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  • First Look: 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 (1376 views)

    By Seyth Miersma on December 02, 2009 2:43 p.m.

    Destined to leave behind its historic and hated spot as the poser’s car of choice, Ford has pulled the wrapper off of its 2011 Mustang V-6 to reveal a truly competitive modern muscle car.

  • First Look: 2011 Hyundai Sonata (1699 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 02, 2009 2:35 p.m.

    Hyundai is really on a roll. The automaker is really setting itself up to become one of the leaders in refinement, economy, and value in many segments. And while the Sonata has always been a fair player in this area of the automotive marketplace, it enters a whole new world of technology, design, and overall refinement for the 2011 model year.

  • Driven: 2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo (13606 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 02, 2009 10:49 a.m.

    During our drive through the woodsy, hilly roads of southern New York and northern New Jersey, there was one question that kept cropping up during every conversation about the new BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo: “What is this thing?”

  • First Look: 2011 Ford Fiesta (1877 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 02, 2009 12:01 a.m.

    The Fiesta has been a success story in Europe for many, many years, and it seems like America's biggest concern is how the Fiesta's design would change once the car was brought to our shores. Well, as you can see by the photos, it's slightly different, but in a way looks like a natural evolution of the Fiesta. Consider it a mid-cycle refresh, if you will.

  • Spy Shots: Is This Lotus Prototype A Mule For The V-8 Esprit? (932 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 01, 2009 12:36 p.m.

    Our spy photographer caught this Lotus prototype out testing. Could it be a mule for a V-8 engine for the new Lotus Esprit?

  • Spy Shots: Mini Cooper S Diesel Offers More Diesel Power (858 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 01, 2009 10:44 a.m.

    Our spy shooter sent us photos of the more powerful diesel version of the Mini Cooper.

  • Spy Shots: Mini Clubman S Diesel Has Larger Diesel Engine (672 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 01, 2009 10:39 a.m.

    Along with photos of the Mini Cooper S Diesel, as we are tentatively calling it, we received these photos over the holiday of the Mini Clubman with the more powerful diesel engine.

  • Spy Shots: BMW M3 Coupe Gets Updated Rear End (1302 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 01, 2009 9:41 a.m.

    Our spy photographer has sent us shots of the new BMW M3 Coupe, giving us a good look at its updated rear end.

  • First Look: 2011 Audi A8 (945 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 30, 2009 10:21 p.m.

    Ah, Miami in November (almost December). What better place for Audi to officially take the wraps off of its 2011 A8 flagship? The new sedan's design is a proper evolution of the Audi styling language we've seen infused on the A4 and A5 in recent years, but there's a whole lot of new-ness to this car, namely those sexy headlamps.

  • Driven: 2009 Mini E (6077 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 29, 2009 3:34 p.m.

    Back in early November, we drove the all-new BMW 550i Gran Turismo around the hilly, tree-lined roads of northern New Jersey and southern New York. While we were out on the United States’ eastern seaboard, the good people of BMW brought along a slew of other cars for us to test, including the all-electric Mini E. We’ve driven (and loved) the full range of gasoline and diesel-powered Minis, but would our affection stand true to the battery-powered E?