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What Motorcycle does Tom Cruise Ride in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation?

Sure, we all know that MI5: Rogue Nation is wrecking BMW M3s left and right, but what about the bikes? The trailer shows packs of unmarked black bikes with odd-shaped headlights careening into each other, some walls, a few other cars and dramatically up into the air, then disintegrating into a million pieces. Those iconic…

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Two months after Aston Martin revealed the DB10's starring role in Spectre, Jaguar Land Rover has responded with three of its own powerful machines: the Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender and Range Rover Sport. #GoodToBeBad indeed.

Jaguar Land Rover shows off three 007 SPECTRE cars

Two months after Aston Martin revealed the DB10’s starring role in SPECTRE, Jaguar Land Rover has responded with three of its own powerful machines: the Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender and Range Rover Sport. #GoodToBeBad indeed. Given Jaguar‘s wildly successful #GoodToBeBad campaign, we can safely assume that the keys to the C-X75 concept will be…

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Is this the moment, in 1977's the Spy Who Loved Me, when the Bond franchise jumped the shark? There's nothing wrong with the car, of course, but when Bond drives it into the lake, and the tires turn into fins, basically having the car transform into a submarine, it did become a little harder to suspend disbelief. I mean, it's only a short step from here to having him drive Optimus Prime.

James Bond’s Coolest Cars

For Daniel Craig’s next outing, set to be released in Nov. 2015, Aston Martin created a custom model in order to celebrate the golden anniversary of their relationship. There have been many Bond cars, but these are the coolest. Tags: 007, Aston Martin, bmw, db10, dbs, Ford, James Bond, lotus, marketing, movie, rolls royce, slideshow,…

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The engine under the hood is the same 5.0L found in the RC F and does arrive with a horsepower advantage over its Bavarian counterpart, yet it is down significantly when it comes to torque (the BMW M5 cranks out 479 lb-ft). Power is sent to the rear wheels by way of an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting capabilities.

2015 North American International Auto Show Highlights: Day 2

Article and photos by Brendan McAleer and Mark Stevenson, additional photos courtesy of the manufacturers We couldn’t pack all the goodness of the North American International Auto Show into just one slideshow. And honestly, we’ve seen more new vehicles than we can shake a stick at, but these are the cream of the crop. These…

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Sweet mother of Ayrton Senna, here’s the production NSX, finally revealed. Three separate electric motors (one on the drivetrain and two up front) combine with a twin-turbocharged, longitudinally mounted V6 for a total power output that Acura claims is “North of 550 hp.” Helloooo.

2015 North American International Auto Show Highlights: Day 1

Article and photos by Brendan McAleer and Mark Stevenson, additional photos courtesy of the manufacturers Sure, January 1 was two weeks ago, but when you’re talking about cars, it’s the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that marks the beginning of a new year. Running now through to January 25, this is the show…

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Aston Martin DB10

Aston Martin DB10 – Your New Bond Car

British spy hero James Bond returns in SPECTRE, once again commanding an Aston Martin. This time around, the filmmakers have collaborated with the luxury automobile firm to design a bespoke Bond car, the DB10. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer announced the grand tourer today stating, “In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship…

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Fit For A King Campaign (Kia and Lebron James)

Kia and LeBron James Say K900 Is “Fit For A King”

LeBron James becomes Kia’s first-ever “luxury ambassador” NBA superstar LeBron James will be on television a lot more often in the near future, and not just during regular game broadcasts. The two-time NBA champion and four-time league MVP has inked a deal with Kia to become the automaker’s first-ever luxury ambassador. His job? To spur…

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