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In the last 50 or so days I've gotten more done than I have in the preceding 200. Easy. BUT, I haven't shipped any merch or stamped a... continue reading

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You Cant Go Very Far If You Cant Fill Your Tank

A Honda Pilot owner has almost run out of repair options. Electrical Failures. 866-594-4150 Call us! 1996 Ram 1500 with a heater problem. Always hot air. Cheap Heater Repairs. 2003 Silverado with Reduced Engine Power. Electric Throttle. Is Synthetic Engine Oil Better? 2002 Chevy Truck Flashing Check Engine Light. 2001 Diesel Ford wont fill with fuel. 2012 Ram with a bad Ignition Key circuit. 2000 Truck 350 engine fuel system. Evaporative Emissions Systems. Engine Tuners. Chips. Programmers. Press "Play" below... [read more]

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Under The Hood Talks To A Formula Drift Racer

By Nordstroms Automotive inc.
The guys go Under The Hood with Kyle Mohan Formula Drift Racer and talk about what it's like to burn loads of rubber off tires in a cloud of smoke and fire and action as the racers perform this extreme sport. More to come down the road from our friend Kyle Mohan. Press "Play" below to listen to this episode

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Hidden Within This 14-Minute Video is a Drag Race Between the Bugatti Veyron and the SSC Tuatara

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Bugatti and SSC have been fighting for the production car speed record since the 2000s. Bugatti set its first record with Veyron in 2005, when the first iteration of the supercar hit 253.8 mph. SSC stole their record in 2007 with the Ultimate Aero TT, improving the benchmark slightly at 256.1 mph. Bugatti recaptured its record in 2010 with the Veyron Super Sport at 267.8 mph. The record is currently being held by the Koenigsegg Agera RS at 277.8 mph... [read more]

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Jeep Wrangler 80th Anniversary Edition

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
To commemorate the brands eight-decade existence, Jeep has introduced the 80th Anniversary Edition for six of its vehicles - the Wrangler, Gladiator, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Compass, and the Renegade. While most of the changes are cosmetic, some come with a few new features. On the Wrangler, the special edition package is available for both two- and four-door models.

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You Must Check Out This Quadbike With An Audi V-10 Heart

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
Quad bikes arent new inventions. Theyve been around for some time now, and there are many manufacturers Honda, Suzuki, Arctic Cat, among them that build and sell quad bikes. But were not here to talk about those quad bikes or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) as they are otherwise known. Were here to talk about a unique ATV, and it might as well be called the quad bike: the Engler F.F Superquad. While it does fit the profile of an ATV, the... [read more]

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GM Could Be Teasing Cadillacs Next Large EV

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
General Motors has posted a very interesting and, uhm, sharp.. sketch to its Instagram account depicting what is clearly a Cadillac and what could be a larger SUV or, perhaps, even a pickup truck. But, see, thats the real tease, as GM has posted this baby with absolutely no context outside of the words lean & mean at least 50-percent of which doesnt make sense.

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Remember That Time When Oldsmobile Introduced the Worlds First Automatic Transmission?

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
One of the first American carmakers, Oldsmobile was founded all the way back in 1897. It built the world's first mass-produced car in 1902 and went under General Motors ownership in 1908. As a division of GM it slotted above Chevy and Pontiac, but below Buick and Cadillac. The brand was shutdown in 2004, but it remains famous for its groundbreaking technology and designs. Oldsmobile introduced more than 20 industry-first technologies, including the first production fully automatic transmission. It's called... [read more]

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Land Rover Range Rover Sport Autobiography by Kahn Automobiles

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
English aftermarket company, Kahn Automobiles, is known to create ravishing examples of stock vehicles. The company has been doing it for years, and the latest model to roll out is the Land Rover Range Rover Sport Autobiography. This black beauty receives a whole lot of new equipment on the outside to make it look sportier than it already is. The example here is a 2018 pre-worshipped model and has 9,000 miles on the odometer. The asking price breaches the six-digit... [read more]

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This is NOT How You Want to Find Your Chevy C8 Corvette

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
Online trending challenges have become the rage these days. Some challenges like the Ice Bucket Challenge caught one because they were tied to a larger and very important cause. Other challenges like the Tide Pod Challenge were stupid and dangerous and should never have even started. Somewhere between those two challenges lies the drop your car challenge. Nothing about this challenge served a higher purpose, but theres also nothing dangerous about it. The purpose of this challenge is simple: show... [read more]

