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Doug DeMuro Says That the HUMMER EV Prototype Might Be the King of the Road
Doug DeMuro Says That the HUMMER EV Prototype Might Be the King of the Road

This might only be a prototype of what the production Hummer EV will be, but Doug is quite impressed. Despite its insane price tag, the Hummer seems like it's going to offer unheard-of luxury, off-road capability, power, and environmental frie...

 
Ford Pro Charging Offers Fleet Management for Trucks and Vans
Ford Pro Charging Offers Fleet Management for Trucks and Vans

Ford Pro Charging is planning for a future where more than 300,000 electric trucks and vans are sold each year. To ensure that fleets can effectively manage those vehicles, Ford builds software that will provide more control. Delivery companies...

 
Kia's outstanding Telluride is Edmunds Top Rated SUV for 2022
Kia's outstanding Telluride is Edmunds Top Rated SUV for 2022

It's been one of the most successful years in the history of Kia. And here they go, winning another award for the Telluride. Edmunds, the online car evaluation and sales site, has made it their Top Rated SUV of 2022. This is a natural hat ...

 
Volkswagen Updates Charging Infrastructure and Software for ID.4 and Other Upcoming EVs
Volkswagen Updates Charging Infrastructure and Software for ID.4 and Other Upcoming EVs

There's no question that the future of mobility will be highly electrified. With that in mind, Volkswagen has worked hard to bring the ID.4 to market. Now, it's getting a big update that should make it considerably more usable. The up...

 
Top Gear Teaches a Class on Making Cars Look Fast on Film
Top Gear Teaches a Class on Making Cars Look Fast on Film

A secret that most don't know is that fast cars don't typically look very fast on film, even when they're flying. Top Gear has a few tricks up its sleeve, and they're about to break them down for us in this Secrets of Filming Ca...

 
Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray Wins Performance Car of the Year in Japan
Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray Wins Performance Car of the Year in Japan

Since 1980, the Japan Car of the Year award has been a major accolade that manufacturers covet. For the first time since its inception, the Chevrolet Corvette has beaten out every other performance car to win a special award for 2021. The Corv...

 
Lingenfelter Performance Teams Up With Magnuson Superchargers To Make 1,000 Horsepower
Lingenfelter Performance Teams Up With Magnuson Superchargers To Make 1,000 Horsepower

It's been a banner year for Lingenfelter Performance. They've released new kits for trucks, new performance parts for the C8 Corvette, and now they've dropped a dyno result combining a Magnuson Supercharger with an LS 427. The result...

 
Audi Officially Confirms That the R8 Supercar Is Dead As We Know It
Audi Officially Confirms That the R8 Supercar Is Dead As We Know It

The Audi R8 is a historically important car for the brand. It changed the way that people viewed Audi. It also proved that they could be cool, fast, and performance oriented. Now we're getting official word that the V10 R8 is the last of its b...

 
Polestar Sets Its Crosshairs on Porsche for the Future of Design and Innovation
Polestar Sets Its Crosshairs on Porsche for the Future of Design and Innovation

Polestar just axed their infamously good Polestar 1 and they're about to start building cars in the USA. Those are big changes but, according to their boss in America, that's just the tip of the iceberg. He says that the team is aiming to...

 
Audi Drops Some Knowledge About How the e-tron Keeps You Warm in Winter
Audi Drops Some Knowledge About How the e-tron Keeps You Warm in Winter

Winter-time driving is officially upon most of the northern hemisphere. More drivers than at any other point in history will be behind the wheel of electric cars, too. So Audi has gone to the trouble of explaining how you can get the most range, a ...

 
YouTuber Challenges Tesla Full Self Driving to Handling the Tail of the Dragon
YouTuber Challenges Tesla Full Self Driving to Handling the Tail of the Dragon

For all of the flack, Tesla and its Full Self Driving technology gets, it's easy to forget that it's objectively very capable. Still, we've never seen the system tackle something as wild and twisty as the Tail of the dragon. Here...

 
This Epic Lancia Delta Rallycar Restomod Will Cost You $650,000
This Epic Lancia Delta Rallycar Restomod Will Cost You $650,000

Automobili Amos has built a classic Lancia Delta restomod before, but it was all about super lightweight on-road speed. Now the brand is building an off-road focused trail crusher that they call the Safarista. Here's why it's worth every ...

 
The Rimac Nevera Electric Hypercar Is Your Own Personal Roller Coaster, Says Doug DeMuro
The Rimac Nevera Electric Hypercar Is Your Own Personal Roller Coaster, Says Doug DeMuro

There's really nothing out there that can keep up with the Nevera in a straight line. Even the Tesla Model S Plaid isn't fast enough and loses the 0-60 run by a tenth of a second. Of course, the Rimac broadens that gap considerably from t...

 
Alan Mann Heritage Edition Ford GT Supercar Coming in 2022
Alan Mann Heritage Edition Ford GT Supercar Coming in 2022

Alan Mann was a racing genius who built two special GT40s for Ford. They featured special bodywork and a revised suspension. Despite those improvements, very few people realize they even existed but now Ford will memorialize them with a tribute liv...

 
Here's Why Hagerty Says You Should Buy a Volvo 245 Right Now
Here's Why Hagerty Says You Should Buy a Volvo 245 Right Now

Every year, Hagerty Insurance releases a list of ten vehicles that they think are about to shoot up in value. This year, the boxy but lovable Volvo 245 has made the list and we're here to break down why there's never been a better time to...

 
Hagerty Releases 2022 Bull Market List of Cars to Buy Now Before They Skyrocket
Hagerty Releases 2022 Bull Market List of Cars to Buy Now Before They Skyrocket

Every year, Hagerty releases their Bull Market list of affordable and attainable dream cars. They think each of these will appreciate in value over the next few years and, after seeing the list, we can't help but agree. Why is Hagerty the ...

 
Ford's 760-Horsepower Predator V8 Crate Engine Already Costs More Than at Launch
Ford's 760-Horsepower Predator V8 Crate Engine Already Costs More Than at Launch

Released just a few months ago for $25,000+, the new hotrodders engine has already gotten a bump in price to nearly $30 grand. Here's why the Predator V8 is so special and what might be going on that's required the increased price. It...

 
Hyundai Reveals U.S. Prices for IONIQ 5 EV and They're Lower Than Expected
Hyundai Reveals U.S. Prices for IONIQ 5 EV and They're Lower Than Expected

Hyundai has just finalized pricing for the upcoming IONIQ 5 lineup, and we're impressed. Not only is the family cheaper than we expected, but there are lots of available configurations. We've known for a while that Hyundai was coming ...

 
Polestar Takes Aim at US Production As It Closes the Book on the 1
Polestar Takes Aim at US Production As It Closes the Book on the 1

When the Polestar 1 was announced, it was set to be a part of the Volvo brand, but soon things changed. For a while, it was shelved altogether. Now it's leaving the production, and Polestar is getting ready to take the next step as a stand-alo...

 
Lamborghini Getting Into CBD Coffee so You Can Fire on All Cylinders Too
Lamborghini Getting Into CBD Coffee so You Can Fire on All Cylinders Too

By the end of the first quarter in 2022, buyers should be able to enjoy Lamborghini CBD cold-brew coffee while ripping through canyons in their new Countach. The only thing we wonder is which one is actually better for your health. Over the pas...

 

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