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August, 2018

  • 20 August

    2019 BMW 3 Series Wagon Spied Inside and Out

    If you haven’t heard already, BMW is about to introduce a redesigned 3 Series. Lightly camouflaged prototypes began appearing earlier this year, and it wasn’t long before we got shots of the interior, as well. We even caught a fully electric prototype out testing recently. Now, we have images of another variant—the 3 Series ...

  • 19 August

    Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Will Add Volante, AMR Variants

    We reported earlier this month that there’s a good chance we’ll see an AMR version of the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. Now, CEO Andy Palmer has outright confirmed that Aston Martin will make this more potent model, as well as a drop-top Volante. Speaking with Autocar, Palmer said the two ...

  • 18 August

    Five Cool Things About the Rimac C_Two

    LOS ANGELES, California — For those fearing an electric car future of boring pods, Rimac offers something to assuage those worries. The Rimac C_Two supercar has the right stuff to stir the soul of even the most anti-EV car enthusiast. We were invited to the Petersen Automotive Museum to take ...

  • 17 August

    Audi RS Q3 SUV Spied Testing at the Track

    It’s been less than a month since Audi revealed the redesigned Q3, so it’s no surprise that details such as pricing and U.S. engine options are still up in the air. That doesn’t mean Audi’s resting on its laurels, though. Based on these latest spy shots, the German automaker is ...

  • 16 August

    2019 Acura RDX Earns Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

    The IIHS has named the 2019 Acura RDX a Top Safety Pick Plus after putting it through its full battery of testing. In order to get the Top Safety Pick Plus rating, a vehicle must fulfill the following requirements: earn Good ratings on roof strength, side impact, head restraints, moderate front ...

  • 15 August

    Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied on the Rubicon Trail Off-Road Testing

    We’ve praised the JL Jeep Wrangler for its off-road capability and surprisingly good on-road performance, which is one reason why the idea of a midsize truck based on that same platform has us really excited. Now, there’s even more to get excited about as a prototype for the JL Wrangler-based pickup, rumored to ...

  • 14 August

    Ford’s Upcoming Baby Bronco Will be Focus-Based: Report

    We’re certainly looking forward to driving the reborn Ford Bronco, but we have to admit there’s another Ford SUV that has our attention as well. It’s the Escape-sized SUV announced back in March that may or may not be built for actual off-roading. Details on this “baby Bronco” (teased in the ...

  • 13 August

    Electric BMW 3 Series Silently Spied Testing with a Tesla Model 3

    A few years ago, in a somewhat controversial move, BMW added a plug-in hybrid to the 3 Series lineup. Using a 2.0-liter turbo and an electric motor, the 330e makes 248 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. With the 7.6-kWh battery fully charged, the hybrid 3 Series can travel up to 14 miles ...

  • 12 August

    Six Favorites from the August Period Correct Pitstop

    In an age where you’re just a phone call away from wholesale ordering uninspired, tacky branded apparel, the clothiers over at Period Correct offer an ever-expanding line of thoughtfully designed and authentic automotive wearables, leather goods, and decorative pieces. They also host a mean Cars and Coffee-style “Pitstop” the first ...

  • 11 August

    2018 Mazda CX-5 Diesel EPA-Rated Up to 28/31 MPG

    Despite promising a diesel variant of the CX-5 crossover for the U.S. market way back in late 2016, Mazda hasn’t had much to say about the oil-burning engine option in the time since. Though we don’t know when it goes on sale, we at least know how efficient the diesel ...