Tesla D is a Dual-Motor, All-Wheel-Drive Model S

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Tesla Motors just revealed the most significant improvements to the Model S to date. Last week, CEO Elon Musk caused quite a ruckus when he announced that his company would release a new model called, “D,” along with with “something else.” Well, that time has come. As many speculated, the new model is an all-wheel-drive version of the Model S. ...

First Drive: 2015 BMW X6 xDrive50i

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It's quite easy to blame BMW for the proliferation of genre-defying vehicles we've seen lately. Over the past few years we've gotten the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe (a four-door sedan), the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo (a hatchback), and the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer (a compact minivan). But there's perhaps no segment-buster more infuriating to enthusiasts than the ...

First Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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While standing at the rear end of a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 crew cab with four-wheel drive and the long truck bed (a mere whiff of the truck world's whimsical configuration possibilities), it becomes obvious. This is not a 'small' truck by traditional terms. And, after driving it, I can say that's OK. It's not just the bed length -- the ...

Nuthin’ But a G Thang: G-Wagen Commemorates 35 Years with Special Edition

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The Geländewagen is not only one of our favorite Mercedes-Benz models, it is one of the coolest off-roaders of all time. Developed by Steyr-Daimler-Puch in the 1970s with militaries in mind as the primary customers, it has morphed into an ultra-expensive lifestyle vehicle—albeit one that can actually perform when needed. Commemorating the 35th anniversary of its 1979 launch, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled ...

GM Recalls 97,540 Cars for Stalling, Yearly Recalls Now Total 76

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General Motors, with just over two months left to hit the magical recall century mark, has now reached 76 recalls this year and surpassed 30 million cars in North America. We missed several recalls since our last update, so here are a few of the latest highlights (the full list, maintained by GM’s press office, is here but does not include ...

Jaguar Commercial Employs Evil MI6 “Q” Character, Underground Lair, Holograms to Great Effect

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Jaguar advertising has been on a roll lately, with the whole “British villains drive Jags” thing resonating well with the brand’s outsider market position and its extremely seductive lineup. The firm’s latest commercial, however, might just top them all, with a treasure trove of intelligently sinister references, as well as a confident swagger befitting a brand on the rise. Mixing elements ...

Coming Soon From Tesla: Used Cars That Have Elon Musk’s OK

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Historically, auto dealerships have made as much or more money selling used cars as new ones. Since electric-car maker Tesla Motors doesn't have dealerships, but sells cars online directly to buyers, that has left the question of buying used Teslas to owners who may want to sell. Now, however, Tesla has confirmed that it plans to offer a Certified Previously Owned (CPO) ...

Tesla announces new finance deals for Model S

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Manufacturer promises to buy back Tesla Model S electric car for 50 per cent of original value Tesla has revealed the new finance packages available to private buyers of the Model S. The company claims that the deals have been created from the ground up rather than as copies of plans offered by other manufacturers. The financing will be offered through Tesla's ...

Vauxhall Corsa and Adam urgent recall extended

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Action now applies to Vauxhall Corsa and Adam models registered from February 2014 Vauxhall has announced that the urgent recall that orginally affected 3,000 Corsa supermini and Adam city car models registered since May has now been extended back to cars registered from February. The cars should not be driven and owners are advised to contact Vauxhall directly to arrange an ...

Paris 2014: Volkswagen wows with four world premieres

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As the 2014 Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris continues to roll out, Volkswagen presented four world premieres to an eager crowd on Thursday, October 2nd. Included in those unveilings was, of course, the XL Sport concept car which has become the talk of the town with its twin-cylinder Ducati 1199 Superleggera engine. Besides the sporty concept, Volks also unveiled a new ...
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