Lotus’ first EV restomod due in 2023, Bowler’s Defender dons 35s, goodbye Express van

Lotus’ first factory-built electric restomod arrives in 2023 Intake: Lotus isn’t just looking to the future with its electrification ambitions; the British sports car maker has its eye on its storied past. According to Simon Lane, head of Lotus Advanced Performance, his new division is going through the archives and may bring never-before-seen designs to life […] The post Lotus’ first EV restomod due in 2023, Bowler’s Defender dons 35s, goodbye...

The longest-running cars and trucks

Remaining in production for more than 40 years, these are the vehicles with real staying power

A $1,000 Monthly Car Payment Is Becoming Increasingly Normal

There’s another exciting new metric for how expensive cars are getting, Tesla’s global factory logjams are catching up with it and Renault and Nissan need to leave each other already. All that and more in this Friday edition of The Morning Shift for July 1, 2022.

Hyundai Ioniq 6 Wants to Take on Tesla Model 3

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is on the way to battle the Tesla Model 3 in 2023. Here's what it promises, along with an avant-garde design.

2022 Hyundai Kona N Is the Hot Hatch of the Future

The hopped-up Hyundai proves that small crossovers need not be pedestrian.

The 2022 Yamaha XSR900 Proves Motorcycles Still Win on Smiles Per Dollar

Nothing makes a noise quite like the yowling intakes of the 890-cc Yamaha CP3. With the throttle wide open, the wail of air being inhaled and detonated by this three-cylinder engine is hypnotic. Almost addictive. Imagine, as its closest analog, half a caterwauling Porsche 911 GT3. But the mighty GT3's engine signs off at 9,000 rpm, and all that rowdiness is stuffed on the other side of a beefy firewall, several feet behind you. At 9,000 rpm,...

Cadillac Lyriq: All You Need to Know

Fascinating Evolution of the American RV

Highlights from the last 100 years of this popular pastime. The post Fascinating Evolution of the American RV appeared first on

1995 Mazda Miata with a Modded LS1 Transplant Is Today's Bring a Trailer Auction Pick

What happens when you swap a tiny car's stock four-pot for a built Chevy small-block? Rowdy sounds and wheelspin.

How to Save Money at the Gas Pump

CR offers ways to pay less for fuelBy Benjamin PrestonAt $4.82 for a gallon, the national average price for regular gasoline has climbed $1.70 per gallon from a year ago, according to AAA. Prices...

Make this summer one to remember by winning a 2022 McLaren GT

Enter this sweepstakes today and get 50 bonus entries by using the code AUTOBLOG50 at checkout. Let's not bury the lede: you have a chance to win a 2022 McLaren GT. That would instantly improve almost anyone's garage game tenfold. All you have to do is enter here. Win a 2022 McLaren GT - Enter at Omaze Here are the specs for the McLaren GT, accordi...

The coolest cars of the 1970s

Back in the 1970s, the auto industry was under siege. However, even oil crises and financial meltdowns couldn’t hold back some fantastic cars.

5 British roadsters holding steady in a volatile market

With all that’s going on in the collector market these days, good-old-fashioned British sports cars are often overlooked. Mainstream models from MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey offer that rare mix of gorgeous-yet-unpretentious styling and a fun-focused, minimalist mindset that’s missing from most cars built since 1980. They’re also highly rewarding choices for any enthusiast who cares […] The post 5 British roadsters holding steady in a volatile...

Should You Buy or Lease an Electric Car?

Electric cars and SUVs are growing in popularity. Automakers are rolling out new models at a rapid clip, while drivers are looking for alternatives to skyrocketing gas prices. A key decision you'll have to make when getting an electric vehicle (EV) is whether it's a better idea to lease it or buy it. Every car shopper faces the leasing versus buying decision, but it's a bit more complicated for electric vehicles. Both approaches have pros and...

Rare Apollo GT Gets The Attention It Deserves At Jay Leno's Garage

Regarded as the American Ferrari, this example is one of the few units that still live to this day.

A hidden BMW 507 is coming to market for the first time since 1979

BMW’s glamorous 507 was a glorious commercial flop. A V-8 roadster poised to win the hearts and minds of U.S. buyers away from the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, just 252 units were built between 1956 and 1960. It certainly hasn’t harmed their value in modern times though, with concours examples cresting the $2.4M million mark. 507s belonging […] The post A hidden BMW 507 is coming to market for the first time since 1979 appeared first on Hagerty Media.

See Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler 392 Go Rock Crawling In Moab

The Jeep Wrangler 392 has 240 more horsepower than the Ford Bronco.

This Accessorized Ducati Streetfighter V4 S Will Make You Deaf, Broke and Very Happy

This kitted-out Streetfighter is an expensive and awesome exercise in two-wheeled excess.

American Mini buyers are being sent giant jigsaw puzzles

With waiting times for new cars longer than ever, Mini is sending American customers life-sized jigsaw puzzles to help pass the time. The post American Mini buyers are being sent giant jigsaw puzzles appeared first on Motoring Research.

Can An Audi R8 V10 Beat An Audi Quattro Rally Car In A Drag Race?

This rally car was used to develop Porsche's PDK transmission.

The Kia EV6 Can Charge Other Electric Cars

With its vehicle-to-load capability, the EV6 can play the role of a small generator for backup power.

The BMW i3 Is Officially Out of Production, and I'm Sad

The 250,000th i3 was built just days before production ended.

