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First Toyota Supra To Be Auctioned Off At Barrett-Jackson

On Monday, December 17th, 2018
Toyota Supra Yesterday brought some unofficial Toyota Supra news in that we got to see the front end of the car without any disguise whatsoever. Today, Toyota is officially announcing that the first Supra made will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ. Toyota also dropped a teaser of the Supra’s red mirror cap and red ...

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Drivers’ Notes Review

On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata The Mazda MX-5 Miata is nearly 30 years old. The current car — dubbed the ND — is in its fourth iteration and packs a number of updates for 2019, most notably a bump of 26 horsepower and 3 pound-feet over the 2018 model. The car now makes 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm while redline ...

2019 Chevy Volt Drivers’ Notes Review

On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
2019 Chevy Volt What a week. When we took delivery of this 2019 Chevy Volt just before the Thanksgiving break, we didn’t think it might just be the last time anyone on staff would get behind the wheel. Green cars are the future, and GM’s plug-in hybrid was one of the first to market roughly 10 years ago. ...

Audi E-Tron GT Sedan Teased Before L.A. Auto Show Debut

On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Audi E-Tron GT Audi said it was bringing its E-Tron GT concept car to the L.A. Auto Show, but now we have some teaser images of what is claimed to be the E-Tron GT sedan. The pictures popped up on Germany’s Bild and show Audi’s design boss Mark Lichte with the vehicle in question. It’s not exactly clear ...

2019 Toyota RAV4 First Drive Review

On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
2019 Toyota RAV4 The 2019 Toyota RAV4 replaces a vehicle that sold 400,000 units last year despite being a lame duck riding on a 13-year-old platform. It’s the best-selling vehicle in the country that’s not a pickup. Playing it safe would be expected, it would be understandable, it would be exactly what Subaru did with the Forester. And ...

Subaru Wrx Sti Diamond Edition Is The Most Powerful Ever Offered

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Subaru WRX STI The U.S. is no stranger to seeing Subaru create special-edition WRX STI models that are significantly more potent than what it sells here. Just in the last few years, we saw the W208 and the Type RA-R with over 320 horsepower, compared to the 300 in the standard American STI. That latter one particularly stung, ...

Volkswagen Is Seriously Considering A Pickup Truck For The U.S.

On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Volkswagen Pickup Truck Earlier this year, Volkswagen showed off an Atlas-based pickup truck concept called the Tanoak. At the time, the German automaker said it was only interested in gauging public interest, not announcing plans to sell a pickup truck in the U.S. Whether American customers would consider a Volkswagen with a bed remains to be seen, but ...

2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance Drivers’ Notes Review

On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
2018 BMW 740e The 2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance is the plug-in hybrid variant of BMW’s flagship sedan. Rather than using an inline-six, V8 or V12 like past 7 Series, the 740e mates a potent turbocharged inline-four with an electric motor. This test car (actually two, we drove the 740e in both Detroit and Seattle), was fairly light ...

Porsche Shows Off The New 911 Undergoing Testing

On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
2019 Porsche The long-awaited debut of the new 992 generation Porsche 911 is just weeks away, as we’ve read earlier: The 992 is expected to be presented at the Los Angeles International Auto Show at the end of this month. Porsche says European 992 sales will begin in early 2019, with other markets to follow. We’ve also ...

The Aston Martin Valkyrie Still Looks Wild

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Aston Martin Valkyrie Just a week after the McLaren Speedtail blew everyone’s minds, Aston Martin posted a few photos of its upcoming Valkyrie on Instagram seemingly to remind us it has a hypercar too. If that’s the case, well, message received. The Valkyrie looks as sci-fi as ever, especially in this wild two-tone paintjob. These pictures give us ...