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January, 2019

  • 23 January

    Report: Next BMW 1 Series, Mercedes-Benz A-class May Share a Platform

    BMW and Mercedes-Benz may be fierce rivals, but apparently, they could be willing to put aside that rivalry if there’s enough money on the line. No, they won’t be merging into one company. But according to the latest rumor, the two German automakers plan to co-develop a new platform for their ...

  • 22 January

    Porsche Will Rally the Next Cayman GT4 Clubsport

    Forget the new 992-generation Porsche 911—the unrevealed second-gen Cayman GT4 is the car currently driving Porschephiles into a tizzy. Part of the fascination stems from the mystery of the new car, as thus far only small pieces of info have escaped Stuttgart’s gravitational well. We received our biggest peek yet ...

  • 21 January

    The Suicide-Door Lincoln Continental Is All Sold Out for 2019

    Remember those Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition cars announced last month? Well, if you snoozed, you losed—er, lost—as all 80 suicide-door-equipped examples being built for the 2019 model year are now sold out. Each of the stretched luxury sedans with reverse-hinged rear doors were priced at just over $110,000 a pop, or ...

  • 20 January

    2020 MkV Toyota Supra: Eight Things to Know

    It’s back, baby! After a lengthy incubation period followed by a seemingly never-ending pre-reveal teasing phase, the 2020 Toyota Supra is finally living and breathing and will hit the streets this summer. We’ve already published our Supra deep dive in the wake of its 2019 Detroit show reveal, and we ...

  • 19 January

    BMW 7 Series Black Fire Is Black, Not on Fire, and for China Only

    BMW has revealed a 7 Series Black Fire (or Black Flame if you’re using Google Translate) Edition in China, with just 150 units planned for lucky customers in that market. The brand recently launched the updated 2020 7 Series in Shanghai, and the new look has proven controversial. While we’re ...

  • 18 January

    Lotus Cars to Be Built in China, Report Says

    Back in 2017, Geely bought a majority stake in Lotus to reinvigorate the struggling brand. Now the Chinese conglomerate will build Lotus cars in a new plant in its home country. Reuters first reported the news, citing company job advertisements and government documents. The plant in Wuhan city in the ...

  • 17 January

    This Pair of Identical Low-Mileage 1987 Buick Grand Nationals Is Unreal

    The Buick Grand National is a pretty rare sight these days. It’s even rarer to find one with less than 1,000 miles on the clock. But you know what’s even rarer than that? Finding two Grand Nationals each with less than 1,000 miles. With sequential VINs. Oh, and did I ...

  • 16 January

    The 2020 BMW 7 Series Has Big Comfort, Big Power, and a Bigger Nose

    Oh, boy. If you’re a BMW traditionalist, this could be a rough one. The company tweaked and fiddled with its large-and-in-charge 7 Series for 2020, and we have a sneaking suspicion the BMW community will have a field day with its aesthetics—most notably those up front. That’s because the front ...

  • 15 January

    The Lincoln Continental Has Suicide Doors Again

    Suicide doors are back on the Lincoln Continental. Okay, so Lincoln isn’t calling them that—the term was deemed to be not “on brand”—but the luxury-car company has announced a run of special conversions with reverse-hinged rear doors it’s dubbed the 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition. Just 80 examples will ...

  • 3 January

    Little Demon: LEGO Launches Dodge Challenger Demon and ’70 Charger Set

    We’d like to think Screamin’ Jay Hawkins would approve of LEGO’s latest Speed Champions set, which pairs a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T. The new release runs $29.99, or a half a tank of gas. Surely you can drive a little less? The set features ...