2017 Porsche Macan gets 4-cylinder base option, $48,550 starting price

2017 Porsche Macan gets 4-cylinder base option, $48,550 starting price

The Macan has been a roaring success for Porsche, with the small SUV rocketing to the top of the sales chart in only its first full year on the market. Porsche sold more than 80,000 Macans last year globally, enough to put it ahead of the automaker’s next best-seller, the Cayenne, which recorded just over 73,000 sales. That trend should… High Gear Media Network Feed

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This Week On The Forums: Scary Seizure, AMG Edition 507 Gets 86ed And More

This Week On The Forums: Scary Seizure, AMG Edition 507 Gets 86ed And More

Essentially, the Jurassic Park films are extraordinary tales of piss-poor zoo keeping. But that’s not to say dinosaurs don’t occasionally escape their pens and wreak havoc. Because earlier this week, drivers on the United Kingdom’s Isle of Wight found a road blocked by a stubborn triceratops. Unfortunately, said triceratops was a statue, and not a… High Gear Media Network Feed

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BAC Mono Gets More Spacious Cockpit

BAC Mono Gets More Spacious Cockpit

We recently learned that British track car specialist BAC was considering adding a second model to its lineup, which at present only comprises the Mono. While the second model was said to be some years away still, in the interim BAC will introduce a wider a version of the Mono offering more space in the cockpit. Re-engineering of the Mono’s… High Gear Media Network Feed

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BMW 7-Series Gets V-12-Powered M Performance Model

BMW 7-Series Gets V-12-Powered M Performance Model

BMW has just unveiled an Alpina-tuned version of its all-new, sixth-generation 7-Series. The car is the BMW Alpina B7 xDrive and thanks to a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 it delivers as much as 600 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque. Incredibly, BMW has now announced a second 7-Series variant with 600 horses: the M760i xDrive. The car is… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Man Who Intentionally Wrecked Veyron Gets Jail Time

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. By now you’re probably quite familiar with this short clip from 2009 showing a Bugatti Veyron being driven into a Texas lake (salt marsh, actually). What you may not be aware of is that it was intentionally driven into the lake as part of a planned false insurance claim. Behind the wheel was… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

Volkswagen will use this week’s 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce a pair of Beetle special editions based on recent concept cars. The special editions are the Beetle Dune and Beetle Denim, and they’re due to go on sale next year. The more interesting of the two is the Beetle Dune. It was inspired by classic Baja Bug off-roaders… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2016 Hennessey Venom GT Gets 1,451 Horsepower: 2015 SEMA Live Photos

2016 Hennessey Venom GT Gets 1,451 Horsepower: 2015 SEMA Live Photos

It isn’t quite the Venom F5 that the company has been teasing, but Hennessey Performance Engineering has delivered an updated version of its Venom GT supercar that boasts considerably more power than before. The good news is that the Venom F5 is still coming, but to tide things over in the meantime Hennessey will unleash a 1,451-horsepower… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Lorenzos Request For Intervention Gets Denied, Yamaha Fires Back At Honda

Lorenzos Request For Intervention Gets Denied, Yamaha Fires Back At Honda

In what appears to be a total dick move, Jorge Lorenzo’s lawyers yesterday filed a Request for Intervention in order to be able to participate on his behalf in the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) arbitration between Valentino Rossi and the FIM. Today, the CAS informed the parties that Lorenzo’s request was denied. Accordingly, the CAS arbitration will continue only between Rossi and the FIM. The decision on Rossi’s request to stay the execution of…

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