Watch a Lamborghini Aventador Crash into a Mazda and a BMW in London!

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Earlier today, we shared two videos of the aftermath of the Sunday accident in London involving a Lamborghini Aventador LP640-4. Our suspicions that one of the many bystanders must have captured the accident as it happened turned out to be true.

Mercedes' Answer to the BMW 4-Series GranCoupe Digitally Imagined

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If the first thing that comes to mind when you see this digitally altered Mercedes-Benz C-Class is doubt that they would ever make it, then just think about the not-Mercedes-like A-Class, CLA and GLA models that are now in production and reassess that thought…

Tesla and U.S. Auto Alliance Petition NHTSA to Replace Side and Rear View Mirrors with Cameras

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No sooner than the feds released a final rule on requiring rear visibility tech to be offered as standard on all cars sold in the U.S. by 2018, and Tesla, together with the 12-member Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asking for permission to substitute conventional side- and rear-view mirrors with high-tech cameras.

New Corvette Stingray Impresses EVO on Wet, Wild, Bumpy Welsh Road

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EVO’s Jethro Bovingdon does make an obvious, but ultimately, true point when he begins the preliminary Euro review for the Chevy Corvette C7 Stingray, the new American sports car that has been having a field day impressing the Stateside motoring press.

All U.S. Market Cars to Have Rearview Cameras by 2018

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After years of deliberation, federal safety regulators have issued a final rule that will require all new automobiles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of under 10,000 pounds (~4,500 kg), including cars, buses, vans and trucks, to come equipped with back-up cameras as standard by May 2018.

Futuristic Rat Rod Design Looks Like one of the Four Horsemen…on Wheels

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If you take the Christian Bible in a literal sense, then this imagined interpretation of a carbon-clad hot-rod/rat-rod from the future will not look like a man, on a horse, announcing the end. However, if you don’t, then it totally does…

Ford Mocks Cadillac ELR's Poolside Spot with Upside C-Max Ad

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Remember the first commercial for the Cadillac ELR featuring actor and producer Neal McDonough? Of course you do, it was considered arrogant and annoying by many international viewers due to its portrayal of an arrogant rich businessman who confuses patriotic statements with laughing at other nations.

U Spy: Ford's New Escort Sedan Testing in Europe

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Do you recall last year's Ford Escort Concept from the Shanghai Motor Show? We knew that Ford was essentially previewing a production version for China's lucrative, five million yearly sales-strong compact saloon segment, and now, Carscoops reader Marc Pirotte has just spotted the car on a truck bed in Europe.

MT Drives BMW X5 Across L.A. Relying Solely on Night Vision Technology

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One of the most interesting of the many available gadgets on the BMW X5 is the night vision system with pedestrian and animal detection. Using a FLIR heat detection camera instead of infrared beams, the system projects a real-time thermal image of the road ahead on the car’s display and emits warning sounds when pedestrians and animals are detected. A useful feature, no doubt about it.

BMW X5 xDrive50i M Sport with M Performance Parts

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BMW's ever-growing selection of options and customization parts for most of its cars is truly baffling, as the Bavarians are working to cover every conceivable niche and need with dedicated divisions like M Sport, M Performance and BMW Individual.

Top Gear Car Pack Adds Cars and a Van to Forza 5 Roster [w/Video]

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If you don’t mind paying $1 per car, something which you’ve done before as a Forza 5 player, then the latest car pack DLC will be one to remember. Called the 'Top Gear Car Pack' it adds the usual ten new names to the game’s vehicle roster, and this time, what they’ve decided to add are eight cars, one SUV and one (quite sporty) van.

Another McLaren P1 Reaches U.S. Owner, This Time, in San Francisco

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The gestation period of the McLaren P1 has been quite a long one but now deliveries have commenced, and each one is protected by a white sheet over the top, like you get with the latest smartphones.

New Peugeot 308 SW Priced from £16,895 in Britain

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Peugeot has just confirmed pricing and equipment specifications for the new 308 SW in Britain, ahead of the compact estate model's UK launch and first customer deliveries from 19th of June.

