23 Sep
Unveiling an ambitious plan for the top end of its luxury line-up

During our visit to Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last month, our hosts at Infiniti teased us between dinner courses with an enigmatic poster board. The image was of a spot-lit automotive grill, nothing else — the equivalent of showing a flexed bicep to tease the next Dwayne Johnson shoot ‘em up. It revealed absolutely nothing, […]

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 […]

6 Sep
Audi's top tier performance line fastback goes topless

Once Audi unleashed the gorgeous A5 in its RS high-end performance line, you could pretty much hold your breath waiting for the droptop version. Well, you can breathe again because that day has come. The RS5 Cabriolet keeps the superb 4.2-liter FSI V8 engine, which generates 450 horsepower to Audi’s seven-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch gearbox (with paddle […]

31 Aug
The fastback 4-seater set to debut at 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

Ford has taken pole position as America’s most stable and innovative automobile manufacturer, and they don’t intend to let their momentum slow down as they head into tomorrow. Their future design direction takes a quantum leap forward with their EVOS Concept car set to makes its official debut at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Ford […]

26 Aug
Vintage Fastback looks with modern 780 horsepower guts

Oklahoma-based coachbuilder Classic Recreations has been building modern high performance cars with vintage shells for over 10 years now, perfecting their craft to the point where their cars are competing in motorsport events with contemporary vehicles. Their latest and greatest for 2011 is the G.T.500CR Venom, a 780 horsepower high performance workhorse based on the […]

21 Jan
The FF takes Ferrari to uncharted territory

Ferrari today unveils a new model that takes the Prancing Stallion to territories previously uncharted. Its new FF — as in, Ferrari Four — is not only a 4-seater, but it’s also the first four-wheel car in Ferrari’s history. Usually channeling all of its power to the rear wheels, the AWD (all-wheel drive) system is […]

The four guys in San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes play the sort of stripped down, roots rock n roll that has all but disappeared from the musical landscape. It’s dirty, gritty and loud, with tracks like “I Killed Robert Johnson” loaded with foot-stomping hooks and irresistible, sing-along choruses. Much like Creedence Clearwater Revival, it’s hard […]