Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, so goes the saying. Object lesson: Volkswagen’s decision to retire its New Beetle after 20 years on the market. It’s a bit of a shame, but reality bites. Motor Trend loved the New Beetle, naming it our 1999 Import Car of the Year upon its launch. After the
Mercedes-AMG has dropped the “Project One” moniker for its new hypercar as it inches closer to production. A year after the prototype debuted to the public, the model will be known as “ONE” from now on. Mercedes says the name befits its new top-of-the-line vehicle—as in “the One.” “The name stands for the highest automotive
The 2019 Nissan Titan and Titan XD soldier on mostly unchanged since their recent redesigns. But the trucks receive a few much-needed updates that will make them a little more comfortable than before. A 7.0-inch touchscreen is now standard on all models instead of the previous 5.0-inch unit. Finally, Titans receive Apple CarPlay and Android
We’re in the middle of Rennsport Reunion VI, an over-the-top celebration of everything Porsche that takes place every other year. And while we knew Porsche planned to reveal something new, there was no way we could have predicted it would be a new 935. View 11 Photos That’s right. There’s a new 935, and it’s
The ES is the first Lexus vehicle with Apple CarPlay, and it’s standard on the ES 300h along with Siri Eyes Free voice control. Android Auto is still not offered, but owners of Amazon Alexa-enabled Android phones can take advantage of the service’s car-to-home and home-to-car verbal commands (iPhone compatibility is scheduled for late 2018).
Watch the full episode for FREE right now on Motor Trend Premium! http://bit.ly/2NGj3B3 On this Preview of Head 2 Head Episode 105, Jonny Lieberman and …
Move over, VelociRaptor 6×6. There’s a new giant in town. Say hello to the 2019 Hennessey Goliath 6×6—a beast based on the Chevrolet Silverado Trail Boss Z71 and upgraded with six-wheel drive. If you like what you see, it can be yours for only $375,000. But seriously, just imagine the looks you’ll get rolling into your local Starbucks drive-thru.
Our Caddy tester had optional 20-inch wheels instead of the standard 18-inchers. It’s also heavier as tested than the Volvo and Mercedes (but lighter than the Infiniti and BMW). Perhaps, as associate online editor Stefan Ogbac said, “the engine is punchy, but there’s a bit of lag before you get boost.” The XT4 brakes confidently
On this episode of Pole Postion, Bryan Herta Autosports’ team drivers Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins race to the finish line with a goal to win all three …
Will there ever be a time when Lamborghini doesn’t sell a car with a V-12? Can Lamborghini be Lamborghini without V-12s? The next generation of Lamborghini, the successor to the Aventador, will be V-12 naturally aspirated. We can add a hybrid or plug-in to respect all the rules of fuel consumption and emissions. View 5
When Motor Trend started Best Driver’s Car back in 2007 (when it was known briefly as “Best Handling Car”), only one car in the field offered more than 500 horsepower—the 505-hp Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which we characterized as a “fire breather.” Lord only knows what our 2007 staff would have made of an SUV showing
What an amazing week this has been. Absolutely epic. I’m proud to say it is by far the most ambitious Best Driver’s Car program—and Best Driver’s Car Week—we’ve ever attempted. We really poured our hearts into this one and pulled together the most ridiculous set of supercars and superstars—from our test drivers and editors to
MTBDC The big reveal is here – discover the loudest, craziest, most powerful Best Driver’s Car ever. Watch the winner reveal: http://bit.ly/2QPfg2u Catch up on …
Pricing for the 2019 Genesis G70 lineup has been revealed, and as predicted the model significantly undercuts its luxury sport sedan competitors. The 2019 G70 will start at $35,895 for a rear-drive 2.0T model when it goes on sale this week. That amount of money gets you a turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4 making 252 hp and