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Spied! Bright Green 992 Porsche 911 Targa Tests Near the Nurburgring

3:43 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

Late last year, Porsche finally took the wraps off the redesigned 2020 911. As we found when we drove it a few months later, the new 911 Carrera S is “thrillingly fast, telepathically responsive, and wonderfully communicative. It’s all 911, all the time, yet more approachable and trustworthy at the limit than ever before.” Even […]

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Auto Showdown: 2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2020 Ford Explorer

3:28 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

The two big dogs of the three-row SUV segment have undergone recent redesigns—the Ford Explorer debuting in Detroit in January, and the Toyota Highlander coming out this week in New York. At a quarter-million annual units each, give or take, they are crucial to the bottom lines of these automotive titans. So we crawled in, […]

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2019 NY Auto Show Debuts: MotorTrend’s Best Cars of the Show

3:05 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

Even though most folks in New York City perceive cars in shades of yellow or black, the New York International Auto Show is still a big draw for automakers—and this year was no exception. While there were no standout show-stoppers, there were many solid entries in key segments. In other words, it was more about […]

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Auto Showdown: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs. 2019 Lincoln Navigator

2:00 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

Three-row SUVs can be sexy, especially when they come from luxury automakers. The available technology, fancy trims, and smooth leather can enhance the experience without sacrificing utility or space. But Germans and Americans have differing senses of luxury. The Lincoln Navigator has completely changed the game in terms of American luxury and offers bold and […]

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Auto Showdown: 2020 Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Honda Passport

1:11 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

In a vehiclescape increasingly dominated by high-riding crossovers that mostly just haul folks around on pavement, it’s fun to zoom in on the few that still pretend to serve the outdoorsy mission the genre was created for in the first place. For 25 years people have been taking Subaru Outbacks out to the back of […]

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Auto Showdown: 2020 Hyundai Sonata vs 2019 Honda Accord

12:52 pm PDT, April 18, 2019

While FCA, Ford, and others have walked away from the midsize sedan segment in favor of crossovers and SUVs, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan still lead the space with stalwarts Camry, Accord, and Altima. Hyundai is keenly aware that the segment is shrinking, but the automaker believes the 2020 Sonata has the chops to take market […]

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These are the 10 Best Interiors of 2019 According to WardsAuto

11:20 am PDT, April 18, 2019

Every year, WardsAuto picks 10 vehicles that they believe have the best interiors. And while spending more often means you get nicer materials and more features, that doesn’t mean all of the interiors that make the list belong to expensive luxury cars. In fact, some of them are surprisingly affordable. Considering how many crossovers were on the […]

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Kia HabaNiro Provides Strong Clues on Design of Next-Gen Niro

8:50 am PDT, April 18, 2019

We’ll spare you the hot ‘n’ spicy jokes. And we’ll spare you the portentous pronouncements about Kia’s latest concept being a “commuter, crossover, sport utility, state-of-the-art technology workroom, and adventure vehicle.” These are the two things that really matter about the Kia HabaNiro: It’s a concept based on the next-generation Hyundai-Kia BEV architecture; and, according […]

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