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December, 2017

  • 16 December

    Toyota Gazoo Racing Teases the GR Super Sport Concept

    A few months ago, Toyota officially launched a new sporty sub-brand, the GR Sport Series, in Japan. Built in partnership with Gazoo Racing, Toyota’s motorsports division, the GR Sport Series is supposed to inject a much-needed dose of fun into Toyota’s mostly dull lineup. But at next year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, we’ll …

  • 15 December

    500th McLaren Senna Sells for $2.68 Million at Charity Auction

    Well, that was quick. Just three days after the big reveal, McLaren announced that it had sold the last copy of the Senna supercar at a surprise auction. At an annual event for McLaren devotees, guests learned that there was one more copy of the Senna up for grabs. The …

  • 14 December

    Toyota and Panasonic Reportedly Developing Advanced Battery Technology

    Twenty years after Toyota introduced the first Prius in Japan and 17 years after it arrived in the United States, hybrids are practically synonymous with Toyota. Tesla may be the young, hot EV startup, but when you think “hybrid,” you picture a Prius. But as demand for electrified vehicles increases, Toyota needs …

  • 13 December

    Catching Up With: Head of Jeep Design Mark Allen

    Mark Allen, Fiat Chrysler’s Head of Jeep Design, would tell you he has the best job in the world. He also has the least enviable job in the world, because redesigning the iconic Jeep Wrangler is as rewarding as redesigning the Porsche 911. How do you completely redo an icon …

  • 12 December

    Mercedes-Benz X-Class Gains New Widebody Kit from Prior Designs

    Like passing by the neighborhood holiday party without an invite, we’ve been eyeing the forbidden Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup with intense jealously. As tuners and design houses get their hands on the Benz truck, our envy only burns brighter—especially in the case of Prior Design’s new widebody kit. Despite utilizing a …

  • 11 December

    Updated Alfa Romeo 4C Arrives in 2019

    The Alfa Romeo 4C will get a significant refresh for 2019, according to a new report from Autocar. The carbon fiber-intensive sports car will receive revised suspension and steering, and might even get a new engine. But sadly, no manual transmission is in the cards. Roberto Fedeli, chief engineer for …

  • 10 December

    McLaren Senna is Brand’s New 789-HP Ultimate Series Model

    McLaren has revealed the latest car in its Ultimate Series: the McLaren Senna. While not quite a successor to the P1 hybrid hypercar, the Senna is a limited-production, track-focused coupe packing 789 hp and named after one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of all time. The McLaren Senna, of …

  • 9 December

    Own a Vintage Ford Mustang Timepiece for $1,495

    Though it may not be possible to return every classic Ford Mustang to the road, pony cars that are beyond saving can at least live on as decoration for your wrist. A company called REC Watches in Denmark takes parts from old Mustangs and incorporates them into custom timepieces. The …

  • 8 December

    BMW May Introduce iX-Badged Crossover EVs

    BMW is preparing to expand its line of “i” vehicles with an electric version of the X3. According to Automotive News Europe, the new crossover is expected to wear the iX3 badge. “In 2020 we will launch the fully electric X3. In it, X and i come together,” BMW CEO …

  • 7 December

    Configure Your Dream 2019 Lamborghini Urus Now

    This week, Lamborghini finally revealed its latest SUV, the Urus. We’d already driven the SUV in camouflaged form the month before, but this was the first time we’d seen it undisguised. At almost the same time, Lamborghini launched the Urus’ online configurator. So the question is, if you were buying a …