Monthly Archives: April 2017

BMW believes in diesel, 540d confirmed for US market

Volkswagen has done a bang-on job at making diesel a dirty word, but BMW isn't counting it out quite yet. A BMW spokesperson has confirmed an all-new 5-Series diesel will be arriving in the United States this year. Car and Driver reports the diesel-powered 5-Series will take the 540d name, and it...

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2019 Porsche Macan spy shots and video

Like the Cayenne before it, the Macan has been a huge hit for Porsche. It's the marque's most popular model, with 19,332 sold nationwide in 2016. This compares to 15,383 Cayennes and 8,901 911s sold during the same period. Having been introduced for 2015, the Macan will soon be at the...

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How disconnecting sway bars work

You off-roaders out there know all about disconnecting your own sway bars. You crave articulation, and you'll disconnect parts of your vehicle to get it. For those who don't seek out tough trails and mud-covered body panels, the idea of a disconnecting sway bar might be an odd concept. It's less...

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Honda to launch 3-row CR-V in Indonesia

Honda's CR-V grew slightly when the redesigned model was introduced late last year. However, the version we get in the United States still only has five seats split over two rows. At the 2017 Bangkok auto show earlier in the month, Honda unveiled a CR-V with three rows and seven seats. The...

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Formula One Russian Grand Prix preview

Round four of the 2017 Formula One World Championship is the Russian Grand Prix which is on this weekend in the Black Sea town of Sochi, located roughly one thousand miles south of Moscow. The Sochi Autodrom where the race is held is a street circuit that winds its way through the former site of...

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Now you can get your G-Class modded by Kahn Design

British tuning firm and budding coachbuilder Kahn Design is famous for its modifications for the Land Rover Defender. The company's even gone as far as developing a V-8-powered, six-wheel-drive Defender pickup. But with Land Rover ending Defender production last year, Kahn Design has decided...

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