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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 ...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Sedan First Drive Review

On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Gotta hand it to AMG. Though the vast majority of the carmaker’s clientele are likelier to eat glass than track their high-powered sedans, we sampled the 2019 AMG GT sedan at the epic 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas course. Once the tire smoke subsided, we decided the GT is a potent, if slightly less track-worthy ...

Hyundai Tucson N Due In Two Years With ‘At Least 340 Hp’

On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Hyundai Tucson N Almost one year ago, Auto Express quoted Hyundai’s global head of sales as saying that a Tucson N “is under development, and other models will come after that.” The same publication says it can confirm the Tucson N will appear within two years, bringing an N-tuned powertrain with it that corrals 340 horsepower. AE says ...

Porsche Taycan Owners Will Get 3 Years Of Free Charging

On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
2019 Porsche Taycan One of the perks of owning a Tesla is access to the Supercharger network of fast chargers, and especially the early offer of free charging there with certain models. So it’s not entirely surprising that Porsche will provide a similar program to buyers of the Porsche Taycan electric sports sedan. For the first three years ...

Novitec Shows Off Its Version Of The Ferrari 812 Superfast

On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Ferrari 812 Superfast It’s hard to imagine improving upon the unbelievable Ferrari 812 Superfast, but Novitec now offers a way to do just that. Performance upgrades to the 789 horsepower 6.5-liter V12 are scheduled to come later, but there’s no shortage of things you can tack on now. To begin, Novitec developed an aero package using carbon fiber. ...


Redesigned Toyota Highlander Looks Like A Big Rav4

On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
The Detroit Auto Show was full of three-row crossover news with the Ford Explorer, Kia Telluride and Cadillac XT6 all making their debuts. But the news isn’t over yet as one of our spy photographers caught the next-generation Toyota Highlander out testing. The crossover is carefully camouflaged with copious amounts of cardboard, but we can ...


The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Zr1 Feels Like A Rocket Assembled By The Lowest Bidder

On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
2019 Chevrolet Corvette Zr1 Lately in the world of fast Chevrolets, it’s the long-awaited but still mysterious mid-engine Corvette that’s captured everyone’s attention. While there’s still a ton we don’t know, it’s slated to be the true exotic-killer the ‘Vette was always meant to be. But where does that leave the current king of front-engine Corvettes—the supercharged, 755 horsepower ...