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Off-road themed 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country to Debut at LA Auto Show

On: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 12:31PM | By: Teddy Field


Off-road themed 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country to Debut at LA Auto Show test 1-1

At one time, a Volvo wagon was the S-Class of Suburbia. It looked expensive, and its bunker-like construction made soccer moms feel invincible. Today, however, soccer moms prefer the invincibility of a big crossovers, and that caused Volvo to stop sending us their uber-cool wagons. But they’ve finally decided to add another wagon to their U.S. lineup, and it can even go soft-roading! So say hello to the all-new 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country…


Porsche to Build Quarter-Million Dollar Panamera Turbo S limo

On: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:25AM | By: Teddy Field


Porsche to Build Quarter-Million Dollar Panamera Turbo S limo test 1-1

The 2015 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive is a long-wheelbase land jet, with an equally long name. It’s also got a staggeringly long price tag of $264,895, and that’s before you add options. So what do you get for all that extra scratch? Let’s find out…


5th-Generation Chevy Camaro Waves Goodbye With New Commemorative Edition

On: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00AM | By: Teddy Field


5th-Generation Chevy Camaro Waves Goodbye With New Commemorative Edition test 1-1

It’s hard to believe that the current Chevy Camaro has been with us for only five years. Yet it’s sold over 400,000 copies, making it the current best-selling American performance car. But, alas, this Bow-Tie BadBoy is about to be replaced by a smaller 6th-gen Camaro in 2016. It is going out with a bang though. So meet the last 5th-generation Camaro epecial edition, the 2015 Chevy Camaro Commemorative Edition.


Vantastic: Tony Hawk's Son Builds 70's Van Inspired Scion Xb

On: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 2:00PM | By: Teddy Field


Vantastic: Tony Hawk's Son Builds 70's Van Inspired Scion Xb test 1-1

If you’re old enough to ‘respect the van’, then you’ll love this 70’s style Scion xB. It’s got orange stripes, tacky wood, vinyl seats, and Cragars! But it was designed by a 21-year-old, and that will make you feel ancient…


 

Crazy-fast 2015 Audi R8 Competition to Bow at the 2014 LA Auto Show

On: Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 9:27AM | By: Teddy Field


Crazy-fast 2015 Audi R8 Competition to Bow at the 2014 LA Auto Show test 1-1

The Audi R8 has been wowing us for years, and a redesigned version is expected to drop soon. But this generation of Audi’s supercar isn’t dead yet. And the latest special edition R8 is the most powerful car that Audi has ever made. Say hello, then, to the 570-hp 2015 Audi R8 Competition.


Fast & Furious: Ja Rule's 1996 Acura Integra GS-R Movie Car Listed on eBay

On: Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:55PM | By: Teddy Field


Fast & Furious: Ja Rule's 1996 Acura Integra GS-R Movie Car Listed on eBay test 1-1

NOOOOOO!!! MONICA!!! Those were the famous words, yelled by rapper-turned-actor Ja Rule, as Paul Walker hit the NOS and flew past him in the street race scene on the first Fast & Furious movie. When the film came out in 2001, this heavily modified Integra GS-R was a rockstar in the tuner world. It graced magazine covers and served as inspiration for countless Integra-owning boy racers. And now it can be yours, if the price is right!


To Japan With Love: The Limited Edition JDM 2015 Mercedes S550 Premium Sports

On: Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 8:58AM | By: Teddy Field


To Japan With Love: The Limited Edition JDM 2015 Mercedes S550 Premium Sports test 1-1

Luxury cars are big business in Japan, and the Mercedes S-Class has always been a strong seller there. To celebrate its success in the JDM (Japan Domestic Market), Mercedes has created a $170,000 (¥18.1 million) special edition called the S550 Premium Sports. It doesn’t have a bunch of gaudy Abu Dhabi garnish, yet it still manages to be imposing. So let’s see what Japanese customers will be getting for their extra yen.


Chrysler Unveils Fleet of Show Cars Ahead of SEMA

On: Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:44PM | By: Teddy Field


Chrysler Unveils Fleet of Show Cars Ahead of SEMA test 1-1

The SEMA Show in Las Vegas is a big deal in the car world. It offers automakers the chance to ‘go nuts’, and create wild customs that are designed to ‘wow’ people.
That way they can gauge public response to new features or trim packages. Chrysler is bringing an entire fleet of show cars to the November show, and they’ve just released all the juicy ‘deets’.


Oh Yay: Toyota Celebrates the Avalon's 20th Birthday With a Limited-run Touring Sport Edition

On: Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 9:22AM | By: Teddy Field


Oh Yay: Toyota Celebrates the Avalon's 20th Birthday With a Limited-run Touring Sport Edition test 1-1

It’s apparently been 20 years since Toyota first decided to build a better Buick. The fullsize Toyota Avalon was designed specifically for the American market, so they gave it patriotic features like an available front bench seat, column shifter, front-wheel drive, a reasonably powerful V6, and a trunk that was big enough to swallow a wheelchair/lawn mower. But unlike a blue-haired Buick, the big Yoda wouldn’t break down every other Tuesday. 20 years later, the Toyota Avalon is still a popular bingo shuttle. And the Buick LeSabre has finally gone to the shuffleboard court in the sky. To celebrate, Toyota is building 2,500 sport-themed special edition Avalons. So break out those Depends, because things might get exciting...


Quick Look: 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

On: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 5:33PM | By: Teddy Field


Quick Look: 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro test 1-1

Halo cars are designed to show buyers what a particular car company is capable of, thereby garnering attention for the brand and driving sales of regular production models. Halo trucks work the same way, as rigs like the 2015 Ford F-150 Raptor and 2015 Ram Power Wagon give truck buyers something cool to lust after, while they order their budget-friendly F-150 XLT or Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Toyota’s fullsize truck, the 2015 Toyota Tundra, has been experiencing a rapid decline in popularity and sales. Its aging design, and lack of competitive refinements has hurt the big Yoda. So they’re hoping a Baja-themed halo truck will bring buyers back in the showroom. But will the 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro actually be able to pull off a sales coup? Let’s find out…


VIDEO: Drool as Ferrari test driver hoons 458 Italia around test track

On: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:42PM | By: Teddy Field


VIDEO: Drool as Ferrari test driver hoons 458 Italia around test track test 1-1

In the car world, being a Ferrari test driver has got to be the best job in the world. “Heya, Luigi, take’a this 458 out an see’a if it breaks’a”. So you tear out of the factory, bound for Ferrari’s private 1.9-mile test track outside of Maranello. Then you bomb the freshly built supercar around Fiorano’s curves and straightaways until something goes ’Bam!’. Such is the life of the lucky bastard in this video. And you get to watch as he beats the livin' hell out of a Giallo Modena yellow 458. Turn your speakers up so you can hear that V8 wail.