2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is muscular and almost American

The Mercedes-Benz GLC has several qualities that make it appealing – sometimes in a contradictory way. It’s a large compact luxury SUV that can tow a trailer and whose AMG 63 model comes with a supercharged V8. All things that greatly appeal to America… Continue reading 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is muscular and almost American

Puch G-Class mini-RV trots the globe as a literal Swiss Army camper

Usually the term “Swiss Army camper” denotes a multifunctional camping vehicle (or kit) with swiveling and folding components meant to quickly transform on the fly. Such designs rarely ever have any material connection to Switzerland’s actual armed for… Continue reading Puch G-Class mini-RV trots the globe as a literal Swiss Army camper

Watch: 1,000-hp Jeep Gladiator rolls and launches over sand dunes

Hennessey hit the Jeep Gladiator scene hard last May when it introduced the world to the insane Hellcat-powered Maximus 1000 Jeep pickup. But that initial debut was sorely lacking in one critical way: footage of the 1,000-hp beast dropping down on hot … Continue reading Watch: 1,000-hp Jeep Gladiator rolls and launches over sand dunes

Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB isn’t compact in size or luxury

When people think of three-row vehicles, they tend to think of large SUVs with huge exteriors to match their big interiors. But smaller crossovers with three rows of seating are sometimes a better fit. The 2020 GLB balances roominess and luxury very we… Continue reading Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB isn’t compact in size or luxury

Review: 2020 BMW X6 doesn’t need the M package for greatness

Redesigned for 2020, the BMW X6 fits in the German automaker’s “sports activity vehicle” (SAV) range. Its wagon-like mixture of styling on a crossover-SUV body make it unique. As the third-generation for the X6, the 2020 model gets several good upgrade… Continue reading Review: 2020 BMW X6 doesn’t need the M package for greatness

Review: Driving the 2019 Kia Niro EV like a rural American

The idea of electrified cars is compelling. Having spent time in several plug-in vehicles over the past few years, it’s become clear that the automotive industry is getting on board with the change. Are we there yet? Rural Americans don’t think so, and… Continue reading Review: Driving the 2019 Kia Niro EV like a rural American

Volkswagen Morphs ID Crozz showcar into ID.4 production model

Volkswagen has begun hinting at a production version of its ID Crozz concept SUV, starting with a name change to ID.4. The model name will be followed by a superscript notation for its generation, this first-gen being “01.”Continue ReadingCategory: Aut… Continue reading Volkswagen Morphs ID Crozz showcar into ID.4 production model

Brabus G-wagen adventure pickup heads off road in good times and bad

It’s Geneva Motor Show time … or it was about to be before the show was canceled on Friday in connection with the coronavirus. Show or no show, it’s that time when Brabus reveals one of the weirdest, most extreme new Mercedes-based builds of the year… Continue reading Brabus G-wagen adventure pickup heads off road in good times and bad