Toy Lamborghini costs 15 times more than real Lamborghini

Even as the Lamborghini Aventador just begins to hit the world's fenceposts, there's already a new model to top it — one that, at $4.8 million, may be the most expensive car in the world. Well, most expensive scale model car anyway. Yes, that's right, it's a one-eighth size scale model — that may end up being sold for… » 9/15/11 10:30am 9/15/11 10:30am

Tesla Model S "Alpha" shows off a sleeker electric ass

Tesla Motors has dropped a crop of photos of what it's calling the Tesla Model S "Alpha," which appears to be a more production-intent version of the until-now-more-likely-vaporware-than-not electric sedan concept. It also appears to be stolen straight from either the new Jaguar XF or the Kia Optima. I guess if you can't … » 6/05/11 5:40pm 6/05/11 5:40pm

Nissan Brazil's sexy dancers have nothing to do with minivans

Because there's no well that an automotive ad type won't drain to the last dram, Nissan Brazil's followup to its rump-shaking Tiida ad has dancers in kindergarten-quality ant costumes and a distinct lack of continuity. » 5/03/11 3:00pm 5/03/11 3:00pm

How A Web Nerd Scammed Twitter With An Imaginary Tesla Sedan

On January 1st, Autoblog/Engadget/Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis announced he'd give away one still-imaginary Tesla sedan if his newly-created Twitter account got more followers than Ashton Kutcher. He failed miserably. Also, he probably never planned to give the car away. Update! » 3/16/10 11:15am 3/16/10 11:15am