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Karma Pininfarina GT Is Exactly What Its Name Says It Is

On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Karma Pininfarina GT The Karma Pininfarina GT can pretty much be explained by breaking down its name. For starters, it’s from Karma Automotive, a U.S.-based automaker that takes its name from the car it purchased from now-defunct Fisker Automotive. Like the Fisker Karma as it was previously known, the now-christened Karma Revero is a plug-in hybrid four-seat sedan ...


2018 Kia Stinger GT Long-Term Review

On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
2018 Kia Stinger GT A few months back, I wrote about the hatch in our long-term 2018 Kia Stinger GT. The sizable cargo area is one of our favorite things about the sportback. It’s big enough to fit a full set of wheels and tires or the 55-inch TV I bought around Christmas. While those may showcase the car’s ...

2019 Lamborghini Urus Track Drive Review

On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
2019 Lamborghini Urus The Lamborghini Urus is a strange beast. It’s generally shaped like a modern Lamborghini, a thick wedge with knife-edged angles, but its four-door form brings a practicality that no previous Lamborghini could match. Not even the iconic LM002, a thinly veneered military vehicle more similar to the classic Steyr-Daimler-Puch Geländewagen than the Urus, which is ...

Gordon Murray’s Reborn F1 Will Reportedly Have A V12 And A Manual

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
The McLaren P1 The McLaren P1 is not a McLaren F1 successor. The Senna is not an F1 successor. Neither is the Lamborghini Centenario, or LaFerrari, or the Bugatti Divo, or the Brabham BT62, or the Aston Martin Valkyrie, or the Koenigsegg Jesko. According to Gordon Murray, an F1 successor does not exist. So he’s going to build ...

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus First Drive Review

On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
2019 Nissan Leaf Plus The 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus is one of those “ask and you shall receive” situations. The company has lagged behind in the range discussion for too long — the redesigned 2018 Leaf has only a 150-mile range, after all. This is plenty for some people, but the competition offers more. Nissan heard the cries, and ...

Honda Civic Hatchback Next-Gen Production May Come To North America

On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Honda Civic hatchback Honda just announced this week that it will be closing its Civic hatchback factory in Swindon in the U.K. Besides meaning the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, the plant closure left us wondering what the future is for the Honda Civic hatchback, particularly the Type R, both of which are produced there for global markets ...

2018 Kia Stinger GT Long-Term Update

On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
2018 Kia Stinger GT I look forward to the Detroit Auto Show almost every year. I moved out west, so traveling back for the show offers me a chance to visit the place I grew up, to see what some automakers are bringing to the roads in the upcoming year and to drive some of the long-termers that call ...

AAA Research Finds Icy Temperatures Cut Ev Range Nearly In Half

On Monday, February 11th, 2019
Tesla-Model-S As freezing temperatures plague much of the country, electric vehicle owners may experience a decrease in driving range, compounded by the use of the vehicle’s interior climate control. New research from AAA reveals that when the mercury dips to 20°F and the HVAC system is used to heat the inside of the vehicle, the average ...

Alfa Romeo Takes Over Naming Of Sauber F1 Team

On Monday, February 4th, 2019
Alfa Romeo Italian car brand Alfa Romeo will be the only name on its Formula One team partnership with Switzerland-based Sauber this season. The rebranding means 2007 F1 champion Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will be driving for Alfa Romeo Racing in 2019. The team was called Alfa Romeo Sauber when it finished eighth in the constructors’ ...