2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro First Look: Beyond Le Mans

Regulations, rules, and red tape govern cars both street legal and for competition. For the well-heeled, these aren’t fetters, but instead challenges. And the 2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro revels in its lack of restraint. This is a hypercar with Le Mans prototype-level performance (and pedigree), but without being held back by racing rules …

2021 Ford Bronco First Drive Review: The Long-Awaited 4×4 SUV Is Absolutely the Real Deal

The 2021 Ford Bronco is easily one of the most anticipated vehicles of our fledgling decade, and we won’t keep you in suspense: Our initial impression after driving the new two- and four-door Bronco is that it absolutely lives up to the hype. Driven on-road or off, viewed as a getaway/adventure vehicle, a family truckster, …

2024 Honda Prologue: The Brand’s Electric SUV for North America Has a Name

The slow drip of information about the new electric SUVs coming from the Honda and Acura brands continues with this latest droplet from the information faucet: the higher-volume Honda model will bear the name Prologue. The 2024 Honda Prologue is due to arrive in 2024, and its name signifies its role as the forerunner of …

2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 4Matic One-Year Review: Hello to a Family Friend

Mercedes runs deep in my family. From my grandma’s inimitable diesel S-Class—white with pink pinstriping—to the late-’80s E-Class models my parents drove for years, I grew up road-tripping from their backseats. Later, I learned to drive in a 1988 300TE, the same wagon I’d taken naps in during long highway drives a decade earlier. Although …

Rolls-Royce’s Landspeed Collection Is Lightly Salted Luxury

There are lots of special-edition Rolls-Royces with interesting details and backstories. Heck, there’s one with the entire Arabian peninsula on its hood. Or how about another that includes a cryptographic mystery concealed in glyphs hidden around the car? The special models Rolls-Royce recently pulled the wraps off of, however, are a little more traditional. These …

2020 Ram 2500 Laramie 4×4 Yearlong Test: How It Spent Winter

Yes, it’s summer, but we only recently found this winter report tucked between the seat cushions of Guffman, our long-term 2020 Ram 2500 Laramie 4×4. So, we figured we might as well share how the truck spent the colder months in Michigan, where the truck is based with our Detroit staff. When we ordered Guffman, …

Judge restores Piston Group’s minority certification as litigation continues

A Wayne County Circuit Court judge temporarily restored the minority business status of Piston Group. Judge David Groner on Monday issued a restraining order for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council to give the lucrative certification back to the auto supplier as litigation continues. Piston Group, owned by former Detroit Pistons forward Vinnie Johnson, sued …