Mercedes Confirms Three-Cylinder Engines for Future Compact Hybrids

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Mercedes-Benz may not use three-cylinder engines on its rear-wheel drive models, but it will offer this type of powerplants on future hybrid versions of its compact FWD vehicles. Bernard Heil, head of powertrain development for parent company Daimler, said the engines’ small size represents an advantage for transverse-mounted hybrid powertrains.

New BMW M235i Racing Crashes with Porsche 991 at Nürburgring VLN Race [Updated]

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The new BMW M235i's racing career got off to a bad start this past weekend as one of the first cars delivered to customer racing teams was involved in a serious accident with a Porsche 991-generation 911 during a warm up lap just before the Nürburgring VLN Race.

New BMW 2-Series Digitally Imagined as GT Model

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While the designer behind this digitally altered BMW 2-Series says his creation is a Gran Coupe model, we say this is a Gran Coupe, the car you see posted here actually looks closer to a GT model. It’s not necessarily any taller looking than a regular 2, but the back betrays its hatchback not sedan roots.

Edmunds Pits New Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Against Mercedes CLA250

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German luxury carmakers Mercedes and Audi have founded a new niche in the $30,000-ish price segment in the U.S. with their CLA and A3 sedan models respectively, essentially targeting buyers who are willing to trade off the amenities of a bigger mid-size model for a smaller compact car with a premium name.

Mitsubishi will Reportedly Stop Making the Lancer Evo X This Year, Replacement Uncertain

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Mitsubishi will end production of one of its most iconic models, the Lancer Evolution, by the end of this year, says a report from Japan. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X, which recently received a special edition model in the UK, will be the last Evo model as we know it.

Volvo Adds More Luxury to its 2015 Lineup with the Inscription Package

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Buyers of the Volvo XC60, V70, XC70 and S80 can order an interior and exterior upgrade with the new Inscription package that brings more luxury.

This is Why You Should Always Stop Well Inside the Breakdown Lane

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Unfortunately, the imprudent actions of one individual can have dire consequences on many drivers on the road. You can see that in this dramatic incident that took place on a highway in Thailand on Sunday, when what appears to be an overloaded pickup truck pulled over to the shoulder, but the driver didn't move the vehicle safely inside the emergency lane leaving it stepping on the regular lane.

GM Continues Recalls with 172,000 Cruzes and 490,000 SUVs and Pickups

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Following the stop-sale announcement issued last week, GM announced a recall for certain 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruze models for possible axle fractures. On the approximately 172,000 models involved in the recall, all equipped with the 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine, the right front axle half shaft can fracture without warning during normal driving.

Mini Scores Paceman GoalCooper Edition

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Those cheeky folks over at Mini seem to be getting a head start in kicking off the traditional tomfoolery of the first day of April with the early release of a special edition model named "GoalCooper", based on the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman and dedicated to Seleção Brasileira, Brazil's national football (soccer) team.

Sinkhole Vettes Could Stay Unrepaired, Attract More Visitors this Way

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The misfortune that struck the National Corvette Museum, in Kentucky, when eight of its unique Vettes plummeted into a sinkhole inside the building might be turned around 180 degrees and end up being an even bigger tourist attraction than before. At least five of the cars have already been extracted from the hole, and so far, they have not been touched in any way.

Report Says Aston Martin and Mercedes Holding Talks for Luxury SUV

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It seems that Aston Martin's owner Investindustrial and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler are moving closer to a decision on the development of a new luxury SUV, as according to a Bloomberg report citing "people familiar with the matter", the two companies are currently holding talks on the subject.

Audi Prepares Special TT Exhibit at Home Museum – Which Gen is the Best Looking One?

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The Audi TT was met with controversy when it first came out around the year 1995 (as a motor show concept). It was a big departure for the ring-badged manufacturer, and one that sat on fourth-gen Golf underpinnings, a fact that made it unpopular in some circles. It was launched officially in 1998 or 1999, depending on the market in question.

