Most, if not all, new Cadillacs around the world will be electric within the next 10 years. No doubt, this will be a huge transition for a brand that currently sells no EVs, and recognizing this reality, General Motors is reportedly offering to buy out dealers who don’t want to invest in the ambitious transformation […]
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Porsche just set the world record for longest drift with an electric vehicle. While BMW still holds the record for the longest continuous drift with a gas-powered car, Porsche put a more eco-friendly spin on the feat by attempting it in a rear-drive version of its Taycan EV—a variant it currently sells in markets such as China. […]
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Way back in 1926, Bugatti Automobiles founder Ettore Bugatti gifted his 4-year-old son a unique birthday present: a half-scale version of Bugatti’s Type 35 race car, which won the Grand Prix World Championship in the very same year. The one-off kiddie car was nicknamed the Bugatti “Baby”, and Ettore’s VIP clients soon asked him to […]
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Better late than never, right? Rivian is finally taking reservations for its sleekly styled electric pickup and SUV, and after a weeklong period during which only reservation holders for the R1S and R1T electric SUV and pickup could access the automaker’s online configurator tool, you, too, can now virtually build your dream Rivian R1S and […]
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What do the 2021 Kia Sorento and off-roading have in common? As with most car-based crossover SUVs, not much—or at least they didn’t until Kia gave two new Sorentos rugged makeovers. (We figure these two were bound for the SEMA show in Las Vegas that typically occurs this time of year that was canceled in […]
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McLaren’s next supercar looks to bring gasoline-electric hybrid power to the masses. Okay, so those masses are still rich as sin and just a drop in the bucket of the overall population, more one-percenters than ever will be able to get a McLaren hybrid. That’s because the company’s prior such cars were the limited-run P1 and Speedtail, […]
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified driving range figures for the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, and the sums are just as expected across the lineup. The all-electric SUV arrives next month. The Mach-E will indeed be able to travel up to 300 miles on a single charge when equipped with the extended-range battery and […]
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The Maserati Shamal, eh? Chances are that many car enthusiasts won’t recall this rare, unusual coupe from some of the darker times of Maserati’s long and glorious history. But its shape is still striking—angular, squat, undeniably muscular—and so it’s an inspired choice for, perhaps, a reboot. Meet Project Rekall, just a design sketch for now […]
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“I am pre-programmed to resent a giant, heavy SUV purporting to be a BMW. Maybe the X7 can challenge my preconceptions.” I know what you’re thinking. Why? What is MotorTrend thinking running a car that represents the antithesis of what BMW should be all about? Vast, groaningly heavy, as elegant as Jonny Lieberman on roller […]
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Two-and-a-half tons of sedan and passengers shouldn’t be capable of generating the g-forces I’m feeling right now, but sure enough, this 2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye is generating near face-wrinkling gs in every direction as Erich Heuschele, SRT’s vehicle dynamics guru, shows me the fast line around Carolina Motorsports Park’s 2.279-mile, 14-turn full road course. […]
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