5 questions with Audi designer Frank Lamberty

Question: Let's talk design. Shapes, ideas, motion, whatever. What is your favorite car—or make it cars, if you like? Answer: Porsche 904 and Volkswagen Karmann Ghia—the coupe. Those are pure sculptures. They don't even need wheels. I just love the shapes. Q: What about the...

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Spyker D8 SUV not dead, coming as plug-in hybrid

After successfully emerging from bankruptcy in 2015, Spyker has managed to secure a production site in the United Kingdom, update its C8 supercar and sign an engine supply deal with Koenigsegg. Spyker is now ready to expand its lineup and has two models on the drawing board. One is a more...

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Ex-Donald Trump Ferrari F430 fails to sizzle at auction

It may have been once owned by the current President of the United States, but that little fact failed to ignite a serious bidding war on this 2007 Ferrari F430 formerly owned by Donald Trump at the Auctions America sale held in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend. The final bid came in at $240,000...

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Mercedes accelerates electric plans, promises 10 EVs by 2022

Regardless of where fuel prices go in the coming years, Mercedes-Benz's future will be one skewed towards electrification. The automaker launched its new EQ sub-brand for electrified cars during last fall's 2016 Paris auto show by unveiling the Generation EQ concept and promising 10...

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LaFerrari may be crushed after 2 failed smuggling attempts

There's that old saying stating, "rules are meant to be broken," but sometimes, rules are rules. That's especially true when it involves governments and smuggling various items across the border. It rings even truer when that particular item happens to be a Ferrari LaFerrari...

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Pirelli develops rubber-infused skis

Pirelli seems to be keen on finding ways to not only re-imagine what its tires are capable of, but where it can infuse its technology outside of the car world. Hot on the heels of Pirelli's colored, talking tires, the tire manufacturer has decided to try its hand at tackling the slopes with a...

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Inside look at Bugatti Chiron production

Chiron production is well underway at Bugatti's plant in Molsheim, France, and the first examples are due to be delivered to customers in the first quarter of 2017. Bugatti plans to build the cars at a rate of roughly 70 per year, and the company has already confirmed that just 500 will be...

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Infiniti will preview next QX80 at 2017 New York auto show

Infiniti's habit of bombarding us with concepts shows no sign of abating, with the automaker on Saturday confirming the new QX80 Monograph SUV concept for this month's 2017 New York auto show. We're hopeful this isn't a April Fools' prank as Infiniti's SUV lineup is definitely in need...

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McLaren crows about its 570GT feather wrap

We're not going even going to bother trying to trick you with this one. McLaren builds some serious machinery, but it's nice to know the British supercar manufacturer has a sense of humor. The gang from Woking has released an April Fool's Day prank, claiming it's the next-generation of...

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