Sunday 16 June, 2019
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Category Archives: Autos
VW Beetle Truck

You may recall seeing this strange creation on a couple of months ago. We spoke to Mark Smith at Smyth Performance back in March when photos of an in-progress ute build for a new VW Beetle cropped up on the company’s social media...

By Howard Johnson on Jun 13th, 2019
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is all new, entering its fourth generation for the 2019 model year. But this midsize crossover SUV has a tough act to follow. The third-generation Santa Fe (which is actually still on sale as the three-row Santa Fe XL)...

By Howard Johnson on Jun 10th, 2019
2019 GMC Syclone

The original GMC Syclone from 1991 was a 280-horsepower (remember this was 1991) all-wheel-drive compact truck that would reach 60 miles per hour from a standstill in only 4.3 seconds. But the GMC Syclone was history after only 2,995 units...

By Steve Weichel on May 23rd, 2019
Bentley Bentayga Bengala

Bentley has dropped images of a new breed of the Bentayga today – and it isn’t what we’d expect from the luxury carmaker. Partnering with Bengala Automotive Design SL, a Spanish design house that specializes in exclusive design...

By Steve Weichel on May 20th, 2019
2020 Lincoln Corsair

The 2020 Lincoln Corsair is the luxury brand’s new compact crossover, replacing the MKC at the base of Lincoln’s crossover lineup. The new Corsair brings with it styling and technology shared with Lincoln’s larger Aviator...

By Steve Weichel on May 6th, 2019

Tesla said it is investigating a video on Chinese social media that appears to show one of its vehicles bursting into flames in Shanghai. In a statement, the carmaker said it had sent a team to investigate the matter, and that there were no...

By Howard Johnson on Apr 22nd, 2019
2020 Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is an electric SUV with available all-wheel drive and a maximum driving range of 300 miles per charge. The price starts at $39,000 for the base model with 230 miles of range. Set to arrive in late 2020, Tesla’s newest model...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 17th, 2019
1000th Grand Prix

With some effort, Formula 1 celebrates its 1000th Grand Prix in Shanghai. There is little passion for racing in the Chinese metropolis, but Lewis Hamilton and Co. are still looking back. Between Silverstone and Shanghai are over 9000 kilometers...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 13th, 2019
2019 BMW 8 Interiors

As we were slacking off and messing around on BMW’s online configurator for the 8-series coupe, something caught our eye. In a sea of fairly boring, dark interiors, a new two-tone interior color scheme had appeared in the list of fancier...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 2nd, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride

Remember the Kia Borrego, the homely, body-on-frame, three-row SUV that launched for 2009 and into a recession, soaring fuel prices, and a market shift to car-based crossovers? That ill-fated SUV met its demise after only 22,663 were sold....

By Howard Johnson on Mar 30th, 2019