The Ford Everest SUV may be the next vehicle to receive the Raptor treatment. “There’s no reason [we wouldn’t do an Everest Raptor],” Jamal Hameedi, Ford’s global performance vehicle chief engineer, told Australia’s Drive. A Ford Australia spokesman also told the publication that the idea “makes sense.” The Everest is the SUV…""
While very fast charging may have been the main motivation for engineering the upcoming Porsche Mission E on a new 800-volt platform—versus the 400-volt standard used for every other current EV—the decision won’t disadvantage the EV in the measures that matter a lot to Porsche buyers: performance, of course. So…""
Big news for golden retrievers, and their human companions. Subaru has announced pricing for its 2019 Ascent three-row SUV—its largest vehicle ever—and MSRPs start at $32,970. If the company’s achingly cute Los Angeles auto show press conference is any indication, showroom goers might have to fight their way through packs…""
We love Mazda’s mid-size sedan. The chassis is on point, the styling is well done, and the interior materials’ quality is the class of the field. It’s just an all-around pleasure to drive. But compared to the 300-hp-plus V-6 Camrys and over-250-hp 2.0-liter turbo Accords of the world, the naturally aspirated…""
The way automakers earn the bulk of their revenue has remained the same for more than a century: Customers step into dealerships once every few years and buy a new car. Now that automakers are branching into offering mobility services, however, the companies realize that their business model needs to be…""
Alfa Romeo is finally putting a price on its Stelvio Quadrifoglio crossover SUV. With a starting price of $81,590, the high-performance Quadrifoglio costs a mere $38,600 more than the entry-level, 280-hp Alfa Romeo Stelvio. For reference, Alfa charges $35,200 to upgrade from the bottom-of-the-barrel Giulia to the manic Giulia Quadrifoglio. Of course, the Quadrifoglio…""
Subaru’s first ever plug-in hybrid, which is due to go on sale late this year, will use technology from the Toyota Prius Prime. That detail was revealed in a recent report from Automotive News, quoting Subaru’s chief technical officer, Takeshi Tachimori, as saying that they “have used Toyota’s technologies as much…""
Automakers and boat builders don’t often mix, unless we’re talking about Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing, which have been working together since 2007. Indeed, AMG and CR mix it up to bring some form of floating fantasy inspired by an AMG-branded product—real or imagined—to the annual Miami International Boat Show each…""
The Porsche Mission E will charge its battery pack, Porsche promises, in half the time it takes present-day Tesla vehicles, which are the charge-rate champions now. Porsche certainly plans to deliver on the strong and silent straight-line performance that has been Tesla’s longtime YouTube party trick—and to add the sustained…""