GM CEO Doesn’t Want Electric Cars Available Only to the Rich

The first splash in a new wave of electric vehicles from General Motors is the $112,595 2022 GMC Hummer EV full-size electric pickup truck. So, does that mean GM sees EVs as transportation for the rich? Not at all. GM chairman and CEO Mary Barra wants “equitable climate action” and put some money behind her …

Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew: A Journey into the World of Classic Cars

“The art of building a car knows no color,” said actor/comedian Kevin Hart in an exclusive interview with HOT ROD in anticipation of the new show Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew. His words are true, and that’s a fact I’ve witnessed over my nearly two decades in the industry. Cars bring people of all walks …

2022 Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition: Literally a Limited Edition

The Ram 1500 Limited has been around for a decade now, and to commemorate the luxurious pickup truck, Ram is introducing a 10th Anniversary Edition model. Yep, it’s a limited-edition pickup celebrating a…Ram Limited pickup. Joining the lineup for 2022, the Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition is an even more upscale version of the …

We Hate That We Kind of Like This Over-the-Top Rolls-Royce Cullinan

It’s hard to get Mansory body kits right. Well, what we really mean is it’s hard for Mansory to get pretty much anything right. The German tuning brand has a penchant for going well overboard most of the time. That said, we might have found the exception to that rule. Platinum Motorsports, a tuning company …

2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 Coming to Off-Road Ford, Ram Pickups

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is a serious midsize pickup with legit off-road chops. The truck’s spool valve shocks are serious performers, the underside is up-armored to handle the rough stuff, and it rocks an all-business look that happens to also increase function. The ZR2 treatment is a very successful formula on the Colorado, and the …

2021 BMW Alpina XB7 First Test: A Comfy, 612-hp Cannonball

If something measuring more than 200 inches long and weighing in at nearly three tons doesn’t sound like an ideal candidate for a BMW M badge, well, you’re right. The X7 three-row SUV, BMW’s range-topping luxury SUV with an imposingly gargantuan profile, is about as spiritually far from standard-bearing BMW M sports cars like the …

Volvo Concept Recharge First Look: Fully Upgradable

The Volvo Concept Recharge heralds a new era for the brand, and maybe for the industry—one in which platforms are engineered for evolution. Lots of cars offer over-the-air software updates to keep customers engaged in, and in love with, their vehicles. But in the fast-moving automotive future, keeping a car’s technology current will require more …

Cheers to the Heineken B.O.T. Self-Driving Beer Delivery Robot

It currently is a day of the week—which one? Doesn’t matter, but kicking back at the end of it with a cold snack is surely a great way to wind down. But who wants to get up from the couch, work-from-home desk, or patio to grab their first (or second, or third … ) brewski …

Here’s How the Awesome Rivian R1T Camp Kitchen Works

When that trail-induced hunger hits, bust out the kitchen and whip up some eggs and bacon. No biggie—if you have the right setup. The Rivian R1T electric truck hides a nifty secret in its self-contained outdoor Camp Kitchen, a big deal for those who prefer to cook outside in the fresh air rather than inside …

2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale First Track Drive: A Big Argument for Big Thinking

Fiorano. The word, let alone the actual place, bursts with visions of Michael Schumacher obsessively knocking off lap after lap of Formula 1 testing; of Ferrari 288 GTO and F40 prototypes finessing the ragged edges of their track chops; of Big Ideas pressure-tested under il Commendatore‘s watchful gaze before he spirited away to the great …