17 Apr
Also available in naturally aspirated & hybrid powertrains

The leader in hybrid luxury, Lexus now crosses the bridge from luxury full-size vehicles to the compact segment. Their new family of compact SUVs (or CUVs in modern parlance), dubbed the NX, will be available with three power trains: the NX 200t turbo, the naturally aspirated NX 200 (with front or all-weather drive) and the highly efficient NX 300h hybrid. [...]


27 Feb
Apple TV, refrigerator, Mac Mini computer & 800-horses of power

German modifiers/overlords of automotive badassery BRABUS have applied their skilled hands to Mercedes-Benz timeless G65 Wagon. Set to debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show, the BRABUS 800 “iBusiness” Mercedes-Benz G65 ain’t your typical G-Wagon. As can be expected the G65 undergoes BRABUS’ usual stringent exterior overwork — including Widestar body kit, LED daytime running lights, [...]


18 Feb
Land Rover brings its highest trim to its best-selling vehicle

Although defined by its luxurious edge and segment-leading off-road capability, Range Rover has always been a niche brand. Until the Evoque was introduced, that is, and it quickly became the best-selling vehicle from the British off-road marque and firmly established itself as one of the strongest offerings in its segment. Now Land Rover has taken [...]


9 Jan
Swedish automaker melds design with a sporting good company

Another coupe taking its dress off before the prom is Volvo‘s new XC Coupe. Although only two-door in design, the XC Coupe promises to be a crossover SUV with seating for four, and melds design cues Volvo is known for with notes taken from Swedish sporting goods company POC. Although the marriage is dubious, keep [...]


16 Apr
Only 100 units of the Asian exclusive G-Wagon to be made

Perhaps to feed Japan’s seemingly insatiable hunger for all-black G550 SUVs, Mercedes-Benz has announced the production of a vehicle they’ve dubbed the “Night Edition”. Only 100 of these blacked-out versions of the G550 will be built and sold exclusively in Land of the Rising Sun later this spring. The ”Night Edition” gleams with an obsidian black exterior [...]


I know that look. I’ve seen it before, and I don’t like it. While we sit in our gleaming new 2013 Range Rovers somewhere in the lost hinterlands of southern Utah called Hog’s Canyon, two very serious hikers in German-flag emblazoned gear stare at us with bemusement. Like humans watching a squirrel trying to water [...]


7 Jan
The pride of Sant'Agata marks its half-century point

A brief video highlighting 50 years of premier automaker Lamborghini‘s vaunted history — from its very first Miura in 1965 to the legendary Countach to the still unreleased Aventador Roadster. The Sant’Agata, Bologna-based company is nearly peerless in its endeavors, its lineage of firebreathing mid-engined V12s arguably the richest in automotive history. Many had fears [...]


19 Nov
Hydrogen fuel cell-powered G-Wagon takes off-roading to 2025

The engineers over at Mercedes-Benz took it upon themselves to resolve what a SUV would look like in the year 2025, keeping their landmark Gelandewagen as the logical base vehicle. Of course in the future we will be more environmentally conscious argues Benz, so the Ener-G-Force Concept will be powered by hydrogen fuel cell, augmented [...]

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