There is no shortage of first-generation 1966–1977 Ford Broncos customized for off-roading, rock crawling, overlanding, and performance. The Ford Bronco has been a staple among off-roaders, and with the official introduction of the 2021 Ford Bronco, the popularity of the vintage variety will only grow. To help celebrate the return of the Bronco, we scoured the pages of FourWheeler and came up

Ram really dropped the hammer on Ford this week with its new-for-2021 1500 TRX off-road performance pickup truck. Not only does the TRX put a Baja beatdown on the Blue Oval’s F-150 Raptor—outmuscling it by a whopping 252 horsepower and boasting some fancy suspension work—but Ram went ahead and dropped the online configurator for the

There’s a showdown brewing in California over ridesharing services, primarily Uber and Lyft, which have started informing users of their apps that shrive may be suspended this week in that state. This has nothing to do with the ongoing health crisis and is the latest escalation in the battle between the state and ridesharing companies

Tiger King introduced us to characters such as Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin, as well as the weird world of big cat collectors and rescuers. It also reminded us about the existence of the $10,599 Kandi Coco, which briefly appears in scenes of the series filmed at Exotic’s Oklahoma zoo. Nearly a decade ago, the

For many, the R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is the purest form of JDM perfection. It was the last GT-R to be offered with a manual transmission, it had the sweet RB26DETT straight-six engine, and it was the last to be called “Skyline.” So how do you take perfection to the next level? Well, you take it

Like most MotorTrend staffers, Dirt Every Day hosts Fred Williams and David Chapelle (not that David Chappelle) love a good recreational vehicle. As the MotorTrend original show’s name implies, though, these guys also like to spend time off the beaten path. The two gearheads gloriously combined those two likes by doing what any RV-loving and

We built a new house. On an island in northern Ontario, Canada. Its existence has not fully sunk in. When much of the build occurs a day’s drive away during a pandemic, it means decisions are made by phone and online. When you finally have some days off to make the trip to see the

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One of the best handling three-row crossover SUVs on the market sees minor tweaks for the new model year. After receiving more torque and driver-assist features last year, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 is back with additional goodies including a larger infotainment screen and a new Carbon Edition. The small updates don’t come without price increases,

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Minivans aren’t exactly huge business in America anymore—of 3.5 million new vehicles sold in the first quarter of the year, just 81,000 or so were of the sliding-door variety—but nevertheless Kia is going all-out with its next-generation Carnival, which you know better as the Sedona. It’s not headed to global markets just yet, so what you’re

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UPDATE: This 1972 Porsche 916—a vehicle with a fascinating backstory and interesting previous ownership history—ended up selling for an eye-watering $957,000 (including fees). All of the factory-built 916s are rare and valuable, but this yellow one joins the fantastically-named 1971 Porsche 916 Prototype nicknamed “Brutus” in the neighborhood of a million dollars. This is a

News of the 1500 TRX, Ram’s new 702-hp Raptor killer, as well as its $70,000 price tag, brings an obvious question: Will there be a more affordable, non-supercharged version of the high-performance pickup—perhaps a “TRX Sport” package for the Rebel? Ram’s official answer is “Not at introduction,” which, you will note, is not a definitive

I like to think of it as a fun water drip test. Ford teased us for years with promises of the return of the Bronco, and when the automaker was finally poised to show it, a global pandemic mucked up the plans. Adjustments were made, and finally on July 13, the 2021 Ford Bronco made

Ever wonder if you could turn your car’s interior into a full-on light show? Well, that’s now possible because many modern vehicles offer cool ambient lighting, even on non-luxury cars. Keep reading to find out what ambient lighting is, as well as what cars have the best ambient lighting systems. What Is Ambient Lighting? The

Nobody is perfect, especially me. An odd way to begin a car review, sure, but hear me out: A couple of months ago I wrote up a list of The Best 991-Gen Porsche 911s I’ve ever driven. Sitting in fifth place on that list is the Porsche 911 Speedster. Fifth out of 12 is fine,

Luxury midsize SUVs have a lot of skills to master. They have to be comfortable, good to drive, up to date with the latest tech, and have enough space for your entire family; that’s a lot to juggle. Luckily, there are plenty of good options. But which of these lifted family haulers is best? We’ve

The Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray is great as-is, capable of hanging with the best sports cars in the segment. But the “base” mid-engine ’Vette is only the beginning. To really shake up the supercar establishment, Chevy needs to bring out the big guns. We’re of course talking about the C8 Corvette Z06. We’ve reported plenty

Mercedes-Benz S-Class program director Oliver Thöne swings the steering wheel hard left and then hard right and then left again and laughs as the big sedan jinks and weaves through the parking structure like a Mazda Miata on an autocross course. Riding in the back seat, I’m grinning, too. Not just at the exuberant enthusiasm

Despite rumors of its delay, the next-generation Ford Mustang may arrive sooner than we thought. Well, that’s if the details of a job posted to LinkedIn by Ford and a report by Automotive News are anything to go by. Credit Mustang6G forum member “amk91” for spotting the Blue Oval’s job listing for a “Wind/Road Noise and Air Leakage

