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    Report: Has Aston Martin abandoned plans for a Lagonda SUV?
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    Aston Martin may possibly (hopefully?) axe plans for a Lagonda-badged SUV, according to a new report from the blokes at Piston Heads. If this is true, it'd serve as proof that the auto gods are good, and want us to be happy. The report is based on statements made by Director of Design Marek ...

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    Rumormill: Toyota GT86 turbo, convertible, sedan variants back on the table
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    Okay, Toyota, make up your mind. Figure it out. Quit playing games with our heart. Either build a bunch of variations of the excellent GT86 (also known as the Scion FR-S, and Subaru BRZ) or don't. At this point, we're just tired of the back and forth. After no shortage of denials, an Australian ...

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    Toyota to offer sedan version of GT 86?
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    Sources in Australia are reporting that we'll be seeing a small, rear-drive sedan from Toyota, based on the GT 86/Scion FR-S. Yes, a convertible variant is still in limbo, but a four-door sedan is in the works. It's unclear if the rumoured GT 86 sedan would spawn Scion and Subaru variants (it's ...

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    Rumormill: Affordable, lightweight Honda roadster revival in the works?
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    There's a joke phrase from a popular movie that gets tossed around the Autoblog offices when ever a big change or announcement is coming: "Hold on to your butts." It's usually accompanied by a video of Samuel L. Jackson. That's the advice we'd recommend for reading this article. GTChannel is ...

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    Rumormill: 2014 Mazdaspeed3 could go naturally aspirated?
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    The new Mazda3 is a stunner, both aesthetically and from a driving perspective. As with all good things, though, there's always room for improvement. That's where the wizards from Mazdaspeed come in. Mazda's in-house tuner has been tweaking and turbocharging the five-door Mazda3 since 2007, with ...

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    Rumormill: Are you the Dodge Dart SRT4?
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    Dodge has just confirmed that it will be bringing its newest Dart variant, the Dart GT, to Detroit next week, but we're still in the dark about when we'll see a truly hotted-up STR4 version. But now, by way of the rumourmill anyway, we've got at least one proposed, potentially Dodge-based ...

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    Rumormill: Next M3 may be lighter than expected, with lots more torque
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    Few cars stir up the rumourmill quite like the next BMW M3. To that end, BMW fan-site BimmerPost was able to track down a source, apparently tied to the development of the next M3 (and M4), who divulged a few juicy bits on power, weight and timing. Horsepower in the F80 M3 and F82 M4 is said to ...

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    Rumormill: Buick moves to trademark Electra
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    Could General Motors be planning to dust off another moniker from its heyday and reintroduce a Buick Electra? The General filed an application to protect the trademark on June 5, which might hint at a future, full-size Buick model. Once Buick's top-of-the-line sedan, the Electra did the same ...

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    Rumormill: Three-cylinder BMW 3 Series on its way?
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    Peter Nefischer, head of engine development for BMW, has said the automaker is currently working on developing three-cylinder engines to be used across the company's vehicle line. The powerplants would likely be different than the one found in the BMW i8 and wouldn't be partnered with an electric ...

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    Rumormill: Mercedes' Maybach-replacing 600 Pullman details mooted
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    It's open season on rumors concerning the upcoming Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman. With Maybach deader than disco, the German automaker is undoubtedly searching for a suitable ultra-luxury competitor to the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce, and we've already head that may translate into the ...

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