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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Will Be Quicker Than The Mustang GT

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The highly anticipated 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E just broke cover as the company's first competitive EV and the first production electric vehicle to sport the Mustang name. The big news is that the Mach-E will be offered in a high-performance trim as well. It will be called the GT, it will generate well in excess of 400 horsepower, and hit 60 mph from a standing start in "the mid-three-second range." This means it will be quicker than the Mustang GT... [read more]

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: How the Electric SUV Became a Mustang

The debate will rage for a while: whether Fords new electric crossover should be part of the Mustang family. Outrage over Chevy attaching the Blazer name to a car-based SUV has largely died down and purists need a new focus for their outrage. In Ford development labs in Dearborn and Detroit, the evolution of the Mach-E to its adoption of the Mustang name unfolded almost organicallyit was not the goal from the outset. But in the minds of top brass... [read more]

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E Has Some Interesting and Unique Door Handles

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
There are a lot of quirks to the 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E, but one that really stuck out to us is the fact that it seems void of door handles. Then we noticed that weird stationary handle on the front doors, and we had to dig a little further to see just what was going on. Theres a somewhat interesting story here and some potential future problems. Heres what you need to know about the Mach-Es weird-ass door handles.

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The Ray Vega 1938 Ford

I was farting around in the archives this morning and came across these shots of Ray Vega's 1938 Ford Convertible. I believe these are from an early (1953?)... continue reading

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How much Mustang is there in the 2021 Mustang Mach-E?

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Ford just launched its first all-electric crossover, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E - A cool vehicle packed with tech and equipped with powerful motors and batteries, but it's also surrounded by some controversy due to its name. Not only does it sport a "Mustang" badge, but it also features a version of the iconic "Mach" nameplate, revised from Mach 1 into Mach-E. Some say that Ford shouldn't have used these badges on an electric SUV, while others think that Ford is... [read more]

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2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Order Books Have Opened - Heres What You Need to Know

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
The 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E marks many firsts for the Blue Oval moving into the electrified era. For some reason, Ford decided to attach the Mustangs legacy to this crossover, thus making it the first Mustang-inspired SUV. It also happens to be the first production-bound all-wheel-drive Mustang. Now that the electric crossover is finally here, Ford has started accepting orders for it. You can reserve your Mach-E by paying a deposit of $500. However, you dont have all the models... [read more]

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Dont just expect the Mustang Mach-E to be a success based on its name

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
In unveiling the new Mustang Mach-E, Ford has booked a seat in the same electric car club thats nowadays frequented by the leading big-name automakers: Tesla, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar, and Porsche. Admittedly, the Blue Oval did arrive a tad late to the party. Now, threatened by the risk of falling behind its rivals that were already building and selling electric cars, Ford needed to come up with a quick and cost-effective solution that would allow it to launch its... [read more]

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2020 Hyundai Venue/2019 Nissan Kicks: Identical Cousins?

The North Americanmarket version of the 2020 Hyundai Venue has finally washed ashore, trimmed and specd to meet Yankee Doodle expectations. Detroit editor Alisa Priddle recently flew halfway around the world to drive a global version with the steering wheel in the wrong place and had nice things to say about it, but now its time to find out how the Venue fares in the hands of a well-rested evaluator on familiar roads with all the controls where they belong... [read more]

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Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison Daily-Drives a Ford F-150 Raptor, But This Custom Chevy Is His Favorite Car

Quick Stats: Rick Harrison, Pawn Stars Daily Driver: 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor (Ricks rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars: See below Favorite road trip: Las Vegas to Duck Creek Village, Utah Car he learned to drive in : 1973 Volkswagen Thing First car bought: 1968 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Pawn Stars star Rick Harrison has off-roaded his whole life. Thats partly why he got his 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor, which he calls a real off-road truck... [read more]

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E is as expensive as the Tesla Model Y, but is it worth it?

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The Ford Mustang Mach-E has officially debuted, but the big news is that the folks over at the Mach-E forums discovered some URLs on Ford's official website that includes more information about the SUV than FoMoCo wanted us to know right now, including pricing. It seems that the Mustang Mach-E will have a starting price similar to Tesla's Model Y, so it's time to see how the two electric SUVs compare.