The Grand Theft Auto video game franchise might be best known for its criminal underworld setting, but there’s so much more you can do in the game besides stealing cars. GTA Online, the multiplayer spin-off of GTA V, continues to expand that list of activities. For example, open-wheel racing was added earlier this year, giving

Ram just made things a wee bit more difficult for Ford, which until now has enjoyed a relative lock on the high-performance, full-size, off-road pickup market. Credit the arrival of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, which is shouldering its way into the bad-ass market niche the Blue Oval’s F-150 Raptor previously had to itself.  While we’ve

The Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray is great as-is, capable of hanging with the best sports cars in the segment. But the “base” mid-engine ’Vette is only the beginning. To really shake up the supercar establishment, Chevy needs to bring out the big guns. We’re of course talking about the C8 Corvette Z06. We’ve reported plenty

Mercedes-Benz S-Class program director Oliver Thöne swings the steering wheel hard left and then hard right and then left again and laughs as the big sedan jinks and weaves through the parking structure like a Mazda Miata on an autocross course. Riding in the back seat, I’m grinning, too. Not just at the exuberant enthusiasm

Despite rumors of its delay, the next-generation Ford Mustang may arrive sooner than we thought. Well, that’s if the details of a job posted to LinkedIn by Ford and a report by Automotive News are anything to go by. Credit Mustang6G forum member “amk91” for spotting the Blue Oval’s job listing for a “Wind/Road Noise and Air Leakage

The Grand Theft Auto video game franchise might be best known for its criminal underworld setting, but there’s so much more you can do in the game besides stealing cars. GTA Online, the multiplayer spin-off of GTA V, continues to expand that list of activities. For example, open-wheel racing was added earlier this year, giving

Ram just made things a wee bit more difficult for Ford, which until now has enjoyed a relative lock on the high-performance, full-size, off-road pickup market. Credit the arrival of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, which is shouldering its way into the bad-ass market niche the Blue Oval’s F-150 Raptor previously had to itself.  While we’ve

Pros The TRX is a Raptor-hunting 702-hp off-roader The 1500 was our 2019 Truck of the Year Impressive technology options Cons The TRX carries a much higher starting price than the F-150 Raptor Poor expected fuel economy on TRX “Hellcat all the things” is a rallying cry for enthusiasts who love Dodge’s sinister supercharged 6.2-liter

Ram has just pulled a (massive) sheet off the burly 2021 1500 TRX pickup. We’re absolutely salivating to put it through its paces, but that’ll come later—and you’ll want to read about it. But we can draw some serious conclusions about how the new Ram might fare against its only real rival—the Ford F-150 Raptor—out

Ram engineers apparently just unlocked useful fragments of a Ram SRT-10’s DNA from a chunk of amber to clone their first truly redonk performance pickup in 15 years. Either that or the broadcast sprinkler that’s been hosing down FCA’s product lineup with 6.2-liter supercharged Hemis finally pointed at Ram. Either way, look out; the 2021

The Ford F-150 Raptor–hunting Ram 1500 TRX is finally here. Standard equipment includes a 702-hp supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 and much harder-core off-road chops than a normal Ram 1500—but there’s a lot more to it than that. The 1500 TRX will be sold in four different trim levels when it is launched: Base, TR1, TR2,

I could feel it within seconds. The high eyeline. The hefty steering. How the body keeled around corners; the redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 drives like a proper SUV. “Sport Utility Vehicle” is a somewhat ambiguous term these days, but my time in the 2021 GLA 250 showed that it fits that category more convincingly

For car people, summer is the perfect time to take a road trip, attend a track day or two, hit the trails with your off-road buddies, or just go for a drive on your favorite local road. But sadly, like the rest of us stuck at home, you probably didn’t get to do many of

THESE DAYS, factory hot-rod pickups are as commonplace as rock stars wearing guyliner, but all of them owe their heritage to the specially equipped Dodge D-100 Custom Sports Special you see here, which debuted in 1964—eight years before Ziggy Stardust painted his face. Yes, in the same year designer Mary Quant changed the fashion world

Nissan will discontinue the Titan lineup in Canada. Naturally, this news had us worried the truck would meet the same fate here in the United States. Fortunately, it looks like the recently updated Titan will continue to be sold in our neck of the woods. Nissan confirmed to MotorTrend that the Titan will indeed exit

Jeep is working on something Grand. Earlier this week a teaser released made that clear, with a photo of the Grand Canyon overlaid with a definition of the word “grand” (“magnificent and striking in appearance, size, or style”) and the copy “coming soon.”  Now Jeep has added two more images to the mix, bringing clarity

“If the car was invented today and we said this consumer product will improve mobility and productivity, but … it will kill 33,000 people a year in America, do you think the government would approve it for sale?” Volvo senior safety engineer Thomas Broberg’s measured iconoclasm came as the automaker defended its decision to restrict

Although its cubelike shape suggests otherwise, the Kia Soul EX has better handling than we expected, making it more fun to drive than one might assume. Credit the good handling to a properly tuned chassis and competent steering, the combination of which gives the Soul the sort of body control that encourages more precise lane

