The automaker has been teasing us for the past few years with an electric-minivan concept that somewhat resembles the original Beetle-based version. The latest spy shots show prototypes of the ID Buzz that, although disguised, appear similar to the original prototype. In Europe, the ID Buzz will be available in regular- and extended-wheelbase passenger and […]

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Detroit-based Hercules Electric Vehicles has set late-2022 as the launch window for the full-size Alpha. Hercules joins a growing number of startups hoping to score in the EV pickup bracket. Hercules claims the Alpha will produce up to 1,000 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque, enough to deliver zero-to-60-mph times of four seconds. Although the […]

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It’s always big news when Ferrari unveils a new car. The ultra-sleek midengine 296 GTB plug-in hybrid comes with a 654-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6. It combines with a 164-horsepower electric motor to generate a net 818 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission directs power to the rear wheels. The 296 GTB can run for up to […]

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Fans of the automaker’s WRX and WRX STI should be pleased that replacements are just around the corner. The WRX will run with the same 2.4-liter four-cylinder found in the Subaru Ascent that makes 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. That’s slightly fewer horses but a bit more torque than the current WRX engine. […]

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Image is everything in the full-size pickup class and the nose on automaker’s next-generation hauler, shown here in TRD Pro trim, is nothing short of massive. The new Tundra, which is similar in design to the rest-of-the-world Toyota Hilux pickup, will share the body-on-frame platform with the next Tacoma midsize pickup plus the 4Runner and […]

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A continuous updating of the automaker’s lineup includes the seven-passenger tall wagon that slots between the full-size Armada and the five-passenger Murano. The 2022 Pathfinder is larger overall than the outgoing version, with more third-row legroom, but the distance between the front and rear wheels remains unaltered. The blockier styling appears similar to that of […]

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The 370Z’s replacement will officially debut in August, which is none-too-soon for fans of the brand. Dubbed the 400Z, the hatchback sport coupe’s design will likely remain true to the Z Proto concept shown last year. The design was apparently influenced by the original 240Z. Thrust for the rear-wheel-drive 400Z comes from a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter […]

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Most 2021 model-year vehicles were introduced some time ago, but for some reason Ford only recently opened the ordering process for the SuperCrew version of Raptor pickup. This is now the only cab style offered. As before, there’s a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6, but there are a number of underbody modifications. They include new Fox-brand […]

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The automaker stopped making small trucks after the original Ranger was cancelled a decade ago. The Ranger name returned for 2020 attached to a midsize model. For 2022, the new Maverick becomes Ford’s smallest (close to a foot shorter than the Ranger) and least expensive hauler. The unitized (frameless) platform originally developed for the Ford […]

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The automaker has created a radically different-looking compact utility vehicle that launches in early 2022. Design elements include an aggressive-looking grille that resembles those attached to the Hyundai Sonata and Elantra sedans. The rest of the bodywork has plenty of crisp creases that finish with a knife-edge ridge across the liftgate. The Sportage’s interior is […]

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