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Polestar Precept Show Car Gets the Green Light

It was supposed to be a flight of fancy. A vision quest, a commitment car, and a bunch of other adjectives, all of which led Polestar to go so far as to forgo calling its Precept show car a concept. Despite this, Polestar is now sending the well-received, low-slung electric sedan into production at a new plant in China. Expected name: Polestar 4. Polestar , the electric performance vehicle brand jointly owned by Volvo Car Group and Zhejiang Geely Holding... [read more]

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2021 Audi Q5 Sportback First Look: Baby Got (Sport)Back

Audi adds a more rakish sibling to the Q5 model line for 2021. Dubbed the Q5 Sportback, the latest iteration of the brands compact crossover takes on the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe. Like its competition, the Q5 Sportback trades cargo space for style. Whereas todays Q5 sports 23.1 cubic feet of space aft of its rear seatback, the Sportback offers just 18.0 cubes. Thats on par with the Bimmer and Merc, which provide 17.7 and 18.5 cubic feet... [read more]

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Doug DeMuro Reviews the Lamborghini Centenario And You Have to See It

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
The Lamborghini Centenario shook the world at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, when it was unveiled to celebrate Ferruccio Lamborghinis 100th birthday. Aside the waves it sent through every car-centric medium at the time, its even more striking today, four years later, as it continues to look like an alien of a car.

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Barn Full Classic 1932 Mopar Cars at Adair Auction 11/14/2020

Are you a Mopar or no car guy? If you are, heres a terrific opportunity to put your wallet where your mouth is and collect prime examples of early Mopar history. The flagship of the Adair Collection is an assortment of 1932 Plymouths present in several different body styles, including an RHD (right-hand drive) version. One of our favorite auction houses is VanDerBrink Auctions because Yvette VanDerBrink and her crew have established a solid reputation for unearthing some of the... [read more]

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Mist Red 2021 C8 Unveiled At The National Corvette Museum.

When youre located in the Corvettes birth town of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and youre called the National Corvette Museum, then its natural for you to get the heads up on all things Corvette related, including new colors and options. Well, thanks to the relationship between the NCM and General Motors, were lucky enough to get some shots of a new 2021 C8 Corvette slathered in a beautiful Red Mist Metallic. The new Red Mist Metallic is referred to as a... [read more]

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19972001 Honda CR-V: A Compact Crossover is Born

The Honda CR-V is so common today, its numbers so thick on the ground in most places, that you've probably never stopped to consider what the compact crossover's name meansor that it means anything at all. As a standout member of a mostly drab segment, the Honda's name could just be the same old alphanumeric mumbo-jumbo applied to any number of modern vehicles. But did you know that it actually means Comfortable Runabout Vehicle? The funky name reflects the newness... [read more]

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2021 Ford Bronco: Lightning Blue Is Limited, Warthog/Raptor Getting 37-Inch Tires

Ford's official Twitter account kicked out two significant revelations about the 2021 Bronco SUV today: First, it'll offer a huge 37-inch tire option from the factory, and second, the available Lightning Blue paint color will be limited to Launch Edition models . Besides turning the spotlight back to the Bronco after its big reveal in July and before its on-sale date early next year, the tweets filled in some more pieces of the production 44's puzzle for excited fans eager... [read more]

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Superformance Donates Its MKII Shelby 289 Slab Side To Charity

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Superformance is known to create some classic builds that are priced like crazy, but the company has gone generous with one of their builds the 1962 MKII Shelby 289 Slab Side. Superformance has donated the car to Petersen Automotive Museum for its upcoming digital gala thats set to take place on September 26. The car is officially licensed by Shelby and built aesthetically and dimensionally correct to the original289 Cobras of the early 1960s. The only difference here is that... [read more]

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Is This the Mythical 2021 Porsche 911 GT Weve Been Waiting For?

