What Car Should Have A Convertible Version?

We got a tip yesterday about how 100 Tesla Model S convertibles have been ordered by a Chinese investor. The conversion is done by Newport Convertible Engineering, a company that, much like the Girls Gone Wild guy, makes a living by arranging to have tops taken off. The Tesla one actually looks pretty good! » 4/23/14 11:50am 6 minutes ago

Icon's Land Rover D90 Makes The Original Look Like A Cheap Tractor

The Land Rover Defender is beautiful in its own agricultural stock glory. I've been perilously close to buying some heavily rusted "restorable" examples myself. But taking a deep dive with Jon Ward of Icon 4x4 shows how much prettier the truck can be when someone really sweats the details. » 4/23/14 11:47am 8 minutes ago

Fisker Is Back, I Hope They Don't Screw It Up This Time

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/23/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Maybe This Is Why China Isn't Buying Chinese Cars

What you're looking at is not the newest Mini Cooper derivative. It's the Lifan 330, a car that went onsale in the Chinese home market last year and recently made an appearance on the floor of the Beijing Motor Show. And I think it may be why Chinese buyers aren't buying Chinese cars. » 4/22/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

Hell No, The Subaru WRX Hatchback Isn't Really Going To Happen

With both Mad Men and The Good Wife currently on, I get plenty of drama from TV. I don't need it from Subaru, too. Unfortunately, the latest chapter in the Subaru WRX hatchback will-they or won't-they is that they won't be making another one. » 4/22/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

The Nurburgring, a Screaming Wife, and a Failing Saab.

The Nurburgring isn't so much a race track as it is an insane German roller coaster that you can fall off of at any moment. My wife, Kelty, sitting next to me, screaming for 11 minutes straight intensified this effect. Except, instead of a roller coaster scream she was screaming like she suddenly found herself on the… » 4/22/14 8:22pm Yesterday 8:22pm