Concept Cars

Tesla Roadster Blasted Into Space

There were many things that could’ve gone wrong with the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket in current operation and the first to use three reusable boosters. But incredibly, nothing major did. That means there’s a Tesla Roadster flying through space right now. Falcon Heavy took off from the Apollo 11 launchpad at Kennedy Space Center in ...

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Duck Hunting with the Nissan Titan

DREW, Mississippi — Up and out the door before 6 a.m., our group of five leaves the rustic Mallard Manor cabin donned in waders, camouflage jackets, and shotguns, toting along enough ammunition to fill our daily limit of ducks and then some. Leaving behind the Nissan Titan pickups we had driven to the Manor the night before, we embark on ...

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Escape to Wine Country in the 2018 Acura TLX AWD A-Spec

SOLVANG, California — I had long been planning to venture to one of California’s wine regions to celebrate my five-year anniversary with my girlfriend. Her family has driven Acura cars for over a decade and I thought it’d be fitting to take her out for the weekend in one of their newly refreshed offerings, so I got in touch with ...

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Nissan, Infiniti Getting Six EVs in Next Five Years

Nissan and its luxury brand, Infiniti, will be getting six new all-electric vehicles within the next five years according to a new report. Speaking with Automotive News, Toshihiro Hirai, Nissan corporate vice president for powertrain and EV engineering revealed that four will go to Nissan and two will be under Infiniti. The six EVs will be part of the 12 that the ...

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Nissan Unveils 370Zki and Armada Snow Patrol Concepts at Chicago

SOMEWHERE WEST OF JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming – Nissan 370Zki concept builder Randy Johnson suggests keeping the roadster’s seven-speed automatic shifter in “D”, though after several runs down a short course here, it’s clear the paddle shifters are well-suited for helping the car grab onto the packed snow and ice. Mash the throttle to the floor and the tachometer bumps off the ...

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When Inspecting Tires, Check the Expiration Date

Most of us know the year of our car. If not, it’s clearly noted on the registration and insurance documents in the glovebox. When it comes to the food we enjoy at home, we know that if something doesn’t taste or look right that we can check the expiration date on the package. It’s not that different in the world ...

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BMW X5 Prototype Shows Off X7-Inspired Grille and It’s Huge

Based on the light camouflage seen in these photos, it looks like BMW is nearly finished developing the new X5. Considering the current X5 went on sale back in late 2013, that’s probably a good thing. The plug-in hybrid version made an interesting addition to the lineup for 2016, but if BMW wants to outsell competitors like the Mercedes-Benz GLE, Acura MDX, and Cadillac XT5, the ...

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch Revealed | Automobile Magazine

a href=”http://www.automobilemag.com/news/mercedes-benz-glb-class-caught-for-the-first-time/”>Mercedes-Benz will introduce the A-Class sedan to the U.S. market this year. In the meantime, the new A-Class hatch that just debuted in Amsterdam is our best look yet at what to expect. The A-Class features a radiator grille with a diamond pattern. The hood slopes down more compared to its predecessor, and you’ll also notice larger wheel arches ...

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Tune In to Chasing Classic Cars and More on Motor Trend OnDemand

Ready for more? Motor Trend OnDemand has added another 150+ episodes of hit Discovery & Velocity shows like “American Chopper,” “Diesel Brothers,” “Bitchin’ Rides,” and “Chasing Classic Cars.” Below is a quick look at the shows you can stream starting today with your Motor Trend OnDemand subscription. If you’re not a subscriber yet, check out the free 14-day trial. Ready, Set, Binge! Diesel Brothers — ...

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