Lexus LFA art car celebrates 10 years of F performance brand

It’s been 10 years since Lexus adopted the letter “F” to designate the brand’s most performance-oriented models, and to celebrate, a special LFA will be unveiled this weekend at Belgium’s 24 Hours of Spa. The Lexus LFA art car, with a livery designed by Portuguese artist Pedro Henriques, also celebrates the first time Lexus will race at Spa; the Emil …

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2019 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe pricier but better equipped

Those in the market for a small sport sedan will have to look away from Cadillac as the ATS-V exits production this year. The brand will gladly sell buyers an ATS-V Coupe, however. Just expect to pay a little more. According to a Cars Direct report published Tuesday, the ATS-V Coupe will cost $4,000 more for the 2019 model year. The price surge represents a...

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Bugatti forced to recall 2 Chirons in the US

We were amazed when Pagani needed to recall 16 of its Huayras. Lamborghini impressed us when it served a recall notice for all 11 of the Centenarios currently in the United States. Now Bugatti is jumping into the recall game as it has been forced to issue a recall notice for some Stateside examples of the Chiron. How many hypercars are affected by this...

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BMW to reveal new car at Monterey Car Week, likely the Z4

BMW has a new vehicle revealed planned for Monterey Car Week, and it's a good bet the car is a redesigned Z4. The company didn't explicitly name the Z4 in its Wednesday announcement but called the debut "an emotional addition to the BMW range." BMW added the model's identity will be revealed closer to Monterey Car Week, which runs August 18-26. We've...

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2019 Ford F-150 Limited gains Raptor power

Should the Ford F-150 Raptor be a little too brutish for everyday driving, the Blue Oval has an answer. The automaker announced Thursday that its 2019 F-150 Limited will gain the Raptor's 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6. Thus, the posh pickup will produce 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, just like its Ford Performance cousin. The truck also...

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Jay Leno goes in-depth with a 1966 Lotus Cortina

It's built by Ford, but no one uses that name when referring to the first-generation Lotus Cortina. Between 1963 and 1966, Ford and Lotus cranked out over 3,300 of them, and Jay Leno's chief fabricator Jim Hall owns one of them. He's been restoring the car for years and is finally finished. Hall and his Cortina roll into the garage so Jay can check out the...

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2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots and video

Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new Audi Q8 comes another sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front fascia, massive cross-drilled brake rotors, and the two large...

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Land Rover-based H5X concept to spawn Tata Harrier SUV in 2019

Tata's H5X concept unveiled in February will spawn a production model called the Harrier, Tata confirmed earlier this month. The small SUV will reach showrooms where the Indian brand operates in early 2019. The Harrier, like the H5X concept, will be based on a modified version of the D8 platform (also referred to as LR-MS) found in Land Rover's Discovery...

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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ sets 6:44.97 Nürburgring production car lap record

Lamborghini's upcoming Aventador SVJ has lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in a time of 6:44.97, the automaker confirmed Thursday. That's a new record for production cars, and it's over 2.0 seconds quicker than the previous record of 6:47.3 set by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS last September. Doing the driving was Lamborghini tester Marco Mapelli, the same...

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