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McLaren P1 squares off against Porsche 918 in Evo track battle

Evo’s side-by-side comparison of the McLaren P1 against the Porsche 918 Spyder isn’t the first time we’ve seen England and Germany’s ultimate automotive weapons sized up together; last month, Autocar tested them over the standing mile, with a Ducati 1199 Superleggera playing the joker. Evo…


Retro review of the twin-turbo Toyota Supra you missed in the ’90s

The twin-turbo fourth-generation Toyota Supra has slowly built up a reputation as one of the premiere sports coupes of the 1990s. The image was partially helped by its inclusion in the original The Fast and the Furious in 2001, but even before that it was part of the quartet of Japanese…


Englishman builds amazing weaponized 100-hp Tuk Tuk from Far Cry 4

To celebrate the release of the Playstation game Far Cry 4, Ubisoft partnered with wild English inventor Colin Furze on creating a weaponized tuk tuk that in-game hero Ajay Ghale uses to combat the Royal Army of Pagan Min. The original engine in the Bajaj tuk tuk – usually good for something…


Land Rover, Toyota big winners in ALG top resale value awards

“Residual value is important for automakers and consumers because it’s a complete indicator of the vehicle’s future value.” – Larry Dominique

Toyota and Land Rover took home the top brand honors in ALG’s 2015 Residual Value Awards, which will be presented this week at the Los Angeles…


Infiniti’s Detroit concept to be ‘very, very, very, very close’ to new Q60

Add one more vehicle to the tally of reveals slated for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director at Infiniti, has confirmed that the marque will be showing a new concept on January 13, the second media day.

More importantly, though, this concept won’t be another…


Jay Leno gifts surprised army vet the world’s most powerful muscle car

Jay Leno, besides being a grade-A car guy, is also a pretty standup dude. The late-night host has been a fixture on USO tours, visiting troops in the Middle East and Afghanistan. His latest move, though, is a step beyond even a trip to a war zone.

After teaming with Al Roker’s Shine A Light…


2016 Smart Fortwo to breed more potent Brabus version

Those in the market for a city car with a bit of pep are undoubtedly pleased that Daimler has slotted a turbocharged three-cylinder engine into its new Smart Fortwo. But it’s the only engine confirmed so far for North American dealers, and with only 89 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque on…


Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro packs plug-in hydrogen powertrain

The Name Is Almost As Complicated As The Technology

If you think a plug-in diesel hybrid is an expensive proposition, just wait until you hear details about the just-revealed Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. The “H” in H-Tron, as you might guess, stands for hydrogen, so say hello to a new…


Jeremy Clarkson in trouble again over tweet, says it wasn’t him

There’s a trend developing when it comes to the controversial host of the BBC’s Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson. On the one hand, there have been more than a few times where the presenter inserted his foot very deep into his mouth with some racist or culturally insensitive joke. There are other times…


Car and Driver 10Best list cracked by Tesla Model S, BMW 2 Series

Car and Driver is keeping the new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favourite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series are no longer named, despite years of some portion of that…


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