Nissan GT-R Spec-V Delayed, NISMO GT-R "Evolution" S-Tune Coming Soon

According to the Frenchies at Le Blog Auto, the Nissan GT-R Spec-V has allegedly been delayed and is now expected to debut as late as next year. But rumors are also swirling of a new GT-R variant to be launched in the meantime. Although it's not to be confused as a Mitsubishi, some are throwing around a name of… »8/06/08 9:40am8/06/08 9:40am

Alfa Romeo Could Californicate, Build 8C Replacement Off Ferrari California

In a recent interview, Alfa Romeo's global marketing director, Sergio Cravero, expressed his desire to have an Alfa Romeo model based on the new 2009 Ferrari California. "It would be great if Ferrari let us do it... but they are very hard to convince." The potential model would be a replacement for Alfa's current… »7/02/08 1:00pm7/02/08 1:00pm

Baby Ferrari F149 Dino California GT Or Whatever Caught In Action At Fiorano

You've already heard about the upcoming baby Ferrari. A lot. Though we're not sure if it'll be called Dino, F149, California GT, or something else. What we do know is that we're told we can expect it to expose itself in about two weeks. And now, we may also know what it looks and sounds like in motion around Ferrari's… »4/25/08 8:00am4/25/08 8:00am

Ferrari F149 Makes Photographic Debut... in Two Weeks?

The rumor mill has been churning at full froth lately over a possible new model from the shops of Maranello and Modena. One set of reports calls it a Ferrari Dino, another calls it the California GT and as of late, the third option is the Ferrari F149. Whatever it ends up being, Topspeed is reporting images of the new… »4/22/08 2:45pm4/22/08 2:45pm

2009 BMW Z4 Reportedly To Come With Hard And Soft Top

We have it from our good friends at BMW Blog that they have it from their good friends that the 2009 BMW Z4 is going to come with both a soft and hardtop, similar to what Mazda does with the Miata. Those in sunny climates can have their lightweight softtop. Those in areas where the weather gets a bit rougher can opt… »4/10/08 8:24pm4/10/08 8:24pm

2009 Pontiac G8 GXP Coming Soon? High Performance Pontiac Magazine Gives Us Their Wish List

The Pontiac G8 GT commercial we showed you very early this morning was good at tightening the pants of any auto lover with a joy for recreating classic 80's Midway games. But there's still been some criticism of the arrow-headed brand over their neglect of the stick as well as some who believe the General's… »3/14/08 10:40am3/14/08 10:40am

2009 Dodge Challenger Production Details Emerge, You Want A Shaker Hood With That?

It's been almost a full day since we've posted on the 2009 Dodge Challenger, so we assume all of you are getting the shakes. According to our tipster, orders for the new Challenger can be placed starting next month (that's April) with a total of 45,000 initially built. This same source also claims that there will be a… »3/07/08 2:45pm3/07/08 2:45pm

Tata Considering Buying Stake In Ferrari, All Your Premium Automakers Are Belong To India

Not content to just sell the cheapest car, the Tata Nano, or to own the formerly imperial Jag and Land Rover, it's now rumored that Ratan Tata is interested in getting in bed with Ferrari (and we're not talking about a stripper from Paramus named Ferrari). Motor Authority has latched on to a quote from Italy's … »3/07/08 9:40am3/07/08 9:40am

Desperately Seeking Supra, Toyota Exec Hints That FT-HS Could Be Next Supra

Toyota showed off its Toyota FT-HS concept without much in the way of explanation as to what exactly we were supposed to take from it. It's a high performance hybrid, sure. But is it the next Supra? The next Celica? WTF Toyota? To add a bit more confusion, Toyota's Australian project manager mentioned at the… »2/28/08 10:20am2/28/08 10:20am

BMW X5 Twin Turbo Diesel Hybrid Concept Coming To Geneva, It's Happening... Maybe

It seems that the cat is out of the bag and we now think we know what BMW will be highlighting, eco-wise, at this year's Geneva Motor Show. You know all that pleading for more diesel hybrids? According to CarScoop, the boys and girls form Bavaria will be showing off the "Vision EfficeintDynamics" which will be better… »2/21/08 2:00pm2/21/08 2:00pm

The Dodge Viper Is Dead: In Lieu Of Flowers, Please Send R&D Funds

Who would win in a fight between a 3-headed hell hound and a snake? In a case important to a great number of high-horsepower-lovin' enthusiasts, it appears it's going to be Satan's canine.

In all the hoopla over the past few weeks about Dodge's new entry to the Muscle Car Wars, the media stories popping up hinting… »2/08/08 12:30pm2/08/08 12:30pm