Honda Civic’s so green, caterpillars love it

And here’s the proof that the Honda Civic is one of the most environmental friendly cars out there. I mean, have you ever seen a car loved so much by animals (yup, caterpillars have feelings too, I’m sure of that)? Apparently this car is a victim of some kind of caterpillar invasion affection Rotterdam, Holland and authorities won’t... the full post

Warning! Next generation BMW M5 rendering might cause some wet dreams

Our friend Horatiu from BMW Blog has every reason to be so excited about this rendering, because you have to admit, if the next generation BMW M5 will look like this it will be in every car enthusiast’s dreams. The rendering is clearly based on the BMW 5 Series GT announced last week, but it has some of the M5 goodies, like a more sporty bodykit,... the full post

Speeding Porsche plunges into water in Seattle

Earlier this week, a very lucky driver survived after he lost control of his Porsche, flew about 30 feet and plunged into the water near 1170 Alki Avenue SW in Seattle. The accident took place early Tuesday, around 2:15 am and according to witnesses, the driver, who might have been drunk, jumped the curb, crashed into an utility pole and launched into... the full post

Ladies’ Love: Renault Twingo Art Collection limited edition

The Renault Twingo is one funky little car and the French car maker is trying to make it more appealing to the ladies by launching an 800 units Art Collection limited edition which will go on sale in France on June 15. The edition is inspired from the world of fashion, featuring the inkjet technology, a technique frequently employed for textile printing... the full post

Chrysler wants $10 million for the Viper business, no buyers so far

Chrysler’s Viper business isn’t among the assets to be sold to the new company, led by Fiat, so the Detroit company is desperately trying to get rid of Viper, but it looks like no one wants to buy it, though initially there were rumors of a few potential buyers for the brand. Viper has been for sale since August but nobody wants it, which... the full post

What happens when you mate a Citroen 2CV with a Ferrari?

Obvious…you get a car that looks like crap but probably drives amazing. The ‘cross-breeding species’ you see here is the result of two Italian enthusiats’ work, who came across an abandoned Citroen 2CV van, bought it and decided to put its body on the chassis of a Ferrari F355 Maranello, which was also bought especially for... the full post

Next generation Audi A8′s debut scheduled for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

According to German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, the next generation Audi A8 is scheduled to debut next year, at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The car, which will go on sale soon after the Swiss show, will be longer than the current generation by 10 cm, up to a total length of 5.15 m (16.9 ft) which means the passenger compartment will be larger. Also,... the full post

800 hp Ford Fiesta to make U.S. motorsport debut

Ford has recently announced that two Fiesta Rallycross cars will make U.S. motorsport debut, racing for Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution team, with the first appearance being scheduled for Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb in July. Ford says the two Fiestas, driven by team manager Andreas Eriksson and former WRC champion Marcus Grönholm, will... the full post

Out to Mercedes event

Hey guys, you might have noticed today it’s been kinda quiet around here. That’s because we were out to a very cool event Mercedes invited us to. So, among other things, here’s what what happened today: - Mercedes brought a few experts from Germany who showed us the highlights of the new E Class and E Class Coupe (most of which we... the full post

Tesla worth half of GM?

I know this might sound incredible, but according to an article from Bloomberg, Californian startup Tesla Motors could be worth half of GM. This is based on last week’s announcement that Daimler has acquired about 9% for a total of $50 million, which values Tesla at $550 million, which is about 47% of how much GM is worth, according to yesterday’s... the full post

Delay in new satellites launch might cause GPS chaos

According to an US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, the replacement of in-orbits satellites is month behind schedule and millions of dollars over budget, which could mean that satellite navigation might start not working once the old satellites begin to fail. The report mentions that it’s not known if the Air Force will be able... the full post

MINI 50 Mayfair and MINI 50 Camden special editions

This year, it will be 50 years since the MINI brand came to life, with the legendary Mini classic and, to celebrate their anniversary, the company has announced two special limited editions, the MINI 50 Mayfair and the MINI 50 Camden, which debuted at the MINI United Festival at the Silverstone track. The Mayfair and Camden ‘packages’ will... the full post

BMW 5 Series GT officially unveiled

I remember that, a couple of weeks ago, when we test drove the X6 (btw, review coming up soon), I was looking at the car and I was imagining how would it look if BMW decided to do a smaller car based on it, because I really started loving the way the X6 looks. Well, now I have the answer, because we now have the official press release and photos of... the full post

“Bumblebee” Camaro to be produced in a limited run

June 24 is the scheduled release date for the latest Transformers movie, Revenge of the Fallen. Without doubt one of stars of this movie, beside Megan Fox, of course, is Bumblebee, the Camaro which we all loved in the first movie. And apparently GM wants to make the most out of this event, because they’ve announced a special Chevrolet Camaro... the full post

BMW to introduce on-board precipitation radar

BMW has announced that their ConnectedDrive will get a new feature, an on-board precipitation radar which will show current precipitation for any location. The system is available only in Germany for now and it will show the geographical distribution of rain, hail or snow, updated every 15 minutes. The BMW ConnectedDrive already has a weather forecast... the full post