Volkswagen Golf R Wagon: Europe's Gain Is Our Loss

Across the pond, VW offers its hottest hatch also in longroof form.

The Polestar 5 Sedan Is Targeting 884 HP From a New Electric Powertrain

The Polestar 5 is going to be significantly faster than anything the company has made before.

Drivers Want Safe Automation and Driver Monitoring, Survey Shows

A new IIHS report shows that drivers are aware of the risks of driver distraction, and want help staying engaged while their cars automate some tasksBy Keith BarryDrivers want automation on their...

Help, I'm in Love With Rolls-Royce's Ridiculous New $13,000 Wheels

When Rolls-Royce invited me to the French Riviera to test out its updated flagship, the Phantom Series II, I knew there would be outrageous new features that would command my reverence. This is the point of a Phantom. From the constellations of tiny LED shooting stars magically traversing its headliner, to its power-operated footrests and power-closing coach doors, the Phantom is to cars what the half-million-dollar Hästens Grand Vividus...

The VW ID. Aero Shows Sedans Have a Place

The VW ID. Aero might be the future of sedans.

Los Angeles Council Members Want to Ban New Gas Stations. Here's Why That's Not as Big a Deal as it Sounds

As Los Angeles is seeking to outlaw the sale of gas-powered cars in 2035, city council members have taken aim at gas stations. The policy’s backers announced Thursday that they’re drafting a proposal to prevent the construction of new stations, per a release from environmental advocacy nonprofit Stand.

Ford eliminates end-of-lease purchase option for EVs

Ford appears to have designated June as the month for realigning customer rights. A few days ago came word that dealers would be able to insert language into sales contract for the F-150 Lightning prohibiting buyers from selling the electric pickup for one year after purchase. Dealers wouldn't need to do this, but they could. Over on the leasing si...

New Range Rover Demolished After Falling Off Transporter

The Range Rover's departure from the transporter caused a crash with injuries involving at least one other vehicle.

Cadillac Celestiq Could Cost $300,000: Report

Production reportedly starts in late 2023.

Are Sports Cars An Endangered Species In The Automotive World?

Between high-performance SUVs and the SUV/sedan hungry Chinese market, coupes and convertibles are becoming a very niche segment.

From War Hero to American Icon: Jeep’s Rugged History in Pictures

Born in battle and bred in the US of A, the iconic off-road brand has a colorful past, solid presence and promising future. The post From War Hero to American Icon: Jeep’s Rugged History in Pictures appeared first on

An IMSA Driver Has Purchased Lola

The legendary British sports car constructor has been out of commission since 2012. Businessman and sports car driver Till Bechtolsheimer will change that.

Alfa Romeo Concorso Reminds Us Why We Love These Cars

These are our picks for the best and most fun entries at the Alfa Romeo Owners Club's annual car show.

Mini is sending some buyers a car-sized puzzle to apologize for delivery delays

The ongoing chip shortage has wreaked havoc on automotive supply chains around the world, causing a diverse selection of side effects including long delivery delays. Mini has found a clever way for some of its customers to pass the time: It's sending them a giant Mini puzzle. Created by advertising agency Pereira O'Dell, the puzzle's full name is t...

Polestar 5 Up and Running at Goodwood

Flagship prototype debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed The post Polestar 5 Up and Running at Goodwood appeared first on

Hands off at 250 mph—the life of a Bugatti test driver

Andy Wallace and Pierre-Henri Raphanel are Bugatti’s power couple. Their relationship goes back almost 40 years, to when they were rivals in Formula Three in the 1980s before sharing a Toyota at Le Mans in 1993, and they have been paired at the French hypercar manufacturer since 2011. Both of their names are enshrined in […] The post Hands off at 250 mph—the life of a Bugatti test driver appeared first on Hagerty Media.

The 14 Best Trucks for Camping

Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Crossovers — No Plugs Required

Miserly utility at the heart of the market. The post Most Fuel-Efficient AWD Crossovers — No Plugs Required appeared first on

Mustache Muscle: 6 climbing classics of the ’70s and ’80s

From a performance car enthusiast’s perspective, the mid-’70s and early-’80s didn’t have much going on. High-compression big blocks were a thing of the past, and burning rubber right off the showroom floor proved increasingly challenging. That didn’t keep American cars from looking the part, though. Despite the oil crisis, regulations, and insurance rates neutering cars […] The post Mustache Muscle: 6 climbing classics of the ’70s and ’80s...

Ford Vows to Clean Up Quality as Recalls Hit Hard

The Ford Motor Company may be hitting home runs with products like the revamped Bronco and mid-sized Maverick, but that batting average is suffering under the weight of multiple massive recalls of some of its latest and greatest products.

2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid Is a Boss Baby

The Maverick has all the capability that most owners will ever need, and it gets 40 mpg with next to no effort.

Challenger Hellcat Vs Chevy Corvette Z06 Is Drag Racing At Its Finest

Identical reaction times with evenly matched cars means door-to-door excitement.

2022 Buick Enclave Avenir Is a Big Ol' Softie

Buick's three-row SUV is a bit of a snoozefest, but it sure is comfortable.

