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Tesla Model 3 Long Range First Test

We get the first instrumented test of the electric car that could change the world<p>Tesla’s product unveilings are notoriously wild nights. If you’re with the press, you’re outnumbered by a rooting section of invited owners who show up psyched, chic, and ready to party. Hors d’oeuvres waft by every …

2019 Aston Martin Vantage Photo Gallery

Tesla Model 3

Revolution versus evolution<p><b>We Like:</b> Great range, supercharging availability, excellent driving dynamics<p><b>We Don’t Like:</b> Raised-knee position for rear-seat passengers, interior materials<p>Speculation and pontification—not to mention about 400,000 preorders. That’s the Tesla Model 3 in a nutshell.<p>Having …

The new Tesla Roadster just blew our minds

The company we know as Tesla launched with the Roadster, a repurposed, eviscerated Lotus with its guts largely replaced with a freezer-sized battery pack and a repurposed electric motor. It was a ton of fun to drive, it sounded like the future and it kicked us off on this crazy journey that's given …

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

A Closer Look at the Tesla Model 3’s Interior

See how Tesla turns car interior design on its head<p>Nothing about Tesla’s approach to running a car company is conventional, so it should come as no surprise that its approach to interior design in the new Model 3 is wildly unconventional. The California-based automaker has designed an electric car …

Tesla Model 3’s interior is a smart design that will ‘age gracefully’

The Model 3’s interior appears to be the most polarizing aspect of Tesla’s latest all-electric vehicle. Some appreciate the minimalist look, while others think that it looks too bare.<p>After spending some time with the final version of the production car and talking with Tesla designers and engineers …

Tesla reveals additional Model 3 details

The standard model now has 220 miles of range.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>During tonights handover of the first 30 Model 3s, Elon Musk shared additional …

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Tesla Model 3 first drive: this is the car that Elon Musk promised

I felt like I was driving in an Eames chair. That was my first impression as I climbed into the driver’s seat of the Tesla Model 3 at the Fremont Factory on Friday afternoon. It took a moment to orient myself — no gauges, no speedometer, no airplane cockpit cues. Instead, one continuous smooth line …

2019 Audi A8 First Look

Flagship sedan enters new generation with plenty of tech treasures<p>The Mercedes S-Class is the well-established leader of full-size luxury sedans, but Audi might succeed at closing the gap with its fourth-generation A8. In addition to a new mild hybrid system, the 2019 Audi A8 receives highly …

BMW 5 Series vs Merc E-Class vs Volvo S90 vs Jag XF

How does BMW get it so wrong? It was more blessed than most when the great toy box of car-styling cues was being shared out: it scored a snouty …

Tesla Flips the Switch on the Gigafactory

The Gigafactory has been activated.<p>Hidden in the scrubland east of Reno, Nev., where cowboys gamble and wild horses still roam—a diamond-shaped …

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2017 Will Be the Year Tesla Reigns Supreme—Or Finally Flops

In its first 13 years of its existence, Tesla Motors made some of the world's biggest, best-known companies look stuffy as it charged electric cars …

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC coupe Photo Gallery

2018 Audi S5 Sportback

The best way to put more junk in the S4's trunk.<p>It’s something of a no-brainer, this clever amalgamation of parts derived from an existing platform: Take the best-looking body and fit the strongest powertrain into it, and <i>voilà</i>: the new-to-the-U.S. Audi S5 Sportback. It combines the low, sleek lines …

2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan First Look

Taking inspiration from the 7 Series<p>BMW‘s tweener sedan is growing up quickly. Now in its seventh generation, the BMW 5 Series gains a set of more powerful engines, a lighter body, and a brand-new exterior design for the 2017 model year. Equally important, new gesture control technology and …

Ten things we learned about the new Porsche Panamera

It’s the world’s fastest diesel road car<p>And that’s not just because the diesel-powered Panamera 4S isn’t restrained by a spoilsport 155mph limiter …

2017 Porsche Panamera Gets Huge Spoiler, Simpler Cabin

Our clearest look yet at the second-gen Panamera<p>Porsche hasn’t completely redesigned the Panamera since it first debuted for the 2010 model year. It’s time for big changes, and that’s exactly what the Panamera receives.<p>These exclusive new photos give us our best look yet at the 2017 Porsche …

Audi finally gets around to building a new A5

The current A5, the one you see just about everywhere, marked the separation of Audi's small executive two-door from the A4 lineup, where it existed in convertible form only. Currently, the A5 is old news, having been around since 2007 or so. But now, there's a new one, and it's quite the looker.<p>In …

Electrifying S3X: Tesla Model 3 In-Depth – Exclusive Photos and Analysis

Exclusive Tesla Photos and Expert Analysis on Model 3 Design and Tech<p>Motor Trend <i>is back with another exclusive! Nowhere else will you find photos of the updated Tesla Model S with the Model X and explosively popular Model 3 at a Gigafactory. Keep reading for a design critique on the Model 3 and our</i> …

Tesla’s updated Model S just broke an incredible barrier for EVs

As if Tesla isn’t in the news enough, the Environmental Protection Agency has just given EV fans another reason to celebrate: The face-lifted 2016 …

Why Tesla Will Destroy the Automobile Industry

Traditional car manufacturers are clueless when it comes to the effective use of digital technology.<p>If there's an example of a company about to disruptively innovate an entire industry, it's Tesla.<p>Partly, this is because of raw technology--Tesla's is clearly superior to that of its …

Hands free: Tesla Model S P90D vs BMW 730Ld

Fourteen miles – that’s the best I manage. Fourteen miles without touching the steering wheel or a pedal. Watching the car steer its way down the …

Comparison: Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt

Looking Into the Future of Affordable Electric Cars<p>Elon Musk’s new <b>Tesla Model 3</b> may have garnered all of the media’s attention last night at the car’s debut, but it won’t be the affordable first mass-market electric vehicle with at least 200 miles of range to hit the market. That honor goes to the</b> …

Aston Martin DB11 arrives with 600 horsepower, stunning design

The Aston Martin DB11 packs a 5.2-liter, twin-turbo V12 in a brand-new chassis, all wrapped in a gorgeous design. James Bond, meet your next car. The drapes have been removed from the new DB11, billed by Andy Palmer, Aston Martin's chief executive, as "not only the most important car that Aston …

The 2017 E-Class Is Everything Mercedes Does Best

Mercedes returns to the type of midsize luxury that it built its name on.<p>Mercedes-Benz calls this all-new 2017 E-Class the tenth generation of the model. That's a little confusing, since the automaker only started using the E-Class name in 1993, halfway through what we're now told was the sedan's …

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Lexus unveils high-powered LC 500 sports coupe

Lexus unveiled its most dynamic performance vehicle since the $500,000 LFA, as Toyota's luxury arm burnishes its premium sports-car credentials and closes in on the U.S. luxury sales crown.<p>The LC 500 sports coupe, unveiled Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, accelerates …

You might never notice how techie Mercedes' 2017 E-Class is, but that's the point

DETROIT — Where to begin with the all-new E-Class? Although it might have one of the least inspiring exteriors of the Mercedes-Benz lineup, it has …

The 2017 Mercedes E-Class will steer itself up to 130 miles per hour

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe

A sports coupe only in name.<p>Between SUVs that pull 1.00 g of lateral grip on the skidpad and sedans that hit 60 mph as quickly as a Ferrari, the definition of a sports car is under constant threat. Modern tires, turbochargers, and transmissions mean all manner of vehicles can now perform like …