Powertrain

2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer debuts with updated features and a PHEV powertrain

The second-generation 2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is returning with a slew of innovative tech features and an available plug-in hybrid powertrain. The first-gen

Polestar 3 EV SUV Powertrain, Design Details Revealed by CEO

Set to arrive in 2022, the EV subbrand’s third model will be a two-row electric crossover with single- and dual-motor powertrain options. Polestar’s creation as

Von Mercier Arosa is a sport-luxury hovercraft with a hybrid powertrain

The Von Mercier Arosa is not a car. The Von Mercier Arosa is aiming to be the world’s first sport-luxury hovercraft. It may resemble a

2022 Sea-Doo Switch Puts PWC Engine And Agility In A Large Pontoon Boat

While they have made jet-powered sport boats in the past, Sea-Doo has focused all their attention to personal watercrafts (PWCs) for the most part of

Aston Martin DBX Hybrid Spied For The First Time Near Nurburgring

We know Aston Martin has plans to expand its DBX lineup to include hybrid variants, and a new batch of spy shots gives us a

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid review

Being the middle child is never fun, but the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid makes the most of it. Hanging out between the three-row Palisade

2023 Nissan Z Chief Engineer Says Sports Car Not Chasing Numbers

The 2023 Nissan Z debuted just last week, and there weren’t many surprises. The Z Proto set expectations, and the production version appears to exceed

2022 Porsche Taycan Gets Flashy New Colors And Faster Charging

The 2022 Porsche Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo arrive with tech upgrades and new, old-school color options to keep the EVs fresh. They’ll begin arriving

2024 BMW M5 may be the brand’s last high-performance V8 – report

The next-generation BMW M5 is said to pair a plug-in hybrid system with a powerful twin-turbo V8, and it could be the brand’s last. The

Alpha Wolf electric pickup truck debuts at The Petersen Automotive Museum

American startup Alpha Motors Corporation recently debuted its Wolf electric pickup truck at The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. When renderings of the

2022 Alpina XD3 price and specs

The BMW X3-based SUV from performance brand Alpina has been updated for 2022, offering buyers a sporty diesel-hybrid powertrain. The updated 2022 Alpina XD3 has

2022 Nissan Note Aura Nismo Debuts With Hot Hatch Looks, Lacks Extra Punch

It was back in November 2020 when Nissan introduced the third-generation Note, a JDM supermini about the size of a Volkswagen Polo equipped with a

Ford Maverick Window Sticker Reveals EcoBoost MPG With Tow Pack

Ford revealed the Maverick earlier this summer, and one of its standout features was its 40-miles-per-gallon highway rating. That’s achievable with the hybrid powertrain, though

Mercedes EQG Could Keep Ladder Frame, Add Big Battery For Electric G-Class

From four- to twelve-cylinder engines, the Mercedes G-Class has had them all. There will come a time when a certain variant of the legendary Geländewagen

2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Go Big for Jeep

An old-school formula brings modern levels of comfort and technology to Jeep’s new full-size SUVs. Jeep says that the all-new 2022 Wagoneer drives like the

Dodge Hornet Crossover Rumored as PHEV Coming in 2023

A report claims that the Hornet will be based on the Alfa Romeo Tonale, also due to arrive next year sporting a hybrid powertrain. Stellantis

2022 Hyundai Kona N Early First Drive Review: A Tiny Taste

The 2022 Hyundai Kona N is the automaker’s newest full-fledged performance model, putting the Veloster N’s potent powertrain in a slightly more practical crossover body.

2022 VW Arteon Is More Powerful and More Expensive

The hatchback now has a 300-hp version of Volkswagen’s turbo 2.0-liter inline-four and starts at $41,190. VW likes to call the Arteon its flagship model,

5 Reasons I Liked the 2022 Acura MDX More Than I Expected

Acura’s new MDX sets a high bar for the midsize luxury SUV class. Full disclosure: when the 2022 Acura MDX rolled up to my door,

McLaren 765LT Spider Debuts As Brand’s Most Powerful Convertible In History

Like a thunderstorm during a summer joy ride in a convertible, McLaren has just unveiled its most powerful open-top supercar to date. The 765LT Spider

Buick GL8 Avenir Luxury Minivan Gets Mild-Hybrid Tech In China

Buick’s China-only GL8 Avenir is entering the 2022 model year with significant visual and mechanical upgrades. More standard and optional equipment, improved ride quality, and

2021 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD v MG HS Plug-In Hybrid Essence Comparison

Will your next electrified mid-size SUV be a proven regular hybrid or one of the new plug-ins? Series/parallel or plug-in? The Toyota RAV4 has form

This Novitec Ferrari SF90 Stradale has a 1,033HP hybrid powertrain

German tuning house Novitec has set its sights on the Ferrari SF90 Stradale. After giving us goosebumps with its power and visual upgrades for the

Peugeot 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar Rendered As Street-Legal Machine

Even though Peugeot has retired the fabled GTi badge, it still makes performance cars. The 508 PSE available as a liftback and wagon is effectively

Volkswagen Boss Confirms ID.8 Electric SUV Is Coming

This upcoming EV will be the size of VW’s internal-combustion-engined Atlas. During a presentation on future plans, Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess confirmed that Volkswagen will

Cox Powertrain 300 hp Diesel Outboard Motor Test

The CXO300 diesel outboard motor from Cox Powertrain gives boating anglers an innovative alternative to gas outboards. The day had finally arrived when I could

Electric Ford GT40 emerges

Ford’s iconic race car to be first electrified model under new Everrati and Superformance venture The iconic Ferrari-beating Ford GT40 race car will receive a

The Aston Martin Valhalla is ready to show just how wild hybrids can be

Aston Martin has revealed the production-ready Valhalla supercar, a 937 horsepower hybrid that uses an all-new tri-motor powertrain. Shaken up from the Valhalla concept thanks to Aston

Alfa Romeo Confirms Tonale Crossover With PHEV Setup For 2022

We have been toying around with the idea of a plug-in hybrid EV version of the upcoming Alfa Romeo Tonale for a while. That assumption

New Volvo V60 Cross Country now on sale

Mild-hybrid crossover wagon, single S60 sedan variant and all-hybrid XC60 line-up complete electrification of Volvo’s entire Australian range Volvo Car Australia has completed its transition