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January, 2018

  • 24 January

    BMW Regroups. Again.

    Let´s start this story with a look at BMW´s latest casualty list. Next year, we bid farewell to the three-door 1 Series, already a classic in its own right in manual M140i form. Also on the chopping block at the end of their current production runs are the 2 Series ...

  • 23 January

    2018 Jeep Grand Commander Revealed for China

    Official images of the 2018 Jeep Grand Commander have been revealed and it looks a lot like the Jeep Yuntu Concept (below) we saw last year in Shanghai—minus the plug-in hybrid kit and drone tech. Jeep’s Grand Commander is slated to make its official debut at this year’s Beijing auto show ...

  • 22 January

    First 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Hammers for $300,000 at Auction

    The very first example of the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt has sold at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale sale for $300,000. All that money will go toward the non-profit Boys Republic school for troubled youth. We don’t yet know what the special-edition model will retail for when it goes on sale later ...

  • 21 January

    Mercedes-Benz Diesels Unlikely to Return to U.S. Market Says Report

    Last year, Mercedes-Benz dropped plans to have its cars’ diesel engines certified for sale in the U.S. again. The decision was made partly because diesels accounted for only a tiny percentage of its American sales, but Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal played a role, as well. At the time, Mercedes left the door open for diesels to return, ...

  • 20 January

    War of the Hot Hatches Between Hyundai and VW Sparks Over Veloster N

    The Detroit auto show had very few surprises this year, but one of our favorites was the Hyundai Veloster N. We’ve known it was in the works and would be closely related to the i30 N sold in Europe, but we had no idea it would debut so soon. If ...

  • 19 January

    Gemballa GTR 8XX EVO-R Packs 828 Horsepower

    The Leonberg, Germany-based tuning company is no stranger to wildly modified Porsches, but the GTR 8XX EVO-R should be hardcore enough to stir even the most modification-averse enthusiast’s cold heart. An already powerful 540-hp Porsche 991 Turbo S serves as the foundation and a slew of performance parts are added ...

  • 18 January

    Seven Things to Love About the 2019 Ford Ranger

    Finally—the Ford Ranger is back! After seven years of watching Chevrolet and Toyota dominate the midsize(ish) truck market, Ford tweaked its longstanding international market Ranger for the U.S. consumer. You’re going to have to wait until next year to drive the Blue Oval’s newest truck, but in the meantime, here’s ...

  • 17 January

    Eight Reasons Why the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is a Champ

    Ford F-150s are plentiful, the 2019 Ram may win the towing wars, but the new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado looks like it may finally have a shot at becoming next year’s sales champ. Granted, it’s still way too early to tell, but the eight Silverados that have rolled into the 2018 Detroit Auto Show offer ...

  • 16 January

    2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Confirmed with 700 Horsepower

    Last month, we reported that thanks to evidence posted in a fan forum, the 2019 Ford Mustang GT500 was all but confirmed. Then, a few days after Christmas, a poster from that same fan forum found what looked like official wiring diagrams of the GT500’s engine. Considering how much evidence ...

  • 15 January

    The All-New 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 Debuts in Detroit, Cuts Down on Compromise

    After a string of teasers, spyshots, and a peek at a barely camouflaged test mule, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is finally unveiled in its full, straight-edged glory. As we already saw from the earlier test mule, the new G-Class is as boxy and square as Geländewagen fans had hoped. While ...