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Land Rover Discovery tows 121-ton string of Aussie truck , 7 trailers

Filed under: Videos,Land Rover,Crossover,SUV,Diesel,Luxury,Military,Off-Road This diesel Land Rover is available in the U.S.Continue reading Land Rover Discovery tows 121-ton string of Aussie truck , 7 trailers Land Rover Discovery tows 121-ton string of Aussie truck , 7 trailers originally appeared ...

Australian Toyota Hilux gets American-inspired refresh

Filed under: Toyota,Australia There are a number of new cab, engine and transmission configurations.Continue reading Australian Toyota Hilux gets American-inspired refresh Australian Toyota Hilux gets American-inspired refresh originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:45:00 EDT. Please ...

You can now have a yacht designed by Porsche

Filed under: Etc.,Porsche,Luxury The GTT 111 Superyacht will be displayed at the Monaco Yacht Show next week.Continue reading You can now have a yacht designed by Porsche You can now have a yacht designed by Porsche originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:28:00 EDT. Please see our ...

Audi Q8's interior will look just like the concept's

Filed under: Audi,Crossover,SUV,Luxury It's a modern interior with many touchscreens.Continue reading Audi Q8's interior will look just like the concept's Audi Q8's interior will look just like the concept's originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for ...

The test drive is critical when you're buying a new car

Filed under: Ownership,Car Buying,Driving A car is a big investment, make sure it's the right one.Continue reading The test drive is critical when you're buying a new car The test drive is critical when you're buying a new car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:01:00 EDT. Please ...

Is this a new McLaren racecar?

Filed under: Spy Photos,McLaren,Performance,Racing,Supercars Get a load of that aero package.Continue reading Is this a new McLaren racecar? Is this a new McLaren racecar? originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email ...

Mitsubishi Evolution nameplate evolves into an electric SUV

Filed under: Green,Tokyo Motor Show,Mitsubishi,Crossover,Concept Cars,Electric,Future Mitsubishi hints of a turnaround.Continue reading Mitsubishi Evolution nameplate evolves into an electric SUV Mitsubishi Evolution nameplate evolves into an electric SUV originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 ...

Ford cuts production at 5 plants, has big backload of cars including Mustang

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing,Ford,Lincoln,North America,Convertible,Coupe,Minivan/Van,Sedan The shutdowns will affect 15,000 people.Continue reading Ford cuts production at 5 plants, has big backload of cars including Mustang Ford cuts production at 5 plants, has big backload of cars including ...

McLaren Ultimate Vision GT | 1,134-hp hybrid with a crazy driving position

Filed under: Green,Toys/Games,McLaren,Coupe,Concept Cars,Hybrid,Supercars Drive it virtually in Gran Turismo Sport.Continue reading McLaren Ultimate Vision GT | 1,134-hp hybrid with a crazy driving position McLaren Ultimate Vision GT | 1,134-hp hybrid with a crazy driving position originally ...

Frankfurt winners and walking mech suits| Autoblog Podcast #525

Filed under: Podcasts,Frankfurt Motor Show We also discuss a 1969 Ferrari Daytona and the Chevy Silverado.Continue reading Frankfurt winners and walking mech suits| Autoblog Podcast #525 Frankfurt winners and walking mech suits| Autoblog Podcast #525 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep ...

2018 Jaguar F-Pace long-term test introduction

Filed under: Jaguar,Long-Term Garage,Crossover,SUV,Luxury,Performance In many ways, it's the opposite of our long-term XE.Continue reading 2018 Jaguar F-Pace long-term test introduction 2018 Jaguar F-Pace long-term test introduction originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00 EDT. ...

Beast mode on the open road: New presidential limo close to delivery

Filed under: Design/Style,Etc.,Government/Legal,Spy Photos,Cadillac,GM,Technology,Luxury Trump's new ride spotted in public near GM Proving GroundsContinue reading Beast mode on the open road: New presidential limo close to delivery Beast mode on the open road: New presidential limo close to ...

