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2019 Volvo S60 Unveiled at New Plant in South Carolina

With the inauguration of its new plant in South Carolina, Volvo now makes vehicles in the U.S., starting with the new S60 premium midsize sedan. The automaker plans to add production of the next-generation XC90 large crossover in 2021. Volvo has invested $1.1 billion in the U.S. and the plant will be the sole global […]

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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Will Receive More Power

We pretty much already knew Mazda was giving the Miata more power. A Japanese car magazine, Car Watch, reviewed an updated Miata with 181 hp earlier this month. Now, Mazda has confirmed that the U.S.-spec Miata will also receive this sweet upgrade. The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata will deliver 181 hp from its 2.0-liter engine, […]

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2018 Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic HSE First Test: Sports Car Aspirations

Of all the cars I’ve driven with Motor Trend over the past few years, my favorite might be the Jaguar F-Type. It’s not the quickest, most powerful, or most expensive sports car we’ve reviewed, but it’s both balanced and emotional. Its agile steering and throaty engine note are just as satisfying as its styling, and […]

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11 Well-Equipped SUVs Under $25,000

Although the average vehicle transaction price these days is well above $30,000, there’s a silver lining for those who don’t want to pay a lot but still want a well-equipped crossover. This list features well-equipped automatic-transmission crossovers priced under $25,000. Keep reading to learn about these crossovers’ cool standard and optional features (plus accessories), crash […]

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2019 Honda Insight First Drive: Third Try’s A Charm

Strapping into the original 2000-model-year Honda Insight, I was never more certain about anything: This will be a hit. Man oh man, here’s the first hybrid sold in America. It’s a radically aluminum, slippery teardrop of a two-seater that looks like an eye-catching cross between a Chiclet and a space-pod dropped from Venus. Brilliant, brilliant […]

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