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2018 McLaren 570S Spider Driven: Svengali Supercar

The subtle feedback of tugs and twitches coming through the steering wheel with every pavement undulation and nuanced change in road surface are vivid enough that an astute passenger will notice the wheel’s wriggling. This is not standard-issue carmaking (or even supercar-making) these days. But McLaren is going countercultural by prioritizing driver involvement, even at […] …

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2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet Tested: The Renaissance Droptop

The seasons always change, but convertibles rarely do. The idea of a retractable roof on automobiles has existed since before the invention of the car itself, and droptops have been a mainstay of Audi’s offerings for decades now. In the United States, the four-ring brand sells four convertibles for a variety of clientele. There’s the […] …

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The One-Off Lamborghini Concept is Being Auctioned… Again

The first and only functional example of the 2006 Lamborghini Concept S is being auctioned… again. With only about 112 miles on the odometer (180 kilometers), the Lamborghini Concept S is a true street-legal roadster and has been shown twice at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This is not the first time it is crossing […]
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Audi Working Towards Becoming a Leading Technology Firm

Audi has one eye keenly fixed on the future of mobility, and that means moving beyond building cars to become a leading technology company. That’s the automaker’s outlook moving forward, with a three-pronged approach focused on digitalization, urbanization, and sustainability. And it’s the first point that Audi expects to carry the most weight as it […]
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Lost at Sea: Mulliner Puts a Boat Deck inside a Bentley Continental GT’s Trunk

Presenting the Bentley Motors Continental GT Convertible Galene Edition by Mulliner, a car with nearly as many syllables in its name as examples being built. It is a hand-crafted batch of exactly 30 vehicles, and yet another luxury automaker’s ode to yachts, this time named after the Greek goddess of calm seas, Galene. Bentley’s customization division, […] …

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Volkswagen Reveals Sixth-Generation Polo, Americans Can Rent One in Europe

The small Volkswagen Polo, introduced in 1975 to accompany the Golf that had debuted a year earlier, remains a vehicle of global importance for Wolfsburg, having shifted over 14 million units over its life span. But it’s never been exported to the United States. Volkswagen has just unveiled the sixth generation of its successful supermini, […] …

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Find of the Day: Lone Star GTI

The MKII GTI will forever be revered for winning Motor Trend’s Car of the Year in 1985. To put things in perspective, the CoY award for the hot hatch was sandwiched between the 1984 Chevy Corvette (not too shabby) and the 1986 Ford Taurus (wait, what?). Volkswagen’s big win was quite a surprise and probably […]
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Report: Audi’s Future Plans Include Electric Supercar

Speaking at the recent Formula E Berlin e-Prix, Audi’s head of development, Peter Mertens, outlined the brand’s plans for its electric vehicles, which include an electric supercar and performance versions of the upcoming e-tron models. “You can very well imagine that at some point we will have an electric supercar,” Mertens told Car and Driver. […]
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Spied: The Mk7 Jetta Caught Testing

Spy photographers have caught the first pictures of the next-generation Jetta testing in the Southwest. We learned earlier this year that production of the new Jetta will begin before the end of 2017, but the new car is otherwise shrouded in mystery. It has long been predicted that the Mk7 Jetta would resemble the “Midsize Coupe […]
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