HSV 40th Anniversary GTS Unveiled in Sydney

First used in 1968 on the HK Monaro, the GTS badge now celebrates its 40th anniversary with 100 units of this special edition HSV GTS. Though the name GTS stands for "Gran Turismo Sportivo," the 40th Anniversary edition is merely an appearance package available only in red or white, with black stripes and plenty of… » 10/09/08 12:15pm 10/09/08 12:15pm

Mercedes E 300 BLUETEC Turbodiesel Gets A BRABUS Boost

Does your BLUETEC E-Class Benz not give you quite the power you were hoping for? Does 400 lb.-ft. of torque leave you cold inside? BRABUS, tuner of all things Mercedes, might have an answer to your uniquely affluent problems. A new upgrade from BRABUS boosts power by 47 horsepower and about 50 lb.-ft. of torque, to… » 1/30/08 3:15pm 1/30/08 3:15pm

Ford Extending E85 Corn Goodness To E-Series, Navigator and Expedition

More exciting action from the D.C Auto Show as Ford snuck some E85 news into the 2009 Ford Escape press release. The company's E-Series vans, Navigator and Expedition will be able to run on E85 fuel this year, which is good news for the small percentage of the people reading this that have access to the approximately… » 1/22/08 10:45am 1/22/08 10:45am

Ford Recalling 1.8 Million Diesels For Computer Glitch

Ford is having to recall approximately 1.8 million 7.3-liter PowerStroke diesel-powered trucks due to a computer software problem that has caused engine failures for customers, which we think is how I, Robot originally was supposed to start. According to Ford, the camshaft position sensor could break down and disrupt… » 12/06/07 2:45pm 12/06/07 2:45pm

The 2008 Ford Econoline: Boldest. Ford Commercial Van. EVAH!

So the headline on Ford's press release is totally bringing to mind "Best. Blank. Ever." And for some weird reason, it's making us laugh a little. That's probably not what FoMoCo had in mind when they wrote it up, but whatevs, it's been a long day. Despite the reaching-for-the-stars paper they released, there's… » 3/07/07 5:56pm 3/07/07 5:56pm

Hold on, Holden! Secret HSV E-Series Photos Leaked

Shots of the secret E-Series, a super-sport Commodore sedan from Holden's performance division HSV made their way to the Intersplice a week before GM planned, by way of an embargo-date mixup by a government office (Ministry of Speed?). Australian muscle-car watchers have been waiting for the E-Series for months,… » 8/17/06 9:23am 8/17/06 9:23am