There used to be a time when the full-size sedan was a must-have for any automaker and a common sight on American roads. But thanks to the rise of the SUV, with extra cargo space and higher ride heights, big four-door sedans fell out of favor with families, and the segment has been shrinking rapidly

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One of our favorite non-automotive times of the year is upon us: Discovery’s Shark Week 2020 began on Sunday, Aug. 9. As such, we’re thoroughly in the mood for some automotive sharkdom, and we figured this is a great time to look back at some of Chevrolet’s cool shark-themed concepts of the 1960s. 1961 Mako

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We’ve known for a while that a successor to the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 twins is in the works, but now we know just how close the next-gen jointly developed sports car is. A photo of a Subaru future product presentation was leaked to enthusiast forum GR86.com (update 8/18: the link is dead and the

It’s 2020, and we’re all in desperate need of some uplifting news. If it involves a lovable dog with a rags-to-dealer story, we are there. And that’s why we’re so happy to be telling you about Tuscon Prime instead of some grim auto manufacturing news. This dog used to be a stray, but with a

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Ed Roth was a man of many talents: painter, pinstriper, airbrush artist, fabricator. He was also a great self-promoter. Roth understood that an artist working in obscurity would likely starve. Success meant getting the word out about your skills. In the early 1950s, Roth bought a 1948 Ford, painted it red, lettered it with the

Looking for a style-first luxury SUV from Infiniti? Don’t miss the 2022 QX55. Based on the QX50 and arriving in the spring of 2021, the 2022 Infiniti QX55 will join the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe and BMW X4 in a niche segment of swoopy compact luxury SUVs that prioritize design over utility. Pricing will command a premium

It’s the sharkiest time of the year. Shark Week, one of the greatest television phenomenon of all time, returned last Sunday to the Discovery Channel. After a year of waiting, shark lovers will finally be able to enjoy more than 20 hours of programming that includes extraordinary appearances by Mike Tyson, Will Smith, Shaquille O’Neil

Cars require untold numbers of engineers to go from paper to sheet metal, so it always seems unfair to lay the success or failure of one at the foot of just one of them. That’s the nature of leadership, though. You take the win or the loss. Albert Biermann didn’t personally choose the parts and

It’s hard to believe, but the Porsche Panamera is already due for a mid-cycle refresh. The current Porsche sedan debuted for the 2017 model year, finally ridding itself of the hunchback rear end that ruined the last-generation Panamera’s otherwise sleek profile. To prove that it hasn’t been resting on its laurels and basking in the

Completely redesigned for 2020, the Ford Explorer is fun to drive and offers a well-rounded hybrid variant. While there’s a lot to like about the SUV, our biggest complaint has been that interior quality doesn’t match up to the sticker prices. Now, it appears Ford will remedy this situation with deep price cuts across the

Get a sports car because you want something fun to drive. These vehicles stir your senses and give you an entertaining experience you won’t get in your average sedan or SUV. Usually equipped with powerful acceleration and agile handling, sports cars can put a smile on your face, even if you’re just driving to and

Sedans were once the default for anyone seeking the utmost luxury, but that’s changing. Automakers that built reputations on grand sedans are reapplying their luxury know-how to SUVs in every category. And why not? Compared to sedans, SUVs provide more everyday practicality, a commanding driving position, and diverse capabilities in real-world conditions. Comfort and quality

Want a car with opulence, status, and exclusivity? Consider a luxury car. Even in the current SUV-obsessed world, luxury cars come in all shapes, sizes, and performance levels. They’re still relevant for consumers who prefer a lower seating position or want a sportier drive. Keep reading to learn more about the wide variety of luxury

There’s nothing quite like standing on the freshly cut and sharply manicured grass at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It’s one of the most exclusive, prestigious, and frankly, expensive displays of automotive enthusiasm in the world. The famous car show happens on the lawn of the beautiful Pebble Beach Golf Links’ 18th hole and attracts stars

Infiniti’s future is full of potential, but the changes to 2021 models are mixed: Although some models get meaningful updates, others stick with equipment and trim changes to keep things fresh. Those types of updates can’t hide the fact that Infiniti’s cars are starting to feel outclassed by newer rivals, but exciting changes are on

Meet Guffman. That’s the moniker our 2020 Ram 2500 Laramie 4×4 Cummins earned during the half-year I spent “waiting for” him (it was that or Godot, and I went low-brow). My wait could even be timed back to our 2020 Truck of the Year contest in October 2019, when the Ram heavy-duty lineup earned the

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The 2021 model year will be a big one for Nissan. After redesigning three of its most popular sedans, the Japanese automaker is now focusing on revamping its SUV lineup. Nissan’s planning a ton of changes in the next couple years including a number of new or refreshed SUVs, as well as two long-awaited model

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has just been recalled for the first time because its front trunk might not open beyond the 10 minutes that pass after you’ve turned it off. According to a release by Chevy, the new ‘Vette fails to comply with S4.1 of Federal/Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 401, “Interior Trunk Release.”