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2011 Ford Explorer Mule Captured
2011 Ford Explorer Mule Captured

It takes a lot of determination to capture new-car mules in the wild. It takes even more to do so in the chilly wintertime. But the cojones that Ryan O'Keefe demonstrates as he videotapes this 2011 Ford Explorer tester...well,  we can only imagine that the guy's riding in a BIG bucket seat. Ford...Read More»

2011 BMW 5-Series
Preview: 2011 BMW 5-Series

The 2010 BMW 5-Series GT world debut is just weeks away, at the Frankfurt auto show. Now, according to BMW and to new details confirmed by BMWBlog, the new sedan version of the mid-size 5er family will add an interesting twist or two, when it joins the family next year. The new 5-Series Sedan is...Read More»

BMW Z Vision concept
Spotted: BMW Z Vision Concept

At the Geneva Motor Show in 2008, BMW unveiled the X5 EfficientDynamics concept, a hybrid diesel variant of the BMW X5 luxury SUV. Last week, BMW announced that it's bringing a new concept vehicle to Frankfurt this September -- a vehicle that will take the EfficientDynamics concept at least one...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKX
Spy Shots: 2011 Lincoln MKX

When you live down the street from a working car factory, you're bound to see something interesting--as did the staff of Cars.com today, when they nabbed photos of the next Lincoln MKX as it drove right by their offices. On the KickingTires blog, David Thomas and company published a gallery of spy...Read More»

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show Bugatti teaser image
UPDATE: Teaser Shot Allegedly The New Bugatti 'Bordeaux'

Yesterday, we posted a grainy, mobile-phone-esque teaser shot of a new Bugatti model, which was distributed as part of an invitation to an event at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Beyond that, we didn't know much about the mystery vehicle, but the folks at AutoExpress claim that it's the new...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Spy Shot
Spy Shots: 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

This year has seen a number of new and announced model-name changes from Mercedes-Benz, including the new E-Class Coupe, which takes the place of the CLK. Likewise, the new S-Class Coupe will replace the CL as of the 2011 model year. The spy shots, captured by the sleuths at Motor Authority, reveal...Read More»

2012 Buick Compact Sedan Spy Shots
Spy Shots: Compact 2012 Buick Sedan Based On Chevy Cruze

With bankruptcy, a weak economy and an uncertain future to overcome, General Motors is nonetheless planning for success with its Chevrolet Cruze sedan. Built on the front-wheel drive Delta II platform, the Cruze won't likely see North American streets until 2010. But already Buick engineers are...Read More»

2010 Alfa Romeo Milano spy shot (cropped)
Spy Shots: 2010 Alfa Romeo Milano

With Fiat now allied with Chrysler, fans of affordable Italian sheetmetal are pining for the first examples to be offered on American soil in over a decade. One of the first of the cars to make the Fiat-Chrysler transition will be the 2010 Alfa Romeo Milano, which could be re-made into a Chrysler...Read More»

2011 Ford Focus Rendering
2011 Ford Focus Preview

If you know where to look, Ford Motor Company has told the world plenty about the upcoming 2011 Ford Focus. According to Ford, the Focus we'll get is based on the model currently sold in Europe. Auto journalists over there like it plenty. The current 2009 Ford Focus — really quite a good small...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Aveo at the Nurburgring
Really? A Chevrolet Aveo On The Nurburgring?

There are many things we hope to see before we shuffle off this mortal coil. The end of world hunger. Vaccines for every disease. Robot butlers. Among the items not on the list: a Chevrolet Aveo making laps at the Nurburgring. And yet, a camouflaged Aveo zipping down the straightaways is exactly...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S prototype
Link Love From The Car Connection: Bentley Continental Supersports Spotted, Fast & Furious Nissan Stolen, And Seniors Have Their Moments

Played like a cheap ukulele --  Yesterday we highlighted a mysterious (and possibly staged) video featuring a major Tesla investor who was "overheard" gabbing about new money flowing into the start-up--perhaps to quiet concerns about the company's finances and its ability to produce the...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna in process
Sneak Peek: 2011 Toyota Sienna to join 'MC platform

In These Economic Times, it only makes sense for businesses to streamline operations. Toyota is doing just that by wonking the design of its Sienna minivan to fit the company's "MC" platform. So say the folks at Detroit News, who apparently nabbed the shot of the Sienna at left, clearly in...Read More»

Ferrari 612 Scaglietti test-mule
Spotted: Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Follow-Up

Psst. Hey. Would you happen to be in the market for a new grand-tourer? Maybe a nice foreign model in the V12 range--something that can kick out 500+ horsies to get you up the Alps and into the lobby of the Gstaad Grand Palace in sleek style? Well, you're in luck: the folks at Motor Authority have...Read More»

Honda Crosstour CUV
Does Honda Need an Accord Crossover?

I used to see prototype vehicles quite often while driving past the Milford (Mich.) Proving Grounds on my way to and from work every day. I always love catching a glimpse of what all those brilliant minds are working on, and love trying to figure out what they're testing. Usually whatever is...Read More»

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