Daily Archives: June 13, 2018

Roadkill Nights returning to Woodward Avenue this August

The ever-popular Roadkill Nights event will once again descend upon Woodward Avenue in Pontiac, Michigan, this August. Dodge will sponsor the event for the fourth year running, the brand said on Wednesday, with plans to offer rides in both the Challenger and Charger Hellcat models, among several other activities. Each year, Dodge and The Enthusiast...

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Truly keyless entry: Turo Go unlocks registered cars with a smartphone

Car-sharing service Turo is prepared to take a major step forward in the service's usability. The company announced on Tuesday that it will roll out Turo Go, which will let users unlock cars through their smartphones. Turo Go makes the entire car-sharing process easier by eliminating the need for the renter and the rentee to meet. With Turo Go, the guest...

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Hyundai Veloster from "Ant-Man and The Wasp" stars in cheeky new commercial

Marvel fans will have a new superhero flick to catch in theaters this summer in "Ant-Man and The Wasp," and Hyundai has a starring role in the film. Specifically, the film will feature the 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, and the brand has debuted a cheeky new advertisement to celebrate. In the ad spot, a Veloster Turbo driver and police officers engage in an...

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Jon Olsson’s 810-hp Rolls-Royce Wraith is up for sale

Professional skier Jon Olsson's toys come in fast and they occasionally leave just as quickly. He has the sort of car problem we all wish we had: a desire to acquire and modify as many machines as possible. Thus some of his greatest vehicular hits are shipped off to find new homes, which is what Olsson is doing with his monster Roll-Royce Wraith. This...

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This Detroit-based company just rebooted the Hummer H1

Singer reimagines the Porsche 964, and makes buckets of cash doing so. Icon does a similar job on Toyota Land Cruisers, Ford Broncos, and other vintage vehicles. Now a company called Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) plans to bring its own resto-mod vision to life, and it's doing so using an unlikely hero vehicle, the Hummer H1. Based in Detroit, MSA has assembled...

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Hardcore McLaren Sports Series member teased ahead of June 28 reveal

McLaren breaks down its model range into three categories. You have the Sports Series, Super Series, and Ultimate Series, and there is a clear performance delineator between each group. Starting at the top you'll find the Senna and P1 in the Ultimate Series. The 720S resides as the Super Series offering. At the "bottom" sits the 570 in GT and S versions...

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Toyota invests $1B in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab

Toyota announced Wednesday it will invest $1 billion in ride-hailing giant Grab, valuing the six-year-old company headquartered in Singapore at approximately $10 billion. It represents the largest investment by an automaker in ride-hailing and is the fourth for Toyota in the sector. The automaker is also a partner of Grab rivals Uber and Didi Chuxing, as...

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2018 Ford F-150 Raptor sees price hikes

Ford was definitely onto a good thing when it launched the original F-150 SVT Raptor almost a decade ago. The desert-racing pickup truck is now into its second generation and it's priced quite a bit higher than the original. Per Cars Direct, Ford's latest order guides for the 2018 F-150 range reveals a starting price of $52,170 for the Raptor Super Cab and...

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2019 Audi S7 spy shots and video

Audi's A7 didn't start the modern coupe-like sedan trend, but with its muscular proportions, beautiful surfacing and Kammback rear it managed to make us almost forget the segment's progenitor, the Mercedes-Benz CLS. The handsome four-door has been redesigned for the 2019 model year, though so far we've only been treated to the regular A7...

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2019 GMC Yukon Graphite Editions add dark hues, dose of performance

GMC has added a splash of darkness and a dose of performance to the Yukon full-size SUV. The brand on Monday revealed the 2019 Yukon Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition. The better of the two is undoubtedly the Yukon Graphite Performance Edition, which gains all of the exterior design elements plus a 6.2-liter V-8 engine. It's the same engine...

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