Could Ferrari's Disappointing F1 Team Hurt Their IPO?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/27/15 9:43am Friday 9:43am

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 Goes Old School On Your Ass With A 6.2-Liter V8

We got the first official pics this afternoon, and now we have more info. Guess what? The Mercedes-AMG GT3 will race with an engine we all know and love: the 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8 from the SLS AMG. Welcome back, old friend. » 2/26/15 6:58pm Thursday 6:58pm

Audi Says R8 E-Tron Won't Be Vaporware This Time, Gets 280 Mile Range

Here's how big Tesla Motors has become in the past year: every established luxury automaker seems to be pushing out an electric or high-concept hybrid that inevitably gets described as a "Tesla Fighter." Audi's going to do it with an all-electric 2016 R8 e-tron. For real this time. » 2/26/15 12:44pm Thursday 12:44pm

2016 Audi R8: This Is It

Yep, that picture that leaked out yesterday was definitely the 2016 Audi R8. Today we have the rest of it, including more pictures and full slew of specs. Meet the lighter, faster, more efficient next generation of Audi's supercar. » 2/26/15 8:50am Thursday 8:50am

You Can Borrow Toyota's Electric Three-Wheeler For Car Sharing In Tokyo

One of my biggest regrets from last year's LA Auto Show is that I didn't get to cruise around in the Toyota i-Road, because it looks like just an insane amount of fun. Now I'm wishing I live in Tokyo, because they're about to get the i-Road for a new car sharing project. » 2/25/15 2:38pm Wednesday 2:38pm

Get The 395 HP AWD Mini Clubman You Always Wanted In Gran Turismo 6

Mini is the latest company to jump on the Gran Turismo Vision Concept bandwagon, and the car they're cooking up for GT6 is appropriately bonkers. An aggressive bodykit, two "barn" doors, and 395 horsepower make for the coolest Mini Clubman I've ever seen, even if it's not real. » 2/25/15 1:52pm Wednesday 1:52pm

What's This Sexy AWD Hybrid Volkswagen Four-Door Coupe Concept?

Apparently not ones to be outdone by their corporate cousins at Audi, Volkswagen also has a pretty sexy-looking concept coming to the Geneva Motor Show in March. We know very little about it so far beyond these sketches, but I like what I see so far. » 2/25/15 10:25am Wednesday 10:25am

Dear Car Companies: Fire Everyone And Hire These Amazing Kids Instead 

Bored with your cushy, overpowered luxury sedan? Do modern "dynamic" designs fail to live up to your expectations of dynamism? Have you grown weary of the endless hordes of dull, anonymous, unoriginal cars you see everywhere? That's because the wrong people are running car companies. These kids should be the ones… » 2/24/15 5:02pm Tuesday 5:02pm

The 2016 Audi R8 Might Get A Twin-Turbo V6 Eventually, Because Of Course

Wanna know how to be an auto writer in the year 2015? Besides doing the occasional powerslide in a press car, you just write these sentences over and over: "(Blank) will get a turbocharged 2.0-liter four" or "(Blank) will get a turbocharged V6." The next car to fill in the second blank might just be the 2016 Audi R8.… » 2/24/15 3:42pm Tuesday 3:42pm

EPA Tightens Fuel Economy Test Because Nobody Gets The Mileage They Want

Isn't it kind of universally accepted that you aren't going to achieve the fuel economy numbers advertised on your new car? (Not if you're a reader of this website and drive the way we do, anyway.) But since automakers keep getting nailed for misleading fuel economy claims, the Environmental Protection Agency is… » 2/24/15 1:47pm Tuesday 1:47pm