2021 GMC Yukon vs. CPO Yukon: Which SUV Is the Better Buy?

Is newer always better? The 2021 GMC Yukon tempts buyers with its freshly redesigned sheetmetal, but picking a certified pre-owned model could mean money saved for a long-overdue kitchen remodel or adding to a college fund. Before assuming the new-for-2021 Yukon is right for you, here’s what you need to know about opting for a …

How Volkswagen’s “Voltswagen” April Fools’ Prank Backfired

As the Top Gear UK boys used to say, “That’s not gone well.” As most automotive industry observers now know, Volkswagen of America pulled an early April Fools’ prank wherein it was changing its name to “Voltswagen.” Several major media outlets published the story after being assured by Volkswagen that it was true—and now that …

Nissan’s Funky AD-2 Concept Could Have Been the Everyperson’s Aston Lagonda

At any point in time, it seems, there are a few automakers leading the way in design. Hyundai’s arguably setting the tone these days with its application of dramatic, bold shapes to the cars it sells in typically conservatively styled segments. Cover up the badges, and no one would guess the 2021 Elantra’s Z-slashed flanks …

Nissan’s Funky AD-2 Concept Could Have Been the Everyperson’s Aston Lagonda

At any point in time, it seems, there are a few automakers leading the way in design. Hyundai’s arguably setting the tone these days with its application of dramatic, bold shapes to the cars it sells in typically conservatively styled segments. Cover up the badges, and no one would guess the 2021 Elantra’s Z-slashed flanks …

Buy It Now: Roadkill’s Rotsun!

Your eyes do not deceive: You can buy Roadkill’s “Rotsun” 1971 Datsun 240Z turbocharged, Mustang 5.0–powered, rusted-out freak machine right now. Well, maybe we’re stretching a bit, because David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan will probably never let the actual bucket of rust go. Related: New and existing MotorTrend App subscribers—sign up for the Rotsun Bundle …

Buy It Now: Roadkill’s Rotsun!

Your eyes do not deceive: You can buy Roadkill’s “Rotsun” 1971 Datsun 240Z turbocharged, Mustang 5.0–powered, rusted-out freak machine right now. Well, maybe we’re stretching a bit, because David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan will probably never let the actual bucket of rust go. Related: New and existing MotorTrend App subscribers—sign up for the Rotsun Bundle …

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS Luxury EV to Get Up to 516 HP, Ultra-Quick Charging

Mercedes-EQ, the all-electric sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz, has taken the next step in its slow-walk reveal of the EQS flagship sedan, dropping a number of key specs for EV fans to salivate over. The 2022 Mercedes EQS is predicted to travel up to 478 miles on a charge based on the generous WLTP test cycle, hit …

Is a V-6 Chevy Camaro Rental Faster than Roadkill’s Fleet?

Last time on Roadkill, Mike Finnegan and David Freiburger lived their ultimate Mullholland-racer dreams with the Super Camaro road trip up the California coast to the world-famous Laguna Seca Raceway. They didn’t drive all the way from Tucson Dragway for nothing, though. It’s time to see how the Super Camaro stacks up against its modern …

Here’s Why the $79,995 GMC Hummer EV SUV Is a 2024 Model

We knew the GMC Hummer EV SUV was coming a year after the GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck, which is why we were confused to learn the pickup launches for the 2022 model year but the companion SUV is a 2024 model. What gives? General Motors has been pushing this program hard, so any …

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 First Drive: Thunder Macher!

Rest in thunder, 2016 to 2020 Shelby GT350. Your ethereal 5.2-liter Voodoo V-8 was too good for this low-redline world; not even the recently introduced, supercar-baiting GT500’s 7,500-rpm cutoff can match your 8,250-rpm supernova scream. Your loss is so profoundly felt we’ve been casting about for some car—any car—to fill the hole in our heart. …

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 First Drive: Thunder Macher!

Rest in thunder, 2016 to 2020 Shelby GT350. Your ethereal 5.2-liter Voodoo V-8 was too good for this low-redline world; not even the recently introduced, supercar-baiting GT500’s 7,500-rpm cutoff can match your 8,250-rpm supernova scream. Your loss is so profoundly felt we’ve been casting about for some car—any car—to fill the hole in our heart. …

2021 Nissan Kicks First Test: Content Rich

Consumer hunger for crossovers of all shapes and sizes has led automakers to respond to the demand by filling every niche imaginable with vehicles aimed to serve specific purposes. The Nissan Kicks is one such vehicle that does battle in the subcompact crossover segment, which contains nearly 20 vehicles. We spent two weeks testing a …

2022 Toyota GR 86 First Look: New Name, Same Sports Car Formula

Ever since the new Subaru BRZ broke cover late last year we’ve been waiting for its Toyota-badged twin, the 86, to do the same. After months of waiting, it’s finally here, though it officially bears the name GR 86. In Toyota speak, GR stands for Gazoo Racing, the Japanese company’s factory racing arm. It’s also …