Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition Interior Review

Behold, the only American car you can factory order and pick up at a dealership that features body assembly completed by an independent coachbuilder, just as luxury automobiles like Duesenbergs—and Lincolns—often were in the classic era: the Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition. Anyone can plainly see the extensive modifications the coachbuilders made in stretching the …

Fast and Furious 9: Behind the Scenes of the ‘One Shot’ Music Video

We’re standing in an alley just east of Downtown L.A. between run-down warehouses. A black helicopter is sitting in the parking lot behind a chain-link fence, engine running. Over the roar of the chopper comes shouting: “Three, two, one, action!” A bright orange Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody comes screaming down the alley, turns, and nails …

Musk suggests Tesla would build 'normal truck' if Cybertruck flops

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Musk suggests Tesla would build 'normal truck' if Cybertruck flops

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Musk suggests Tesla would build 'normal truck' if Cybertruck flops

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Tesla just wanted a weird truck, Elon Musk says

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Tesla just wanted a weird truck, Elon Musk says

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Tesla just wanted a weird truck, Elon Musk says

In a wide-ranging interview, the 49-year-old Tesla founder and CEO appeared unbothered by the product-related headaches that often vex competitors or by the billions of dollars that can hinge on his declarations. At one point he made a “stream-of-consciousness guess” that the company will need a third U.S. assembly plant in four to five years. …

Is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4Matic a Good Road Trip Car?

Mercedes-Benz dropped off the long-term GLE 450 4Matic in early April, right as the shutdown from the global pandemic was getting underway. There was nowhere to go, and as such by the end of May, the poor, underused Mercedes family hauler had only 1,984 miles on it. An ominous mileage total if there ever was …

Subaru BRZ Apparently Dead for 2021, Will Rise Again Like a Phoenix

Speculation has always been regular part of the auto-journo gig, and today we’re armchair-quarterbacking the current Subaru BRZ‘s future. If you happen to check out Subaru’s Japanese website at this link, translate the page from Japanese to English (unless you’re fluent in the language, in which case, good for you), and scroll down to the …

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Adds New Styling Cues and Infotainment Tech for Its Final Year

A new Volkswagen Golf GTI arrives in the United States for the 2022 model year—in fact, it and the Golf R are the only confirmed versions of the company’s compact hatchback coming to our shores. Before it arrives, Volkswagen is sending off the seventh generation 2021 Golf GTI with some new goodies for its final …

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Spied: This Compact Pickup’s for Urban Adventurers

We spotted a camouflaged 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz crossover-based pickup on a trailer in the middle of the SoCal desert, possibly en route to Death Valley for some real life testing in hotter-than-hot conditions. After all, we saw a temperature of 110 degrees at the location we saw the truck, suitable to give any vehicle …

Watch the Lordstown Endurance EV Pickup Looking Legit Doing Legit Truck Things

The Endurance, not yet on sale, has already endured some hardship in a sense. Lordstown Motors emerged from the ashes of GM’s Workhorse W-15 hybrid pickup situation, which flamed out, but gave a breath of life to a new and arguably more compelling project. But all that history, and any promises Lordstown has made about …

Real-Life Barbie Jeep Looks Pretty in Pink, and You Know You Want It

It’s hard to pull off a Jeep Wrangler in pink, but designer Afzal Kahn managed to do just that. This special Wrangler, painted in “3D texture pink military paint,” is currently up for grabs. And it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. The pink Jeep features a special design package from the Chelsea Truck …

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500SE: The 800-HP-Plus GT500 With More Shelby

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is already a car worthy of the Shelby name, but for those who want a more conspicuous connection to racing legend and entrepreneur Carroll Shelby, Las Vegas-based Shelby American is offering a Carroll Shelby Signature Edition package that turns your stock Mustang GT500 into a GT500SE with more power …

Garage Find Lamborghini Miura S Spent 45 Years in Back of a Body Shop

Jeff Meier’s latest acquisition of the all-time great Lamborghini Miura–by way of a stunning garage find–is a heck of a story, filled with fortunate good luck. But his fascination with Lamborghini’s original supercar runs much deeper. Meier was born and raised in Cleveland, where he grew up in a large family. His father owned an …

