Oct 4, 2016

Koenigsegg etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Koenigsegg etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Sweden’s Koenigsegg makes some of the most extreme hypercars out there, but what does its name mean and where does it come from?

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Oct 3, 2016

2018 Audi Q5: New SUV has Q7 cues without the ugly, made in Mexico

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2018 Audi Q5: New SUV has Q7 cues without the ugly, made in Mexico

The Audi Q5 has styling influenced by the larger Q7. While it isn’t pretty, it’s certainly not ugly like its bigger sibling.

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Oct 3, 2016

Holden etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Holden etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Famed for being Australia’s Own Car, Holden will stop local production in 2017, but what does its name mean, and where does it come from?

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Oct 2, 2016

2019 BMW X2 previewed by radical new concept that rewrites design rules

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2019 BMW X2 previewed by radical new concept that rewrites design rules

OK, it’s not Chris Bangle radical, but the BMW Concept X2 might mean an end to the BMW sausage factory churning out the same thing but in different sizes.

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Oct 2, 2016

Oldsmobile etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Oldsmobile etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Oldsmobile was once one of the most popular automotive brands in the US. Olds is now consigned to the pages of history, but where did its name come from?

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Oct 1, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ previews GLC size electric SUV

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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ previews GLC size electric SUV

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept previews a new GLC based electric SUV that will be the first in a series of EV cars sold under the EQ brand.

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Oct 1, 2016

Honda etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Honda etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

In an age of consolidation, Honda remains a fiercely independent car and motorbike manufacturer, but where does its name come from?

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Sep 30, 2016

2017 Nissan Micra (K14): Clio based supermini has unique Sway looks

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2017 Nissan Micra (K14): Clio based supermini has unique Sway looks

The new made in France Nissan Micra is based on the Renault Clio IV, but has unique looks from the Sway concept car. Available from March 2017.

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Sep 30, 2016

Rolls-Royce etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Rolls-Royce etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Owning a Rolls-Royce is definitely a sign that you’ve made it, but what’s the history of its name and who is it named after?

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Sep 29, 2016

V37 Infiniti Q60 convertible, M and AMG competitors all axed

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V37 Infiniti Q60 convertible, M and AMG competitors all axed

There will be no convertible version of the V37 Infiniti Q60, and the brand has no plans to make competitors for BMW’s M and Mercedes-Benz’s AMG models.

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Sep 29, 2016

2018 Honda Civic Type R Prototype: In your face turbo hatch coming to US

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2018 Honda Civic Type R Prototype: In your face turbo hatch coming to US

Screw subtlety, the Honda Civic Type R Prototype turns it up to 12 and previews the 2018 hot hatch, which is finally coming to the US in 2017.

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Sep 28, 2016

2018 Jeep Compass (Type 551): Dimensions, details and 104 photos

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2018 Jeep Compass (Type 551): Dimensions, details and 104 photos

Although the new Jeep Compass won’t go on sale in the US until Q1 2017, we now know a lot about because it’s available in Brazil.

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Sep 28, 2016

Hyundai etymology: What does its name mean?

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Hyundai etymology: What does its name mean?

Once a byword for cheap, Hyundai has grown in both sales and stature in the last decade or so, but what does its name mean? Find out here…

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Sep 28, 2016

Lamborghini etymology: What does its name mean?

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Lamborghini etymology: What does its name mean?

When you think Lamborghini, you think loud, crazy, over the top cars, but have you ever wondered where its name comes from? Well, wonder no more.

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Sep 28, 2016

2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017

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2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017

The new Jeep Compass has begun production in Brazil where it go on sale later this year. US models will come from Mexico, with sales starting in Q1 2017.

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Sep 27, 2016

2016 Nissan Navara EnGuard concept: Equipped to save lives off road

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2016 Nissan Navara EnGuard concept: Equipped to save lives off road

Based on the Nissan NP300 Navara Tekna double cab, the EnGuard is an off roading pickup with the lots of advanced life saving technology on board.

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Sep 27, 2016

Jeep etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

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Jeep etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

Jeep, with its range of off-roaders and crossovers, is arguably the jewel of the Fiat Chrysler empire, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 27, 2016

Vauxhall etymology: What does its name mean?

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Vauxhall etymology: What does its name mean?

Vauxhall is GM’s mainstream passenger car brand in the United Kingdom, but what does its name mean and where did it come from?

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Sep 26, 2016

2017 Nissan Sentra: Starts at $17k, SR Turbo is $22k

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2017 Nissan Sentra: Starts at $17k, SR Turbo is $22k

The US 2017 Nissan Sentra range starts at US$16,990 for the base S with a 1.8-liter I4, and ends with the SR Turbo at US$21,990.

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Sep 26, 2016

Opel/Buick/Holden Cascada etymology: What does its name mean?

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Opel/Buick/Holden Cascada etymology: What does its name mean?

The Opel Cascada (also sold as a Buick, Vauxhall and Holden) is a pretty little four-seat soft-top convertible, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 25, 2016

2018 Chevrolet Equinox: New smaller, all turbo SUV coming Q1 2017

2018 Chevrolet Equinox: New smaller, all turbo SUV coming Q1 2017

The third generation Chevrolet Equinox is smaller, a lot lighter, and has an all turbo I4 engine lineup for the US, including a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel.

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Sep 25, 2016

Seat etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

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Seat etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

Now owned by Volkswagen, Seat is Spain’s only native, large scale car maker. Ever wondered what the letters in its name means? Find out the details here.

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