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Ken Block’s 1978 Porsche 911 Safari is for sale

Ken Block’s 1978 Porsche 911 SC “Safari” rally car is up for sale in the United Kingdom through Collecting Cars. Safari-style builds have become quite popular for their rugged looks, but this 911 also has a true rallying pedigree. It was driven by Block in the 2022 East Africa Safari Classic Rally in February. It remains in as-raced condition, complete …

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Window Shop with Car and Driver

Marriages, like engines, need consistent TLC to run smoothly. Letting either one of them languish is a recipe for sputtering, backfires, and name calling. It’s the same with Window Shop, which, after two weeks off, is trying to clear its pipes with champagne and cheuginess. Viewer Ace Fighterpilot provided this week’s challenge: find a car to drive away in on …

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Hudson Hornet and Chrysler Turbine Car added to National Historic Vehicle Register

Hudson Hornet and Chrysler Turbine Car added to National Historic Vehicle Register

The Hagerty Drivers Foundation announced that the 1952 Hudson Hornet “Fabulous Hudson Hornet” and the Chrysler Turbine Car have been inducted into the National Historic Vehicle Register. They are the 31st and 32nd vehicles inducted into the National Historic Vehicle Register, which is the only federally recognized program to document the historical and cultural significance of the automobile. “Featuring these …

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Ford Clarifies CEO Jim Farley’s Comments on Digital Sales

Comments from Ford CEO Jim Farley on Thursday seemed to indicate that the company was going to transition to 100 percent online, fixed-price sales for its EV offerings to stay competitive with modern retail expectations. A Ford spokesperson clarified those comments on Friday, which he says were taken out of context. Rather than a complete transition to a new distribution …

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DeLorean Alpha5, 2024 Ford Mustang GT, 2022 Audi RS 3: The Week In Reverse

DeLorean revealed the Alpha5, Ford teased the 2024 Ford Mustang GT, and we drove the 2022 Audi RS 3. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The DeLorean Alpha5 debuted online before it rolls onto the world’s stage at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Award ramp on Aug. 18. With massive gullwing doors, seating for four, and …

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Automotive Gift Cards Make the Best Father’s Day Present

Automotive Gift Cards Make the Best Father's Day Present

Getty / WeatherTech Dads are hard enough to buy gifts for, but auto-enthusiast dads take the cake. Buying for them is impossible. Car-loving dads already have every tool imaginable. They’ve got garages, workshops, and closets piled high with stuff, and they know what each and every item is and what it’s for. So what to do? This year, give your …

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Rare McLaren Sabre heads to auction

Rare McLaren Sabre heads to auction

Back in 2020, McLaren launched a limited-edition supercar called the Sabre. It didn’t get much attention at the time due to a certain pandemic, as well as the fact that only 15 were built, exclusively for the U.S. market. Naturally all of the cars were sold even before they were built, but if the Sabre tickles your fancy and your …

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Ford Is Going to 100% Online, Fixed-Price Sales For EVs, Says CEO

Ford Is Going to 100% Online, Fixed-Price Sales For EVs, Says CEO

The Ford brand will transition to exclusively online, fixed-price, delivered-to-your-door sales for EVs, CEO Jim Farley said, in a statement reported by USA Today. “We’ve got to go to non-negotiated price. We’ve got to go 100 percent online. There’s no inventory [at dealerships]; it goes directly to the customer. And 100 percent remote pick up and delivery,” he said during …

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Wiesmann committed to V-8 sports car despite move into EVs

Wiesmann committed to V-8 sports car despite move into EVs

Niche German performance marque Wiesmann made a return earlier this year under new ownership, plus a new focus on electric mobility with the reveal of the Project Thunderball electric sports car. However, the company hasn’t abandoned its heritage of gas-powered sports cars just yet. In fact, it’s working on a new sports car to be powered by a BMW V-8 …

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB Electric SUV Pricing Announced

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB Electric SUV Pricing Announced

The Mercedes-Benz EQB300—which features a single, front-mounted 225-hp electric motor—will start at $56,800. The dual-motor, all-wheel-drive 288-hp EQB350 will start at $60,350. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB will go on sale this summer. Last year, Mercedes unveiled the EQB, an electric crossover derived from the boxy, compact GLB. The EQB shares much of its chassis with its gasoline-powered brother but trades …

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