Jeep reckons Australia has a shot at being the world’s second-biggest market for the manic $134,900 (plus on-roads) Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, behind its native US. About 200 Australians have already put their money down, with the first 62 special edition models selling out in three weeks, before pricing was even announced. We do love our […]
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General Motors is open to retreating from expensive markets and re-entering the crowded European market. At a question-and-answer session at the Detroit Automotive Press Association, Mary Barra, GM CEO, told The Detroit Bureau and other outlets the automaker would not hesitate in withdrawing from markets offering little in the way of growth potential. “If we […]
A pit stop can be a work of art or an exercise in tragedy. In Formula 1, they can be completed in mere seconds, while some racing series have mandated minimum times before a car can leave the pit lane. The folks at FCP Euro hung out at the edge of the pit to document the dance that is a racing pit stop, and the resulting video provides some...
During the Chevy Truck Centennial at Texas Motor Speedway, Chevrolet pulled the wraps off the 2019 Silverado. The event concluded Chevrolet’s 100-day celebration, commemorating a century’s worth of truck manufacturing. The next-generation...Show More Summary
Subaru, like many Japanese car companies, has a habit of making limited run, special edition, slightly tweaked versions of its already hot cars. Most of the time, those are for the home market only, but now Subaru, maker of all things rally-inspired, has decided to let a limited edition of their already hot-rodded WRX STi […]
With its factory lift kit, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss that debuted Saturday at a surprise event deep in the heart of pickup country has big boots to fill. At Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, Texas, at an event to celebrate 100 years of Chevy pickup trucks, the automaker dropped a bombshell—albeit one without too...
The BMW X7 has been spied again this week, giving us a closer look at the company’s upcoming SUV flagship. Compared to the prototype seen at the Nurburgring in April, this X7 appears to be wearing its production headlights and front grille, along with a darker camouflage with a spider web-like pattern. The front bumper still […]
The upcoming 2018 Audi e-tron has been spied again during development testing in Europe, giving us a slightly closer look at the all-electric crossover. Essentially the production version of the Audi e-tron quattro concept shown at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, the new SUV will sit between the Q5 and Q7 in terms of size, though […]
The next-generation full-sized pick up truck just flew in from Detroit.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C4FJilePPU Autonomous racing series, Roborace, has put its self-driving prototype to the test against a human driver around the streets of Hong Kong. The comparison was run at the first Formula E race for the 2o17/18 season. Show More Summary
AutoSens, a global summit on automated driving and vehicle perception technology, is returning to Detroit, Michigan in May 2018. AutoSens Detroit is one of two events on the topic held yearly by parent company Sense Media, which successfully concluded AutoSens Brussels in September. Inside the city’s famed Autoworld Museum, over 450 senior level researchers, engineers, […]
The Ford F-150 is arguably one of the most iconic vehicles ever. Although the F-150 name arrived in 1975, the pickup traces its root to 1917 when Ford produced its very first pickup truck. From that day forward, the Ford pickup transformed how Americans looked at the automobile. We go back in time to 1917 with a new video from Donut Media, when...
I have a confession to make. Not only am I the youngest member of the CarAdvice team, but I have never been off-roading. Besides a few brief jaunts along smooth gravel roads, my cars have stayed entirely on the blacktop. To gain a basic understanding of what it takes to survive off-road, and to see […]
Old dog, new tricks. There’s no doubt the current generation Hyundai Santa Fe is getting a bit long in the tooth, having launched in this guise back in 2012. There have been updates along the way to help the Santa Fe age with grace and dignity while also maintaining its position as one of the […]
Lexus has outdone its German rivals for after-sales service in the JD Power Customer Service Index. The Japanese luxury brand scored 869 out of a possible 1000 points, a handy 17 point jump over last year, and 27 points above the industry average. A total of 547 owners who had bought a car in the […]
It’s big, it’s tough, it’s luxurious, and now it doesn’t look too bad, either. We’re talking about Infinti’s 2018 QX80 which has received some significant updates. The vehicle is built like a tank and fully capable off the road thanks to its Nissan Patrol roots, and with the updates it’s much easier on the...
A 2004 Oldsmobile Alero is hardly a sought after car, but this one may be just a tad more desirable. Why? It's the last Oldsmobile-badged vehicle General Motors ever built before the brand was sent to the automotive graveyard. Fox News reported on Thursday that this particular 2004 Alero has been a part of GM's Heritage Center collection for the...
Yes, autobraking tech does what it says on the tin: It automatically brakes to help prevent a crash. But there's more to it than that. Roadshow explains.
Turbo lag is a defining characteristic of older forced-induction cars. These large turbochargers were used to feed high-performance engines and generate significant power. The problem would come when you called upon that power. Your right foot mashes the gas—then nothing. A shock of power would eventually make its way to the drive wheels...