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
A few months back, when it unveiled the 992-generation 911, Porsche also showcased a winged model in its Super Bowl add. The blue-painted coupe looked a lot like the 911 GT3, features the same big wing atop the rear deck. But Porsche has yet to reveal that car. What's more, it seems that it is actually preparing the release of a different type of GT model. A new teaser just surfaced on Bring a Trailer, which hosts a bidding auction... [read more]

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BMW to Pay $18 Million for Inflating Monthly Sales Numbers

BMW is in hot water for its sales reporting tactics. The Security and Exchange Commission entered into a settlement with the automaker. BMW will pay $18 million for inflating sales numbers in the U.S. from 2015 to 2019. According to a release sent out by the SEC this week, BMW kept a reserve of unreported retail sales that it used to reach company targets, ignoring when the sales actually happened. The agency also says BMW paid dealers to erroneously label... [read more]

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This Video About the Maserati MC12 Will Remind You Of Better Times

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
The Maserati MC12 is arguably one of the most underrated supercars of all time. Produced in limited quantities back in 2004 only 50 were built the MC12 was a two-seater supercar that Maserati built to comply with homologation requirements so it could enter the FIA GT Championship with a race-spec version of the same car. Sixteen years later, not a lot of people remember the MC12 or even its shared history with the much more famous Ferrari Enzo. Fortunately, Petrolicious... [read more]

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The One-Off Ferrari Omologata Is a Very Special 812 Superfast

Buying a new Ferrari is obviously a special experience, but there are always well-heeled folks who think even ticking all the option boxes or selecting a unique paint color aren't enough to set their car apart from other buyers'. Because of this, bespoke bodywork has become a big business, albeit not in terms of volume but rather money and prestige. Take the recently unveiled and very outrageous Aston Martin Victor , which is very much in this vein, as well... [read more]

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You Probably Cant Take the Tesla Model S Plaid To The Track

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
With what were guessing to be a 130-kWh battery, 1,100 horsepower, and a 0-60 mph sprint of less than two seconds, the Tesla Model S Plaid is probably the most extreme production car of the year. It is at least three-tenths of a second faster than the Model S performance and nearly two seconds quicker than the base Long Range Plus model. Add in the 200-mph top speed, and you have the most impressive electric vehicle made thus far and... [read more]

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Lucid Air Tri-Motor Prototype Aims to Usurp the Tesla Model S Plaid

Jump in your time machine children, because its time to head all the back to the year 2017. A specially modified version of the Dodge Challenger Hellcat called the Demon ran the quarter-mile in 9.7 seconds. Yes, it had pizza-cutter front wheels, was missing three seats, drank 100-octane race gas, ran on a prepped drag surface, and took advantage of a weather phenomenon called mineshaft air (where the barometer drops to the pressure youd see 650 feet below sea level... [read more]

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S vs. Maserati Levante Trofeo: Boom Sticks

Its no secret: Coupe and sedan sales are in decline, and sport utilities are keeping many automakers in the black. That doesnt mean fun died. More SUVs are available with previously unheard of amounts of power, transmissions with multiple shift programs, and increasingly clever AWD systems. Intelligent and active suspensions enable physics-defying cornering poise and precision, plus ever-improving tire technology that makes it all work for the intended purpose: a sport utilityemphasis on sportthats fun to drive. These two examples... [read more]

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Ford Puma ST

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Ford has unveiled the 2021 Puma ST, the spiciest iteration of the Puma crossover; we doubt there will ever be an RS badge slapped to the Fiesta-based small SUV that Ford assembles in Craiova, Romania. That said, heres all you need to know about the new Ford Puma ST, which inherits the same 1.5-liter, three-cylinder powerplant Ford debuted in the Fiesta ST.

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Street Altered!

Slice and dice! That was the name of the game here. Kick things off with a 15-ish-year-old Chevrolet and get cutting. Build a custom! Build a lowrider! No... continue reading

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Jon Ikeda Is Committed to Acura's High-Performance Ambitions

Jon Ikeda spent most of his career as a designer before becoming Acura s general manager in 2015 and brand officer in 2019. He is working to rebuild the premium performance brand, bringing back its heritage and injecting excitement while further differentiating Acura from the Honda brand . We chatted with him about the plans for the Acura brand in general as he prepared to launch the 2021 Acura TLX . MT: When did you start this latest relaunch of... [read more]

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The Volkswagen ID.4 Would Actually Make a Decent-Looking Little Truck

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
With the Volkswagen ID.4 revealed, were naturally wondering whats coming next. Knowing Volkswagen, and the fact that the ID.4 and ID.3 share the same MEB architecture, a handful of electric models will probably share the same bones. So, why not an ID-based truck? Well, rendering artist KDesign AG was thinking the same thing and threw together the renderings you see here. Overall, it doesnt look too bad at all, really.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Sedan First Drive: Weapons-Grade Thrust

