Hurricane, Elongation Impact Jeep Wagoneer Models

Jeep Wagoneer Carbide

One year removed from its reintroduction, the Jeep Wagoneer and upscale Jeep Grand Wagoneer are ready for important changes. Two, in fact. The first change brings in stretched wheelbase “L” variants. The second change welcomes the all-new Stellantis inline-six-cylinder engine. Combined, Jeep seeks an edge in a niche, but a … Read more

Coming to America: Ford Ranger Raptor!

Ford Ranger Raptor

Rumors that the Ford Ranger Raptor would arrive stateside have percolated for months. Yesterday, the news boiled over when CEO Jim Farley confirmed that it would, by tweeting the same. The next-generation Ranger along with the Ranger Raptor will go on sale in 2023, with American and Canadian customers in … Read more

Behold! Ford Bronco Raptor Uncovered!

Ford Bronco Raptor

The long-awaited Ford Bronco Raptor was officially unveiled today, the range-topping model for this off-road SUV. The Raptor features an additional 4.8 inches of ground clearance, an 8.6-inch wider track, and an upgraded four-wheel-drive system. Powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, the Bronco … Read more

Stout Driver: Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing

Cadillac CT4 V-Series Blackwing

The Blackwing gives the Cadillac CT4 luxury performance cred. Cadillac recently massaged its performance offerings in a not-so-insignificant way. The V-Sport line is gone with the existing and previous range-topping V-Series taking its place. At the top of this performance matrix is the Blackwing, this marque’s answer to Mercedes-AMG, BMW … Read more

Lexus LX 600 Elevates the Toyota Land Cruiser

Lexus LX 600

The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most renowned sport utility vehicles in the world. Launched in 1951, this SUV was Toyota’s answer to the Land Rover. Through the years, the Land Cruiser is a proven favorite on safari and when traversing the Outback. Its reliability and durability make … Read more

In Photos: 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor!

Raptor rapture returns in the form of this latest-generation performance pickup truck. The range-topping Raptor is back, an all-new model based on the current generation Ford F-150. This week, Ford introduced its capstone model, set for an early summer debut as a 2021 model. While some of the engine details … Read more

Cadillac V-Series Blackwing Preview!

All-new range-topping CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing models set to debut for 2022. If you’re a performance car fan, take note of what Cadillac has in store for its two remaining sedans beginning in 2022. Specifically, both the CT4-V and CT5-V will gain Blackwing editions, the latest nomenclature for the marque’s … Read more

SUV Performance! BMW X6 M Competition

BMW’s formidable line of SUVs is comprised of seven models sequentially named from X1 to X7. This German marque leaves no holes in its lineup, ensuring that there is a luxury utility vehicle for every shopper. But BMW doesn’t stop there. Indeed, recognizing that many of its customers transitioned from … Read more

At a Glance: 2019 Kia K900

The Kia K900 is one of the most improbable and unlikely models from a mainstream manufacturer. Introduced in 2015, the K900 immediately gave Kia an entry in the niche full-size luxury sedan segment. That segment is occupied by the likes of the BMW 7 Series, Lexus LS, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Jaguar … Read more

On the Road With a 2018 Genesis G80

Luxury meets value with the Genesis G80 Hyundai launched the Genesis luxury brand launched in 2016 with plans to steadily expand it to six models. Carved out of Hyundai, this marque is comprised of G70 (compact), G80 (midsize) and G90 (full-size) sedans. Two SUVs will soon follow; a third model … Read more

Generation Five: 2018 Lexus LS

Flagship LS sedan begins its fifth generation. When Lexus launched in 1990, the automaker brought to the market two sedans targeting America’s luxury makes — the full-size LS and the midsize ES. The LS served as the flagship model, bringing its own V8 power and rear-wheel drive to the segment, … Read more

New Twin Turbo Engines Power 2017 BMW 2-Series

BMW supplies the 2-Series with a pair of more powerful, yet efficient engines. For 2017, BMW is providing its entry-level 2-series line of coupes and convertibles with more power thanks to a pair of new twin turbo engines. As a result, new sub-models will debut with the M240i replacing the … Read more

How to Order a 2017 Ford GT Supercar

Ford GT ordering has begun and we’ll tell you how to snag one of these beauties! Ford’s all-new GT super car is ready for ordering. To that end, the automaker has established a dedicated website at FordGT.com to process applications, with only 500 units available for the first two years … Read more

Cadillac CTS Vsport: Twin Turbo Performance

Automotive analysts drive me nuts! Well, not all — after all, I am an analyst myself. What infuriates me is when any purported expert or analyst takes data and uses that to argue a point, a baseless one in particular. For example, some people are pointing to Cadillac’s current sales … Read more

Godzilla Untamed: 2015 Nissan GT-R

Every once in a while I hit the Mother Lode with my weekly drivers. That bonanza comes chiefly in the form of a sports car, a prized model that turns heads and snaps necks. A BMW M6, Porsche Cayman, Porsche 911 4S, Corvette Stingray and a Jaguar F-TYPE have each … Read more

Cadillac Unveils New Power Dense V-6 Engine

The 2016 Cadillac CT6 ushers in a new era for GM’s preeminent marque, a full-size sedan outfitted with leading-edge technologies. The new model debuts in New York at month’s end, a five-passenger vehicle set to take on Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. In the chronology of Cadillac brand history, an 8.2-liter … Read more

Mini Cooper S: Oh, Yes!

Small car…big fun! A Mini Cooper S will all the trimmings. Ah, Mini! You stole my heart and in more than one way. Your iconic, good looks are what caught my eyes and, yes, I managed to put up with the decaling found on the side mirrors, along the doors … Read more

Track Star: Cadillac ATS-V.R Race Car

Cadillac Racing releases its latest model. Last week, in advance of the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors released fresh information about the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe. The 450-horsepower compact luxury cruiser reflects the latest in performance models and will be outfitted with a sport-tuned suspension, Recaro performance seats, … Read more

Porsche Cayenne: Generation Next

The original Porsche Cayenne changed the way that we look at Porsche as well as at sport-utility vehicles in general. Where Jeep and Land Rover paved the way for the earliest off-road vehicles, Porsche came to the party late, but with its guns a-blazing. Porsche’s First Sport Utility Vehicle The … Read more

At a Glance: 2.7-Liter Ford EcoBoost Engine

New EcoBoost engine makes the power grade. The 2015 model year will bring yet another new engine to the Ford product line, a 2.7-liter V-6. That engine follows four-cylinder engines displacing at 1.5- and 2.3-liters, being utilized in the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKC respectively, as well as in other … Read more

2013 BMW M6 Coupe: Sweet!

It is true that if you buy most any BMW product, you will enjoy the driving experience. It is also true that if you opt for one of several M-designated models, you will find yourself taking that experience to a whole ‘nuther level. And that is the experience this writer … Read more