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Leaked: Audi A1 / Justin Timberlake Photoshoot Pic
Leaked: Audi A1 / Justin Timberlake Photoshoot Pic

Although Audi officials have expressed serious interest in bringing the new Audi A1 to North America, to date, the company has announced no official plans to do. The global economy has made automakers more cautious in the marketplace, and America's lack of familiarity with premium compact cars...Read More»

Screenshot from Volvo's WhatDrivesEdward.com
Volvo Targets Tweens In Twilight: New Moon

A couple of months ago, we mentioned that Volvo had paid for product placement arranged to have its products placed in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Now that the movie is prepping for a November release, Volvo has upped its marketing game by launching WhatDrivesEdward.com. The microsite highlights...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Buick Regal, Cars and Bears, and Porsche Death: Today at High Gear Media

  Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page   Buick's in the headlines today in the auto world--and here at High Gear Media, we've got word on the return of the Regal nameplate to Buick's next mid-size sedan.    Across the...Read More»

Maria Shriver
Anti-Cell Phone Laws Are For First Ladies, Too, Ms. Shriver

If you've ever attended a Protestant school, you've probably had the misfortune of encountering "PKs" (aka "preacher's kids"). They may live pious lives at home, but once free of that environment, PKs typically become the rowdiest, rudest, law- breakingest kids on the block. Maria Shriver isn't...Read More»

ASI Ferrari 458 Italia
Celeb News: Cristiano Ronaldo To Test The Ferrari 458 Italia

Cristiano Ronaldo has changed the face of soccer -- not to mention that of a few fine cars. You might recall that in January, Ronaldo had a confrontation with a brick wall in his Ferrari 599 GTB, which was okay for Ronaldo, but not so much for the supercar. Last we heard, Chrissy was looking...Read More»

Drew Barrymore in 'Whip It'
Drew Barrymore First Driver In Leno's Green Car Challenge

We've mentioned that Jay Leno will use a specially built all-electric Ford Focus during his new show's "Green Car Challenge" segment. We've mentioned that Tom Cruise has already taken a spin in that vehicle and asked for a second lap. And now we're happy to announce that the show's first featured...Read More»

Michael Jackson's Rolls-Royces
Michael Jackson's Rolls Royces Roll Into Storage

The Summer of Death and Interment continues: as Michael Jackson's friends and family prepare for his burial tonight, the King of Pop's three Rolls-Royces -- allegedly intended as future wedding gifts for his children -- have been rolled into a storage facility in Los Angeles. The way things were...Read More»

Jay Leno and the Aptera 2e
Jay Leno Talk Show May Feature 'Green-Car Challenge'

Jay Leno signed off from The Tonight Show a couple of months back, but he hasn't spent the downtime resting on his laurels. In fact, it's pretty clear that Leno has invested a lot of energy planning his new small-screen venture: an hour-long, prime-time show on NBC, set to launch in September. And...Read More»

Mary Cheney
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»

2018 Jaguar XE 20d R-Sport RWD Engine
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»

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»

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