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Porsche 919 Hybrid completes testing at Paul Ricard

posted by on 1 April 2014 in Features

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brandon Hartley

A few days ago, anyone hanging out near the airport at Le Castellet, France, would have had a rare treat. You see, aside from hosting a skydiving club and the other normal activities that go on at a regional airport, the airfield at Le Castellet is also home to the Circuit Paul Ricard, and this […] More…

Driven: 2013 Audi TT S-line Competition

posted by on 10 January 2014 in Feature Article Features

TT S-Line Competition Splash

Orange. There. I needed to get that word off my chest right now, before we get any further. This car is very, very Orange. While we’re at it, actually, there are a couple more words that I’d like to throw out there right now, words that we all know are coming in an article about an […] More…

Driven: 2014 Audi RS7

posted by on 17 December 2013 in Features First Drive


When it comes to the Audi RS 7, I plead the 5th. I refuse to recount who’s driving or the exact state (other than one of heady euphoria) in which we’re driving, somewhere near the California/Nevada border. I refuse to reveal any of these details on the grounds they may incriminate my co-driver or me […] More…

Kilometer Holiday Gift Guide 2013

posted by on 13 December 2013 in Equipped

Neues Wheel,Porsche 911 GT3 RS V2, im Porschedesign von Fanatec

In this Holiday season many thoughts turn to gifts and giving, and all too often it’s difficult to find that just-so-perfect item – even more so if you have left your shopping to the last minute, as some of us here are wont to do. For those who have a fan of European  motoring on […] More…

Jaguar F-Type First Drive

posted by on 27 November 2013 in First Drive


I am in a parking lot at a private racetrack in the Catskill mountains of New York. The event that brought me here is a general automotive press association test day, so there are plenty of offerings from various manufacturers strewn across the black asphalt. Some of them are getting a lot more attention than […] More…

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350

posted by on 20 September 2012 in First Drive


What, you can’t tell the 2013 Mercedes GLK from last year’s? That’s OK, take a look inside, where it counts. Here’s our assessment of the much improved 2013 GLK 350. More…

2013 Audi Q5 3.0TFSI S-Line

posted by on 14 September 2012 in First Drive


It’s certainly not an S4 Avant. Which is why our man George finds himself conflicted in his appreciation for the newly supercharged 2013 Audi Q5 3.0TFSI with S-line package. More…

2012 Jaguar XJ Supersport Speed

posted by on 16 August 2012 in First Drive


So what if you can’t actually use the elevated 174-mph speed limiter. At least you know you could. We did it on the Autobahn with Jaguar’s XJL Supersport with Speed package. More…

2013 Audi A4 allroad

posted by on 13 August 2012 in First Drive


With its adjustable suspension and truly unique appearance, we really liked the first Audi allroad. For 2013 the name is back, but is it the same cool car we fondly remember? More…

McQueen for a Day

posted by on 1 August 2012 in Viewpoint


What to do with a day to kill in Los Angeles and the keys to a Porsche Cayman R in my pocket? How about chasing down the spirit of Steve McQueen… More…