September, 2015

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Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the recalls include:Read More

Suzuki Reveals Concept GSX

Suzuki revealed a concept teasing its next-generation sportbike. Perhaps “sculpture” is a bit more accurate than “concept”, as it looks more like an art piece than a functioning motor vehicle. Suzuki actually describes it as a concept object rather than a concept motorcycle (Evans Brasfield likens the concept to aRead More

Porsche installs Oliver Blume as new chairman

New Porsche chairman Oliver Blume German performance car manufacturer appoints production and logistics boss to replace Matthias Müller, who has moved to Volkswagen Porsche has appointed Oliver Blume as its new chairman as replacement for Matthias Müller, who has been moved to lead a crisis-hit Volkswagen Group. Blume, 47, hasRead More

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Arrives in US in February

Husqvarna announced the 701 Supermoto will finally go on sale in the U.S. in February 2016. European customers will get earlier access to the big Single in November, but considering Husqvarna first revealed the bike at EICMA last fall, what’s another couple of months? The 701 Supermoto is powered byRead More

Old vs New: Vauxhall Astra GTE vs Vauxhall Astra VXR

Videos 30 Sep, 2015 Vauxhall's hot Astras old and new face-off on our runway. Can the 80s GTE beat the modern day VXR? Latest

BREAKING: Volkswagen Will Recall All 11 Million Diesel Cars With Emissions-Cheating Software

This morning, Reuters reports that Volkswagen plans to issue a worldwide recall for all 11 million diesel vehicles equipped with software designed to cheat on emissions tests. That in itself isn’t too surprising. For a problem this big, a deception this egregious, VW would be expected to repair the affectedRead More

2015 Motocross Des Nations Results

At the 69th edition of the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations, held at Ernée, France, the home team came away with the overall victory, by only  a slim margin of two points over Team USA. The French circuit, situated in the Pays de Loire region, is formed from hard-pack dirt,Read More

New rotary-engined Mazda sports car concept – first picture

Sports car concept to be shown at Tokyo motor show; Mazda hints strongly at rotary power Mazda has revealed it will unveil a new sports car concept at the Tokyo motor show – prompting speculation it could be a forerunner to a new, rotary-engined Mazda RX-8 road car. So far,Read More

2016 Audi A6, 2016 GMC Terrain, Artega Scalo: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Audi A6 Review Audi’s A6 was already a very good car, but 2016 model year takes the brand’s refine, improve, iterate theory and applies it yet again. resulting in a car that’s simply better in most of the ways that matter. 2016 GMC Terrain ReviewRead More

ABS Pro Retrofit Offered for 2012-2014 BMW S1000RR

S1000RR owners will soon have access to BMW‘s ABS Pro technology which allows the antilock braking system to kick in even when cornering. First introduced in the HP4, ABS Pro will be available as a retrofit option for S1000RR models from 2012-2014 as of this October. Owners of the 2015Read More

Value brands are the new used

Does buying new instead of used ever make sense? It can do with value brands New cars: I don’t normally do them, except that it is good to drive 
some from time to time to see exactly what I’ve been missing.  
So I was rather invigorated after 
driving a wholeRead More

2016 Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, S80 Recalled For Stop/Start Problem

Volvo has issued a recall for more than 7,800 vehicles from the 2016 model-year, including the Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, and S80. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause them toRead More