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Was the 2012 Porsche 911 Leaked Intentionally?
Was the 2012 Porsche 911 Leaked Intentionally?

10 Sep 2011, 21:36 UTC / There’s nothing I love more than looking at leaked information from every possible angle. The sensation I get from finding a tasty morsel that has fallen off an automaker’s table is trul...

 
The Grind. The German Side
The Grind. The German Side

18 Aug 2011, 13:00 UTC / The Faroe Islands. 2011. The Grind. Just like every year, beaches are flooded with blood as the pilot whale hunt ensues in the towns “chosen” as grounds for slaughtering the poor mammals...

 
Nissan GT-R Financed by Porsche
Nissan GT-R Financed by Porsche

9 Aug 2011, 17:16 UTC / Sight at night, travel on long distances, shelter from the storm, peace of mind, everything we do is based on technology. Our civilization has been built on technical progress. Nowadays, all you hav...

 
Life at Nurburgring
Life at Nurburgring

25 Jul 2011, 12:48 UTC / Between two helpings of bratwurst and a pint of “pure” beer, Hans and Otto admire the Nurburgring racing track from up high: proud and vast, a veritable bitumen serpent, undulating beaut...

 
Say "No" to the Sport Button!
Say "No" to the Sport Button!

8 Jul 2011, 15:30 UTC / On the first day, man discovered the wheel. The second day was the time when man put together the first four-wheeled contraption. [...] On the fifth day, man commands the animals to “power&rdq...

 
BMW, Renault and the Nurbugring, a Story that Is so Cute, but Wrong
BMW, Renault and the Nurbugring, a Story that Is so Cute, but Wrong

30 Jun 2011, 13:13 UTC / Put a blindfold on. Now climb inside any contemporary car wearing the BMW badge and set off. You see? Even when you... can’t see, you know that you’re in a vehicle conceived in Bavaria. ...

 
Cars that Sparked Your Love for Cars
Cars that Sparked Your Love for Cars

10 Jun 2011, 10:13 UTC / Before the following rant begins I would first like to say that it's more personal than others before it, so bear in mind it has absolutely nothing to do with the views of the autoevolution edi...

 
The Sports Car Paradox
The Sports Car Paradox

3 Jun 2011, 16:11 UTC / One of the main quarrels with the majority of sports cars out there – apart from the penis size jokes and the protests about killing the planet with anything that has more than 150 horsepower ...

 
Optimus Subprime
Optimus Subprime

31 May 2011, 02:35 UTC / What have we learned from the economic crisis of 2009 (as the year when all the you-know-what of previous mistakes hit the fan)? Or, should I say, have we learned anything from that? A fraction of a...

 
App Yours!
App Yours!

23 May 2011, 06:32 UTC / Now that we've survived the May 21st doomsday (as you can see for yourselves, we're well passed that date and still here, kicking and screaming), we're free to go back to our regular ...

 
The Fate of Sports Cars
The Fate of Sports Cars

20 May 2011, 06:55 UTC / Up until a few days ago, when it came to the future of sports cars - and the future of cars altogether - I was probably one of the most pessimistic persons in the world. I had this idea in my head t...

 
France! Liberté, égalité and a whole lot of communism
France! Liberté, égalité and a whole lot of communism

16 May 2011, 12:29 UTC / I never was what you would call a “fan” of the French. They’re simply annoying. They’ve got this unbelievable tendency of being backwards compared to the rest of the world, t...

 
For Us, By Us
For Us, By Us

3 May 2011, 15:45 UTC / Unless your name is either Abe Vigoda or Betty White, there's scarcity of reasons for why you should remember the fact that chicken was considered a luxury delicacy before World War II. But, t...

 
We’re going to the US. EU sucks.
We’re going to the US. EU sucks.

30 Mar 2011, 08:50 UTC / I wonder... how prepared the guys over in the US are to take in a wave of immigrants of about... 500 million people by 2050? I’m already considering it, after reading the new projects fleshed ...

 
Distracted Living
Distracted Living

23 Mar 2011, 12:33 UTC / Hard facts: in 2009, the proportion of fatalities associated with driver distraction increased from 10 to 16 percent (of the overall traffic fatalities) compared to the levels of 2005. 5,474 America...

 
We Need Your Help to Save the Evo
We Need Your Help to Save the Evo

4 Mar 2011, 02:22 UTC / While the Geneva Auto Show has seen carmakers race to offer the world their newest goodies, there is one automotive producer that seems to be willing to take something from us. We are talking about ...

 
Start stop technology. The oil crisis. Geneva.
Start stop technology. The oil crisis. Geneva.

25 Feb 2011, 15:39 UTC / The oil crisis looms over us menacingly yet again, one blown out of proportion by social rebellions perfect for filling even more the pockets of filthy rich sitting on crude wells or those of stock ...

 
Jimmy Choo vs. M5. Louboutin vs. AMG. Catwalk cars.
Jimmy Choo vs. M5. Louboutin vs. AMG. Catwalk cars.

27 Jan 2011, 15:17 UTC / Not long ago, I went along with a friend to visit a veritable modern temple, a museum of famous shoe designers. Ok, I must admit it was actually a Dubai mall during the sales season, but you can ima...

 
The Auto Show That Never Was: The 2011 NAIAS
The Auto Show That Never Was: The 2011 NAIAS

17 Jan 2011, 10:43 UTC / Judging by the numbers, the North American International Auto Show is one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, auto events in North America, not only because it takes place in Detroit, but also becau...

 
autoEVolution
autoEVolution

30 Dec 2010, 15:37 UTC / Have you seen Iron Man 2? Remember the ex-wife bullet/mini-rocket used by Stark's rival to arm the unpainted Iron Man suit? A lot of noise that bullet made, before harmlessly hitting the oversi...