Not that long ago, if you wanted an AMG-massaged Mercedes E-Class that flew below the radar, you opted for the wagon. No one expected a family load lugger to have a big-horsepower engine and autobahn-crushing performance; it was the perfect stealth performance car. But as we stumble into the third decade of the 21stcentury, wagons are very much cars for the cognoscenti. Enthusiasts look twice at a wagon these days, and if they see wide tires, big brakes, and toothy... [read more]

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New Spy Shots Hint That BMW Is Still Trying to Fine-Tune the 2021 M3

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
BMW just unveiled the M3 and M4 performance compacts, and we already know everything about them. We've seen the updated exterior design with the massive kidney grille and how much power comes from the revised inline-six engine. So why should we care that an M3 was spotted testing on public roads with no camo on the body? Well, these are the first shots of the performance sedan in real life: no studio shots, no editing, no digital glitz or glamour... [read more]

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Surprise - Theres More Life In The McLaren 765LT Than We All Thought

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The McLaren 765LT, the track-focused version of the 720S, was unveiled in early March 2020, a couple of weeks before the world went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Come September, and the 765LT is finally going into production, with the first hand-built examples to be delivered by the end of the month. And McLaren's announcement comes with good news for its customers: the 765LT is a bit quicker than previously claimed.

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Nissan Is Considering a Z SUV Because Why Not

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
The Nissan Z Protos arrival has thrust Nissan straight to the headlines, and as speculation continues to grow on what kind of next-generation Z sports car is going to come out of the concept vehicle, word has it that Nissan isnt going to stop with just a new Z sports car. Ivan Espinosa, Nissans Senior VP for Global Product Planning, admitted during a recent media event that a Z SUV (or crossover) is something that Nissan is currently exploring. Espinoza... [read more]

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Bugatti Could Reveal a Rimac-Powered Electric Hypercar In October 2020

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Following rumors that the Volkswagen Group will sell the Bugatti brand to Croatian electric carmaker Rimac, it has now surfaced that the French brand will unveil a Rimac-powered hypercar in October 2020. Bugatti's first electric vehicle will be heavily inspired by the Vision Le Mans concept. Rumors also claim that it will be a track-only model and that it will be built in extremely limited numbers or might be a one-off.

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Lynk Co Zero Concept: One Swede Chinese Electric SUV

It may seem like a nascent startup to us Americans, but Lynk & Co is already well-established in China , reporting more than 300,000 overall sales since the first vehicle went on sale in 2018. Thats quite a bit. Its range in that market is heavy on small crossovers that share an architecture with its corporate sibling, Volvo . Lynk & Cos next play is to move in on the lower rungs of the EV crossover space, a place that... [read more]

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Infiniti QX60 Monograph Concept First Look: Designed for the Future

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word monograph is defined as a written account of a single thing. In the case of the Infiniti QX60 Monograph concept, it is a designed account of a single thing and, perhaps unsurprisingly, that thing is an SUV. It previews the changes that are coming to Infiniti's design language that will likely feature on a number of their upcoming models, starting with the brand's most popular model, the QX60. Originally called the JX35, the... [read more]

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Take a Gander at Jeeps 80th Anniversary Edition Lineup

As any automaker having a birthday is wont to do, Jeep is celebrating its 80thbirthday with special editions all across its lineup. (1940 was the year the U.S. military solicited companies to pitch a design for what would eventually become the World War II Jeeps produced by Willys and Ford ; the word wouldn't become a registered trademark, and thus an official brand, under Willys until 1950.) Indeed, every 2021 Jeep thus gains an 80thAnniversary Edition, which Jeep previously announced... [read more]

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Lordstown Endurance Electric Pickup: Peek Inside Its Screen-Heavy Cabin

Lordstown Motors is continuing the slow tease of its Endurance electric pickup this week, now revealing interior photos ahead of the trucks launch next year. Much like the interiors of the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T , the cabin of the Endurance is dominated by screens rather than physical buttons. A long frame on the dashboard houses three separate screens, underneath of which sit physical climate-control knobs. Other notable features inside the five-seat truck include a rotary shifter and large... [read more]

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What Is Tesla's Tight Wolverine Electric Pickup Truck?

