Ferrari 812 Superfast says what it does, does what it says

Now that we've had an up close look at the replacement for the F12 Berlinetta, Ferrari has clued us into the details on the 812 Superfast that we saw for the first time during last week's 2017 Geneva auto show. We already know that the car features a new 6.5-liter V-12 underhood that makes about...

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Racing legend John Surtees dead at 83

Few men in the history of racing are as accomplished as John Surtees. The son of a London motorcycle dealer began his racing career by racing motorcycles in the early 1950s, and he went on to win four 500cc motorcycle grand prix world championships in 1956, '58, '59 and '60. After the 1960 win, he...

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2018 Genesis G70 spy shots

The third model from Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand has been spotted in prototype form. The car is a small sports sedan that will be called the G70. It will join its larger G80 and G90 siblings in showrooms around mid-2017, arriving as a 2018 model. It was previewed in March by the Genesis...

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Volkswagen CEO says he’s open to merger talks with Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has made little secret of his desire to merge with another major automaker due to the significant changes facing the auto industry and the steep capital costs those changes entail. Automakers Marchionne has courted include Ford, General Motors, Toyota...

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2018 BMW Alpina B5 bows with 600-hp V-8, all-wheel drive

Can't wait for BMW to launch its new M5? Well, semi-official BMW tuner Alpina has just dropped its own sledgehammer based on the latest 5-Series. Yes, the latest 5-Series has spawned its Alpina B5 variant which once again sports a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8, 8-speed automatic...

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2018 Audi S8 spy shots

Audi is working on a new generation of its A8 and you can bet there will be a sporty S8 variant among the redesigned lineup. Prototypes for what's likely to be the new S8 have just been spotted. The four individual exhaust tips at the rear is a clear giveaway that this isn't a standard model...

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Porsche engineer hints at mid-engine 911 road car

Porsche broke with over 50 years of 911 rear-engine tradition when it rolled out the mid-engine 911 RSR race car at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The primary benefit of going with a mid-engine design is weight distribution, since you no longer have the heavy engine behind the rear axle. Keeping...

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