FIAT 500 STAYS FRESH WITH NEW APPEARANCE PACKAGES 2017

Fiat has announced two new appearance packages for the 2017 500 hatchback, and both give the car a nice two-tone exterior treatment to keep it stylish. Available exclusively on the base 500 Pop, the Sport Black package adds black-trimmed headlights, a black roof, black side sills, black side mirror covers, […]

Abarth 124 GT 2018 review

FIRST DRIVE Abarth 124 GT 2018 review This carbonfibre-clad version of the Abarth 124 Spider looks the part, but does its detachable hardtop make much of a difference?  What is it? This GT is the latest version of the lively little Abarth 124 Spider, which itself is the hot sibling of the Fiat […]

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Review

Alfa Romeo entering the luxury SUV fray is akin to a battle between David and Goliath. With the 2018 Stelvio—the first SUV for the Italian automaker whose roots date to 1910—Alfa Romeo will compete with a roster of established players, not to mention a crop of new rivals also clamoring attention. Among the […]

Top 10 Tech Cars to Watch for in 2018

In 2018, look for more cars with hybrid engines, EVs with 200-plus miles in range, more compact and subcompact crossovers, and more cars with better fuel economy. Every automaker knows it’s got to get better mileage and reduce pollution. If not in the US during the current administration, then everywhere […]

2017 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA 2.0 FIRST TEST: TWO OUTTA THREE?

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia BASE PRICE $38,990 PRICE AS TESTED $43,940 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/280-hp/306-lb-ft turbo SOHC 16-valve I-4 TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 3,456 lb (50/50%) WHEELBASE 111.0 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 182.6 x 73.7 x 56.5 in 0-60 MPH […]

CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500HD 4WD Z71 LTZ FIRST TEST REVIEW 2017

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 4WD Z71 (LTZ) BASE PRICE $52,570 PRICE AS TESTED $66,280 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, 4WD, 5-pass, 4-door truck ENGINE 6.6L/445-hp/910-lb-ft turbodiesel DOHC 32-valve V-8 TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT 7,800 lb WHEELBASE 167.7 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 258.4 x 80.5 x 77.9 in 0-60 […]

MERCEDES-BENZ DROPS DIESELS FOR 2017

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has dropped plans to seek U.S. approval for selling 2017 diesel models but has yet to decide if it will exit the American passenger diesel market altogether. Mercedes-Benz offered four Bluetec diesel models in the U.S. last year, accounting for less than 1 percent […]

SPIED! NEW JEEP WRANGLER SHOWS OFF UPSCALE INTERIOR

We’ve already seen camouflaged prototypes and leaked renderings of the new Wrangler, but thanks to some new photos, we now we have a better idea of what to expect inside the cabin. Our spy photographers recently had the chance to see the SUV’s interior mostly uncovered, and it represents a nice evolution from the […]