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Miami born writer and car fanatic, Jeff began writing and attending auto shows while still in high school. As much as he loves the run-of-the-mill Italian supercar, his dream would be to compete in a bear-knuckle rally stage behind the wheel of a Lancia Stratos. If the classic Lancia ever does make it’s way back into production he will be giving up his soul to own one.

Stunning 650HP Viper-Powered Karmann Ghia Custom: Your Ride

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We love classic cars. But what we love even more is when custom shops take these classics, and preserve them as a unique interpretation of themselves, without taking away too much from the original, of course. Readers Dean and Keith co-own Deanz Rodz and Race Carz in Graymont, Illinois. And what they do — like any other custom shop — is create custom rides all their own.

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Dodge Charger Hellcat Coming with All 707 Horses On Tap

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If you thought the Dodge Challenger Hellcat was insane, wait ’til you get a load of this. Like its two-door sibling, the Dodge Charger sedan is likely going to get a Hellcat option by sometime early next year, with all 707 horses at its disposal.

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Aston Martin is Definitely Building the Lagonda, But You Can’t Have One

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That’s right, Aston Martin is for sure showing off a new Lagonda sedan this year. The only problem is, if you live in the U.S., or UK, or France, or Australia, or Germany — hell, anywhere that isn’t the Middle East, you can’t own one. Why? Because Aston is setting its sights directly on the Middle Eastern market and its oil-rich elite.

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2015 Hyundai Sonata First Drive: The Undercover Fun Sedan

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Mid-size sedans; they aren’t the most lively bunch of cars in the whole world. You’ve got options like the Honda Accord or the Toyota Camry, which do well enough in sales, but go through life as blasé and boring alternatives to more capable crossovers and more fun hatchbacks.

Thankfully family sedans are evolving. With cars like the Ford Fusion and Mazda6 adding a new sporty design element to the segment, one company mixed their sleeker new design with a few sporty hints as well. That brand is Hyundai, and that car is the 2015 Sonata. Continue Reading »

We’re Driving a 2014 Dodge Charger SRT Super Bee This Week

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So I traded in my lovely little Fiat 500 turbo for something a little more muscular. Granted, it doesn’t have all the 700+ horses found in the Dodge Challenger Hellcat (yet), but the Charger SRT Super Bee is still really cool, and it promises to be a fun four-door muscle car with a personality all its own.

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Acura NSX Catches Fire During Nurburgring Testing [w/Video]

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Not good. Not good at all. The very same Honda/Acura NSX that we showed you running the Nurburging yesterday, has caught fire and ended its life at the side of the race track.

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Want a Manual in Your Pagani Huayra? It’s Possible, But Expensive

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The Pagani Huayra is a 730 horsepower, 3.2 second, 200 mph supercar for the ages. It costs about $1.5M, and it’s probably one of the most exclusive supercars on the planet. But how does one make this epic supercar even more exclusive? Add a manual gearbox to it, of course.

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Ant-Kahn Shows More of the Gorgeous Barchetta Roadster

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If you know Afzal Kahn, you know his love for tuning all sorts of automobiles. But for his latest project, the British-based tuner has teamed up with Ant Anstead to create Ant-Kahn; a company in the business of building cars from the ground up.

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Porsche, Lamborghini, and Audi at Odds Over New Sportscar Platform

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Sibling rivalry is pretty adorable when it involves two toddlers. It’s not as adorable, though, when it involves billions of dollars and three of the world’s most prestigious sportscar brands. Porsche, Audi and Lamborghini are all fighting over the future of multiple sportscars, all on one platform.

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Mini Superleggera Motorcycle Concept Tantalizes Us From Afar

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Rumor has it Mini might actually build a real life Superleggera roadster. And that would be totally OK by us. But what if the roadster had a little friend to go along with it— say, an equally stunning motorcycle? One designer thinks this is a great idea.

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