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Mulholland Automotive Unveils it's First-Ever Automobile: The Legend 480 Coupe

Revered for their meticulous eye for detail, the niche British sports car company, Mulholland Automotive prides itself not only in supplying integral EPM parts to competing Formula One teams but in delivering high performance engineering which enables customers to rediscover the inherent joy and purity of driving. Mulholland Automotive Unveils it's First-Ever Automobile: The Legend 480 Coupe Unveiling the 2-seater Mulholland Legend 480 coupe, the companys first-ever automobile boasts both a light weight carbon fiber chassis and component technology. Combining... [read more]

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Mercedes-AMG G63 Sports Line Black Bison Edition by Wald International

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Wald International is known for its bold and aggressive builds. The Japanese tuner has worked on many popular models in the past, such as the Rolls-Royce Phantom, Porsche Cayenne, and even the little Suzuki Jimny. This time around, it has laid its hands on the legendary Mercedes-AMG G 63 and named it the Sports Line Black Bison Edition. It is based on the model sold from 2016 to 2018. The company has made significant changes while retaining the boxy SUVs... [read more]

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Happy Memorial Day

Just a quick note to say Happy Memorial Day. And to keep things somewhat on topic, I thought I would do my annual gallery of WWII era staff... continue reading

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Nissan Murano - Driven

By info@topspeed.com (Philippe Daix)
The Nissan Murano has been around for quite some time now and is fairly popular in the market. It isnt the best-selling SUV in the segment, but it rakes in decent sales numbers for the Japanese automaker. Named after an Italian city, the Murano slots between the Rogue and the Pathfinder in Nissans lineup. The Muranos last generation change came back in 2015, which means the next-gen is on the horizon. The company has given the SUV a few facelifts... [read more]

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This Documentary Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About the Batmobile

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Movie cars are by far the coolest vehicles you can't buy. The Mustang Bullitt, the Mustang Eleanor, and the Pontiac Trans Am are just a few examples of cars that became icons after being features in movies. But there's also an impressive list of fictional cars that became legendary, and the Batmobile is one of the finest examples. With production of new films now on halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, Warner Bros. Entertainment released a one-hour documentary about Batman's... [read more]

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How Do You Feel About A Tesla Model 3 Convertible?

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
It was only a matter of time before the Model 3 went under the knife. As is the case with all popular vehicles, aftermarket companies lay their hands on them and try to give a twist in their own ways. Weve seen the Tesla Model 3 being experimented on in the past, but we havent seen anything like this before. Newport Convertible Engineering has laid its hands on the electric car and converted it into a drop-top model. Do you... [read more]

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The Crazy Front End Wobble Issue Has Been Solved

By Nordstroms Automotive inc.
Some newer trucks have a crazy shake that has eluded the drivers for some time and they say it's now been taken care of. Automotive mysteries you have wondered about are solved. Press "Play" below to listen to this episode

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Watch As Supercar Blondie Enjoys the Rare Lotus 3-Eleven 430!

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Supercar Blondie can brag about having driven the world's coolest supercars. She also sat in futuristic concept cars that we might not even see in person anytime soon. But things become a bit more extreme in her latest video, which features the cool Lotus 3-Eleven. And not just any 3-Eleven, but the Final Evolution model that was built in just 20 units. It's essentially a road-legal race car without a roof and it's impressively powerful and fast.

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In a Bold Move To Prolong Death, Nissan Could Be Killing Off The Only Models Anyone Cares About

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
Nissan is in dire straits, and the Japanese automaker could be making some tough decisions that could spell the end of some of its most popular models. Like most automakers that have been affected by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, Nissan is scrambling to keep itself above water in the wake of tanking car sales all over the world.

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There Wont Be a BMW X7 M Because the Alpina XB7 Would Be Better Anyway

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
If you're waiting for an M version of the big BMW X7, don't hold your breath for too long. Although the Interweb is packed with rumors that BMW will reveal an X7 M model soon, a more recent report claims that such a performance SUV is not in the works. And that's most likely because Alpina just unveiled a beefed-up X7 that's almost as powerful as the M Competition models.

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This Video Proves That Kartcross Is the Greatest Sport Ever Created

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Take the engine from a Honda or a Kawasaki motorbike, weld it on a FIA-approved tubular chassis, add a dog-ring six-speed transmission, lightweight body panels and a few other bits and bobs like adjustable suspension, a differential and tires, of course. The result is what folks call these days a crosskart, the open-wheel, pocket-sized alternative to a fully-fledged rally car.

