We joined a roundtable with Ulrich Hackenberg, member of the board of management for Volkswagen AG, responsible for product development during the Detroit auto show this week.
It’s a great Porsche, but is it a 911?
The 2012 All Stars are our answers to the question: What’s the best car?
Turbocharging, direct injection, and variable valve timing: the new holy grail of low emissions and high fuel economy, small displacement and big performance.
Where, oh where, have the sports cars gone?
For only the third time in my life, Mercedes-Benz is debuting a new SL roadster.
The silliest of all the sillies.
Break out the corkscrew.
No surprise is sometimes the best surprise of all.
A better car, even if it’s not a better 911.
Last year, Shelby SuperCars was nice enough to take me out for a spin in their world-record-setting SSC Ultimate Aero supercar.
Covering 125 miles in 19 minutes.
Five meets four.
Peugeot unveiled the 405 in 1987, and the compact sedan made its way to America a year later.
Our editors have been plenty busy scouring the show floor of the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show — but in between running to and from press conferences and battling spotty Wi-Fi connections, they picked their three favorite concept and production cars at the show.
Times, they R a-changin’
Showing a Human-Centric Approach
Volvo’s Frankfurt concept is called the You because the Swedish company says it’s taking a human-centric approach: it’s “heart is in Sweden but [its] eyes and ears are all over the world,” said German-born Volvo boss Stefan Jacoby.
Ford had a lot of news in Frankfurt this year.
I don’t know what was more horrifying, the fact that I got suckered into buying a $500 Rolls Royce, or that I had to tow the damn thing home using a full size truck with an engine the size of a pea.