New entry-level Mercedes SL400 drops price of range by over $20k

New entry-level Mercedes SL400 drops price of range by over $20k
August 29, 2014
As one of the premier luxury droptops from Mercedes-Benz, the SL-Class has never been an inexpensive proposition. But the German brand is making it a little bit more accessible for the 2015 model year with its new SL400. The new entry-level model has quietly shown up on Me...
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What you missed on 8.28.14

What you missed on 8.28.14
August 29, 2014
Electric VW e-Up! tested The Volkswagen Up! is one of our favorite pieces of pint-sized forbidden fruit. The cute little city car is already one of the best-selling microcars in Europe, and VW aims to broaden its appeal with a new electrified version, the e-Up! Jonathon Ra...
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Ferrari 458 M spotted, is there a turbo under there?

Ferrari 458 M spotted, is there a turbo under there?
August 28, 2014
While it's still absolutely beautiful and a performance marvel (especially in Speciale trim), the Ferrari 458 Italia has to keep up with the rapidly evolving world in supercars if it wants to continue its success. Ferrari seems to know that it can't sit back and relax, bec...
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Porsche’s former CEO Wiedeking to stand trial over VW-share manipulation

Porsche’s former CEO Wiedeking to stand trial over VW-share manipulation
August 27, 2014
Former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking (left in the above photo) could potentially be facing some time in the slammer after all. The last we had heard, he and former Chief Financial Officer Holger Haerter (right) had avoided a trial in April due to a lack of evidence. Howev...
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Race Recap: Belgian Grand Prix sings Waltzing Matilda

Race Recap: Belgian Grand Prix sings Waltzing Matilda
August 26, 2014
Hamilton had said that starting from P2 on the grid might give him a better chance to get ahead of his teammate, remembering how last year he got passed for first position on the Kemmel Straight on the first lap. Turned out he wouldn't have to wait that long because Rosber...
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Lamborghini’s Huracan quicker than its costlier Aventador?

Lamborghini’s Huracan quicker than its costlier Aventador?
August 26, 2014
Car and Driver threw a leg over the Lamborghini Huracán and rode it hard all around the 16-turn Circuito Internationale Nardò, next to the banked oval that's brought us many a top-speed video. On the way to discovering the bull calf sweetly eclipses the Gallardo it repla...
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Evo pits BMW M3 against Porsche Macan in drag battle

August 26, 2014
If you want to move five passengers in very rapid fashion and you've got a $75,000 budget, two newly introduced four-door models immediately come to mind – both are the highest performing vehicles in their respective segments. But which is faster off the line, to the 60-...
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VW Golf Mk8 could arrive by 2017

VW Golf Mk8 could arrive by 2017
August 26, 2014
The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf (pictured above) only went on sale in the US in August, but it has been on the road in some parts of the world since 2012. The German automotive giant isn't taking a moment's rest for one of its most well known models, though. The lat...
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