| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:05 AM
It's no shock that sales of Chrysler's new Viper are a fraction of Chevrolet Corvette's. The differences between Viper and 'Vette are profound, and they say a lot about conditions at Chrysler and General Motors when the companies developed America's top...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Shortly after bringing its all-new P1 supercar to Los Angeles, McLaren on Thursday released a video of the car in its natural habitat: the track.
Wearing camouflage bearing the outlines of famous track circuits around the world, a prototype version of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
After months of speculation, teaser photos and heavily camouflaged prototypes caught testing on the roads of Italy and the famed circuits of Europe, Ferrari's next-generation supercar was revealed Tuesday morning at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
| Sep 20, 2013
Edmunds.com, a website popular with car shoppers, is preparing a new home page and layout. I was recently directed to the site as a randomly chosen test subject.
I hated it. Unlike most guinea pigs, though, I have the number for Edmunds' chief of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The way Chevrolet tells it, General Motors design chief Ed Welburn told his team the company "might" revive the Stingray name if they did a great job on the seventh-generation of the Corvette. It's a good story, and every time I heard it, my cynical...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Ed Begley's Prius this isn't.
After months of speculation, McLaren officially announced the powertrain for its forthcoming P1 supercar. It's a plug-in hybrid.
The car, which will officially debut in production form at the Geneva Motor Show, will have...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
We know the horsepower, we know the design, now we know the speed and price of McLaren's forthcoming P1 supercar. Not surprisingly, both numbers are high.
McLaren announced Tuesday that the plug-in hybrid will cost $1.15 million when it goes on sale...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Don't say Ralph Gilles isn't competitive.
Gilles is the head of Chrysler's SRT division -- the brand that recently introduced the all-new 640-horsepower Viper sports car. Shortly after the Viper was introduced, Motor Trend took it to Laguna Seca...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:19 AM
An Orange County Lamborghini dealership, which already prided itself on selling more cars than any other in the country, may now have hit the car sales jackpot.
This week, the dealership shipped its first-ever vehicle purchased using a digital...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Three million miles is six round-trips between the Earth and the moon. Or, for the more local travelers, it’s 537 schleps from Los Angeles to New York City and back.
It’s also the distance 74-year-old Irv Gordon has driven -- in a single...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you stepped into any U.S. car in the first half of the 20th century, it’s likely the late Harley Earl directly or indirectly influenced its design. Now a well-heeled buyer will be able to step into one of his actual cars.
Mecum Auctions has...