Lotus’ first EV restomod due in 2023, Bowler’s Defender dons 35s, goodbye Express van

Lotus’ first factory-built electric restomod arrives in 2023 Intake: Lotus isn’t just looking to the future with its electrification ambitions; the British sports car maker has its eye on its storied past. According to Simon Lane, head of Lotus Advanced Performance, his new division is going through the archives and may bring never-before-seen designs to life […] The post Lotus’ first EV restomod due in 2023, Bowler’s Defender dons 35s, goodbye...

Is It Better To Repair Or Replace Your Aging Vehicle in This Car Market?

Welcome back to “Ask Car Buying!” Where you send us your questions on how to navigate this tricky market and we do our best to help. This week we are discussing the age-old conundrum of whether or not to fix or replace a ride that is becoming expensive to maintain.

2022 Ford Bronco, Ranger Recalled Because Windshield Could Detach

More than 63,000 vehicles are affected.

Soak Up the Sun: Hot Convertibles of 2022

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American Mini buyers are being sent giant jigsaw puzzles

With waiting times for new cars longer than ever, Mini is sending American customers life-sized jigsaw puzzles to help pass the time. The post American Mini buyers are being sent giant jigsaw puzzles appeared first on Motoring Research.

Nissan Recall: Frontier and Titan Owners Should Use Parking Brake Whenever They Park Their Pickup

A faulty part means a truck could roll away even if it's in Park. A fix is not yet available.2022 Nissan FrontierBy Keith BarryNissan is recalling over 180,000 Frontier and Titan pickup trucks fr...

The Subaru Baja: "The World's First Multiple Choice Vehicle"

2023 Mercedes-AMG C 43 Borrows F1 Tech to Push Out up to 415 HP

It goes from the previous C 43’s V6 to a turbo/hybrid four and can hit 60 mph 4.6 seconds.

Best Cars for Learning Manual: Window Shop with Car and Driver

We go shopping for the best machines on which to learn how to shift for yourself.

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing Track Edition Teased, Ordering Opens In August

The special edition models celebrate Cadillac's successes in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

The 2022 Yamaha XSR900 Proves Motorcycles Still Win on Smiles Per Dollar

Nothing makes a noise quite like the yowling intakes of the 890-cc Yamaha CP3. With the throttle wide open, the wail of air being inhaled and detonated by this three-cylinder engine is hypnotic. Almost addictive. Imagine, as its closest analog, half a caterwauling Porsche 911 GT3. But the mighty GT3's engine signs off at 9,000 rpm, and all that rowdiness is stuffed on the other side of a beefy firewall, several feet behind you. At 9,000 rpm,...

Hot Car Fatalities Are a Year-Round Threat to Children and Pets

CR's testing shows it doesn't take hot weather for them to wind up in dangerBy Emily A. Thomas, PhDParents and others must remain vigilant about the ongoing danger of children and pets dying in h...

The Hyundai Veloster N Is Officially Dead

Our 2020 Performance Car of the Year has been discontinued in favor of other N products.

Highest-Quality New Vehicles in America

Buick, Genesis rank highest in initial quality in J.D. Power study. The post Highest-Quality New Vehicles in America appeared first on

5 British roadsters holding steady in a volatile market

With all that’s going on in the collector market these days, good-old-fashioned British sports cars are often overlooked. Mainstream models from MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey offer that rare mix of gorgeous-yet-unpretentious styling and a fun-focused, minimalist mindset that’s missing from most cars built since 1980. They’re also highly rewarding choices for any enthusiast who cares […] The post 5 British roadsters holding steady in a volatile...

Hyundai Ioniq 6 Wants to Take on Tesla Model 3

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is on the way to battle the Tesla Model 3 in 2023. Here's what it promises, along with an avant-garde design.

Make this summer one to remember by winning a 2022 McLaren GT

Enter this sweepstakes today and get 50 bonus entries by using the code AUTOBLOG50 at checkout. Let's not bury the lede: you have a chance to win a 2022 McLaren GT. That would instantly improve almost anyone's garage game tenfold. All you have to do is enter here. Win a 2022 McLaren GT - Enter at Omaze Here are the specs for the McLaren GT, accordi...

The longest-running cars and trucks

Remaining in production for more than 40 years, these are the vehicles with real staying power

1995 Mazda Miata with a Modded LS1 Transplant Is Today's Bring a Trailer Auction Pick

What happens when you swap a tiny car's stock four-pot for a built Chevy small-block? Rowdy sounds and wheelspin.

The world’s most powerful SUVs and pickup trucks

As even Cadillac gets involved in the performance SUV market, we check out the most powerful 4x4s and trucks

Watch a Driver Smash a Utility Pole While Avoiding a T-Bone Crash

A neighborhood accident can be extremely disruptive and extremely dangerous. Local Southern California news outlets report that a crash in a San Pedro neighborhood nearly became a multi-vehicle accident after a driver hit an electric pole and fled the scene.

A hidden BMW 507 is coming to market for the first time since 1979

BMW’s glamorous 507 was a glorious commercial flop. A V-8 roadster poised to win the hearts and minds of U.S. buyers away from the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, just 252 units were built between 1956 and 1960. It certainly hasn’t harmed their value in modern times though, with concours examples cresting the $2.4M million mark. 507s belonging […] The post A hidden BMW 507 is coming to market for the first time since 1979 appeared first on Hagerty Media.

Lamborghini Is Selling So Many Cars Right Now

The Italian supercar company has sold more than 5000 cars this year.

Stellantis says electrification is killing the affordable car

Stellantis-owned Citroën is worried that electrification is making it difficult for motorists to buy an affordable car by driving prices up. One of the company's top executives said this trend is "a real threat," and his comments were echoed by the group's chief manufacturing officer. "It's really a threat that the electrification has increased the...

