Toyota rebounds but warns of low supplies

Robust retail demand for light trucks and some cars pushed sales at Hyundai and Kia up 56 percent or more in May, even as a supply crunch upends the industry. Toyota Motor volume jumped 47 percent but the Toyota brand is starting June with an 8-day supply of vehicles, while Lexus has a 12-day supply. …

What’s the Best 2022 Chevrolet Blazer Trim? Here’s Our Guide

2022 Chevrolet Blazer RS The RS is the sportiest and most Camaro-esque of all Blazers, receiving a number of performance enhancements not available anywhere else in the range. It’s available only with the V-6 engine and outfitted with trim-specific tuned suspension dampers and steering ratio for better handling and a more responsive ride. The RS …

2022 Toyota 4Runner Welcomes Street-Ready TRD Sport Trim

Unless you go to Toyota’s website and look at the page dedicated to the 4Runner SUV, you might not realize how comprehensive the 4×4’s lineup is. After all, the Toyota 4Runner only comes in a single body style (a four-door, with a fixed-roof), so it doesn’t immediately seem to offer as many configurations as, say, …

Rimac Nevera First Look: The C_Two Becomes a 1,914-HP, 258-MPH Electric Hypercar

Rimac has been around for some time, but everything it’s built (so far) has a proof of concept. There were the electric C_One (C1) and C_Two (C2), successive hypercar concepts (the “C” in their names standing in for the word “concept”) previewing future salable efforts. Now, the C2 has finally evolved into a production car …

Porsche Boxster at 25: 1997* Original vs. 2021 Anniversary Edition

“Putting Porsche in the Pink.” That was the headline on a New York Times story published on January 20, 1996, detailing the German marque’s effort to turn around its finances and reinvent the way it had built cars for more than 40 years. As the newspaper pointed out, the company that produced must-have products for …

What Is Toyota Safety Sense? How It Works and What Models Include It

Value has long been a hallmark for Toyotas, and their features-per-dollar appeal increases as Toyota Safety Sense (or TSS for short) technologies spread across the automaker’s lineup. Toyota Safety Sense bundles modern driver aids and automated safety systems. These features help ease the work you do behind the wheel and can intervene in dangerous road …

2023 Kia Sportage Flaunts Giant, Escalade-Style Infotainment Screen

Kia is on the cusp of revealing its latest Sportage, and so it has kicked off a game of “tease-the-new-crossover.” Enter these darkened images of what looks to be a concept version of the 2023 Sportage. We’ve lightened the photos to reveal a bit more, which is how we determined the compact SUV lacks door …

Jeep Spreads Freedom—Adds Freedom Variants to Entire Lineup

As the saying goes, freedom ain’t free. In order to honor those who serve, including those servicemen and servicewomen who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice, Jeep is rolling out Freedom Editions of every truck and SUV in its lineup. But this is no mere flag-waving sticker and badge package—okay, it is. That said, Jeep will donate …

2022 Kia Stinger Scorpion Special Edition Brings a Stylish Sting

The Kia Stinger forced enthusiasts to look at the Kia brand differently, and the brand hopes the low-volume 2022 Stinger Scorpion Edition will keep the enthusiast momentum for the sleek four-door alive. Hinted at when we got our first look at the 2022 Stinger a few months ago, the Scorpion Special Edition is limited to …

MotorTrend Makes Father’s Day Gift Shopping Easy

It’s the same problem every year: June arrives, you start to plan the summer’s events, then you have that stomach-drop-cold-sweat moment—“Oh, crap, Father’s Day is just around the corner and I have no idea what to get for Dad!” And dads never make it easy on us; choosing a Father’s Day gift is so arduous …

The Chrysler Aviat Was the Cooler Neon Coupe That Never Was

Chrysler originally offered its Dodge and Plymouth Neon models in both coupe and sedan forms. However, it seems the American automaker at least explored the idea of expanding the Neon’s chassis beyond those two body styles, as evidenced by the Neon-based Chrysler Aviat concept. Revealed at the 1994 North American International Auto Show, the Aviat …