Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo gets 680-HP Turbo S E-Hybrid range-topper

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo gets 680-HP Turbo S E-Hybrid range-topper

Follow Viknesh The most powerful Porsche in regular production is actually a hybrid. The car is the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid whose plug-in hybrid powertrain dishes out a meaty 680 horsepower and More »

First details on next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter revealed

First details on next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter revealed

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been a long-time favorite for commercial fleets around the world, and the United States has been the number two market behind Germany for parent automaker, Daimler. Ahead of More »

Next Audi RS7 to gain 700-hp hybrid variant

Next Audi RS7 to gain 700-hp hybrid variant

Hybrid technology hardly came from performance-oriented beginnings. The first mass-market hybrids’ sole goal was to improve fuel economy and curb emissions. While that remains their primary goal today, brilliant engineering minds have More »

Ken Okuyama gives Jay Leno the ins and outs of the Kode 57 supercar

Ken Okuyama gives Jay Leno the ins and outs of the Kode 57 supercar

Follow Viknesh [embedded content] Ken Okuyama is the designer of some impressive cars, most notably the models during his time at Pininfarina such as the Ferrari Enzo and Maserati Birdcage 75th anniversary More »

Subaru teases sporty sedan concept for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Subaru teases sporty sedan concept for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Follow Viknesh Teaser for Subaru Viziv Performance Concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show Enlarge Photo Subaru will make its presence felt at next month’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show with the unveiling More »

 

Volvo XC40, Porsche 911 GT2 RS ‘Ring time, Infiniti electric car: Car News Headlines

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Follow Viknesh Volvo hasn’t sold a compact car in the United States since the C30 went the way of the dodo bird. There will soon be a compact in Volvo’s showrooms, though, and it’s shaping up to be one of the best options in its class. Porsche is confident its 911 GT2 RS will set

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2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS spy shots

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Follow Viknesh The current Porsche Boxster and Cayman were morphed into the new 718 line when the vehicles received their respective mid-cycle updates in 2017. Porsche is now readying the next stage of performance for the 718 line, the GTS models. A prototype for the 718 Boxster GTS was spotted in July. Today we have

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Current 4-cylinder engines aren't good enough for BMW M

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The automotive industry at large may be working to downsize engines to extract greater fuel efficiency from cars, but not BMW’s M division. Today’s modern 4-cylinder engines aren’t up to par for the performance division and BMW M’s chief, Frank van Meel, said there won’t be an M car powered by a 4-cylinder anytime soon.

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Luxury automakers focus on too much “stupid” tech, Genesis performance boss says

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Genesis’ performance chief Albert Biermann had some harsh words for the brand’s German rivals. The former BMW M boss of 30 years said rival brands invest too much in unnecessary technology, and it gives Genesis a clear path forward for quality and longevity. “It’s all marketing, first of all,” Biermann told Drive. “How many people really

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Ken Block says twin-turbo 1,400-hp Hoonicorn is frightening

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Horsepower is a dangerous thing. Fast may be fun, but it can also be pretty darn scary. 1,400 horsepower? That’s “frightening,” according to Ken Block. The star rally driver used the adjective to describe his Hoonicorn, which is based on a vintage Ford Mustang body. In conjunction with his upcoming Climbkhana at Colorado’s Pikes Peak,

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Jay Leno shows off his 1911 Christie Fire Engine

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Follow Jeff [embedded content] Jay Leno is known for his collection of cars, and he has a lot of diverse machines in his Big Dog Garage. Most are cars you’d expect to find in such a large collection, but occasionally you come across something a bit different. Today, Jay has pulled out his fire engine

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