Sean Szymkowski, Contributor
After years of promises, Audi is finally ready to roll out plug-in hybrid versions of its core models globally.
They will feature the automaker's next-generation plug-in hybrid powertrain, and the...
Bring a Trailer launches premium auction tiers with focus on big-money collector cars
Bring a Trailer is expanding its services to cater to the big boys. The online auction site, which oversees the sale of thousands of vintage and neo-classic cars, announced last Thursday two new...Sean Szymkowski
Hellcat-powered, two-door Jeep Gladiator is already a thing
Hellcat all the things! The Jeep Gladiator has been at dealerships for mere weeks, but one company has already shortened the pickup, added a bed cap, and swapped in a Hellcat V-8 engine.
That company...Sean Szymkowski
GM dials up new digital vehicle platform to support future technology
General Motors on Monday showed off its latest electronic platform to support the needs of future vehicles as more technology seeps into them.
The electrical architecture will provide the structure...Sean Szymkowski
Green cooking machine: Rivian R1T Overland concept sports a kitchen
Rivian has been busy in the past few months, inking a partnership with Ford and preparing for vehicle production. However, the startup electric vehicle company took the time to invade the Overland...Sean Szymkowski
Ferrari will launch a new hybrid supercar on May 31, and the performance is expected to eclipse that of the LaFerrari, Ferrari's first hybrid. This shouldn't be a surprise, as the 986-horsepower...
Get a taste of the explosive acceleration of the new hybrid Ferrari
Update: This article has been updated with a new video that replaces the original, which was removed by its owner.
Ferrari is set to unveil a hybrid supercar on May 31, and information gleaned from...Sean Szymkowski
Cheeky VW advertises manual transmission as anti-theft device
Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission these days is something of a rarity among the public, but this rarity has turned into something positve for owners of manual-equipped cars.
It seems...Sean Szymkowski
Bentley Continental GT is luxurious inside, terrifying outside
A Bentley Continental GT is probably the last vehicle we'd imagine for a tank conversion. Yet, here we are.
YouTube channel AcademeG, based in Russia, posted video of the luxurious beast of a tank...Sean Szymkowski
VW caters to the hip crowd with enthusiast-inspired builds
Volkswagen is getting hip. The brand has prepared seven enthusiast-inspired "concepts" for SOWO: The European Experience, and there's something for everyone to take in.
The event is a tuner fest for...Sean Szymkowski
Swiss startup Piech to follow up electric sports car with GT-4 coupe and GT-X SUV
At this year's Geneva International Motor Show, the Swiss startup Piech showed the Mark Zero electric sports car, but it won't stop there. Piech has plans to follow up its sports car with two more...Sean Szymkowski
Formula E plans to launch a new series focused on electric off-road vehicles called Extreme E, and it has its first committed team.
Venturi, an electric vehicle company and current Formula E team,...
2020 VW Golf will introduce 48-volt mild-hybrid system
When the eighth-generation 2020 Volkswagen Golf goes on sale, the German brand plans to electrify the staple model in its lineup. On Thursday, VW announced the next Golf will introduce 48-volt...Sean Szymkowski
An original BMW 530 MLE, a precursor to the M5, is undergoing restoration
BMW South...Sean Szymkowski
Ford Explorer Hybrid cop car, 2020 Toyota Supra, 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350: The Week In Reverse
We drove a couple laps in the Ford Explorer Hybrid cop car; we finally slid behind the wheel of the 2020 Toyota Supra; we railed on the updated 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 on a racetrack. It's the...Sean Szymkowski
The Pagani Huayra and Zonda could technically live on forever
The Pagani Zonda dates back to 1999, but to this day, the company continues to churn out one-off models based on the nameplate. That may never end, according to the firm's boss, Horacio Pagani.Sean Szymkowski
2020 Bentley Flying Spur teased with retractable hood ornament, 3D leather trim
Bentley has a redesigned Flying Spur coming for the 2020 model year, and the reveal must be coming up soon as the British firm has started giving us glimpses of its new luxury sedan.Sean Szymkowski
Color us envious: Porsche digs into motorsport archives for reborn 935 liveries
Porsche stunned performance enthusiasts and motorsport fans around the world last September when it revealed a true second-generation 935 race car. However, the lucky few (Porsche will build just 77...Sean Szymkowski
German police track down stolen Ferrari 288 GTO once owned by F1 driver Eddie Irvine
German authorities successfully located a stolen Ferrari 288 GTO after a man posed as the car's buyer then stole it.
On Monday, the suspected thief showed up posing as a potential buyer for the car...Sean Szymkowski
2019 Honda Passport gets outfitted for overlanding adventures
Honda will showcase just how off-road-ready the mid-size 2019 Passport crossover is at the 2019 Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona. The brand has prepared an overlanding prototype with...Sean Szymkowski
To spur sales, 2019 Acura NSX has secret $20,000 discount
Acura wants to clear out its inventory of 2019 NSX supercars, and to do so, it's using the good ol' tactic of throwing cash on the hood.
Motor Trend discovered the "secret" discount Acura has quietly...Sean Szymkowski
Hellcat-powered Ram Rebel already unofficially exists
We're still a few years out from a proper Ram Rebel TRX, but the truck already exists today, thanks to one private citiizen.
Posted to the 5thGenRams forum, user DieselDak shared photos of his...Sean Szymkowski