August 2017

Former Lamborghini Boss Stephan Winkelmann Leaving Audi Sport to Run Bugatti in 2018

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According to a report in Autocar, the rise through Volkswagen Group ranks accomplished by Audi Sport CEO Stephan Winkelmann will continue in 2018. Formerly a Fiat employee, the 52-year-old Winkelmann became famous in the auto industry during his decade-long run as president and CEO of Lamborghini. Winkelmann then took over at Audi’s Quattro performance division […]

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The Best-looking Car at the Frankfurt Motor Show Might Be Kia’s Concept Wagon

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Kia Motors plans to reveal a sporty wagon concept at Germany’s International Motor Show in September. Calling the model an “extended hot hatch,” the automaker is following the popular trend of whetting the automotive press’ appetite with a shooting brake bodystyle that will probably never reach production. Designed in Kia’s European design studio in Frankfurt, less […]

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Rare Rides: The 1990 BMW Z1, a Little Bimmer Time Forgot

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Though not the first BMW-powered vehicle in our Rare Rides series, and not the first with two doors, it is the first BMW convertible we’ve seen here. And the two aforementioned doors on this little convertible have One Simple Trick up their sleeve — disappearing into the body of the car. It’s the kind of detail you’d […]

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Cranking It Up to ‘R’: Volkswagen Planning Product Assault on Mercedes-AMG, Report Claims

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Unlike Mercedes-AMG, Volkswagen’s R performance division isn’t much of a sub-brand. While the VW Golf R remains the industry’s quintessential hot hatch, there’s no shortage of rivals ready and willing to usurp its position as a segment leader. Also, one model does not a sub-brand make. Down the road from VW’s Wolfsburg, Germany, headquarters, the […]

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Priced in the Supercar Stratosphere, the New Honda NSX Is Hilariously Uncommon in Australia

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It’s early days for the second-generation Acura NSX, known in most global markets as the Honda NSX. After a decade-long hiatus, the Ohio-built NSX only returned in the summer of 2016. Yet 577 copies of the NSX have been sold in America during the supercar’s first 14 months. In the much smaller and less supercar-friendly Canadian market, […]

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Spied: 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and Scrambler Pickup Undergoing Towing Tests

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As part of a larger group of automotive publications, TTAC has access to a variety of content from a handful of other sites, and we wanted to bring you some of the unique content that we think lives up to TTAC’s standards and offers legitimate insight or a properly critical viewpoint to car evaluation. This […]

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America’s Best-Selling Vehicles in 2016, State by State – What Are Your Neighbors Buying?

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The Toyota Camry, America’s best-selling passenger car in 2016 for a 15th consecutive year, was not the best-selling overall vehicle in any one state last year. According to registration figures tabulated by Kelley Blue Book and highlighted by USA Today, the Honda Accord, Honda Civic, and Toyota Corolla were the only cars to claim any state-wide […]

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