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Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85, Live In A Very Bright Color

The Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85 »11/20/08 5:00pm11/20/08 5:00pm brought its funky livery and unecessarily complicated name to the La Auto Show floor. Based on the GT2 class Spyker LeMans racer, the LM85 comes equipped with an all aluminum Audi 4.2-liter V8 paired with a six-speed Getrag gearbox good for 400 HP. In addition to all the go-fast bits and…

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Announced As 2009 Green Car Of The Year

For all of you sitting on the edges of your seat waiting for the announcement of the 2009 Green Car of the Year »11/20/08 12:30pm11/20/08 12:30pm awarded by at the , you'll be happy to know it went to the . The Jetta TDI is a fuel economy monster registering 50 MPG returns while avoiding environmentally dubious battery packs and high gravity…

2009 Porsche Cayman Comes To LA, Brings Optional Limited Slip Differential

The LA Auto Show »11/19/08 8:15pm11/19/08 8:15pm has birthed it's latest automotive revelation in the form of the . The Cayman, as we saw a bit earlier, gets upgrades to both the entry 2.9 liter engine and the Cayman S 3.4 liter mill, a new twin-clutch transmission able to work power conversion magic and maybe most importantly, an optional limited…

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder Live Unveil, More Details

We saw the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder »11/19/08 8:00pm11/19/08 8:00pm a bit earlier today, but now we've got the official details and the live reveal photos from the . The LP 560-4 Spyder boasts the same 560 HP, 5.3 liter V10 with 398 lb-ft of torque, all-wheel-drive, and slick shifting sequential manual transmission as the normal LP 560-4…

2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h Push Bland to New Heights

Lexus unleashed its 2010 RX 350 »11/19/08 7:30pm11/19/08 7:30pm and to a deafening roar of yawns produced by disaffected onlookers at today's . Toyota managed to take a boring but tidy SUV and crank the snooze . The redeeming quality lies in the drivetrains of these suburban shuttles - 275 HP and 295 HP, respectively. The RX 350's 3.5 liter is…

2010 Mercury Milan, Hybrid And Lincoln MKZ: Live Cars For The Pulse-Free

Ford just revealed the 2010 Ford Fusion »11/19/08 5:30pm11/19/08 5:30pm and the and now we can bring you the live reveals on its platform pals the and the . The Fusions two upmarket friends split the hairs of luxury with the Milan going after the Euro-snob luxury buyer who can't afford a Euro-snob nameplate while the Lincoln chases the McCainiacs…

All-Electric MINI E Hits LA Auto Show Floor With "Hottest. Deputy Mayor. Ever."

The all-electric MINI E »11/19/08 3:40pm11/19/08 3:40pm was just revealed live here at the . Although we already knew it had an expensive and we already knew all the details about its two seats (instead of the normal MINI 2+2), 204 HP and 162 lb-ft electric motor and performance of 150 mile round trip and 0-to-60 runs of 8.5 seconds. However, if…

BMW 335d Sedan With BluePerformance, A Diesel For The Masses

BMW dropped their hotrod oil burner today at the LA Auto Show »11/19/08 3:30pm11/19/08 3:30pm, showcasing a twin-turbo 3.0 liter diesel engine that is both quick and clean. Clean enough to be legal in all 50 states while keeping it's fun factor. Power numbers sit pretty at 265 horses and 425 lbs-ft of torque; just enough to pull the porch off of…

BMW X5 xDrive35d AdvancedDiesel To Challenge Audi Diesel Dominance

If your dreams involve stomping around Terra Firma in a BMW X5 xDrive while running on good 'ole American diesel, consider yourself a step closer. BMW unveiled their X5 xDrive35d today, with it's sequentially turbocharged six-pot diesel, at the LA Auto Show »11/19/08 2:30pm11/19/08 2:30pm. Precisely the same powerplant is slotted for the . Fuel…

BMW Concept 7 Series ActiveHybrid Adds Power, Efficiency

Ahead of its official reveal at the LA Auto Show »11/19/08 12:30pm11/19/08 12:30pm, the official details on the have finally been released after months of us sitting on the edges of our seats, waiting with bated breath. The ActiveHybrid (as opposed to the other name considered, "LazyHybrid") is a "preview of potential" for things to come from BMW and…

2009 Porsche Cayman Shows Off New PDK Dual-Clutch Gearbox

Nobody at Porsche AG would ever admit it, but we suspect the newly upgraded 2009 Porsche Cayman has even more potential than the flagship Porsche 911. The new Cayman is set to make its public debut later today at the LA Auto Show »11/19/08 11:00am11/19/08 11:00am and though it doesn't look much different, the car is boasting a new optional dual-clutch…