Special Gilt Polestar 1 Sends the Plug-In Super Coupe Off Into Sunset

Polestar 1 production is soon coming to a close, and the Volvo-adjacent EV brand is marking the occasion with a special-edition version of the plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid super coupe. Limited to 25 units, the latest addition to the Polestar 1 model line stands out by way of its matte-gold paint and brake calipers, the latter …

2021 BMW M2 CS Manual First Test: More Than Just a Sporty Car

If you’re washing the dishes while daydreaming about laying on a beach in Cabo sipping a piña colada, are you really washing the dishes? It might be laborious tedium, but if you aren’t conscious of your presence, thoughts, and actions, are you really there? The 2021 BMW M2 CS with the six-speed manual asks that …

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime: Plug-In the EV Gap

The dawn of the jet age, the point at which turbine-driven flight had become unquestionably the way forward, came just as piston-powered planes reached their peak. This meeting of eras led aircraft engineers to ease the transition with hybrid, mixed-format designs such as the Navy’s FR-1 Fireball and the Air Force’s B-36 Peacemaker, the latter …

2003 Acura MDX Rewind Review: When Luxury Meant Simplicity

I am tugging on the door handle of a classic first-generation Acura MDX, and it is refusing to let me in. This, I will soon realize, is what makes this old MDX such a fantastic SUV. But let us begin at the beginning: The original intention of this article was to celebrate the Acura MDX‘s …

Paint Spill! See the Chevy C8 Corvette’s New-for-2022 Gray, Orange, and Brown Options

The 2021 Michelin National Corvette Bash is happening now, and Chevrolet used the occasion to announce three new paint colors for the 2022-model-year C8 Corvette. But it’s in with the new, out with the old, as all three of the new hues replace existing, fairly similar Corvette colors. The most eye-catching is Amplify Orange Tintcoat, …

Tesla Aftermarket Parts Install: Make Your Model 3 Sound Ludicrous—and More!

We’re not lying; you can, in fact, put an aftermarket exhaust system on your Tesla Model 3. Don’t believe us? Check out the season 10 premiere of All Girls Garage, where Bogi and Faye Hadley will show you exactly how to add aural shenanigans to your Ludicrous Mode fun times. Related: Catch up on all …

Next-Gen Toyota Land Cruiser Caught Showing Its Evolutionary Style

The next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser SUV is due to look a lot like the current one. Well, that’s if spy pictures of the internally named 300-series Land Cruiser that recently appeared on social media sites are to be believed. https://www.instagram.com/p/CN_bw1PnF00/ Admittedly, the evolutionary styling of Toyota’s newest iteration of its flagship SUV comes as little …

Honda Plans to Dump Internal-Combustion Engines by 2040

Honda is the latest automaker to announce it will eliminate all production of internal combustion engines with a plan to go all-electric by 2040. Not electrified (i.e. hybrid), but 100 percent battery- or fuel-cell-electric in a little less than 20 years from now. Don’t worry, we still have a little while to enjoy Honda’s fantastic …

Searching for Maserati: F Tributo Ghibli, Levante Special Editions Celebrate Italian Racing

Maserati made its first ever race appearance in April 1926, and the brand has enjoyed a storied history in motorsport ever since. Racing fans will also recall that the great Juan Manuel Fangio made his racing debut with Maserati in the early 1950s. To celebrate its near century-long racing heritage and Fangio himself, Maserati has …