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September, 2017

  • 7 September

    Waze finally arrives on Android Auto

    After a beta that kicked off earlier in 2017, crowdsourced navigation app Waze is coming to Android Auto. The Google-owned Waze seemed like a shoe-in for gaining app support for Android’s native in-car mode, but it’s taken a while to bring it to Android Auto – but the months-long beta ...

February, 2017

  • 2 February

    2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon Geneva Bound

    Auto manufacturers would have you believe that the end-all-be-all for families is the crossover. They’re small, affordable, and practical, everything a burgeoning family could ever want. Except for horsepower and a mean soundtrack — that’s where hot wagons come in and Mercedes-AMG has built a doozy with the new E63 ...

January, 2017

  • 31 January

    Final Rolls-Royce Phantom VII Ships Out

    After a successful 13-year run, the final Rolls-Royce Phantom VII gets a tasteful, nautically themed commission that celebrates the golden age of travel. The lucky owner of this seventh-generation Phantom chose a deep shade of Blue Velvet paint for the outside, an ocean liner motif on the inside, and checked ...

  • 30 January

    2017 Yenko SC Camaro Gets 800 Horsepower

    Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) unveiled its latest 2017 Yenko Supercharged Camaro with an 800-horsepower engine build. A limited edition of 50 models will be offered and are expected to go fast — real fast, says SVE and there’s no doubt about that. Earlier this month we caught up with the ...

  • 29 January

    Captain America Rides Again in Mercedes-AMG Super Bowl Ad

    Peter Fonda’s iconic Captain America biker from the cult film “Easy Rider” may have been born to be wild, but nowadays he’s more of an “Easy Driver.” Fonda, Mercedes-AMG, and Oscar-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen teamed up to shoot a humorous commercial for Super Bowl LI. The big game ...

  • 28 January

    First Drive: 2017 Dodge Challenger GT

    Oh, please — don’t act so surprised. The proliferation of turbocharged four-cylinders, automatic transmissions, and soon, a hybrid Mustang should have prepared you for the all-wheel-drive Challenger GT. It’s part of an inexorable push toward usability, and an all-wheel-drive drivetrain was inevitable. We spent some time behind the wheel of the ...

  • 27 January

    2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante Exposed

    Aston Martin announced the Vanquish S, the latest evolution in its line of luxurious and powerful grand tourers, in late 2016. Now, the automaker has revealed the drop-top version of that potent two-door cruiser, the 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante. The Vanquish S Volante gets the same body enhancements ...

  • 26 January

    Audi Q8 e-tron Caught Frolicking in the Snow with Q7 Sibling

    Our photo sleuths scored some snaps recently of a test mule of the upcoming Audi Q8 e-tron. It was caught frolicking in the snow shortly after the Q8 Concept made its debut at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Ingolstadt is obviously still hard at work testing its SUV showstopper ahead ...

  • 25 January

    Diving Deep Into the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

    Carl Driver is a senior product development engineer at Michelin. He graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering and started at Michelin 12 years ago. He’s been with ultra-high performance (UHP) tires for six years. Previously, Driver worked on truck tire design after starting ...

  • 24 January

    Bernie Ecclestone Officially Out as F1 Boss

    UPDATE: Liberty Media has confirmed that Bernie Ecclestone, the long-standing Formula 1 chief, has indeed been ousted from his role, although he will stay on in an advisory capacity as “Chairman Emeritus.” The new Formula 1 CEO, Chase Carey, said this of Ecclestone’s retirement, “As we looked at the business, ...