Lamborghini Aventador Smashes Into Parked BMW and Mazda in London

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From the sheer number of supercars rolling around on London's crowded streets, it was only a matter of time before something bad happened, and it did on Sunday, fortunately, without any human victims, when a matte-black Lamborghini Aventador LP640-4 hit a Mazda and a parked BMW 3-Series E46 on Sloane Street in Knightsbridge.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Spied Undisguised in China, Said to Debut at Beijing Show

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The second-generation 2015 Chevrolet Cruze sedan has been caught on camera without any camouflage on a factory parking lot in Shanghai, China. The new Chevrolet Cruze is said to debut at the upcoming 2014 Beijing Auto Show in April and launch in China in the second half of this year.

Mitsubishi 3000GT Has Plastic Surgery to Supposedly Replicate Ferrari F430 Looks

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You can add this eBay find to our ever-growing file of Ferrari clones, or rather, wannabe doubles, because just like the two previous Mitsubishi 3000GT-based Ferrari F430-replicas that we showed you in the not so distant past, the plastic surgery leaves plenty be desired when it comes to its Ferrari likeness– and that's being kind.

New BMW X5 xDrive30d Driven: The Boss Gets More Luxurious and Refined

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When it launched in 1999, as BMW’s reply to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, the X5 was the brand’s first ever SUV, paving the way for what is today, an entire lineup of crossovers: the X1, X3, X5 and X6, plus the recently unveiled X4. But while the first-generation E53 X5 was about the size of the current X3, the second-generation E70 X5 that followed, was a major leap forwards in terms of size. The same can’t be said about the third-generation F15 X5, which is only marginally longer (+29mm) and wider (+5mm) than its predecessor, while its roof sits 14mm lower and the wheelbase stays the same (2,933mm).

Kitsch or Cool? Gold Chrome-Wrapped Ferrari 458 Spider Spotted in the UK

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Check out this in-your-face Italian ingot on wheels that YouTuber Shmee150 caught on video parked along a (London?) sidewalk. As you can undoubtedly tell, it’s a Ferrari 458 Spider that’s been completely wrapped in gold chrome, with a more than suggestive number plate.

Consumer Reports Explains Why Tesla and Independent Car Dealers Don’t Get Along

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Following New Jersey’s ban on automakers selling vehicles directly to consumers, a decision that mainly affects Tesla Motors and its two dealerships in the state, Consumer Reports has released a video in which it tries to shed light on this issue.

Unique Black Maserati MC12 for Sale in California

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The seller of this black Maserati MC12 says it's the only one in existence to have been finished in black straight from the factory. Pity they didn’t do more like this, because, well, it just works in black even better than it did in the white/blue combo you've come to know it in.

Camaro Z/28 Faces Nissan GT-R Track Edition in Latest Head 2 Head

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This is a duel not many would have thought possible a few years ago. Can a Camaro take on the mighty Godzilla? To find out, the 'Head2Head' team pitted the brand new 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 against the 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition.

Modernized BMW 3-Series E30 Actually Looks Good in the Metal

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Upon seeing Hungarian company TMCars’ idea of giving an old BMW E30 3-Series features only found on the very latest cars, it seemed a bit far-fetched at first, especially since all they were showing were 3D model renderings and the promise of a kit that people will actually be able to buy.

What if Jaguar Turned the F-Type Coupe Into a Sports Saloon?

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It's a purely theoretical question, but since Hungarian artist X-Tomi painted his vision of what a stretched Jaguar F-Type with two more doors could look like, we'll just go with the flow and ask it: could you see an F-Type sports saloon in Jaguar's lineup in the not so distant future, taking into account next year's arrival of the Mercedes C-Class challenger, the XE?

Pagani Test Driver Wows his Son with a Joyride in a Huayra

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It will be pretty hard for Pagani’s chief test driver Davide Testi to top this feat and offer his son a more memorable experience than this one in the future. During a local automotive event in Italy, Testi took his son for a joyride in a Pagani Huayra and let him sit on his lap and touch the steering wheel.

U Spy: Fiat Ducato, Peugeot Boxer and Citroen Jumper to Receive Nip & Tuck

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Last time we talked about the Fiat Ducato, Peugeot Boxer and Citroen Jumper vans, it was in relation to the North American version of the series sold as the Ram Promaster. Evidently, the original European models are being prepared for a facelift that should be unveiled later this year.

