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This Is The Best Way To Cover An Auto Show This Is The Best Way To Cover An Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show was alright. It had some fun cars, mostly there to drown in the sea of crossovers and SUVs that will one day swallow the planet. Our own Jason Torchinsky found cool stuff in the basement, but our editor-in-chief Patrick George summed it up as “depressing as shit.” A never-ending cavalcade of…

I Found All 19 Of The New Subaru Ascent's Cupholders I Found All 19 Of The New Subaru Ascent's Cupholders

Nineteen cupholders. Nineteen cupholders in a car that seats a maximum of eight people. That’s nearly 2.5 cupholders per occupant. Other publications, unaware of the importance of hydration, thought that perhaps this is too many cupholders. They are wrong.

The 2019 Volvo XC40 Has The Most Genius Interior I've Ever Seen The 2019 Volvo XC40 Has The Most Genius Interior I've Ever Seen

Out of everything that I saw at this year’s 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, my favorite car was actually an SUV. I know, I’m surprised, too. But it was the 2019 Volvo XC40, a car you should really be paying attention to if you like very cleverly designed interiors filled with secret nooks and crannies for all your stuff.

I'm Going To Give The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross A Chance I'm Going To Give The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross A Chance

Yes, it’s exactly what you think: Mitsubishi took the name of a sporty little car that was once great and stuck it on a new crossover to join all the other lumpy crossovers currently saturating our market: the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. And while I could easily slip into a blind rage over the whole ordeal, I…

You Can Have A New EV For $12,000 But You're Going To Have To Make Some Sacrifices You Can Have A New EV For $12,000 But You're Going To Have To Make Some Sacrifices

Arcimoto’s $12,000 semi-enclosed electric vehicle is not going to replace the average American’s daily driver. But for what it costs, and how far it can go, it actually might be a viable inexpensive option for adventurous people who want an EV.

Toyota Would Be Insane Not To Call Its New Sports Car The ‘Supra’ Toyota Would Be Insane Not To Call Its New Sports Car The ‘Supra’

In the sea of crossovers and bad branding that is this year’s LA Auto Show, we had hope of something more—a new Toyota Supra, maybe, a car for people who like cars for their soul rather than for their convenience. But, since everything is bad, we learned instead that the new Supra may not be called the “Supra.”

Ford Will Try To Sell A Hybrid F-150 By Marketing Its Ability To Keep The Beer Cold Ford Will Try To Sell A Hybrid F-150 By Marketing Its Ability To Keep The Beer Cold

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.

Expect To See The Mazda Vision Coupe's Face On Future Production Mazdas

Like most people, I love concept cars. I love looking at cars that are designed purely for the aesthetics. Cars that look the way they do because the designer just wanted certain lines to interact a certain way. Real-life distractions like safety regulations and crash test ratings and proper aerodynamics often aren’t…

We Have No One To Blame For The Manual-Less Turbo Mazda6 But Ourselves We Have No One To Blame For The Manual-Less Turbo Mazda6 But Ourselves

Today, we got the official look and specs of the new 2018 Mazda6, which will come with a torquey turbocharged engine. Awesome! What was not so awesome was the fact that the turbocharged version will not come with a manual option. Goddammit, you guys!

Volvo's Car Subscription Program Starts At $600 And Seems To Cover Pretty Much Everything Volvo's Car Subscription Program Starts At $600 And Seems To Cover Pretty Much Everything

More and more carmakers are turning to subscription services as an alternative way to get people into their cars. Cadillac has a program, as does Ford. And now Volvo does, too: Care by Volvo. And after reading through the official description, I’m really struggling to find a downside to it.

The New BMW i8 Coupe And Roadster Now Have Longer Range And 374 HP The New BMW i8 Coupe And Roadster Now Have Longer Range And 374 HP

They’re finally here: the BMW i8 Roadster and the BMW i8 Coupe, both updated and hitting the market next year. They look pretty much like the current i8, which is to say, stunning. I expected no less.

The 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography Is A $207,900 Pool House On Wheels The 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography Is A $207,900 Pool House On Wheels

The refreshed 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography is here and it really seems like it’s for people who love the comforts of their own houses so much that they could not bear to leave them behind. So they crammed all the amenities into a Range Rover instead.

The Mazda6 Is Finally Getting A Turbocharger The Mazda6 Is Finally Getting A Turbocharger

The beloved Mazda6, beautiful and elegantly styled as it is, needed a little more power in its currently generation. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder just didn’t give the car enough grunt. Now, it seems like Mazda’s flagship sedan will finally get some extra love in the form of a turbocharged engine.

Why Yes I Would Love A BMW i8 Roadster If BMW Were To Make One (Which It Probably Will Soon) Why Yes I Would Love A BMW i8 Roadster If BMW Were To Make One (Which It Probably Will Soon)

Here’s a phrase I haven’t heard in a couple years: BMW i8 Spyder. Or roadster. Or convertible. Whatever, you get the point—it’s a topless version of BMW’s gorgeous hybrid sports car. And it’s finally debuting at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, reportedly.

What Really Makes The Chevy Colorado ZR2 So Impressive What Really Makes The Chevy Colorado ZR2 So Impressive

The 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 was a huge surprise when it stomped its way on to the LA Auto Show floor with meaty 31-inch tires, two locking differentials and a suspension system that is well and truly seems technology ahead of everything else in the off-road scene. Let’s go deep into detail with the engineers behind it.

Let An Expert Introduce You To The Perfect Vintage Datsun Z Drift Car Let An Expert Introduce You To The Perfect Vintage Datsun Z Drift Car

Chris Forsberg has done a fine job establishing himself as an animal behind the wheel of a drift car, so I guess I’m not shocked to see he’s got great taste in tire-torching vehicles in general. At Nissan’s corner of this year’s LA Auto Show, he showed us around this striking Skyline-powered Datsun Z.

Los Angeles Is The First City To Take Autonomous Cars Seriously Los Angeles Is The First City To Take Autonomous Cars Seriously

The Los Angeles International Auto Show opened with the Connected Car Expo and the announcement of the creation of the Coalition of Transportation Technology established by the City of Los Angeles, which is quite possibly the most important urban planning project of the 21st Century.

Honda Committed To Selling Practical Hydrogen Cars In Less Than A Year Honda Committed To Selling Practical Hydrogen Cars In Less Than A Year

Honda has been screwing around with the idea of a hydrogen-powered mass-market car for years. Today they’ve even got a new version of the Clarity Fuel Cell Concept, a “zero emission” sedan scheduled to be on sale, for real, in Japan in March and here in the U.S. shortly after.

When You Think Lotus, Think Billy Baldwin And Sharon Stone When You Think Lotus, Think Billy Baldwin And Sharon Stone

All of the Lotus models at the LA Auto Show were already revealed at Paris, much to the world's dissapointment. Lotus decided to again double down on our displeasure by using three old models to debut two sorta new ones.

This Racing Mazdaspeed RX-8's Missing A Heart This Racing Mazdaspeed RX-8's Missing A Heart

The racing FXDD Mazdaspeed RX-8's an attractive race car, but floor reporter Corbin Coodwin couldn't help but notice that, like the Tin Man, it's missing a heart.

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