Autos

Choosing the 2017 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car - Motor Trend

A dozen definitions of the Best Driver's Car ... but only one winner<p>Patron saint of literary cool Joan Didion—who stalked the steamy, smoggy canyons of Los Angeles in a Daytona Yellow 1969 Corvette Stingray—once said, “Rationality, reasonableness bewilder me.”<p>If only Didion were along for this …

Nissan GT-R

This Planned Electric Three-Wheeler Looks Fantastic And Has A Novel Solution For Charging

I get emails about concepts and proposals and grand automotive schemes all the time. It’s pretty rare that any of them actually come to fruition. But …

Electric Vehicles

2018 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Test | Review

Hell has frozen over and pigs are flying, as Toyota has done the seemingly improbable: build a Camry that, for once, isn’t a wallflower when it comes time to dance. After 16 years of riding on Toyota’s venerable K platform, the 2018 Toyota Camry moves the company’s mid-size family sedan onto the …

Toyota Camry

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept for Tokyo is a New Kind of Evo

Can Mitsu get its sport mojo back with this coupe crossover?<p>It’s been a long time since Mitsubishi introduced a new car that was legitimately fun to drive. Sure, the Lancer Evolution X was technically available new until midway through last year, but it hadn’t actually been <i>new</i> new since 2007. And …

Starting in 2020, it’s going to be hella easy to buy an EV

For the first time ever, buying an electric or hybrid car from most of the big automakers is a viable option. But these electrified vehicles are still a small part of the entire automotive world. At the Frankfurt auto show in Germany, many car companies either finally pledged or reiterated earlier …

Electric Vehicles

Mitsubishi releases first image of its upcoming electric ‘e-Evolution’ car

Mitsubishi’s electric car effort has roughly stalled since the launch of the i-MiEV and the Outlander PHEV back in 2012. But the Japanese automaker is now expected to get back into electric cars more seriously under its alliance with Renault and Nissan.<p>Now they confirmed that they will unveil their …

Electric Vehicles

Plug-in hybrids emit MORE CO2 than diesels, report finds

Plug-in hybrids return “worryingly-high fuel consumption and emissions” compared to diesel models, a company which monitors fuel usage for fleets and …

Electric Vehicles

McLaren Vision Gran Turismo Concept Car Uses Central Seating Position—with a Twist

Practice your plank, work that core, and pray that in the next 13 years you’ll be fit and rich enough to race a McLaren. By 2030, fat billionaires who lap their P1 GTRs won’t be able to squeeze inside the Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo.<p>Available to “drive” in the latest <i>Gran Turismo Sport</i> video game, …

McLaren

The 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR Is A Mean Masterpiece

It’s easy to get enamored with the Jaguar F-Type SVR’s deadly-beautiful design. Wrestling with the car’s complex personality and 575 horsepower is a …

Mercedes-AMG GT

2019 Genesis G70 (Korea-spec) Photo Gallery

Land Rover Discovery Tows 121-Ton Road Train in Australia

Watch an unmodified Disco’s epic 9.9-mile pull<p>Don’t try this at home—it’ll probably void your truck’s warranty or you’ll end up in a “hold my beer” video on YouTube.<p>A stock 2018 Land Rover Discovery HSE Td6 pulled a 121-ton road train for 9.9-miles in the Australian Outback to show off its towing …

Land Rover

Sunflare adds efficient solar power to any recreational vehicle

Why it matters to you<p>Sunflare solar panels are lightweight and flexible, while remaining very efficient, allowing RV campers to quickly and easily …

Clean Energy

2018 Toyota Camry SE Photo Gallery

Toyota Camry

Real life photos of F90 BMW M5 in Donington Grey Metallic

The all-new F90 BMW M5 will be available in Spring 2018 and among with a series of technical changes, it will also deliver a wide range of exterior …

BMW

Here's Why You Maybe Shouldn't Camp at the Circuit of the Americas

COTA is a great track to see racing. For tent camping? Not so much.<p>Everyone asked me why I, an avid non-camper, wanted to camp at the racetrack during FIA WEC Lone Star Le Mans. Heat, humidity, and mosquitos were cited as major issues. They also asked the same question that I had been unable to …

Motorsport

15 SUVs With the Most Horsepower

The Most Powerful SUVs You Can Buy<p>Whether you’re looking for an SUV with plenty of power to tow or you want one with the performance of a sports car, …

