Most captivating cars on the road

Most captivating cars on the road

20 of the most eye-catching vehicles available today.Read entire story

Jeff Westphal won pole position at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours, he’s the 1st American in the race’s 45-year history to win pole position and…

Jeff Westphal won pole position at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours, he’s the 1st American in the race’s 45-year history to win pole position and…

Westphal raced the No. 704 Traum Motorsport SCG 003C at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours. The SCG 003 is American racing enthusiast Jim Glickenhaus’ idea of the perfect track and street car, and the SCG 003C is its racing-only version.This year was the SCG 003C’s third attempt at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, and while they didn’t finish, they certainly proved that an outsider to the European racing scene can break in and be the fastest.The team quickly learned that there’s nowhere they could test that could come close to simulating laps on the Nürburgring with the same mix of harsh bumps, hills, fast sweepers and tight corners. Replicating the ‘Ring’s over 8-minute laps anywhere else…Read entire story

Ford Mustang GT Fastback v Ford Mustang GT Performance Parts comparison

Ford Mustang GT Fastback v Ford Mustang GT Performance Parts comparison

You love the new Ford Mustang. You love it so much, you get permission from your other half and you go out and buy one. It’s great. You love it even more now that you have it. But then Ford announces a locally available – and warrantied – range of performance upgrades for your shiny new Pony car. What do you do next? Spend up or leave it stock? Great question… The cars Life may not always go your way, but sometimes things have a way of working out in your favour. This is one of those times. With our long-term 2017 Ford Mustang GT Fastback nearing the end of its extended time in the…Read entire story

BaT Auction: 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 5-Speed at No Reserve

BaT Auction: 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 5-Speed at No Reserve

This 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX has 184k miles and is a stock second-generation driver equipped with a turbocharged 2.0L inline-four, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive. The car was purchased new in California by the sister-in-law of the seller, who has been its second owner since 2003 and added 107k miles during that time. Recent work included adding a new thermostat and wheel bearing, and the car is said to remain reliable and fast despite some cosmetic issues. It is now offer at no reserve with most records from the seller’s ownership, a clean Carfax report, and a Washington title in the seller’s name. Rounded second-gen sheet metal is said to look good, though…Read entire story

2017 Kia Cadenza

2017 Kia Cadenza

The new 2017 Kia Cadenza takes aim at two of the outgoing full-size sedan’s big sore spots: Its conservative styling and its lack of driving polish. And, by and large, the automaker has succeeded with a new big sedan that looks and feels a class above its predecessor. The Cadenza is available in just three flavors—Premium, Technology, and…Read entire story

Throwback Thursday: Servicing Cosworth DFV Formula 1 engines, 1975

Throwback Thursday: Servicing Cosworth DFV Formula 1 engines, 1975

Kiwi racing driver and engine preparer John Nicholson worked with McLaren to service and rebuild DFVs The then-ubiquitous DFV was a brilliantly effective design, finding success over nearly two decades. We found out how often it needed attention Never before had there been, and in all likelihood never again will there be, an engine like the DFV. Designed in 1965 by the youthful Cosworth company, its birth was down to Lotus’s Colin Chapman, who both commissioned the project and brought in the crucial backing from Ford. The DFV made a winning debut at the 1967 Dutch Grand Prix and, continually evolving, took 12 Formula 1 drivers’ championships and 10 constructors’ championships, taking…Read entire story

Lexus Shows Off SKYJET Spacecraft for This Summer’s Valerian

Lexus looks ahead 700 years into the future with the SKYJET spacecraft featured in the upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets sci-fi movie hitting theaters on July 21. The company released two ads and a featurette that offers fans an in-depth look into the SKYJET. The SKYJET, a single-seat pursuit craft, was created in partnership with the EuropaCorp, a leading European film studio, and will be driven by the film’s main character Valerian, played by Dane DeHaan. The ad demonstrates how Lexus envisions personal mobility 700 years from now (when the movie takes place) and the featurette shows the creation process of the SKYJET, including behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Dane DeHann, producer Virginie Besson-Sillas, and Valerian …Read entire story

New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Is Already Sold Out, All 1000 Of Them

New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Is Already Sold Out, All 1000 Of Them

Bad news for the prospective buyers of the upcoming 911 GT2 RS, as Porsche has reportedly already sold the entire production run. The new king of the 911 range was always going to be offered in limited numbers, but so far we didn’t know exactly how many of them would hit the roads. Auto Bild reports that the new GT2 RS will be produced in 1,000 examples, all of which are already spoken for. Read more » Read entire story

Soaring through the Midwest in a Studebaker Hawk

Soaring through the Midwest in a Studebaker Hawk

Parked outside the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum. Story and photos by Dan Caswell. [Editor’s note: This story comes to us courtesy of Hemmings Motor News reader Dan Caswell. Thanks, Dan!] My wife, André told me I should write about my trip driving our 1961 Studebaker Hawk, from our home in Minot, North Dakota, to South Bend, Indiana, for the Studebaker Driver’s Club International Meet, May 3-6. From there, I planned to head to Auburn, Indiana, for the Antique Automobile Club of America/Classic Car Club of America shows and Auctions America sale, May 11-13. I told her the story would be too boring as it would just read: I put in gas and drove, put in more gas and drove more, etc…Read entire story

Top 10 Worst Automakers in Initial Quality: 2017

Top 10 Worst Automakers in Initial Quality: 2017

Top 10 Worst Automakers in Initial Quality: 2017The J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study has been released. moreRead entire story

Picking Up the E-Pace: Jaguar Reveals Price of Compact Crossover SUV

Picking Up the E-Pace: Jaguar Reveals Price of Compact Crossover SUV

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Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-Pace

Back in May of 2015, Jaguar went on record saying it wanted a baby crossover to slot in just below the F-pace. It took almost a year, but by February of 2016, we had caught Jaguars new E-pace out in prototype form. We’ve seen it stretching its wheels since then, but it’s now set to debut on July 13, 2017, and Jaguar has released a couple of teaser images. As of the time of this writing, few specifics are known, but it will be offered with a range of gasoline engines and will have the latest technology and driver assistance features available, which is very promising considering the E-Pace will sit at the bottom of the Jaguar’s “Pace” lineup and will start out at …Read entire story

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1939 Lincoln Zephyr

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1939 Lincoln Zephyr

Restored 1939 Lincoln Zephyr for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller’s description: It has been restored by the crew at JB Donaldson Co. with over 40 years of experience. This example has been finished in black. The paint and bodywork were recently done to a high standard with solid, rust-free steel underneath. The undercarriage was restored as well. The red leather interior has been restored with an Art Deco design that complements the streamlined exterior. A woodgrained dash frames the famous Lincoln Zephyr speedometer and waterfall. Other custom touches such as a JB Donaldson Co. steering wheel make this Zephyr unique. The V12 engine …Read entire story