It's a little known fact, but Mercedes's AMG division actually hates tires. Their entire mission is to ruin every single piece of rubber that gets applied to wheels. In order to help accomplish that mission the SL63 AMG now has 585 horsepower.
Without even making an electric car themselves, Lotus has inadvertently made quite a few over the years. First there was the Tesla Roadster. Then Chrysler had the Europa based Circuit EV. There was a Detroit Electric-branded Elise a few years back. And now Detroit Electric is attempting a comeback with a limited…
"The 2013 SRX illustrates the Cadillac philosophy of never leaving well enough alone," said Don Butler, vice president of marketing for GM's wreath and crest-festooned proto-luxury brand. We couldn't agree more. Because somehow they've managed to take the attractive Art & Science exterior design philosophy of the …
AMG's new, 5.5-liter bi-turbocharged V8 impressed us in the CLS63, even if it didn't snarl like the old 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated blaster. Today, the turbo trickled into the midfield, showing up in the E-Class. Better mileage, too, for more greenness.
The Playstation generation hearts them some GT-R, but they don't have jobs so they can't afford one. Solution: The 2011 Scion tC apes some of the fast Nissan's styling cues, but the rest is crappy Toyota parts.
The new-for-2011 Subaru Impreza WRX gets a 1.5 inch-wider track in front and the rear, and benefits from firmer rear subframe bushings directly from the STI. It's also got a newer, purdier mouth.
When the Hyundai Sonata Turbo and the Hyundai Sonata
Hybrid are unveiled at this month's New York Auto Show, Hyundai exclusively told Jalopnik they believe the two will cancel each other out. "No harm, no foul," we're told.
Mitsubishi has formally announced intent to sell it's all-electric Mitsubishi iMiev in the United States before 2012. Furthermore, they've announced a partnership with Portland General Electric to develop the infrastructure to support it.