Check Out Ducati Electric Race Bike Prototype Ripping around Vallelunga

Ducati will be the sole supplier of electric race bikes in next year’s FIM MotoE World Cup.

How MPGe Works For Electric Cars

The metric is new to most, but it doesn't have to be as confusing as it sounds.

2022 Hyundai Kona N Is the Hot Hatch of the Future

The hopped-up Hyundai proves that small crossovers need not be pedestrian.

A $1,000 Monthly Car Payment Is Becoming Increasingly Normal

There’s another exciting new metric for how expensive cars are getting, Tesla’s global factory logjams are catching up with it and Renault and Nissan need to leave each other already. All that and more in this Friday edition of The Morning Shift for July 1, 2022.

10 Ways to Squeeze the Most Driving Range from an EV

Here are expert tips on how to use your car’s built-in capabilities to get the most miles out of every recharge of your EV’s battery.

2023 Acura TLX Type S PMC Edition adds NSX colors to the palette

The 2023 Acura TLX Type S is getting a PMC Edition with some extra-pretty color options derived from the Acura NSX. Per usual with Acura’s PMC Edition cars, the TLX Type S PMC Edition is hand-built at the same Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio as the NSX is. The regular TLX Type S is right down the road in Marysville, Ohio, so while it’s not...

Hot Subaru History in the United States

From the original Legacy, to the latest WRX, we examine the greatest fast Subaru models ever made

Ford Bronco SUV and Ranger Pickup Truck Recalled Because Windshield May Detach

The automaker is unsure why the glass was not properly bonded to the vehicle2022 Ford BroncoBy Jon LinkovFord Motor Company is recalling more than 63,000 Bronco SUVs and Ranger pickup trucks from...

The coolest cars of the 1970s

Back in the 1970s, the auto industry was under siege. However, even oil crises and financial meltdowns couldn’t hold back some fantastic cars.

Audi timing belt tensioner prompts Utah bomb squad visit

An aftermarket timing belt tensioner found in a Salt Lake City apartment prompted a visit from the bomb squad this week after it was mistaken for a potential explosive device. Police partially evacuated the apartment complex in which it was found "out of an abundance of caution" and called in their Hazardous Devices Unit (HDU) to isolate and remove...

Should You Buy or Lease an Electric Car?

Electric cars and SUVs are growing in popularity. Automakers are rolling out new models at a rapid clip, while drivers are looking for alternatives to skyrocketing gas prices. A key decision you'll have to make when getting an electric vehicle (EV) is whether it's a better idea to lease it or buy it. Every car shopper faces the leasing versus buying decision, but it's a bit more complicated for electric vehicles. Both approaches have pros and...

Volvo To Spend €1.2 Billion On Carbon-Neutral Factory For EVs In Slovakia

The first cars will roll off the assembly line in 2026.

The Newest Version of Cadillac’s Super Cruise Is Actually Great

Hands-free driving assistance without the stress.

Ford Maverick, Ranger, F-150 Could Get Thunder Trim Level

Thunder trademarks for Ford's three trucks were recently filed in Canada.

This Is The First Chevrolet Corvette To Get A V8 Engine

Built in 1954, the prototype Corvette EX-87 eventually became Zora Arkus-Duntov’s V8 engineering mule.

Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Crossovers — No Plugs Required

Miserly utility at the heart of the market. The post Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Crossovers — No Plugs Required appeared first on

2024 Chevy Silverado EV Shown Testing as Production Draws Closer

Chevrolet is testing prototypes of the electric pickup at GM's Milford Proving Grounds ahead of the start of production.

Fascinating Evolution of the American RV

Highlights from the last 100 years of this popular pastime. The post Fascinating Evolution of the American RV appeared first on

Cadillac's Manual Blackwings Prove Popular

The take rate for the manual on the CT4-V Blackwing is around 40 percent, and that figure rises to 50 percent for the CT5-V Blackwing.

Nine stunning classics at the Artcurial Le Mans Classic auction

With the Goodwood Festival of Speed now in the rear-view mirror, the historic racing calendar turns to the Le Mans Classic this weekend. And, like Goodwood, there’s an auction full of delectable cars happening in conjunction with the event. Artcurial’s 137-car sale on July 2nd includes historic racers, sports cars, GTs, modern collectibles and quite... The post Nine stunning classics at the Artcurial Le Mans Classic auction appeared first on...

Hyundai Veloster N Discontinued for 2023

The subcompact Accent and Ioniq hybrid and plug-in hybrid won't live to see 2023, either.

Best Bike Racks

We evaluate several different options for transporting bicycles, and come up with one clear winnerThe Thule EasyFold XT rack makes it easy to load heavy bikes.By Mike MonticelloJust as with bicyc...

Toyota GR GT3 Concept shows up in European patent drawings

At the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon, one of the Toyotas we feasted on was the Gazoo Racing GT3 Concept. Born of the Japanese automaker's belief that it can provide more enthusiast enjoyment by commercializing race cars than by making customer cars racy, the quotes and suggestions at the time were that the GT3 Concept would result in race car that would be...

Acura TLX Type S PMC Edition Borrows Colors From the NSX Supercar

Long Beach Blue looks especially hot with the PMC Edition's gold wheels, but the white and red hues are pretty great, too.

You Know, BMW's Big Grille Really Isn't So Bad

A good car in a great color makes all the difference.

The Ford Lightning Pro Extended Range Is the Best Truck You (Probably) Can't Buy

If you want a 580-hp F-150 for $51,769, you have to be a fleet customer. But we might have a workaround.