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October, 2018

  • 9 October

    2018 Cruisin’ the Coast Photo Gallery

    Here we are back at Cruisin’ the Coast 2018, and the event is in full swing with live music at the venues and cars everywhere. With over 7,000 hot rods of every description rolling through town this place is alive with cars. The Mississippi weather has been a bit warmer …

  • 8 October

    McLaren 720S Track Pack Brings Lighter Bits

    If the regular 720S isn’t extreme enough for you, McLaren has cooked up what promises to be an even more dynamically capable variant. The supercar is now available to order with a Track Pack, reducing its weight by 53 pounds. The model starts life as a regular 720S in Performance specification, …

  • 7 October

    Honda Unveils World’s First Smart Intersection

    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Honda has installed cameras atop four stoplight posts at the corner of Main Street and Fifth Avenue here in a $2 million pilot program that will advance development of automated and autonomous cars. The world’s first Smart Intersection is a co-development with the city of Marysville and Drive …

  • 6 October

    Vietnam’s VinFast Sport Sedan and SUV Debut in Paris

    International auto shows often serve as coming-out parties for fledgling automakers, and this year’s Paris Motor Show hosted the debut of VinFast, Vietnam’s “first volume car manufacturer,” as the company calls itself in a release. Normally we’d find the word “volume” highly suspect coming from a brand new company that …

  • 5 October

    New BMW 4 Series Convertible Gets a Soft Top

    Our spy photographers caught the new BMW 4 Series convertible testing in Europe. Moving into its next generation, the model ditches its power hard top for a soft top, a look we haven’t seen since the E46-generation 3 Series convertible. This prototype is wearing a lot of camouflage, but we …

  • 4 October

    Nine Favorites Spotted in the Rennsport VI Corral

    When the clouds of Porsche 917 exhaust finally cleared from Laguna Seca and Rennsport VI officially wrapped, the Porsche celebration attracted a total of 80,000 fans. A not-insignificant portion of these folks brought along one of their prized P-Cars from their garage, parking it amongst friends in the corral area. …

  • 3 October

    Burt Reynolds Collection Brings Big Bucks at Barrett-Jackson

    Fans of the late Burt Reynolds and his many memorable films had a chance to take home several of the actor’s personal cars at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas sale this past weekend. Reynolds’ estate carried on with the film legend’s wishes to sell five of his privately registered vehicles at the …

  • 2 October

    2018 Jaguar XJR575 vs. 2018 Maserati Quattroporte GTS

    On this season finale of “Head 2 Head” presented by Tire Rack, Automobile‘s Jethro Bovingdon and Motor Trend‘s Jonny Lieberman take a classic trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, but they are doing it in style. They have their hands on two fullsize luxury cars, the 2018 Jaguar XJR575 …

  • 1 October

    Porsche 935 Makes Surprise Debut at Rennsport Reunion VI

    We’re in the middle of Rennsport Reunion VI, an over-the-top celebration of everything Porsche that takes place every other year. And while we knew Porsche planned to reveal something new, there was no way we could have predicted it would be a new 935. That’s right. There’s a new 935, …

September, 2018

  • 30 September

    2019 Ford Expedition, Explorer Receive New Special Editions

    At the State Fair of Texas, Ford debuted four special edition SUVs it will bring to market later this year. The 2019 Ford Expedition gains a Stealth Edition and a Texas Edition, while the Explorer receives a Limited Luxury Edition and a Desert Copper Edition. Oddly enough, the Expedition Stealth …