Is the New Toyota Land Cruiser’s Twin-Turbo V-6 Headed for the Next Tundra?

A Toyota executive recently let slip that the upcoming 2022 Tundra pickup truck will be getting at least two new powertrains, and that the step-up powertrain option will “blow us away.” Bob Carter, executive vice president of sales for Toyota, didn’t elaborate on that enticing proposition, but he did outline that the new Tundra‘s base …

2022 Nissan Z Set to Debut on August 17

Almost a year after Nissan pulled the wraps off of the Z Proto concept, the Japanese automaker is set to reveal the production 2022 Z on August 17, 2021. Possibly bearing the name 400Z, in reference to its likely 400-hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6, the next-gen Z is due to largely mirror the Z Proto concept …

Lucid Air: What You Need to Know About the EV’s Four Trims

The complete Lucid Air picture is starting to come into sharper focus. It had better, we might add, as two Air trims—both the Grand Touring and Dream Edition—are supposed to be on sale in the second quarter of 2021, which, according to this laptop, is right now. Four Air models have been announced in total. …

Loki Basecamp’s Cybertruck and R1T Campers Are Insane (and Insanely Expensive)

Loki Basecamp is launching its EV Series of slide-in bed campers for the Rivian R1T, Tesla Cybertruck, and Ford F-150 Lightning. Kinda cool, right? There’s no doubt the Loki Basecamp camper looks futuristic, sleek, and modern—although it’s no CyberLandr, that’s for sure. You can place your pre-order for the unit on the company’s website with …

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Big Sur Concept: With Some Vinyl and New Rims, You Can Recreate It

In a league of its own, the Volkswagen Arteon offers midsize sedan comfort, a premium vibe, and the sporty look of a coupe. The graceful VW four-door coupe is one of the few vehicles on the market delivering the best of the sedan and style worlds. Volkswagen decided its most premium car needed something more…like …

Production-Limited 2022 Chevy Corvette Special Edition Celebrates IMSA Racing Success

Let’s just say the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R race cars did pretty well in the 2020 IMSA series, taking home the Manufacturer’s, Drivers’, and Team titles. To commemorate this, Chevy whipped up a special edition package for the 2022 Corvette Stingray: the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition, which debuted at Belle Isle in Detroit. …

2022 Kia Carnival vs. Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna: Minivan Luxury Liners

Comfort, Entertainment, and More Besides the usual apps, the Carnival’s rear entertainment feels as up to date as the streaming stick in your house, and it offers Netflix, YouTube, and Twitch options, plus wireless device mirroring via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. We also like the handy power seat controls on the front passenger seat …

Mazda’s Dealership Experience Is as Nice as Our 2020 CX-30

Our long-term 2020 Mazda CX-30 has been with us for 11 months now, and it has finally called for its first service. That’s less of a commentary on Mazda’s service intervals and more of a reflection of how close to home we’ve stayed in the lost year of 2020. Nevertheless, with our Mazda asking for …

Kaido House Has Mastered the Art of Custom Diecast Models

Diecast car collecting has been around for over five decades, but in recent years has seen a pretty significant upswing—and with it a wave of customizers that pride themselves in dissecting and personalizing these 1/64-scale specimens. Meet Jun Imai, an artist, diecast customizing wizard, dedicated car enthusiast with an admitted obsession with Japanese cars of …

Next-Gen Audi RS3 Keeps Its 400-HP-Plus Five-Cylinder Engine

There’s good news and then there’s even better news. The first bit is that Audi, like many automotive manufacturers, has committed to a sustainable future. The expansion electrification of their lineup, with the all-electric E-Tron GT and Q4 E-Tron leading the way. The other piece of good news, the one we’re more excited about? Audi …