What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq? What does it compare to? The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV illuminates the future of GM’s all-electric luxury brand. It rivals other luxury electric SUVs ranging from the Tesla Model X and Audi E-Tron to the forthcoming Nissan Ariya and Genesis GV60. Is the 2023 Cadillac
Global production of the Jaguar F-Type Project 7 was capped at just 250 examples and among the fortunate few that own one is Harry Metcalfe. Unlike other owners, he isn’t afraid of driving the car. Recently, the former editor of Evo Magazine embarked on a roadtrip in his F-Type Project 7 that saw him travel
A couple of days after Matt Farah tested the new Ford Bronco Outer Banks through some canyons near Los Angeles, he has now put it through its paces along a challenging off-road trail. Unsurprisingly, it performed very well. The Bronco Outer Banks is a mid-level variant of Ford’s SUV and the test car tested was
What kind of SUV is the 2022 Subaru Forester? What does it compare to? The 2022 Subaru Forester fits like the cross-trainer of crossover SUVs. A mid-size five-seat wagon with standard all-wheel drive, it’s spacious, safe, and serious competition for the likes of the Ford Bronco Sport, Toyota RAV4, and Honda CR-V. Is the 2022
Rivian has started building R1T electric pickup trucks for customers with first deliveries imminent, but meanwhile, Motor Trend had the chance to put one through its paces in a different kind of road trip. In the coming months, we expect to see many reviews of the R1T hit the web and chances are, they will
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevy Colorado? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck carries over mostly unchanged in a growing segment of small trucks. New smaller trucks such as the Ford Maverick join updated iterations of the Honda Ridgeline and Nissan Frontier. Is the 2022 Chevy Colorado
The Ford Bronco is one of the hottest vehicles on the market right now and Matt Farah and Zack Klapman recently had the opportunity to put it to the test. The following review is the first video in a two-part series that will focus on the new Bronco. This first part is centered on driving
What kind of car is the 2022 Subaru BRZ? What does it compare to? A small two-door sports coupe that’s low on power but high on fun, the Subaru BRZ competes against the Toyota 86, Mazda MX-5 Miata, and Hyundai Veloster N, as well as larger American iron like the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang.
The Kia EV6 could be the most important model launched by the South Korean car manufacturer in recent years. Does it live up to the hype? Mat Watson from CarWow recently had the opportunity to put it through its paces. The variant tested was the GT-Line and was actually a prototype. It features dual electric
The Ford Fiesta ST has long been the king of small hot hatches but with the new Hyundai i20 N, it now has a new rival on its hands. Powering the Korean i20 N is a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 201 hp and 203 lb-ft (275 Nm) of torque. This engine is coupled to a
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is a big bruiser of a heavy-duty pickup truck that can be had as a 2500 or 3500 in various trim levels and with either gas or diesel V-8 power. It squares off against other heavy
When is a truck, not a truck? When it’s the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz. That’s not an insult as the company calls the model a “sport adventure vehicle” and refers to it as a “lifestyle crossover with an open bed.” Despite the linguistic gymnastics, the Santa Cruz is by all intents and purposes a pickup.
