Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
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Mercedes-Benz will bring the insane G-Class 4×4² to the US

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4² will be the most hardcore version of Mercedes' venerable G-Class when it goes on sale here next year. It features advanced hardware taken from the bonkers G63 AMG 6x6.
Cars

Infiniti may offer a Tesla-style autonomous system on future models

Infiniti wants to use the Q50 sedan's Direct Adaptive Steering system on other models to enable semi-autonomous driving. This would complement parent Nissan's efforts to put a self-driving car on sale by 2020.
Cars

Tesla introduces less-expensive Model S 60 and 60D variants

The Tesla Model S lineup is getting reshuffled again. The Model S 60 and 60D will be the new base versions, effectively replacing both the old Model S 70 and the promised Model S 75.
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Volvo S90 and V90 get mild performance upgrades, but more could be more on the way

Volvo will offer its Polestar Performance Optimization package on the new S90 sedan and V90 station wagon. More significant performance upgrades, like 600-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrains, may follow.
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Toyota plans solar power system for new Texas HQ

Toyota plans to install a 7.75-megawatt solar power system at its new headquarters in Plano, Texas, with solar panels on the site's parking structures. Installation is expected to begin in 2017.
Cars

Race the Ford GT in ‘Forza Motorsport 6’ before it races for real at Le Mans

The Ford GT race car is now available as a free download in Forza Motorsport 6, just in time for the GT's appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next week. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Ford's first Le Mans win.
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McLaren goes carbon crazy with the MSO Carbon Series LT

The McLaren MSO Carbon Series LT is a limited-edition version of the 675LT Spider, with even more carbon fiber bodywork than that model. With just 25 units planned, the Carbon Series is also rarer.
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Can Ford really top the Focus RS with a new RS500 model?

The Ford Focus RS is already among the hottest of hot hatchbacks, so what would an even sportier RS500 version be like? Ford may actually find it difficult to top today's RS with a new model.
Cars

Volvo’s next-generation Polestar models could boast 600 horsepower

Volvo may build 600-horsepower plug-in hybrid Polestar performance versions of its S90 sedan and V90 wagon, combining performance with efficiency like never before. However, the Polestars may not be sold in the U.S.
Cars

Best first cars: The perfect rides for new drivers

Once the terrible photos are taken and the cash is saved up, it's time to pick out a first set of wheels. From a hybrid hatchback to a convertible sports car, here are some of the more sensible choices currently on the market.
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Dude, where’s my car? Check out the best Android car apps

The right Android car app can show you everything from gas stations to speed traps, and record gas mileage and the occasional mechanical issue. Here are our current favorites.