The Ram 1500 is MotorTrend’s 2019 Truck of the Year. Recognized for its achievements in all categories, such as safety, performance, stylish functionality, value …
In this full episode of Truckin Week to Wicked, we took a bone stock 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Z-71 6.2L and transformed it over the course of one week.
After BMW introduced the wonderful, 365-hp M2 coupe, the German automaker built something even better for 2019—the 405-hp M2 Competition. That involved adding all sorts of parts from the M3 and M4, including the M3’s engine. And yet, despite the M2 Competition feeling more at home on the track than ever before, it also remained comfortable
Following the successful launch of the third new Porsche 911 developed during his 18-year stint as product director of the iconic sports car, “Mr. 911” August Achleitner is transitioning to retirement. The Austrian-born mechanical engineer who started at Porsche in the chassis development department in 1983 will spend the first quarter of 2019 attending media
Watch the full episode exclusively with MotorTrend Premium! https://bit.ly/2ClzNWO On this Preview of Throttle Out Episode 5, we’re not going to let winter win.
Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday it would recall 1.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles in North America to replace defective Takata airbags on the driver’s side. The company said it was aware of one injury linked to the defect, which may have caused the airbag to rupture when it was deployed in a crash. Of the 23 total
At the Geneva motor show, Mazda unveiled a new compact crossover called the CX-30, further expanding its global SUV lineup. The new model slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, and while you might not think there’s much room there for a new product, Mazda is confident there’s enough demand to add another small crossover. To
Then there’s Instagram’s stigegyptiancousin, who suggests that Grand Theft Auto Online should add this car to the game. But why limit appreciation of the Bugatti to a game? daltoonnnn on Instagram described the one-off as the “most expensive hot wheel I’ve seen.” Not all responses were as straightforward. The Bugatti La Voiture Noir (it’s a one-off)pic.twitter.com/H8G519OyfD
Quick Stats: Thomas Miles, comic/host The Steve Harvey Morning Show and OWN’s Ready to Love Daily Driver: 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost (Thomas’ rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars: See below Favorite road trip: Pacific Coast Highway Car he learned to drive in: 1980 Cadillac Coupe DeVille First car bought: Acura Legend
Lamborghini has introduced the sexy new Aventador SVJ roadster at the 2019 Geneva motor show. The SVJ of course stands for “SuperVeloce Jota,” a moniker bestowed upon Lambo’s superfast track models of distinction, like the Aventador SVJ coupe that currently holds the Nürburgring production-car lap record of 6:44.97. (It’s since been topped by one kinda,
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Staff photographer Robin Trajano and I have agreed to swap long-term cars. From here on out, Robin will drive the BMW X3 M40i and I will oversee the BMW X2. Robin wanted more size, power and aggressive noise, and I wanted a smaller footprint, quieter exhaust and better fuel economy. Horse-trading sorted, my first order
Yesterday, Tesla announced that it would finally begin taking orders for the long-awaited $35,000 (well, $36,200 with destination) version of the Model 3. Today, in a move that feels very intentional, Nissan announced pricing for the long-range Leaf Plus. While the regular Leaf gets a 40-kilowatt-hour battery and a 150-mile range, the Leaf Plus gives you a 62-kWh battery
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Elon Musk has bottled some lightning, and so far nobody’s successfully reverse-engineered his formula—the precise “it factor”—that earned Tesla 80 percent of the (admittedly still tiny) market for fully electric passenger vehicles in the U.S. in 2018. Legacy and startup manufacturers alike are trying their gol-dangdest, though, and upstart Sino-Scandinavian brand Polestar appears to be
Although voice command systems have become more capable over the years, there is still plenty of room for improvement. The BMW iNext electric vehicle will feature an improved voice control system with expanded gesture control capabilities and gaze recognition technology. Dubbed BMW Natural Interaction, the system also allows drivers to point to a building and
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Where, pray tell, is the biggest-selling affordable EV of them all, the Nissan Leaf? When its second-generation version was introduced two years ago in Japan, the Bolt’s then-staggering 238 number had already been announced. Needless to say, that cast a pall over the Tokyo proceedings as Nissan struggled to justify the new Leaf’s 150-mile range.
When Hyundai announced that it would build an electric version of its Kona subcompact crossover, we had a feeling it would be a hit. It offers an impressive 258 miles of range, a relatively affordable $37,495 MSRP, and better-than-expected driving dynamics. But as it turns out, the Kona EV ended up being even more popular than
He gives his Model X a perfect 10. “It’s hands down the best vehicle I’ve ever had. The interesting thing is I’ve never experienced power like that in a vehicle before. I’ll be on the highway at full speed, and you have to be careful—if you just touch the accelerator, it will whip your neck