A Hyundai That Should Never Be Washed?

Talk about a great car for the lazy guy looking for a stylish ride. The new Hyundai Veloster Turbo with the black matte finish comes with a warning that you should never wash it with traditional products. A few things come to mind, like what happens if you do? Just about every car-care product and […]

Land Rover Adventures Back in North America

The waiting is over; Land Rover Adventures has returned to the North American continent. The multiday, off-road excursions are full of excitement and luxury. Participants are treated to driving through such scenic locations as Utah’s Moab Desert and the aspen-fringed trails of Telluride, Colorado, eating fine meals and being pampered at top-rate spas. Talking about […]

Mercedes App Store Opens in Europe

Mercedes has opened its app store for customers in Europe driving cars fitted with “Comand.” Though the app store turned a tech head or two when it was previewed earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, there is still a lot of work to be done before it is ready for the U.S. market. […]

Lexus Increases Incentives to Compete with BMW, Mercedes

Though all three of the big players in the U.S. luxury car industry offer incentives to attract new customers, Lexus is leading the way when it comes to incentives. Lexus, owned by Toyota Motor Corp., has just announced that it has raised the discounts on its luxury models by 54% this year. It also bumped […]

Tron Tunnel Entrance to Secret Underground Lair Captured

The good folks down the way at Jalopnik have at least one photographer who has some pretty cool pull. This unnamed photo-guy or gal somehow got access to an underground tunnel leading to an even more-underground supercar garage, a top-secret supercar garage. Displayed in a series of photos of a Ferrari, a McLaren and a […]

2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Out of Stock

Just over a month after rolling onto dealership floors, the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth has sold out. Supplies are so low, that Fiat has stopped accepting deposits for this model year’s model. The automaker is accepting deposits though for the 2013 Fiat 500. The Abarth’s short and limited history has been purely golden. At first, […]

VW’s German Workers Awarded 4.3% Pay Increase

Volkswagen and the IG Metall union have worked together to come up with an agreement that will give the automaker’s German workers a 4.3 per cent pay increase over the next 13 months. This agreement mirrors in many ways the recent contract signed between VW and the union representing the nation’s industry-wide engineering employees. This […]

Dodge Caravan to Live, Town & Country to Die: Chrysler

Rumors leaking out of the Motor City are saying the Chrysler Group LLC is going the put down the Chrysler Town & Country minivan, while at the same time continue to pump out Dodge Caravans.   The move, which will take place in 2014, should be a money saver since the two vehicles tended to compete […]

Diamond Car Paint Has Arrived

German tuning house Gemballa has done it. Using the ancient art of alchemy, Gemballa has made diamond auto paint. Tired of the long-ago cliché metal flakes that impressed us back in the 70s, the tuner has instead mixed crushed diamonds with paint to come up with the world’s most expensive car coating. Gemballa says that […]

Porsche to Produce Pajun, a Mid-Sized Sedan

Luxury sports carmaker Porsche has announced that it too will enter the luxury sports mid-sized sedan market when it begins selling the Pajun in 2017. Being engineered and designed to compete with the likes of the BMW 5-Series, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Audi A6, a base Pajun will hit showroom floors demanding a solid […]