Aston Martin Abandons Plans for SUV(Jul 19, 2014)Probably for the best, the whole super-luxury SUV craze seemed like a kneejerk reaction to the Lamborghini Urus concept so I don't see it being anywhere near as popular in the time it takes to put one into production.
A Final Goodbye to Bertone(Jul 14, 2014)Another famous name lost to mismanagement? Ugh, how disappointing. Especially for a company with a history like Bertone has.
Is This Wrecked Gallardo Worth $67K?(Jul 14, 2014)Oh, you would think that, but there are a lot of people who bought a Gallardo because it was a "cheap" Lambo and then realized they couldn't afford to maintain or repair it.
Clarkson and Top Gear Have Done it Again(Jul 14, 2014)How were they supposed to research this anyway? "'Ello, road commission? Anyone died in a Peugeot along this road lately? You see, we're... oh, they hung up on me."
Successfully Hack a Tesla Model S and Receive $10,000(Jul 14, 2014)A couple years ago someone managed to remotely hack the tire pressure monitors on a Lexus to make them display a false alarm, so it's entirely possible. If it emits a wireless signal, someone can find a way to access it.
Say Goodbye to the Nissan Cube?(Jul 12, 2014)It's severely goofy looking, but at least they took a chance with a weird design instead of plopping out a dull xB clone and calling it a day like most other carmakers would. I'll give them that much.
Fiat Launches New Meme Based Commercial(Jun 28, 2014)I love it when marketing people try to understand the Internet. The end result is always so embarrassing that it never fails to be funny for all the wrong reasons.
It’s Happened: First BMW M4 Crash(Jun 25, 2014)Clearly the solution is to fit every car with giant rotating saw blades in the front bumper to prevent this from happening again.
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Could Arrive Next Year(Jun 16, 2014)Seems oddly tame for a Porsche design. Even the 4-door Cayenne and the Panamera still have that "it's a Porsche" feel to their styling, this is just... kinda there.
Porsche Should Build a Cayman Safari(Jun 02, 2014)Raise it up some more and put some proper rally wheels on, then it'd look more serious. Maybe paint it white too, metallic red isn't a color that makes people think of off-road adventure.
MINI Superleggera Looks Even Hotter as a Coupe(Jun 02, 2014)If Mini goes in the direction of old-school fastbacks, I'd be all over that. Somehow I doubt that'll be the case though, and we'll just get even more weird Cooper variants.
Here's One Chevy Cobalt Story Not About Death(May 29, 2014)You can tell it's the successor to the Cavalier because they put the cup holders in the same asinine place, so trying to fit anything bigger than a soda can in them is impossible.
Genty’s 1,200-HP Supercar Comes to Life(May 29, 2014)Genty Akylone... kind of an awkward sounding name, but then again I'm not totally sure what the correct way pronounce that is. Maybe it sounds better in a French accent.
At Least One Owner Knows How to Drive a Ferrari F40(May 29, 2014)There's just no disguising that this is a street legal race car, and I think that's a big part of its appeal. It's not like modern supercars that are weighed down with luxury features in an attempt to be civilized.
Cars America Missed Out On: Fiat Coupe Turbo(May 27, 2014)For contrast, look at a GM or Toyota interior from the same time period. Just the fact that this isn't a wasteland of dull grey plastic makes it far better than most.
Even Fiat's CEO Doesn't Want Us to Buy the 500e(May 23, 2014)Also, Tesla caters the Model S directly to people who want a high-end luxury car that's different from the Mercs and BMW's you see everywhere. They're not aiming for a mass market like most hybrids or EVs are.
5 Cars That'll Make a Summer Road Trip Awesome(May 17, 2014)I learned how to drive with one of these, they were surprisingly easy to maneuver despite being the size of a small whale. You could put a half million miles on one and it'd still run like a champ if you took care of it.
UK Range Rover LEDs Being Stolen for Weed Farming(May 17, 2014)Supposedly Porsche headlights were being stolen a few years ago for the same reason, I think that was debunked and the real reason was that they were just easy to swipe and sell to shady body shops. Probably the same thing going on here.
Jeep's Five-Year Plan is Hardcore Awesome(May 07, 2014)I'm really impressed with how totally committed Fiat is to making every part of Chrysler successful again. A few years ago I thought Jeep would only be a name in some investment portfolio by now.
These Are the Cars You Should Avoid(Mar 01, 2014)Just a reminder that Consumer Reports will always recommend a Camry over anything simply because they're cheap to maintain and old people like them. That's basically their entire criteria for what makes a "good" car.
Turns Out It's Hard to Sell BMW i3s(Feb 24, 2014)Volts aren't flashy but they have a clean design. The i3 is just weird for the sake of being weird and I can understand why dealers wouldn't want to gamble on using up showroom space for them.
Fisker Production Starting Again - Now With V8s(Feb 22, 2014)Whoop-de-do, another $100k Corvette engined boutique car that everyone will forget about in a few months. Forgive my lack of enthusiasm, but would anyone even care if these weren't being built from Fisker's leftovers?
Prius Owners Are Ditching Toyotas for Teslas(Feb 13, 2014)Toyota should really put the Prius out to pasture and apply the technology to something fresh. It just looks horribly dated now compared to things like the Model S or even the Chevy Volt.
Prius Owners Are Ditching Toyotas for Teslas(Feb 13, 2014)Can't say I'm too surprised, now the people who bought a Prius because hybrids were trendy at the time can have an upscale car they can still be all smug about. The fact that the Model S really is a nice car helps too.
Nano-Decimation: Watch the World's Worst Crash Test(Feb 02, 2014)64 kph is 40 miles per hour, and at that speed the entire front half of the car just crumples like tinfoil. Something tells me an airbag isn't going to improve the survivability any, especially at any higher speeds...