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TEST: BMW 320d Steptronic vs. Mercedes-Benz C220d 9G-tronic

What drama will unfold as a new protagonist from House Munich takes on the lead knight from House Stuttgart? A slightly dramatic intro to this comparative test but, considering the long-standing rivalry between these two leading German brands and the significance each manufacturer places on this segment, you might well imagine a medieval-style duel between the best knights of...

Audi Q7 refreshed! Facelift brings updated styling, engines, cabin…

Audi has whipped the covers off its facelifted Q7, handed the large SUV updated exterior styling, mild-hybrid technology and the latest dual-touchscreen arrangement in the cabin. Clearly drawing some styling inspiration from its new Q8 sibling, the updated SUV employs a singleframe grille with six upright slats. The redesigned headlamps, meanwhile, are optionally offered in HD ...

2019 Ford Ranger VelociRaptor by Hennessey

A product that Ford should have given us long back Hennessey has been ripping up cars and trucks and turning them into something even more monstrous for quite some time now. We recently saw the tuner’s Jeep creation in the form of the Gladiator Maximus with the Hellcat engine and 1,000 horses that came with it....

Audi Sport’s Latest Idea For The R8 Is Phenomenal

It doesn’t get much better than this. First thing’s first, the bad news: the Audi R8’s long-term future is looking bleak. Chances are, the current second generation V10-powered supercar will be not be replaced at the end of its lifecycle with an all-new R8. Instead, Audi Sport’s halo model is said to become an all-electric supercar...

Listen To The First Aftermarket Exhaust For The Jeep Gladiator

But does it sound good enough? Jeep isn’t having any trouble selling its new Gladiator truck. As dealers struggle to keep the new model in stock, customers are spending over $56,000 on average and some have even paid over sticker price to get one. A diesel-powered Gladiator is on the way but for now, all versions of the...

BMW’s 600HP Hybrid Vision M Next Coupe Is The Future Of Driving

Looking toward the future will keep you ahead of the game, and that’s exactly what BMW is doing with their latest electric vehicle design. The BMW Vision M Next Concept is an electrified coupe that gives us a taste of what the iconic car company has in store for the journey ahead. Although the Vision M Next...

Surveillance Video of Tesla Exploding in Shanghai Parking Lot Goes Viral

Tesla is adamant that its cars are significantly less likely to catch fire than your average car, as Reuters reports, but that still hasn’t kept a surveillance video from spreading worldwide, showing a Tesla Model S bursting into flame and all but disappearing, Spinal Tap-style, in a parking garage reportedly in Shanghai. That location is a funny one, as Tesla is...

Volkswagen Golf 8 R to be unveiled in 2020 (with 245 kW)?

There has been plenty of speculation regarding the yet-to-be-revealed Volkswagen Golf 8 range, as well as official confirmation its unveiling has been delayed. The latest report out of Germany, however, suggests the flagship Golf R will be uncovered late in 2020 boasting around 245 kW. According to AutoBild, the postponement of the launch of the standard new Golf range means...

Here’s Another Clue The Toyota Tundra’s Redesign Is Coming Soon

Time to save production costs? The Toyota Tundra is about to enter its 13th model year. That’s right. The second generation Tundra full-size pickup truck launched for 2007. It was refreshed for 2014 but its basic bones, including the engines, haven’t changed. Recent reports have suggested a major redesign is coming fairly soon, but not for...

Mini Dealership Sues BMW Because It Had No Choice

Closures, a lawsuit, and lots of frustration. Mini is not in the best shape in North America these days. Despite the quality vehicles, prices are high and Americans have been gravitating towards crossovers. Mini only offers one, the Countryman. On top of that, new small car sales have been declining in the US, which is obviously bad news for Mini....

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