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A Step-by-Step Video Guide to Removing a Seized or Broken Bolt

Dealing with a stubborn bolt? Here's how to get it threaded out.<p>If you happen to find yourself struggling with a seized or broken bolt lodged in a piece of metal, don't worry, Hagerty put together a sweet video DIY guide using fairly simple tools to help you out.<p>If the bolt you're dealing with …

Honda Accord Production to Idle Temporarily Amid Slow Sales

Production will halt for 11 days<p>We love the next-generation Honda Accord that went on sale last October. But as we’ve learned in recent weeks, it’s not selling very well, and dealers are asking Honda for help moving the sedans off the lot. Now, we’re hearing Honda will idle production of the Accord …

This $695 Tune for the Honda Civic Type R Unlocks up to 47 HP

More is better, right?<p>Not everyone’s been happy to see automakers drop naturally aspirated engines from their lineups, but these new turbocharged engines certainly have one advantage: They’re incredibly easy to tune. More power is often a simple ECU tune away, and those tunes usually cost only a …

These Are the Least-Traveled Roads in America

A map of the quietest, most deserted roads in every state in the U.S. Time to plan your next road trip.<p>A road trip is the perfect opportunity to get away. To strike out on your own (or with carefully-selected companions) and leave the hustle and bustle of daily life behind. To really achieve this, …

Jaguar XE bares its claws in 74 images [w/video]

The XE may prove to be the most vital new model to Jaguar's expansion. But to date we've only really seen it in top-spec, supercharged XE S form. That ends right here and now, however, as Jaguar releases details, photos and even a brief video clip showing the entire range – including those most …

Porsche Macan GTS is a performance crossover compromise

There is no shortage of high-horsepower performance crossovers, from the recently announced 707-horsepower Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk to BMW M Series and Mercedes-AMG in crossovers big and small. Call it the rise of the PUV, performance utility vehicle.<p>It would make sense for Porsche, who makes …

2017 Jaguar XE 35t AWD

Fabulous, but also flawed.<p>By now it’s pretty well known among sports sedan enthusiasts that the Jaguar XE is pretty kick-ass to drive. It possesses the best steering this side of a 20-year-old BMW, it slices into corners with an enthusiasm unknown to most modern sedan-kind, and it offers a pleasing …

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

There's a lot riding on its burly shoulders.<p>It is fitting that the all-new Volkswagen Atlas takes its name from the Greek god tasked with keeping the sky from falling on mortals. Coming off the hugely publicized diesel-emissions scandal, VW needs an emotional win. Despite the media and consumer …

Watch the Jaguar F-Pace S, Porsche Macan GTS go Head 2 Head

Will Jag’s new SUV dethrone the Porsche?<p>Need a fast SUV that can run errands up and down a snow-covered road? If you’re late and in a hurry to soccer practice or a PTA meeting in the middle of winter, the below <i>Head 2 Head</i> episode will tell you exactly what premium SUV is right for the job.<p>Hosts …

2018 Volkswagen Atlas First Drive Review

Atlas, At Last<p>The first thing you notice about the newest Volkswagen is its name stretched across a large chrome strip on the rear tailgate. And it’s missing the T.<p>AtLast. It should be called the AtLast because it’s a good decade and a half overdue. Then again, given the tongue-twisted names of …

11 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Arizona

ARIZONA HAS A CERTAIN magic to it. There’s the awe-inspiring sandstone buttes of Monument Valley and the hidden depths of Kartchner Caverns, the …

New Zealand’s South Island will blow you away. See for yourself

The New Zealand landscapes are as diverse as can be, and Kiwis themselves are as genuine and friendly as they’re known to be. If you’re planning to …

New Zealand

Sculpt Your Body in 4 Weeks—No Kit Required

Bodyweight exercises are a great cost-effective way to exercise. You don't need any kit, and you can do them anywhere. This means if you go to the …

Tesla will begin selling its solar roof this year — here's everything you need to know

Tesla will begin selling and installing its solar roof later this year, the company wrote in its fourth-quarter investor letter.<p>Tesla unveiled its solar roof product in late October, about a month before the company acquired SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said it …

2016 Honda Pilot

Is the Pilot an SUV or a minivan? We spent 40,000 miles trying to sort the answer.<p>From the March 2017 issue<p>When practicality is paramount, all other considerations sit even further back than usual, ­particularly style. Take three-row crossovers, a genre with space for all manner of considerations. …

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Design<br>• Luxury<br>• Mercedes-Benz<p>When the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing was released in 1954, it was the fastest production …

Classic Cars

Chargepoint announces 400 kW charging, adds 100 miles of electric vehicle range in less than 15 minutes

Chargepoint, an independent EV charging station manufacturer and charging network operator, announced today that it is introducing a new 400 kW DC fast-charging infrastructure, which is faster than even the most high-powered stations announced by other manufacturers for deployment toward the end of …

Tony Seba: All new vehicles, globally, will be electric by 2030

My brother-in-law sent me a video this morning of a talk given by Tony Seba at the Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit in March of last year. I started …

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: First Drive

It's more than a Camaro with a Z06 engine. A lot more.<p>Like all iterations of the new Chevrolet Camaro, the ZL1 suffers from mediocre forward visibility. The mail-slot view is akin to that of a WWII pillbox, save that you grasp a suede steering wheel rather than the leather grips to a .50cal …

2016 Ford Mustang GT

The Mustang GT quickly gained supporters for its sinister presence and a design penned with just the right amount of retro.<p>From the June 2017 issue<p>We live in strange times. A former reality-TV star has keys to the White House, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champs, and Ford Mustangs come with …

Styling Size-Up: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Vs. Midsize CUV Competition

Which crossover is the style leader?<p>It may be late to the party, but Volkswagen has revealed a three-row midsize crossover that puts up a strong fight against other competitors in its segment. At least in terms of styling, that is.<p>While other automakers seem determined to incorporate swoops and …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

We Hear: Baby Boomers Moving Away From Sports Cars

Swapping coupes and convertibles for high-po SUVs.<p>Baby boomers are purchasing fewer sports cars, according to a new report from <i>Automotive News</i>. Although they have more disposable income than other age groups, the eldest of the baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) are approaching 70 years. Not …

As demand for cars falters, auto prices are poised to fall

DETROIT (AP) — While the U.S. inched its way out of the Great Recession, consumers went car shopping in droves. As sales rebounded, the price of cars …

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

How to Get Sculpted Abs - Abdominal Workout

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whether your goal is washboard abs, a six-pack, or just for your clothes to lay a little flatter on your …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs. 2015 Ford Mustang GT | Comparison Test

From the December 2015 issue<p>There was a time when the American muscle car performed all its tricks with the steering wheel pointed straight ahead. Detroit iron built its image on burnouts, quarter-mile runs, looking fast while parked, and chasing pedestrians out of the crosswalk with a prod of the …

The Sinner: A Devilishly Good XJR1300 by Macco

If you live in sunny Spain and fancy a custom Bonneville, you’d do well to give Macco Motors a call. The Málaga shop has become famous for its sublime Triumph builds.<p>“Most people come to us to get a Hinckley twin in the Macco style,” Tito and Jose tell us. “But although we always have fun with …

2015 Ford Mustang GT video review

Fifty-one years. That’s how long it’s been since the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] introduced the Mustang at the New York World’s Fair. In an instant, …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro first drive review

​<p>Muscle-car fans have had quite a feast in the past two years, with the 707-horsepower Challenger and Charger Hellcat and the 526-hp Shelby GT350 …