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 GMC Acadia? What does it compare to? The GMC Acadia mid-size SUV seats up to seven passengers and compares to other three-row crossovers such as the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander, Kia Telluride, and Nissan Pathfinder. Is the 2022 GMC Acadia a good SUV? Review continues below Overall, the
Sometimes, we’ll test a car that gets so under our skin that we think about it for months, if not years, after handing back the keys. The Toyota GR Yaris, perhaps surprisingly, was not one of those cars. We had the opportunity to test out the entry-level GR Yaris in Australia back in February and
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 full-size pickup truck vies for king of the trucking hill with the bestselling Ford F-150, comfortable Ram 1500, redesigned Toyota Tundra, and value-oriented Nissan Titan. Is the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 a good truck? Review
The Toyota Corolla was introduced 55 years ago and, with 50 million units, is the best-selling vehicle of all time. However, a lot has changed in the past five and a half decades so the Corolla is following suit by spawning a crossover variant. Known as the Corolla Cross, the new model seeks to build
When BMW launched the Z8 in 2000, it was one of the most exciting cars on the market, combining a retro design with the powertrain of the E39-generation M5. However, as Harry Metcalfe describes in this new video featuring the Z8, members of the press weren’t particularly impressed with it at its launch. In fact,
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chrysler 300? What does it compare to? The 300 is Chrysler’s flagship sedan, a big four-door that blends performance and luxury in a modern take on classic Detroit. Shop it against the related Dodge Charger, the Genesis G80, and the Nissan Altima. Is the 2022 Chrysler 300 a
The 2022 Genesis G80 Sport has recently been unveiled for the South Korean market and before it launches in other markets, Asian Petrolhead on YouTube recently had the opportunity to put it to the test. Shoppers in Korea can purchase the G80 Sport with the same array of engines as the standard model. That means
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Honda HR-V? What does it compare to? You may think you want a big, bulky SUV, but in reality the Honda HR-V probably does everything you need. This versatile small crossover is comparable to the Hyundai Kona, Subaru Crosstrek, and Toyota C-HR. Is the 2022 Honda HR-V a
With SUVs and crossovers rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that we are starting to see almost every player in the automotive industry rolling their versions down the red carpet. What’s interesting, however, is the subtle competition between some of the more premium names to try and conquer the ‘performance SUV’ segment. So far we’ve
Life has a tendency to throw us curveballs and the latest one came in the form of Toyota announcing plans to discontinue the Avalon, less than 24 hours before a 2021 Avalon TRD was dropped off at my doorstep. While the timing was less than ideal, there’s no reason to pout as the TRD variant is
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Honda CR-V? What does it compare to? The 2022 Honda CR-V compact crossover seats five passengers in comfort, and is roomier than rivals such as the Mazda CX-5, Nissan Rogue, and Toyota RAV4. Like the RAV4, Ford Escape, and Hyundai Tucson, it can be had as a hybrid.
For all the positive press that rear-wheel-drive vehicles get, front-wheel-drive ones deliver their own joys and even advantages when set up properly. The original Mini may be one of the cars that most fully embraces the advantages of power transmitted to the front wheels. Its design was determined by its front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout. To make
The Mercedes-Benz EQS has the potential to shake up the luxury sedan market and Jay Leno recently had the opportunity to check out the innovative EV. During the video, Leno spoke with Sylvain Wehrnert, the vice president of design for Mercedes-Benz North America. The EQS is the automaker’s first luxury EV built from the ground
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica? What does it compare to? The Chrysler Pacifica minivan seats seven or eight passengers. Shop it against the Toyota Sienna, Honda Pilot, and Kia Carnival. Is the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica a good car? Review continues below The Pacifica is an exceptionally well-rounded minivan, with great space
The Rivian R1T is one of the most eagerly-anticipated electric vehicles to launch in recent memory and Motor Trend recently had the opportunity to test it out for the first time. The heart of the R1T is its innovative electric powertrain. Unlike most other EVs on the market, the R1T has two motors at each
What kind of car is the 2022 Audi TT? What does it compare to? The TT coupe and roadster pair up sports-car performance with all-wheel drive. There aren’t many cars like it, but some rivals include the Porsche 718, BMW Z4, and Toyota Supra. Is the 2022 Audi TT a good car? Review continues below
What kind of car is the 2022 Toyota Avalon? What does it compare to? A large sedan, the 2022 Avalon sits atop Toyota’s lineup of four-doors for a final year in production before it retires. It’s a rival for the Lexus ES—probably the reason for its demise—as well as the Nissan Maxima and Chrysler 300.
When the Golf GTI was introduced to the world back in 1976, two years after the standard model entered production, it effectively launched the hot hatch class. Yes, that first GTI had a mere 108 hp (110 PS) but the first-gen Golf was a small and light car by today’s standards and it was enjoyable