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January, 2019

  • 17 January

    An All-Electric Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Is Coming

    Ford is the king of pickup-truck sales, and it wants to stay that way. A big part of the plan is continued innovation, and on the heels of introducing a fully aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup for the current generation, the Blue Oval has confirmed an all-electric F-150 is coming. This model ...

  • 16 January

    The McLaren 600LT Spider Is Awesome Made Awesomer

    Just about the only thing that can improve the supercar experience is taking the roof off, especially when the change results in basically no penalties to weight, performance, or dynamics. Such is the promise of the incredible new McLaren 600LT Spider, the retractable-hardtop version of one of our favorite cars, ...

  • 15 January

    Supersize Speed: Ultimate Bentley Bentayga Rumored to Make 650 HP

    As you’d expect with a vehicle that starts around $165,000, the Bentley Bentayga makes a whole lot of power. And if the base model’s 542-hp V-8 isn’t enough for you, Bentley will gladly sell you one with a 600-hp W-12. In Motor Trend testing, that powerplant was strong enough to launch the Bentayga from zero ...

  • 14 January

    The Lexus RC F Gets Boosted for 2020

    F yeah! For 2020, Lexus has taken its RC F hot rod and given it more muscle and taken out a few pounds, but most credit for the new car’s claimed zero-to-60-mph time of 4.2 seconds—0.2 second quicker than before—can probably be given to the newly standard launch-control program. The RC F’s 5.0-liter V-8 ...

  • 13 January

    This 870-Horse WS6 F-Body Is a Wonderland of Tasteful Modifications

    Back in its day, the fourth-generation Pontiac Firebird Trans Am WS6 commanded respect from car enthusiasts of all persuasions, especially after it received an LS-series V-8 engine later in its production run. These days, fourth-gen F-bodies don’t get nearly as much love, but this tastefully modified example coming up for auction ...

  • 12 January

    This Is the Best Look Yet at the Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette’s Interior

    We’ve published so many photos of mid-engine C8 Chevrolet Corvette prototypes, it’s dizzying to even think about linking to them all. These are the most recent, but our favorites are still the ones from the mid-engine Corvette’s trip through a McDonald’s drive-through. But despite having seen so many prototypes that we can practically draw the camouflaged ...

  • 11 January

    9 Cool Cars and Trucks We Spotted at 2019 CES

    If you’ve never made it to the annual CES event in Las Vegas, we have a warning for you: It’s a freaking madhouse, but we think in a good way (some may take umbrage with this). It’s so big that it takes over three separate areas of Vegas, including 11 ...

  • 10 January

    Acura Rolls Out Heritage Livery for its 2019 ARX-05 Prototype Racers

    Acura has new colors for its Team Penske prototype race cars that will compete in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Throughout the new season, the prototypes will wear the white, orange, and black on the cars that won three consecutive IMSA championships from 1991 to 1993. It’s sort of ...

  • 9 January

    This BMW/North Face Camper Trailer Is Pretty Rad

    Attention, campers! BMW and The North Face have joined forces to create the cool Futurelight camper concept that surely would have put a smile on Buckminster Fuller’s face—or the face of anyone who enjoys excursions to extreme and exotic locales. It looks super light, as if it might be able ...

  • 8 January

    Toyota Teams Up with Kenworth on Fuel-Cell Big Rigs

    Hey, look, Toyota is joining forces with the Kenworth Truck Company to develop, build, and deploy 10 zero-emission big rigs. Say hello to the Kenworth T680, which will be powered by a Toyota hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. The plan is for the clean trucks to transport cargo across the greater Los ...