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The 2022 Ford Ranger Could Be Offered With An Efficient Hybrid Powertrain

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Ford may have pulled the plug (pun intended) on a plug-in hybrid F-150, but it does have plans to introduce it on the 2022 Ranger. The Ranger is sold in many countries across the globe and is one of the most important products for the company. The trucks next generation is slated to be released next year, and it could see some massive changes under the hood. According to CarExpert, the Ranger will be offered with a new plug-in hybrid... [read more]

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The Best Memorial Day 2020 Financing and Leasing Car Deals

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
Memorial Day 2020 is upon us, and this years Memorial Day sales are amplified more than ever. It is, quite possibly, the one good thing to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic as automakers and dealers are just itching to sell cars and move inventory off their lots as they try to make way for next years models. Weve already covered the sports cars and sedans you can get great incentives on,, and now were going to fill you in... [read more]

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From Roadsters to Rocketships at the Indy 500

This year, for the first time ever, the Indianapolis 500, The Greatest Spectacle in Racing , will not be held in the month of May. Due to the global health crisis, Indy race fans will have to wait until Sunday, August 23 , to hear the sound of Honda and Chevrolet race engines shrieking at 230 mph around the fabled 2.5-mile track. They like their tradition at Indy, from the yard of bricks at the finish line that is the... [read more]

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The Detail of This Rolls-Royce Cullinan Scale Model Will Blow Your Mind As Will The Price

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Rolls-Royce's miniature Cullinan goes hand in hand with what Sir Henry Royce used to say about perfection: small things make it, but it itself is no small thing. Apparently, this creed doesn't apply just to RR's million-dollar cars destined for the One Percent, but also to the company's toys.

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What Would Bentley's Mulliner Bacalar Look Like If It Swallowed a Rainbow?

Most Bentleys turn heads no matter what color they are, but this special rainbow-themed Bentley Mulliner Bacalar likely would swivel every head nearby. Just look at it! The stunning drop-tops special paint job blends seven shades that include Dragon Red II, Orange Flame, Yellow Flame, Apple Green, Jetstream II, Sequin Blue, and Azure Purple. (If you recall, Yellow Flame is the Bacalar's debut shade, pictured below.) While the rainbow-colored concept may be over the top and flamboyant, it somehow works... [read more]

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The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio Are Set to Debut on May 27

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Introduced for 2017, the current-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was recently updated for the 2021 model year. But while the sedan and wagon were unveiled in early 2020, the two-door versions have yet to break cover in facelifted specs. But Mercedes-Benz finally announced that both the Coupe and Convertible models are set to be unveiled on May 27.

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale to Star in Remake of Classic Outlaw Driving Film

You probably already know the film Ctait un Rendez-Vous (It Was a Date), which has been passed around online foreverand via videotapes for years before that. Theres zero dialogue, the car is never shown, and the plot is nonexistent. But its a legend, shot illicitly in 1976 by Claude Lelouch on the open but uncrowded streets of Paris early in the morning at high speed in order to arrive on Monmartre while his girlfriend walks up the stairs for a... [read more]

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Dodge Needs Money, So the Durango Hellcat is a Top Priority

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
Like most automakers these days, Dodge is bleeding money in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped the whole world. And like most automakers, Dodge is reopening its business in an attempt to stem the tide and bring some much-needed cash flow back to its coffers. A big part of that plan, at least according to Mopar Insiders, is to prioritize the launch of the Dodge Durango.

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Sports Cars and Sedans Get Huge Incentives for Memorial Day 2020

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
Automakers are dealers alike are always looking to move inventory on Memorial Day weekend to make room for next years models, but Memorial Days sales for 2020 are going to be even bigger quote possibly the only good thing that has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. With sales in a major downfall for most of 2020 so far, some automakers and dealers are doubling down on incentives, and thats very good news for you. Below, weve compiled a shortlist... [read more]

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Wait, Kramer Drove an Experimental Chevrolet on Seinfeld?

Its no secret that Jerry Seinfeld is a car enthusiast. In fact, his namesake television show includes numerous nods to his automotive interests: Jerrys fridge features a Skip Barber Racing School magnet; posters of Porsches line the walls of his apartment; and Kramer, Jerrys across-the-hall neighbor, drives an experimental 1973 Chevrolet Impala . Yes, Kramers green Impalathe car that famously dons the license plate ASSMAN in the Seinfeld episode The Fusilli Jerry is no ordinary Chevy, but one of 1,000... [read more]

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Do Optima Batteries Need a Special Charger? No, But You Might Want This One!