The Base Porsche Taycan Is the One to Get

Porsche’s rear-wheel-drive Taycan is its cheapest EV, and might be its best.

Aston Martin Valkyrie: What You Need to Know

All V12 Cars for 2022-2023

Honda Ridgeline Pickups Recalled Because Fuel Tank Could Detach Due to Rust

The rear frame of the trucks might corrode if exposed to road salt, posing a fire risk. Honda will buy back any severely rusted vehicles.Honda has issued a recall for 112,060 Ridgeline pickup tru...

Festival of Speed fan? See how you do in our quiz

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is upon us, with several spectacular new cars announced, a host of racing superstars, and some amazing cars already winding their way up the famous hill in front of Goodwood House. The Festival of Speed is a regular fixture in most enthusiasts’ calendars now, but how well do you know... The post Festival of Speed fan? See how you do in our quiz appeared first on Hagerty UK.

VinFast ‘Absolutely Could’ Build an Electric Pickup

Not content with just launching a range of electric SUVs, Vietnam’s VinFast might also enter the electric pickup segment, and Stellantis has been forced to halt production at one of its Italian factories yet again. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 24, 2022.

The Fisker Ronin: An All-New Electric Convertible

Ken Block Out At Pikes Peak After Blowing 1,400-HP Porsche Engine

He says he'll be back next year.

The 1,973-HP Ford Pro Electric Transit SuperVan Is Insanely Cool

The fourth Ford SuperVan is the first one to feature an electric powertrain.

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

A road map to auto industry ownership and partnershipsBy Jeff S. BartlettThe auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcie...

Stop Telling Me I Don't Need a Pickup Truck

Deal with it nerds.

Best Car Commercial Jingles: Window Shop with Car and Driver

Our crack team of automotive experts locates the best car commercial music from VW, Mazda, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Plymouth ads ranging from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Bentley's next continuation car is its 1929-30 Le Mans winner

Bentley's Mulliner division will resurrect the Speed Six as its second continuation project. Announced on the sidelines of the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the born-again classic will be nearly identical to the cars that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1929 and 1930. Continuation cars remain a significant source of controversy among enthusiasts;...

2022 Toyota Tundra Recalled over Loose Nuts; New bZ4X also Recalled as Wheels Could Fall Off

Toyota issued a recall over roughly 46,000 Tundras in the 2022 model year, issues are blamed on loose rear axle nuts Toyota said may loosen over time.

The world’s most powerful SUVs and pickup trucks

As even Cadillac gets involved in the performance SUV market, we check out the most powerful 4x4s and trucks

America’s mid-engined sports car history

From experimental Chevrolets, through to the modern Hennessey Venom F5, we chart America’s mid-engined history

Used Ford F-150 Lightning At Florida Dealer Has $193,988 Price Tag

It's more than double the starting MSRP of the F-150 Lightning Platinum.

How the Tesla Model S Changed the World

On the 10th anniversary of the day the car first went on sale to the public, we look at how this groundbreaking EV transformed the auto industry—and how it challenged CR to rethink how we test an...

Ford Won't Let You Buy Your Leased EV When the Contract Ends

Effective June 15, Ford removed the buyout option for customers leasing EVs such as the Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning. The change is part of Ford's plan to keep batteries in the Ford network.

The Ford Pro Electric SuperVan Is a 1972-HP Toy

Watch Ford's latest SuperVan climb up the hill at Goodwood.

Adored in prototype form, Noble’s M15 grand tourer died on an investor’s whim

The cruel irony about this particular concept car was that it actually did make the cut … in a somewhat more violent and destructive way than you’d imagine. Before we find out how and why the Noble M15 met such an untimely end, we need to go back a few years to the model’s genesis. […] The post Adored in prototype form, Noble’s M15 grand tourer died on an investor’s whim appeared first on Hagerty Media.

How the Ford Bronco entered American culture

From the 1966 original to the new 2022 Raptor, we chart the colorful history of the Ford Bronco.

Ford files 'Mustang Dark Horse' trademark application

Elon Musk Expects a Recession

Just days after Tesla raised prices and made plans to lay off employees, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he expects a recession in the near term.

The 600-HP Eighties Supercar Ferrari Wouldn't Sell You

Today, Ferrari will sell you a car with a 600-horsepower twin-turbo engine straight from the factory. In the 1980s, you had to get creative.

2023 Chevy Colorado Pickup Teased In Off-Road ZR2 Trim

The redesigned Colorado will debut on July 28.

Glimpse 2023 Colorado ZR2, Cadillac’s Mad Men-worthy interior, Warhol’s Mercedes muse restored

Chevrolet’s next-gen Colorado ZR2 to challenge Ranger Raptor come July Intake: Chevrolet just released a teaser for the next generation Colorado ZR2 and despite not having all the details, we already have reason to get hype. This is the first look at a ZR2 model that has shed the heavy camouflage in which it was […] The post Glimpse 2023 Colorado ZR2, Cadillac’s Mad Men-worthy interior, Warhol’s Mercedes muse restored appeared first on Hagerty...