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2017 Mercedes G500: New V8, Higher Output – But Brabus Wants More

In Mercedes’ lineup, it cannot get more masculine than the G-Class. Correction: it cannot get more masculine than a G-Class worked on by Brabus, who has now stacked up more improvements to the ones Mercedes themselves have already made. The Stuttgart automaker has put in a new 4.0L turbo V8 engine in the Mercedes-Benz G500 Read more about 2017 Mercedes G500: New V8, Higher Output – But Brabus Wants More[…]

2017 Alpine A110: Back In After 40 Years?

Famed as a racing darling back in the 70s, the Renault Alpine A110 was a car that had the performance credentials of a Porsche but lacked the aesthetic refinement. Still, it was able to manage any sort of road with superb handling and incredible speed. Well, it looks like the car may be coming back Read more about 2017 Alpine A110: Back In After 40 Years?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Reasons To Upgrade

It may not look too exciting, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 that’s just been unveiled packs a lot of cool features that the Galaxy S6 doesn’t have. But are they enough to justify a move from one to another, especially given that the only aesthetic changes are a bigger screen and a curved edge rear Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Reasons To Upgrade[…]

2016 Volvo XC90: New Convenience Brings Security Risk

Volvo is giving drivers another reason to purchase its from its new lineup of vehicles: smartphone keyless entry. What the automaker is doing is moving key fob in the driver’s pocket for remote entry to the smartphone, so that there are less things that need to be carried around in one’s pocket. The only question Read more about 2016 Volvo XC90: New Convenience Brings Security Risk[…]

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Underdog Catches Up

With the way the 2-in-1 tablet market is picking up and how Microsoft has become the front-runner, it should be rather predictable that the sales of Microsoft Surface devices – which include the Surface 3, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book laptop – have blown up in 2015. According to a source in Microsoft’s supply Read more about Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Underdog Catches Up[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Has Tacoma Found Its Match In Towing?

While the previous Honda Ridgeline sat on the Honda Pilot platform was placed at 5,000lbs for its towing capacity, the second-generation pickup might just climb a step higher. When it premiered at the recent Chicago Auto Show, TFLTruck caught sight of a sticker on the Ridgeline again putting it at 5,000lbs for max trailer weight Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Has Tacoma Found Its Match In Towing?[…]

2017 Mazda 3: Dim Prospects For Mazdaspeed

The Mazda RX-Vision concept performance vehicle housed what is known as the Skyactiv-R, which is the next rotary engine effort from the small Japanese automaker. A lot of the issues that made previous models in the RX series problematic have apparently been overcome, so we’re crossing our fingers on that. What’s interesting is that a Read more about 2017 Mazda 3: Dim Prospects For Mazdaspeed[…]

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Huge Fail Against Nissan Leaf, BMW i3

It was strutting its stuff against the Toyota Prius for the hybrid version, but the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, which is a full battery variant comes out weak against closest competitors Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. A 28kWh battery courtesy of LG Chem helps the Ioniq Electric to only 105 miles of range, 2 miles inferior Read more about 2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Huge Fail Against Nissan Leaf, BMW i3[…]

2018 Kia Rio CUV: Incoming HR-V, Renegade Killer With GT?

Despite being rather crowded with top-notch options such as the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500X, Nissan Qashqai, and Nissan Juke, Kia still fancies that it has got what it takes to thrive in the compact SUV segment. Besides the Kia Niro, the Japanese brand is looking to release another Rio-based compact crossover Read more about 2018 Kia Rio CUV: Incoming HR-V, Renegade Killer With GT?[…]

2017 Ford Escape: Europe Model Ditches 2.0T EcoBoost?

The Ford Escape is doing pretty decently in the US market. We don’t know if we can say the same about its European variant – the Ford Kuga – that has been facelifted in many similar ways to the Escape and is set to appear at the Geneva Auto Show. In the old continent, the Read more about 2017 Ford Escape: Europe Model Ditches 2.0T EcoBoost?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Official: 5.5 Inches, 3,600mAh, Water Resistance, Free Gear VR!

The first major flagship has been under wraps for some time, but now it has finally shown its face at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As expected, the Galaxy S7/Edge look exactly as the leaks depicted prior to this unveiling, curved rear panel edges and all. The standard S7 remains at 5.1 inches Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Official: 5.5 Inches, 3,600mAh, Water Resistance, Free Gear VR![…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: What Honda Pilot Always Needed

It wasn’t an eye-popping unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show, but the second-gen Honda Ridgeline still managed to please and excite with its sober redesign. Honda’s pickup looks dramatically different compared to the first-gen model, but considerable ‘safe’, conventional, and oddly familiar. It’s oddly familiar because it shares a glaring resemblance to its platform mate, Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: What Honda Pilot Always Needed[…]

2017 Jeep Renegade Again Snatches Attention From Cherokee, Wrangler

The arguably unrivalled popularity of the Jeep Wrangler and to some extent the Jeep Cherokee is quite apparent in North America. However, it is the compact Jeep Renegade that is making the headlines for FCA in other markets worldwide. As such it doesn’t seem like a bad idea to include the Renegade alongside the other Read more about 2017 Jeep Renegade Again Snatches Attention From Cherokee, Wrangler[…]

2016 Honda Civic Sets New Bar For Honda Accord

Sedans aren’t having a particularly good time as pickups and crossovers dominate the market. That hasn’t stopped the Honda Civic from being a beast though. A rabid response from consumers and critical recognition for the 2016 North American Car of the Year award has put the established Honda Accord in a difficult position. This is Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Sets New Bar For Honda Accord[…]

2017 Nissan Frontier: Navara Design, Cummins Engine?

There isn’t too much to detract from the Nissan Frontier in terms of its general styling. That however doesn’t mean that it wouldn’t do better with some aesthetic upgrades. As such it is quite good news that the Nissan NP300 Navara, the Frontier’s worldwide sibling, could be the basis of the US truck to freshen Read more about 2017 Nissan Frontier: Navara Design, Cummins Engine?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: All Set For Autonomous Driving

Built with ride-sharing in consideration and more than 200 miles, the Chevrolet Bolt is one of the better cars we’re looking forward to next year. However, it’s a shame that GM won’t introduce its semi-autonomous driving technology in its affordable offering. Instead it will debut in the Cadillac CT6 which is quite out of reach Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: All Set For Autonomous Driving[…]

2018 Jeep Wagoneer: Smaller Range Rover Rival Incoming!

FCA boss Sergio Marchionne has probably slipped out news that a smaller Wagoneer is arriving in the future to accompany the much-anticipated Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV that should fill in the spaces vacated by the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart. This additional entry below the bigger seven-seater is another effort from FCA to take on Read more about 2018 Jeep Wagoneer: Smaller Range Rover Rival Incoming![…]

2017 Mercedes E-Class: Oil Burner Grabs More Miles

It seems like there is a brand new diesel block that’s powering the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the redesigned executive sedan as a result promises a great deal of efficiency. The 2.0L four-cylinder unit dealing out 191hp is dubbed the OM 654 and it takes over from a 2.2L unit in the present E-Class. The Read more about 2017 Mercedes E-Class: Oil Burner Grabs More Miles[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Ferrari Blood Makes New Macan Turbo, Evoque Killer

Though we could likely be staring at another schedule push-back for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio that runs on Giulia blood, the SUV is nothing short of exciting given the fact that it may also include a Quadrifoglio version like its sedan sibling. Its name Stelvio comes from a famous and busy winding mountain pass Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Ferrari Blood Makes New Macan Turbo, Evoque Killer[…]