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  • Finalists Announced For North American Car And Truck Of The Year (1402 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 16, 2009 2:37 p.m.

    The 2010 North American International Auto Show is only a few weeks away, and the final ballots are being tallied for the North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards, one of the most prestigious honors that a U.S.-market car can achieve.

  • Report: BMW 740i With Six-Cylinder Power Coming In 2011 (2953 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 16, 2009 1:14 p.m.

    The BMW 7-Series is already a pretty potent performer with either the twin-turbo V-8 (750i) or the range-topping V-12 (760i). But a new report shows that BMW will be adding six-cylinder power to the 7 lineup in 2011, by way of the 740i and 740iL sedans.

  • Winding Road Issue 53 Is Now Available! (1069 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on December 16, 2009 11:48 a.m.

    Even though WindingRoad.com still has that new website smell, our magazine hasn't missed a beat. Issue 53 of Winding Road is now available to read online, or you can buy and download a PDF.

  • Mini Shows Beachcomber Concept Ahead Of Detroit Show (1817 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 16, 2009 9:46 a.m.

    Ahead of the Detroit show next month, Mini is releasing images and information about its Beachcomber concept car.

  • Aston Martin's Cygnet Concept Is No Ugly Duckling (1129 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 16, 2009 8:32 a.m.

    Aston Martin showed the first official photos of its luxury city car, the Cygnet concept. And it is adorable!

  • Report: Mercedes-Benz Developing Twin-Turbo V-8 To Replace 6.2-Liter AMG Engine (643 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 15, 2009 10:35 p.m.

    Mercedes-Benz's line of AMG cars are potent performers, and the much-loved 6.2-liter, naturally aspirated V-8 lies at the heart of every AMG currently available (save the SLK and G, of course). And while we've grown very fond of this sweet-sounding mill over the past years, a report from Edmunds' Inside Line reveals that our 6.2-liter bomber might not be around much longer.

  • Driven: 2010 Hyundai Tucson (14881 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on December 15, 2009 2:45 p.m.

    The canyon roads in and around Beverly Hills, California, provide some of the best driving scenarios in the country. Long stretches of tight corners mixed in with rapid elevation changes make for a challenging and fun day of motoring, and give us the ability to really wring out our vehicle of choice—immediately pointing out any flaws in suspension tuning, balance, power delivery, shift fluidity, and overall grace. You really want a Lotus Elise for times like this. You can imagine our surprise when Hyundai chose these roads as the testing grounds for the all-new 2010 Tucson crossover.

  • Video: Audi Teases the A1 (754 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 15, 2009 2:27 p.m.

    Audi is a brand that loves to tease the world ahead of the launch of its products. This A1 video is no exception. Have a look as the artist in the video gives us visual clues as to what the production Audi A1 will look like.

  • Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster In The Snow (954 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on December 15, 2009 1:30 p.m.

    Just in case you were planning on getting a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster when it becomes available, then driving it around in the snow, it currently is undergoing cold weather testing to make sure it’s up to snuff.

  • Secondhand Gems: $10K Winter Second Cars (4912 views)

    By Christopher Smith on December 15, 2009 1:01 p.m.

    Many of us who choose to enjoy the fruits of dedicated performance vehicles also know the value of having a second vehicle on-hand. Those of us in four-season climates also understand the necessity of piloting something a bit more winter-friendly, if for no other reason than to keep our expensive, fair-weather ride out of the salt and slush.