Autos: News

Watch A 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Drive Itself Off The Assembly Line

Wednesday  03:00,   05 july 2017
MSN

<p>Production of the new, facelifted S-Class has begun in Sindelfingen.</p>In a brief video, Mercedes-Benz production and supply chain board member Markus Schäfer talks up the new flagship Benz and takes it for a ride from the end of the[...]

Rolls-Royce Is Not Interested in Hybrids or Autonomy. Got it?

Tuesday  21:10,   04 july 2017
MSN

<p>All-electric or bust, says the British luxury automaker.</p>Speaking to Autocar at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Otvös concedes that electricity is the way of the future, but will only be adopted by[...]

Elon Musk: First Tesla Model 3 to be Completed by Friday

Tuesday  20:01,   04 july 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Model 3 production to hit 20,000 units by December</p>In his first tweet, he stated that the upcoming Tesla Model 3 had already passed all regulatory requirements two weeks ahead of schedule and that the first (SN1) Model 3 would be[...]

Demon's Tires Are Too Wide For Assembly Line

Tuesday  17:32,   04 july 2017
Road & Track

Dodge's Brampton, Ontario plant was designed to accommodate cars with 275mm wide tires. The Demon has 315s.Originally, Dodge's Brampton, Ontario plant, where the Challenger is built, was only designed to accommodate tires no larger than 275mm[...]

Vettel escapes further punishment over Baku road rage

Tuesday  00:05,   04 july 2017
AFP

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel's collision with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was deliberate but he will face no further sanction, Formula One's governing body the FIA ruled on Monday. Research Research [...]

2018 Ram 1500 Sport Moves Out of the Crosshairs, Big Horn Goes Black

Monday  19:16,   03 july 2017
Car and Driver

<p>Ram is continuing to slowly phase out its brand's cross-hair grille.</p>The cross-hair grille design can be traced back to the 1986 Dodge Ram. Now that Ram is no longer a part of the Dodge brand, it's not surprising the relatively young [...]

Byron wins at Daytona for second straight Xfinity victory

Sunday  02:00,   02 july 2017
Associated Press

William Byron got his second win of the season, and this time he got to do it in front of his bosses. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Cadillac) Model (e.g. ATS Sedan) Byron won his second consecutive Xfinity[...]

Brutal beating of NASCAR driver after Rascal Flatts concert prompts lawsuit

Saturday  09:55,   01 july 2017
The Charlotte Observer

NASCAR driver Mike Wallace has resumed his legal fight over the 2016 mauling he took during a post-concert brawl at PNC Pavilion.In a lawsuit moved to federal court on Friday, Wallace, his wife, daughter and son-in-law accuse the corporate[...]

NASCAR Xfinity Series at Daytona postponed by rain

Saturday  08:15,   01 july 2017
Associated Press

Rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. Drivers completed 11 laps before it began to rain. The race was rescheduled for Saturday at noon and NBC Sports will air it on CNBC.Daytona owner[...]

Earnhardt lands pole for what could be Cup finale at Daytona

Saturday  03:41,   01 july 2017
Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won his first pole in nearly four years and will lead the field to the green flag in what could be his Cup finale at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt will start from the pole, the first time in nearly four years that[...]

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Delivers 700 HP

Saturday  00:05,   01 july 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Scintillating performance for a price</p>Thanks to the new engine, the 911 GT2 RS hits 60 mph in a Porsche-estimated 2.7 seconds. On the track, top speed is 211 mph. Compare that to the outgoing 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS, which was estimated[...]

Steph Curry teams up with Infiniti to sell 2018 Q50

Saturday  00:05,   01 july 2017
New York Daily News

Infiniti has signed a two-time MVP to its roster, hoping his presence will put the team over the hump for its title pursuit in the entry-level luxury sedan segment. Stephen Curry, fresh off his second NBA championship run in three years with the[...]

NBC looks to kick NASCAR ratings into higher gear

Saturday  00:05,   01 july 2017
Associated Press

NBC picks up its half of the NASCAR schedule with Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway. Its task: Stop the ratings slide. Fox Sports wrapped up its portion of the season last week with the least-watched race at Sonoma Raceway[...]

The Fisker EMotion Has Been Fully Unmasked

Friday  22:15,   30 june 2017
MSN

<p>The $130,000 electric masterpiece can be reserved today for only pennies on the dollar.</p>Financial hardships, partly related to the closure of its battery manufacturing partner, caused Fisker to close its doors in 2013. The following[...]

BMW Introduces Black Fire Edition X5 and X6 M

Friday  19:26,   30 june 2017
Automobile

<p>Black on black on black, lights our fire</p>While nothing has been done to either car's engine, and why would you when both make 575 horsepower from their 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8s, both the exterior and interior of both the X6 M and [...]