Are you the 2017 Porsche 911 GTS Targa?

December 15, 2014 - Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Porsche, Luxury, Spy Photos Our spy shooters have caught a strange, mash-up beast wearing a Porsche badge. Superficially, this is a facelift for the 911 Targa that features new bumpers, door handles and a redesigned...

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Ferrari 458 Speciale vs Porsche 911 GT3 shows what Chris Harris does best

December 15, 2014 - Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Europe, Videos, Porsche, Ferrari After a brief trip behind a pay wall, British auto journalist Chris Harris is back posting videos for free online, and shorts like this one are the perfect example of why his return is so ...

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Race Recap: Abu Dhabi GP is reversals, luck, leanness and last dances

December 14, 2014 - Filed under: Motorsports, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Middle East, McLaren We weren't sure if Alter Ego Nico Rosberg, the one who flew into Brazil and showed Mercedes AMG Petronas teammate Lewis Hamilton that he knew also knew how to grab an entire...

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Car and Driver 10Best list cracked by Tesla Model S, BMW 3 Series left off

December 14, 2014 - Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Etc., Hatchback, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Porsche, Volkswagen, Tesla Car and Driver is keeping new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it o...

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2015 Porsche 911 GTS widens your rear-engined choices

December 13, 2014 - Filed under: LA Auto Show, Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Porsche "Porsche needs to offer more versions of the 911" is not a phrase you'll hear uttered often. Not with 15 versions already in the catalog. But with the opening of this year's LA Auto Show...

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Mercedes-AMG planning more hardcore A45 hot hatch

December 12, 2014 - Filed under: Performance, Hatchback, Mercedes-Benz The launch of the A45 AMG marked Mercedes-Benz's first real assault on the premium hot hatch segment. And with 355 horsepower from a 2.0-liter turbo four, it is indeed hot. But the latest word has it tha...

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2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS proves performance is relative

December 12, 2014 - Filed under: LA Auto Show, Performance, Crossover, Porsche, Luxury The Turbo may be the most powerful model in the Cayenne range, but the GTS is arguably the enthusiast's choice. (In so far as a 4,500-pound crossover can be considered an "enthusiast's ch...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV offers the best of both worlds it’s ready to conquer

December 11, 2014 - Filed under: LA Auto Show, Hybrid, Sedan, Mercedes-Benz, Electric, Luxury The Mercedes-Benz S-Class just keeps growing - both in terms of dimensions and in terms of variants. Nevermind the S-Class Coupe for a moment and focus only on the sedan: in North ...

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Mercedes AMG GT3 racecar due in 2016

December 11, 2014 - Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Our life with the Mercedes-AMG GT has only just begun, and a full life it looks like it will be. The latest in preposterous two-doors from AMG is launching in GT and GT S flavors, but a ...

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Porsche stalls on Ferrari 458 rival

December 11, 2014 - Filed under: Supercars, Porsche A few years ago, reports surfaced that Porsche was planning a new supercar. But the latest intel suggests that the plan has been put indefinitely on the back burner. The project alternately referred to as 960 or 988 was p...

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