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February, 2018

  • 24 February

    Jon Olsson’s Audi RS 6 Wagon is Reborn as Project Phoenix

    A few years ago, Swedish freeskier Jon Olsson’s highly customized Audi RS 6 Avant achieved internet stardom thanks to its wild DTM-inspired look and more than 900 hp on tap. It was sold to a new owner and subsequently stolen at gunpoint only to be found burned to the ground. ...

  • 23 February

    2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Getting a Diesel Option

    The new Hyundai Santa Fe just debuted in South Korea, and the automaker has already announced details for the U.S.-spec 2019 Santa Fe that will go on sale this summer. The midsize crossover will offer the usual naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-cylinder gas engines, but the biggest news is that we’ll ...

  • 22 February

    BMW M4 Convertible Gets a Limited Edition

    Back in 2014, BMW celebrated the 30th anniversary of the original M5 with a limited run of 300 special editions called the “30 Jahre M5” (jahre being the German word for “years”). Then, in 2016, BMW celebrated the M3’s 30th birthday with 500 copies of a special 30 Jahre M3. This ...

  • 21 February

    2019 Volvo V60 Launches in Sweden

    Swedish station wagons are as tasty as Swedish meatballs. We already love the V90, but if that’s too much wagon—the midsize 2019 Volvo V60 was made especially for you. Volvo’s five-door, premium estate wagon was recently launched in the driveway of a family home in Stockholm, Sweden. “The family estate ...

  • 20 February

    Pro Racer’s Take: Ariel Atom 3S

    Wind and fury, signifying plenty. Forgive me, Shakespeare fans, for mangling his words, but those words seem appropriate for the Ariel Atom 3S. This story begins with me noticing the drive chain on my Ducati Monster 1200R motorcycle needed a little lubrication. Time spent foraging in my garage eventually located ...

  • 19 February

    Volvo Wants to Protect Your Pooch

    My dog Bonnie loves going out for daily rides in the car. She prefers the fresh air that roadsters provide to trucks and SUVs that are harder for her to get in and out of. At this year’s Chicago auto show, Volvo showcased its line of accessories that help reduce ...

  • 18 February

    Does a Ram Dakota Midsize Pickup Make Sense?

    A new Ford Ranger is on the way back to the U.S. market, where Chevrolet and GMC sold a combined 145,102 Colorados and Canyons last year, and still didn’t manage to catch the Toyota Tacoma’s 198,124, number-one in the segment. Even Nissan sold 74,360 of its ancient Frontiers in 2017, ...

  • 15 February

    2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Will Cost You $81,590

    The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio isn’t cheap. But considering it may be the quickest production SUV around, perhaps it’s worth the $81,590 price tag. The midsize SUV goes on sale early this year. It packs a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine making 505 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque, enough ...

  • 14 February

    Sexy Special Edition McLaren 570S Spider Revealed

    If you’re the kind of person who celebrates Valentine’s Day, it’s usually a good idea to come up with something more creative than mall jewelry and dinner at Olive Garden. Sadly, it’s not always easy to figure out what that “something more creative” should be. This year, however, McLaren had ...

  • 13 February

    Hyundai Readies i30 N Fastback

    Hyundai is moving swiftly along with plans for its N performance lineup, having debuted two new vehicles for the subbrand in less than a year. Now, Hyundai is preparing another new N vehicle in the form of an i30 fastback. The Hyundai i30 N fastback will join the i30 N ...