The 1968 Honda S800 coupe you see here that garnered plenty of attention during the 2019 SEMA Show isn’t the rushed effort of a build team slapping a car together just in time to be pushed onto the red carpet at Las Vegas’s biggest annual convention. Furthermore, this S800 didn’t emerge from the garage a
Quick stats: Peter Noone, lead singer, Herman’s Hermits Daily driver: 2020 BMW 740i (Peter’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars: see below Favorite road trip: Santa Barbara to Las Vegas Car he learned to drive in: 1950s Vauxhall Victor First car bought: 1964 Jaguar S-Type Peter Noone has always loved
These are vexing days. As individuals, our No. 1 priority within a sprawling nation of 328 million is to stay safe. That’s the macro picture. On the micro side, here at MotorTrend it means delivering engaging and useful information to our readers—while also understanding that buying a new car is not necessarily atop your to-do
The whole crew on Dirt Every Day loves diesel diesel power, and they love engine swaps. Combine these things together, and you get some of the most …
Yes, we have fun drifting Porsches in Finland and piloting Land Rovers along the western coast of Africa, but there exists another perk of this job you might not expect. Whereas most folks have to spend thousands with a company like Marantz or McIntosh to exercise their audiophile muscles at home, every automaker seems to be trying to get
Most commercially available amphibious cars have been little more than novelties. The Amphicar 770 of the 1960s, for example, kind of worked as a car and kind of worked as a boat but wasn’t particularly good in either of those roles. The ultra-niche car/boat hybrid genre has come a long way since then, and the
Those most familiar with Lamborghini under its stable VW Group ownership might be unaware the supercar maker was a bit of a wayward child for the quarter-century prior to the Germans’ acquisition in 1998. After founder Ferruccio Lamborghini divested himself of his company in 1974, the firm went bankrupt, was placed into receivership, and eventually
To celebrate the 100th episode of Dirt Every Day, MotorTrend is hosting a LIVE Watch Party with Fred Williams and David Chappelle! Watch the entire episode …
Ford Motor Company wants to see its currently idle factories buzzing—literally. According to a report by Bloomberg, the Blue Oval and the United Auto Workers union are working with a dozen employees at its Plymouth, Michigan, plant to test wearable wristbands that buzz when within six feet of one another. The goal? To encourage social
In this Throwback Thursday Roadkill clip, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan have rescued a timeless ’67 Plymouth ‘Cuda from a junkyard. This car was …
I’ve long been a hydrogen fuel-cell skeptic. But after laying out my case against “the fuel of the future” in a recent drive comparison of the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo, a reader from Down Under pointed me to recent research by Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) that promises to address many
Alex Trebek looks at you and then carefully reads the card: “While one of them rests on a ladder frame, the other has unibody construction” and then he looks up. If you were a Jeopardy contestant and shouted “What is the difference between an SUV and a Crossover?” Alex would announce, “Correct!” You’d win the
Quick stats: Beau Boeckmann, star of Discovery’s Driven and president of Galpin Auto SportsDaily driver: 2019 Ford GT (Beau’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10)Other cars: see belowFavorite road trip: Los Angeles to Pebble BeachCar he learned to drive in: 1985 Ford MustangFirst car bought: 2019 Ford GT Beau Boeckmann grew up at
For less than the cost of a large cheese pizza that you would have bought at the pizzeria that is now delivery-only, you can subscribe to the MotorTrend app for an entire year, and watch the amazing behind the scenes series NASCAR All-In: Battle for Daytona, and tons of newly launched shows about cars and
In this Throwback Thursday Roadkill clip, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan have found the world’s only C-Body Road Runner: a bent-up, crescent-shaped …
The Roadkill crew has worked on a lot of nasty, dysfunctional cars over the years. Is this ratty 1969 Mustang the best one? It could very well be the worst one.
The Humvee is an iconic military vehicle that has been at the center of many conflicts the world over the past 30 years or so. It’s also been at the center of a legal conflict between its manufacturer, AM General, and the video game developer Activision Blizzard—the company behind the Call of Duty first-person shooter
As we’ve been informing you here, auto racing is all canceled or postponed. Ditto auto production, auto shows, classic concours, cars-n-coffee confabs, and pretty much everything else for the next several weeks, minimum. If it all has you on edge*, perhaps there’s no better time to engage in a bit of social drinking via video
WATCH PARTY ALERT! Sit down and stream the Season Finale of NASCAR ALL IN: Battle For Daytona LIVE with Corey LaJoie starting this Friday at 5pm PT …
Delium’s Terra Raider M/T KU-255 offers maximum traction in muddy terrain. Its unique compound provides longer wear, enhanced wet traction, and more.
Sometimes on Hot Rod Garage, we work with spotless, classic cars. And sometimes we work with old clunkers we found in a junkyard and fixed up for cheap.
It may be a bit unorganized, even chaotic, but the Arsenal of Democracy is gearing up as the auto industry is scrambling to help health care workers fight a pandemic. Politics and confusion aside, carmakers and suppliers are forming partnerships and retooling idled plants to make masks, respirators, ventilators, and protective gear. Despite the voluntary
The Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible enter the 2021 model year with minimal changes according to the bow-tie brand’s fleet order guide. The most noteworthy change to the model is the addition of standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility across the line. It joins newly standard wireless charging on higher-end 3LT and 2SS
Hyundai fields five Veloster N race cars in the dramatic first race at Daytona Speedway in pursuit of the 2020 IMSA TCR Championship. #HyundaiRacing …
Innova’s CarScan Pro will excite both professional mechanics and DIY enthusiasts with special reset functions and dealership-level reader procedures.
In Los Angeles, the Petersen Automotive Museum is a go-to destination for us staffers at Automobile, and there isn’t one of us who hasn’t wiled away an afternoon there immersed in all it has to offer. While the museum is understandably closed until at least the end of March, it hasn’t taken long for it
The Kia Soul is an iconic vehicle and it’s all new for the 2020 model year. Learn more about this versatile, spirited, and modern crossover. #MotorTrend #Kia …
You may not know it, but you need a minivan. Join Jonny Lieberman for a complete walkthrough of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica right here. #MotorTrend #Chrysler …
The company email read: “Our vast employee population across a footprint covering most of the globe is working remotely, and will do so for the next two weeks, or more if necessary.” Thud. This whole working home thing due to the coronavirus outbreak is going to take some getting used to here at Casa Reynolds.
Volkswagen packed the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport with an abundance of cool and useful technology. Check out our complete walkthrough here!