EVgo’s Charging Infrastructure Is Getting Bigger With Help From GM

As Cadillac prepares to unveil its new Lyriq battery-electric crossover SUV and GMC plans to unveil its Hummer EV SUV and pickup, the two brands’ parent company, General Motors, is partnering with EVgo to add 2,700 new fast chargers to EVgo’s charging infrastructure in the United States. GM and EVgo have identified 40 metropolitan areas …

The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser Is the Same Old SUV as Before

Before today, we weren’t exactly sure if the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser was going to make it to 2021. Well, at least in the United States. Thankfully, Toyota is announcing some good news for fans of this age-old rock crawler. The Toyota Land Cruiser will live on for at least one more model year, and …

2021 Acura TLX Type S Horsepower Revealed, Outguns Audi S4

When Acura pulled the sheets off the new TLX sedan earlier this year, it revealed key specs for the regular-grade model—but left out a few details about the zestier Type S trim, namely, how much horsepower and torque its turbocharged V-6 kicks out. Well, Acura has finally come out with those numbers, and they’re much …

2023 Cadillac Lyriq EV: The First Electric SUV from GM’s Luxury Brand

Despite occupying the top slot in General Motors’ brand hierarchy, Cadillac won’t get the first electric vehicle from GM’s dedicated new electric vehicle architecture. That honor goes to GMC, which is getting the 2022 Hummer EV SUT, an electric pickup that goes into production in the fall of 2021, and which will be followed later …

Mopar to Jeep: Do the Wrangler and Gladiator EcoDiesel Even Lift Kit, Bro?

Jeep is in the throes of rolling out the Wrangler family’s first-ever diesel engine option (dubbed EcoDiesel by the brand). It’s also adding the same turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 to the 2021 Gladiator pickup. Thing is, though, a great many Jeep Wrangler (and Gladiator) owners like messing with their SUVs (or trucks): adding accessories, replacing the …

Go Ahead, Skip the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and Wait for the 2021.5 Model

Volkswagen’s Atlas benefits from an exterior and interior refresh for 2021, but the German brand plans to further improve its three-row crossover SUV midway through the model year. The 2021.5 Volkswagen Atlas may not look any different from the 2021 version, but the newer, half-year model’s additional technology features arguably make it worth waiting for. …

Tubular! These Are Almost Definitely the 2021 Ford Bronco’s Tube Doors

We can finally start speculating about the sort of accessories the 2021 Ford Bronco will have at its disposal as the Blue Oval’s off-road SUV looks to one-up the legendary Jeep Wrangler. Admittedly, Ford hasn’t released much in the way of details regarding the sort of add-ons it plans to offer on the model, but …

Yes, Please: 2021 Ford Bronco Imagined as Iconic Rod Hall Race Truck

If Rod Hall ever had the opportunity to race a new, 2021 Ford Bronco, we think it just might resemble this rendering. And odds are he would have left the competition in the dust. Rod Hall dedicated his life to racing four-wheel-drive vehicles, accomplishing one of the most impressive racing resumes ever seen in the …

Exclusive: U.S.-Spec 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV Caught In the Wild

Hyundai tore the wraps off of the updated 2021 Santa Fe crossover SUV in early June. But, that was the global model. Thanks to the sharp sights of a MotorTrend reader, though, we’re finally able to get our first look at the North American-spec version of the updated Hyundai model. Predictably, our version of the …

GM suspends Facebook ads

GM is unhappy with Facebook’s efforts to keep hateful and disparaging content away from the automaker’s brands and has joined Ford and other companies that have stopped advertising with the social-media company, adding it is in talks with the popular platform about improving efforts to eliminate harmful content. Read more here:: Automotive News

Review: Can the 2020 Subaru Outback Compete With SUV Functionality?

The Outback has inspired imitators, but none has ever come close to this wagon/quasi-SUV’s success. After a couple months with the 2020 Subaru Outback Onyx 2.4 XT we’re driving for a year, we have a better idea of how it compares to the midsize two-row SUVs it competes against. So how good is this SUV-ified …

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible First Drive: My Funny Valentine

Technology certainly can change in a half-century. The process of erecting the convertible top of my 1959 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite starts with digging its folded steel tube frame out from behind the seats, spreading its fingerlike tubes, connecting all their ends together, gingerly cantilevering it across the cockpit, and then down into vertical slots on …

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class’s Rear Frontal Airbags Catch Your Head

