Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Wagon breaks own Texas mile speed

John Hennessey recently returned to the Texas Mile with his 700-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for another shot at high-speed glory. The long-roof rocket managed to clip off a top speed of 189.7 miles per hour in the standing mile, … Continue reading

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Twin-turbo Ferrari 458 Italia takes on Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

We at Autoblog love a good supercar battle, and of all the rivalries within the land of the exotic sports car, perhaps none is as fierce as Ferrari versus Lamborghini. And while Ferrari doesn’t exactly have a direct competitor for … Continue reading

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SSC runs Tuatara prototype from 0-200 in under 16 seconds

Shelby Super Cars surprised everyone when its Utlimate Aero managed to show the Bugatti Veyron a thing or two. This without the massive development budget that Volkswagen put in to developing the Veyron, mind you. But if its first shot … Continue reading

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BMW product head says M division would like to develop own car

Inside Line reports that BMW’s M division wants to play with the other kids and develop its own car, but it’s got to wait on parent BMW to say Alles klar. This isn’t new; they’ve been public about the desire … Continue reading

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2012 Audi TT RS

Planting The RS Flag On American Soil Audi has made it clear that it’s only a matter of time before we finally get the chance to enjoy a wider slice of the company’s RS offerings in the United States. The … Continue reading

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2014 Audi e-tron Spyder

Driving Audi’s Futurethink Diesel-Electric Roadster At last September’s Paris Motor Show, we were thrilled to see this very concept car, the Audi e-tron Spyder. The crisp lines of its carbon composite exterior, its tapering side windows, its airflow vents cut … Continue reading

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Lotus Evora S GP Edition bows in UK

Lotus has unveiled yet another special edition version of the Evora S. In honor of the Lotus Renault Formula One Grand Prix team, the company plans to produce just three examples of the Lotus Evora S GP Edition. Each vehicle … Continue reading

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2012 Lexus LFA

Medical dictionaries define a drug as “any article intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of humans.” Twist the carbon-fiber key of the Lexus flagship and listen to its race-bred V10 wail. Within seconds of the … Continue reading

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2011 Ford Mustang RTR

Drift On Sunday, Sell On Monday At the 2009 SEMA Show, Vaughn Gittin Jr. wowed us with his RTR-C Ford Mustang. With a full carbon fiber body, supercharged V8 producing 550 horsepower and a custom interior, it was easily one … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz prepping hardcore C63 AMG Black Series sedan

It looks as if Mercedes-Benz is closer to giving the C63 AMG Sedan the Black Series treatment, judging by the shots our spy photographers nabbed of the menacing four door frolicking around the Nürburgring. Word has it that the C63 … Continue reading

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Bentley Continental GTC (2011) CAR review

Of all the Bentley cars, the Continental GTC may seem the model that adheres least to the company’s core values. Isn’t it more of a Californian sun-drenched wafter, the frivolous, less masculine offering, rather than a British upper-class bruiser like the … Continue reading

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2013 Audi S5

REVIEWS:  Although the 2013 Audi S5 receives a refresh, it’s not very different from the original Audi S5. Why? Walter de’Silva declared the original Audi A5/S5 coupe to be his most beautiful design ever and not much needed changing to … Continue reading

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Bugatti substantially reworking Galibier before seeking final approval

  The Galibier is dead. Long live the Galibier. Plans are reportedly moving ahead at Bugatti headquarters in Mulsheim, France, to succeed the Veyron with a version of the Galibier concept super-sedan unveiled back in 2009. But before the company’s … Continue reading

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