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2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Video Compilation

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
You might not agree with Fords decision to use the Mustang name (of the Mach name, for that matter) on a crossover, but at least it does carry some Mustang DNA. Either way, as an all-knew model, theres a lot that we need to do to actually get acquainted with it, the first of which is browsing our new Mach-E gallery. Then, you might want tolearn the finer details and get in tune with the Mach-Es charging time and range... [read more]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Picture Gallery

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
The 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV has finally launched with up to 300 miles of range and as much as 459 horsepower and 612 pound-feet of torque. The Premium and First Edition trim levels will be available in showrooms starting sometime in early 2020, with the entry-level Select and the California Route 1 trim will hit the market in early 2021. If you want the range-topping GT Performance model, though, you'll need to wait until late 2021. Check out... [read more]

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If Youre Buying a 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E, You Better Have a 240-Volt Plug in Your Garage

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
The Ford Mustang Mach-E has come to usher in a new era for Ford and the Mustang Name. Its the first Mustang EV slated for production, and its the first crossover to wear the Mustang Name. Along with its debut, we learned that the Mach-E can charge at the rate of 3 miles per hour on a typical, 120-Volt home outlet, and we started wondering: just how does that compare to other models on the market?

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The 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Promises 459 Horsepower and 300-Mile Range, But Not at the Same Time

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
The Mustang has a long and vibrant history, but the future is here, and the Mustang Mach-E is the proverbial looking glass into the future of not only the Mustang name but Ford as a whole. The Mustang Mach-E is the first production electric Mustang, and its the first crossover to bear the Mustang name too. It comes with a promise of up to 300 miles in range, up to 459 horsepower, and access to 75-percent of Americas charging infrastructure... [read more]

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: Impressions From a Ride in Fords New Electric SUV

For the second time in its history, the Mustang family is expanding. Nope, its not another Mustang II , its a coupe-like electric SUV. The new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E will be available with standard and extended-range battery configurations, three levels of power, and Ford claims its directly targeting aspirational SUVs like the Porsche Macan . We got a chance to take an early ride in an all-wheel-drive long-range prototype, and if our short time with the vehicle is any... [read more]

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Riding shotgun in the electrifying addition to Fords pony stable the Mustang Mach-E

It is surreal climbing into one of those camouflaged prototypes made iconic by spy photographers. It feels all too familiar, but eerily different. Its like being transported into a futuristic sci-fi film that reimagines the icons we know and love. The masked vehicles styling hints are clear even obscured by the vinyl disguise, but sliding into the passenger seat the juxtaposition was clear. The familiar doubled-browed Mustang dash aesthetic and pony on the steering wheel said we were home, but... [read more]

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Revealed! An Electric Mustang SUV? Believe It

Deep underground at Ford s Product Development Center, a large studio has been converted into an immersion room, its temporary walls papered with endless PowerPoint slides. Normally, vision boards like this are a clear indication that both imagination and inspiration were snuffed out of the project three months in. But then something caught my eyea slide titled Winning Will Not Be Driven by Compliance. Below the headline were four cars: a BMW i3 , Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt EV... [read more]

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SEMA 2019 Shannon Is Back From Automotive Week

By Nordstroms Automotive Inc.
Shannon is back from a week at SEMA Automotive Week show in Las Vegas and he has news! Press "Play" below to listen to this episode

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Teslas "Plaid Mode" T-Shirt is Actually Pretty Cool

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
Teslas ability to monetize just about anything under the sun is back in the news. As if flamethrowers, tequilas, and branded hats arent enough, the Tesla is now offering a Plaid Mode t-shirt to commemorate the arrival of the new range-topping version of the Model S. The shirt, which is literally available in Teslas online shop was designed to, according to the company, celebrate Teslas incredible performance mode. Its made from 100% cotton, and, apparently, its also the next best... [read more]

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2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Live Debut Stream - See it Here!

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
After what seems like forever, the Ford Mustang Mach-E is set to debut today, November 17, 2019, at 8:50 pm EST, 5:50 PM PST, and 1:50 AM GST during a live-stream event that you can watch right here on Topspeed.com in the video embed below. The live stream takes place in Los Angeles and is set to run for just one-half hour, after which reservations will open for early adopters. Of course, weve already learned a lot about the Mustang... [read more]

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ICYMI: Someone Caught the New Ford Mach-E Electric SUV on Camera - First Look

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
Ford's upcoming all-electric and Mustang-inspired SUV was caught testing in the wild with a production body. The crossover is wrapped in camouflage from bumper to bumper, but the details show through the wrap, so it's our best look at this vehicle yet. The Ford Mach-E, as it's expected to be called, will make its official debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, most likely in pre-production form.

