Movies & TV

‘Top Gear America’ trailer is fully loaded for the upcoming series premiere

We're speeding toward Top Gear America's July 30 premiere, and BBC America has released a first-look trailer in preparation. As expected, the preview is full of awe-inspiring automobiles.

Get the same great Aston Martin DB11 taste, now with more V8

Aston Martin will now let you choose between a twin-turbo V12 and an AMG-derived twin-turbo V8 when shopping the DB11. In addition to saving 253 pounds compared to the V12, the V8 motor will still offer over 500 horsepower.

Zarooq Motors is starting production of its buggy-supercar hybrid

Zarooq Motors, a startup automaker from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is building a new high-performance race car designed to hit the dunes. Called Sand Racer, it boasts 17 inches of suspension travel and a 525-horsepower 6.2-liter V8.

Maserati’s GranTurismo is the luxury coupe you forgot existed

To remind people that its GranTurismo luxury coupe still exists, Maserati unveiled a mildly updated 2018 model at the New York Stock Exchange. The GranTurismo is one of the oldest car designs currently on sale.

Volvo and Nvidia team up to make self-driving cars smarter

Volvo is partnering with Nvidia to develop self-driving cars. Nvidia will provide a computing platform to run software developed by Volvo and two other partners. Volvo hopes to put Level 4 autonomous cars on the road by 2021.

This tuned Rolls-Royce Wraith looks ready for warfare in the Arctic

Professional skier Jon Olsson has built the Rolls-Royce Wraith of his dreams. Starting with a bone-stock car, he gave it a camouflage paint job, a roof rack held on with magnets, and massive upgrades under the hood.

Rolls-Royce’s murdered-out Dawn Black Badge is fit for Cruella de Vil

Rolls-Royce is showing its alter ego with the Dawn Black Badge, a more contemporary spin on its traditional luxury convertible. The model gets an awesome new interior material that takes three entire days to cure.

Volvo’s driverless-car engineers face a kangaroo conundrum

A self-driving car has to make sense of everything around it so that it knows what action to take in a myriad of situations. But for Volvo engineers working on driverless cars in Australia, kangaroos are proving tricky.

Dodge’s Challenger Hellcat Widebody looks meaner, grips better

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody borrows the fender flares from Dodge's ferocious Challenger Demon, giving this Hellcat a meaner, more muscular look. The Widebody's got grippier tires too.

Uber is trying to win you back by letting you request rides for loved ones

Uber appears to have its work cut out in terms of winning over the public. But a new feature may help elicit warm and fuzzy feelings -- it is a way for you to request a ride, not for yourself, but rather for a loved one. 
Car Review

All grown up, VW's new Tiguan piles on features along with the pounds

Volkswagen is moving strongly into the prospering family SUV market, first with the mid-size Atlas and now with an enlarged Tiguan in the compact segment. The new Tiguan is larger and more luxurious than before, but is it really better?

Aston Martin’s RapidE electric car will be expensive and rare

The Aston Martin RapidE electric car is still a go, but Aston is scaling back its plans following LeEco's decision to leave the project. As a result, the RapidE will be rarer and more expensive than originally planned.