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Which Car Turned You Into an Auto Freak?

I have a confession to make: my first car was a VW Golf. Just a bog-standard 1.4-liter model with 60hp. I know, it struggled to outrace a turtle, one with a broken leg at that, but that’s all the family could afford. I do hope that you don’t hold...

Poll: Has The Facelift Done The Trick for the Porsche Panamera?

When I first saw the Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, I was very pleased to see that the next incarnation of the Porsche sedan was going to stop being disproportionate (especially at the back), and start being handsome like it should have been all alo...
by New Cars Box on Apr 5, 2013

Poll: What do You Think the Original 1966 Batmobile will Fetch at this Weekend's Auction?

After keeping the original 1955 Lincoln Futura concept-based Batmobile from the 1966 television series in his personal collection for more than six decades, legendary customizer George Barris has decided it's time to let go of the iconic car offe...
by New Cars Box on Jan 18, 2013

Ford Atlas Named Autoweek's Most Significant Detroit Auto Show Debut, What Do You Say?

The new Ford Atlas Concept, which previews the future of America's best-selling pickup truck for the past 36 years and the best-selling vehicle overall for 31 straight years, the F-150, has been named by the editors of Autoweek magazine, the &quo...
by New Cars Box on Jan 17, 2013

Listen Up and Vote: New SRT Viper vs Lamborghini Aventador vs Lexus LFA

Three very different schools of automotive thought came together at a Cars and Coffee meeting in Irvine, California, a couple of weeks ago, for a mechanical symphony comprised of 32 cylinders, 19.7-liters and a whopping 1,884-horses. Thankfully, the...
by New Cars Box on Jan 9, 2013

Which New Cars and Concepts Impressed You the Most in 2012?

Europe may be in trouble but many of its automakers are performing just fine and the rest of the world seems to be doing okay, as global new car sales are tipped to exceed 80 million units for the first time ever. Therefore, you could say that 2012 h...
by New Cars Box on Dec 28, 2012

Bummer; Audi Tells Us it Has No Plans to Offer the New RS6 Avant in the U.S. [w/Poll]

If you can afford it, the new Audi RS6 Avant is one of those cars that allows you to have a mid-life crisis without actually affecting the others around you, and by that, we mean you can get supercar-levels of performance with all the comfort ameniti...
by New Cars Box on Dec 5, 2012

Was BMW Right or Wrong to Rebadge the 3-Series Coupe as the 4-Series?

The first ever BMW 3-Series, built from 1973 to 1985 and known by its internal codenamed E21, was offered only as a coupe. Yes, there was a convertible variant available through BMW's dealers but it was made by Baur, so it doesn't really coun...
by New Cars Box on Dec 5, 2012

GM CEO Likes the Opel Cascada, Says 'Why don't we bring it to the US'. What Do You Think? [w/Poll]

From the time GM linked its Opel and Buick brands, whenever the German company comes out with a new model, the question arises whether the Detroit automaker should bring it to North America. Currently, of the six Buick vehicles sold in the States, t...
by New Cars Box on Oct 18, 2012

Recalled 2010 Camaro Burns Down, Owner Asks GM to Help Him Finance a New ZL1

Back in May of 2009, General Motors issued the first ever recall for its then new, fifth generation Camaro that was sold as a 2010 model, only a few weeks after launch. The recall affected 1,243 Camaro SS coupes equipped with a V8 engine because of...
by New Cars Box on Oct 18, 2012

Cadillac Confirms that the ELR will be FWD, Do You Think GM Made the Right Decision?

On Tuesday, Cadillac added another piece to the puzzle that is the new ELR plug-hybrid coupe by announcing that the car will be manufactured at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant with production to start in late 2013. We already know that the...
by New Cars Box on Oct 16, 2012

Was Detroit Cop Right or Wrong to get "Aggravated" Because Passenger Did Not Disclose her HIV Status?

A casual traffic stop over an inoperative brake light by a police officer in Dearborn, Michigan, on August 3, 2012, took a weird twist when the cop discovered that the passenger of the 1999 GMC Jimmy was HIV positive. The police dashboard video that...
by New Cars Box on Oct 3, 2012

Parisian Poll: Which is the Better Looker, the Hyundai i30 3D or the Kia Pro_Cee'd?

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia aren't leaving a lot of breathing space for Europe's troubled mainstream car manufactures, as they are relentlessly assaulting every popular category with new models. At the 2012 edition of the Paris Motor Sho...

Ford Fiesta Hatch vs Sedan: Which One Would You Prefer in the USA?

A couple of days ago Ford took the wraps off the new Fiesta hatch that will be officially unveiled at the forthcoming Geneva Show (see here). Unlike other European presentations where Americans are left wondering why they can’t see these cars i...
by Auto Cars on Aug 26, 2012

Question: Why Didn’t Hyundai Add Its Name or Logo On The Genesis’ Front-End?

We know that many of you are baffled with Hyundai’s decision to avoid adding any logo or emblem whatsoever on the US spec Genesis’ front-end (click here for image gallery). What we don’t know is why Hyundai took that decision, especially sinc...
by Auto Cars on Aug 4, 2012

U Spy: Can You Name the Mercedes-Benz Prototype in these Pictures?

One of our longtime readers, Vladimir P., was traveling on the roads of Munich in Germany this past weekend when he came across a prototype of a Mercedes-Benz model partially covered in black tape, strategically positioned to keep the styling details...
by New Cars Box on Jul 31, 2012

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 and Lexus LFA Sound Battle [w/Poll]

One of the things all gearheads love about exotic supercars is the sounds produced by their high-horsepower engines. Of course, as with design, when it comes to engine sounds, everybody has different preferences, which makes this competition between...
by New Cars Box on Jul 27, 2012

Should General Motors Cut its Penn State Sponsorship after the Sandusky Scandal?

Penn State's woes may be even bigger than originally thought after the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced heavy sanctions on the university's football program including a $60 million (€50 million) fine, a four-year ba...
by New Cars Box on Jul 25, 2012

Spy Video: Help This Russian Scooper Identify this Prototype Model

Russian YouTube poster 'MrDmitry323' found this camouflaged prototype parked at a central square in Moscow this past Sunday and put his video camera to good use. Now, he wants someone to tell him the brand and type of model that he caught on...
by New Cars Box on Jul 20, 2012

Carscoop Poll: If Fiat Brought The 500 To The US, Would You Buy It?

You’ve seen it and you like it a lot but the question is, if it were to be imported to the States, would you actually go ahead and sign a check to buy Fiat’s retro styled Nuovo 500? Although this is based on pure speculations, think of a price ra...
by Auto Cars on Jul 7, 2012


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