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Come hang out with the 2016 Mazda MX

Do you love chilidogs, French fries, meeting new friends, and the world's most popular convertible? Do you live in Southeast Michigan? Do you like lists of questions? If you answered "yes" to any but the last of those, we'd like to invite you to a little get-together we're hosting next week.<p>Driving …

Mazda

2016 Hyundai Elantra Adds Value Edition Trim Level

We’re almost to 2015’s halfway mark, which means the flow of 2016 models increases from an intermittent spurt to a ragin’, full-on firehose stream. Hyundai slips into the flow with the 2016 Elantra, adding features and a Value Edition, which bundles in a suite of oft-requested options while saving</i> …

Hyundai

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door Automatic

The go-kart adds a bit of practicality.<p>The denizens of the Mini publicity mill are fond of making go-kart allusions in describing their brand’s products, and those allusions have some foundation in fact. Consider our test car, the new four-door version of the Mini Hardtop, in 189-hp Cooper S tune. …

Fernando Alonso

TOTD: Has the 2016 Ford Explorer Been Updated Enough?

We <b>just drove the 2016 Ford Explorer</b>, and generally liked what Ford has done to its popular crossover for its mid-cycle refresh. But with competition mounting from the likes of the new Honda Pilot and others, do you think the Explorer has been sufficiently updated?<p>The 2016 Ford Explorer finally …

Ford Explorer

2016 Ford Mustang, 2016 Dodge Viper ACR, 2016 Chevy Camaro: This Week’s Top Photos

What a week it’s been for fans of American performance cars, with Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet all releasing new products. First up is the Ford Motor …

Sports Cars

2016 Chevrolet Camaro: Trim, Toned, and Out for Mustang Blood

The sixth-generation Camaro has arrived.<p>The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro has arrived, and it looks trim and toned—and thirsty for Ford Mustang blood.<p>Yes, we’ve already mentioned <i>that</i> car. There’s simply no way to avoid the Mustang when you discuss the Camaro, just as there’s no denying that the Ford …

Sports Cars

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Up Close and Personal, Live from the Reveal!

Sports Cars

2015 Jeep Renegade Sport 4x4 1.4T Manual

Stick in a box.<p>From the May 2015 issue<p>The biggest fear of Jeep die-hards, worse than nuclear war or Disney measles, is the steady dilution of their favorite brand. Like anti-vax­xers, Jeep’s fanboys refuse to accept the ­science, namely that Jeep (and Fiat Chrysler) needs more mainstream vehicles …

Fiat Chrysler

2016 Mini Cooper S Clubman Is Coming to Haul Your Stuff

We detail the next addition to the current Mini line.<p><b>What It Is:</b> To say the last Mini Clubman was a compelling oddball would be an understatement. It was half hatchback, half station wagon, and almost entirely strange, with a five-door layout that included rear barn doors and a rear-hinged suicide …

Automotive Design

2016 Honda Accord Coupe Spied Undisguised!

Honda's mid-size coupe goes under the knife for 2016.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Most manufacturers have abandoned the mid-size-coupe market, but as these exclusive spy photos confirm, Honda is sticking with the Accord coupe. You probably already know this, but alongside the sedan, the two-door Accord is a fixture …

Automotive Design

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TDI Manual

Show us a more well-rounded vehicle.<p>It really doesn’t matter which form of Volkswagen’s current-generation, 10Best-award-winning Golf compact you choose—you can’t go wrong with any of them. And so it goes with the 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI diesel tested here. It’s just a damn good car. Need a small …

Touchscreens

2015 BMW X6 M First Drive

BMW's X6 M is a venomous cane toad of an SUV, one with some obvious warts. Even so, it's made friends and set trends, spawning imitators in the Acura …

Acura

2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.8T

Kappa Kappa Gamma, this one's for you.<p>From the April 2015 issue<p>Twenty years ago, any West Coast liberal arts school worth its Great Books curriculum featured streets filled with E30 BMW 3-series convertibles. Whether they were given as sweet-16 presents or inherited from mom and dad when the young …

Cabriolets

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss is all business

Meet the Boss. This Colorado adds a bit of factory-spec off-road capability without a hard-core price tag.<p>Has the 2015 Chevy Colorado been biding its time at the middle-management level of off-road prowess, just waiting for the opportunity to move to the (outdoor) executive suite? Puzzled by this …

Chevrolet

2015 Audi S3 meets its match on wild mountain roads

The quasi-Alpine uplands of Washington State can push any car to the breaking point. We took Audi's new S3 right past the limit.<p><b>If you're looking for a road to nowhere</b> in particular, you can hardly do better than Route 165 toward Carbonado, Washington. The narrow two-lane flirts with the Carbon …

