Exotics

Women Say Men With Hot Cars Are Arrogant & Compensating For Something
Women Say Men With Hot Cars Are Arrogant & Compensating For Something

If you're a guy -- especially a single guy -- your hot rod may be the center of your world. On weekends, you tell friends you're busy, just so you can stay home to buff and polish it. And whenever possible, you love showing it off to the ladies. That's a problem. According to a new study conducted...Read More»

2011 Pagani Huayra live photos
Pagani Appoints Two U.S. Dealerships

If you’re in the market for a new Pagani Huayra, there's good news and bad news. On the positive side, Pagani has officially appointed two U.S. dealerships, both in California. The bad news is, even if you live in San Francisco or Beverly Hills, you can’t schedule a Huayra test drive at...Read More»

Paris
Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked already, anyway. [AllExoticCars] A big part of the Paris show will include electric and green car reveals from some surprising...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKX
Today at High Gear Media: Lincoln MKX, Oprah, and CT 200h

We've seen the 2011 Lincoln MKX, we've driven the 2011 Lincoln MKX. You, sir, are no Lincoln MKX. You might want to start with a stovepipe hat. [MotorAuthority] Oprah could be giving away dozens of Chevrolet Traverse crossovers as we speak, as she kicks off a long broadcast-TV farewell...Read More»

ASI Ferrari 458 Italia
2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Coverage

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance took over the 18th hole at the Lodge at Pebble Beach on Sunday--and High Gear Media was on hand to cover the Monterey classics weekend from everything old, like the 1902 Mercedes-Benz Simplex, to all things new and exotic. Things like the Ferrari Italia, Aston...Read More»

2011 Infiniti G37 Coupe IPL
Today at High Gear Media: Infiniti IPL, GM IPO, And More Acronyms

GM's CEO, Ed Whitacre, is calling it quits. He's the company's third CEO in 18 months, which makes Daniel Akerson the company's fourth CEO in 18 months. [TheCarConnection] GM's also landed a $5 billion line of credit that could help it file an IPO later this year. Coincidence? [TheCarConnection]...Read More»

2011 MINI Cooper Countryman
Today at High Gear Media: Fastest Cars Ever, MINI and Corvette Hype

Maybe you missed it -- we're not quite sure how -- but this week at High Gear Media, we're wedging ourselves into the newest MINI before a big trip out to the Wet Coast (minus the "S," yes) for the Pebble Beach Concours classic. Today's news from around the empire of 106 HGM sites runs the gamut...Read More»

2010 Audi R8 V-10
2010 Audi R8 V-10: MotorAuthority's First Drive

If you've ever been lucky enough to race at Sonoma's Infineon Raceway, you know its pitfalls. Runoffs? Who needs runoffs? Add in some devastating switchbacks and long, loping straightaways, and it's easy to see lesser cars falling off the respectability scale as the day wears on. But the Audi R8...Read More»

Lamborghini LP560-4 Polizia
Lambo LP560-4 Polizia to Storm Italian Roads

Forget KITT. If you want to chase down some bad guys while looking truly bad-ass, strap yourself into Lamborghini's new Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia. Today, an exclusive ceremony was conducted in the Viminale Palace during which Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. donated this, its newest police car, to the...Read More»

2008 Maybach Landaulet
Rumored: Mercedes Association with Aston Martin

The rumor-mill department over at Carscoop reports that U.K.'s CAR magazine claims a possible association between Mercedes-Benz and hallowed British marque Aston Martin. Apparently CAR claims the two icons have been in discussions for quite some time, and the benefits would include joint work on...Read More»

CAR McLaren P11 Spy Shot
McLaren P11 Spy Shots Released by U.K.'s CAR

Saying "we can’t reveal our sources, for obvious reasons," U.K. publication CAR yesterday released what it claims are accurate pictures of an early clay model of McLaren's next supercar, the P11. The new vehicle is purported to continue the tradition of the legendary F1 (fastest production car...Read More»

2010 Ferrari California
2009 Ferrari California Flips Lid in Paris, Hardly Noticed

True, the Ferrari press conference has yet to take light--and yet with the unveiling last night of the fabulous Lamborghini Estoque concept, the fat-rumped California hardtop convertible from Italy's other supercar maker looked decidedly frumpy on the Paris show floor. And alone. Very alone. The...Read More»

2008 Lamborghini Estoque Concept (2008 Paris Auto Show)
Lamborghini Concept Ready for Paris Show

It's a good thing the wraps come off that Lamborghini concept coming to the Paris auto show later tonight (9 p.m. Paris time). There's a tease, and then there's a pictease, and Lambo is trying our patience with the release of a second third fourth image of the new supercar. Lamborghini claims it...Read More»

2008 Bentley Arnage Final Series
Pie-in-the-Sky Press Release of the Day: Bentley Couture

As October's bright blue weather approaches, Bentley wants you to know that its "new and expanded Bentley Collection range" is "perfect for the holiday period." Having recently released its Ego Lifestyle laptop computer to the tune of nearly $20,000, Bentley's custom-made wares are clearly not...Read More»

2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR Roadster 722 S
Benz Bows with Uber-Fast SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S

Long the purveyor of iconic cars (such as the 300 SLR Gullwing) that only the sickeningly rich can afford to purchase and maintain, today Mercedes-Benz announces a new edition of the SLR McLaren Roadster, the 722 S. The big news is in the engine room, where 650 horsepower now moves the Roadster to...Read More»

Ego for Bentley
Bentley Announces New, Exclusive Partnership with...Ego

Listen up, corporate squashbucklers: those Guccis, Breitlings, and swollen offshore accounts may not have cured those bruises to the psyche incurred so many years ago in high school study hall. But fear not--Bentley has a little $19,800 ego boost that should set things aright. On this very day, the...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
2009 Nissan GT-R Gets $7K Boost, Comes to Jesus

Oh, this unfriendly economy. Due to "increased raw material costs," Nissan found it necessary to increase the MSRP of the 2009 GT-R and GT-R Premium to, respectively, $76,840 and $79,090. This represents increases of--gulp--nearly $7,000 when compared with 2008's prices of $69,850 and $71,900...Read More»

2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4
Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4: A Mouthful and a Handful

Some things you don't expect to happen on a press event, even if it is the worldwide debut of an Italian supercar in the city where the Bette Midler and Cher and Frank Sinatra all inhabit the same drag-personating body. In Las Vegas, in the span of a few hours, our group of car writers witnessed a...Read More»

Lambo Plotting One More Murcielago

Lamborghini's planning one final edition of its Murcielago supercar -- and Britain's Autocar magazine reports that it will be the first rear-wheel-drive Murc to appear in the Lambo lineup. Set for launch later this year, the new SV edition will be spun from the current LP640 edition of the...Read More»

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