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Alleged: Mary Cheney Demanded Chevy Suburban
Alleged: Mary Cheney Demanded Chevy Suburban

Even in these green, economically troubled times, the Chevrolet Suburban has at least one fan: Mary Cheney, politico and daughter of "former" vice president Dick Cheney. A new book by Ronald Kessler claims Cheney demanded that her Secret Service detail chauffeur her around town, and she was...Read More»

Cristian de la Fuente and unidentified friend
Cash-For-Clunkers Site Milks Celebs, Our Patience

Do you know this man? Apparently his name is Cristian de la Fuente, and he's on Dancing with the Stars -- a show that we've never been able to watch because we're always reading press releases and going on test drives and other stuff on your behalf. (You're welcome.) Anyway, Cristian and other...Read More»

2006 Bugatti Veyron, Dorchester Hotel, London
Today's Heinous Car Pics: 2006 Bugatti Veyron, Halloween Edition

We've always loved, and drooled over, the Bugatti Veyron. When our colleague Marty Padgett got three hours of drive time in the new Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, we were ... well, let's just say we found our professional jealousy piqued. And not just anyone gets to fork over a million-plus for a...Read More»

Brad and Angeline visit McDonald's in a Chevy Suburban
Brad & Angelina Cruise Through Mickey D's In A Chevy Suburban

Given their international, jet-setting lifestyle, their super-fit physiques, and their tendency to adopt children from anyplace beyond U.S. borders, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are about the last folks you'd expect to see zipping through a McDonald's drive-through in a Suburban. But then, as...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XK 2-door Coupe Rear Seats
Now On eBay: Bill Graham's 1970 Jaguar E-Type Convertible

If you're in the market for a convertible, but want something with a little history, too, we suggest a look at Bill Graham's 1970 Jag. At 126,252 miles, we're guessing it hasn't been driven much since the legendary concert promoter passed away nearly 20 years ago. And just think: you'd own a piece...Read More»

Farrah Fawcett and the 1970 Chevrolet Corvette
Farrah Fawcett Gone, But Foxy Vette Lives On--Where?

When we heard last night that TV icon Farrah Fawcett was failing, we thought it might be a sad day at TCC HQ. After all, our first memories of the Mustang II came on episodes of Charlie's Angels--and many years later, the Mustang II was one of the first cars in our driveway. Thirty years of acting...Read More»

Catfight
Fox Host Charges GM: You Sank My Dealership

Between Carrie Prejean and Gretchen Carlson, it's been made clear this week that you don't want to piss off a beauty queen. Prejean's been slagged this week in the press--but championed by Fox News for her stance on gay marriage, which in part got her removed as Miss California. Now, former Miss...Read More»

Chris Brown With A Bugatti Veyron
Chris Brown In A Bugatti Veyron

So, Chris Brown has been spotted with a Bugatti Veyron, which raises three questions: ♦  Is there any justice in this world? (Answer: no.) ♦  Can we trust a source that misspells "Buggati"? (Answer: for now.) ♦  What do you call a guy who slugs his girlfriend in the face?...Read More»

2009 Rollover Ratings Infographic
2009 Rollover Ratings: Now In Easy-To-Use TMZ.Com Form!

Since you've landed at TheCarConnection.com, you're probably trying to figure out which is the most stylish, quick, comfortable and feature-laden vehicle on the planet. Our editors have done that work for you with totally comprehensive reviews and ratings. Right? Right. But when it comes to safety...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
VW Market Share Up for January Despite Slump

January was a tough month for the car industry.  The folks I know at various dealerships are all quite nervous that the other shoe is getting ready to drop with the 37.1% drop in sales from last year. At VW, though, there's some reason to hold out hope. Volkswagen may in fact be quietly doing a...Read More»

2009 Audi A6 4-door Avant Wagon 3.0L quattro Prestige Instrument Panel
Video: The Making Of Audi's 'Chase' Super Bowl Commercial

Oh to be Jason Statham, the bad-boy British star featured in Audi's upcoming Super Bowl '09 commercial. Not since Yul Brenner has bald been so sexy. Statham is the star in Audi's 60-second Super Bowl advertising extravaganza, "Chase" (60 seconds long! Someone has some cash reserves laying around)...Read More»

Repo Man
Madoff Loses Lexus And Other Luxuries

Poor Bernie Madoff. First the feds accused him of running a Ponzi scheme bigger than the the pyramid racket that took down Albania. (They're right.) Then people started razzing him for his name--which, in case you haven't heard, is pronounced "MADE-off". And now, another insult: Bernie's forfeiting...Read More»

Jason Statham
Audi Heading Back to Super Bowl XLIII

The Big Game's still more than a week away, but Audi's dribbling out info on its new Super Bowl ad, which airs during the slugfest from Tampa Bay, pitting the Pittsburgh Steelers against the formerly hapless Arizona Cardinals. The new Audi ad features the brand's new supercharged A6 sedan -- while...Read More»

1976 Chrysler Cordoba Sport Coupe
Rest In Peace, Ricardo Montalbán

Sad news from Los Angeles today: actor Ricardo Montalbán has died. Some of you might wonder why we'd mention that at TheCarConnection.com--especially you younger folks, who only knew him from Fantasy Island re-reruns and the occasional TCM screening of Madame X. But for a generation of Americans...Read More»

Mrs. America 2008 Maureen MacDonald
Mrs. America Taps NASCAR for Charity

When you hear the word "tasteful", your mind might not immediately drift to images of beauty queens or NASCAR drivers. However, turn your attention to the reigning Mrs. America, Maureen MacDonald, 'cause she's clearly a class act. Crowned back in September, the enterprising North Carolinian picked...Read More»

Gran Torino movie
Gran Torino: The Movie Is the Metaphor

Nothing says "the holidays" quite like a gentle snowfall, a hot mug of cocoa, and a multiplex packed with serious, heartfelt dramas. And among this year's crop of Oscar hopefuls, there's one that looks to warm the hearts and engines of even the most grizzled gearheads: Gran Torino. The movie stars...Read More»

BMW M3 Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt and BMW M3: "Love at First Sight"

That's how BMW says the world record-smashing sprinter described his first experience with a BMW M3 in his native Jamaica. And now Bolt's No. 1 sponsor--sportswear maker PUMA--is shipping him his very own black M3. The vehicle is set to arrive before Christmas in Kingston, Jamaica. Usain Bolt...Read More»

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods and GM Conclude Endorsement Deal

Has Tiger finally decided that Buick doesn't exactly present the kind of youthful image he wishes to convey? Tiger and the Tri-shield are parting ways as of December 31, though both Woods and GM promise that the separation is on amicable terms. Woods claims that he needs more personal time due to...Read More»

Saturn VUE Hybrid and Gov. Schwarzenegger
Tough Times Force Even Schwarzenegger to Support Girlie Hybrids

Wow, even cigar-smoking, bodybuilding, one-time Conan the Barbarian Schwarzenegger the Governator has been forced to face the facts of fuel efficiency. The juiced-up juggernaut posed next to a girlie little Saturn VUE Hybrid at the L.A. Auto Show, perhaps a concession to his left-coast state that...Read More»

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