As the flagship for the Mercedes-Benz brand, the S-Class has historically launched with Daimler’s latest technology and previewed things to come from the German manufacturer. The next-gen 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will continue that tradition with an array of available safety technologies intended to advance the state of the art. Mercedes outlined a few of those …

2021 Honda Odyssey Gets More Features—and More Expensive

With the Toyota Sienna and Chrysler Pacifica receiving major updates for the 2021 model year, Honda is not far behind with a makeover for the Odyssey minivan. Along with a refreshed exterior design, the 2021 Honda Odyssey benefits from additional standard features and second row seats that are easier to remove. Today, Honda has released …

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Is the 830-HP Track Car Owners Can’t Bring Home

Lamborghini is seeking the attention of the world’s wealthy gentlemen and gentlewomen racers with its new Essenza SCV12 track car. Limited to 40 units, the Essenza SCV12 allows customers to enter what Lamborghini deems an “exclusive club.” Of course, any owner of a rare car is arguably part of an exclusive club, but the Essenza …

2021 Hyundai Veloster N First Look: Automatically Better?

It’s official. The 2021 Hyundai Veloster N welcomes a self-shifting transmission to the hot hatch’s options menu. Don’t worry manual fans, the car’s standard-issue six-speed gearbox sticks around. Those willing to sacrifice the stick shift’s more visceral nature, though, will benefit from quick acceleration courtesy of the model’s new eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Hyundai estimates …

2021 Lucid Air’s DreamDrive Driver Assistance Package Will Include 32(!) Sensors

The latest drop in Lucid’s drip-drip prelude to its September 9th reveal of the slippery looking Air, its first model, is its driver assistance sensor suite. The moniker they’ve chosen for the comprehensive setup –which includes a monstrous 32-sensor count!—is “DreamDrive,” and it’s akin to Cadillac’s Super Cruise in that it promises a lot (Super! …

Renault CEO confident about alliance with Nissan, Mitsubishi

Luca de Meo said that contacts between the French and Japanese parts of the alliance had taken on a new tone in the past few months. “We are trying to focus on four or five key projects where we can really prove to each that by working together it’s going to bring a benefit,” he …

GMC Drops More Details About Its 2022 Hummer EV Pickup and SUV

We’re starting to get a fuller picture of what the new GMC Hummer line of electric trucks and SUVs will look like, as well as what features the two vehicles will pack—although the latest teaser video raises more questions than it answers. What’s “Crab mode?” We can make some educated guesses, but we’re assuming it …

What Is SiriusXM with 360L? A Breakdown of the New Audio Platform

Satellite radio provider SiriusXM is upping its game with 360L, a new audio platform that focuses heavily on streaming content. The feature that first debuted on the 2019 Ram 1500 is now making its way to a variety of vehicles from many different automakers, and severs SiriusXM’s curated music channels from exclusive delivery via satellite …

2021 Lexus RX L: More Standard Tech, Same Soothing Nature

After undergoing a thorough refresh for the 2020 model year, the Lexus RX L crossover SUV enters the 2021 model year with minimal changes. Still, it’s not completely devoid of differences. The most noteworthy update Lexus makes to the RX L—the “L” refers to its extra length compared to the non-L RX models—is to its …

2021 Lexus RX L: More Standard Tech, Same Soothing Nature

After undergoing a thorough refresh for the 2020 model year, the Lexus RX L crossover SUV enters the 2021 model year with minimal changes. Still, it’s not completely devoid of differences. The most noteworthy update Lexus makes to the RX L—the “L” refers to its extra length compared to the non-L RX models—is to its …

2021 Lexus RX L: More Standard Tech, Same Soothing Nature

After undergoing a thorough refresh for the 2020 model year, the Lexus RX L crossover SUV enters the 2021 model year with minimal changes. Still, it’s not completely devoid of differences. The most noteworthy update Lexus makes to the RX L—the “L” refers to its extra length compared to the non-L RX models—is to its …

Ford Tourneo Connect and Transit Connect Active Try for a More Active Van Life

If you’re seeking a true Ford-based camper van, you’ll want to look at awesome conversions like the Transit Nugget and Big Nugget. However, European buyers content with a smaller, outdoor-living-ready van will have two new options later this year: the Tourneo Connect Active and the Transit Connect Active. Distinguishing themselves from their non-Active counterparts, these …