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Wallpaper of the Day: Porsche 918

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
Today, we want to pay tribute to the Porsche 918 - a cold-hearted, track-ready slayer of the McLaren P1 and Ferrari Laferrari. Powered by a 4.6-liter V-8 and two electric motors, this Porsche supercar can hit 60 mph in 2.8 seconds, 124 mph in 7.2 seconds, and 186 mph in 23 seconds. Add on the Weissach package and its 77-pound weight reduction, and you'll hit the same sprints in 2.6, 7.2, and 19.9 seconds, respectively. The exterior is all Porsche... [read more]

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The Toyota Avalon and Camry Are Now AWD, But Im More Interested in the Pictures

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
Toyota is super proud of the fact that it was able to pair the 2019 RAV 4s AWD system with the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon. Its also proud of the fact that AWD can be specified on most trim levels without adding too much weight (just 165 pounds for the Camry,) but what Im more interested in are the pictures that Toyota released along with this news.

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New Rendering Envisions a Real-Life Need For Speed Toyota Supra

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
The 2019 SEMA Auto Show hosted no less than five different Toyota Supra concepts. None of them, though, can compete with the audacity of this custom rendering of a tricked-out Toyota Supra created by Ambielec Design. Inspired by the Need For Speed: Heat video game that was launched earlier this month, this Supra rendering wears what is arguably the wildest wide-body kit weve seen on the returning Japanese sports coupe. Its modified to an extent that the only two possible... [read more]

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Are Cars Without Windshields Becoming a Trend?

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
McLaren unveiled the Elva supercar earlier this week, and among its many unique features, it included one that has become trendy among supercar brands in recent years. Folks, the Elva is the first production McLaren that doesnt have a windshield. In fact, it doesnt have a roof, either. Windows? What are those? As striking and unique as the Elva is, its not the first performance car to adopt this kind of appearance. In this decade alone, there have been a... [read more]

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Cheapest Pickup Trucks for 2020: No Frills, Just Utility

Today, you can spend upwards of $70,000 on a new truck. Fortunately, you dont have to. There are still plenty of affordable trucks on the market, with some priced just above $20,000. If youre looking for a no-frills workhorse, keep reading to learn about the cheapest pickup trucks for 2020. 2020 Ram 1500: $33,590 We love the refined interior and supple air suspension of the Ram 1500 Limited, but youll have to spend more than $50,000 for this top-trim model... [read more]

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Wallpaper of the Day: 2020 Ferrari F8 Spider

By info@topspeed.com (Robert Moore)
When Ferrari decided to replace the 488 Spider, we go the F8 Spider a drop-top version of the F8 Tributo with a carry over of technology and chassis technology from the track-bred 488 Pista. It might not be quite as dynamic as the 488 Pista, but third V-8 powered Italian is good for 710 horsepower and 569 pound-feet of torque enough to push 60 mph breeze through your hair in just 2.9 seconds. As the epitome of topless performance, the... [read more]

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Is the 2019 Jeep Wrangler an Efficient SUV? We Test MPGs on our 2.0 Turbo Long-Termer

MotorTrend s 2019 SUV of the Year is roughly halfway through its yearlong stay with us, and its settled nicely into its day-to-day life of commuting during the week and exploring on the weekends. Since our last update, where we went off-roading on the beaches on Californias central coast , weve ordered a handful of Mopar accessories for our Wrangler. Weve also finally tested it at the track and on our fuel economy loop. Test Day Jeepsor at least Wranglersare... [read more]

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Watch a Toyota Supra, Dodge Demon, and a BMW E30 Go Head to Head in the Desert

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
You dont get to see a Dodge Demon every day. Then again, you dont get to see it as it stretches its muscles during some good ol drag racing in the company of a Toyota Supra, a BMW E30, and Savage Garages Ford Raptor. Oh, and this is no prep drag-race, by the way, as the whole scenario unfolds in the desert, between bursting clouds of sand. Now that we have your attention, get ready to be amazed by the... [read more]

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Revology Cars Launches Performance Parts Division

If youre building a Coyote-powered vintage Mustang you need to see this   Announced last week at the 2019 SEMA show, Revology Cars, the builders of the first licensed reproduction classic Mustang, have finally launched its performance parts division. With a steady stream of three builds a month and looking like production will ramp up further in 2020, Revology finally has the right staff, logistics, and space to offer their custom and re-engineered products to help you build the restomod... [read more]

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Refreshing or Revolting: Ferrari Roma Ushers in New Design Era

Ferrari took the wraps off the newest addition to its burgeoning lineup yesterday. The Roma is the contemporary follow-up to the 612 Scaglietti of the mid-2000s, and even if Ferrari itself wont say it, the car is the spiritual successor to the Ferrari Dino Sergio Marchionne all but promised so many years ago. Like the Dino before it, the Roma is supposed to be a relatively affordable 2+2 coupe designed to do two things: look great and be enjoyed every... [read more]