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Quick Spin | This is the AMG GT you want

Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Quick Spins,Convertible,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Faster than GT and GT S, more livable than GT R.Continue reading 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Quick Spin | This is the AMG GT you want 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Quick Spin | This is the AMG GT you want originally appeared on Autoblog ...

Can AeroMobil actually put a viable flying car into production by 2020?

Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Quick Spins,Convertible,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Take a closer look at the details behind the AeroMobil flying car. The company plans for production of 500 units in 2020.Continue reading Can AeroMobil actually put a viable flying car into production by 2020? Can AeroMobil ...

Experience this real-life mech suit in virtual reality | AutoblogVR

Filed under: Translogic,Videos,Weird Car News,Emerging Technologies,Technology,VR,Original Video On this episode of AutoblogVR, pop a squat inside an actual, functional mech suit. If you have a VR headset, you're gonna want to pull it out for this one.Continue reading Experience this real-life mech ...

Junkyard Gem: 1968 Plymouth Valiant sedan

Filed under: Etc.,Automotive History,Sedan 1968, when Chrysler's economy cars had rear-wheel-drive and immortal six-cylinder engines. This Valiant appears to have been wrecked in a chain-reaction crash.Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1968 Plymouth Valiant sedan Junkyard Gem: 1968 Plymouth Valiant ...

Volvo reportedly doubling U.S. plant expansion, investing $1B

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing,Volvo,Crossover,Sedan,SUV,Wagon,Luxury South Carolina plant will add another 2,500 workers to the 2,000 already being recruited.Continue reading Volvo reportedly doubling U.S. plant expansion, investing $1B Volvo reportedly doubling U.S. plant expansion, ...

Bosch partners with Nikola on hydrogen electric long-haul truck

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Emissions,Green Driving,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Electric,Future,Hydrogen Two models with a range of between 800 miles to 1,200 miles.Continue reading Bosch partners with Nikola on hydrogen electric long-haul truck Bosch ...

Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history

Filed under: Etc.,Automotive History,UK,Technology,Military,Racing,Specialty Brooklands Museum features classic vehicles, British aircraft and moreContinue reading Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history Brooklands Museum: Delightful hodgepodge of British motor history ...

Bugatti's next model could have 4 doors, electrified powertrain

Filed under: Green,Bugatti,Electric,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance "The four-door car is not dead."Continue reading Bugatti's next model could have 4 doors, electrified powertrain Bugatti's next model could have 4 doors, electrified powertrain originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:30:00 ...

Buick envisioning a refreshed Envision crossover

Filed under: Spy Photos,Crossover,Luxury It's a mild update.Continue reading Buick envisioning a refreshed Envision crossover Buick envisioning a refreshed Envision crossover originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email ...

Koala survives 10-mile ride clinging to the underside of a 4x4

Filed under: Etc.,Weird Car News,Australia "I could smell her burnt fur."Continue reading Koala survives 10-mile ride clinging to the underside of a 4x4 Koala survives 10-mile ride clinging to the underside of a 4x4 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:45:00 EDT. Please see our ...

Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Toyota,Europe,Japan,Performance,Racing Even the Prius will get tuned, but no mention of Supra, in case you were wonderingContinue reading Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

Nissan has built 150 million vehicles

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Videos,Nissan,Automotive History More than 10 percent of those were built in the U.S.Continue reading Nissan has built 150 million vehicles Nissan has built 150 million vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:12:00 EDT. Please see our ...

Billionaire plans to manufacture a copy of Land Rover Defender

Filed under: Design/Style,Government/Legal,Land Rover,UK,SUV,Off-Road He says the design is not trademarked in Britain.Continue reading Billionaire plans to manufacture a copy of Land Rover Defender Billionaire plans to manufacture a copy of Land Rover Defender originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

Intel reveals years of collaboration with Waymo on self-driving cars

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous This is Waymo's first acknowledgement of working with a collaborator.Continue reading Intel reveals years of collaboration with Waymo on self-driving cars Intel reveals years of collaboration with Waymo on self-driving cars ...

