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Spy Shots—Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Escapes the Axe

GM shocked enthusiasts with news that it was disbanding its High Performance Vehicle Operations (HPVO ) team, the same crew responsible for V-series Cadillacs, the Chevy Cobalt SS and HHR SS. But spy photographer Brenda Priddy tells us that the HPVO team still has one trick up its sleeve.

Spy Shots: New Look, New Power for Ford's Heavy Metal

A week after Chrysler revealed its 2010 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickups at the Chicago Auto Show, Brenda Priddy's spy photographers caught the first covered and camouflaged test trucks of its biggest competitor, the Ford F-250 Super Duty, scheduled to arrive in 2011.

Spy Shots: Open Air Mini Motoring, Italian-Style

Dust off your Fix-It-Again-Tony jokes: the new Fiat 500 convertible is due at European dealerships within a few months, and is a likely candidate for import to North America. Spy shooter Brenda Priddy's network caught this showroom-ready, pre-production specimen 500 Cabrio soft-top in Europe.

Spy Shots: An Off-Road MINI? Not Quite, But Close

Spotted during winter testing by Brenda Priddy's spy photographer network, the new MINI Crossman represents a new angle for the automaker. The high-riding Crossman (previously called the Colorado within BMW) will feature all-wheel-drive, making it a candidate for active individuals needing a small car that can get them to the slopes.

Spy Photos: McLaren's New Supercar Successor to the SLR

McLaren's elusive P11 has moved from rumor to reality with these photos of the first prototype, shot during cold-weather testing in Sweden by Brenda Priddy's spy shooter network. Priddy says the P11 is tentatively scheduled for an introduction later this year, with production beginning in 2010, and is McLaren's replacement for the SLR.

Spy Shots: Ford's New "Coyote" V8 for Mustang and F-150

Auto spy photographer Brenda Priddy says this is first proof of Ford’s all-new V8, code-named “Coyote." The 5.0L, four-valve, naturally aspirated V8 will be offered in the 2011 Mustang and F-150. Priddy estimates the mill will make 400 hp and 400 lb.-ft. torque, with fuel economy close to that of today’s 5.4L engine.

Spy Shots: A Fair Weather Camaro Down Under

Spy photographer Brenda Priddy says that although Chevrolet still doesn’t have any Camaro convertible pictures on its consumer sites, this pre-production ragtop recently making the rounds in Australia is a no-brainer for North America. Productions delays may bump it to a 2011 model, though.

Spy Shots—2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee to Offer V6, Hemi V8 and Hybrid Options

Code-named "WL," the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee will ride on an all-new platform shared with several other vehicles, including the next-gen Dodge Durango and the next-gen Mercedes ML class. Spy photographer Brenda Priddy says the new chassis is flexible enough to accommodate five- or seven-passenger configurations.
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