automotive

Consumer Reports’ Surprising 10 Best Automobiles of 2017

While the classic buff books (Car and Driver, Road & Track, Automobile, etc.) are full of McLarens, Porsches, and Ferraris in any given issue, when

11 Features Missing From Some New Cars : Shouldn’t These Be Standard?

It’s not fun realizing that your new ride is missing a few key features — especially when you find out they all come standard on someone else’s car. Take LED automotive lighting for

12 New Cars From the Geneva Motor Show You Need to Know About

Every year, the Geneva Motor Show is the big one for most of the world’s premium manufacturers. Located in the heart of Europe, it’s as

10 Reasons Why Buying a Hyundai or a Kia Could Be a Smart Decision

While the thought of a Korean mid-size luxury sedan would have sounded laughable a couple decades ago, nowadays cars like the Kia Cadenza are an

2018 Chevrolet Equinox First Drive: All turbo, all-new compact SUV improves across the board

Legacy is a powerful thing, and at times it can threaten to smother the equally mighty maxim that moving ever forward is the only way

The 2017 Chevy Volt Is the Hybrid That Will Finally Win You Over

You’re looking at one of the most important models in GM history. When the Volt concept debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was

Is the Rogue the Heavyweight Contender Nissan Says it is?

“Standing in the Palatial Ruby Red corner, weighing in at 3,627 pounds and shouldering an armada of practicality, efficiency, and style is the Nissaaaaaaaannnnnn… Rogue!

2017 Pininfarina Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo Review

Like most supercar brands that are starting off from scratch, Emerson Fittipaldi’s Pininfarina Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo suffers from not having the foundation that

These 10 Sleeper Cars Are Perfect Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Dream machines like Lamborghinis and Bugattis are incredible cars, but there’s a lot more to owning them than just driving and maintenance. On top of their astronomical prices and

10 of GM’s Most Important All-New Reveals for 2018

Forget everything you think you know about General Motors – well, except for the fact we still really miss the Pontiac brand. Yes, the American

2017 Porsche 911 Avalanche By Gemballa Review

It’s been a while since we last heard from Gemballa, but like most tuners who’ve been around for as long as Gemballa has, these prolonged

2017 Mazda CX-5 First Drive: Obsession pays off

Mazda finds itself in a tricky spot. The CX-5 is due for a refresh; however, it’s also the best-selling car in the company’s US line-up.

The Lotus Carlton: The Greatest Car You’ve Never Heard Of

On January 7, 1994, a news story titled “Police left trailing by high-speed ram-raiders” appeared in British newspaper The Independent. It opens with a type of

2017 Cadillac CT6 Review

Here’s how you know that the Korean automakers are truly making a splash: when a brand that has been around for 114 years starts to

2017 Bentley Bentayga Mulliner Review

British-based luxury automaker Bentley first introduced its Bentayga SUV in 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show,with production ramping up in November of that same year.

Just Shut Up and Drive the Mazda Miata Grand Touring

It’s been 27 years. Over 1 million sold worldwide. They’re a fixture at racetracks and autocross courses across the country every single weekend. They’ve had

2017 BMW M240i ACL2S By AC Schnitzer Review

Noted BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has been in the tuning game for three decades and the company is preparing a special edition package to commemorate

Falcon Northwest FragBox Review : $5,000 Worth of Awesome

THE GOOD Sleek, travel-friendly design Very customizable chassis Strong overall performance Supports dual GPUs THE BAD Occasionally noisy Pricey VERDICT The Falcon Northwest is a

The 15 Fastest Mazda Cars of All Time

When you think about automotive muscle, you probably don’t think about Mazda. The Japanese company, founded in 1920 in Hiroshima, has long been known for

2017 Jeep Compass First Drive: All-new compact SUV has off-road cred

In a world that’s gone SUV-crazy, Jeep is one of the brands best poised to reap the rewards. The 2017 Jeep Compass, an all-new design

The 2017 Volvo XC90, or How the Swedes Got Their Sexy Back

If you’re of a certain age (or have listened to enough Woody Allen jokes), then you know “Swedish film” is a loaded term. Back when

10 Classic Cars That Could Make You Money in 2017

If only you had a nickel for every time you heard “I’m saving that. It’s going to be worth something someday.” You’d probably be rich. The

BMW 5-Series (2017) review: Saloon car perfection?

The last-generation BMW 5 Series sold more than two million units worldwide. Two million. To put that into perspective: between 2010 and 2015 Porsche built

7 Discontinued Cars That Will Become Extinct in 2017

Let’s play a game, shall we? Try to recall as many extinct vehicles as you can in 20 seconds: The faux wood-panel encrusted Chevy Caprice wagon is

How You Can Buy a Classic Car That Is ‘Brand New’

What could be better than daily driving a classic car? Climbing in behind that perfectly thin steering wheel, hearing the carbureted engine rumble to life, then

2017 Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet Review

Leave it to Mercedes-Maybach to come up with something like this. Ostentatious doesn’t even begin to describe the marriage of excess off-road capability with luxury.

2017 Nissan Motorsports Titan XD1 PRO-4X Review

The new Titan XD has been on the market for roughly a year now, and sales just aren’t what Nissan was hoping for. In an

2017 Kia Niro is the Kind of Hybrid We Can All Agree On

In high school, I went to a small, local technical school for automotive sciences and technology. Classes were in a garage adjacent to the main

2017 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS comparison

We’ll admit a comparison test between the BMW M140i and Ford Focus RS doesn’t seem particularly logical on the surface, but there’s a method to

Focal Dôme Flax 5.1 Speaker System Review

PRICE $1,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Flax cone woofer Aluminum-magnesium inverted-dome tweeter Wall-hugging sub Minus Limited bass from sats THE VERDICT Unique driver materials, overall