At Tesla's Battery Day, founder Elon Musk dropped a typically cryptic reference to a smaller version of the Cybertruck for markets outside of the U.S. This is a truck that Musk has talked about beforemore on that in a minutebut what he called it during the Q&A session is what perked our ears up. Tight Wolverine whats that? --> What Was Musk Talking About? Heres what Musk said, specifically:Well probably make an international version thatll bekind of smaller, kind of... [read more]

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2021 Ford Puma ST: Ford's Euro-only CUV Gets a Sporting Edge

Remember when the ST badge was reserved for the Focus? Then it migrated to the Fiesta, the Explorer, and Edge. Well, now it's the Puma's turn. The cutesy little crossover that we don't get in the states which by itself is curious, given America's hankering for SUVs just received the ST treatment. It's the first performance SUV that Ford has given Europe, and even though the upgrades are standard ST fare, it adds up to yet another sporty compact from... [read more]

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2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Takes Rear-Seat Luxury to the Max

Rolls-Royce showed off the all-new 2021 Ghost , the brands entry-level luxury sedan (ha!), at the beginning of September. Its a cleaner, statelier design that doesnt reinvent the Ghost concept so much as hone it to a sharp edge. Built on the brand's aluminum spaceframe chassis, the luxury sedan now has a platform befitting its station, too. Now Rolls-Royce is showing off the extended wheelbase versionfittingly enough, called the Ghost Extended. And extended, it is. The wheelbase swells by six... [read more]

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Elon Musk Is Promising a $25,000 Tesla in Three Years

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
A few years ago when it only sold the Model S, Tesla promised a new electric car that would be better and more affordable than the Nissan Leaf. That project became the Model 3, but even though it is better than the Leaf, it's not more affordable. Originally targeted to start from around $30,000, the Model 3 was priced from $35,000, and it currently retails from almost $38,000. Come 2020 and Elon Musk promises that Tesla will make a $25,000... [read more]

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Father/Son Drag Car

Perhaps it did not start out in this direction but soon our Father/Son Project 1987 Camaro took on a life of its own as it was destined to be a Big Block powered drag car. Billy & Tommy Campbell The post Father/Son Drag Car appeared first on Classic Car Restoration Club .

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MG Midget On A Budget

I recently picked up a 1972 MG Midget. I was looking to restore the car, although my budget for this project is around $5000. This little MG fit the bill as the body is in excellent shape for a 48-year-old car. Yes, it has a little rust on the trunk lid and lower rocker panel right side, but nothing I cant handle. I will be doing all the restoration myself, except for the paint. There are just some things better... [read more]

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Ioniq Concept Cabin Previews the Future of EV Interiors

Hyundai recently announced it will rejigger the Ioniq lineupcurrently a trio of gasoline-electric hybrid, plug-in, and electric hatchbacks into its own EV brand . That vision includes rethinking what an electric vehicle should offer, not only in terms of driving range but also interior design. As such, Hyundai is showing its new Ioniq Concept Cabin, which previews future EV interiors and resembles your living room. We can expect to see some of these innovations reach reality within the next year... [read more]

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Production Cuts Hint That There Isnt Enough Interest In the McLaren Elva

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The McLaren Elva was unveiled in November 2019 with a production run of 399 units. In April 2020, the British company said that production will be reduced to just 249 examples due to feedback from customers who thought that the Elva wasn't exclusive enough. Come September 2020 and McLaren is cutting production numbers of the supercar even more, to only 149 units. The company says the reduction is the result of the "production shutdown experienced during the global Covid-19 pandemic... [read more]

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2020 Subaru Outback Road-Trip Review: 2,000 Miles and Lessons Learned

After 2,000 miles in a car, you really start to figure out what your ride does welland what needs improving. Its no different with our 2020 Subaru Outback Onyx long-term test car, which senior copy editor Jesse Bishop drove from Los Angeles to Colorado and back. From long highway stretches to stop-and-go traffic and slow off-road trails, our turbocharged Subaru was tested in exactly the types of conditions you might experience in a 2020 or 2021 Outback . Keep reading... [read more]

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Cool Car For Sale: 1926 Lincoln Model L Dual-Cowl Phaeton

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
A vintage car recently hit the Bring-a-Trailer auctions and it looks fantastic. The Lincoln Model L touring car is nearly a century old, but seems to be in a pristine condition. The car was acquired by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation in 1974 from Florida and has been kept in its museum ever since and is taken out only during annual parades. The car is now 96 years old and is nothing more than a collectible, but it has still... [read more]

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A Rare Custom: Freds 42 Ford Convertible

For those of you who know both your world history and classic car facts, will quickly note that 1942 is among the lowest production numbers for US automobiles.... continue reading

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