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What Compact SUVs Get Over 30 MPG on the Highway? Here are 14 Fuel-Frugal Crossovers

Getting an SUV originally meant sacrificing fuel economy for the sake of practicality. Even if it had the range, the SUVs of yore would suck down gallon after gallon of fuel, leaving you with a huge bill at the pump. Not anymore. The recent influx of smaller compact and subcompact SUVs with modern engines has introduced a host of offerings that are nearly as efficient as their low-slung counterparts. Wondering which compact SUVs get over 30 mpg? Keep reading for... [read more]

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Ford v Ferrari: Jonny Lieberman Talks Cars With Matt Damon and Christian Bale

Ford v Ferrari tells the story of Shelby American's fight to victory at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The film is packed with incredible high-speed action sequences and gorgeous classic sports cars, but ultimately it's about the people who put their all into ending Ferrari's winning streak by getting the Ford GT40 across the finish line first. Those people are Ken Miles the gritty, uncouth racer portrayed by Christian Baleand Carroll Shelbythe motorsports icon and crafty team manager... [read more]

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THOR! Behind the Build of the 3,400-HP Supercharged Dual-Engine Semi

We're thunderstruck by the insanity that is THOR 24 , which is why we're throwing it back to this feature on the custom semi's incredible 27.9-liter Detroit Diesel V-24 engine build that ran in Hot Rod Magazine back in 2011. Marvel and enjoy! Sept. 2011, HOT ROD Magazine They say everythings big in Texas. Poppycock. When it comes to truck motors, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, puts the Lone Star State to shame. Thats where Mike Harrah has his treasure trove... [read more]

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The Interior of This Porsche 993 "Greenwich" By Gunther Werks is the Epitome of Perfection

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
Gunther Werks is back at it again. The crew that brought us the limited-edition $525,000 400R is working on another 993 model dubbed the Greenwich Commission. Its not fully revealed yet, but Gunther Werks isnt shying away from bumping our heart rates with a set of interior pictures. Yes, were drooling. But as awesome as it might be, we expect the Greenwich Commissions interior to be backed up by an exterior and an engine that are least on par when... [read more]

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Fast Chevys Dominate the Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge at SEMA 2019

More Chevys at SEMA! 1st Gen Pro Touring Camaro by Dutchboys Hot Rods Wild Chevy Muscle Car and Hot Rod Photo Gallery Since 2008, Optima Batteries has been bringing together highly modified classics, wicked modern muscle, exotics, and combinations weve never thought possible to shoot it out on the track for the title of Ultimate Street Car. Events are held throughout the year, and across the country, with the culmination being the big show in Las Vegas at the annual... [read more]

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Creating Dreams on Wheels: Overhaulin with Chip Foose and the Gang

Chip Foose and the gang are back, ready create a whole new seasons worth of automotive masterpieces. Start a free trial today and start streaming on the MotorTrend App! The build show that started it all is back by popular demand! Starting November 16, Overhaulin with Chip Foose, Adrienne Janic (AJ), and Chris Jacobs returns, ad-free, to MotorTrend. After a long hiatus, the band is back together with the same old tricks and all-new builds. Once again, Chip is at... [read more]

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McLaren Elva

By info@topspeed.com (Ciprian Florea)
The 2021 McLaren Elva is a brand-new supercar that the British firm added to its Ultimate Series lineup, alongside the Senna and the Speedtail. A two-seat open-cockpit design, it's inspired by a series of race cars built by Bruce McLaren in the 1960s under the McLaren-Elva name. It's McLaren's first open-cockpit road car and its lightest road-going vehicle yet. A track-ready roadster with an aerodynamic design, the 2021 Elva features the most powerful iteration of McLaren's twin-turbo, 4.0-liter V-8 engine... [read more]

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Polished to Perfection

Last night, I stood at my workbench with a drill in hand. It was dark, and the only light in my garage came from a pair of LED... continue reading

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Tesla News Roundup Nov 11-15 - Cybertruck Trademark, Model 3 Update, Gigafactory 4 and more!