Trucks

Ford cuts production at five North American plants

DETROIT — Ford said on Tuesday it plans to idle five North American vehicle assembly plants for a total of 10 weeks to reduce inventories of slow-selling models.<p>The plants affected include three assembly plants in the United States and two in Mexico, the company said in a statement. The vehicle …

Ford Mustang

How Volkswagen Could Have Built A Better Air-Cooled Beetle 50 Years Ago

Air-cooled-era Volkswagen was a company that revolved around a strange contradiction: it built cars that were fundamentally different from most other …

Volkswagen

All-electric Hummer unveiled by Kreisel and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Kreisel Electric, a small Austria-based startup known for their impressive electric vehicle conversions, inaugurated their new research and development center this week and with it, they unveiled a new all-electric Hummer prototype.<p>Who best than Arnold Schwarzenegger to unveil the vehicle.<p>The movie …

Electric Vehicles

Australian Toyota Hilux gets American-inspired refresh

The grass is always greener, isn't it? For years Americans have pined over Toyota's global pickup truck, the Hilux. Sure, we get the Tacoma, but, like French hot hatches and German wagons, it's not quite the same. While the Hilux isn't coming here, the bestselling vehicle in Australia is getting an …

Trucks

Report: Alfa Romeo Giulia Coupe and Bigger Sedan on the Way

As sweet as the new Alfa Romeo Giulia looks, feels, and drives, it would do all of those things better with two fewer doors.<p>According to <i>Automotive News</i>, a Giulia coupe will slide into the burgeoning Alfa lineup starting in late 2018. It’s quite obvious what this car will be after, namely the Audi …

Trucks

BMW 230i xDrive vs Audi A4 2.0 Quattro 0-60 mph

BMW and Audi have a long history of compete with each other. The two cars from BMW and Audi that so often compete with one another are the 3 Series …

Audi

Factory Tour: Inside the Development of Pioneer's Speakers in Japan

We visit one of Pioneer's plants to learn about the development and manufacturing of speakers<p>“If you don’t like it, you can ride in the trunk,” my dad yelled at me one morning on our way to elementary school. He reached down with his left hand to pop the trunk of his black Honda Civic as we came to …

Audiophile

Tesla is reportedly working on its own chip for self-driving with AMD and GlobalFoundries

There have been rumors that Tesla is developing its own chip optimized for self-driving applications ever since we reported on the company quietly hiring legendary chip architect Jim Keller from AMD last year.<p>Now further reports suggest that Tesla is indeed working on its own chip.<p>Sanjay Jha, CEO …

Tesla

To Hell with That: Fiat Chrysler Denies Chrysler 300 Hellcat Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ plans to move the next-generation Chrysler 300 sedan to the Alfa Romeo Giulia platform have reportedly been scrapped. However, rumor is that the Chrysler flagship may add a more fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine to the lineup and that, on the other end of the scale, the …

Trucks

Kia Rio officially priced at just under $15,000

The completely redesigned Kia Rio goes on sale early next month, and Kia has finally released pricing for the whole range. Based on the current destination charge of $895, the cheapest Rio will start at $14,795. That's for a base-model LX sedan. Picking a hatchback adds $300 to price of any trim …

Kia Motors

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan | In-Depth Model Review

Overall Rating:<p>Reluctant to say goodbye to its family-hauling icon, Dodge has decided to continue offering the Grand Caravan for 2018 even though it is badly outclassed by both its rivals and its corporate sibling, the Chrysler Pacifica. As the least expensive new minivan on the market, the Grand …

Trucks

Interview: Genesis Chief on the Planning and Future of Korea’s First Ever Luxury-Car

The Genesis G70 sports sedan has just been revealed, and we’ve driven it. While it’s already clear Genesis will have its hands full launching the rear- and all-wheel-drive G70, it’s also clear that this is very much the tip of the iceberg. A new player aiming to shake up the luxury market, with …

Trucks

You can now have a yacht designed by Porsche

Perhaps as much as sports cars, Porsche also stands for design. Formerly known as Porsche Design Studio and now trading under the name Studio F.A. Porsche, the company's industrial design and product design arm pens everything from watches to external hard drives, from eyewear to cutlery — and cars …

There Won't Be Another Four-Cylinder Or Hybrid BMW M Car Anytime Soon

That car above is the original BMW M3. Under its hood lived four mighty cylinders of fury, each working hard to scream to a 7,250 RPM redline without …