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Maserati Expands Trofeo Performance Treatment to 2021 Ghibli, Quattroporte

Maserati is doubling down on the performance of its sedans. “Trofeo” has been a byword for the fastest and most powerful version of Maserati’s Levante SUV for a while now, but the Italian brand is finally bestowing the Trofeo badge on both the 2021 Ghibli and the 2021 Quattroporte sedans. While the Levante Trofeo remains unchanged, […]

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Troubled Faraday Future Auctions off Pikes Peak Prototype

Electric car manufacturer Faraday Future seemed to have a future. That vision has been crumbling for years, and it’s been one troubling sign after another. The latest indication that things are going badly has a silver lining, however. Instead of creditors getting stiffed or executives jumping ship, this bit of news includes an actual car […]

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2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S First Drive: Dilettante or Masterpiece?

Close your eyes and concentrate on the word “targa.” What does your mind’s eye see? Something with a Porsche badge on the hood, I’m guessing. For me—probably because I own a $500 one—my brain locks onto the Porsche 914. However, I’d guess that for most car-lovers out there, an old (though still lovely) Porsche 911 […]

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Jeep Drops First Teaser for New Grand Wagoneer (or New Grand Cherokee)

Jeep is working on something grand. Well, that’s the implication made in this teaser image by the off-road-oriented brand, which includes a picture of the Grand Canyon, a definition of the word “grand” (“magnificent and striking in appearance, size, or style”), and the copy “coming soon.”  Given the Grand Canyon is millions of years old, […]

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Volkswagen’s Diesel V-8 Chugs Into That Engine Graveyard in the Sky

Whether or not you believe Volkswagen has cleaned up its act in the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the company still sells diesel-powered cars in markets all across the world. In fact, the company has said 27 percent of all Volkswagens sold in 2018 ran on gasoline’s unrefined counterpart. It is therefore safe […]

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