Battery chargers have been around since the first automotive batteries. This ubiquitous garage appliance doesnt get a lot of thought, and most purchases of battery chargers happen in the sordid aftermath of neglect that often leads to the selection of a dubious charger based on price alone. If the end result is the sound of an engine coming to life, who cares, right? Related story: Charging System Tools for Your Ride It could be just that simple for some folks... [read more]

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Are Car Sales About to Bounce Back In a Big Way?

People who used to rely on public transit and ride-sharing, the ones who in the past said they dont want or need their own car, are reaching an automotive epiphany: They now see the valueand safetyof having their own vehicle. It only took a pandemic . What could this mean for car sales, which many worried would be decimated by the health crisis ? Well, take these newly baptized, along with those whose vehicle lease expires during the pandemic and... [read more]

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Rolls-Royce Sells a Handbuilt Toy Cullinan SUV for $17,100 (Before Extras!)

Ever since long-term paramour Arbitrage Ken traded his plastic-fantastic Dreamvette for a bespoke Roll-Royce Phantom several years back, Bel-Air Barbie has found herself listless and indecisive when scanning her fleet of 1:8-scale conveyances. Should I take the Trademark licensed Volkswagen New Beetle or Fiat 500 ? I clearly cant be seen in one of those license-dodging quasi-brand cars, like the vaguely Jag F-Type Convertible Vehicle' or the almost- Wrangler Off-Road Vehicle!' And next to Kens car, that hoary pink plastic... [read more]

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A Porsche 911 GT3 and a Taycan Roll Onto a Frozen Lake

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
The Porsche Ice Force Pro Experience is more than proving grounds for would-be Porsche drivers. Unlike most Experiences that Porsche offers all over the world, Ice Force Pro is different, in part because its located 110 miles north of the Arctic Circle in a place called Levi, Finland. The 76-acre plot of frozen awesomeness lets you test your driving and drifting skills in the snow. Even better, it lets you do it in a range of Porsche models, ranging from... [read more]

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Watch a 1500-Horsepower, AWD Honda Civic (Kinda) Jolt to 60 MPH in just 1.1 Seconds

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Alright. What's the first thing that pops into mind when you hear the words Honda Civic? Nippy driving? Reliability? The Type R? A teenager's car? Uber? Well, to us, it's all of the above but to Norris Prayoonto and P-Racing, the Civic is proper dragster material. A downright scary one.

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More Mini Prices: 2020 Mini Countryman Adds Cheaper Oxford Edition Trim

The Mini Hardtop Oxford Edition brings some of the model's most desirable features to a low-cost trim. Now, Mini is offering the value-oriented package on the Countryman , and it drops the crossover s entry price by a considerable amount. Prior to the introduction of the Oxford Edition, an entry-level Countryman started at $29,250. The new trim, however, brings the crossover's price of admission down to $26,750. The Oxford Edition is available in both Cooper and Cooper All4 variants. The... [read more]

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Mazda's RX-Vision GT3 Is the Off-Limits Rotary Sports Car You Can Now Drive in Gran Turismo

The Mazda RX-Vision concept is just too good a design to exist merely as a static object, a concept car without a future out on the road. Its long nose and dramatically swept-back cabin are simply begging to be viewed in motion. If youve been waiting for the day this low-slung sculpture on wheels becomes fire-breathing, rotary-powered, roadgoing thing, that day is here. Well, virtually at least. The Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept is now downloadable and playable in Gran Turismo... [read more]

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The 10 Most Reliable Cars Ever Made

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Some say cars aren't as reliable as they used to be. While it is true that modern vehicles enjoy a shorter life cycle than some cars built in from the 1970s to the 1990s, some of the automobiles that are available right now, new or used, are reliable enough to be driven for at least a decade and up to 500,000 miles. Many of these cars also don't have major issues and are relatively inexpensive to repair anyway. Expert websites... [read more]

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This Widebody C8 Corvette is the Mid-Engined Chevy We Deserved

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The first mid-engined Corvette in history, the C8 is one cool sports car that's closer than ever to supercar territory. Sadly, production of the C8 was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Chevy won't build additional 2020 model year cars. It also seems that the 2021 model year will be a short production year too, so getting a C8 will be rather tricky in the next six to 12 months. Production of the Z06, ZR1, and Zora are also... [read more]

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Swedes with Sawzalls: Chopping a Model A

For whatever reason, Ive been going hot rod crazy these past few weeks. You know how it is: staying up way too late scheming and planning your next... continue reading

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Is This The Most Expensive 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette?

