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Layla – The Boat Tail Riviera

I tried to give you consolation…When your old man had let you down. Like a fool, I fell in love with you, Turned my whole world upside down. – Eric Clapton

Pagani Huayra

Pagani, the pantomime horse of supercar manufacturers has done it again. It has built a machine that pushes the boundaries of what a supercar can be.

New McLaren MP4-12C

Looking for a way to spend that Wall Street bonus money? No? Well you’ve ruined my intro. Okay, let’s say you are. You’re in luck, because McLaren is making a new car. For about $244,000, you can be one of the gilded one-percenters to own the new McLaren MP4-12C.

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  • Piston Slap: Re-design This Golf R Interior! February 23, 2018
    Ted writes: Hi Sajeev, I’m about to get a new Golf R and everyone complains about the boring VW Golf design thingamajiggit. Yes. I find the boring classic outside to be comforting. I’m in it for the longevity of the design and body, and want to keep this until it dies or 10 years; I […]
    Sajeev Mehta
  • Automated Cars Are Not Able to Use the Automated Car Wash February 23, 2018
    We’ve been cautiously optimistic about the progress of autonomous driving. The miraculous technology is there, but implementing it effectively is an arduous task of the highest order. A prime example of this is how easy it is to “blind” a self-driving vehicle’s sensors. TTAC’s staff has had its share of minor misadventures with semi-autonomous driving […]
    Matt Posky
  • Late For His Own Funeral? February 23, 2018
    There’s a funeral home not far from my house. On my way to drop off an anniversary present for my daughter-in-law, I drove past their hearse, which appeared to be pulled over by a member of the local constabulary. How often do you see a hearse pulled over by a cop? I drove down the […]
    Ronnie Schreiber
  • BMW Group Signs Deal to Build Electric Minis in China February 23, 2018
    BMW Group has signed with Great Wall Motors to produce Mini-branded vehicles in China. This is the German automotive group’s second joint venture in the region and will not affect its current alliance with Brilliance Auto — which builds BMW models specifically equipped to appeal to the Chinese market. The same will be true for the Mini […]
    Matt Posky
  • That Awful Hyundai Kona Lease? It’s Already Dead February 23, 2018
    Mere hours after we published a story on the attractively priced but awful-to-lease Hyundai Kona yesterday, it seems Hyundai had a change of heart. The initial advertised lease for the volume SEL trim lasted less than a week, after the automaker apparently decided it wasn’t a good thing to make the brand’s smallest crossover more expensive to […]
    Steph Willems