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Father's Day Gift Idea: Take Him To A Car Show
Father's Day Gift Idea: Take Him To A Car Show

Father's Day is a less than a week away. What better way to show your Dad that you care than to bond with him for a few hours over some seriously beautiful examples of automotive art? Best of all, some of them are free or charge a small fee that goes to charity. Here are a random 10 spanning coast...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse SE
Mitsubishi Ends Eclipse Production With 2012 Eclipse SE

The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse SE will mark the end of a nameplate that first hit the U.S, market some twenty-one years ago. The Mitsubishi Eclipse began production in 1989, as a replacement for Mitsubishi’s angular Starion coupe. When launched as a 1990 model, there was an Eclipse coupe for...Read More»

2006 Porsche Boxster
My Auto Show Memory: The 30th Tokyo Motor Show

In 1993 I was living in Ichigao, Yokohama, and working for an IT company in Tokyo. One early morning commute, crammed into a carriage approaching 150 percent capacity, I spied advertisements for the 30th Tokyo Motor show. A few weeks later, tickets in hand, I stood outside the sprawling Makuhari...Read More»

Artist Laurence Gartel's Tesla Roadster for Art Basel Miami 2010
Audi, Tesla Head To Miami With Very Different Takes On The Electric Car

Art festivals are big business these days, and they all take different forms. Some, like the ones in Venice, Sao Paolo, and New Orleans look like museum exhibitions splattered across entire cities. Others, like the one taking place in Miami this weekend, look like super-schmancy versions of you...Read More»

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, New Viper Due In 2012: Today’s Car News

Porsche has launched a lighter and more powerful version of the Boxster, which it plans to debut next month at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. The third addition to the Boxster lineup, the new car is called the Spyder and will on sale in February 2010 with a starting price of $61,200. [Motor...Read More»

Audi R8 Spyder spotted on the Ring
Audi R8 Spyder: Now With Rip-Roaring V10

Audi fans, apparently this is your week: yesterday came a teaser shot of the new Audi A5 Sportback, and today we've learned that the Audi R8 Spyder is going to roll out with the company's certifiably bigass 5.2-liter V10. Consider buying a lottery ticket. News of the Spyder has been circulating for...Read More»

2009 Saturn Aura Hybrid
Mitsubishi Could Supply New Cars to Saturn

Saturn is on the market--General Motors is selling, and the brand's management is looking for cars to sell in case it finds a new investor. The Detroit News reports that a number of potential investors and buyers for Saturn have surfaced as GM approaches a May 31 deadline for restructuring. It's...Read More»

2009 Lamborghini LP560-4 Spyder
2009 Lamborghini LP-560 Spyder Takes It Off

Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann said last year his company would have a major new model to show off at each major auto show. True to form at the Los Angeles show, Lambo pulled the silky sheet from a new Spyder version of the LP560-4, the latest edition of the Gallardo. The 2009 Lamborghini...Read More»

2008 Acura RDX
New-Car Smell Won't Kill You as Much, Group Finds

An Ann Arbor, Mich.-based environmental group says your vehicle's "new-car smell" is less likely to cause you harm this year, but it still is essentially made up of toxic gases masked by the fragrant, earthy smell of capitalism. The Ecology Center's annual report on new-car smell puts the Acura RDX...Read More»

2008 Ford Focus Wagon
Bologna Motor Show Surprises with Intros

Ford continued its roll-out of new small vehicles with the reveal of the new Ford Focus wagon at the Bologna Motor Show, which hosted a few international debuts in the waning days of the 2007 auto show season.The new Ford wagon carries through the "kinetic" design themes used in the Focus that was...Read More»

Ferrari Daytona
BRP Can-Am Spyder: Breakthrough or Another Segway?

At first glance, the BRP Can-Am Spyder looks like another motorcycle, but get a bit closer and you’ll notice its unusual, Y-shaped layout, with two wheels up front and one in the rear. That’s mean to enhance stability — and lure in nervous Baby Boomers who’d love to relive...Read More»

2010 LA Design Winner: Cadillac Aera
Daily Edition: Dec. 6, 2005

Mitsu Has Eclipse Spyder, Concept-CT for Detroit The Mitsu Eclipse coupe is being joined by a convertible version set to show up at the Detroit auto show in four weeks. Mitsubishi confirmed the appearance by issuing this sketch of the new ragtop, which it will sell as a 2007 model. The convertible...Read More»

Fifty Years of James Dean

Fifty years ago today James Dean wound up his Porsche Spyder at his Hollywood home and headed for the high desert—and the history books (and trashier celebrity tomes like Hollywood Babylon). While his three movies (Giant, East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause—the first two won him...Read More»

Gentlemen, Start Your TiVos

TV and cars just don't get along. At least that's what I thought ten years ago, when I was standing on the side of the road, dripping sweat in 100-degree weather outside Pittsburgh, trying to tape a five-second segment on a Chevrolet Lumina for the first of many ill-fated attempts to put Car and...Read More»

 2011 Wiesmann Spyder Concept
2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Cartoon Characters As reporters enter Makuhari Messe, the convention center housing the biennial Tokyo Motor Show, they’re greeted by the ear-splitting road of 20 road racing simulators. Along the side aisles, auto parts makers and aftermarket vendors...Read More»

2010 LA Design Winner: Cadillac Aera
2003 Tokyo Motor Show, Part I

2003 Tokyo Motor Show Index (10/21/2003) Dollar Versus Yen The opening of the Tokyo Motor Show was almost overshadowed by the long-festering argument over the value of the U.S. dollar. The Big Three have complained for more than two years that the Japanese competitors have gained an unfair...Read More»

2003 Mitsubishi Tarmac Spyder concept
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part VII

Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/1/2003) 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/2/2003) NISSAN TITAN UNVEILED Nissan is putting Ford, GM and Dodge on notice with the Titan, the company's first full-size pickup. Nissan says its full-sizer won't be a 7/8ths...Read More»

2003 Los Angeles Auto Show
2003 L.A. Auto Show, Part II

additional reporting by Chuck Dapoz The Los Angeles auto show is underway, and TCC is on the ground to bring you the latest product introductions. Check back with us later for the wrap-up of show news, including word from Porsche and Volvo. Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team...Read More»

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