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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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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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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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The Bigger 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Costs $385 More Than the Old One

The new, significantly bigger Volkswagen Tiguan is a lot more car than its predecessor, but it won’t cost a lot more money. The 2018 Tiguan, which is more than 10 inches longer than before and now offers a third row of seats, costs just $385 more than did the 2017 model, with a base price […] …

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Audi Wants High-Performance EVs to Join Hybrid RS Variants

The great thing about talking to senior executives at auto companies is that they know considerably more than their PR minders do. And sometimes, if you get the right exec on the right day, they’re prepared to talk about things the spin doctors would advise against revealing. We suspect that Peter Mertens, new head of […] …

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The Ultimate Mercedes-AMG: Details Emerge on Project One

Mercedes-Benz celebrated the 50th anniversary of AMG at the 2017 edition of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring this weekend, but the seven AMG GT3s gunning for the podium were just part of the excitement. In a darkened trackside room, AMG CEO Tobias Moers pulled the cover off a drivetrain mockup and spilled a few […] …

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Porsche Plans Crackdown on GT-Car Speculators and Flippers

Like many of the world’s most desirable cars, Porsche’s GT models attract the interest of buyers who are more keen to buy them as investments than for driving pleasure. But now the automaker says it is planning to crack down on those who have been betting on the rising value of some of its rarer GT variants […] …

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