Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk listed in supplier document

Jeep is readying a new Wagoneer and more upscale Grand Wagoneer for launch early next decade, and a leaked document from a supplier hints that at least one of the full-size SUVs will offer a Trackhawk option complete with a Hellcat 6.2-liter supercharged V-8. Road &...

Filing may uncover plans for hybrid VW Beetle coming soon

Just a few months ago, we heard that Volkswagen was not planning to develop a successor to the current Beetle but a recent filing shows that it might have one last hurrah for 2019. A June filing by supplier Magneti Marelli shows an instrument cluster that appears...

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid price cut to $34,135

In an effort to spur sales amidst the onslaught of crossover SUVs, Hyundai on Thursday sliced the cost of its 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sedan by $1,350 to $34,135. MORE: 2018 Hyundai Accent, 2018 Kia Rio pass stringent IIHS crash test The top-tier Limited trim gets a...

Romanian roulette: Subaru, Prodrive take a record-setting gamble up legendary highway

Richard Thompson picks up his phone with a wet hand and calls back to England from a rain-soaked rural highway in Romania. Something is wrong with the turbocharging system in Mark Higgins’ car. The turbocharger isn’t spinning up to 125,000 rpm consistently. It needs...

VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging...

The story of the other long-lost “Bullitt” Mustang

Earlier this year, Ford brought the original 1968 Mustang from Steve McQueen's "Bullitt" film to debut alongside the 2019 Mustang Bullitt. But, fans of the film know two Highland Green Mustangs were used during filming: one "hero" car for McQueen and a stunt car. What...

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 revealed: long name, short quarter-mile times

By the time you've digested and decoded the mouthful that is the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320's prolific name, rest assured the muscle car will be nearly halfway down a dragstrip. That's because the big naturally aspirated brute that debuted in Denver on...

Race-winning 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder to be auctioned in Monterey

The season of wickedly expensive auction items is upon us. Monterey Car Week is just over a month away, which means a number of big ticket items are being buffed and shined for their time under the bright lights of the auction block. One to keep an eye on will be this...

Ford cuts off compact car production, sales in US ahead of 2020 Focus Active

Ford made a big splash back in April when it announced it would not replace the Fiesta, Fusion, and Taurus with new models in the U.S. Though the 2020 Ford Focus Active will carry on the Focus name as a crossover, it won’t be built here like the current Focus is, as...
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Ford F-150 Review

Ford F-150 Review For over forty years, the Ford Motor Company has been America’s full-size truck leader. Year after year, Ford sells more full-size pickup trucks than any other automaker, and the Ford F-150 is its best-selling model. Four decades of dominance does...

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review An icon of the entry-level luxury class, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one of the German luxury brand’s best-selling models. First introduced in 1993, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class helped usher in the modern age of luxury sedans as...

Honda Accord Review

Honda Accord Review One of America’s best-selling midsize family sedans for over 30 years, the Honda Accord was first introduced to the United States market in 1976 as a small, fuel efficient and front-wheel drive four-door sedan and hatchback. Its popularity was...

Toyota Camry Review

Toyota Camry Review Some cars are popular. The Toyota Camry is a juggernaut. The four-door sedan is America’s best-selling car and the Camry is Toyota’s best-selling model in the United States. The Toyota Camry’s popularity has grown over decades as several...

Mazda CX-5 Review

Mazda CX-5 Review The Mazda CX-5 is Mazda’s best-selling model. And by a sizable margin. It’s a favorite for those looking for a stylish, fuel efficient five-passenger compact crossover SUV with a comfortable, high-quality interior and family ready features. But the...

Nissan Rogue Review – Nissan Rogue History

Nissan Rogue Review Nissan offers an expansive line up cars, coupes, sedans, SUVs and pickups, but its most popular model by far is the Nissan Rogue. The compact crossover SUV was first introduced in America in 2013. Built at Nissan’s massive assembly plant in Smyrna,...

BMW 3 Series Review – Vehicle History

BMW 3 Series Review With its sporty design, luxurious interior and fun-to-drive dynamics, the BMW 3 Series has defined the small luxury sedan class for decades. First introduced in the 1970s, the BMW 3 Series remains the brand’s best-selling model in America and...

2018 Ford Explorer

One of America’s best-selling SUVs, the 2018 Ford Explorer defines the midsize crossover class with upscale design, luxurious appointments and seating for seven. Popular with active families from California’s hottest surf spots to Colorado’s best ski resorts and the...

2018 Lincoln Navigator

All-new for 2018, the Lincoln Navigator redefines the full-size luxury SUV class. Available in two sizes, regular and extended, and powered by a 450 horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 backed by a 10-speed automatic transmission, the new Navigator is perfectly...

2018 Ford F-150

America’s best-selling vehicle for the past 41 years, Ford’s F-Series of pickup trucks continues to win awards and the redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 has just been named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year. With prices starting around $27,000, the Ford F-150 is equipped with...

2018 Ford Escape

Sporty, spacious and fun-to-drive, with advanced safety systems and powerful, fuel efficient engines, the 2018 Ford Escape is extremely popular with families and active young professionals. One of America’s best-selling compact crossover SUVs, the new Ford Escape is...

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid price cut to $34,135

In an effort to spur sales amidst the onslaught of crossover SUVs, Hyundai on Thursday sliced the cost of its 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sedan by $1,350 to $34,135. MORE: 2018 Hyundai Accent, 2018 Kia Rio pass stringent IIHS crash test The top-tier Limited trim gets a...

2018 Mazda 6 first drive: a blown opportunity

  Accords and Camrys long ago became shorthand for family cars. Fusions and Malibus have thousands of showrooms for buyers to stumble into. In the vast universe of mid-size sedans, the Mazda 6 has toiled in semi-obscurity. It’s a fringe player, a Pluto with rarer news...

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Audi updates TT sports car

Audi's third-generation TT sports car has received some tweaks as it passes the midway point in its life cycle (the car arrived for 2016). They include revised looks, increased standard equipment, and most important of all some extra power under the hood....

Aston Martin plans new platform for SUV

Aston Martin will jump into the luxury SUV game when the DBX enters production in 2019. Until then, the British brand will continue to work hard on the SUV, including developing a new platform. Aston Martin chief engineer Matt Becker told Road and Track in an...

2019 Acura MDX A-Spec priced from $55,795

Acura is boosting interest in its MDX with a new-for-2019 MDX A-Spec model, which is on sale now priced from $55,795. That's up on the 2019 MDX base model, which is priced from $45,295. Both figures include destination. Unveiled in March at the 2018 New York auto...

Lexus F performance cars may gain hybrid power

Thus far, Lexus' F performance division has stuck to throaty V-8 engines, but the future may hold hybrid power. The F brand could very well include electrified cars in the future, and there's even a possibility for a hybrid GT car. Such is the word from brand...

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Filing may uncover plans for hybrid VW Beetle coming soon

Just a few months ago, we heard that Volkswagen was not planning to develop a successor to the current Beetle but a recent filing shows that it might have one last hurrah for 2019. A June filing by supplier Magneti Marelli shows an instrument cluster that appears...

VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging...

Volvo confirms Polestar 2 electric “sedan”

A Volvo executive has revealed a few details of the Polestar 2, an electric sedan that will follow next year's Polestar 1 performance coupe. The Polestar 2 will be a sedan and is expected to debut sometime in 2019, according to an interview that British publication...

Oil analysts predict peak consumption in 2036

Most people buy electric cars to reduce oil consumption, but oil companies keep selling more oil every year. Now, a new study by oil industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie predicts that the demand for oil will start to decline as early as 2036, when autonomous cars...

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