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MINI Clubman Video?
MINI Clubman Video?

It could be real. It could be extremely fake, which is our gut reaction. Or it could be a silly grassroots by MINI to plug its upcoming Clubman Cooper, which ain't at Geneva this week no matter how much we wished it was. In any case, view this and see for yourself if they're "just teasing":Read More»

2007 Maserati Gran Turismo
Maserati Gran Turismo Wows Geneva

PHOTO GALLERY: The new Maserati GranTurismo made its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, peering out from behind the unwelcoming walls of the Maserati stand, stunning show crowds with its daring shape. Styled by Pininfarina, the car is a four-seater and will fit into the Italian firm’s range...Read More»

2004 Lamborghini Gallardo
Lambo Superleggera to Geneva

Lamborghini will bring a special edition of the Gallardo supercar to next week’sGeneva show. The new version will be called Superleggera, and sources say it will weigh about 220 pounds less than the current car, putting it just shy of 3000 pounds. Lamborghini also will boost the output of its...Read More»

2007 TechArt GTStreet
TechArt Mods the 911 Turbo for Geneva

Geneva’s motor show has a reputation for green machines and styling, but it might best be known as the tuner’s home. Year after year, microbrands like Rinspeed and TechArt show up in Geneva with their spins on existing production cars, with reskinned bodies, redone engines, or both. That’s...Read More»

MINI’s “Hammer and Coop” Take to the Air

Technophiled and dateless as you are, you’ve probably already seen MINI’s new Webisode preview, Hammer and Coop. But we just watched it after someone pointed us to it in a spare moment at Starbucks, and we have to confess, we’re a little aroused. In a non-creepy way, of course...Read More»

2007 Jaguar XK
World Car Finalists Set for NY Show

The finalists for the annual World Car of the Year have been announced prior to the award ceremony at April's New York auto show. The finalists include the Audi Q7 and TT; the Citroën C4 Picasso and Citroë n C6; Fiat's Grande Punto; the Jaguar XK; the Lexus LS 460; Mercedes-Benz's CL; the new...Read More»

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2007 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

Detroit Show News 2007 Detroit Auto Show: TCC's Top Picks by TCC Team (1/10/2007)Our editors choose their favorites from Cobo Hall. GM Shows Off Style, Celebs by TCC Team (1/6/2007)Nick Lachey, Jennifer Hudson and Carmen Electra join the General on the pre-Detroit show runway. Lexus Confirms...Read More»

2007 MINI Cooper S
2006 Paris Auto Show, Part III

2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) MINI Cooper S The new MINI is on the way! What, you hadn’t heard? Since you obviously missed our preview of the next Cooper and Cooper S, the folks at MINI were kind to reprise it during the press launch of the vehicle at the Paris show, complete...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco
2006 Paris Auto Show Index

SHOW COVERAGE 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/28/2006) Audi R8, Benz CL, Dodge Avenger, GM-Nissan talks. 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part II by Marty Padgett (9/28/2006) Ford Mondeo, Iosis X concept, Civic Type-R, C30 and Toyota Auris. 2006 Paris Auto Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

Britney Behind the Wheel: Did She Do It Again?

As if the child of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline didn’t have bad celebrity-child karma already on its shoulders! Now apparently little Sean Preston Spears has mom’s driving habits to survive. Earlier this year paparazzi snapped Spears behind the wheel with infant in lap, unbelted...Read More»

2006 Porsche 911 Cabriolet
2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

SHOW COVERAGE 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part I (2/28/2006)DaimlerChrysler shows Brabus Smart, AMGs, and Hornet. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part II (2/28/2006)Land Rover Land_e, Rolls coupe concept, and BMW's Z4 M Coupe. 2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part III (2/28/2006)Lexus gaining traction, Lambo LP 640...Read More»

2006 MINI Cooper Convertible 2-door Convertible Front Exterior View
2006 Geneva Show, Part V

Saab Aero-X: Born From the Corvette Is it the face of Saab's future? Don't expect to see the Aero X concept vehicle in your nearby Saab showroom anytime soon, but it still says a lot about the struggling Swedish automaker's future, according to company officials. Appropriately surrounded by 55 tons...Read More»

2006 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door Coupe Open Doors
2006 Geneva Motor Show, Part VI

2006 Geneva Motor Show Coverage by TCC Team (2/19/2006) Saab Aero X Concept Saab has a stunning surprise for Geneva crowds: the Aero X Concept. The study, Saab says, explores design themes and features we will see in future Saab products. The two-seater coupe has been designed under the guidance of...Read More»

Mini Cooper London 2012
TCC Trivia: Feb. 10, 2006

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. Name the U.S. race track that contains Corkscrew and Andretti corners. 2. Which U.K. carmaker adopted the print-ad slogan "Extreme motoring"? 3. In the 1960s, American Motors Corporation made a small, air-cooled, 4x4 vehicle for the Marines. What was it...Read More»

2006 Detroit auto show logo
2006 Detroit Auto Show Index

Show Coverage 2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (1/8/2006)Car and Truck of the year, Lexus LS has eight speeds, Enclave concept.. 2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part II by TCC Team (1/8/2006)Shelby GT500, Ford Reflex, predictions for 2006 and Lutz on GM financials.2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part III...Read More»

2005 Chrysler Akino concept
2005 Tokyo Motor Show Preview

Chrysler Has Something Akino for Tokyo Chrysler has a new idea ready for the audiences that will mass for the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. The Akino concept, the company says, is a one-box vehicle that seats five people despite its compact dimensions. Named for its designer, 37-year-old...Read More»

2005 Geely, Frankfurt Auto Show
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index

SHOW NEWS 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part I by TCC Team (9/12/2005)VW Eos, Benz S-Class and ML63, Jeep Patriot and Compass. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part II by Bengt Halvorson (9/12/2005)Smart Crosstown, Skoda Octavia, Mitsubishi Sportback. 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part III by Marty Padgett...Read More»

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2004 Woodward Dream Cruise

They called it cruising. And in the ‘50s and ‘60s, it was one of the favorite pastimes of American youth. It was an era of innocence and high octane gasoline, fast cars and poodle skirts, burgers and “hole shots.” No place had the action found in the northern suburbs of Detroit , where the...Read More»

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise - Smoking Tires
2004 New York Auto Show Index

2004 New York Auto Show Preview (4/5/04) Showtime in the Big Apple 2004 New York Auto Show, Part I (4/7/04) Hemi for the Grand Cherokee, Mustang GT-R gets 5.0, Nissan's new Xterra and more. 2004 New York Auto Show, Part II (4/8/04) New Grand Cherokee, Lego Volvo, Jag stretches XJ and more 2004 New...Read More»

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