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  • 2019 Ford Ranger

    The 2019 Ford Ranger is finally ready to get to work, and we drove it. While the bar in the mid-size pickup truck segment isn't very high, the 2019 Ranger is the best choice for the way most drivers use their trucks. Its turbocharged powertrain and active safety technology cement its credentials. Ken Block and the Hoonigan team unleashed Gynkhana 10 onto the Internet. The latest installment in the tire-shredding series includes five different cars, five locations, and dozens of crazy stunts. A British outfit named Camcon Automotive is looking to increase engine efficiency with digitally...

  • 1977 Ford F-150 Hoonitruck
    Deep dive: Ken Block's 914-hp 1977 Ford F-150 Hoonitruck

    Gymkhana 10 is out today, and it's only fair to take a look at one of the film's stars: the 1977 Ford F-150 Hoonitruck. In a video from Hoonigan, the crew takes a look at the Hoonitruck, how it came to life, and the details behind the oily bits. How did Block and crew come up with the idea of the...

  • 2019 Nio ES6
    Nio ES6: Second volume model from China's Tesla debuts

    Chinese electric car startup Nio has come a long way since it showed up in 2016 with its EP9 track-only supercar. The company has managed to launch a mid-size crossover SUV called the ES8, start trading on the New York Stock Exchange, and get a factory under construction in its home market...

  • 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition
    2019 Lincoln Continental, 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA, 2020 VW ID Neo: Car News Headlines

    Lincoln has finally put to rest all of the rumors by rolling out a Continental with rear-opening doors, or “coach” doors as the brand refers to them. They feature on a special-edition Continental sporting a stretched wheelbase and limited production run of just 80 cars. Lincoln has told...

  • Aston Martin Valkyrie's 6.5-liter V-12
    Aston Martin Valkyrie V-12, McLaren 720S Spider, 2019 BMW 3-Series: This Week's Top Photos

    Behold the most powerful naturally aspirated production engine ever produced. The 6.5-liter V-12 is a bespoke unit developed by Cosworth, and it's bound for Aston Martin's Valkyrie hypercar due on the road next year. The engine generates 1,000 horsepower and willingly revs to more than 11,000 rpm...

  • 2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018
    Audi working on faster e-tron electric SUV

    Audi's first electric SUV, the 2019 e-tron, has yet to launch, but the company's performance arm, Audi Sport, is hard at work on a faster, performance-oriented model that could arrive as soon as late next year. The original e-tron quattro concept showed off a three-motor electric powertrain back in...

  • Scene from 'The Grand Tour'

    It's bittersweet news for "The Grand Tour" hosts. Amazon has renewed the show for a fourth season, but it will come with a major change. Jeremy Clarkson told The Sun in a Friday report that there will no longer be studio segments, effectively ending 17 years of banter between himself, Richard Hammond, and James May in front of a live audience. Instead, "The Grand Tour" will produce "big adventure road trips," according to the official statement from the Amazon show's social media channels. The agreement will also see Clarkson, Hammond, and May stick around on Amazon "for years to come." The...

  • 2020 Ford Explorer spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Toyota Supra, 2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Audi e-tron: The Week In Reverse

    The 2020 Toyota Supra leaked ahead of its debut next month; spy shots showed the 2020 Ford Explorer with skimpier camouflage; we took the 2019 Audi e-tron electric crossover SUV for a spin. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. We caught our first completely undisguised look at...

  • 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport leaked - Image via Autohome
    Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport leaked

    Volkswagen in March showed off a thinly veiled concept that foreshadowed a new crossover SUV related to the mid-size Atlas, and now photos of the production model have leaked onto the Internet. Photos of the vehicle, which in concept guise was called the Atlas Cross Sport, first surfaced on Chinese...

  • 2020 Cadillac Escalade spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Cadillac Escalade, 2019 Audi e-tron, Infiniti electric SUV: Today's Car News

    We've got the first spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation Cadillac Escalade. The big SUV moves to General Motors' T1XX platform which promises significant weight savings and improved comfort via independent rear suspension. We also expect the Cadillac-exclusive Blackwing V-8 to be on the...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Porsche 911 Cabrio, 2020 Cadillac XT6, mid-engined Dodge Viper: Car News Headlines

    Porsche has just unveiled its redesigned 2020 911, and soon the car's convertible body style will make its debut. The latest prototypes for the redesigned 911 Cabriolet are almost completely devoid of camouflage gear, which means the debut can't be far. Also making its debut soon is Cadillac's...

  • Aston Martin Valkyrie's 6.5-liter V-12
    2019 BMW 3-Series, 2020 Toyota Supra, Aston Martin Valkyrie V-12: Today's Car News

    BMW has a redesigned 3-Series on its hands and we've just spent some time behind the wheel. The new 3-Series is bigger and bolder than ever, and BMW is confident the car is the new standard in sport sedan qualities such as ride and handling. Find out what it's like in the links below. Toyota's...

