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2018 Audi Q5 Drivers’ Notes Review

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
2018 Audi Q5 It’s been a few years since we’ve been behind the wheel of the 2018 Audi SQ5. The car made its debut back in 2016, slotting right into the middle of Audi’s ever-expanding crossover lineup. Direct competitors include the BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and Lexus RX. Even though the second-generation model is only a couple of ...

Mclaren 720s Spider Debuts With New Roof, Colors, Glass Flying Buttresses

On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Mclaren 720s Spider McLaren Automotive’s special gift to attendees at the company’s Winter Ball was the reveal of the 720S Spider. Coming about 18 months after the launch of the 720S Coupe, McLaren has made a few specific changes compared to the hardtop, like frameless doors and new rear spoiler programming, along with wide improvements over the last ...


2019 Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered First Drive Review

On Monday, November 26th, 2018
2019 Volvo S60 To help set off the introduction of the Volvo S60 – the last piece of Volvo’s top-to-bottom revamp of its lineup — is a special, limited-edition S60 Polestar Engineered. It’s not a full Polestar model; it’s analogous to the relationship between AMG Line and full AMG models. But it does bring a wealthy of upgrades ...

2019 Mazda Cx-5 Signature Debuts With Turbo Engine

On Monday, November 12th, 2018
2019 Mazda Cx-5 Mazda has confirmed key information about the CX-5 we learned last month from a leaked product bulletin. The Mazda CX-5 will indeed get a new top-of-the-line Signature trim, as well as a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature debuted today at the Seattle auto show, packing the turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic found ...

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 ...

2020 Kia Forte Gt Debuts At Sema With 201 Hp

On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
2020 Kia Forte Gt Kia is going all out at SEMA this year, debuting the Forte GT and four off-road Telluride concepts. The automaker is also showing off custom versions of the standard Forte, K900, Stinger, and Stinger GT. The 2020 Kia Forte GT delivers 201 hp from a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. That’s up from the 147 hp ...


Toyota And Softbank Partner On New Mobility Services

On Monday, October 8th, 2018
E-palette Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corp. have agreed to form a strategic partnership to facilitate the creation of new mobility services, and plan to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation (“MONET”), before the end of the 2018 fiscal year (April 2019). The objective of MONET is to help realize a safer and more ...

BMW Vision iNEXT Unveiled; Previews Ev For 2021

On Monday, September 17th, 2018
BMW-Vision-Next 1 At the BMW AG Annual General Meeting in May 2018, Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management at the BMW Group, described iNext as follows: “The BMW iNEXT project will provide our building blocks for the future, from which the entire company and all of its brands are set to benefit.” The BMW Vision ...