Tesla Roadster Prototype Pops Up at Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, is hosting a two-week exhibition featuring a prototype of the next-gen Tesla Roadster. The battery-powered convertible will be on display starting May 19 through June 2, 2021. This pop-up event follows the showing of the Cybertruck last summer during the Petersen’s reopening. We had a chance to …

Owner of Super Loud BMW Sued by Neighbors for Disturbing Their Peace

We’ve all been annoyed by idiotic or disruptive drivers in our neighborhoods, and now a couple of homeowners are taking a novel approach: According to TireMeetsRoad.com, they’re suing their irritating BMW-driving neighbor for $15,000. Their claim: Loss of “quiet enjoyment.” The car in question is a way-lowered BMW owned by a gentleman named Bryan Hillman. …

Ford’s Electric Truck Is First F-150 With Independent Rear Suspension

The electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning fully ditches the full-size pickup’s internal combustion engine, leaving in its place a frunk—you know, a front trunk. The amazing frunk is perhaps the most obvious visual result of the F-150’s electric transformation, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to wholescale changes that Ford …

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning’s Battery Tech Uses Less Rare Metal

We still don’t know how big the batteries will be that power the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning to 230 or 300 miles, but today we learned a bit more about the chemistry they’ll use, and the new joint venture that will build them. Even better, it’s a novel chemistry that’s good news on the safety, …

2022 Kia Carnival First Test: Is this All-New MPV an MVP?

If you read our First Look review, you already know the all-new 2022 Kia Carnival is quite the looker, chock full of style and technology. You would also know that Kia considers the Carnival an MPV, not a minivan, despite its front-wheel-drive powertrain, dual sliding doors, and spacious, kid-friendly seating arrangements. Whatever you want to …

2021 Buick Encore GX 1.3T FWD First Drive: Reasonable Doubt

If Jay-Z was seeking a Buick when he asked for an “encore” in his 2003 song of the same name, then the legendary Brooklyn-born rapper is in luck, because the American brand now sells two Encores: the subcompact Encore and the larger, but not quite compact, Encore GX. Yet despite the SUVs’ shared monikers, the …

What’s the Best 2021 Honda CR-V Trim? Here’s Our Guide

Pictured: The 2018 CR-V LX we drove for a year. Did we still like it after 12 months? If you’re considering a 2021 Honda CR-V, you’re in good company. The fifth-generation CR-V was crowned MotorTrend’s 2018 SUV of the Year for its roomy, well-built interior, solid driving dynamics, and great feature-per-dollar value. A midcycle refresh …

Mazda 6 Sedan and CX-3 Crossover To Die After 2021, Future Uncertain

In a brief statement, Mazda has announced it will “discontinue the CX-3 and Mazda 6 for the 2022 model year.” That means after the current run of 2021-model-year 6 sedans and CX-3 small SUVs are sold, they won’t be replaced by 2022 models, at least here in the United States. Mazda noted its decision is …

Top Gear America Desert Shootout! Jeep Gladiator vs. Polaris RZR

We all need to get away sometimes, and if you live in the American Southwest, getting out to open land to thrash your favorite desert toy can be the perfect escape. But, there are a myriad of vehicles to choose from—take these offerings from Top Gear America hosts, Dax Shepard and Rob Corddry: The 2020 …