  • 2020 Audi RS 7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Porsche's Macan has been updated for 2019 and we've just driven the latest model, in Macan S guise. This particular model features a new engine delivering 348 horsepower, or 8 more than before. What's it like? Crossovers have no business being this fast. Audi has a redesigned A7 Sportback on its hands but the version we're most interested in, the RS 7, is yet to make its debut. A prototype has been spotted and reveals the aggressive look the high-performance liftback will convey. Pininfarina is working on an electric hypercar with performance that will put even a Bugatti Chiron to shame. The...

  • McLaren 720S Spider
    McLaren 720S Spider, 2020 VW Passat, 2019 Audi e-tron: Today's Car News

    McLaren's just revealed the open-top Spider version of its 720S. The changes made to the giant-killing supercar are significant, as the Spider boasts a unique version of McLaren's Monocage carbon fiber tub, as well as flying buttresses made from glass. Volkswagen's set to introduce a redesigned...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R race car spy shots
    2020 Chevy Corvette C8.R, 2021 Land Rover Defender, SSC Tuatara: This Week's Top Photos

    Chevrolet's redesigned Corvette is shaping up to be one mean beast. This week we saw the racing version of the mid-engine car, the C8.R, testing under the cover of darkness at Florida's Sebring International Raceway. While the road car is expected on sale next year, the race car isn't expected to...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT (Matt Dayka/For Motor Authority)
    Mustang and America, 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, 2020 Acura TLX Type S: The Week In Reverse

    We took a closer look at what the Ford Mustang means to America; the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD made its debut; the first spy shots of the 2020 Acura TLX Type S surfaced. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. Over two months, Motor Authority editors took a Ford Mustang GT for an...

  • Ken Block's Hoonicorn RTR for Gymkhana 7
    The backstory of Ken Block's Gymkhana cars

    It's been nine years since Ken Block's first Gymkhana video reached the internet, and the rally driver and serial entrepreneur has taken the time to look back on all nine cars that have starred alongside him in the viral video sensations. The history began with Subaru, which Block drove for in the...

  • Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign
    2020 Chevy Corvette C8.R, 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, Nissan GT-R50: Car News Headlines

    A video is out showing the new race car based on the yet-to-be-revealed mid-engined C8 Chevrolet Corvette. The car has been testing in secret at night at major racetracks and the video, taken during a session at Florida's Sebring International Raceway, reveals plenty of design details for the new...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country

    Waymo had promised to launch the first commercial service for self-driving cars within 2018, and while a service has been launched it isn't open to the general public just yet. It's called Waymo One, and it allows several hundred invited users to take a ride in one of Waymo's self-driving cars across a handful of suburbs in Phoenix, Arizona. The World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will see its top LMP1 class replaced by a new hypercar class in the 2020/2021 season. The budgets are much cheaper than in LMP1 so hopefully new manufacturers will be keen to join...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country
    2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD High Country: More bling, less butch

    Chevrolet on Thursday revealed the second of five planned variants for its redesigned 2020 Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty pickup truck. This time it's the new Silverado 2500HD High Country, which represents the range-topper of the HD family. It follows Tuesday's first look reveal of the redesigned truck...

  • 2020 Opel Mokka X spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Opel to launch 3 electric cars by 2020

    Opel's new owner, France's PSA Group, is moving quickly with the introduction of new models based on its own platforms, some of which will offer electric powertrains. The first to arrive will be a redesigned Corsa subcompact hatch that Opel on Thursday confirmed will be available to order in...

  • Rivian R1T electric pickup concept
    Rivian's third model to be rally-raid style performance car

    Rivian is fresh off of its two high-profile debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show where it showed an electric pickup truck and SUV, but there's a third model in the works and it should delight enthusiasts: it's a rally-raid style performance car. Rivian CEO and founder RJ Scaringe told Autocar last week...

  • Rivian S1T, 2018 LA Auto Show
    Rivian CEO says dealerships aren't dead

    Dealerships and dealer groups are worried about the future. They should be. There's a shift in the automotive industry away from the traditional sales model toward a subscription model. Car ownership could be like your Netflix or iPhone plan. The man in charge at Michigan-based startup Rivian said...

  • 2021 Land Rover Defender spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Land Rover Defender, 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2, SSC Tuatara: Car News Headlines

    Land Rover's redesigned Defender has been spotted again. The redesign is the first for the iconic nameplate since the original was launched more than three decades ago, and judging by the spy shots Land Rover has a very handsome design for its latest go-anywhere SUV. Chevrolet's Colorado ZR2 gets...

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