Automobiles

The 2010 Jaguar XJ represents the most dramatic redesign of the sedan since its introduction in 1968. The all-new Jaguar XJ looks young and stylish—just like the type of person who is apparently...
The redesigned Jaguar XJ looks young and stylish—just like the type of person who is apparently supposed to drive it. At its unveiling last July, Jaguar appeared intent on reestablishing the cool...
A 4.2-liter V-8 engine provides enough power to make the Jaguar XF Supercharged a respectable sedan, but makes no attempts at living up to the British brand’s racing pedigree. But when Jaguar...
The modern exterior styling, the gear selector that lifts from the center console, and the push-button start that beats like a heart, are all visual reminders of Jaguar’s dedication to creating...
When Jaguar unveiled its supercharged version of the XF sedan, we found ourselves wondering why—when Jaguar traditionally uses an "R" to distinguish its supercharged racing-performance models—the 470...
Convertible variations of popular coupes and sedans are often an afterthought in the model line, but Infiniti decided to take a different approach with the G37, redesigning it from the ground up...
Unveiled at last year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Infiniti’s all-new rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered M56 takes aim at a few Teutonic heavyweights, including the Audi A6, the BMW 550i, and the...
Infiniti’s QX56—the luxurious twin of Nissan’s Armada—has aged quite well since its 2004 introduction. So well, in fact, that it is receiving its first full redesign for the 2011 model year. But for...
Ask Carroll Shelby which of his Mustangs is his favorite, and the answer is always the same: the next one. The 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 is the most recent "next" pony from Shelby, and—with 540 hp and...
The Fisker Karma S is ahead of its time. Before delivering a single one of its original Karma series sedans, Fisker Automotive unveiled its new retractable hardtop hybrid at the 2009 North American...
Automotive luxury and environmental consciousness are no longer mutually exclusive. Witness the sexy new Fisker Karma, a gasoline-electric hybrid sedan. Conceived as part of a top-secret program for...
Featuring an ultrahigh-revving engine, an aluminum chassis, twin-wishbone suspension, triple-tip exhaust, and Pininfarina design, the Ferrari 458 Italia is a fitting replacement for the outgoing mid-...
Like its original incarnation, the GT 250 California of the late 1950s—a convertible that was better than most of its contemporaries—the new Ferrari California is a front-engine vehicle designed as a...
Six years have passed since Ferrari unveiled its 612 Scaglietti, yet the big four-seater remains fearsomely fast. This year, those restless artisans from Maranello have revised the 612 in a host of...
Ferrari was born and bred from Formula One. The new Handling GT Evolution (or HGTE) package for the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano further exemplifies the company’s quest for performance-minded perfection...
When Gone in Sixty Seconds —a splashy remake of a low-budget 1974 gear-grinder flick of the same name—premiered in 2000, the film reanimated one of Hollywood’s great movie cars: an overachieving Ford...
Order the Dodge Viper SRT10 as a convertible and some of its machismo (and rigidity) is lost with the top, but it is a great car for cruising the coastline. After 18 years and more than 25,000 cars...
After 18 years and more than 25,000 cars on the road, the Dodge Viper will officially be extinct at the end of June. 2010 will be the final model year for this ultra-potent muscle car, but it is not...
The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful Corvette ever. The ZR1’s 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine, dubbed the LS9, produces 604 ft-lbs of torque, which moves the 3,324-pound car to...
With 505 horsepower, the Corvette Z06 is certainly nothing to snub, but if you’re looking for the best performance Corvette then the buck stops at the ZR1. [Since its debut at the 1953 General Motors...
Since its debut at the 1953 General Motors’ Motorama, Chevrolet’s Corvette has prevailed as America’s sports car and endured as one of the world’s great performance bargains. The scintillating, all-...
For 2010, GM released the Corvette Grand Sport model to prove that it can build a better performance car, while simultaneously integrating fuel efficiency. Since its debut at the 1953 General Motors...
Without a doubt, the standard Corvette convertible is the best bang-for-the-buck top-down performance car on the planet. Since its debut at the 1953 General Motors Motorama, Chevrolet’s Corvette has...
Since its debut at the 1953 General Motors’ Motorama, Chevrolet’s Corvette has prevailed as America’s sports car and endured as one of the world’s great performance bargains. The scintillating, all-...
Because of its appetite for fuel and its relatively ample form, the Cadillac Escalade became a finely appointed moving target for those concerned about the environmental and political costs of...
The BMW M3 finally has a competitor to worry about, as the CTS-V just put the performance-coupe world on notice; expect deliveries to begin by the end of 2010. Its four-door sibling, the original...
The Cadillac CTS-V is the fastest V-8 production sedan in the world. With 556 hp and 551 ft-lbs of torque, the rear-wheel-drive four door can reach 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and hit a top speed of 191...
The Bugatti Veyron is a multimillion-dollar monument to modern motorcar technology. More than five years went into its development and four turbochargers sit atop its 16-cylinder engine to produce 1,...
As a full hybrid, the ActiveHybrid X6 is able to drive solely on battery power up to 30 mph. Although BMW calls this a Sports Activity Coupe, most drivers will likely have their own idea about what...
A lower stance, more aggressive fascia, and retuned exhaust system set the X6 M apart from the base model; just in case its 4.5-second sprint to 60 mph is not enough. The BMW X6 is a vehicular...

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