Check Out Ducati Electric Race Bike Prototype Ripping around Vallelunga

Ducati will be the sole supplier of electric race bikes in next year’s FIM MotoE World Cup.

The Subaru Baja: "The World's First Multiple Choice Vehicle"

Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Crossovers — No Plugs Required

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Highest-Quality New Vehicles in America

Buick, Genesis rank highest in initial quality in J.D. Power study. The post Highest-Quality New Vehicles in America appeared first on

Tesla Vehicle Deliveries Down as COVID Hurts Production

Deliveries drop by 18% from the previous quarter.

Electric Cars: Commercial And Private Sales Are Even In Europe

54 percent of vehicles in Europe are registered for businesses. But when it comes to EVs, it's an even split with private owners.

Audi timing belt tensioner prompts Utah bomb squad visit

An aftermarket timing belt tensioner found in a Salt Lake City apartment prompted a visit from the bomb squad this week after it was mistaken for a potential explosive device. Police partially evacuated the apartment complex in which it was found "out of an abundance of caution" and called in their Hazardous Devices Unit (HDU) to isolate and remove...

How to Choose a Fuel-Efficient New Car

Get maximum fuel economy, no matter what type of vehicle you plan to buyBy Jeff S. BartlettSafety, fuel economy, and reliability are always on the list of car buyers’ top concerns. But with regul...

Soak Up the Sun: Hot Convertibles of 2022

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Cadillac's Manual Blackwings Prove Popular

The take rate for the manual on the CT4-V Blackwing is around 40 percent, and that figure rises to 50 percent for the CT5-V Blackwing.

Talking Cars 366: What Is an American Car?

It's a complicated answer in today's global manufacturing environmentBy Mike QuincyMain theme: We tackle a tough question: What does it mean for a car to be considered “American?" Does it have to...

Is It Better To Repair Or Replace Your Aging Vehicle in This Car Market?

Welcome back to “Ask Car Buying!” Where you send us your questions on how to navigate this tricky market and we do our best to help. This week we are discussing the age-old conundrum of whether or not to fix or replace a ride that is becoming expensive to maintain.

Can The New Acura Integra Beat The Civic Si In A Drag Race?

Both the Integra and Civic Si use the same powertrain making this a very close comparison.

2023 Mercedes-AMG C 43 Borrows F1 Tech to Push Out up to 415 HP

It goes from the previous C 43’s V6 to a turbo/hybrid four and can hit 60 mph 4.6 seconds.

Volvo to create 3,300 jobs at $1.25 billion EV plant in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Swedish luxury vehicle maker Volvo Cars plans to build a new European plant in eastern Slovakia, the country’s economy minister said Friday. Volvo’s third European plant will be located in Kosice, Slovakia’s second-largest city, Economy Minister Richard Sulik said. Volvo will receive about 20% of the 1.2 billion euros ($1.25 ...

More Than 12% of New Car Payments Top $1000 a Month

Blame inflation and supply-chain issues, but U.S. buyers are increasingly willing to take on long loan terms and high monthly payments to get their hands on a new vehicle.

The Cheapest Muscle Cars in 2022

10 Tips to Get the Most out of a Tank of Gas

Rising gas prices highlight the need to squeeze every mile out of a gallon of gasBy Jeff S. BartlettRussia’s aggression against Ukraine has rocked the petroleum market, and Americans have seen th...

How MPGe Works For Electric Cars

The metric is new to most, but it doesn't have to be as confusing as it sounds.

Keep your dog secure in the car with the leading dog car harnesses

Dogs can become nervous and stressed when riding in the car. Keep Fido safe and secure with a top-quality dog car harness for your vehicle. We all adore our furry four-legged friends, and when riding in a car it’s important to keep them secured in place. Dogs, like people, must take precautionary measures to stay protected in the event of an accide...

Hot Subaru History in the United States

From the original Legacy, to the latest WRX, we examine the greatest fast Subaru models ever made

Nine stunning classics at the Artcurial Le Mans Classic auction

With the Goodwood Festival of Speed now in the rear-view mirror, the historic racing calendar turns to the Le Mans Classic this weekend. And, like Goodwood, there’s an auction full of delectable cars happening in conjunction with the event. Artcurial’s 137-car sale on July 2nd includes historic racers, sports cars, GTs, modern collectibles and quite... The post Nine stunning classics at the Artcurial Le Mans Classic auction appeared first on...

Magna LitGate Turns a Car's Body Into Lighting

Molded into the tailgate is embedded lighting tech that could roll out in a couple of years.

Here's the Next Toyota Tacoma Testing In Heavy Camo

In a new video, the new Tacoma was caught testing in the wild.

Watch a Driver Smash a Utility Pole While Avoiding a T-Bone Crash

A neighborhood accident can be extremely disruptive and extremely dangerous. Local Southern California news outlets report that a crash in a San Pedro neighborhood nearly became a multi-vehicle accident after a driver hit an electric pole and fled the scene.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Is Now Only Offered as a PHEV

The Trailhawk was previously available with V6 and V8 engine options.

Tested: 2022 Hyundai Kona N vs. Cherohala Skyway

Shaking down Hyundai's pint-sized performance SUV on a sinewy two-lane in Appalachia.

The Newest Version of Cadillac’s Super Cruise Is Actually Great

Hands-free driving assistance without the stress.