Toyota Improves the Tacoma Trail Edition’s Off-Road Chops for 2022

The Toyota Tacoma Trail Edition returns for 2022 with some notable changes. Based on the SR5 trim and strictly available with four-wheel-drive and a Double Cab body style, the Trail Edition tacks on some extra adventure-ready flare to the already-capable best-selling midsize Tacoma. Most notable for the Trail Edition—and returning for 2022—are those lockable in-bed …

2022 Toyota GR 86: Engine Specs Revealed

“Put a smile on your face.” That’s what Toyota Gazoo Racing Chief Engineer Toshiaki Noda said the 2022 Toyota GR 86 is “guaranteed” to do once you get behind the wheel. We’ll vet that claim as soon as we get our hands on one. For now, we finally have the new GR 86’s all-important specs—stuff …

Letting the Day Go By: A Dream Drive in a Bentley and a Rolls-Royce

A dream drive in a pair of cars from two of the world’s most prestigious automakers, Bentley and Rolls-Royce? Were the world working as usual, we’d jet to old Blighty, pick up our rides in the shadow of Big Ben, and cruise up to a hotel in an old Scottish castle with haunted rooms and …

2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro First Look: It Even Lifts, Pro

Of all the changes both large and small on the 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, there’s absolutely no mistaking one of them: The exclusive new Electric Lime Metallic paint color. The hue’s name is accurate, that is for sure. It’s the exclusive color for this year’s TRD Pro, joining a list of previous TRD Pro …

Yeehaw! Ford Opens Registration for Bronco Off-Roadeo Driving School

The Bronco Off-Roadeo, an off-road school and wholescale Ford Bronco brand experience, has been calling out to current owners and order-holders of the Bronco and Bronco Sport for some time now. After awaiting specifics on the special experience, we’re finally getting some concrete details: Registration is now open for the Horseshoe Bay, Texas location (near …

The BMW 228i Gran Coupe’s Wonky Shifter Is a Car Wash Nightmare

As I pulled up to the pay kiosk at my local drive-through car wash, I noticed a sign posted that read, “Tesla drivers, make sure you know how to put your vehicle in [N]eutral before entering car wash.” I smiled, assuming that many Teslas must have struggled to enter the wash before management decided to …

Jaguar F-Type Goes All in on V-8 Power for 2022

Want a 2022 Jaguar F-Type? Well, the number of decisions you have to make to put one in your driveway just got a lot shorter. Jaguar’s desperate to simplify its lineup, a product of slumping sales and a focus on an electric future. In the meantime, there will be fewer models and fewer variants of …

Toyota Confirms the Inevitable: A Corolla Cross Hybrid Is Coming

The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is due to add a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain to its options list next year. The announcement of the likely 2023 Corolla Cross Hybrid was made during the reveal of the small SUV. While details are still scarce, we expect the Corolla Cross to share its hybrid components with the Corolla …

7-Eleven to Install Hundreds of EV Chargers at Its Convenience Stores

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is preparing for the electric vehicle‘s future in North America with plans to dramatically increase the number of EV chargers it owns and operates, going from a mere 22 such chargers at 14 stores scattered about four states to a total of at least 500 chargers at 250 stores located by …

2022 BMW i4 M50 First Look: M3 Performance in an EV Package

The BMW i4 is getting a high-performance sibling, and it goes by the name i4 M50. Underneath the skin, the i4 M50 is much the same vehicle as the run-of-the-mill i4 eDrive40. This means the lesser i4’s interior, 84-kWh battery pack, so-called “Gran Coupe” body style, and updated iDrive infotainment system are all accounted for …