For the last 2015 Mustangs, Ford is pulling a closeout special for the ages. Before the first 2016 GT350 gets built — that’s the 500-horsepower, high-revving, magnetically-shocked, aluminum-fendered Mustang with the stripes — there will be 100 GT350s made for the 2015 model year. This wasn’t supposed to happen since the car was announced last […]
One night, a couple kids showed up on Mike Bates’s driveway, opened his 2009 Kia Spectra, and drove off on a joyride to the neighboring town. This was in sleepy Cheshire, Connecticut, a suburb of 30,000 people, and all because he left a set of keys inside the glove box. It was too easy.
The Apple Watch cannot video chat with dogs wearing telepathic collars, but it will talk with a new BMW or Porsche. Go Go Gadget Panamera!
Automakers don’t like building plug-in hybrids, especially the German automakers which have preferred to go all-out with diesel. Ask yourself if you’d like to pay an extra 10 grand on a car that already costs $60k, only to plug it in religiously every night so that you can drive 20 miles a day without the […]
Electric car buyers who buy the very first model years always screw themselves, over and over, as automakers cut prices and make significant upgrades during the same vehicle generation. The latest bad news comes for Cadillac ELR and Chevrolet Spark EV owners.
Palm Beach is a car auction for the people. And by people, we mean folks of relatively average means who pine for 1985 Lincoln Town Cars and 1967 Oldsmobile Toronados over million-dollar Mercedes Gullwings. It starts this Friday in sunny Florida, and like always, auction house Barrett-Jackson will be headlining a few brand-new cars for […]
For whatever reason, Chicago used to be the truck show on the automotive calendar. Automakers would serve their latest pickups and SUVs in the city of deep dish pizza, and Detroit, in stark contrast to its own urban decay, would debut all the flashy new cars. Now, Chicago is little more than a giant […]
Imagine if you could see pedestrians before your regular headlights illuminate them. Picture keeping your brights on knowing that passing vehicles would never be blinded. Now delete these images and banish them from memory. The U.S. government allows no such innovations.
If there’s a Focus ST owner in your life whose birthday is near, allow Ford to gift him the perfect and very generous present of torque. There’s gobs of it, as in 90 lb-ft more than stock.