Touring Superleggera Creates the Aero 3 Coachbuilt Supercar

Before you consider the new Touring Superleggera Aero 3, think of Carrozzaria Touring Superleggera itself, the Milanese coachbuilder and design house that thrived in the 1930s-1960s. You’re instantly prone to visions of the gorgeous, streamlined, almost fragile-looking automotive creations that emerged from its doors. Those cars often did so with Touring’s signature Superleggera or “super lightweight” construction methods, which stretch nearly paper-thin alloy panels over featherweight tubular structural frames. The first car to feature this Superleggera styling was a special 1937 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B earmarked for the famous Mille Miglia 1000-mile openroad race occurring in the same year. It’s fitting, then, that Touring’s new Aero 3 pays a homage of sorts to the classic Alfa that helped elevate the small business into a globally recognized design house.

Touring Superleggera unveiled its Aero 3 this week at the Salon Privé Concours d’ Elegance

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A Terrible Car That Shouldn’t Have Been Terrible

The Chevrolet Vega is remembered as one of General Motors’ worst cars, a troublesome rust-bucket prone to gas tank fires and melting engines. It’s easy to assume that the Vega was a sign of GM’s hubris, cobbled together on the cheap like the AMC Gremlin for a public that would stop buying imported subcompacts as soon as there were viable American alternatives. In fact, the opposite was true. The Vega was designed and built with new processes and procedures that should have made it the most advanced small car on the market.

So how did it all go wrong? How did the Vega end up being so terrible?

The Sleeping Giant Awakens

On October 3rd, 1968, at the opening of the new General Motors Building in Manhattan, chairman Jim Roche broke with GM tradition: He talked about future product. In two years, he said, GM would introduce a revolutionary small

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The Fastest Sedans You Can Buy Right Now

Here at Automobile, we love fast cars. Even when a fast, two-door sports car doesn’t suit your needs, there are plenty of fast four-door sedans on sale today that will carry you and at least three of your most courageous friends towards triple-digit top-speed nirvana. How fast are we talking? Spoiler alert: There are four (four!) sedans on this list that will do at least 200 mph. That’s impressive for someone who remembers Ferrari, Porsche, and Lamborghini all gunning to be first to trip the radar with a genuine 200-mph, two-door supercar a few decades ago. Today, even the slowest car on our list will run an impressive, electronically limited 186 mph (which you’re virtually guaranteed to never see on an American road). Without further ado, we present the fastest sedans on sale that you can buy today.

2020 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S, S63, and S65 Final

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Nissan Z Proto Previews Return of the Nissan Z-Car

Nissan Z Proto: An Homage to Z-Cars Old and New

At first glance, the Z Proto has a clear familial resemblance to the current-generation 370Z, particularly in the body-side and roof treatment, but there’s an important change: The Z Proto visually shifts its weight rearward, bringing its profile further away from the shape of the Z32 300ZX and more in line with the original Z-cars. Note the treatment to the back bumper, which reduces the perception of rear-overhang length. The roofline is more aerodynamic and flatter over the hatchback than the first Z, but chances are most people who are familiar with the 240Z’s famous profile will see it clearly in the Z Proto. The canary yellow paint is a welcome throwback.

The rounded headlights are an obvious nod to the 240Z, 260Z, and 280Z. And what about those two rounded DRLs? Those are a representation

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Yes, This Is How It’ll Really Look

This may be your first look at the 2022 Hyundai Tucson, or it might be your second or third. We say take as many looks as you need, or if you have only one look to give, make it last as long as possible with Hyundai’s all-new compact crossover. The extroverted new SUV practically whips double takes out of casual observers.

What’s New? Nearly Everything

The current Tucson has been on sale since 2015, having been last fully redesigned for the 2016 model year. It’s a competent if unassuming entry in the competitive compact crossover segment. The 2022 Hyundai Tucson, on the other hand, is almost entirely new, with fresh styling, new hybrid powertrain options, and a massively overhauled interior.

Hyundai will build two versions of the Tucson, one with a short wheelbase and one with a longer one—only the latter will be sold in the U.S. (This strategy

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