Christian von Koenigsegg Details Final Build of the One:1

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The One:1 is not only Koenigsegg's, but the world’s fastest production car as well, or it will be as soon as somebody keeps the throttle buried for long enough. Expect to see that happening sometime in or after April, when the car will also debut in China, at the Beijing auto show.

Jaguar Rumored Mulling Lighter, Faster, More Focused F-Type Coupe

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The motoring press has decreed that with the addition of a solid roof, the handling characteristics of the Jaguar F-Type are noticeably better than what was observed when driving the drop top. In Coupe form, and R spec, it’s seriously fast by all accounts, even on paper, however, one can imagine how much faster it would be if it didn’t weigh almost 1.7 tons (3,750 lbs).

Toyota Confirms Heavily Facelifted 2015 Camry for the New York Show

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Toyota’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the Camry sedan, is about to get a thorough makeover at the upcoming New York International Auto Show (April 18-27).

Kiev Lady in Range Rover Thinks She Owns the Road

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Apparently, some people believe that, just because they drive big and expensive SUVs that they also have some sort of special rights and privileges on the road that other users should obey and respect.

VW Reportedly Readying Petrol Engines with Much Improved Economy

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The Volkswagen group is said to be working on developing gasoline-burning engines that are far more efficient than anything you can find commercially available today. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi technical chief, said it won’t be just one single innovation that will make this possible, but the added benefit of several.

Ugur Sahin Returns with New Ferrari 458-Based Project F, Which He'd Like to Produce

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Ugur Sahin, one of very few independent designers of our time who have had the unique opportunity to see their work move from the drawing board to reality (with the Corvette-based Soleil Anadi), is back again with a new Ferrari design concept created with a limited-production run in mind, if there's enough interest.

Hic, Hic! Ford Creates Suit that Makes You Feel Drunk

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There is absolutely no excuse for drinking and driving, but that doesn’t seem to convince some people not to do it. The state of euphoria induced by alcohol makes humans believe they can easily drive a car. To show that it isn’t at all like that and that alcohol slows reflexes and reaction time, Ford of Europe has developed a suit to simulate the effects of drinking, reducing vision, hearing and reaction times.

Want to Play Die Hard 5 with Russian Volga 31105 Movie Car? It's Offered for Sale in Florida

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What are the chances of getting a Volga here in the States; we'll, if your name doesn't start with Jay and end in Leno, pretty slim, right? Correct, but thanks to last film of the Die Hard franchise with Bruce Willis as badass detective John McClane from 2013, one of the Volga taxicabs starring in the movie is now offered for sale in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.

GM Stops Sales of Chevrolet Cruze 1.4 Turbo Models without Explaining Why

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General Motors announced on Friday that it had instructed its dealers to stop selling certain Chevrolet Cruze compact cars for an undisclosed issue. The affected cars are 2013 and 2014 Cruze models equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine.

BMW Officially Confirms All-New X7 Big-Mama SUV, X5 Plug-in Hybrid [Updated]

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Evidently, for BMW, expansion works both ways. After developing smaller models like the 2-Series Active Tourer and the X4, the Bavarian carmaker confirmed plans today for the introduction of a new extra-large crossover that will join its X family of cars at the Spartanburg plant, the X7.

This is What Happens When You're Impatient and The Roads Suck

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To be entirely just, the people who are responsible for the safety of drivers and pedestrians in the city where this video was recorded (possibly Russia) did one heck of a lousy job fencing the gigantic hole on the road, but still, the person steering the Nissan Qashqai should have been more patient.

Unexpected Diesel Gruffness Pushes Back New MINI Cooper D Launch

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If you live in Europe and have the ability to distinguish between engines (and diesels in particular) based on the sound they make, you’ll know that most three-cylinder units sound very clattery both inside and out and are generally not refined at all.

Why I Think You Should Buy a Honda Civic Type R EP3

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The choice of modern hot hatches we currently have in 2014 puts us in an unprecedented place in history, when you can now buy a car within the constraints of the class and have it be very different from its direct competitor. You can even go completely bananas and buy either a Mercedes A45 AMG or an Audi RS3, then go out and discover you can stick to the back of some supercars and wonder why you are able to do that…