by Stephen Cox The Loneliest Road isn't quite as lonely as it once was, but it should still be on the bucket list of every automobile enthusiast. Having now crossed Death Valley, the American Mojave, Sonora and Great Basin deserts as well as spending a full month in the Sahara a few years back, I can say from personal experience that the desert you will cross on US Route 50 West is on par with any in the world.
Porsche breaks new ground with the Mission E Taycan
New details emerge about Porsche's new electric Supercar Breaking new ground and promptly taking the lead. Doing everything differently yet still decisively stamping classic Porsche virtues on the electric era. The world expects no more and no less of the first purely electric Porsche when it makes its debut in 2019. A dossier on the subject of electromobility.
by Ali Arsham The original compact crossover, the Toyota RAV4 has for two decades promised its owners an economical and adventurous SUV that could tackle anything. The RAV4 has been upgraded many times since then and just like most vehicles, it has is larger, most comfortable, more expensive, more luxurious and more expensive but it still remains a good value. You can even the RAV4 as a hybrid which is what we opted for.
by Ali Arsham SUVs these days come in all different sizes and shapes. Manufacturers are starting to come out with SUVs that are basically cars but they give them an SUV shape because they know that it would sell better. The Lexus NX300 is one of those vehicles that reminds one of a car more than an SUV. Lexus says that it offers a raised driving position with a cockpit that “evokes a sporty driving experience with new features to complement a busy lifestyle.” The cockpit of the NX300 is indeed sporty looking and our F Sport model added full length illuminated needles as well as sport seats with more aggressive bolsters.
IQS Directory Of the more than 17 Million new cars sold in the United States in 2017, nearly 200,000 of them were electric vehicles, according to market reports. While that may seem like a drop in the bucket, it’s actually a huge increase from previous years, especially since EV’s have only been commercially available since the groundbreaking release of the Toyota Prius in Japan in 1997. For most of us, electric vehicles still seem like a mysterious new piece of technology, but they actually have a long and storied history dating back over 100 years!
To Help Britain Lead Lightweight Technology Development Britain can become a world leader in lightweight materials that could help create more efficient future vehicles, Mike Flewitt, the CEO of luxury British sportscar and supercar maker McLaren Automotive has said today. Delivering his keynote speech to automotive leaders and policy makers at the SMMT industry summit in Central London, Mr. Flewitt called for a future “weight race” to replace the more traditional “power race”.
Attention-grabbing midsize SUV offers style and versatility Chevrolet is raising the bar on crossover design with the introduction of the 2019 Blazer as the newest member of the industry’s broadest, freshest crossover and SUV lineup since 2015. The all-new contemporary midsize SUV is rooted in attention-grabbing design with seamlessly integrated customer-focused technologies and superb functionality.
Building on a remarkable 70-year racing pedigree, David Brabham has announced Brabham’s return to manufacturing at a gala event in central London, with the global launch of Brabham Automotive’s first product, the stunning BT62. The Brabham BT62 continues the legendary ‘BT’ naming convention established by founders Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac in the 1960s and honors the legacy of the marque’s greatest and most memorable cars.
Top speed of 174mph with optional M Drivers Package
Today, the BMW Group showed off its latest pride – the BMW M2 Competition. The 2019 BMW M2 Competition replaces the BMW M2 Coupe while retaining the compact dimensions, characteristic BMW M proportions and the BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine, rear wheel drive and a standard manual transmission with an optional M DCT transmission that have made the M2 beloved by many enthusiasts.
Buick Enspire All-Electric Concept SUV Debuts in China
Sculptural beauty meets advanced battery electric technology in Chinese concept SUV
The Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV, an exploration of Buick’s bold design ideas and innovative technologies for future mobility, made its global debut in China. Buick’s eMotion electric propulsion technology generates a maximum power of 410 kW, enabling the concept to sprint from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. The Enspire is able to travel up to 370 miles on a single charge and can recharge to 80% in 40 minutes
Recently we got to sample some of the best track cars of 2018 around the fabulous Laguna Seca Raceway - Dodge Challenger Hell Cat Widebody, Mini Cooper John Cooper Works, Lexus RC-F, BMW M5, Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru STI RA, Kia Stinger GT AWD, Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio, Mustang GT, and the Mercedes AMG GT R. See how we rated them.
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