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June, 2018

  • 17 June

    2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe Debuts with 523 HP

    After a 20-year hiatus, the BMW 8 Series coupe is returning to the U.S. The range-topping two-door made its official debut today and will go on sale this fall. BMW hinted at the new model’s appearance last year when it debuted the 8 Series concept. Unfortunately, the production version doesn’t look quite ...

  • 16 June

    RM Sotheby’s Headlines New Private Sales Program with McLaren F1

    RM Sotheby’s is a name that is synonymous with high-end collector car auctions, but the company has announced that it is also breaking into the private sales business, offering unique cars in a direct sales format. The headlining car of this new venture is a 1998 McLaren F1, the famed ...

  • 15 June

    Crazy Cool Cars from the Best Minneapolis Museums

    CHANHASSEN, Minnesota — I really wanted to show you photos of Prince’s 1981 Honda CM400 Hondamatic motorcycle from “Purple Rain”, his 2006 Bentley Continental GT with purple flake shimmer paint, and his purple 1999 Plymouth Prowler, but Paisley Park security took my phone and camera during my group tour. You’ll ...

  • 14 June

    Living It Up, Way Up in a HondaJet

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota — We are cruising stealthily above the Twin Cities in a HondaJet at nearly 4,000 feet per minute. My cohorts and I feel like a couple of rock stars—life is good. Automobile was recently invited to test drive the all-new 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan in the ...

  • 13 June

    Aston Martin Rapide AMR Upgraded to 595 Horsepower

    Aston Martin announced the creation of the AMR sub-brand for high-performance vehicles at the Geneva auto show last year, where it also debuted the Rapide AMR. Now, Aston Martin has revealed the production version that will arrive on customer doorsteps later this year. The design hasn’t changed much from the concept. The ...

  • 12 June

    2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder Spied in the Wild

    It’s almost summer, but you don’t need a reason to go topless—any time of year is good for us. Our spies recently caught a blacked out 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder out for a delightful day of testing. Rough life, right? The all-new Boxster Spyder is rumored to pack a ...

  • 11 June

    Is Porsche Planning to Introduce a Cayenne Coupe?

    Is Porsche ready to launch a competitor to the BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE Coupe? According to this post from Autocar, a coupe variant of the upcoming 2019 Cayenne could go on sale as early as next year. Unlike the 911 and Cayman, which are actual coupes, the Porsche Cayenne coupe adopts ...

  • 10 June

    GALLERY: 2019 Lexus ES 300h

    The 2019 Lexus ES 300h hybrid made its debut in April alongside the 2019 ES 350. Power comes from a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle I-4 that makes 176 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque (increases 20 and 12, respectively) of plus an electric motor that adds 39 hp for a total system output ...

  • 9 June

    2019 Acura RDX Gets 350 HP for Pikes Peak

    Acura will return to the Pikes Peak Hill Climb this year with four race cars, including a modified version of the new RDX. Thanks to a host of modifications, the special RDX produces 350 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque instead of the standard model’s 272 hp and 280 lb-ft. ...

  • 8 June

    Goodbye Mission E, Hello Porsche Taycan

    Porsche debuted the Mission E concept more than two years ago, but when the electric sports car goes into production, it will feature a different name. Today, Porsche revealed that name is Taycan, pronounced “tie-con.” Taycan translates roughly to “lively young horse,” referencing the leaping steed in the Porsche crest. Explaining ...