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Link Love From The Car Connection: Fabio FAILs, Gas Stations That Rule, And Going Big (Wheels) On Easter Sunday
Link Love From The Car Connection: Fabio FAILs, Gas Stations That Rule, And Going Big (Wheels) On Easter Sunday

  Full service style -- No matter how you feel about gasoline, the stations that provide it can be pretty rad, and luckily for us, someone has pulled together a handful of architectural homages to America's fave fossil fuel. Not on the list? Barbie's Beer Barn and Discount Unleaded. Clearly, the...Read More»

Rolls-Royce 200EX Concept Geneva
Rolls-Royce RR4/200EX V-12 Gets More Power Than Phantom

The new baby Roller may shrink in the shadow of the gargantuan Phantom, but it gets more power according to Rolls-Royce. Today they released more details of the RR4 project that was named 200EX in concept guise at its Geneva Motor Show debut. In addition to spreading the rumor about coupe and...Read More»

Rolls-Royce 200EX Concept Geneva
Coupe, Convertible Versions Of Rolls-Royce 200EX Rumored

Word on the street is that Rolls is planning Coupe and Convertible iterations of its new sub-Phantom sedan, the 200EX concept revealed earlier this month at the Geneva Motor Show. As part of our coverage of the show, we told you about the 12-cylinder-powered concept that will share key structural...Read More»

Rolls-Royce 200EX Concept Geneva
Rolls Royce 200EX Concept: Embargo Hemorrhage

Some folks in the U.K. were itching to be the first to feature pics of the Rolls-Royce 200EX concept (to show at the Geneva Motor Show). The 200EX provides a strong hint at the fourth BMW-produced Rolls-Royce model and is reputedly a production-ready version of the car that will debut at the...Read More»

Citroën Karin Concept from 1980
Link Love From The Car Connection: Lost Citroën Concepts, Blinged Rolls Royces, And Chances Are, You Hate Detroit

Just as Eskimos have dozens of words for "snow", we have scores for "Thursday". Our favorites? "Slack-off Day" and "Last Chance to See Straight Before the Big Hangover". Enjoy these news nuggets while you trudge through the second-best day of the work week. Pre-KITT car -- Let's face it: the 1980...Read More»

Michael Jackson's robot head from Moonwalker
Link Love From The Car Connection: New Transformers Footage, Chris Bangle's Solo Career, And Michael Jackson's Really Bad Taste

Downside: it's Monday. Upside: your boss is probably still hungover, too. Take two aspirin and read up on these odds and ends: Parts is parts -- During economic times like These Economic Times, folks prefer to repair rather than replace their cars. Maybe that's why auto parts search engine...Read More»

Chris Bangle
Not So Eternal Flame: BMW's Chris Bangle Out

Always controversial, always opinionated and always ready with a sketch pen and a cocktail napkin, BMW design chief Chris Bangle is stepping down from the German automaker to take on a role outside the auto industry. Bangle's influence on BMW style has been a veritable fountain of Haterade since he...Read More»

2006 Rolls Royce Phantom
Rolls Royce Defies Down Market

Despite a 2008 that wreaked havoc on car sales, Rolls Royce enjoyed - get ready for this - a 20 percent increase in sales for the '08 model year. It would seem that those who can shell out sick six-figure sums for the gargantuan, opulent, and non-eco-friendly Phantoms and Drophead Coupes aren't...Read More»

Rolls-Royce Santa Sleigh
WWSD? CAR Asks Automakers to Design St. Nick's Sleigh

Now Dasher! Now Datsun, now Peugeot and Vauxhall! On Comet! On Cooper! On Kia and Bristol! Thanks, CAR magazine, for providing a bit of levity and some smiles despite a dreary economy, layoffs, and plant closures galore. CAR tapped automakers' design studios to create interpretations of what...Read More»

2011 Rolls-Royce sedan

We showed you spy photos of the new "baby" Rolls-Royce sedan earlier this year--and now, Britain's Autocar magazine reports the smaller RR sedan is due for a world debut at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The magazine says the car will be shown as a concept, much as the recent Phantom Drophead and...Read More»

2011 Rolls-Royce Sedan: Spied!

We nabbed some new spy shots of Rolls Royce's new baby--dubbed internally as the RR4. Despite sharing some platform elements with the upcoming BMW 7-Series, the RR4 still manages to have entirely different dimensions--longer, wider and taller, with a longer wheelbase to boot. The RR4 has clearly...Read More»

At Rolls-Royce, It's What Wasn't Mentioned

Late last year, an unnamed Rolls-Royce source told the media about the possibility of the development of a fourth model. Then the first spy shots of the smaller Rolls appeared in British magazines. So it's no surprise there were plenty of questions about the small Rolls-Royce at the Geneva Motor...Read More»

2008 BMW 7-Series 4-door Sedan 750i Rear Seats
British Mag Breaks New Rolls Spy Shots

You'll remember a few weeks back when we told you about that new, smaller Rolls-Royce sedan that is being developed as Britain's auto uppercrust looks on enviously at the success of those callow youths at Bentley? Well, if you're "in the know," you won't be surprised at all that Britain's Autocar...Read More»

2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part IV

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) GM’s Big Tease Anyone who has visited Europe knows that folks on the continent can be a lot more relaxed about things libidinous. But even in a town with a well-established red-light district, eyes were being raised by the unexplained...Read More»

2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom
2005 Geneva Motor Show, Part V

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Citroën C1 and C6 Citroën's PR people were proudly informing the press that they were offering something that few manufacturers, and possibly none, had done before — that is to introduce brand new cars at the top and the bottom of its range...Read More»

2000 Rolls Royce Corniche, Los Angeles Auto Show
2000 L.A. Photo Gallery I

PONTIAC MINTS "SAV" AZTEK Coining a new phrase for its "sport recreation vehicle," a crossover station wagon/sport-utility vehicle, Pontiac's new little all-wheel-drive Aztek adventurer has a wide-track chassis and an all-speed traction control system. It’s derived from the Montana minivan’s...Read More»

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