America has never had a car quite like Cadillac’s burly CTS-V. In sedan form there is no Yankee rival; the Chevy SS doesn’t even come close. And even the Germans, with all their prodigious RS4s and M3s and C63s, unexpectedly tinkled their Lederhosen when Caddy first unveiled the Corvette V8-powered performance machine. Bristling with 556-horsepower and [...]


Traditionally, Americans have born the burden of hating diesels. Or at least, that was the mistaken word on the street. In the past year, clean diesel sales have soared, buoyed by a new crop of Audis, Mercs, Chevies, Mazdas, Cadillacs, Jeeps and even Porsches — not to mention VW, which boasted selling over 100,000 TDIs [...]


16 Apr
The 1st Aston you won't have to mortgage your home for

When it comes to the luxurious world of Aston Martin, the 2015 V8 Vantage GT comes in on the surprisingly affordable side. For the first time since you could buy a house for a grand, the gentlem delivers a vehicle with a sticker price under six figures: the V8 Vantage GT will start at “just” $99,500. Upgrades [...]


19 Mar
The replacement for the CL-Class gets its AMG makeover

After unveiling their gorgeous 2015 S-Class Coupe (which we posted last month), Mercedes-Benz lifts the sheets on AMG’s makeover of the car. Due to be revealed at the New York Auto Show next month, Benz was kind enough to give the people what they want a couple weeks early. Developed to replace the CL-Class, the S-Class Coupe is [...]


4 Mar
The Trident reveals the (possible) replacement to the GT at Geneva

While putting a lot of resources into their new entry level sedan, the Ghibli, Maserati is turning its attention to a decidedly sexier market. This morning in Geneva the Italian automaker unveiled the Alfieri Concept, a 2+2 Coupe clearly aimed at replacing their own aging GT Coupe. Based on a slightly shorter wheelbase version of the GranTurismo [...]


16 Jan
Now GM, can we just have an ATS-V Coupe anytime soon…?

The Cadillac CTS Coupe — from last generation, not this one — has been one of our favorite American cars for years. Specifically, the fire-breathing Cadillac CTS-V Coupe (read our tales of the CTS-V on the Gumball Rally from a couple years back). But so far, with the latest gen CTS, the Coupe has yet to be announced. Instead, [...]


9 Jan
Swedish automaker melds design with a sporting good company

Another coupe taking its dress off before the prom is Volvo‘s new XC Coupe. Although only two-door in design, the XC Coupe promises to be a crossover SUV with seating for four, and melds design cues Volvo is known for with notes taken from Swedish sporting goods company POC. Although the marriage is dubious, keep [...]


9 Jan
0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds & predicted 186 mph top speed

Just ahead of the Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), images have leaked of Lexus‘s much rumored BMW M4-battling coupe. The RC-F will be the Japanese luxury brand’s most powerful V8-powered vehicle ever, and is the latest from Lexus burgeoning F-Line of performance vehicles. Although the RC-F was not slated to be revealed until next Tuesday, January [...]

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