By info@topspeed.com (Michael Fira)
GM pledged to keep the price of the Corvette C8 down and kept its promise with the announcement that the first mid-engined 'Vette will start from just $59,995. It is, then, only natural that we should take a peek at the other end of the scale and try to find some really expensive Corvette C8s. With neither the Z06 or the ZR1 out yet, this fully loaded C8 may just be one of the most expensive out there. For now... [read more]

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Hey, Mercedes Is Making Upgrades To Its MBUX Infotainment System

Mercedes-Benz is continuing its drive to upgrade its MBUX platform the brains of its in car suite of features and services. The never-ending end game is to better help drivers navigate their daily lives while theyre on the go by providing easy access to a wealth of data and information, entertainment options, and much more. A driver has many ways to access the MBUX feature set in a Mercedes, with buttons on the steering wheel, a touchscreen interface, gesture control... [read more]

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Whats New On the 2020 Mazda CX-9?

The current-generation Mazda CX-9 has been around since 2016, and it represented a critical step forward for the automaker. Based on the SkyActiv platform, Mazdas midsize crossover got a polished look thanks to the new Kodo design language , making it more premium inside and out. Like with all Mazdas, the CX-9 is one of the best-driving SUVs in its segment thanks to its punchy turbocharged engine and well-tuned transmission. For the 2020 model year, the CX-9 got a midcycle... [read more]

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Future Cars: 2021 and Beyond

They may be out of favor right now, but traditional three-box cars will never go away. To make sure, automakers around the world are pouring enormous resources into design and engineering to keep sedans, coupes, and convertibles as interesting and as compelling as possible. Whether theyre built for fun, luxury, a bit of both, or just to get you where you need to go, the cars of the near future will offer more style and technology than ever as they... [read more]

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We Demand That This Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Comes To Life

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Although Mazda and motorsports is an affair that burned the brightest in the early '90s (1991, to be more precise), the digital world of gaming tends to disapprove. In case you need some further convincing, check out the RX-Vision GT3 ready to scorch the tracks in PS4's Gran Turismo Sport.

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2020 BMW X3 vs. Lincoln Corsair: Which Compact Luxury Crossover Is For You?

Lincoln has been on its SUV game latelygood thing, too, because increasingly, it's their only game, with the MKZ sedan's looming death leaving the Continental as the brand's only car offering. The Corsair serves as the entry point to Lincoln's ever-growing sports-utility lineup, and it competes in the tough compact luxury crossover segment, which is dominated by Audi's Q5, Mercedes-Benz's GLC-Class, and the stalwart BMW X3 . To see how the Lincoln stacks up, we pitted it against that last... [read more]

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Best Memorial Day Car Deals for 2020: Huge Markdowns on These New Rides

Were experts on a lot here at MotorTrend , but when it comes to data-driven analyses on the best new car deals, we leave it to the pros at IntelliChoice. For more than 30 years, IntelliChoice (a part of the MotorTrend Group) has been honing its craft, making the lives of car buyers easier by researching the best certified pre-owned programs, best new-car overall values, and the best deals. IntelliChoice shared with us the best car deals around the country... [read more]

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Best Memorial Day SUV Deals for 2020: Sport Utility Value

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and summer is arguably the best time for an ambitious family road trip or the off-road adventure of your dreams. Thankfully, the folks at Intellichoicewhich is part of the MotorTrend Grouphave shared with us the best SUV deals on offer this Memorial Day weekend so we can pass them on to you. More Memorial Day new car deals: Best Memorial Day Car Deals for 2020: Huge Markdowns on These New Rides 2020... [read more]

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A New Lexus IS Is Coming in 2021, and the IS 500 Will Be a Bittersweet Surprise

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
While we were worrying about the pain in the ass that is the new coronavirus, back in March, a Toyota-related leak revealed the carmaker's upcoming plans vis-a-vis its lineup. Among the cascade of novelties, we also learned that a 2021 Lexus IS is on its way. Not much is out in the wild regarding the sedan, but speculation about what the incoming IS could hide under the hood ranged from it getting the Supra's BMW-sourced 335-horsepower, 3.0-liter turbo straight-six to... [read more]