Overdrive is a car heist film of multi-million dollar proportions

Filed under: TV/Movies,Classics,Luxury,Performance,Supercars It's like Gone in 60 Seconds meets The Fast and the Furious.Continue reading Overdrive is a car heist film of multi-million dollar proportions Overdrive is a car heist film of multi-million dollar proportions originally appeared on ...

12 tips to tell if you're buying a flood-damaged used car

Filed under: Etc.,Auctions,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Auto Repair,Safety,Technology Why some flood-damaged cars are sold with clean titles.Continue reading 12 tips to tell if you're buying a flood-damaged used car 12 tips to tell if you're buying a flood-damaged used car originally appeared on ...

Audi sings along to your favorite TV theme songs

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising,TV/Movies,Videos,Coupe,Crossover,Luxury,Performance We always thought exhaust notes were music to the ears.Continue reading Audi sings along to your favorite TV theme songs Audi sings along to your favorite TV theme songs originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 ...

Next generation PSA cars could meet United States regulations

Filed under: Government/Legal,Citroen,Opel,Peugeot,Vauxhall The carmaker has allegedly already decided which French brand would be sold in the States.Continue reading Next generation PSA cars could meet United States regulations Next generation PSA cars could meet United States regulations ...

Porsche's Mission E will be priced to lure away Tesla shoppers

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Porsche,Tesla,Technology,Sedan,Electric,Luxury,Performance This should make for an interesting battleContinue reading Porsche's Mission E will be priced to lure away Tesla shoppers Porsche's Mission E will be priced to lure away Tesla shoppers originally appeared on Autoblog ...

2018 Audi TT RS Drivers' Notes | Five pots of turbocharged honey

Filed under: Audi,Quick Spins,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Audi's new five-cylinder engine makes more power than a Porsche 718 Cayman S.Continue reading 2018 Audi TT RS Drivers' Notes | Five pots of turbocharged honey 2018 Audi TT RS Drivers' Notes | Five pots of turbocharged honey originally appeared ...

2018 Jaguar XJ stars in 'Game of Drones'

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising,Videos,Jaguar,Technology,Sedan,Luxury That's one way to prove your car's roomy.Continue reading 2018 Jaguar XJ stars in 'Game of Drones' 2018 Jaguar XJ stars in 'Game of Drones' originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms ...

McLaren teases 6 bespoke versions of its 570GT

Filed under: Design/Style,Motorsports,McLaren,Europe,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Color honors a legendary Le Mans winner.Continue reading McLaren teases 6 bespoke versions of its 570GT McLaren teases 6 bespoke versions of its 570GT originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:30:00 EDT. ...

Mazda will have a new rotary concept at Tokyo show, trying to bring it to production

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Tokyo Motor Show,Mazda,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Coupe,Concept Cars,Future It's still unlikely, but somewhat less so.Continue reading Mazda will have a new rotary concept at Tokyo show, trying to bring it to production Mazda will have a new rotary concept at Tokyo ...

Hennessey will turn your Camaro ZL1 convertible into an Exorcist, too

Filed under: Chevrolet,Convertible,Performance When you want Demon performance with a droptop.Continue reading Hennessey will turn your Camaro ZL1 convertible into an Exorcist, too Hennessey will turn your Camaro ZL1 convertible into an Exorcist, too originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep ...

Ford to explore strategic partnership with Indian automaker Mahindra

Filed under: Etc.,Ford,Asia It's a win-win for two big global players.Continue reading Ford to explore strategic partnership with Indian automaker Mahindra Ford to explore strategic partnership with Indian automaker Mahindra originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:45:00 EDT. Please ...

Autonomy and alcohol: You'll be drinking while the car's driving

Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Emerging Technologies,Infotainment,Technology,Autonomous,Electric,Future When fully autonomous vehicles hit the road en masse, we can expect fewer accidents, less traffic, and reduced tailpipe emissions. But according to two reports, we could also see sharp increases in ...