Hiking

Apple CarPlay coming to every major car brand

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 40 models will bring CarPlay to market this year.<p>Today's a big day for Apple fans: The company hosted a major event to detail the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch and the newly upgraded MacBook. But lest you think the event was just a drool-fest for techies, there was a …

New York Times

Chevy to unveil 2016 Spark

General Motorssaid it will unveil a 2016ChevroletSpark on April 2 at concurrent auto shows in New York and Seoul.<p>The subcompact is being repositioned as a "sleeker, more aerodynamic" vehicle, the company said, aiming for a customer interested in a more traditional design.<p>Could a new Spark electric …

2015 Fiat 500C Abarth Automatic

An automatic alfresco ankle-biter.<p>Look what followed us home. The little fella is noisy, a flashy dresser, and, at $32,095 out the door, pricey by the pound. Subtlety is not one of the Fiat 500C Abarth’s virtues. When we tested a manual-transmission coupe version last year, it was sent to the …

Dodge

2015 Honda IndyCar aero kit unveiled, and it's nuts

In a bid to wrest an manufacturer's title from Chevy, Honda goes all in on aero.<p>If you were disappointed by Chevy's high-downforce aero kit a few weeks ago, Honda has the cure with what must be the wildest collection of wings and widgets fitted to a modern Indy car.<p>You'll quickly run out of fingers …

Motorsport

2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S: 570 Horsepower, $158K Price Tag

The big-dog Cayenne returns.<p>Back in 1999, the 996-generation Porsche 911 GT3 managed to lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 56 seconds, making it the first roadgoing Porsche to drop below the eight-minute mark. It was an achievement that required the considerable talents of Walter …

Automotive Design

2016 Kia Sorento crossover keeps getting better

One of the worst vehicles offered since the turn of the century was the original Kia Sorento. Sold from 2001 to 2009, it rode a truck-type body-on-frame platform that conspired with dismal suspension tuning to make it flop through turns like "Ishtar" at the box office. Pricing was reasonable, but …

Kia Motors

First 500 Pre-Order 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Hatches Claimed in 12 Hours

Well, that was fast. The first 500 2015 Volkswagen Mark-7 Golf R models that were available for pre-order yesterday have all been spoken for, selling out in just under 12 hours.<p>The 500 customers who put down a $500 deposit for one of 500 Mark-7 Golf R hot hatches each reserved a top-of-the-line …

Volkswagen Golf

2016 Lexus RX Spied: Prolific Dough Farmer, Redone

This is the next generation of Lexus's bestseller.<p><b>What It Is:</b> With the new NX now in play to do battle on the smaller end of the CUV spectrum, the sales-champ RX sees a size increase for 2016, and the fourth generation of Lexus’s bread-and-butter crossover may see the addition of third-row seating. …

Lexus

Dodge Launches Customizable 2015 Viper GTC

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>156<p>156<p>SHARES<p>Dodge has introduced the Viper GTC, a new trim level that allows customers to choose from 8,000 …

Sports Cars

2017 Infiniti Q60, 2016 Lexus GS F, Mercedes F015 Concept: This Week’s Top Photos

If you thought Infiniti’s new styling language was a step in the wrong direction, you might just change your mind after taking a gander at the new …

Detroit Auto Show

2016 Lincoln MKX images and details hit the web

Well, what do we have here? In what we're assuming is an accidental leak, a live URL from Lincoln Canada has been brought to our attention, and it's chock full of information on a new 2016 Lincoln MKX that we figure will most likely see an introduction at the Detroit Auto Show right around the …

Detroit Auto Show

2016 Buick Cascada Convertible Finally Comes To America: 2015 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

Buick has finally confirmed one of the past year’s worst kept secrets—that Opel’s ultra-chic Cascada convertible is destined to be sold in the U.S. …

Detroit Auto Show

2014 Most Popular Car Color in North America Is White

No surprises here. Once again, white is the most popular car color in North America and around the globe, according to data from paint company PPG Industries.<p>White grew in popularity this year, as it now accounts for 23 percent of all new vehicles in North America. Black came in second place at 18 …

North America

2015 Chevrolet Trax: Small SUVs Grabbing Bigger Market Share

Entirely new vehicle segments don’t materialize every day, but we’re witnessing one in rapid blossom right now. The subcompact SUV segment is about to go nuclear, jumping from three entries to eight in just the next 5 months. If a segment averaging one new model a month sounds unprecedented it …

Jaguar Land Rover develops 'transparent' A-pillar and ghost car [w/video]

Jaguar and Land Rover are known for making highly covetable luxury, performance and off-road vehicles, but the British automakers are on a bit of a technology bent lately. Keen to show that it can not only keep up but lead the way when it comes to safety and convenience features, JLR has come out …