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Price Commands a Premium

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is greatly improved from its predecessor. Not only does it boast a quiet ride and a tech-happy interior, but its also one of the most fuel-efficient sedans around. Hyundai has released prices ahead of the sedans release this June, and theyre pretty reasonable. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue starts at $28,725. At this price, the base Sonata Hybrid is more expensive than the base Honda Accord Hybrid ($26,575), but less expensive than the base... [read more]

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GM Just Revealed a Removable Roof For the Hummer EV That Doesnt Exist

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
May 20, 2020. This was the day GM was supposed to reveal the exciting new 2022 Hummer electric pickup truck. But, courtesy of the pandemic, the launch is inevitably delayed. However, GM decided to tease enthusiasts and reveal a key detail that just made the Hummer a lot more desirable. The automaker released a short video clip that shows the Hummer electric pickup truck with the roof panels removed. Well, didnt see that one coming, did you?

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Michigan Flooding Destroys Local Fiero Repair Shop

It hurts to see something like this. From all reports, Fieros Forever was a work of love by a man named Tim Evans , and his specialty shop worked on, preserved, and displayed Pontiacs sporty little mid-engined runabout . The shop, located in Midland, Michigan, was struck by floodwaters that were released when the Edenville Dam failed during immense rainfall this month. The floodwaters then crested the Sanford Dam, upstream on the Tittabawassee River from Midland, where Fieros Forever is... [read more]

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What Is a Targa? A Very Brief History of an Automotive Staple

In the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, the automotive landscape was awash with targa-top cars . Conventional convertibles required heavy mechanisms (or worse, motors or hydraulics) to work and got rid of a major structural componentya know, the roof . That in turn sapped performance from sports cars by making them less rigid, heavier, and slower. There were also very real fears among automakers that the U.S. government would ban convertibles in the name of rollover safety in the late 60seven... [read more]

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We Really Want This Lego Fast and Furious Supra, So Please Help Make It Happen

By info@topspeed.com (Michael Fira)
Next year, the first installment of the Fast & Furious saga will celebrate its 20th birthday and you can begin the celebrations right now by helping to bring a Lego version of Brian O'Conner's 1994 Toyota Supra Mk. IV into production. Better yet, you don't have just 10 seconds to act, there are still over 400 days left for this product idea to make it to the desks of Lego's decision-makers and, with a bit of luck, become a licensed... [read more]

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2020 Honda Civic Type R First Drive Review: Now Even Sharper

Since its 2017 debut, 13,000 individually numbered Honda Civic Type Rs have found their way into enthusiasts embraces. We lived with a 2018 CTR for a year and didnt want to give it back. A mild update occurred in 2019, but for 2020, substantive changes make our favorite hot hatch even better. To answer your first question: Does the 2020 Civic Type R get a boost in power? No, the 2.0-liter turbo-four makes the same 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft... [read more]

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If This Porsche Cyber 677 Concept Is the Future Porsche 911, We Need a Time Machine

By info@topspeed.com (Michael Fira)
Porsche 911 fans are always given a hard time. Be it because they love a "glorified Beetle" or because "that thing's been looking the same since the days my grandma was in kindergarten", 911 fans rarely catch a break and it's all simply because they love a car as anachronic as Stuttgart's most famous automotive export (sorry Mercedes). But Paul Breshke took it upon himself to change all that and, in doing so, he made the 911 feel novel again... [read more]

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Tesla Model S Performance With The Cheetah Stance Sets A New Quarter-Mile Record

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Tesla updated its Launch Mode recently and even introduced the Cheetah Stance on the Model S and the Model X. The company sent out over-the-air updates for the same, but before it could be tested widely in the real world, the pandemic brought everything to a halt. Now that things are slowly opening up, we have the first result in. A Model S Performance set a new quarter-mile record thanks to this update. The car in question completed the sprint... [read more]

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The Past and Present Co-Exist in One Vintage Electric Roadster

Separating themselves in an elite field of unique design, Vintage Electric thrives at the innovative intersection of timeless aesthetic and modernity where the past and future do not have to have to exit mutually exclusive of each other. Boasting authenticity, passion for product, and unparalleled customer experience, Vintage Electric bikes are revered for their skillful blend of vintage-inspired design and classic board-track racers with the best in electric vehicle technology, resulting in true mobile works of art. The Past and... [read more]

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Tesla Might Build the Cybertruck in "The Land of Pickup Trucks"

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Even though the Berlin factory is still not ready, Tesla is ready to throw in more funds to build a new factory in the States. According to Electrek, Musk has chosen Austin, Texas as the location for Teslas next factory.

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