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I Got One Thing to Say About the 2020 Hyundai Sonata: Damn I Got One Thing to Say About the 2020 Hyundai Sonata: Damn

“That llama really makes those leggings look good,” “Richard Spencer sure makes some good points and isn’t even remotely punchable,” and “This motor oil really takes the sting out of my usual enema cocktail” are all sentences that no one has said before. And now you can add, “Damn, the new Hyundai Sonata looks…

The Audi E-Tron Can't Catch a Break The Audi E-Tron Can't Catch a Break

The 2019 Audi E-Tron has not had an easy time so far. It was delayed last year over software updates and we recently found out that its range isn’t particularly up to par with its competitors. Now delivery has apparently been delayed because of battery supplier issues and engine production snags.

The Aston Martin DBX Probably Has an AMG V8 and Atrocious Rear Visibility The Aston Martin DBX Probably Has an AMG V8 and Atrocious Rear Visibility

Words don’t mean anything. Which is why when Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said “our DNA doesn’t allow” for an SUV way back in the faraway time of 2015, that didn’t turn out to mean anything, either. The Aston Martin DBX SUV is coming, it sounds like it has the AMG V8 and you probably won’t be able to see a whole lot…

The Ford Mustang Razes Competition Once More; Salts the Earth; Other Sports Cars Weep in Despair The Ford Mustang Razes Competition Once More; Salts the Earth; Other Sports Cars Weep in Despair

Bow down before greatness, ye puny human. The Ford Mustang is your god now, and has been for the past four years. The earth cracks and babes cry before it, while other, lesser competitor sports cars tremble and quake.

The Koenigsegg Jesko's Wing Is Big and Absurd and I'm Obsessed With It The Koenigsegg Jesko's Wing Is Big and Absurd and I'm Obsessed With It

As you may know, I love big and dumb fixed rear wings. I think they are the ultimate expression of brashness, the visual equivalent of a foghorn that screams “BIG SERIOUS DOWNFORCE CAR COMING THROUGH.” The wing on the new Koenigsegg Jesko deserves its own special shoutout.

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Is Finally Here The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Is Finally Here

Even though diesels aren’t all that popular in the United States, Mazda still thinks that they’re a viable market. It just unveiled the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD diesel today at the New York Auto Show, which is nice I suppose.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Has One Incredible Feature: Car Wash Mode The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Has One Incredible Feature: Car Wash Mode

Normally, I wouldn’t pay the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS any more attention that I’d have to. It’s another big luxury crossover. So what? But this particular one is special because it has a car wash function. I repeat, it has a CAR! WASH! FUNCTION!!!!

Our Headlights Are Trash and We Need to Make Them Better Our Headlights Are Trash and We Need to Make Them Better

In 2016, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said that most OEM headlights suck. In 2018, it published another study that found that most OEM headlights were still rather bad. And now, here are America’s safety parents at AAA with some advice to alleviate the issue: We should just be like the Europeans and…

Lexus Finally Did It Lexus Finally Did It

For years, Lexus’s corporate face has enraged and upset critics everywhere. Spindle-grille, the automaker called it. Predator-face, others sneered. It’s even been accused of hurting some Lexus sales. And on Lexus’s current crop of cars, the criticism is rather valid. It is a damn huge grille. But on today’s newly…

Why Lotus Says This Time Will Be Different Why Lotus Says This Time Will Be Different

When you think of scrappy, boutique automakers that somehow manage to drag themselves along, despite selling products of sometimes questionable build quality and at very low volume, Lotus probably tops your list. Even after multiple stalled projects and firings and departures of different CEOs with different visions,…

The 2020 Aston Martin Rapide E All-Electric Sedan Is Here with 600 HP The 2020 Aston Martin Rapide E All-Electric Sedan Is Here with 600 HP

Aston Martin’s been talking about electrifying its Rapide sedan for a long while now, at least since 2017 when the V12 version of it was confirmed dead. We were told an all-electric version would be coming “in 2018.” But today, in the year of our Lord 2019, is the day we finally get it. What difference does one year…

The Lotus Type 130 Will Be A Fully Electric Hypercar The Lotus Type 130 Will Be A Fully Electric Hypercar

Ever since we learned that Geely bought a controlling stake in Lotus in 2017, effectively saving it from what probably would have been a sad and agonizing death, things have been pretty quiet from the British automaker. Until this week. On Monday, Lotus unveiled its plans for the Type 130—an all-electric hyper that’s…

The 2019 Buick Enclave Is Quietly Excellent The 2019 Buick Enclave Is Quietly Excellent

From the outside, the 2019 Buick Enclave isn’t particularly flashy, nor extremely memorable. I personally could not quite recall its looks until I had its picture right in front of me. But it’s comfortable, quiet and does all of the big-car things you ask it to without complaint or drama, which is why I ended up…

Bentley Sells Furniture for the Discerning Supervillain Now Bentley Sells Furniture for the Discerning Supervillain Now

It is without a doubt that you, the Discerning Supervillain™, simply cannot embark on your destiny of world domination without first establishing your lair. The lair is where all good schemes are hatched, where all opponents are beaten into submission. Allow me, then, to introduce you to famed furniture brand…

What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Toyota RAV4? What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Toyota RAV4?

Sure, maybe the 2019 Toyota RAV4 could be accused as the automotive equivalent of selling out. But if this is what selling out looks like, then it ain’t half bad.

The Special Edition Audi R8 V10 Decennium Costs $214,995 But Offers No Extra Power The Special Edition Audi R8 V10 Decennium Costs $214,995 But Offers No Extra Power

My God, has it really been 10 years since the first Audi R8 V10 came out? It was a mid-engine beast ubertoy that was launched during the heart of the Great Recession, when only the wealthy had money, and it is still alive to this day. That’s a reason to celebrate, I suppose.

The Future of Your Car's Infotainment Screen Is Dystopian and Bleak The Future of Your Car's Infotainment Screen Is Dystopian and Bleak

Without fail, nearly every new-car press release I read includes a snippet about how big the screen is. This is just the way things are now. It’s nearly impossible to get a new car without a screen. And with the way things are headed, this is the next hot piece of real estate for billions of dollars in ad and service…

Ford CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are Overhyped Ford CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are Overhyped

Ford CEO tells everyone to settle down, more tit-for-tat tariffs (my favorite kind), a second appeal for Carlos Ghosn and more await you in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

The Most Exciting Part of the McLaren F1 Is Way Less Impressive Than You Think It Is The Most Exciting Part of the McLaren F1 Is Way Less Impressive Than You Think It Is

The McLaren F1 is a car for responsible adults to drive so they don’t wreck them, but it’s also a car for kids who love cars. Flip up doors! Central seating position! Record-setting speed! A gold foil-lined engine bay! That gold is probably the most exciting part of the car because how many other cars use gold in…

Accidental Car Theft From 1998 Still Leaves Man Feeling Sorry and More Canadian Than Ever Accidental Car Theft From 1998 Still Leaves Man Feeling Sorry and More Canadian Than Ever

Obviously, if you steal a car, you’re bad. But if you accidentally steal it and then return it, are you still as bad? This very thing happened to a Canadian man 21 years ago and he’s been feeling the guilt ever since.

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