Tesla seeks patent for mobile EV battery-swapping machines

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Tesla,Sedan,SUV,Electric It could be placed where Superchargers aren't available.Continue reading Tesla seeks patent for mobile EV battery-swapping machines Tesla seeks patent for mobile EV battery-swapping machines originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:15:00 ...

Aston Martin wants to get involved in F1 engines

Filed under: Motorsports,Aston Martin,Renault,Emerging Technologies,Racing Luxury automaker could become the Red Bull team's title sponsor.Continue reading Aston Martin wants to get involved in F1 engines Aston Martin wants to get involved in F1 engines originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep ...

Josef Newgarden holds off Simon Pagenaud to win IndyCar title

Filed under: Motorsports,Racing He's the third Penske driver in four years to win the championship.Continue reading Josef Newgarden holds off Simon Pagenaud to win IndyCar title Josef Newgarden holds off Simon Pagenaud to win IndyCar title originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:10:00 ...

Hamilton wins in Singapore as Vettel crashes out from pole

Filed under: Motorsports,Ferrari,Mercedes-Benz,Performance,Racing Of 20 cars that started, only 12 finished.Continue reading Hamilton wins in Singapore as Vettel crashes out from pole Hamilton wins in Singapore as Vettel crashes out from pole originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 17 Sep 2017 ...

VW is content to let Tesla and Daimler lead in electric commercial vehicles for now

Filed under: Green,Volkswagen,Technology,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Electric Volkswagen is content being a "second mover, who would rather check a couple of times more whether the standards are right."Continue reading VW is content to let Tesla and Daimler lead in electric commercial vehicles for now ...

This electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads

Filed under: Green,Africa,Truck It has a rugged, four-wheel-drive design that can handle dirt roads and off-roading.Continue reading This electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads This electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 17 ...

In Photos: 2017 Hearse Fest in Hell, Michigan

Filed under: Etc.,Weird Car News,Wagon,Classics,Specialty Get me the hell out of here.Continue reading In Photos: 2017 Hearse Fest in Hell, Michigan In Photos: 2017 Hearse Fest in Hell, Michigan originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

Honda aims to put Torro Rosso into top three in F1 next year

Filed under: Motorsports,Honda "Our spirit, Honda's spirit, is going to come back and for next year our goal is to fight for the top three at the front of the grid."Continue reading Honda aims to put Torro Rosso into top three in F1 next year Honda aims to put Torro Rosso into top three in F1 next ...

Alphabet considers $1 billion Lyft investment

Filed under: Green,Transportation Alternatives,Technology,Autonomous In May, Waymo and Lyft announced they were working together on testing self-driving taxis.Continue reading Alphabet considers $1 billion Lyft investment Alphabet considers $1 billion Lyft investment originally appeared on ...

Next-generation Ford Fiesta ST won't be sold in America

Filed under: Ford,Hatchback,Budget,Performance Get the current Fiesta ST while you can.Continue reading Next-generation Ford Fiesta ST won't be sold in America Next-generation Ford Fiesta ST won't be sold in America originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:14:00 EDT. Please see our ...

2016 Fiat 500X Long-Term Wrap Up | Exceeds expectations

Filed under: Fiat,Long-Term Garage,Crossover Flawed, but still charming.Continue reading 2016 Fiat 500X Long-Term Wrap Up | Exceeds expectations 2016 Fiat 500X Long-Term Wrap Up | Exceeds expectations originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of ...

Genesis G70 vs sport sedan rivals: How it compares on paper

Filed under: Audi,BMW,Infiniti,Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,Luxury,Genesis How does the new Genesis sport sedan stack up?Continue reading Genesis G70 vs sport sedan rivals: How it compares on paper Genesis G70 vs sport sedan rivals: How it compares on paper originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 ...