January, 2016

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Suzuki Recalls 68,344 Motorcycles for Battery Charging Issue

Suzuki is recalling 68,344 motorcycles and scooters, affecting 11 different models from model years 2008 to 2012 because of a problem with their circuit boards that may prevent their batteries from charging properly. The recall supersedes a previous recall from 2011 that affected 73,426 motorcycles. The new recall affects theRead More

‘JLR’s growth is an unprecedented breakthrough for UK PLC’

Opinion 29 Jan, 2016 Global car production and sales have skyrocketed, with Jaguar Land Rover doing particularly well for Britain, says Mike Rutherford Latest

2016 Buick Cascada, 2016 Cadillac CT6, Alfa Romeo Delays: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Buick Cascada First Drive Video It’s been 25 years since Buick last had a convertible in its lineup. You’ve probably forgotten the Reatta, right? It’s okay. The Reatta was a set-up, anyway. It was supposed to be Buick’s halo car–in-dash CRTs and “Reatta Craft Centre”Read More

13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

Make plans to join KTM staff and enthusiasts for the 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally in scenic Deadwood, SD on August 19-21, 2016. The KTM Adventure Rider Rally provides riders of all skill levels an opportunity to ride with and learn from adventurers from all over the world. TheRead More

2016 Renault Alpine A120 to be revealed on 16 February

Twitter teaser confirms launch date is 16 February; 300bhp hardcore version lined up, as latest spy pictures show the £50,000 model in testing Renault will relaunch the Alpine brand with a new sports car on 16 February 2016, the company has revealed through social media. A brief message from theRead More

Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and…well, let’s just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such changes include:Read More

2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 First Ride Review + Video

2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Editor Score: 91.0% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 14.0/15 Transmission/Clutch 9.5/10 Brakes 9.0/10 Instruments/Controls 4.5/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.0/10 Appearance/Quality 9.5/10 Desirability 9.5/10 Value 8.0/10 Overall Score 91/100 “Nasty, brutish and short” is the famous phrase used to describe the life of the typical medieval peasant (or MO editor),Read More

DeLorean DMC-12 to go back to future production

News 28 Jan, 2016 US law change allows company to start producing 'new' DeLoreans for sale to the public Latest

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet: First Drive

Great genre-bending cars are often the result of a leader with passion, to see it through—from conception to reality. Smart Automobile CEO Dr. Annette Winkler is the quintessence of that; the first ground-up redesign of the distinctive Fortwo lineup—including the new 2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet—happened under her watch. And… HighRead More

MO Tested: Shoei X-Fourteen Review

Shoei X-Fourteen Helmet Editor Score: 95.5% Aesthetics 9.5/10 Protection 10/10 Value 9.0/10 Comfort/Fit 9.75/10 Quality/Design 10/10 Weight 9.25/10 Options/Selection 8.75/10 Innovation 9.75/10 Weather Suitability 9.75/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 9.75/10 Overall Score 95.5/100 The best way to demonstrate the features and benefits of Shoei’s raciest new helmet, the X-Fourteen, is at speedRead More

2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer review

BMW’s plug-in hybrid extravaganza continues with its 225xe Active Tourer, offering practicality allied to tiny CO2 emissions and pure electric drive The BMW 225xe Active Tourer takes the fundamentals of the petrol-electric hybrid driveline layout first unveiled on the i8 sports car and turns it 180deg, creating an intriguing four-wheel-driveRead More

2016 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h Recalled To Replace Faulty Airbags

Toyota has issued a recall for roughly 5,000 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h crossovers from the 2016 model year. According to the automaker, the driver’s knee airbag module on those vehicles may not have been properly manufactured. As a result, the device may not properly deploy during a collision,Read More