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Sunday marked the conclusion of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 14-day automotive extravaganza that hosted a bevy of noteworthy reveals from the world’s leading luxury...
Mercedes-Benz has developed a tendency to make bold promises with its concept cars. And at the recent North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the German carmaker has done so again with its...
While the Motor City has hosted an automotive trade show every year for much of the past century, the event did not become the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) until 1989, which made...
BMW ’s all-new i3 electric car may look something like a science project, but a short test-drive reveals it to be a well-thought-out alternative to the conventional gasoline-powered automobile. The...
Ahead of its official launch in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Porsche Macan SUV has been spotted during testing in Southern California. Details of this addition to the German automaker’s...
This exquisitely restored 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing will be offered as part of The Salon Collection during the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The...
Mercedes-Benz continues to expand its product range—but rather than going after superpremium buyers with the likes of the Maybach, it is trying to add owners to the three-pointed-star fold. The first...
Three years ago, at the Paris Motor Show, Audi showed the Quattro Concept, a two-door, all-wheel-drive supercar commemorating the 30th anniversary of the first Quattro all-wheel-drive coupe. Although...
Mercedes-Benz had barely taken the wraps off its new S-Class before it also announced the high-performance AMG version of the flagship sedan. Usually, a manufacturer will introduce a new model and...
The Porsche 918 Spyder is celebrating its debut at this year's International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany. The super sports car with plug-in hybrid drive marks the beginning of a new era...
This month at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the world’s fastest plug-in hybrid vehicle, the Porsche 918 Spyder, is set to officially debut. It will also be one of the most expensive dual-drive vehicles...
When BMW unveiled the Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe at the Villa d’Este Concours, it represented a change in direction for both the famed Italian design house and the German automaker. For Pininfarina...
Aston Martin has announced moves toward a technical partnership with Mercedes-AMG GmbH, a subsidiary of Daimler AG. A Letter of Intent has been signed and both parties are working towards signing...
Porsche is continuing to celebrate the 50th birthday of its 911 sports car at the 63rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with static and dynamic displays of new and historic models. From Aug...
A half century ago, Porsche presented the successor to the venerable 356 coupe in the form of the all-new 911 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This flat-six rear-engine sports car would go on to become a...
Take a gander at the 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe equipped with white-and-brown leather interior as part of the German automaker’s Individual program.
No slouch when it debuted for the 2011 model year, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing coupe has nonetheless benefited from a steady stream of meaningful revisions. Last year saw the launch of the SLS...
When Porsche first launched the Cayman model back in 2006, it was well received by performance purists around the world. Some critics even stated that the car was better balanced, thanks in large...
Audi ’s previous S8, retired after the 2011 model year, was blessed with a brutish version of the 5.2-liter V-10 engine from its corporate cousin Lamborghini. It was also cursed (on occasion) with a...
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the automotive world’s most famous rectangle. Currently soldiering through its 34th year of production, the square-jawed Geländewagen debuted with military aim back in...
In the rarefied realm of CEO-caliber automobiles, standing still is not an option. BMW knows this well; its grand 7 Series sedan is in a constant state of upward mobility. For 2013, the Munich-based...
Audi was well ahead of the curve back in 2006 when it launched the sensationally beautiful and technologically advanced R8, so even after six years in showrooms, the company’s flagship sports car...
BMW is a longtime sponsor of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, held each year on the picturesque shores of Lake Como, Italy, and its appearance there has become a global highlight for aficionados...
It can hardly be said that the splendid Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing coupe and roadster—introduced in 2011 and 2012, respectively—have worn out their welcome. But the overachieving team at AMG hasn...
In some contests involving high stakes and serious opponents, the luck of the draw or roll of the dice often confers on a player bountiful rewards that have little or nothing to do with creative...
Robb Report and BMW invited a select group of subscribers to have a personal extended test drive for up to 72 hours of a BMW 6 or 7 Series Model. These special guests were invited to an evening of...
Audi has brought back the RS (racing sport) badge and is affixing it—and all the superior performance capabilities it connotes—to the TT sports car. The Audi TT RS ( www.audiusa.com ) is powered by a...
It’s no great stretch to consider the Mercedes-Benz G-Class the Clint Eastwood of the automotive world. It’s famously tough, capable, and blessed with angular good looks that defy the passage of time...
Like Porsche ’s 911 sports car, which is currently available in 18 different models, from the merely excellent Carrera to the downright outrageous Turbo S Cabriolet, the company’s Cayenne sport-...
By the numbers, no sports car has more loyalists than the Porsche 911. With nearly 50 years under its belt, the 911 series has undergone seven fundamental changes while remaining true to the original...

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