| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette isn’t even on sale yet, but that hasn’t stopped General Motors from announcing a special edition.
The automaker Friday debuted the Premiere Edition Corvette Stingray, of which only 500 will be made. The car is...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Electronic dance music is here to stay. What was once dismissed as the disco of the '90s has evolved through technology and a host of talented, determined DJs into a genre of music with as many subcategories as rock 'n' roll. That rich variety was on full...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Andrew Paolini has motor oil in his veins.
It's not surprising, considering that the president of Beverly Hills Motorsport in Costa Mesa grew up in Ann Arbor, Mich., down the street from Bob Lutz, the former vice president of General Motors who often...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A million-dollar Ford built in Southern California. A concept convertible from Dutch brand Spyker. A wild -- even by Italian standards -- Lamborghini. These were some of the highlights from Friday's Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, Calif.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Porsche Design shifted things into high gear this time around, forgoing the static presentation of the last several seasons and staging a full-blown runway format to showcase its men's and women's spring and summer 2014 collection.
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Tesla Motors reached an important milestone in the first quarter as its high-end electric Model S sedan outsold the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and the electric Nissan Leaf.
Tesla is expect to announce in its upcoming quarterly earnings report in...