3 Jun
160 hp, 150+ mph top speed & sub 3-second 0-to-60 acceleration

San Francisco’s Mission Motorcycles have been making their Yves Behar-designed Mission One bike — once the world’s fastest electric production motorcycle — since way back in 2009, and now they announce what they’re calling the world’s most innovative, technologically advanced, zero emissions electric superbikes. Dubbed the Model R and track-ready Model RS, both models are […]


18 Apr
The CLS's little 4-door coupé brother makes its debut

This is going to be a big week for concept reveals in anticipation of the Beijing Motor Show, as we’ve already seen with the Audi RS Q3 Concept High-Performance Compact SUV. Now its their German rivals turn over at Mercedes-Benz to get some shine… although not sure if these leaks are going to make Benz […]


18 Apr
Possibly the world's first production sport compact SUV?

Cars making their woldwide debut at the Beijing Motor Show next week are beginning to make their leaky appearances on the web, among the first of which is Audi who has unveiled another possible iteration of its Q3 compact SUV. This time the Q3 boldly boasts the Four Ring’s vaunted “RS” badges, which means this […]


13 Apr
The Four Rings returns its vaunted RS line to American shores

Guess what LIAS got last week to run around and test in the City of Angels…? We’ve been a bit busy since the New York auto show and running around in the Arctic Circle, but our review of the automotive joy that is the Audi TT-RS is coming next week. Stay tuned… All images shot […]


10 Apr
Stuttgart's high performance SUV gets an upgrade

Although a hit right out of the gate, and accumulating sales greater than anything else in its fleet, Porsche’s Cayenne was much maligned by purists of the brand — among the most critical and vocal in the automotive world. Well it’s clear Porsche’s high performance SUV is here to stay, and it’s growing stable now […]


3 Feb
The classic re-designed & re-imagined as a modern concept car

This 1962 Chevrolet Corvette C1-RS rebuild is the brainchild of Jeremy Gerber, co-owner of the Roadster Shop, and customer Barry Blomquist. The idea for the car was to build a modern concept car version of the landmark 1962 Corvette, with artist Eric Brockmeyer brought in to help with renderings and lend ideas for the actual […]


25 Jul
Stage Rally, Rallycross and Gymkhana racecar all in one

One of the best drivers on the face of the planet, Ken Block, unveils his brand new revolutionary racecar, the “Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle” (or H.F.H.V.). As he competes in three distinct disciplines of racing — Stage Rally, Rallycross and Gymkhana — the usual protocol is to have one (or more) dedicated vehicle for each […]


14 Sep
Audi's 5-cylinder coupe gets the RS treatment

It was announced today that Audi has finally decided to bring the RS version of its TT coupe to America. All rejoice! While the RS badge has made brief and rare leaps across the pond to US shores, Audi enthusiasts usually beg for the high performance version of their favorite cars. The 420 horsepower RS4 […]