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Later this week, Kia plans to introduce the newest addition to its lineup: the Proceed. The Korean automaker says the Proceed “merges stunning design with the space and versatility of a tourer in a five-door shooting brake body.” Based on these spy shots, we’ll just call it good-looking. If the Proceed looks familiar, that’s because it’s
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Quick Stats: Jerry Cantrell, Alice in Chains’ founder/lead guitarist/singer-songwriter, co-lead vocalist Daily Driver: 2016 Range Rover (Jerry’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars: See below Favorite road trip: Tacoma to Alaska Car he learned to drive in: 1976 Volkswagen Super Beetle First car bought: Early 1990s Ford Explorer After the
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Harley-Davidson and Tuscany Motor Company rolled out a Harley-Davidson Concept Custom 2019 Ford F-150 for the motorcycle marque’s 115th Anniversary Celebration this weekend in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Harley styling crew and Ford-authorized specialty vehicle manufacturer Tuscany Motor Company co-designed the new concept pickup, which takes its styling cues from Harley’s most popular and iconic ride—the
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Mercedes is revealing the first vehicle from its EQ electric sub-brand, an all-wheel drive electric crossover called the EQC, on September 4. Earlier this week, the automaker teased the vehicle’s rear end and headlights, but now we get an even better look at the front end as the video tease continues. !function(e,n,t){var o,c=e.getElementsByTagName(n)[0];e.getElementById(t)||(o=e.createElement(n),o.id=t,o.src=”http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.2″,c.parentNode.insertBefore(o,c))}(document,”script”,”facebook-jssdk”); Unlike the
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BMW revealed the 8 Series coupe body style earlier this summer, and now it’s beginning to tease its next variant of the flagship two-door: the 8 Series convertible. While hot weather testing in Las Vegas and Death Valley, BMW snapped its own spy shots of a camouflaged 8 Series drop-top. Like many other automakers, BMW
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Take a look at BMW’s Z series, which stretches all the way back to 1989 with the Z1, and you’ll see a few common design themes across the entire lineup. But you’ll see a more obvious design lineage when you look at just the Z3 and last two Z4s. The 2019 BMW Z4 diverges slightly
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In celebration of National Dog Day (or International Dog Appreciation Day if you live outside the U.S.) on August 26, Land Rover has announced a line of pet accessories built especially for its vehicles. Land Rover has grouped these accessories into packs, which will be available this winter. The Pet Load Space Protection pack includes a spill-resistant water
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When you think of a car cruise, you think of hot rods, muscle cars, and a few vintage oddballs. You don’t think trucks, but then you don’t know the Dream Cruise. We spotted nearly as many trucks rolling down Woodward this year as cars, and we’ve picked out 13 of the most interesting examples. More
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The 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise is a celebration of automotive diversity, and we were there to cover it in person, from hearses and emergency vehicles to Broncos, Mustangs, Camaros, and Mopars, to the insights from “Mr. Camaro”—Motor Trend remained the place for the best Woodward car content. But is it possible to pick from the
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The Porsche Cayman GT4 is a fantastic car. It borrows its tires, brakes, and front suspension from the 911 GT3, uses a 385-hp 911 engine, grips the track like you wouldn’t believe, and features one of the best manual transmissions Porsche has ever offered—all while remaining street-legal and surprisingly comfortable on public roads. The only
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Over the past few years, driver assistance features such as automatic emergency braking and lane keep assist have become increasingly more common. But how effective are they? According to a recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), these features still aren’t substitutes for actual human drivers, and the results varied significantly
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When the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 first went on sale back in 2013, its 2.0-liter turbo-four made an impressive 355 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. With a base price close to $50,000, it certainly wasn’t cheap, but it sure was a hoot to drive. Five years later, the CLA 45 makes 375 hp and is
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For most of the Automotive Era, manufacturers have produced—as the ultimate expression of their engineering might, design savvy, and marketing capabilities—a flagship sedan. The S-Class. The Phantom. The Mulsanne. The Fleetwood. The Continental. All are three-box cars. Each has propelled world leaders, autocrats, mafia dons, etc. But now these folks and even midlevel megalomaniacs are
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Hyundai has been hyping the i30 Fastback N for quite some time, and now the model is in its final stages of development. It will join the i30 N and Veloster N when it debuts later this year. The automaker has taken the fastback through extensive testing on different types of road surfaces around Europe.
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It feels like just yesterday that the Porsche Macan arrived on the scene, but it’s already time for the SUV’s midcycle refresh. The product once known internally as “Cajun” (short for Cayenne Junior) showed off an updated exterior, a more refined cabin, and a host of new technologies when the face-lifted SUV debuted in Shanghai
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