2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots

A prototype for Volvo's upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it looks like the production model will closely resemble the concept. Volvo's next-generation compacts will be based on the...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe spy shots

Mercedes-Benz's GLC Coupe is set to receive the full-force AMG treatment. The slinky coupe-like SUV already comes in GLC43 flavor, but our latest spy shots reveal a prototype for what's destined to be a GLC63 Coupe. Signature AMG elements include the protruding grille, aggressive aero...

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Dodge Demon comes with transbrake straight from the factory

Dodge has revealed yet another feature fitted to the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon designed to get the car down the line quicker. The latest is a transmission brake, a feature normally reserved to the aftermarket world. Its addition to the Demon makes the car the first transbrake-equipped...

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New F1 Experiences package lets you tour the track, pit lane

Ahead of the 2017 Formula One World Championship season opener in Melbourne, Australia this weekend, F1's new owner Liberty Media has announced the first of its strategies aimed at improving the spectacle of the sport. F1 is launching its own ticketing and travel packages through which fans...

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How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI prepped by rally specialists Prodrive to race down the mecca for bobsledders in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The others? A...

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Meet the world’s first 6.0-second Nissan GT-R

AMS Performance hasn't been sitting idle after clocking a world-record setting 7.14-second quarter-mile time with its monstrous Nissan GT-R build. Following that record last November, AMS and driver Gidi Chamdi have done it again. The 2,500-horsepower AMS GT-R invaded the dragstrip to go for...

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Thermal camera shows how hot brake rotors get during use

It's common knowledge brakes heat up during use, but how hot can they get? Simply put, pretty darn hot. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is back with another intriguing video made with help from a $55,000 FLIR thermal camera. This time, he points the camera at the brakes and takes some...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet spy shots

Mercedes-Benz will soon unveil an updated version of the S-Class sedan. The updates are part of the car's mid-cycle update and will include a number of visual tweaks plus an overhaul of the powertrains. Shortly after the updated S-Class sedan makes its debut, similar updates will filter...

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Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it will only be offered with an electric powertrain. The information was confirmed to Motoring by Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer...

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BMW to launch 40 new or updated models in next 2 years

Having lost the luxury car sales race to Mercedes-Benz in 2016, BMW is planning an aggressive roll-out of new products over the next two years to claw its way back to the top spot. In a press conference held Tuesday in Munich, Germany to outline its financial results, BMW's CEO Harald...

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