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
Tesla had a phenomenal week. It was not just the Cybertruck that stole the limelight. The Model 3 is impressing the hell out of everyone all across the glob, and it even received a performance upgrade. The company is also making major strides in terms of expanding its global footprint. What's more, Tesla reported profits in the third quarter, and there's big news out of SpaceX. Could things be any better for Elon Musk right now? Let's take a look... [read more]

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2020 Nissan Titan Review: Minor Updates Pay Big Dividends for Nissans Tweener Truck

There was no question the 2016 Nissan Titan was a monumental improvement over the 12 year-old truck it replaced, but it was the truck Nissan shouldve released five years earlier and it showed. Four years later, the refreshed 2020 Nissan Titan boasts a handful of improvements that bring it much closer to competing with segment leaders from Ford , Ram , and Chevrolet . Youll notice the updated styling first, which takes a refreshing step away from aping the Ford... [read more]

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Volvo S90

By info@topspeed.com (Tudor Rus)
The Volvo S90 is scheduled to receive a mid-cycle revamp thats expected to debut in 2020 for the 2021 model year. Once Volvo finally applies the finishing touches on the facelifted model, the S90 will feature mainly visual changes on the outside, but the Swedish firm might also tweak the sedans infotainment system to keep up with its rivals, and it may even introduce the mild-hybrid powertrain brought by the freshly-revised XC90. A big question mark for now is how... [read more]

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Review: How the New Audi A8 Treats its Flagship Sedan Customers Right

Pros: Quiet, plush ride Sumptuous executive rear seats Crisp infotainment Cons: Engine needs more power Light, numb steering Screens show fingerprints The Audi A8L is a grande dame of a flagship sedan in a shrinking segment, but it knows how to treat its declining cohort of customers right. Audi is known for its sharp, tech-forward interiors, and this elegant cabin doesnt disappoint. The A8L has a mix of rich and soft materials, open-pore wood, glossy trim, black perforated-leather seats, and... [read more]

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2020 Toyota Supra Review: Why the Supra Is a Finalist and the BMW Z4 Isnt

Pros: Paparazzi attention getter Thrilling to drive Competitive price Cons: Polarizing design Needs smooth roads Its OK, just not great First things first. Yes, the 2020 Toyota Supra is built from BMW parts in the same Austrian factory as the BMW Z4 . So, you ask, how come the Supra advanced to the COTY finalist round and the Z4 did not? Naturally, pricing the Supra about $8,000 to $13,000 below a comparable Z4 M40i caught our notice. And although both... [read more]

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Is the Mercedes A-Class Worthy of the Three-Pointed Star? We Review Benz's New Entry-Level Sedan

Pros: Slick interior Next-gen voice control Content rich, well priced Cons: Coarse, non-premium ride Cut-rate sound system Hidden cheap materials The first-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class made its debut in 1997, but it only now comes to the U.S. and Canada in its fourth generation, as the lowest entry point into the three-pointed star. In prior iterations, Mercedes got a little weird in the entry-level space with the B-Class and CLA hatchbacks. Not so in the A 220, a handsome subcompact sedan... [read more]

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Overhaulin Is Back and Only On MotorTrend

--> If, like a number of dedicated Chip Foose fans, you were bummed when Overhaulin went away for a second time in 2015, youre in luck. Foose and his team of ace mechanics are back at it; breathing new life into old metal and bringing automotive passions back to life after an almost five-year-long hiatus. Over the last nine seasons Chip and his team have overhauled more than 100 cars, and theyre back with 12 radical restorations youre going to... [read more]

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Review: What the 2020 Subaru Legacy Can Offer Camry and Accord Buyers

Pros: Supremely comfortable ride Strong on value and features Improved interior Cons: Zero fun factor Bland, anonymous styling Merely adequate engines Since its introduction in 1989, the Subaru Legacy has quietly chugged along as the cult favorite of the midsize sedan segment, never posing a serious threat to the sales volumes of Honda Accord , Toyota Camry , or Nissan Altima . Instead, the Legacy has existed as an alternative sedan option for buyers who want the confidence of all-wheel... [read more]

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Ford Has Officially Confirmed the Mustang Mach-E Name For its New Electric SUV

By info@topspeed.com (Kirby Garlitos)
After years of speculation, Fords highly anticipated, Mustang-inspired electric crossover will officially be called the Mustang Mach-E. The model is scheduled to be unveiled on Sunday, November 17, ushering in a new era, not only for Ford but, more importantly, for the Mustang nameplate. Pre-orders for the Mustang Mach-E will begin immediately after the live reveal with a $500 refundable deposit, and early birds will have the opportunity to score one of the limited-run Mustang Mach-E First Edition models. Ford... [read more]

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Topspeed Stunt Racing

By info@topspeed.com (Benoit Aubert)

The Hyundai Santa Cruz is FINALLY Heading to the US Market

By info@topspeed.com (Sidd Dhimaan)
The Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup concept was unveiled in 2015 at the North American International Auto Show and, despite being well received, Hyundai has been on the fence about it - until now. After over four years, Hyundai has finally announced that it will be manufacturing the truck at its U.S. factory. Is it too late to the party, though?

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