutish noises and surprising bursts of speed. Call it the anti-Prius.

Breaking: 2012 BMW 1 Series leaks onto Internet ahead of Frankfurt reveal

We only have a few angles (so far), but the 2012 BMW 1 Series hatch looks to be a polarizing design.

What you missed on 6.2.11

Posted 2011-06-02T19:21:00Z

Quick Spin: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

As the successor to the egregiously disappointing Aveo, the Sonic needs to prove that GM can do more than unload Korean hatches at the dock. We hopped in a pre-production model for a brief spin.

Spy Shots: Toyota's baby Prius C spotted for the first time

In addition to the larger 2012 Prius V , Toyota is working on a smaller version of its illustrious hybrid. Our trusty spy photographers have just spotted the first Prius C prototypes running about.


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